June 5-7, 1998
Holy Trinity
June 5-7, 1998
vol. 9, no.109
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Symphony of Suffering

Sr. Lucy's Column: Getting to the Heart of the Matter


This Weekend in Church History

Liturgy for Pentecost weekend

CWN Catholic News for today

Medjugorje Monthly Message

Countdown to the Millennium

Symphony of Suffering
The melody of a mother's love melts all harsh notes
Cyndi Cain, the Hidden Flower continues this series on sharing her own feelings from her heart and soul     In this weekend's issue we bring you the third part of A Mother's suffering can reach the highest notes in Heaven in the fourth installment of this new feature that we are bringing you every weekend. It is a heart-rendering sharing of the trials and triumphs that the Hidden Flower has experienced as a locutionist and a wife and mother over the years in an honest, soul-searching style that will illuminate all as to what it means to suffer for the glory of God. Her fourth stanza this weekend continues with the trials of a mother who suffers with her children, especially a sick son. She strives to take his suffering to herself in order to alleviate his pains and feelings of hopelessness. Click on SYMPHONY OF SUFFERING

Consecration to the Sacred HeartConsecration to the Immaculate Heart

June is the month of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts. For the Consecration to the Two Hearts click on Consecration

This weekend's Prayer during Trinity Weekend signals the beginning of the Novena to the Body and Blood of Christ for the Feast of Corpus Christi. Click on PRAYERS & DEVOTION

"The beginnin of wisdom is the fear of the Lord, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding."
Proverbs 9: 10


  • Father Stephen Valenta's column HEARTS TO HEART

  • June 8th in Church History in our Time Capsule section: ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME

  • Liturgy of the Day featuring the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time

  • ...and much more in our 110th issue for 1998!

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Congress stumbles on Religious Freedom issue
Failure of Religious Freedom Amendment just another example of the Decline and Fall of America
      Haven't we been here before? Like over 200 years ago? Nevertheless, with the Godless administration today leave it to the politicians to snuff out prayer in the schools. The debate will continue, but late in the week they shot down any chance for prayer being resurrected in the schools. Think about it, our currency carries the motto: "In God we trust." Perhaps the leaders of this nation with its legislature, should look closely at the money we pay them, so we won't waste any more money debating this issue and recognize God as our All! For more, click on No prayers for now!
Rather than giving the devil his due, let's give the devil the dead-end by bringing exorcisms back!
      The Holy Father's Wednesday audience at Paul VI Hall touched on the fact that excorcisms, once a staple of the Church, have all but been forgotten. No wonder satan has gained so much headway. One of the Church's remaining authorized exorcists makes a point about the fact that so many in the clergy don't have a clue what exorcisms are about and that Christ never intended for these exercises, to keep the devil at bay, be abandoned. For more, click on Exorcisms

Clinton living up to moniker "Slick Willy" with latest push to cowtow to China
Bill Clinton courting Chinese to detriment of America's soul     Is any one surprised that Bill Clinton is courting the Chinese with a passion? Given his miserable track record for amorality, abortion, and an overall disregard for anything sacred or traditional, he is trying to railroad through a favored nation status with no regard for those brave souls in Tiananmen Square in Beijing. He's shamelessly licking their boots, while his vice president lobbies for China dollars but is quick to forget it. What about the Church in China? Are they willing to establish diplomacy with the Vatican and allow Roman Catholics to worship openly? Until that happens, let's not hear any bull---- about giving China any kind of favored status!!! For more, click on China ruse.

Operation Rescue just revving up as police arrest Flip Benham in Orlando
It is a child of GodIf pro-abortionists and police thought the music being played outside an abortuary was so loud they had to arrest Operation Rescue leader Flip Benham from Dallas, they haven't heard nothing yet!!! Undaunted, the Rescue hordes that will descend on Disney World this weekend, with or without their leader, will be a force to be reckoned with in their stance against Gay Days at the Disney amusement park. For more, click on Operation Rescue.

Holy See reasserts God's laws on reproduction over man's laws
     As the scientific technology continues to advance "genetic engineering" in human reproduction, the Vatican, through the director of the bioethics institute at the Catholic University in Rome, strongly defended the Church's position against articial methods in an answer to Italian parliament which is debating the issue. For more, click on Ban artificial methods.

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Today in Church history
Events this weekend in Church History
     For events throughout the centuries that are memorable in Church history this weekend, click on ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME
The Triune Divinity
The Unity of the Blessed Trinity:
Three Persons in One.
Sunday is the Feast of the Holy Trinity, the traditional feast sandwiched between Pentecost and the feast of Corpus Christi and the day we pay homage to the Triune Divinity, reminding us of our faith in the Blessed Trinity when we make the sign of the cross and honor the Holy Trinity at the doxology or Gloria Patri. All the sacraments are are administered in the name of the Blessed Trinity.
Saint Boniface  BVM on Saturday  Trinity Sunday
For the liturgy, readings, explanation and meditation for Trinity Sunday as well as the feasts of Saint Boniface on First Friday and Saint Norbert on First Saturday, along with the first Saturday observance of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday since February 21st, click on LITURGY FOR PENTECOST WEEKEND

We must be the lifesavers
Man overboard! Man the lifeboats, it's time to rescue the drowning souls!
In this weekend's editorial, we bring you the second part of the editorial begun yesterday in which we question the media manipulators who have tainted our youth so, and how these young souls have hit the iceberg of cold-heartedness, plunging their ship into the icy and swirling waters of materialism with no hope of rescue unless we are willing to come to their aid by being God's lifeboats, lifebuoys and lifevests. That is the subject of this weekend's commentary What's wrong with this picture?!? part two or...Man the lifeboats! Click on this weekend's CATHOLIC PewPOINT

There is no greater mystery than the Blessed Trinity for there are no limits on God!
Sister Mary Lucy Astuto     In her column this week, Sister Mary Lucy Astuto, brings home how the Trinity is truly a mystery and cannot be explained by man, no matter how hard someone tries for the finite mind cannot fathom the Divine. We must accept on faith that God is Three Persons in One Being. God has indicated it, we believe it, that settles it! For her column, The Greatest Mystery, click on GETTING TO THE HEART OF THE MATTER

Monthly Message for
May 25th

Outdoor altar behind St. James Church

   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.

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574 - 573 -572 and counting,
hoping and praying...

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