Our Lady of Kibeho and the Visionaries

Rwanda and Our Lady of Kibeho

Rwanda is a mountainous country in Africa sometimes referred to as, “the Little Switzerland of Africa.”

In the 1980’s, the Blessed Mother appeared to a group of school children in the small village of Kibeho, and told them that if the people did not change their ways, there would be bloodshed. The children had visions of many dying. A little over ten years later the genocide happened, and over 1 million were killed in just four months.

What Did Our Lady Say?

Our Blessed Mother appeared as “The Mother of the Word.”

She encouraged prayer and a conversion of the heart, and asked the children to pray the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows, and through it many graces and conversions would occur.

What Were the young visionaries like?

The three approved visionaries were Alphonsine, Anathalie, and Marie Clare. All were so unlike as one was introverted and another an extrovert.

One was a good student and another not. Marie Clare  was the “bully”type and after Our Blessed Mother appeared to her, her attitude and behavior changed. They said the beauty of Our lady was indescribable beauty. Alphonsine was taken by Our Lady to hell, purgatory, and heaven, and Immaculee discusses this in her interview.

What is the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows

Our Lady asked the children pray and spread devotion to the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows, reflecting on the sorrows that she experienced in her life. These are available at Immaculee.com.

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