Centennial Overview

Fatima Centennial Event Photos



On Oct. 7, 2017, Catholic Action for Faith and Family hosted a Fatima Summit at the Irving Convention Center in Irving, Texas. Cardinal Raymond Burke was among the speakers. The World Apostolate of Fatima USA brought the International Pilgrim Virgin Statue and David Carollo was a featured speaker.


  600 conference attendees were enrolled in the brown scapular.





Barb Ernster and Fr. Mitch Pacwa held an EWTN-style show for the crowds at the Living Fatima conference in Billings, MT.






Bishop Michael Warfel reconsecrated the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings to the Immaculate Heart.



Hundreds of families attended the Fatima Fest Pilgrimage at Catholic Familyland in Bloomingdale, OH, Oct. 13-15, 2017. Deacon Bob Ellis, National Coordinator, was a featured speaker at the event.


Speakers Bureau

Please contact bernster@bluearmy.com or call 612-419-7677 to inquire about speakers for your Fatima event.

Fatima Centennial U.S. Tour for Peace

The world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima is on a two-year tour of the United States to commemorate the 100th anniversary, visiting more than 140 U.S. Catholic dioceses. The tour continues through Dec. 20, 2017. Tour information.

Fatima Tours

Join us for a pilgrimage to Fatima. Contact the Blue Army if you would like a tour planned for your diocese or organization. Call 908 246 6626.

Shrine Events

May 13, 2017 100th Anniversary of the First Apparition
Speaker – Rev. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R.
Celebrant – Bishop James F. Checchio

June 13, 2017 100th Anniversary of the Second Apparition
Speaker – Fr. Matthew Mauriello
Celebrant – Fr. Michael Venditti

July 13, 2017 100th Anniversary of the Third Apparition
Speaker – David Carollo
Celebrant – Bishop Joseph N. Perry

August 13, 2017 100th Anniversary of the Fourth Apparition
Speaker – Rev. Chris Alar
Celebrant – Bishop Kevin C. Rhodes

September 13, 2017 100th Anniversary of the Fifth Apparition
Speaker – David Carollo
Celebrant – Bishop Nicholas A. DiMarzio

October 13, 2017 100th Anniversary of the Sixth Apparition
Speaker – Fr. Andrew Apostoli, C.F.R.
Celebrant – Bishop Frank J. Caggiano

See all of our 2017 events on our Shrine Calendar.



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