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January 13, 2010 - St. Hilary

January 14th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 8 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for January 14th are Joyful.

  
  

Please pray for a special intention.

         

 

                January 13, 2010 - St. Hilary 

               

From the Mass Book - Excerpt from January 2, 1997

"In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, Amen."

"The grace of our Lord, Jesus Christ, and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all."

end of excerpt

   

                Jesus is gentle and tender of heart

                Dear God please forgive us for our sins

                Lord Have Mercy     Kyrie Eleison
                Christ Have Mercy   Christi Eleison
                Lord Have Mercy     Kyrie Eleison

                Father of love hear our prayers — help us to
                    live in love and with courage.

                    Here I am Lord
                    Here I am Lord
                    Here I am Lord

                Sing: Here I Am Lord

                Speak Lord Your Servant is Listening

                Song: Speak Lord Your Servant is Listening

 

                    Scripture from Today

1 Samuel 3: 1-10, 19-20

Now, the boy Samuel was serving Yahweh in the presence of Eli; in those days it was rare for Yahweh to speak; visions were uncommon. One day, it happened that Eli was lying down in his room. His eyes were beginning to grow dim; he could no longer see. The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying in Yahweh’s sanctuary, where the ark of God was, when Yahweh called, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ He answered, ‘Here I am,’ and, running to Eli, he said, ‘Here I am, as you called me.’ Eli said, ‘I did not call. Go back and lie down.’ So he went and lay down. And again Yahweh called, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ He got up and went to Eli and said, ‘Here I am, as you called me.’ He replied, ‘I did not call, my son; go back and lie down.’ As yet, Samuel had no knowledge of Yahweh and the word of Yahweh had not yet been revealed to him. Again Yahweh called, the third time. He got up and went to Eli and said, ‘Here I am, as you called me.’ Eli then understood that Yahweh was calling the child, and he said to Samuel, ‘Go and lie down, and if someone calls say, "Speak, Yahweh; for your servant is listening." ’ So Samuel went and lay down in his place. 

    Yahweh then came and stood by, calling as he had done before, ‘Samuel! Samuel!’ Samuel answered, ‘Speak, Yahweh; for your servant is listening.’

    Samuel grew up. Yahweh was with him and did not let a single word fall to the ground of all that he had told him. All Israel knew, from Dan to Beersheba, that Samuel was attested as a prophet of Yahweh.

  

Psalm 40: 2, 5, 7-8, 9, 10

He pulled me up from the seething chasm,
    from the mud of the mire.
He set my feet on rock,
    and made my footsteps firm.

How much you have done,
    Yahweh, my God –
your wonders, your plans for us –
    you have no equal.
I will proclaim and speak of them;
    they are beyond number

    then I said, ‘Here I am, I am coming.’

In the scroll of the book it is written of me,
    my delight is to do your will;
your law, my God,
    is deep in my heart.

I proclaimed the saving justice of Yahweh
    in the great assembly.
See, I will not hold my tongue,
    as you well know.

I have not kept your saving justice locked in the depths of my heart,
    but have spoken of your constancy and saving help.
I have made no secret of your faithful and steadfast love,
    in the great assembly.

       

                Alleluia Alleluia

                My sheep listen to my voice, says the Lord
                    I know them and the follow Me

  

Mark 1: 29-39

And at once on leaving the synagogue, he went with James and John straight to the house of Simon and Andrew. Now Simon's mother-in-law was in bed and feverish, and at once they told him about her. He went in to her, took her by the hand and helped her up. And the fever left her and she began to serve them.

That evening, after sunset, they brought to him all who were sick and those who were possessed by devils. The whole town came crowding round the door, and he cured many who were sick with diseases of one kind or another; he also drove out many devils, but he would not allow them to speak, because they knew who he was.

In the morning, long before dawn, he got up and left the house and went off to a lonely place and prayed there. Simon and his companions set out in search of him, and when they found him they said, 'Everybody is looking for you.' He answered, 'Let us go elsewhere, to the neighbouring country towns, so that I can proclaim the message there too, because that is why I came.' And he went all through Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out devils.

 

                Peter's mother-in-law was healed
                Jesus cast out many demons —
                Jesus prayed
                Jesus gave this power to His disciples
                    and Apostles —

                God's world has order — harmony
                Satan brings disorder —
                In God's world there is peace and joy —
                In the devil's grip — everything takes longer and
                    longer because we are
                    spinning our wheels —

                In trying to live according to God's will —
                    we do what we are supposed to —
                    Time is right —

                Those that give into satan — having this chaos —
                    we are doing lots of things — spinning
                    our wheels — never get done — go to bed
                    burden — get up in a hurry —

                The evil one wants us to have this confusion —
                    go off — do our own little things that
                    keep our wheels spinning

                God wants us to take time alone with Him
                    to pray

                Doing God's will

                Staying focused on God's will —

                Not be lost in satan's disorder and going
                    to bed tired as we go off on whims
                    all day —

                We need to do God's will —
                    stay focused and we won't be
                        like a chicken with our head
                        cut off —

                Do the examination of conscience as St. Ignatius said —
                    as Fr. Carter did twice a day —
                    taking your spiritual pulse —
                    10 minutes —
                    stopping — thanking God for His blessings —
                        seeing how the Spirit or spirit
                        is working in our lives
                    See if we are doing God's will or
                        doing our will —
                    Be alone with God

                    Be alone with our heavenly Father —
                        like a little child —
                        wanting to be as a little child
                        pleasing our heavenly Father —

                Everything we do has purpose and meaning
                Doing the Morning Offering
                Consecrating our hearts to Jesus and Mary

 

Prayer of St Ignatius

Soul of Christ, sanctify me
Body of Christ, save me
Blood of Christ, inebriate me
Water from the side of Christ wash me
Passion of Christ, strengthen me
O good Jesus, hear me
Within Thy wounds hide me
Permit me not to be separated from Thee
From the wicked foe defend me
at the hour of my death call me
and bid me come to Thee
That with Thy saints I may praise Thee
For ever and ever. Amen.

 

From The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius
    by Louis J. Puhl, S.J. p. 12

                        23. FIRST PRINCIPLE AND FOUNDATION

                            Man is created to praise, reverence and serve God 
                        our Lord, and by this means to save his soul.

 

Prayer from St. Ignatius

Lord, teach me to be generous.
Teach me to serve you as you deserve;
To give and not to count the cost;
To fight and not to heed the wounds;
To toil and not to seek for rest;
To labor and not to ask for any reward,
Save that of knowing
                    that I am doing your will.

 

                Jesus experienced rejection
                Jesus had enemies
                Satan wants to keep Jesus out —
                When Jesus was on earth they wanted to destroy Jesus  —

 

Matthew 10: 22

You will be universally hated on account of my name; but anyone who stands firm to the end will be saved.

 

                There is the Standard of Satan and
                            the Standard of God

                Jesus did His mission perfectly —
                We can be under the standard of satan
                    in some of our actions

                Jesus called Peter Blessed — then
                    Peter did something wrong —
                   
               

Matthew 16: 23

But he turned and said to Peter, ‘Get behind me, Satan! You are an obstacle in my path, because you are thinking not as God thinks but as human beings do.’

    

                We pray for the grace to serve God —
                    to do all things for His honor and glory

                If we follow Christ then we
                    must strip ourselves of self —
                    give up sins —
                    Jesus is the way —
                    Jesus taught us how to follow Him —

  

Prayer from St. Ignatius

Lord, teach me to be generous.
Teach me to serve you as you deserve;
To give and not to count the cost;
To fight and not to heed the wounds;
To toil and not to seek for rest;
To labor and not to ask for any reward,
Save that of knowing
                    that I am doing your will.

 

                God has called us to not run around like
                    a chicken with our head cut off and
                    to be in God's will — following
                    His order — not our willful
                    disorder against God's will —

                God's will brings peace and joy, but in
                    following Christ — we are persecuted and
                    suffer, to rise in Him —

                We discern the spirit of God and follow it and
                    we do not follow the evil spirit who
                    wants us to work - opposed to God's will —

                Jesus says: I am with you — be not afraid
                    to follow Me — in this lies your
                    peace and your joy —

                You see My handprint in creation —
                    You rejoice at the gifts I give you —
                    I am your Master —
                    I am the Master of your life —
                    You follow in My footsteps —
                    You are not closed — ignoring
                        problems that need resolve —
                        You live life more and more fully —
                        being rooted in Me —
                    Being My soldier in a cold world
                        that has forgotten God —
                    I am, the I am —
                    I am your Might and your power —
                    Following Me is to be on the journey to Victory —

                 

Revelation 19: 1-10

Songs of victory in heaven

After this I heard what seemed to be the great sound of a huge crowd in heaven, singing, ‘Alleluia! Salvation and glory and power to our God! He judges fairly, he punishes justly, and he has condemned the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her prostitution; he has avenged the blood of his servants which she shed.’ And again they sang, ‘Alleluia! The smoke of her will rise for ever and ever.’ Then the twenty–four elders and the four living creatures threw themselves down and worshipped God seated on his throne, and they cried, ‘Amen, Alleluia.’ 

    Then a voice came from the throne; it said, ‘Praise our God, you servants of his and those who fear him, small and great alike.’ And I heard what seemed to be the voices of a huge crowd, like the sound of the ocean or the great roar of thunder, answering, ‘Alleluia! The reign of the Lord our God Almighty has begun; let us be glad and joyful and give glory to God, because this is the time for the marriage of the Lamb. His bride is ready, and she has been able to dress herself in dazzling white linen, because her linen is made of the good deeds of the saints.’ The angel said, ‘Write this, "Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb," ’ and he added, ‘These words of God are true.’ Then I knelt at his feet to worship him, but he said to me, ‘Never do that: I am your fellow–servant and the fellow–servant of all your brothers who have in themselves the witness of Jesus. God alone you must worship.’ The witness of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.

    

                Jesus: You see My grandeur in the beauty
                    of this earth —
                    The waters come from My hand —
                    The air you breathe —
                    You walk by My design
                    You are My creation

                I am all Powerful —
                I made the beauty of this earth for you —
                I made you — You are a gift of the heavenly
                    Father given to the world —
                I give you light — so bright you cannot see and
                    you need to be reminded of My power
                    and My Might?

                Oh little one take your head from the hole
                    you have buried it in —

                Behold My creation —
                Behold My light —
                Know Me in My ways
                Know Me in My Word —

                I give you My Church — I instituted it —
                My light shines down on you — powerfully
                    and you bury your head in a sand
                    pile —

                Open your eyes to the will of God —

                What is your hurry?
                Where are you going — busy ones —
                    I give you all you need —

                Surrender your lives to Me - now —
                Now, now, now before it is too late —
                The harvest is plenty — the laborers are few —

                Sing: Come with Me into the Fields —

                I started this retreat talking about the gift
                    of sharing in My life you receive in
                    baptism —

                It started with the baptism of the Lord —

                Read often the discernment of spirits from St. Ignatius —

                The Holy Spirit is working in Mary's Immaculate Heart —
                    to take you more deeply into His counsel —
                    to mold you to be likened to Me —
                    that you would be children of the Light —

                Reach with this knowledge

                Dwell in Our Hearts —

                When you give yourself to Mary —
                    she places you more deeply in My Sacred Heart —
                    there I take you to the bosom of My Father —

                You know greater life in God: Father, Son and Holy Spirit

                I took you little one, you too, to a high
                    mountain and I filled you more
                    abundantly with My life —
                    But you had to surrender — be ready
                    to be filled by Me —

                You had to open yourself —

                Clean your hearts of impurities —

                Be made more and more empty of these darknesses —
                    vices — to be filled by Me —
                    to live a virtuous life — in the Spirit of God

                Oh beloved of My Father  —

                I chose you — My bride to take you into
                    this wonderful life of abundant love —
                    LOVE IN God — Love in the Spirit —
                    I am love —

                Sacrifice —
                I Sacrificed for you —
                I died for you My precious soul —

                To be embraced more and more by your Divine God —
                Be busy now for the marriage of our souls —

                Surrender — be empty —
                Go to confession —
                Confess your sins —
                Be true to yourselves about your
                    faults —

                You can never lie to Me —
                Not being truthful about your weaknesses
                    keeps you stuck in your untruths —
                    when you need to change and let go —
                    living a life of freedom — in truth —
                    in Me —
                    Free to follow the Father's will —
                    Not held bound by your unforgivenesses
                        and lies —
                    Stripped bare — to be more holy —

                Not saving face among men
                Stripped like they stripped Me of My garments
                Revealing the wounds I suffered for your sins —
                Who do you fool about truth?

                I am the Truth —
                Satan is the father of lies —

    

Excerpt of The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, by Louis J. Puhl, S.J.
 

136. THE FOURTH DAY

        A MEDITATION ON TWO STANDARDS

The one of Christ, our supreme leader and lord,
the other of Lucifer, the deadly enemy of our
human nature

PRAYER.   The usual preparatory prayer.

window at a former Jesuit Seminary

137. FIRST PRELUDE.   This is the history. Here it will be that Christ calls and wants all beneath His standard, and Lucifer, on the other hand, wants all under his.

138. SECOND PRELUDE.   This is a mental representation of the place. It will be here to see a great plain, comprising the whole region about Jerusalem, where the sovereign Commander-in-Chief of all the good is Christ our Lord; and another plain about the region of Babylon, where the chief of the enemy is Lucifer.

139. THIRD PRELUDE.   This is to ask for what I desire. Here it will be to ask for a knowledge of the deceits of the rebel chief and help to guard myself against them; and also to ask for a knowledge of the true life exemplified in the sovereign and true Commander, and the grace to imitate Him.
   

FIRST PART

THE STANDARD OF SATAN

140. FIRST POINT.   Imagine you see the chief of all the enemy in the vast plain about Babylon, seated on a great throne of fire and smoke, his appearance inspiring horror and terror.

141. SECOND POINT.   Consider how he summons innumerable demons, and scatters them, some to one city and some to another, throughout the whole world, so that no province, no place, no state of life, no individual is overlooked.

142. THIRD POINT.   Consider the address he makes to them, how he goads them on to lay snares for men and bind them with chains. First they are to tempt them to covet riches (as Satan himself is accustomed to do in most cases) that they may the more easily attain the empty honors of this world, and then come to overweening pride.

   The first step, then, will be riches, the second honor, the third pride. From these three steps the evil one leads to all other vices.
   

SECOND PART

THE STANDARD OF CHRIST

143.   In a similar way, we are to picture to ourselves the sovereign and true Commander, Christ our Lord.

144. FIRST POINT.   Consider Christ our Lord, standing in a lowly place in a great plain about the region of Jerusalem, His appearance beautiful and attractive.

145. SECOND POINT.   Consider how the Lord of all the world chooses so many persons, apostles, disciples, etc., and sends them throughout the whole world to spread His sacred doctrine among all men, no matter what their state or condition.

146. THIRD POINT.   . . .
   

end of excerpt of The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius

  

                Jesus: You choose
                    Life or Death
                    Order or Disorder, confusion, your
                        will opposed to Mine —

                    You and your little wounds —
                        I suffered gashes — depth of wounds for
                            big sins of the whole human race —

                Sin — you lie to Me —

                Be made bare — prepare your soul for heaven —
                Wear a white dress — so pure and clean — not one
                    with big stains —

                I am the healer
                Come to Me
                Pray to be made more and more pure —
                    filled with My grace —

                Surrender
                Come to Me
                Oh blessed of My Father —
                Live a life of holiness — rooted in God

                Sing: Dwelling Place

                Fall to your knees, bow to your God —

                R. Even little babies know of keys —
                    The little one year old can very often
                        say key —
                    God gives us the key to His Heart — He
                        wants us to go in —
                    He wants us to know all
                        the riches there in —
                Dwelling in the Heart of Jesus is
                    finding the true treasure

                Dwelling in Mary's heart the Holy Spirit enlightens
                    us

                Mary places us deeply in Jesus' Heart —
                Jesus takes us to the bosom of the Father
                Knowing in such love the Persons of
                    the Trinity

                   

                From the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

                    Gate of heaven,
 

                From the Litany of the Sacred Heart

                    Heart of Jesus, house of God and gate of heaven,

  

                A key — a gate — a way in —
                    A treasure —
                    A treasure to have to possess —
                    God with us —

                Jesus came — not a high and mighty King adorned
                    in gold —

                Jesus came a baby
                Approachable, sweet - loving —
                Jesus came Savior of men —
                Jesus wanting His precious souls to be saved
                A Mighty King of the People

                Tell My People

                Sing: We Are His People

                People — Men loving God and others —
                We are men loving the souls
                    of the Universe

                Sing: All the Ends of the Earth —

                Sing: We are His people

                Sing: Lord Every Nation on Earth will Adore You

                We will walk by His Holy Light —
                We are His people —
                We are the chosen ones —
                We are baptized in the Church —

                       

Romans 6: 2-6

Out of the question! We have died to sin; how could we go on living in it? You cannot have forgotten that all of us, when we were baptised into Christ Jesus, were baptised into his death. So by our baptism into his death we were buried with him, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the Father’s glorious power, we too should begin living a new life. If we have been joined to him by dying a death like his, so we shall be by a resurrection like his: realising that our former self was crucified with him, so that the self which belonged to sin should be destroyed and we should be freed from the slavery of sin.

  

                Baptized in Him — WOW

                We are His People —
                God loves us so much

                Sing: Church of God

                Let the people cry —
                    Jesus is the Lamb of God
                    God is in our midst —
                    Sing Song: A Song from Jesus
                    Sing: Be Not Afraid —

                Come into our hearts, Lord —
                We are longing for Thee
                We thirst for Thee
                We cry to You to make us whole —
                We want to serve You —
                We love You, God —>
                We love You!

                Jesus: I give you water for washing —
                    I give you Myself —
                    I give you Myself in the Holy Eucharist —
                    Open the portals of your hearts wide —
                    Let a Mighty King enter there —
                    I came a baby into your world —
                    I love you so much —

                 

John 3: 16

For this is how God loved the world:
he gave his only Son,
so that everyone who believes in him 
    may not perish
but may have eternal life.

                   

                I came a baby into your world —

                Sing: See the Eyes That Look at Mary —

                R. Ordinary times — The Kingdom of God is at Hand —

                Jesus: Live in My Love
                    I am your Mighty King —
                    I call to you to help build My Kingdom —

                Say: Speak Lord, your servant is listening —

                Sing: The Servant Song

 

Prayer from St. Ignatius

Lord, teach me to be generous.
Teach me to serve you as you deserve;
To give and not to count the cost;
To fight and not to heed the wounds;
To toil and not to seek for rest;
To labor and not to ask for any reward,
Save that of knowing
                    that I am doing your will.

 


Commitment Prayer

    "I want to be an Apostle of
        the Sacred Heart for the
        Shepherds of Christ Movement.

    I thank God for His gifts to me
       and I want to serve and love
       God in this Movement.

    God help me to do Your will
        always and help me to spread
        this message and these prayers
        to the world. Help me to spread
        Your peace.

    Help me to be an instrument of
        love.

    Outpour your grace to me for
        this vocation in the Shepherds
        of Christ Movement."

                                                               October 13, 2003

 

                Jesus: Answer My call —
                    I am your God —
                    Turn not a deaf ear —
                    I beckon you to answer and
                        respond favorably to Me —
                        to My request

                Sing: Come Unto Me All Who Are Weary —

                R. Come, Oh Come Messiah —

                Come into my heart of stone —

                Let my heart be soft like a little
                    baby — filled with joy and love —

                And the star shown over the stable —
                The Divine God made His entry into
                    this world —

                Formed and sheltered in the womb of
                    Mary first —

                The King of Kings — born in a stable in
                    Bethlehem

                Come, my God,
                Oh how I love Thee —
                You are the Light of the World
                Treasures in the Heart of Jesus!!

                Mary and Jesus — Hearts of great love

                Come, oh Come, Messiah —
                    Come into our stony hearts —
                    Fill us with Your grace
                    Fill us with Your love —
                    Come, oh Come Messiah —

                Let us dwell in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary
                Let us be children of the Light —
                Let's have greater intimacy with God: Father,
                    Son and Holy Spirit
                Oh the beauty of His gifts —
                The awesomeness of His creation —
                The love He comes and gives to us —
                Jesus truly present in the Eucharist —
                Oh God thank You —
                Bless us more and more with Your gifts
                Come, oh Come Messiah into our hearts

                What is God's will for me in my life?
                God has a plan for me —

                He gave me these talents to do His work.

                Why don't I ask what He wants instead
                    of asking myself and trying out a
                    bunch of things?

                If I know it is God's will — surrender to
                    it — give your all to it — why
                    crawl back and forth on the
                    limb —
                    If you don't go out on the limb God
                        calls you to — you will miss the
                        sunset —

                After the first day of retreat I saw the
                    sun over the river and Madison —
                    It was the biggest I ever saw —

                It was red and orange and golden —

                I raced to catch it by downtown
                    Madison over the River —
                I only saw it from afar —
                Then it went down —

                Today coming to this last day of retreat
                    I saw the pulsating sun — through
                    the trees — brighter than ever —
                    silver gold —
                    dancing like a big silver bright
                        light, as one so bright — I never
                        saw, but mirror-like as the
                        vision of March 26, 1996

                The river and the sky and its surroundings
                    seemed to be so brightly lighted
                    there was no color —
                    just the brightest light — so
                    bright the color over the river and
                    sky and trees gone —
                    a land of light —
                    a scene of the brightest light —
                    a pulsating sun and
                    it says in Isaiah —

    

Isaiah 30: 26

"Then moonlight will be bright as sunlight
and sunlight itself be seven times brighter

-like the light of seven days in one-..."

  

                The more we spread the devotion to the Sacred Heart
                    and Immaculate Heart and the knowledge of our
                    Church and the sacraments —
                    Let people know, who are hungering,
                    Jesus is with us truly present
                    in the Eucharist —

                The more the world will be filled with
                    light — the brightest light —
                    during this retreat and all retreats we pray
                    for grace, for the priests, the Church and the world —
                    for grace for ourselves to be more deeply
                        one in Him and
                    for grace for all of us to be one with each
                        other doing His work —
                            doing the will of God —

                Don't give into the disorder satan wants —
                    leading us in disorder — down
                        confusing roads —
                    be steadfast in following the
                        will of God —
                        giving ourselves unreservedly
                            to His will — to our vocation —
                    In this lies our peace —
                        our greater intimacy with God —

                Jesus says
                        I am the Good Shepherd
                        I know Mine and Mine know Me —
                        Listen to Me —

                and we say
                    "Speak Lord, your servant
                        is listening —
                        not to the disorder and confusion
                            of satan,
                        but to our heavenly Father and
                            His will for us"

                Our goals are to be good goals —

                Our greatest goal is for us to do
                    all things for the greater glory
                    of God —

                (1) God can clearly tell us it is God's will —
                        we see with unmistakable clarity —
                        St. Paul falling off the horse —

                (2) We may say "For years I have felt this vocation —
                        God has been working in my
                        life and I keep knowing it
                        gives me peace"

                (3) What is the goal of my life —
                        Not much movement —
                        I work as a spiral staircase as
                            Pope John Paul II says —

                        I don't move too fast —
                        until I know assuredly what He wants —
                        It can be like a balance — 

 

                Don't rush it

                What would God say to us on
                    judgment day —
                    what should I have done —

                When I do God's will — I have
                    joy and peace —
                    even though I have to
                    carry a cross — in following
                    Him — I will suffer and rise --

  

                    But in the water Fr. Carter said 

 

                I beg God to give me grace to know
                    my vocation —

                Meditate on the passion —
                Meditate on the rosary —

                Think of Jesus and how He gave Himself —
                    even though Judas betrayed
                    Him — Jesus did God's will —

                Jesus treated all the Apostles belovedly
                Jesus treats us this way

                Even Peter denied Christ
                But Judas committed suicide —

                Peter was sorry —
                Peter had a contrite heart —

                Jesus washed their feet, He washed the dirt away
                    (Jesus forgives our sins in confession)
                    Jesus wants us to go to Mass
                        and to be sorry for sins — to be made
                        more filled with His life —
                        to be transformed —

                Jesus gives us baptism — in which He
                    shares His life with us

                Jesus gives us confession
                Jesus gives us the Eucharist —
                Jesus gives us the sacraments — 

 


 

                Jesus gives us His own Body and Blood
                    in the Eucharist —

                Jesus shares Himself with us
                Jesus is the Bread of Life

 

 

                Jesus is the vine —
                Jesus gives us the greatest commandment

 

Matthew 22:36-40

'Master, which is the greatest commandment of the Law?' Jesus said to him, 'You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second resembles it: You must love your neighbour as yourself. On these two commandments hang the whole Law, and the Prophets too.'

 

                Jesus loves us so much —
                Jesus gives His all —

                Lets not fall asleep —
                Lets pray for the world before
                    the Blessed Sacrament —
 

 

 

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Words of Jesus to Members of
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"My beloved priest-companion, I intend to use the priestly newsletter, Shepherds of Christ, and the movement, Shepherds of Christ Associates, in a powerful way for the renewal of My Church and the world.

"I will use the newsletter and the chapters of Shepherds of Christ Associates as a powerful instrument for spreading devotion to My Heart and My Mother's Heart.

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- Message from Jesus to Father Edward J. Carter, S.J., Founder, as given on July 31, 1994,
feast of Saint Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus (The Jesuits)

 

  

 

  


 

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