What happened at Fatima
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What happened at Fatima by Leo Madigan

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Published by St. Bede"s Publications in Petersham, Mass .
Written in English


  • Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Apparitions and miracles -- Portugal -- Fatima,
  • Fatima, Our Lady of

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Leo Madigan.
LC ClassificationsBT660.F3 M312 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3946338M
ISBN 101879007460
LC Control Number2001031986

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What Happened at Fatima? Adhering faithfully to the memoirs of Sister Lucia, the longest surviving seer, this book follows the events of Fatima: from the first stirrings of the wings in the appearances of the angels before the six apparitions of the Bless. Since this book was first published by Father de Marchi in , after spending three and a half years in the village of Fatima and its surroundings, many things have happened to further emphasize the authenticity and the importance of Fatima. The Roman Catholic Church has widely approved and promoted the Fatima apparitions as worthy of belief. It is hoped that this book, in its completeness, will provide a kind of text on Fatima, and the author feels obliged, in the face of such ambition, to list the documents on which it has been based. I have used the Portuguese newspapers of the period, especially the Seculo, the Diario de Noticias, and the Mundo, all at the time important pro.   Over one hundred years have passed since the Virgin Mary entrusted three shepherd children from the small town of Fatima with three shocking secrets on the future of mankind.

In , Lucia (right, with Jacinta) sat down with author and historian William Thomas Walsh, for an interview later published in a book called Our Lady of Fatima (via the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA). During the interview, she dropped some interesting hints about what she claimed was an ongoing relationship with the divine. Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta in Fatima, Portugal in The children agreed they wouldn't tell anyone about the lady, but Jacinta couldn't keep the news to herself, and she told her parents what had happened in the cove. By all accounts, her father tended to believe her, while her mother thought she was imagining things. St. Francisco () and St. Jacinta Marto (–) were siblings and the youngest of the three shepherd children, who, along with their cousin, Lucia Santos, witnessed three apparitions of an angel in and six apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in while tending sheep in the countryside of Fatima, Portugal. They were entrusted by Our Lady of Fatima with many.   In , Professor William Thomas Walsh authored a book about Fatima, titled Our Lady of Fatima, at the end of which he recounts in an epilogue an interview he .

Barely two years after he saw the first Fatima apparition, Francisco Marto died of influenza in the spring of The following year, his younger sister Jacinta also succumbed to this disease in February Lucia dos Santos thus became the only surviving Fatima seer, . The True Story of Fatima By John de Marchi, I.M.C. Complete account of the Fatima Apparitions, a true story as it happened. This booklet was printed as economically as possible for wide distribution. A wonderful tool for beginners to learn about Fatima, understand it, and live it.   Fatima. Questions and Answers on the Marian Apparitions. By Paul Senz. Ignatius Press, pages, $ To order: or With the new movie Fatima Author: Joseph Pronechen.   FATIMA, written by Paul Senz, who has his Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from the University of Portland, utilizes a question-and-answer format .