In a letter dated June 2 1965, Con chita writes: "The Blessed Virgin told me on the first of
January that a Warning would be given before the Miracle so that the world might amend itself. This Warning, like the chastisement (another prophesied -nt explained below), is a very fearful thing for the good as well as for the wicked. It will draw the good closer to God and it will warn the wicked at the end of time is coming and that these are the last warnings. There is more to it than this, but it can't be said by letter. No one can stop it from happening. It is certain, although I know nothing concerning the day or the date." In another apparition, the year of the Warning was made known to Mari Loli but she has felt impelled not to reveal it.
The following letter was FAXed up to Northern Virginia from Conyers. It was written by Fr. Mary Joachim. I will give it to you, for what it is worth, just as he passed it out to those at a Mass he celebrated. There is no claim of Divine inspiration in this, nor isd there a claim of certitude. He had enough confidence in it to pass it out. Each is asked to read it and pray for discernment. He gave it out because of the time frame involved. The nine days spoken of began January 1, 1996.
January 2, 1996
Our Heavenly Mother has been appearing to many people in many parts of the world. One of these apparitions was to four children at Garabandal, Sapin in 1961-1965. Some time in 1972, I was reading the Atlanta newspaper, and for the first time read of the appearances of Our Lady to the four children of garabandal, Spain. Immediately I believe totally in Our Lady of Garabandal. It was just like Our Mother appearing in other familiar places. Very many people are familiar with and expecting 'The Warning' that is to take place, as also the 'Miracle' that is to take place afterwards. Joey Lomangeno of the Garabandal Center, and the holy and brilliant Dr. Romar, and perhaps others, have made the happenings of Our Lady of Garabandal their life's study. They strongly maintain that the 'Warning' is still a year off. They are indeed greatly to be respected. Yesterday, January 1st, New Years Day, I met for the first time a person, who spoke to me about her revelations, and gave me the following written letter:
January 1, 1996
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
As you well know, Our Blessed Mother referred to this fuure miraclulous event as "the warning"; God's greatest act of Divine Mercy upon His children, never before experienced since the beginning of time. All of humanity, each individual soul, will experience a "mineature judgment", (Fr. Gobbi: 383 d 478 h 521 i) when we will see our souls as God sees it. Each soul will be convicted of its sinfulness and pierced with the light of truth, and enlightenment of the Holy Spirit. Many will convert, others will still deny God, though He has made Himself manifest that they know He exists; some in His mercy, will die instantly at the sight of their souls. Upon hearing (from an anonymous yet most reliable source) that Jesus has given a message, yesterday, December 31st on the Feast of the Holy Family, I could not help but respond and feel His infinite Love and Mercy for His human family. Immediately I was called to make known that we all may prepare. - As I write on this, the Solemnity of Our Blessed Mother in Her Holy Motherhood, I know that She pleads to Her children to heed thwe words of Her Son:
"My most holy children, the warning is my most merciful act. It willlast but a few minutes, yet it will transform the earth. The warning will be within nine days. I have prepared you children. Prepare, prepare, prepare! I am disguised and so many do not recognize me. When all is unveiled, many will perish, for the gravity of their souls will be seen by their hearts and they will see all that I have witnessed in silence. There has come upon the earth the time of its most just judgment. Prepare, Peace. Be solemn, be attentive, be prayerful." For too long now Our Mother has been calling us to turn to God and amend our lives in total surrender to His Most Holy and Divine Will; yet we hear that things are near and we wait for confirmations, for signs. - Let us not any longer test God's patience! As we know, our God can delay or mitigate that which He has prophesied; so we do not dwell or become anxious about the date or time period in which this Divine event is to happen. - We thank Him for making us aware once again that "He will come like a thief inthe night". (1 Thess 5:2) and we trust that whether or not the warning takes place at this time is of no importance. - What truly matters is that our Most Merciful Triune God is calling us to prepare now; for as always, this could be our individual last hour! May His abundant blessing and graces be with you as we begin this NEW YEAR in His presence."
[End of letter given to Fr. J]
I am very grateful to the loving Providence of the Good God in bringing these persons to me and that I was given this message about the "Warning" given to the children of Garabandal, Spain. Even if it dose not come in this early January of 1996, its a reminder of Our Lady's message to 'Prepare', 'Prepare', 'Prepare', which She is repeating in Her message to Fr. Gobbi. The Heavenly Mother is in us, in our midst, enlightening our minds and hearts to grow in sanctity and in union with Herself and Her Divine Son, Christ Jesus, Our Lord and God. In the Hearts of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, and all Our Angels.
Signed: Fr. Mary Joachim Tierney O.C.S.O.
Note: Our Lady's references to "judgment in mineature" to Fr. Gobbi. 383 d: "The Holy Spirit will come, to establish the glorious reign of Christ and It will be a reign of grace, of holiness, of love, of justice and of peace. With his divine love, He will open the doors of hearts and illuminate all consciences. Every person will see himself in the burning fire of Divine Truth. It will be like a judgment in mineature. And then Jesus Christ will bring His glorious reign in the world." 478 g: "Your liberation will coincide with the termination of iniquity, with the complete liberation of all creation from the slavery of sin and evil. (h) What will come to pass is something so very great that it will exceed anything that has taken place since the beginning of the world. It will be like a judgement in mineature, and each one will see his own life and all he has done, in the very light of God." 521 i: "A new fire will come down...it will be like a judgment in mineature."
That is the end of the Fr. Joachim letter. As he says, he has confidence in the person who brought it to him, but he does not know the person who received the message. You have to take it for what it is worth to you. His advise is clear. Be prepared in any case. Go to confession. Receive the Eucharist worthily. To quote Padre Pio, Pray, Hope, Don't Worry.
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