The Fatima Icon project is a collaborative effort between OnePeterFive and the Confraternity of Our Lady of Fatima to promote devotion to Our Lady of Fatima and spread her message by means of her Russian icon. From Fr. Aleksandr Burgos, Russian Catholic priest in St. Petersburg:
The Fatima Icon of the Mother of God “By Thee, Unity” (commemorated June 30/July 13) is one of the most famous icons of the 21st century in Russia. It was written in St. Petersburg after many years of prayerful reflection. The writing process itself lasted a year and a half. It involved a Catholic priest who contacted Sister Lucia of Fatima and an Orthodox icon writer who received permission to work from his monk confessor.
The deeper meaning of this icon lies in the whole history of Russia in the 20th century, its suffering and rebirth, as well as its connection with the Universal Church. For this reason, at present, in honor of this image, Catholics want to erect a sanctuary-monastery in St. Petersburg.
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