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WEDNESDAY      September 2, 1999      SECTION ONE       vol 10, no. 166

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TOP 100 CATHOLICS OF THE CENTURY Countdown
Number 71:

Father George W. Kosicki, C.S.B.

A modern-day Apostle of Mercy on a mission for mercy!

    Today we bring you the 71st person selected out of the TOP 100 CATHOLICS OF THE CENTURY. The voters chose Father George W. Kosicki, C.S.B., the Basilian priest who has dedicated his life to spreading God's Word and Mercy to all he meets. A prolific writer, inspiring speaker and meticulous in research, Fr. George has written many, many articles and books on all aspects of devotion to Divine Mercy and living in the Holy Spirit as well as various works on Church teaching and prayer. He is best known from his series on EWTN and as a popular speaker at conferences. For more on the 71st selection, click on FATHER GEORGE KOSICKI, C.S.B.

71.   Father George Kosicki, C.S.B.


Remembering Mother Teresa two years later

    In his column today, Pat Ludwa reminds us not to let the light flicker in our remembrance of Mother Teresa as we commemorate the second anniversary of her death this Sunday. He recalls how she became a light to so many, enlightening their hearts and souls as well as their bodies with nourishment that came from the heart - came from Christ Who Mother personified in her every deed. There was only one Power she bowed to and that Power empowered her to reach His children in the most touching way possible. Mother Teresa's total dedication has earned her a deserving rest in Heaven. But saints never rest so she will continue to intercede for all, especially the poor and downtrodden. For Pat's column Let us never forget Mother Teresa!, click on VIEW FROM THE PEW

Let us never forget Mother Teresa!

Pax Christi, Pat


Appreciation of Holy as one of the Marks of the Church

    Today we continue with our new series in the search to uncover the great treasuries of the Church contained in the great Deposit of Faith. We continue with the essence of the Church - the four marks of the Church - One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic; today exploring the second mark: Holy. For the second installment, click on APPRECIATING THE PRECIOUS GIFT OF OUR FAITH

THE MARKS OF THE TRUE CHURCH: HOLY


Events that happened this day in Church History

    On this date 807 years ago in 1192, England's noble King Richard the Lionhearted signed a peace treaty with the Saladin representing the Saracens, effectively ending the Third Crusade in a peaceful mode. Alas, it wouldn't last and several more crusades would follow, resulting in the deaths of countless people on both sides, including the slaughter of many innocent children sent into battle. For other pertinent events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history today, click on MILLENNIUM MILESTONES AND MEMORIES

Historical Events in Church Annals for September 2:


The clarion sounds as a wake-up call to Catholics as we provide a summer review of all past articles on the Church today

    Like our other feature series, we present installments 1 through 105 of this series which is a set blueprint for Catholics everywhere to take up the banner of truth in defending Christ's One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church as we prepare for this glorious event - the second coming of Christ and the Reign of the Sacred Heart, the Second Pentecost, the Era of the Eucharistic Presence, the Advent of Peace. To read any of the over one-hundred previous installments in this long on-going series, click on the Archives ofWHERE IS HOLY MOTHER CHURCH HEADING AS WE NEAR THE MILLENNIUM?

Finally the long-awaited books "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..." and THE HIDDEN WAY are NOW available!

   With the messages completed, you can now order the book that contains ALL the messages. This 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 is a lasting gift that will inspire you in your faith, and all God asks of us. You can acquire your own handsome, coffee-table top copy of "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..." containing all 632 messages or the THE HIDDEN WAY containing 100 inspirational Meditative Lessons from Our Lord and Our Lady on Church Doctrine by clicking on "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..." or THE HIDDEN WAY or both books at BOOKS

August 25th Medjugorje Monthly Message

   Dear children! Also today I call you to give glory to God the Creator in the colors of nature. He speaks to you also through the smallest flower about His beauty and the depth of love with which He has created you. Little children, may prayer flow from your hearts like fresh water from a spring. May the wheat fields speak to you about the mercy of God towards every creature. That is why, renew prayer of thanksgiving for everything He gives you. Thank you for having responded to my call.
For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE AND MORE

The DAILY WORD

"But when Simon Peter saw this, he fell down at Jesus' knees, saying, 'Depart from me, for I am a sinful man, O Lord.' For he and all who were with him were amazed at the catch of fish they had made; and so were also James and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. And Jesus said to Simon, 'Do not be afraid; henceforth thou shalt catch men.'"

Luke 5: 8-10


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