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Nossa Senhora de Fátima A vintage postcard of the original statue of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal. Next month this statue will be brought to St Peter’s square in Rome for a special celebration in...
Our Lady of Fatima is a famous title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary as she appeared in apparitions reported by three sheperd children at Fatima in Portugal. these occurred on the 13th day of six consecutive month in 1917, starting on May 13. The three children were Lucia dos Santos and her cousins Jacinta and Francisco Marto. The events at Fatima gained particular fame due to their elements of prophecy and eschatology and were declared "worth of belief" by the Catholic Church.
Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal
The primary building at the shrine is the Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima, a gleaming Neoclassical church begun on May 13, 1928, and consecrated on October 7, 1953. Its slender central spire rises 65 meters high. The church is flanked by monumental colonnades and overlooks a large open plaza, the center of which is occupied by a Monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus (1932). The monument stands over a spring that was discovered there and was, according to the shrine, "the instrument of many…
12 Stunning Statues of John Paul the Great
On April 2, his death anniversary, enjoy these statues of John Paul II from around the world culled from Flickr’s Creative Commons. They show the universal […]
Grace in Gold: The Liturgical Mosaics of Fr. Marko Rupnick and the Aletti Center
One of the things I like best about editing Mosaic Art NOW is that I am constantly uncovering new and wonderful things. No sooner do I decide on a topic . . .