Signs and Wonders for Our Times magazine is dedicated to Saint Francis de Sales, bishop and doctor of the Holy Catholic Church. Articles published in this magazine regarding apparitions do not reflect the editor's or the apostolate's preference, nor importance of one apparition over another. It is simply the wish of this organization to inform the readershop of approved apparitions, and specific apparitions and locutions currently being investigated.
Signs of the Times Apostolate, Inc., is a group of lay and religious Catholics whose primary objective is to live and spread Our Lady's messages of prayer, fasting, faith, conversion, and peace. We distribute literature, including books, audio, and video materials on the Catholic faith.
We respectfully recognize and accept that the final authority regarding apparitions and locutions presently reported around the world rests with the Holy See of Rome, to whose judgement we humbly submit. Pope Paul VI's directive on October 14, 1966, states that with the abolition of Canons 1399 and 2318 of the former Canonical Code: "Publications about new appearances, revelations, prophecies, miracles, etc., have been allowed to be distributed and read by the faithful without the express permission of the Church and no longer require a 'Nihil Obstat' or 'Imprimatur,' providing they contain nothing which contravenes faith and morals."
Finally, we also abide by what Pope Urban VIII (1623-44) stated:
"In cases which concern private revelations, it is better to believe, for if you believe and it was proven true, you will be happy that you have believed because our Holy Mother Church asked it. If you believe and it should be proven false, you will receive all blessings as if proven true, because you believed it to be true. 'Blessed are they who believed and yet have not seen' (John 20:29)."
NOTE: Articles published in this magazine regarding apparitions do not reflect the editor's or the apostolates's preference nor importance of one apparition over another. It is simply the wish of the organization and the editors to inform the readership of approved apparitions and those apparitions and locutions currently being investigated.