Most Holy Virgin
who hast deigned to come to Fatima,
to reveal the treasures of graces 
hidden in the recitation of the Rosary,
inspire our hearts with a sincere love of this devotion
that meditating on the 
Mysteries of our Redemption recalled therein,
we may obtain the conversion of sinners
and the favors we ask you now,
for the greater glory of God,
for your own honor,
and for the good of souls.

*Our Lady of Fatima protect us-
From all evil*
From all sin,*
From Thy Wrath*
From sudden and unprovided death,*

From the deceit of the devil,*
From the affection for sin and evil and indifference to their effects,*
From pride, presumption, and self righteousness,*
From doubt, discouragement, and despair,*
From defeatism, lukewarmness.*
From anger, hatred, and all ill will,*
From loss of faith, hope, and love,*
From uprootedness from prayer and focus on God,*
From anger with and rebellion against God,*
From indifference and disobedience to God,*
From infidelity to and betrayal of God,*
From abandonment of God,*

From comets, asteroids, and meteors,*
From planetary alignment,*
From Solar flares,*
From fire and volcanic eruptions,*
From hail and brimstone,*
From thunder, lightning, and storms,*
From floods, landslides, mudslides, and sinkholes,*
From earthquakes, and tsunamis,*
From HAARPIng,*
From extreme heat and cold,*
From nuclear, gas, food and water poisoning,*
From vermin and snakes,*
From plague, pestilence, cancers, viral and bacterial outbreaks, epidemics, and warfare,*
From famine, food contamination and food shortages,*
From drought, water contamination and water shortage,*
From wars, revolutions, raids, riots and violence,*

From thieves, robbers, vandals,*
From revolutionaries,*
From wrongful authorities, and the enemies of God,*
From sick people,*
From people who will expose us and our home to danger and bring us harm and injury to our body, mind, soul, and spirit,*
From everlasting death,*

** this litany may be recited after each rosary**
by Pope Saint John Paul II

Hail Mary, poor and humble Woman, Blessed by the Most High! Virgin of hope, dawn of a new era; We join in your song of praise, to celebrate the Lord’s mercy, to proclaim the coming of the Kingdom and the full liberation of humanity.
Hail Mary, lowly handmaid of the Lord, Glorious Mother of Christ! Faithful Virgin, holy dwelling-place of the Word, Teach us to persevere in listening to the Word, and to be docile to the voice of the Spirit, attentive to his promptings in the depths of our conscience and to his manifestations in the events of history.
Hail Mary, Woman of sorrows, Mother of the living! Virgin spouse beneath the Cross, the new Eve, Be our guide along the paths of the world. Teach us to experience and to spread the love of Christ, to stand with you before the innumerable crosses on which your Son is still crucified.
Hail Mary, woman of faith, First of the disciples! Virgin Mother of the Church, help us always to account for the hope that is in us, with trust in human goodness and the Father’s love. Teach us to build up the world beginning from within: in the depths of silence and prayer, in the joy of fraternal love, in the unique fruitfulness of the Cross.
Immaculate Heart of Mary pray for us Amen
Since the Ascension, Christ’s coming in glory has been imminent, even though "it is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has fixed by his own authority." This eschatological coming could be accomplished at any moment, even if both it and the final trial that will precede it are "delayed". —Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 673
In a General audience on November 12th, 2008, the Holy Father explains what exactly is "delaying" this coming:
…before the Lord’s arrival there will be apostasy, and one well described as the "man of lawlessness", "the son of perdition" must be revealed, who tradition would come to call the Antichrist. —POPE BENEDICT XVI, St. Peter’s Square; his remarks are a reiteration of St. Paul’s warning in 2 Thessalonians 2 on the return of Christ.
The Early Church Fathers—voices who helped reveal and pass on apostolic Tradition, often with teaching which came directly from the Apostles or their direct successors—give us further light as to the sequence of events prior to Christ’s final return. Essentially, it is such:
This present era ends in a period of lawlessness and apostasy, culminating in the "lawless one"—Antichrist (2 Thess 2:1-4).
He is destroyed by a manifestation of Christ (2 Thess 2:8), along with those who accepted the mark of the Beast (a judgment of the living; Rev 19:20-21); Satan is then chained for a "thousand years" (Rev 20:2) as God establishes a reign of peace (Isaiah 24:21-23) punctuated by the resurrection of the martyrs (Rev 20:4).
At the end of this period of peace, Satan is loosed from the abyss for a brief period, a final unleashing against the Bride of Christ through "Gog and Magog," the nations Satan deceives in a final uprising (Rev 20:7-10).
Fire falls from heaven to consume them (Rev 20:9); the devil is thrown into the lake of fire where the Antichrist—the Beast—had already been cast (Rev 20:10) ushering in the Final Coming in Glory of Jesus, the resurrection of the dead, and the Final Judgment (Rev 20:11-15), and the consummation of the elements (1 Pt 3:10), making way for a "new heavens and a new earth" (Rev 21:1-4).
This sequence of events prior to Christ’s return as Judge is found in the writings of several early Church Fathers and ecclesiastical writers:

…when His Son will come and destroy the time of the lawless one and judge the godless, and change the sun and the moon and the stars—then He shall indeed rest on the seventh day… after giving rest to all things, I will make the beginning of the eighth day, that is, the beginning of another world. —Letter of Barnabas (70-79 A.D.), written by a second century Apostolic Father
Therefore, the Son of the most high and mighty God… shall have destroyed unrighteousness, and executed His great judgment, and shall have recalled to life the righteous, who… will be engaged among men a thousand years, and will rule them with most just command… Also the prince of devils, who is the contriver of all evils, shall be bound with chains, and shall be imprisoned during the thousand years of the heavenly rule… Before the end of the thousand years the devil shall be loosed afresh and shall assemble all the pagan nations to make war against the holy city… "Then the last anger of God shall come upon the nations, and shall utterly destroy them" and the world shall go down in a great conflagration. —4th century Ecclesiastical writer, Lactantius, "The Divine Institutes", The ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol 7, p. 211
St. Augustine provided four interpretations of the "thousand year" period. The one most commonly quoted today is that it refers to the period since the resurrection of Christ until now. However, that was just one interpretation, likely made popular in countering the heresy of millenarianism at the time. In light of what has been said by several Church Fathers, one of Augustine’s other interpretations is perhaps more suited:
Those who, on the strength of this passage [of Revelation 20:1-6], have suspected that the first resurrection is future and bodily, have been moved, among other things, specially by the number of a thousand years, as if it were a fit thing that the saints should thus enjoy a kind of Sabbath-rest during that period, a holy leisure after the labors of six thousand years since man was created… (and) there should follow on the completion of six thousand years, as of six days, a kind of seventh-day Sabbath in the succeeding thousand years; and that it i
s for this purpose the saints rise, viz.; to celebrate the Sabbath. And this opinion would not be objectionable, if it were believed that the joys of the saints in that Sabbath shall be spiritual, and consequent on the presence of God… —De Civitate Dei [The City of God], Catholic University of America Press, Bk XX, Ch. 7

This apostolic tradition is further illuminated by approved private revelation. The "seventh day", the "thousand years of heavenly rule" was prophesied by the Blessed Virgin in Fatima when she promised that her Immaculate Heart would triumph and the world would be granted a "period of peace." Thus, Jesus dictated to St. Faustina that the world is now living in an important time of grace:
Let all mankind recognize My unfathomable mercy. It is a sign for the end times; after it will come the day of justice. —Diary of St. Faustina, Divine Mercy in My Soul, n. 848

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