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Addressing relevant issues today and finding solutions in the light of the message of Fatima.






Sacrificial Lent: Wisdom from Sr. Lucia & the Fatima Children

Join Barb Ernster and Katie Moran as they talk about Lent, sharing tips from Sister Lucia and the Fatima children. Learn simple ways to make Lent meaningful by giving up things, forgiving others, and praying more. Find out how to get closer to God during this special time.


Explaining the Devotion to the Immaculate Heart Given at Fatima

Barb Ernster and Katie Moran explore the origins of the devotion to the Immaculate Heart requested at Fatima and what it means to be schooled in the mysteries of Mary’s heart .


The First Saturday Devotion is Necessary for Our Times

The First Saturday devotion to Mary and the blasphemies against the Immaculate Heart began developing in the Church from the late 1800s and was given its efficacy by Our Lady of Fatima in 1917. Why this directive from heaven is necessary for our times.


Our Lady’s visits to Sister Lucia after the Fatima apparitions

The show examined the many visits of Our Lady to Sister Lucia in her cell after the apparitions; what they reveal about Lucia’s spiritual journey, their prophetic nature and directive for our times.


A Global Perspective on Spreading the Message of Our Lady of Fatima

Join host David Carollo in a dynamic dialogue with the International Board of Trustees of the World Apostolate of Fatima. This episode explores the unique challenges and triumphs of individuals dedicated to spreading the message of Our Lady of Fatima worldwide. Discover inspiring initiatives, the impact on diverse communities, and a shared commitment to fostering prayer, conversion, and sacrifice for a world in need of peace. Gain insight into the diverse dynamics and approaches used worldwide to promote the powerful message of Fatima, encouraging unity in faith and a collective mission to save souls. Ave Maria Pilgrimage Tours - Journey with Faith https://avemariatours.org/ Ave Maria Pilgrimage Tours offers an enriching spiritual experience, leading pilgrimages to some of the most revered holy sites around the world. Our tours include destinations like Fatima, Portugal, Spain, Italy, France, Poland, and the Holy Land, each carefully planned to deepen your faith and understanding. In 2023, we feature the popular Annual Fatima Pilgrimage, and in 2024, we invite you to join the Great Saints of Italy pilgrimage. Our mission is to provide pilgrimages that are not just trips, but transformative spiritual journeys​​​​​​​​. Domus Pacis Fatima Hotel - Serenity and Spirituality on the Doorstep of Fátima https://www.domuspacisfatimahotel.com/ Discover a haven of elegance and tranquility at Domus Pacis Fátima Hotel, located just 150 meters from the internationally renowned Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fátima. Ideal for those seeking a spiritual retreat, our hotel offers a unique experience that combines serene comfort with spiritual enrichment. With facilities including a café, restaurant, two chapels, a large auditorium, and 104 well-appointed rooms, we ensure an unforgettable stay. Embrace the history and spirituality of Our Lady of the Rosary of Fátima with us, where each stay is not just a visit, but a journey of faith and tranquility​​​​.


The Blue Army Pledge and Our Lady’s Call

In this episode of the "Fatima Today" podcast, host David Carollo engages in a deep and insightful conversation with special guest Gene Zannetti. Together, they explore the significance of the Blue Army Pledge, its connection to Our Lady of Fatima's messages, and the transformative power of prayer, devotion, and living in accordance with the Gospel. Gene Zannetti shares his perspectives on the relevance of Fatima in today's world and emphasizes the importance of heeding Our Lady's call for reparation and holiness. Join the conversation as they delve into the practical aspects of the Blue Army Pledge and discuss how it can be a powerful catalyst for positive change in individual lives and the world.


Life, Liberty, and The Fight for Ohio

In Fatima Today podcast, host David Carollo and guest Johnny Giroux thoroughly examine the heart of a contentious battle in Ohio. They discuss a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to reshape the landscape of abortion rights in the state. Join them as they explore the complex issues of personal choice, government intervention, parental rights, and the value of life in a passionate and thought-provoking conversation. With the fate of this critical issue hanging in the balance, this podcast provides insights into the ongoing fight for life and liberty in Ohio.

Unveiling Purgatory’s Secrets

Join host Dave Carollo and Susan Tassone, the 'Purgatory Lady,' on the Fatima Today podcast as they unravel the mysteries of purgatory and discuss her new children’s book on purgatory: “New Friends Now and Forever.” Discover Susan's valuable insights and resources that can enrich your spiritual journey. Explore the beauty and hope that purgatory offers to believers in this enlightening conversation.


Unlocking the Power of Faith: A Conversation with Gene Zannetti

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary conversation on the Fatima Today podcast as host Dave Carollo delves into the depths of faith with renowned guest Gene Zannetti. Gene unveils the hidden potential within faith, sharing personal stories and deep wisdom. Explore the message of Fatima and gain invaluable insights into elevating your spiritual journey. Don't miss this exploration of faith's untapped power that resonates with the depths of your soul.


Mary’s Promise of Peace through the Rosary

October is the month of the Rosary. As we once again witness the violence and destruction of war, and rumors of other wars, let us recall Mary’s words at Fatima, “Pray the Rosary every day, especially to obtain peace in the world.” Jacinta told Lucia just before her death, that we are to ask the Immaculate Heart of Mary for peace because it was entrusted to her.


The Future of the Pro-Life Movement after Roe V. Wade

In this episode of Fatima Today, host David Carollo interviews Michael New, political scientist and visiting professor at Catholic University of America. They discuss the recent defeat of Issue One in Ohio, which would have required a super majority to amend the state constitution. He believes that this can open the door to the passage of anti-life amendments being introduced. New acknowledges that the defeat was a setback for the pro-life movement, but he remains optimistic about the future. He believes that the overturning of Roe v. Wade has created a new opportunity for the pro-life movement to make progress. New also discusses the importance of electing pro-life women to office and the need to reach out to people who are undecided about abortion.


Hell: A Reality We Can’t Afford to Ignore

In this episode of Fatima Today, Father Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR and Barb Ernster discuss the visions of hell that the children of Fatima and St. Faustina experienced. They explore the meaning of the visions, how they can help us understand the reality of hell, and what we can do to avoid it. The episode also addresses the challenges of talking about hell in today's culture, where many people don't want to believe in it. Fr. Luke and Barb offer insights on how to approach this difficult topic in a way that is both faithful to the Church's teaching and sensitive ot the concerns of modern-day listeners.


The Life of Sister Lucia: “A voice in the desert where only God hears.”

Barb Ernster and Larry Maginot, author of the Marian Manifesto, discuss the life of Lucia, her deep and personal relationship with the Mother God, which helped her spread the devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary worldwide, through her own witness.


The Sacred and Immaculate Hearts and the Mystery of God’s Love

The Franciscan Friars explore the mystery of our human hearts, created for love, and the depth of God's love contained in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary and fully given to us.


Introducing Kids to Fatima Devotions

Soul Magazine contributor and Catholic mother of three, Michaelyn Hein, joins Barb Ernster to discuss how to help kids learn and practice the Fatima devotions at their level, and within the messiness of daily family life.


Our Lady points us to the Eucharist on May 13 feast day

Barb Ernster, Fr. Luke Mary Fletcher, CFR and Bro. Pius Gagne, CFR, discuss May 13 Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, also known as the Feast of Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament.


A New Fatima Marian Consecration



Stories of Sts. Jacinta and Francisco Marto



The Rosary Confraternity Consecration and Divine Mercy



The blessing and mercy of Purgatory and the Holy Souls