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Archbishop Hoser – arriving in Medjugorje for the first time in February of 2017

June 1, 2018
St. Justin, Martyr
First Friday

Dear Family of Mary!

Today, the Parish of St. James announced some wonderful news! I share it here, as Fr. Marinko relayed it after the Evening Program at St. James:

 
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
 
Today to all Parishioners, all Friends of Medjugorje and the Queen of Peace, today our Holy Father, Pope Francis, sent us good news! The Office of the Holy See, at noon on the Feast of Corpus Christi announced the following news:
 
On this day, the 31st of May, 2018, the Holy See has appointed Henrik Hoser, SAC, the retired Archbishop of Warsaw-Prague (Poland) as Apostolic Visitor with a special role for the parish of Medjugorje for an indefinite time, and ad nutum Sanctae Sedis [with the approval of the Holy See]. At the specific request of the Holy See, his appointment is for pastoral ministry, a continuation of the mission of the Special Envoy of the Holy See for the Parish of Medjugorje, entrusted to Mgr. Hoser on February 11, 2017, and which he completed in the previous months.
 
The purpose of the mission of the Apostolic Visitor is to provide a firm and permanent accompaniment of the parish community in Medjugorje and the faithful who come on pilgrimage here, whose needs require special attention.
 
With all our heart we want to thank Pope Francis for such wonderful news. We want to say thank you. We thank the Lord; we thank the Queen of Peace. Dear Friends of Medjugorje and of the Queen of Peace, I know that your hearts are rejoicing, filled with joy. With great joy and respect, with faithfulness and loyalty, we are awaiting the coming now of the Apostolic Visitor with special authority, jurisdiction and role, Archbishop Hoser. We await him with joy!
 
Let us, brothers and sisters, with all the more enthusiasm and heart, try to live that which our Mother has been telling us. Let us be her extended hands of peace in the world. May the peace and love of God dwell in our hearts. May we become the carriers of that peace and love throughout the world. Amen (Fr. Marinko, Pastor of the Parish of Medjugorje, May 31, 2018)

This is wonderful news, shared on this Feast Day of the Visitation and the Feast of Corpus Christi as well! We can only respond to Fr. Marinko’s call to be the extended hands of the Queen of Peace in the world, as we respond to Our Lady’s call!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2018

PS. Today, June 1, Fr. Leon and Rosie Zubac will make a full report of this wonderful event! Check www.marytv.tv  for the posting of this report.

 
PPS. St. James Parish will change to the Summer Schedule on June 1 – this Friday! The main change is that the Evening Program of Prayer will start an hour later, beginning at 6:00 pm with the Rosary and continuing with the International Mass at 7:00 pm. I will send the complete schedule changes in my next reflection!  

“Medjugorje is the spiritual center of the world.”
Saint John Paul II
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LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report
Thursday, May 31, 2018

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May 2018
We are thrilled to announce Mr. Jason Jones as our Keynote Speaker for the 9th Annual Summer Soiree & Fundraiser ~ August 4, 2018
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Jason Jones is a film producer, author, activist, and human rights worker. He is president of Movie to Movement and the Human Rights Education Organization (H.E.R.O.).
In 2006, Jones was an Executive Producer of “Bella” which won several film industry awards, most notably the People’s Choice Award at the 2006 Toronto International Film Festival. He was the Associate Producer of the 2008 film, “The Stoning of Soraya M.” which won the Los Angeles Film Festival Audience Award in 2009 as well as the NAACP Image Award in 2010. In 2012, he was the Producer of the TV movie “Mother Marianne: Portrait of a Saint” and an Executive Producer of the new film “Voiceless”. His short films include “Eyes to See” (2010), “Crescendo” (2011) and “Sing a Little Louder” (2015).
Jason works directly to aid the homeless, people facing genocide, and women with crisis pregnancies. A regular contributor to the Christian News Site, “The Stream”, he is the author of two books, The Race to Save Our Century and his most recent, The World is on Fire, released October 2017.
Jones lives in Hawaii.
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May 31, 2018
The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Dear Family of Mary!

On this beautiful feast, we remember Our Mother’s visit to her cousin Elizabeth. Mary went with haste to visit her cousin because Gabriel told her that Elizabeth was pregnant! This was astonishing news! Elizabeth had been barren for many years. Mary visited Elizabeth as any good cousin would, to help her in her time of need. But she also carried with her the incredible news that the Savior had come, being conceived in her womb. Both women were participants in a great plan of salvation initiated by God!

 
This visitation was prophetic and Spirit filled! Elizabeth prophesied to Mary about Jesus and the Holy Spirit fell upon Elizabeth and John (in her womb) at the presence of Jesus in Mary’s womb. It was a powerful moment for them all!! Little Jesus was already blessing His people. And Our Lady was visiting! She was carrying Jesus to Elizabeth and John! She was doing her work of visiting, like all women of her day. Visiting relatives in order to help them in need. But she was bringing the kind of help that only she could bring, the presence of Jesus!

In our day, Mother Mary is also visiting. She is visiting us in Medjugorje. She is bringing little Jesus with her. She is coming to help her relatives in Medjugorje, the family that Jesus gave to her at the foot of the Cross. We are her children, because Jesus gave her to us! And so she visits us, bringing graces and blessings for each of us.

She once said to us:

 

“Dear children, My coming to you is a gift from the Heavenly Father for you. Through His love I am coming to help you to find the way to the truth, to find the way to my Son. I am coming to confirm the truth to you. I desire to remind you of the words of my Son. He pronounced words of salvation for the entire world, the words of love for everyone – that love which He proved by His sacrifice. But even today, many of my children do not know Him, they do not want to come to know Him, they are indifferent. Because of their indifference my heart suffers painfully. My Son has always been in the Father. By being born on earth He brought the divine and from me received the human. With Him the word came among us. With Him came the light of the world which penetrates hearts, illuminates them and fills them with love and consolation. My children, all those who love my Son can see Him, because His face can be seen through the souls which are filled with love for Him. Therefore, my children, my apostles, listen to me. Leave vanity and selfishness. Do not live only for what is earthly and material. Love my Son and make it so that others may see His face through your love for Him. I will help you to come to know Him all the more. I will speak to you about Him. Thank you.” (March 2, 2016)


Our Lady’s coming to us is a gift from the Heavenly Father! Just as He sent Mary to Elizabeth all those years ago, so now He sends her to us, so that we will have all the graces we need to survive, spiritually, in this very difficult time.

May we always pray with Our Lady these words she spoke in joy to the Lord at the Visitation:

 
The Prayer of Mary
My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord,
my spirit rejoices in God my Savior
for he has looked with favor on his lowly servant.
From this day all generations will call me blessed:
the Almighty has done great things for me,
and holy is his Name.

He has mercy on those who fear him
in every generation.
He has shown the strength of his arm,
he has scattered the proud in their conceit.

He has cast down the mighty from their thrones,
and has lifted up the lowly.
He has filled the hungry with good things,
and the rich he has sent away empty.

He has come to the help of his servant Israel
for he remembered his promise of mercy,
the promise he made to our fathers,
to Abraham and his children forever.
(Lk 1:46-55)

 
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2018

PS. St. James Parish will change to the Summer Schedule on June 1 – this Friday! The main change is that the Evening Program of Prayer will start an hour later, beginning at 6:00 pm with the Rosary and continuing with the International Mass at 7:00 pm. I will send the complete schedule changes in my next reflection!

“Medjugorje is the spiritual center of the world.”
Saint John Paul II
Be connected!
www.marytv.tv

Mary TV, P.O. Box 899, Notre Dame, IN 46556

LifeNews.com Pro-Life News Report
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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(c)Mary TV 2014

Adoration in Medjugorje

May 30, 2018

Dear Family of Mary!

“Dear children! In this peaceless time, I am calling you to have more trust in God who is your Father in Heaven and who has sent me to lead you to Him. You, open your hearts to the gifts which He desires to give you and, in the silence of your heart, adore my Son Jesus who has given His life so that you may live in eternity – where He desires to lead you. May your hope be the joy of a meeting with the Most High in everyday life. Therefore, I am calling you: do not neglect prayer because prayer works miracles. Thank you for having responded to my call.” (May 25, 2018)  

   
We all love to attend Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. It is especially powerful in Medjugorje. Thousands of people remain in complete silence for an hour or more, with only intermittent songs and prayers. Most of that time is spent in silence, gazing upon the Eucharist displayed in the large Monstrance of the outdoor Altar. It seems that time stops. No one wants the Adoration to end. It is stunning!
 

But Our Lady tells us something equally stunning in this message. “…in the silence of your heart, adore my Son Jesus who has given His life so that you may live in eternity – where He desires to lead you.” She tells us that we can adore her Son Jesus in the silence of our hearts, any time, anywhere! We can gaze upon our Savior in the silence of our hearts because He reigns there. He is waiting there for us to behold Him. He is present within each of us, longing for our attention. We can adore Him in the silence of our own hearts!

Our Lady told St. Faustina the very same thing:

 

November 29, [1936]. The Mother of God has taught me how to prepare for the Feast of Christmas. I saw Her today, without the Infant Jesus. She said to me: My daughter, strive after silence and humility, so that Jesus, who dwells in your heart continuously, may be able to rest. Adore Him in your heart; do not go out from your inmost being. My daughter, I shall obtain for you the grace of an interior life which will be such that, without ever leaving that interior life, you will be able to carry out all your external duties with even greater care. Dwell with Him continuously in your own heart. He will be your strength. Communicate with creatures only in so far as is necessary and is required by your duties. You are a dwelling place pleasing to the living God, in you He dwells continuously with love and delight. And the living presence of God, which you experience in a more vivid and distinct way, will confirm you, my daughter, in the things I have told you. Try to act in this way until Christmas Day, and then He himself will make known to you in what way you will be communing and uniting yourself with Him.  (Diary 785)

Such adoration could change our lives. To be able to adore Jesus always, to be in deep communion of spirit with Him all day long! Well it would be heaven. I believe that it is possible, that we can adore Jesus in just this way, and that it is essential if we are to be led into eternity, to live forever with Him. We must start that life now!

Dearest Mother, obtain for us the grace of adoring Jesus in our hearts.  We want to receive that grace and live it always!!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan

©Mary TV 2018
“Medjugorje is the spiritual center of the world.”
Saint John Paul II
Be connected!
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