June is the month of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts. For the Consecration to the Two Hearts click on Consecration
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Monthly Message for
Dear children! Today I call you, through prayer and sacrifice, to prepare
yourselves for the coming of the Holy Spirit. Little children, this is a time of grace and so, again, I call
you to decide for God the Creator. Allow Him to transform and change you. May your heart be
prepared to listen to, and live, everything which the Holy Spirit has in His plan for each of you. Little
children, allow the Holy Spirit to lead you on the way of truth and salvation towards eternal life. Thank you for having responded to my call. For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE
PRAYERS & DEVOTION
Today's prayer is in honor of Saint Charles Lwanga and Companions and taken from the Opening Prayer of today's Holy Mass
Father, You have made the blood of the martyrs the seed of Christians. May the witness of Saint Charles and his companions and their loyalty to Christ in the face of torture inspire countless men and women to live the Christian faith.
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- More on the Church today and the subject of Loyalty in the seventy-first installment of the on-going megaseries feature WHERE IS HOLY MOTHER CHURCH HEADING AS WE NEAR THE MILLENNIUM?
- Messages 155 and 156 from Our Lady in "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..."
- A pertinent and timely editorial in the Daily CATHOLIC PewPOINT
- Time Capsules in Church History with ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME focusing on June 4th
- Liturgy for Thursday and Friday, Feast of Saint Boniface
- ...and much more in our 108th issue for 1998!
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The Measure of Medjugorje over the centuries
In the first part of a four-part set on Medjugorje in honor of the Seventeenth Anniversary of the Apparitions in Bosnia the end of this month, we present a background on why the Blessed Mother chose this remote mountain village in which to bring the clarion of hope and conversion that would emanate out to all four corners of the earth and touch millions of hearts over a seventeen-year span and over 6,000 appearances. The roots of the faith in this region of the world go back well over a millennium and that is what we examine today. For the first part, titled "Prequel to the Apparitions of Medjugorje: 15 centuries of Catholicism and Conflicts!", click on THE AGE OF MARIAN APPARITIONS. |
A bit of fresh air is needed!
In today's editorial we attempt to clear the air of the stench that fumigates the moral filter of America. In this diatribe against the agenda's of the Clinton administration, and the not-so-subtle gay objectives, we air out the facts and expose the lies and secret agendas that go against the teachings of Christ. The only way to eradicate this putrid foul air is to use the fresh air of Jesus as we explain in "Time to break out the fresh air purifier of prayer!" in Wednesday's commentary. Click on today's CATHOLIC PewPOINT
Real faith does not depend on signs, but often triggers them because of faith
In his column today, Father John Hampsch, C.M.F. emphasizes the faith Jesus referred to in John 20: 29, after His disciple Thomas insisted that he first place his hands in the wounds of Our Lord before he would believe Christ had risen from the dead. True faith is believing even though we don't see. That is true "Supernatural Faith" which Father delineates on today. For his forty-second installment of "Faith: Key to the Heart of God," click on Keys to Living God's Will
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Pope announces new Swiss Guard Commandant
The Holy Father, after a 30 day hiatus out of respect for the fallen Swiss Guard Alois Estermann who had been the Pope's first pick for Commandant, announced yesterday the appointment of forty-six year-old Pius Segmuller from Lucerne, Switzerland as the permanent Commandant. He will be inducted during private ceremonies where forty other men will be inducted into the Swiss Guard ranks on June 20 along with the Pontiff's personal choice for deputy to assist Segmuller. For more, click on Swiss Guard
Fruits of Holy Father's visit to Cuba begininng to blossom!
Miami's Archbishop John Favalora confirmed late last week that, since the Holy Father's trip to Cuba, people are flocking back to the Church in droves and that relations are much improved between Catholic Church leaders and the communist government. The archbishop made his comments after returning from a pastoral visit to the island and helping coordinate the huge shipment of medical supplies approved by the United States Government. In that same vein, the Cuban Bishops issued a Pentecostal pastoral letter calling for greater freedom for Catholics and calling for an end to the Embargo placed on Cuba by American politicos over the past three decades. For more, click on Cuban fruits.
Has the mouse met his match?
We shall all see soon for Operation Rescue officially began demonstrating in Orlando, Florida home of Disney World yesterday. With carefully planned addendums the protesters stationed themselves outside a few targeted abortuaries as well as in the political boardroom of City Council in an effort to sway the powers that be of the error of their ways in promoting Gay Pride in Orlando. It will all come to a head late this week when pro-life advocates switch their focus directly on Mickey Mouse's domain - Disney World where a massive contingent of gays and lesbians are expected to descend for Gay Days at the amusement park. For more, click on No to gay way of life.
Who says clout doesn't count?
They say the "squeaky wheel gets the grease." The Church proved this with a concerted campaign to derail the Peruvian government's underground campaign to sterilize thousands of women in an attempt to control population. Church officials in Peru and influential human rights groups not only protested, but blew the whistle on the secret campaign and was able to prove, beyond a shadow of a doubt, the dangers of the irreversible procedures and potential health risks. The people rebelled and brought the government program to its knees. For more, click on exposing Peru's lies.
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Events today in Church History
For events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history today, click on ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME
LITURGY OF THE DAY
Today we commemorate the Feast of Saint Charles Lwanga and his companions, all martyrs for the Faith in Uganda in the late nineteenth century. For their story and the liturgy, readings and meditations today and for the Ninth Thursday in Ordinary Time, click on LITURGY FOR THE DAY.
PROVERB OF THE DAY"Be not friendly with a hot-headed man, nor the companion of a wrathful man, lest you learn his ways, and get yourself into a snare." Proverbs 22: 24-25