As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima to the three shepherd children—Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta—we would like to present in this short article twenty points that we should know about this important event. We also invite you to meditate—that is to say, to pray over these points. Then we implore all of the great lovers of Jesus, Mary, Saint Joseph, Blessed Jacinta and Blessed Francisco to become Apostles of the message of Fatima. In sum, the message of Fatima is a simple but very profound summary of some of the most important … Read more
IDOLATRY: The definition of an idol might be the following: “Placing any person, place or thing, or even idea above God.” In the time of Moses there was the danger of worshipping the Golden Calf, which Moses destroyed. In his anger Moses also destroyed the tablets of the Law, the Ten Commandments.
Today the society is full of modern idols and the primary reason is because we have forgotten God, or pushed God aside as irrelevant, or to be relegated to something or someone unimportant.
In a word, the whole concept of idolatry goes directly against the first and most … Read more
Human life starts at the very moment of conception or fertilization; human life dies when the soul leaves the body! God is the origin, the author, the sustainer, and the only one who can determine the actual moment that each and every human person dies. These are the first principles, on a human and biological level that all those engaged in Pro-life dialogue must commence with.
THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATION. At the very moment that a child is conceived, then it is God Himself who intervenes infusing an immortal soul in that human person. This immortal soul, from its inception, is endowed … Read more
Jacinta Marto was born in Portugal March 11, 1910, daughter of Manuel and Olimpia Marto. Jacinta was the 1st cousin of Lucia de los Santos. Francisco, her older brother was born Jun 11, 1908. Jacinta would die in February, of pleurisy, in the year 1920—not even ten years of age! Despite her short span of years, Jacinta soared high as an eagle in her spiritual life, making her one of the youngest saints in the Roman Catholic Church.
In this short essay we intend to transmit some of the subsequent messages that Our Lady gave to Blessed Jacinta Marto, and … Read more
Having entered into the 100th Anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima to the three shepherd children—Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta, it is more than propitious that we write on the topic of Fatima. In fact, Pope Francis has encouraged this most noble undertaking!
The message is so wide, expansive, evangelical, impressive, inspiring as well as extraordinarily simple that we will focus in this short article on one aspect of the message of Fatima. More than an aspect, better said, we will focus on one person who was involved in the message of Fatima and it is the … Read more