Astonishing Testimony of Conversion - Young Mans Life Totally Changed after Visit to House of Prayer Achill in May 2012. | Through Listening to the teaching of Fr McGinnity 'Lost' Child Returns to the Church A selection from the many testimonies of Conversion:
"During the Night Vigil as I was praying the Rosary I just closed my eyes, when some very strong and powerful sensation went through my whole body, and I was brought to tears. I cried and cried… I knew some great change had taken place within my entire being. From that moment onward, I have had no urge to touch drugs, thank God,” he explained. “Not just that, but I have had the desire for daily Mass, Holy Communion, Prayer, the Rosary” he added, explaining how he had gone back to God and received the sacraments..."
"I had been a Jehovah Witness for fifteen years until I heard the teaching of Fr Gerard McGinnity in 2005. From coming back to the Church with Fr McGinnity's help, I appreciate my Catholic religion so much. Finally I am spiritually fulfilled. I've had so many blessings from the House of Prayer Achill."
I came to the House of Prayer in a broken state. There were prayers on and the chapel was quite full. I started to say the Our Father. It was as though I had never said an Our Father properly before. In an instant, every word had deep meaning. I felt the love of God my Father, and tears flowed down my face. “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.” I had to, there and then, forgive in a deep and loving way all the people who had hurt me and my family..."
"“At least wear the medal!” Ann’s mother told her nothing about the medal. Ann took the medal and wore it. After about a week Ann got the most yearning desire to go to Confession and Mass. She didn’t realise what was happening at this point because it was the opposite of what she had felt for many years.
"A friend of mine in work brought me back the Matrix Medal and the booklet on Christina Gallagher. I wore the medal and read the book. I then felt I must go to Confession. I had been away from Confession and Mass for 23 years. After Confession I received the Sacrament and I felt I had to come to The House of Prayer and say thanks for all that happened to me."
"It was a beautiful Spring day, Good Friday, and a joy to be at the House of Prayer, and hearing the Rosary prayed so fervently, the peace was tangible in the place. The following day I went to confession, for the first time in 30 years. It has been a joy to return to the sacraments.
"While I was in Our Lady’s House, I felt inclined to pray and did spend some time alone in Our Lady’s chapel. I felt very happy and peaceful and close to Our Blessed Mother. So the week-end passed and we returned home and I put on a Matrix Medal, and I say this because had I not done so, I might not be here today to tell any kind of story, let alone this one. Thanks to Christina Gallagher and Fr McGinnity"
"As I read the book "Please Come Back to Me & My Son" about Christina Gallagher, I knew,
without a question or a doubt, that it was the truth and I was
horrified and deeply sorrowful at how far I had strayed from God. I returned to Confession, for the first time in almost ten years. From then on I started to live my faith again, by practicing all Our Lady was teaching us in Her Messages, which was, return to the Sacraments, return to prayer and surrendering all to God. "
"As a pilgrimage organiser I experienced how Our Lady Queen of Peace drew Her pilgrims back to the Sacrament of Confession. After being in the House of Prayer, three men
approached me that day for advice on receiving the Sacrament of Confession. It transpired that they had not been to confessions for 20-30 years. When later thanking me, we all agreed that the gratitude was owed to Our Lady Queen of Peace."
A Co. Galway lady (who asked not to be identified) said that through the Matrix Medal, she had been converted, as had her son, and they had come closer to God and the book about Christina had helped tremendously.
"My prayer life grew in depth as a result of my visit to the House of Prayer Achill in 1999. I found my spiritual experience at the House of Prayer very enriching and Christina's experiences and messages so full of tracings to the Bible and in harmony with previous spiritual masters. It was clear God had blessed Christina in a marvellous way, and with her the Irish Church. "
"My desire to go back the Our Lady Queen of Peace House of Prayer Achill was overwhelming. Within 2 or 3 weeks I made it and that is when I very slowly started to turn my life back to God. This was also the day of my first confession in approximately 10 years.”
"Thank you dearest Heavenly Mother for calling me back to Jesus through the House of Prayer in Achill. I thank you for the Sacrament of Confession, for Christina Gallagher and Fr McGinnity. I am so grateful to get my life back, it truly was a miracle"
"Through listening to Fr McGinnity at the House of Prayer, Achill, I received the grace to make a sincere and entire confession. Through the House of Prayer and the victimhood of Christina Gallagher I have become a more fervent Catholic"
"Before going to the House of Prayer Achill my spiritual life was completely dead. I was not going to Mass, Confession nor saying any prayers. Following my first visit in 2003 my whole life has changed. I completely stopped drinking and drugs were no longer on my mind. I was going to Mass seven days a week and praying the fifteen decades of the Rosary daily."
"I am 27 years only and first visited the House of Prayer Achill in 2003. There on the Saturday night vigil I felt a deep peace flow through me... in it held a healing, security and fulfilment my heart had so desperately yearned for over many years of hurt... I received the grace to be happy without having to get durnk, take drugs or lead a promiscuous lifestyle.”
"After visiting the House of Prayer Achill we began attending regular confession and saying the Rosary in our home which we never did before. We wore the Matrix medal also and have received many healings and blessings for our family from regularly attending the prayers especially the Saturday Novena.”
Many more testimonies of Conversion associated with the mission of Christina Gallagher are recorded and on display at the House of Prayer Achill