Mary Mother of God appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal six times in 1917, every 13th of the month, May to October. We are entrusted to Our Lady of Fatima as patron saint of our parish.

Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Lakewood, Colorado is a dedicated pilgrimage site for the Fatima Pilgrimage Year, October 23, 2016 to October 29, 2017. We welcome all pilgrims through our Holy Door.

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Our Lady's appearances in Fatima, our parish has embarked on a journey of prayer, fellowship and learning. We desire to follow Jesus, and his mother Mary is showing us the way.

 

Pray the Rosary

On May 1, 2015 we began a campaign to say one million rosaries by October 2017. We are proud to announce that our goal has already been surpassed! The tally is now 1,334,075.

Thank you to all our parishioners and Catholics from around the world who have honored Our Lady by keeping her wish of saying the rosary for the conversion of Russia, world peace and our special intentions.

Please tally your rosaries for this campaign to now reach two million by the closing of this pilgrimage year, October 29, 2017.

 

Upcoming Centennial Events

  • Sept 13 - Living Rosary & Children's Holy Hour
  • Sept 20 - Fatima Tour for Peace
  • Oct 13 - 6pm Mass & Rosary
  • Oct 27 - Organ Concert
  • Oct 29 - 11am Mass Closing Pilgrimage Year & Holy Door

Centennial Concert Video

Watch Part I of the March 12, 2017 Fatima Centennial Concert. We hope you enjoy our musical tribute to Our Lady of Fatima during the 100th Anniversary of her apparitions. The remainder of the concert will be available soon. You can also see the photos and read the article.

 
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Trivia Contest

During the Fatima Centennial, we invite all children and youth to learn about Our Lady of Fatima's message in a really fun way by entering our Kids Trivia Contest. During May through October, with every 1st Bulletin of month, six questions per age group are posted. Contestants must submit their answers to the Parish Office or in the collection basket by Wednesday of the 2nd week of month. Download this month's Trivia Contest Entry Form.

 

Art Contest

We also invite children and youth to enter our Kids Art Contest. What a beautiful way to show devotion to our Holy Mother! All entries must have a Fatima theme, such as events or people surrounding Our Lady’s apparitions. Please read Art Contest Official Rules for details. Starting May 1st, children may submit their work of art at the Parish Office. All entries must be submitted by October 13th. Download an official Art Contest Entry Form.

 

Parish Pioneer Project

For the Fatima Centennial, we asked “parish pioneers” what it has meant to be members of the parish with our Blessed Mother as the patroness. Throughout the year, we will feature their stories along with ministry histories, archive photos, and descriptions of parish architecture and art. For the full collection, go to Our Stories.

Parish Pioneer:

Alice Hosier

Parish Pioneer:

Patty Opp