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Our Lady of Akita, Japan
Transcript of Our Lady of Akita, Japan
The apparitions of Akita, Japan took place around a 3 foot statue of Our Lady with a Japanese face in the chapel of the Eucharistic Handmaids of the Sacred Heart.
The Blessed Mother appeared 3 times to sister Agnes Katsuko Sasagawa.
The first miraculous event at Akita occurred on June 12, 1973, only a month after the entrance of Sr. Agnes:A brilliant light shone forth from the Tabernacle. This happened several times and was often accompanied by something resembling smoke which hung around the altar.
Date and Location
Began June 12, 1973 and ended June 14, 1973.It happened in a convent in Akita, Japan.
It began again on July 6 and ended September 29. That was the first message and it occurred in a chapel.
The second message occurred on August 3, 1973.
The third message happened on October 13 of the same year as the second message.
Pope or Local Bishop
The pope that approved the apparition was Pope Benedict XVI
This event getting approved happened in June 1988.
A local bishop that experienced it in Akita, Japan is Bishop Ito.
Our Lady of Akita, Japan
How can we live out the message of the Apparition?
We could live out the apparition of our lady of Akita,Japan by praying often for people and for souls in heaven and purgatory.
Sister Agnes Katsuko Sasagawa
Lived in a remote location in the city Akita, Japan.
Had a surgery that disabled her for 16 years.
She joined the community of Nuns of the Virgin Mary in Nagasaki.
In 1969, joined the order of Eucharist Servants.
She became completely deaf in 1973.
She was healed after the first message.
Supernatural or Miraculous things
In 1973, the Blessed Virgin Mary gave Sister Agnes Katsuko Sasagawa in Akita, Japan, three messages through a statue of Mary.
The first message was when Sister Agnes was praying in a convent and Mary Said, "My daughter, my novice, you have obeyed me well in abandoning all to follow me. Is the infirmity of your ears painful? Your deafness will be healed, be sure.
In the second message Sister Agnes was told to recite the prayer of the Handmaids of the Eucharist with awareness of its meaning.
In the third message she was told to recite the Rosary. And with the Rosay, pray for the Pope, the bishops, and the priests.
Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, truly present in the Holy Eucharist, I consecrate my body and my soul to be entirely one with Your Heart being sacrificed at every instant on all the altars of the world and giving praise to the Father, pleading for the coming of his kingdom. Please receive this humble offering of myself. Use me as You will for the Glory of the Father and the salvation of souls. Most holy mother of God, never let me be seperated from Your Divine Son. Please defend and protect me as your Special Child.
Another way to live out the apparition is going to mass every saturday night or sunday
Also, we could go to homeless shelters and soup kitchens and serve the hungry and the homeless food.
After Mary appeared at Akita, Japan the sisters were praying in a chapel and the statue of Mary started to form a globe of the world at her feet.
Another supernatural thing that happened was in the statue of Marys hands blood was forming in the shape of crosses.