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The apparition to the Medjugorje visionary Mirjana Soldo today took place at the Blue Cross on Apparition Mountain. Thousands of pilgrims were present from all over the world. Many spent a frigid night bundled up in blankets in the cold, awaiting Our Lady. Rosaries, litanies and singing began early, around 5:00 A.M. Mirjana arrived around 8:30 A.M., and Our Lady came shortly after. The apparition took place around 8:40 A.M. and lasted around 6 minutes. Following is Mirjana’s description of the apparition on September 2, 2010, given on the day for nonbelievers:



“Dear children, I am beside you because I desire to help you to overcome trials, which this time of purification puts before you. My children, one of those is not to forgive and not to ask for forgiveness. Every sin offends Love and distances you from it – and Love is my Son. Therefore, my children, if you desire to walk with me towards the peace of God’s love, you must learn to forgive and to ask for forgiveness. Thank you.”

 

Will You Miss Out on the Second Greatest Moment in Time?

By A Friend of Medjugorje
 


You are going to like the writing that follows. The parallels drawn by A Friend of Medjugorje between an occurance that took place a couple of years ago in a large metropolitan city and the apparitions of Our Lady in Medjugorje are striking. Our Lady said today in Her message to Mirjana that every sin offends Love and causes a distance from Her Son, who is Love, even though Jesus and Our Lady remain always near to us. An illustration of this is illuminated in the writing below, that makes Our Lady's words more impacting. A Friend of Medjugorje is in transit to Medjugorje today, scheduled to arrive around the time of Our Lady’s evening apparition time, The September, 2010 issue of Words of the Harvesters is presented here. Words of the Harvesters is a monthly publication distributed to Caritas’ Field Angels, those people who financially support the works of Caritas of Birmingham, making it possible for the mission to continually reach new hearts with Our Lady’s apparitions, to support those who are following Our Lady through the audio and printed materials Caritas produces, and to develop new inspirations that bring freshness to Our Lady’s messages.


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You may be tired of us saying this. You may be too busy to pay attention to these words when said or written. But here it is again. Our Lady has been appearing for 29 years!! For what? To change the world. We are repeatedly saying this, but why hasn’t the world become thunderstruck at Our Lady’s presence in the world? Why has the world not come to a halt everyday at the time Our Lady appears upon the earth to bless every single heart across the world. Even if one does not know of the apparitions or knows but does not follow Our Lady, or is a non-believer, the blessing is still given, despite what one believes. But oh, for those who know that Our Lady is daily appearing and fail to recognize the importance, when this time of grace is over, what will you have missed? What anguish will the heart of man languish in knowing She is gone – to appear no more?

 

Many play instruments on streets, subways, etc., panhandling and playing for money. This was the case of a man who walked into a busy metro station on a cold morning in January. The man had laid his collection hat down and began to play his instrument. The following is what happened over the course of the next hour while the man and those going through the metro were under observation.

 

3 minutes after he began to play a violin:

A middle aged man slowed his pace and stopped for a few seconds, then hurried to meet his schedule.
 


4 minutes later:

A woman threw money in the hat and, without stopping, continued to walk as he continued to play the violin.
 


6 minutes:

A young man paused, leaned against the wall, listened to him a few moments, then glanced at his watch and started to walk again.
 


10 minutes
:

A 3-year old boy stopped, but his mother tugged him along hurriedly. The kid stopped to look at the violinist again, but the mother pushed hard and the child continued to walk, turning his head the whole time. This action was repeated by several other children, but every parent – without exception – forced their children to move on quickly.
 


45 minutes:

The man played continuously. Only 6 people stopped and listened for a short while. About 20 gave money but continued to walk at their normal pace. His hat contained a total of $32.
 


He finished playing and silence took over. Hardly anyone noticed.
 


Three questions are raised by those who observed the approximately 45 minutes the man played his violin for pocket change.
 


1. In a common-place environment, at an inappropriate hour, do we perceive beauty?

2. If so, do we stop to appreciate it?

3. Do we recognize talent in an unexpected context?
 


While he played, approximately 1,100 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. On this cold January morning in 2007, in Washington, DC, at a metro station, this man, with a violin, played six Bach pieces.
 


Two days before, this man had sold-out a theater in Boston where the seats averaged $100 each to sit and listen to him play the same music. No one knew the violinist was Joshua Bell, one of the greatest musicians in the world. He played one of the most intricate pieces ever written, with a violin worth $3.5 million dollars.
 


This true story of Joshua Bell, playing incognito in the D.C. metro station, was organized by the Washington Post as part of a social experiment about perception, taste, and people’s priorities.


What was one of the conclusions the Post made after the experiment was completed?

 

If we do not have a moment to stop and listen to one of the best musicians in the world, playing some of the finest music ever written, with one of the most beautiful instruments ever made, how many other things are we missing as we rush through life?
 


What are you going to do or did you do today at 11:40 a.m. CST, the moment Our Lady came to the earth? Did you know Marija said Our Lady’s voice cannot be described? She said there are no words in any language on earth to describe the sound of Her words and the beauty of their tones. When pressed harder to describe Our Lady’s voice in words, Marija finally said, exasperated, Her voice is “musical, not of this world.”


Our Lady appeared today. Did anyone stop and take notice? If so, for how long?
 


On the side of our Caritas Mission House in Medjugorje, it states in 10 languages:


 

Today, the Queen of Heaven will visit this village, appearing physically to the visionaries of Medjugorje. She always gives a blessing to the world, but particularly to those present in the village where special graces are available at the moment of the apparition each day.
 

TODAY’S APPARITION WILL OCCUR AT 6:40 P.M.


On June 25, 1988, Ivanka, one of the six Medjugorje visionaries, during her apparition, said to those present at the apparition, many of whom were standing up or sitting:
 

“Our Lady wishes for all present to kneel down.”


Ivanka never came out of ecstasy while she spoke to the crowd. After the apparition, she revealed that once everyone had knelt down, Our Lady had given them Her Blessing.


Even if the visionaries are not present in the village during the moment of apparition, the special time is still sacred for those present in the village. Our Lady said on March 18, 1996:

“…My eyes and my heart will be here, even when I will no longer appear… “


If that is the case after the apparitions end, it certainly is the case while She is still appearing. Even if the visionaries are not in Medjugorje, Our Lady will be. Medjugorje is the sacred, favored place chosen by Our Lady Herself.


Today, do not be shopping or eating, driving or socializing at the time of Our Lady’s apparition. Rather, be at the church, in the fields, on Apparition Mountain or Cross Mountain, and be on your knees, for Mary, the Queen of Peace, will bless you and in particular those hearts which are most disposed in prayer. Every day of your pilgrimage, be encouraged to go off and enter into deep prayer in anticipation of the great gift that comes each evening being in this Holy Village with the Mother of God who bestows special graces at this Holy Moment of Her visit from Heaven to the oasis of Medjugorje. Our Lady gave a message of advice to pilgrims in January, 1984:
 

“When you are in the room of the apparitions or at the church, you should not preoccupy yourselves with taking pictures. Rather, you should use the time to pray to Jesus, especially in those moments of particular graces during the apparitions.”


Find a special place each day of your pilgrimage and wait for the encounter with your Friend, Mother, and Queen ♥!


Again, concerning the great violinist, Joshua Bell:

 

At six minutes:

After he began to play, a young man paused, leaned against the wall, listened to him a few moments, then glanced at his watch and started to walk again.



The majority who have gone to Medjugorje, listen to Our Lady for awhile, but never clearly grasp what is going on. Many grow lax in attention, fall away, and many former pilgrims are unaware Our Lady is still appearing everyday. Our Lady said:


 

June 23, 1982

“…A number of those who have been very enthusiastic will cool off…”
 


Did you perceive what is to happen today, in Who came to the earth? The most beautiful creation in existence, cannot even be compared to scanning a billion galaxies, with a trillion, trillion stars across the perimeters of both sides of the universe, even bigger across the breadth of Heaven with all the angels, included as one, a sum total of beauty and awe that does not come close to the beauty of the Creature of the Creator, the Holy Virgin Mary. That most will never notice until it is too late is a horror to the earth. A daily visit speaking to us, the sweetest music composed by God, will pass silently on into glorious history, unnoticed by the world.
 


At ten minutes:

A 3-year old boy stopped, but his mother tugged him along hurriedly. The kid stopped to look at the violinist again, but the mother pushed hard and the child continued to walk, turning his head the whole time. This action was repeated by several other children, but every parent – without exception – forced their children to move on quickly. And what song was Joshua Bell playing when the 3-year-old passed by? Schubert’s Ave Maria.


A violinist, one of the world’s best musicians, playing the finest music in existence, is recognized more by little children than those wrapped up in the cares of the world. We can only begin to recognize the beauty of Our Lady when we become as little children. Otherwise, it is just another religious thing.

 

February 25, 1990


“…Little children, God is offering Himself to you in fullness, and you can discover and recognize Him only in prayer…”


45 minutes:

The man played continuously. Only 6 people stopped and listened for a short while. About 20 gave money but continued to walk at their normal pace. His hat contained a total of $32.



The sound emulated from one of the most beautiful instruments ever made and six people stopped to listen. A mere twenty gave money and continued to walk their normal pace.



Concerning the Holy Virgin Mary appearing upon the earth: the most beautiful message ever received by man…direction from the most beautiful instrument of God. And yet, who is stopping, even for a moment, when She comes to the earth? It is Our Lady’s musical words “played” to us, monthly, through the Medjugorje visionary Marija, in which Our Lady told us the significance of this beauty never before happening:

 


April 4, 1985

“…I wish to keep on giving you messages as it has never been in history from the beginning of the world…”

 


Just as Joshua Bell’s significance was obscured by busyness, have you stopped long enough for the above words of Our Lady to sink in? Though many have read these words, “never been in history from the beginning of the world,” has it sunk in? It is not enough to throw change in the hat, hardly noticing the great violinist, paralleling a giving of prayers, a passing on, giving little notice of the above words of Our Lady. What do they mean to you? Words as it has never been in history? You are living in this moment. Do you truly believe, not just in the apparitions, but what She actually is saying? Is your life restrictively structured around the cares of the world, that Our Lady’s apparitions are not part of your daily routine environment? Or is your life always filled during Our Lady’s visit as an inappropriate hour to perceive their beauty? Your answer will help you answer in truth: Is God first in your life or not?
 

 

First question of the experiment: In a common-place environment, at an inappropriate hour, do we perceive beauty?

 


At apparition time today, the Community of Caritas was on their knees with our children, outside. No matter what the weather conditions are or how busy we are at work, there we are, our hearts waiting for the savored moment. Beauty’s greatest definition and example, appears on earth. We perceive the beauty to the degree that we have amended our schedules, our very lives, to stop and listen to the music of that sweet moment of 11:40 a.m. when the Queen of Peace, the greatest, sweetest musical voice of Heaven, is with us upon the earth.
 


Second Question:
If so, do we stop to appreciate it?

 

We, in the Community, pause in silence at the moment of apparition, appreciating that Our Lady is praying over all upon the earth, and especially those who have stopped to notice, recognize and listen to the sweet gift of love descending upon the earth.

 

April 2, 2008

“…today as I am with you in the great love of God I desire to ask you: ‘are you also with me?’… in your time, the great grace of God descended on earth. Do not hesitate to accept it…”
 


The Community of Caritas’ influence and witness is powerful, not because of anything we have done, but because we have listened to the music of Our Lady and are affected by it and, in turn, affect others with it. When you stop, perceive the beauty, accept the moment of Our Lady, incorporating it into your daily life, you will also grow in influence in the world, and the world will be influenced. This is Our Lady’s desire.



Third question:
Do we recognize talent in an unexpected context?



The world does not recognize what is before it, as proven by the experiment with Joshua Bell. Neither does the world recognize Our Lady’s unexpected presence because no one expected it. Nor do many even want it.
 


It is dangerous to your future, to the future of the world, not to stop and perceive the beauty before us. To reject, ignore, be indifferent to or accept Our Lady’s presence with limitations of how far we will go or what time we give Her is an indication of our lack of recognition of this intercessory “talent” before God, that Our Lady has in the context of Her unexpected intervention into the world’s direction.
 


Even for those who, through the years, followed Our Lady, many fail to stop in their tracks and reorder their lives to allow themselves to be completely captivated and led by the most beautiful woman God has ever created. To be chosen by Our Lady and to disregard or not fulfill Her call, will be detrimental to your future with the dark factual reality of future life on earth. The reality will hit hard those hearts, of what was not recognized in the time of special grace. For it will be made known throughout the world, by God Himself, that creation’s best was not recognized by those who never stopped to reflect and listen to the sweetest words the world has ever heard of a mother. It is Our Lady Herself who speaks of the time of lamentation for many.

 

August 25, 1997

“…soon a time will come when you will lament for these messages…”
 


To repeat the conclusion made by the Washington Post:
 


If we do not have a moment to stop and listen to one of the best musicians in the world, playing some of the finest music ever written, with one of the most beautiful instruments ever made, how many other things are we missing as we rush through life?


Or better said, what are we missing in the unexpected context of what happened June 24, 1981 to the world?
 


If you do not have a moment to stop and listen to the best of creation, giving the finest words ever spoken, with one of the most beautiful instruments ever ‘tuned,’ then you will miss the second greatest moment in the existence of time.
 


1. Best of Creation – Our Lady

“Dear children; in my coming to you, here among you, the greatness of God is reflected…” August 2, 2008



2. Giving the finest words – the message

“…pray that you may comprehend the greatness of this message which I am giving you…” October 25, 1988



3. The most beautiful instruments – those who voice the message with their life.

“…you are my extended hands, my instruments…” May 31, 1995



No one will write the preceding concerning Medjugorje, either out of fear of being wrong or through not recognizing Our Lady’s words and Her time, or a combination of both. The full truth is given as an impetus for you to – stop, listen and rearrange your life to be on your knees when Love descends upon the earth. Our Lady is composing a beautiful melody through love, in order to accomplish…

 

“…that in the whole world may come the Kingdom of Love. How mankind would be happy if love reigned!” March 25, 1986



Think what would happen if many of Our Lady’s followers rearranged their schedules to pray the Rosary on their knees in silent prayer at the moment Our Lady descends for Her apparition upon the earth each day. How beautiful a melody would rise to Heaven at that moment, from the metro subway to the mountain tops, as Our Lady, the Favor of Heaven, ascends back to Her abode with our prayers – bringing about the Kingdom of Love on earth. Our Lady said:
 
 

“I am beautiful because I love...” March 25, 1985



In Awe of the
Beauty of Her
Who Defines Beauty

Friend of Medjugorje

A Friend of Medjugorje

 


Find your time zone of when Our Lady comes to the earth to have your encounter with the Love of God.



 

Be on your knees
Begin rosary 20 minutes before apparition time

 

Chart for your local time of Apparition, 6:40 p.m. Daylight Savings Time, 5:40 Standard Time
Using September 1 as an example, 6:40 p.m. Medjugorje time.



To see the complete chart of Medjugorje apparition times throughout the world, visit here.

Medjugorje apparition time chart




P.S.
Take time to reflect upon the above writing, “Will You Miss Out on the Second Greatest Moment in Time?” while you stare into the eyes of Mirjana in the pictures below. What will you be doing at 6:40 p.m. this evening Medjugorje time, when Our Lady appears to Marija, and what will you be doing tomorrow, and the next day? Will you drift back into the business of your life after a few days, becoming unconscious of Our Lady’s visitations, or will you make a life change today, and commit to honoring this moment of Our Lady’s apparitions wherever you may be? Fast forward to the day of your judgment when you will stand before God to make an accounting of your life. What will you have to say for yourself, you who knew Our Lady was appearing every day? Scripture states that love forgives a multitude of sins. Love Our Lady enough to honor Her at 6:40 p.m. Medjugorje time, and the Father will bless you for that love. On the other hand, imagine how difficult it will be to have to admit that we knew Our Lady was appearing, but we were too busy in our lives to make a small space to honor Her each evening.

 


Pilgrim with son, September 2, 2010

It’s a scene right out of the Bible. Throngs of people, broken humanity, coming with all the hope in their hearts to the only source who can give hope for a better way, a better life. But the Mother is always ready to receive them all, bringing Her blessing, Her comfort and the counsel that will lead to healing. How far this father has traveled with his young son, not only to Medjugorje, but through the weariness of life with its bitter disappointments that is mirrored on the face of the boy. They, and everyone who gathered to be with Our Lady today, September 2, 2010, for Mirjana’s apparition, received a great treasure in Our Lady’s assurance that She is with us “…to help you overcome trials…” And to this boy who cannot walk She says, as She says to all of us, “…if you desire to walk with me…” A Friend of Medjugorje has often wondered if at the time of the secrets there will be widespread miracles around the world that will testify to the truth of Our Lady’s apparitions—the blind will see, the deaf will hear, the lame will walk. It is something beautiful to contemplate. But everyone, today, can experience “…the peace of God’s love…” if we but heed and live Our Lady’s words.



Mirjana holding out her hands, September 2, 2010

Mirjana in ecstasy, September 2, 2010 in Medjugorje, on the day of unbelievers. Mirjana, once said in an interview that there are many who call themselves Christians who are actually unbelievers. "The Blessed Mother says from time to time even her most faithful children are unbelievers. We all have our moments during the day, during each day of our life, where even the most faithful among us do not believe. So the Blessed Mother prays for each of us too. Many of us who think we believe have many parts of ourselves that really do not believe. The Blessed Mother repeats this plea to her faithful ones: 'Please pray for unbelievers every day. They know not what awaits them.' She recognizes sadly that many of Her children throughout the world go to church or places of worship just because it is a tradition, but they are unbelievers because they do not really know and love God. They only go to places of worship as a social custom. The Blessed Mother says they need much prayer so that they, too, can believe."



Mirjana with her hands folded, September 2, 2010

September 2, 2010—Medjugorje visionary, Mirjana, in ecstasy at 8:40 a.m. With visionaries Ivan and Marija leaving Medjugorje soon to return to their homes, Ivan to the United States, Marija to Italy, the pilgrims coming to Medjugorje look towards Mirjana’s apparitions as their opportunity to be with Our Lady in an apparition. Though Our Lady said on March 18, 1996, “…My eyes and my heart will be here, even when I will no longer appear…”, still our human nature longs to experience as much as is possible what Mirjana experiences in the apparitions. We thank Our Lady continuously for giving us these special second of the month apparitions that make us feel that She is so close to us all.



Mirjana with the pilgrims during the appariton

It’s a scene that we’ve grown used to seeing, month after month. Mirjana kneeling in front of Our Lady’s statute with upturned face, with focused eyes, and the crowd of believers surrounding her in silent prayer. Our Lady comes, looking into our hearts and giving us Her words—words that She said we would one day lament for. Though we are witnesses to these events, and those in the future will envy us the opportunities we had in being with Our Lady, we envy those in the future who will have a much greater understanding of what took place in our lifetime, after the secrets are fulfilled and a new life begins. But even though we understand who Jesus is today far more than the Apostles who walked with Him, who wouldn’t have wanted to be there to see Him work His miracles, hear Him speak, look into His eyes of love? We may envy those in the future, but we are blessed to be the witnesses of Our Lady in these last apparitions of Her on earth where visionaries can see Her, speak to Her, and touch Her.



Mirjana, crying after the apparition, September, 2010

Mirjana is overcome with emotion at Our Lady’s leaving today, September 2, 2010, and she takes a few moments to recollect herself before relaying Our Lady’s words. The silence of the crowd is always amazing to experience at the time of the apparition and afterwards, especially as the majority of the people gathered never see Mirjana, they simply understand when she is present, and they enter the quietness of their own hearts to speak to Our Lady. Not even in our churches today can you hear such silence.



The crowds leaving the apparition, September 2, 2010

The apparition of September 2, 2010 has just ended and now the thousands of pilgrims who had been gathered at the Blue Cross patiently walk the paths through the vineyards to their rooms speaking in hushed tones or in silence as they contemplate the mystery of what they just experienced. Their feet trace the steps of pilgrims who have been walking this path for 29 years. They come and continue to come from all over the world. They leave Medjugorje and tell their experiences, what they “witnessed”, igniting in the hearts of others the desire to come, to see, to experience. And Medjugorje goes on…







Prayer for Non-Believers


Walda
Weirton, West Virginia - USA
Thank you so very much for this revelation, story, and words. Praise God.
Joanmaree Sullivan
Christchurch, New Zealand
Simply beautiful,but isn't every thing beautiful that comes from the most beautiful place on earth can't wait for the Era of Peace
Mary billings
Nambour, Australia
Friend of Medjugorje.. Moved beyond words! Thank you
Wendy
Ballynahinch, Ireland
Thank you with all my heart Our Lady for bringing me back to God. You have always answered my prayers through the Rosary, and You have always been with me when I needed You most. You took me on a journey of discovery to learn the rosary, that most beautiful prayer, even though I was not brought up catholic. Thank you for the Caritas website that enables people like me to receive the most beautiful blessing from reading your messages and guide us toward God. with all the love from my heart : thank you for this beautiful gift.
Donald Hofer
Ludlow, Vermont - USA
O my Blessed Mother I love you will all my heart. I thank you for the many, many times you have answered my prayers. Help me to continue with daily rosaries and to somehow enlighten those around me to share the unending love I have for you and our lord Jesus, the Holy Spirit and Almighty God our father.
Tony R
Freeland, USA
Now at 51 my life has some extraordinary events but also regrets. There were many missed opportunities. I have hit a dry spell. I have read St. John of the Cross many times in the last 2 years to try and understand. I was with the first and second group to stay with Ivan in Medjugorje back in 98. I was on fire with the faith for many years but have had difficulty in the last almost 5 years. One thought that will get me going is that ‘what if tomorrow, Mary appears for the last time to the Medjugore visionaries?’. One day there will be a tomorrow and the messages will stop and after the events will begin. Trying to put myself in that ‘tomorrow’ day and ask myself what would I do if I knew the messages would stop ‘tomorrow?’ would I tell family and friends that they need to pay attention because this will be the end of this time of Grace. Would I pray to prepare for the time of the apparition. Would I go back in my memory to remember what it was like to try and be there again
Alwin chacko
Kottayam, India
Dearest Mother: the fullness of love and grace, I surrender myself fully before you. Please hold me in your Immaculate Heart, where the safest place to stay until you took and place me in Heaven. Being a little child, I believe the messages that I heard from you mom and want to live and obey those commands in the love of God. We are so blessed so that we are closer to your love and care. Mumma: guide us to live as a white flower of Lilly of Purity.
Antoine
Swieqi, Malta
I came twice with my wife to Medjugorje. It is a holy place were our Lady and Her Son are felt very near. Our Lady is a very loving mother and who like all loving mothers warns us and pleads with us for conversion. While so many have left their faith, so many others are finding Mary who reaches out to us, knowing our frailties, our concerns, our sometimes strange dispositions. But prayer and penance are two of the ingredients with which we move ever closer to Jesus. Queen of Heaven & Earth, most Blessed, Virgin Mary Mother of God we thanks you for coming to us through Medjugorje. Jesus, thank you for giving us your Mother from the Cross. Mary the "masterpiece" of Our Eternal Father. What a great gift to mankind. Dear Mary help all young people to reach out to Jesus; help all families that they may follow the lives of The Sacred Family; help the Catholic and Apostolic church; help the poor, the disabled and the sick. Jesus and Mary I trust in you.
Joyce balderston
Kailua, Hawaii - USA
Our Lady told one of the visionaries that the 5 Volume work, Poem of the Man-God by visionary, Maria Valtorta, was the most accurate account of the life of the Holy Family and the Life of Jesus. It is the New Testament with no deviation, and in captivating human details. I am 75 years old, I began reading these books 32 yrs. ago ,and will continue until God calls me home. It is a MUST read for everyone. My comforting Faith is the result. Before reading these, I prayed that God would strengthen my weak, limp faith. All my questions have been answered about life, death, and the mercy of God. I now truly feel that I know the Human Person of Jesus, the Beautiful Angel Mother of God, the wonderful apostles in all their different personalities and loveable traits. Praise the Lord.
Lucy
Delhi Via Assam, India
Thank you. Thank you for the message. Do continue to pray. Two men wanted to cheat my sister cousin. Out of pity she had lent money to them, and those men showed her the temptation of money and more earning, in one of the place in India. She was ready, but most probably going there was not good for my cousin. The day she was preparing to go early morning, she opened her rosary case where she use to keep her rosary. It was okay and well kept near her head table. But it was amazing when she opened, she found the Holy Rosary which she had bought from the cathedral, her blessed rosary red in color made with chain was detached by itself. SHE THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE THE SIGN SHE SHOULD NOT GO TO THE PLACE, AND IT MIGHT BE THE DANGER SIGN. SHE DID NOT GO. OF COURSE THEY WERE FORCING HER BUT SHE DO NOT. AFTER FEW DAYS WE CAME TO KNOW THAT THESE TWO MEN IS NOT GOOD AND THEY MIGHT GO TO JAIL NEXT 2TWO DAYS BECAUSE OF THEIR BAD WORK. MOTHER MARY SAVED HER. THANK YOU MARY MOTHER. THANK YOU ALL.
Veronica Christian
Durban, South Africa
O Mother of Mercy, I am always filled with awe when I read of Your appearances and read Your messages. I yearn to understand more, and want even to go back to those times I missed. While I know that I cannot experience Your appearances first hand in Medjugorje, I know that You are present with me when I pray. Help me to remain constantly aware that You are with me through every day. Bless our home, my husband and most of all revive my son's spirituality, that he will become actively involved in his faith. Help all three of us to experience a special closeness to You and Jesus forever. Bless our Parish (Holy Trinity Musgrave Durban) as we celebrate our diamond jubilee. Help us create a vibrant youthful participation in all spheres of parish life so we can live our faith to the full. Help also all women and children worldwide...
Myriam
Punta Del Este, Uruguay
How absolutely far I am from a sincere change in my daily life!!! I don't ignore or reject HER messages and believe I'm not indifferent but my conversion is too s l o w... But today I'm praying with all of you.
Soul of God
Colombo, Sri Lanka
It is the LOVE of God through Jesus and Mary that whole world is reconciled with GOD. It is the Holy Will of God, just as God created this world with LOVE. Praised and Blessed be the Holy Name of God, Jesus through the Holy Spirit of God Almighty. May Glory be to God the Father Son-Jesus and Their Holy Spirit who is roaming throughout the world showing us the way, the truth and the Light.
Shifana Lourdes
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
I love you Mother Mary more than anything else. You are ever ready to help me & the entire mankind though we keep sinning. Help us not to sin anymore. We shall also co-operate with you. We are really sorry for having hurt your soft heart, Mother Mary. A MILLION THANKS TO MEJLIST AND A FRIEND OF MEDJUGORJE FOR HAVING OPENED OUR EYES AND FOR TURNING THEM TOWARDS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ONE. AVE MARIA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
John Peter Oliver
Bangalore, Karnataka State, India
My dearest Blessed Holy Mother of God, My Family and I Love you and your Son and our Brother Jesus, with all our heart. We have nothing in this world, but to simply pray with you and follow every message that you give us. O holy Mother, protect us from every temptation that the evil one is bringing about. We are your children take care of our needs. My wife Maria Leony Cynthia and I at this moment surrender our only two sons Raymond Oliver and Jude Oliver to you and pray for their Priestly Vocation. Holy Mother, please continue to intercede and Pray for my Spiritual Director Rev. Fr.David, my sister Viji Oliver and my family at Bangalore, Martalli and Chennai, India, and also pray for the intentions of my parish and all priests of our parish, and all the priests of the whole world. I promise to offer the Rosary and Litany for my Priests, as you wished dear mother during your apparition on 8th August 2012 (9th - IST 2:30 AM). Thank you dear mother for all the favours received.
Donald W. Burrell
Marrero, USA
Queen of Heaven & Earth, most Blessed, Virgin Mary Mother of God.Jesus, thank you for giving us your Mother from the Cross. What a great gift thou has giving us.She is our example of true faith to God. We Love you Mary and we need your prayers.Thank you Holy Mother of God, for leading us to your most precious gift, Jesus.
Laarni
La Trinidad, Philippines
Praise to our LORD GOD! Thank you very much MAMA MARY for everything....Thank you too for these messages. My faith is more strenghtened every time i read MAMA MARY's messages. Please pray for me and my family. I"ll do my best to send these messages to my family members, friends and to people whom i knew. GOD Bless you Friend of Medjugorje.
Andrea Sifuna (Br)
Nairobi, Kenya
Dear friends, In the love of Our Lady, the Beautiful ONe, I thank you for your faith. Kindly remember before O.L. apparitions. Andrea
Mary Loos
Portland, Oregon - USA
Thank you for this. I got involved with the messages, maybe, 1991, and ealier this year found this website. Here I learned of the 2nd day messages in addition to the 25th. Today, 12/30/11 i first learned of the daily messages, so now i have a lot more to pay attention to! The aritcle affirms my recent feelings of being called to more prayer, tho' friends affirm my prayer life is "fine." I regard this article is a very special gift to me for the New Year. I have much to do to improve my life, but in the past year, have been much more peaceful about it, coming to believe that I can succeed in personal change, because there are better quality people in my life. I'll keep reading here & listening to Radio Wave on the library computer I can use!
Sandra
Hanover Park, Illinois - USA
Thank you so much for this article. It makes me realize that I have put other activities before God, especially during this season of joy, when I should be concentratng on the mystery of the Birth of Our Lord. This is a good time to make a resolution to be present at the appearances of Our Lady. Everyday at 11:40 am, with the help of the Holy Spirit, I will at least stop and think that Our Lady is present with all of us. My Church offers adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Monday thru Saturday from 7:00am to 8:00 am, with the Rosary. I am making a resolution to attend at least three times a week and when I don't attend to go to Church at 11:00 am to say the Rosary before Our Lady's apparition. Please pray that I am able to keep these commitments. I am going to send this article to all my friends.
Elizabeth
E. Provience, Rhode Island - USA
Thank you for your insight though I think of Our Lady each day on and off and pray to her. I truly do not appreciate what I have seen and heard and am aware of. What a tremendous gift we are receiving. Our Lady and Jesus have spoken to us in locutions for over 10 years. I was still not completely aware of the gift we have been given. I will try to pray at that time and be more aware of the gift we are being given. And try harder to live Our Lady and Jesus messages.
Vicki
Austin, USA
I feel so very blessed in receiving this message of praying and to be totally open to the love that our Mother Mary has for her children here on earth. To listen with all our hearts and souls to our Mother's loving words and to ask in prayer for her Son's gift of love and mercy to ourselves, our family and the world. To live out their message in our every day lives each day, each moment not just for ourselves but for everyone, especially nonbelievers. I want to re-dedicate myself and my children and family and the whole world to believing and loving one another with God's love. Thank you Mother Dearest and Child Jesus for your messages, help us to live in your love always courageously and share your love with the whole world. Thank you Caritas, Alabama for spreading Our Mother's messages with boldness and prayer.
Blaire Byrley
Chapel Hill, North Carolina - USA
Thank you for this article. You have shown me something I very much needed to see today, and you gave me something to do about it. What I needed to see was how I look when I merely nod to Our Lady when what I should do is pray with the urgency of the day. What I can do about it now is to pray at the time she appears to us, no matter where I am. I must keep her ever present in my consciousness with her Son, our Love and our Hope. This was a good time to reignite my heart. Thank you. Peace, Blaire
Daniel Bautista
Mexico, Mexico
Oh Blessed Mother in Heaven, thank you, thank you very much for your words, for your advice, we love you with all our heart, Queen and our Mother.
Wayne Vicknair
Hammond, Louisiana - USA
Beautiful. Will pray today.
Sielda gomes
Margao, India
May God be Praised and Glorified!! His mercy is never ending, His Love is all consuming for us His creation. Help us Mother Mary to be pleasing to God. My ears too were once deaf and my eyes blind , She now leads ever so gently. thanks for the article!
David Hornick
Corning New York, USA
Thank you Blessed Mother for your intersession on our behalf i am sorry for falling away from your messages for so long, i pray the lord will forgive us all, and bring all of us sinners to repentance, conversion, and the loving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me!
Mazie
Kuwait, Kuwait
Mother Mary I am so very sorry that I did not know about your visits to Medjugorje for the pass 29 years. I am so very greatful and thankful that a friend gave me a rosary of stones from Medjugorje yesterday, which made me Google today for Medjugorje and now my faith is even more to know that you love me and wanted me to know about your coming today. Mother of the world, thank you for the blessings in my life. Please help us not to sin.
Joseph Ogwal
Lira / Northern Uganda, Uganda
I am very lucky to come across this beautiful article today. I have got it at the most appropriate time when Uganda, my country is experiencing lethal lightning; and many people are unable to percieve the wonderful life changing and Grace cultivating mysteries. I really thank God for revealing this beautyful prophetic messages that my soul has been tracking. I and my family shall be on the knees with the Rosaries 20 minute before 11:00 PM Kenya Time. It is great because i don't want to miss
Boniface Orech
Kampala, Uganda
Thanks for your untiring work.Be blessed,i will be in prayers in my room tonight.
Jeanne
Pittsburgh, USA
OH MY! Your message has touched me to the depths of my soul. Heart-rendering, soul- searching, mind- stimulating, life- changing : OUR BEAUTIFUL MOTHER Someone once said "Nature's solitary boast" Thank you for your FIAT to such an important mission and for all the sharing, praying, working, trusting, fasting, suffering, giving, hoping, traveling, caring, listening, talking, feeling, and the list could go on Thank you, God bless you You are an inspiration and example to all
Toni Pesson
Thibodaux, La, USA
Thank-you so much for writing.
Virginia mampouya
New York, New York - USA
My beloved Mother Mary, just remember that I am all thine, my Queen and my Mother. All that I have is thine. Help me and all Christians to follow Jesus to God. Kindly lead me always. Thank you Mother Mary.
Christine Clarke
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Thank you!!So beautiful. I have been to Medjugorje twice,love to be there with Our dear Blessed Mother. My life has changed so much since i came to Medjugorje.How I love and thank our dear Mother.Queen of Peace may your love be poured out on all,may all peoples know you are really here,and have been sent by God to help us all to know your dear Son Jesus who is Love,thank you dearest Mother.We love you so much!!
Pat Penisten
Shawnee, Oklahoma - USA
There is so much I do not understand about Medjugorge. I learned about it many years ago, but as many others, I put it aside. Not that I did not believe in it, I just followed other apparitions (Fatima) and not really paying heed to the messages of Medjugorge. I now will be praying on the second of each month with you. Thank you for your inspiration.
LC
La Mesa, New Mexico - USA
Thank you for this message!It has enlightened me and made me aware of how rushed I live my life & How I've failed to see the greatness in these daily apparitions. God is Love as he continues to bless us with the presence of his most blessed mother, Mary. Mary continue to come every day and grant us the graces we need to understand these daily miracles so as not to regret having taken the time to kneel down and pray the rosary every day.
BUZZ
Warner, New Hampshire - USA
Let this feedback be the renewal of my "responding to her call" to "Pray for the Children". Having been twice myself, I too have drifted. Thank You Friend of Medjugorje, and mostly Thank You Blessed Mother for all these avenues in reaching out as Advocate for us all. Again today (9/9/10) as yesterday, I wish you with all the Love, a "Happy Birthday Gospa"!
Bob Pascoe
Cheyenne, USA
I wish to thank you all and ask you to please pray for me that my faith may be increased. I am having a tough time with my faith. It is not like it used to be. There is so much temtation in the world today. God bless you and my gratitude to our Mother.
Lynne Madonna
Auburn, USA
Thank you so much for drawing me back and continuing to strengthen my faith through our ladys messages. My two sons and I were guided to medjugorje by our Lady when they were young. Now that they are young men in college they have been influenced by the world. Even though they are good men they are influenced by the rush of life and people who dont really believe. I pray for my boys and all young people that they be lead to Gods truth.
Judy
Hampshire, United Kingdom
I was very blessed to be at Mirjana's apparition. The words spoken by Elizabeth to Mary come to mind. "Who am I that the mother of my Lord should come to me"?
MARY BROCKUP
Montello, Wisconsin - USA
THANK YOU MOTHER MARY FOR YOUR BEAUTIFUL WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT.WHAT MORE CAN A CHILD WANT FROM THEIR MOTHER? I LOVEYOU AND JESUS SO VERY MUCH. THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR BLESSING AND TRIALS IN MY LIFE. I CAN NOT WAIT TO SEE YOU AND JESUS AND ALLTHE SAINTS IN HEAVEN SOME DAY ,WHAT A GLORIOUS DAY THAT WILL BE, ALSO THE GLORIOUS ANGELS TOO. LOVE FOREVER MARY
Jacintha william
New Delhi, India
Mother Mary help us to realise that we are your children even when we go astray. Be with us and give us the grace to do the will of jesus as you advise us. We pray for all the families in this world, that they may walk in the light of Jesus, believing that he is our Lord and God. Amen
Charlie Capozzoli
Dana Point, Alabama - USA
May Mary's messages continue to reach all hearts, the bode of Love. The world needs "LOVE," the greatest of all gifts granted to us by our Creator. Today's world is in chaos...hatred, envy, lust, materialism, on and on, but Love can change it all. It must begin in the "family" May Mary and Jesus enter all homes and change our hearts to realize that without Love, there is no happiness. Please pray for me,my family,my neighbors, and my enemies. Lots of Love and God Bless. Charlie Capozzoli
Alice T. Arce
Port Moody, Canada
Dearest Blessed Mother Mary as requested in Your messages, please grant us the grace to be pleasing always to God by doing HIS holy will, LOVE God and every person, have total trust in God's loving mercy and forgiving us poor sinners and the grace to be able to repent and pray sincerely with our hearts. Thank you so much for being with us always worldwide, loving and praying for us! Your forever gratefull and loving humble daughter, Alice & Family
Brother Randy in the Burgh
Pittsburgh, USA
What an amazing piece and what depths do our Blessed Mother's words reach into? Her messages from Medjugorge are always so well centered that one needs to carefully discern and pull the harsh truths out of hiding. The purification will be horrific for those who do not expect or understand it. But it will come and we can be assured that there is great mercy and grace in amidst it to get us to the great peace we all long for. Thank you, Caritas, for bringing out the highlights and the significance
Vidala Veliz Trevino
Victoria, Texas - USA
Inspiring and beautiful. My heart flutters with joy.
Lynne
Frederick, Md, USA
I enter here the names of priests who have gone astray. I pray, Dear Mary, please speak softly to them. Remind them of who they are in God's eyes and how much we need them. They are so precious to us and we want them to live in eternity with us. I pray for my children and everyone that they love. I beg you to intercede to you most wondrous Son to send forth His healing and bring them all home. Thank You, Mary. Thank for coming to us. Thank you for accepting us as your children
Brenda
Columbus, Georgia - USA
A beautiful article. Pray, Pray, Pray. Thank you my dear Mother for coming to be with us.
Bill Campbell
Charlottetown, Canada
Most Inspiring! My father, Clarence Campbell, died on September 2, 1982. I wonder what the message was on that day?
CJM
Greensburg, Indiana - USA
I cannot go to Medjugorje my dear Mother. I will pray with you here in my house. My family needs all the prayers they can get. Praise be Jesus.
Richard
Fort Worth, Texas - USA
there is no greater work we can do in this world than to help Our Lord and Our Lady save souls.
Deanna Bintner
Exira,, Iowa - USA
Our Lady's Motherly heart is crying out to us in this evil time in history to pray pray pray, repent, and work for Her Son to save soul's, which She alway's call's us...''Do as He tell's You''..let us Honor Her and obey as Jesus did to His Beloved Mother, and as at Fatima She declared '' Many Soul's go to hell cause they had no one to pray for them''. Let us put 'each soul' in Her Immaculate Heart right this instant ! Amen!
Barbara
Scottsdale, USA
Thank you for the reminder that Our Lady is with us every day at 6:40 pm. I now set my cell phone alarm so that I can pray at the appropriate hour when the Blessed Mother appears. You are a blessing to everyone as you inform us of Our Lady's messages and encourage us to live the messages. Thank you.
Dolores Wolff
Rosenberg, Texas - USA
Thank you, thank you again for this beautiful message. How I wish that my family would comprehend what Our Lady is trying to lead us to. She is so loving and Her Son is so merciful. I will continue to pray and will not let up beseeching heaven for all the ones that I also love.
Joan Woodfield
Odenton, Maryland - USA
This article was wonderful. I couldn't help but think of the incredible experience of being there. Tio be in the presence of the Blessed Mother would be an awesome experience. I'm sure it would overwhelming. The article is also very inspiring to say the rosary daily and put God and the Blessed Mother in our daily lives.
Jane
Diamond Point, New York - USA
So beautiful ! I think of your community of Caritas all day everyday.It is my dream for the future to live with others who practice daily what Our Lady recommends ,and express God's love doing so.Medjugorje is the ultimate but thank you Blessed Mother for coming "closer " to us.We need you now stay close!
Victoria MIlano
Santa Clara, Argentina
Thank you very much for this article. I will try to find the hour for my city and country and be with Her on my knees. We really need Her in this hour when all the rest is so uncertain and the rumours of war are so near.
Lewis angelo
Binghamton, New York - USA
I have been to Medjugorje 11 times i used to run trips there but i have had Medical problems and had to quit but would like to go back again if our Lady would help me get started again I am 81 years old and i hoope that God will forgive me for all of my sins and bring me in to Heaven to love him and honer him and his Mother for ever
Field Angel #7126
Brooklyn, USA
Thank you! Thank you!! For reminding me the importance of being on my knees at 12:40 pm EST daily. This article brought tears to my eyes as I thought of my indifference, busyness and idleness in the course of my day. I have vowed to change all of it and will continue to do my 3 Hail Mary's every hour on the hour and be on my knees from 12:15 to 12:45 each day to the best of my ability. How much I have taken for granted & how embarassed I am for not accepting the great graces God has given me.
Teresa M. Wessels
Cooper City, Florida - USA
Heart rending! Helpful, to make me understand the earth shaking events that you are able to encounter. I believe that Our Lady is Blessing me and my family every day. This is a great gift to me! Thank you.
Dave
Kettering, Ohio - USA
I had never really considered what time it was here when the daily apparitions occur. I have been drawn to attend a weekday Mass at least once per week at a local Church which offers noon Mass. I also liked it because some people stay after Mass and say the Rosary as a group. I never made the connection until now that the Rosary is said at about 12:40 PM ... exactly the time of the apparitions!
Dan
Winnetka, USA
A beautiful message from Our Blessed Mother, wo cares beyond our comprehension for us; and a beautiful - and timely writing from ' Friend of Medjugorje.' Thank you, and My God Bless you, for your continued response to the call to be a Medjugorje Evangelist.
Barbara
Ny, USA
What a beautiful article! I also remember reading about the famous musician and thinking WOW...isn't that the truth the way we go thru life too busy to notice what we should. I also love the article from "A Friend of Medjugorje". Thank you for your web-site and all the articles that you put out there for all people. I am most grateful! God Bless.
Stella Dirkschneider
Warr Acres, Oklahoma - USA
Power ful meditation,it pierced my heart today as I read your truth regarding the messages. I have been praying for my heart to open to Our Lady's messages.thank you for living her messages.
Teresa
Franklin, USA
I awoke at 5:15 this morning, I went outside and looked up into the the moon and stars. So beautiful in awaking to be a part of the quiet darkness into the light of a new day. Thank you Father for bringing to us our Mother. Our Mother who does not rush and hurry her children. A good Mother that will stop what she is doing and be full of joy and love in watching her children play in God's play ground. Especially when she holds them to her heart very near and sings, Heavens lullaby, Ave Maria +