Join us for daily Mass at 12:00 noon – streamed LIVE on our shrine webcam  Please Note: Every Thursday, Fr. James Walling, our Shrine Chaplain, will offer a Tridentine Low Mass at 12 noon.

Current Schedule:
Blessed Sacrament Chapel Hours are from 1
2:30 pm to 3:00 pm – every day until further notice
12 noon – Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered privately by Father James Walling CPM (VIEW LIVE)
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm – Adoration and recitation of the rosary. Confession is available daily.
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm –
The Chapel will remain open for private prayer.

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The Shrine Grounds, which include our outdoor Rosary Garden and Stations of the Cross, will remain open from 9:00 am to dusk.

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102nd Anniversary of the First Apparition

May 13, 2019

may13Join us at the Blue Army Shrine on Monday, May 13th for the 102nd Anniversary of the 1st Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.



Main Celebrant
Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, OFM

Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, OFM Cap, is the ninth and current Archbishop of Philadelphia, installed on September 8, 2011. He previously served as Archbishop of Denver and Bishop of Rapid City. As a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe, Archbishop Chaput was the second Native American to be ordained a bishop in the United States, and the first Native American archbishop. Archbishop Chaput has been involved in numerous ministries, particularly related to evangelization, pro-life, family and education.



Reverend Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR

Reverend Luke grew up in small town Indiana. Raised nominally Catholic, he experienced a profound conversion while at a rock concert during his freshman year at Ball State U. He transferred to Franciscan University of Steubenville.

Upon graduating from Franciscan University in 1996, he joined the Community of Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in the Bronx. The friars live a radical life concentrated on prayer, fraternity, hands on work with the poor and the new evangelization. Fr. Luke was ordained to the priesthood in 2003. He has served as vocation director, postulant director, and presently as director of priestly studies. Fr. Luke gives retreats and leads pilgrimages.


10:30 am  Confessions
12:00 pm  Rosary/Procession with the Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima
12:30 pm  Speaker Reverend Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR
1:15 pm  Holy Mass with Main Celebrant Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, OFM

– Followed by Exposition, Eucharistic Procession, Benediction, Blessing of Religious Articles, the Divine Mercy Chaplet, Fatima Farewell, and Enrollment in the Brown Scapular.

Join us at the Holy House:
Please join us for a talk on the history of the Holy House at 10:30 am and after the Brown Scapular Enrollment,  until 5:00pm.

Join us at the Capelinha:
Please join us for a talk on the history of the Caplinha, with exhibit at approximately 3:00 pm, after the Brown Scapular Enrollment.

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


May 13, 1917  – On May 13, 1917 the three children took their flocks out to pasture in the small area known as the Cova da Iria. After lunch and the rosary they suddenly saw a bright flash of something like lightning, followed quickly by another flash in the clear blue sky.

They looked up to see, in Lucia’s words, “a lady, clothed in white, brighter than the sun, radiating a light more clear and intense than a crystal cup filled with sparkling water lit by burning sunlight.”   Read More…

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May 13, 2019
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