The Crusaders of Fatima

The Crusaders of Fatima is organized exclusively for religious purposes in line with the teachings of the Catholic Church. This includes the promotion of the First Saturday Devotion as requested of Our Lady of Fatima; (Queen of Peace). To promote the messages of Fatima that has been entrusted to the young shepherd children at Fatima Portugal in 1917. The Crusaders of Fatima qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

The Crusaders of Fatima is a group of Lay men and women of the Roman Catholic faith who are dedicated to spreading devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, by promoting the messages of Our Lady of Fatima as a call to prayer, repentance, peace, and mercy.

The specific objectives and purpose of this organization shall be:

  • To promote the First Saturday Devotions with the intentions of making reparations for offenses committed against God and the Immaculate Heart of Mary;
  • To spread devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary by witnessing to the practice of a Christian Life. To conduct Rosary prayer services such as the Rosary Processions.
  • To provide spiritual talks by a member of the clergy as part of services held on the 13th of each month from May through October, followed by a Rosary Procession and benediction.
  • To host a Rosary for World Peace at the Shrine every Sunday at 3:00 pm.
  • To practice Christian Charity.

Our Mission

The Crusaders of Fatima are a First Saturday Communion of Reparation Devotional Community that is committed to attending Mass, receiving Holy Communion, reciting the rosary on the First Saturday of every month, and live a Catholic life fulfilling our daily duties.

Board Members

Below are the current officers, board of directors, and promoters for the Crusaders of Fatima.


President: Richard Marques (Brighton, MA)

Vice-President: Ned Greene (Westwood, MA)

 Treasurer: Clement Pinto (Brighton, MA)

 Secretary: Agnes Wong (Brookline, MA) ​

 Board of Directors

Fred McKenna (Arlington, MA)

Jodel and Maria Deauna (Allston, MA)

Mario Taricano (Brighton, MA)

Helen Sears (Medford, MA)

Rosa Tempesta (Brighton, MA)

Mercy Kalapurakkel (Brighton, MA)

Rita Fernando (Brighton, MA)

Mary Ku (Brighton, MA)

Nicole Legagneur (Boston, MA)

Michael Feriggno (Brookline, MA)


Eileen Sawyer (Brighton, MA.)

Jenny Chan (Boston, MA.)

Diane Brown (Brookline, MA)


“My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge, and the way that will lead you to God.”

– Our Lady Fatima

“Fear Not – I am from Heaven”

– Our Lady Fatima

“Pray the Rosary every day to obtain peace for the world and the end of the War.”

– Our Lady Fatima

“I want you to come here on the thirteenth of the next month, to continue saying the Rosary every day in honor of Our Lady of the Rosary to obtain peace in the world and the end of the war, because only She can avail you.”

– Our Lady Fatima

“Sacrifice yourselves for sinners and say very often, especially whenever you make some sacrifice; Oh my Jesus, it is for the love of Thee, for the conversion of sinners, and in reparation for the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary.”

– Our Lady Fatima

“You have seen hell, where the souls of poor sinners go; in order to save them, God wishes to establish devotion to My Immaculate Heart in the world.”

– Our Lady Fatima

“I am the Lady of the Rosary.”

– Our Lady Fatima

“Do not offend Our Lord anymore, Who is already much offended.”

– Our Lady Fatima


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