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A modern dictionary of 5,679 Catholic terms (including abbreviations), both common and obscure. Find accurate definitions of words and phrases. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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FÁTIMA INVOCATION

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Prayer recommended by the Blessed Virgin to the children at Fátima (1917), to be recited by the faithful. It is often said between the decades of the Rosary and reads: "O my Jesus, forgive us our sins. Save us from the fires of hell, and bring all souls to heaven, especially those who most need your mercy."