How does the God’s advice compare to the world’s when it comes to marriage?


Now we all know God has a lot to say about marriage; Jesus’ first miracle was at a wedding and He made it very clear how He felt about marriage as a whole: “But at…

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Women and Orphans


Pray the Rosary for World Peace Our pastor had a great homily on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima. He said that when hate and violence of men collide and produce war, it is…

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Happy Mother’s Day and Fatima 2 & 1


Happy Mother’s Day to all! I’ll be remembering all of you when I go to Mass this morning with my family. As we continue to celebrate the Easter season and Fatima’s centennial, may our Lord…

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Three Days to Fatima – What did the atheists think?


This article link from Crux was left as a comment on Day 5 and 4, but it is too cool (and important) to be left in the comments box. I, myself, have always wondered what…

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Five and Four Days to Fatima – Check out all there is at the Register


Forgive my ‘forgetting’ about yesterday but yesterday was full to the brim – with today almost cresting at the top of the cup as well. To make things a bit easier on myself and more…

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5 Days to Fatima


It’s five days but I’ve got nine things – actually, I’ve got Jimmy Akin’s (love his beard) list: 9 Things to Know and Share about Fatima. Perhaps you’ll find something you didn’t know, I did!

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6 Days to Fatima – Catch a Sun of your own!


The Miracle of the Sun, listed over at EWTN as the Sixth Apparation is considered by many to be the highlight of Mary’s visit. It was well documented by newspapers of the time and viewed by…

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7 Days to Fatima – Movie Night


Saturday is often movie night here at the Wonderful World of Watkins (www). We rotate who picks the movie from Mom and Dad to the younger ones. We revisit favorites (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers)…

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8 Days to Fatima – How about a Family Rosary?


If praying a family rosary is not a part of your domestic Church, May is a great time to start. Here at Watkins’ central, we don’t say a complete rosary every day but that’s our…

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9 Days to Fatima


9. Novena! Nine days of prayers for a specific intention or within a specific devotion. Novenas are a long standing devotion in our Church owing its history to the nine days the Blessed Mother and…

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