Friday, October 12, 2007

Fatima Apparition of 13 October 1917

The sun appeared with its circumference well defined. It came down as if to the height of the clouds and began to whirl giddily upon itself like a captive ball of fire. With some interruptions, this lasted about eight minutes. The atmosphere darkened and the features of each became yellow. Everyone knelt even in the mud....

-Fr. Manuel Pereira da Silva (in a letter to a friend)

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