Power of the Holy Rosary- Fr Schiffer and seven other priests survived Hiroshima by praying the Rosary daily.

“Realize the power in your hand with the Rosary, for in your hands you hold the power of God. If you do not recognize the Rosary, can you expect to be recognized by My Son? How much can you expect? Why do you hide My Rosary? It was with a Mother’s loving heart that I chose to give you these pearls of Heaven that you reject.
 “Woe to all dedicated who seek to remove these from the little ones’ hands, for their punishment will be metered in accordance to it!
 “Why has sophisticated man cast aside these tokens of My love? Those who remain true to My Rosary will not be touched by the fires. Gather these treasures,
My children, for the time will come that you will not find them on the counters of your stores.” – Our Lady of the Roses, October 6, 1970

Eight Jesuit priests survived the searing hurricane of blast and gamma rays during the atomic bomb explosion in Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945.  They were in a rectory only 8 blocks from the blinding center of the nuclear flash. Although everyone within a mile radius perished, all survived and they attribute their survival to the Rosary and living the Fatima message.

At 2:45 a.m.  on August 6, 1945, a B-29 bomber took off from the island of Tinian to drop the first atomic bomb on Japan.  At 8:15 a.m. the bomb exploded eight city blocks from the  Jesuit Church of Our Lady’s Assumption in Hiroshima.  Half a million people were annihilated.  However, the church and eight Jesuit fathers stationed there survived (four of the priests were Fathers Hugo Lassalle, Kleinsorge, Cieslik and Schiffer.  According to the experts they “ought to be dead,” being within a one-mile radius of the explosion.  Nine days later on August 15, Feast of Our Lady’s Assumption, U.S.  forces were ordered to cease fire. 

This is the incredible story of the late Fr. Hubert Schiffer, as retold by a priest who met him:

I met Fr.  Schiffer in the late 70s at the Tri-City Airport in Saginaw, Michigan, as he was going to give a talk for the Blue Army Novena/Triduum.  As I chauffeured him around he told me stories of his life, especially of the atomic explosion at Hiroshima.  On the morning of August 6, 1945, he had just finished Mass, went into the rectory and sat down at the breakfast table, and had just sliced a grapefruit, and had just put his spoon into the grapefruit when there was a bright flash of light.  His first thought was that it was an explosion in the harbor (this was a major port where the Japanese refueled their submarines.)

Then, in the words of Fr.  Schiffer: “Suddenly, a terrific explosion filled the air with one bursting thunder stroke.  An invisible force lifted me from the chair, hurled me through the air, shook me, battered me, whirled me ’round and ’round like a leaf in a gust of autumn wind.” The next thing he remembered, he opened his eyes and he was laying on the ground.  He looked around and there was NOTHING in any direction: the railroad station and buildings in all directions were leveled to the ground. 

The only physical harm to himself was that he could feel a few pieces of glass in the back of his neck.  As far as he could tell, there was nothing else physically wrong with himself.  Many thousands were killed or maimed by the explosion.  After the conquest of the Americans, their army doctors and scientists explained to him that his body would begin to deteriorate because of the radiation.  Many of the Japanese people had blisters and sores from the radiation.  To the doctors amazement, Fr.  Schiffer’s body contained no radiation or ill-effects from the bomb.  Fr.  Schiffer attributes this to devotion to the Blessed Mother, and his daily Fatima Rosary.  He feels that he received a protective shield from the Blessed Mother which protected him from all radiation and ill-effects.  (This coincides with the bombing of Nagasaki where St. Maximilian Kolbe had established a Franciscan Friary which was also unharmed because of special protection from the Blessed Mother, as the Brothers too prayed the daily Rosary and also had no effects from the bomb.) source – http://www.tldm.org/News7/Schiffer.htm

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  1. I really believe in the power of the Holy Rosary..the love we so have for our Lady is amazing to know..i brought back our mother whom was away from the Rosary since the passing of our father, a year before her death, i brought her back in saying the Holy Rosary,even though she was gravely ill from diabetes..she whispered her prayers so lovenly..and in this,brought forth her blessing to be in heaven walking her path with Our Lady…I am grateful that i brought her back to the Most Holy Rosary. Yolanda carrera

  2. What you are doing is typical of what we find in the Charismatic, Santeria, or other cult type groups, namely, that you tie yourself in with true miracles of God just to give yourself credit. Our Lady of the Roses apparition is true, the Hiroshima miracle is true, but Medjugorie is 100% false and has rightly been dubbed by the Vatican’s top exorcist as “The work of the devil.” The founder of the Medjugorie movement, Fr. Vlasic, was defrocked by the Vatican in July 2009 for his continuance in promoting this cult despite several ecclesiastical denunciations going back to 1985. Not to mention that he was a pedophiler and a sex maniac who raped a holy nun for which he was charged. He himself insists that all the messages given to the six children came through him, and he in turn gave them to the children with instructions on what they were to say. This indeed is true, but we’re supposed to listen to messages from God (Bayside, Fatima, La Salette, etc.) and not messages from devils.

    So if you did not realize Medjugorie was evil here’s your chance to prove yourself and get out of this movement, like Lot going out of Sodom, lest you burn eternally.


    1. This was written by a friend, I couldn’t of said it better:

      You shall know them by their fruits. The fruits of Medjugorje are undeniable. They are leading people to Christ and changing lives for the better.
      Jesus says that a kingdom divided cannot stand. Satan cannot work against himself. Jesus told this to the pharises when they saw him cast out demons.
      What is happening in Medjugorje is beyond our human understanding. Jesus left us with ways to decifer if things were of God. We shall know them by their fruits. People have come back from Medjugorje with a new outlook on life. They attend church after being away for years. They come home with love and share that love with their families. Addicts have come home never to use again. People have had miraculous cures. People posessed by demons have been freed. If this was NOT of God then it would be satan working against himself. He HATES people going to church. He HATES people that love one another. He HATES the Woman ( Mary) because she was to bring forth the Savior of the world. Mary is giving us the Savior again. She is begging us to Love him with ALL our hearts. She is asking us to pray for one another and for people who have not yet come to know the love of her Son.
      Satan would NOT want us to so this. He does not want us to Love the LORD our God. Mary is only appearing in order to draw the world AGAIN to her son. She is the mother of our Lord. This is the woman that dried our Saviors tears when he was a child. Who along with Joseph protected and nurtured the Son of God as a babe. Only with this kind of love can man truely understand what it is to love. She is love and she wants to lead us to the purest love there is. The love that is in Christ Jesus. She has always said in her messages that she would prefer us to pray to her son…but that if wanted to ask her to pray for us and our intentions…that she would intercede for us. Let is not forget that she was the first person along with Joseph who taught our Lord how to pray as a young boy. She was for our Lord a mother and protector and for Catholics she is all these things also. She teaches us to love and as a mother myself….I know that there is no greater human love than the love a mother has for her child. God trusted his only begotten son to her and so we as Catholics do the same. She is Mother of our Lord and therefore the Mother of all. Jesus teaches us that anyone who confesses that Jesus is come in the flesh and is the Son of the living God IS of God. This test has been passed with flying colors. The fruits of these apparitons and messages are good fruits because it leads all to Jesus and to the love he told us to have for one another. Learn about the fruits of this particular tree and you will see only Love and conversion.

      Peace be with you.

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