Bishop Scharfenberger to Celebrate Mass at Auriesville Shrine to Mark 100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of Albany will celebrate a Mother’s Day Mass as part of the 100th anniversary celebration of the Fatima apparitions on Saturday, May 13, at 4 p.m. at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs in Auriesville. The Mass will conclude a daylong event marking the anniversary of the Blessed Mother’s appearance to three shepherd children in Portugal in 1917.
The free celebration, billed as “A Fatima Pilgrimage,” will begin with check-in at 9 a.m. and will include praying of the Rosary, an 11 a.m. Mass, a procession with the Our Lady of Fatima statue, activities for kids, Stations of the Cross, a talk on the importance of the Fatima message, Adoration, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, and the closing Mass with Bishop Scharfenberger.
Bring a packed lunch or reserve lunch by ordering online no later than Monday, May 8