Blessed Christmas and Happy New Year!

The World Apostolate of Fatima wishes you Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year, full of God’s peace and joy, under the loving care of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima.    

Meeting with Pope Francis

The participants at the Third World Congress of Ecclesial Movements and New Communities, held in Rome last November, were received by Pope Francis on the last day, at the Clementine Hall, in Vatican.  The International President of the World Apostolate of Fatima, Prof. Américo Pablo Lopez Ortiz and the Director of the International Secretariat, Nuno Prazeres, were among the restrict group of people that greeted and spoke to the Holy Father.

This international congress organized by the Pontifical Council for the Laity from November 20 to 22, under the theme “The joy of the Gospel, a missionary joy”, was attended by 300 people, from 40 different countries representing nearly 100 ecclesial movements and new communities. It

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International Children’s Eucharistic Holy Hour

On October 3, the World Apostolate of Fatima celebrated a worldwide international moment of prayer and Eucharistic adoration with children and youngsters. This was the 12th edition of this event which is carried out every year on the first Friday of October. The purpose is to offer children and youngsters an opportunity for an intimate meeting with Jesus in the Eucharist and to pray for the Holy Father, the families and peace in the world.

The Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, in Portugal joined this initiative and held in the afternoon of that day, in the Chapel of the Apparitions, a solemn Holy Hour of Eucharistic adoration and the recitation of the Rosary. The celebration was presided over by the Rector of the Fatima Shrine. The International President of the WAF was also in

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III African Regional Congress in Democratic Republic of Congo

Fromthe 10th to 14th of October, the World Apostolate of Fatima held its 3rd Regional African congress, in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, under the main theme: “World  Apostolate  of  Fatima:  Its mission  of  evangelization  in the  light  of  "Africae  Munus" and of the Synod on the  new  evangelization.”

More than sixty participants, coming from Tanzania, Nigeria and various regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo, assembled at the Theresianum Centre in Kinshasa for the African Regional Congress. Arriving on October 10th, the meeting begun officially on the 11th with Holy Mass in honour of Our Lady of the Rosary and the opening of the congress, presided by H. E. Mgr. Timothée Bodika,

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50th Anniversary of WAF in South Korea

The World Apostolate of Fatima in South Korea is celebrating this year the 50th anniversary of its presence in the country. The festive occasion was solemnly marked with a celebration presided by the auxiliary bishop of Busan, Msgr.Joseph Son Sam-seok, last October 10th.

In an atmosphere of festivity and in thanksgiving to God for the presence of the WAF in the country, hundreds of members gathered to celebrate the Holy Mass and share the fruits of 50 years of an active Apostolate of Fatima in South Korea.

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