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The Church and the World
Help Us to Flood the World with Devotion to Our
Lady of Fatima, Mediatrix of Grace
Help Us to Establish Thousands and Thousands of
Local Chapters to Turn the Tide of Immorality Engulfing the
Remember What Our Lady Said at La Salette---The Reason Why So
Many Disasters Fell Upon the World at That Time Was the Lack of Observance of
the Precept of Sunday Mass Attendance. How Much More So Has the Problem
Increased in Our Own Time---Our Lord Exhorted Us to An Additional
Remedy---Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of His Mother to Turn the Tide for
the Good of the Church and the World!!! Why Not Do Your Part and So We
Welcome to the Chapter Formation and
Information Page of Opus Mariæ Mediatricis
If you would like to form a chapter please do the following:
If you have a chapter and would like to have information
about it list on the page please send it to one of the addresses
- Begin the search for other prospective members. We recommend
no more than 13 members per chapter. You may accept more than 13 members on
condition that they will eventually start another chapter.
- The leader of the chapter will be appointed by the
- The chapter leader chooses two of his members, one to serve as
secretary, the other as treasurer.
- At the first chapter meeting, arranged at a convenient time
for all the members, by majority vote, the name of a saint or blessed is chosen
for the chapter, which name is submitted to the Chapter Coordinator for approval.
- At the first chapter meeting, the date and place for the
monthly Fatima First Saturday Oratory is decided. If a church or chapel
is available so much the better. On the other hand it may be conducted in any
- The Fatima First Saturday Oratory is the principle
spiritual work of local chapters---a means of corresponding more perfectly to
the request of Our Lord, that devotion to the Immaculate Heart of His Mother,
be placed next to that of His Sacred Heart.
- The Holy Communion of reparation may be made by chapter
members, either individually or in common, depending on the availability of
- To summarize, the Fatima First Saturday Oratory
consists of the following: a) Recitation of five decades of the Rosary; b)
Meditation for 15 minutes on one or more mysteries of the Rosary. The
meditation may be read aloud from any approved book of meditations e.g.
Divine Intimacy, the works of St. Louis Marie Grignion DeMontfort
or St. Maximillian Kolbe. Best of all would be meditative reading from
the New Testament, e.g. the account of the Annunciation, the
Visitation, the Birth of Our Lord, His Passion and Death,
- For other spiritual and corporal works of mercy, ask for a
copy of our Apostolic Action Items leaflet.
- In addition to the monthly chapter meeting, the executive
council, that is the leader, the secretary and the treasurer meet once a month
at a time convenient to themselves to arrange the details of the Fatima
First Saturday Oratory, including assigning chapter members to phone a
monthly reminder to attend the Oratory on the First Saturday. The executive
council also discusses other possible apostolates to be discussed, as to their
practicality and possibility, to be presented to members after the First
- Highly recommended also is the Fatima 13th of the Month
Oratory. It consists of 15 decades of the Rosary.
- All chapter and executive meetings end with the
Litany of Our
Lady, Mediatrix of Grace and the prayer of Pope Leo XIII, Ad Te,
Beate Joseph: To Thee, O Blessed Joseph.
If you would be interested in starting a local chapter in your
area please contact us via one of the means listed
Opus Mariæ Mediatricis
Dallas, TX 75209