Tag Archives: Our Lady of Fatima

Watch as FOCUS consecrates its ministry to Jesus through Mary

On June 13, the Fellowship of Catholic University Students will consecrate its mission to the Virgin Mary in perpetuity. The perpetual consecration will be live-streamed on the organization’s Facebook page. It will take place during Mass at the Oratory of Ave Maria University in Florida, where FOCUS will be holding its new staff training. June

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This is the miracle that led to the Fatima children’s canonization

Tomorrow, on the 100th anniversary of Mary’s first appearance at Fatima, Pope Francis will canonize Jacinta and Francisco Marto, two of the three shepherd children who witnessed the Marian apparitions. A press conference preceding the Pope’s arrival highlighted the miracle that paved the way for their canonization. The miracle involved a Brazilian boy named Lucas,

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Join me at the feet of Mary, Francis asks ahead of Fatima trip

Wednesday evening, just two days ahead of his trip to Fatima, Pope Francis sent a video message to the people of Portugal asking them to be with him during his pilgrimage, whether physically or spiritually, as he presents flowers to the Blessed Virgin Mary. “I need to feel your closeness, whether physical or spiritual; the

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A personal look at Fatima’s saintly Sister Lucia

Fatima visionary Lucia dos Santos was saintly woman – not because she saw visions of Mary, but because of her raw humanity, simplicity, and even her sense of humor, says the cardinal who opened her cause for canonization. When asked about the most “saintly” quality Lucia had, Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins said it was “her

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Everything you need to know about Fatima (Part 1)

It’s the most popular and well-known Marian apparition in the recent history of the Church. One hundred years ago, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in a field in Fatima, Portugal. She brought with her requests for the recitation of the rosary, for sacrifices on behalf of sinners, and a secret regarding

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Our Lady of Fatima is coming to the United Nations

One day before the May 13 celebration marking the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, a statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be visiting the United Nations. May 12 will mark the second time this particular statue has been to the United Nations, the first being in 1952. Among the presenters at the May

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