Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary
In August the well-known Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will travel through the Diocese with stops at the following locations:
St. Peter's, The Dalles
San Pedro, The Dalles
St. Thomas, Redmond
Santo Tomás, Redmond
Sacred Heart, Klamath Falls
Sagrado Corazón, Klamath Falls
The following are some suggested activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima in our parishes:
Rosary on the 13th of each month between May and October
Focus with your parish on the three requests of Our Lady of Fatima (Prayer, reparations and consecration)
Promotion of the fine video on Fatima in the Divine Mercy Series, which parishioners can access on FORMED at the following link: https://formed.org/course/568c41decc00e2a00d468ed7/lesson/56d9be869e31bc640af59988
On June 18th, Bishop Cary will publish an article on the Miracle of the Sun that will be included in the Chronicle. You can highlight that article in your bulletin and homily.
In the July 2nd Chronicle, the Bishop will publish another article on the canonization of two of the three children who were part of the apparitions (Jacinta and Francisco).
Please consider advertising and distributing rosaries to parishioners during this time period.
Highlight Marian Feast Days with prayers, Rosary and Mass with your parishioners
Marian Feast Days: June 24 - 9 days after Corpus Christi The Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary July 16 Our Lady of Mount Carmel August 5 Dedication of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major August 15 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary August 22 The Queenship of Mary September 8 The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary September 12 The Most Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary September 15 Our Lady of Sorrows October 7 Our Lady of the Rosary November 21 The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary December 8 The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary December 12 Our Lady of Guadalupe
Please use these documents to ensure that everyone in your parish and local surroundings are well informed of the visit of the Fatima Statue and the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima starting July 1:
For more information, please contact Judith Newport at (541) 923-6946 or by email at email@example.com .
Prayer for the Fatima Centennial U.S. Tour for Peace
O Queen of the Rosary, Sweet Virgin of Fatima, who has deigned to appear in the land of Portugal, we beg you to watch over our dear homeland and assure its moral and spiritual revival.
Bring back peace to all the nations of the world so that all, our own nation in particular, may be happy to call you their Queen and the Queen of Peace. Amen.
Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for our country.
Our Lady of Fatima, obtain for all humanity a lasting peace.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker
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