The mother of Jesus in art, life and devotion.
De Maria, numquam satis.
Are you suffering a great deal? Don’t lose heart. I will never forsake you.
- Mary in Fatima, 1917
A room with wax votive offerings in Fatima, Portugal.
It is common for pilgrims to the shrine to offer and burn wax body parts, or sometimes whole bodies, to Mary as a token of thanks or prayer.
Nossa Senhora de Fátima
Today is the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, which celebrates the apparition of Mary to three shepherd children in Portugal in 1917. The village of Fatima has been an important place of pilgrimage ever since.
Notre-Dame de Fatima
A vintage French postcard depicting Our Lady of Fatima.
Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima
Virgen de Fatima
The statue Mary in the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Lancha de Genil in Granada, Spain.
Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fátima
(Source: haldomundo, via bonjourjesus)
A vintage devotional image of Our Lady of Fatima.
Madonna ta Fatima
A shrine for Our Lady of Fatima in the parish church of Marija Bambina in Naxxar, Malta. Maltese churches are filled with beautiful shrines for Mary.
A 1930s devotional image from the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal.
A shrine for Our Lady of Fatima in the church of Santa Maria di Porto Salvo in Valletta, Malta.
A vintage postcard of a flower decorated altar for Our Lady of Fatima in Matozinhos, Portugal.
Our Lady of Fatima in the Dominican church of Santa Marija ta Porto Salvo in Valletta, Malta.