Wednesday August 12, 2020

Off Message

The Catholic Church and Knock shrine may be less than pleased by the activities of truculent visionary Joe Coleman, but who started all this mysticism anyway?

7th November, 2009

Call me an infidel, but it was hard to avoid feeling slightly cheated as the self-proclaimed psychic/visionary/ clairvoyant/spiritual healer and all-round earthly representative of the Blessed Virgin, Joe Coleman, unveiled his true colours on Liveline last week - and trust me, they weren’t the glorious shades of rose and gold glimpsed in the skies around Knock last weekend.

Couldn’t Our Blessed Mother have chosen a more sympathetic vessel as Her representative...

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