Our Lady appeared at Fatima, she chose to give her message of prayer
and penance to three very young children. Jacinta's Story is a book
written for children of similar in age age to the young seers.
book is full of details and does not shy away from telling the
complete story. The historical background to the events at Fatima,
the family life of the three children, their meetings with the Angel
of Portugal and Our Lady, the instructions to prayer and penance and
their generous response to Our Lady's requests for sacrifices for
deals with the predictions about the course of World War I, the need
for Russia to be converted, the vision of Hell, the difficulties the
children faced with both family and the authorities and their faith
and love of the beautiful Lady who appeared to them. It tells of
their thoughts about God and heaven, the "miracle of the sun"
and the illness and death of Francisco and Jacinta. Everything is
retold simply but accurately. Children will find the story
fascinating and exciting and will be inspired to make prayer and
sacrifice a part of their own lives.
story is told as if in Jacinta's words and is fully illustrated with
colour pictures on every page. It is divided into short chapters,
which will be appreciated if you are reading the story aloud.
- Suggested for ages 6 years and up.