Discussion in 'Marian Apparitions' started by AidanK, Jul 15, 2020.

  1. AidanK

    AidanK A great sinner

    Historically, The Blessed Mother appeared somewhere and provided a sign and imparted some messages and then left. I find difficult to understand why she might appear daily at the same location for decades.
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  2. sparrow

    sparrow Exitus ~ Reditus

    Maybe because she knew we were going into the unprecedented 'end times' and needed an unprecedented set of apparitions for spiritual help? Just a theory...
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  3. Julia

    Julia Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us.

    May be if enough of us had listened to her, we wouldn't be in the sorry state the world is in right not.

    Like stubborn self willed children who refuse to do as they are told, a mother will keep repeating her warnings. Do as you are told!

    And when all the chips are down, what will we say to our God at our judgement if we failed to keep Faith, after all He has done to warn us.

    That is how I see Medugorje.
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  4. I think that the Virgin Mary is appearing for so long to get everyone in the right place spiritually for the Triumph of her Immaculate Heart. The six seers have been tested over and over again by scientists with the results being that they are normal. None of the six have ever denied their experiences even when threatened with prison, their parents were threatened with being fired from jobs and incarceration. It is thought that a nuclear exchange in the 1980's was avoided because of the prayers and penances that believers prayed because of the Virgin Mary's urging. Just look through the messages she was giving before the March 25, 1984 consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary that Pope John Paul II performed with bishops throughout the world
    Sunday, January 8, 1984 (Feast of the Epiphany)
    "My children, pray! I say it again, pray! I will say it to you again. Do not think that Jesus is going to manifest Himself again in the manger; friends, He is born again in your hearts."

    Sunday, January 15, 1984
    "I know that I speak to you very often about prayer, but know that there are many people in the world who do not pray; who do not even know what to say, in prayer."

    Tuesday, January 17, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I wish that in your hearts prayer and fasting flourish."

    Wednesday, January 18, 1984
    "I wish to engrave in every heart the sign of love. If you love all mankind, then there is peace in you. If you are at peace with all men, it is the kingdom of love."

    Thursday, January 19, 1984
    "Pray and fast, because without prayer you cannot do anything."

    Saturday, January 21, 1984
    "Pray and fast. Do not give up on meditation. At home meditate at least half an hour."

    Sunday, January 22, 1984
    "Pray and fast. I permit all those who mortify themselves, to do it at the most three times a week. May they not prolong it."

    Monday, January 23, 1984
    "Pray and fast. You have not understood well, what it means to pray: If you can understand that, I desire it very much."

    Tuesday, January 24, 1984
    "Pray very much. I desire to permeate you with prayer."

    Wednesday, January 25, 1984
    "Pray and fast. You need enthusiasm in your prayer. May you pray in meditation for a long time and fervently."

    Thursday, January 26, 1984
    "Thank you for adoring my Son in the Sacred Host. That touches me very much. With respect to you, pray! I desire to see you happy."

    Friday, January 27, 1984
    "Pray and fast. I wish that you deepen and continue your life in prayer. Every morning say the prayer of consecration to the Heart of Mary. Do it in the family. Recite each morning the Angelus, 5 Our Father's, Hail Mary's, and Glory Be's in honor of the Holy Passion and a sixth one for our Holy Father, the Pope. Then say the Creed and the prayer to the Holy Spirit. And, if it is possible, it would be well to pray a Rosary."

    Saturday, January 28, 1984
    "I wish that all of you pray, and that my heart extend to the whole world. I wish to be with you."

    Sunday, January 29, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I wish for you to purify your hearts. Purify them and open them to me."

    Monday, January 30, 1984
    "Pray! I desire to purify your hearts. Pray It is indispensable, because God gives you the greatest graces when you pray."

    Wednesday, February 1, 1984
    "It is raining at this time, and you say: 'It is not reasonable to go to church in this slush. Why is it raining so much? Why doesn't the rain stop?' Do not ever speak like that. You have not ceased to pray so that God may send you rain which makes the earth rich. Then, do not turn against the blessing from God. Above all, thank him through prayer and fasting."

    Thursday, February 2, 1984
    "Pray, because I need many prayers. Be reconciled, because I desire reconciliation among you and more love for each other, like brothers. I wish that prayer, peace, and love bloom in you."

    Saturday, February 4, 1984
    "Pray, because prayer is very necessary to you. With prayer, your body and soul will find peace. There are some young people who have consecrated themselves to me. But there are in the parish, some persons, who have not entirely given themselves. As soon as Mass has ended, they are in a hurry to leave the church. That is not good. That way they will never be able to give themselves completely It is not good for them to linger about the church. One must be pious and set a good example for others, in order to awaken in them the faith. It is necessary to pray as much as possible while offering your heart. They should consecrate themselves in order to become truly better."

    Sunday, February 5, 1984
    "Pray and fast. I desire to live in your hearts."

    Monday, February 6, 1984
    "Pray, pray, I ask of you."

    Thursday, February 9, 1984
    "Pray, pray! How many persons have followed other beliefs or sects and have abandoned Jesus Christ. They create their own gods; they adore idols. How that hurts me! If they could be converted. Like the unbelievers, they are many. That will change only if you help me with your prayers."

    Friday, February 10, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I desire humility from you. But you can become humble only through prayer and fasting."

    Saturday, February 11, 1984
    "Open your hearts to me, I desire to bless them fully."

    Sunday, February 12, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I ask of you. Pray for the peace and humility of your hearts."

    Tuesday, February 14, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I desire to purify your hearts completely. I wish to make you happy."

    Wednesday, February 15, 1984
    In very cold weather and an icy wind:
    "The wind is my sign. I will come in the wind. When the wind blows, know that I am with you. You have learned that the Cross represents Christ; it is a sign of Him. It is the same for the crucifix you have in your home. For me, it is not the same. When it is cold, you come to church, you want to offer everything to God. I am, then, with you. I am with you in the wind. Do not be afraid."

    Friday, February 17, 1984
    "My children, pray! The world has been drawn into a great whirlpool. It does not know what it is doing. It does not realize in what sense it is sinking. It needs your prayers so that I can pull it out of this danger."

    Monday, February 20, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I desire to purify you and to save you. For that, help me with your prayers."

    Tuesday, February 21, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I expect generosity and prayers from your hearts."

    Thursday, February 23, 1984
    "I hold all of you in my arms. You are mine. I need your prayers so that you may be mine. I desire to be all yours and for you to be all mine. I receive all your prayers. I receive them with joy."

    Friday, February 24, 1984
    "Pray and fast! I desire to be with you always. I desire to stay in your hearts always and for you to stay in mine."

    Saturday, February 25, 1984
    "Know that I love all of you. Know that you are all mine. To no one do I desire to give more than to you. Come to me all of you. Stay with me. I want to be your Mother. Come, I desire all of you."

    Sunday, February 26, 1984
    "Pray and fast! Know that I love you. I hold all of you on my knees."

    Monday, February 27, 1984
    "Do not be tired. I desire to be with you."

    Tuesday, February 28, 1984
    "Pray and fast! Love everyone on earth, just as you love yourselves."

    Wednesday, February 29, 1984
    "Pray! It may seem strange to you that I always speak of prayer. And yet I say: pray! Why do you hesitate? In Holy Scripture, you have heard say: 'Do not worry about tomorrow, each day will have its own worries.' Then do not worry about the other days. Be content with prayer, I your Mother, will take care of the rest."

    Thursday, March 1, 1984
    "Dear children, today I ask you to read the Bible in your homes, every day. Put it in a very visible place in your home, that way it will encourage all to prayer. May each one find his way to fast; he who smokes, may abstain from smoking; he who drinks alcohol, have him not drink. Have each one give up something which is dear to him. May these recommendations be conveyed to the parish."

    Lent 1984 (March 7 - April 22)
    "Do not be afraid for yourselves, you are already saved. Pray rather for those who are in sin and who do not believe."

    Wednesday, March 14, 1984
    "Pray and fast so that the kingdom of God may come among you. Let my Son set you aglow with His fire."

    Thursday, March 15, 1984
    "Dear children, pray! All agitation comes from satan. Your prayer should lead to peace."

    Monday, March 19, 1984
    "Dear children, sympathize with me! Pray, pray, pray!"

    Thursday, March 22, 1984
    "Pray each day the Veni Creator Spiritus (Come Holy Spirit) and the Angelus. God has given each one the will to decide for himself. My wish is for all to be converted, but I do not want to force anyone."

    Sunday, March 25, 1984 (Annunciation)
    The 1,000th apparition in Medjugorje.
    "Rejoice with me and with my angels because a part of my plan has already been realized. Many have been converted, but many do not want to be converted. Pray."
    After these words, the Blessed Virgin began to cry.

    Wednesday, March 28, 1984
    "Many persons come here out of curiosity and not as pilgrims."

    Friday, March 30, 1984
    "I wish that your hearts would be united to mine, like my heart is united to that of my Son."

    Sunday, April 8, 1984
    "I ask you to pray for the conversion of everyone. For that, I need your prayers."

    Easter Sunday, April 22, 1984
    "We all rejoice in Heaven. Rejoice with us."
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  5. Catherine L

    Catherine L Principalities

    Today, a beautiful and thought provoking message from Our Blessed Mother of Medjugorje...

    July 25, 2020 "Dear children! In this peaceless time in which the devil is harvesting souls to draw them to himself, I am calling you to persevering prayer, so that in prayer you discover the God of love and hope. Little children, take the Cross in your hands. May it be your encouragement for love to always win, in a special way now when the Cross and faith are rejected. You be a reflection and an example with your lives that faith and hope are still alive and a new world of peace is possible. I am with you and intercede for you before my Son, Jesus. Thank you for having responded to my call." 07/25/2020
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  6. indaiatubano

    indaiatubano Principalities

    To Ivan in the seminary: "The sign will be given at the end of the apparitions."
    Ivan: When will that be? "You are impatient, my angel. Go in the peace of God."

    Thursday, September 3, 1981
    Jakov: When will the sign which was announced come?
    "Again, a little patience."

    Patience is a virtue, Possess it if you can. T'is seldom found in women But never in a man!

    I wonder how his patience is after 40 years! :LOL::D
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  7. padraig

    padraig Powers

    I had a dream last night, I believe it concerned one of the Secrets.

    I was above an Ocean, I believe it was the Pacific and the waters were roiling and in tumult like a washing machine and I heard the word 'Earthquake!'

    Then I heard the word , 'Repeat' and I realised that these quakes would be like nothing ever since before in history, quakes that would keep happening over and over again like drum beats and that the world would watch astounded.
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  8. padraig

    padraig Powers

    That the scientists would have no explanation for these drumbeat quakes for there will be none.
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  9. sparrow

    sparrow Exitus ~ Reditus

    "And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, by reason of the confusion of the roaring of the sea and of the waves.." Luke 21:25
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  10. AED

    AED Powers

    I told you about the dream I had in 2009 where I saw that roiling turmoil in the sky and in the sea. "Like a washing machine" absolutely describes it. I have struggled to adequately describe it but that phrase nails it. It repeated 3 times. Just like your dream "repeat"---:(
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  11. padraig

    padraig Powers

    Perhaps the times are coming when almost as interesting as the Supernatural events to come will be the weird and bottom of the barrel type , 'Explanations' unbelievers in the Media and Scientific community will dream up.:):)
    Fun, fun, fun...I'm quite looking forward to these.;)
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  12. padraig

    padraig Powers

    Yes the voice that said , 'Repeat' several times sounded very strong indeed. But it said another word as well several times which I just clean forget.

    It's lovely to get confirmation from someone else. I must look up underwater seismic disturbances to see what effect they have on the seas.
  13. Joan J

    Joan J HolySpiritCome!

    I have offered prayers for all on the Forum while we visited the house Vicka lived in. We took a few minutes for group prayer in the room she had over 1000 apparitions. It still has her original crucifix & 4foot statue of the Sacred Heart. She is not in town.
    We are going to the Blue Cross Friday or tomorrow. I will be leaving a couple of sealed envelopes there.

    The Vatican has told the visionaries not to meet with anyone for now. To clarify, they have been told not to give talks for the time being.
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2021
  14. indaiatubano

    indaiatubano Principalities

    The Vatican has told the visionaries not to meet with anyone for now.[/QUOTE]

    That is quite strange. I didn't realize the Vatican had control of the Visionaries, especially since Medjugorje is not officially approved.

    Enjoy your Holiday!!!:D:)
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  15. HeavenlyHosts

    HeavenlyHosts Powers

    Thank you, Joan, those prayers were powerful. I felt them.
  16. AED

    AED Powers

    I think I am feeling them too. Thank you so much.
  17. HeavenlyHosts

    HeavenlyHosts Powers

    the graces just seemed to come out of nowhere
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  18. Jo M

    Jo M Powers

    Have a blessed pilgrimage Joan. Thank you so much for the prayers. I felt spiritually lifted today, now I know why. :) Perhaps you could post some photos when you have the opportunity.
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  19. archangel michael

    archangel michael Moderator Staff Member

    In an interview conducted by a priest a day after a vision in which she was shown the first secret, Mirjana, the first seer to obtain all ten secrets, said the first occurrence "will be something that [people] hear [about] very far" and added that people would not race to the place where the first one occurs because "surely no one wishes to watch disasters, distress, and misfortune. I don't think that this sort of thing attracts people at all. Why would people go to see something of that sort? It is one thing to go and see a sign, quite another to go and see suffering or a disaster. Who would, for example, go to Italy to see a dam collapse?" She said the first secret needs nothing to precede it and will "abundantly speak for itself." She said that people in Medjugorje "will know immediately that it is in connection with the secrets." It will be something, she said, "that everyone, everywhere, will immediately hear about."
  20. non sum dignus

    non sum dignus Archangels

    The approved apparitions at Laus lasted 54 years.
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