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Vision Of Fatima

Author : Fr. Thomas McGlynn
ISBN : 9781622824007
Genre : Religion
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Here’s the first-hand account of the Dominican priest and sculptor who worked under the direction of Sr. Lucia — the last surviving witness to the 1917 Marian apparitions in Fatima — as she guided him in perfecting the famed statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Sr. Lucia insisted Our Lady’s hands be positioned just so, the tunic fall exactly the way she remembered, the star placed on the proper spot on the tunic, and the ball of light around her neck reaching almost to her waist. She would make corrections as Fr. Tom worked, and at times would even take one of the tools and make changes to his model. Fr. Tom emerged with far more than an exact replica of how Our Lady appeared; he came to understand — and recounts here in these pages — Sr. Lucia’s intimate explanations of what happened in Fatima, the spiritual meanings of the apparitions, whether the Consecration to Russia occurred, why the secrets had to remain secrets for so long, and why Mary chose to appear to three young shepherd children in rural Portugal. Fr. Tom reminds us that Fatima is a place of miracles, and he points us toward the penitential character of Our Lady’s message, especially the importance of praying the Rosary. Few books can provide such a penetrating, close encounter with a major Catholic event as Fr. McGlynn’s Vision of Fatima. And only this book leads us into the heart and mind of a Portuguese nun who met face to face with the Mother of God.

Vision Of Fatima

Author : Thomas Matthew McGlynn
ISBN : UCAL:B3953945
Genre : Fatima, Our Lady of
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Account of Father McGlynn's visit to Sister Dores.

Vision Of Fatima

Author : Thomas Matthew McGlynn
ISBN : LCCN:51004566
Genre : Fatima, Our Lady of
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Fatima For Today

Author : Andrew Apostoli
ISBN : 9781586174910
Genre : Religion
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Though the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima took place almost a hundred years ago, Our Lady's call to prayer and penance for the salvation of souls and peace in the world is as relevant now as when first delivered to three Portuguese peasant children in 1917. At the peak of the First World War, Our Lady warned of another worldwide conflict, the rise and spread of Communism, and a terrible persecution of the Church unless people repented of their sins and returned to God. She also requested devotion to her Immaculate Heart and a special consecration of Russia. Much of what Our Lady of Fatima said was revealed soon after her appearances, but the third and final "secret," which was not a message but a prophetic vision seen by the children, was not unveiled by the Vatican until 2000. Pope John Paul II, who read the third secret while recovering from the attempt upon his life in 1981, believed the vision signified the sufferings the Church had endured in the twentieth century. Because of the prophetic nature of her messages, Our Lady of Fatima has been the subject of much controversy and speculation. In this book, Father Andrew Apostoli carefully analyzes the events that took place in Fatima and clears up lingering questions and doubts about their meaning. He also challenges the reader to hear anew the call of Our Lady to prayer and sacrifice, for the world is ever in need of generous hearts willing to make reparation for those in danger of losing their way to God.

Vision Of Fatima

Author : Diane Plantin Van Dien De Coeur
ISBN : 1890857238
Genre : Religion
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Vision of Fatima pursues the truth given at Cannes, France, the miracle described in Jeanne D'Arch In Banner of Nationhood, first of Short Lives of Saints. Lucia's Secret is uncovered through her actual visions as a contemplative, the Third Secret being "only what is written in Gospel & Revelation" (Lucia). The event of God's mercy now happening through the many martyrdoms of age of antichrist; Holy Spirit fulfilled upon all mankind, evidence of the statement of Immaculate Conception as Christ the redemption of all mankind (premise of BVD's first publication. Bernadette) being the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary predicted at Fatima. We walk in the footsteps of love, that direction given us in pathway to heaven. "Santa Lucia" is of today & always. Larisa paints irises & irises because she came to America by great sacrifice seeking for her own country, Russia, fulfillment for Fatima the promise given. Sharp cobblestones of fate cut our feet as we plod the shores of hell immortality of sin guided by the light of Immaculate Conception & Second Redemption in the "pentience" asked of Bernadette. There comes a time for the revelation of every secret & pope John Paul keeps Lucia a long time on earth by not yet disclosing hers but by unveiling a light given the children on his attempted assassination, for which their prayers & lives were his survival for Holy Church. BVD Publishing, P.O. Box 30208, New Orleans, LA 70109-0208, Phone: (504) 943-4594.

The Last Secret Of Fatima

Author : Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone
ISBN : 9780385526951
Genre : Religion
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With an introduction by Pope Benedict XVI and including information previously suppressed, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, Cardinal Bertone, definitively reveals and explains one of the most controversial events in twentieth-century Catholicism—the 1917 apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima. During World War I, three Portuguese children received a vision in which Mary, the Mother of Jesus, foretold great global turmoil. The first part of their vision—warnings about World War II, communism, and the spread of atheism—were widely publicized, but Vatican officials were hesitant to reveal the vision’s concluding images, thus creating the "secret" of Fatima. Speculation about this secret gripped many Catholics, and the aura of intrigue surrounding Fatima grew when the Church hierarchy barred the last surviving visionary from speaking publicly. In THE LAST SECRET OF FATIMA, Cardinal Bertone, the Vatican equivalent of prime minister and a top advisor to Pope Benedict, breaks the Vatican’s official silence on the last secret. Rather than Armageddon, he claims, the final prophecy envisaged the 1981 assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II. Bertone argues the apparition at Fatima was a call to renewal for the Church, and he was assigned the task of promulgating this message by the Pope.

Our Lady Came To Fatima

Author : Ruth Fox Home
ISBN : 1586170376
Genre : Religion
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Who would have thought that the Blessed Mother would choose to come to Fatima, that remote farming village on a rocky slope in Portugal? No one was more surprised than Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco, the little shepherds to whom she appeared in 1917. In this 27th volume of the acclaimed Vision Books series for youth, readers will be enthralled by the story of the village and its people, of the scornful neighbors and the puzzled parents. Above all, it is the warmly human story of the three little ones who insisted that Our Lady had indeed come to Fatima, and from whose faith grew one of the greatest spiritual movements of our time. Illustrated.

The Fatima Secret

Author : Michael Hesemann
ISBN : 9780307484703
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The truth about the vatican's most impenetrable secret, hidden for over eighty years! *On May 13, 1917, three young shepherds witness a vision of the Virgin Mary and hear the Holy Mother reveal three prophecies... *Elements of the first two prophecies have already come true: the end of World War I, the rise of Russia as a superpower, and the beginning of World War II... *The third secret was revealed in the year 2000, its details still shrouded in secrecy and controversy. What is the Vatican trying to hide? The Lady of Fátima left a final prophecy so powerful that no pope in over eighty years had dared reveal it. Why? The third secret is contained on a page of parchment written by the last surviving witness to the miracle...and hand delivered to the Pope. Even now, after the Vatican has released their version of the contents of the third secret, intense debate rages as to whether the Church has revealed the truth. Here, for the first time, is a complete inquiry into the mystery of Fátima: what the three shepherds really witnessed, the astonishing turn of their lives, the unfolding of the prophecies, and how the Fátima Secret has dominated Pope John Paul's reign and changed world history. Was the Fátima prophecy a warning to the Pope...or a vision so dire it must be suppressed at any cost? From the Paperback edition.

Meditations On Mary

Author : Bishop Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
ISBN : 9781622823079
Genre : Religion
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Spiritual meditation is the surest way to grow in holiness, and Our Lady is truly an example of perfection. This combination makes Meditations on Mary a spiritual powerhouse that will lift your soul to God and help you along the path to heaven. Meditations on Mary features twenty-four of the most powerful and moving meditations written by 17th Century Bishop Jacques-Benigne Bossuet —considered to be one of the best homilists in the history of the Church. Author of Meditations for Lent and Meditations for Advent, Bishop Bossuet has been admired for his piety and eloquence for over three hundred years. Now his meditations on Our Lady are available to you in English — for the very first time! Although we know Our Lady serves as a perfect example of how a Christian should live and bear witness to Our Lord, Scripture contains only a few glimpses of her life, leaving our knowledge limited and our imagination wanting. In these pages, Bishop Bossuet takes you on a stunning pilgrimage through the principal mysteries of Our Lady’s life. He masterfully blends what he’s learned from Sacred Scripture with the spiritual traditions rooted in the heart of the Church, and illuminates it with his own theological reflections. He’ll bring you to a deeper understanding of Our Lady's compassion, her suffering during Christ’s Passion, and the loneliness she felt after his Ascension to heaven. Bishop Bossuet will show you how Jesus brings honor to himself by honoring his mother, and how Our Lady is extraordinary solely because of her alliance with Jesus. Mary teaches us how to let God direct our steps, how to remain humble in commanding and obeying, and how to seek holiness through our daily work. She shows us how to pray with humility and perseverance, to advance in perfection, and, by doing all these things, to conform ourselves to the holy will of God. Each short meditation is worthy of your contemplation, because each contains a lesson directly from the Blessed Mother to sinners like you and me.

The Shepherds Of Fatima

Author : M. Fernando Silva
ISBN : 9780819871701
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Drawing from historical sources and eye-witness accounts, Shepherds of Fátima is a captivating retelling of Mary’s apparitions at Fátima, Portugal, in 1917. Fr. Silva leads readers through the lives of the three little shepherds—Lucia dos Santos and her cousins, Blessed Jacinta Martos and Blessed Francisco Martos—and the events at Fátima with skillful storytelling and expertise. This well-researched account reads like a novel and includes photos.

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