World Apostolate of Fatima to mark 10th anniversary

The Arlington and Washington divisions of the World Apostolate of Fatima will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the organization's elevation to the apostolate Feb. 13 at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, 400 Michigan Ave., N.E., Washington.

A Holy Hour will take place in the Chapel of the Immaculate Heart of Mary at noon. Father Mark Moretti, spiritual director of the apostolate, will celebrate Mass at 1 p.m.

The World Apostolate of Fatima was founded in 1947 in the United States as a private association to make known the appearance of the Blessed Virgin to three children in Fatima, Portugal in May 1917.

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