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Teach me wisdom in my secret heart!

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2018

February 16, 2018

Dear Family of Mary!

February 25, 2007 “Dear children! Open your heart to God’s mercy in this Lenten time. The heavenly Father desires to deliver each of you from the slavery of sin. Therefore, little children, make good use of this time and through meeting with God in confession, leave sin and decide for holiness. Do this out of love for Jesus, who redeemed you all with his blood, that you may be happy and in peace. Do not forget, little children: your freedom is your weakness, therefore follow my messages with seriousness. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

As we begin Lent, it is a very good idea to go to Confession. In our journey towards Easter, we are looking for the grace of self-knowledge. We need to know ourselves, our real selves. We need to see what God sees in us, in order to change and grow in holiness. God loves us so much. He sees our weaknesses and sins as clear as day. But He still loves us so much. His desire is to help us to see ourselves with His eyes, so that we can run to Him for help in our fight against sin and selfishness. He only wants to give us His peace and light. That is what awaits us in confession.

There is a beautiful Psalm that is a good prayer to pray in preparation for Confession. It is the Psalm for Mass today:

Psalm 51

Have mercy on me, O God,
according to thy steadfast love;
according to thy abundant mercy blot out my transgressions.
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity,
and cleanse me from my sin!
For I know my transgressions,
and my sin is ever before me.
Against thee, thee only, have I sinned,
and done that which is evil in thy sight,
so that thou art justified in thy sentence
and blameless in thy judgment.
Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity,
and in sin did my mother conceive me.
Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward being;
therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart.
Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean;
wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.
Fill me with joy and gladness;
let the bones which thou hast broken rejoice.
Hide thy face from my sins,
and blot out all my iniquities.
Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and put a new and right spirit within me.
Cast me not away from thy presence,
and take not thy holy Spirit from me.
Restore to me the joy of thy salvation,
and uphold me with a willing spirit.
Then I will teach transgressors thy ways,
and sinners will return to thee.
Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God,
thou God of my salvation,
and my tongue will sing aloud of thy deliverance.
O Lord, open thou my lips,
and my mouth shall show forth thy praise.
For thou hast no delight in sacrifice;
were I to give a burnt offering, thou wouldst not be pleased.
The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit;
a broken and contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not despise.
Do good to Zion in thy good pleasure;
rebuild the walls of Jerusalem,
then wilt thou delight in right sacrifices,
in burnt offerings and whole burnt offerings;
then bulls will be offered on thy altar.

Our Lady has turned Medjugorje into the confessional of the world! Just being in her presence, pilgrims feel a great desire to be washed clean, to be made whole by Jesus, through the priest in Confession. It is one of the great signs that Our Lady is really present in Medjugorje. Confession is the emergency room for souls. There, we broken ones come face to face with Jesus and His Mercy.

Truly in Confession we receive the most precious gift, the gift of self-knowledge, the gift of the truth about ourselves. As the Psalmist said: “Behold, thou desirest truth in the inward being; therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart.” This is the gift Jesus gives us in Confession. Truth in our inward being!! Wisdom in our secret heart!!

Our lives are changed forever by Confession. We come out of that emergency room with new hearts!!

Thank you, dearest Mother, for drawing us to your Son in Confession where we can be healed. Thank you for showing us the way to life!

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

PS. During Lent, Denis and I will pray the Stations of the Cross during the Hour of Mercy. Join us at 3:00 pm Medjugorje time!! Live!

 

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Choose Life!

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2018

February 15, 2018

Dear Family of Mary!

Lent is a time to get back to basics. At the most basic, we have to look at what we base our life upon, the foundation of everything we do and are. The first reading for Mass today is from Deuteronomy. It is the famous “Choose life” passage. Our Lady has also called us to choose life. Right now, at the very beginning of Lent, is a good time to take a fresh look at our lives and make sure we are building on the Rock!

Moses said to the people:
“Today I have set before you
life and prosperity, death and doom.
If you obey the commandments of the LORD, your God,
which I enjoin on you today,
loving him, and walking in his ways,
and keeping his commandments, statutes and decrees,
you will live and grow numerous,
and the LORD, your God,
will bless you in the land you are entering to occupy.
If, however, you turn away your hearts and will not listen,
but are led astray and adore and serve other gods,
I tell you now that you will certainly perish;
you will not have a long life
on the land that you are crossing the Jordan to enter and occupy.
I call heaven and earth today to witness against you:
I have set before you life and death,
the blessing and the curse.
Choose life, then,
that you and your descendants may live, by loving the LORD, your God,
heeding his voice, and holding fast to him.
For that will mean life for you,
a long life for you to live on the land that the LORD swore
he would give to your fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.” (DT 30:15-20)

March 18, 2003 (Message through Mirjana)
“Dear children! Particularly at this holy time of penance and prayer, I call you to make a choice. God gave you free will to choose life or death. Listen to my messages with the heart that you may become cognizant of what you are to do and how you will find the way to life. My children, without God you can do nothing; do not forget this even for a single moment. For, what are you and what will you be on earth, when you will return to it again. Do not anger God, but follow me to life. Thank you for being here.”

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

PS. During Lent, Denis and I will pray the Stations of the Cross during the Hour of Mercy. Join us at 3:00 pm Medjugorje time!! Live!

 

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This is a time of grace!

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2018

February 14, 2018
Ash Wednesday

Dear Family of Mary!

Today is a solemn day. We begin our journey through Lent. We go together. We go with Our Lady leading us!

April 25, 2007 “Dear children! Also today I again call you to conversion. Open your hearts. This is a time of grace while I am with you, make good use of it. Say: ‘This is the time for my soul’. I am with you and love you with immeasurable love. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Brothers and sisters:
We are ambassadors for Christ,
as if God were appealing through us.
We implore you on behalf of Christ,
be reconciled to God.
For our sake he made him to be sin who did not know sin,
so that we might become the righteousness of God in him.
Working together, then,
we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain.
For he says:
In an acceptable time I heard you,
and on the day of salvation I helped you.
Behold, now is a very acceptable time;
behold, now is the day of salvation
(2 Cor 5:20-6:2)

March 18, 2003

“Dear children! Particularly at this holy time of penance and prayer, I call you to make a choice. God gave you free will to choose life or death. Listen to my messages with the heart that you may become cognizant of what you are to do and how you will find the way to life. My children, without God you can do nothing; do not forget this even for a single moment. For, what are you and what will you be on earth, when you will return to it again. Do not anger God, but follow me to life. Thank you for being here.”

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

PS. During Lent, Denis and I will pray the Stations of the Cross during the Hour of Mercy. Join us at 3:00 pm Medjugorje time!! Live!

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Seek Heaven and the things of Heaven!

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2018

February 13, 2018
Fat Tuesday

Dear Family of Mary!

“Dear children! May this time be for you a time of prayer, so that the Holy Spirit, through prayer, may descend upon you and give you conversion. Open your hearts and read the Sacred Scripture, that through the testimonies you also may be closer to God. Above everything, little children, seek God and the things of God and leave earthly ones to the earth, because Satan is attracting you to the dust and sin. You are called to holiness and created for Heaven; therefore, seek Heaven and the things of Heaven. Thank you for having responded to my call.” (January 25, 2018)

Tomorrow we begin the wonderful and difficult season of Lent. Our Lady speaks of the battle we must fight during Lent in the January 25, 2018 message. Conversion, the reading of Sacred Scripture, the seeking of God and the things of God, the leaving behind of earthly things, the choice to pray.

Of course temptation will be part of this time, since we will be trying our best to deny ourselves, to make room for God and to leave the things of earth. And so St. James’ words ring so true:

Blessed is he who perseveres in temptation,
for when he has been proven he will receive the crown of life
that he promised to those who love him.
No one experiencing temptation should say,
“I am being tempted by God”;
for God is not subject to temptation to evil,
and he himself tempts no one.
Rather, each person is tempted when lured and enticed by his desire.
Then desire conceives and brings forth sin,

and when sin reaches maturity it gives birth to death.

Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers and sisters:
all good giving and every perfect gift is from above,
coming down from the Father of lights,
with whom there is no alteration or shadow caused by change.
He willed to give us birth by the word of truth
that we may be a kind of first fruits of his creatures.
(James 1:12-18)

May we enter this combat close beside our Mother. She will guide us and teach us, protecting us and blessing us the entire time. May we recognize our errant desires and give them to her, for her to manage. Then may we embrace the desires of her heart, that we may become children of God.

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph,

Cathy Nolan

©Mary TV 2018

PS. Exciting new CD available on Medjmusic.com!! (These CD’s will help us to keep our eyes and hearts looking towards heaven!)

Songs of Medjugorje is a CD of Roland Patzleiner’s music which he has written for Adoration and for Our Lady in Medjugorje, which is now available at medjmusic.com! Until now, it has only been available in Medjugorje. Now it can be purchased as a digital download world wide, or as a physical CD by visiting:

Medjmusic.com

Roland has been living in Medjugorje for years and has written much of the Adoration music that is associated with this holy place. Adoration is considered the heart of Medjugorje. Roland’s music gives voice to the pilgrim in prayer, with simple, heart felt, holy refrains, and shapes the silence with delicate instrumental interludes. This CD, recorded by Roland himself, is a collection of his adoration songs, and a few songs that honor Our Lady!

Don’t forget Mike Nolan’s “Mary TV Soundtrack” and “Oh Jesus, We Adore You”

Medjmusic.com

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“I desire to lead you on the way of love and faith!

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2017

February 12, 2018

Dear Family of Mary!

“…Apostles of my love, I am turning to you as a mother. I am gathering you around myself and I desire to lead you on the way of love and faith, on the way which leads to the light of the world. I am here for the sake of love, for the sake of faith, because with my motherly blessing I desire to give you hope and strength on your way – because the way which leads to my Son is not easy. It is full of renunciation, giving, sacrifice, forgiveness and much, much love. But this way leads to peace and happiness…” (February 2, 2018)

In this mid-section of the February 2, 2018 message, Our Lady prepares us for the season of Lent. She assures us that she comes to us as our mother. She says, “I am turning to you as a mother.” Mother’s love to prepare their children for the days ahead. In winter they make sure the children have warm clothes and boots. In summer, they provide sunscreen and plenty of fluids. Each school day is prepared for with a lunch and a backpack full of finished homework and all the books they brought home. You get my point. Mothers think ahead for their children and help to make the way clear of obstacles.

“I am gathering you around myself and I desire to lead you on the way of love and faith…” I think Our Lady wants to lead us during this Lent. She wants to bring us all close together by her side, and set off on the way of penance and love, together. She is such a good mother. She will show us how to live this Lent in peace, intense faith and love. I need her to lead me.

“..with my motherly blessing I desire to give you hope and strength on your way…” What if each morning this Lent we consciously asked Our Lady for her blessing so that she would lead us on the way of love and faith? What if that was our Lenten resolution? Think of what a difference it could make. Our Lady’s blessing is so powerful. To have it each day in response to her call could make all the difference. We might indeed be filled with hope and strength.

“…the way which leads to my Son is not easy. It is full of renunciation, giving, sacrifice, forgiveness and much, much love…” Our Lady gives us the program for the way which leads to Jesus. This is Lenten road we will be on. The program is:

Renunciation
Giving
Sacrifice
Forgiveness
Much, much Love!

I believe that Our Lady will teach us how to live these five things, step by step and day by day. But she tells us, “…this way leads to peace and happiness…” We have nothing to fear on such a way. We are headed in the right direction if we follow Our Mother.

With such a Mother preparing us and leading us on our Lenten way, each morning providing her blessing for us, we will have the best Lent ever!!

Can’t wait!

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

 

PS. Exciting new CD available on Medjmusic.com!!

Songs of Medjugorje is a CD of Roland Patzleiner’s music which he has written for Adoration and for Our Lady in Medjugorje, which is now available at medjmusic.com! Until now, it has only been available in Medjugorje. Now it can be purchased as a digital download world wide, or as a physical CD by visiting:

Medjmusic.com

Roland has been living in Medjugorje for years and has written much of the Adoration music that is associated with this holy place. Adoration is considered the heart of Medjugorje. Roland’s music gives voice to the pilgrim in prayer, with simple, heart felt, holy refrains, and shapes the silence with delicate instrumental interludes. This CD, recorded by Roland himself, is a collection of his adoration songs, and a few songs that honor Our Lady!

Don’t forget Mike Nolan’s “Mary TV Soundtrack” and “Oh Jesus, We Adore You”

Medmusic.com

 

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“My children, have faith!”

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016

 

J.M.J.

February 9, 2018

Dear Family of Mary!

“My children, have faith. When you have faith you are happy and are spreading peace; your soul trembles with joy. My Son is in such a soul. When you are giving yourself for the faith, when you are giving yourself for love, when you are doing good to your neighbor, my Son smiles in your soul…” (February 2, 2018)

Our Lady emphasizes faith in her latest message. “Have Faith!” She explains that when we have faith in God, faith in her Son, we are happy. We live peace. We are so alive in our souls that they tremble with joy. Faith is the foundation of a life with Jesus. Our Faith is our choice to believe in Jesus! Our faith makes a home for Jesus in our hearts. And when Jesus finds faith in our hearts, he comes to stay, smiling with joy as well!!

The Catechism of the Catholic Church explains the Theological Virtue of Faith this way:

1814 Faith is the theological virtue by which we believe in God and believe all that he has said and revealed to us, and that Holy Church proposes for our belief, because he is truth itself. By faith “man freely commits his entire self to God.” For this reason, the believer seeks to know and do God’s will. “The righteous shall live by faith.” Living faith “work[s] through charity.”

1815 The gift of faith remains in one who has not sinned against it. But “faith apart from works is dead” when it is deprived of hope and love, faith does not fully unite the believer to Christ and does not make him a living member of his Body.

1816 The disciple of Christ must not only keep the faith and live on it, but also profess it, confidently bear witness to it, and spread it: “All however must be prepared to confess Christ before men and to follow him along the way of the Cross, amidst the persecutions which the Church never lacks.” Service of and witness to the faith are necessary for salvation: “So everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven; but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.”

We can see that Our Lady’s words about faith are very much like those of the Church. She very much wants us to live our faith by giving ourselves for the faith. This means witnessing to our faith just as it says in paragraph 1816. She also speaks of “giving yourself for love, when you are doing good to your neighbor…” As it says in the Catechism in paragraph 1814, “The righteous shall live by faith.” Living faith “works through charity.” To live our faith is to serve our neighbor, to love others and to give ourselves out of love for Jesus, whom we believe in by faith.

I also think that when we have a living and vital faith, our faith just shows. I have noticed young people who obviously have had a deep conversion, trembling with joy at Holy Mass. Their faith has taken over in their lives and they are so happy, so desirous of God, so filled with expectation, that they can’t contain it. Their entire being seems to tremble with joy! Jesus has come to stay and He is smiling in their soul!

May it be so for all of us! May our faith grow so strong that our souls tremble with joy!

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

PS. Exciting new CD available on Medjmusic.com!!

Songs of Medjugorje is a CD of Roland Patzleiner’s music which he has written for Adoration and for Our Lady in Medjugorje, which is now available at medjmusic.com! Until now, it has only been available in Medjugorje. Now it can be purchased as a digital download world wide, or as a physical CD by visiting:

Medjmusic.com

Roland has been living in Medjugorje for years and has written much of the Adoration music that is associated with this holy place. Adoration is considered the heart of Medjugorje. Roland’s music gives voice to the pilgrim in prayer, with simple, heart felt, holy refrains, and shapes the silence with delicate instrumental interludes. This CD, recorded by Roland himself, is a collection of his adoration songs, and a few songs that honor Our Lady!

Don’t forget Mike Nolan’s “Mary TV Soundtrack” and “Oh Jesus, We Adore You”

Medjmusic.com

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“May this time be for you a time of prayer…

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2015

J.M.J.

February 8, 2018
St. Jerome Emiliani

St. Josephine Bakhita

Dear Family of Mary!

“Dear children! May this time be for you a time of prayer, so that the Holy Spirit, through prayer, may descend upon you and give you conversion. Open your hearts and read the Sacred Scripture, that through the testimonies you also may be closer to God. Above everything, little children, seek God and the things of God and leave earthly ones to the earth, because Satan is attracting you to the dust and sin. You are called to holiness and created for Heaven; therefore, seek Heaven and the things of Heaven. Thank you for having responded to my call.” (January 25, 2018)

Yesterday I shared how Denis and I find ourselves unable to get up after Mass, but stay in silence with Jesus in the Tabernacle as if paralyzed. It is the sweet presence of the Savior that holds us so still. I do feel that this is a grace for us now, to be engulfed in the presence of Jesus and His Holy Spirit. As Our Lady told us, “May this time be for you a time of prayer, so that the Holy Spirit, through prayer, may descend upon you and give you conversion.”

We need conversion in order to be ready for heaven. Jesus wants to prepare us through our prayer to be with Him forever. I received a wonderful confirmation of this gift of prayer from Paulette:

Dear Cathy,

I can totally relate to what you said in your last paragraph regarding being almost “paralyzed” in front of the Tabernacle praying after Mass.

I am so blessed to have Perpetual Adoration at my Parish and these last couple of weeks after daily Mass, I have been drawn in there to sit in front of the Blessed Sacrament in silence. I, too, do not want to leave.

Also, the alarm on my phone is set for 8:40 a.m.: Medjugorje time, 5:40 p.m. for Gospa’s arrival on earth. I always stop what I am doing and pray to the Blessed Mother, acknowledging Her presence on earth.

Just this morning at home, while sitting in front of the computer with Mary TV on, and listening to the Rosary in Croatian, and praying to the Blessed Mother, all of a sudden I could not move. There was a “stillness” around me and I knew, God was present. I sat completely still for several minutes, it was overwhelming.

This happened to me last year, same thing, same spot in my house, it’s not something you forget. This also happened to me a couple of times when I was in Medjugorje, sitting in front of Father Slavko’s grave in the cemetery behind the church.

I am a huge proponent of silence. These last couple of years, I do not watch television, and rarely listen to music. In this noisy world, we have to “seek” the silence.

Do you know the book; “The Power of Silence, Against The Dictatorship of Noise” by Robert Cardinal Sarah? It is amazing! It’s a slow read and in have to remind myself to not try and rush through. I’m underlining, in pencil, the most profound sentences, however, it’s almost the whole book!

God Bless You and Denis for bringing us Medjugorje every day. I was blessed to go there 4 times, just back December 5th of last year, only 2 months ago!

Love in Jesus & Mary,
Paulette in California

Thank you Paulette! I do believe that we are in a special time of grace for conversion right now, a time for deep prayer and preparation for heaven. Our Lady is bringing us this grace. May we all respond with our hearts to her call in these days.

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan

©Mary TV 2018

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“Seek God and the things of God…”

 

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2018

 

J.M.J.

February 7, 2018

Dear Family of Mary!

“Dear children! May this time be for you a time of prayer, so that the Holy Spirit, through prayer, may descend upon you and give you conversion. Open your hearts and read the Sacred Scripture, that through the testimonies you also may be closer to God. Above everything, little children, seek God and the things of God and leave earthly ones to the earth, because Satan is attracting you to the dust and sin. You are called to holiness and created for Heaven; therefore, seek Heaven and the things of Heaven. Thank you for having responded to my call.” (January 25, 2018)

I return to the January 25, 2018 message because I feel drawn to it.

“Seek God and the things of God and leave earthly ones to earth…” “You are called to holiness and created for Heaven; therefore, seek Heaven and the things of Heaven.”

This is the time to seek heaven, to seek God in everything, to seek holiness and life in God. I feel this call in my heart. I suspect we all do.

St. Faustina became more and more consumed by this call to seek God and Heaven. Late in her life she wrote often of how she could only seek God, only stay with Him in silence, leaving the world behind. Here is one example:

To stay at Your feet, O hidden God,
Is the delight and paradise of my soul.
Here, You give me to know You, O incomprehensible One,
And You speak to me sweetly: Give Me, give Me your heart.

Silent conversation, alone with You,
Is to experience what heavenly beings enjoy,
And to say to God, “I will, I will give You my heart, O Lord,”
While You, O great and incomprehensible One, accept it graciously.

Love and sweetness are my soul’s life,
And Your unceasing presence in my soul.
I live on earth in constant rapture,
And like a Seraph I repeat, “Hosanna!”

O You Who are hidden, body, soul and divinity,|
Under the fragile form of bread,
You are my life from Whom springs an abundance of graces;
And, for me, You surpass the delights of heaven.

When You unite Yourself with me in Communion, O God,
I then feel my unspeakable greatness,
A greatness which flows from You, O Lord, I humbly confess,
And despite my misery, with Your help, I can become a saint.

(Diary 1718)

St. Faustina experienced paradise, the rapture of the angels, the life of a saint when she was able to commune with Jesus in silence. All she wanted was to be with Him. Her eyes were fixed on Heaven while she lived humbly on earth. Our Lady is calling us to just such a life. It is not so that we will exclude others or leave our brothers and sisters behind, but so that we can show them the way to heaven, and bring them along. Our love for God will only help them to love Him too!

Denis and I are finding ourselves drawn to pray after Mass each day in silence before the Tabernacle. We are almost paralyzed before Jesus, unable to move, unwilling to leave. No words are needed. Just to be with Him. I believe it is a grace Our Lady is giving her children, to just be with her Son. To stay with Him. To love Him. To desire Him alone.

We pray for all of you there too!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan

©Mary TV 2018

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You, my children, return to the Scripture…

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2016

 

J.M.J.

February 6, 2018

St. Paul Miki and companions

Dear Family of Mary!

“…My children, do not believe lying voices which speak to you about false things, false glitter. You, my children, return to the Scripture…” (February 2, 2018)

Our Lady warns us about “lying voices.” These voices speak to us about false things and false glitter. When and where do we encounter such lying voices? The answer is “everywhere”!! The news media, movies, music, talk shows, magazines, novels, New Age, consumerism, modernism, egoism, all the isms… Lying voices are bombarding us constantly from outside. But there are also lying voices within. These are the temptations that our enemy plants in our hearts to confuse us and lead us astray. Some of those voices sound very much like our own voice. They seem to arise from our past experiences, unforgiveness, resentment, unholy desires, etc. These voices make us discontent, anxious, bitter, insatiable, depressed, sad, despairing. Such voices offer solutions to our sad state that lead only to a worse state.

So what can be done? How can we battle against lying voices? Our Lady says simply, “You my children, return to the Scripture!”

What is it about the Scripture that can save us from lying voices? There is an excerpt from a work by St. Bonaventure that is read in the Office of Readings for Monday, the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time, (which was yesterday!) that seems to answer this question! St. Bonaventure shows how the Scriptures can give us all we need to leave such voices behind and grow in faith, hope and love. Read it slowly and let the words sink in:

St. Bonaventure writes:
The source of sacred Scripture was not human research but divine revelation. This revelation comes from the Father of Light from whom the whole concept of fatherhood in heaven and on earth derives. From him, through Jesus Christ his Son, the Holy Spirit enters into us. Then, through the Holy Spirit who allots and apportions his gifts to each person as he wishes, we receive the gift of faith, and through faith Christ lives in our hearts.
So we come to know Christ and this knowledge becomes the main source of a firm understanding of the truth of all sacred Scripture. It is impossible, therefore, for anyone to achieve this understanding unless he first receives the gift of faith in Christ. This faith is the foundation of the whole Bible, a lamp and a key to its understanding. As long as our earthly state keeps us from seeing the Lord, this same faith is the firm basis of all supernatural enlightenment, the light guiding us to it, and the doorway through which we enter upon it. What is more, the extent of our faith is the measure of the wisdom which God has given us. Thus, no one should overestimate his wisdom; instead, he should soberly make his assessment according to the extent of the faith which God has given him.

The outcome or the fruit of reading holy Scripture is by no means negligible: it is the fullness of eternal happiness. For these are the books which tell us of eternal life, which were written not only that we might believe but also that we might have everlasting life. When we do live that life we shall understand fully, we shall love completely, and our desires will be totally satisfied.

Then, with all our needs fulfilled, we shall truly know the love that surpasses understanding and so be filled with the fullness of God. The purpose of the Scriptures, which come to us from God, is to lead us to this fullness according to the truths contained in those sayings of the apostles to which I have referred. In order to achieve this, we must study holy Scripture carefully, and teach it and listen to it in the same way.
If we are to attain the ultimate goal of eternal happiness by the path of virtue described in the Scriptures, we have to begin at the very beginning. We must come with a pure faith to the Father of Light and acknowledge him in our hearts. We must ask him to give us, through his Son and in the Holy Spirit, a true knowledge of Jesus Christ, and along with that knowledge a love of him. Knowing and loving him in this way, confirmed in our faith and grounded in our love, we can know the length and breadth and height and depth of his sacred Scripture. Through that knowledge we can come at last to know perfectly and love completely the most blessed Trinity, whom the saints desire to know and love and in whom all that is good and true finds its meaning and fulfillment. (St. Bonaventure (Prologus: Opera Omnia 5, 201-202)

The Sacred Scriptures give us the light of faith, and that faith opens us up to the love of Jesus, which in turn will lead us to all truth and all joy! We will be able to just walk away from lying voices, because we will see that they offer us nothing but dust. True life is with God, and we will recognize it through our knowledge of the Scriptures and the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Our Lady is so wise. We can trust her direction. We all need to be reading the Sacred Scriptures with prayerful hearts, open to the Holy Spirit and His light! No false glitter for us!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan

©Mary TV 2018

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I am looking at you with immeasurable love!

(c)Mateo Ivankovic 2018

 

J.M.J.

February 5, 2018
St. Agatha

Dear Family of Mary!

I have been praying and reading the February 2, 2018 message all weekend. At this point I can’t start talking about parts of it. It seems to be an inseparable whole! I feel the lightness of it, the joy, the hope and faith, the love so strongly. It makes my heart float with joy!

Traci tells me she is doing football touchdown dances in her kitchen!!

So let’s take one more day to just drink in these works from heaven. Our Lady is looking at us with immeasurable love!!!!

Our Lady’s message to Mirjana Soldo of February 2nd, 2018

Dear children, you whom my Son loves, you whom I love with an immeasurable motherly love, do not permit for selfishness, for self-love, to rule the world. Do not permit for love and goodness to be hidden. You who are loved, who have come to know the love of my Son, remember that to be loved means to love.

My children, have faith. When you have faith you are happy and are spreading peace; your soul trembles with joy. My Son is in such a soul. When you are giving yourself for the faith, when you are giving yourself for love, when you are doing good to your neighbor, my Son smiles in your soul.

Apostles of my love, I am turning to you as a mother. I am gathering you around myself and I desire to lead you on the way of love and faith, on the way which leads to the light of the world.

I am here for the sake of love, for the sake of faith, because with my motherly blessing I desire to give you hope and strength on your way – because the way which leads to my Son is not easy. It is full of renunciation, giving, sacrifice, forgiveness and much, much love. But this way leads to peace and happiness.

My children, do not believe lying voices which speak to you about false things, false glitter. You, my children, return to the Scripture. I am looking at you with immeasurable love, and through God’s grace am making myself evident to you. My children, set out with me. May your soul tremble with joy. Thank you.

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan

©Mary TV 2018

PS. You can view the apparition to Mirjana at http://marytv.tv/mirjanas-apparition/