Lucia: That’s a sign

Sister Lucija dos Santos , the last living seer from Fatima, an apparition confirmed by the Catholic Church, wrote that “the unusual display of the aurora borealis seen over Europe in 1938 was a “sign” predicted in the secrets as a harbinger of the beginning of World War II, although scientists even then explained that the auroras in question are caused by the interaction of solar emissions with the Earth’s magnetosphere.

Our Lady announced the light in the sky

Namely, on July 13, 1917, after showing the three shepherds a vision of hell, Our Lady entrusted them with the second part of the Secret of Fatima, in which the following was written:

“If what I tell you is done, many souls will be saved and there will be peace. The war will end; but if people do not stop insulting God, worse will break out during the reign of Pius XI.

When you see the night illuminated by an unknown light, know that it is a great sign given to you by God that He will punish the world for its sins, with war, famine and persecutions against the Church and the Holy Father.

“To prevent this, I will come to pray for the consecration of Russia to my Immaculate Heart and the communion of reparation on the first Saturday. If My requests are granted, Russia will convert and there will be peace; if not, it will spread its errors throughout the world, causing wars and persecutions of the Church. The good will be tortured, the Holy Father will have to suffer a lot, various nations will be destroyed.”

Here, Our Lady warns of events – including war! – to be hinted at “a night illuminated by an unknown light”.

Night of unknown light

By 1938, World War II was about to break out. It will begin “during the reign of Pius XI”, foreshadowed by “a night illuminated by an unknown light”. On the night of January 25-26, 1938 – during the reign of Pope Pius XI (1922-1939) – the sky turned a brilliant blood red. Likened to the flames of a great fire and filling the evening sky, it was seen across Europe and even in parts of North America and North Africa, just like the event of the other day.

It was determined to be a most unusual aurora, but Sister Lucia expressed reservations about it.

She wrote in her third memoir on August 31, 1941 that regardless of the cause of the light, “God used this to make us understand that his justice will strike the responsible nations…” For Lucia, this was a sign of the beginning of World War II and other terrible events predicted in another secret.

As the author of the book on Fatima, Mark Fellows, writes:

“The blood-red sky lasted for many hours, and was seen around half the world in the same vivid intensity. Lucia and the sisters watched the violently colored ‘hell’ from the monastery in Tuy beseechingly. Of all the descriptions of that night, the most accurate is the one prophesied more than 20 years ago by the beautiful Lady in Cova da Iria.

‘The night illuminated by an unknown light’, said the Virgin Lucia, would be ‘a great sign given by God that He will punish the world for its crimes, through war, famine and persecution of the Church and the Holy Father…’ …

Two months after the great sign, Hitler’s armies invaded Austria. As the Blessed Virgin prophesied, World War II began ‘during the reign of Pius XI.’