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  • Papal Visit to Portugal: The Apparitions

    05/11/2010 1:05:27 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies · 189+ views
    EWTN ^ | May 11, 2010
    The Apparitions    For the sake of clarity allow me to list the major catechetical truths communicated to the children by Our Lady in the six apparitions that took place between May 13 and October 13, 1917. I shall omit here the points of "prophecy" made by the Blessed Mother. Although the prophecies are important in themselves and an integral part of the message of Fatima, we must neither forget nor obscure the essential components of the message: faith, conversion to Christ and reparation. 1. God the Father's merciful love for every human person is definitively revealed in the gift...
  • Papap Visit to Portugal: The Fatima Children

    05/11/2010 1:03:06 PM PDT · by NYer · 1 replies · 150+ views
    EWTN ^ | May 11, 2010
    The Fatima Children  In the year 1917, in a mountainous region at the center of Portugal, the Mother of God appeared six times to three young children. Elsewhere on the continent the “Great War” raged, that would cost Europe an entire generation, over 37 million lives. Besides sending her own sons to die (in France and North Africa) Portugal was in political chaos at home. There was a dizzy succession of governments following a revolution in 1910. The monarchy had been replaced by a republic, with a new liberal constitution separating Church from state. Government officials, under the influence of...
  • Papal Visit to Portugal: History of Portugal

    05/11/2010 12:55:55 PM PDT · by NYer · 4 replies · 118+ views
    EWTN ^ | May 11, 2010
    Background / History  Portugal – Republic in west of the Iberian peninsula: capital, Lisbon. Christianity was introduced before the 4th century. From the 5th to 8th centuries, the Church endured the invasion of barbarians and the spread of heresies (Arianism, Priscillianism and Pelagianism). The Moors ruled from 711, and were not fully expelled until 1249. In 1139, Portugal became an independent kingdom. In the 15th century, her great explorers (de Gama, Cabral, et al) brought a large overseas empire. Her missionaries carried the Faith to overseas colonies, in India, Africa, and South America. The Reformation in the 16th and...
  • SSPX Bishop Fellay on Rosary Crusade

    05/11/2010 12:21:35 PM PDT · by Mershon · 4 replies · 188+ views
    The Remnant ^ | May 11, 2010 | Brian Mershon
    —EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW— Bishop Bernard Fellay on the Rosary Crusade and Doctrinal Talks Nearly 20,000,000 Rosaries offered to Holy Father from Traditional Catholics Worldwide! By Brian Mershon REMNANT COLUMNIST, South Carolina (Posted 05/11/10 www.RemnantNewspaper.com) Bishop Bernard Fellay, SSPX, greets the Holy Father Houston, Texas—Superior General Bishop Bernard Fellay of the Society of St. Pius X recently spoke to The Remnant in an exclusive interview following the completion of their third Rosary crusade for the Holy Father on March 25, 2010. Despite Cardinal Kasper’s most recent obvious attempt to “poison the well” and upend the ongoing discussions with the Society’s theologians and...
  • Benedict XVI’s presser on plane to Portugal, clerical crisis and “third secret” (Catholic Caucus)

    05/11/2010 8:01:55 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 57 replies · 888+ views
    WDTPRS ^ | 05/11/2010 | Father Z.
    "We have to re-learn the essentials: conversion, prayer, penance, and the theological virtues." Thus, Benedict XVI today on the way to Portugal. My friend John L. Allen Jr., the fair-minded nearly ubiquitous, who is sadly still correspondent for for the ultra-liberal NRC, provided an English translation of the airplane presser with Benedict XVI on the way to Lisbon. He spoke of the economic crisis, secularization, the clerical abuse crisis and the "third secret" of Fatima. Here is an excerpt with my relevant emphases and comments. Q: Now we look to Fatima, which will be the spiritual culmination of this trip....
  • Fatima debate: Some say 'third secret' is still secret

    05/10/2010 4:11:57 PM PDT · by NYer · 27 replies · 738+ views
    cns ^ | May 10, 2010 | John Thavis
    Fatima debate: Some say 'third secret' is still secret A woman places a candle in an area where pilgrims leave candles and wax figures at the Marian shrine in Fatima, Portugal, in this 2005 file photo. (CNS/Paul Haring) By John ThavisCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Ten years after the Vatican divulged one of the church's best-kept secrets -- the third part of the message of Fatima -- a small band of skeptics and critics are still questioning the official explanation. More than 100 of them gathered at a hotel not far from the Vatican in early May for...
  • The Third Secret (of Fatima) - Did The Pope Lie?

    05/10/2010 12:52:32 PM PDT · by NYer · 51 replies · 1,172+ views
    NC Register ^ | May 6, 2010 | Pat Archbold
    Get ready for conspiracy season, opening day is almost here. Prepare thyself for an onslaught of information, speculation, and defamation over the next few weeks as the Pope prepares to visit Fatima this month. Speculation about the contents of the famous third secret of Fatima had become such a cottage industry among among some Catholics that they were determined not to let a little thing like the secret being revealed in the year 2000 get in their way.  If you have a successful business model, you stick with it I suppose. It is fair to say that the Pope’s visit...
  • Traditional Latin Mass to be Restored to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima [Catholic Caucus]

    05/09/2010 4:21:34 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 8 replies · 275+ views
    St. John Cantius Church Bulletin ^ | 5-9-10 | Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
    A PILGRIMAGE TO RESTORE THETRADITIONAL LATIN MASSTO THE SANCTUARY OFOUR LADY OF FATIMA The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius (Archdiocese of Chicago) are leading a pilgrimage in September, 2010, to Fatima, Portugal, to help achieve the restoration of the Traditional Latin Mass to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima. Included in this pilgrimage to the Fatima apparition sites, will be a liturgical conference in Fatima, providing clergy and laity lectures on the history, spirituality, and mystical theology of the Classical Roman Rite. On September 10, the Canons will celebrate a Solemn High Latin Mass (1962 Missale Romanum) at...
  • Is There Missing Text Of The Third Secret?

    05/08/2010 5:58:47 PM PDT · by Irisshlass · 52 replies · 1,790+ views
    The Fatima Challenge ^ | May 8, 2010 | christopher Ferrara
    Is There a Missing Text of the Third Secret?...Video at Link.
  • Issues to watch on Pope's trip to Portugal

    05/08/2010 3:58:21 PM PDT · by NYer · 17 replies · 387+ views
    Catholic Culture ^ | March 7, 2010 | Diogenes
    John Allen looks at the background of Pope Benedict's coming trip to Fatima, Portugal. He notes that the five foreign trips the Pope has scheduled for this year-- to Malta, Portugal, Cyprus, Great Britain, and Spain-- "are almost laid out in ascending order of difficulty." Benedict in Portugal: A different crisis, secularism, and 'Marian Cool' As fate would have it, Pope Benedict XVI's five foreign trips in 2010 are almost laid out in ascending order of difficulty. Last month's weekend stop in Malta, arguably the most Catholic society on earth, amounted to the warm-up act, while next week's four-day swing...
  • Pope Benedict to deliver 'intense' message during Fatima visit

    05/05/2010 10:48:55 AM PDT · by markomalley · 876 replies · 5,829+ views
    EWTN News ^ | 5/5/2010
    "Fatima is a particularly significant place for this Pope," said Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi on Tuesday, noting that it was also a destination for two former Popes. The Holy Father has a thorough knowledge of the history of the Marian sanctuary, he added. Fr. Lombardi held a press conference at the Vatican to prepare the media for the Pope's next trip out of the Vatican. He will be visiting Portugal from May 11-14. The spokesman referred to the Pope's stop in Fatima on May 13 as the highlight and "heart" of the upcoming four-day trip to Portugal, according to...
  • 'The Fourth Secret of Fatima': Is Pope Benedict's life in danger?

    03/30/2010 3:39:30 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 16 replies · 1,231+ views
    RenewAmerica ^ | 3-30-10 | Matt C. Abbott
    The following are excerpts from the book The Fourth Secret of Fatima, authored by Italian journalist Antonio Socci. Many thanks to RCS Libri (publisher of the Italian edition) and Doug Bersaw of Loreto Publications (publisher of the English edition) for granting me permission to reprint this material. Dedication To His Holiness Benedict XVI. To Yusriani (15 years old), Theresa (16 years old), and Alvita (19 years old), young Christians, throats slit and decapitated by the blows of a machete because of their faith in Jesus. (On October 29, 2005 in Indonesia these three Christian students were assaulted by a band...
  • Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Recruiting Violent Jihadist Fighters

    03/09/2010 12:56:58 PM PST · by Doogle · 152 replies · 3,304+ views
    FOX NEWS ^ | 030910 | FOX NEWS
    A Pennsylvania woman known to authorities as "Jihad Jane" was charged with conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists, conspiracy to kill in a foreign country, making false statements to a government official and attempted identity theft. The indictment, unsealed Monday, charges that Colleen R. LaRose, and five unindicted co-conspirators recruited men on the Internet to wage violent jihad in South Asia and Europe, and recruited women on the Internet who had passports and the ability to travel to and around Europe in support of violent jihad.
  • The Lady of Fatima: Has Mary Appeared in Visions?

    02/19/2010 11:32:44 PM PST · by bogusname · 184 replies · 1,470+ views
    THE LADY OF FATIMA- Introduction Some Roman Catholics believe that Mary, the mother of Christ, has actually appeared to people in places like Fatima and Medjugorje. Well, did she? THE LADY OF FATIMA- Biblical? In evaluating the alleged appearances of Mary, our primary concern would be to determine whether these apparitions are indeed biblical. Interestingly enough, these “Marian apparitions” (as they are commonly referred to) are inextricably woven together with the official Catholic teachings about Mary which, by the way, is known as Mariology. In fact, it would be fair to say that Catholic Mariology is the very foundation of...
  • Marian Visionary Warns 2010 Start of Fatima Chastisement (Catholic Caucus ONLY)

    02/04/2010 6:51:28 AM PST · by NYer · 39 replies · 3,248+ views
    BIN ^ | February 3, 2010 | Rick Obrien
    A visionary from the Philippines, Duke Puntalangit,  warns that the Fatima chastisements will begin this year 2010.  According to the visionary, the Middle East crisis will eventually result into an all out war in that region, afterwhich,  a revolution originating from Russia, will engulf Europe.  This series of events will cause chaos and bloodshed in all major cities in Europe, the global economy will plunge deeper, consequently giving the window of opportunity for Russia and China to execute militarily against Europe and the US.   Puntalangit warns that mankind has entered a point of no return and that the chastisements...
  • Fatima Movie: The 13th Day - How to host the movie in your area

    11/09/2009 6:14:36 PM PST · by topher · 44 replies · 1,585+ views
    The 13th Day The True Story of Fatima See it on the big screen! Show it on the big screen! HomeBuy DVDAbout Film SynopsisAbout FatimaCast & CrewInterviewsIgnatius PressOther ResourcesEndorsements Movie EventsPromote Facebook & More!Web ExtrasPhoto GalleryClipsDownloads Latest NewsPress Room      Pre- Order the DVD! Includes Fatima featurette and 24-page booklet with interviews, timeline, and more! Visit Us on Facebook Get exclusive updates and more when you become a fan of The 13th Day on Facebook! Click here Join Our Lady's Foot Soldiers Become a foot soldier in Our Lady’s Army to spread the message of Fatima through a remarkable filmClick here Host a Movie Event! Be the first to show...
  • "This is a triumph of a film."

    11/05/2009 10:42:57 AM PST · by NYer · 5 replies · 578+ views
    Insight Scoop ^ | November 4, 2009 | Carl Olson
    The film, The 13th Day, distributed in North America by Ignatius Press, continues to earn rave reviews from viewers. Sr. Helena Burns, FSP, who authors the "Hell Burns" blog, writes: This is a triumph of a film. And I don’t think I’ve ever used that word for a film before. “The 13th Day” was screened here at the 1st Annual John Paul II Film Festival in Miami: http://www.jp2filmfestival.com/. British producer Natasha Howes (birthday: May 13, feast of Our Lady of Fatima) was present. I was prepared not to like this film, and very apprehensive about not liking it because...
  • "The 13th Day" Tells Story of Fatima

    10/28/2009 12:57:46 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 7 replies · 515+ views
    Zenit ^ | SAN FRANCISCO, OCT. 27, 2009
    SAN FRANCISCO, OCT. 27, 2009 (Zenit.org).- A new film on Mary’s apparitions in Fatima is being offered with an advance screening program for groups before the DVD is available to the public in North America. "The 13th Day" tells the true story of the May 13 - Oct. 17, 1917, apparitions to Lucia Santos and her cousins, Francisco and Jacinta Marto. The film is based on the memoirs of Lucia after she became a nun. Ignatius Press, the North American distributor of the film, is offering dioceses, parishes, schools and other organizations an opportunity to show "The 13th Day" before...
  • The 13th Day: The True Story of Fatima

    10/19/2009 12:03:34 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 8 replies · 666+ views
    Ignatius Press ^ | October 19, 2009
    The 13th Day: The True Story of Fatima See it on the big screen! Based on the memoirs of Sister Maria Lucia de Jesus dos Santos, and thousands of independent eyewitness accounts, The 13th Day is a dramatic retelling of the experiences of three shepherd children between May and October 1917. (Read more...) "The 13th Day is a powerful presentation of the events surrounding Our Lady's apparitions. I believe this film will assist the cause of the world's peace and the salvation of souls."
  • Fatima: The new Movie… Deception a-go-go [the Fatima apparitions were really UFO manifestations]

    10/21/2009 11:59:17 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 30 replies · 1,109+ views
    UFODigest ^ | October 17, 2009 | L. A. Marzulli
    Yesterday was the anniversary of the Fatima apparitions. The actual event took place on October 13th, 1917, in Fatima, Portugal. I have written extensively on this subject and although I didn’t BLOG on it yesterday, I will do so today. I received a comment from Matt, who pointed me to the trailer, for the up and coming movie about Fatima. Thanks Matt! www.the13thday.com Here’s a thumbnail sketch of the events of Fatima. According to those who witnessed it, the Virgin Mary appeared to three children on October 13. Upwards of 70,000 people had waited for her appearance and the promised...