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Hope and peace for our times.

Our mission is to help people learn, live and spread the message of Our Lady of Fatima in communion with the Church and in concert with the New Evangelization.

The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue begins a tour of the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ, June 3 – 15. We welcome all to come and honor the Mother of God, implore her intercession and seek her favors. It is a special gift to venerate this blessed image, traveling worldwide since 1947.

Say “Yes” to Our Lady

“I joined because I care about the need for peace. The Blessed Mother gave us the plan at Fatima.”

Gina Maslanka

The Shrine

The National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, located in Washington, NJ, is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. 

Daily Mass at 12 Noon in Blessed Sacrament Chapel (Confession and Rosary at 11:30).

First Saturday

Please bring your children, friends and neighbors to join us on First Saturday to console Our Lady.

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A Weekend of Eucharistic Reparations

Celebrating the Sense of the Sacred. July 11th-14th.

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102nd Anniversary of the 3rd Apparition

Join us at the Blue Army Shrine on Saturday, July 13th for the 102nd Anniversary of the 3rd Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.

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The Shrine

The National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, located in Washington, NJ, is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  Confession and Rosary are held daily at 11:30 a.m., followed by 12 Noon Mass in Blessed Sacrament Chapel (Lower Shrine).  See our Upcoming Events and more below:

Pilgrim Virgin Statue Visitation

Sunday, June 30 – A special day with Mary

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Eucharistic Reparation

Celebration of the July apparition and more

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First Saturday Devotions

Monthly reparation to the Heart of Mary.

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Media and Resources

Free Video Series

Learn the story and message of Fatima in this video series.

Blue Army Podcast

Audio/video presentations on Fatima, Marian topics and more.

Soul Magazine

In-depth articles and columns that give insights on Fatima.

News and Articles

The disillusioned man and the June 13 apparition

by Barb Ernster – Mario Godinho was 25-years-old at the time of the Fatima apparitions. He was a member of an important and distinguished family from Vila do Paco, about 20 miles from Fatima. He owned a car, a Peugeot, which was a prestigious thing

Let us use the gifts of the Holy Spirit

by David M. Carollo, Executive Director – The third Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the decent of the Holy Spirit on Our Lady and the apostles. Pentecost is the birthday of the Church. Fifty days after Easter and ten days after the Ascension of

How Mary helps us confront the culture

by Barb Ernster A quote by St. John Damascene, one of the Fathers of the Eastern Church, speaks volumes about devotion to the Blessed Mother:  “What is there sweeter than the Mother of my God? She has captivated my spirit, she reigns over my tongue,

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