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September 27, 2010

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                September 27, 2010

                Love

                Marriage

                God planted man and woman in a garden

                Agony in the garden

                Christ crucified in a garden

                God calls us to grow in union
                    to make a beautiful earth —

                Married life is to bring beauty to the earth —

                We are to mature in love
                That is the whole purpose of our life —

                Greatest commandment
                    1) To Love God first
                        to love and serve God
                    2) To Love others
                    3) To Love oneself

                Our life is to be lived to grow in our love
                    union with God —

                Out of all the souls God could have
                    made — He made us —

                We like others, that will grow in
                    greater union with us — like us — that
                    we can work together —

                Working in love with Jesus to help build
                    His Kingdom —

                Taking Jesus as our Spouse

                Growing more and more in His image and
                    likeness

                Working in this image and likeness of
                    Jesus is what helps
                    religious communities
                    grow —

                The more I am like Jesus
                The more you are like Jesus
                The more we are united in love —

                St. Paul suffered in Corinth — he wrote so purely —
 

1 Corinthians 13: 1-13  

Though I command languages both human and angelic—if I speak without love, I am no more than a gong booming or a cymbal clashing. And though I have the power of prophecy, to penetrate all mysteries and knowledge, and though I have all the faith necessary to move mountains—if I am without love, I am nothing. Though I should give away to the poor all that I possess, and even give up my body to be burned—if I am without love, it will do me no good whatever. 

    Love is always patient and kind; love is never jealous; love is not boastful or conceited, it is never rude and never seeks its own advantage, it does not take offence or store up grievances. Love does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but finds its joy in the truth. It is always ready to make allowances, to trust, to hope and to endure whatever comes. 

    Love never comes to an end. But if there are prophecies, they will be done away with; if tongues, they will fall silent; and if knowledge, it will be done away with. For we know only imperfectly, and we prophesy imperfectly; but once perfection comes, all imperfect things will be done away with. When I was a child, I used to talk like a child, and see things as a child does, and think like a child; but now that I have become an adult, I have finished with all childish ways. Now we see only reflections in a mirror, mere riddles, but then we shall be seeing face to face. Now I can know only imperfectly; but then I shall know just as fully as I am myself known. 

    As it is, these remain: faith, hope and love, the three of them; and the greatest of them is love.

    

Christ the King

November 25, 2007

INTRODUCTION: When the first king of Israel, King Saul, was killed in battle, the southern part of Israel chose David as their king. The northern part chose Ishbaal, King Saul’s son, to be their king. Ishbaal was inept and after seven years of chaos, the northern tribes turned to David and asked him to rule them also. This is where our first reading comes in. David was a successful leader and, in spite of some serious misbehavior, was viewed throughout Jewish history as an ideal king. The Jews always hoped for another king like him. When a king assumed his office, he was anointed and thus the ideal king the Jews longed for was often referred to as “the anointed one.” The Hebrew word for this is “Mashiah,” or as we say it: “Messiah.” When Mashiah is translated into Greek we have “Χριστός.” So when we call Jesus “Christ” we are in effect saying Jesus, the King. Christ’s kingdom is not an earthly one, as St. Paul tells us, but it is eternal and a sharing in God’s own authority and power.

HOMILY: This will be my last homily for this year. Before everyone cheers or wonders whether I am taking an extended vacation, I should tell you I’m talking about the liturgical year -otherwise known as the Church year. Next Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent, and we begin again a new Church year, preparing ourselves to celebrate Christ’s birth. Before we know it, we’re into Ash Wednesday, and it is especially early this year. The last time Lent came so early in the spring (and that’s because Easter is early) was 89 years ago. Starting next Sunday, then, we begin to recall the major events of Jesus life: his birth, his death, resurrection, ascension and his sending of the Holy Spirit. After Pentecost, as usual, we hear about his miracles and his teaching as presented to us in St. Matthew’s gospel. And as usual, at the end of the liturgical year, we will again celebrate the feast of Christ the King.
 

The feast of Christ the King was established in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. You might wonder, didn’t Pius XI know kings are not so popular any more? But what else could we call Christ? Should we call him instead a president, a prime minister, the chairman of the board, a dictator, president for life? The title “King” is most fitting for Christ. But he is not the same as any other king. His power is absolute and eternal. He has received his authority and power from God the Father and that will never change.  

When we think of kings, it is automatic to associate them with castles and crowns, royal robes, jewelry, servants, armies and various symbols of wealth and power. Today Jesus, our king, is pictured hanging on the cross, his crown a crown of thorns. His small group of followers is nowhere to be found except for his mother, one faithful Apostle, and a couple of women. No rings were on his fingers, just nails in his hands and feet. No royal robes, instead he was most likely stripped naked as was the Roman custom. Later centuries have covered him over with a loin cloth for modesty. No one is cheering him or praising him. His enemies are outdoing each other mocking him. After three years working to establish a kingdom of love, he is condemned as a criminal, tortured and executed. He warned his followers some of them would suffer in a similar fashion. It’s a wonder he had any followers at all.

I am always impressed when I think of what Jesus did in three years. Moses labored for 40 years, Buddha 45 years, and Muhammad 23. The carpenter on the cross, with the sign above his head, Jesus Christ, king of the Jews, who came from a politically and religiously insignificant part of an insignificant country, influenced this world more than any human being that ever lived. After two thousand years a billion people, including ourselves, call him our king! If some of his followers reflected his teachings more faithfully, there might be six billion who now follow him. Jesus is a king who does not parade around in worldly glory or demonstrate worldly power. However, he is greater than any king who ever lived, for he is “the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.”

Our king does not rule by arms and weapons. Arms and weapons get people’s attention. Without having someone to stand over us with a club or a gun, we are tempted to feel “why do I have to do what they tell me?” A lot of people feel that about Jesus. The people who put him on a cross felt that way, except for his few friends and the thief who asked to be remembered when Jesus entered his kingdom. The Jewish leaders thought they would be rid of this troublemaker, this bossy person who went around telling people how they should live. They didn’t understand the power that he lived by and taught by, the power of love. He will always be a king who rules with love, but whether or not he is king in our lives and in our hearts is up to us. If we respond to him in love, it will lead us into his kingdom of new life.

A cartoon in the New Yorker showed two fellows walking to lunch one day and the one was complaining to the other: “my boss keeps telling me what to do.” Authority is not popular, we like to make our own rules, even with regard to God. The new age theology, which is really a return to paganism, views Christ as a nice guy who overlooks our bad behavior and is going to reward all of us in the end, no matter how we’ve lived. He will forgive us if we turn to him. Notice his words of forgiveness were directed only to one of the two crucified with him. We cannot take our salvation lightly. The cross was not a joy ride for Jesus. Salvation is serious business and Jesus suffered in order to win salvation for us. But he can only save us if we do not forget that he is always our king, not just in an abstract way but in our concrete, everyday lives. Amen.

     

Luke 16: 19-31

'There was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and feast magnificently every day. And at his gate there used to lie a poor man called Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to fill himself with what fell from the rich man's table. Even dogs came and licked his sores. Now it happened that the poor man died and was carried away by the angels into Abraham's embrace. The rich man also died and was buried.

    'In his torment in Hades he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off with Lazarus in his embrace. So he cried out, "Father Abraham, pity me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in agony in these flames." Abraham said, "My son, remember that during your life you had your fill of good things, just as Lazarus his fill of bad. Now he is being comforted here while you are in agony. But that is not all: between us and you a great gulf has been fixed, to prevent those who want to cross from our side to yours or from your side to ours."

    'So he said, "Father, I beg you then to send Lazarus to my father's house, since I have five brothers, to give them warning so that they do not come to this place of torment too." Abraham said, "They have Moses and the prophets, let them listen to them." The rich man replied, "Ah no, father Abraham, but if someone comes to them from the dead, they will repent." Then Abraham said to him, "If they will not listen either to Moses or to the prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone should rise from the dead."

   

                God is telling us how to love —

                Jesus gives us His Word

                Many do not  listen to Him
                Jesus loved us so much, He took
                    flesh to show us how to love
                    He died on a cross — giving us
                        His love —

                Our marriage to God —

 

From Blue Book II

February 23, 1994 5:30 a.m.A City on a Hill Shines to the World

Jesus: I am the light of the world. A city on a hill will shine to the world. You at the Center will be this city when you are filled to the brim with the love of Jesus. What power, what might, to have each person a personal spouse of Jesus Christ! This is the light to the darkened world. The love of Jesus radiates from the very being of those who love Him. What light when all together are lifted by His love abounding deep within their breasts!

end of excerpt

   

                God gives us the sacrament of marriage
                    for husbands and wives —
                    to teach us to grow in relationship —
                    to work in greater perfection
                    to work in greater union
                    to work in knowing each other —

                Greater will to serve God
                Greater knowledge of God that leads
                    to union —

                Oneness in our hearts —
                the love of the Persons of the Trinity
                    are our model —

                Knowing good or bad —

                When I sin — I teach myself about
                    acting imperfectly and
                    knowing I got away with
                    this rebellion to serve God
                    as He deserves —

                God deserves our service —
                We were created to serve Him —
                We know obedience
                    choosing obedience —
                    growing in obedience

                Knowing saying yes to God's will —

                As one who disobeys knows the
                    sin of disobedience —
                    the way one can teach themselves
                    about rebellion — to act
                    out of habit in disobedience

                As Fr. Carter who was obedient always
                    to His superiors — doing God's
                    will — Fr. Carter knew obedience —

                As one who rebels in disobedience to
                    God's will — has habits of
                    disobedience — they know
                    disobedience —
                    they can be in the state of
                        disobedience as Jesus says —

                    they know willfulness
                        it can be a habit
                        it is how they act —

                As one who is trusting another
                    in love — giving — knows
                    love and letting others
                    go in and out of doors freely
                    and loves by giving —

                A person of malice is two-faced —
                    they can go between acting
                    kind —, but not giving real
                    love

                Love is giving oneself for the good
                    of the other —

                A person whose motive is selfish
                    wants the service they give
                    ultimately for themselves —

                Their service is not in love for the
                    honor and glory of God, but
                    in some way to get glory,
                    affection, slavish possession
                    of the other for themselves —
                    for affection for themselves —
                    for control or power for themselves
                        to fill their own weakness —

                A person who is pure of heart —
                    like Mary — the perfect handmaid
                    of the Lord —

                Served to do God's will
                    Loved God's will
                    Loved obedience to God

                As Adam and Eve disobeyed God —
                    they were disordered in their
                    relationship with God, others
                    and self —

                The Three Loves —
                    To break one is to be off —
                    Breaking a bond of love —
                    Hurting someone they love —

                By hurting others
                    We are breaking our bond of loving
                        God — for what we do to
                        hurt others — we do to God —
                        Jesus paid the price for
                        our sin on the cross —
                        in the Passion

                By hurting others
                    We hurt ourselves —
                    For God wants to reward us
                        for our purity in loving
                        Him, others and ourselves and
                    Instead of loving — we can
                        punish or hurt another we love —
                        by choosing sin —
                        we can alienate ourselves in our
                            relationship with God,
                            others and ourselves with
                            unloving sinful ways
                            against God's will —

                Our imperfection is our god —
                    NOT GOD — We in acting
                    to hurt others — in an attempt
                    to control another
                    we are supposed to love —

                This is what we do — we hurt relationships
                    rather than build relationships
                        that last in love with God,
                        ourselves and others —

                Song Why Do We Hurt the Ones We Love

                Love is giving

                Heaven is a reward promised to those
                    who loved and served the Lord —

                Those in Heaven — are in perfect obedience
                    to God's will —

                Those in heaven are not in marriage
                    to others —

                There is not money in heaven

                Perfect poverty, chastity, obedience
                    in heaven —

                We have in a judgment

                    A Subject and an object

                    and a relationship between
                        the two

                What is the motive of one's actions
                    If one wishes to love —
                    (1) that is to give God what is
                        His due
                    (2) to give others what is their
                        due
                    (3) to love ourselves so we
                        will not hurt our soul

                Our motives are to be pure

                Our judgment is to be based
                    on what God wants us to do — we
                    use the object for a pure motive —

                Our relationship in this Movement
                    with God and others
                    is to serve God in our
                    vocation, our calling, our
                    job to
                    help bring the Reign of the Sacred Heart and
                        triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart
                    to help build the Kingdom of God
                        to men on the earth —

                We see how David's Kingdom prospered
                    as he served as a just King
                    for God —

                We see how Saul's Kingdom fell —
                    as he disobeyed Samuel and
                    did what he wanted —

                We see King David — the people who
                    prospered —
                    God blessed them —

                1000 before Christ —

                We see those who disobeyed Jeremiah
                    about 400 years later which led
                    to the Babylonian Exile —
                    We see how the Jews fell

                Jesus came to establish His Kingdom
                    among the men who are
                    obedient and loving Him
                    Jesus is the perfect King
                    the perfect prophet and
                    the perfect priest

                We see how man has disobeyed
                    Jesus

                How many — even ourselves — disobey
                    the Gospel

                The Prodigal Son who broke his
                    relationship with his father,
                    his family and others —
                    who acted against himself in
                        sin —

                We see how the father takes him
                    back —

                We see the jealousy of the other
                    brother —
                    If he tried to hurt his brother
                        he would be full of
                        envy —

                A person seeing the good of
                    another and punishing
                    them with evil, like
                    Joseph's brothers, has given
                    into envy —

                This is one of the seven deadly sins
                    that drives us from life —

                To use a religious institution —
                    the Church — to volunteer
                    to act like we are doing work
                    and serving and then to work out
                    emotional dysfunctions on others using
                    our responsibility in our job to act out evil —
                    is evil —

                The Church exists to bring Christ's
                    message of the Gospel of
                    love to others —

                When one uses religion to punish
                    others for their own anger
                    inside of them
                    for envy, for pride —
                    one is hurting their relationship
                    with God, others and themselves —

                They can further hurt all those
                    who would have come after
                    them in the building of the
                    Kingdom — generations
                    after them —

                Like David —
                Like Saul

                Like Paul who first persecuted the
                    Christians —

                Then changed to help spread the
                    Good News —

                Like St. Ignatius whose leg was
                    hurt by a cannon ball and
                    gave us the Spiritual Exercises
                    of St. Ignatius —

   

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.

   

                God gave us the Virgin Mary building
                    as a sign to the world —
                    a sign of this mission to help
                    bring about the
                    Reign of the Sacred Heart and
                    Triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart —

                When we shake our fists on Christmas
                    because of the anger in us
                    we are offending Jesus who
                    took flesh — the Divine Almighty
                    God and put on a little baby
                    body — and came to this earth and died
                    and rose so we could be saved —

                The Gospel today tells us about the
                    man and the scraps from the
                    table —

                When we make others doing God's will
                    put up with our envy and
                    punishment —
                We are hurting our soul
                We are hurting the human race
                We are doing it to Jesus —

                The three loves —

                Fr. Pasquini told me it is a vocation
                    for some who have the
                    money to help us do this —

                Fr. Joe said — I would have to
                    close the Church if I
                    did not recognize how it
                    is my duty to tell people
                    about donations and expect
                    people to give to do His work —

                In justice to God, through baptism
                    we are to spread God's Kingdom —

                The Church, the Movement does
                    not exist for anyone who has money
                    to use for their vain and selfish control

                If one is called to help, because
                    God has bestowed the wherewith
                    to do this financially,
                    one is to do it not for an ulterior
                    motive of gaining their
                    way and acting out emotional
                    dysfunction —

                The rules of business — one may
                    use may not be, necessarily, the
                    rule for giving in the heart
                    in justice to God.

                Obedience to God's will is paramount —

                Obeying authority and not trying
                    to make our own authority
                    over ones in authority —

                A leader is one who reports upward —

                A leader is not one who operates
                    independently of those over
                    them —

                Jesus is the way, the truth and the life —
                    We do not lie and then expect
                        to have a relationship
                        with God or others over
                        us, we lie to —

                A person who is a leader under
                    another is to help those
                    above them — to report to them —
                    to not become independent
                    in any way of those over them —

                Judas was loved deeply by Jesus —
                    Judas betrayed Jesus

                Judas did things in secret that
                    led to the arrest of Jesus —

                Judas pride was deep in his
                    heart —

                Judas raised himself above
                    Jesus

                Judas did not win —

                Hurting our relationship with
                    God, others and ourselves
                    by sin — makes us miserable —
                    When we are to be united in
                        love in service of God —

                We raise ourselves above His
                    purpose and our pride
                    takes the top of the ladder
                    then in sin —
                    the devil can tempt and the
                    person gives in — then they can
                    tell themselves they are
                    right over authority —

                Seeking dominance for dominance
                    sake is the sin of pride and
                    it is a deadly sin —

                    Work done in pride then
                        is done in this darkness
                        of cutting oneself off
                        from the head —

                    Next becomes justification
                        for this wrong behavior
                        which can lead to
                        lying —

                    The end result the person
                        has hurt their relationship
                        with God, others and themselves —

                Unrecognized sin — done in
                    willfulness — lying about
                    the sin and motive leads
                    to stored guilt —

                How can a marriage exist when
                    one lies to the other —

                How can we have relationship
                    deeply with God when we
                    lie to Him about our sins to
                    Him —

                God gives us authority —
                God operates in structure

                Building the Kingdom of God is our
                    work here

                Not for a weak person to get
                    power through controlling
                    at Church etc. —

                If one who is in charge
                    allows this person to do this
                    then they become an enabler —

                We see how the media cracked
                    down on the sex crises
                    in the Church and
                    how those over were held
                        responsible

                    and how the offenses go on and
                        on to offend more and more
                        Church going families

                Wearing a religious garb and
                    acting scandalously is
                    worse than one who is
                    not wearing a habit of some sort,
                    a collar etc. —

                The devil works this way —
                    when one sins —
                    the devil wants them to deny it
                    so he can work in this lie
                    to hurt relationships with
                    God, others and self —

                Love is truth

                Love is being trustworthy
                    in doing God's will

 

 

                Given September 26, 2010

                Fr. Joe's Mass 8:00 AM

                Many say money is the root of all evil

                but what is wrong
                    is the love of money is evil —
                    Jesus did not condemn people who were wealthy,
                        but money can lead men into evil —

                    Today's parable is a shock for the Jewish —
                        If a person was wealthy they thought
                            God was blessing the man
                        If a person is poor they thought
                            they weren't serving God as
                            they should, but this was wrong —

 

                Today's Readings 

Amos 6: 1, 4-7

Disaster for those
    so comfortable in Zion
and for those so confident
    on the hill of Samaria,
the notables of this first of nations,
those to whom the House of Israel
    has recourse!

Lying on ivory beds
and sprawling on their divans,
they dine on lambs from the flock,
and stall-fattened veal;
they bawl to the sound of the lyre
and, like David,
    they invent musical instruments;
they drink wine by the bowlful,
and lard themselves with the finest oils,
but for the ruin of Joseph
    they care nothing.
That is why they will now go
    into captivity,
heading the column of captives.
The sprawlers' revelry is over.

   

1 Timothy 6: 11-16

But, as someone dedicated to God, avoid all that. You must aim to be upright and religious, filled with faith and love, perseverance and gentleness.Fight the good fight of faith and win the eternal life to which you were called and for which you made your noble profession of faith before many witnesses. Now, before God, the source of all life, and before Jesus Christ, who witnessed to his noble profession of faith before Pontius Pilate, I charge you to do all that you have been told, with no faults or failures, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ, 

who at the due time will be revealed 
by God, the blessed and only Ruler of all, 
the King of kings and the Lord of lords, 
who alone is immortal, 
whose home is in inaccessible light, 
whom no human being has seen 
    or is able to see: 
to him be honour and everlasting power. 
    Amen.

   

Luke 16: 19-31

'There was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and feast magnificently every day. And at his gate there used to lie a poor man called Lazarus, covered with sores, who longed to fill himself with what fell from the rich man's table. Even dogs came and licked his sores. Now it happened that the poor man died and was carried away by the angels into Abraham's embrace. The rich man also died and was buried.

    'In his torment in Hades he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off with Lazarus in his embrace. So he cried out, "Father Abraham, pity me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, for I am in agony in these flames." Abraham said, "My son, remember that during your life you had your fill of good things, just as Lazarus his fill of bad. Now he is being comforted here while you are in agony. But that is not all: between us and you a great gulf has been fixed, to prevent those who want to cross from our side to yours or from your side to ours."

    'So he said, "Father, I beg you then to send Lazarus to my father's house, since I have five brothers, to give them warning so that they do not come to this place of torment too." Abraham said, "They have Moses and the prophets, let them listen to them." The rich man replied, "Ah no, father Abraham, but if someone comes to them from the dead, they will repent." Then Abraham said to him, "If they will not listen either to Moses or to the prophets, they will not be convinced even if someone should rise from the dead."

     

                God is telling us about the Kingdom
                    of God —

                If you die and you were mean to others —
                    unloving, making them beg for what
                    was rightfully theirs —

                    taking what God wants for His purpose and
                        you use it by controlling it —
                        punishing to set rules against
                        God's will —

                    Why should God give such a person a
                        reward, when they die when
                        they punished others and were
                        angry and make them beg and
                        has never repented

                The man who lives and serves the Lord —
                    who loves His brothers —
                    who works in harmony to do God's will
                    with His things for the sake of
                    souls —
                    then when he dies he will get
                    an eternal reward if
                    he loved and served the Lord
                    according to God's will

                Obedience to God's will

                When a person bases what they do on
                    impurities
                    jealousies —
                    envies —
                    anger etc. —
                they are already serving satan —

                putting their control before God's will
                    because they seek dominance
                    for dominance sake —
                    pride —

                Eve sinned in pride
                Look how we suffered —

                Then the man in the Gospel
                    said — send somebody back from
                    the dead —
                    Jesus did come back from the dead —
                    God gave us the prophets —

                    the man sinning does what he
                    wants
                    he disobeys —
                    he turns right into wrong
                    he turns wrong into right

                    and then after he has been warned
                        time and time again —
                        he rebels anyway —
                        doing his own will
                        because he wants to —
                        he listens to satan and rebels

                The greatest commandments
                    tells us to know, love and serve God
                    and to love our neighbor as ourselves —

                We seek God's will —
                It is our love —
                We seek obedience —

                We know in it we are blessed in obedience
                    to God's will —

                We see our actions in the Plan of the Father —
                Disobeying God's will affects a whole lot
                    of people —

                Like Obeying affects all those we may have
                    touched after us

                Obedience is the lesson
                    Christ showed us in His
                        passion and death —
                    sweating Blood in the garden —

                The Divine God took flesh to teach
                    us His way —

                So how can we disobey the Son of God
                    in His love for us —

                If we follow Adam and Eve
                We give into sin when we disobey God.

                Continual disobedience leads us
                    away from our goal which is God —
                    We develop habits of serving
                    ourselves and not God
                    rebelling against God

                Continual giving into the deadly sins leads
                    to vices and habits —
                    we exercise which are how we
                        act —

                Like living virtues —
                    faith, hope and charity, humility —
                        prudence — temperance —
                        justice —
                    we have good habits —

                My gifts to God is myself —
                    my talent, my treasure, my will —
                    what God wants —
                    not listening to satan —
                    obeying authority!!


                       
 

 

     


Give Christmas Presents that count.

 

Get a canvas print of Mary's image
with a sliver of glass and
a little bottle of
Jesus and Mary water.

The glass will be fixed behind the
back of the picture.

Cost   — $200.00

Call Sheila

1-513-470-3387

                           

Also available

a cup with a Mary's image on it

Cost $15

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Call Doris

or Call Kathleen
1-727-412-0906
 

 

 

   

Rosaries with Mary's Image Available
Aurora Borealis Beads

6mm - $30.00
8mm - $40.00

   all items plus shipping


Fatima w/glass - 11"
$150.00


Sacred Heart of Jesus
w/glass - 18" - $300.00
 


St. Joseph - 18"
$65.00


St. Rita - 12"
$40.00

Different statues and sizes available

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or Call Kathleen
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Authenticity


 
Prayers and Meditations

$10.00
 

Medicine of Immortality


Prayers and Meditations - on
the mystery of the Eucharist

$10.00

other books by Fr. Pasquini available

  

        
Cycle A Book available soon!
 

        

other books available by Fr. Carter

$10.00 each plus shipping

 Call 1-888-211-3041

 

   

other books available by Rita Ring

 


Blue Book I
$10.00

Blue Book II
$10.00

Blue Book III
$10.00

Blue Book IV
$5.00

Blue Book V
$5.00

Blue Book VI
$10.00

plus shipping

   

      

         
Immaculate Heart and Sacred Heart Pictures Available

with & without frames - different sizes available

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or Call Kathleen
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We can send Fr. Joe's

homily book to a priest for 75.

Can you please help us get

these homilies to the priests?
 

Please help us with your donation.

Call Shepherds of Christ

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Prayer Cards available

     
Holy Spirit Prayer Act of Consecration to
Immaculate Heart of Mary
Act of Consecration to
Sacred Heart of Jesus
Prayer for Priests

 

Prayer before the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
 

Prayer for Union with Jesus

Available for .25 each plus postage

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Prayer Card  4" x 6"

.50 each plus postage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

size 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
$1.00 plus postage

 

 

 

 

 

  Statues  

     

Sacred Heart of Jesus w/glass - 18

Our Lady-Guadalupe w/glass - 12
Limpias - 8
     

Immaculate Heart w/glass - 18

I Heart - Ivory w/glass - 18

Our Lady of Grace w/glass - 18

     
Our Lady-Mt. Carmel w/glass - 18

Our Lady of Lourdes w/glass - 18

Infant of Prague w/glass - 24

     

Sacred Heart of Jesus w/glass - 24

Sacred Heart -Blessing w/glass - 24

Sorrowful Mother w/glass - 24

 

 

 

I Heart - Ivory w/glass - 24

I Heart of Mary w/glass - 24

Our Lady of Lourdes w/glass - 24
   

 

  

 

Our Lady-Guadalupe w/glass - 28

Our Lady of Grace w/glass - 24

Our Lady-Mt. Carmel w/glass - 24
     

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

St. Padre Pio

St. Joseph

St. Therese

   

 

 

St. Francis

St. Anthony

St. Claire

 

  

 

Limpias

St. Jude
 

Divine Mercy

 

  

 

Holy Family

Angel

St. Philomena

 

 

 

Pieta - Marble

Pieta - Color

Holy Family

 

  

 

St. Anthony - 18

St. Francis - 18

St. Joseph - 18

 

 

 

St. Therese - 18

St. Rita - 18

St. Clare - 12
 
     
     

St. Rita - 12

St. Padre Pio - 12

Divine Mercy - 12

St. Michael - 11

         

 


Shepherds of Christ Ministries
P. O. Box 627
China, IN  47250

 

Toll free - 1-888-211-3041
Local - 1-812-273-8405
fax - 1-812-273-3182
web: www.sofc.org
e-mail: info@sofc.org

 

  Size Price Quantity   

 Holy Family

 24"

$180

 

 Limpias

 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  
 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  
 St. Padre Pio - standing

12"

$40  
 St. Padre Pio - sitting

8"

$50  
 St. Michael

11"

$40  
 St. Rita

12"

$40  

 Divine Mercy

12"

$40  
 St. Claire

12"

$40  
 Limpias

8"

$25  
 Our Lady of Guadalupe w/glass

28"

$500  
 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel w/glass

24"

$500  

 Immaculate Heart of Mary w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Immaculate Heart - Ivory w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Infant of Prague w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Our Lady of Grace w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Our Lady of Lourdes w/glass  

 24"

$500  
 Sacred Heart of Jesus w/glass

 24"

$500  
 Sacred Heart -Blessing w/glass

 24"

$500  

 Sorrowful Mother w/glass

 24"

$500  
 Immaculate Heart of Mary w/glass

18"

$300  
 Immaculate Heart - Ivory w/glass

18"

$300  
 Sacred Heart of Jesus w/glass

18"

$300  
 Our Lady of Lourdes w/glass  

18"

$300  
 Our Lady of Grace w/glass

18"

$300  

 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel w/glass

18" $300  
 Our Lady of Guadalupe w/glass

12"

$200  

 Fatima w/glass

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  
 Pilgrim Virgin w/glass

27"

$450  


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Shepherds of Christ  
P. O. Box 627
China, IN  47250

1-888-211-3041

 

Fr. Joe's Homily Books  

Guiding Light - Cycle A
The Word Alive in Our Hearts

$10.00


Guiding Light - Cycle B
Focusing on the Word

$10.00
 

Guiding Light - Cycle C
Feed My Soul

$10.00

 

Fr. Carter's Books

Priestly Newsletter Book I

12 Newsletters
July 1994 - June 1996

$12.00


Priestly Newsletter Book 2

17 Newsletters
1996 - 1999

$12.00
 

Priestly Newsletter Book 3

4 Newsletters & Prayers
2000

$12.00


 

Response to God's Love



$10.00
 


Messages given
by Jesus and Mary 1994

Tell My People
$10.00
 


The Pain and the Joy

$10.00

Synopsis of the Spiritual Life

Spirituality Handbook
$3.00

 


Priestly Newsletter on CD
2000 - Issue 1

$10.00


Priestly Newsletter on CD
2000 - Issue 2

$10.00


 

 

 

Fr. Pasquini's Books

 

Authenticity


 
Prayers and Meditations

$10.00

In Imitation of Two Hearts

For those suffering or
in Nursing Homes
 
$10.00

Light, Happiness and Peace

Journeying through traditional
Catholic Spirituality

$10.00

Medicine of Immortality

Prayers and Meditations - will assist the reader in growth toward a deeper understanding of the mystery of the Eucharist

$10.00


Ecce Fides - Pillar of Truth

Ideal for RCIA, Adult & Youth Bible Study, Homeschooling, Catholic
Identity Studies

$10.00

Shepherds of Christ Newsletters
9 Newsletters
2006 - 2008

$36.00

  

DVDs and CDs by Fr. Pasquini
 


 

Authenticity DVD
Prayers on the Ocean

$10.00
 

Nursing Home Mass DVD

$10.00

Consolation DVD

$10.00

Medicine of Immortality
Read by Rita Ring

2 CDs - $17.00

In Imitation of Two Hearts DVD

$10.00


 

Consolation CD
by Fr. John

$8.00
 


 

Nursing Home Mass CD

$8.00
 

Holy Spirit Novena DVD

$10.00 

Divine Mercy Chaplet DVD

$10.00 

 

 

 

God’s Blue Books

God’s Blue Book 1
Teachings to Lift You Up

    $10.00


God’s Blue Book 4
The Love of the Hearts of
Jesus and Mary

$5.00
 


God’s Blue Book 2
The Fire of His Love

$10.00
 

God’s Blue Book 5
So Deep Is the Love of His Heart

$5.00


God’s Blue Book 3
Love God, Love One Another

(Fr. Carter's favorite)
$10.00
 


God’s Blue Book 6
He Calls Us to Action

$10.00
 

  

 

Rosary Books
 


Rosaries from the
Hearts of Jesus and Mary

$10.00
 

Rosaries from the
Hearts of Jesus and Mary

$12.00

Rosary Meditations for
Parents and Children's

$10.00


Mysteries of Light 1

$5.00
 

Mysteries of Light 2

$5.00


Little People & Elderly Rosary Book

$10.00

Coloring Book
$5.00 each


Coloring Book
$5.00 each

 

Coloring Book
$5.00 each

Coloring Book
$5.00 each

Coloring Book
$5.00 each


Coloring Book
$5.00 each

 

   

 

 


 

The China Church is over 140 years old

and we pray in there 24 hours a day.

It needs stucco and so does

the community building.

Can you please help us?

Call Shepherds of Christ

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Likewise the priest house

is 150 years old.

Jesus told us to repair it

which we have been doing.

We need $13,000.00 for this work.

 

 

Crucifix — hand carved by Felix

   

Available for $750.00

      

 

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