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FRI-SAT-SUN      August 6-8, 1999      SECTION TWO       vol 10, no. 147

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Few were closer to the Pope than Cardinal Dino Monduzzi as Prefect of the Papal Household

     We continue with this special series introducing you to the Princes of the Church. Our eighty-fourth red-hat we feature, in alphabetical order is Cardinal Dino Monduzzi , the retired Prefect of the Prefecture of the Papal Household. For nearly fourty years he was a member of the inner sanctum of the Pope, overseeing the private papal palace and chapel during the pontificates of four Popes. For his loyal service he was elevated to the cardinalate by Pope John Paul II at the most recent Consistory of February 21, 1998. For more on Cardinal Monduzzi, click on COLLEGE OF CARDINALS COLLECTION

84.   Cardinal Dino Monduzzi


      This weekend we commemorate the Feast of the TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD on Friday and the Feast of Pope Saint Sixtus II and his martyred companions as well as Saint Cajetan, priest and religious founder plus the Observance of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday before Sunday's Feast of Saint Dominic which is superseded by the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time. For the liturgies, readings, meditations and vignettes on all these feasts, click on LITURGY

Friday, August 6, 1999


Saturday, August 7, 1999




SUNDAY, August 8, 1999

Today is traditionally the Feast of Saint Dominic, founder of the Order of Preachers but this year is superseded by the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time.


Monday, August 9, 1999


      In honor of the Feast of Saint Dominic we present a special prayer from My Daily Prayer:

O God, Who hast vouchsafed to make Thy Church illustrious by the merits and teachings of Blessed Dominic, Thy Confessor, grant through his intercession, that she may not be deprived of temporal help, and continually may advance in spiritual growth. Through Our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, world without end. Amen.

SIMPLY SHEEN: Will we aid the enemy?

    They say a picture is worth 1000 words, but the words of Bishop Fulton J. Sheen have been known to launch a thousand images in one's mind, one of the ways this late luminary did so much to evangelize the faith. Because of the urgency of the times and because few there are today who possess the wisdom, simplicity and insight than the late Archbishop who touched millions, we are bringing you daily gems from his writings. The good bishop makes it so simple that we have dubbed this daily series: "SIMPLY SHEEN".

"The grave danger of loss of faith is not only that others will arise to insist on dominating us, but that our wills will become so weak and our minds so confused as to insist on giving assent."

" But I shall not come until Scripture is fulfilled. My Holy Mother's Heart, pure and immaculate shall Triumph, for this is the Eternal Will of the Triune Divinity."

      Those definitive words above come from Our Lord on May 10, 1995 to the Hidden Flower of the Immaculate Heart in which Jesus reinforces the glorious times to come, but not before the earth has been cleansed. He also warns against those who do not venerate His Blessed Mother and follows this Message with #621 a day later where Christ speaks of the Flame of Love and what it means and what He expects of us. For Messages 620 and 621, click on "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..."

Messages 620 and 621

Message Six-Hundred-twenty, May 10, 1995

(Imparted to the Hidden Flower by the Sacred Heart of Jesus)

Message Six-Hundred-twenty-one, May 11, 1995

(Imparted to the Hidden Flower by the Sacred Heart of Jesus)

Finally the long-awaited book "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..." is NOW available!

   The much-anticipated 224-page book of ALL the messages to the world imparted to the Hidden Flower of the Immaculate Heart from the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary over five years is finally here! You can finally acquire your own handsome, coffee-table top copy of "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..." containing all 632 messages. To find out how, click on Book

July 25th Medjugorje Monthly Message

   Dear children! Also today I rejoice with you and I call you all to prayer with the heart. I call all of you, little children, to give thanks to God here with me for the graces which He gives to you through me. I desire for you to comprehend that I want to realize here, not only a place of prayer but also a meeting of hearts. I desire for my, Jesus' and your heart to become one heart of love and peace. That is why, little children, pray and rejoice over everything that God does here, despite that satan provokes quarrels and unrest. I am with you and I lead you all on the way of love. Thank you for having responded to my call.

For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE AND MORE


Taken from the Gospel for the Mass on the the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord:

"As he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a Voice out of the cloud said, 'This is My Beloved Son, in Whom I am well pleased; hear Him.'"

Matthew 17: 5

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August 6-8, 1999 volume 10, no. 147   DAILY CATHOLIC