Apparitions of Fatima celebrated in Dracut with prayers for peace


DRACUT — To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Apparitions at Fatima, all are welcome to St. Francis Church, 115 Wheeler Road, Dracut, to pray for world peace on Saturday, May 13.

Mass begins at 9 a.m. followed by Procession of the Blessed Sacrament over the wooden bridge to Mary’s Prayer Garden.

The Living Rosary begins at 10 a.m. in the prayer garden.

For full details, visit

It has been 100 years since three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, reported seeing apparitions of the Blessed Mother on May 13, 1917. The Catholic Church officially declared these apparitions worthy of belief and commemorates the event annually on the same date.