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Something About the Beautiful People We Meet

Something About the Beautiful People We Meet

By Daniel Wagner – I met him while I was walking through the outside Shrine chapel picking up papers that the wind delights in scattering all over the beautiful and maintenance-intensive Blue Army Shrine. I am one of the maintenance crew and have picked up

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Word-famous Fatima Statue to Tour U.S. for Fatima Centennial

Word-famous Fatima Statue to Tour U.S. for Fatima Centennial

The world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima, traveling around the world since 1947, will begin an historic two-year journey across America, visiting more than 100 dioceses in 50 states. The Fatima Centennial U.S. Tour for Peace, March 2016 – December 2017,

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Fatima Message of Reparation Spreads at March for Life

Nearly 330 students, faculty and staff from Benedictine College in Atchison, KS, joined members of the World Apostolate of Fatima at the annual March for Life January 22 in Washington D.C., processing with The National Pilgrim Virgin statue down the National Mall. The beautiful, sunny

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WAF petitions Holy Father to establish First Saturdays Devotion in the Universal Church

WAF petitions Holy Father to establish First Saturdays Devotion in the Universal Church

The World Apostolate of Fatima International President Prof. Américo Pablo Lopez Ortiz, and the International Secretariat Mr. Nuno Prazeres, were among a group of 300 participants representing 100 movements and new communities from 40 countries, at the Third World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New

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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

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Under the Mantle of Mary: Consecration leads to greater practice of First Saturdays

By Fr. Francisco Pereira Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal The Archdiocese of Portland (Oregon) was the first dioceses in the United States to make its consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, under the mantle of the Holy Virgin of Fatima, which took

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Father Benedict Groeschel, 1933-2014

Father Benedict Groeschel, C.F.R., passed away on Friday, the eve of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, after whom he modeled his life. Father Groeschel was a longtime friend of our apostolate and a great devotee of Fatima.  He and the other friars of

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WAF joins court petition defending seal of confession

The courts in Louisiana have ruled that the seal of confession may be broken at the discretion of individual judges if they deem it appropriate.  This decision should send chills down the spine of everyone who depends on confidentiality in their professional activities.   Clergy

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WAF Urges Eucharistic Reparation to Counter “black mass” – Supports Archbishop Coakley

It has been announced that despite the legal challenges and protests of the Catholic Church and faithful, the planned “black mass” will be held as scheduled at the Oklahoma City Civic Center on September 21st.  The organizers claim that they will tone it down and

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Urgent need for prayer and fasting in response to black mass

The World Apostolate of Fatima USA is inviting all Blue Army members, friends and supporters of Our Lady of Fatima to offer prayer, fasting and Eucharistic adoration in response to the Satanic black mass of Oklahoma, scheduled to take place in the Civic Center Music

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