Sister Lucia offered her painful death for the Holy Father

Sister Lucia dos Santos photo

Sister Lucia of Fatima passed away on Feb. 13, 2005, after a long, drawn-out illness due to old age. She died just short of her 98th birthday, which would have been on March 28. Her charm and good humor lasted to the very end, even when she could not eat anything, but lupines (legume-like seeds […]

It’s Worth Fighting For

By David M. Carollo – A Pilgrimage to Poland I am writing most of this article at Krakow airport, named after St. Pope John Paul II, the native son of this city. Flight delays can be a blessing, especially when the events of the day have been an inspiration to write accounts such as this. […]

The Rosary, the Luminous Mysteries and Rosarium Virginis Mariae

by Donal Anthony Foley – We are mid-way through October, the month dedicated to the Rosary, a dedication due to Pope Leo XIII, (1878 -1903). He wrote numerous encyclicals promoting the Rosary and was keen to encourage the practice of saying it every day in October. He also added the invocation “Queen of the Most […]

Two Popes. Two Consecrations. Two Realities

by Donal Anthony Foley – Interest in the Collegial Consecration of Russia, which Our Lady of Fatima asked for at Tuy in Spain in 1929, has been heightened by the news that Pope Francis will make a consecration of Russia and Ukraine and all of humanity to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on March 25, […]

Lucia of Fatima, Pray for Us!

Lucia, the oldest of the Fatima seers, died 17 years ago on Feb. 13, 2005. The story of Sister Lucia’s death in her biography, A Pathway Under the Gaze of Mary, written by the Carmelite Sisters of Coimbra, is extremely touching. Her health had been declining for several years as old age crept in. The […]

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