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Miracle of the Sun: A Personal Testimony of a Spiritual Visitation of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

 

By Loci B. Lenar

Miracle of the Sun is a personal revelation and vision that I am releasing publicly with testimony of a spiritual encounter involving Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 

On September 8, 1991, I witnessed a solar phenomenon (Miracle of the Sun) at approximately 6:00 PM eastern standard time in northern New Jersey while traveling through the town of Dover into Wharton - next to my hometown of Mine Hill.

Prior to my divine encounter with the Holy Spirit, my faith as a Christian and practicing Catholic could be best described as lukewarm.  However, the spiritual experience became life changing and transformed me into a faithful believer of Jesus Christ and the gospels. In John 4:48,  Jesus said about miracles, “Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will never believe.”  

(Please read my testimony on the homepage of this website regarding other events that preceded this miracle.) 

With those words in mind, the sun appeared in a vivid hue of Orange-Red, while visually increasing in size to the extent that it's difficult to explain with logical terms.  While the sun was expanding in magnitude, it slowly descended and encompassed the earth with its sheer vastness and colors.   The visual phenomenon lasted only for about three minutes.  Interestingly, my eyes were not affected by the solar event.  However, I am not sure if anyone else in the area witnessed the solar phenomena or if it was intended for my eyes only.

Furthermore, through discernment, the Spirit of the Lord was present and overwhelmed me with an almost indescribable blissful peace of heaven; however, the spiritual after affect lasted for nearly three hours.  During the spiritual visitation, the Lord also imparted me with a vision of our world gifted and Blessed in Peace. 

In addition, Jesus conveyed a message for me to present to the World Apostolate of Fatima.  I put the communication into writing and shortly after delivered its contents via mail to Father Andrew and other members of the clergy, including Sister Mary Celeste of the Holy House Convent, located at the National Blue Army Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Washington, New Jersey. Prior to the miracle, I visited the shrine on several occasions and conversed with Sister Mary Celeste, an editor of the Catholic youth magazine, Hearts Aflame.  My article Reaching for Eternity with God's Love is published in the Summer 1992 issue of the magazine.  Her thoughtful support during my spiritual conversion with an open-minded approach to faith must be commended.

Providence is a catalyst for the miraculous events that followed: The contents of the message are unfolding.  The message relayed to the National Blue Army Shrine included a prophetic vision and request by the Lord for the Catholic Church to return the Icon of Kazan to the Russian Orthodox Church as a result of the break up of the Soviet Union. The Lord's request was made known in September of 1991, just before the Soviet Union was officially dissolved at the end of December of the same year.  This of course can be connected to the message of Our Lady of Fatima from her apparitions of 1917 in Fatima, Portugal. As a messenger of heaven, Our Lady conveyed God's plan for salvation and conversion to three shepherd children, Lucia, Francisco and Jacinta.  Our Lady also said to the children, "In the end, My Immaculate Heart will triumph, Russia wil be converted and a period of peace will be granted to the world."

Furthermore, the Lord imparted a message of a great sign to unfold in order to validate the existence of God and my story.  Jesus communicated an official day of October 13 for the Miracle of the Sun to be witnessed by humanity (At the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA).

In addition to conveying a date of October 13 for the Miracle of the Sun to be witnessed, Jesus also communicated in his visitation of 1991 that "many will be healed and saved." 

God's word is unfolding in our Millennium.

Updates and Affirmations: On August 28, 2004 the Icon was finally returned to Russia by the Vatican and handed over to Orthodox Patriarch Alexei II.  The Icon is also known as Our Lady of Kazan and considered the “Protectress of Russia.”  For additional information about the Icon of Kazan, please visit the following link:  http://www.catholicculture.org/news/features/index.cfm?recnum=31648

In a spiritual locution of 2007 and 2008, Our Lord Jesus conveyed the following: 'Now is the time to move forward, release the truth and prophesy your story with scripture.' 

Furthermore, God's miraculous sign came to fulfillment as promised by Jesus on October 13, 2008 at the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA. 

Visitors were blessed to witness the Miracle of the Sun at the National Blue Army Shrine, located on the grounds of the World Apostolate of Fatima in Washington, New Jersey, while celebrating the 91st anniversary of the 1917 apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima. Moreover, one may now refer to the spiritual events as a Miracle of the Son (Jesus).

In a spiritual locution received on October 13, 2008, Jesus communicated that "Many will be healed and saved, and shall encompass the whole of humanity and be remembered for generations yet to come." 

(In 2009, I gave updated information regarding my story to Father Paul Ruge, the new spiritual director at the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA).

For other news of interest, please visit the following link: Miraculous Signs of God 

The Bible also conveys the following in Acts 2:17-18: "God says, 'It will come to pass in the last days that I will pour out a portion of my spirit upon all people.  Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, young men shall see visions, your old men shall dream dreams.  Indeed, upon my servants and my handmaids, I will pour out a portion of my spirit in those days, and they shall prophesy.' "  The Lord is not conveying the end of our world, but rather the end of old ways, and the beginning of change with a new era.  Through discernment, the Lord is preparing our Millennium for a great era of peace and prosperity with an outpouring of the Holy Spirit for salvation and healing.

The following is noted in Jeremiah 8:23: "This rather is what I commanded them: Listen to my voice; then I will be your God and you shall be my people. Walk in all the ways that  I command you, so that you may prosper."
 
God the Father indeed works in mysterious ways through His divine son, Jesus for the conversion and salvation of humanity.  Whatever the rationale, the event was awe-inspiring and changed me spiritually as I've noted in my poem,
Miracle of the Sun

Through the blessings and grace of God, the heavenly event also lead me to physical and spiritual healing.  I was healed of a heart arrhythmia known as Atrial Fibrillation.  The medical condition is treated with Lanoxin, a cardiac medicine.  However, I've not used the medication for over ten years.  Additionally, I was healed from years of suffering painful headaches after countless visits to physicians with treatments that went to no avail.  With the intercession of the Blessed Mother and prayer, I was healed by the power of God through the Anointing of the Sick. The healing sacrament is administered through the church.  In James 5:14-15 the following is noted:  "Is anyone among you sick?   He should summon the presbyters of the church, and they should pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord, and the prayer of faith will save the sick person, and the Lord will raise him up.  If he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven."   

I believe it's the appropriate time to release my story, and God's Will is to provide hope to humankind, especially during difficult times.  I give praise and glory to God the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, as well as thanks for all the gifts and spiritual wonders.  I give thanks to the Blessed Mother (Our Lady of Fatima) for her intercession and help before the throne of God. 

My witnessing the Miracle of the Sun was conveyed during the 1990s to my spiritual advisor - Father Richard Tartaglia of Saint Mary's Church, Denville, NJ, (USA) - for his prudent and faith related assessment. 

I was also inspired by Our Lord to write a Millennium Prayer for world peace as a result of witnessing several spiritual wonders.  In Psalm 37: 4-6, the following is noted:  "Find your delight in the Lord who will give you your heart's desire.  Commit your way to the Lord; trust that God will act and make your integrity shine like the dawn, your vindication like noonday."   We must pray for God's divine intervention and remain patient, in order for Jesus to set the stage and timing for signs, wonders, and miracles to unfold in our world!

For updates on signs, wonders and miracles, please visit my blog at the following link:  Miracles of Faith

Please visit the following link and read Millennium Prayer daily or pray the rosary for an era of peace:  http://www.christian-miracles.com/millenniumprayerforpeace.htm
 
For other spiritual wonders, including a miraculous photo of a luminous cross, please visit the following link:
Wonders of Heaven 

I am also available as a guest speaker to discuss with further detail the spiritually uplifting and faith related phenomena arising from Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 

Copyright © Loci B. Lenar

Email: Lenar@Christian-Miracles.com

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During 2017 Pray for God's Mercy and Intervention

By Loci B. Lenar

Our Lord Jesus communicated through a locution on December 31, 2015 to "pray for divine favor and mercy"  and to "believe in the power of prayer."  This locution was again affirmed by Jesus on April 25, 2017 and continues to hold true this year.

Pray for Our Lord's divine intervention to answer all your prayers. Pray for Our Lady's Intercession by reciting the Novena for Impossible Requests. Also pray for Saint Jude or Saint Rita to intercede on your behalf. Both saints are invoked for impossible causes or if you're deprived of visible help. Also consider reciting the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, it was composed by St. Faustina in response to visions she had from Jesus Christ, who revealed Himself as the Divine Mercy.  For other prayers that can be used in time of need, please click on the following link: Devotional Prayers

"What is impossible with man is possible with God."  Luke 18:27

In order for prayer to be effective, please forgive those that have sinned against you, no matter how difficult it may seem. Anger toward others creates a barrier in receiving all of God's blessings and grace. Pray to have any anger in your heart replaced with love.

"Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive them, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins.”  Mark 11:24-25

Furthermore, many nations have lost their direction by ignoring the gospels and teachings of Christianity. Please join in prayer for God to intervene and bring change to our world. May God open the hearts of people to receive the Holy Spirit.

Pray for the course of history to be changed into a glorious era of peace!

Pray for the fulfillment of Revelation 20:1-3 in order to usher in God's reign of peace and to bring an end to wars, violence, lawlessness and persecution of the faithful. Pray to Our Lady of Fatima for an era of peace to unfold and to protect you from all adversity. Pray for God's protection in your families through the intercession of Saint Michael the Archangel. Pray for God's peace to reign on earth.

"For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him."  ( John 3:17)

Pray to God to intervene in your families and marriages for healing and reconciliation. Pray for an improvement and restoration of your finances. Pray for healing of medical conditions and recovery of health.

Finally, pray to God with an open heart to receive an answer to your prayer and expect His divine assistance. Moreover, it's important to try and be faithful in order for Our Lord to change circumstances into your favor. 

"Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need."  (Hebrews 4:16)

"Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus."  (1Thessalonians 5:18)

"May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed."  (Psalm 20:4)

Read more on How to Pray: Prayer is the Key to God's Blessing and Gifts

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Prayers for Financial Assistance

Are you in need of a financial blessing? Pray a novena to the Infant Jesus of Prague.  Also pray to Our Lady of Perpetual Help to intercede before the throne of God for a financial blessing.

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Are You in Need of Prayer?

Please feel free to submit your prayer request to our public ministry: PrayerRequest@Christian-Miracles.com 

All prayer requests are prayed for daily on www.Christian-Miracles.com.  In addition, Mr. Lenar prays for all requests. 

Additionally, all prayer requests are shared with Fr. Richard Tartaglia of St. Mary's Church, Myers Avenue, Denville, New Jersey, USA. (Your email address will remain confidential).


Mr. Lenar has arranged with Fr. Richard to have Prayer Requests prayed for at St. Mary's Church every Monday morning during Holy Hour Adoration, which is held between 8:30 and 9:30 AM. Requests are also prayed for every Third Thursday of each month during the evening prayer service held for peace at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Loci B. Lenar is a parishioner at St. Mary's Parish and will hand deliver all prayer requests to Fr. Richard.

You can add your prayer request directly to our web page at the following link: Prayer Requests

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The Miracle Prayer

We recommend reciting The Miracle Prayer, composed by Fr. Peter M. Rookey.  The Lord has gifted the International Compassion Ministry with a grace of healing.  

Invoke the help of Angels


"Make friends with the angels, who, though invisible, are always with you. ... Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs." So encouraged St. Francis de Sales.

Read more: The Angels Are Our Invisible Friends

Message from Jesus: "Pray for Divine Protection"

Through a spiritual locution Loci B. Lenar received on September 14, 2009, Jesus called for everyone to "pray for divine protection."   The locution from Jesus was a result of Mr. Lenar's visit to the Church of Saint Michael in Netcong, New Jersey. 

In June of 2010, Jesus again reminded Mr. Lenar of the importance of the message.  After prayerful discernment, Mr. Lenar said, "The Lord's plan is to mitigate and extinguish violence throughout the world in order to usher in an era of peace." 

To read Mr. Lenar's complete testimony about the spiritual locution, please visit the following link:  A Spiritual Locution - God's Call to Pray for Divine Protection and Peace

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Thank you very much for tuning into Radio Maria on January 24, 2011, and listening to Fr. Richard Tartaglia, Donna Ott, and Loci B. Lenar discuss miracles of faith. All three from Saint Mary's Parish, Denville, NJ, were guests on the radio program, Sacred Treasures.  The Catholic radio show is hosted by Kathie Duggan and can be heard live on Mondays between the hours of 3:00 and 4:00 PM (EST) by visiting the following link: Sacred Treasures

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If you missed listening to Fr. Tartaglia and Loci B. Lenar on Radio Maria, not to worry, we've posted a recording of the  program on the homepage of our website!

Fr. Tartaglia and Mr. Lenar of St. Mary's Parish (Denville, NJ) were guest speakers on the Catholic radio show, Sacred Treasures on Monday, May 7, 2012

Sacred Treasures is hosted by Kathie Duggan and is broadcasted live on Monday's by Radio Maria, US, between the hours of 2:00-3:00 PM (Central Time), and 3:00-4:00 PM (Eastern Time). Tune in by visiting the following link: http://radiomaria.us/sacred-treasures/

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Prayer to Mitigate Natural Disasters

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God the Father, we join together in prayer and petition heaven for divine intervention to mitigate earthquakes and natural disasters throughout the world.

We invoke the powerful name of Jesus to calm the storms of time and to bring forth a millennium of peace and tranquility.

We pray to the Virgin Mary to interecede on behalf of Humanity for God's hand of mercy to bless us with divine protection.

We ask this and thank thee in the name of Jesus. Amen

I wrote the prayer in 2010 as a result of the earthquake in Haiti.

The Lord inspired me to compose a prayer in order to petition God to mitigate earthquakes and disasters while I was praying for the victims and families of Haiti. 

Please join in by reciting the prayer daily. 

Thank you very much for your thoughtful prayer support.

-Loci B. Lenar

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This new book is by author Joan Wester Anderson, renown for writing books on angelic visitations and miracles.

The following excerpt is from Loyola Press: Angelic Tails is a collection of down-to-earth true stories from ordinary people who believe that God has graced their lives through heavenly canine companions. Each of the 30 stories challenges readers to reconsider their conception of angels—from the story of a former Air Force colonel whose golden retrievers served as his heavenly helpers in the Colorado wilderness to the account of St. John Bosco, who, for more than 30 years, was protected by an angelic dog as he walked the dangerous city streets. In the end, for all who see through the eyes of faith, this book is evidence that God can use even muddy paws and cold noses to fulfill his purposes in our world. 

For additional information, please visit the following link: Loyola Press

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Miraculous Photo: Shield of Archangel Michael

In August of 2005, a Cross of Light appeared for the first time on Mr. Lenar's backyard fence in Mine Hill, New Jersey, USA.  The same bright cross has subsequently appeared every year from 2005 to 2013 during Lent and Holy Week. Loci Lenar says that Fr. Richard Tartaglia has confirmed this phenonmena by visiting his home several times and photographing the sign in 2012 and 2013. 

Fr. Tartaglia spoke about this sign in his Homily during a prayer service held at St. Mary's Church, Denville, NJ. For more details on this story, please visit the Homepage on this site. To view additional photographs, please visit the following links: Miraculous Signs of Angels and God's Call to Pray for World Peace

Signs of Archangel Michael

By Loci B. Lenar

While traveling through the town of Netcong, located in Morris County, NJ, I stopped into The Church of St. Michael to say some prayers and snapped photographs of the beautiful display of stained glass windows and statues.  Remarkably, the image of Archangel Michael shows a colorful rainbow that appeared while photographing the statue. To read the inspirational story and to view the photograph, please visit Miraculous Signs of Archangel Michael.  

Where Miracles Happen

Commentary by Loci B. Lenar

Joan Wester Anderson and her updated book, Where Miracles Happen, is inspiring and touched my soul with God's spiritual presence. While reading Part One: Miracles through Prayer, I was captivated in the story, A Light in Her Life. The inspiring story with added illustrations is posted on our blog at the following link: Angels Wonders, and Miracles of Faith.  Visit our Homepage  for my thoughts on Joan's new book.

Honoring the Great Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Inspirational in its artistic design, the awe-inspiring stained glass window can be seen inside of Saint Margaret Catholic Church in Morristown, New Jersey. 

Do you believe in signs and wonders?  If so, then I would suggest reading A Tribute to King.

Pray for World Peace

Please pray daily to Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to change the course of history into an era of peace.  Also pray the Holy Rosary and request the Blessed Mother to intercede on behalf of humanity.

During her 1917 apparitions in Fatima, Portugal, Our Lady of Fatima foretold of an era of peace.  For information connecting her message to scripture, please read Revelation 20:1-3,  A Thousand-year Reign of God's Peace.

Divine Mercy Prayer

The Lord's blessing and grace flows through the recitation of The Chaplet of Divine Mercy.  Pray daily or in time of need! 

Miracle at Fatima Shrine

Visitors at the World Apostolate of Fatima (USA), witness the Miracle of the Sun on October 18, 2009 during televised service of One World Praying for Life and Peace.  To read story and to view additional photographs of the event, please visit the following link: Miracle at Fatima Shrine

Miracle of the Sun

On October 13, 2008, some visitors at the National Blue Army Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary were blest to witness the Miracle of the Sun.  To read the complete story, please visit the following link: Visitors Witness Miracle

Miracle of the Sun: A Spiritual Visitation of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

"The Spirit of the Lord was present and imparted a prophetic vision of our world blessed in peace."   -Loci B. Lenar

For additional details about the revelation and to read about Loci Lenar's spiritual encounter with the Lord, please visit the following link:  Lenar's Personal Testimony.

Miracle of the Sun: Rays of God's Light

During a visit to the National Blue Army Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, I photographed Rays of God's Light inside the Blessed Sacrament Chapel.  Remarkably, the light is flowing through a stained glass window, which is a  depiction of the Miracle of the Sun, witnessed by 70,000 people in Fatima, Portugal on October 13, 1917.  The Catholic shrine is located on the grounds of the World Apostolate of Fatima, USA.  To view image, please visit the following link: Rays of God's Light                                      

Angel Stories

If you enjoy stories about angels, please do read Angels in the Barn on our website.  Caught by an Angel is another wonderful story and is posted on our blog.  Both pieces are written by Joan Wester Anderson.  She is renowned for writing inspirational stories connected to angelic visitations.  Her book "Where Angels Walk" was on the New York Times Bestseller List.

Loyola Press has released an updated edition of her book Where Miracles Happen.  The book contains eight new stories.

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