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Fatima: The Pilgrimage

Thanks to the special people at Marian Pilgrimages, we are raffling off a 10-day 9-night, all-inclusive pilgrimage to Fatima and Lourdes scheduled for Spring of 2021 (See the trip highlights below the entry form). Only 250 tickets will be sold for this marvelous opportunity to walk where our Blessed Mother appeared to children! Tickets are $100 each. All proceeds benefit missionaries supported by The Society for the Propagation of the Faith. Enter to win below!

The winner will be announced at the Drive-In screening of Fatima, the movie, on August 9th at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted in Waltham, hosted by Bishop Robert Reed of CatholicTV. Click here to reserve your space at the movie.

Win a Pilgrimage for 2 to Fatima and Lourdes

Courtesy of Marian Pilgrimages, this raffle will benefit the missionaries who depend on The Propagation of the Faith! Tickets are $100 each - only 250 tickets will be sold. Trip package is worth over $6100!
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Details of the pilgrimage:

  • While in Fatima, we celebrate Mass in the Capelinha – Apparition site at Cova da Iria. Every evening we have an opportunity to take part in the evening torchlight processions.
  • On our orientation tour of the Sanctuary, we see the Rosary Basilica with the tombs of Francisco, Jacinta, and Lucia, the Berlin Wall, the Old Holmoak, Monument to the Sacred Heart, the Fountain, Basilica of the Holy Trinity, and the Chapel of Adoration.
  • We will walk the Hungarian Way of the Cross, through the Olive and Oak trees, to Valinhos (where Our Lady appeared on 19th August 1917) to the Calvary. Visit Loca do Anjo where the Angel of Peace appeared to the Children. Continue to Aljustrel and visit the homes of the Little Shepherds and see the Well in Lucia’s garden where they also had a vision.
  • Take in a tour to Santarem and visit the Church of St Stephen – site of a Eucharistic Miracle over 700 years ago.
  • During our time in Lourdes we will visit the Grotto of Massabielle and take in a walking tour to the Boly Mill, where Bernadette was born, and to the Cachot, an abandoned prison where Bernadette’s family lived.
  • Take part in the torchlight processions each evening. As early as 18th February 1858, the day of the third Apparition, one of the two people accompanying Bernadette had carried a candle. After this, Bernadette herself always came with a candle. The iconic Lourdes Torchlight Procession, known throughout the world, was introduced in Lourdes in 1863 by Father Marie-Antoine, a Capuchin also known as the Saint of Toulouse. The Marian Procession is the most popular celebration in Lourdes. During the Procession the Rosary is recited. At the beginning of each decade, a few words in several languages give direction to the prayer. The Ave Maria and other hymns can be heard in many languages. In the serenity of the evening, each pilgrim carries his or her own personal intentions as the prayer gathers the assembly of all nations, people, and languages with the Virgin Mary, like the disciples in the Cenacle after the Ascension of Christ. The procession takes place regardless of the weather.
  • Visit the Baths of Lourdes, a focal point of the sanctuary, filled with the “healing” spring water of Lourdes. Immerse yourself in the baths where hundreds of miraculous healings have taken place. “Go and drink at the spring and wash yourself there!” These words of the Virgin Mary to Bernadette during one of the Apparitions inspired the creation of the Baths near the Grotto in which the pilgrims are immersed.