Tag Archives: Fatima

The USA Solar Eclipse of 2017 – signs in the heavens

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars…. Luke 21:25. At NASA I see that, one year from today, 21 August 2017, the shadow of your planet’s moon, in a great total … Continue reading

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The Act of Reparation taught by the Angel of Fatima

In the late September or early October of 1916, 100 years ago as I write just shy a couple months, an angel appeared to the three children of Fatima to whom Our Blessed Mother would later appear during 1917.  The angel taught … Continue reading

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Of Islamic Terror, Anniversaries and You

Yesterday, the Vigil of Peter and Paul, was the 2nd anniversary of ISIS (which Pres. Obama  – what a guy – called the “JV team”) declaring a “caliphate”. Dates are important to Christians.  Dates are important to Islamic terrorists.  They … Continue reading

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Omens and portents and signs! OH MY!

I’ve gotten a couple score emails today already about the fact that there was a minor earthquake centered near Castel Gandolfo, where Benedict is now resting.  It must mean something, right?!? Hey! Earthquakes happen around Rome. Always have, and always will … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Do you pray the Rosary and add the “Fatima Prayer”?

Let’s return to an oldie-POLL for today’s beautiful feast. First, a commercial: Years ago an acquaintance who participated on the old Compuserve Catholic Forum started her own online rosary business.  She made the most beautiful – and also strongest – … Continue reading

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Card. Bertone offers up more about the Third Secret of Fatima

Andrea Tornielli has a piece about interviews given by His Eminence Tarcisio Card. Bertone in the days surrounding the beatification of Pope John Paul II during which the topic of the “third secret” of Fatima was brushed up. At the … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s Sermon in Fatima, references to “second secret”, “maternity of God”

The Holy Father’s sermon in Fatima.  The papal spokesman, Fr. Lombardi, had earlier said that the Holy Father would deliver an "intense" message in Fatima. You may want to read the text of the "second secret" of Fatima before delving … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: “Third Secret” of Fatima

The Holy Father is in Fatima for the anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady. He has gone as a pilgrim to Fatima to pray for the Church, for priests and for peace in the world. It would have made … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI prays in Fatima

In Fatima the Holy Father prayed before the statue of Our Lady at the chapel of the apparitions and presented her with a golden rose. Here is the text in English of the prayer the Holy Father pronounced, in tandem … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI entrusts and consecrates the world’s priests the Immaculate Heart of Mary

In Fatima, the Holy Father Pope Benedict, in the Church of the Most Holy Trinity, entrusted all the priests of the world to Mary’s Immaculate Heart. To revitalize the Church’s identity, we must revitalize the Church’s priests. Here is the … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI’s presser on airplane to Portugal, clerical crisis and “third secret”

"We have to re-learn the essentials: conversion, prayer, penance, and the theological virtues." Thus, Benedict XVI today on the way to Portugal. My friend John L. Allen Jr., the fair-minded nearly ubiquitous, who is sadly still correspondent for for the … Continue reading

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About the Holy Father’s upcoming visit to Fatima

I have interested in the Fatima apparitions for quite some time… in particular in the controversy concerning the "Third Secret" given by Our Lady to Sr. Lucia. For some background on the controversy you might check out Antonio Socci‘s book, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The 13th Day (new Fatima film)

There is a new film – The 13th Day: The True Story of Fatima – about the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima, Portugal.  I was sent a copy for review and I watched it. Before anything else, this film … Continue reading

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10 “scientific” explanations against the Fatima Miracle of the Sun

Yesterday I reminded you that it was the anniversary of the Fatima Miracle of the Sun. Today I found on Creative Minority Report a delightfully snarky examination of some reasons naysayers posited to explain what happened. SCIENCE TO THE RESCUE! … Continue reading

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13 October: Miracle of the Sun

Is not today the anniversary of the miraculous dancing of the Sun over Portugal? You know the story. An Eyewitness Account by Dr. José Maria de Almeida Garrett, professor at the Faculty of Sciences of Coimbra, Portugal      “It must … Continue reading

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