The world-famous International Pilgrim Virgin Statue (IPVS) of Fatima is one of two “twin” statues sculpted in 1947 by famous sculptor JosÃ© Thedim. The image reflects the precise instructions of Sister Lucia.
Her desire was that the pilgrim image represent Our Lady’s position when she revealed herself as the Immaculate Heart to the Shepherds in 1917. Our Lady of Fatima through the Pilgrim Virgin Statue, set forth from Fatima in May, 1947 to claim her dominion and become the Pilgrim of the World, carrying first to devastated Europe after WWII the message of peace. (This first statue was retired and is on display at.….. read more….
In Youngstown, the Our Lady of Fatima statue will be at:
Basilica of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (website: http://olmcsta.com/)
343 Via Mt. Carmel Ave.
Youngstown Ohio 44410
July 22nd and 23rd, 2016