Summer 1978

Issue 1

“Make sacrifices for sinners and say often, especially while making a sacrifice: ‘O Jesus, this is for love of Thee, for the conversion of sinners and in reparation for offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary’.”

Canada’s Pilgrim Virgin Statue was blessed by our Holy Father Pope Paul VI on May 13, 1967 at Fatima. This Statue visits the different dioceses of Canada and these visits are the occasion of many spiritual and temporal blessings given through Our Heavenly Mother’s intercession.

Introducing the New Executive Director
This article introduces Father Nicholas Gruner as the new Vice-President and Executive Director.

Letter from the Executive Director
by Father Nicholas Gruner, S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.)
Read the first letter Father Nicholas Gruner addressed to supporters of The Fatima Crusader, in which he expresses the purpose of the magazine.

Recent Developments
Letting readers know about recent activities and developments within the apostolate.

My Immaculate Heart Will Triumph
A small note of encouragement from the first editor of the fledgling The Fatima Crusader, reminding the readers that we are assured by the Queen of Heaven that we are on the winning side. By joining together and working and praying for the Consecration of Russia, we share in the Triumph of Our Lady.

The Blessed Virgin Is Our Mother
This article explains why Mary is really the Mother of God and our Mother as well. She loves us as a Mother with truly human, tender feelings, and generates and nourishes us in the life of grace.

The Fifteen Promises of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Christians who Recite the Rosary
Our Lady gave these fifteen invaluable promises to those Who pray the Rosary every day.

Prophecy of Our Lady to St. Dominic
“One Day, through the Rosary and scapular I will save the world.”

Promises of Our Lady to Those Who Are Enrolled in the Scapular of Mount Carmel
This brief article tells us these promises, especially the one that promises your eternal salvation through the intercession and merits of Jesus and Mary.

Exhortation of Pope Paul VI
A reminder of devotion to the Most Blessed Virgin.

Despair Is Most Displeasing
In the words of Our Lord to St. Catherine of Siena, the sin of despair is the greatest of sins, as the message in this article makes clear.

Most Overlooked Request of Fatima
The Message of Fatima states clearly that we must stop sinning, and that prayers and reparation for sin are necessary.

Prayers and Sacrifices Our Duty
How will we obtain the conversion of Russia? It will be through the prayers and sacrifices requested by Our Lady of Fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima
Special Issue, Spring 1979
Highlight of the apparition of Our Lady to the child seers.

About The Statue
Special Issue, Spring 1979
Where the Pilgrim Virgin Statue and its significance for us.