Pilgrimage to Fatima

It was a great privilege for me to be on Pilgrimage in Fatima in this Centenary Year with the World Apostolate of Fatima.  I was touched to see so many from all over the world, and particularly pleased to be able to pray at the tombs of our two New Saints, Saint Jacinta and Saint Francisco, and to witness the great devotion that is shown to Our Blessed Lady.  In Fatima, we all experience the great tenderness of Our Heavenly Mother as she gazes upon us in Love and amidst a Sea of light.

To read the Homily for the Pilgrimage click here

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 Bishop Mark O’Toole, of Plymouth and Bishop Robert Byrne, Auxiliary in Birmingham, with some pilgrims at the Chapel of Apparitions in Fatima  Torch Light procession in front of the Basilica of Fatima  Bishop Mark O’Toole with his mother (right) and aunt on pilgrimage in Fatima  Torch Light Procession, Fatima
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 Statue of Our Lady of Fatima in front of the Basilica for the Celebration of Mass  Bishop Mark of Plymouth and pilgrims doing the Stations of the Cross in Fatima  The Basilica of Fatima with the images of the two new Saints, St Jacinta and St Francisco.