The Three Days Of Darkness

Hello everyone, I was wondering what the thoughts of others on this subject are.

This article come directly from Our Lady of the Rosary Library, and was written by Yves Dupont

THE ACT OF GOD

The most spectacular aspect of the Act of God will be the three days of darkness over the whole earth. The Three Days have been announced by many mystics, viz., Bl.Anna-Maria Taigi, Padre Pio, Elizabeth Canori-Mora, Rosa-Colomba Asdente, Palma d’Oria, in Italy; Father Nectou, in Belgium; St. Hildegard, in Germany; Pere Lamy, Marie Baourdi, Marie Martel, Marie-Julie Jahenny, in France. (This list is not exhaustive; many more mystics have announced the Three Days.)

The Church does not oblige us to believe in any particular prophecy as a matter of faith, but we are indeed obliged to believe that prophecies may be made even in our own times, for this is in the Gospel: the Holy Ghost will speak to many in the Latter Days.

Moreover, when an identical prophecy has been made by widely separated people in time and space, when this particular prophecy was accompanied by other predictions which have already come to pass, and when the holiness of the mystics in question has been recognized by the Church, we would be foolish indeed not to believe that the prophecy must come to pass. Such is the case concerning the Three Days of Darkness. How else could we explain that an illiterate peasant woman of Brittany is describing the very thing that another mystic in, say, Germany or Italy is also describing?

THE PROXIMATE SIGNS

Here are the proximate signs in their probable order of occurrence. This, to be sure, is only my own opinion, and I may be wrong for I am no prophet myself; but, after studying a large number of prophecies, this order appears to me to be the most likely:[LIST=1]
*]Flouting of church laws, irreverence and immodesty in church, fall in attendance at church.
*]Lack of charity towards others, heartlessness, indifference, divisions, contentions, godlessness, pride in human knowledge.
*]Breakdown of family life: immorality, adultery, perversion of youth (e.g. homosexuals giving lectures in schools), immodest fashions (e.g. mini-skirts and hot pants, bikinis and see-throughs), people concerned only with eating, drinking, dancing and other pleasures.
*]Civil commotions, contempt for authority, downfall of governments, confusion in high places, corruption, coups d’etat, civil war, revolution. (The first four proximate signs have already come to pass, at least partly; for we are yet to see civil war and revolution in the West. But the sequence of events is not strictly chronological; there is room for some overlapping. Thus, the 5th proximate sign seems to have begun also.)
*]Floods and droughts, crop failures, unusual weather, tornadoes, earthquakes, tidal waves, famines, epidemics, unknown diseases (e.g. new strains of viruses).[/LIST]THE WARNING AND THE MIRACLE

These will take place between the proximate and the immediate signs. Both will be supernatural occurrences, and the Miracle will closely follow the Warning. There will be a solar prodigy; a Cross will be visible in the sky all over the world. The Warning will be associated with the letter “A”; it will not fall on a Feast day of Our Lady, nor on the l8th of the month.

The Miracle will fall on the Feast day of a young martyr of the Eucharist; this will be on a Thursday evening, and it will coincide with an important Church event.

Since the Miracle is to be seen only in Northern Spain and in Rome, and since the Cross in the sky is to be seen everywhere, it seems that the latter occurrence will take place with the Warning, not with the Miracle. However, the Miracle may also have a Cross in the sky.

During the Warning, everyone will be made aware of his/her own sinfulness, and many will wish to die, but the Warning itself will be completely harmless.

Both the Warning and the Miracle must be viewed as the last act of mercy from God, a final appeal to mankind to do penance before the three days of darkness and the destruction of three-quarters of the human race. At a time when the murder of unborn babies and the sin of Sodom and Lesbos have become respectable and sometimes legal, we should not wonder why God is going to punish mankind.

By that time, war and revolution will have already caused a high deathtoll, and Communism will be victorious, but all this will be as nothing compared with the deathtoll caused by the Three Days.

**THE IMMEDIATE SIGN **

It will be a bitterly cold winter night in the Northern hemisphere. (Presumably, a very cold summer night in Australia or, by contrast, a torrid night.) The wind will howl and roar. Lightning and thunderbolts of an unprecedented magnitude will strike the earth. The whole earth will shake, heavenly bodies will be disturbed – (this will be the beginning of the Three Days). Every Demon, every evil spirit will be released from hell and allowed to roam the earth. Terrifying apparitions will take place. Many will die from sheer fright. Fire will rain forth from the sky, all large cities will be destroyed, poisonous gases will fill the air, cries and lamentations everywhere. The unbelievers will burn in the open like withered grass. The entire earth will be afflicted; it will look like a huge graveyard.

As soon as you notice that bitterly cold night, go indoors, lock all doors and windows, pull down the blinds, stick adhesive paper on vents and around windows and doors. Do not answer calls from outside, do not look at the windows, or you will die on the spot: keep your eyes down to make sure you do not see the windows; the Wrath of God is mighty and no one should attempt to behold it. Light blessed wax candles; nothing else will burn, but the candles will not be extinguished once lit. Nothing will put them out in the houses of the faithful, but they will not burn in the houses of the godless. Sprinkle holy water about the house and especially in the vicinity of doors and windows: the devils fear holy water. Bless yourself with it and anoint your five senses with it: eyes, ears, nose, mouth, hands, feet, and forehead. Keep on hand a sufficient supply of drinking water and, if possible, food also (but you can live without food for three days.) Kneel down and pray incessantly with outstretched arms, or prostrate on the floor. Make acts of contrition, faith, hope, and charity. Above all say the Rosary and meditate on the Sorrowful mysteries.

Some people, especially children, will be taken up to Heaven beforehand to spare them the horror of these days. People caught outdoors will die instantly. Three-quarters of the human race will be exterminated, – more men than women. No one will escape the terror of these days.

But, when all seems lost and hopeless, then, in the twinkling of an eye, the ordeal will be over: the sun will rise and shine again as in springtime over a purified earth.

Some nations will disappear entirely, and the face of the earth will be changed. There will be no more “Big Business” and huge factories which sap men’s souls. Craftsmanship will revive, and assembly lines will give way to the working bench.

People will return to the land, but food will be scarce for about three years. Married women will bear many children, for it will be regarded as a disgrace not to have children, – no more “career women” addicted to the “pill”. Unmarried females, – there will be many, will enter the religious orders and form large congregations of Nuns within the reborn Church. Disease will decrease dramatically, and mental illnesses will be rare, for man will have retrieved his natural environment. It will be an age of faith, true brotherhood between neighbors, civil harmony, peace, and prosperity. The land will yield crops as never before. Police will have little work to do: crime will disappear almost entirely. Mutual trust and honesty will be universal. There will be little work for lawyers, either. All the manpower which is currently taken up by the wickedness of the modern world will be released and available for the production of useful commodities. Thus, prosperity will be very great. This wonderful period will probably last 30 years approximately.

As soon as you see the sun rise again at the end of the Three Days, drop to your knees and give thanks to God.

Be warned, SPREAD THE MESSAGE, but do not fear: it would be an offense to God to show lack of confidence in His protection. Those who spread the message will be protected, but the scoffers, the skeptics, and those who dismiss the message because they are frightened, will not escape the chastisement.

WHAT TO DO NOW

SPREAD THE MESSAGE; do not be put out by those who laugh it off or think you are a bit odd. This is the price we have to pay, for no disciple of Christ can escape scorn or even persecution. Remain in the state of grace. Go to Mass, and regularly receive Holy Communion. Say your rosary every day. Obtain some wax candles and have these blessed by a Traditionalist priest. Do not buy ordinary white candles; they are not made of wax. Do not trust either a “new-breed” priest to bless your candles. Pray for the Church and for the Pope in particular; it is not for us to judge the Pope, no matter what he does or says, – this is God’s prerogative, but we must pray for him. Say the prayer to St. Michael which Leo XIII composed after witnessing a terrifying vision of Satan’s power. Wear the Brown Scapular and the miraculous medal. Deny yourself some legitimate pleasures and entertainment; many seers insist on this. Eat sparingly, frugally, to sustain life more than to gratify the palate. When the proximate signs are over, i.e., war and revolution culminating in the victory of communism, when you behold the Warning, then store up food, drinking water, blankets and other necessities.

Outside of this subject there is a very beautiful Prayer that I would like to also post here.

Prayer to the Shoulder Wound of Jesus
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[LEFT] It is related in the annals of Clairvaux that St. Bernard asked Our Lord which was His greatest unrecorded suffering and Our Lord answered: "I had on My Shoulder, while I bore My Cross on the Way of Sorrows, a grievous Wound, which was more painful than the others and which is not recorded by men. Honor this Wound with thy devotion and I will grant thee whatsoever thou dost ask through Its virtue and merit. And in regard to all those who shall venerate this Wound, I will remit to them all their venial sins and will no longer remember their mortal sins."
This revelation and promise of Our Dear Savior is another proof of His unlimited mercy. You are urged to say these prayers daily and to promulgate this prayer on a continuous basis, so that others may share in this blessing.
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 **THE PRAYER**

[LEFT] O Loving Jesus, meek Lamb of God, I a miserable sinner, salute and worship the most Sacred Wound of Thy Shoulder on which Thou didst bear Thy heavy Cross, which so tore Thy Flesh and laid bare Thy Bones as to inflict on Thee an anguish greater than any other Wound of Thy Most Blessed Body. I adore Thee, O Jesus most sorrowful; I praise and glorify Thee and give Thee thanks for this most sacred and painful Wound, beseeching Thee by that exceeding pain and by the crushing burden of Thy heavy Cross to be merciful to me, a sinner, to forgive me all my mortal and venial sins, and to lead me on towards Heaven along the Way of Thy Cross. Amen.

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Imprimatur: Thomas D. Beven, Bishop of Springfield, Ma.

Pope Eugenius III, at the earnest request of St. Bernard, granted three thousand years Indulgence to all who with a contrite heart, recite the Lord’s Prayer and the Hail Mary 3 times, in honor of the Wound on the Shoulder of Our Blessed Redeemer.

This can also be found at Our Lady of the Rosary Library., www.olrl.org

God Bless and Take Care

This is a private revelation meant for a private individual. No person is bound to believe in it.

I have heard about the Three Days of Darkness. I believe it is real because so many mystics and saints have described this event over the centuries.

The rumor is that this might be part of the third secret of Fatima as one of the chastisements described.

It definitely will occur some time in the future before the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

The sins of the world are crying to Heaven for vengence. The only question is how much time does the world have left? God cannot hold his anger back much longer.

Yes I do believe that it has a connection to the Third Secret of Fatima, though I have also heard that there will be a time of peace (time length of peace is unknown) and then a great war followed by the three days of darkness. If memory serves well, this revelation was revealed to these saints by Our Blessed Mother also.

Hmmm… Interesting.

The only way I see communism being victorious is either A) China takes over the world; B) Russia returns to being the Soviet Union, or C) We take the current flood of anti-Christian, anti-Western, anti-American leftist liberal mindset as being communist ( a concept that isn’t far off the mark).

Fire will rain forth from the sky, all large cities will be destroyed, poisonous gases will fill the air, cries and lamentations everywhere. The unbelievers will burn in the open like withered grass. The entire earth will be afflicted; it will look like a huge graveyard.

Sounds very much like the aftermath of a nuclear war.







Communism has already won.

The ideas of Communism were embraced by the West after the cultural and sexual revolution of the 1960’s.

The Communists knew that if they could get the younger generations to embrace their radical ideas, they wouldn’t need force and wars. They did it through music, fashions, liberalism, and corruption of Morals.

The Soviet Union never went away. They went underground. They decided to embrace Capitalism and a false democracy in order to recover power and become a player in Globalism. With the dictator Putin, Russia is trying to bring it’s true nature as the Soviet Union back on the surface and re-emerge as a stronger superpower. China and Russia are on the same page. The same Marxist ideology and people control both counties

I don’t think it is found in Scripture.

It doesn’t propose anything wrong, really, with the possible exception of telling people not to open their doors to those in need. The urgency in favor of devoting the self entirely to God is commendable and appropriate.

The business about having the right kind of candles, blessed in just the right way, that kind of borders on superstitious. I worry that the messages might teach an excessive fear of demons and catastrophe, with a determination to preserve the self, at least to excitable people, rather than a fear of personal sin and complacency and an ardent desire to be God’s instrument in the pursuit of souls.

You will not go wrong if you live your life in pursuit of the virtues for the love of God and neighbor, with a prudent amount of preparation made for a natural disaster of a week or so. There is no reason to live in fear of that which can’t steal your soul. Love admits no fear, save holy fear.

As for God’s anger, I have come to think of it as our unreality running smack into reality. Disasters are those undesirable but inevitable combinations of events that we try to tell ourselves won’t happen because we want the whole universe to do what we want. Disasters bring out the best and the worst in people, depending on what was there when disaster struck. They confront people with what is important. A disaster of the magnitude described would certainly have the effect of bringing that home.

Not exactly. the “seers” warn not to open the door because only demons will be wandering around outside. In other words, once the three days of darkness begin, any men women or children who have the mosfortune of going outside will all ready be dead.

I too, believe in this prophesy. I have a feeling that it will come in the near future. Perhaps within a couple of years. Why would it happen? Look at the city of Sodom. Its happened before. Read about it and compare with what is happening today. The only thing which delays it or mitigates it is prayer and penance by the faithful. That day or night is coming. Prepare yourself now before it is too late. The sign will bring heart attacks and strokes to many who are not prepared because the sheer shock of reality will be too much for them to handle. Then the three days of darkness will wipe out most life as we know it. Only the strong of faith will survive. Laugh now, perish later.

The days of Sodom and Gomorah are, and this seems very similar.

A priest is a priest. By making this statement, already you have destroyed your own opinion because just after that you say “it is not for us to judge the Pope”. Priests follow the Pope. You make a judgement. Therefore, I cannot put any weight on your argument about the “three days.”

A priest is a priest. By making this statement, already you have destroyed your own opinion because just after that you say “it is not for us to judge the Pope”. Priests follow the Pope. You make a judgement. Therefore, I cannot put any weight on your argument about the “three days.”

Don’t take the paraphrased messages from whomever too seriously. I have seen them change from one interpretation to another. I have never read the “What to do now”, before. I don’t know where that came from. Yet I believe the idea of a great chastisement has merit.

Turns out my birthday falls on a Thursday in 2012…

Some interesting stuff from Scripture:

God warned Abraham of a “horror of great darkness” that was to come. This was fulfilled firstly by a 3 day darkness in the land of Egypt; and then by a 3 hour darkness when Jesus hung upon the cross; and finally by a 3 year “darkness” when 6 million Jews perished in the concentration camps of Europe. 3 years after the end of the of the holocaust, we see resurrection manifested in the establishment of the state of Israel.

:smiley: I don’t know why anyone would want to live through this? why not just die and go to heaven? Yall can have my beeswax candles. I’ll open my door to those in need and if that means I die well, I guess that is the sooner I’ll get out of purgy

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