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Tuesday, May 11

Mass in Lisbon 1 p.m. ET

Wednesday, May 12

Meeting with the world of culture 5 a.m. ET

 

Arrival in Fatima & Vespers 12:30 p.m. ET

 

Blessing of the Candles and Rosary 4:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, May 13

Mass in Fatima 5 a.m. ET

Friday, May 14

Mass in Porto 5 a.m. ET
 

Upcoming Papal Visits

Papal Visit to Cyprus
June 4 - June 6, 2010

 

 

Papal Visit to Great Britian
September 16 - September 19, 2010

Third Apparition of the Angel of Portugal
 

 Lucia is uncertain when the third apparition of the angel occurred, sometime in late September or in October 1916 is her recollection. Having gone to the Cabeco with their flocks, and being more attentive to the words of the angel, they immediately knelt down to pray the prayer taught them by the angel: My God, I believe, I adore etc...

After we had repeated this prayer I don't know how many time we saw the shining over us a strange light. We lifted our heads to see what was happening. the Angel was holding in his left hand a chalice and over it, in the air, was a host from which drops of blood fell into the chalice. The Angel leaves the chalice in the air, kneels near us and tells us to repeat three times:

Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore You profoundly, and I offer You the Most Precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in all the tabernacles of the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifferences by which He is offended. And by the infinite merits of His most Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg the conversion of poor sinners.

After that he rose, took again in his hand the chalice and the host. The host he gave to me and the contents of the chalice he gave to Jacinta and Francisco, saying at the same time,

Eat and drink the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ terribly outraged by the ingratitude of men. Offer reparation for their sakes and console God.

Once more he bowed to the ground repeating with us the same prayer thrice: Oh, Blessed Trinity etc. and disappeared. Overwhelmed by the supernatural atmosphere that involved us, we imitated the Angel in everything, kneeling prostrate as he did and repeating the prayers he said.

It was in this way that catechized in prayer, reparative suffering, and the doctrine of the Holy Eucharist, and strengthened by the Bread of Angels, that the children of Fátima were prepared for the visitation of the Queen of Portugal, the Immaculate Virgin Mary.

 

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The Fátima Children

Lucia Santos

Bl. Jacinta Marto

Bl. Francisco Marto

 

The Apparitions

The Theology of Apparitions

Apparitions of the Angel of Portugal - 1916

Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary - 1917

Text of the Secret of Fátima with Commentary

 

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