Feast of Our Lady of Fatima : Saturday 13th May
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 9:56AM
Edwina Gillett

 On Saturday 13th May the Lancaster Deanery will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. The format of the celebrations will be as follows: 11.00 Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, 12.15 Mass in the Cathedral, 13.00 Procession of Our Lady of Fatima, followed by refreshments in the Social Centre. The celebration will end by 15.30. Prepare by reciting the following Novena:

Novena in preparation of the feast 4th - 12th May 2017

Prayer to Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima, pray for our dear country.

Our Lady of Fatima, sanctify our clergy. Our Lady of Fatima, make our Catholics more fervent.

Our Lady of Fatima, help those who invoke Your aid. Our Lady of Fatima, deliver us from all dangers.

Our Lady of Fatima, help us to resist temptation. Our Lady of Fatima, obtain for us all we lovingly ask of You.

Our Lady of Fatima, help those who are dear to us. Our Lady of Fatima, bring Our Lady of Fatima, guide and inspire those who govern us. Our Lady of Fatima, cure the sick who confide in You.

Our Lady of Fatima, console the sorrowful who trust in You.

back to the right road our erring brothers.

Our Lady of Fatima, make our men true and noble Christians.

Our Lady of Fatima, make our women pure and holy.

Our Lady of Fatima, preserve us from the dangers of communism.

Our Lady of Fatima, give us back our ancient fervour.

Our Lady of Fatima, obtain for us pardon of our many   sins and offences                                                                

Our Lady of Fatima, bring all men to the feet of Your Divine Child.

Our Lady of Fatima, obtain peace for the world.

 LET US PRAY

 O God of infinite goodness and mercy, fill our hearts with a great confidence in Your most holy Mother, whom we invoke under the title of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fatima and grant us by Her most powerful intercession all the graces, spiritual and temporal, which we need.  Through Jesus Christ Our Lord.  Amen

 Emmanuel Cerejeira,  Cardinal Patriarch,  Lisbon, 21st November, 1938

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