February 20 — Sts. Francisco and Jacinta Marto

February 20 — Sts. Francisco and Jacinta Marto

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February 20 — Sts. Francisco and Jacinta Marto
  • FORMED Now! Our Lady of Fatima

    Join Sr. Maris Stella of the Sisters of Life and Dr. Tim Gray for today's discussion on Our Lady of Fatima.

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  • Truth to Inspire: Our Lady of Fatima

    The three shepherds: Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco went through many trials in 1917 once Our Lady of Fatima graced them with heavenly visits and secrets. What would the children do once they were kidnapped and faced death threats? Listen and find out! This audio includes a bonus track of the Trem...

  • Episode 6: Fatima

    Against the backdrop of a world engulfed in war, the prophetic drama surrounding a small town in Portugal captures the minds and hearts of believers and unbelievers alike. In this episode learn about Pope Benedict XV and the apparitions at Fatima. Purchase your copy of Divine Mercy in the Second ...

  • Finding Fatima

    Produced by the award-winning filmmakers of the highly acclaimed feature film The 13th Day, this powerful and in-depth documentary combines archival footage, dramatic reenactments, original interviews with Fatima experts, and stunning visuals to tell the whole story of the apparitions of Our Lady...

  • The Day the Sun Danced: The True Story of Fatima

    In 1917, three children named Lucia, Francisco, and Jacinta experienced a great miracle. While herding a flock of sheep outside the tiny village of Fatima, Portugal, the Blessed Mother visited them, not once, but many times, telling the children great and wondrous secrets that would affect all of...

  • The 13th Day

    In a world torn apart by persecution, war, and oppression, three children in Fatima, Portugal, were chosen by God to offer an urgent message of hope to the world. Based on the memoirs of the oldest seer, Lucia Santos, and many thousands of independent eye-witness accounts, The 13th Day dramatizes...

  • Fatima for Today: The Urgent Marian Message of Hope by Fr. Andrew Apostoli

    Though the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima took place a hundred years ago, Our Lady's call to prayer and penance for the salvation of souls and peace in the world is as relevant now as when first delivered to three Portuguese peasant children in 1917.
    Because of the prophetic nature of her mes...

  • Our Lady's Weapon

    This episode of Fatima Gems sheds light on the miraculous event that occurred over 100 years ago; when Our Blessed Mother appeared to 3 young children in Fatima, Portugal in 1917. Steve Eguino takes it to the streets to see how much people know about the events in Fatima. This episode explores th...

  • Struggle with the Rosary

    This episode of Fatima Gems begins with an introduction from Lauren Costabile. We then hear from Steve Eguino who asks the youth about their personal prayer life. The episode continues with Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR relating our struggle of praying the Rosary to the trials experienced by the child...

  • Spiritual Good of Others

    We are often caught up with our own daily lives and struggles that our prayers become centered on our own personal intentions. In today's episode, we uncover the great value of prayer and sacrifice. Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR shares the Angel's message of praying for the salvation of souls to the c...

  • The Heart of Mary's Message, Part 1

    This episode begins with Lauren Costabile discussing the growth of relativism in our world. We then hear from Steve Eguino as he questions students on the concepts of Heaven and Hell. Father Andrew Apostoli comes on screen speaking about our society and its viewpoint on God. Many acknowledge God ...

  • The Heart of Mary's Message, Part 2

    Our Blessed Mother is inviting us to share in the redemption of souls through our prayers and sufferings. In this episode, Steve goes out into the streets and asks different people how they pray. Father Andrew Apostoli then shares some stories about the children of Fatima and how, despite the har...

  • Offering Sacrifice for Sins

    As human beings, we will experience suffering throughout our lives. This episode shows us how our suffering and sacrifices, both big and small, can help us and other souls get to Heaven. On the streets, we hear from Steve Eguino as he asks students about the meaning of sacrifice and prayer. Dr. P...

  • Eucharistic Devotion and Reparation

    The seventh Gem opens with Lauren Costabile delving into the beautiful mystery of the Eucharist and explaining how reparation of sins is possible. She then leads us to Steve who is asking the youth about the Blessed Sacrament and Adoration. Father Andrew Apostoli, CFR continues the discussion by ...

  • Praying for the Salvation of Souls

    Gem Eight begins with Lauren Costabile introducing an uncomfortable topic that is very difficult to discuss: Hell. After Steve interviews several students about their viewpoints on the afterlife, Dr. Peter Howard discusses why Our Lady showed a vision of Hell to the children of Fatima. Fr. Andrew...

  • Saturday Devotions

    This episode emphasizes on Mary's request of first Saturday devotions and their importance in our spiritual growth. This episode continues with Steve asking students about their prayer life and devotions. Dr. Peter Howard discusses the requests of Our Blessed Mother and how powerful the devotion ...

  • Mary's Triumph

    It has been over 100 years since the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared in Fatima! What have we done to follow Our Lady's requests to change the world? Steve Eguino interviews young students at Visitation Academy about our Blessed Mother. This episode continues with Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR focusing on...

  • A Message of Hope

    Lauren Costabile opens this episode by sharing the hope found in Our Lady's messages. Dr. Peter Howard then provides insight into the power of the Rosary and how to utilize it against the forces of evil that oppose marriage and the family. Special guest, David Carollo, then talks about the Blue A...

  • The Lives of the Children

    Gem Twelve takes you to where it all happened: Fatima, Portugal! Dr. Peter Howard opens the episode by delving into the history of the town of Fatima and the lives of the three children. Fr. Andrew Apostoli, CFR then explains that we are called to emulate these three children and live out Our Lad...

  • Where It All Started

    The final episode of Fatima Gems opens with Mario Costabile discussing the origins of Fatima Gems and his experience visiting the Church where all the children were baptized. After the guided tour, Dr. Peter Howard explains that we too can be "Angels" for our Blessed Mother. He then focuses on St...