Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Saint Francisco Marto

More than anything else, I want to console our Lord.

    Facts about St. Francisco Marto

  • He was one of the three Portuguese children who witnessed the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima in 1917.
  • Francisco prayed rosaries and offered sacrifices for the conversion of sinners.
  • In 1918, Mary told Francisco that she would take him to heaven soon. Six months later, at the age of 10, he contracted influenza and passed away.