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The whole sanctuary is beautiful. This special little place is just beside Cathedral. The ceremony late at night worth it all. You pray the saint rosary in different languages and do a little walking around the main plaza after Holly Mary with candles light singing...More
The reason one goes to Fatima is to be where Catholics believe that the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in 1917. Fatima is dominated by an imposing central square, on either side of which are basilicas: the large, modern 8,600 seat Basilica...More
It was a very interesting stop before going into the Sanctuary of Fatima. It was very moving to see the people going in on their knees then praying. I stayed just for a little bit because there were a lot of people that day. But...More
We spent time in Fatima on the way to Porto from Lisbon. The whole place was incredible. La Capela is a small building to the side of the church. There are services going on almost all the time. The story of the 3 children, where...More
Services are held periodically during the day for the faithful to attend. They are held in a number of languages. Check the schedule if interested. The chapel itself is mostly outdoors, with some glass walls. In the center is a beautiful rustic chapel around which...More
This is a chapel built on the first aberrations of Mary that is believe to have occurred. Its a small chapel , the day I was here the festival was in progress so was crowded and mass going on continuously outside.
I'm not certain if visitors can actually enter the small chapel erected on the site where the Blessed Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared to the three young Portuguese shepherds, but this is a focal point of religious pilgrims to Fátima. Mass was being...More