SSPX Fatima Pilgrimage 2017

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Preparation For the 100th Anniversary

The Society St. Pius X is organizing an International Pilgrimage to Fatima from August 17-21, 2017 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady.

A pilgrimage with SSPX chaplains will be leaving Asia and participating in this SSPX Fatima Pilgrimage

Departure from Singapore on 17 August 2017

18 August: Arrival in Fatima

19-20 August: SSPX International Pilgrimage

21 August: Lisbon + St Anthony + Santarem’s Eucharistic miracle

22 August: leave Fatima for Rome

22 to 27 August: Rome (stay near Circus Maximus in a religious house close to city centre) 

27 August: Mugnano (St Philomena) + San Giovanni Rotondo + Mount Gargano

28 August: Lanciano’s Eucharistic miracle + back to Rome airport

29 August: arrival in Singapore

Total cost all included: approx. SGD3,600 (airfare, food and lodging, transport in Italy but doesn't include 4 dinners in Rome in case people want to be free in the evening).

Final deadline to enrol is 30 September 2016 with a SGD500 nonrefundable deposit.

Enrolment here.

First Saturdays Devotion

During her July 1917 apparition at Fatima, Our Lady said to Lucy:

I shall come to ask... that on the First Saturday of every month, Communions of reparation be made in atonement for the sins of the world.”

To those who faithfully follow our Lady’s requests, she has made this wonderful promise to “assist at the hour of death with the graces necessary for salvation.” This means that our Blessed Mother will be present at the hour of death with the actual grace of final perseverance.

To know more about this important devotion >

To help comply with the requests, you can:

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Our Lady Appears At Fatima

On May 13, 1917, the children did not know the confused condition of the world. They had not heard the voice of Pope Benedict XV, who had addressed himself to the Mother of Mankind, asking the Blessed Virgin Mary to look upon the world in tears, to sympathize with the wailing of innocent children, the anguished cries of mothers and wives. This was the day on which the Queen of Heaven had decided to answer the Holy Father’s plea.

Around noon, the children were startled by a sudden flash of lightning. Looking up, they saw no sign of a storm. The sky had never been so beautiful, nor the valley more peaceful. Again came the flash.

Fearing now that a sudden storm would overtake them, they ran in the direction of the little cave. As they turned, they were startled to see a beautiful lady standing in one of the little oak trees nearby. “Do not be afraid. I will do you no harm,” said the beautiful lady. Unafraid, Lucy questioned:

Where is Your Grace from?

I am of Heaven.

Shall I go to Heaven?

Yes, you will.”

Then, thinking of her companions:

And Jacinta?


And Francisco?

Also, but he will have to say many rosaries."

Indeed, Francisco became an inspiration to the others. One day the girls were so busy playing that they did not think of Francisco until lunch time. “Francisco,” they called, “Are you ready to eat lunch with us?” “No, I don’t want any lunch.” Later they asked what he was doing, “I was thinking of Our Lord, Who is sad because of so many sins. How I wish I could make Him happy!” Another time they called him to play, and he simply held up his rosary. “Oh, say that later.” “Now, and later too,” answered the boy. “Don’t you remember that Our Lady said I would have to say many rosaries?”