A pilgrimage by flying boat to Fatima will begin on August 11 from Shannon and Southampton. Sick will be among the flying-boat pilgrims.
At Fatima the pilgrims will be joined by the American pilgrimage organised by the Confraternity of Pilgrims and led by the Archbishop of Indianapolis.
A feature of this pilgrimage will he the contemporaneous spiritual pilgrimage in America by 100,000 members of the Confraternity of Pilgrims who, unable to travel to Fatima, will recite five decades of the Rosary daily for the pilgrimage intentions.
In addition to those travelling by flying boat from Southampton a number of British pilgrims will
low the overland route by coach via France and Spain.