Changed Fatima Payer?
Our Lady of Fatima
Help For 'Quick Help' Pages
Submit Comment About This Page
Need More Help?
Need More Help?
Try Searching MyCatholicSource.com
to Request a New 'Quick Help' Page OR to Submit a Comment/Suggestion
Thank You For
Question / Issue:
"The Fatima prayer to
be said [while praying the Rosary] is this: Oh my Jesus, save us from the fire of
Hell, have pity on the most deserted souls in purgatory. Somewhere along the
line it has been changed to: Oh my Jesus save us from the fire of Hell, lead all
souls to Heaven especially those most abandoned. Who dared to change Our most
Blessed Mother's words and leave out Purgatory?"
Answer / Resources:
[click link(s) below, as applicable]
I am not sure that the
prayer has been 'changed'. I say this for the following reasons...
1. As I understand it,
Sister Lucy herself has confirmed the correct version of the prayer ("O my
Jesus, forgive us our sins, save us from the fires of Hell, lead all souls to
Heaven, especially those who are in most need of Thy mercy.")
2. In the context of
the apparition itself where the children were shown hell, it would seem to make
more sense that the prayer was to lead souls away from hell, rather than for
deserted souls in purgatory (souls who, by the way, will ultimately avoid hell)
Also, please note that
reputable organizations (including the
FSSP) use the
version that does *not* include a reference to purgatory.
Based on the above, I
do not see that this prayer has been changed. Perhaps the other source was
mistaken or perhaps there was a translation error of some sort?
Reminder: We make no guarantee whatsoever regarding any item herein. Items herein may be the opinions of their authors and do not necessarily reflect our views.
All applicable items may be subject to change at any time without notice. Utilize any link(s) appearing on this page at your own risk.
For more terms information, see "Important Notice" below.
Share This Page | Search Site
(after clicking above, see left)
Great Catholic Books & Ebooks!
Great Catholic Apps!
Program - Shop At Other Sites To Support This Site!
Note: For pricing, availability, shipping, product
& seller info. click links below
Catechism of the Council of Trent [Book] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Catholic Statues [Amazon Search] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Scapulars [Amazon Search] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Rosary [Amazon Search] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Catholic Bracelets [Amazon Jewelry Search] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Crucifix [Amazon Search] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Catholic Medals [Amazon Jewelry Search] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Crucifixes [Amazon Jewelry Search] (Click to buy & for more info.)
Thousands More Items To Choose From! - Click Here To Shop By Category
Report Problem With Link
** Page may contain third party advertisement(s)
in any location.
We are not responsible for content. Not an endorsement.
We make no guarantee whatsoever regarding any
item herein. Items herein may be the opinions of their authors
and do not necessarily reflect our views. Items herein may not be comprehensive,
may not be current, may be subject to change at any time without notice, may not
apply to all persons, may be subjective / debatable / erroneous, etc.
Interpretation and application of items herein should not be contrary to the
perennial, official teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. Do not take items out
of context. Do not inflict harm on yourself or others, break laws, take
unsuitable/incautious or inappropriate/drastic actions, or take figurative items
literally. Inclusion of any item herein does not imply endorsement. Clicking on a third
party link leaves our site. We are not responsible for any third party site /
product / service / content / etc. Third parties may not be Catholic.
For terms information,
MyCatholicSource.com ™, MyCatholicSource.org ™,
and other indicated & related items are trademarks of B.F.S.
MyCatholicSource.com, BFSApps, and BFSMedia are divisions of B.F.S.
Copyright © 2001-2021, B.F.S. All Rights Reserved.
Top | My Catholic Source.com Home |
Commercial Sections |
Feedback About 'Quick Help' Pages |