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Non-stop Rosary vigil to defeat ObamaCare

Posted on 12/19/2009 5:17:02 PM PST by giotto

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To: ELS
ELS; there's also a YouTube site for Real Catholic TV (Michael Voris Rocks!). I find it's easier to follow:

Real Catholic TV on YouTube
151 posted on 03/19/2010 7:51:10 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: mlizzy; All
Now beginning Rosary #5: (On the Feast of St. Joseph) The Sorrowful Mysteries.

Followed by Rosary #6: Joyful Mysteries.


Please join me, follow me, or recite on your own. All four mysteries can be found online on a player in both English and Spanish. There are links to Rosary instruction in the sidebar (all faiths invited!). Rosary for Peace/Our Nation


152 posted on 03/19/2010 7:58:21 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: mlizzy

I stopped my daily rosary when I went into the hospital last Sunday. I’m home now and am resuming with renewed faith for our Patroness to rescue our country.


153 posted on 03/19/2010 8:02:59 AM PDT by Ax (I HOPE Obama will CHANGE back into a lizard before long.)
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To: Salvation

I’ll pray as well.


154 posted on 03/19/2010 8:49:53 AM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: mlizzy; All
Completed Rosary #5 and #6.
I'm passing the beads to
you!:):)


On this Feast of St. Joseph, St.
Joseph, please pray for US!

Online Rosary here

All Christian faiths are invited to say
the Rosary. Mary hears all who love
her Son! Please join us.
155 posted on 03/19/2010 8:53:57 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: Ax
I stopped my daily rosary when I went into the hospital last Sunday. I’m home now and am resuming with renewed faith for our Patroness to rescue our country.

Our Lady welcomes you back from your brief hiatus! Oh, how she loves to hear the Rosary! (I will say some Hail Marys for you, too, while you are on the mend.)
156 posted on 03/19/2010 8:55:01 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: malkee

Thank you.


157 posted on 03/19/2010 9:08:22 AM PDT by Ladycalif ("If you don't have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one." Jesus)
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To: giotto

Psalm 109:8,’Let his days be few; and let another take his office.”


158 posted on 03/19/2010 9:11:01 AM PDT by Ladycalif ("If you don't have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one." Jesus)
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To: giotto

Beautiful explanation. Thank you!


159 posted on 03/19/2010 9:39:32 AM PDT by carmody
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To: giotto

Beautiful explanation. Thank you!


160 posted on 03/19/2010 9:39:33 AM PDT by carmody
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bump!


161 posted on 03/19/2010 9:40:32 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Salvation

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2010/03/exclusive-vice-president-biden-says-obamas-cancelled-trip-not-a-bad-sign-for-health-care-bills-prosp.html

TAPPER: And there’s a big debate right now within the Catholic Church about this bill, and a lot of these last few members that you’re trying to get are Catholic democrats who oppose abortion. And I’m wondering, first of all, how you can side with nuns over bishops?

BIDEN: That’s easy. I love the nuns.

TAPPER: And, second of all, what you’re telling I assume that some of the people you’re calling are these Catholic Democrats because you.

BIDEN: Sure.

TAPPER: Because you have the same faith.

BIDEN: Yes. I mean, they happen to be similar (ph). I’m not calling them because of that. I’m calling a lot of people who have other concerns about the bill.

TAPPER: Right. But they are among those who you’re calling?


162 posted on 03/19/2010 12:03:08 PM PDT by OafOfOffice (W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
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To: giotto; All
Now beginning Rosary #7: (On the Feast of St. Joseph) The Sorrowful Mysteries.

Followed by Rosary #8: Glorious Mysteries.


Please join me, follow me, or recite on your own. All four mysteries can be found online on a player in both English and Spanish. There are links to Rosary instruction in the sidebar (all faiths invited!). Rosary for Peace


163 posted on 03/19/2010 12:52:08 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: giotto; All
Completed Rosary #7 and #8.
I'm passing the beads to
you!:):)


On this Feast of St. Joseph, St.
Joseph, please pray for US!

Online Rosary here

All Christian faiths are invited to say
the Rosary. Mary hears all who love
her Son! Please join us.
164 posted on 03/19/2010 1:32:38 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: Salvation
Continue praying the Rosary for the defeat of Obamacare.

You're right, Salvation. They won't let up, so neither can we.

165 posted on 03/19/2010 4:59:15 PM PDT by giotto
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To: mlizzy
Now beginning Rosary #9: (On the Feast of St. Joseph) The Sorrowful Mysteries.

Please join me, follow me, or recite on your own. All four mysteries can be found online on a player in both English and Spanish. There are links to Rosary instruction in the sidebar (all faiths invited!). Rosary for Peace


166 posted on 03/19/2010 7:27:05 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: mlizzy

Just finished another one, keep praying.


167 posted on 03/20/2010 12:01:18 PM PDT by pbear8 (Climate change is a fraud like Obama)
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To: pbear8; giotto; Mrs. Don-o; Northern Yankee
Thanks, pbear8. Said a rosary yesterday with my husband while walking the dogs, and another one at a pro-life march today.



Today, March 20th, which would have been my mother's 89th birthday, I remembered her in prayer as my husband, my 19-year-old daughter, myself, and a "very" pro-life friend [Jerry] of my daughter's, joined Pro-Life Action League's, Eric Scheidler, and his dedicated group of some 75 prayer warriors for his monthly protest 4 Life at the Planned Parenthood in Aurora, IL. A couple street-side counselors continually shouted out as the women exited their cars with their boyfriends, fathers, and mothers, and walked towards the door that no one ever leaves the same from, "Please, we have information for free ultrasounds. Take a pamphlet. Have an ultrasound before you abort," and so on, as the prayers of the Sorrowful Mysteries continued right outside PP's doors, and the "escort service" dressed in bright green, made sure the victim reached her destination-for-death and a lifetime-of-regret, safely. "It's so sad, mom. They don't understand what they are doing; they are young, some were even younger than me, and they have no knowledge. Their parents haven't taught them well and their 'friends' are lying to them," my daughter said. "If they saw the baby in an ultrasound, with its little heart beating, most of them wouldn't go through with it. I know they wouldn't."

Sometimes it feels hopeless, until you see the determination on the faces of others, who come in 20-something degree weather (at the end of March nonetheless), snow pelting their faces, all to try to save the Life of one little human being, and the mother from never-ending sorrow.



Jerry mentioned to Eric's friend that the huge photo of the decapitated fetus (on the road entering PP) could be replaced next time with the enlarged printed words "FREE ULTRASOUNDS" to see if that might be helpful.

For those who haven't read them yet, I repeat the words of Fr. John A. Hardon when he said (in 1996),
"Let me repeat in the clearest words in my disposal. I would restate our thesis in two propositions. Proposition #1 There is no stopping abortion without an ocean of grace from Jesus Christ. No way will human means stop abortion. Proposition #2 The principle source of this grace is the Holy Eucharist."
Pray, march, protest, fast, and take part in the Sacraments to abolish abortion 4-ever from this earth. Online Rosary

168 posted on 03/20/2010 2:12:55 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: mlizzy

Thanks for a great post.


169 posted on 03/20/2010 2:15:11 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: mlizzy

Wonderful post, mlizzy! It takes true dedication to brave the snow and sleet like that—with cheerful faces even! May God send sunny days to Aurora, Il.


170 posted on 03/20/2010 3:13:40 PM PDT by giotto
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To: mlizzy; Raquel
Thanks!

I have been saying Hail Marys all day.

171 posted on 03/20/2010 3:49:47 PM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: mlizzy

God bless you tremendously. I have so much to pray for after Communion: you and all the defenders of life are always in my prayers.


172 posted on 03/20/2010 5:09:47 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("All the way to heaven is heaven, since Christ said 'I am the Way." -- St. Catherine of Siena)
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To: giotto

My daughter would love some sunny days as her
“Spring Break” starts now (so thank you!), and interestingly yesterday was 59 degrees and sunny.:)


173 posted on 03/20/2010 5:56:07 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: Northern Yankee
Thanks! I have been saying Hail Marys all day.

[applause] Good job, Northern Yankee! That's what it's going to take ... It seems to me that Obama is so crooked, that he's going to make sure this passes, no matter what devious means are necessary, but I continue to pray as always ... God is stronger, God is stronger!
174 posted on 03/20/2010 5:58:30 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
God bless you tremendously. I have so much to pray for after Communion: you and all the defenders of life are always in my prayers.

Thanks a lot Mrs. Don-o. I appreciate your prayers more than you know. It seems right when you think you can't pray more, or focus more on good and Godly things, that a breeze comes by so-to-speak (prayers!), and you can pick yourself up, and continue on your path. My prayers are with you too.:):)
175 posted on 03/20/2010 6:01:59 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: giotto; nickcarraway; Lady In Blue; NYer; ELS; Pyro7480; livius; Catholicguy; RobbyS; ...
Time to pray another Rosary to defeat Obamacare!

 
Pray the Rosary. 
Pray without ceasing.

176 posted on 03/20/2010 9:12:25 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

God bless you. I need to go to bed. Back to DC in the AM.
Pray hard.


177 posted on 03/20/2010 9:17:10 PM PDT by RedMDer (Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: Salvation; All

Would anyone on the Catholic pinglist be willing to answer some questions about the Rosary for this new Catholic? Please freepmail me privately if so. Thank you and God bless you.


178 posted on 03/20/2010 9:27:04 PM PDT by ottbmare (I could agree wth you, but then we'd both be wrong.)
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To: malkee

I have been praying the rosary every day for a change of heart for those that are intending to vote yes.


179 posted on 03/20/2010 11:40:27 PM PDT by notaliberal
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To: mlizzy; Victoria Delsoul; NYer; Salvation; Mrs. Don-o; Raquel
I think often at times like this Jesus's comments to Pilate at the time of the trial (John 19:11):

Jesus answered him, "You would have no power over me unless it had been given you from above; therefore the one who handed me over to you is guilty of the greater sin."

We don't always understand the ways of God, but there are reasons for everything.

Didn't today used to be Passion Sunday? I remember years ago during Mass we would read The Passion. As a child that always excited me because I knew Palm Sunday was only a week away.

180 posted on 03/21/2010 4:45:23 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: notaliberal
Pray, pray, pray! ... leave it on all day if you like ... Link
181 posted on 03/21/2010 6:04:38 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: mlizzy
Pray to end
abortion

182 posted on 03/21/2010 6:39:38 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: Northern Yankee
#1678
183 posted on 03/21/2010 7:00:58 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o ("All the way to heaven is heaven, since Christ said 'I am the Way." -- St. Catherine of Siena)
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To: mlizzy

I have been praying the Rosary and Chaplet of Divine Mercy for this cause for months now. And every day before Mass and during intentions, I also offer up a prayer to stop this atrocity. I am praying the Rosary now and suggest that we all add the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3PM today and every day until this is either stopped or reversed. Thank you to everyone praying for this cause. It seems to be our only hope.


184 posted on 03/21/2010 7:35:27 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: MomofMarine
I am praying the Rosary now and suggest that we all add the Chaplet of Divine Mercy at 3PM today and every day until this is either stopped or reversed. Thank you to everyone praying for this cause. It seems to be our only hope.

Excellent idea! I was looking for a good MP3 recording of the Chaplet to add to our site. Do you use a particular one?
185 posted on 03/21/2010 7:43:12 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: mlizzy

This is my favorite:

http://www.divshare.com/download/4070241-a31


186 posted on 03/21/2010 8:20:23 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: MomofMarine
Thanks very much! I've added The Chaplet of Divine Mercy to our player (you have to scroll until just after the English rosaries) on our player.
187 posted on 03/21/2010 9:52:34 AM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: mlizzy

I’m glad you like it. I think it is the most beautiful version. If you listen with headphones, it will take your breath away.


188 posted on 03/21/2010 10:38:20 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: MomofMarine
Will start the Chaplet of Divine Mercy soon ... have had the Rosary streaming for hours ... keep praying everyone! God is powerful ...
189 posted on 03/21/2010 12:43:34 PM PDT by mlizzy ("Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person" --Mother Teresa.)
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To: massmike

My Jesus mercy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJskrQq3dXM


190 posted on 03/21/2010 1:30:07 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: All


191 posted on 03/21/2010 1:45:53 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: All

If anyone wants scriptural, here’s the Sorrowful Mysteries:

The Agony in the Garden

Our Father

1- Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane…and taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and troubled. (Mt 26:36, 37) Hail Mary

2- And he withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and knelt down and prayed, “Father, if thou art willing, remove this cup from me; nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.” (Lk 22:41-42) Hail Mary

3- “Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?” (Mk 10:38) Hail Mary

4- “Whoever does the will of God is my brother, sister, and mother.” (Mk 3:35) Hail Mary

5- “Sacrifices and offerings thou hast not desired, but a body thou hast prepared for me…Then I said, ‘Lo, I have come to do thy will, O God.’” (Heb 10:5, 7) Hail Mary

6- Trouble and anguish have come upon me, but thy commandments are my delight. (Ps 119:143) Hail Mary

7- [Judas] came up to Jesus at once and said, “Hail, Master!” And he kissed him. Jesus said to him, “Friend, why are you here?” (Mt 26:49-50) Hail Mary

8- Even my bosom friend in whom I trusted, who ate of my bread, has lifted his heel against me. (Ps 41:9) Hail Mary

9- Then they came up and laid hands on Jesus and seized him. (Mt 26:50) Hail Mary

10- Then all the disciples forsook him and fled. (Mt 27:56) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Scourging at the Pillar

Our Father

1- Then Pilate took Jesus and scourged him. (Jn 19:1) Hail Mary

2- I gave my back to the smiters. (Is 50:6) Hail Mary

3- The plowers plowed upon my back; they made long their furrows. (Ps 129:3) Hail Mary

4- We esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. (Is 53:4) Hail Mary

5- He was wounded for our transgressions, bruised for our iniquities. (Is 53:5) Hail Mary

6- Yet it was the will of the Lord to bruise him. (Is 53:10) Hail Mary

7- His appearance was so marred, beyond human semblance. (Is 52:14) Hail Mary

8- Upon him was the chastisement that made us whole. (Is 53:5) Hail Mary

9- And with his stripes we are healed. (Is 53:5) Hail Mary

10- Having scourged Jesus, Pilate delivered him over to be crucified. (Mk 15:15) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Crowning with Thorns

Our Father

1- The soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the praetorium, and they gathered the whole battalion before him. (Mt 27:27) Hail Mary

2- And they stripped him and put a scarlet robe upon him, and plaiting a crown of thorns they put it on his head, and put a reed in his hand. (Mt 27:28-29) Hail Mary

3- Wise men from the East came to Jerusalem saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we have seen his star in the East, and have come to worship him.” (Mt 2:2) Hail Mary

4- And kneeling before him they mocked him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” (Mt 27:29) Hail Mary

5- And they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. (Mt 2:11) Hail Mary

6- And they spat upon him, and took the reed and struck him on the head. (Mt 27:30) Hail Mary

7- Pilate entered the praetorium again and called Jesus, and said to him, “Are you the king of the Jews?” (Jn 18:33) Hail Mary

8- Jesus answered, “My kingship is not of this world.” (Jn 18:36) Hail Mary

9- And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the robe, and put his own clothes on him, and led him away to crucify him. (Mt 27:31) Hail Mary

10- Pilate also wrote a title and put it on the cross; it read, “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.” (Jn 19:19) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Carrying of the Cross

Our Father

1- They took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross. (Jn 19:17) Hail Mary

2- Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows. (Is 53:4) Hail Mary

3- He bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors. (Is 53:12) Hail Mary

4- They seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. (Lk 23:26) Hail Mary

5- “If any man would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” (Lk 9:23) Hail Mary

6- “Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me.” (Mt 11:29) Hail Mary

7- “For I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” (Mt 11:29) Hail Mary

8- There followed him a great multitude of the people, and of women who bewailed and lamented him. (Lk 23:27) Hail Mary

9- But Jesus said turning to them, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.” (Lk 23:28) Hail Mary

10- And they brought him to the place called Golgotha (which means the place of a skull). (Mk 15:22) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Crucifixion and Death of the Lord

Our Father

1- Moses called all the elders of Israel, and said to them, “Select lambs for yourselves according to your families, and kill the passover lamb.” (Ex 12:21) Hail Mary

2- When they came to the place which is called the Skull, there they crucified him. (Lk 23:33) Hail Mary

3- They have pierced my hands and my feet - I can count all my bones. (Ps 22:16-17) Hail Mary

4- As Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life.” (Jn 3:14-15) Hail Mary

5- “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (Jn 1:29) Hail Mary

6- “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.” (Jn 10:11) Hail Mary

7- He humbled himself and became obedient unto death, even death on a cross. (Phil 2:8) Hail Mary

8- Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone, but if it dies, it bears much fruit. (Jn 12:24) Hail Mary

9- One of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and at once there came out blood and water. (Jn 19:34) Hail Mary

10- In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace. (Eph 1:7). Hail Mary

Glory be

Other mysteries to follow.


192 posted on 03/21/2010 1:52:35 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: All

If anyone wants scriptural, here’s the Joyful Mysteries:

The Annunciation

Our Father

1- The angel Gabriel was sent from God, to a city of Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary. (Lk 1:26-27) Hail Mary

2- And he came to her and said, “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you.” (Lk 1:28) Hail Mary

3- “You shall conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus.” (Lk 1:31) Hail Mary

4- The Lord God said to the serpent, “…I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” (Gen 3:15) Hail Mary

5- [Judith] took hold of the hair of [Holfernes’] head, and said, “Give me strength this day, O Lord God of Israel!” And she struck his neck twice with all her might, and severed his head from his body. (Jud 13:7-8) Hail Mary

6- Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” (Lk 1:38) Hail Mary

7- “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you.” (Lk 1:35) Hail Mary

8- The cloud covered the tent of the meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. (Ex 40:34) Hail Mary

9- Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion; for lo, I come and I will dwell in the midst of you, says the Lord. (Zech 2:10) Hail Mary

10- And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us. (Jn 1:14) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Visitation

Our Father

1- In those days Mary arose and went with haste into the hill country of Judah, and she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. (Lk 1:39-40) Hail Mary

2- David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baalejudah, to bring up from there the ark of God. (2 Sam 6:2) Hail Mary

3- And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit, and she exclaimed with a loud cry, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!” (Lk 1:41-42) Hail Mary

4- And Uzziah said to [Judith], “O daughter, you are blessed by the Most High God above all women on earth. And blessed be the Lord God…who has guided you to strike the head of the leader of our enemies.” (Jud 13:18) Hail Mary

5- “And why is this granted me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?” (Lk 1:43) Hail Mary

6- David was afraid of the Lord that day; and he said, “How can the ark of the Lord come to me?” (2 Sam 6:9) Hail Mary

7- “For behold, when the voice of your greeting came to my ears, the babe in my womb leaped for joy.” (Lk 1:44) Hail Mary

8- As the ark of the Lord came into the city of David, Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw David leaping and dancing before the Lord. (2 Sam 6:16) Hail Mary

9- And Mary remained with her about three months, and returned to her home. (Lk 1:56) Hail Mary

10- And the ark of the Lord stayed in the house of Obededom the Gittite three months; and the Lord blessed Obededom and all his household. (2 Sam 6:11) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Birth of the Lord

Our Father

1- There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. (Is 11:1) Hail Mary

2- Joseph also went up...to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David, to be enrolled with Mary his betrothed, who was with child. (Lk 2:4-5) Hail Mary

3- But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose origin is from of old, from ancient days. (Mic 5:2) Hail Mary

4- Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call him Immanuel. (Is 7:14) Hail Mary

5- And while they were there, the time came for her to be delivered. And she gave birth to her first-born son. (Lk 2:6-7) Hail Mary

6- For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government will be upon his shoulder.” (Is 9:6) Hail Mary

7- And his name shall be called “Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace”. (Is 9:6) Hail Mary

8- The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them light has shined. (Is 9:2) Hail Mary

9- And [she] wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in the manger, because there was no place for them in the inn. (Lk 2:7) Hail Mary

10- For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich. (2 Cor 8:9) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Presentation

Our Father

1- Every first-born of man among your sons you shall redeem. (Ex 13:13) Hail Mary

2- When the time came according to their purification according to the law of Moses, they brought him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord. (Lk 2:22) Hail Mary

3- She shall take two turtledoves or two young pigeons, one for a burnt offering and the other for a sin offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her, and she shall be clean. (Lev 12:8) Hail Mary

4- You are all fair, my love; there is no flaw within you. (Song 4:7) Hail Mary

5- [Simeon] took him up in his arms and blessed God and said, “Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word.” (Lk 2:29) Hail Mary

6- And the Lord said to [Moses], “This is the land of which I swore to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, ‘I shall give it to your descendants.’ I have let you see it with your eyes.” (Deut 34:4) Hail Mary

7- “For mine eyes have seen thy salvation which thou hast prepared in the presence of all peoples.” (Lk 2:31) Hail Mary

8- “A light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to thy people Israel.” (Lk 2:32) Hail Mary

9- No one has ever seen God; the only Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known. (Jn 1:18) Hail Mary

10- And when they had performed everything according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, into their own city, Nazareth. (Lk 2:39) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Finding of Jesus in the Temple

Our Father

1- Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the Passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom. (Lk 2:41-42) Hail Mary

2- And when the feast was ended, as they were returning, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. (Lk 2:43) Hail Mary

3- And when they did not find him, they returned to Jerusalem, seeking him. (Lk 2:45) Hail Mary

4- In the day of my trouble I seek the Lord; in the night my hand is stretched out wearying; my soul refuses to be comforted. (Ps 77:2) Hail Mary

5- After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. (Lk 2:46) Hail Mary

6- And all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers. (Lk 2:47) Hail Mary

7- The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. (Is 11:6) Hail Mary

8- I will make boys their princes, and babes shall rule over them. (Is 3:4) Hail Mary

9- And when they saw him they were astonished; and his mother said to him, “Son, why have you treated us so? Behold, your father and I have been looking for you anxiously.” (Lk 2:48) Hail Mary

10- And he said to them, “How is it that you sought me? Did you not know that I must be in my Father’s house?” (Lk 2:49) Hail Mary

Glory be

Other mysteries to follow.


193 posted on 03/21/2010 1:54:37 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: AliVeritas

The Luminous Mysteries

The Baptism of the Lord

Our Father

1- Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. (Mt 3:13) Hail Mary

2- “I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how I am constrained until it is accomplished.” (Lk 12:50) Hail Mary

3- John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” (Mt 3:14) Hail Mary

4- But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he consented. (Mt 3:15) Hail Mary

5- So they took up Jonah and threw him into the sea; and the sea ceased from raging. (Jon 1:15) Hail Mary

6- “As Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the whale, so will the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.” (Mt 12:40) Hail Mary

7- We were buried therefore with him in baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life. (Rom 6:4) Hail Mary

8- And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water. (Mt 3:15) Hail Mary

9- The heaven was opened, and the Holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form, as a dove. (Lk 3:21-22) Hail Mary

10- And a voice came from heaven, “Thou art my beloved Son; with thee I am well pleased”. (Mk 1:11) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Changing of Water into Wine at Cana in Galilee

Our Father

1- There was a marriage at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; Jesus also was invited to the marriage, with his disciples. (Jn 2:1-2) Hail Mary

2- When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” (Jn 2:3) Hail Mary

3- Now six stone jars were standing there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to them, “Fill the jars with water.” (Jn 2:6-7) Hail Mary

4- When the steward of the feast tasted the water now become wine... [he] called the bridegroom and said to him, “Every man serves the good wine first...but you have kept the good wine until now.” (Jn 2:9, 10) Hail Mary

5- Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot fast. (Mk 2:19) Hail Mary

6- And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. (Rev 21:2) Hail Mary

7- And he who sat upon the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” (Rev 21:5) Hail Mary

8- Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away, behold, the new has come. (2 Cor 5:17) Hail Mary

9- This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory; and his disciples believed in him. (Jn 2:11) Hail Mary

10- I found him whom my soul loves. I held him, and would not let him go. (Song 3:4) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Proclamation of the Kingdom of God

Our Father

1- Moses summoned all Israel and said to them...”The Lord said to me...’I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their brethren.’” (Deut 5:1, 18: 17, 18) Hail Mary

2- “’I will put my words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.’” (Deut 18:18) Hail Mary

3- “The Father who sent me has himself given me commandment what to say and what to speak. And I know his commandment is eternal life.” (Jn 12:49-50) Hail Mary

4- “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good tidings to the afflicted.” (Is 61:1) Hail Mary

5- Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the gospel of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand.” (Mk 1:14-15) Hail Mary

6- “Repent, and believe in the gospel.” (Mk 1:15) Hail Mary

7- God exalted him at his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins. (Acts 5:31) Hail Mary

8- He has delivered us from the dominion of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Col 1:13-14) Hail Mary

9- Therefore put away all filthiness and rank growth of wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. (Jas 1:21) Hail Mary

10- “As for those in good soil, they are those who, hearing the word, hold it fast in an honest and good heart, and bring forth fruit with patience.” (Lk 8:15) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Transfiguration

Our Father

1- Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. (Mk 9:2) Hail Mary

2- And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his garments became white as light. (Mt 17:1-2) Hail Mary

3- His raiment was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool. (Dan 7:9) Hail Mary

4- His brightness was like the light, rays flashed from his hand; and there he veiled his power. (Hab 3:4) Hail Mary

5- His face [was] like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches. (Dan 10:6) Hail Mary

6- “The Lord bless you and keep you: The Lord make his face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you.” (Num 6:24-25) Hail Mary

7- “The Lord lift up his countenance upon you, and give you peace.” (Num 6:26) Hail Mary

8- We have beheld his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father. (Jn 1:14) Hail Mary

9- A bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him.” (Mt 17:5) Hail Mary

10- We heard this voice from heaven, for we were with him on the holy mountain. (2 Pet 1:17) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper

Our Father

1- “The whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill their lambs in the evening...They shall eat the flesh that night.” (Ex 12:6, 8) Hail Mary

2- Christ, our paschal lamb, has been sacrificed. (1 Cor 5:7) Hail Mary

3- “Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.” (Jn 6:53) Hail Mary

4- As they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and broke it, and gave it to his disciples and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” (Mt 26:26) Hail Mary

5- And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you; for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” (Mt 26:27-28) Hail Mary

6- “Do this in remembrance of me.” (Lk 22:19) Hail Mary

7- Melchizedek king of Salem brought out bread and wine; he was priest of God Most High. (Gen 14:18) Hail Mary

8- The Lord has sworn and will not change his mind, “You are a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.” (Ps 110:4) Hail Mary

9- From the rising of the sun to its setting my name is great among the nations, and in every place incense is offered to my name, and a pure offering. (Mal 1:11) Hail Mary

10- For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes. (1 Cor 11:26) Hail Mary

Glory be


194 posted on 03/21/2010 1:56:42 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: AliVeritas

The Glorious Mysteries

The Resurrection

Our Father

1- “My flesh will dwell in hope. For thou wilt not abandon my soul to Hades, nor let thy holy one see corruption.” (Acts 2:26-27) Hail Mary

2- When he makes himself an offering for sin, he shall see his offspring, he shall prolong his days. (Is 53:10) Hail Mary

3- On the third day he will rise us up, that we may live before him. (Hos 6:2) Hail Mary

4- They put him to death on a tree; but God raised him on the third day and made him manifest. (Acts 10:39-40) Hail Mary

5- Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. (Jn 20:11) Hail Mary

6- Jesus said to her, “Mary.” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabboni!” (which means Teacher). (Jn 20:16) Hail Mary

7- Jesus our Lord...was put to death for our trespasses and raised for our justification. (Rom 4:24-25) Hail Mary

8- God, who is rich in mercy...made us alive together with Christ...and raised us up with him. (Eph 2:4-6) Hail Mary

9- You were buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the working of God. (Col 2:12) Hail Mary

10- If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain. (1 Cor 15:14) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Ascension

Our Father

1- Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. (Mt 28:16) Hail Mary

2- And lifting up his hands, he blessed them. While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven. (Lk 24:50-51) Hail Mary

3- As they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight. (Acts 1:9) Hail Mary

4- He who descended is he who also ascended far above all the heavens, that he might fill all things. (Eph 4:10) Hail Mary

5- The Lord Jesus...was taken up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God. (Mk 16:19) Hail Mary

6- When Christ had offered for all time a single sacrifice for sin, he sat down at the right hand of God, then to wait until his enemies should be made a stool for his feet. (Heb 10:13) Hail Mary

7- God...raised us up with him, and made us sit with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus. (Eph 2:6) Hail Mary

8- Seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. (Col 3:1) Hail Mary

9- Christ has entered...into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf. (Heb 9:24) Hail Mary

10- He is able for all time to save those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them. (Heb 7:25) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost

Our Father

1- When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. (Acts 2:1) Hail Mary

2- And suddenly a sound came from heaven like the sound of a mighty wind and it filled all the house where they were sitting. (Acts 2:2) Hail Mary

3- The wind blows where it wills, and you hear the sound of it, but you do not know whence it comes or whither it goes; so it is with every one who is born of the Spirit. (Jn 3:8) Hail Mary

4- And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed and resting on each one of them. (Acts 2:3) Hail Mary

5- And they were filled with the Holy Spirit. (Acts 2:4) Hail Mary

6- God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. (Rom 5:5) Hail Mary

7- A new heart I will give you, and a new spirit I will put within you; and I will take out of your flesh the heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. (Ez 36:26) Hail Mary

8- When you send forth your Spirit, they are created; and you renew the face of the earth. (Ps 104:30) Hail Mary

9- To set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. (Rom 8:6) Hail Mary

10- It is God who establishes us with you in Christ...he has put his seal upon us and given us his Spirit in our hearts as a guarantee. (2 Cor 1:21,22) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Assumption

Our Father
1- She is a reflection of eternal light, a spotless mirror of the working of God, and an image of his goodness. (Wis 7:26) Hail Mary

2- “When I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.” (Jn 14:3) Hail Mary

3- Arise, O Lord, and go to thy resting place, thou and the ark of thy might. (Ps 132:8) Hail Mary

4- My beloved speaks and says to me, “Arise, my love, my fair one, and come away; for lo, the winter is past, and the rain is over and gone.” (Song 2:10) Hail Mary

5- The woman was given two wings of the great eagle that she might fly from the serpent into the wilderness, to a place where she is to be nourished. (Rev 12:14) Hail Mary

6- Draw me after you. Let us make haste. The king has brought me into his chambers. (Song 1:4) Hail Mary

7- Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem…The King of Israel, the Lord, is in your midst. (Zeph 3:14, 15) Hail Mary

8- “O daughter, you are blessed by the Most High above all women on earth.” (Jud 13:18) Hail Mary

9- “Behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed.” (Lk 1:48) Hail Mary

10- “For he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name.” (Lk 1:49) Hail Mary

Glory be

The Coronation of Mary as Queen of Heaven and Earth

Our Father

1- The Lord takes pleasure in his people; he adorns the humble with victory. (Ps 149:4) Hail Mary

2- He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness. (Is 61:10) Hail Mary

3- Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award me. (2 Tim 4:8) Hail Mary

4- Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Lo, your king comes to you. (Zech 9:9) Hail Mary

5- A great portent appeared in the heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet. (Rev 12:1) Hail Mary

6- And on her head a crown of twelve stars (Rev 12:1) Hail Mary

7- The king rose to meet her, and bowed down to her; then he sat on his throne, and had a seat brought for the king’s mother; and she sat on his right. (1 Kg 2:19) Hail Mary

8- You are the exaltation of Jerusalem, you are the great glory of Israel, you are the greatest pride of our nation! (Jud 15:9) Hail Mary

9- Who is this that looks forth like the dawn, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army with banners? (Song 6:10) Hail Mary

10- I am the mother of beautiful love, of fear, of knowledge, and of holy hope. (Sir 24:18) Hail Mary

Glory be


195 posted on 03/21/2010 1:57:51 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: AliVeritas

Excellent posts here. Thank you.


196 posted on 03/21/2010 2:01:30 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: AliVeritas

A reflection for politicians... and for all of us

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQUFQ_N0JI8

Lyrics in sidebar.


197 posted on 03/21/2010 2:44:19 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: AliVeritas

Here’s Escriva’s Meditations on the Sorrowful with some music for meditation if needed.

I. The Prayer and Bloody Sweat of our Blessed Savior in the Garden.

Let US contemplate, in this Mystery, how Our Lord Jesus was so afflicted for us in the garden of Gethsemane, that His body was bathed in a bloody sweat, which ran down in great drops to the ground. Our Father, etc.

Prayer.
O MOST Holy Virgin, more than martyr, by that ardent prayer which our beloved Savior poured forth to His heavenly Father in the garden, vouchsafe to intercede for us, that, our passions being reduced to the obedience of reason, we may always, and in all things, conform and subject ourselves to the will of God. Amen.

Music for meditation: Handel Messiah- He was dispised

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R80lKi_gYmU

IL The Scourging of Our Blessed Lord at the Pillar.

LET us contemplate, in this Mystery how our Lord Jesus Christ was most cruelly scourged in Pilate’s house... Our Father, etc.

Prayer
MOTHER of God, overflowing fountain of patience, through those stripes which your only and much beloved Son vouchsafed to suffer for us, obtain of Him for us grace to mortify our rebellious senses, to avoid the occasion of sin, and to be ready to suffer everything rather than, offend God. Amen.

Music for meditation: Handel Messiah - And with his stripes we are healed

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwR4glJlnqQ&feature=related

III. The Crowning of Our Blessed Savior with Thorns.

LET us contemplate, in this Mystery, how those cruel [soldiers made] a crown of sharp thorns, and cruelly pressed it on the sacred head of our Lord Jesus Christ. Our Father etc.

Prayer.
O MOTHER of Our Eternal Prince, the King of Glory, by those sharp thorns wherewith His sacred head was pierced, we beseech you obtain, through your intercession, that we may be delivered from all motions of pride, and escape that shame which our sins deserve at the day of judgment. Amen.

Music for meditation: Oh Sacred Head Surrounded

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxUHHwNyq1c&feature=related

IV. Jesus Carrying His Cross.

Let us contemplate, in this Mystery, how Our Lord Jesus Christ, being sentenced to die, bore with the most amazing patience the cross which was laid upon Him for His greater torment and ignominy. Our Father, etc.

Prayer.
O HOLY Virgin example of patience, by the most painful carrying of the cross, in which your Son, Our Lord Jesus Christ, bore the heavy weight of our sins, obtain for us of him, through your intercession, courage and strength to follow His steps, and bear Our cross after Him to the end of our lives. Amen.

Music for meditation: Stabat Mater

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2zc0wTORSI

V. The Crucifixion of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

LET us contemplate, in this Mystery, how Our Lord Jesus Christ, being come to Mount Calvary, was stripped of His clothes, and His hands and feet nailed to the cross, in the presence of His most afflicted Mother. Our Father, etc.

Music for meditation: Ave Verum Corpus

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KUDs8KJc_c

Prayer.
O HOLY Mary, Mother of God, as the body of your beloved Son was for us stretched upon the cross may we offer up our souls and bodies to be crucified with Him, and our hearts to be pierced with grief at His most bitter Passion; and you, O most sorrowful Mother I graciously vouchsafe* to help us, by your all-powerful intercession, to accomplish the work of our salvation. Amen.

Salve Regina and Prayers, as before.


198 posted on 03/21/2010 3:29:54 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Pray, Pray, Pray.)
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To: AliVeritas; mlizzy; Victoria Delsoul; NYer; Salvation; Mrs. Don-o; Raquel; MomofMarine; ...
My deepest appreciation for all of your prayers and support.

Once again, our prospects for defeating this seem hopeless, but we must continue to hope and pray.

Memorare

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thine intercession was left unaided.

Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my mother; to thee do I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me.

Amen.


199 posted on 03/21/2010 5:48:20 PM PDT by giotto
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To: giotto
Just prayed the Rosary.
200 posted on 03/21/2010 7:36:16 PM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus
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