Welcome to America Needs Fatima

America Needs Fatima (ANF) is The American TFP's special campaign to spread the Fatima message in the United States. The goal of America Needs Fatima is to win the heart and soul of America for Mary by spreading Our Lady's Fatima message and promoting devotion to Her Immaculate Heart.

America urgently needs the prophetic messages of Our Lady at Fatima. Above all, America needs a clear direction, a great purpose, and the means to achieve it. The admonitions, requests, and warnings of Mary Most Holy can rightly be called a heaven-sent survival manual.

What people say. . .

America Needs Fatima has definitely had a positive effect on my life. The Public Square Rosary Crusade, the various campaigns against blasphemy and the Saint Joseph Caravan for Traditional Marriage have inspired me to share, defend and love my Faith in a new way. On May 13, I will be making my Confirmation as an eighth grader in my parish. Could you please pray for me that I may become mature and courageous in my Catholic Faith? Thank you again for your wonderful example."

M.O., Pennsauken, N.J

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Free Devotional Items

Send a White Rose To Fatima in Portugal

 

Send your rose to Our Lady

Your White Rose will be taken to Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal. It's part of a huge bouquet of roses we take to Fatima every year on October 13, the anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun. To send your rose click on image

 

Free 8X10 Picture of Our Lady of Fatima

 

Free 8x10 Picture of Our Lady of Fatima

“Mary In Every Home” is ANF’s longest-running campaign. To date, more than 10,000,000 pictures of Our Lady of Fatima have been distributed to American homes. Order your free copy today and display it in a prominent location in your home. 

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Free Sacred Heart Badge

Sacred Heart badge and key chain tag

Keep This Badge With You At All Times 

Blessed Pope Pius IX in 1870 blessed the Badge of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and all badges made after this model, saying, “I want Satan to be unable to cause any harm to those who wear this Badge.” 

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Complimentary Saint Michael the Archangel’s medal

 

 

Saint Michael the Archangel medal

St. Michael the Archangel, the Prince of the Heavenly Host, who cried out, “Who is like unto God?” in defense of our Creator as he fought Lucifer and the rest of the rebellious angels.  

Wear this Saint Michael Medal, pray to this mighty angel and you will receive his protection. To order click on image

Book of Confidence

 

 Book of Confidence

This little book is big on content. Drawing on Sacred Scripture and the lives of the saints, the masterful pen of Fr. Thomas de Saint Laurent carries us to the serene realm of confidence. Order your FREE copy of this marvelous and moving booklet.

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The Way of the Cross and Our Lady of Sorrows

 

The Way of the Cross
and Our Lady of Sorrows prayer card

Prof. Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira’s meditations on the fourteen Stations of the Cross, especially adapted to our days. A beautifully illustrated booklet with an audio CD included. Comes with Our Lady of Sorrows prayer card

To order click on image

 

DAILY QUOTE for April 25, 2014

All the penalties imposed by divine judgment upon man for...

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April 25

 

All the penalties imposed
by divine judgment upon man
for the sin of the first transgression
– death, toil, hunger, thirst and the like –
He took upon Himself, becoming what we are,
so that we might become what He is.

St. Mark the Hermit

SAINT OF THE DAY

St. Mark the Evangelist

It is generally believed that the apostle Mark, one of th...

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St. Mark the Evangelist

It is generally believed that the Apostle Mark, one of the four recorders of the Gospel of Jesus, was one and the same as the John, "whose other name was Mark," who is mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles.

We learn from the Epistle to the Colossians that Mark was a kinsman of Barnabas, who was a Levite, which presupposes that Mark was also of a Levitical family.

We read of Mark accompanying Paul and Barnabas on their apostolic missions, assisting them in Cyprus (Acts 13:5) and journeying with them to Perga in Pamphylia, from whence he returned on his own to Jerusalem (Acts 13:13). The Apostle to the Gentiles seems to have construed this last action on Mark's part as displaying a certain disloyalty. Later, when preparing to visit Cilicia and Asia Minor, a heated argument ensued with Paul refusing to include Mark, while Barnabas defended his cousin, "so that they separated from each other; Barnabas took Mark with him and sailed away to Cyprus, but Paul chose Silas and departed" (Acts 15, 37-40).

Ironically, it is this same John Mark who is later imprisoned with Paul in Rome. As proof of how much his personal opinion concerning Mark had changed during their joint captivity, the Apostle to the Gentiles afterwards writes to Timothy in Ephesus, “…take Mark and bring him with thee, for he is profitable to me in the ministry.”

On the other hand, tradition strongly affirms that Mark, the author of the second gospel, was more closely associated with St. Peter. Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus and Papias speak of Mark as being Peter's interpreter. Writing from Rome, Peter refers to “my son, Mark” (1 Peter 5, 13) who apparently was there with him. This is undoubtedly Mark the Evangelist.

Ancient tradition relates that Mark lived for some years in Alexandria as bishop of that city, and there suffered martyrdom.

The city of Venice claims to possess the remains of St. Mark the Evangelist, brought there from Alexandria in the ninth century. Preserved by the Venetians for centuries, their authenticity has not gone unchallenged. From time immemorial, however, St. Mark – Apostle and Evangelist – symbolized by the lion, has always been honored as patron of this "Queen of the Adriatic."

Photo by: Bolo77/Stefano Bolognini

WEEKLY STORY

Cause of Our Joy

We are well aware Our Lady is constantly working and spre...

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Cause of Our Joy

We are well aware Our Lady is constantly working and spreading her graces as we travel to homes with the statue of Our Lady of Fatima. On a recent visit in south Texas, we were surprised to see Our Lady’s visit to one household as the culmination of a beautiful story of grace, nine months in the making.  

Our hosts had gathered friends and neighbors from their small town on a sunny afternoon to welcome the statue of Our Lady of Fatima. As the program progressed, the lady of the house asked to tell a story about a certain grace she had received. Two years ago, her daughter had suffered a miscarriage in her first pregnancy, which had a devastating effect on the family. This past year, the same daughter again became pregnant.  However, rather than being a cause for rejoicing, the family was apprehensive due to what had happened previously. Our hostess then explained how she and her husband vowed to take a dozen roses at the beginning of each month of the pregnancy to Our Lady’s shrine at the local parish, asking the Queen of Heaven for a safe delivery. The florist of the town, upon hearing the story, took great care to make an extra-beautiful bouquet in honor of our Blessed Mother.

For nine months, the couple was faithful in bringing the flowers and asking Our Lady’s powerful help. To their great surprise, the final time coincided with our visit with the statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Our hostess began to cry tears of joy in telling the story, so honored was she to have such a clear sign of the intercession of the Mother of God. She then told that the doctors all gave reports of a healthy pregnancy, and the child was due any day now. The last bouquet of roses, lovingly arranged by the town’s florist, was placed at the feet of the statue of Our Lady of Fatima in thanksgiving for a healthy pregnancy and their soon to be newborn grandchild.

We later learned that a healthy boy was born two days after the visit. Not only did Our Lady grant new life to a family who was so eager to welcome it, but she also restored the hope and strengthened the faith of this family and all who were gathered to share their joy. This easily brought to mind one of the beautiful titles of Our Lady from the Litany of Loreto: Causa nostrae letitiae, Cause of Our Joy. May Our Lady bring to the fullness of joy all who invoke her with confidence.

Become a Child Of Mary

By Ben Broussard

We are well aware Our Lady is constantly working and spreading her graces as we travel to homes with the statue of Our Lady of Fatima. On a recent visit in south Texas, we were surprised to see Our Lady’s visit to one household as the culmination of a beautiful story of grace, nine months in the making.

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