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*Image: Pope Francis prays in the Little Chapel of the Apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal, May 12, 2017 [CNS photo/Paul Haring]

By William Fahey, The Catholic Thing, March 24, 2022

William Edmubd Fahey is a Fellow at Thomas More College, where he also serves as its third president.

William FaheyTomorrow is the great Feast of the Annunciation and Incarnation, the memorial of that day foretold by Zacharias, when – more than any other time in history – God in His mercy would visit and redeem mankind.  Fulfilling all His promises to the Hebrew people, God would come, like the Eastern sun from on high: “To enlighten them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.”

I wonder what this feast day will bring.  The Holy Father has called all Catholics to pray that Russia and Ukraine will find the way of peace.  He has called the bishops to join him in an act of penitential appeal and consecration to Our Lady.  He has reminded the Faithful and an unknowing world of her words at Fatima, when she asked simple children to share her request that devotion to her Immaculate Heart be established; that there be a “consecration of Russia to my Immaculate Heart,” without which more wars would follow, and Russia would spread her “errors” throughout the world. …

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