The Word Among Us

October 2017 Issue

100 Years, Praying for Peace

Pope Francis’ Fatima prayer.

100 Years, Praying for Peace: Pope Francis’ Fatima prayer.

In May, Pope Francis made a special pilgrimage to Fatima, Portugal. He didn’t add any other stops to this trip; it was all about Mary and her apparitions to the three shepherd children one hundred years ago. Francis also went as a pilgrim himself to venerate Mary and to pray for peace. During this month in which we celebrate the feast of the Holy Rosary (October 7), let’s join the Holy Father in prayer through and with Our Lady of the Rosary.

Hail Holy Queen, Blessed Virgin of Fatima, Our refuge and our companion on the way to God! We give thanks to God the Father,...

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