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Public Square Rosary
The Public Square Rosary campaign began with a discussion about commemorating the 90th anniversary of the last apparition at Fatima when Our Lady performed the Miracle of the Sun. Its organizers tried to think of a special way to celebrate this anniversary. The idea of holding a yearly rosary in a public place seemed a natural response to the Fatima call for conversion, penance and prayer.
When I first heard that America Needs Fatima had set a goal of 10,000 Public Square Rosary Rallies for 2013, I thought to myself that this was not just an ordinary crowd but a veritable army or brigade...
Around the turn of the eighteenth century in Rennes, France, a family named D’Orvilles presented a problem to Saint Louis de Montfort. Mr. D’Orvilles complained to Saint Louis that his house adjoined the city square where much sin and immorality took place.
HANOVER, Penn., — In town squares across America and in 35 foreign countries, members and volunteers of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) and it’s America Needs Fatima campaign will hold a record-breaking 9,077 Public Square Rosary Rallies on October 13, 2012.
Those who participated in the Public Rosary Rallies were remembered in a special way at Fatima on October 13. On the huge plaza at the popular Marian shrine, over 13,000 red and white roses were displayed in honor of 7,515 rosary captains and 6,000 other rally supporters.
As the world situation becomes increasingly threatening, the idea of holding a Rosary in a public place has become more popular. As human efforts fail to solve our growing economic, social, moral and spiritual troubles, more people are turning the supernatural solutions: The Fatima message of prayer and penance, and the Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Every year since 2007 the Public Square Rosary Crusade has grown. This year, there were 7,515 Rosary Rallies held across the United States and 22 countries around the globe.
As many as 200,000 Americans took to the streets on October 15 and “occupied” thousands of public squares nationwide to voice their concerns about the nation’s future. Such an outpouring of public sentiment should have been enough to attract the attention of any decent media.