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I appear my children on this former bank building in Florida, Our Lady Clothed with the Sun.

August 12, 2004

August 13th Holy Spirit Novena
Scripture selection is Day 7 Period II.

The Novena Rosary Mysteries
for August 13th are Glorious.

                    

Retreat night of August 11th,
August 12th thru August 15th

    
     

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August 12, 2004

  

Genesis Chapter 3

Now, the snake was the most subtle of all the wild animals that Yahweh God had made. It asked the woman, 'Did God really say you were not to eat from any of the trees in the garden?' The woman answered the snake, 'We may eat the fruit of the trees in the garden. But of the fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden God said, "You must not eat it, nor touch it, under pain of death." ' Then the snake said to the woman, 'No! You will not die! God knows in fact that the day you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like gods, knowing good from evil.' The woman saw that the tree was good to eat and pleasing to the eye, and that it was enticing for the wisdom that it could give. So she took some of its fruit and ate it. She also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them were opened and they realised that they were naked. So they sewed fig-leaves together to make themselves loin-cloths.

The man and his wife heard the sound of Yahweh God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from Yahweh God among the trees of the garden. But Yahweh God called to the man. 'Where are you?' he asked. 'I heard the sound of you in the garden,' he replied. 'I was afraid because I was naked, so I hid.' 'Who told you that you were naked?' he asked. 'Have you been eating from the tree I forbade you to eat?' The man replied, 'It was the woman you put with me; she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.' Then Yahweh God said to the woman, 'Why did you do that?' The woman replied, 'The snake tempted me and I ate.'

Then Yahweh God said to the snake, 'Because you have done this,

    Accursed be you
    of all animals wild and tame!
    On your belly you will go
    and on dust you will feed
    as long as you live.
    I shall put enmity
    between you and the woman,
    and between your offspring and hers;
    it will bruise your head
    and you will strike its heel.'

    To the woman he said:

    I shall give you intense pain
        in childbearing,
    you will give birth to your children
        in pain.
    Your yearning will be for your husband,
    and he will dominate you.

To the man he said, 'Because you listened to the voice of your wife and ate from the tree of which I had forbidden you to eat,

    Accursed be the soil because of you!
    Painfully will you get your food from it
    as long as you live.
    It will yield you brambles and thistles,
    as you eat the produce of the land.
    By the sweat of your face

    will you earn you food,
    until you return to the ground,
    as you were taken from it.
    For dust you are
    and to dust you shall return.

The man named his wife 'Eve' because she was the mother of all those who live. Yahweh God made tunics of skins for the man and his wife and clothed them. Then Yahweh God said, 'Now that the man has become like one of us in knowing good from evil, he must not be allowed to reach out his hand and pick from the tree of life too, and eat and live for ever!' So Yahweh God expelled him from the garden of Eden, to till the soil from which he had been taken. He banished the man, and in front of the garden of Eden he posted the great winged creatures and the fiery flashing sword, to guard the way to the tree of life.

      

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:            What about sin?
                                What is the Immaculate Conception?
                                We are the children of Adam and
                                    Eve.

                                Mary is sinless.
                                Mary is the New Eve.
                                Jesus is the New Adam.


                                What about sin?
                                Do we examine our consciences?

     

The Ten Commandments
 

  1.   I, the Lord, am your God. You shall not have other gods besides me.

  2.   You shall not take the name of the Lord, your God, in vain.

  3.   Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day.

  4.   Honor your father and your mother.

  5.   You shall not kill.

  6.   You shall not commit adultery.

  7.   You shall not steal.

  8.   You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

  9.   You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.

  10.   You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor.

  

Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Steps

            Here are the steps we took, which are suggested as a program of recovery:

                    1.  We admitted we were powerless over alcohol,
                            that our lives had become unmanageable.

                    2.  Came to believe that a Power greater than
                            ourselves could restore us to sanity.

                    3.  Made a decision to turn our will and our lives
                            over to the care of God as we understood Him.

                    4.  Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.

                    5.  Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human
                            being the exact nature of our wrongs.

                    6.  Were entirely ready to have God remove all
                            these defects of character.

                    7.  Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

                    8.  Made a list of all persons we had harmed,
                            and became willing to make amends to them all.

                    9.  Made direct amends to such people wherever possible,
                            except when to do so would injure them or others.

                    10.  Continued to take personal inventory and when we
                            were wrong promptly admitted it.

                    11.  Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our
                            conscious contact with God as we understood Him,
                            praying only for knowledge of His will for us and
                            the power to carry that out.

                    12.  Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps,
                            we tried to carry this message to alcoholics,
                            and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

           

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:           Many times we are 
   
                                     rationalizing our actions.
   
                                 We may not see our blindness.
   
                                 Many times we keep rationalizing.
   
                                 How is sin forgiven.

                        Paraphrased from a tape from Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen
                            entitled "Sin is in the Blood"
                            A Conference for priests Conference 9

                                    Christ shed His Blood for
                                our sins.

                              Archbishop Sheen says Blood is mentioned
                                over 470 times in the scriptures,
                             Archbishop Sheen talks about a
                                line in Genesis 末
                                God gave them skins of
                                    animals to cover themselves.

  

Yahweh God made tunics of skins for the man and his wife and clothed them.
Genesis 3: 21

     

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        Archbishop Sheen said 末 
                                notice 3 things.

                            How was the shame of Adam and Eve covered?

                                1) God did something.
                                2) There was a shedding of Blood 末
                                    there had to be to get a
                                    skin of an animal.
                                3) Adam and Eve were not killed, it
                                    was an animal that was killed.

                            God did something.

                            It involved the shedding of blood.
                            Adam and Eve were not killed,
                                it was an animal that
                                was killed.
                                (a substitute is used)

                            Cain is fearful because he killed
                                his brother Abel.

                            God said he would put a mark on Cain so
                                no one would kill him.

                        Nature of Sacrifices

                                Cain offered the fruits of the earth, 
                                    Archbishop Sheen said, "it cost him nothing."

                                Abel remembered the
                                    tradition 末 the clothing
                                    of his Mother and Father.

                                He offered a blood sacrifice 末
                                    the firstlings of his flock.

                                Cain's sacrifice was not accepted.
                                Abel's sacrifice was pleasing.

                                Then came murder Abel.

                            We are saved only by Blood.

                            Sing:  Save Us Oh Lord

                            Sing:  Take and Eat


                            Abraham was a man of faith.                                

                                He was praised over and over again for
                                    his faith.

                                Abraham at 80 had no heir.
                                His wife Sarah was 70 without an heir.

                            God told Abraham his prodigy
                                would be as numerous as the
                                stars of the sky and the sand of the sea.

  

Genesis 15: 1-5

Some time later, the word of Yahweh came to Abram in a vision: 

Do not be afraid, Abram!
I am your shield
and shall give you a very great reward.

    'Lord Yahweh,' Abram replied, 'what use are your gifts, as I am going on my way childless? . . .  Since you have given me no offspring,' Abram continued, 'a member of my household will be my heir.' Then Yahweh's word came to him in reply, 'Such a one will not be your heir; no, your heir will be the issue of your own body.' Then taking him outside, he said, 銑ook up at the sky and count the stars if you can. Just so will your descendants be, he told him. 

        

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        Where is the promise of God?

                            Sarah said go to the maid Abraham had a child by the maid.

                            But this was not the heir that
                                was promised to Abraham and Sarah.
                                Isaac would be born sometime later.
  

Genesis 17: 1-7

When Abram was ninety墨ine years old Yahweh appeared to him and said, 選 am El Shaddai. Live in my presence, be perfect, and I shall grant a covenant between myself and you, and make you very numerous. 

    God spoke to him as follows, 'For my part, this is my covenant with you: you will become the father of many nations. And you are no longer to be called Abram; your name is to be Abraham, for I am making you father of many nations. I shall make you exceedingly fertile. I shall make you into nations, and your issue will be kings. And I shall maintain my covenant between myself and you, and your descendants after you, generation after generation, as a covenant in perpetuity, to be your God and the God of your descendants after you.

  

Genesis 18: 1-15

Yahweh appeared to him at the Oak of Mamre while he was sitting by the entrance of the tent during the hottest part of the day. He looked up, and there he saw three men standing near him. As soon as he saw them he ran from the entrance of the tent to greet them, and bowed to the ground. 閃y lord, he said, 訴f I find favour with you, please do not pass your servant by. Let me have a little water brought, and you can wash your feet and have a rest under the tree. Let me fetch a little bread and you can refresh yourselves before going further, now that you have come in your servant痴 direction. They replied, 船o as you say. 

    Abraham hurried to the tent and said to Sarah, 漸uick, knead three
measures of best flour and make loaves.' Then, running to the herd, Abraham took a fine and tender calf and gave it to the servant, who hurried to prepare it. Then taking curds, milk and the calf which had been prepared, he laid all before them, and they ate while he remained standing near them under the tree.

    糎here is your wife Sarah? they asked him. 全he is in the tent, he replied. Then his guest said, 選 shall come back to you next year, and then your wife Sarah will have a son. Sarah was listening at the entrance of the tent behind him. Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well on in years, and Sarah had ceased to have her monthly periods. So Sarah laughed to herself, thinking, 鮮ow that I am past the age of childbearing, and my husband is an old man, is pleasure to come my way again? But Yahweh asked Abraham, 糎hy did Sarah laugh and say, "Am I really going to have a child now that I am old?" Nothing is impossible for Yahweh. I shall come back to you at the same time next year and Sarah will have a son. Sarah said, 選 did not laugh, lying because she was afraid. But he replied, 前h yes, you did laugh.

  

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        When Abraham almost 100 
                                and wife 90 末

                            When Abraham and Sarah were both, as Archbishop Sheen said,
                                dried up and past the
                                age of bearing 末

                            God said to them
                                "Now you will have a
                                    son 末

                            Sarah laughed 末
                            God said you laughed
                            She said I did not laugh 末
                            the child was called laughter
                                which is the meaning of
                                    Isaac 末

                            Now after all this waiting
                                when Isaac was older
                                God says to Abraham 末
                                TESTING HIM 末
                                take your son to the
                                mountain, offer him
                                in sacrifice 末

  

Genesis 22: 1-2, 9-13, 15-18

It happened some time later that God put Abraham to the test. "Abraham, Abraham!" he called. "Here I am," he replied. God said, "Take your son, your only son, your beloved Isaac, and go to the land of Moriah, where you are to offer him as a burnt offering on one of the mountains which I shall point out to you.

When they arrived at the place which God had indicated to him, Abraham built an altar there, and arranged the wood. Then he bound his son and put him on the altar on top of the wood. Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to kill his son.

But the angel of Yahweh called to him from heaven. "Abraham, Abraham!" he said. "Here I am," he replied. Do not raise your hand against the boy," the angel said. "Do not harm him, for now I know you fear God. You have not refused me your own beloved son." Then looking up, Abraham saw a ram caught by its horns in a bush. Abraham took the ram and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son.

The angel of Yahweh called Abraham a second time from heaven. "I swear by my own self, Yahweh declares, that because you have done this, because you have not refused me your own beloved son, I will shower blessings on you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars of heaven and the grains of sand on the seashore. Your descendants will gain possession of the gates of their enemies. All nations on earth will bless themselves by your descendants, because you have obeyed my command.

              

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        Abraham puts wood on the
                                back of his son Isaac 末

                            At the top of the mountain
                                Isaac says "where is the
                                lamb"


                            Where is the lamb? 末


                            Abraham said 末 
                                God will provide 
                                and as Abraham raised the knife to kill his son, Isaac
                                    in obedience

 

Genesis 22: 11-13

But the angel of Yahweh called to him from heaven. "Abraham, Abraham!" he said. "Here I am," he replied. Do not raise your hand against the boy," the angel said. "Do not harm him, for now I know you fear God. You have not refused me your own beloved son." Then looking up, Abraham saw a ram caught by its horns in a bush. Abraham took the ram and offered it as a burnt offering in place of his son.


August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        God did something.

                            It involved the shedding of
                                blood and

                            It was vicarious 末
                                a RAM was offered
                                rather than Isaac.

                            Look at this
   
                                    a perfect picture of
                                a father offering his
                                son.

  


                                                           

                            Moses is called 末                                          

                                Moses is a servant of Pharaoh for 40 years 


                                40 years he was in the desert 末

  

                                At age 80 Moses was called to be
                                    the leader of the Israelites,
                                    to take them into the desert
                                    and into the Promised 
                                    land.

                                He already killed a man and
                                    that was the reason he
                                    had to go into the
                                    desert.

                                Now at 80 he goes to
                                    Pharaoh 末
                                    He tells them "Let My People go"

                                Fr. Carter's birthday was
                                    January 15

  

Exodus 12:1-20

Yahweh said to Moses and Aaron in Egypt, 'This month must be the first of all the months for you, the first month of your year. Speak to the whole community of Israel and say, "On the tenth day of this month each man must take an animal from the flock for his family: one animal for each household. If the household is too small for the animal, he must join with his neighbour nearest to his house, depending on the number of persons. When you choose the animal, you will take into account what each can eat. It must be an animal without blemish, a male one year old; you may choose it either from the sheep or from the goats. You must keep it till the fourteenth day of the month when the whole assembly of the community of Israel will slaughter it at twilight. Some of the blood must then be taken and put on both door-posts and the lintel of the houses where it is eaten. That night, the flesh must be eaten, roasted over the fire; it must be eaten with unleavened bread and bitter herbs. Do not eat any of it raw or boiled in water, but roasted over the fire, with the head, feet and entrails. You must not leave any of it over till the morning: whatever is left till morning you must burn. This is how you must eat it: with a belt round your waist, your sandals on your feet and your staff in your hand. You must eat it hurriedly: it is a Passover in Yahweh's honour. That night, I shall go through Egypt and strike down all the first-born in Egypt, man and beast alike, and shall execute justice on all the gods of Egypt, I, Yahweh! The blood will be a sign for you on the houses where you are. When I see the blood I shall pass over you, and you will escape the destructive plague when I strike Egypt. This day must be commemorated by you, and you must keep it as a feast in Yahweh's honour. You must keep it as a feast-day for all generations; this is a decree for all time.

"For seven days you must eat unleavened bread. On the first day you must clean the leaven out of your houses, for anyone who eats leavened bread from the first to the seventh day must be outlawed from Israel. On the first day you must hold a sacred assembly, and on the seventh day a sacred assembly. On those days no work may be done; you will prepare only what each requires to eat. You must keep the feast of Unleavened Bread because it was on that same day that I brought your armies out of Egypt. You will keep that day, generation after generation; this is a decree for all time. In the first month, from the evening of the fourteenth day until the evening of the twenty-first day, you must eat unleavened bread. For seven days there may be no leaven in your houses, since anyone, either stranger or citizen of the country, who eats leavened bread will be outlawed from the community of Israel. You will eat nothing with leaven in it; wherever you live, you will eat unleavened bread."'

  

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:             (1) God did something
                                (2) Shedding of Blood
                                (3) Vicarious 末 lamb was killed

                            The journey through the desert
                                should have taken about 3 weeks 末

                            It took Moses and the people 40 years because
                                of disobediences.

                            Israelites were bitten by
                                poison serpents 末

                            The Lord told Moses to
                                make a brass serpent and the
                                serpent should look like the serpent
                                that stung the people. Moses was told 
                                to hang it on a tree. 
                            God said anybody that looked
                                at it would be healed
                                of poisonous bites.

                            Absolutely nothing that looks like
                                a brass serpent would normally
                                heal snake bites.
                                
                            We are living in days of symbolism 末

                            And when the Good Lord came and
                                was talking to Nicodemus Our Lord said

                            As Moses lifted the serpent in
                                the desert so shall the
                                Son of Man be lifted
                                up.

    

Luke 9: 22

He said, 'The Son of man is destined to suffer grievously, to be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes and to be put to death, and to be raised up on the third day.'

    

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        As there was no poison in
                                that serpent 末 
                                there was no sin in Christ.

                            God says 末
                            All who look upon Me will
                                be healed of the bite of
                                the serpent who is
                                satan.

     


  

A Prayer before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

    Let me be a holy sacrifice and unite with God in the sacrament of His greatest love.

    I want to be one in Him in this act of love, where He gives Himself to me and I give myself as a sacrifice to Him. Let me be a holy sacrifice as I become one with Him in this my act of greatest love to Him.

    Let me unite with Him more, that I may more deeply love Him. May I help make reparation to His adorable Heart and the heart of His Mother, Mary. With greatest love, I offer myself to You and pray that You will accept my sacrifice of greatest love. I give myself to You and unite in Your gift of Yourself to me. Come and possess my soul.

    Cleanse me, strengthen me, heal me. Dear Holy Spirit act in the heart of Mary to make me more and more like Jesus.

    Father, I offer this my sacrifice, myself united to Jesus in the Holy Spirit to You. Help me to love God more deeply in this act of my greatest love.

    Give me the grace to grow in my knowledge, love and service of You and for this to be my greatest participation in the Mass. Give me the greatest graces to love You so deeply in this Mass, You who are so worthy of my love.

-God's Blue Book, December 27, 1995

      

December 19, 1996

THERE IS A MAN ON THE CROSS  

God wants union with us. He wants fire. Many try to love God with a cold heart. They tell Him words that they think they should say that are loving.

When one loves, they do not need to be prompted to say words. From the depth of their being they cry out their words of love. It is a cry from within, from the fire within their chest, behind the words. The words are burning in their chest and must be released because of the fire behind them.

We are as blind men. We do not see the great gifts that God gives to us. It is as if we stand by the shore of the sea and throw little words at Jesus. We must not be afraid to jump into the water and be completely immersed in His love. He was consumed with such love for us. He gave Himself to His death on the cross.

There is a man on a cross and he tells us so many things. He does not have to speak. When we study Him on the cross, He speaks to us with His pierced hands, His head covered with blood, His body withered and beaten. He speaks to us of His undying love.

Oh, beloved Savior, I am blind. I am selfish. I do not see the great reservoir of love that you give to Me. I see the man dying on the cross. How do I see Him? Do I see a figure and think, oh, is it a pretty cross, would it look good in my living room? Do I see the cross and think, oh, I guess I should have one in my house, others will think I am holy then? Holy people do have a cross in their homes.

Do I see the body of a man, a live man? Do I see His labored breath? Do I see His chest move as His Heart beats within? Do I see the real skin of a man? Do I see the real blood He shed? Do I see the light that silhouettes His withered body? Do I see the Light of the World? Do I see the tender skin of an infant laid on bare wood in the manager and then the torn, lacerated, bloodied skin of this man?

This is love! There is a man on the cross. There is a child born to us today. He is the Light of the World. His light is shining in the darkness, but people do not see. They see the wood, but they view it for the beauty it will create in their newly decorated living rooms.

The cross is not a thing of the past, the cross is with us today. We carry it on our backs as He showed us we would, but we try to take it off and throw it away.

It is in the cross there is the resurrection. It is by meditating on the crucifix, we see His undying love. We must open up our eyes and see. Pray for vision to see clearly the man Who gave Himself for love of us, Our Divine Lord.

And how do we return His love?

Love is spontaneous, love is fire in our hearts, love is alive and emitted with force. God is love.

Do we realize that His last thoughts on the cross were for us. In this agony, as He hung on the cross, He was consumed with burning love for us. When He was scourged at the pillar, He was comforted by our acts of love that we give to Him today. Our burning love for Him was sweetness to His most Sacred Heart in the moments of His bitter Passion.

Love gives and wants to give its all. A person in love does not need to be prompted and told to love. Love wants to give.

Love is given spontaneously, it is not controlled. Love is tenderness pouring forth from the heart. Love is not concerned with commitment, love by itself is committed. It pours forth from the mouth of the lover because of the fire burning deep inside.

Let us study the battered body of Christ on the cross. As I study His

pierced hands and feet, His head crowned with thorns, the blood pouring forth from His Heart, as I view the lacerations covering His body, I feel His word well up in my heart. He speaks to me in the depth of my soul and I hear Him say, "I love you. I love you. I love you, to My death on the cross."

He gives, He gives, He gives to us constantly. He gives and how is He treated by us? We take and we take and we take and we don't even say thanks. Thanks for our breath, our heartbeat, the beautiful sky, the sunlit day, the moon at night, the beautiful eyes of our friends. Oh, how many things He gives to us and how ungrateful we are!

How is your day? Is your glass half-empty or half-full?

How often my glass is half empty, as I am reminded by my spiritual director, Fr. Carter. How often I do not thank Our Divine Lord for His gifts!

When I am filled with love, I see more clearly. The secret is to know God's love. We must pray for the grace to know His love more and for the grace to love Him more.

There is a man on the cross. Do we see His undying love for us? He speaks no words. He shows us the crucifix. The words are alive in our hearts.

The Father created us to love and to be loved. God is love. He wants union with us. He gives Himself to us. This is love. There is union in proportion to how I give myself to Him.

Jesus gives and gives and gives and we treat Him "nonchalantly". He gives us love, but we must give ourselves to Him to have union with Him. He wants us to be one with Him.

We must relish the great gifts He gives to us - the greatest gift being the gift of Himself. We should anticipate the great gift of receiving Him in the Holy Eucharist with such eagerness in our hearts. The words I feel in my heart are expressed in the song, "I Love You, Jesus":

Oh Burning Heart, Oh Love divine, how sweet You are to me. I see the host, I know You're here to love and care for me. I know Your love a little now, so dear You are to me. Come give me life, abundant life, I thirst to be with Thee. I cannot say. There are not words to say what my heart feels. I love You so, I scarce can breathe when You come into me. I know Your love a little now, so dear You are to me. Come give me life, abundant life, I thirst to be with Thee. Your tender Heart, Oh how it beats for love of each this day. I want to give You all my love, surrender totally. I know Your love a little now, so dear You are to me. Come give me life, abundant life, I thirst to be with Thee.

When we awake at night, we must think of Him and how we will receive Him the next day. We long to go to Communion to receive Him. We love Jesus in the Eucharist so much. A King comes to us. He enters our body and unites with our soul. He is the King of the kingdom of heavenHe is our Lover, He is the Almighty God, a Divine Person, and He comes to us. He wants us to come to Him with such longing. He wants us to think of Him all day. He wants us to long for Him.

Ps. 63:1-8:

God, you are my God, I pine for you;
my heart thirsts for you,
my body longs for you,
as a land parched, dreary and waterless.
Thus I have gazed on you in the sanctuary,
seeing your power and your glory.
Better your faithful love than life itself;
my lips will praise you.
Thus I will bless you all my life,
in your name lift up my hands.
All my longings fulfilled as with fat and rich foods,
a song of joy on my lips and praise in my mouth.
On my bed when I think of you,
I muse on you in the watches of the night,
for you have always been my help;
in the shadow of your wings I rejoice;
my heart clings to you,
your right hand supports me.

The priest says in the Mass at the Offertory, "By the mystery of this water and wine may we come to share in the Divinity of Christ, Who humbled himself to share in our humanity." He gives Himself to us. He shares His Divinity with us. We are human creatures and He shares Himself with us. My heart burns when the priest puts the drop of water in the wine. This is, indeed, a great mystery that God remains with us today, truly present in His Divinity and humanity in the Holy Eucharist, that He gives Himself to us in Communion, and that He waits for us to come to the tabernacle and be with Him. He wants to outpour His divine love and His divine life to us.

We should swoon for our Lover the Almighty, Divine God, yet we go to Him with such cold hearts. He wants our burning love.

The song "I Love You, Jesus":

Oh Burning Heart, Oh Love divine, how sweet You are to me. I see the Host, I know You're here to love and care for me. I know Your love a little now, so dear You are to me. Come give me life, abundant life, I thirst to be with Thee. I cannot say. There are not words to say what my heart feels. I love You so, I scarce can breathe when You come into me. I know Your love a little now, so dear You are to me. Come give me life, abundant life, I thirst to be with Thee. Your tender Heart, Oh how it beats for love of each this day. I want to give You all my love, surrender totally. I know Your love a little now, so dear You are to me. Come give me life, abundant life, I thirst to be with Thee.

  


August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        A story 

                            A little boy went to school and
                                cheated 末 the head of the
                                school wanted to expel
                                the little boy 末

                            The big brother came in and
                                said expel me and let
                                my little brother go,

  


  

                            STIFF NECKED

                            God is all powerful.

  

September 22, 1997

Jesus speaks: "STIFF-NECKED, stiff-necked, stiff-necked. There will be a new heaven and a new earth. The old order will pass away. For they worshipped Me with their lips only and their hearts were far from Me.

I will rock the earth and bring the senseless men to their knees. They will learn to beg 銑AMB OF GOD, YOU TAKE AWAY THE SINS OF THE WORLD, HAVE MERCY ON US!"

Their thoughts are far from me....

I am the LAMB OF GOD. I AM THE BRIDEGROOM OF THEIR SOULS -- of a country of stiffs, naked in their ways, their hearts are haughty, for they persist in their same ways.

They are resistant to change. They refuse to go to the Heart of My Mother, yet she is their Mother and Mother of the Church.

Oh, to a world of stiff-necked.... I give you this message. Look at My Body on the cross, it was broken and mutilated, it was constrained, it was the picture of torment and twisting.

I speak through these messages and you continue in your stiff-necked ways. Would the destruction of your temples bring you to your knees? Or should I destroy My own houses? Or would they get the message anyway, if I burned them down?

(Messenger: On September 22, 1997, He said this. I suffered for several days.  Then the basillica in Assisi was destroyed.)

        end of September 22, 1997

  

Excerpt from September 25, 1999 daily message

On September 26, 1997, an earthquake hit Italy in Assisi. A second quake hit that same day. The first quake struck at 2:33 a.m., the second at 11:42 a.m., local time.

The Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi was damaged by the two quakes on Friday, September 26, 1997.

On September 22, 1997, I had received the message given yesterday on the Internet. I suffered so much the day I received the message and the next two days. Our Shepherds of Christ president, who had been out of town, called me Friday about 5:00 p.m. and told me of the earthquake.

The earthquake made a deep crack in the precious frescoes by Giotto of St. Francis and St. Clare. St. Francis was enormously important in helping in the Church.

A photographer reported about 11:30 a.m., "I was taking pictures of the frescoes when I felt a first tremor," he said. "Maybe five minutes later, there was a stronger one and in that instant it seemed like everything fell around me."

AP photographer Phinio Lepri, Associated Press

Here is a quote from Associated Press under a picture of the frescoes of St. Francis and St. Clare that circulated on papers around the world:

"Damage can be seen on the frescoes depicting St. Francis, left, and St. Clare at the Basilica after the first quake Friday. Shortly after this photo was taken, the fresco was destroyed by a second quake."

End of Excerpt from September 25, 1999 daily message

  

Jesus said "Or should I destroy My own houses?"  September 22, 1997

  

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        Jesus appeared on the cross, December 5, 1996
                                after Mary was sent as a
                                messenger 2 1/2 years.

  

Excerpt from August 8, 1999

Messenger:  Mary had appeared almost every 5th for two and 1/2 years beginning July 5, 1994.

On December 5, 1996, instead of Mary appearing Jesus appeared on the cross in utter anguish at the point of death at Holy Cross-Immaculata Church.

He spoke not a word, but His mouth moved profusely. I was horrified by the apparition.

end of excerpt

    

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        Mary appears sign of the
                                rainbow

  

Genesis 9: 13-15

I now set my bow in the clouds and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. When I gather the clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds, I shall recall the covenant between myself and you and every living creature, in a word all living things, and never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all living things.

    

July 5, 2000

  

Genesis 9: 11-17

And I shall maintain my covenant with you: that never again shall all living things be destroyed by the waters of a flood, nor shall there ever again be a flood to devastate the earth. 

    羨nd this, God said, 訴s the sign of the covenant which I now make between myself and you and every living creature with you for all ages to come: I now set my bow in the clouds and it will be the sign of the covenant between me and the earth. When I gather the clouds over the earth and the bow appears in the clouds, I shall recall the covenant between myself and you and every living creature, in a word all living things, and never again will the waters become a flood to destroy all living things. When the bow is in the clouds I shall see it and call to mind the eternal covenant between God and every living creature on earth, that is, all living things. 禅hat, God told Noah, 訴s the sign of the covenant I have established between myself and all living things on earth.

    

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        Remember the covenant with
                                God.

                            Where is the lamb? 末
                            Do we even recognize our
                                 sin?

                            Jesus carries the sins of the
                                world.

                            Jesus is beaten His Body
                                for our sins.

                            Jesus is the Lamb
                                slaughtered for our
                                sins.

                            Jesus whipped for our
                                transgressions 末

                            Satan has tempted people
                                to think they have
                                no sin 末

                            We are sinful 末
                            We must tell God we are sorry
                                and be humble 末

                            Jesus shows us Himself 末
                                His life in the rosary 末

                            The incarnation goes on
                                in us 末

  

Joyful                      Light                   
1. Annunciation  1. Baptism 
of Jesus
 
2. Visitation 2. Marriage 
 at Cana
3. Nativity    3. Kingdom 
of God
4. Presentation  4. Transfiguration 
5. Finding in 
the Temple    
5. Last Supper 

    

Sorrowful            Glorious                                      
1. Agony in 
the garden
1. Resurrection
2. Scouring
at the pillar
2. Ascension
3. Crowning
with thorns
3. Descent of the
 Holy
Spirit
4. Carrying  
of Cross
  4. Assumption 
5. Crucifixion 5. Coronation

    

  

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        The Blood of the LAMB 末

                            At the Mass we give ourselves
                                as a Sacrifice united to
                                the Holy Sacrifice.

                            Blood 末

    

  

    

 


   

Jesus speaks:        During this
                            retreat carry a picture
                            of the crucifixion
                            in Florida 末

Messenger:        Sins are forgiven by the
                                Blood of Jesus.

    

Litany of the
Most Precious Blood of Jesus

(For public or private use.)

Lord, have mercy on us.
   Christ, have mercy on us.
Lord, have mercy on us. Christ, hear us.
   Christ, graciously hear us.
God the Father of Heaven,
   Have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world,
   Have mercy on us.
God the Holy Spirit,
   Have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, One God,
   Have mercy on us.

Blood of Christ, only-begotten Son of the Eternal Father, save us.
Blood of Christ, Incarnate Word of God, save us.
Blood of Christ, of the New and Eternal Testament, save us.
Blood of Christ, falling upon the earth in the Agony, save us.
Blood of Christ, shed profusely in the Scourging, save us.
Blood of Christ, flowing forth in the Crowning with Thorns, save us.
Blood of Christ, poured out on the Cross, save us.
Blood of Christ, Price of our salvation, save us.
Blood of Christ, without which there is no forgiveness, save us.
Blood of Christ, Eucharistic drink and refreshment of souls, save us.
Blood of Christ, river of mercy, save us.
Blood of Christ, Victor over demons, save us.
Blood of Christ, Courage of martyrs, save us.
Blood of Christ, Strength of confessors, save us.
Blood of Christ, bringing forth virgins, save us.
Blood of Christ, Help of those in peril, save us.
Blood of Christ, Relief of the burdened, save us.
Blood of Christ, Solace in sorrow, save us.
Blood of Christ, Hope of the penitent, save us.
Blood of Christ, Consolation of the dying, save us.
Blood of Christ, Peace and Tenderness of hearts, save us.
Blood of Christ, Pledge of Eternal Life, save us.
Blood of Christ, freeing souls from Purgatory, save us.
Blood of Christ, most worthy of all glory and honor, save us.

Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
    Spare us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
    Graciously hear us, O Lord.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
    Have mercy on us, O Lord.

V.  Thou hast redeemed us, O Lord, in Thy Blood,
R.  And made of us a kingdom for our God.

Let Us Pray

   Almighty and Eternal God, Thou hast appointed Thine only-begotten Son the Redeemer of the world, and willed to be appeased by His Blood. Grant, we beseech Thee, that we may worthily adore this Price of our salvation, and through its power be safeguarded from the evils of this present life, so that we may rejoice in its fruits forever in Heaven. Through the same Christ Our Lord. R.  Amen. 

    

August 12, 2004 message continues

Messenger:        By shedding of Blood
                                of Jesus is
                                the remission
                                of sin.
  

                           Sin is real 末
                            The worse thing 
                                is the denial
                                of sin.

                            How blind am I?
                            Do I walk in the light?

Jesus speaks:      I am Jesus, I tell you I am
                                calling all at this retreat
                                to pray deeply for the
                                priests, the Church and the
                                world.

                                Can you not get out of your
                            self-focus and come and pray to me.
                            Satan wants you to focus on
                            yourself. Satan wants you
                            to block My work.

                                I am a God of justice.
                            My people disobey My
                            Commandments. I have called
                            you to help make reparation
                            for the sins of the world and
                            for your own sins.


                                

    

  

             

From August 6, 2004

Jesus speaks:            I am calling

                 you to the retreat

                 in China.

                    Tremendous grace

                 will be granted.

 

   

Feast of the Sacred Heart
June 18, 2004

      

               Mass every day

  

St. Ignatius

   

            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.

    

p. 11

21.                     SPIRITUAL EXERCISES

    Which have as their purpose the conquest of self
    and the regulation of one's life in such a way that
    no decision is made under the influence of any
    inordinate attachment

 

p. 25

46. PRAYER.  In the preparatory prayer I will beg God
our Lord for grace that all my intentions, actions, 
and operations may be directed purely to the 
praise and service of His Divine Majesty.

    

August 6, 2004 message continues

Jesus speaks:            I have called for 24 hour
                               adoration in China, Indiana.

                                (1) to pray for the priests, the
                                        Church and the world.

                                (2) to pray for the Priestly Newsletter
                                        and all involved.

                                (3) Always to pray Friday
                                        12:00 - 3:00

                                (4) Pray for little peoples books

                                (5) Rosary Program

                                (6) Retreats in China and 5ths
                                        and priests who help us.

                                (7) Internet Ministry and all ministries

                                (8) All Shepherds of Christ
                                        needs including leaders,
                                        servants, handmaids and apostles.

                                (9) Special Intentions

                              (10) Florida and funds

                                I call you to prayer 末
                                    Servants, handmaids and apostles

                                    a) 6:20 prayers
                                    b) daily Mass and adoration
                                    c) pray hourly

   

From Jesus:

    I invite you to spend an                
afternoon, an evening,
in the morning with Me.
                _________________________

Special Soul:
I want to spend these hour/hours     
            
in China, Indiana with Jesus.

                                                              weekly ___

Other
12:00 am to 1:00 am ___ 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ___
1:00 am to 2:00 am ___ 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ___
2:00 am to 3:00 am ___ 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ___
3:00 am to 4:00 am ___ 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ___
4:00 am to 5:00 am ___ 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ___
5:00 am to 6:00 am ___ 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm ___
6:00 am to 7:00 am ___ 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm ___
7:00 am to 8:00 am ___ 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm ___
8:00 am to 9:00 am ___ 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm ___
9:00 am to 10:00 am ___ 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm ___
10:00 am to 11:00 am ___ 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm ___
11:00 am to 12:00 pm ___ 11:00 pm to 12:00 pm ___

Retreats are held monthly.

   

  
 

   

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