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Fr. Jose Maniyangat – Do you belive?

A priest who saw heaven, hell, and purgatory
The death experience of Father Jose Maniyangat

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Fr. Jose Maniyangat is currently the pastor of St. Mary’s Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in Macclenny, Florida . Here is his personal testimony:



I was born on July 16, 1949 in Kerala , India to my parents, Joseph and Theresa Maniyangat. I am the eldest of seven children: Jose, Mary, Theresa, Lissama, Zachariah, Valsa and Tom..
At the age of fourteen, I entered St. Mary’s Minor Seminary in Thiruvalla to begin my studies for the priesthood. Four years later, I went to St. Joseph ’s Pontifical Major Seminary in Alwaye, Kerala to continue my priestly formation. After completing the seven years of philosophy and theology, I was ordained a priest on January 1, 1975 to serve as a missionary in the Diocese of Thiruvalla.
On Sunday April 14, 1985, the Feast of the Divine Mercy, I was going to celebrate Mass at a mission church in the north part of Kerala, and I had a fatal accident. I was riding a motorcycle when I was hit head-on by a jeep driven by a man who was intoxicated after a Hindu festival. I was rushed to a hospital about 35 miles away. On the way, my soul came out from my body and I experienced death. Immediately, I met my Guardian Angel. I saw my body and the people who were carrying me to the hospital. I heard them crying and praying for me. At this time my angel told me: “I am going to take you to Heaven, the Lord wants to meet you and talk with you.” He also said that, on the way, he wanted to show me hell and purgatory.

Hell
First, the angel escorted me to hell. It was an awful sight! I saw Satan and the devils, an unquenchable fire of about 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, worms crawling, people screaming and fighting, others being tortured by demons. The angel told me that all these sufferings were due to unrepented mortal sins. Then, I understood that there are seven degrees of suffering or levels according to the number and kinds of mortal sins committed in their earthly lives. The souls looked very ugly, cruel and horrific. It was a fearful experience. I saw people whom I knew, but I am not allowed to reveal their identities. The sins that convicted them were mainly abortion, homosexuality, euthanasia, hatefulness, unforgiveness and sacrilege. The angel told me that if they had repented, they would have avoided hell and gone instead to purgatory. I also understood that some people who repent from these sins might be purified on earth through their sufferings. This way they can avoid purgatory and go straight to heaven.
I was surprised when I saw in hell even priests and Bishops, some of whom I never expected to see. Many of them were there because they had misled the people with false teaching and bad example.

Purgatory
After the visit to hell, my Guardian Angel escorted me to purgatory. Here too, there are seven degrees of suffering and unquenchable fire. But it is far less intense than hell and there was neither quarreling nor fighting. The main suffering of these souls is their separation from God. Some of those who are in purgatory committed numerous mortal sins, but they were reconciled with God before their death. Even though these souls are suffering, they enjoy peace and the knowledge that one day they will see God face to face.
I had a chance to communicate with the souls in purgatory. They asked me to pray for them and to tell the people to pray for them as well, so they can go to heaven quickly. When we pray for these souls, we will receive their gratitude through their prayers, and once they enter heaven, their prayers become even more meritorious.
It is difficult for me to describe how beautiful my Guardian Angel is. He is radiant and bright. He is my constant companion and helps me in all my ministries, especially my healing ministry. I experience his presence everywhere I go and I am grateful for his protection in my daily life.

Heaven
Next, my angel escorted me to heaven passing through a big dazzling white tunnel. I never experienced this much peace and joy in my life. Then immediately heaven opened up and I heard the most delightful music, which I never heard before. The angels were singing and praising God. I saw all the saints, especially the Blessed Mother and St. Joseph , and many dedicated holy Bishops and priests who were shining like stars. And when I appeared before the Lord, Jesus told me: “I want you to go back to the world. In your second life, you will be an instrument of peace and healing to My people. You will walk in a foreign land and you will speak in a foreign tongue. Everything is possible for you with My grace..” After these words, the Blessed Mother told me: “Do whatever He tells you. I will help you in your ministries.”
Words can not express the beauty of heaven.. There we find so much peace and happiness, which exceed a million times our imagination. Our Lord is far more beautiful than any image can convey. His face is radiant and luminous and more beautiful than a thousand rising suns. The pictures we see in the world are only a shadow of His magnificence. . The Blessed Mother was next to Jesus; She was so beautiful and radiant. None of the images we see in this world can compare with Her real beauty. Heaven is our real home; we are all created to reach heaven and enjoy God forever. Then, I came back to the world with my angel.
While my body was at the hospital, the doctor completed all examinations and I was pronounced dead. The cause of death was bleeding. My family was notified, and since they were far away, the hospital staff decided to move my dead body to the morgue. Because the hospital did not have air conditioners, they were concerned that the body would decompose quickly. As they were moving my dead body to the morgue, my soul came back to the body. I felt an excruciating pain because of so many wounds and broken bones. I began to scream, and then the people became frightened and ran away screaming. One of them approached the doctor and said: “The dead body is screaming.” The doctor came to examine the body and found that I was alive. So he said: “Father is alive, it is a miracle! Take him back to the hospital.”
Now, back at the hospital, they gave me blood transfusions and I was taken to surgery to repair the broken bones. They worked on my lower jaw, ribs, pelvic bone, wrists, and right leg. After two months, I was released from the hospital, but my orthopedic doctor said that I would never walk again. I then said to him: “The Lord who gave me my life back and sent me back to the world will heal me.” Once at home, we were all praying for a miracle. Still after a month, and with the casts removed, I was not able to move. But one day while praying I felt an extraordinary pain in my pelvic area. After a short while the pain disappeared completely and I heard a voice saying: “You are healed. Get up and walk.” I felt the peace and healing power on my body. I immediately got up and walked. I praised and thanked God for the miracle.
I reached my doctor with the news of my healing, and he was amazed. He said: “Your God is the true God. I must follow your God.” The doctor was Hindu, and he asked me to teach him about our Church. After studying the Faith, I baptized him and he became Catholic.
Following the message from my Guardian Angel, I came to the United States on November 10, 1986 as a missionary priest…. Since June 1999, I have been pastor of St. Mary’s Mother of Mercy Catholic Church in MacClenny , Florida .
Fr. Jose Maniyangat


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8 responses to “Fr. Jose Maniyangat – Do you belive?

  1. Sharad Shah February 1, 2012 at 1:25 am

    Humphrey Jose met with a fatal accident and had brain injury. Doctors decided to operate his brain. After the operation he wakes up slowly. He is just conscious enough to feel the softness of the comfortable bed and the warmth of gentle hands on his forehead.
    “Ah!” gasps Humphrey Jose. “Where am I? In heaven?”
    “No, dear,” replies Hilda, his wife, “I am still right here with you!”

  2. ann January 31, 2012 at 9:54 am

    i truly believe in miracles. though i’ve never exprienced one, am optimistic that he will heal me from all the diseases, rejection and lack of marriage partner.

  3. Edna December 21, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    I believe in miracles because I myself was healed by Fr. Joe sometime in 2008. I went to see him due to my impending aneurysm that started a leakage of blood in my brain. The good Lord healed me thru Fr. Joe, and truly I’m not ashamed to tell everyone that indeed there is a living God who will judge at us at the end of this world.

  4. KATE April 23, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    I went to Catholic school,I go to church occasionally and I heard about this priest,so I just read that one of the sins that will sent you to hell is homosexuality,that does not make sense,after all,God created homosexuals,they are was they are,you can’t change that,I know alot of homosexuals and they are the most wonderful people in the world. Oh and I also feel that priests should have girl friends and get married too and have lots of sex,its just not normal not to have sex,its really not and alot of priests are gay,they just don’t want to say it.

  5. ROSALV BENAVIDEZ March 15, 2011 at 8:40 am

    on february 27th. I turn the television on to ewtn for mass, father joseph mary did the mass and he stsrted the talk about you but is hard to fix brekfast and make notes, so the next day I turn the computer on went to ewtn and run the services again , but this tine I had pencil & paper so here I am . Thank you for your story what a miracle ,God bless you for you work.LOVE ROSALVA.

  6. Narcisa B. Dinapo July 20, 2010 at 8:27 am

    I believe in miracles, and this case is one. If a person is that close to God, no question, miracle can happen to him. To non-catholics who cannot experience miracles to happen because they just make their own beliefs. They disconnect themselves from the Vine and the Vine Grower then they cannot believe and they must not be forced to.

  7. bharatpandya મે 2, 2010 at 1:18 am

    No.Sorry,I do not believe.

  8. pragnaju મે 1, 2010 at 5:39 pm

    As always, before reading, we urge fasting and extensive prayers of discernment
    yes
    sure
    absolutely we believe
    and also in
    The main message, however, is hope: like so many others, Father Maniyangat saw the afterlife as filled with a healing Light, and brought some of that light back with him. Afterward he started a healing ministry and says he has seen people cured of everything from cancer to asthma. He also conducts generational healing services, in which darkness is allegedly erased from ancestry.

    Has the devil attacked? Yes, especially before services. He has been harassed. He has been physically assaulted. But it is nothing, he says, compared to the grace.
    Cancer, AIDS, heart problems, arterial blockages. People are slain in the spirit around him. It is when they come to that they feel the peace and at times report healings that serve as a taste of what he saw and felt in Heaven.

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