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The Visionaries of Garabandal

There were four children who received apparitions of the Blessed Mother in Garabandal:

Note that although three of the girls have the same last name, they were not related to one another.  After the apparitions ended and they became adults they went on to lead ordinary lives.  Three of them ended up marrying Americans and moving to the U.S.A. and one of them married and moved to another city in Spain.

Conchita González :  Born on February 7th, 1949. She was the youngest child and only daughter of Aniceta González, whose husband had died early in their marriage. She had three older brothers, one of whom was Serafín, whose picture we showed earlier. He died in 2000.  It was Conchita who visited Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo, and by all accounts, Padre Pio was a great believer in Garabandal.  There are reports of him sending a letter to Conchita encouraging her.

It was also Conchita who went to Rome to visit the Pope.

On May 26th, 1973, Conchita married Partick J. Keena from Long Island, New York, where she currently lives. They have four children.

Maria Cruz Gonzalez:  born June 21, 1950 to Escolástico and Pilar.   She married Ignacio Caballero in May of 1970. They have 4 children and currently lives in Avilés, Asturias (Spain).

Jacinta Gonzalez: born on April 27, 1949, one of 8 children.  Jacinta married Jeffrey Moynihan, from California, on February 21, 1976. They have one daughter, María, and currently live on the outskirts of Los Angeles.

Mari Loli Mazon:  born on May 1, 1949. She went by the name “Loli” and was the second of six children. Her father was the village mayor, and, in addition to working in the fields, the family owned a small shop and bar. Loli married Francis Lafleur from Massachusetts in 1974, and they had 3 children: Francis, María Melanie and María Dolores. For 7 years, she suffered from a respiratory disease which eventually caused her death on April 20th, 2009, at age 59.

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