San Juan News
Our Lady of Fatima visits San Juan
San Juan City - A momentous event is set to take place as the revered statue of Our Lady of Fatima arrives in the City of San Juan on May 29, Monday. The statue will be housed at the atrium of City Hall, where it will be available for public veneration until June 5, Monday, at 6pm. A heartfelt despedida mass will be held at 5pm, bidding farewell to the cherished spiritual presence.
The pilgrimage of the Our Lady of Fatima was initiated with the aim of promoting devotion to the rosary and fostering prayers for peace and an increase in priestly vocations. It was first organized by the Catholic Women's League - Archdiocese of Manila on May 13, 1976. Over the course of the pilgrimage, the statue of Our Lady visited all 155 units within the Archdiocese of Manila, concluding on October 13, 1977, with a grand procession attended by countless devotees.
Generous donations received during the visits to various units have been instrumental in supporting financially disadvantaged yet deserving seminarians. The Catholic Women's League - Archdiocese of Manila has been actively involved in assisting a significant number of seminarians at esteemed institutions such as San Carlos Seminary, Christ the King Seminary, and San Jose Seminary.
The arrival of the Our Lady of Fatima statue in the City of San Juan holds immense spiritual significance for residents and devotees alike. It presents a unique opportunity for individuals to experience the divine presence and seek solace and inspiration through prayer and contemplation.
All residents and visitors are cordially invited to participate in this sacred event. The City Hall atrium will serve as a sacred space for quiet reflection, fervent prayer, and deep connection with the divine. It is a time for the faithful to offer their intentions, seek guidance, and pay homage to the blessed Our Lady of Fatima.
Mayor [Mayor's Name] expressed his gratitude to the Catholic Women's League - Archdiocese of Manila for bringing this meaningful pilgrimage to the City of San Juan. He emphasized the significance of fostering spirituality and communal devotion in the community, encouraging everyone to partake in this blessed occasion.
As the Our Lady of Fatima statue graces the City of San Juan, let us gather in unity and reverence, embracing the opportunity to strengthen our faith and deepen our devotion. May this pilgrimage be a source of solace, inspiration, and spiritual rejuvenation for all who encounter the presence of Our Lady of Fatima.
Let us join together, from May 29 to June 5, to offer our prayers, seek divine intercession, and embrace the timeless message of peace and love conveyed by the Our Lady of Fatima.