Fatima Centennial of the Apparitions How to get there
1917 - 2017 A Century of Prayer for Peace in the World
In 2017 we celebrate the Centenary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, with an extensive program whose highest point will be on May 13 with the presence of His Holiness Pope Francisco.
The visit of Pope Francis has also its own hymn, aiming to be a unifying line regarding the call to the presence of the pilgrims in Fatima.
The title (God in me), lyrics by Fr. José Tolentino Mendonça and music João Gil.
Interpreted by the group Vocal Emotion.
In this sense and taking into account the forecasts that point to the presence in these two days of about one million pilgrims, in order to expedite access to the celebrations to Taxitemplarios offers services of Transfer of the hotels located in the bordering municipalities with Fatima to the surroundings of the Sanctuary.
We recommend that you make your reservation as soon as possible, avoiding inconvenient inconveniences of the last minute.
The first apparitions of Our Lady to the shepherds took place on May 13, 1917 and were repeated in the following months, the last of which occurred on October 13 of that year, when a remarkable crowd witnessed the "Miracle of the Sun". These are the dates that every year attract more believers to the Shrine to participate in the Processions of the Candles on the 12th night and the Goodbye on the morning of the 13th, but every day, especially on the 13th of each month, they arrive in Fatima Many pilgrims who come to this sacred place manifest their faith. Departing from different parts of the country, many of them make this journey on foot, following roads and rural roads. To facilitate the displacement was identified a set of four paths of Fatima that were flagged on the ground, and can easily be followed even by those who know the region poorly.
In addition to regular pilgrimages and religious celebrations, this centenary is celebrated until October 13, 2017 with an extensive cultural program that includes various exhibitions, sacred music concerts, performances allusive to apparitions, conferences, etc.
God in me