Chronology of the live of Francisco
He is born in Aljustrel, parish of Fatima, the next to last of the seven children of Manuel Pedro Marto and Olímpia de Jesus.
He is baptized under the name of Francisco in the parish Church of Fatima.
1916When he turns 8, he starts shepherding his parents’ flock.
1st apparition of the Angel in Loca do Cabeço.
2nd apparition of the Angel in Arneiro.
3rd apparition of the Angel in Loca do Cabeço.
May, June and July 13th
1st, 2nd and 3rd apparitions of Our Lady in Cova da Iria.
He is taken to Vila Nova de Ourém.
He is brought back to Aljustrel.
4th apparition of Our Lady in Valinhos.
September and October 13th
5th and 6th apparitions of Our Lady.
He falls sick with the Spanish flu epidemic.
The health condition becomes worse.
He receives the sacrament of Reconciliation from Father Moreira.
He receives the Viaticum.
He dies peacefuly at 22:00.
He is buried in the cemetery of Fatima.
The most reverend José Alves Correia da Silva, Bishop of Leiria, received the authorization from the Sacred Congregation of Rites, to organise the Diocesan Process on the fame of holiness, virtues and miracles of Francisco.
Identification of the remains of Francisco.
Translation of his remains to the Shrine of Fatima.
Beginning of the Diocesan Informative Process (63 sessions and 25 witnesses).
Closing of the process.
Opening of the process in Rome.
John Paul II proclaimed the heroism of the virtues of Francisco (decree of the virtues) granting him the title of venerable.
Presentation of the process on the healing of Emília Santos in Rome.
Decree on the healing miracle of Emília Santos.
Beatification, in Fatima, by Pope John Paul II.