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TUESDAY      September 22, 1998      SECTION ONE       vol 9, no. 185

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servants of satan?

     In today's editorial, we expose those advocates of the devil - the four Republican senators whose votes were crucial to overturning the veto on the Partial Birth Abortion Ban, but they betrayed their party, their constituents, their God and the countless innocents who have been slaughtered in the second and third trimesters. While tossing brickbats at these four, we offer bouquets to those responsible Democrats who switched over and voted the pro-life ticket despite the consequences they may face. Kudos to them. For today's commentary, entitled The last hurrah between Heaven or hell! , click on CATHOLIC PewPOINT.

The last hurrah between Heaven or hell!

Michael Cain, editor


With Fall upon us we return to original installments, picking up where we left off after the death of Pope Honorius IV with the first Franciscan ever elected Supreme Pontiff

     After an eleven month vacancy the College of Cardinals elected a Franciscan to lead the Church, a Franciscan who had succeeded Saint Bonaventure as Minister General. The Franciscan Pope had a crusade not just against those who opposed him, but against the infidels who threatened the Papal States. Probably the greatest crusade Pope Nicholas IV waged was sending Franciscans as missionaries to foreign countries including Croatia and Bosnia where they were forever entrenched in the hearts of the people including Medjugorje. For the seventy-third installment titled Pope Nicholas IV A Franciscan on a crusade, click on THE HISTORY OF THE MASS AND HOLY MOTHER CHURCH.

Pope Nicholas IV A Franciscan on a crusade

Installment Seventy-Three

The age of grace and mercy is about to become the moment of Justice.

     That is what the Blessed Virgin Mary emphasizes to all her children in her 196th and 197th messages to the Hidden Flower of the Immaculate Heart. Our Lady points out the need to intensify our prayers and sacrifices to be battle ready for the time that will immediately precede the Triumph of Mary's Immaculate Heart which will usher in the glorious Reign of the Sacred Heart. For messages number 196 and 197, click on "I SOLEMNLY TELL YOU..."

Messages One Hundred Ninety-Six and Ninety-Seven

Message One Hundred Ninety-Six, June 12, 1992

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

Message One Hundred Ninety-Seven, June 18, 1992

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

LITURGY FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

      Today is the Twenty-Fifth Tuesday in Ordinary Time and tomorrow is the Twenty-Fifth Wednesday in Ordinary Time. For the readings, liturgies and meditations for both days, click on LITURGY FOR THE DAY.

Tuesday, September 22, 1998

Wednesday, September 23, 1998


PRAYERS & DEVOTION

     Today's prayer honors a saint who is no longer celebrated in the modern liturgy, but who played a major role in preserving the faith in Spain. On his feast day as the Spanish legislature meets to determine the moral course Spain will take in 1998, we offer this prayer to Saint Thomas of Villanova, Bishop:

     O God, Who, in a singular degree, didst bestow upon Blessed Bishop Thomas the virtue of compassion toward the poor; pour fourth we beseech Thee, through his intercession, the riches of Thy Mercy upon those who humbly implore Thee. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, world without end. Amen.


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 22, 1998 volume 9, no. 185   DAILY CATHOLIC