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What to do about the First Saturday Devotion on Holy Saturday

What to do about the First Saturday Devotion on Holy Saturday

We’ve been asked to go to confession, receive Holy Communion, pray five decades of the rosary, and spend fifteen minutes keeping Our Lady company while meditating on the mysteries of the rosary with the intention of making reparation for sins committed against the Immaculate Heart

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Fatima Message of Reparation Spreads at March for Life

Nearly 330 students, faculty and staff from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS, joined members of the World Apostolate of Fatima at the annual March for Life January 22 in Washington D.C., processing with The National Pilgrim Virgin statue down the National Mall. The beautiful, sunny

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Our Lady of Fatima and the Boy Scouts

Our Lady of Fatima and the Boy Scouts

Three words from the Boy Scout Oath or Promise are of critical importance to the fulfillment of Our Lady’s Fatima requests by sufficient numbers of people soon enough to avoid the ultimate chastisement depicted in the third part of the Secret of Fatima. As we

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Sharing the mission of promoting the Fatima message

Sharing the mission of promoting the Fatima message

On Sunday January 25th, Fr. Francisco Pereira of the shrine in Fatima arrived in Chicago for a full week of activities focused on promoting the message of Fatima and the association with the World Apostolate of Fatima. Father accompanied me to Alabama where we filmed

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The Necessary Spiritual Foundation for the Pro-Life Movement

The Necessary Spiritual Foundation for the Pro-Life Movement

By Bill Sockey Abortion isn’t just a moral or ethical crisis. It is a deeply spiritual crisis. No one can truly believe in God and accept the killing of innocent babies because someone finds them inconvenient. During the twentieth century, support for abortion grew in

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St. Agnes, Pray for Us

St. Agnes, Pray for Us

On January 21st we celebrate the feast of St Agnes. St Agnes was a virgin and martyr, tortured and killed in 304AD at the age of 13.  Her name is inscribed in the Canon of the Mass and she is venerated worldwide. Her church in

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WAF petitions Holy Father to establish First Saturdays Devotion in the Universal Church

WAF petitions Holy Father to establish First Saturdays Devotion in the Universal Church

The World Apostolate of Fatima International President Prof. Américo Pablo Lopez Ortiz, and the International Secretariat Mr. Nuno Prazeres, were among a group of 300 participants representing 100 movements and new communities from 40 countries, at the Third World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New

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Our Lady of Fatima at March for Life

Our Lady of Fatima at March for Life

The World Apostolate of Fatima, USA, Our Lady’s Blue Army, will join the March for Life 2015 in Washington D.C., Thursday, January 22, 2015, processing with the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, and joined by hundreds of students from Benedictine College

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Terrorism, Islam & Our Lady of the Rosary

Terrorism, Islam & Our Lady of the Rosary

By Deacon Bob Ellis Fear and apprehension can cripple our ability to see clearly and act rationally. When it is generated by misunderstanding and falsehood, it is particularly tragic because it frequently breeds distrust among those who need to collaborate with one another in order

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Solemnity of the Mother of God

Solemnity of the Mother of God

On New Years Day the secular world celebrates the beginning of the calendar year with celebrations and resolutions. We all reassess our accomplishments and failures of the past year and vow to make the new one more successful. Some resolutions will lead to better living

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