BEFORE EXPOSED BLESSED SACRAMENT
IN THE HOLY SPIRIT CHAPEL
OUR LADY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT CENTER
JULY 13, 1995 NOON
THE JOYFUL MYSTERIES
- R. Put yourself in the presence of the Almighty God. Before us is the same Jesus
Christ who walked on the face of this earth and was carried in the womb of the Virgin
Mary. He is present, the same Jesus who hung on the cross. Who are we that the Almighty
God is present and that we are before Him? Let us bow our head and bend low for this truly
is Jesus Christ, the Son of God, and He is giving to us a great gift by allowing us to be
- R: We see the angel appearing to the Virgin Mary. Mary says yes to the angel, always
complying with the Will of the Father. She loved the Father so much as a little child,
always wanting to please the Father.
- R: Mary is filled with the Holy Spirit, and the Word became flesh and dwelt among
us. Jesus, the Son of God, enters this earth in the womb of the Virgin Mary. Who are we
that God the Father so loved this world that He sent His only-begotten Son, Jesus, into
this world? Jesus took on a human baby body.
- R: We are His chosen ones. The Father created us with such love, each one of us
individually, so precious to Him. He gave to us His Son that we would be saved and live
with Him forever and ever in heaven.
- R: To help the mysteries of the rosary live in our life, we must meditate on the
intimacy between Jesus and Mary. We see the Two Hearts, The Heart of Jesus and the Heart
of Mary, beat within the body of Mary. In two of the mysteries of the rosary, Jesus is
inside of Mary's body. There is such intimacy between those Two Hearts. In two mysteries
of the rosary, the Hearts are enclosed in one body, beating together in the body of Mary.
- R: Realizing this intimacy between Jesus and Mary can help us come closer to God.
Mary is the key to intimacy with God.
- Jesus: Let your hearts be soft and supple, My dear ones. Open wide your hearts and
rid yourselves of all distractions of this world. Be alone with Me. I am Jesus Christ, the
Son of God, and I am giving to you great gifts here, abundant graces to understand more
the mysteries of My life and that of My Mother. Open wide your heart and forget all that
is holding you apart from Me and meditate on these mysteries of Our lives.
- Jesus: Make a Spiritual Communion. Feel the presence of the Almighty God as you do
when you receive Holy Communion. For when you are in the state of grace, the Father, Son
and Holy Spirit dwell within you in such a special way! You cannot imagine the beauty of a
graced soul, a soul that is filled with My life. If I lifted the veil in this room, you
would fall on your faces from the vibrancy of the rays that would come from the
Consecrated Host. My dear ones, you do not know the great gifts I am giving to you in this
- R: Always in compliance with the Will of the Father, Mary said yes to the angel and
the Son of God was conceived within her womb. Mary mothers us this day and dispenses to us
the life that was merited by Her Son on the cross. As Jesus was formed in the womb of His
Mother through the Holy Spirit, we too are formed in the spiritual womb of our Mother. She
dispenses life, the life of grace, to us as we are transformed more and more through the
Holy Spirit into the image and likeness of Jesus, her Son. Who are we that God loves us so
- R: As you meditate on these mysteries of the rosary, see the connectedness between
the Hearts of Jesus and Mary. Mary's Heart that dwells in her Son. Let your heart dwell in
the Heart of the Virgin Mary and your heart will dwell in Jesus' Heart. You will be in
such connection with this love, the love of your Mother and the love of Jesus, your
- R. The Virgin Mary goes to visit Her cousin Elizabeth. The child in the womb of
Elizabeth leaps for joy at the presence of the Almighty God. Here we are in this room and
the Almighty God is present, no less present than He was in the womb of the Virgin Mary.
The child in Elizabeth's womb leaps for such joy! Let our hearts be filled with joy that
God is here and has chosen us to be with Him. Nothing is an accident. Every hair of our
head is numbered.
He calls and we respond to this calling. He is by our side, with us every second, as we go
about our day. He is so attentive to each and every one of our needs! He is talking in our
hearts in such a gentle and kind voice, outpouring His gentle words of love. We do not
hear many times, in the busyness of our lives. We do not hear the sweet and gentle words
that He speaks in our hearts. So gently He tells of His love for us and of His longing to
be ever closer to us. We put Him aside and go to the world. Our hearts are aching and
begging for love. He says over and over again, "Come to Me. I am what your soul seeks
and I am waiting. When your hearts are breaking and in pain, you must come to Me." It
is then that you will be comforted and you will receive the desires of your soul. Nothing
on the face of the earth can fill the starved soul but the love of the almighty God.
- Jesus: Many are called, but few are chosen. My dear ones, I have chosen you and
My Mother has called you to this house. You are My apostles that will go into this world,
laden with pain and suffering, and spread the love of God. This is not a little task. I am
applying My grace to your lives. You will be fearless as you go about this world doing the
work I am calling you to.
- R. Mary goes to Her cousin Elizabeth, one person with whom to share the good
news. We see in the windows in this chapel, across from the Visitation window, the
Assumption into heaven, and then her Coronation as queen of heaven and earth. Her life and
the life of Jesus unfold as They comply always with the Will of the Father. Always living
in peace and joy. They knew the Father had a plan and They wanted to please Their beloved
Father. We do not see that, from the day we were born, the Father had a plan for each one
of us uniquely created with a mission far beyond our own comprehension. We seek for such
little things, when the Almighty God is calling and leading us on our way. We are so
precious to the Father! Dear Holy Spirit, open up our eyes and our hearts. Help us to
realize the greatness which He has bestowed on us. Help us to realize that the Almighty
God-Father, Son and Holy Spirit-dwells within us. If we could see the state of our own
soul, a soul in the state of grace, we would not believe the beauty of this soul.
- R. It is in baptism that we are made children of God and heirs of heaven. We are
children of God! God loved the world so much that He sent His only Son, so that we would
be with Him forever in heaven. This is only a stopover on our way to eternity. The glory
that awaits us is so immense that we can never comprehend it.
- R. Mary visited Her cousin Elizabeth with the child Jesus within Her womb. We are
visited by Jesus in this room in such a special way! For the Almighty God is outpouring
His abundant grace to each one of us at this time. Mary, help us to be more sensitive to
the touch of His Grace, to realize His life, the vibrancy of this life, within us.
- Jesus: Many are called, but few are chosen. I have chosen you, and My Mother has
called each one of you to Her house. This moment, moment by moment, second by second, you
are being guarded and watched in this world that is suffering and in pain. You do not see
the great gifts that I am outpouring to you. Open wide your heart. Let go any bitterness,
anger and resentment, and live according to the Father's Will. Operate in love. Do all
your deeds in love, and know that your Father is guarding you. Your Mother is forever by
your side protecting you. Father, Son, and Holy Spirit dwell within your heart in such
intimacy. My dear ones, children of God, open your hearts and receive the graces that I am
giving to you now.
- Jesus: Prepare ye a way for the Lord. John the Baptist prepared a way for the
Lord. I am sending you this day as My apostles into this world. Many will know My ways
from the love in your heart. You are My apostles. It is through your example that you will
teach many. The lessons to be taught are the lessons of love. You will be judged on how
you loved God and loved one another. Like ripples on a pond, one act of love is
transmitted and many hearts are touched. My dear ones, open wide your heart and let Me
penetrate your soul with My abundant life.
- R. Mary went to visit Her cousin Elizabeth with the good news. We see the
outcome. We see Mary in the windows in this church. The apostles are beneath her. The Holy
Spirit descends upon them. They are filled with the Holy Spirit and go into the world. We
see their efforts in the world today. We do not see the greatness that occurs when we
plant the seeds.
- Jesus: Let not your hearts be troubled. Satan is pressing down and dividing many
of My beloved ones. You must focus on My Heart and know that Satan is at work here. When
you are harboring ill thoughts toward any person, Satan is attempting to divide you. Let
your hearts be free and your minds be open. Pray for grace to deal with all of the
sufferings that you are undergoing. It is in My grace that you will be strengthened. Pray
every day for abundant grace to know and love God more. Come to the Eucharist and sit
before Me in front of the Tabernacle. I give you My life. You will go about your duties.
You will be free in your heart for it is My power that will power you. I am the Almighty
God. You are My soldiers that I am sending into this world. In this world, You go into
battle every day. I am guarding you and watching you, loving you and protecting you and
filling you with My life.
- Jesus: Come to Me, My beloved ones. I want to hold you close to My Heart. I want
to caress and cuddle you and give you My love. I am Jesus, your Savior. I love you. I love
you. I love you.
The Birth of the Lord Jesus
- R. The Hearts of Jesus and Mary beat within the same body. Is there more intimacy
than that? For two mysteries of the rosary we see these Two Hearts joined in one body. In
the third mystery, the child Jesus is born. Mary was the life support of the physical life
of Christ. Although Their bodies are now separated, the life of the child Jesus continues
through the milk of His Mother.
- R. Jesus gave to us His Mother who stood beneath the cross. He gives to us a
share in His divine life, merited by His life and, in a special way, by His death on the
cross. It is through Mary that we receive this life. She is the Mediatrix of all grace.
She gave Jesus the life of his physical body. Grace flows through her to us. It is through
Mary that we will be drawn closer and closer to the Heart of Jesus.
- R. The sheep and the shepherds are around the child Jesus. Jesus Christ, born in
a stable, in a manger, in the town of Bethlehem. The Chief Shepherd of the flock, a little
baby, comes to this earth. He is not born high and mighty, with gold and silver. Rather,
He is wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger, surrounded by sheep and beasts of
- R. In the windows in this church we see the child Jesus in His manger, raised
above His sheep. We see, in the window across from Jesus' birth, that He is raised above
the apostles and going into heaven. Jesus comes to feed His lambs and His sheep. He
remains with us in the consecrated Host, but He leaves behind His Blessed Mother and the
apostles to carry out the work that He began.
- R. It is through the apostles that this Church is spread throughout this world.
He calls us to be His apostles this day, to go into the world and spread this love. He is
Chief Shepherd of the flock. He sends us to feed the hungry souls with His love. Jesus
gives us His life in the sacrament of baptism. He nourishes this life by His Body and
Blood in the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist.
- R. He no longer walks this earth, but He remains, in His divinity and humanity,
no less present today than the day He did walk the earth. He remains in the consecrated
Host. He is as present in this room as the day He was born in the town of Bethlehem. Who
are we that we have the Presence of the Almighty God? Where Jesus is, so are the Father
and the Holy Spirit, for They are three in one. He is so closely united to Mary, His
Mother. Mary is also present with us.
Jesus: Many are called, but few are chosen. I have chosen you this day, and I am
showering you with My abundant grace, the grace of My life.
- Song: Come unto Me
- Jesus: I give to you. I am the Almighty God. I have all the power. What have you
to fear when I have chosen you and you have responded to My call? The Father is pleased
with your efforts, My dear children. Live always to do the Will of the Father and you will
live in peace and joy.
- Jesus: I have not come to this earth to divide, but to save men from their sins.
I came to this earth to love all of My beloved ones, more and more. My dear one, release
all of the anxiety and fear in your heart. Let Me bathe you in a bath of My love. I am
Jesus and I am truly present and attentive to all your needs.
- Jesus: This love is poured into your heart and you know more and more the
presence of the Almighty God. Feel this presence within you. Release and let go of all
distractions. I am the Almighty God and I am truly present.
The Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple
- R. The child Jesus was taken to the Temple and presented to the Father.
- R. Mary was told by Simeon of the sufferings to come. He said to Mary,
and a sword will pierce your soul too." (Lk 2:35)
- R. Jesus, in His divine knowing, knew at all times all that would occur. Although
He was a little baby that could not talk, He was the Almighty God and He knew of all the
sufferings. Mary, His beloved Mother was told by Simeon of the sufferings to come. We see
in many of the pictures, like the one of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the looks on the
faces of Jesus and Mary, for they shared within Their Hearts the deep secret that they
knew that the cross would come. They went through Their lives and shared this secret in
Their Hearts of the sufferings to come. They knew that Jesus would suffer. Simeon said to
and a sword will pierce your soul too." (Lk 2:35) A sword pierced
the Heart of Jesus, and what came forth was blood and water, the birth of the sacramental
life of the Church. This life flows through the pierced Heart of the Virgin Mary, for she
is the Mediatrix of all graces. It is through her motherhood that we receive the life of
Christ. As Christ received His life within Her womb, so we receive His life in the Church
through the Virgin Mary. We receive this life through our Mother.
- R. Let our hearts be filled with the life of the Almighty God. May our hearts
sing, for we are given great gifts. In this room today, the Almighty God is present. His
Mother is with us, mothering us and loving us.
- R. Who are we that we are called to this Center, and that Jesus and Mary speak to
us? This is a mission to spread the love of the Almighty God to the world. We must be
attentive to this call, for God is calling us to do this work. We must let God work in our
lives. We must silence the prompting of Satan to divide us. We must silence all of the
negative thoughts within our minds and recognize that they are coming from Satan. We must
pray for the grace to realize the great gifts that we are given. The Almighty God has
chosen us. Many are called, but few are chosen.
Jesus: I have chosen each one of you. If you are hearing this message, you know you
are hearing it because the Almighty God is calling you to a special mission. You are My
soldiers that I am sending into the world to spread My light to all the dark corners. I am
giving you great graces to do the work at hand. Open wide your hearts. Let go of all anger
and resentment, any thoughts you have against your brothers, and love them. I call you to
love, to love all men. I shed My blood for them. Love and you will be free. If you hold on
to anger and resentment, your heart will be troubled and at unrest.
- Jesus: Satan aims to trip you up and stop you in your path. The Almighty God is
speaking to you. What have you to fear? Father, Son and Holy Spirit live within your
heart. If the world shakes and the sun ceases to shine, within your heart you can feel the
presence of your Father, Son and Holy Spirit so close to you and loving you. Release all
your anxieties and let Me bathe you in a bath of My love. I am Jesus, and I am outpouring
to you My life.
- Jesus: The seeds of time move exceedingly slowly, but I see all time as one. My
dear ones, see your life before you, from your birth to your death. Do not focus on the
minutes and the seconds of this day. See the souls that will be paraded into hell some day
because they did not respond to the grace that I am giving to them. I am sending you on a
great mission. How you act, how you love in this world, will make the difference to many.
See the big picture. Do not focus on the moments and the seconds in your life. Look, My
dear one. Pray to the Spirit to open up your eyes and fill you with My grace. Where you
are blind, you will now see.
- R. The Presentation in the Temple is such an important mystery! Mary was told
that a sword, too, would pierce her soul. All grace is released through Mary.
- Jesus: Come unto Me, My beloved ones. I want to hold you gently in My arms and
press you close to My Heart. I am Jesus. I speak to you with tenderness and love. You do
not hear the gentle words that I speak to you, for you are busy and your lives are noisy.
Release yourselves and come away with Me for short moments all through the day. Feel the
presence of the Almighty God as I live and dwell within your hearts. I love you. I love
you. I love you. I give to you now My abundant life. I am strengthening you for the days
ahead. You are My soldiers that I will send to light up the dark night.
- R. And she stands beneath the cross. I hear the wailing cries of the Virgin Mary
as she sees her Son hang and suffer for three agonizing hours. She knows of the little
children that will be condemned to hell forever, the little hearts that were willful, that
did not accept the great grace that Jesus merited through His death.
The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple
- R. The child Jesus was taken up to the Temple for the feast of Passover. Mary's
Heart ached constantly from the prophecy of Simeon. Feel in your heart as Mary felt. She
knew ever since the prophecy of Simeon of the suffering to come. There was such a
connection between Jesus and Mary, such intimacy between them! We see the Two Hearts
beating within her body in the first two mysteries of the rosary. She provides life for
Jesus through her milk in the third mystery. She comes to the Temple with the child Jesus
in her arms and Simeon tells her of the sufferings to come. Now they take the child Jesus
to the Temple. Jesus is separated from Mary and Joseph. Mary and Joseph go on their way
and Jesus is left behind. When Mary realizes that the child Jesus was left behind, her
Heart is in such sorrow! She returns to find the child Jesus.
- R. I see all through the mysteries of the rosary the intimacy between Jesus and
Mary. This separation was so painful to Mary, for she knew of the separation to come. When
she found the child Jesus, she said to Him, "Son, why have you done this to us? Your
father and I have been looking for you with great anxiety." In her Heart, she knew
the sufferings of Jesus to come. In the windows in this chapel, across from the Finding of
Jesus in the Temple, is the Death of Jesus on the Cross. This was a small separation
between her and her child. She searched, she knew of the sufferings to come. She knew of a
more drastic separation. He would be locked in the tomb. Her Heart was in such sorrow, for
she knew far more than what we see.
- R. Mary carried many things in her Heart. Few times we hear her speak. There was
a secret between her and her Son all through Their lives.
- R. A sword, too, shall pierce your Heart, O Mary. Our eternal life was merited by
Christ's life and death on the cross. Water and blood poured forth from His pierced Heart.
Life flows through Mary's pierced Heart to us for she is the Mediatrix of all graces. Our
Mother, giving to us, dispensing to us this life. As she gave life to the physical body of
Jesus, so she dispenses supernatural life to us.
- R. We are being formed more and more in the spiritual womb of Mary, through the
Holy Spirit, to be more and more like Jesus.
- Mary: My dear little children, I am Mary, your Mother. I ask you to pray as you
have never prayed before from your heart for all the little lost children in this world
today. I stood under the cross and I watched my Son as He suffered and died. This day, my
dear ones, many of my children will be lost forever, for their hearts are willful and they
go about their lives in sin. Jesus loves each and every child. I am the Mother of each
child. I love each one of my children, your brothers. Will you pray from your hearts, my
dear children? Pray for all the little lost children of this world. I am Mary, your
Mother, and I am asking you this day to hear my words. I speak to you with this urgent
request to pray as you have never prayed before.
- Mary: My Heart was in such sorrow for the loss of my child! My Heart is sorrowing
for the loss of so many this day. My dear little children, pray. Offer your days, each
day, to the Father in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, in the Spirit, with all
the angels and saints and souls in purgatory. Offer up all of your actions for the little
children of this world who are suffering and in pain.
- Mary: I am Mary, your Mother. I speak to you. This is an urgent request. Let go
and come to the Heart of my Son. He will fill you with such love and you will go into this
world. You will spread this love. Pray to the Father. Come to my Heart and dwell in my
Heart. For I dwell in the Heart of my Son, and I will place you in the deepest recesses of
His Heart. Pray to the Holy Spirit. My dear ones, when you are filled with the love of
God, when you come from a place where your hearts are filled with love, you will give love
to all in this world. When your hearts are sorrowing and in pain, come to the Almighty
God. Spend quiet moments with Him, and let Him fill you with His love. My Son Jesus is
waiting and waiting, minute by minute, second by second, for you to come. Come, my little
children, to the Heart of my Son.
- Jesus: Many are called, but few are chosen. You have been called to the house of
My Mother to hear this message. I am Jesus, your beloved Savior. I speak to you, My dear
ones, with a soft and gentle Heart, always a Heart that is filled with such love! Come to
Me and I will give to you all that you need. This world is hurting and in pain, and I am
sending you into the world as My soldiers to light the darkness. My dear little ones, this
world has turned godless. You must focus on the Almighty God. Do not let Satan talk in
your minds to divide you. Do not harbor in your hearts any resentment or anger toward your
brothers. Harboring this resentment and anger hurts your union with Me. Only a heart of
love can properly unite with My Heart. I call you to holiness. I call you to open up your
hearts and let Me enter. I will give to you My divine life and My divine love. I am Jesus.
I talk to you gently and sweetly. Do you hear? It is in the quietness that you will hear
My gentle voice. I am attentive to your every need, gently caring for each and every one
of the tasks that you perform. I love you! I love you! I love you! Surrender, My dear
ones, and know that I will never abandon you. I wait by the door of your heart. I wait, I
wait, I wait. Will you open your heart and let Me in? Trade any bitterness for My divine
love. I am Jesus, your beloved Savior. I gave My life for you. Will you love your hurting
brothers for Me?
- Hail Mary
R. Mary said to tell you that She has called each and every person here. She wants you
to answer this call. The time is urgent and this world is in need of your prayers. Come to
her Son in the Eucharist and in front of the Tabernacle. It is there that He will instruct
you in the ways He wants you to go. You are loved far beyond your comprehension. It is in
Him that you will find peace and joy. He has all the answers for your life. Do not pick up
your phones and complain and argue. Come to the Heart of Jesus and feel the peace that He
gives to you. Feel the life that He outpours. He is the Almighty God and He has all the
Song: I come to you with greatest love
The Seven Sorrows of Mary
R. Jesus said, "I love you! I love you! I love
you!" He wants hearts that are on fire for love of Him. He wants to hear from your
lips the words of your love. He is waiting and longing and thirsting. He loves you
personally. He loves you so much!
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