By Nna Anulumadu
Members of World Apostolate of Fatima( Blue Army) last Saturday held their 3rd rosary congress at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha.
The Onitsha Archdiocesan president of World Apostolate of Fatima, Mr Chinedu Ogbuatu who spoke to Trinitas stated that the congress was held to commemorate the Feast of visitaton of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Fatima on May 13, 1917.
He disclosed that the message of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima is a reality and that is why the Church celebrates the Feast every year. ” The Blessed Virgin Mary, in her message in Fatima, urged Christians to always say their rosary, wear scapular, because through the rosary, many souls would be converted.
Mr Chinedu Ogbuatu also charged Christians to hold tenaciously to the rosary and pray it frequently while also praying country Nigeria that is in distress. “By praying the rosary regularly, we can find solutions to litany problems challenging our existence.”
In the same vein, the vice president of the group, Bro. Paul Omah enjoined Christians to conquer their problems through reciting of the rosary frequently. The message of Fatima he recalled, centered on the need for Christians to pray without ceasing and fast in order to convert more souls for Christ.
The former president of the group, Bro. Vincent Mary Atuorah in his remarks advised fellow Christians to imitate the Blessed Virgin Mary by being humble, obedient, and prayerful, positing that whoever follows her footsteps will be victorious in every situation.