Tagged: Our Lady of Fatima

7 QT: Mary, Mother’s Day, and More

  May is the month of Mary. May 13th was the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. Here are a couple of photos of the Fatima festivities in our diocese, including the pilgrim statue of Our Lady of Fatima, which visited our diocese this past month.   2. Mother’s Day is a difficult day for me for many reasons, some...

Saint Simon Stock: Recipient of the Brown Scapular

The saint of the day for May 16, Saint Simon Stock, was born in Aylesford in County Kent, England in 1165. Although we know little about Simon Stock’s early life, tradition has it that starting at age twelve, he lived as a hermit. He received the name “stock” because he lived in the hollowed trunk or stock of an oak tree. He ate herbs, roots,...

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima — 100th Anniversary

Today, May 13, 2017, is the 100th anniversary of the Feast of the Fatima apparitions, in which Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children – Jacinta, Francisco, and Lucia — in Fatima, Portugal six times from May 13, 2017 – October 13, 2017 to ask for prayer and repentance to obtain world peace and the conversion of sinners. The story of Fatima begins in 1916....

Fifteen Ways to Evangelize during the Fatima Centenary

    May 13, 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the Feast of the Fatima apparitions, in which Our Lady appeared to three shepherd children – Jacinta, Francisco, and Lucia — in Fatima, Portugal six times from May 13, 2017 – October 13, 2017 to ask for prayer and repentance to obtain world peace and the conversion of sinners. Our Lady of Fatima’s messages of...

“Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World” blog tour

May 7 is day seven of the book blog tour for “Fatima: The Apparition That Changed The World.” Today, Jeannie Ewing posts at Love Alone Creates. Please visit the other stops on the book blog tour: May 3 – Carolyn Astfalk My Scribbler’s Heart Blog May 2 – Ellen Gable, Plot, Line, and Sinker May 3 – Virginia Lieto, Virginia Lieto May 4 – AnneMarie Miller,...

“Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World” Book Blog Tour

May 7 is day seven of the book blog tour for “Fatima: The Apparition That Changed The World.” Today, Lisa Hendey posts at Catholic Mom on my book. Here are the other stops on the book blog tour: May 3 – Carolyn Astfalk My Scribbler’s Heart Blog May 2 – Ellen Gable, Plot, Line, and Sinker May 3 – Virginia Lieto, Virginia Lieto May 4...

“Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World” blog tour – Day 3

This week the blog tour for my new book,“Fatima: The Apparition That Changed the World” (TAN Books, 2017) begins. I am so excited! I believe that this is one of the most powerful and life-changing books that you will read. So grab your holy water, hold onto your rosaries, and stay tuned… there is lots of adventure ahead. Today, May 3, Virginia Lieto reviews my...

Our Lady of Fatima Novena starts Thursday

On May 13, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. Our Lady of Fatima is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1917, she appeared six times to three shepherd children at the Cova da Iria, in Fátima, Portugal. The three little children were Lúcia Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto. The message that she shared...