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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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St. Francisco’s courage gave him constancy in pursuing good

St. Francisco’s courage gave him constancy in pursuing good

By Barb Ernster St. Francisco Marto is associated particularly with the Rosary and loving attention to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. These spiritual tools gave him the courage to follow Jesus all the way to the end, after the example of Our Lady. He died

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The Repositions

The Repositions

By Father James Walling As Holy Mother the Church has been pondering the Passion of our Lord, especially today, let us consider how Jesus invites us to rest in him during any suffering we may undergo. Following upon the poetic wisdom of The Beatitudes, let

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Grace helps us accomplish our part of the Cross

Grace helps us accomplish our part of the Cross

Lent with Lucia – Holy Week “We all have to carry that part of the cross of Christ which falls to us in the work of Redemption, because the cross weighs on account of sin, or rather, sin brings with it the weight of the

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The Rosary makes possible an intimate relationship with God

The Rosary makes possible an intimate relationship with God

Lent with Lucia – Week 6 “All people of good will can and must say the Rosary every day. Why? In order to put ourselves into contact with God, to thank Him for his benefits and ask Him for the graces we need.” Lucia calls

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The great dignity of St. Joseph

The great dignity of St. Joseph

From the writings of St. Leonard of Port-Maurice – There is a prophetic figure who embodies the greatness of our saint: According to St. Bernardine, Joseph, son of Jacob the patriarch, represents in the distant past the awe-inspiring prerogatives of Mary’s spouse. You will remember

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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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The mystery of joy in the midst of suffering

The mystery of joy in the midst of suffering

By Donal Anthony Foley We are now more than half way through Lent and this Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Lent, is a good point to assess how we have spent Lent so far. This Sunday is also known as Laetare Sunday, since the first

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Lent with Lucia: Love God above all else

Lent with Lucia: Love God above all else

Lent with Lucia – Week 4 “God is merciful and is always ready to forgive us, as soon as He sees in us our own repentance and desire of amendment – turning away from the path of sin to embark on the path of grace.”

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Power outage due to storms

Power outage due to storms

The World Apostolate of Fatima offices and the National Blue Army Shrine are closed due to recent storms and power outages. We are unable to answer phones or emails. We hope this will be resolved soon. Thank you for your patience. Share this article:

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