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WEDNESDAY             July 1, 1998             SECTION ONE              vol 9, no. 127

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Time to take Our Lady's words very, very seriously!

     For nearly 2000 years Jesus has sent His special envoy to His children - His very Own Blessed Mother to reiterate God's Will, but so few have actually listened, and fewer still have responded. Today we begin a retro marathon week of the early installments of this on-going megaseries on Our Lady's visits to earth as part of our summer program of bringing the reader up-to-date on the beginning chapters they may missed. Today we begin with chapter one: Time to take seriously the signs of the times!, click on THE AGE OF MARIAN APPARITIONS.

Time to take seriously the signs of the times!

Installment One

A Padre with a purpose!

     Today the Church commemorates Blessed Padre Junipero Serra the Franciscan missionary who founded 21 Spanish missions in California, beginning with the first in San Diego at Mission de Alcala. In fact his feast day corresponds with the day he first arrived in San Diego in 1769. He established the site of the mission on the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel - July 16 of the same year. For his story, the liturgy, readings and meditations today and tomorrow's Thirteenth Thursday in Ordinary Time, click on LITURGY FOR THE DAY.

Wednesday, July 1, 1998

FEAST OF BLESSED JUNIPERO SERRA

Thursday, July 2, 1998


The only true success in life is through faith!

     That is the focus of the column by Father John Hampsch, C.M.F. today on "Success Through Faith . part one" in which he points out that the interweaving of human and divine actions often occurs in the healing process. For Father's forty-sixth installment of "Faith: Key to the Heart of God," click on KEYS TO LIVING GOD'S WILL

Forty-Sixth Installment: Success Through Faith part one


MONTH OF THE PRECIOUS BLOOD

     July is the month of the PRECIOUS BLOOD OF JESUS and this day is formerly the feast of of this sacrificial shedding our Our Lord's redeeming blood. Below is the prayer of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Almighty, everlasting God, Who didst appoint Thine only-begotten Son Redeemer of the world, and didst deign to be appeased by the shedding of His Blood; grant, we beseech Thee, that by our solemn service we may so honor what He paid as the price our Redemption, and by Its virtue be so defended here on earth from the evils of this present life, that we may forevermore enjoy Its fruit in Heaven. Throught the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son our Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Spirit, God, world without end. Amen.


June 25th Medjugorje Monthly Message

   Dear children! Today I desire to thank you for living my messages. I bless you all with my motherly blessing and I bring you all before my Son Jesus. Thank you for having responded to my call.

For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE

PROVERB OF THE DAY

"Injure not teh poor because they are poor, nor crush the needy at the gate; for the Lord will defend their cause, and will plunder the lives of those who plunder them."

Proverbs 22: 22-23


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July 1, 1998 volume 9, no. 127   DAILY CATHOLIC