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January 2, 2007

January 3rd Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 8 Period I.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for January 3rd are Luminous.



Retreat in January

is the 12th & 13th only


There will be a big Apostle Retreat in February

10th thru the 13th.

The Priestly Newsletter mailing 

will take place then.



January 2, 2007



January 2, 1999

Mary speaks: I am Our Lady of Snows. I come to cover the earth with a soft white blanket of my love.

I come to bring peace to the earth. I tell you to let go of the anxiety in your heart and experience my peace and His love.

I am your heavenly Mother. I come to hold you and caress you and take you to my Immaculate Heart.



"Oneness" is the mission of the Shepherds of Christ -oneness is the mystery of the Trinity
Oneness is the life here-after in the beatific vision
Being one in Him -is the gift of the Mass
Christ, the Son of God gives us His Body and Blood-how one is this
Think of the gift God gives in giving us Himself in such a profound way
then He says "Do this in remembrance of Me"
He does not like the scattered flock, scattered
The work of the Shepherd's of Christ is that Ezekiel scripture in the Mass of the Sacred Heart-He will lead the stayed ones home to His Heart
The Church is His body
He wants oneness
The Church is "one" "holy" "Catholic" and "apostolic".
One-one-one in Him
Dwelling in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary in deep oneness-relationship likened to the Trinity-the Trinity is pure oneness-Three Persons-one Divine God
So simple-so profound
The devil works against this with division
Hell is isolation
Hell is hell-total absence of love-relationship
Selfishness-not other focused
To experience division for me is very hard because God is unity
I see the world as one-I pray for this
I watched God's grace in the retreat change the hearts
I watch God's grace in the hierarchy responding to the voice of the Good Shepherd in the Priestly Newsletter
Follow-He calls the strayed sheep home to His Heart -He gives them the ultimate Feast His Body and Blood for Nourishment
He gives us His Word-that His Word is alive in us
Suffering is not synonymous with lack of peace and love-it is seeing the imperfections and sin and wanting so deeply the whole of creation to be in one accord
It is hope
It is love, like Fr. John said,  Christ gave the greatest act of love in suffering. The sacrifice of Calvary is now sacramentally made present in the Mass on the altar through the consecrated hands of the priests-so very awesome
We are always on our way to a fuller life in Him-until we rest in heaven in the fullness of life in the beatific vision (for those who get to heaven)
This is reality to me
I see myself hanging part of me up there looking-in,  part of me hanging suspended in the sky
Reality is we are always growing in greater life in Him-being more full of grace-knowing with greater wisdom
and being like St. Paul it is no longer I who live, but He who lives in me".
God first loved us and it is our response to God.
Yes Yes Yes-even in suffering for behind lies secrets into the hidden mystery and God unites to the soul in consolation and suffering -deeply
As I become more one in Him, my desire to have greater oneness is my driving force to pray for things to be the way God wants.
How can I grow in greater oneness in Him and not want it to be harmonious
Out of greatest love for us He gave us the Mass He died for us
so that we could be reconciled to Christ
So we could live as the Father intends
He was driven out of love to the cross, like a runner running a race, running for the sake of His beloved souls.
So to put on Christ-to be as St. Paul says, is to want to do everything we can to lead to this oneness.
The Church is one
Going to the Eucharist makes us one
Consecrating our hearts to Jesus and Mary makes us one
Baptism is a special gift that unites us-makes us "sharers" in His life.
Like the vine and branches
So hell is division absence of love-isolation
God gives us laws
God gives us structure



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