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Come, Holy Spirit!
(C)Mary TV

 
 
May 22, 2019
St. Rita of Cascia

Dear Family of Mary!

Sometime in October 1984
“I would like to guide you spiritually, but I would not know how to help you, if you are not open. It suffices for you to think, for example, where you were with your thoughts yesterday during Mass. When you go to Mass, your trip from home to church should be a time of preparation for Mass. You should also receive Holy Communion with an open and pure heart; purity of heart and openness. Do not leave the church without an appropriate act of thanksgiving. I can help you only if you are accessible to my suggestions; I cannot help you if you are not open. The most important in spiritual life is to ask for the gift of the Holy Spirit. When the Holy Spirit comes, then peace will be established. When that occurs, everything changes around you. Things will change.”

In this message Our Lady gives some very practical advice for our spiritual life.

We need to be open to Our Lady’s advice: “I would like to guide you spiritually, but I would not know how to help you, if you are not open.” She has been sent by the Father to help us find our way into the safe haven of God’s Heart. Do we truly understand the magnitude of this gift? Jesus’ Mother is with us to help us go to heaven.

We need to examine our daily habits to see what we truly are giving ourselves to: It suffices for you to think, for example, where you were with your thoughts yesterday during Mass.” I must admit that I have a battle each day at Mass. My thoughts are not the best. I notice other people. I wonder why this person is missing today. I like the new jacket the lady in front of me is wearing. I yawn and realize how tired I am. I get distracted by the cute kids on the left. Then I daydream about my grandchildren…well you can see that I can waste a lot of time at Mass, not praying!!!! For me it is a daily struggle to control my thoughts. How open am I to the graces of Holy Mass?

We need to be more intentional about our participation at Mass:  “When you go to Mass, your trip from home to church should be a time of preparation for Mass.” If I did that I am sure I wouldn’t daydream so much at Mass.

We also need to try to receive Jesus with a pure and holy heart: “You should also receive Holy Communion with an open and pure heart; purity of heart and openness. Do not leave the church without an appropriate act of thanksgiving.” Approaching Holy Communion with wonder and awe, with love and thanksgiving is the most awesome experience!! Once we actually do this, we will never return to the ho-hum communions of the past!

Again, Our Lady reminds us we need to be open: “I can help you only if you are accessible to my suggestions; I cannot help you if you are not open.” Openness to Our Lady is key to all that follows. As we mentioned before, our hearts must not be turned inward on ourselves. Openness is key to following Our Lady and to loving the Lord!

Finally she hits us with the zinger! “The most important in spiritual life is to ask for the gift of the Holy Spirit. When the Holy Spirit comes, then peace will be established. When that occurs, everything changes around you. Things will change.” Things will change!! We will be astounded at how things will change if we accept the Holy Spirit. The Spirit brings us the Kingdom, the life of Heaven itself here on earth. Things will change!!

Do I try my best to be open to the Lord? Do I try to prepare for Mass, receive Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament with the awe and wonder that He truly engenders? Do I ask for the Holy Spirit to come to me every day? Am I open to God and to Our Lady? May we all open our hearts to the Holy Spirit as never before so that we will be changed, and things will change around us for the good!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
© Mary TV 2019

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Come, Holy Spirit!
(C)Mary TV

May 21, 2019

Dear Family of Mary!

During this time before Pentecost, I feel it is very important to give time in prayer to our relationship to the Holy Spirit. We have 19 days left before the Feast of Pentecost. Nine of those days will be dedicated to the Novena to the Holy Spirit! The other ten days we can use to prepare us for the Novena! I will dedicate my reflections to this preparation by taking a message from Our Lady and giving it some time, some attention!

Here is the message for today:

May 25, 1993 “Dear children! Today I invite you to open yourselves to God by means of prayer, so the Holy Spirit may begin to work miracles in you and through you. I am with you and I intercede before God for each one of you because, dear children, each one of you is important in my plan of salvation. I invite you to be carriers of good and peace. God can give you peace only if you convert and pray. Therefore, my dear little children, pray, pray, pray and do that which the Holy Spirit inspires you. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Opening ourselves to God is a life-long process. It is like conversion. It is a daily task. Our hearts do not just stay open to God. They easily close up. There are lots of reasons for the closing. For me it can be anxiety. I see the list of things I have to do, and I get nervous, even afraid. I have to “make” myself perform, no matter what. And my eyes get focused entirely on myself and God is forgotten. The only thing for me at that moment is the work and my anxiety about it.

This is only one way that we can become closed. There are many inner states of mind that can close us up. Fear, unforgiveness, envy, woundedness, inordinate desires, and on and on. But the closed heart cannot receive from God. In that state the Holy Spirit cannot enter and begin to work through us. Closed hearts reject the Holy Spirit.

Our Lady says that the Spirit wants to work miracles in us and through us! She says that she wants us to be important parts of her plans of salvation for the world. How sad it is that we are invited to such a wonderful work and yet we can close ourselves off and say “no” to these gifts of grace due to our self-absorption.

God needs us! Our Lady needs us! They need us to be carriers of good and peace. This can only happen if we get our eyes off of ourselves and open our hearts to the God who loves us and sends His Spirit to us, to heal us, work miracles through us and help Our Lady in her plans of peace.

How have I closed my heart to You, Lord, today. Please show me so that I can convert and open myself to you now!!

In Jesus Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019
 

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Come, Holy Spirit!
(C)Mary TV

May 20, 2019
St. Bernardine of Siena

Dear Family of Mary!

“These things I have spoken to you, while I am still with you. But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.” (John 14:25-26)

Our Lady has pointed her children toward the Holy Spirit, consistently throughout her coming to Medjugorje. Like Jesus said, there is too much to say about God and His plans for us. Our Lady can only hint at what the Father wants to accomplish in each of us. It is the Holy Spirit who actually can come to us with distinct and unique directives for each one of us. He comes as the Counselor to teach us what do to and how to do it!! He is God, He can manage all the details and all the timing perfectly. All He needs is our cooperation. He needs the ears of our hearts open and attuned to His voice. Then he can guide us in this vast plan of salvation the Father is enacting in this time, today!

In the next days I will share some of Our Lady’s messages concerning the Holy Spirit. As we approach Pentecost Sunday (less than three weeks now) we can let her messages open our hearts to the Holy Spirit. May we be ready for the outpouring of God, the Holy Spirit, upon us!!

Here are some simple messages to begin with:

Friday, October 21, 1983
“The important thing is to pray to the Holy Spirit, so that He may descend on you. When one has Him, one has everything. People make a mistake when they turn only to the saints to request something.”

Advent 1983
“Begin by calling on the Holy Spirit each day. The most important thing is to pray to the Holy Spirit. When the Holy Spirit descends on earth, then everything becomes clear and everything is transformed.”

Monday, January 2, 1984
“Why have you stopped saying the prayer to the Holy Spirit. I have asked you to pray always and at all times so that the Holy Spirit may descend over all of you. Begin again to pray for that.”
The visionaries had stopped saying the prayer to the Holy Spirit thinking that it was said only until Christmas.

June 9, 1984 (Saturday) “Dear children! Tomorrow night pray for the Spirit of Truth! Especially, you from the parish because you need the Spirit of Truth to be able to convey the messages just the way they are, neither adding anything to them, nor taking anything whatsoever away from them, but just the way I said them. Pray for the Holy Spirit to inspire you with the spirit of prayer, so you will pray more. I, your Mother, tell you that you are praying little. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

November 8, 1984 “Dear children! You are not conscious of the messages which God is sending you through me. He is giving you great graces and you do not comprehend them. Pray to the Holy Spirit for enlightenment. If you only knew how great are the graces God is granting you, you would be praying without ceasing. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019

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Apparition Hill – late evening. 
Our Lady usually comes at about 10:00 pm to Ivan and the prayer group.
 
(C)Mary TV 2017

 
Friday, May 17, 2019

Dear Family of Mary!

I have received the account of Our Lady’s apparition to Ivan, during his prayer group meeting on Apparition Hill this evening- May 17, 2019.

Here is what Ivan shared with the pilgrims:

Today, like every day with a meeting with Our Lady, I would like to also bring closer to you, to describe that which is the most important from tonight’s meeting. Also, today, Our Lady came to us, very joyful and happy, and greeted all of us with her motherly greeting, “Praised by Jesus, my dear children!”

Then with extended arms she prayed over all of us here, and especially prayed here over all of you here who are sick. Then she said,

“Dear children, Also today I call you in a special way to pray for my intentions, for my plans that I desire to realize here by my coming. Pray in a special way for my shepherds, for firm faith, firm faith in my priests. Thank you, dear children, also today, for having responded to my call.”

Afterwards Our Lady blessed with her Motherly blessing everything that you have brought to be blessed. Then Our Lady, in a special way, prayed for peace in the families. And then in prayer, she left in an illuminated Sign of the Cross, with the words, “Go in peace, my dear children.”

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
Mary TV

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(C)Mary TV 2017

 
May 17, 2019

Dear Family of Mary!

I can’t stress enough how important it is to pray the Rosary daily and often! Our Lady asks for the full Rosary each day. It is not hard to pray the Rosary once we begin to see the power of it. Peace begins to reign, lives are changed, families are united and healed, and hope grows. Praying the Rosary from the heart brings us very close to Jesus. The mysteries feed our souls with the truth about God. The Hail Marys are rock solid prayers that we can depend upon. Our Lady is with us when we pray the Rosary. All is well when we pray the Rosary.

Here are five messages Our Lady has given us about the Rosary. Let them form us in our prayer:

Thursday, August 15, 1985 (Feast of the Assumption)
To Mirjana:
“My angel, pray for unbelievers. People will tear their hair, brother will plead with brother, he will curse his past life lived without God. They will repent, but it will be too late. Now is the time for conversion. I have been exhorting you for the past four years. Pray for them. Invite everyone to pray the Rosary.”

October 8, 1984 (Monday) (Jakov was sick and received this message at home.) “Dear children, Let all the prayers you say in your homes in the evening be for the conversion of sinners because the world is in great sin. Every evening pray the Rosary.”

June 25, 1985 (Tuesday) “I invite you to call on everyone to pray the Rosary. With the rosary you shall overcome all the adversities which satan is trying to inflict on the Catholic Church. All you priests, pray the Rosary! Dedicate your time to the Rosary!” (This message Our Lady gave in response to the question of Marija Pavlovic: Our Lady, what do you wish to recommend to priests?)

June 12, 1986 “Dear children! Today I call you to begin to pray the Rosary with a living faith. That way I will be able to help you. You, dear children, wish to obtain graces, but you are not praying. I am not able to help you because you do not want to get started. Dear children, I am calling you to pray the Rosary and that your Rosary be an obligation which you shall fulfill with joy. That way you shall understand the reason I am with you this long. I desire to teach you to pray. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

August 25, 1997 “Dear children! God gives me this time as a gift to you, so that I may instruct and lead you on the path of salvation. Dear children, now you do not comprehend this grace, but soon a time will come when you will lament for these messages. That is why, little children, live all of the words which I have given you through this time of grace and renew prayer, until prayer becomes a joy for you. Especially, I call all those who have consecrated themselves to my Immaculate Heart to become an example to others. I call all priests and religious brothers and sisters to pray the rosary and to teach others to pray. The rosary, little children, is especially dear to me. Through the rosary open your heart to me and I am able to help you. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019

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(C)Mary TV

 
May 16, 2019

Dear Family of Mary!

August 25, 1997 “Dear children! God gives me this time as a gift to you, so that I may instruct and lead you on the path of salvation. Dear children, now you do not comprehend this grace, but soon a time will come when you will lament for these messages. That is why, little children, live all of the words which I have given you through this time of grace and renew prayer, until prayer becomes a joy for you. Especially, I call all those who have consecrated themselves to my Immaculate Heart to become an example to others. I call all priests and religious brothers and sisters to pray the rosary and to teach others to pray. The rosary, little children, is especially dear to me. Through the rosary open your heart to me and I am able to help you. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Our Lady is with us to instruct us and lead us on the path of salvation. Her messages are meant to be guides to us along this way. They are powerful and timely and yet eternal, as she has said. Without her words, I think it would be hard to remain in peace and hope for the future. She has been our firm support these many years.

I had a prayer experience recently that showed me the power of praying the Rosary. As Our Lady said in this message, the Rosary is dear to her. And I think my experience demonstrates why.
 
I attended a wake for a wonderful man who loved Our Lady and Medjugorje. He died suddenly, and it was a very sad moment. Many friends gathered for the Rosary at the funeral home. It was a comfort to be together. At the appointed time, the assistant pastor of our parish stood up, holding his Rosary in his hand. He explained that we were going to pray the Rosary for the eternal rest of our friend’s soul. He said that the mysteries of the Rosary are very important, because they convey the faith to us. He chose the Glorious Mysteries for that Rosary, and we began.

Everyone prayed. Everyone said the beautiful words of the Rosary together. It was a moment of true unity. And as I prayed, I began to have images. As we prayed the first decade, the Resurrection, I saw the figure of our friend, standing at the very bottom of a very long stairway. It was dark down there, and he appeared to be very weak, and encumbered with chains. But he bravely started to climb the stair, one step at a time. As we continued to say Hail Marys, he seemed to gain strength. The Resurrection was giving him an increase in Faith. It was beautiful.

Then as we prayed the Ascension, I saw that he was being given a new hope! Jesus ascended into heaven, and our friend felt the hope that he too would be able to reach heaven. Each Hail Mary fed that hope, and he climbed a bit faster, though the chains were still attached to him.

The third decade came, the Descent of the Holy Spirit! And as we prayed the Hail Marys, I saw a bird approach, all aflame, burning brightly. It was the Holy Spirit! He began to dive towards him, cutting the chains and burning off the fetters, until my friend was totally free! He was able to climb better now, free of the bindings.

The fourth decade, the Assumption of Our Lady, came. Mary approached him and hugging him, helped him to climb. She comforted him and showed him that they were almost there. Her motherly presence gave him strength.

And with the fifth decade, the Crowning of Mary, they both arrived miraculously at the seat of the Heavenly Father. Our Lady presented him to Jesus, who presented him to the Father. There was great joy in heaven!! And then the Father gave him to St. Joseph, as his special guide and friend in heaven. What joy it gave me.

I could feel that it was the Rosary that empowered this ascent. The prayers we were praying with Our Lady were really powerful in helping this friend reach the throne of God. What a powerful prayer the Rosary is!! And I do think that having our priest lead the Rosary was very powerful!! As Our Lady said:

“I call all priests and religious brothers and sisters to pray the rosary and to teach others to pray. The Rosary, little children, is especially dear to me. Through the Rosary open your heart to me and I am able to help you.”

We have been given a very special gift in the Rosary. It is far more powerful than we realize. If we only knew the graces that we are given during the Rosary, we would never stop praying it.

Please understand that my experience during that prayer is not revelation. It is meant as a little confirmation and a gift to help me to pray. But I can say that I felt the power of the Rosary that night. I really did feel it!!

And for my friend:   
“Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord,
And let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace.
Amen.”

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019

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May 15, 2019

Dear Family of Mary!

“…I desire for all of you to be with me in eternity, because you are a part of me. I will help you on your way. My love will envelop you like a mantle and make of you apostles of my light – of God’s light. With the love that comes forth from humility you will bring light to where darkness/blindness rule. You will be bringing my Son who is the light of the world…” (July 2, 2014)   

Our Lady speaks in beautiful images in this message. She compares her love to a mantle. She says she wants to envelop us in her mantle of love, like a mother envelops her little child in a blanket and scoops that child up into her arms! She wants to scoop us up and hold us fast in her blanket of love. Don’t we need to be held tightly by our Mother? Don’t we need to be enveloped by love! Pilgrims often experience just that sort of enveloping warmth when they go to Medjugorje. It is a peace that is not of this world!

The result of being enveloped in this mantle is that we become apostles of light, of God’s light! We may wonder how this can happen. How does light come from a hug from Our Mother? It is possible that the mantle of love Our Lady wraps us in is made of light! It may be made of the Light of God which brings to us deep knowledge of God’s Heart of Love. The Light of God reveals the Truth. We see things as they are from God’s point of view. And that point of view is love. God loves us. Jesus showed us that love on the Cross. When we finally understand that Love in its fullness, we see everything clearly! We see Truth! And that Truth is Light!

What peace there is in seeing the Truth, the Light, and the Love of God. Everything makes sense when we have the Light that shows us God’s Love. Who wouldn’t become an apostle of light, having seen God’s Heart?

Jesus, in our Gospel today speaks about this Light, the Light He came to give to us:

Jesus cried out and said,
“Whoever believes in me believes not only in me
but also in the one who sent me,
and whoever sees me sees the one who sent me.
I came into the world as light,
so that everyone who believes in me might not remain in darkness. (John 12:44-46)

Jesus came into the world “as Light”!!! He came to reveal the Truth, and to present to us the Heart of Love of His Father. He came to dispel darkness. He came to bring light to where darkness/blindness rule. And Our Lady is with us now to do the same.

We live in a world that increases in darkness daily. We see it and it is a great source of sadness for us. Wouldn’t we like to scoop up our brothers and sisters who have lost their way and wander in darkness. Wouldn’t we like to envelop them in God’s love! Our Lady wants very much that we help her to do that. And so, she tells us the key to being Apostles of Light. Humility. “With the love that comes forth from humility you will bring light to where darkness/blindness rule.” It is humility that carries Jesus’ love to others. We need to be small, forgiving, gentle and humble people in order to bring Jesus and Mary to others. This is the only way. It is the best way!!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019

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May 14, 2019
St. Mathias, Apostle

Dear Family of Mary!

In light of the announcement from the Vatican allowing official pilgrimages to Medjugorje at every level of the Church, I want to share with you something that St. John Paul II said in 1976, when he was visiting the USA as a Cardinal. His words are prophetic. They were given to him by the Lord, I think, so that we would have a fixed point to look back to when we try to understand the things that are happening in our time. Cardinal Wojtyla said:       

“We are now standing in the face of the greatest historical confrontation humanity has ever experienced. I do not think that the wide circle of the American Society, or the whole wide circle of the Christian Community realize this fully. We are now facing the final confrontation between the Church and the anti-church, between the gospel and the anti-gospel, between Christ and the antichrist. The confrontation lies within the plans of Divine Providence. It is, therefore, in God’s Plan, and it must be a trial which the Church must take up, and face courageously…”
 (Cardinal Wojtyla, Eucharistic Congress, 1976 in Honor of the Bicentennial of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in the USA)

Our Lady’s presence in Medjugorje is no accident. She has been sent by the Father to be with us and to guide us in these days of the final confrontation. The oldest enmity ever established was between Our Lady and the Devil:  

The LORD God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, cursed are you above all cattle, and above all wild animals; upon your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life. I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” (Gen 3: 14-15)

After the fall, the Lord established an enmity between Satan and “the woman”. Our Lady has bravely born this enmity for our sakes. She was faithful to the Father’s plan for her in conceiving and rearing Jesus. And she became one of His disciples, remaining faithful to her Son throughout His Passion and Death. She waited for Him to rise from the dead, and then stayed with the Apostles in prayer, waiting for the coming of the Holy Spirit. Mary stood firm throughout this battle with the devil, showing us the firmness of faith that is necessary in our life on this earth.

And so, at this time of the final confrontation, it is Mary who stands against Satan. It is she who remains firm in her resolve, and constant in her love for us. She is in Medjugorje now, giving us the guidance and courage that we need to also remain firm in our faith to the end. We must be the Church that stands against the anti-church. Our Lady will lead us in this task. She knows the Church, the true Church, and can teach us everything we need to stand as Church!

She told us how to stand in this message:      

July 02, 2014 “Dear children, I, the mother of all of you gathered here and the mother of the entire world, am blessing you with a motherly blessing and call you to set out on the way of humility. That way leads to the coming to know the love of my Son. My Son is almighty, He is in everything. If you, my children, do not become cognizant of this, then darkness/blindness rule in your soul. Only humility can heal you. My children, I always lived humbly, courageously and in hope. I knew, I became cognizant that God is in us and we are in God. I am asking the same of you. I desire for all of you to be with me in eternity, because you are a part of me. I will help you on your way. My love will envelop you like a mantle and make of you apostles of my light – of God’s light. With the love that comes forth from humility you will bring light to where darkness/blindness rule. You will be bringing my Son who is the light of the world. I am always alongside your shepherds and I pray that they may always be an example of humility for you… Thank you.”

Thank you dearest Mother, for having come to stay with us “in the final confrontation between the Church and the anti-church, between the gospel and the anti-gospel, between Christ and the antichrist.” With you, we shall stand and bring the Light of Christ!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019

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Priests concelebrating at Holy Mass in Medjugorje!
(C) Mary TV

 
May 13, 2019
Our Lady of Fatima

Dear Family of Mary!

Today is the Optional Memorial of Our Lady of Fatima, commemorating Our Lady’s appearances to the three shepherd children in 1917. Our Lady’s call to the Fatima visionaries was to pray, pray very much…for sinners. Our Lady wanted to bring peace to our world and bring souls to God. And this is her continued desire in Medjugorje! She said to us:

August 25, 1991 “Dear Children! Today also I invite you to prayer, now as never before when my plan has begun to be realized. Satan is strong and wants to sweep away my plans of peace and joy and make you think that my Son is not strong in His decisions. Therefore, I call all of you, dear children, to pray and fast still more firmly. I invite you to self-renunciation for nine days so that, with your help, everything that I desire to realize through the secrets I began in Fatima, may be fulfilled. I call you, dear children, to now grasp the importance of my coming and the seriousness of the situation. I want to save all souls and present them to God. Therefore, let us pray that everything I have begun be fully realized. Thank you for having responded to my call.”

We have been called to participate in this great plan for the salvation of mankind through Our Lady’s presence now in Medjugorje. It would seem that as a gift to Our Lady, Pope Francis has decided to clear the way for people to come to Medjugorje to convert and pray with Her for the conversion of the world. He gave an announcement on May 12, 2019 (yesterday) through the Apostolic Nuncio to Bosnia-Hercegovina which has brought great joy to us all. Our team in Medjugorje sent us the words he spoke:

At the 8am Sunday mass in the parish of Medugorje St James .Bishop Hoser Vatican Envoy and the Nuncio of Bosnia Hercegovina presided at holy mass.  An announcement was read in many languages:

“Pope Francis declared the possibility of Official Pilgrimages to Medugorje. Always remembering that this is not a recognition of the events which take place in Medugorje since there need to be more collective investigations from the Church and this must not cause any misleading or confusion as far as Church doctrinal matters. With this in mind the declaration of Pope Francis means that all clergy from all stations of priesthood to the hierarchy are permitted to go to Medugorje and to even celebrate or concelebrate in a solemn way.”


Here is a link to an article from the Vatican on the announcement:

It is now clear that there are no restrictions from Holy Mother Church as far as visits to Medjugorje are concerned! The faithful and the clergy can come and pray very much, as Our Lady said in Fatima, for the conversion of sinners and for peace in the world!

This is an awesome gift to Our Lady! May we respond!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019

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Love opens the doors to Paradise
(C) Mary TV

 
May 10, 2019

Dear Family of Mary!

“My children, also when you strive to live the words of my Son, you are praying. When you love the people whom you meet, you are spreading the love of my Son. It is love that opens the doors of Paradise….” (May 2, 2019)

Here are two Scriptures that show how love opens the doors to Paradise;

As the Father has loved me,
so have I loved you;
abide in my love.
If you keep my commandments,
you will abide in my love,
just as I have kept my Father’s commandments
and abide in his love.
This is my commandment,
that you love one another as I have loved you.
Greater love has no man than this,
that a man lay down his life for his friends.
This I command you,
to love one another (John 15:8-17)

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels,
but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
And if I have prophetic powers,
and understand all mysteries and all knowledge,
and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains,
but have not love, I am nothing.
If I give away all I have,
and if I deliver my body to be burned,
but have not love, I gain nothing.
Love is patient and kind;
love is not jealous or boastful;
it is not arrogant or rude.
Love does not insist on its own way;
it is not irritable or resentful;
Love bears all things,
believes all things,
hopes all things,
endures all things.
Love never ends;
as for prophecies, they will pass away;
as for tongues, they will cease;
as for knowledge, it will pass away.
So, faith, hope, love abide, these three;
but the greatest of these is love.  
Love never ends!!  (1Cor13: 1-8, 13)   

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019

PS. Have a very loving and joyful Mother’s Day! We love you, Blessed Mother!!