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The Great Promise of Our Lady of Fatima

    The Great Promise of Our Lady of Fatima

 
 

Our Lady appeared at Fatima in 1917  to three little children, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta, to warn the world, but also to bring a message of hope: “Finally my Immaculate Heart will triumph!”

Our Lady's Great Promise www.thecalltofatima.com

Picture taken in Coimbra, Portugal, Sister Lucia’s Memorial Museum

In 1925  Our Lady appeared to Sister Lucia, rested one hand on Lucia’s shoulder, while in the other hand she held a heart surrounded with thorns. Then Our Lady said to Lucia:

“Look, my daughter, at my Heart surrounded with thorns with which ungrateful men pierce me at every moment by their blasphemies and ingratitude… You, at least, try to console me and say that I promise to assist at the hour of death, with the graces necessary for salvation, all those who on the first Saturday for five consecutive months,

  1. go to Confession,
  2. receive the Holy Communion
  3. recite five decades of the Rosary
  4. keep me a company for 15 minutes while meditating of the mysteries of the Rosary, with intention of making reparation.”

This is how the Five First Saturday devotion came about. Our Heavenly Mother gave it to Sister Lucia, encouraging the faithful to pray the Rosary more and more, meditating on it and receiving the Sacraments of the Confession and the Eucharist.

Let’s not forget that Our Lady and Our Lord Jesus are hurt every single moment by countless sins. 

We encourage you to start this devotion, it is fine and purifying for our soul, and it helps to console Our Heavenly Mother. 

Remember this divine formula: 5 First Saturdays= Confession+ Mass & Eucharist +Rosary & 15.min Meditation+Intention of making reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Extract from Sister Lucia’s book “Calls from the Message of Fatima”

Extract from Sister Lucia’s book “Calls from the Message of Fatima, page 129-130

Our Lady then asked the three children the following question: “Are you willing to offer yourselves to God and bear all the sufferings He wills to send you, as an act of reparation for the sins by which He is offended, and of supplication for the conversion of sinners?” To which I replied in the name of all three:”Yes, we are willing!”   At the time, this reply was given spontaneously and in ignorance, because I had not the remotest idea what it really meant nor what its full implications were. But I never regretted it; on the contrary I renew it every day, asking God for the grace and strength that I need to keep it faithfully until the end.

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The Personality of Sister Lucia of Fatima

Sister Lucia of Fatima and Branca Paúl

The Personality of Sister Lucia, the last visionary of Fatima, by Dr Branca Paúl

Sister Lúcia was joyful, youthful, humble, obedient, true, frank, transparent and spontenous, radiating joy of those who live in God and for God. She was well aware of the limitations and fragility that the human existence imposed on people. She kept in her heart that certainty, that was entrusted to her by Our Lady of Fatima “…in the end my Immaculate Heart will triumph.“♥♥

Sister Lucia’s major concern was the spreading of the Message of Fátima, constantly seeking to successful and exclusive fulfillment of God’s Will. She was the instrument of spreading the Divine Message, by impelling Fátima with the five continents and changing this land of Mary to the Altar of the World.

Together with Carmelite Nuns in Coimbra, Doctor Branca Paul has been participating in the creation of  the film-documentary “The Call to Fatima”, which reflects two books written by Sister Lucia, to see more information about this film-documentary, please visit http://www.thecalltofatima.com, to purchase a copy, please go to http://www.thecalltofatima.com/paypal.html  If you wish to receive a special DVD with an interview with Dr Branca Paúl on the Message of Fatima, please send your email to srluciacalltofatima@gmail.com

Pray the Rosary every day!

Why Our Lady asked us to pray the Rosary every day?

Is it possible to achieve?

The Highlights of The Call to Fatima Triduum in Dublin 7-9th October 2011

The highlights of the Triduum in honour of Our Lady of the Rosary that took place in Dublin  7 to 9th October 2011:

 Fr Andrew Apostoli inspirational talk about the Message of Fatima for today1. The Poor of Dublin receiving 500 Rosary Beads and some requested Fr Andrew to be enrolled in the Brown Scapular for Our Lady’s protection as they walk the streets at night. This was the first time they were contacted in this way and they made us all feel so welcome at the feeding station they called the Day Centre.

Fr Andrew Apostoli talks to people in the Day Centre about the Rosary

 2. Continuous Adoration and promotion took place over the three days promoting the International Eucharistic Congress in June 2012.

3. Over 70 school children heard the stories about the three children of Fatima with the visit of the Angel and all the children were enrolled in the Brown Scapular and each child received Rosary beads and a free copy of the award winning film The Call to Fatima DVD to share with their families at home. There were children from many different faiths but it was not an issue for the children or the teachers.

4. Close to 5000 Rosary beads were distributed free and a similar number was enrolled in the Brown Scapular over the three days by Fr Andrew Apostoli (Franciscan of the Renewal – Vice postulator for Archbishop Fulton Sheen -Based in New York / EWTN ). Our Lady told us that world will be saved by the prayer of the Rosary and the Brown Scapular=)

Sr Angela Coelho talks about the importance of the Rosary

5. Great highlight of The Call to Fatima Triduum in Dublin were Confessions, Rosary recited in many languages,Holy Mass and music from Louise Irvine and the inspired talks by Fr Andrew, Sr Angela (based in Fatima and is the Vice postulator for the cause of Blessed Francisco and Jacinta) and Thomas McCormack which appeared to uplift the faithful.

 6. All who attended were encouraged to start the Rosary and the devotion to the Five First Saturdays and Adoration in their parish.

7. Several people asked The Call to Fatima film team to come to their parish and present the Message of Fatima to their parishioners.The light of Fatima was shining brighter in Dublin on the feast day of the Rosary / First Friday from the 7 to 9th October.

Jacinta, Lucia and Francisco at the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima

Repay Love with Love!

“The work of creation is a work of love. God created us out of love. Like a father, He guides our steps along the paths of life. You shall therefore love the Lord your God, and keep his charge, his statutes, his ordinances and his commandments always.(Dt 11, 1-2)

It was love that moved God to create us, to redeem us by sending his Son, who offered Himself as a victim of expiation to be paid on our behalf, in order to make reparation for our sins. If God had not loved us, we would not exist; we should have remained in nothingness. Hence, it is our duty, in gratitude, in appreciation, in justice and in equity, to love God above all things, to repay Love with love, to pay for love with love, as we Portuguese say.”
Sister Lucia of Fatima

Fatima interview “Learn to Read” Part 1 13/02/2009

<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/6598187″>”Learn to Read” – Interview. Part 1 of 3</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user2307562″>thecalltofatima</a&gt; on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Sister Lucia’s last wish

Doctor Branca Paul spent 15 years with Sister Lucia and was her private physician. As they aquinted with each other, Sister Lucia shared many insights regarding the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima. Sister Lucia has written 2 lovely books concerning the apparitions and the Message of Fatima, and now her personal doctor  has helped to create the 2 film documentaries “The Call to Fatima”- the Story and the Message, this was the last wish of late visionary of Fatima-to spread the Message to the world.

Law of God in Lucia’s words

"We should engrave the law of God's love into our hearts" Sister Lucia of Fatima

"We should engrave the law of God's love into our hearts" Sister Lucia of Fatima

God’s insistence that we should engrave the law of his Love in our hearts, that we should use it as a symbol on our arm and a frontlet before our eyes, that we should have it written on the doors and doorposts of our houses, is in order to ensure that it should always be present to us, that we should meditate on it night and day, and that we should teach it to our children, to our brothers and sisters and to all those around us. It is to be the guide of our footsteps, that is, we must walk in the path of love.

Sister Lucia of Jesus and of the Immaculate Heart, book “Calls from the Message of Fatima”, page 157, available on  http://www.thecalltofatima.com/

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