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To: narses

Okay, finished. Ping to narses to spread the word. Gotta get on those Catholic threads.

20 posted on 12/19/2009 5:55:10 PM PST by malkee (Actually I'm an ex-smoker--more than three years now -- But I think about it every day.)
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38 posted on 12/19/2009 6:46:26 PM PST by narses ('in an odd way this is cheering news!'.)
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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: 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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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 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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