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Our Lady of Fatima : 100 Years of Stories, Prayers, and Devotions

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On May 13, 1917, the Virgin Mary first revealed herself to a trio of shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal. She would appear to them five more times over the course of the year until the great miracle of the sun on October 13, 1917.She broughta message of love and peace that was heard around the world a sorely-needed antidote to the ravages of World War I. To mark the 100th anniversary of the apparitions, Donna-Marie Cooper O Boyle provides a one-stop guide to the tradition, history and spirituality of Our Lady of Fatima, including the testimonies of those who have made the pilgrimage and prayers for those who share this devotion. In Our Lady of Fatima, award-winning author, journalist, pilgrimage host and host of EWTN s Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms and Catholic Mom's Cafe Donna-Marie Cooper O Boyle offers a mini-Fatima retreat an armchair pilgrimage, if you will. This collection of prayers, testimonies and reflections will bring to life the events of Fatima and help you find ways to apply Mary s Fatima message to the nitty-gritty details of your daily life. Each chapter begins with a quote by or about the Blessed Mother before delving into a key aspect of the story of Mary s appearances to nine-year-old Lucia Santos and her cousins, Jacinta and Francisco Marto. A prayer, a simple reflection and a doable call to action transform this book from a simple historical retelling into a practical devotional. The Blessed Mother s Fatima message is needed now more than ever. The uncertainty of global events can seep into our daily worries, creating fear and anxiety that s difficult to overcome. Our Lady of Fatima is a welcome remedy for that worry. In it, you ll find a chance to grow in faith and holiness, as well as a needed dose of inspiration, hope and peace in following its advice and suggestions, and in praying the prayers."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 137 x 213 x 18mm | 295g
  • Franciscan Media
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1632531585
  • 9781632531582
  • 139,963

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Our Lady of Fatima: 100 Years of Stories, Prayers, and Devotions will stir your heart with a renewed devotion to Our Lady's messages to the world. The Blessed Mother guides us with a clear and concise path to peace. Through her book, Donna-Marie takes us by the hand and walks us through an inspiring detailed history of Our Lady's holy, loving, motherly instructions, and by means of modern-day Fatima stories of faith, hope, and love, shows us how to live the Fatima message daily. --IMMACULEE ILIBAGIZA, author, Left to Tell: Discovering God Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle captures the essence of our Lady's requests made at Fatima. It is the call for us to become simple souls, just as the children were. It is how we carry on the mission. Fatima is for today and for the future. --DAVID M CAROLLO, executive director, World Apostolate of Fatima USA Fatima was one of the most significant events of the twentieth century, and this book will reignite our efforts to respond to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and her requests. --FR. DONALD CALLOWAY, MIC, author, Champions of the Rosary: The History and Heroes of a Spiritual Weaponshow more

About Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle

Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle is an award-winning and best-selling author of more than twenty books including The Miraculous Medal: Stories, Prayers, and Devotions. She is a journalist, speaker, pilgrimage host, and the EWTN television host and creator of "Everyday Blessings for Catholic Moms" and "Catholic Mom's Cafe." Donna-Marie was blessed to know St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa), and received a special blessing from St. John Paul II for her work on this great saint. Donna-Marie is a frequent guest on national Catholic radio and television.show more

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