Sr. Lucia wrote this work as a response to those to had written to her
expressing their doubts, questions and difficulties about Our Lady's
appearance to the children at Fatima. Through this book, she helps the
reader grow in his or her desire to live the Fatima message with greater
Finding herself inundated with constantly repeated questions concerning
the apparitions and the visionaries, the message they received and the
reason for some of the requests contained in that message, and feeling
that it was beyond her to reply individually to each questioner, Sister
Lucia asked the Holy See for permission to write a text in which she
could reply in general to the many questions that had been put to her.
This permission was granted, hence the present work entitled in English: Calls from the Message of Fatima.
work is, in effect, a long letter, written entirely by Sister Lucia and
addressed by her to all those who have written to her concerning their
doubts, questions, and difficulties, and their desire for greater
fidelity in living up to what was asked for from Heaven in the Cova da