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Wisconsin Shrine Approved as First U.S. Marian Apparition Site Comments

Following a two-year formal inquiry, Bishop David Rickin of the Diocese of Green Bay issued a decree with "moral certainty" that the events, apparition and locutions given to a young Belgian immigrant woman were approved. Adele Brise claimed to have received three visits from the Virgin Mary in October of 1859. Continue Reading

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  1. Barbara
    3 years ago

    i want to go up to greenbay to see the site

  2. martha madden
    3 years ago

    Why do the illustrations for numerous articles portray Mary as blond and pale skinned? She was Jewish and middle eastern. People at that time were small, dark haired and dark eyed . Jesus in all probability looked like how we conceive a modern day terrorist, small, dark. bearded and intense. With all the religious and racial tensions in the world, why don't we picture these people as they were? Would then other modern people of similar appearance be less threatening?

  3. Marisa
    3 years ago

    I am happy about the approved apparition site. I would like to see Emmitsburg Maryland approved. By their fruits you shall know them.

  4. Matt
    3 years ago

    Thank God for this apparition being approved. Now we can strengthen our relationship with Our Blessed Mother and in the states too!

  5. vance
    3 years ago

    This is fantastic. This is a great reminder to us that Jesus is with us until the end of time. The message is so consistent with the messages of other apparitions which is pray for the conversion of sinners. Let us all do that on a regular basis.

  6. Troy
    3 years ago

    I find this an especially great blessing to me. I live in Wisconsin and can get to this Shrine in less than 3 hours! I was listening to Relevant Radio (www.relevantradio.com) on the day it happened. They were there and talked about it all day. Relevant Radio is based in Green Bay, WI, which is probably only 20 minutes from the Shrine. God's perfect plan often astounds me.

  7. James
    3 years ago

    These many appearances around the world, by the Mother of Jesus, are a gift from God. In His Mercy, Jesus sends us His Mother Mary, this woman who the angel Gabriel addressed as "full of grace". This messenger sent from Heaven, brings us her many graces of hope and peace. As we go about doing things our own way, sometimes we lose our way. Mary simply points us back to her Son, back to God. She is with us in prayer, I believe she is actually present when we pray for her heavenly assistance. What a Blessing it is to have the Mother of Jesus take our prayers to Him!


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