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Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Final things

The Apostolic Exhortation Sacramentum Caritatis came out yesterday. I read through the introduction and then skimmed through the body. I think what I love most about Benedict is his pure emphasis on the Mass. If we all go to Mass and participate in Mass and if the Mass is done well, with love and care and attention, everything else in the world will sort itself out: The Mass is LOVE, our love of God, God's love of us. That's what I took to be the gist.

I was going to read through all of it, but my brother headed out and as he left, he brought in the package that was sitting outside the door. My 1962 Daily Missal finally arrived. After that, I spent some time leafing through it. It is a beautiful little book and well worth the wait. Now all I need to do is find the local Indult Mass (or go see the SSPX in Cedar Rapids) and watch.

Also this week, Putin came to visit the Holy Father in Rome. Asia News has a summary. Both sides afterwards described the meeting as positive.

That's about it. Tomorrow is my surgery. I've been anointed and I'm ready. I thank you all for your prayers and well-wishes that I've received so far. God bless you all.

Yours in Christ,

2 comments:

Ray from MN said...

Where are you located?

Tridentine Latin Masses
# Sts Peter and Paul, Mankato: 8:45 a.m. Mass every First Saturday; Confession before Mass

# St Augustine, S St Paul: 11:30 a.m. Sundays; also 7:30 p.m. on First Fridays and Holy Days of Obligation

# St John's, Rochester, MN, 1st Sunday only: 4:00 p.m.

# St Francis Xavier, Dyersville, IA: 12:00 Sundays

# Epiphany, Sioux City, IA: 7:30 a.m. Sundays

Anonymous said...

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So I say to you by fellow creatures, everyone is loved by God, so much so that he has sent his Son again, to Earth to do the work that could be done by no one other than He. He had to ruin the works of the devil and bring an end to all his enemies on Earth. Christ has done just that. While I cannot give you my birth name, since that is what the Vatican has and knows along with the United States Government (they protected me all this time), it is remarkable what times we are about to embark upon ahead of us...the true faith becoming knowing, and no more beliefs that are wrong, since God the Son, Ruler of all Nation and Earth, Creator of the Heavens and the Earth is here again living on Earth, and was in private to destroy the works of the devil, and has succeeded. Rejoice. Praise be to God the Son and God the Father, for they are to be commended and lifted highest for their work saved everyone everywhere. Do you think I lie? Do you think this is fantasy? 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I end this with one mystery of the Bible solved for you to know that I AM real. Heaven came from Earth, was born from Earth Heaven was, and this is why God promised to never let Earth fall to the devil even though God turned his back on mankind after the death of his Son Jesus. Where has God been, haven't you wondered? In today's modern era, surely he'd be connected to mankind like he used to be, right? Wrong. God essentially left the planet after the death of Jesus. Left creation up to mankind, which has been a disaster. Knew that his Word in the Holy Bible was strong enough to hold man to thinking about God in their lives that he banked on his return to the devil, proclaiming that his Word was all he needed, and still today it is...the Holy Bible is the most popular selling book of all kind. The is fact and there is fiction. Fact is Jesus was the Son of God. Fiction is that the Jews hold the fact in the Torah, because that's not the truth. The Holy Bible is the best account of what really happened. However the Torah is still the Word of God. The Book of Mormon is the Word of God. Wait until you see the treasures from Heaven the Mormons are in possession of...that is fact. But God sent Christ to Earth and did so again a second time because Earth created Heaven just like Genesis writes. That is why Earth is so important to God. Half of the Earth's Seawater was lifted into one place, off the Earth, and this became the water used to start Noah's flood, so read Genesis about the creation of how the firmament of Heaven, where it was located and what became of it. I wonder who lived in it? But essentially Heaven was located underneath the seas and oceans at one point. 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Cause your face to shine is what God told me to do...so I tried my hardest to get through the worst, but you must all know I went through Hell and back again just to make sure your souls would be saved. And they are. So rejoice. I have made it, and once and for all, there is nothing that can stop me because I have conquered death and no one can understand how it was done...not even a scientist will understand. That is the power of God. Please glorify him and me together. For we stopped the worst from taking history. We prevented things from ever becoming into existence even though they are what happened and are what I experienced. But no one else did. It is why all things were recoreded...all things, so that all evidence would be there to prove what was going on in real life. So that Christ could simply point to the video and say here, look, do you see what I'm talking about, that's you, yet you don't remember being in this situation. That is the power of God. The Second Coming nears and it's a good beginning and never has an ending. For my Kingdom is eternal, lasting forever, it does not last 1000 years, that is a trick question in the Bible, and everyone falls for it. All of the Book of Revelations is a trick question, since only Christ knows the answers and will reveal them come his first Appearance, April 12, 2007 at the Vatican. May God bless each and every one of you. May you find these blessing quickly, because time is running out. The end, which is the beginning is near...so do not fear the end. Just be one who is left standing!