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Join our 54 day Novena for Our Lady’s Journey Across America

Join our 54 day Novena for Our Lady’s Journey Across America

The Fatima Centennial U.S. Tour for Peace is a two-year tour of the historic International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima (traveling since 1947) to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the apparitions of the Angel of Peace (1916) and the apparitions of the Blessed Mother (2017).  The tour will launch in our home Diocese of Metuchen, NJ […]

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Enter into the Spirit of This Holy Year

Enter into the Spirit of This Holy Year

By Father Michael Venditti – As I write this column, we are in the midst of what Holy Mother Church calls an “Extraordinary Year of Jubilee,” something that may happen only once or twice in any Catholic’s lifetime. Each pope who inaugurates a Holy Year always chooses a theme for it, and for this one […]

O Mary Conceived Without Sin, Pray for Us!

O Mary Conceived Without Sin, Pray for Us!

In 1854, Pope Pius IX solemnly proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception: “We declare, pronounce and define that the doctrine which asserts that the Blessed Virgin Mary, from the first moment of her conception, by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God, and in view of the merits of Jesus Christ, Savior of […]

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Fatima and the Work of Evangelization

Fatima and the Work of Evangelization

By David Carollo – “Man has been created by God for a blissful purpose beyond the reality of human misery.” This statement  from the pastoral constitution of the Church in the Modern world, Guadium et Spes written during the Second Vatican Council brings in to perspective the desire of the Father that all work to […]

Our Lady of the Rosary – Only She Can Help You

Our Lady of the Rosary – Only She Can Help You

In all six of the apparitions at Fatima, “the beautiful lady” told the children to pray the rosary every day, especially to end the war and obtain peace. She promised to tell them who she was in October. On the 13th of that month, she identified herself as Our Lady of the Rosary, whose feast […]

THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY REMINDS US TO PRAISE GOD AND REPAIR FOR SINS

THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY REMINDS US TO PRAISE GOD AND REPAIR FOR SINS

By Barb Ernster – The Divine Praises are a series of acclamations recited in the liturgy of Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. It was composed in a slightly shorter form by Luigi Felici, a Jesuit priest, in 1797, as a prayer to make reparation for blasphemy and profane language. One of the Divine Praises we […]

WHY THE CONSECRATION OF THE WHOLE WORLD ALONG WITH RUSSIA IN 1984?

WHY THE CONSECRATION OF THE WHOLE WORLD ALONG WITH RUSSIA IN 1984?

By William Sockey – Why did Pope St. John Paul II, on March 25, 1984, consecrate the whole world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and not just Russia alone, even though Our Lady of Fatima requested only the consecration of Russia? To answer this question we must first ask the question: “Why did Our […]

Fatima, Russia and the Consecration — on Relevant Radio

Fatima, Russia and the Consecration — on Relevant Radio

Relevant Radio dedicated a full hour to the Message of Fatima on May 13, the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. Radio host Drew Mariani interviewed David Carollo about Russia and the consecration of March 25, 1984.  He then interviewed Deacon Bob Ellis about the message of Fatima and the urgency of responding to Our […]

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MY FRIEND SISTER LUCIA

MY FRIEND SISTER LUCIA

By James Colson My name is James Colson, married to my wife, Nancy. We have four daughters and six grandchildren. For the past 35 years Nancy and I have brought many groups to Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Portugal. I was first inspired to know about Our Lady when I was a teenager. In […]

Our Lady of Fatima at March for Life

Our Lady of Fatima at March for Life

The World Apostolate of Fatima, USA, Our Lady’s Blue Army, will join the March for Life 2015 in Washington D.C., Thursday, January 22, 2015, processing with the National Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, and joined by hundreds of students from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS, and members of the Washington D.C. Division […]

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