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June 2018
Procession of Our Lady of Fátima
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Procession of Our Lady of Fátima

The annual Procession of Our Lady of Fátima recalls the apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three peasant children in 1917 in Fátima, Portugal. To mark the solemn occasion, Macao's Catholic devotees hold a special mass, followed by a procession that features white-robed women carrying a statue of Our Lady of Fátima through the streets of Macao. Commencing from St. Dominic’s Church, the devotees travel through the Nam Van and Sai Van areas, until reaching Chapel of Our Lady of Penha, at the top of Penha Hill, where a solemn religious ceremony is held. The procession’s final act of worship attracts large crowds every year.

Time: Mass: 5:45pm; procession: 6:45pm
Venue: From St. Dominic’s Church to Chapel of Our Lady of Penha
Admission: Free admission
Website: www.peacemacau.org
Enquiries: (853) 2832 3209
Organiser: Catholic Diocese of Macao

Map : St. Dominic's Church | Chapel of Our Lady of Penha


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Note: Activities subject to change, please check with the organizers.
Address: Alameda Dr. Carlos d’Assumpção, n.os 335-341, Edifício “Hot Line”, 12º andar, Macau
Tel: (853) 2831 5566 | Fax: (853) 2851 0104 | Tourism Hotline: (853) 2833 3000
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