Tag: Apparition

Sep 2017
St. Jacinta Martos of Fatima

In this year in which we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima I have been writing week after week about the history and message of the apparitions. Now it is time to say something about the messengers, the three shepherd children, Lucia dos Santos and her two younger cousins, St. Francisco and St. Jacinta. I will begin with the youngest, Jacinta who was born on March 11, 1910 and died on February 20, 1920, a few weeks shy of her 10th birthday. She was beatified by......

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