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Liturgy of the Eucharist: Part 20

               The words of consecration are at the heart of the entire Mass. They are the words Jesus himself gave for us to use in our worship in the “new and eternal covenant”. They are not words that people concocted out of some imagination or whim. These are sacred words from God. They are words of love.They are taken straight from scripture and we do not have the right to change the words, actions nor materials that Jesus established for our worship. Continue reading


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PROMISES for Day 9 – The Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena

Jesus made 12 specific promises to those who would honor His Sacred Heart and, during this Novena, all these promises have been posted here throughout these 9 days of prayer.

Here are PROMISES FOR DAY 9:

Promise DAY 9

Today is the last day of the novena! Let’s pray once more that we might have hearts that are conformed to Jesus’.

Let’s pray that we may have more hopeful hearts – that we may live with the hope of Jesus every day. That we may face every cross and every trial with confident hope.

With the novena coming to a close, if your prayers have been answered, please leave a comment HERE to let everyone know!

Here are the prayers for today:
Day 9 – The Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena

O my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you.”

Behold I knock, I seek and ask for the grace of…

(Mention your Intention Here)

Our Father, Who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death.

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

O my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, if you ask anything of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.” Behold, in your name, I ask the Father for the grace of…

(Mention your Intention Here)

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be to the Father…

Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

O my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, heaven and earth will pass away but my words will not pass away.” Encouraged by your infallible words I now ask for the grace of…

(Mention your Intention Here)

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be to the Father…

Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, for whom it is impossible not to have compassion on the afflicted, have pity on us miserable sinners and grant us the grace which we ask of you, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, your tender Mother and ours.

Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope.

To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve: to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this vale of tears.

Turn then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus, O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary!

Pray for us O holy Mother of God, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

St. Joseph, foster father of Jesus, pray for us.

Amen.


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Despite Death Threats, Phill Kline Continues to Speak Out Against Abortion

Washington, DC (LiveActionNews) — To anyone with an open mind, it couldn’t be clearer that Phil Kline – once the Attorney General of Kansas – was targeted and oppressed specifically because of his stand against Planned Parenthood.

Kline attempted to expose Planned Parenthood’s illegal activities in regards to child and statutory rape, and he was shut down. …

http://www.lifenews.com/2014/06/21/despite-death-threats-phill-kline-continues-to-speak-out-against-abortion/


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PROMISE for Day 8 – The Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena

Jesus made 12 specific promises to those who would honor His Sacred Heart –
Here is THE PROMISE FOR DAY 8:

Promise DAY 8

Let’s pray that we might have hearts that are more and more conformed to Jesus’.

Let’s pray that we may have more loving hearts – that we may be like Christ in loving selflessly. That we may love others as much as Christ loves us.

Here are the prayers for today:
Day 8 – The Sacred Heart of Jesus Novena

O my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you.”

Behold I knock, I seek and ask for the grace of…

(Mention your Intention Here)

Our Father, Who art in Heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death.

Glory be to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end.

Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

O my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, if you ask anything of the Father in my name, he will give it to you.” Behold, in your name, I ask the Father for the grace of…

(Mention your Intention Here)

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be to the Father…

Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

O my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, heaven and earth will pass away but my words will not pass away.” Encouraged by your infallible words I now ask for the grace of…

(Mention your Intention Here)

Our Father…
Hail Mary…
Glory Be to the Father…

Sacred Heart of Jesus, I place all my trust in you.

O Sacred Heart of Jesus, for whom it is impossible not to have compassion on the afflicted, have pity on us miserable sinners and grant us the grace which we ask of you, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, your tender Mother and ours.

Hail, holy Queen, Mother of mercy, our life, our sweetness and our hope.

To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve: to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this vale of tears.

Turn then, most gracious advocate, thine eyes of mercy toward us, and after this our exile, show unto us the blessed fruit of thy womb, Jesus, O clement, O loving, O sweet Virgin Mary!

Pray for us O holy Mother of God, that we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

St. Joseph, foster father of Jesus, pray for us.

Amen.