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Our Lady of Fatima100th Anniversary • October 13, 2017This week on October 13, children said that Mary urged2017, the Church marksthe 100th anniversary of the final appearance of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal. The Blessed Virgin Mary appeared six times to three shepherd children— siblings Francisco and Jacinta Marto and their older cousin Lucia de Jesus dos Santos—from May 13 to October 13. Thethem to pray the Rosary daily for peace in the world.In May 2017, Pope Francis celebrated the canonization Mass of Saints Francisco and Jacinta. Their cousin, knownas Sister Maria Lucia de Jesus when she became a Discalced Carmelite, was named a Servant of God in February.This week, pray a decade of the Rosary (see page 55 in What the Church Believes and Teaches) in memory of the new saints and Sister Maria Lúcia de Jesus, in honor of Our Lady of Fatima—and for the continued struggle to achieve peace in our world.Pope Francis prays toOur Lady of Fatima at Apparitions Chapel, Fatima Sanctuary, Leiria, Portugal.A statue of Our Lady of Fatima during the traditional candle procession at Fatima Sanctuary, Leiria, Portugal. More than five million people visit the Fatima shrine every year.Servant of God Sister Maria Luciade Jesus at the 50th anniversary celebration of the appearances of Our Lady of Fatima on May 13, 1967.PrayLord, it hurts to be left out. Help us to reach out to others so that no one in your family feels rejected.ThinkHave you ever make someone else feel left out? When have you had the chance to include someone but did not?ActReach out to someone who feels rejected. Help them see that theyare a special part of God’s family. Say hi to someone who is alone or invite them to sit with your family.For free at-home activities, de Jesus dos Santos and Jacinta and Francisco Marto are the three shepherd children to whom theVirgin Mary appeared six times in 1917 in Fatima,Portugal. Our Lady of Fatima urged the children to say the Rosary during each of her appearances.Imprimatur: +Most Reverend Robert J. McManus, S.T.D., Bishop of Worcester, May 29, 2017. Editorial Director: David Dziena; Editor: Nicholle Check; Designer: Jennifer Poferl. Printed in the USA. VISIONS copyright © 2017 by Pflaum Publishing Group, a division of Bayard, Inc., sponsored by the Augustinians of the Assumption.Material in this issue may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any form or format without special permission from the publisher.Page 1 photos (clockwise): EDA, iStockphoto, iStockphoto, Arieliona /Shutterstock; pages 2-3 art: Lorelyn Medina/Shutterstock; page 4 art: Marcelino Truong/Bayard;page 5 photos (top to bottom): EDA, NASA, EDA, EDA; page 6 photos (top to bottom): Alessia Giuliani/CPP/CIRIC, Bigstock photo; Art page 7: Thoom/Shutterstock;page 8 photos: Giancarlo Giuliani/CIRIC, Pool/CPP/CIRIC, Giuliani/CPP/CIRIC, Attributed to Joshua Benoliel [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons.LEADERSWith My Family and Friends

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