Your Eminence / Your Grace /Your Excellency/ Marian devotee / Council or WAF member,
Peace of Christ!
The World Apostolate of Fatima is an International Association of the Faithful of Pontifical Right, approved permanently by the Holy See on October 7, 2010. It is a movement of the Catholic Church, with millions of members around the world, who follow the requests made by the Blessed Virgin Mary to the three children of Fatima, in 1917: “Do not offend the Lord our God anymore, because He is already too much offended”.
The message calls for Sacrifice of daily duties, observance of God’s law as penance and keeping God first, daily Rosary for peace, prayers and sacrifices daily offered for the sinners and in reparation to the Eucharistic Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, through the devotion of the Five First Saturdays of the month and Consecration.
To further spread Our Lady’s Message of Peace and Hope, you are cordially invited for the 3rd Asian Congress from 3rd to 5th February 2019 at Seva Kendra, 52 B, Radhanath Chowdhury Road, (Adjacent to Loreto Convent, Entally), Kolkata-700 015. This is 17 kms from the NSCB International Airport. Earlier were held in Philippines and Korea. The 10th Indian National Meet will also be held together. On 6th the transfer is to Goa, land of St Francis Xavier and St Joseph Vaz. Participants have to arrange this ticket in advance.
Arrival at (Kolkota) Calcutta: Sat 2 February 2019
Asian Congress, Pilgrimage at Calcutta: 3 – 5 Feb (4 days stay)
Transfer to Goa: 6 Feb
Goa celebration, Pilgrimage: 7 Feb (1 - 2 days stay)
Departure home: 8 Feb or 7th night
The selected Theme is “...God wishes to establish in the world devotion to My Immaculate Heart...” (Our Lady of Fatima, 13 July 1917): Into the abode of the Immaculate Heart of Mary with St Teresa of Calcutta
There will be Reporting Sessions, Talks, Workshops, Formative sessions, Prayer moments, Eucharistic Adoration and Holy Mass.
Archbishop Thomas D’Souza of Calcutta welcomes any Bishop to stay in his house, as he himself will attend these days.
Please email the response sheet to firstname.lastname@example.org and also email@example.com or whattsapp on +919822981418 by 13th Nov 2018, to confirm the room bookings. We are constrained to provide free meals and stay to 2 delegates from each Asian nation. Others have to pay nominal charges of around US $ 250, for both locations, for the specified days, as this is like a one star hotel.
You need to please arrange your flight tickets. Thank you very much for your understanding. You can forward this to those interested in the Fatima Message. This is being sent in advance, to enable you to plan. We will send you the desired letter for VISA.
With warm wishes and prayers and devoutly yours in our Lady of Fatima,
(+ Peter Machado)
Archbishop of Bangalore &
Ecclesiastical Advisor of the
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