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Two Miraculous Events – Mount Carmel and Fatima – and the rain of graces

Two Miraculous Events – Mount Carmel and Fatima – and the rain of graces

By John Haffert – Have there EVER been two miraculous events in the history of the world so similar and so important as the MIRACLE OF FIRE described in the Book of Kings and the MIRACLE OF THE SUN, which took place at Fatima on

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St. Padre Pio and the July/August Apparitions

St. Padre Pio and the July/August Apparitions

by Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR – During the July and August apparitions at Fatima, Our Lady revealed a number of things that reinforced her basic message for prayer and penance for the eternal salvation of souls. She also repeated requests that she had made in

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The importance of the First Saturdays cannot be underestimated

The importance of the First Saturdays cannot be underestimated

By William Sockey It is important to understand that the reason Our Lady came to Fatima was to enlist all the faithful in the work of saving souls. During World War I, the Holy Father and the Church were praying for peace. The war was

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Fatima and the way of Mary

Fatima and the way of Mary

As we approach the anniversary of the June 13 apparition at Fatima, we discussed the significance of that apparition with Fr. Francisco Pereira, chaplain of the Shrine of Fatima in Portugal, and specifically why God wanted devotion to the Immaculate Heart at that time at

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The essential request of Fatima, according to Lucia

The essential request of Fatima, according to Lucia

  By Barb Ernster – At the very first apparition at Fatima on May 13, Mary asked the three seers, “Are you willing to offer yourselves to God and bear all the sufferings He wills to send you as an act of reparation for the

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Catholics put hope in Mary with coast-to-coast rosaries

Catholics put hope in Mary with coast-to-coast rosaries

By Donal Anthony Foley – One of the most fundamental appeals of Our Lady’s message at Fatima was her request for the praying of the daily Rosary, to bring about peace in the world. The public coast-to-coast Rosary events that are now spreading around the

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Fatima and Divine Mercy message are intimately related

Fatima and Divine Mercy message are intimately related

This weekend there is a First Saturday followed by the Divine Mercy Sunday, uniting these beautiful devotions of grace and mercy together. What a great time to go to confession and open our hearts to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. The Fatima and Divine Mercy messages

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Lent with Lucia – Genuine love is sacrificial for the good of others

Lent with Lucia – Genuine love is sacrificial for the good of others

“It is true that keeping the word of God involves self-denial and renunciation, but it is also true that it is precisely in this self-denial and renunciation that we prove our love to God.” Sister Lucia For all of eternity we have each been equally

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Jacinta would have embraced the First Saturday devotion

Jacinta would have embraced the First Saturday devotion

Jacinta, whose birthday is celebrated March 11, was privy to the dire three-part secret of Fatima at the impressionable age of seven. The second part of the secret involved the answer to preventing what Mary revealed in the first part – a second, worse war,

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The gift of courage – Mary shows us why we need it

The gift of courage – Mary shows us why we need it

By Barb Ernster – The title woman is not bestowed upon Mary lightly. It connotes a very important role in salvation history, and one that is not for the faint of heart. In his book Fatima for Today, Father Andrew Apostoli tells us Mary is

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