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WEDNESDAY      September 16, 1998      SECTION ONE       vol 9, no. 181

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Confirmation of the Immaculate Conception manifests itself through the fruits of Lourdes

     Today we begin one of the most important apparitions in the Age of Marian Apparitions. It remains today the most famous and most visited Marian shrine in the world, one which bring millions to the healing waters where countless documentation has been recorded regarding miraculous cures just as the Blessed Mother told Saint Bernadette Soubirous, the young peasant girl who God chose as the messenger to convey all Mary wanted the world to understand and to confirm Pope Pius IX's proclamation of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception four years earlier in 1854. For the first part on The Healing Fruits of Lourdes, click on THE AGE OF MARIAN APPARITIONS.

The Healing Fruits of Lourdes -
Part One

Today, we continue our new policy of bringing you the messages to the Hidden Flower of the Immaculate Heart incorporated in the work "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..." on a daily basis!

      Because of the importance of the content of the messages from Our Lord and His Blessed Mother Mary to the Hidden Flower of the Immaculate Heart, we continue daily with two messages each Monday through Friday for the time to respond is growing short. For messages number 187 and 188, click on "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..."

Messages One Hundred Eighty-Seven and Eighty-Eight

Message One Hundred Eighty-Seven, May 13, 1992

Our Lady of the Snows Shrine, Belleville, IL on the feast of Our Lady's first Apparition at Fatima )
(Imparted to the Hidden Flower by the Sacred Heart of Jesus)

Message One Hundred Eighty-Eight, May 18, 1992

(Imparted to the Hidden Flower by the Immaculate Heart of Mary)

Humorous Bits and Bytes from regions of the country that compute into tickling the funny bone

     Because of the special interview with Sister Nirmala we weren't able to bring you our mid-week humor page last week, but fear not, we return today with more humorous gems sent to us by readers that we can share with all to lighten everyone's week. Today we illustrate that not only dialects vary throughout the country, so does computerese as you'll see. If you have some humorous tid-bits that are clean and worthy of this publication, we'd love to hear from you at editor. For today's laugh track, click on MID-WEEK HUMOR.
      We return with our mid-week humor page after a week's hiatus because of the special interview with Mother Teresa's successor last week. Below are some computer bits and bytes sent to us by readers to share with all...

Intel Idioms or Hard Drive Drivel

During the nineties we've acquired an entirely different language - computerese. Below are twenty of the more popular idioms today:


     Computerese can vary in various parts of the country such as in the state where this editor originally hails from - Minnesota. Therefore, we present this upper midwest "Guide to Computer Jargon from Jergie Jorgenson": Finally, do you know what "www" means? World wide wait! Think about it.


     Today is the feast of Pope Saint Cornelius and the bishop Saint Cyprian, Martyrs, while tomorrow we return to Ordinary Time as well as the feast of Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Religious and Doctor of the Church. For the readings, liturgy , meditations and story of these saints, click on LITURGY

Wednesday, September 16, 1998

Feast of Saint Cornelius, Pope, and Saint Cyprian, Bishop, - Martyrs

Thursday, September 17, 1998

Feast of Saint Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Religious and Doctor of the Church


      Today we bring you the Opening Prayer from today's Mass honoring the Martyrs Saints Pope Cornelius and Bishop Cyprian:

God our Father, in Saints Cornelius and Cyprian You have given Your people an inspiring example of dedication to the pastoral ministry and constant witness to Christ in their suffering. May their prayers and faith give us courage to work for the unity of Your Church.

August 25th Medjugorje Monthly Message

   Dear children! Today I invite you to come still closer to me through prayer. Little children, I am your mother, I love you and I desire that each of you be saved and thus be with me in Heaven. That is why, little children, pray, pray, pray until your life becomes prayer. Thank you for having responded to my call.

For more on Medjugorje, click on MEDJUGORJE AND MORE

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September 16, 1998 volume 9, no. 181   DAILY CATHOLIC