MESSAGES OF LA SALETTE: MAXIM
"On the 19th of September, 1846, I saw a lady brilliant like the sun, whom I believe to be the Holy Virgin. However, I have never said it was the Holy Virgin. I have always said that I saw a lady, but never ventured to affirm that it was the Holy Virgin."
"From what I am going to state here, it appertains to the Church to judge whether it was truly the Holy Virgin or some other person. She gave me my secret about the middle of Her conversation with me, after these words: 'The grapes shall rot, and the chestnuts shall be bad.' The Lady began by saying to me:
"1. 'Three fourths of France
lose the faith, and the other
"2. Peace shall not be given to
until men will be
"3. 'A Protestant nation in the
be converted to the
"4. 'The next Pope shall not be a Roman.
"5. 'When men shall be converted,
give peace to the
"6. 'Afterwards this peace shall be disturbed by the monster.
"7. 'The monster shall arrive at
of this nineteenth
"8. 'In this time the Antichrist
born of a nun of Hebraic
"9. 'Up, ye children of light, and
or behold, the age of
of the Spirit of God, when the Church becomes darkened and the world
in terrible agony. They will convert those of good will and comfort the
oppressed Christians. With the help of the Holy Ghost, they will have
great success against the heresies of the Antichrist. But in the end they
will be delivered unto death.' "