Our Lady’s Statue at the outside altar at St. James Church
Dear Family of Mary!
Hello dear shipmates! Denis and I arrived in Medjugorje on Monday evening, October 11. We had a safe and happy trip here, flying on three planes and managing all our transfers with Mike Nolan’s group. We are staying together at Toni Sego’s Pansion, and all is well!! Medjugorje is booming with pilgrims, and there is much joy to be here together with Our Lady!
Though the weather has turned cold, we still have evening mass outside. The prayer is fantastic. Jesus is with us in the Blessed Sacrament and Our Lady is so present, so near, that it makes you want to weep for joy!
I have one word to share with you. It is the word, “hope”! There is hope here, great hope.
I realized that at home I have to work pretty hard to have hope. But here in Medjugorje, hope abounds!! It is in the air your breath. Our Mother is close and she is not leaving us now. And in her presence there is great hope.
Our Lady gave us an amazing message in 2001 which is so very timely now. Let her words sink deeply in to your hearts:
January 25, 2001 “Dear children! Today I call you to renew prayer and fasting with even greater enthusiasm until prayer becomes a joy for you. Little children, the one who prays is not afraid of the future and the one who fasts is not afraid of evil. Once again, I repeat to you: only through prayer and fasting also wars can be stopped – wars of your unbelief and fear for the future. I am with you and am teaching you little children: your peace and hope are in God. That is why draw closer to God and put Him in the first place in your life. Thank you for having responded to my call.”
Please, try to live this message today. Let Our Lady fill you with her peace and her hope. She has come to guide us into the safety of the Lord Jesus’ Heart. Follow her now. She alone has the way.
I will try to write again tomorrow. If I keep it short I can manage!! We are praying for all of you!!
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Mary TV 2021