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Saturday 2 September 2017

St Wilfrid's welcomes the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima

Screen Shot 2017-08-27 at 09.54.46St Wilfrid's is privileged to welcome the Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady of Fatima together with the relics of the canonised visionaries, St Jacinta and St Francisco. The visit to York is from 11 - 13 September 2017. These are special dates as they include the feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary on 12 September and the centenary of the fifth apparition on 13 September. The 12.10pm Mass on Monday, 11 September will be a Mass of Welcome. There will be a Mass in the Extraordinary Form at 6pm on Tuesday, 12 September and a Mass of Farewell at 12.10pm on Wednesday, 13 September.

There are many other events in between so please keep an eye on the website, the bulletins or the posters in the back of church. The poster below gives more details.


The Pilgrim Statue is also going to Middlesbrough and to Hull.Diocese FatimaTo know more about the World Apostolate of Fatima UK, please click here. To see the full programme of the UK Pilgrimage please click here.

A useful explanation of the history and benefits of the veneration of the relics of saints (as taught by the Catholic Church) can be found here.