The Boy who saw The Virgin - The Bronx Miracle



1945 crowd estimated at some 25,000 to 30,000 on the last night of Our Lady's visit.


October 29, 1945 at age 9 Joseph Vitolo witnessed the Virgin Mary hovering over a spot where a shrine is now. The story is know as the Bronx Miracle. Our Lady of the Universe shrine entrance is at 3191 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10468.