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  • [Catholic Caucus] An important prayer for our time

    10/13/2021 5:14:19 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    A Bishop's (Strickland's ) Blog ^ | October 13, 2021 | Bishop Joseph E. Strickland
    [Catholic Caucus] Bishop's Blog / An important prayer for our timeThe attached image is called "Amazing Lights", it seems especially appropriate as we celebrate the 104th Anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady at Fatima in 1917. Interestingly these amazing lights are especially active as we celebrate this important date. In 1910 only a few years before the Miracles at Fatima, which also carried dire warnings for humanity, Pope St. Pius X issued the "Oath Against Modernism" printed here.“I sincerely hold that the doctrine of faith was handed down to us from the apostles through the orthodox Fathers in exactly...
  • 13 October 1917: the Day the Sun Danced

    10/13/2021 9:53:07 AM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | 13th October
    13th October 1917 Fatima, Portugal Estimates of the number of people present range from 30,000 and 40,000, by Avelino de Almeida writing for the Portuguese newspaper O Século,[15] to 100,000, estimated by lawyer Dr. José Almeida Garrett, the son of a professor of natural sciences at the University of Coimbra.[16][17] Various claims have been made as to what actually happened during the event. According to many witnesses, after a period of rain, the dark clouds broke and the Sun appeared as an opaque, spinning disc in the sky. It was said to be significantly duller than normal, and to cast...
  • [Catholic Caucus] New head of JPII marriage institute suggests Church must change its definition of family

    09/24/2021 10:34:51 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | September 23, 2021 | Jeanne Smits
    [Catholic Caucus] New head of JPII marriage institute suggests Church must change its definition of familyMonsignor Philippe Bordeyne claims that 'theologians cannot continue to assert certainties about the family when we see the transformations it is undergoing today.'(LifeSiteNews) — Weeks after taking up his post as new president of the former John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Monsignor Philippe Bordeyne made a remarkable statement in a revealing interview with La Croix International, the English-language daily edited by La Croix, unofficial daily of the French episcopate, saying, “We theologians cannot continue to assert certainties about the family when we...
  • Please Pray for FReeper Fatima (Stroke) [update at reply 99]

    05/28/2021 4:57:39 AM PDT · by infool7 · 139 replies
    self ^ | 5/28/21 | self
    Very light on details here but it has been brought to my attention that one of our beloved FReepers(Fatima) has suffered a stroke and is in need of our prayers.
  • Archbishop Viganò: Church of Council Realises Masonic Plan, Prepares Advent of Antichrist

    03/18/2021 6:38:32 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | March 18, 2021 | Gloria TV
    Archbishop Viganò: Church of Council Realises Masonic Plan, Prepares Advent of AntichristArchbishop Carlo Maria Viganò doesn't believe that the Vatican published the third secret of Fatima completely in 2000.Viganò told DiesIrae that those who saw the secret before its publication, said that it is about the Church’s apostasy which doesn't appear in the official version.He blames the Cardinals Sodano and Bertone for this, and strangely passes over the fact that Cardinal Ratzinger participated in the publication and even wrote the secret’s official interpretation.Viganò warns of attacks on the priesthood like the introduction of deaconesses, abolishing celibacy, and blurring the difference...
  • Heaven and Earth Meet: ‘Fatima’ Brings the Miraculous to the Big Screen

    08/24/2020 12:57:40 PM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 50 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 8-24-2020 | Joseph Pronechen
    New film highlights the enduring message of Our Lady. Fatima is a beautiful, moving film. Who can resist a story about a Mother come from heaven to help a straying world and tell her prodigal children exactly how and why they need to get back to their Father to bring peace? While the Blessed Mother’s appearance at Fatima and the “Miracle of the Sun” happened 103 years ago and since then has become known to tens of millions of people, the film’s appeal stretches across boundaries. Fatima devotees, nominal Catholics, non-Catholics and those who aren’t religiously oriented will find something...
  • What we know of Our Lady of Fatima’s ‘3rd secret’ appears to be unfolding in Church today: priest

    08/15/2020 4:27:49 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | August 15, 2020 | Maike Hickson
    What we know of Our Lady of Fatima’s ‘3rd secret’ appears to be unfolding in Church today: priest August 15, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Father Frank Unterhalt, a German diocesan priest and speaker of a group of faithful priests called Communio veritatis, has written an article about the current crisis in the Catholic Church and linking it back to the message of Our Lady of Fatima. He quotes Cardinal Ciappi, a theologian of the Papal House from 1955 to 1989, who stated in 1955: “In the Third Secret it is predicted, among other things, that the great apostasy in the Church...
  • Our Lady of Fatima's Crown - crafted by Portuguese jewelers (CATH CAUCUS)

    07/12/2020 12:57:45 PM PDT · by Marchmain · 2 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | July 12, 2020 | Joseph Pronechen
    For the last 74 years, one of the most recognizable royal crowns in the world is the one worn by Our Lady of Fatima at her shrine in Portugal. Pilgrims in Fatima can see this crown on the original image of Our Lady of Fatima during the anniversaries of the apparitions and other great celebrations. Her canonical coronation took place in Fatima on May 13, 1946, when Venerable Pope Pius XII sent Cardinal Benedetto Masella, his pontifical legate, to personally preside over this coronation of Our Lady of Fatima, Queen of Peace and of the World, as Pius XII named...
  • [Catholic Family News] Viganò Vindicates Traditionalists and “Fatimists”

    06/10/2020 12:05:40 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | June 3, 2020 | Matt Gaspers
    [Catholic Caucus] Viganò Vindicates Traditionalists and “Fatimists” Since the publication of his testimony concerning Theodore McCarrick and the widespread cover-up of the latter’s crimes, “beginning in the Roman Curia” and including Pope Francis himself (Aug. 2018), Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, former apostolic nuncio to the United States (2011-2016), has exhibited an astounding transformation.Less than two years ago, he was simply a retired Vatican diplomat, one who easily could have chosen to live out his retirement years in peace, comfort, and anonymity. Instead, not only did he choose to expose “the homosexual current” among the Church’s hierarchy – those prelates bent...
  • Archbishop Viganò: Third Secret of Fatima has not yet been fully published

    04/23/2020 8:25:15 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 28 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 22, 2020 | Maike Hickson
    Archbishop Viganò: Third Secret of Fatima has not yet been fully published The full message of Our Lady of Fatima 'remains a secret today.' April 22, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – In a stunning new interview, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the former papal nuncio in Washington, D.C. and the prelate who accused Pope Francis of covering up the crimes of Theodore McCarrick, has now publicly stated that he does not believe that the Vatican up to today has published the full Third Secret of Fatima. This report has already found interest in Italy, by outlets such as Corrispondenza Romana and Stilum Curiae. ...
  • Catholic Caucus: TFP, Tradition Family & Property - America Needs Fatima, let's chat

    11/10/2019 9:13:09 PM PST · by Coleus · 5 replies
    I just wanted to get some info. on this group and its directors: Robert Ritchie and John Horvat II. I've been getting mail from them for about 20 years. I don't know how they can afford to give out free books and rosaries, etc. and how they afford the big banners for their 20,000 rosary rallies on the 2nd Saturday of October.  I remember reading some negative comments on the FR many years ago stating that they recruit boys for their school and they don't wind up going into the seminary.  I see them at the March for Life every...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Fatima’s Angel of Peace and the Need for Eucharistic Reparation

    08/09/2019 2:25:39 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | August 8, 2019 | Matt Gaspers
    [Catholic Caucus] Fatima’s Angel of Peace and the Need for Eucharistic Reparation A Crisis of Faith Earlier this week, Pew Research Center summarized their findings about U.S. adult Catholics and belief in transubstantiation and the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist as follows: Transubstantiation – the idea that during Mass, the bread and wine used for Communion become the body and blood of Jesus Christ – is central to the Catholic faith. Indeed, the Catholic Church teaches that “the Eucharist is ‘the source and summit of the Christian life.’”But a new Pew Research Center survey finds that most self-described Catholics don’t believe this...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Day by Day -- Saints for All, Saints Jacinta and Francisco Marto, 02-20-19

    02/20/2019 3:34:22 PM PST · by Salvation · 1 replies ^ | 02-20-19 | franciscanmedia
    Franciscan Media Image: Photo of Lúcia Santos, Francisco and Jacinta Marto | photo by Joshua Benoliel Saints Jacinta and Francisco Marto Saint of the Day for February 20 (Jacinta: 1910 – February 20, 1920 | Francisco: 1908 – April 14, 1919) Saints Jacinta and Francisco Marto’s Story Between May 13 and October 13, 1917, three Portuguese shepherd children from Aljustrel, received apparitions of Our Lady at Cova da Iria, near Fátima, a city 110 miles north of Lisbon. At that time, Europe was involved in an extremely bloody war. Portugal itself was in political turmoil, having overthrown its monarchy...
  • [Catholic Caucus] The Church's Ultimate Trial

    08/22/2018 9:45:28 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | August 21, 2018 | Fr. Ladis J. Cizik
    Aug 21 The Church's Ultimate Trial Fr. Ladis J. Cizik CFN Blog Editor’s Note: The following is the text of a sermon given by the author at a Traditional Latin Mass on August 19, 2018. Catholic Family News thanks Fr. Cizik for his continued public witness, spiritual support, and timely insights during these times of terrible darkness.*****In Nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti. Amen.In regard to the current sex-abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, let us reflect upon the following prophetic words:“Before Christ’s second coming the Church must pass through a final trial that will shake the faith of...
  • Facial Recognition Experts prove Novus Ordo Vatican’s “Sister Lucy of Fatima”...(Catholic Caucus)

    08/02/2018 11:48:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 21 replies
    Novus Ordo Watch ^ | August 1, 2018 | Novus Ordo Watch
    FULL TITLE: BOMBSHELL ANNOUNCEMENT! Facial Recognition Experts prove Novus Ordo Vatican’s “Sister Lucy of Fatima” was an Impostor Ladies and gentlemen, this is big news: A team of professional facial recognition experts has concluded a scientific investigation into the question of whether Sister Lucia dos Santos of Fatima, one of the three children to whom Our Lady appeared in 1917, is in fact the same woman whom the Vatican paraded around as an adherent of Vatican II and the conciliar “popes” from 1958 until her own death in 2005. The results are now in and can be summarized in two...
  • [Catholic Caucus] A Dying Mother, A Rosary, And A Son

    05/06/2018 4:58:32 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    America Needs Fatima ^ | May 6, 2018 | Rev. James Alberione via Andrea F. Phillips
    In the mid 1800’s there lived in Paris a good woman who, after her husband died, was left destitute. The widow had an only son, Hubald, who was her pride and joy. Worn down by poverty, sacrifice, and worry, she became critically ill. Calling her son to her bedside she said, “Hubald, son, I am about to die. I would like to make a last will.” “Mother,” remonstrated the lad, “We’ve never had less; what can you possibly leave me?” “I have a treasure to leave you,” said his dying mother, “Reach under my pillow.” Doing so, Hubald pulled out...
  • Cath Cauc: Now We Know Why Pope Francis Destroyed the Pontifical Academy for Life: ...

    01/13/2018 5:52:21 PM PST · by ebb tide · 15 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | January 13, 2018 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    Now We Know Why Pope Francis Destroyed the Pontifical Academy for Life: New Appointee Declares Contraception Can Be a Duty by Christopher A. Ferrara January 13, 2018 It was always obvious why Pope Francis destroyed John Paul II’s Pontifical Academy for Life by sacking its entire membership of 172 persons, ordering the rewriting of its statutes and abolishing the pro-life oath that members were once required to take.  The plan was to convert the Pontifical Academy for Life into a vehicle for furthering his incredible program, now underway, of attempting to undermine the Church’s teaching on the intrinsic evil of...
  • [Catholic Caucus] A new attack against Fatima “traditionalists”

    11/29/2017 3:52:01 PM PST · by ebb tide · 2 replies
    AKA Catholic ^ | November 28, 2017 | Louie Verrecchio
    Catholic World Report has recently published an interview with Kevin Symonds, author of On the Third Part of the Secret of Fatima (En Route Books and Media, 2017). Symonds, who is a friend of the World Apostolate of Fatima (the former Blue Army and “official” Vatican mouthpiece), debated Christopher Ferrara last month at the Angelus Press Conference.I wasn’t present for the debate, but based on the content of the CWR interview, I am rather certain that Mr. Ferrara filleted his opponent’s arguments with ease.In any case, I look forward to Mr. Ferrara’s response to the interview, which presumably will come...
  • Close Your Umbrellas! A Mediation on a Saying at Fatima

    10/25/2017 8:48:23 AM PDT · by Salvation · 17 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10-24-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Close Your Umbrellas! A Mediation on a Saying at Fatima. Msgr. Charles Pope • October 24, 2017 • On at least two different occasions, Sr. Lucia gave the following instruction to the crowd at Fatima: “Close your umbrellas. Our Lady is coming!” In the pictures of the throngs gathered on the 13th of each month in Fatima, one can often see umbrellas. They were sometimes used to shield people from the rain, but even more often to provide shade from the strong sunlight.“Close your umbrellas” isn’t exactly one of the more famous aspects of the message of Fatima. However,...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Fatima’s October 13 Apparition: More Than Meets the Eye

    10/13/2017 9:29:50 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 31 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | October 13, 2017 | JOSEPH PRONECHEN
    A crowd watches the ‘Miracle of the Sun’ during the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima on October 13, 1917. (Illustração Portuguesa) We’re heard much about the Miracle of the Sun, thanks be to God, that startled 70,000-plus people at the Cova da Iria 100 years ago on Oct. 13. Instead of repeating basic details of the Miracle that Our Lady had promised in July saying, in October I will tell you who I am and what I want. I will then perform a miracle so that all may believe, and in August repeated, In the last month I...