Fascinating Fátima Videos

Hello Everyone! I continue to be busy and have recently received some news of import to me that I might be sharing with you soon.

I discovered some rather fascinating videos available on the Internet about Fátima. They are in Portuguese, so those with a facility in the language will find these to be very enlightening. Go check them out!

Papa Paulo VI em Fátima

(Pope Paul VI in Fatima)

Paulo VI – Peregrino de Fátima

(Paul VI – Pilgrim of Fatima)

A Irmã Lúcia

(Sister Lucia)

Irmã Lúcia em Fátima

(Sr. Lucia in Fatima)

Irmã Lúcia com João Paulo II

(Sr. Lucia with John Paul II)

Revelação do Terceiro Segredo
de Fátima

(Revelation of the Third Secret of Fatima)

Morreu a Irmã Lúcia

(Sr. Lucia Dies)

An Intriguing Phenomenon and a Fatima Connection?

When you see a night illumined by an unknown light, know that this is the great sign given you by God that He is about to punish the world for its crimes, by means of war, famine, and persecutions of the Church and of the Holy Father.”

–Our Lady of Fatima
July 13, 1917
(Fatima in Lucia’s Own Words I:124)

Hello Everyone!

On July 13, 1917, Our Lady predicted to the three seers of Fatima that there would be an unknown light that would illumine the sky. This sign, she further said, was to indicate that God was about to punish the world for its crimes.

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Gaspers’ Interpretations of Fátima

On July 2, 2018, the publication Catholic Family News issued an article on the organization’s web site entitled Sexual Abuse and the Third Secret—A Timely Reminder. The article was written by the managing editor of Catholic Family News, Matthew Gaspers. Among other aims, the article seeks to connect the third part of the secret of Fátima with some recent news on allegations of sexual abuse.

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Fátima and Apostasy: A Response to Michael Lewis

Several months ago, an elderly Fátima scholar was discussing with me the theology presented within Our Lady’s message at Fátima, making a distinction between “high” Fátima theology and “low” Fátima theology. In regard to current events within the Church—particularly those involving Pope Francis—I believe such a distinction can provide some instructive insight.

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The Circumspection of Sr. Lúcia

Chosen souls are often subtle in their speech and Sr. Lúcia of Fátima is no exception. Humble to the core, she did not want to draw attention to herself but keep focused upon God and Our Lady’s message. She did not want to speak about herself or her mystical experiences. How much, then, if at all, did this reluctance influence Sr. Lúcia’s writings on Fátima?

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Fátima and Dr. Maike Hickson

Hi Everyone!
I noticed today that Dr. Maike Hickson has written yet another article pertaining to Fátima. She is claiming that unnamed sources of hers in the Vatican have “indirectly” told her that there is a second text.

Dr. Hickson’s continued support and promotion of the “fourth secret of Fátima” is causing grave injury to the unity of the Church.* Thus, a question for her consideration:

At what point in time did Our Lady rescind her command of January 3, 1944 to Sr. Lúcia not to reveal the meaning of the third part of the secret?

-Kevin J. Symonds

*I am here using the term “fourth secret of Fátima” to refer to an alleged second text that is said to remain covered-up by the Holy See.

The Silence of John XXIII and the Third Part of the Secret of Fátima

Silence can be deafening and profound is the sound it makes. When Pope John XXIII read the third part of the secret in August, 1959, he “preferred silence” on the text.[i] It seems strange, almost cruel, that something so anticipated by the Catholic world would receive such treatment.[ii] We are, however, in a better position to understand John’s silence so let us listen to its echoes.

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