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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

The Call to Fatima Triduum 2011

Call to Fatima Triduum in St Mary's of the Angels, 7-9th Oct 2011

“The Call to Fatima” triduum in honour of Our Lady of the Rosary will take place at St Mary of the Angels Church, Dublin 7 on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th October 2011.

Three days of prayer will emphasize the importance of the Fatima Message for our times, bringing along several experts on this topic. Triduum is organised in honour of Our Lady of the Rosary, feast day officially celebrated around the world on 7th October. It was in Fatima, Portugal, where the Virgin Mary stated, that she is the Lady of the Rosary to Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco. Our Lady of Fatima was especially loved by Saint Padre Pio, who is a patron saint of St Mary of the Angels Church, run by Irish Capuchin Franciscans.

The key guest speakers are coming from around the world, including Fr Andrew Apostoli, Franciscan of the Renewal, New York, USA, Sister Angela Coelho, the Vice-Postulator for Blessed Jacinta and Francisco Marto, Fatima, Portugal, Doctor Branca Paul, the private physician of last visionary Sister Lucia, Coimbra, Portugal, Soprano Singer Louise Irvine from Northern Ireland and The Call to Fatima film producer & director Dubliner Thomas McCormack.

During the Triduum the faithful will have the opportunity to view an exhibition of the Relics, those of Saint Padre Pio, Saint Teresa of Liseux (Little Flower), Saint Anthony, Blessed Francisco and Jacinta and many more.  Masses will be scheduled as usual. Confessions, Music, Adoration and talks by guest speakers will take place over the three days.

All are very welcome, especially youth and families, as well as different international community’s who have come to make their home in Ireland.

The Call to Fatima Triduum programm 7th-9th October 2011

The Call to Fatima tour in 2011 is starting

The Call to Fatima tour 2011

We would like to inform all who would like to invite The Call to Fatima team to your parish/school/conference or retreat to make a presentation, that The Call to Fatima tour 2011 is started!

The presentation includes talks, film clips, the Rosary, questions-answers, Brown Scapular enrolment and some lovely music.

You can contact us via email: srluciacalltofatima@gmail.com or phone +353 1 869 0039

Make a special evening for your community! See you soon!
God bless you and give you encouragement & strength every day of 2011!

“Lead all Souls to Heaven”, Our Lady of Fatima 1917

National Fatima Conference 2010

the statue of Our Lady and three little shepherds-National Fatima Conference 2010

The National Fatima Conference took place in University College Cork on 30th October 2010 in Boole No.4. The conference theme “Lead All Souls to Heaven” was a direct response to Pope Benedict’s letter to the Irish people to pray, meditate and repent and follow the word of God and His commandments. It was a full day event starting at 10am and finishing at 5pm. The organisers The Call to Fatima team who produced the double award film documentaries based entirely on Sr Lucia’s writings has the approval of the Fatima Shrine, Carmel of Coimbra and supported by the Vatican. The conference was free admission with prior booking requirements and free car park space was made available.

The conference was attended by 400 people from county Cork, Co. Limerick, Co. Meath, Co. Roscommon, Co. Mayo, Dublin, Co. Kerry, Co. Kildare, Belfast, Co. Kilkenny, Co. Wicklow, Co. Waterford, Co. Tipperary, as well as people from England, Australia, Latvia and Slovakia. A special free gift packages was presented to every person at the entrance, which included the hymn sheet, prayer sheet to Blessed Jacinta and Francisco, Sister Lucia and to the Most Holy Trinity + the Five First Saturday devotion, the Brown Scapular, the Rosary Beads, pencil and a white napkin for the Farewell song in honour of Our Lady (Fatima tradition). The Catholic Voice provided 400 free newspapers.

Eucharistic Adoration at the National Fatima Conference 2010

Speakers: Fr Michael Maher SM spoke about the obedience and to follow the Pope and the Church during these hard times. Sister Angela Coelho, Vice Postulator for the Blessed Jacinta and Blessed Francisco’s cause spoke in detail about the two little shepherds before and after the apparitions of Our Lady, as well as their characters and concerns during their life. The second talk of Sr Angela was on the devotion to the Five First Saturdays, as Our Lady requested to Sister Lucia in 1925. Thomas McCormack, the producer/ director of the film “The Call to Fatima” spoke about the Message of Fatima in reference to his film and Sister Lucia’s last book “Calls from the Message of Fatima”. All talks were exciting and very inspiring, according to many people who came and expressed their thoughts.

The day started with the Rosary, following talks, followed by the Angelus and the Brown Scapular enrolment by Fr Michael Maher. Father beforehand explained the meaning/ history and importance of this sacramental. The conference atmosphere was created by the beautiful singing of soprano Louise Irvine and her brother on keyboard Christopher Irvine, involving all in Fatima and Marian hymns.

The stage was enriched by Our Lady’s statue and the statues of 3 little shepherds brought from Co. Kerry by John and Patricia Heaphey.  Faithful could also participate in the Eucharistic Adoration, that was available all day in a special room. The Eucharistic Adoration was organised and supported by Perpetual Adoration Group, who carry out such work all over Ireland by John Howard and his team of dedicated supporters. A special Fatima gallery of 150 A4 photographs was displayed for the students and visitors for the first  time upon entrance. The National Fatima Conference had a coverage in the Catholic Voice and The Universe in England.

The Call to Fatima photograph gallery

The conference’s break was between 12.30pm and 2pm for lunch, Confessions and Adoration. “How to make a Good Confession” leaflets were displayed at the entrance to the Confessions room. Many people used a great opportunity once again to reconcile with Our Lord. The day was supported by volunteers, who guided people to their seats, helped with the registration and handout material.

Farewell to Our Lady of Fatima The Fatima Conference concluded with the Holy Mass, which was the highlight of the day. Before the Holy Mass Fr Michael Maher brought the Most Holy Sacrament to the conference hall for the 30 minutes Eucharistic Blessing. The Franciscan brothers of the Most Holy Trinity Church helped to set up the Mass requirements and provided the altar cloths, chalices, wine and hosts for the Mass. During the Mass everyone was consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, entrusting themselves to her guidance and care. This act of consecration was lead by Father Maher to renewed devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. An the end of the Mass the faithful were waiving goodbye to Our Lady with their white napkins singing the hymn “O Fatima, Farewell!” After the National Fatima Conference, people were inquiring about the next venue to bring this conference to various Dioceses in 2011.

Some of the feedback by those who attended:

We were delighted to be of help to you at your Conference, which was a wonderful experience. Thank God it was such a success!”  (Eileen & Chris Rush)

“Congratulations on organising such a wonderful day on Saturday – many people have been inspired by The Call To Fatima and we were delighted to have attended.  (Kim Murphy)

Everything went so well for the conference all thanks to your team you had behind you! Our Lady must be very happy!!!”  (Louise Irvine)

 



 

 



National Fatima Conference 2010

National Fatima Conference 2010

Conference Theme: “…lead all souls to Heaven”, Our Lady of Fatima 1917

Location? University College Cork, Ireland

When? 30th October 2010  (10.00am to 5.00pm) Registration from 8.30-9.30am

Cost? Free entrance & Car Park (Limited Space)

Organisers: “The Call to Fatima” team

Guest Speakers:

* Dr Branca Paul, personal physician of the late Sister Lucia

* Father Michael Maher SM, The Call to Fatima narrator

* Sister Angela Coelho, Vice-Postulator for Bl. Jacinta and Francisco

* Louise Irvine, Soprano singer

* Thomas McCormack, The Call to Fatima director / producer

Conference welcomes Catholics and Non-Catholics, students/ youth,

doctors, handicapped (lift available), parishes and various communities.

Contact information:

The Call to Fatima-32 Manor Street, Dublin 7, Ireland: Tel +353 1 869 0039

Fax +353 1 869 0336   Website: http://www.thecalltofatima.com

Email: info@eurofinancegroup.ie Blog: http://www.thecalltofatima.wordpress.com

THE NATIONAL FATIMA CONFERENCE CORK 30th OCTOBER 2010

An Article in Catholic Voice about the National Fatima Conference

National Fatima Conference to be held in Cork

The first ever National Fatima Conference to be held in Ireland is scheduled to take place in UCC Cork on 30th October 2010. The conference is being organized by the Call to Fatima group and follows a successful invitation to RTE Nationwide to cover a half hour story of the Pope’s visit to Fatima which was broadcast on 12th May 2010.

The programme generated a renewed interest in the Fatima message and the conference has been organized in response to that call. The conference has the blessing and support of the Bishop of Cork and Ross John Buckley and the theme of the conference will be: “to lead all souls to Heaven” Our Lady of Fatima 1917. Among the speakers and those attending will be Bishop John Buckley, Fr. Michael Maher SM , Dr Branca Paul- Sr Lucia’s private doctor and  Sr Angela, Vice-Postulator for the Canonization Cause for  Blessed Francisco and Jacinta. There will also be music from Louise Irvine and Cork’s own Nancy Long. Mass will be celebrated at 4.30PM and there will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament throughout the conference. Confession, The Rosary and Brown Scapular enrolment will also take place during the day. The conference is open to all Catholics, including students, religious groups, communities, doctors/ nurses and the organisers hope that many young people will feel encouraged to attend and discover for themselves the message of Fatima. Space will be limited and those interested in attending are advised to apply before the end of July in order to secure a place.

Registration is free. Please open an application form attached, fill it in and email it to info@eurofinancegroup.ie or  post it to The National Fatima Conference, 32 Manor Street, Dublin 7, Ireland by 31st August 2010.

Application form for the National Fatima Conference

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Lady appeared to Sister Lucia www.thecalltofatima.comHappy feast day of Our Lady of Mount Carmel!

May Our Lady’s protection wrap around you like a mantel of the soft feathers, gently touching your soul and bringing much joy, hope and inspiration for your vacation!

May the Most Pure Virgin, the Immaculate One, who is Our Lady intercede for all of us who are devoted to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and bring all our prayers, worries, anxieties, desires, doubts and questions to Jesus feet.

May God bless you always!

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