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THURSDAY      September 17, 1998      SECTION ONE       vol 9, no. 182

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Why are we missing the obvious Signs of this crucial era leading to the Third Millennium?

     We return with original installments for the fall after a two-month summer retro run of early installments. Today we begin a series on SIGNS OF GOD'S MERCY AND JUSTICE in which we point out the obvious signs God has placed in our path to keep us on the straight and narrow. Sadly too many have overlooked the most obvious ones and in doing so, have detoured off the main path onto their own rough road cluttered with devastating potholes and obstacles. For the Seventy-Sixth installment of this on-going megaseries, click on WHERE IS HOLY MOTHER CHURCH HEADING AS WE NEAR THE MILLENNIUM?.
Installment Seventy-Six

The Thirty-Sixth Clarion: SIGNS OF GOD'S MERCY AND JUSTICE
part one:

"A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Therefore, by their fruits you will know them."

Matthew 17: 18-20

"The evil one has seduced the eyes and ears of the world until the conscience of the multitudes sees nothing that would expose the true nature of the evil one's power."

      That is the essence of the Blessed Mother Mary's words in her 189th and 190th messages to the Hidden Flower of the Immaculate Heart, which we bring you today. Our Lady urges her children to open their hearts to her Divine Son Jesus for only in Him will they be able to decipher between the Light of Christ and the darkness of the devil in a world of glitz and deception. Click on "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..."

Messages One Hundred Eighty-Nine and Ninety

Message One Hundred Eighty-Nine, May 22, 1992

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

Message One Hundred Ninety, May 25, 1992

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

LITURGY OF THE DAY

      Today is both the Twenty-Fourth Thursday in Ordinary Time along with the feast of Saint Robert Bellarmine Tomorrow we commemorate the Twenty-Fourth Friday in Ordinary Time. For the liturgy, readings and meditations and story of St. Robert Bellarmine, click on LITURGY FOR THE DAY.

Thursday, September 17, 1998

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

Friday, September 18, 1998


PRAYER & DEVOTIONS

     Today's prayer is the Opening Prayer for the Mass in honor of Saint Robert Bellarmine:

God our Father, You gave Robert Bellarmine wisdom and goodness to defend the faith of Your Church. By his prayers may we always rejoice in the profession of our faith.


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 17, 1998 volume 9, no. 182   DAILY CATHOLIC