Archive of May 12, 2017

Want to join Mary in battle? Pray the rosary, cardinal says at Fatima

May 12, 2017 - 04:46 pm .- At a vigil Mass with tens of thousands gathered in the Portugal town of Fatima, Cardinal Pietro Parolin delivered a homily stressing the Virgin Mary’s desire to console all humanity and to have humanity join her in prayer against evil.

Mary points to Christ's mercy, Pope Francis tells Fatima pilgrims

May 12, 2017 - 02:47 pm .- Pope Francis asked pilgrims in Fatima on Friday evening to think about the qualities the Virgin Mary possesses, being careful not to make her into something she is not – especially elevating her mercifulness above that of her Son.

Let's be guided by Mary's Immaculate Heart, Pope says in Fatima

May 12, 2017 - 11:37 am .- During his first day in Fatima, Pope Francis led pilgrims in prayer, asking that the Immaculate Heart of Mary would watch over the joys and sorrows of all mankind as they make their earthly pilgrimage.

This is the miracle that led to the Fatima children's canonization

May 12, 2017 - 07:41 am .- Tomorrow, on the 100th anniversary of Mary’s first appearance at Fatima, Pope Francis will canonize Jacinta and Francisco Marto, two of the three shepherd children who witnessed the Marian apparitions.

We still need to heed Our Lady of Fatima's advice, priest says

May 12, 2017 - 12:08 am .- While a lot has changed since Mary’s appearances at Fatima 100 years ago, we can’t stop heeding Our Lady’s request to pray and offer sacrifices for the world, an expert on Marian theology has said.

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