Fátima - Faith arrives on its knees and leaves standing
Every year on May 13th, believers from all over the world come to pray and pay their promises, walking on their knees. Fátima is the place where our Lady appeared to the three shepherds, and has become a santurary for Catholic church. It is a place filled with symbolism, of which results sacred rituals, practiced by those who seek the Divine connection, a way of spiritual purification.
In the places marked by the apparitions, chapels were built - 15 in total - in memory of the Lord's Passion and Resurrection - forming a "Via Sacra," a path taken by many faithful, until reaching the Sanctuary.
The faith that encourages them is strong. Is possible to feel their devotion to comply the final part of the journey of sacrifice. They come on their knees, accompanied by family, friends or alone.