On a recent trip to Ireland, we stopped at the Knock shrine in County Mayo.
The site has become a significant pilgrimage site for Irish Catholics. Here is a description of the events that occurred in 1879 taken from a chapel plaque:
In the center of the gable was a plain altar on which stood a lamb. Behind the lamb a large cross stood upright.
Angels hovered around the lamb for the duration of the apparition which was enveloped in a heavenly light.
Two official Church Commissions of Enquiry, one in 1879 and the second in 1936 found that ‘the testimony of the witnesses, taken as a whole, was trustworthy and satisfactory.’
Submitted by Tim Scanlon — www.elegantphotos.net
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