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February 17, 2010

February 18th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 7 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for February 18th are Glorious.

  
    

Prayer Service 6:20 p.m.
Ash Wednesday

February 17, 2010

 

February 17, 2010

 

                Today's Readings

Joel 2: 12-18  

'But now — declares Yahweh —
come back to me with all your heart,
fasting, weeping, mourning.'
Tear your hearts and not your clothes,
and come back to Yahweh your God,
for he is gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger, rich in faithful love,
and he relents about inflicting disaster.
Who knows if he will not come back,
    relent
and leave a blessing behind him,
a cereal offering and a libation
to be presented to Yahweh your God?

Blow the ram's-horn in Zion!
Order a fast,
proclaim a solemn assembly,
call the people together,
summon the community,
assemble the elders,
gather the children,
even infants at the breast!
Call the bridegroom from his bedroom
and the bride from her bower!
Let the priests, the ministers of Yahweh,
stand weeping between portico and altar,
saying, 'Spare your people, Yahweh!
Do not expose your heritage
   to the contempt,
to the sarcasm of the nations!
Why give the peoples cause to say,
"Where is their God?" '

Then, becoming jealous over his country,
Yahweh took pity on his people.

  

Psalm 51: 3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17

A prayer of contrition

For I am well aware of my offences, 
my sin is constantly in mind. 
Against you, you alone, I have sinned, 
I have done what you see to be wrong, 

that you may show your saving justice when you pass sentence, 
and your victory may appear when you give judgement, 
remember, I was born guilty, 
a sinner from the moment of conception. 

But you delight in sincerity of heart, 
and in secret you teach me wisdom. 

Give me back the joy of your salvation, 
sustain in me a generous spirit. 
I shall teach the wicked your paths, 
and sinners will return to you.

Deliver me from bloodshed, God, God of my salvation, 
and my tongue will acclaim your saving justice. 

Sacrifice to God is a broken spirit, 
a broken, contrite heart you never scorn. 

  

2 Corinthians 5: 20 - 6: 2

    So we are ambassadors for Christ; it is as though God were urging you through us, and in the name of Christ we appeal to you to be reconciled to God. For our sake he made the sinless one a victim for sin, so that in him we might become the uprightness of God.

As his fellow-workers, we urge you not to let your acceptance of his grace come to nothing. As he said, 'At the time of my favour I have answered you; on the day of salvation I have helped you'; well, now is the real time of favour, now the day of salvation is here.

  

Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18

'Be careful not to parade your uprightness in public to attract attention; otherwise you will lose all reward from your Father in heaven. So when you give alms, do not have it trumpeted before you; this is what the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to win human admiration. In truth I tell you, they have had their reward. But when you give alms, your left hand must not know what your right is doing; your almsgiving must be secret, and your Father who sees all that is done in secret will reward you.  'And when you pray, do not imitate the hypocrites: they love to say their prayers standing up in the synagogues and at the street corners for people to see them. In truth I tell you, they have had their reward. But when you pray, go to your private room, shut yourself in, and so pray to your Father who is in that secret place, and your Father who sees all that is done in secret will reward you.

'When you are fasting, do not put on a gloomy look as the hypocrites do: they go about looking unsightly to let people know they are fasting. In truth I tell you, they have had their reward. But when you fast, put scent on your head and wash your face, so that no one will know you are fasting except your Father who sees all that is done in secret; and your Father who sees all that is done in secret will reward you.

    

                R. We are servants of God

                We do not listen to the voice of the evil one
                The devil lurks to tempt us —

                We are not selfish

                We want to be obedient — not act as Adam and Eve
                    who would not serve — or the angels who
                    said I will not serve —
                    We always say to God — we will be like
                        Mary — humble, obedient saying "yes"

                We are chaste — we discipline our bodies — we
                    do not give into the world —

                Poverty — we don't give into the world —
                    we are not attached to our wealth

                We are to recognize our sinfulness and to pray to
                    God to be converted

Remember man that thou art
    dust and to dust you shall return.

   

                Jesus: I have called you to penance
                    To love Me more and to love all others more —
                    Come to My altar — receive Me — so I give you Myself —

                    Let these days of Lent be days to grow in your union
                        with Me —

                    Pray before the crucifix
                    Pray before a picture of My Sacred Heart when praying at home —

                    Make your homes holy —

                    Let your home be a place consecrated to My Sacred Heart
                        and My Mother's Immaculate Heart —

                    Your home should be consecrated to Me — so I am the King
                        and center of your home —

                    Display pictures of My Sacred Heart and My Mother's Immaculate Heart

                    Every day say the Shepherds of Christ prayers I gave you — that you
                        dedicate yourselves to My Sacred Heart —

                    I want to be the King and Center of your hearts —

                    I want you to be holy —

                    I love you so much — I am Lord and Master of your lives —
                    King of your hearts, King of your homes — your King is
                    Jesus — He rules over your lives —

                    During these days of Lent — comfort My Heart for the
                        awful offenses I received during My Passion —

      

Messages from the rosary of

February 13, 2010

China, Indiana

 

Song: I Rocked Him as a Baby

Mary: Yes, I wish they all could see through my eyes, for I have shared with you the knowledge of my heart and I too have been rejected, for I appear, I appear, I appear and I am ignored.

Glorious Mysteries

The Resurrection of Our Lord

6. Song: Ave Maria

Mary: And I call you my children to listen, for I have spoken to you and my Son Jesus loves the children of this earth so, that He died for them and you do not listen, and you ignore me for you want another sign and I have given so many. What do you want of me, your Mother, to call you to such gifts and to be ignored. I cry for my little ones, I cry for the souls that are going into hell. I come to you with my heart, my Immaculate Heart, filled with such love for my children, to those who call themselves, holy, and you will not listen to me.

        8. Mary: I call you my children, listen to me.

9. Mary: I stood beneath the cross of my Son and my heart was in such pain, for the little ones that would be lost forever. I cry to you as your Mother, as the Lady of Clearwater, to listen with an open heart to my call, for I do not want my call to fall on deaf ears.

    

And Jesus says: I have called you to go out to the world, to spread this word that I have given to you over all these years, for they are hungry and they want to be fed with My words of love. Harken to Me. For I am with you this day, calling with My Sacred Heart filled with such love. A farce I tell you, the Valentine that does not know My Heart filled with such love for men. Harken to Me and listen to My call this day.

 

Ascension of Our Lord into Heaven

2. Jesus: Listen to Me, My beloved ones, I am Jesus, your Savior.
4. Jesus: I ascended into heaven.

6. Mary: I stood beneath the cross of my Son and my heart was in such anguish for the little ones that would be lost forever. I am Mary, your Mother. Listen to me.

 

   Jesus: I call you My beloved ones, listen to Me.

 

  

 

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