It’s October, so we’re now 10 months into the 100-year anniversary of the Fatima apparitions. Think you’ve heard everything about this message?
I guarantee you haven’t heard the story told quite like this before, and if you’re skeptical about the whole thing, all the more reason to pick up Our Lady of Fatima: 100 years of stories, prayers, and devotions by Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle.
Mary wants to lead us to her Son, Jesus Christ. She wants peace for the world, and she wants us to repent of our sins so we can all make it to Heaven!
In this book, Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle takes readers through a century of fascinating stories related to Fatima. She recounts what occurred in this city back in 1916 and 1917 and the Fatima prophecies that have been fulfilled since that time. She also shares things that Sr. Lucia experienced later in her life as she worked to ensure that Mary’s message spread throughout the Church.
In these pages, you will hear remarkable stories you’ve never heard before, and details that you won’t find in other places. Did you know that Saint Mother Teresa planned a top secret mission in Russia specifically to occur just as Saint John Paul II consecrated Russia to Mary’s Immaculate Heart? Did you know she pulled it off?
Do you know about the devotion of the Five First Saturdays? Do you know why Mary specifically requested five and not six or seven?
Do you know how you can incorporate the Fatima prayers into your daily life to make atonement for the sins of the world? All of this and more is shared.
Perhaps as astounding as the Fatima miracles themselves are the personal experiences of the author that she shares at the end of the book. I don’t want to spoil the end, but it’s unbelievable what this woman endured for the sake of this writing. The timing of her injuries is absolutely astounding.
In short, I had a hard time putting this book down! You won’t want to miss this exciting read!
And a note to any skeptics: With Mary, you have nothing to fear except fear itself. Fear of Mary will only keep you from Mary, which will only keep you from a deeper intimacy with Christ. Our Mother Mary who is Our Lady of Fatima, is the Mother of Jesus Christ who is our brother. Hence, she is our Mother, too, and Jesus also gave her to us on the Cross. Mary is truly amazing. She also only wants to do the will of her Son. She wants to support Jesus as much as possible in the work of bringing all souls to Heaven. Perhaps you will be able to get to know her just a little better through the words in this book.
Mother Mary, pray for us! God bless you!
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