Lucia, the oldest of the three children personally encountered by the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima, recollects and recounts Her second visit to them on the holmoak tree at the Cova da Iria: ‘As soon as Jacinta, Francisco and I had finished praying the Rosary with a number of other people who were present, we saw once more the flash reflecting the light which was approaching. The next moment, Our Lady was there on the holmoak, exactly the same as in May.
“What do you want of me?” I asked.
“I wish you to come here on the 13th of next month, to pray the Rosary every day, and to learn to read. Later, I will tell you what I want.”Continue reading