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SLS18 Inspires and Equips Thousands to Share Joy of the Gospel

SLS18 Inspires and Equips Thousands to Share Joy of the Gospel

The World Apostolate of Fatima attended one of the largest gatherings of Catholics around the topic of evangelization, SLS18: Inspire & Equip, hosted by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), which welcomed more than 8,000 participants to Chicago Jan. 2 – 6, 2018. The

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Father Andrew Apostoli – What a wonderful life

Father Andrew Apostoli – What a wonderful life

By David Carollo – We said goodbye to our dear friend, Father Andrew Apostoli, who passed into eternity on December 13, two months to the day after his last visit to the Blue Army Shrine. We visited with him regularly while he was under the

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New Year’s challenge – pray more rosaries!

New Year’s challenge – pray more rosaries!

By Father John Anthony, CFR – Everywhere I go in the world today, people pull me aside and say, ‘Father, do you think it’s the end of the world?’ I’ve had Jews, Muslims, atheists and agnostics all asking me the same question. Do you think

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Come, Lord Jesus, come and stay forever

Come, Lord Jesus, come and stay forever

By Deacon Bob Ellis, National Coordinator “Joy to the world; the Lord is come.” Did you ever wonder why the word “is” rather than “has”? After all, He has already come over 2,000 years ago. During Advent we are said to be anticipating His coming.

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Father Andrew Apostoli: rest in peace good and faithful servant

Father Andrew Apostoli: rest in peace good and faithful servant

The Church and the World Apostolate of Fatima lost a great friend this morning when Father Andrew Apostoli passed into eternity after a difficult fight with cancer. Father Andrew was a founding member of the Community of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. He and

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“Mary Did You Know” and the Immaculate Conception

“Mary Did You Know” and the Immaculate Conception

(This column first appeared at the website The Catholic Thing (www.thecatholicthing.org). Copyright 2017. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission.) By Alan L. Anderson – We live in a time when Truth is often sacrificed in the service of cheap sentimentality. Such is the case with

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Fatima, like Christmas, reminds us to be people of hope and peace

Fatima, like Christmas, reminds us to be people of hope and peace

By Patrick Sabat – As the Fatima U.S. Tour for Peace wraps up at the end of the centennial year, it is important to look back at the beginning of our journey to all 50 states and our effort to bring the message of peace

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The First Saturdays devotion answers Fatima call for reparation

The First Saturdays devotion answers Fatima call for reparation

By Donal Anthony Foley – The First Saturdays devotion, which the Blessed Virgin expounded at Fatima in July 1917 to the three seers, and later fully explained to Sister Lucia in December 1925, could almost be described as one of the “forgotten,” or at least

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Start your Advent season with a Christmas novena to St. Andrew!

Start your Advent season with a Christmas novena to St. Andrew!

November 30 is the feast of Saint Andrew, and an important day in the Church calendar. Saint Andrew, the brother of Saint Peter, is known in the Orthodox tradition as the “first-called.” As such, his feast day marks the beginning of a new liturgical year,

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The Miraculous Medal – a reminder to ask with confidence for graces needed

The Miraculous Medal – a reminder to ask with confidence for graces needed

By Donal Anthony Foley – When Our Lady appeared in Fatima in 1917, the Miraculous Medal was well-established in the Church, having been revealed at the 19th century apparition to St.  Catherine Labouré in the chapel at the Rue du Bac convent in Paris. The

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