Garabandal. Historical Dates
June 18, 1961
In the evening the four girls from the village of San Sebastian de Garabandal was playing and heard a loud noise like thunder. Suddenly they saw a brilliantly shining figure of Angel. The Angel didn't say a word and soon disappeared. The names of the girls are:
Mari Loli Mazón, 12;
Jacinta González, 12;
Mari Cruz González, 11 and
Conchita González, 12.
They are not related, although three of them have the same name.
In the next 12 days the Angel appeared to them in the same place a few more times, but did not speak.
July 1, 1961
The Angel announced to the girls, that on the next day the Blessed Virgin would appear to them as Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
July 2, 1961
It was Sunday, July 2, numerous visitors gathered together with the villagers to see unusual happening. At 6:00 p.m. the girls went toward the place where they had met the Angel when the Blessed Virgin appeared with two Angels, one on each side.
1961 — 1962
The Mother of God had appeared to girls several times a week during 1961 — 1962 period. The apparitions could occur at any time of the day or night. Meanwhile the girls lived ordinary peasant life.
October 18, 1961
At the direction of Our Lady the girls would make Her First Message (revealed to them in July)
known on October 18, 1961. The Mother of God asked to read it at the door of the church. The Commission intervened, however, and the announcement was made up at the Pines, at 10 p.m.
June 18, 1962
Monday evening, June 18th, Mari Cruz, Jacinta and Mari Loli was in ecstasy. They said that they saw the Angel. It was one year anniversary since the Archangel and the girls had met for the first time.
June 19, 1962
The first Night of the Screams. The apparition lasted 50 minutes. Three girls (Mari Cruz, Jacinta, Mari Loli)
were in ecstasy at night, 10:30. They cried and said:
- Don't tell us these things!
Take us away… They should confess!
They should get ready!
Afterward they said that they would put it in writing, (as the Angel had told them to do).
June 20-21, 1962
The first writing from Loli and Jacinta (about Chastisement).
The second Night of the Screams. Vigil and Feast of Corpus Christi.
The girls were heard to cry very hard, sobbing and screeches. And said:
… Everyone should confess!
On returning to normality the girls said that they would stay there all night in prayer (it was already 2 in the morning). All spectators prayed with them until six in the morning. Than all went to the church and whole village confessed.
June 23, 1962
The last Night of the Screams. Three the same girls again.
The second writing from Loli and Jacinta.
July 18, 1962
Friday. The little miracle (the Miracle of the Host). The Holy Communion administered to Conchita by the Angel was visible on her tongue for about two minutes.
July 20, 1963
Conchita in the church had had an intimate conversation with Our Lord.
Our Lord explained that the
will come to convert the whole world including Russia.
And so everyone will love Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
Jesus also asked to pray much for priests, so that they would be holy and fulfill their duties.
January 1, 1965
The Blessed Virgin told Conchita on the first of January that a
would be given before the
so that the world might amend itself.
June 18, 1965
Conchita received the second Message from Our Lady through Archangel Michael.
November 13, 1965
The last episode of apparition was predicted in a locution to Conchita on October 30, 1965.
Conchita, at the time a young girl of seventeen, enrolled as a boarder in a school operated by the religious of the Concepcionistas Misioneras de la Ensañanza at 11 Miranda Street, Burgos.