Alyssa MurphyClockwise from Left: A Fatima procession in Portugal. Young children take part in the First Saturday Devotion at the Blue Army Shrine in Asbury, N.J. Statue of the shepherd children praying in front of a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. A procession at the Blue Army Shrine for First Saturday devotion
It’s helpful when pastors take the lead in promoting this devotion, but proponents stress that the key is for grassroots Catholics to commit themselves to carrying out this ‘unfulfilled’ part of Mary’s Fatima message.