Mass is held in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel 7-days a week at 12:00 noon with the rosary and confessions at 11:30 am, unless otherwise noted in the event schedule below.

Please Note: Every Thursday, Fr. James Walling, our Shrine Chaplain, will offer a Tridentine Low Mass at 12 noon. Please join us for this beautiful Liturgy.

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102nd Anniversary of the Second Apparition

June 13

may13Join us at the Blue Army Shrine on Thursday, June 13th for the 102nd Anniversary of the 2nd Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima



Main Celebrant
Reverend Ronan Murphy

Reverend Ronan Murphy hails from Dublin, Ireland and is a priest of the Camden N.J. Diocese. Ordained on the feast of our Lady of Fatima, May 13 in the Jubilee Year 2000, Father has served as Parochial Vicar at St. Mary’s Parish, Gloucester City and St. Peter’s in Merchantville. He also served at All Saints, Perth City in Australia for two years and has given missions and conferences in many countries.



David M. Carollo

David Carollo is the Executive Director of the World Apostolate of Fatima USA. Mr. Carollo’s responsibilities include overall operations of the National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, located in Washington, NJ; the Apostolate’s hotel & retreat center, Domus Pacis, located in Fatima, Portugal, and the Apostolate’s mission of spreading the message of Fatima in collaboration with the New Evangelization.

A lifelong Blue Army member, he served on the National Board in various capacities including as president, and is a member of the International Board of the World Apostolate of Fatima. As one of the leading Fatima experts, he has been a frequent guest on EWTN, including The Church Universal, Jim and Joy, and Primetime Sunday with the late Fr. Andrew Apostoli. He is also a frequent guest on Relevant Radio with Drew Mariani, and a regular host Winds of Change radio in Chicago. He is a regular speaker at Marian conferences, Fatima events, Catholic universities and parishes, and the Fatima Shrine in Portugal.


10:30 am  Confessions
12:00 pm  Rosary/Procession with the Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima
12:30 pm  Speaker David M. Carollo, Executive Director
1:15 pm  Holy Mass with Main Celebrant Reverend Ronan Murphy
– Followed by Exposition, Eucharistic Procession, Benediction, Blessing of Religious Articles, the Divine Mercy Chaplet, Fatima Farewell, and Enrollment in the Brown Scapular.

PLEASE NOTE: Schedule, times and speakers are subject to change


June 13, 1917 – About fifty people turned up at the Cova da Iria on June 13 as the three children assembled near the Holm oak tree where the Lady had appeared. The children then saw a flash of light followed immediately by the apparition of Mary as she spoke to Lucia: “I want you to come on the 13th of next month, to pray the Rosary every day, and to learn to read. Later, I will tell you what I want.”

Lucia asked Mary to take them to heaven and was reassured in this way: “I will take Jacinta and Francisco shortly, but you will stay here for some time to come. Jesus wants to use you to make me known and loved. He wishes to establish devotion to my Immaculate Heart throughout the world. Read More…

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Blue Army Shrine
674 Mountain View Rd East
Asbury, NJ 07882
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