A statue of Our Lady of Fatima in the Millennium church in Timisoara, Romania.
The statue of Our Lady of Fatima at the sanctuary of the Barbinite Fathers in Youngstown, New York.
A 1950s postcard of the candle procession at the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal.
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.
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.
Virgen de Fatima
The statue Mary in the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Lancha de Genil in Granada, Spain.