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The Exclamation Point of the Fatima ApparitionsFather Roger J. Landry

In the first article of this mini-series in celebration of the centenary of the apparitions in Fatima, we looked at how the Church, in approving private revelations as worthy of belief, does not oblige ...

Fatima's Great and Hidden Servant Who Stayed a 'Little Longer' Father Roger Landry

The history of Fatima is a continuous illustration of God's words to us through the Prophet Isaiah: "My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways" (Is 55:8). The divergence between divine ...

A Maternal Ambassador's Peace Plan Unveiled at the United NationsFather Roger J. Landry

On May 12, at the very time Pope Francis was arriving in Portugal to celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the Fatima apparitions and the canonization of Saints Francisco and Jacinta Marto, something ...

Three Popes' Preparation for Pope Francis' Visit to Fatima Father Roger J. Landry

Next week Pope Francis will travel Fatima to celebrate the centenary of Mary's apparitions to the three shepherd children in the Cova da Iria. There's every reason to think that Pope Francis will be at ...

Models in Responding to the Message of FatimaFather Roger J. Landry

There is so much about the occurrences in Fatima a century ago that should provoke wonder. If the Mother of God was going to be permitted to appear on earth to echo her Son's call to conversion, prayer, ...

Fatima and the Antidote for Hell Father Roger Landry

As authentic Marian apparitions go, many of the aspects of our Lady's appearances to the three shepherd children in Fatima a century ago seem commonplace: Mary asks the seers to pray and do penance for ...

Fatima, the Rosary, and the Path to PeaceFather Roger J. Landry

One of my favorite stories from the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima a century ago this year is how Our Lady was compelled gently to correct the three shepherd children for "cheating" on how they were ...

Our Lady of Fatima's Call to Lenten Conversion Father Roger Landry

As we continue to examine the enduring relevance of the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima in anticipation of their centenary later this year, we can note the particular Lenten resonance of Mary's appeal ...