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A priest once asked Lucy, one of the visionaries of Our Lady of Fatima, “Why five Saturdays, and not nine, or seven, in honour of the Sorrows of Our Lady? (Our Lord had previously requested this from Seer Lucy in one of His apparitions).

That same evening, in May 29th 1930, while in deep prayer the seer implored Our Lord to inspire her with an answer to this and other questions that her confessor, Father Gonçalves, had asked. A few days later she reported the following answer to her confessor:

“When in the chapel with Our Lord, during a Thursday nigh adoration -as it was her habit to do – Our Lord explained the following to her:

“My daughter, the reason is simple. There are five types of offenses and blasphemies committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary:

  1. Blasphemies against the Immaculate Conception
  2. Blasphemies against her perpetual virginity;
  3. Blasphemies against Her Divine Maternity, in refusing at the same time to recognize Her as Mother of men;
  4. The blasphemies of those who publicly seek to sow in the hearts of children indifference or scorn, or even hatred of this Immaculate Mother.
  5. The offenses of those who outrage Her holy images.

Here, My daughter, is the reason why the immaculate Heart of Mary inspired Me to ask for this little Reparation…”

Please follow link for more info on the Reparation of the First Five Saturdays.

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