Vision of Fatima
Here’s the first-hand account of the Dominican priest and sculptor who worked under the direction of Sr. Lucia — the last surviving witness to the 1917 Marian apparitions in Fatima — as she guided him in perfecting the famed statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Few books can provide such a penetrating, close encounter with a major Catholic event as Fr. McGlynn’s Vision of Fatima. And only this book leads us into the heart and mind of a Portuguese nun who met face to face with the Mother of God.
Free Shipping to Continental US
Only 1 left in stock (can be backordered)
- Additional information
- Reviews (0)
Sr. Lucia insisted Our Lady’s hands be positioned just so, the tunic fall exactly the way she remembered, the star placed on the proper spot on the tunic, and the ball of light around her neck reaching almost to her waist. She would make corrections as Fr. Tom worked, and at times would even take one of the tools and make changes to his model.
Fr. Tom emerged with far more than an exact replica of how Our Lady appeared; he came to understand — and recounts here in these pages — Sr. Lucia’s intimate explanations of what happened in Fatima, the spiritual meanings of the apparitions, whether the Consecration to Russia occurred, why the secrets had to remain secrets for so long, and why Mary chose to appear to three young shepherd children in rural Portugal.
Fr. Tom reminds us that Fatima is a place of miracles, and he points us toward the penitential character of Our Lady’s message, especially the importance of praying the Rosary.
|Dimensions||0.7 x 5.5 x 8.4 in|
|Number of Pages||
You may also like…
Our Lady of Fatima Rosary – Antique Gold Plated – Purple Amethyst0 out of 5
Beautiful amethyst Rosary honors Our Lady of Fatima and Her prophetic message. Gleaming purple beads complement a three-dimensional centerpiece featuring Mary and Her Immaculate Heart surrounded by lilies, traditional symbols of purity. A Eucharistic Ostensory crucifix with a hand-enameled Host, inspired by the Real Presence of Jesus in the Most Sacred Eucharist, is finished with antique gold plating.
Our Lady of Fatima Centennial Rosary – Zamac – Purple and White Glass5.00 out of 5
Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima with this beautiful commemorative rosary. Designed by local designers in Fatima, Portugal, the Rosary is composed of purple and white glass beads and hand strung by craftsmen of the region, with a medal that transports us to the love of Mary and ending with a Cross of a rare beauty allusive to the Centennial. This is the only rosary that has been authorized by the government of Fatima to be the one official rosary for the celebration of the Centennial of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. LIMITED EDITION of 50,000 worldwide so get yours before its gone.
Our Lady of Fatima Hematite and Crystal Pocket Rosary Bracelet5.00 out of 5
This unique 2-in-1 bracelet combines the features of a pocket rosary with a rosary bracelet for elegant yet practical style. Unclasped, the bracelet forms a regular pocket-sized rosary with all 5 decades. Simply connect the ingenious magnetic clasp, and the gray hematite and stunning blue Swarovski crystals form a charming bracelet. Designed exclusively for Catholic Door.
Our Lady of Fatima Green Jewelry Box Gift Set0 out of 5
The combination of the precious pendant with the youthful and beautiful art print wooden jewelry box is sure to delight any little girl with its vibrant colors and charming depiction of Our Lady of Fatima. Both pieces includes an art print of an acrylic painting from an artist in Poland and makes a unique gift for any occasion but especially First Communion.
Angel in the Waters0 out of 5
In its mother’s womb, a tiny baby grows, explores the waters, and talks with the angel who is there. Children will delight in the gentle illustrations and beloved story of that baby and the angel in the waters because the journey from conception to birth is their story, too.
A Biblical Defense of Catholicism0 out of 5
A Biblical Defense of Catholicism is an exciting book that demonstrates that Catholicism is eminently and thoroughly biblical. In fact, Catholicism is the only Christian religion that fully conforms with what the Bible clearly teaches. This book not only challenges Protestants to reconsider their anti-Catholic assumptions but also leads Catholics to turn with greater confidence to Scripture, where they will find a powerful biblical defense of their Catholic faith.
Mornings with Saint Therese0 out of 5
Millions love St. Therese of Lisieux, not only for her wisdom, but for her unwavering passion to serve God in life and in death. Listen with your heart as this most popular of saints speaks with simple charm about her life.
These 120 readings excerpted from the writings of St. Therese of Lisieux will help you get to know firsthand the pure, simple girl whome Pope St. Pius X called “the greatest saint of modern times.”
The Belief of Catholics0 out of 5
Out of Print: While Belief of Catholics deals extensively with Protestantism, its target is more the unchurched or lightly-churched modern who, if he gives any thought at all to Catholicism, thinks it mildly foreign. The author Ronald Knox, one of the most influential British convert-writers of the 20th century, discusses “the truths Catholics hold”, “the rules Catholics acknowledge”, “the strength Catholics receive”, and “the ambitions Catholics honour” but also that God really does exist, that His existence matters, and that only knowledge of Him and obedience to Him can lead to answers to the questions that haunt everyone.
Evangelical Catholicism0 out of 5
Drawing on thirty years of experience throughout the Catholic world, from its humblest parishes to its highest levels of authority, George Weigel proposes a deepening of faith-based and mission-driven Catholic reform that touches every facet of Catholic life-from the episcopate and the papacy to the priesthood and the consecrated life; from the renewal of the lay vocation in the world to the redefinition of the Church’s engagement with public life; from the liturgy to the Church’s intellectual life.