For the Year 2020, Do a 20-20

For the Year 2020, Do a 20-20

Special Edition
March 16, 2020 A.D.

Our Lady’s messages tell us something fundamental. They tell us of the purity of Our Lady and give us a recommendation for how to live.

The Center for Disease Control, the World Health Organization and a host of other agencies and government have told us recently:

– Avoid shaking hands with people
– Do not touch your face with your hands
– Wash hands frequently with soap and water

In doing so, we can avoid the spread of coronavirus. This is wise, according to the methods of the world in which we live, and certainly good to take to heart.

Our Lady is the essence of purity. Wherever She goes, Our Lady spreads purity and cleanliness. Her hands are safe. Our Lady of Medjugorje said on October 2, 2014:

“You thirst for peace, love and happiness. Drink out of my hands. My hands are offering to you my Son who is the spring of clear water…”

If there are hands which can be trusted, it is Our Lady’s hands. Our Lady’s hands are so pure, that we can drink out of them. Our Lady said in the Field of Apparitions, through Marija, on July 3, 2009:

“…I need, dear children, everyone in this world to be my extended hands…”

We are to imitate Her hands, which are pure in every way, and be Her hands to the world around us. There is one way to start, a small spiritual/physical exercise. The Center for Disease Control has recommended that we wash our hands regularly, with soap and water. The water can be cold or hot, as long as it is clean. The recommended time for washing with soap is 20 seconds. We suggest instead of counting to 20, to pray one long Hail Mary. For the year 2020, do a 20-20. That’s a 20 second Hail Mary in place of a count to 20.

Years ago, we installed a piece of equipment. When someone was using it, you would have to wait for it while it ran. On the concrete where it was installed, we wrote the words:

“Why dost thy waste time waiting, when thou could be praying?”

Why dost thy waste time waiting, when thou could be praying? - a Friend of Medjugorje

“Why dost thy waste time waiting, when thou could be praying?” – a Friend of Medjugorje June 16, 1999

What effect would it have on the world if all of Our Lady’s children would use this opportunity to wash hands often, while praying one Hail Mary?

“Why dost thou waste time counting, with thou could be praying?”

We need in this time to increase cleanliness of the body, but much more so, the cleanliness of the soul. The world will only benefit from more Hail Mary’s. Spread this spiritual/physical exercise to everyone you know.

With Clean Hands,
A Friend of Medjugorje
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8 thoughts on “For the Year 2020, Do a 20-20”

  1. Thanks you for all you do for us. I’m trying desperately to de-clutter my schedule. I enjoy reading your messages.

  2. Thanks you for all you do for us. I’m trying desperately to de-clutter my schedule. I enjoy reading your messages.


    Great recommendation. I emailed to my family, relatives and friends to pray the Hail Mary instead of counting to 20 when washing their hands. I also printed your message to post on several areas of our parish today. May God be praised and glorified. May our Lady’s intentions be fulfilled!

  4. Can’t tell you all the amazing encounters I’ve had with patient’s! And even neighbors! Even my husband shows signs of waking up! 2008 was when you consecrated our nation and Our Lady accepted it? Am I right on the date? And then we got Obama. Following big and tiny q, it kind of feels like 2008. But, there is a plan in place. God’s plan, Our Lady’s plan. “Do not be afraid!” Wish I had read this earlier! Kids never want to wash their hands!

  5. Brilliant! Let’s add another Hail Mary while we’re drying our hands after washing as well, also while walking out the door, and down the hall, and on and on…all from the heart. I recently prayed that God grant Our Lady greater efficacy and power one thousand fold over each day before — and this is the way to do just that. Let’s give Our Lady a way to light up the sky in our hearts and souls, totally without limit!

  6. Great advice! Thank you! I will from now on. Now is the time to take time. God is in control. Trust explicitly in Him. Our Lady is here to guide us and help us. We are so blessed in this time of chaos to have her with us.

  7. Michael Hebert

    St. Therese of Lisieux taught that we should “do small things, with great love. Our Holy Mother tells us, she can do a lot, even with an Our Father, said with the whole heart. During the day, there are so many things to praise Our Holy Mother, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Our Father….everytime we do, we should, think ourselves as a Sunflower, basking in the warm glow of the sun, and remember how each sunflower tirns slowly through the hours as the sun moves across the sky. I’m so glad Our Mother tells us the most important part is for Our thoughts and prayers to come from our hearts. The more we open them up to God, the more He fills us with that sweet water, out of Our Lady’s hands. God Bless & don’t forget to Slake Your Thirst….Amen

  8. I’ve been praying the Hail Mary intermittently since the start of this virus. Also the prayer to Saint Michael. It was slightly surprising to read this article but then again, we all are connected. Sharing.

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