Day of the Virgin of Fatima: what is its history and what are its three prophecies

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As happens every year, this 13th May The Day of the Virgin of Fátima is celebrated to commemorate her first appearance in Cova da Iria, in Portugal, in 1917.

On that day, the Virgin appeared Lucy and his cousins Francisco and Jacinta Marto. Little kids care herds of their family and settled in the small town of Aljustrel, in Fatima.

The story of the Virgin of Fatima

On May 13, 1917, three little shepherds saw a lightning on a bright day. As they watched over their sheep, they saw a cloud on which a woman stood, surrounded by a glow that seemed to come from the sun. In his hands he held a glowing bead bead pearly and silver cross.

Lucia and Jacinta see and hear him; Francisco just saw him.

The Virgin of Fatima appeared to the little shepherds for the first time on May 13, 1917.

The Virgin of Fatima appeared to the little shepherds for the first time on May 13, 1917.

From the first time until the month of October, appeared the Virgin to shepherds on the 13th of each month and he left his three secrets or prophecies to the little ones.

Francisco and Jacinta Martos died shortly after; Lucía Santos is in charge of delivering them to the world.

What are the three prophecies of the Virgin of Fatima

Consider the three messages left by the Virgin of Fatima premonitory and, according to the Vatican, its content has been fulfilled.

St. John Paul II maintained that the visions of the Virgin of Fatima were “Private revelations whose purpose is to help you live more in harmony with the teachings of Christ”.

The first of the prophecies relates to Russian Revolution. It was 1917 and since February events have been taking place in that country that culminated in the October Revolution and, later, the formation of the Soviet Union.

The Virgin of Fatima left three messages that, according to the Vatican, are premonitory.

The Virgin of Fatima left three messages that, according to the Vatican, are premonitory.

Another prophecy mentions new times of war after World War I (which took place at that time and ended in November 1918) and World War II was advancing.

The last secret is linked to Pope Saint John Paul II and expected the attack suffered by the Supreme Pontiff on May 13, 1981when he was shot in Saint Peter’s Square.

John Paul himself is said to have survived the attack thanks to the Virgin Mary and the prophecy of the Virgin of Fatima that it was expected to happen.

Virgin of Fatima: what is the “Miracle of the Sun”

Ang Oct. 13, 1917 the sixth -and last- apparition of the Virgin of Fatima took place. At that moment, a phenomenon as mystical as it magically happened: the “Miracle of the Day”.

It all happened at noon in the Portuguese town of Cova da Iria in front of Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta Y thousands of pilgrims came to see the Virgin. They announced that he would appear and produce a miracle.

theThe sun shone ugly. In fact, it rains heavily. Noon came and nothing happened. Everyone is waiting. According to newspapers at the time, there were 40,000 people on the site. They were all soaking wet.

Lucia suddenly ordered the umbrellas to be put away. He turned, and Francisco and Jacinta warned them: “He’s coming, I’ve seen the light.” Suddenly the rain stopped and the sky was full of light.

In the place where the "Miracle of the Sun" took place, a sanctuary was built.  Photo: Shutterstock

In the place where the “Miracle of the Sun” took place, a sanctuary was built. Photo: Shutterstock

When appeared the Virginbrilliant, talked directly to Lucía, says José María Zavala in Fatima’s best kept secret.

“Tell them to build a chapel here in my honor; that I am Your Lady of the Rosary; that they continue to pray the Rosary daily. The war will end and the soldiers will soon return to their homes”he said that announced, likewise, the end of the First War.

Later the sun began to spin on itselfas if it were a wheel of fire, while spreading everywhere multicolored glares.

A few minutes later, he stopped to resume his incredible dance almost immediately, as if to do. separated from heaven and fell into the crowd.

Shocked and frightened, many of those present knelt down to pray or shout until they could no longer.

In the same area, not long afterward, in 1920, a chapel was built. It is currently a famous Sanctuary.

The prayer to the Virgin of Fatima

O Most Holy Virgin, you have appeared repeatedly to children; I also want to see you, hear your voice and say to you: My Mother, take me to Heaven. Trusting in your love, I ask you to take from me from your Son Jesus a living faith, intelligence to know and love him, perseverance and grace to serve him with my brothers, and locusts. day you will be there in Heaven. .

Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory.

My mother, I also ask you my parents, that they may live united in love; for my brothers, family and friends, so that living together as a family may one day we enjoy with you eternal life.

Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory.

Every year, on May 13, thousands of faithful gather in honor of the Virgin of Fatima.  Photo: Shutterstock.  Photo: Shutterstock

Every year, on May 13, thousands of faithful gather in honor of the Virgin of Fatima. Photo: Shutterstock. Photo: Shutterstock

I ask you in a special way for the conversion of sinners and peace in the world; for children, so that they will never lack divine help and what is necessary for their bodies, and one day attain eternal life.

Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory O my Mother, I know you will listen, and you will receive from me these and how many blessings are asked of you, because I ask for your love for your Son Jesus. Amen.

My mother, here is your child, be my Mother!

O sweet Heart of Mary, be my salvation!

Source of prayer: Devotorio.com

Source: Clarin

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