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Thursday-Friday-Saturday-Sunday issue       August 23-26, 2001       volume 12, no. 145

   "My soul is restless, Lord, till it rests in Thee."    Saint Augustine

              




Celebrating the Feasts of a Virgin, an Apostle and a King

  This issue covers the feasts of Saint Rose of Lima, the holy nun who is considered the patroness of America, on Thursday as well as the feast of Saint Philip Benizi, Confessor. On Friday we celebrate the Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle. Saturday is the traditional feast of Saint Louis IX, the holy monarch of France. Sunday is the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost leading into the Feast of Saint Monica, mother of Saint Augustine. It is also the traditional feast of Saint Joseph Calasanz or Calasanctius, Confessor, Religious Founder and Educator. His feast is now celebrated on August 25th in the modern liturgy. For the profiles of these feasts and vignettes on the saints, see LITURGY OF THE SAINTS.


         

The environment can only be improved and changed by keeping hearts clean!
    "The heart is the center of life, the throne where manhood sits and rules; the subconscious holds the thoughts and desires that have been discarded or else the reflections and desires of the heart that have passed into action. Evil is not a robber that breaks into our house; it is a tenant to whom the house has been rented. But, on the contrary, if we keep our hearts clean and God-like on the inside, we will change our environment."

Pope's Intentions for August

   The Pope's General Intention for August 2001 is Legislators and leaders whose decisions are guided by God. How timely considering the stone-walling by the American bishops in calling legislators and leaders to task and the impending decision by President George W. Bush on whether to sign the death warrant for America by allowing federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, or to do the right thing which the Pope urged him to do during his face to face meeting last week. The Holy Father's Missionary intention is Use of China's own great tradtion to enrich the spirituality of the Church in China. On this intention we must pray for China shows little signs of permitting religious freedom despite the rhetoric.


The Message, Meaning & Medals of Rue de Bac


  The Age of Marian Apparitions began in 1830 at Rue de Bac. Now this time of Our Lady's visits are coming to a close. Godincidentally her messages all tie in with the visions to Saint Catherine Laboure and the completion of the Medal of the Virgin of the Globe per Mary's request for a medal to be cast depicting her offering a golden globe to the Heavenly Father from all her children as the Advocate, Mediatrix and CoRedemptrix. For more on this, see Medal of the Virgin Most Powerful


Our Lady foretold of these times over a century and a half ago!


   Why was the Blessed Virgin Mary weeping so when she appeared to visionaries Maximim and Melanie on September 19, 1846? Read her words and you too will weep as you better understand 155 years later how Our Lady foretold of these times we are in when "Rome would lose the faith and become the seat of the antichrist." Blessed Pope Pius IX realized this and declared, "Unless you do penance, you shall all perish." Both the Mother of God and previous Roman Pontiffs have warned us and yet we have not listened. We reap what we sow and, as Pope Pius XII said on the Centenary in 1946, "The Madonna in Tears came to abjure her children to enter resolutely the path of conversion to her Divine Son, and of reparation for so many sins that offend the August and Eternal Majesty." With sin having become the rule and conversion the exception, do you think the direction the Church has taken since Vatican II is the right path? Read what Our Lady says in these approved apparitions in Messages of LaSalette


"In the end my Immaculate Heart will triumph"


   Since Our Lady's Heart has not yet triumphed, the Fatima mission and message continues. Read the messages conveyed to the three visionaries Blessed Francisco and Blessed Jacinta and Sister Lucia. We will not make an opinion here as to the Third Message compared to the First and Second. We leave that to you as you read the contents of all. For these messages, see Messages of Fatima


Is Medjugorje the final piece of the puzzle?


  Since the Feast of Saint John the Baptist on June 24, 1981 the Mother of God is purported to be appearing to visionaries in the Bosnian village of Medjugorje. As with all private revelation not officially recognized yet by the Church, we respectfully recognize and accept the final authority regarding apparitions, locutions and prophecies presently being reported around the world rests with the Holy See of Rome and the perennial Magisterium of Holy Mother Church to whose judjment we humbly and obediently submit. To learn more about the messages and meaning of Medjugorje, see MEDJUGORJE AND MORE


The Last 200 Years: The Age of Marian Apparitions


   From Rue de Bac to Lourdes through Medjugorje and Betania, Our Lady has been pleading with her children. She has consistently affirmed Church doctrine, warning of dire consequences if we did not repent, convert our hearts, turn back to her Divine Son Jesus, do penance, and stay in the state of sanctifying grace through the sacraments. For other messages, see Other Marian Apparitions

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