1997 Messages from Our Lady to
Gianna Talone Sullivan
in Emmitsburg, MD, USA
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
August 7, 14, 21, 28
September 4, 11, 18, 25

July 3, 1997 (164)
Our Lady's Message through Gianna Talone Sullivan

My dear little children, praise be Jesus!

My little ones pray for the church and the pope. The church is being attacked by satan at every level. There is great indifference which has caused her to be persecuted. Because of the lack of family prayer, vocations to priestly and religious life are few. Many youth are no longer taught of the tremendous importance, power and blessings to be a servant of God.

The destruction of the family unit through divorce has affected the church. Children's values are being threatened and their existence is in danger through the support of abortion. They are growing in a world if indifference and are exposed to moral impurity. As a result they will not consider religious life.

Many priests today are overwhelmed with administrative duties and as a result their prayer life has been jeopardized. The church does not need priests and religious who do not pray. Prayer and reflection are essential to fighting the persecutions of the church.

The laity of the church have become far too demanding on the parish priests. Many have lost their respect and have lifted their heads from the yoke of God's obedience. They desire the freedom to endorse their enticements and actions even if they know it would compromise living the word of God. As a result they persecute the church through their lack of discipline, lack of prayer and disobedience to adhering to the pope's wishes.

There are many people who even view the pope as the antichrist. His cross is heavy. The evil attacks continue to crash upon the church. I invite you to pray for the church and to pray for enlightenment of your own actions so that further persecution of the church might be prevented.

Come into the refuge of My Immaculate Heart and live in God's light. Unite, little children, in prayer and be one flock. God loves you and desires you to know what true liberty entails.

I bless you in the name of Jesus. Peace to you. Thank you for responding to My call. AD DEUM.

July 10, 1997 (165)
Our Lady's Message through Gianna Talone Sullivan

My dear little children, praise be Jesus!

Little ones, I have descended from heaven to assist you and guide you to the light of Jesus. I have come to make you aware of the subtle influence of the evil one. I have come to comfort you in your sorrows, yet to encourage you to continue your journey. I have come to tell you that I am your Mother of Joy and of the great hope in the salvation of humanity through the Divine Mercy of Jesus.

Seek refuge in the covenant of Our Hearts and unite in love and kindness. Humanity has been struck so hard with impurity and perversion that there are many souls who are confused, lost and hypnotized. It is My Motherly plan to intercede for My children and bring them to Jesus so that they may be rescued from the grip of the evil one. My adversary awaits every opportunity to corrupt, through subtle persuasion, the purity of a soul.

It is necessary for you to seek refuge in the covenant of the two Hearts and pray with all your hearts. If you do not pray more fervently, you will not be prepared for what is to unfold in God's merciful plan these next few years. It is your merciful love, generosity and unconditional giving of yourselves which will join us in the Salvation of Humanity.

I love you, little ones, with a motherly love, unconditional and fortifying. I bless you in the name of Jesus who has allowed Me to be with you. Peace to you.

Thank you for responding to My call.

July 17, 1997 (166)
Our Lady's Message through Gianna Talone Sullivan

My dear little children, praise be Jesus!

Do not be discouraged, little ones, when you experience trials and tribulations. Have hope in Jesus and trust with a filial confidence in God's will. You will merit many virtues for your perseverance in faithfulness. God sanctifies and purges those who desire to live in union with Him. He gives you opportunities to practice patience and to grow in holiness.

There are many people who desire God's help, but few who actually allow Him to assist them. God's way may not always unfold as you would like to have it planned. It takes unconditional trust in Jesus and the flexibility to conform to His designs presented before you. Thank God for permitting you to participate in His wondrous plan for salvation. Many times when you experience interior desolation, God is preparing you to receive great virtues, so delight in His way and surrender in a spirit of love and acceptance to what He has planned for you.

I love you, little children, and as your Mother I desire all good things for your well being. I take your petitions to My Son who has allowed Me to be here with you. Peace to you.

Thank you for responding to My call.

July 24, 1997
Our Lady's Message through Gianna Talone Sullivan

There was no message as Gianna was away.

July 31, 1997 (167)
Our Lady's Message through Gianna Talone Sullivan

My dear little children, praise be Jesus!

Little ones, the grace of Jesus comes with every act of love you fulfill. When you are loyal to Jesus and serve Him unselfishly and with a generous heart, He gives you bountiful graces. Your thoughts and desires will become holy and you will feel drawn to Jesus.

With His grace the many things which seem impossible to attain or achieve will become easy. You can receive His special gifts of grace by having an all-consuming love for Him. Desire to please Him. Empty your hearts of useless interests and make room for Him.

As you surrender yourself to His will, you will gain victory over worldly possessions. You will gain insight and victory in His wisdom and power. You will begin to change in thought, word and deed. You will grow in holiness and you will become more and more like Jesus until you are sanctified and live in perfect union with Him. The more you pray, the more you will grow spiritually. The more you are loyal to Him, the more graces you will receive.

I love you little children, and desire you to desire the most valuable gift of love, My Son. I bless you in His name. Peace to you.

Thank you for responding to My call.

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