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March 9, 2009

March 10th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 4 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries  
for March 10th are Glorious.

 

 

Mass - March 13th at 10:00 a.m.

 

Mass- March 10th at 12:00 noon

Mass - March 11th at 1:30 p.m.

Mass -  March 12th at 1:30 p.m.

 

 

Retreat in China

March 10, 11, 12 & 13th

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March 9, 2009

                Progress in the mystical life, then
                    is centered in the increasingly
                    lived realization of this basic fact;
                    as Father, Son and Holy Spirit have
                    in love given themselves to us, together
                    with a created participation in their
                    life (our life of grace, we too make
                    a love gift of ourselves to them.)

                God increasingly possesses our person —
                    more and more we become that reflection
                    of His life in us.

                We are expressions of the infinite God.

                Mysticism is at its heights in that
                    Spiritual marriage with our Divine
                    God.

                How can we love God — who we do not
                    see, when we do not love our
                    neighbor who we do see —

                Not being loving to God and others
                    is not genuinely loving ourselves —
                Loving ourselves means we
                are living in love as God intends —

                Being unloving to others means we
                    aren't loving ourselves since
                    the greatest commandment
                    tells us we must love —

                Praying as we do in the Shepherds of Christ
                    from our hearts is loving the priests,
                    the Church and the world.

                Loving means we do not continue in
                    habits of jealousy, anger,
                    manipulation and control that lead
                    us away from God's will and
                    hurt others, provoking them, trying to
                    block the work God wants them to do
                    because of our jealousy and control —

                Bad habits lead to vices and the more
                    we practice unloving ways the
                    more they are habits we do — like
                    practicing love and kindness lead
                    to virtuous living.

                The old saying is "you are what you eat"

                I say — you are how you are acting —
                    people constantly using passive-
                    aggressive measures to get control —
                    act habitually - withholding pertinent
                    information, they can become so
                    advanced in controlling - you cannot
                    even ask them a question about
                    a movie without them using this
                    information they have as power
                   
                    Fr. Mike says — there are two roads
                to Columbus —

                    like this there are two roads to get
                authority over one in authority

                ACTIVE AGGRESSION            PASSIVE AGGRESSION
                 anger, hollering,                             this is aggression
                 name calling                                  the person passively
                                                                     provokes
                                                                     holds back information,
                                                                     work —
                                                                     to get power and
                                                                     watch the other beg

                Fr. Mike says

                    you must NAME your problem
                                    CLAIM your problem
                                    DUMP it

                A person who is working in these
                    unloving ways —
                    not in harmony
                    not in order, but disorder
                    not in love
                    not according to the rules

                Lives a miserable life

                And they go deeper and deeper into
                    unloving ways that become vices —
                    like a person who does little habits
                    of controlling their free will, loving
                    acting in right reason — lives
                    a virtuous life

                Being unloving is unloving to oneself —
                    it is saying to God — I don't want
                    your rules God — I don't want to
                    be like You God —

                Fr. Mike says — if you go in a closet
                    you turn on the light or you
                    can't see

                Getting away with these dark, dark
                    places in us, makes us miserable,
                    being in darkness, sin, is
                    depriving ourselves of the very
                    thing we were created for —
                    God
                    love
                    being in the light

   

1 John 4: 20

Anyone who says 'I love God'
and hates his brother,
is a liar,
since whoever does not love the brother
    whom he can see
cannot love God whom he has not seen.

   

                Fr. Carter says

                To love God necessarily means to
                    love one's neighbor whose
                    existence possesses the divine
                    imprint.

               Fr. Carter says

                    Furthermore, regarding the wrong
                actions of anyone, I can and must
                reject such actions, yet I can and
                must love the core person who is
                in God's image.

                    The focus of the mystic is love.

                    We are learning more and more how
                God loves us — We have an ever
                deeper response to how God loves
                us.

__________________________________________________________

                 to get control —

                Where others just live, loving,
                communicating, a passive-aggressive
                person can become so adapt at
                withholding information to get control —
                wanting the other to beg them for
                something — they live to be powerful
                with information to cause conflict
                and combat — to win an argument
                by proving others who "just need a
                paper" WRONG, WRONG, WRONG
                and they want to be proved right —
                Everything in their life is a competition to
                prove they are right — over people just
                living and trying to do a job.

 

               

                       

 

                                               

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Limpias

Sacred Heart of Jesus -Blessing

Sacred Heart of Jesus

 

  

 

Infant of Prague

Divine Mercy

Holy Family

 

 

 


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Our Lady of Guadalupe

Holy Family

 

  

 

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St. Francis

St. Anthony

 

 

 

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St. Padre Pio

St. Joseph

     

Angel

St. Philomena

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Sacred Heart of Jesus - 18

     

Our Lady of Lourdes - 18

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - 18

Our Lady of Grace - 18

     

St. Francis - 18

St. Anthony - 18

St. Joseph - 18
     

St. Therese - 18

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St. Clare - 12
 
 

 

 

St. Padre Pio - 12

 

St. Rita - 12

 

Divine Mercy - 12

 

  

 

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Pieta - Marble

Limpias - 8
     

Fatima w/glass - 11

Pilgrim Virgin w/glass - 12

Pilgrim Virgin w/glass - 15

 

  

 

Fatima w/glass - 18

Pilgrim Virgin w/glass - 18

 

Pilgrim Virgin w/glass - 27

       


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 24"

$180

 

 Immaculate Heart of Mary

 24"

$125

 

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 24"

$125

 

 Infant of Prague

 24"

$125

 

 Limpias

 24"

$125

 

 Our Lady of Grace

 24"

$125

 

 Our Lady of Guadalupe

 24"

$125

 

 Our Lady of Lourdes  

 24"

$125

 

 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

 24"

$125

 
 Sacred Heart of Jesus

 24"

$125

 
 Sacred Heart of Jesus -Blessing

 24"

$125

 

 Sorrowful Mother

 24"

$125

 

 St. Anthony

 24"

$125

 

 St. Claire

 24"

$125

 

 St. Francis

 24"

$125

 

 St. Joseph

 24"

$125

 

 St. Jude

 24"

$125

 

 St. Padre Pio

 24"

$125

 

 St. Therese

 24"

$125

 
 Divine Mercy

22"

$125  
 Angel

22"

$100  
 St. Philomena

20"

$100  
 St. Philomena

16"

$65  
 Immaculate Heart of Mary

18"

$65  
 Immaculate Heart - Ivory

18"

$65  
 Sacred Heart of Jesus

18"

$65  
 Our Lady of Lourdes  

18"

$65  
 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

18"

$65  
 Our Lady of Grace

18"

$65  
 St. Joseph

18"

$65  
 St. Francis

18"

$65  
 St. Anthony

18"

$65  
 St. Rita

18"

$65  
 St. Therese

18"

$65  
 Pieta - Color 15" $75  
 Pieta - Marble 15" $75  
 Holy Family

12"

$60  
 Our Lady of Guadalupe

12"

$40  
 St. Padre Pio

12"

$40  

 St. Rita

12"

$40  
 Divine Mercy

12"

$40  
 St. Claire

12"

$40  
 Limpias

8"

$25  

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11"

$150  

 Fatima w/glass

 18"

$250  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass

 12"

$160  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass 15" $200  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass 18" $250  
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27"

$450  


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