Daily Reflections
by Cathy

October 4, 2022 Reflection – There is need of only one thing!

There is need of only one thing!


October 4, 2022

St. Francis of Assisi

Dear Family of Mary!

In our Gospel for today (Luke 10:38-42) Martha wanted Jesus to scold her sister for not helping her with the dinner preparations.  But Jesus said instead, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and worried about many things.  There is need of only one thing.  Mary has chosen the better part and it will not be taken from her.”

Mary knew what she needed!  She needed eternal life.  And it was from Jesus that she was beginning to find it.  She could not take her eyes off of Jesus!  He was showing her eternity!  We know that Martha changed her mind at Jesus’ words and also became like Mary.  Both sisters began to long for Heaven!

Our Lady has been trying to draw us all into the desire for eternity through her messages and presence for all these years.  Here is a message in which she again called us to long for heaven, to realize that there is need for only one thing, as Jesus said:

September 25, 2021

“Dear children!
Pray, witness and rejoice with me
because the Most High continues
to send me to lead you on the way of holiness.

Be aware, little children,
that life is short
and eternity is waiting for you
to give glory to God with your being,
with all the saints.

Little children,
do not worry about earthly things,
but long for Heaven.

Heaven will be your goal
and joy will begin to reign in your heart.
I am with you
and bless all of you
with my motherly blessing.

Thank you for having responded to my call.”

Like Jesus, Our Lady calls us to long for Heaven and realize that there is only one thing necessary!  Eternal life!

This is the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi!  He is such a powerful example of someone who was enamored with earthly life until one day he encountered Jesus and realized that there was only one thing necessary!!  And what a conversion he made!  He wrote this prayer which shows his deep conversion, his deep desire for Jesus.  Let’s pray with him today on his feast, knowing that it is Jesus alone who we need:

“There is need of only one thing”

Our Creator, Redeemer and Savior, you are the only true God, in you is the fullness of goodness, you are the true and sovereign good. You alone are good, loving, gentle, sweet and lovable, holy, just, true and fair, kind, innocent and pure. In you is all pardon, grace, and glory for all the repentant, for the just, for all who share your joy in heaven.

Let nothing separate us from you. Everywhere, at any place, at any hour and at any time, daily, ceaselessly, let us truly and humbly believe in you, love, honor and worship, praise, bless and glorify you, serve you and give thanks to you, most high, sovereign, eternal God, Trinity and Unity, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Creator of all things and Savior of all who have faith in you, who put their hope in you and who love you. You are without beginning or end, unchanging, invisible, ineffable, and inscrutable; you are sublime and great, mild and lovable, the source of joy. We desire you above all else forever and ever. Amen.  (Saint Francis of Assisi. From the October 2022 Magnificat Magazine – Meditation for the Day – October 4, 2022)

In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
(c) Mary TV 2022


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“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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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!