February 21, 2011
February 22nd Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 7 Period I.
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Tuesday February 22 - 6:20 p.m.
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February 21, 2011
Mary says: I come to bring peace
Despite all who hated Jesus
He loved those who put Him to death
R. I want to make more and more room
in my heart for love
Therefore forgive those who have hurt
me and ask for forgiveness
of those I have harmed
Love in me
Love is a space in my heart
God is love
I give myself to Him
God is love
Love does not run out
Love makes real friends because
the walls are let down
R. Love with mothers, fathers, brothers
sisters, daughters, sons
I am one with men forgiving them
R. God forgives us at Mass
God forgives our venial sins
We pray for this love at Mass
We pray for unity at Mass
Sirach 1: 1-10
All wisdom comes from the Lord,
she is with him for ever.
The sands of the sea, the drops of rain,
the days of eternity who can count them?
The height of the sky, the breadth of the earth,
the depth of the abyss who can explore them?
Wisdom was created before everything,
prudent understanding subsists from remotest ages.
For whom has the root of wisdom ever been uncovered?
Her resourceful ways, who knows them?
One only is wise, terrible indeed,
seated on his throne, the Lord.
It was he who created, inspected and weighed her up,
and then poured her out on all his works
as much to each living creature as he chose
bestowing her on those who love him.
R. How can we ever even try
to truly understand
wisdom and the Almighty God
God is love
We pray to be more and more in that
image and likeness
We pray to forgive all who
have offended us
All we have offended
We pray for peace and love
on the earth at Mass
We are one in this Holy Sacrifice
We stand one with Mary under
The scripture is the Word of God
Man's wisdom is folly
compared to God
God gives us the scriptures
Mark 9: 14-29
As they were rejoining the disciples they saw a large crowd round them and some scribes arguing with them. At once, when they saw him, the whole crowd were struck with amazement and ran to greet him. And he asked them, 'What are you arguing about with them?' A man answered him from the crowd, 'Master, I have brought my son to you; there is a spirit of dumbness in him, and when it takes hold of him it throws him to the ground, and he foams at the mouth and grinds his teeth and goes rigid. And I asked your disciples to drive it out and they were unable to.' In reply he said to them, 'Faithless generation, how much longer must I be among you? How much longer must I put up with you? Bring him to me.' They brought the boy to him, and at once the spirit of dumbness threw the boy into convulsions, and he fell to the ground and lay writhing there, foaming at the mouth. Jesus asked the father, 'How long has this been happening to him?' 'From childhood,' he said, 'and it has often thrown him into fire and into water, in order to destroy him. But if you can do anything, have pity on us and help us.' 'If you can?' retorted Jesus. 'Everything is possible for one who has faith.' At once the father of the boy cried out, 'I have faith. Help my lack of faith!' And when Jesus saw that a crowd was gathering, he rebuked the unclean spirit. 'Deaf and dumb spirit,' he said, 'I command you: come out of him and never enter him again.' Then it threw the boy into violent convulsions and came out shouting, and the boy lay there so like a corpse that most of them said, 'He is dead.' But Jesus took him by the hand and helped him up, and he was able to stand. When he had gone indoors, his disciples asked him when they were by themselves, 'Why were we unable to drive it out?' He answered, 'This is the kind that can be driven out only by prayer.'
R. God can do all things
The man says
Jesus can do all things
To have faith
To rely completely on God
To let go
To trust in God
Dear God help my unbelief
We ask God for His will
We ask for what God wants
us to have
R. Sacred Heart of Jesus I put My
Trust in Thee
We try, many times, to rely on ourselves
We need to believe in God
We need to trust God
We let go
We accept God's will
We seek God's will
Our faith takes deeper root
The quality of our belief
At the Mass we beg to have
We long for greater faith
We believe in our prayers
Our prayers for unity
We empty our hearts of unforgiveness
We want unity
We ask God to fill us with love
God increase our faith, hope
God help our unbelief
God we love You
Help us to be forgiving
Help us to ask for forgiveness
Don't let the sun go down
on our anger
Make in us Lord a pure heart
a heart like Yours
Song: Give Me Your Heart Oh Jesus
R. God we pray for ourselves and
our sick brothers and sisters
We seek unity at Mass
We unite to God praying to the Father, united to
the sacrifice of Jesus, in the Holy Spirit
in oneness with Mary and all the
angels and saints
being one with the body of Christ
and praying with the souls in purgatory
We pray for all souls on earth
We pray for all souls in purgatory
We are thankful to God
We pray the Our Father with all
We beg for grace and forgiveness
We pray for peace on earth
We pray for peace with God and all
men we are sorry for our sins
We help make reparation
for our sins and the sins
of this earth
We are sorry for our sins
I love You my God so much
I am sorry for my blindness and
I want love in my heart love for
Thee and love for all Your beloved
Oh God with this Eucharist
I pray for unity among men
I pray for peace among men
Oh God thank You for the Eucharist
Oh God thank You for being here
truly present on this earth
Oh God thank You for coming through
the hands of the consecrated priests
Oh God my heart bleeds for the lack of
Oh God let me serve You as You
deserve for the pure joy
of pleasing You
Oh God I love You so
When I am wrong help me to be quick
to admit it to move to
a place of unity
Help me to live to serve You
To do all things for Your honor and
glory not for praise and
affections for myself
Oh God I love You so very much
Most Sacred Heart of Jesus help us
to ponder Your pure and holy love
for men and what a gift it is
Help us to establish the order of
Servants and Handmaids and Priests
of the Good Shepherd
Oh God help us to be holy
Help us to see this message going
to the dark corners of the
world through the internet
the Daily Writing, the
Radio, the Blue Books
the Priestly Newsletter
the billions and billions of seeds You
have helped us plant
That have been out there over 16 years
all over the world
Help us to be obedient to Your message in
the smallest things
Help me to tape the final message of
Fr. Carter's life after almost 50
years of being a Jesuit
Priestly Newsletter 2000 #3
Help us to circulate it
Help us God please God
Help us do the simple things You
asked for with "yes"
like Mary said "yes"
Not the person trying to block these
simple requests to get control
through conflict God wants harmony
Oh God, I believe in what You have
Jesus: I want the outside of the Church
fixed in China as I told
I want My Movement to bring peace
and love to this world
Peace comes in obedience to God's will
doing the simple things I asked for
with loving surrender
I have given this Movement to help
bring peace to the world
Peace begins in Your own heart
A heart that has never even looked
at their anger and trying to
forgive others living to be
reconciled with God and others
is a divided heart
a clogged heart
You do not go to confession to tell the
priest you are perfect and others
have wronged you
You go to confession to look at how
you have harmed the body of Christ
with your selfish, unloving
ways trying to prove you are
right when you have sinned and offended
Me and others
Be reconciled look at all the
sins of your past life
Say you are sorry
A man had a dirty basement it was
cluttered and things stored there
for 50 years
His wife kept telling him to clean
out the 'stuff'
She told him for 48 years
He never heard her
When she talked about the basement
he told her about the dishes in
the dirty laundry
He died and he never took anything
with him His whole life he
never saw all the stuff accumulate
When she talked he never heard her
Read My Blue Book writings
Read the scriptures
You are on a journey to be more and more in
the image and likeness of God but
if you haven't ever got in
touch with your sins and only tried
to work on others outside you
You have missed love
Love comes from the heart
When you do something for God
your motive is love
not to get something back for yourself
when you help others and
then punish them when your heart is
still cold for not dealing with
wounds and unforgiveness of your
There was a beautiful garden
When a garden is left unattended for years
and years it becomes a mess
no matter how sweet it once was
Babies come with original sin Baptism
takes away all sin, but the heart is
tainted from original sin
brothers and sisters can be very mean to each
other and mom and dead don't know
moms and dads may not be as they
Have you forgiven your brothers and sisters,
moms and dads or is there still
anger lurking 50 years ready to
explode at authority those you need
to be united to
R. God is light
God calls us to love
God calls us to work together
In the Shepherds of Christ God has called us to work
as one and bring - unity and love to the world
To love the Movement
To know, we have a duty to serve God if
we are a member
To know, anger is a deadly sin
it is a negative energy
50 years of stuffed anger
affects our health in life
A negative ENERGY it swells inside
Love is a positive energy like turning on a light
God wants our hearts - open and pure
Psalm 93: 1-2, 5
Yahweh is king, robed in majesty,
robed is Yahweh and girded with power.
The world is indeed set firm, it can never be shaken;
your throne is set firm from of old,
from all eternity you exist.
Your decrees stand firm, unshakeable,
holiness is the beauty of your house,
Yahweh, for all time to come.
2 Timothy 1: 10
but it has been revealed only by the appearing of our Saviour Christ Jesus. He has abolished death, and he has brought to light immortality and life through the gospel,
Ezekiel 34: 11, 23-24
"For the Lord Yahweh says this: Look, I myself shall take care of my flock and look after it.
"I shall raise up one shepherd, my servant David, and put him in charge of them to pasture them; he will pasture them and be their shepherd. I, Yahweh, shall be their God, and my servant David will be ruler among them. I, Yahweh, have spoken.
John 15: 16
You did not choose me,
no, I chose you;
and I commissioned you
to go out and to bear fruit,
fruit that will last;
so that the Father will give you
anything you ask him in my name.
Luke 22: 32
but I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail, and once you have recovered, you in your turn must strengthen your brothers.'
R. God gave us the Church
Matthew 16: 16, 18
Then Simon Peter spoke up and said, 'You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.'
So I now say to you: you are Peter and on this rock I will build my community. And the gates of the underworld can never overpower it.
1 Peter 5: 1-4
I urge the elders among you, as a fellow-elder myself and a witness to the sufferings of Christ, and as one who is to have a share in the glory that is to be revealed: give a shepherd's care to the flock of God that is entrusted to you: watch over it, not simply as a duty but gladly, as God wants; not for sordid money, but because you are eager to do it. Do not lord it over the group which is in your charge, but be an example for the flock. When the chief shepherd appears, you will be given the unfading crown of glory.
Matthew 16: 13-19
When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi he put this question to his disciples, Who do people say the Son of man is? And they said, Some say John the Baptist, some Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets. But you, he said, who do you say I am? Then Simon Peter spoke up and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God. Jesus replied, Simon son of Jonah, you are a blessed man! Because it was no human agency that revealed this to you but my Father in heaven. So I now say to you: You are Peter and on this rock I will build my community. And the gates of the underworld can never overpower it. I will give you the keys of the kingdom of Heaven: whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven; whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
Matthew 16: 24
Then Jesus said to his disciples, If anyone wants to be a follower of mine, let him renounce himself and take up his cross and follow me.
Prayer of St. Francis
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Where there is injury, pardon.
Where there is doubt, faith.
Where there is despair, life.
Where there is darkness, light.
Where there is sadness, joy.
O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled, as to console;
to be understood, as to understand;
to be loved, as to love;
for it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
It is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
Song: Let There Be Peace on Earth
R. We are to be God's instrument
Instruments that teach love and kindness
We can live our whole lives with
a clogged heart from old wounds
all the way back to childhood
R. We were created to love
not live away from our
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.'
R. Peace and Love
Holy Spirit Novena
DAILY NOVENA PRAYERS
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Dear Father, we come to You in the name of Jesus, in union with Him in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, in the Holy Spirit. We come to You united to the Child Jesus of Good Health and the Infant of Prague. We come to You in the perfect, sinless heart of Our Mother Mary, asking her powerful intercession, uniting ourselves to her holy tears. We come to You united to all the angels and saints, and the souls in purgatory.
Prayer for Holy Spirit
We pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit on us, to be baptized by the Holy Spirit, that He will descend mightily on us as He did on the Apostles at Pentecost. That the Holy Spirit will transform us from fear to fearlessness and that He will give us courage to do all the Father is asking of us to help bring about the Reign of the Sacred Heart and the triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart. We pray for the Holy Spirit to descend mightily on the Jesuits and the Poor Clares on the Shepherds of Christ leaders and members and on the whole Body of Christ and the world.
Protection by the Blood of Jesus
We pray that the Blood of Jesus will be spread on us, everyone in our families, and the Shepherds of Christ Movement, that we will be able to move steadfastly ahead and be protected from the evil one.
We pray for healing in body, mind, and soul and generational healing in ourselves, in all members in our families, and in all members of the Shepherds of Christ Movement, the Jesuit Community, the Poor Clares, the Body of Christ, and the world.
Prayer for Strength and Light
We adore You, oh Holy Spirit. Give us strength, give us light, console us. We give ourselves entirely to You. Oh Spirit of light and grace, we want to only do the will of the Father. Enlighten us that we may live always in the Father's will.
Eternal Spirit fill us with Your Divine Wisdom that we may comprehend more fully insight into Your Divine Mysteries.
Give us lights, Oh Holy Spirit that we may know God. Work within the heart, the spiritual womb of the Virgin Mary, to form us more and more into the image of Jesus.
Prayer to Be One with God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit
We long for You, Oh Spirit of Light, we long to know God, we want to be one with Him, our Divine God. We want to be one with the Father, know Him as a Person most intimately. We want to know the beloved One, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and live and dwell in Him at all times, every moment of our lives. We want to be one with You, Oh Spirit of Light, that You move in us in our every breath.
Prayer to Be One in Jesus
Let us experience life in the Sacred Heart of Jesus, so we can say as Saint Paul, "I have been crucified with Christ and yet I am alive; yet it is no longer I, but Christ living in me...." Let us live, united to the Mass, all through the day being one in Him. Let us be able to love and know in this elevated state of oneness with our God. We long for Thee, oh beauteous God, we love You, we love You, we love You. We praise You, worship You, honor You, adore You, and thank You, our beloved God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
Prayer to Dwell in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary
We seek to be one in God, to live and dwell in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, our little heaven on earth, to experience life in the all perfect, pure, sinless heart of our Mother. We want the Holy Spirit to move in us and to be united to Jesus as the Bridegroom of our souls and be a most perfect sacrifice offered to the Father at every moment as we unite in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass around the world to help in the salvation of souls.
Prayer for the Holy Spirit and His Gifts
Come Holy Spirit, come, come into our hearts, inflame all people with the fire of Your love.
Leader: Send forth Your Spirit and all will be reborn.
All: And You will renew the face of the earth.
We pray for the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, we ask for perfection in our souls to make us holy, holy souls likened to God.
Dear Holy Spirit, we give ourselves to You soul and body. We ask You to give us the Spirit of Wisdom, Understanding, Counsel, Fortitude, Knowledge, Piety, and Fear of the Lord.
Prayer for the Word Alive in Our Hearts
We know, dear Holy Spirit, the Word in His human nature was brought forth within the womb of the woman. We pray that His word will be brought forth in our hearts as He lives and dwells in us. We want the incarnation to go on in our lives. Dear Holy Spirit, work in us.
Little Prayers to the Holy Spirit
Dear Holy Spirit, help us not to be ignorant or indifferent or weak, help us to be strong with the love of God.
Dear Holy Spirit, please pray for our needs for us.
Dear Holy Spirit, help us to respect God and to avoid sin. Help us to live in the Father's will.
Dear Holy Spirit, help us to keep Your commandments and to respect authority. Help us to love all things as You will us to love them. Help us to want to pray and always serve God with the greatest love. Help us to know the truth. Help us to have the gift of faith, hope, and love. Help us to know what is right and what is wrong.
A Prayer for Intimacy with the Lamb, the Bridegroom of the Soul
Oh Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, come and act on my soul most intimately. I surrender myself, as I ask for the grace to let go, to just be as I exist in You and You act most intimately on my soul. You are the Initiator. I am the soul waiting Your favors as You act in me. I love You. I adore You. I worship You. Come and possess my soul with Your Divine Grace, as I experience You most intimately.
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Romans 8: 5-9
Those who are living by their natural inclinations have their minds on the things human nature desires; those who live in the Spirit have their minds on spiritual things. And human nature has nothing to look forward to but death, while the Spirit looks forward to life and peace, because the outlook of disordered human nature is opposed to God, since it does not submit to God's Law, and indeed it cannot, and those who live by their natural inclinations can never be pleasing to God. You, however, live not by your natural inclinations, but by the Spirit, since the Spirit of God has made a home in you. Indeed, anyone who does not have the Spirit of Christ does not belong to him.
R. You can live your
whole life not in touch
with your heart
Angry and unloving
Not serving God with a pure
motive, but in anger
to get affection
power or riches for oneself
This leaves you in misery,
It is working against God's
will to live to serve
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.
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.
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