Daily Reflections
by Cathy

Happy Birthday, Dearest Mother Mary!

(c)Mary TV/Anthony Zubac
On August 3, 2019 Our Lady was processed throughout the Youth Festival,
honored and loved by all! 
August 5, 2019
Day 5 of the 30th Youth Festival in Medjugorje 
The actual birthday of Our Lady, as revealed to the visionaries in 1984.
Dear Family of Mary,
The visionaries tell us that Our Lady told them that August 5 is her actual birth date. She told them that on August 5, 1984 it would be her 2000th birthday! She asked them to help her celebrate. But like a good mother, Our Lady didn’t ask for presents for herself. Instead she asked for fasting, prayer, and confession. She wanted the graces of her birthday to flow into the hearts of her children. Here is what she told Jelena Vasilj:

To Jelena, after inquiring about August 5th, 1984, if they would be celebrating her two thousandth birthday:  
“Throughout the centuries, I have given myself completely to you. Is it too much to give me three days? Do not work on those days. Take your rosaries and pray. Fasting has been forgotten during the last quarter of the century, within the Catholic Church.”

And in preparation, she said to the visionaries: 
“The priest who will hear confession will have great joy on that day.”
During these 3 days of fasting and continuous prayer the visionaries say the Blessed Virgin was very Joyful. Our Lady repeated: 

“I am very happy; continue, continue! Continue to pray and to fast.”

Then, on the day of her birthday we were told this:
Sunday, August 5, 1984
The celebration of the second millennium of Mary’s birthday was preceded by three days of fasting and continuous prayer. Seventy priests heard confessions without rest; there were a great number of conversions.  And Our Lady said:

“Never in my life have I cried with sorrow, as I have cried this evening with joy. Thank you!”

Her joy seemed to have reached a peak Sunday, August 5th. Like a flower when it blooms, and full of joy, Our Lady said:
“Continue, continue, open your hearts, ask God and I will ask for you.”
It was reported that many conversions happened that day, and that people driving near Medjugorje were mysteriously drawn to the village, where they went to confession and had dramatic conversions. The priests were exhausted from hearing confessions!
Ever since that day, many have observed August 5 as a special day of prayer and celebration. Each year Marija Pavlovic and her family and friends pray and fast, and prepare to greet Our Lady with joy.  Here is what Marija said on August 5, 2014:
Today is a special day. Today is the feast of Our Lady’s birthday. Our Lady always comes in a golden dress, because it is her feast! And we are preparing many flowers, roses! And we are praying a novena, and we are offering tonight for some hours, all our little sacrifices to Our Lady, flowers, fasting, praying our novena!
In a special way today (August 5) Our Lady always comes with big joy! She asks us to be her extended hands for everyone who does not believe and who does not pray. So in a special way I call all of you to be in union with us in prayer. I will pray for all of you, for all your intentions, for all that is in your heart, and in a special way for all the sick people, all non-believers, all the elderly and all who do not have the possibility to come to Medjugorje. So you will all be in my prayer, and I call all of you to be in union with us, with Our Lady tonight! God bless you all!
I am sure that Marija is continuing this tradition this year as well. We can all join her in making little sacrifices and praying today in a special way for Our Lady’s intentions. Who knows, we may all see some dramatic conversions today. The Father cannot refuse Mary on her birthday! He will grant all her requests, ours included!
Happy Birthday, dearest Mother Mary! We love you intensely!
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
Cathy Nolan
©Mary TV 2019
PS. This is the last full day of the 30th Annual Youth Festival. It has been extraordinary!! Our team has worked very hard to bring the events to us – live – every day! They topped off a long day yesterday by streaming the Cenacolo play which followed the theme “Follow Me”!! It was amazing, and can be viewed on our homepage at this link:


Here is the schedule for this day of the Festival:
Monday, August 5th, 2019.
09.00 Prayer, Catechesis, Testimonies
12.00 The Angelus
16.00 Testimonies
18.00 Rosary
19.00 Holy Mass
20.30 – 21.30 Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
21.30 – 22.00 MISSION
Singing farewell

Mission Statement

Mary TV is a lay apostolate founded to put at the Gospa’s service (Our Lady’s service) modern communication technologies to bring her presence in Medjugorje – and her school in Medjugorje – to the world.

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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!