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July 24, 1999
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.
I wish the Mass to be celebrated in a way in which the words prayerfully are slowly spoken in communicating to God and all present.
I wish prayer to be prayed from the heart, realizing that you are speaking to God.
In Masses the prayers can be rushed, the responses distracting, loud and hurried.
The Mass is the greatest sacrifice man can offer to God.
It is a major event.
A rock singer formulates every gesture, many times with eyes closed, shouts out the words from her or his heart and the lights add to the drama of the situation.
Yet how are you celebrating and partaking in My Mass, the greatest event you can partake in?
I ask you to listen to the tape so that you will not pray to Me with running lips, but with a heart filled with love of God and all others, pleading to the Father, united to the powerful intercession of the Virgin Mary, in the Holy Spirit. You will tell God you are sorry for your sins and the sins of the world, that you want to offer sacrifice united to Me as Chief Priest, Victim, Prophet and King. Tell God you want to make reparation to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary, that you want to praise and love and honor your God and to thank Him, that you want forgiveness of sins and mercy and grace poured as a fountain on the children of the earth. Beg, beg for this forgiveness of sins. Thank God and love God and worship God and petition God to help you with all your needs. Pray for all souls on earth and the souls in purgatory.
If only you realized the power in one heartfelt Mass. You do not comprehend. I want your heartfelt prayer. The words of the Mass are not to be rushed or spoken with rapid lips that utter words that are recited as from hollow hearts.
Put aside bad habits taught from generations past. If the priest rushes the Mass, pray for him. More and more, men must be taught in seminaries the beauty of the Mass. They must be taught to love God and the Holy Sacrifice.
Please, I beg all of you to circulate the Prayer Before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the Consecration Prayers and the Prayer for Union with Jesus. Translate these prayers into Spanish and circulate them from all churches and the site in Florida.
It is most offending to Me when one prays from the heart and a "motor-mouth" answers with quick, heartless responses, distracting the leader.
Do you want Me to listen? Then you must speak to Me from your heart. I am not encouraging some to drag out the prayers either. I am asking you to focus on Me and pray from your hearts.
Praying the consecration to Our Hearts or saying, "I give my heart to Jesus and Mary", will help you.
I do not like shouting to be heard, spoken from one wishing attention.
Pray from your hearts, please, I implore you.
I have appeared, I have spoken, to teach you how to pray from the heart. We have given you these messages so that you will learn how to pray with your whole heart, your whole soul and your whole being; that you will obey My Commandments and live according to My word; that you will teach the world through your fervent example to pray from the heart.
I love you so much, I am Jesus Christ, Chief Shepherd of the Flock.
A Joyful Mystery for Apostles
An apostle is one who lives to serve the Lord
The First Joyful Mystery
The Second Joyful Mystery
The Third Joyful Mystery
The Fourth Joyful Mystery
The Fifth Joyful Mystery
The Finding in the Temple
Q: How do I feel I can more appropriately serve the Body of Christ through prayer? How can we serve the Body of Christ by staying connected in our hearts all day through the Morning Offering?
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