General Assembly of the World Apostolate of Fatima

The World Apostolate of Fatima, in compliance with its international Statutes, is holding its General Assembly from the 23th to the 28th of October 2022, in Fatima, Portugal. This is a major event in the life of our association, every four years, gathering the representatives of our Apostolate from various countries.  

WAF IGA 2016Our last International General Assembly took place in year 2016, with more than 120 participants from 29 countries. In 2020, we had plans to meet again but with the Covid-19 outburst we were forced to change plans and postpone it. Now, despite all the uncertainties, the International Board of Trustees and the Secretariat have decided to hold the WAF General Assembly this year, having fixed the dates of October 23-28 for its realization in Domus Pacis, Fatima. 

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May, the Month of Mary

Offer Flowers to Our Lady!

The month of May is traditionally the month of Mary, in the Catholic Church.For centuries, is has been common to organize special devotions for Our Lady in May. The daily recitation of the Rosary, the decoration of altars with a statue or picture of Mary, the crowning of the statue of Mary with beautiful blossoms, the visits to Marian shrines, among others. 

8431528890 1676b228d1 bAs we enter this special month dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and in preparation for May 13, Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, we would like to invite you to make of this time a special time for Our Lady. A time we turn to Mary with confidence, asking her for peace and comfort, as we live in these times of

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March 9, 2022: Online Rosary for Peace

Pilgrim Virgin Icon cropped 1536x923The World Apostolate of Fatima, through its Secretariat, is inviting its members to join an international online prayer meeting, on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at 12h30 (Lisbon time) to pray the Holy Rosary for the intentions of the Apostolate and for peace in the world, particularly in Ukraine.

This event will be conducted by the Secretariat of the Apostolate, from Fatima, through the Zoom online platform (https://zoom.us). The prayer meeting is open to all members of the World Apostolate of Fatima around the world, to pray together the Rosary, following Our Lady’s request in Fatima: “Pray the Rosary every day, in order to obtain peace for the world, and the end of the war”.

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First World Day for Grandparents and Elderly

The Vatican’s Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life announced the celebration of the first World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, on Sunday 25th July. This World Day will become a fixed event, to be celebrated every year, on the fourth Sunday of July, the memorial of Saint Anne and Saint Joachim, the parents of the Blessed Mother Mary.

The theme chosen by Pope Francis for this inaugural commemoration is “I am with you always” (Mt 28:20). It expresses the closeness of the Lord and the Church to every older person, especially in these challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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104th Anniversary of the First Apparition of Our Lady

The World Apostolate of Fatima has launched a spiritual challenge to all Marian devotees to celebrate the 104th anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady in Fatima, occurring  this May 13th, 2021, by offering spiritual acts of reparation, expression of our conversion to God.

On this year of 2021, when the world is still fighting the pandemic, we shall celebrate the anniversary of the 13th of May by converting ourselves in the best possible way and offer our hearts to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. The purpose is to take this opportunity to renew our life away from sin and in a spirit of penance, requesting the grace and mercy from God to bring to our lives the practice of Christian virtues and perfect love.

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