Winter 2000

Issue 62

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Victory (pictured above)

Five busloads of Bishops, Priests and Delegates visited Our Lady of Victory Shrine during our Fatima: World Peace 2000 International Conference for Bishops. With many prayers and sacrifices, let us all work in the year 2000 to bring about the Victorious Triumph of Our Lady of Fatima.

On October 13, 1999, the 82nd Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun at Fatima, Fatima: World Peace 2000 Rosary procession took place in Hamilton, Ontario. Leading the outdoor procession are a number of Archbishops and Bishops followed by priests and lay people. The Statue of Our Lady of Fatima blessed by the Pope was carried in triumph.

Fatima 2000 - A Grand Event
by William Fante

The Fatima Crusader closed the Millennium with its greatest Fatima conference ever, as over 350 delegates from around the world attended the Fourth Fatima World Peace Conference, in Hamilton, Ontario, from October 12 through 18, 1999.

Prophecies for Our Times:
Our Lady of Good Success and Our Lady of Fatima
by Marian Therese Horvat, Ph.D.

At the end of the 16th Century, Our Lady appeared to a Conceptionist Sister from Quito, Ecuador, Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres, under the title of Our Lady of Good Success. In this article, Marian Horvat relates some of the prophecies revealed to this nun that concern our own times, and shows how they harmonize perfectly with the better-known prophecies that Our Lady made known to the three child seers at Fatima in 1917.

Court of Mirrors (Part II)
by Francis Alban and Christopher A. Ferrara

A number of readers have inquired about the inner workings of Vatican tribunals' treatment of faithful priests and their God-given rights, as exemplified by Father Gruner's case. The last and newest chapter taken from the 3rd edition of Fatima Priest (the second and final part is reprinted here) gives an accurate, fascinating summary of what is really going on. Part II continues the discussion of the Vatican tribunals' inner workings and asks whether they will tolerate illegal proceedings and allow to stand clearly erroneous findings in the case of Father Gruner.

The Agony of Jesus
by St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, O.F.M. Cap.

This meditation by St. Padre Pio is an excellent example of how the soul freely gives itself up to the movements of grace. Read this meditation prayerfully, living the scenes with the author, sharing in his devout aspirations, petitions and love of Our Savior. It is a signal grace to enter ever more deeply into the mysteries of the Passion of Christ.

An Exalting Call to Holiness
Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
by Frère François de Marie des Anges

The last recourse for the greatest sinners who are on the edge of perdition is devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary which, as the Fatima Message teaches us, is also the surest and quickest road leading to holiness. As explained in this article, the example of the three child seers of Fatima is a clear, attractive proof of this.

An Exalting Call to Holiness
Jacinta: The Confidante of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
by Frère François de Marie des Anges

Jacinta is the child seer of Fatima to whom the Blessed Virgin had granted, with a greater abundance of graces, a better knowledge of God and of virtue. It was with this grace and knowledge that she spoke thus of Our Lord and Our Lady: "I love so much to suffer for Their love and to make Them happy! They love very much those who suffer for the conversion of sinners." Read about Jacinta Marto's exalting call to holiness.

An Exalting Call to Holiness
Francisco: Consoler of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary
by Frère François de Marie des Anges

Since the first "vision of God" with which Our Lady had favored Her three little privileged ones at Fatima in 1917, Francisco remained occupied with one single thought: The Virgin Mary and God Himself are infinitely sad, it is up to us to console them! Read about Francisco Marto's exalting call to holiness.

Pope John Paul to Beatify Jacinta and Francisco Marto at Fatima on May 13, 2000

This short article announces the plans for the beatification of two of the children who witnessed the six apparitions of the Blessed Virgin at Fatima in 1917.

Fatima World Peace 2000:
Another Step Toward the Consecration
by Christopher A. Ferrara

The need for fierce commitment to the Fatima Message and for the Collegial Consecration of Russia is more urgent than ever, as was explained by the 38 superb speeches delivered to the bishops and priests present at the Fatima 2000 Peace Conference in Rome.

Russia Will Spread Her Errors …
Drugs are Being Deployed to Demoralize and Subvert Our Western Civilization

This report demonstrates that the Russian and Chinese Leninist revolutionaries have been using drugs for three decades as a decisive weapon in the ongoing offensive they are waging to corrupt Western societies and civilization.

Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Help to bring about the Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Pray this consecration prayer daily and encourage others to pray it as well.

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