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Our Lady of Akita - Weeping Statue, Prophecy and Prayer

Our Lady of Akita – Weeping Statue, Prophecy and Prayer

018-868-2139

Our Lady Of Akita, Yuzawadai-1 Soegawa, Akita, Akita Prefecture, Japan

The Sanctuary is opened to the public: 9:00 to 11:30 am / 1:00 to 4:30 pm (April to November) 10:00 to 11:30 am / 1:00 to 4:30 pm (December to March)

Historic background Our Lady of Akita is the Roman Catholic title of the Blessed Virgin Mary associated with a wooden statue venerated by Japanese faithful who hold it to be miraculous. The image is known due to the Marian apparitions reported in 1973 by Sister Agnes Katsuko Sasagawa in the remote area of Yuzawadai, an outskirt of Akita, Japan.Continue Reading

26 Martyrs

26 Martyrs Nagasaki Museum and Monument

095-822-6000

Nishizakamachi, 7, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japonska

Everyday from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

26 Martyrs The Twenty-Six Martyrs Museum and Monument were built on Nishizaka Hill in June 1962 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the canonization of the Christians executed on the site on February 5, 1597.Continue Reading