Saint Oliver Plunket (sometimes spelled Plunkett) was born in 1629 in Loughcrew in Ireland, and he died on July 1 in 1681. He was later canonized in 1975, and on July 1, Roman Catholics set the day aside to venerate (Latin for worship) his decapitated head.
Plunket was ordained in Rome and served as a professor of theology at the College of Propaganda Fide, and also served as a representative of the Irish bishops at the Holy See. He was appointed the archbishop of Armah and the primate of Ireland in 1669. After the Council of Trent, Plunket set himself at odds with Protestants up until 1673, and as his relationship with actual Christians grew hostile, he was prosecuted for the Romanist heresy. During the Romanist-Protestant power struggle, Plunket was arrested and imprisoned at Dublin Castle, was held for trial, and then hanged, disemboweled and quartered.
The Romanists have now taken his head, placed it on display at Drogheda, and Papists come from all around on the day of his veneration to pray to his decapitated head (although this year, they’re going on a three-day pilgrimage first.)
In 1981, twenty other bishops, stood on stage beneath a scaffolding shelter to praise and worship the head, along with thousands of other Romanist followers, after Cardinal Tomas O Fiaich dramatically flew into London’s Clapham Common in a helicopter with Plunket’s head. It was there that Plunket was named the Patron Saint for Peace and Reconciliation.
The Roman Catholic worship of this decapitated head has grown even stronger since 2010, when British author, Vikki Bramshaw, claimed to have captured the ghost of Plunket on video.
Bramshaw said, “I don’t really believe in ghosts or anything like that, so I was a bit spooked out to see it when I was checking my video when I got home.”
In the video below, you can see what appears to be a ghostly, grotesque face stick its way outside the hole in a prison door where Plunket was kept during his incarceration. You can watch below.
Bramshaw’s video received wide acclaim among Roman Catholics, in spite of the fact that she dabbles in witcraft, and is the writer of Craft of the Wise: A Practical Guide to Paganism and Witchcraft.
There seems to be little difference between Roman Catholicism and the occult. Its fixation on grusome death and necromancy in the case of Plunket demonstrates this.
The Romanists are revealing a new statue of Plunket this month in honor of the ‘saint.’ The Vatican has also organized a three-day pilgrimage walk to St. Oliver Plunket’s head on July 7, which will culminate on July 10 with the unveiling of Plunket’s new statue, made to venerate him.
By going on such a pilgrimage, Catholics believe that they will receive a plenary indulgence, which is the complete remission of temporal punishment due to sin.
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