•The Virgin Mary
first spoke of the future chastisement in the Secret of La
Salette, revealed in 1858.
•The Third Secret of Fatima, made known in 2000, showed an Angel with a
flaming sword in his left hand; flashing, it gave out flames
that looked as though
they would set the world on fire.
•The First Message at Garabandal in 1961 speaks of a “very great punishment”
and said, “The cup is filling up.” The Second Message in 1965 said, “Now it
•Conchita described the Chastisement as something “very, very great in
keeping with what we deserve.”
•She stated, “The Chastisement is conditional and depends on whether or not
mankind heeds the messages of the Blessed Virgin and the Miracle.”
•“If it should take place, I know of what it will consist because the
Virgin told me about it, but I am not permitted to say what it is.”
•“I have seen the Chastisement. I can assure you that it is worse than being
enveloped in fire, worse than having fire above and beneath you.”
•“I do not know how much time will pass between the Miracle and the
•The Secret of Fatima began with a vision of hell. It showed souls in a vast
sea of fire with flames coming from within them. The souls had no control of
their movements, being defenseless to protect themselves from demons there
•The Chastisement foretold at Garabandal should be dreaded because it has
similarities to Sodom and Gomorrah on a world wide scale.
•But infinitely more to be dreaded is what follows the Chastisement, for
the souls will be cast into hell, there to endure forever the fate shown in
vision of hell.