Mass for 100 Years of Fatima

On Friday, October 13th at 7:30 pm, join us for our final event celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s apparitions.

Bishop Joseph N. Perry will celebrate a Pontifical High Mass in honor of Our Lady of Fatima, marking 100 years since the “Miracle of the Sun” on October 13th, 1917.  Father Rocky, Executive Director of Relevant Radio will preach the sermon: “Can I hope for a miracle? What is the miracle I need?”

The St. Cecila Choir & Orchestra will sing the grand ‘Missa Cellensis in C’ (Mariazellermesse) by Franz Josef Haydn as well as other pieces by Mozart and Schubert. Download the Program of the Mass for October 13, 2017 here.

Af the conclusion of the Mass, there will be a outdoor candlelight ceremony to crown Our Lady of Fatima on the steps of St. John Cantius Church as we conclude our celebrations of 100 years of Fatima.

Our Lady of Fatima Chicago
Our Lady of Fatima, pray for our city and our nation.


Free parking on city streets near Saint John Cantius Church will be available. The church is also easily accesible by bus and the CTA (Blue Line: ‘Chicago’ stop). Directions.


Candles and other materials will be provided free of charge. Commemorative Fatima Centennial handkerchiefs will also be available for a small donation.


The October 13th event is the conclusion of of a six-part series of events from May to October 2017 commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal.

The events are sponsored by the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA and Relevant Radio.

Pope Francis has granted to the faithful a special Plenary Indulgence for taking part in the Centennial Celebrations on the 13th of each month.

As we observe the 100th Anniversary of such a significant moment in history, we welcome all, Catholic and non-Catholic alike to come and experience the meaning of the message of Fatima.


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