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The Medjugorje
Vol. 27, No. 6
Published for the Glory of God
Incurable Man W
as Healed in Medjugorje
December 2013/January 2014
Reflection on the Message
of Our Lady
by Fr. Charles Sellars, omi
The King of Peace
ristian Felice suffered from ALS,
which leads to sure death. But while
in Medjugorje on September 26, 2013,
he heard a voice tell him to climb Apparition Hill, where he broke into tears. His
respirator put away and his feeding tube
next, he appears to be the world’s first to
recover from ALS.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a
killer. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease,
the first patient is yet to survive the neurogenic disease that affects the nerve cells in
the brain and spinal cord. However, the
first patient appears to be Cristian Felice, a
37-year-old father of two from Piane Crati
near Cosenza in southern Italy. What appears to be his healing came about on September 26 in Medjugorje. A patient for five
years with his lower limbs paralyzed,
Re-creating the historical facts be-
Cristian Felice’s respirator has been put
away and two weeks later his feeding tube
was removed, the regional newspaper
Gazzetta del Sud reported.
Cristian Felice told the regional newspaper, Il Quotidiano della Calabria, that his
reflexes have returned to functioning norHealing continued on page 2.
Messages of Our Lady of Medjugorje
December 25, 2013
November 25, 2013
ear children! Today I call all
of you to prayer. Open the
doors of your heart profoundly to
prayer, little children, to prayer with
the heart; and then the Most High
will be able to act upon your freedom and conversion will begin. Your
faith will become firm so that you will
be able to say with all your heart: ‘My
God, my all.’ You will comprehend,
little children, that here on earth everything is passing. Thank you for
having responded to my call.
ear children! I am carrying
to you the King of Peace that
He may give you His peace. You,
little children, pray, pray, pray. The
fruit of prayer will be seen on the
faces of the people who have decided
for God and His Kingdom. I, with
my Son Jesus, bless you all with a
blessing of peace.
Thank you for having
responded to my call.
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hind Luke’s account of the birth of
Jesus is virtually impossible. That
was never Luke’s intent nor should
it be ours. The point is that Jesus
was born into a world that was ruled
by Caesar Augustus. In the future,
Jesus will contrast this kingdom of
Caesar to the kingdom of God. Joseph is depicted as taking Mary, who
is pregnant by the Holy Spirit, to
the city of David. The census was
generally conducted only for the
purposes of raising taxes and drafting young men into the military.
Here, the purpose is really to make
sure Jesus is born in the city of
David in order to fulfill his messianic mission.
An angel of the Lord informs the
shepherds, and us, what has really
taken place with the birth of Jesus.
This revelation is the high point of
the entire passage. Not only has a
new infant been brought forth into
the kingdom of Caesar, but in reality it is the Messiah and the Lord
who has come into the world.
Luke is fond of emphasizing
throughout his gospel and in the Acts
of the Apostles that God reveals the
extraordinary in and through the
ordinary. Nowhere is that more
evident than here in the story of
the birth of Jesus, the Messiah,
the Lord.
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Healing continued from page 1.
mally and that sensation has returned to
his legs and feet. While Cristian Felice’s
medical files require further examination,
his physical improvement has been attested
to by doctors.
“On September 26, Cristian heard a voice
that drove him to climb Apparition Hill.
He ascended the hill with his wife and two
priests. They were the ones to see him
stand up [from his wheelchair]. They saw
him walk to the big statue that marks the
exact spot where Our Lady first appeared
to the visionaries. There they saw him cry,”
Gazzetta del Sud writes.
Overwhelmed by what happened, Cristian
Felice is not ready to tell his story yet.
Church authorities in Cosenza have been
informed of his seeming cure, the regional
newspaper Il Cirotano reports.
On October 5, a prayer vigil of thanksgiving was held in Cristian Felice’s hometown.
Applauded by 100 people, he arrived walking along with his wife, with a rosary in
his hand.
ALS is deadly due to its breaking down
the motor neurons between the brain and
spinal cord. When the motor neurons die,
the brain’s ability to initiate and control
muscle movement is lost. With voluntary
muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages may become totally paralyzed.
Medjugorje Herald, Vol. 27, No 11,
November 2013
Annual Apparition to Jakov Colo
December 25, 2013
Italian W
oman L
ed 140 P
Romano Nardin and Fr. Mario
F r.Dall’Arche
from the archdiocese of
Vittorio Veneto in Italy and Mrs. Bruna
Calesso, a group leader who came for 140
times to Medjugorje, were guests at the
Medjugorje radio station a few months ago.
Fr. Romano came to Medjugorje as a spiritual director of a group of pilgrims, and he
felt that was one wonderful mission for
him: “It is a great grace to come to
Medjugorje as a priest because we can witness so many fruits of our faithful. I heard
about Medjugorje in 1982 for the first time
and came here in 1996. Back then, I also
came as a spiritual director, and if I am not
mistaken, this must be my thirteenth pilgrimage to the Queen of Peace.”
He sees many fruits of the apparitions in
Medjugorje in his own parish, and many
other parishioners say the same about the
faithful in their parishes. “People come to
Medjugorje and experience powerful experiences that change them. Many who
hardly ever came to Holy Mass, start coming regularly to the church after their visits
to Medjugorje. That strong change in their
lives is so evident,” said Fr. Romano.
Fr. Mario, a priest for 46 years, came to
Medjugorje in 1983 or in 1984 for the first
time. “We drove on bad roads, there were
no signs for Medjugorje and it was very
hard to find it, but people came despite
that. I was very moved by the simplicity
of life in Medjugorje. It was really obvious
that people were very devoted in Holy
last daily apparition to Jakov Colo
A ont theSeptember
12th, 1998, Our Lady
told him that henceforth he would have
one apparition a year, every December
25th, on Christmas Day. This is also how
it was this year. The apparition began at
3:07 pm and lasted 8 minutes. Afterwards
Jakov transmitted the message:
“Little children, today in a special way,
Jesus desires to come to dwell in each of
your hearts and to share with you your
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Masses and that they lived that experience
that was given to them. I was so impressed
by that! Holy Mass every day, people in
the village were active and they were coming to the evening prayer program every
day. I witnessed many conversions of pilgrims and saw that young people were
changing. Young people were especially
influenced by the Youth Festival and they
were more attracted by that.”
Fr. Romano and Fr. Mario came with a
few other priests in a group organized by
Mrs. Bruna Calesso who has brought pilgrims for years to this shrine of Our Lady.
Bruna came in 1983 for Christmas, and
that was her first visit. “A priest friend of
my family invited me to look at some pictures from Medjugorje. I was so moved
by that, so we made our trip in February
1984. We came in two cars, and I was
here with my husband and daughters, while
our friends were in the other car. It was
very cold; the north wind made it even
colder. The first person we met was Fr.
Slavko Barbaric. He found twelve of us
and asked us where we came from, offered us some tea, and took us to the parish office. I came again in two months’
time with my friends, and ever since then
I have come here for 140 times! Medjugorje changed my life; I encountered God
here. I was Christian before Medjugorje,
went to the church, but that was just traditional faith. I met the Lord here, started to
know more about Him, to follow Him, and
I encountered Gospa as well.”
every joy and pain. Therefore, little children, today in a special way, peer into
your hearts and ask yourselves if the
peace and joy of the birth of Jesus have
truly taken hold of your hearts. Little children, do not live in darkness, aspire towards the light and towards God’s salvation. Children, decide for Jesus and give
Him your life and your hearts, because
only in this way will the Most High be
able to work in you and through you.”
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Gisella Barreto: ““A
After coming to Medjugorje,
I felt as if my world began to change.”
world. I always looked unhappy, and my
mom used to tell me to surrender all to
God. She was in Medjugorje on three occasions and showed me Our Lady from
Medjugorje and told me to thank her for
all. It was after that visit to Medjugorje
that my life began to change. This is where
I understood that it is not enough just to
be a good person, but our soul needs to be
filled with God. It was through the emptiness in the heart that the world starts to
enter within us.”
December 18, 2013
pilgrim from Argentina, Gisella
Barreto came to Medjugorje.
Gisella is a very famous person in Argentina and in the other countries of Latin
America as well. She won several beauty
contests, became a TV hostess, and even
though she lived in the world of glamour,
none of that ever made her happy. She
came to Medjugorje in 2010 as a result of
her mother’s desire, and that is when her
world started to change. She does not
work in the media anymore, she does not
live in the world of glamour, but she witnesses and teaches religion in schools. She
said how only now she feels happy and
blessed in her life after so many years.
Gisella told us that she came here to thank
Gospa in Medjugorje.
She said that her mother was always a pillar of faith in their family and that she
raised her four children in the faith. She
had a beautiful childhood, but it all changed
in the time of adolescence. That is when
she was attracted to the world with all of
its challenges. Gisella was very pretty, and
that is when she entered the world of glamour. She won at several contests and was
a semi-finalist at the contest for Miss Argentina. “That life was seemingly nice and
attractive; it was actually a true trap of the
Archbishop John Barwa from India
visits Medjugorje
Nov 3, 2013
ohn Barwa, archbishop from Archdiocese Cuttack Bhubaneswar in Odisha,
came recently in his first visit to
Medjugorje. His archdiocese has 11 million people, and 70,000 are Catholics. He
came to Medjugorje in a group of 43 Chinese, and some of them live in America,
Canada, Malaysia and Hong Kong. He
said how Medjugorje is a place famous in
the whole world. “My first impressions are
really beautiful. This is a place where
Mother Mary is truly present. People here
act according to that, with that feeling that
Mary is our Mother, and they are prepared
to share that experience with other pilgrims.
That is why I am really proud of
Medjugorje and I am very happy. Confessions here are not superficial, but really
profound. As I spent time hearing confessions, I could feel that sincerity, depth, and
that is such a powerful experience. That is
where we have conversions. Gospa is encouraging us to conversion, confession,
and I found all that here. People who did
not confess for years were able to do that
here, and that is how transformation within
them is created,” said Archbishop Barwa
in his interview.
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German Pilgrim Travels to
Medjugorje by Bicycle
Nov. 6, 2013
You’ve probably had a chance to hear
many stories of people who arrive to
Medjugorje by various means of transport.
Surely, one of the most interesting visits
took place in the end of October. A German pilgrim, Gerald Dany, who is 49 and
lives in Slovakia at the moment, came to
Medjugorje by bicycle. He heard about
Medjugorje in 1989 for the first time during his visit to Belgium when he met one
Catholic family. Then, he went to
Medjugorje in 1990. Just twelve days ago,
he began his pilgrimage through Slovakia,
Hungary, Croatia and Bosnia and
Herzegovina, where he plans to stay for a
few days. He said how he is very connected to Medjugorje and added: “Now I
will continue my journey, and I want to go
to Rome by bicycle. Most likely I will go
to Spain afterwards and visit places of pilgrimage there.”
First Anniversary of Fr. Petar
Vlasic’s Death
n Friday, November 8, 2013,
Medjugorje celebrated the first anniversary of the death of the former
Medjugorje parish priest, Fr. Petar Vlasic.
Fr. Petar died in his 75th year of life, in
his 51st year of priesthood. He served in
the various parishes as the parish vicar,
the parish priest and the guardian of the
monastery. He was the assistant parish
priest in Medjugorje from 1999-2007 and
finally the parish priest in Medjugorje from
August 25, 2007 until the day of his death.
He was buried in Kovacica graveyard.
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Purgatory: The F
orgotten Church
From an interview by June Klins,
The Spirit of Medjugorje, Vol. 26, No 11
n 1993, John Clote was in his twenties and working in St. Louis. He described himself at the time as a
“nominal Catholic.” “I wouldn’t even say
I was attending Mass every Sunday without fail,” he said in an interview. Then one
day his sister gave him a newsletter about
Medjugorje. He read it with interest and
suggested to the management at the NBC
affiliate where he worked that they do a
series on Medjugorje. Although they passed
on the idea, John went on to Medjugorje
anyway. While in Medjugorje, John did
not experience any visions or anything out
of the ordinary, but it became a time of
deep and special reflection on his faith. “It
just kind of galvanized my prayer life,” he
said. “It brought me back to re-examining
and re-visiting my faith life, my prayer life.”
The seed had been planted.
Within a year of his return from
Medjugorje, John left NBC and began to
concentrate on more faith-oriented
projects. He founded “The Mercy Foundation” to produce Catholic films and videos. He began to discern the priesthood,
but was still dating and caught up in his
career. It was not until he was in his thirties that he began to seriously consider the
priesthood. In 2008, John became “Friar
John” when he was accepted into the
In that same year, 2008, when Friar John’s
mother died, he began to think more about
the afterlife. About three weeks after his
mother died, he was in a chapel praying
for her when he realized that there are so
many souls who have no one to pray for
them. He began to think about others he
knew who had died. A family friend named
Michael George, who died unexpectedly,
came to mind. He prayed for him and said,
“Michael, if you need a friend, I’ll be
happy to pray for you.”
Friar John said this experience was a catalyst that led him to talk to priests and other
people about their thoughts on Purgatory.
He found that many people are unclear
about Purgatory and its purposes. After
much prayer, Friar John was given permission from his superiors to start a film
project about Purgatory. Two years in the
making, Purgatory, The Forgotten Church
was released in August 2013.
June Klins viewed the film and said the
film was anything but scary. In fact, she
felt the love and mercy of God so deeply
that it brought her to tears. The film deals
with the four misconceptions about Purgatory, two of which are suicide and fire.
You will have to view the film to learn
about these and the other two misconceptions. It is offered on page 6.
Help us always to heed the Lord’s voice:
May we never be indifferent to the cry of the poor,
or untouched by the sufferings of the sick and those in need;
may we be sensitive to the loneliness of the elderly and the
vulnerability of children,
and always love and cherish the life of every human being.
All-Beautiful Mary
By Pope Francis on December 8, 2013, Rome
Virgin most holy and immaculate,
To you, the honor of our people, and the loving protector of
our city,
do we turn with loving trust.
You are all-beautiful, O Mary!
In you is the fullness of joy born of life with God.
Help us never to forget the meaning of our earthly journey:
May the kindly light of faith illumine our days,
the comforting power of hope direct our steps,
the contagious warmth of love stir our hearts;
and may our gaze be fixed on God, in whom true joy is found.
You are all-beautiful, O Mary!
In you there is no sin.
Awaken in all of us a renewed desire for holiness:
May the splendor of truth shine forth in our words,
the song of charity resound in our works, purity and chastity
abide in our hearts and bodies,
and the full beauty of the Gospel be evident in our lives.
You are all-beautiful, O Mary!
Hear our prayer, graciously hear our plea:
May the beauty of God’s merciful love in Jesus
abide in our hearts,
and may this divine beauty save us, our city
and the entire world. Amen.
You are all-beautiful, O Mary!
In you the Word of God became flesh.
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When he went back to his office and
checked his email, the only email that came
up read, “Michael George would like to
know if you will be his friend.” Friar John
almost fell off his chair! It turns out that
the email was sent by a yearbook company and somehow he was given the name
of Michael George, but the Michael George
he knew had died years before.
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Restless Heart
The Confessions of St. Augustine
A special 2-DVD collector’s edition, filmed in Europe. The story of a gifted man with no moral compass--and the changes in his soul when events lead
him to see the light of truth. Includes the stories
of Monica and Ambrose. Has a theatrical version,
a full-length original version & study guide.
Phone (504) 889-1713
The Forgotten Church
This groundbreaking documentary investigates
life-after-death questions through spiritual,
scientific & cultural perspectives. It offers fresh
insights unavailable just a generation ago.
Both DVD’s are offered on page 6.
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The Holy Father’s
General Intentions for January 2014
Economic Development. That all may promote
authentic economic development that respects
the dignity of all people.
General Intentions for F
uary 2014
Elders. That the Church and society may respect
the wisdom and experience of older people.
General Intentions for March 2014
Women. That all cultures may respect the
rights and dignity of women.
Volume 27, No. 6 December 2013/January 2014
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