Daily Reflections
by Cathy

May 18, 2020 Reflection – Open yourselves to God!!

(c) Mary TV 2020

May 18, 2020
St. John I, Pope and Martyr
(100th Birthday of St. John Paul II)

Dear Family of Mary!

Jesus said to his disciples: “When the Advocate comes whom I will send you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceed from the Father, he will testify to me…” (Jn 15:26)

As we near the end of the Easter Season, we celebrate two major Feasts, the Ascension of the Lord and Pentecost. In these two Feasts, we see the providence of God. Jesus goes to His Father to prepare a place for us, and He sends the Holy Spirit to give us everything we need to testify to Jesus, bringing many souls to Him.

It is important to remember that at both events, the Ascension and Pentecost, Our Lady was present, as a stabilizing influence for the Apostles and Disciples. Her faith would sustain them when they saw Jesus ascend into Heaven, keeping them focused on Jesus’s promises and not on His absence. And since she had experienced the Power of the Holy Spirit many years before, when Jesus was conceived in her by that power when she said “yes” to the Angel’s request, Mary understood what it would mean to say “yes” to the Spirit. It would change their lives completely. She knew what was ahead for the Apostles. And so, she was their best teacher, their best intercessor and guide in preparing for the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

She is with us today, to help us through that same process. We need to be filled with the Holy Spirit anew. We need a fresh infilling. And so, Our Lady can help us prepare for Pentecost. She can teach us how to open our hearts to the coming of the Holy Spirit.

I hope we can take even one message a day over the next two weeks, and let Our Lady teach us how to receive the Holy Spirit. We will not regret it!

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.”

Our Lady tells us to open ourselves to God by means of prayer. If we are not open to God, the Holy Spirit cannot work in us and through us. No miracles can happen through closed hearts. And we cannot be part of Her plan of salvation, if we are not filled with the Holy Spirit!!

Our hearts open and close. They open when we have faith, trust, and hope in God. They open when we desire God, and desire to hear from God. But they also close. They close when we are discouraged. They close when we get distracted by worldly desires. They close when we lose hope, or when we have been hurt by others. They close in self-defense. Closed hearts are no help to God. They are a big “no” to God.

What about our own hearts? Are they open or closed? Are we looking for God, desiring Him, trusting Him? Or are we turned in on ourselves, licking our wounds, feeling sad, distrusting His goodness.

How can we open our hearts if they are closed? Do we need confession, or more prayer? Maybe we need to journal and talk to Jesus honestly while writing it down. Often if we write down how we feel, we can read it and discover what is really going on in us. It does help to hear ourselves speak, on paper.

Today, our job is to discover what shape our hearts are in. Open or closed?

Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Thy faithful

and enkindle in them the fire of Thy love.

V. Send forth Thy Spirit and we shall be created.
R. And Thou shalt renew the face of the earth.

Let us pray. O God, Who by the light of the Holy Spirit didst instruct the hearts of thy faithful, grant by the same Spirit that we will be truly wise, and ever to rejoice in His consolation. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan

(c)Mary TV 2020


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“Medjugorje is the spiritual center of the world!”

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!”

Our Lady of Medjugorje – July 2, 2016

“Rejoice, little children, because God is merciful and loves you all with His immeasurable love and leads you to the way of salvation through my coming here!”

Our Lady of Medjugorje – June 25, 2018

“My Son promised me that evil will never win, because you, the souls of the just, are here!”

Our Lady of Medjugorje – November 2, 2014

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Our Lady Speaks

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!