Dear Children of Medjugorje, Praised be Jesus and Mary!
1. On October 2, 2016, Mirjana received her monthly apparition at the Blue Cross in the presence of a large crowd of people! After the apparition, she conveyed the following message:
“Dear children, the Holy Spirit, according to the Heavenly Father, made me the mother – the mother of Jesus – and by this alone, also your mother. That is why I am coming to hear you, that I may open my motherly arms to you; to give you my heart and to call you to remain with me, because from the top of the cross my Son entrusted you to me. Unfortunately, many of my children have not come to know the love of my Son; many of them do not want to come to know Him. Oh, my children, how much bad is done by those who must see or interpret in order to come to believe. That is why, you, my children, my apostles, in the silence of your heart, listen to the voice of my Son, so that your heart may be His home, that it may not be dark and sad, but that it may be illuminated with the light of my Son. Seek hope with faith, because faith is the life of the soul. Anew I am calling you: pray, pray to live faith in humility, in spiritual peace, and illuminated by the light.
My children, do not strive to comprehend everything immediately, because I also did not comprehend everything immediately; but I loved, and I believed in the divine words which my Son spoke – He who was the first light and the beginning of redemption. Apostles of my love – you who pray, sacrifice yourselves, love and do not judge – you go and spread the truth, the words of my Son, the Gospel, because you are the living Gospel; you are the rays of the light of my Son. My Son and I will be with you to encourage you and to test you. My children, always implore the blessing of those, and only of those whose hands have been blessed by my Son, of your shepherds. Thank you.”
2. The near future, what does it hold?
Who isn’t wondering about the future of the world and the serious threats it is facing! All kinds of prophets are speaking, but there is one that I want to quote here, because he was canonized: Saint Louis Marie Grignon de Montfort. Surprisingly, his prophecy resonates accurately with our present situation, at least in Europe.
“Jesus Christ will come, as the whole Church awaits Him, to reign everywhere, at a time and in a manner that people least expect.”
“At the end of time, sooner than we think, God will raise great Saints to establish the reign of His Son over the corrupt world, by means of devotion to the most Holy Virgin.”
“In the last times, the power of Mary will become manifest to all. She will extend the Kingdom of Christ even to the Mohammedans,” (i.e. Muslims).
“Mary must burst forth, more than ever in mercy, strength and grace in the last times…”
“Friends of the world will more than ever persecute those who belong to the Holy Virgin. But humble Mary will always be victorious…”
“The power of Mary will burst forth over all the demons, especially in the last times.”
(Excerpts from “The Secret of Mary”)
3. She has the 10 secrets!
One day, I asked Mirjana: “Did Our Lady talk to you about the end of the world?”
“Did she tell you about the second Coming of Christ?”
Mirjana looked at me, as if the answer was obvious, a no-brainer: “Yes, of course!”
“And what did she say to you?”
“This, I can’t tell now,” said Mirjana. “I will tell you later!”
Vicka has 9 secrets.
Our friend Charbel Maroun from Galilee tells us that when Vicka came to the Holy Land in 2013, he brought to her attention the Wall of separation between Bethlehem and Jerusalem and asked her: “How long will this continue?”
Vicka replied without hesitation: “Everything will change soon!”
4. On the Feast of Christ the King, the Jubilee Year of Mercy will close this November 20th.
However, I am realizing with the pilgrims and in my missions that many people have not yet passed through the Holy Door. What a pity! For ourselves but also for all the souls in Purgatory who are waiting to be released and to enter into the Kingdom of Heaven! Imagine one of our beloved deceased suffering terribly in purgatory, waiting for us to take that simple step to put an end to their excruciating pain, and because of our negligence, they have to wait and suffer longer!
I know an Italian married couple who walks for 20 minutes every day to go through the Holy Door in their city so that the plenary Indulgence may be granted to the deceased. Thanks to the two of them, in one year, that’s 730 souls released from purgatory! Can one just sit there in lazy indifference? Let’s get a move on and intensively use this exceptional gift which the Church is offering us for our dear departed! This will increase the number of souls who will pray for us in turn and welcome us in Heaven when we pass from this earth to Eternity. As a reminder, here are the conditions to obtain the Plenary Indulgence, for ourselves or for the soul of a deceased person.
Within 8 days before or after passing through the Holy Door, in a church designated by our local bishop for the Jubilee Year:
-Make a good Confession with the firm resolution to break away from all sin, even venial.
-Participate in the Holy Mass and receive Holy Communion accompanied by a deep inner reflection on mercy.
-Recite the Creed
-Pray for the intentions of the Pope at least one Our Father, one Hail Mary and a Glory be.
6. A spectacular healing took place last month: a young Irishman whom we knew well got up from his wheelchair and can now walk, after years of complete dependency due to his handicap. Let us give thanks to God!
7. The saints or the pumpkins?
Father Gabriele Amorth, the famous exorcist at the Holy See who went back to the Father last month, published a serious warning against Halloween, for all those who see it as an innocent game.
Here is an excerpt, “I think that Italy is losing her mind, the meaning of life, the good sense, and that she is destroying herself at slow pace. Celebrating Halloween means to honor the devil who, when adored for one single night, will claim his rights over his subjects. So let us not be surprised that the world is in ruins and that psychiatrist and psychologists’ offices are filled with sleepless, violent, restless children, and youth suffering from obsessions, depressions, or suicide attempts.”
Why don’t we rather celebrate All Saints Day, also called ‘Holy Win‘? We would then celebrate the holiness of our friends in Heaven who have so many gifts to give us. Unfortunately this feast has been substituted by a fashion which is actually an imposter in which death is glorified as well as hell and its demons in all their ugliness, especially in Europe. Let us wake up our consciences and not let evil win the victory over our children.
P.S. 1. On October 16 Pope Francis canonized Elizabeth of the Holy Trinity.
She was a Carmelite nun from Dijon, France, who received great lights about the mystery of the dwelling of the Holy Trinity within us. “It seems to me that in Heaven, my mission will be to attract the souls by helping them to get out of themselves and adhere to God through a very simple and loving move and to keep them in this great inner silence which allows God to print Himself within them and to transform them into Himself,” (St Elizabeth of the Holy Trinity, in Correspondence of 28 October 1906, 3 weeks before her death).
She also wrote this beautiful prayer, which is in the Catechism of the Catholic Church: “O my God, Trinity whom I adore, help me to become utterly forgetful of myself so that I may establish myself in you, as changeless and calm as though my soul were already in eternity. Let nothing disturb my peace nor draw me forth f from you, O my unchanging God, but at every moment may I penetrate more deeply into the depths of your mystery. Give peace to my soul; make it your heaven, your cherished dwelling-place and the place of your repose. Let me never leave you there alone, but keep me there, wholly attentive, wholly alert in my faith, wholly adoring and fully given up to your creative action.
“O my beloved Christ, crucified for love, I long to be the bride of your heart. I long to cover you with glory, to love you even unto death! Yet I sense my powerlessness and beg you to clothe me with yourself. Identify my soul with all the movements of your soul, submerge me, overwhelm me, and substitute yourself for me, so that my life may become a reflection of your life. Come into me as Adorer, as Redeemer and as Savior.
“O Eternal Word, utterance of my God, I want to spend my life listening to you, to become totally teachable so that I might learn all from you. Through all darkness, all emptiness, all powerlessness, I want to keep my eyes fixed on you and to remain under your great light. O my Beloved Star, so fascinate me that I may never be able to leave your radiance.
“O Consuming Fire, Spirit of Love, overshadow me so that the Word may be, as it were incarnate again in my soul. May I be for him a new humanity in which he can renew all his mystery!
“And you, O Father, bend down towards your poor little creature. Cover her with your shadow, see in her only your beloved son in who you are well pleased
“O my `Three’, my All, my Beatitude, infinite Solitude, Immensity in which I lose myself, I surrender myself to you as your prey. Immerse yourself in me so that I may be immersed in you until I go to contemplate in your light the abyss of your splendor!
P.S. 2. On September 27, the visionary Ivan went again to Vienna, Austria. He was invited by Cardinal Schönborn to participate in the evening prayer in the Cathedral.
P.S. 4. We are looking for a good Italian-French translator and another Italian-Chinese translator to translate the new book by Sr. Emmanuel on fasting, published in Italian by Amen. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
P.S. 7. Get this smartphone application! Here you will find Mary’s official messages since 1984. It’s free and available in English and in other languages on app store. In the search box, type Medjugorje Friends of Mary. Share this great news with your friends! Evangelize!
P.S. 8. Write a letter to your Blessed Mother! She will answer you during prayer! Mail it to “Queen of Peace”, BP 2157, F-06103 Nice cedex, France. We will deliver it to a visionary.
P.S. 9. Sister Emmanuel’s Newsletter can be received in many languages!
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Psalm 93 [Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition]
1 The Lord is the God to whom revenge belongeth: the God of revenge hath acted freely.
2 Lift up thyself, thou that judgest the earth: render a reward to the proud.
3 How long shall sinners, O Lord: how long shall sinners glory?
4 Shall they utter, and speak iniquity: shall all speak who work injustice?
5 Thy people, O Lord, they have brought low: and they have afflicted thy inheritance.
6 They have slain the widow and the stranger: and they have murdered the fatherless.
7 And they have said: The Lord shall not see: neither shall the God of Jacob understand.
8 Understand, ye senseless among the people: and, you fools, be wise at last.
9 He that planted the ear, shall he not hear? or he that formed the eye, doth he not consider?
10 He that chastiseth nations, shall he not rebuke: he that teacheth man knowledge?
11 The Lord knoweth the thoughts of men, that they are vain.
12 Blessed is the man whom thou shalt instruct, O Lord: and shalt teach him out of thy law.
13 That thou mayst give him rest from the evil days: till a pit be dug for the wicked.
14 For the Lord will not cast off his people: neither will he forsake his own inheritance.
15 Until justice be turned into judgment: and they that are near it are all the upright in heart.
16 Who shall rise up for me against the evildoers? or who shall stand with me against the workers of iniquity?
17 Unless the Lord had been my helper, my soul had almost dwelt in hell.
18 If I said: My foot is moved: thy mercy, O Lord, assisted me.
19 According to the multitude of my sorrows in my heart, thy comforts have given joy to my soul.
20 Doth the seat of iniquity stick to thee, who framest labour in commandment?
21 They will hunt after the soul of the just, and will condemn innocent blood.
22 But the Lord is my refuge: and my God the help of my hope.
23 And he will render them their iniquity: and in their malice he will destroy them: the Lord our God will destroy them.