Monday, October 31, 2016

What Are You Praying for Today?

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What Are You Praying for Today?

October 31, 2016 A.D.


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October 31, 2016 A.D.

Our Lady of Medjugorje recently said:

Friday, October 21, 2016:
“…Pray dear children for peace—for peace. May peace come to reign in people’s hearts, because from a peaceful heart, a peaceful world is born…”

Four days later on October 25, 2016:
“…Today I am calling you: pray for peace…”

Four days later, on Friday, October 28, 2016:
“…Especially, dear children, through this time, I am calling you: pray for peace. May there be peace, dear children…”


Caritas Community Children Praying the Patriotic Rosary
This past Memorial day, the Caritas Community gathered in the community cemetary praying the Patriotic Rosary. The Community children joined in their own way, the Patriotic Rosary. These days many have been praying the Patriotic Rosary, either alone, in their family or in their prayer groups. This is an important prayer, especially for Our Lady’s intentions for peace that She has asked us to pray for in this time.

On Saturday, October 29, we received the following letter:

“I have been reading the information on the Patriotic Rosary and the messages of all those who are participating. Since I am an American but living in Norway it is very moving and exciting to me to read how many are praying and fasting for America!”
Rygge, Norway

And just a day before, we received this following letter:

“…I prayed the Rosary on the day you prayed in Philadelphia. I went into an empty Church and prayed, as I never have before for the future of the USA. May God bless you all. Thank you…”
Glasgow, Scotland

As we call to mind today and in these next days, the souls of those who have died and pray for them, that their souls rest in peace, let us not forget the Soul that is on the threshold of dying, and that through our prayers can revive to a new life. The holy and prophetic words that a Friend of Medjugorje etched in the foundation of the great Cross on Penitentiary Mountain1 at Caritas:
For the Soul of America

We do not have to say R.I.P. America yet, like a Friend of Medjugorje said about Ireland.2 We still have time. Remember this week to pray for the Soul of America, and in a special way for the intentions of peace that Our Lady has for America, and the whole world. Tonight, the Caritas Community will be praying in the community cemetary3 for all of our loved ones who have died and we will be remembering also the soul of America.
Caritas of Birmingham
Operated by the Community of Caritas


1. For the Soul of America, these prophetic words by a Friend of Medjugorje were etched into the foundation of the Cross on Penitentiary Mountain at Caritas. For more information about this read the Medjugorje Headline, For the Soul of America

2. A Letter to Ireland, the May 22, 2015 writing from a Friend of Medjugorje, in which the words “R.I.P. Ireland” were written, became the single-most defining letter about the marriage referendum in Ireland. We have witnessed since that time, a division of those who stand for God and His Law, and those who tolerate sinful behavior, yet call themselves Christians. As if an earthquake is breaking the ground between them, the gap between these two groups are widening, and we are seeing the first rumblings of this quake happening in America today.

3. For more information about the Caritas Cemetery, visit here.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Do Catholic Bishops Have the Courage to do What's Right Prior to the Election, Asks John Snyder of Telum Associates‏

Do Catholic Bishops Have the Courage to do What's Right Prior to the Election, Asks John Snyder of Telum Associates
Contact: John Snyder, 202-239-8005,;

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Do Catholic bishops have the courage to do what's right," John M. Snyder of Telum Associates asked here today.

"Does the hierarchy have the guts to declare the faithful in good conscience may not vote for Hillary Clinton for president because she promotes abortion, euthanasia and same sex marriage," Snyder continued.


Snyder noted, "Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila affirmed recently that 'Catholics in good conscience cannot support candidates who will advance abortion.'

"That means Hillary Clinton!"

Snyder continued, "Archbishop Aquila stated, 'The right to life is the most important and fundamental right, since life is necessary for any of the other rights to matter. There are some issues that can legitimately be debated by Christians, such as which policies are the most effective in caring for the poor, but the direct killing of innocent human life must be opposed at all times by every follower of Jesus Christ. There are no legitimate exceptions to this teaching.'"

Snyder said, "Other, pusillanimous Catholic prelates are dragging their feet on this matter. It's time for them and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to do the right thing."

Snyder noted, "Life News indicated recently Hillary would 'make Christians change their religious views to support abortion.' As president she would persecute the Church."

He said an American Values Action video showed Clinton stating: "deep seated cultural codes, religious beliefs, and structural biases have to be changed;" "the unborn person doesn't have constitutional rights;" and "the only people that I would ever appoint to the Supreme Court are people who believe that Roe v. Wade is settled law."

"In sharp contrast, Donald Trump recently wrote Catholics, 'I am, and will remain, pro-life. I will defend your religious liberties and the right to fully and freely practice your religion ...I will appoint Justices to the Supreme Court who will strictly interpret the Constitution and not legislate from the bench, like Justice Clarence Thomas and beloved great Catholic thinker and jurist Justice Antonin Scalia.'"

Snyder said, "The issue for Catholics and others is clear: culture of death follower Hillary Clinton or right to life champion Donald Trump."

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Update on Asia Bibi. Take Action.

Remember those who are in prison, as though in prison with them, and those who are mistreated, since you also are in the body.-Hebrews 13:3

Update on Asia Bibi.

On October 13 in Islamabad, Asia Bibi’s hearing appeal against her death sentence was cancelled when Justice Muhammad Iqbal Hameed‐ur-Rehman, one of the three Supreme Court Justices recused himself, and refused take part in the hearing. Bibi’s lawyer, Saif‐ul-Mulook, said it could take weeks or months for the hearing to be rescheduled. Read more.

Take Action.

Please, pray, sign the petition for Asia Bibi’s release, and raise awareness among your friends, families, and churches for Pakistani Christians.

For more information, visit
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Friday, October 21, 2016

Cholera and starvation are on the rise in Haiti

We must not forget about Haiti.
Satellite images of southern Haiti before and after Hurricane Matthew.  Even to the untrained eye, the loss of green vegetation in the image on the right is striking.
Dear Friends,
New satellite photos taken from space by NASA reveal the extent of the devastation in Haiti.
As you know we have been responding with relief from the very beginning, but the situation remains desperate.
The rains have been unrelenting, causing further swelling of rivers and mass flooding. Cholera is spreading throughout the region and potable water remains scarce.
Food insecurity is another major threat. Families have lost entire crops, which serve as their only source of food. The threat of famine is very real.
In the days following the storm, our community health workers identified 6,000 families who need food and water to survive. Thanks to the generosity of people like you, we have already raised enough money to distribute essential relief to 3,100 families. Please, help us reach all 6,000.

A gift of $100 will buy a household recovery kit for a family. Each kit includes:
  • Water purification tablets, to prevent cholera
  • Food
  • Hygiene kits
  • Household supplies
In a major disaster like this, it is easy to lose perspective of the scale of the tragedy. Every impacted family is now facing the threat of cholera and starvation. And each family matters.

Let’s continue praying for the people of Haiti as they are fighting for their survival.
In solidarity with the people of Haiti,

President and CEO
CMMB - Healthier Lives Worldwide
Copyright © 2016 CMMB, All rights reserved.

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Sister Emmanuel's Medjugorje Report for October


From the Desk of Sr. Emmanuel Maillard
October 16, 2016 
Canonization of Elizabeth of the Trinity

Dear Children of Medjugorje, Praised be Jesus and Mary!
1. On October 2, 2016, Mirjana received her monthly apparition at the Blue Cross in the presence of a large crowd of people! After the apparition, she conveyed the following message:

"Dear children, the Holy Spirit, according to the Heavenly Father, made me the mother - the mother of Jesus - and by this alone, also your mother. That is why I am coming to hear you, that I may open my motherly arms to you; to give you my heart and to call you to remain with me, because from the top of the cross my Son entrusted you to me. Unfortunately, many of my children have not come to know the love of my Son; many of them do not want to come to know Him. Oh, my children, how much bad is done by those who must see or interpret in order to come to believe. That is why, you, my children, my apostles, in the silence of your heart, listen to the voice of my Son, so that your heart may be His home, that it may not be dark and sad, but that it may be illuminated with the light of my Son. Seek hope with faith, because faith is the life of the soul. Anew I am calling you: pray, pray to live faith in humility, in spiritual peace, and illuminated by the light.

My children, do not strive to comprehend everything immediately, because I also did not comprehend everything immediately; but I loved, and I believed in the divine words which my Son spoke - He who was the first light and the beginning of redemption. Apostles of my love - you who pray, sacrifice yourselves, love and do not judge - you go and spread the truth, the words of my Son, the Gospel, because you are the living Gospel; you are the rays of the light of my Son. My Son and I will be with you to encourage you and to test you. My children, always implore the blessing of those, and only of those whose hands have been blessed by my Son, of your shepherds. Thank you."

2. The near future, what does it hold? 

Who isn't wondering about the future of the world and the serious threats it is facing! All kinds of prophets are speaking, but there is one that I want to quote here, because he was canonized: Saint Louis Marie Grignon de Montfort. Surprisingly, his prophecy resonates accurately with our present situation, at least in Europe.

"Jesus Christ will come, as the whole Church awaits Him, to reign everywhere, at a time and in a manner that people least expect."
"At the end of time, sooner than we think, God will raise great Saints to establish the reign of His Son over the corrupt world, by means of devotion to the most Holy Virgin."

"In the last times, the power of Mary will become manifest to all. She will extend the Kingdom of Christ even to the Mohammedans," (i.e. Muslims).
"Mary must burst forth, more than ever in mercy, strength and grace in the last times..."

"Friends of the world will more than ever persecute those who belong to the Holy Virgin. But humble Mary will always be victorious..."
"The power of Mary will burst forth over all the demons, especially in the last times." 
                                                 (Excerpts from "The Secret of Mary") 
3. She has the 10 secrets! 
One day, I asked Mirjana: "Did Our Lady talk to you about the end of the world?" 
"No, never." 
"Did she tell you about the second Coming of Christ?" 
Mirjana looked at me, as if the answer was obvious, a no-brainer: "Yes, of course!" 
"And what did she say to you?" 
"This, I can't tell now," said Mirjana. "I will tell you later!"
Vicka has 9 secrets. 
Our friend Charbel Maroun from Galilee tells us that when Vicka came to the Holy Land in 2013, he brought to her attention the Wall of separation between Bethlehem and Jerusalem and asked her: "How long will this continue?" 
Vicka replied without hesitation: "Everything will change soon!"
4. On the Feast of Christ the King, the Jubilee Year of Mercy will close this November 20th.
However, I am realizing with the pilgrims and in my missions that many people have not yet passed through the Holy Door. What a pity! For ourselves but also for all the souls in Purgatory who are waiting to be released and to enter into the Kingdom of Heaven! Imagine one of our beloved deceased suffering terribly in purgatory, waiting for us to take that simple step to put an end to their excruciating pain, and because of our negligence, they have to wait and suffer longer!

I know an Italian married couple who walks for 20 minutes every day to go through the Holy Door in their city so that the plenary Indulgence may be granted to the deceased. Thanks to the two of them, in one year, that's 730 souls released from purgatory! Can one just sit there in lazy indifference? Let's get a move on and intensively use this exceptional gift which the Church is offering us for our dear departed! This will increase the number of souls who will pray for us in turn and welcome us in Heaven when we pass from this earth to Eternity. As a reminder, here are the conditions to obtain the Plenary Indulgence, for ourselves or for the soul of a deceased person.

Within 8 days before or after passing through the Holy Door, in a church designated by our local bishop for the Jubilee Year:
-Make a good Confession with the firm resolution to break away from all sin, even venial.

-Participate in the Holy Mass and receive Holy Communion accompanied by a deep inner reflection on mercy.

-Recite the Creed

-Pray for the intentions of the Pope at least one Our Father, one Hail Mary and a Glory be.
-Perform a corporeal or spiritual work of mercy.
(See my January 15 report about the great Jubilee). You may also go to the link:

5. Marija in Lebanon!

6. A spectacular healing took place last month: a young Irishman whom we knew well got up from his wheelchair and can now walk, after years of complete dependency due to his handicap. Let us give thanks to God!

7. The saints or the pumpkins?
Father Gabriele Amorth, the famous exorcist at the Holy See who went back to the Father last month, published a serious warning against Halloween, for all those who see it as an innocent game. 

Here is an excerpt, "I think that Italy is losing her mind, the meaning of life, the good sense, and that she is destroying herself at slow pace. Celebrating Halloween means to honor the devil who, when adored for one single night, will claim his rights over his subjects. So let us not be surprised that the world is in ruins and that psychiatrist and psychologists' offices are filled with sleepless, violent, restless children, and youth suffering from obsessions, depressions, or suicide attempts."  

Why don't we rather celebrate All Saints Day, also called 'Holy Win'?  We would then celebrate the holiness of our friends in Heaven who have so many gifts to give us.  Unfortunately this feast has been substituted by a fashion which is actually an imposter in which death is glorified as well as hell and its demons in all their ugliness, especially in Europe.  Let us wake up our consciences and not let evil win the victory over our children. 

8. The next live broadcast in French will take place on November 3, at 9 pm (BiH Time). I will talk about the message of the 2nd. The October 3rd program and the older ones can be seen at:

Dearest Gospa, you are by our side, and despite the increasing darkness of the world, we have no fear. Men can make their plans, but you, our Queen, will surprise us again!
Sister Emmanuel +
(Translated from French)

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P.S. 1. On October 16 Pope Francis canonized Elizabeth of the Holy Trinity. 
She was a Carmelite nun from Dijon, France, who received great lights about the mystery of the dwelling of the Holy Trinity within us.  "It seems to me that in Heaven, my mission will be to attract the souls by helping them to get out of themselves and adhere to God through a very simple and loving move and to keep them in this great inner silence which allows God to print Himself within them and to transform them into Himself," (St Elizabeth of the Holy Trinity, in Correspondence of 28 October 1906, 3 weeks before her death).

She also wrote this beautiful prayer, which is in the Catechism of the Catholic Church: "O my God, Trinity whom I adore, help me to become utterly forgetful of myself so that I may establish myself in you, as changeless and calm as though my soul were already in eternity. Let nothing disturb my peace nor draw me forth f from you, O my unchanging God, but at every moment may I penetrate more deeply into the depths of your mystery. Give peace to my soul; make it your heaven, your cherished dwelling-place and the place of your repose. Let me never leave you there alone, but keep me there, wholly attentive, wholly alert in my faith, wholly adoring and fully given up to your creative action. 

"O my beloved Christ, crucified for love, I long to be the bride of your heart. I long to cover you with glory, to love you even unto death! Yet I sense my powerlessness and beg you to clothe me with yourself. Identify my soul with all the movements of your soul, submerge me, overwhelm me, and substitute yourself for me, so that my life may become a reflection of your life. Come into me as Adorer, as Redeemer and as Savior. 

"O Eternal Word, utterance of my God, I want to spend my life listening to you, to become totally teachable so that I might learn all from you. Through all darkness, all emptiness, all powerlessness, I want to keep my eyes fixed on you and to remain under your great light. O my Beloved Star, so fascinate me that I may never be able to leave your radiance.

"O Consuming Fire, Spirit of Love, overshadow me so that the Word may be, as it were incarnate again in my soul. May I be for him a new humanity in which he can renew all his mystery!

"And you, O Father, bend down towards your poor little creature. Cover her with your shadow, see in her only your beloved son in who you are well pleased

"O my `Three', my All, my Beatitude, infinite Solitude, Immensity in which I lose myself, I surrender myself to you as your prey. Immerse yourself in me so that I may be immersed in you until I go to contemplate in your light the abyss of your splendor!

P.S. 2. On September 27, the visionary Ivan went again to Vienna, Austria.  He was invited by Cardinal Schönborn to participate in the evening prayer in the Cathedral.


P.S. 4. We are looking for a good Italian-French translator and another Italian-Chinese translator to translate the new book by Sr. Emmanuel on fasting, published in Italian by Amen. Contact

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