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FT Chapter 15 (World Consecration to Immaculate Heart of Mary) (Post for Friday, September 8)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 8/18/17

FT Chapter 15 (World Consecration to Immaculate Heart of Mary)

Totus Tuus (Totally Yours) a reference to total consecration to Our Lady which John Paul II made many years before becoming Pope.  He placed the M on his Coat of Arms as a reminder of his devotion and ... Read More »

FT Chapter 14 (Keep Trying) (Post for Friday, September 1)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 8/18/17

  FT Chapter 14 (Keep Trying)

Sr. Lucia with Pope Paul VI

There were two parts to what Our Lady asked for: We covered the first with the Five First Saturdays Devotion.  But Our Lady asked for something else.  She asked that the Holy Father Consecrate Russia ... Read More »

FT Chapter 13 (High Five) (Post for Friday, August 25)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 8/18/17

FT Chapter 13 (High Five)

Numbers are important.  So for instance we see 3’s, 7’s 12’s and 40’s in the Bible and when we do we stop and take a closer look.  So today, Lucia has entered the convent and she has three private revelations (Fatima for Today, ... Read More »

FT Chapter 12 (Death of the Young)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 8/17/17

FT Chapter 12 (Death of the Young)

Death will come to us all, but it always seems easier to deal with the death of someone who has lived a good long many years compared to those who die young.  But God’s thoughts are not our thoughts, nor are His ... Read More »

FT Chapter 11 (SUN)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 8/06/17

FT Chapter 11 (SUN)

The last apparition at Fatima took place on October 13, 1917.  Our Lady appeared and said, “I want to tell you that a chapel is to be built here in my honour.  I am the Lady of Rosary.  Continue always to pray the Rosary ... Read More »

FT Chapter 10 (The best is yet to come)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 8/03/17

FT Chapter 10 (The best is yet to come)

Sometimes we need to hear a message a few times to realize the importance of what is being asked.  I believe that is part of what Our Lady was doing.  On September 13, when she appeared, she said to ... Read More »

FT Chapter 9 (Real Suffering)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 7/27/17

FT Chapter 9 (Real Suffering)

Trusting and planning are good things.  Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco were trusting children and they planned on doing what Our Lady asked of them.  Well, sometimes monkey wrenches are thrown in and that is what happened.  The children thought that they were going ... Read More »

FT Chapter 8 (Penance and Suffering)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 7/20/17

FT Chapter 8 (Penance and Suffering)

The third part of the message of Fatima from July 13th, that is the third secret, is made up of three parts.  The children saw three different scenes (Fatima for Today, 77).  The first scene is about penance.  We need to do ... Read More »

FT Chapter 7 (Peace with Consecration)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 7/14/17

FT Chapter 7 (Peace with Consecration)

The second secret of Fatima which is part of the July 13 apparition of Our Lady shows what will happen if we don’t heed Our Lady.

Pray for peace by praying the Rosary or else a worse world war is coming.  World War ... Read More »

FT Chapter 6 (Eternal Suffering)

Posted by Father Thomas Galarneault on 7/07/17

FT Chapter 6 (Eternal Suffering)

The seers have now seen our Lady twice; she comes again on July 13.  This is the third time.  Our author, Fr. Andrew Apostoli, breaks this apparition into three chapters covering the three secrets that the children were given.  The first secret that the ... Read More »