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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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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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Lent with Lucia: Fatima is an apostolate on behalf of our brothers and sisters

Lent with Lucia: Fatima is an apostolate on behalf of our brothers and sisters

“The (Fatima) Message asks us to undertake an apostolate on behalf of our brothers and sisters. It is a continuation of the mission of Christ on earth; we must be co-workers with Christ in his work of redemption,  in the salvation of souls.” Sister Lucia In

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The origin and significance of the Stations of the Cross

The origin and significance of the Stations of the Cross

By Prof. Michael Ogunu – Stations of the Cross (or Way of the Cross; in Latin, Via Crucis; also called the Via Dolorosa or Way of Sorrows) is a devotion which recalls with mindful affection the last stage of the journey that Jesus walked in

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