Entries by Cathy Nolan

Christmas Novena – Day Six

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 20, 2016 Christmas Novena Day Six Dear Family of Mary! This is the sixth day of our Novena before Christmas! Again today the parish will climb Apparition Hill, praying the Rosary. We will join them live, through Mary TV! The Lord speaks to Father Dolindo today about how important it […]

Christmas Novena – Day Five

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 19, 2016 Christmas Novena Day Five Dear Family of Mary! We are at Day Five of our Christmas Novena! Half way there! Today both Our Lady and Jesus speak about sleep! Truly, sleep is an act of trust, because we give ourselves over completely to rest and let go control […]

Christmas Novena – Day Four

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 18, 2014 Christmas Novena Day Four Dear Family of Mary! This is the fourth day of our Novena before Christmas! Again today the parish will climb Apparition Hill, praying the Rosary. We will join them live, through Mary TV! This novena is a big commitment for the parishioners. They must […]

Christmas Novena – Day Three

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 17, 2016 Christmas Novena Day Three Dear Family of Mary! This is Day Three of our novena, and we consider surrender in terms of how we ask God for help with our difficulties. When we are ill, or have a problem we cannot solve, we turn to the Lord for […]

Christmas Novena – Day Two

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 16, 2016 Christmas Novena Day Two Dear Family of Mary! We continue our Christmas Novena with the Parish today with Day Two! We are preparing our hearts for Christmas by growing in our surrender to Jesus. This is our gift to the Holy Infant in the manger. We want to […]

Christmas Novena – Day One

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 15, 2016 Christmas Novena Day 1 Dear Family of Mary! Today St. James Parish begins the annual Christmas Novena! They will climb Apparition Hill each day for nine days before Christmas, praying the Rosary. Mary TV will stream the climb each day, live! It is a beautiful way to prepare […]

My Son, by his sacrifice, exalted love!

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 14, 2016 St. John of the Cross Dear Family of Mary! “…My Son, by His sacrifice, exalted love. Therefore, live with Him so that you may have strength and hope; that you may have the love which is life and which leads to eternal life. Through God’s love, I am […]

Return to the prayer of the Rosary!

  (c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016 J.M.J. December 13, 2016 St. Lucy Dear Family of Mary! “…Therefore, my children, return to the prayer of the Rosary. Pray it with feelings of goodness, sacrifice and mercy. Pray, not only with words, but with merciful acts. Pray with love for all people…” (December 2, 2016) St. John Paul II called […]

Am I not here who am your mother?

       Our Lady of Guadalupe J.M.J. December 9, 2016 St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin Dear Family of Mary! Today is the wonderful feast of the humble and beautiful visionary saint, Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin. St. Juan Diego received apparitions of Our Lady in 1531, in Mexico. Our Lady gave Juan Diego a job, to go to […]