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THURSDAY      November 5, 1998      SECTION ONE       vol 9, no. 217

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Prayer is our ticket to ride!

      Who wants to stand in line? Very few, and very few would want to stand in line ad infintum in Purgatory after getting a glimpse of the Beatific Vision and then being denied this wonderful privilege until we have served our time in purification for entering into Heaven forever. But that could take months, or years or decades or centuries if we do not prepare ourselves here on earth. As we complete our short series on IN COMMUNION WITH THE COMMUNION OF SAINTS we point out it's our choice we can help those who need our help the most right now - the poor and abandoned souls in Purgatory - and count on their help later, or we can ignore them and stand in line in Purgatory while we wait, wait, wait and wait some more. Our surest ticket to avoiding this long line is prayer, especially in November for the holy souls who depend on us to shorten their stay. For the Eighty-third installment of this on-going megaseries, click on WHERE IS HOLY MOTHER CHURCH HEADING AS WE NEAR THE MILLENNIUM?.
Installment Eighty-three

The Thirty-Seventh Clarion:
IN COMMUNION WITH THE COMMUNION OF SAINTS
part three:

"How narrow the gate and close the way that leads to life! And few there are who find it."

Matthew 7: 14

"In truth the enemy lies within yourselves, and thus the destruction I have warned of your nation has already begun, because you, as a nation, have lost God."

      Those words from the Blessed Mother Mary in messages 265 and 266 were imparted to the Hidden Flower of the Immaculate Heart back in December 1992 and they would seem even more pertinent today in light of the recent elections in which many pro-abort candidates were reelected. Our Lady warned of this in her messages and that it is not only happening within our country, but also within our Church as satan is taking hold and manipulating the sheep who, out of pride, have turned their back on the Divine Will in favor of material goals. The Blessed Virgin reaffirms that only the prayers of her remnant faithful have staved off total destruction. For messages 265 and 266, click on "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..."

Messages Two Hundred Sixty-five and Two Hundred Sixty-six

Message Two Hundred Sixty-five, December 16, 1992

(Imparted to the Hidden Flower by the Immaculate Heart of Mary)

Message Two Hundred Sixty-six, December 19, 1992

(Imparted to the Hidden Flower by the Immaculate Heart of Mary)

Events Today in Church History

      For events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history today, click on MILLENNIUM MILESTONES AND MEMORIES

Historical Events in Church Annals for November 5:


LITURGY OF THE DAY

      Today and tomorrow we observe the Thirty-first Thursday and Thirty-first Friday in Ordinary Time. For today and tomorrow's liturgies, and meditations, click on LITURGY FOR THE DAY.

Thursday, November 5, 1998

Friday, November 6, 1998


PRAYERS & DEVOTION

     Today's prayer is in honor of the poor souls in Purgatory. When one prays this prayer from the heart countless souls are released from Purgatory at God's will. It is an excellent way as members of the Church Militant to fulfill our role in the Communion of Saints:

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Precious Blood of Thy Divine Son Jesus in union with all the Masses said throughout the world today; for the holy souls in Purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the Universal Church, in my home and in my family. Amen.


October 25th Medjugorje Monthly Message

   Dear children! Today I call you to come closer to my Immaculate Heart. I call you to renew in your families the fervor of the first days when I called you to fasting, prayer and conversion. Little children, you accepted my messages with open hearts, although you did not know what prayer was. Today, I call you to open yourselves completely to me so that I may transform you and lead you to the heart of my Son Jesus, so that He can fill you with His love. Only in this way, little children, will you find true peace - the peace that only God gives you. Thank you for having responded to my call.

For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE AND MORE

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November 5, 1998 volume 9, no. 217   DAILY CATHOLIC