Assisting the Church Toward Preparedness & Sustainability in Changing Times
September is the Month of Our Lady of Sorrows & September 13th is the 100th Anniversary of the Fifth Apparition at Fatima!
Nomen Christi Apostolate is dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima
Fatima Family Holy Hours for World Peace
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Fifth Fatima Family Holy Hour
Wednesday, September 13th
Candle-Lighting for Reparation ~ Marian Hymn ~ Fatima Reading & Prayer ~ glorious mysteries of the Holy Rosary ~ Litany of our lady of fatima ~ Prayer for World Peace ~ Closing Hymn
Our Holy Hour will begin with a Candle-Lighting for Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The candle will remain lit for the duration of the Holy Hour. Our Lady will see all our little lights from Heaven throughout the day, and know that there is love for her on earth....that we empathize with all her sorrows, especially for the outrages against the unborn. We will then sing a hymn and tell the story of the events on that particular day in the life of the three children, Lucia, Jacinta and Francisco. Prayers given to the children from on high will be said. We will then pray the Mysteries of the Rosary associated with that day of the week. Litany to follow, along with the Nomen Christi Apostolate Prayer for World Peace. We conclude with a closing hymn.
You may wish to print out the format after it is posted on the Holy Hour day, so everyone in your group may easily follow along (printable version will be available...or people can follow along on their phones). Also, please comment on our blog-tell us where you are from, your thoughts and prayer intentions. We will be celebrating the Holy Hour on the 13th of each month, from May to October. This is the day Our Lady appeared to the three children for six consecutive months in 1917, culminating with the great Miracle of the Sun, seen by thousands. Holy Hour can be performed any time during the day or any time at all! This is not a video or live chat. It is a format for you to perform, either in the home or in church with pastoral permission. Holy Hours will be posted on our blog by 9:00 AM US ET on the 13th of the month and comments will remain open for 24 hours.
If you would like email reminders each month, please contact us at email@example.com. We also really need help to spread the word, so please email this info to your friends or whatever else you can do!
Let's fill the world with light and prayer on this great Fatima Centennial!
One more thing, looking ahead.....
What special gift can we give Our Lady to celebrate the final Centennial of the Miracle of the Sun on October 13th? Please meditate on this-what gift would you like to give? It could be something very simple, like placing flowers at her statue or something more elaborate, like organizing with your pastor, an investiture in the Brown Scapular. It could be a craft, a sacrifice, praying at an abortion clinic...anything you wish as long as its from the heart...and please share it with us in the comments!
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Nomen Christi Apostolate is a Roman Catholic ministry in formation, which is loyal to the Holy Father, Pope Francis. We are undergoing a complete re-design of the website and also the structure of the ministry. This will take some time to iron out all the details and what we really need from you right now is PRAYER!
Our mission is to discover the essence of an authentic Catholic culture and to assist Holy Church in disaster preparedness and sustainable living. We would like to see parish gardens and emergency supplies established. Also, a re-thinking of the traditional food pantry.
If this interests you, no matter where you are in the world, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let's put our heads together unto the salvation of souls!
Chiara F. Mathews, Founder & Director
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Pray the Rosary!
......and one more thing.......PRAY & PREP!
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to be holy is this:
to see the sage in the smallest child
to see the dancer in the lame
to hear the great orator in the silence of the mute
to see the visionary in the blind
to see the saint in the sinner
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“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes, the ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can’t do is ignore them because they change things. They push the human race forward and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world,
are the ones who do.”
Steve Jobs 1955-2011 Rest in Peace