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The Last Vision Of Fatima

“Let Us Unite Ourselves To The Cross Of Christ By Prayer And Penance!”

By: Father John A. Gallas

From: Fatima On-Line

The Last Vision Of Fatima And Consecration Of Russia

The last vision of Fatima is an event that is not well known. It occurred in 1929 in the Spanish town of Tuy as Sister Lucia was praying alone in her convent chapel. She received a supernatural vision of the Holy Trinity, which was a very interesting and important occurrence.

Most noteworthy is what Mary asked of the Pope: “The moment has come in which God asks the Holy Father, in union with all the bishops of the world, to make the consecration of Russia to my Immaculate Heart…”

The consecration was fulfilled by Pope John Paul II almost three years after the attempt on his life, on the Solemnity of the Annunciation, March 25, 1984. Particularly noteworthy was the series of events that followed this consecration. Mary had specifically identified the threat of Communism. After this consecration, Communism fell in Russia. As Professor Américo Pablo López-Ortiz wrote in our previous newsletter, this took place through an especially noteworthy series of events which occurred on days dedicated to Our Lady. On August 22, 1991, the Feast of the Queenship of Mary, the Communist party was thwarted in an attempt to overthrow Gorbachev. On the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, December 8, 1991, it was announced that the community of independent states would replace the USSR. On Christmas Day, 1991, the presidents of Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus announced the formal dissolution of the USSR. On January 1, 1992, Russia emerged as an independent state open to religious freedom and public worship. Without the use of the sword, Communism in Russia had collapsed.

Did Russia Spread Her Errors Throughout The World?

Since the USSR is no longer in existence, does that mean that the goal of Fatima is fulfilled? By no means! Mary warned the children that Russia’s errors would spread throughout the world. What are the errors that underlie Communism? Materialism, atheism, individualism, putting self before others; all of these are spiritual sicknesses we can see in various incarnations, not only abroad and in our land, but even within our own hearts.

If this last vision can truly be said to be a synthesis of the entire message of Fatima, then our response should be to totally consecrate ourselves to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Might we think of Russia as an image of the sinner infected by the disease of sin and needing to be given over entirely to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, who models and leads us to Jesus, her Son?

Why Did Mary Choose The Shepard Children?

The fact that Mary chose shepherd children of simple faith is striking. Shepherds were the first to receive the message that Christ was born. Jesus spoke of His relationship with the Church as the “Good Shepherd.” Shepherds face personal temptations toward cowardice and laziness, as well as an acute awareness of actual physical dangers (e.g., the attack of wolves). The children understood that God has a flock that is in great danger—unless it is tended, it will go astray. Despite their youth and lay state, they were to participate in the Church’s role of shepherding sinners by virtue of
the grace of their Baptism, and by uniting themselves to the Cross of Jesus Christ through prayer and penance.

What Should Our Response Be To Our Lady?

Our response should also be to unite our lives to the Cross of Christ in prayer and penance. It’s a simple yet very difficult thing, but has great power and can bear real fruit for the salvation of sinners. We can offer sacrifices as acts of reparation for the sins by which God is offended and for the conversion of sinners. The shepherd children found simple ways to do this, realizing the great value of offering up little sacrifices in union with the Cross of Christ.

Mary is asking us to offer our prayers and acts of reparation to win graces for the ongoing conversion of the world. As we see the way the world is going with all its rampant corruption, sin, and discouragement, we must recall that only one thing is required: to willingly accept what comes to us while keeping our eyes fixed on Christ and on the Holy Eucharist. As we offer our trials in union with the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, we will participate in the triumph of Mary’s Immaculate Heart over this world.

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9 comments to The Last Vision Of Fatima

  • Peggy

    Could you please let me know how you feel about the seer Maria on the website thewarningsecondcoming.com I would like a priests opinion. Thank you and God Bless!

    __________

    Sorry, we don’t make recommendations on any current visions. We are not qualified. You can try Catholic.com. I hope that helps.

    BTW we are not priests, we just run this apostolate.

    Thanks and God bless,
    John Quinn

  • Ed Silvia

    Hello Friends of Mother Mary.
    Pls don’t miss the point of Sister Lucia’s being left on earth while her two friends went to be with Our Lord and Lady. She was left to promote devotion to Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart in the world. It has been asked what, can we do? Our Lord will take care of the problems in the Church. We can consecrate ourselves to Her Immaculate Heart individually. Don’t forget the power of consecration to Her Heart as exhibited when She said the Heavenly Father promised to convert Russia by means of the consecration to Her Heart (not prayers & fasting). Sister Lucia’s wish is that we all consecrate ourselves individually as per below, and don’t forget to renew it often especially in moments of temptation
    1) Offer up every day the sacrifices demanded by my daily duty;
    2) Pray the Rosary daily while meditating on the mysteries;
    3) Wear the Scapular of Mt. Carmel as profession of this promise and as an act of consecration to Her,
    4) Renew this promise very often, especially in moments of temptation. Our Lady will comfort you!
    Ed Silvia
    PS: I have been doing this for 35 years, please listen to me!

  • Elizabeth

    Hi

    In my limited knowledge on events at Fatima, I believe that the consecration was made however, it did not fulfill the criteria set out. Never-the-less I am certain that God accepted the efforts made but this still leaves the fact that Russia has not been consecrated according to the will of the Father.

    It is after all, the will of the Father that needs to be carried out. God Bless.

  • Paul

    Fr. Fox claims he wrote to Sr Lucia and received a reply saying the consecration was done. This letter and four others apparently from Sr Lucia proved to be fakes and Fr Fox was publicaly confronted with this fact in Fatima by Frere Francois in 1992 to which he could not deny. They also silenced her when she was alive (can’t imagine why?!)
    After her death certain Vatican officials conducted ‘a fine tooth comb’ search of her cell, to make sure no hidden notes were left behind by Sr Lucia. If the consecration of Russia was made in 1984 (which is not the case) then, it could be argued, the Fatima message was a failure – Russia has certainly not been converted!!
    The fight against Fatima and disinformation tactics reach to the top of the vatican with Cardinal Bertone who said the consecration had been done, only to be publicably discredited.

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  • Mary

    Rev. Father Robert J. Fox

    I come to answer your question, “If the consecration made by Pope John Paul II on March 25, 1984 in union with all the bishops of the world, accomplished the conditions for the consecration of Russia according to the request of Our Lady in Tuy on June 13 of 1929?” Yes, it was accomplished, and since then I have said that it was made.

    And I say that no other person responds for me, it is I who receive and open all letters and respond to them.

    Coimbra, 3 July 1990

    Sister Lucia

    http://www.ewtn.com/expert/answers/Fatima1984.htm

  • James

    The Holy Father at Rome, before 250,000 people, again consecrates the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Immediately afterwards, the Pope departs from his prepared text and prays “Enlighten especially the peoples of which You Yourself are awaiting our consecration and confiding.” The Pope thus publicly acknowledges that Our Lady of Fatima is still awaiting the Consecration of Russia.
    March 26, 1984 – The Pope’s own newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, reports the words set forth above, exactly as the Holy Father spoke them.

    March 27, 1984 – The Italian Catholic bishops’ newspaper Avvenire reports that the Holy Father, on March 25 at 4:00 in the afternoon, three hours after he consecrated the world, prays at St. Peter’s, asking Our Lady to bless “those peoples for whom You Yourself are awaiting our act of consecration and entrusting,” and thus admits that the Consecration of Russia remains unfulfilled.

  • anne

    In June of 1987, Sr. Lucia made a rare excursion outside her convent to vote in a general election. In a brief exchange with a journalist, Enrico Romero, Sr. Lucia confirmed once again that the consecration of Russia had not been done.

    Fr John A Gallas is incorrect in stateing that the consecration has been done and certainly, Russia has not been converted.

  • Placido E. Jaramillo

    Thank you Fr. Gallas!Your article is dynamite!! I believe one should prayerfully ponder Fr. Gallas’ report and realize God’s judgment will come. However, everything is going to be alright for those who have made Jesus the Lord of their life moment-by-moment live their life in the Spirit. It is pertinent that we ignore the false teachings that pervade our society and stand true to the beliefs that we have been taught.
    Once again, thank you Fr. Gallas!!!

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