St Mary’s Catholic Church in Louth marks 100 years of Fatima

Pictured are reps from the apostolate of Fatima from England and Wales.
Pictured are reps from the apostolate of Fatima from England and Wales.

St Mary’s Catholic Church in Louth marked the 100th anniversary of the appearance of the Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal, on June 4.

More than 240 churchgoers from all across Lincolnshire turned out to the celebration event that was held at the church.

As a special treat, St Mary’s Catholic Church received a visit from representatives from the apostolate of Fatima who brought with them the official image of Our Lady Fatima in Portugal.

This is the only church in Lincolnshire that the apostolates have visited with the image.

The 100th anniversary marks the blessed Virgin Mary appearing to three shepherds in Fatima.

It was there, that Mary entrusted to them a message for the world; pray for world peace and the c onversion of sinners.

Encharistic Minister for St Mary’s Church in Louth, Myra Boon said: “It was a very happy day overall. The celebrations were very upbeat. It was an honour to have the apostolates of Fatima here with us.”

Ms Boon wants to say a big thank you to everyone who came to the celebrations and a special thanks to Father Younger, Father Clement, Father Lloyd, John Martin and the apostolates for all of their help and support.