July 13th 1917 (Third Apparition at Fatima)

  July 13, 1917 (Third Apparition) We remember the third apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary to the three shepherd children – Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta at Cova da Iria in Fatima, Portugal. On this month, Our Lady revealed to the children the secret of Fatima, there is only one secret but divided into three parts: first, the vision of hell; second, the devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and third, the call to penance.Here we may reflect on the first part, the vision of hell, where the three children were taught by Our Lady to pray the sacrifice prayer, especially when making sacrifices: “O Jesus, it is for love of You, for the conversion of sinners and in reparation for the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary.” While saying the last words of this prayer, Our Lady opened her hands and beheld the Vision of Hell which, according to Lucia, they could have died in fright if not for the splendor, radiance and beauty of Our Lady. This vision assures us that hell does truly exist and that the souls of poor sinners go there. Our Lady then told the children: “You have seen hell where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish in the world devotion to my Immaculate Heart. If what I say to you is done, many souls will be saved and there will be peace.” Again, the message points to the devotion to the Immaculate Heart [...]

Centenary Programme Dates by Diocese 2017

Centenary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima National Calendar of Events by Diocese 2017. A breakdown of events for the months of May to October 2017. National Fatima Centenary Pilgrimage VISIT OF THE NATIONAL STATUE OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA. Information on dates, times and locations.

St. Joseph’s Church (5th May 2017)

A Vigil will take place in the Diocese of Dublin on the 5th of May 2017 at 7:30pm to 10:pm Berkeley Road. On the Friday before the first Saturday of every month a Eucharistic Vigil is held in a different parish in the Diocese of Dublin. It begins with Mass at 7.30 pm. There is a Holy Hour from 8.15 to 9.15 followed by recitation of the Rosary by the local parish Rosary Group. There is then a talk on the happenings at Fatima. This is followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament and the vigil concludes at about 9:45pm.

Little Chapel of the Apparitions of Fatima Live

Live footage of the Little Chapel of the Apparitions of Fatima with information on CELEBRATIONS SCHEDULE (from after Easter until end of October)