Our Lady of Knock

DESCRIPTION: An apparition in the church of Knock in County Mayo: Saint Joseph, Mary, and Saint John appear to a few. Now "hundreds come from far and near Our Lady's help to seek ... deaf and dumb ... born blind" and are cured. The three are asked to intercede
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1901 (O'Conor)
KEYWORDS: healing Bible religious
Aug 21, 1879 - "15 people, from the village of Knock, witnessed an apparition of Our Lady, St Joseph and St John the Evangelist at the South gable of Knock Parish Church." (source: Museums of Mayo site, Knock Folk Museum)
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (2 citations):
OLochlainn-More 11, "Our Lady of Knock" (1 text, 1 tune)
O'Conor, p. 78, "The Lady of Knock" (1 text)

Roud #9759
NOTES [70 words]: For more information see The Apparition at Knock 1879 at Museums of Mayo site, Knock Folk Museum.
Apparently broadside Bodleian, Harding B 26(692), "A new song on the wonderful apparitions, of the Blessed Virgin, St. Joseph, and St. John, in Knock Chapel County Mayo" ("Attend you faithful christians give ear to what I say," J.F. Nugent and Co. (Dublin), n.d.) is this song but I could not download and verify it. - BS
File: OLcM011

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