July 1, 2012 Apparition of Our Lady to Marija at Caritas
July 1, 2012 A.D.
While record heat brought the day to sweltering temperatures over 100 Degrees F, today, July 1, 2012, was the day dedicated to repentance. The heat provided an opportunity for all to offer a sacrifice for the purification of their hearts. Earlier, A Friend of Medjugorje spoke to the pilgrims gathered and he told them:
"We're called to sacrifice now, in the time of invitation. Our Lady said last year, 'Do you permit me to purify your heart?' Our Lady didn't say She was going to purify your heart. Because if you don't accept Her invitation now, you can forestall it, but do you want to wait? Do you think it is going to be comfortable then (in the future)?"A Friend of Medjugorje told the pilgrims that now is the invitation to be purified, and that while it is not pleasant in the midst of purification, it brings clarity and joy later, when the time of invitation is over.
Last night, June 30, 2012, Our Lady told Marija that She would appear in the Bedroom tonight at 6:40 PM. The Rosary was begun in the Bedroom around 6:00 PM, while those gathered in the Field prayed as well. The Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary were prayed, and part of the Sorrowful Mysteries. Shortly before 6:40 PM, Marija made her way to the foot of the bed in the Bedroom of Apparitions. Marija told those gathered that she would pray for those pilgrims gathered in the Bedroom and the Field, as well as all those who were in our hearts, the sick who were unable to be present, our families. Marija then began to pray the seven Our Father's, Seven Hail Mary's and Seven Glory Be's. Our Lady appeared at 6:41 PM and the apparition lasted 3 and a half minutes. Following is Marija's description of the apparition of July 1, 2012 in the Bedroom of Apparitions at Caritas:
"During the moment of the apparition I recommended all of us, all of our intentions. Our Lady prayed over us and She blessed us all; also those who are in the Field."
Also, all religious articles were blessed. Marija said regarding tomorrow's apparition, that it would be at the same time, same place. So, tomorrow, Our Lady will appear to Marija in the Bedroom of Apparitions at 6:40 PM Central Time USA. For all those unable to make it for the apparitions, you can join in from your homes and pray in a united heart for Our Lady's intentions. Please know, that each of you are remember in prayer during these days.
In the Love of Our Lady,
Caritas of Birmingham
Operated by the Community of Caritas
P.S. Again, a reminder, to submit your petitions to be presented to Our Lady. You can send as many petitions as you like. Those petitions that were sent in today were placed before Our Lady in the Bedroom of Apparitions. To submit your petitions, please click to visit here.
For all those wanting to join in spirit from their homes, here below is the focus of prayer each day:
Schedule of Events
No matter at what point you joined us in praying for Our Nation, even if you are just now finding out, you can join thousands who have walked these 20 years of prayer for Our Nation and be present in the apparitions to give these prayers to Our Lady.
July 2 - The second apparition of Our Lady you will consecrate yourself for the first time, or re-consecrate yourself to Jesus and Our Lady, in Her presence, during the apparition. To join from home, offer your personal consecration to Our Lady during the moment of the apparition at 6:40 PM Central Time. For the Consecration Prayers, click to visit here.July 3 - The third apparition of Our Lady you will consecrate your family for the first time, or re-consecrate your family to Jesus and Our Lady, in Her presence, during the apparition. To join from your home, pray the Consecration of the Family, available by clicking here.July 4 - The fourth apparition of Our Lady you will, as a child of Mary, consecrate Our Nation for the first time, or re-consecrate Our Nation, as was accomplished July 4, 2008 and July 4, 2009, to Jesus and Our Lady, on the day of its birth, in Her presence, during the apparition. To join from your home, pray the Re-Consecration of the Nation, available by clicking here.July 5 - The fifth apparition of Our Lady you will give grateful thanksgiving, in Her presence, to God, for allowing Our Lady to come to this nation to heal it. Offer prayers of thanksgiving to Our Lady for being present in nation and blessing us.