Virgin Mary is a symbol of redemption. Fatima is one of the most important catholic shrines in the world dedicated to the Virgin Mary.The story of a famous miracle in Fátima, Portugal, began in May 1917, when three children (ages 7, 9, and 10) claimed to have encountered the Virgin Mary on their way home from tending a flock of sheep. ... It was Mary's final appearance, on Oct. 13, 1917, that became the most famous. Sterling Silver.