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Japanese quake's epicenter located near Marian apparition site Comments

The epicenter of the earthquake is located near the site of an apparition in which Mary warned about a worldwide disaster that could afflict humanity. In 1973, the Virgin Mary was said to have predicted a number of future events - including natural disasters even more serious than Friday's earthquake and tsunami - during three appearances to a Japanese religious sister, Sr. Agnes Sasagawa. Continue Reading

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  1. Ed. Christopher Lawrence D.
    3 years ago

    We are always called to repentance and to be reconciled to the Lord during any time between our great blessings and times of great tragedy. Times of tragedy however seem to grab our attention. During periods of loss we are remind of the finite time we have here on earth and of the brief moment we have to contribute to the spiritual well being of our children, and those within our scope of influence. This responsibility ripples past our life's span and is a responsibility for all parents everywhere. Why? Because our children will bear the responsibility of what we have imparted to them, and the implications are eternal. It matters not by what means our life ends; what matters, is if we have chosen a life that begins....with our Lord and savior. If we have, then we can be about the Lord's will and care through our actions and prayer for those with all manner of burden, like those that are homeless down the street or those currently suffering great loss in Japan.

    "Take heed, keep on the alert; for you do not know when the appointed time will come" (Mark 13:33).


  2. Virginia Craig
    3 years ago

    We are praying to Our Lady of Akita to give the people of Japan faith and strength to endure.

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