Tag Archives: Fatima

About Manchester and other terrorist attacks – a couple of rants and ACTION ITEM!

My heart goes out to the people harmed in the recent terror attack in Manchester, England. As the usual reportage goes on, I’ve been getting messages on my phone from a friend which underscore something important not being well addressed … Continue reading

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OUR LORD CAPTURED BY ALIEN ROBOT!

I can’t resist.   This is from my friend Greg DiPippo: A scene from the soon-to-be-released film “Alien: New Covenant.” (An early press release from the studio accidentally omitted the word “new” from the title.) The xenomorphs have mated with … Continue reading

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PLENARY INDULGENCE during 100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions

INDULGENCE OPPORTUNITIES DURING THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE APPARITIONS OF OUR LADY IN FATIMA, PORTUGAL Pope Francis has granted a plenary indulgence opportunity for the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions throughout the centennial year, from the 27th of November … Continue reading

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Fatima’s major theme and YOU

I think that what happened at Fatima is an event that is ongoing, with urgent ramifications for us today. Taken all together, the central message of Our Lady in her apparitions at Fatima is the urgent need to pray, do penance, … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: The 100th anniversary of Fatima

From a priest… QUAERITUR: The 100th anniversary of Fatima: I don’t really know anything about the apparition or the message.  I am careful with what I read.  Especially on this topic things can derail into the realm of the kooky … Continue reading

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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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