Rosary Crusade 2016-2107
On July 2, 2016, His Excellency, Bishop Bernard Fellay, while presiding at the ordination ceremony at Zaitzkofen, Germany, announced the beginning of a Rosary Crusade in preparation for the centennial of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal. He also announced that there are four intentions for which this Rosary Crusade has been inaugurated which are identical to those intentions which the Blessed Virgin Mary herself insisted on at Fatima.
I. Jesus wishes to establish in the world the devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
II. For the triumph of the Immaculate Heart.
III. For the pope and all the bishops of the Catholic world to consecrate Russia to the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary.
IV. The protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary for the Society of St. Pius X and all its members in addition to all the religious communities of Tradition.
Bishop Bernard Fellay recommended that those who wish to join in this Rosary Crusade in order to prepare themselves spiritually for the centennial ought to:
1. to recite the rosary daily, alone or as a family;
2. to accomplish the devotion of the reparatory communion on five first Saturdays, and to multiply their daily sacrifices in a spirit of reparation for the outrages against Mary;
3. to wear the miraculous medal themselves and to diffuse it around them;
It is very important for each of us to take account of the number of rosaries recited and sacrifices performed. You will, therefore, find below a link which will take you to a talley sheet that can be easily downloaded or printed.
As we approach the centennial of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima it is imperative that we consecrate ourselves to her and that we work under the aegis of the Immaculata for the establishment of the reign of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary in ourselves and in society at large. Consider, therefore, belonging to the Mother of God in an irrevocably and entirely to Her by becoming a member of the Militia Immaculatae.
A pilgrimage is a traditional practise which one undertakes in order to obtain a particular grace by journeying typically on foot to a shrine of a Saint or Martyr. If you are, therefore, interested in making a pilgrimage to Fatima with hundreds of other faithful from around the world, there is the possibility of joining the New Zealand contingent. More information can be found in the flyer attachment below: