Saturday, January 14, 2017


The 100 anniversary of the Apparitions at Fatima, Portugal

May 13, 1917
May 13, 2017

The visionaries of Fatima. Photo Source: World Apostolate of Fatima

The Story of Fatima

The following account of the Story of Fatima is based on the booklet, “Lucia Speaks – The Message of Fatima,” – a condensed version of Sister Lucia’s Memoirs – published by The World Apostolate of Fatima-USA.
During World War I, Pope Benedict XV made repeated but forlorn pleas for peace, and finally in May 1917, made a direct appeal to the Blessed Mother to intercede for peace in the world. Just over a week later, Our Lady began to appear at Fatima, Portugal to three shepherd children, Lucia dos Santos, age 10, and her cousins Francisco and Jacinta Marto (siblings), ages eight and seven. At the time, Fatima was a small village about 70 miles north of Lisbon. Read more...

Peace be with you!
Rosemarie, OCDS

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