Daily Reflections
by Cathy

May 12, 2021 Reflection – The Spirit of Truth

(A shot of the sky over Medjugorje last night during adoration)
The Holy Spirit of Truth!
May 12, 2021
Saints Nereus and Achilleus, Saint Pancras

Dear Family of Mary!

Our Gospel readings continue to teach us about the Holy Spirit during these days before Pentecost. Today Jesus promises to send us the “Spirit of Truth”:

Jesus said to his disciples: “I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now. But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth. He will not speak on his own, but he will speak what he hears, and will declare to you the things that are coming. He will glorify me, because he will take from what is mine and declare it to you. Everything that the Father has is mine; for this reason I told you that he will take from what is mine and declare it to you.” (John 16:12-15)

What a comfort it must have been for the Apostles to hear these words. They had witnessed the controversy surrounding Jesus, a controversy that led to His Crucifixion. They knew it would be the same for them. The knew they would need God’s help to speak the truth and live the truth of Jesus in the days ahead. So Jesus told them He would send the Holy Spirit of Truth to guide them in the ways of truth.

Many years ago, Our Lady advised us to pray for that very same Holy Spirit to guide us in the ways of truth, truth in relaying her messages and in living our lives according to the Gospel. She knew we would also face scrutiny as her witnesses, and that to serve Jesus we would need the Holy Spirit of Truth:

Saturday, June 9, 1984 (Vigil of Pentecost)
“Tomorrow evening, pray to receive the Spirit of Truth. More particularly, you, members of this parish. The Spirit of Truth is indispensable to you in order to convey the messages, such as I give them to you, without adding or deleting whatever it may be. Pray, so that the Holy Spirit inspires you, a Spirit of Prayer, so that you may pray more. I your mother, find that you pray too little.”

Such practical advice. Our Mother is the Spouse of the Holy Spirit. She knows how much we need Him to live a holy and fruitful life!

St. John Paul II wrote about the Holy Spirit of Truth in His Catechesis on the Holy Spirit in this way:

6. The Holy Spirit teaches the Christian the truth as a principle of life. He shows the concrete application of Jesus’ words in each one’s life. He enables one to discover the contemporary value of the Gospel for all human situations. He adapts the understanding of the truth to every circumstance, so that this truth does not remain merely abstract and speculative, but frees the Christian from the dangers of duplicity and hypocrisy.

To this end, the Holy Spirit enlightens each one personally, to guide him in his conduct, by showing him the way to go and by giving him just a glimpse of the Father’s plan for his life. St. Paul seeks this great grace of light for the Colossians: “the spiritual understanding” which can enable them to understand the divine will. In fact, he assures them: “We do not cease praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his [God’s] will through all wisdom and spiritual understanding, to live in a manner worthy of the Lord, so as to be fully pleasing, in every good work bearing fruit…” (Col 1:9-10). For all of us this grace of light is necessary to have a good knowledge of God’s will for us and to be able to live our personal vocation fully.

Problems are never lacking and they sometimes seem insoluble. But the Holy Spirit helps us in our difficulties and gives us light. He can reveal the divine solution, as he did at the time of the Annunciation in regard to the problem of reconciling motherhood with the desire for preserving one’s virginity. Even when it is a question of a unique mystery such as the role of Mary in the Incarnation of the Word, the Holy Spirit can be said to possess an infinite creativity, proper to the divine mind, which knows how to loosen the knots of human affairs, even the most complex and inscrutable.

7. All of this is given and accomplished in the soul by the Holy Spirit through his gifts, the graces which one can carefully discern, not according to the criteria of human wisdom, which is foolishness in God’s sight, but with that divine wisdom which can seem foolishness in the eyes of men (cf. 1 Cor 1:18-25). Only the Holy Spirit “scrutinizes everything, even the depths of God” (1 Cor 2:10-11)

Catechesis by Pope John Paul II on the Holy Spirit
General Audience, Wednesday 24 April 1991 –


God knew we would need the Holy Spirit to enlighten each one of us personally, to guide us with His Light of Truth. We are such blessed children to have such a Father in Heaven!

Well, I am very excited to begin the Novena to the Holy Spirit that we will pray before Pentecost!! It starts on this Friday, May 14!! Let’s stay close to Our Lady in these next days, for she is the spouse of the Holy Spirit!! Who better to help us receive Him!

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
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Pope St. John Paul II – February 24, 1990

“Dear children, my real, living presence among you should make you happy because this is the great love of my Son. He is sending me among you so that, with a motherly love, I may grant you safety!”

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Vicka's Note MaryTV

Vicka, one of the visionaries in Medjugorje, wrote the note (above) after Our Lady spoke with her during an apparition in Medjugorje in April, 1999, about Mary TV’s  plan to build a television facility in Medjugorje.

Vicka wrote to Denis: “Our Lady says that the plan is good – but you need to wait a little.  Now you can get prepared little by little, until Our Lady tells when the right moment is.  You don’t need to hurry, make haste, but to be patient.”

When Our Lady said this to Vicka, the technical genius in Medjugorje that she had her eyes upon, who would begin Mary TV’s live streaming from Medjugorje, was seven years old.

Totus Tuus (Totally Yours)

Immaculate Conception, Mary my Mother, Live in me, Act in me, Speak in me and through me, Think your thoughts in my mind, Love through my heart, Give me your dispositions and feelings, Teach, lead me and guide me to Jesus, Correct, enlighten and expand my thoughts and behavior, Possess my soul, Take over my entire personality and life, replace it with Yourself, Incline me to constant adoration, Pray in me and through me, Let me live in you and keep me in this union always.

Our Lady gave this prayer 25 years before She started appearing in Medjugorje. This prayer is being answered through Our Lady’s presence in Medjugorje and through Her messages. Mother Immaculata writes: “This is Mary’s hour and She is about to crush Satan’s head. Her very being is like incandescent heat in the center of the Trinity and the manifestation of Her power is growing daily. The Immaculate Conception prayer (which is what Our Lady called the prayer she gave me for union with Her) has been used by exorcists who have told me that the devil reacts violently to it and is subdued by it. We are praying daily for the success of Mary TV!“

Our Lady Gives A Sign…


MARY TV was LIVE STREAMING Ivan’s May 24, 2013 apparition on Mt. Podbrdo (Apparition Hill) in Medjugorje. My wife, Cathy, was praying in front of her computer in the US, connected through the Internet, welcoming Our Lady along with everyone gathered on the mountain. She couldn’t see anything on her computer screen because it was late at night and Ivan had said, “No lights.” She found herself asking Our Lady for a sign – a little light – as a sign that MARY TV was on the right track and really serving her. Just after the apparition, when she went to give an account on Mary TV’s Facebook page, the page opened with this picture that she had never seen before, captioned: “MARY APPEARS OVER BUILDING IN MEDJUGORJE, PHOTO TAKEN BY PILGRIM.” Our Lady is standing directly over MARY TV’s studios, her feet right where we have two POV cameras STREAMING 24/7 LIVE TO THE WORLD Apparition Hill & Cross Mountain!


Our Lady spoke to Vicka during an apparition in Medjugorje in April, 1999, about the importance of Mary TV’s mission. At that time she told Vicka that she herself (Our Lady) would begin Mary TV! She did! But she didn’t do it alone. The generosity of her children made Mary TV a reality for her. Your generosity is needed now for it to continue!