Pontmain is a small village in the northwest of France, which found itself in the path of Prussian soldiers in 1871, as they were preparing to advance into the nearest city.
As I introduce you to this next study, I can’t help but feel slightly mystified by Our Lady.
Happy Sunday:) Please prayerfully consider living out the devotion to Our Lady of Fatima by honoring her first Saturday request
St. John Paul II said in his Letter to Artists:
“None can sense more deeply than you artists, ingenious creators of beauty that you are, something of the pathos with which God at the dawn of creation looked upon the work of his hands.
Most all of us know the background of Fatima and we are blessed immensely on this special 100th anniversary, in that two of the sweet little visionaries, Jacinta and Francisco are to be canonized!
The Third Secret of Fatima occurred on May 13, 1917. When you read it, the words can look like a strange apocalyptic prophecy.
"You have seen hell where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish in the world devotion to my Immaculate Heart. If what I say to you is done, many souls will be saved and there will be peace.
The first secret given to the three Fatima children during the third Apparition on 13th July, 1917 was a vision of Hell.
When I first heard about Our Lady of Fatima I actually wasn’t that interested in what She had to say. In my mind, Our Lady of Fatima was just another appearance of Mary to those on earth.
Have a blessed and beautiful Mother's Day!
Do you live in the country? Live on a farm? Wish you lived one of those lifestyles? Do you have a great devotion to St. Isidore the farmer? Is stewardship over creation an important virtue to you? Are you looking for ways to further enhance your living of the liturgical year? Than this is the prayer book for you!
My mom always says, “The Lord works in mysterious ways.” This statement would usually be made after I had come to her with one of those moments where I exhibited pure foolishness, or when He just threw a complete curveball in my life.
I am the first to admit that I love putting my life on autopilot and just cruising along. It’s easy to go to church and attend Bible study while things are going well and life is just easy.
Some scholars believe that the wisdom Solomon gained led him to grasp the fulfillment and meaning of a monogamous marriage.
The theme of impatience is continued in this chapter, but is more geared towards the hearts of the mistreated.
It is too easy to live in waiting for the next best thing. Whether it be marriage, children, or missions, our flesh has an uncanny way of keeping our eyes off the present.
Hello Beautiful Sisters:) Jesus loves each one of us, as if there was only one of us!
There is no easy way to read this verse, but perhaps no greater understanding than that of the Christian woman.
Verses 1 through 5 certainly advise us to be mindful of not only what we pray for, but how we pray for them.
As most things in life, work started off as a gift from the Lord Genesis 2:15 but was soon turned to a nec-essary evil as a result of the fall Genesis 3:17-19. The fall tends to distort most good, God-given things as is the case with working just for the sake of one- upping your friends or keeping up with the Jones’.