Mother Mary said at Fatima: "My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the sure way which will lead you to God." St. Thomas Aquinas said: "The things we love tell us who we are!" With that in mind, I will try to post each day something about Our Blessed Lady, items about the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and public domain Catholic books too! I pray you enjoy my ministry!
Below are two albums of pictures that I created:
1. Our grand daughter Adrianna.
2. Tears of Mary!
MARY, OUR MOTHER
Thursday, August 08, 2013
Mary TV: Day 27 Consecration
All For Jesus!!!
(c)Mary TV 2013
August 8, 2013
Consecration Day 27
Dear Family of Mary!
We are so very quickly
approaching the day of consecration!! We are in Week 3, Day 27! In this
week we pray for a knowledge of Jesus Christ!
Purpose: Obtain Knowledge of Jesus Christ
period we shall apply ourselves to the study of Jesus Christ. What is
to be studied in Christ? First the God-Man, His grace and glory; then
His rights to sovereign dominion over us; since, after having renounced
Satan and the world, we have taken Jesus Christ for our Lord. What next
shall be the object of our study? His exterior actions and also His
interior life; namely, the virtues and acts of His Sacred Heart; His
association with Mary in the mysteries of the Annunciation and
Incarnation, during His infancy and hidden life, at the feast of Cana
and on Calvary.
True Devotion To the Blessed Virgin Mary: Nos. 61-62
our Savior, true God and true man must be the ultimate end of all our
other devotions; otherwise they would be false and misleading. He is the
Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and end of everything. "We labor,"
says St. Paul, "only to make all men perfect in Jesus Christ." For in
him alone dwells the entire fullness of the divinity and the complete
fullness of grace, virtue and perfection. In him alone we have been
blessed with every spiritual blessing; he is the only teacher from whom
we must learn; the only Lord on whom we should depend; the only Head to
whom we should be united and the only model that we should imitate. He
is the only Physician that can heal us; the only Shepherd that can feed
us; the only Way that can lead us; the only Truth that we can believe;
the only Life that can animate us. He alone is everything to us and he
alone can satisfy all our desires. We are given no other name under
heaven by which we can be saved. God has laid no other foundation for
our salvation, perfection and glory than Jesus. Every edifice which is
not built on that firm rock, is founded upon shifting sands and will
certainly fall sooner or later. Through him, with him and in him, we can
do all things and render all honor and glory to the Father in the unity
of the Holy Spirit; we can make ourselves perfect and be for our
neighbor a fragrance of eternal life.
62. If then
we are establishing sound devotion to our Blessed Lady, it is only in
order to establish devotion to our Lord more perfectly, by providing a
smooth but certain way of reaching Jesus Christ. If devotion to our Lady
distracted us from our Lord, we would have to reject it as an illusion
of the devil. But this is far from being the case. As I have already
shown and will show again later on, this devotion is necessary, simply
and solely because it is a way of reaching Jesus perfectly, loving him
tenderly, and serving him faithfully.
Everything about Medjugorje
centers around Jesus. The main focus of every day is Holy Mass, Prayer
at the church, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, The Way of the Cross up
Cross Mountain and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Mother Mary works
tirelessly to connect us to her Son, who is the beginning and the end
of all creation. She has told us:
2, 2011 "Dear children; With all my heart and soul full of faith and
love in the Heavenly Father, I gave my Son to you and am giving Him to
you anew. My Son has brought you, the people of the entire world, to
know the only true God and His love. He has led you on the way of truth
and made you brothers and sisters. Therefore, my children, do not
wander, do not close your heart before that truth, hope and love.
Everything around you is passing and everything is falling apart, only
the glory of God remains. Therefore, renounce everything that distances
you from the Lord. Adore Him alone, because He is the only true God. I
am with you and I will remain with you. I am especially praying for the
shepherds that they may be worthy representatives of my Son and may lead
you with love on the way of truth. Thank you."
20, 1984 "Dear children! Today I am inviting you to do something
concrete for Jesus Christ. As a sign of dedication to Jesus I want each
family of the parish to bring a single flower before that happy day. I
want every member of the family to have a single flower by the crib so
Jesus can come and see your dedication to Him! Thank you for having
responded to my call."
May we will each moment of this week for Jesus, through Mary!! We have new prayers this week as well. Let's pray!
Litany of the Holy Spirit
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us.
Father all-powerful, have mercy on us.
Jesus, Eternal Son of the Father, Redeemer of the world, save us.
Spirit of the Father and the Son, boundless life of both, sanctify us.
Holy Trinity, hear us.
Holy Spirit, Who proceeds from the Father and the Son, enter our hearts.
Holy Spirit, Who art equal to the Father and the Son, enter our hearts.
Promise of God the Father, have mercy on us.
Ray of heavenly light, have mercy on us.
Author of all good, [etc.]
Source of heavenly water Consuming fire
Spirit of love and truth
Spirit of wisdom and understanding
Spirit of counsel and fortitude
Spirit of knowledge and piety
Spirit of the fear of the Lord
Spirit of grace and prayer
Spirit of peace and meekness
Spirit of modesty and innocence
Holy Spirit, the Comforter
Holy Spirit, the Sanctifier
Holy Spirit, Who governest the Church
Gift of God, the Most High
Spirit Who fillest the universe
Spirit of the adoption of the children of God
Holy Spirit, inspire us with horror of sin.
Holy Spirit, come and renew the face of the earth.
Holy Spirit, shed Thy light in our souls.
Holy Spirit, engrave Thy law in our hearts.
Holy Spirit, inflame us with the flame of Thy love.
Holy Spirit, open to us the treasures of Thy graces.
Holy Spirit, teach us to pray well.
Holy Spirit, enlighten us with Thy heavenly inspirations.
Holy Spirit, lead us in the way of salvation.
Holy Spirit, grant us the only necessary knowledge.
Holy Spirit, inspire in us the practice of good.
Holy Spirit, grant us the merits of all virtues.
Holy Spirit, make us persevere in justice.
Holy Spirit, be Thou our everlasting reward.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
Send us Thy Holy Spirit.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
pour down into our souls the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world,
grant us the Spirit of wisdom and piety.
V. Come, Holy Spirit! Fill the hearts of Thy faithful,
R. And enkindle in them the fire of Thy love.
us pray. Grant, O merciful Father, that Thy Divine Spirit may
enlighten, inflame and purify us, that He may penetrate us with
His heavenly dew and make us fruitful in good works, through Our
Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who with Thee, in the unity of the
same Spirit, lives and reigns, one God, forever and ever.
Ave Maris Stella
Hail, O Star of the ocean,
God's own Mother blest,
ever sinless Virgin,
gate of heav'nly rest.
Taking that sweet Ave,
which from Gabriel came,
peace confirm within us,
changing Eve's name.
Break the sinners' fetters,
make our blindness day,
Chase all evils from us,
for all blessings pray.
Show thyself a Mother,
may the Word divine
born for us thine Infant
hear our prayers through thine.
Virgin all excelling,
mildest of the mild,
free from guilt preserve us
meek and undefiled.
Keep our life all spotless,
make our way secure
till we find in Jesus,
joy for evermore.
Praise to God the Father,
honor to the Son,
in the Holy Spirit,
be the glory one. Amen.
Litany of the Holy Name of Jesus
Lord, have mercy on us.
Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Jesus, hear us. Jesus, graciously hear us.
God the Father of Heaven, have mercy on us.
God the Son, Redeemer of the world, have mercy on us.
God the Holy Ghost, have mercy on us.
Holy Trinity, One God, have mercy on us.
Jesus, Son of the living God, have mercy on us.
Jesus, splendor of the Father, have mercy on us.
Jesus, brightness of eternal light, have mercy on us.
Jesus, King of glory, have mercy on us.
Jesus, sun of justice, have mercy on us.
Jesus, Son of the Virgin Mary, have mercy on us.
Jesus, most amiable, have mercy on us.
Jesus, most admirable, have mercy on us.
Jesus, mighty God, have mercy on us.
Jesus, Father of the world to come, have mercy on us.
Jesus, angel of great counsel, have mercy on us.
Jesus, most powerful, have mercy on us.
Jesus, most patient, have mercy on us.
Jesus, most obedient, have mercy on us.
Jesus, meek and humble, have mercy on us.
Jesus, lover of chastity, have mercy on us.
Jesus, lover of us, have mercy on us.
Jesus, God of peace, have mercy on us.
Jesus, author of life, have mercy on us.
Jesus, model of virtues, have mercy on us.
Jesus, lover of souls, have mercy on us.
Jesus, our God, have mercy on us.
Jesus, our refuge, have mercy on us.
Jesus, Father of the poor, have mercy on us.
Jesus, treasure of the faithful, have mercy on us.
Jesus, Good Shepherd, have mercy on us.
Jesus, true light, have mercy on us.
Jesus, eternal wisdom, have mercy on us.
Jesus, infinite goodness, have mercy on us.
Jesus, our way and our life, have mercy on us.
Jesus, joy of angels, have mercy on us.
Jesus, King of patriarchs, have mercy on us.
Jesus, master of Apostles, have mercy on us.
Jesus, teacher of Evangelists, have mercy on us.
Jesus, strength of martyrs, have mercy on us.
Jesus, light of confessors, have mercy on us.
Jesus, purity of virgins, have mercy on us.
Jesus, crown of all saints, have mercy on us.
Be merciful, spare us, O Jesus.
Be merciful, graciously hear us, O Jesus.
From all evil, Jesus, deliver us.
From all sin, Jesus, deliver us.
From Thy wrath, Jesus, deliver us.
From the snares of the devil, Jesus, deliver us.
From the spirit of fornication, Jesus, deliver us.
From everlasting death, Jesus, deliver us.
From the neglect of Thine inspirations, Jesus, deliver us.
Through the mystery of Thy holy Incarnation, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy nativity, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thine infancy, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy most divine life, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy labors, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thine agony and Passion, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy cross and dereliction, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy sufferings, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy death and burial, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy Resurrection, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thine Ascension, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thine institution of the most Holy Eucharist, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy joys, Jesus, deliver us.
Through Thy glory, Jesus, deliver us.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Spare us, O Jesus.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Graciously hear us, O Jesus.
Lamb of God, Who takest away the sins of the world, Have mercy on us.
Jesus, hear us,
Jesus, graciously hear us.
Us Pray. O Lord Jesus Christ, Who hast said: Ask and ye shall receive,
seek and ye shall find, knock and it shall be opened unto you; grant, we
beseech Thee, to us who ask the gift of Thy divine love, that we may
ever love Thee with all our hearts, and in all our words and actions,
and never cease from praising Thee.
us, O Lord, a perpetual fear and love of Thy holy Name; for Thou never
failest to govern those whom Thou dost solidly establish in Thy love,
Who livest and reignest world without end.
St. Louis De Montfort's Prayer to Mary
Mary, beloved Daughter of the Eternal Father! Hail Mary, admirable
Mother of the Son! Hail Mary, faithful spouse of the Holy Spirit! Hail
Mary, my dear Mother, my loving Mistress, my powerful sovereign! Hail my
joy, my glory, my heart and my soul! You are all mine by mercy, and I
am all yours by justice. But I am not yet sufficiently yours. I now
give myself wholly to you without keeping anything back for myself or
others. If you still see in me anything which does not belong to you, I
beseech you to take it and to make yourself the absolute Mistress of
all that is mine. Destroy in me all that may be displeasing to God,
root it up and bring it to nought; place and cultivate in me everything
that is pleasing to you.
the light of you faith dispel the darkness of my mind; may your
profound humility take the place of my pride; may your sublime
contemplation check the distractions of my wandering imagination; may
your continuous sight of God fill my memory with His presence; may the
burning love of your heart inflame the lukewarmness of mine; may your
virtues take the place of my sins; may your merits be my only adornment
in the sight of God and make up for all that is wanting in me. Finally,
dearly beloved Mother, grant, if it be possible, that I may have no
other spirit but yours to know Jesus and His divine will; that I may
have no other soul but yours to praise and glorify the Lord; that I may
have no other heart but yours to love God with a love as pure and
ardent as yours. I do not ask you for visions, revelations, sensible
devotion or spiritual pleasures. It is your privilege to see God
clearly; it is your privilege to enjoy heavenly bliss; it is your
privilege to triumph gloriously in Heaven at the right hand of your Son
and to hold absolute sway over angels, men and demons; it is your
privilege to dispose of all the gifts of God, just as you will.
is, O heavenly Mary, the "best part," which the Lord has given you and
which shall never be taken away from you-and this thought fills my
heart with joy. As for my part here below, I wish for no other than
that which was yours: to believe sincerely without spiritual pleasures;
to suffer joyfully without human consolation; to die continually to
myself without respite; and to work zealously and unselfishly for you
until death as the humblest of your servants. The only grace I beg you
to obtain for me is that every day and every moment of my life I may
say: Amen, so be it to all that you did do while on earth; Amen, so be
it to all that you are now doing in Heaven; Amen, so be it-to all that
you are doing in my soul, so that you alone may fully glorify Jesus in
me for time and eternity. Amen.
In Jesus, Mary and Joseph!
PPS. We will be praying these prayers together during the Daily Rosary on our web page : www.marytv.tv You can join us live at 10:00 am EDT,
every day. Or join us in the archives later in the day. We will do the
consecration prayers in the very beginning of the Daily Rosary, in case
you can't stay for the whole hour.
Thanks again for joining us in this exciting prayer!