Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima: Fatima, Portugal

Fatima’s fame is due to the Apparition of Our Lady of the Rosary that appeared to three shepherd children: Lucia dos Santos and her two younger cousins, Francisco and Jacinta.  These three small children witness several apparitions in 1917. 2017 will mark the 100th anniversary of the sighting and message of Mary’s appearance to three shepherd children.

Inside the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima - Fatima, Portugal

The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima is one of the most famous Marian shrines in the world.  Some four million people visit Fatima each year, drawn by apparitions of the Virgin Mary reported by three local shepherd children in 1917. Follow J. Christina through Portugal and Spain in this series 2016.

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