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NEWSLETTER JULY 2013

Shame on you, Ireland!
The front cover
The front cover of this Newsletter shows the horrific portrayal of ‘Mary, Patron of the Aborted.’  This statue in our Prayer Room expresses the pain, anguish and even horror of Our Blessed Mother as the aborted babies fall from Her Arms because there are so many.  And now, She has even more reason to weep because of what is currently going on in Ireland – the government is enforcing a law that will allow abortion up to the moment of birth in Ireland and the Irish people were not even given a say! 
Recently, Irish politicians voted through the ‘Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill’ by one hundred and twenty seven votes against thirty one who opposed it.  Just to make it clear, the ‘Protection of Life’ Bill allows the murder of the baby in the womb, with no time limits, if the pregnant woman says she feels suicidal!
The Pictures
We have used many graphic images within this Newsletter that display the truth and reality of abortion.  We do not make any apologies for this as we believe the truth NEEDS to be shown.  In our rallies we have come up against many persecutions for using these images but Jesus told us that these images were the way to go.  He also said, when we first started printing these images, that they had been responsible for saving over one hundred babies already.  So, this is what we will continue to do.
Messages
At this time, Ireland has changed her law on abortion.  I believe that this will be a wedge in the law to eventually allow abortion on demand, as has been proved in all the other countries who first introduced abortion in similar limited circumstances.  Because of this, we have reprinted selected Messages that Jesus has given through the years on this issue.
Pro-Life Rally
A few of us from the House of Prayer went to the massive Pro-Life rally in Dublin on 6 July.  One of the girls, who went with us, has written an account of her experience there.  It makes interesting reading.
Feminism
There is an overview explaining the history of feminism and its relationship with abortion.  It is interesting to read the different facets of feminism and the effects it has on the world as a whole.  From this article we can see how feminism had nothing to do with reproduction and abortion until the sixties and the introduction of the contraception pill.
Encountering Jesus
We have included a beautiful article about  someone’s personal encounter with Jesus at our weekly Prayer Meeting. 
The Appeal
As you will see, we are continuing our appeal for financial help.  We are sorry to keep asking but our bills are mounting and much of Jesus’ Work is put on hold until we are in a position to pay for it.  We heartily thank you all for your spiritual and financial help so far.  Thank you and may Jesus Bless you all.

The Messages of Love
Sunday 30 June 2013
Look to the Truth and see the Words that I speak.  See them as your very heart-blood.  Let them penetrate deeply into the dark places of your life so that I can reveal all Truth to you.
I am with you here at this time, My son, I never leave your side.  Be at Peace with Me within your heart and do not allow self to overtake you.  Do not allow the spirits to tempt you but trust in Me, your God, for I am with you, I never leave your side.  This is your time of Teaching; you are in the wilderness with Me.  We, together, will overcome all that comes against you so that you be strengthened in Me.  I Love you, My little son, I Love you and I give you these Words of Truth to rebuild you, to strengthen you, to Love you, to show you that I am at your side.  Do not allow self to break this down or take it from you for, remember, self is always willing to listen to the evil one so it must be controlled at all times.  I Love you.

Sunday 30 June 2013
Come now to Me, My children, do not resist Me, do not wait until the time becomes so dark that you become lost to Me.  Take up your cross every day and follow Me and resist the temptations of self for it is self that is willing to take on the lies of lucifer.  Self is your enemy, My children, and must be overcome.  Unless you die to self, you will never walk the Path of Truth.  Go against the things of this world, the temptations, the lies and break free from the sins that you have accepted so freely into your lives.
Come away from the danger that you are in, reject the ways of lucifer and allow Me to show you a new Path, a Path of Love, Peace and Forgiveness.
Come, My beloved children, take on My Words of Life, My Words of Truth and you will begin to see the Truth as the scales fall from your eyes.  I have not guided you away from the Truth but I have guided you to the Truth in these Words.  I have shown you what is happening in this world.
I have not hidden the Truth from you but many of you reject My Words because they do not suit your selfish lifestyle.  You are unwilling to read the signs of your times because of fear.  If you could see with spiritual eyes, My children, there is a great war taking place upon this earth at this time and the evil spirits are winning.  I must allow this until mankind has seen the Truth, that without Me he cannot survive.  I am rejected in all parts of your society now.  I am even rejected within My own Church.
The time is short, children, and you have little time to prepare.  Soon, I shall intervene and this world will be in shock.  All mankind shall beat their breasts in sorrow and rejoicing when they realise the God that they thought was a myth is truly among them.
Prepare, now, children, so that you may rejoice at My Coming and not be one of those that chose to be lost to Me in their own free will.  Come, My beloved, shake off the shackles of this world and come follow Me in truth.  Accept My Laws, My Commandments and you shall know the Path that leads to Our Father’s Kingdom.  I Love you.

Sunday 30 June 2013
Come, My beloved children, take on My Words of Truth, take on My Words of Life and become a Warrior of My Love.  This world is cascading into its own destruction.  There are so many who are in need and so few who are willing to help them.
Allow Me to Teach you, allow Me to inspire you so that you become an Apostle of Love so that I can send you out into the nations of this world to retrieve My lost sheep, those that have been forgotten and left to wander the darkness of this world.  I am calling you, this day, as you read these Words, to take on My Love by dying to the things of this world.  Do not allow self to control you any longer but allow My Spirit to penetrate deep into your heart.
I Love you, My beloved children, I Love you and I ask that you listen to My calls, do not reject Me any longer but love Me in your fellow man.  I, your Jesus, Love you.

Thursday 4 July 2013
Look to the Truth, My children, and see Me in all that you do.
Look for Me, do not hide away from Me and My Ways but take Me everywhere with you. Introduce Me to all that you meet by your actions.
Do not be afraid to love My people as I have Loved you.
Come, My children, remember I am your God and I have the Power to overcome all obstacles.  Begin to trust and have faith in Me, your God, and things will begin to change for the good.
Trust Me, My little ones, I am a God of Love.
I am not a God who inflicts suffering on My followers; it is when you follow this world and its ways that causes sin and sin causes this world to suffer.
Trust in Me, children, and I will take care of you for you are My children and I am your God.  I Love you, My little ones, I Love you.

Friday 5 July 2013
Come, beloved of My Heart, take on My Words of Truth and follow in My Footsteps.
Behold!  I give you the key of dying to self.  Look only to My Truth and see your life with Me.  Look forward to the day that you will be with Me in My Father’s Kingdom; do not look forward to the future of this world but live each day as it comes, believing that I am with you, that I am guiding you in every footstep.
See Me in all creation, see Me in your brothers and sisters and begin to trust totally that I am with you, that I never leave your side.  Then the things of this world will fall away from you.  Do not allow anyone to take away your peace for I am your Peace;
I am the One who guides;
I am the Son that shines upon you;
I am the air you breathe;
I am in all creation, children, for, if My Spirit was not in all things, all things would cease to exist, all life would be no more.  So trust in Me, My little ones. 
I hear every thought, every word, every breath that you take.
I, Jesus, Son of the living God, am with you.
Tell Me that you trust Me, show Me that you trust Me and I will change your life.  I will guide you upon the Path of Everlasting Life where you will dwell with Me in Our Father’s Kingdom.  I am calling you in these Words upon the Path of Love so that you become a Warrior of My Truth, an Apostle of My Love, My Life.
Come, My beloved children, I call you this day to take on the Words of Life, the Words of Truth, the Words of Love.  I, your Everlasting Jesus, Love you.

Tuesday 9 July 2013
Come, My beloved children, and take on My Words of Truth.  I have not changed My Laws, I have not changed My Truths.  I am calling you to uphold My Truth and do not accept the false truth that this world is taking on.
It is still against My Truth to break My Laws, My Commandments.
I will not accept a man who lies with another man or woman who lies with another woman as truth.
I will not accept abortion as truth in any form.
These are the lies of lucifer that fool this world into taking on his lies as truth.  Trust Me, children, My Law is the same yesterday, today and forever, I will not change for your modern day society or your so-called modern day thinking.
Turn away from your evil ways and repent and return to Me.  If you do not, then you will lose your life in the Kingdom of Heaven.  Trust Me, children, My Words are Truth and they do not change to suit your modern day thinking.  Read My Gospels and you will see your so-called truths for the lies that they are.
Come away from the danger that you place yourselves in and come follow Me, now, while there is still time.  I, your Jesus, Love you.  Come, I await your response to My call.  I Love you.

Wednesday 10 July 2013
Come to Me, My beloved, and let Me give you rest.
Do not let this world take you away from Me.
Do not allow yourselves to be swept away in the tide of deceit and despair that the evil one spreads throughout this world.  I call upon you to be a part of this Army of Love.  I invite you to be an Apostle of My Love that will sweep the lies of lucifer from this earth.  My Army rises and soon the first clash will take place and this earth shall be rocked when all realise how they have been deceived and when all come to realise that I do exist.
Prepare, children, all is about to change; all is about to be revealed and creation will cry out in joy at My approach.  Prepare, children, NOW.  I Love you.

Friday 19 July 2013
Look, My children, I am calling you, ever calling you away from the danger of this world.  Times are changing, children, sin is increasing every day.  The world is becoming darker and ever further away from Me.
The time is close, children, and you have little time left to turn away from this world.  I have Warned you; My Mother has Warned you; My Prophets have Warned you and you are not listening.  You look upon this world with human eyes and so you cannot see its imminent destruction if mankind continues upon this path.  Soon I shall intervene, soon mankind will be cleansed and soon, My Peace shall descend upon those that have fought for My Truth.  This world shall be changed for I shall recreate all that has been destroyed by man’s greed and My people shall live in the Truth with Me upon this earth.  Turn away from your evil ways and repent of your sin and return to Me and I shall relent. 
Children, this is a Warning to you.
Can you not see this?
I am Returning, children, be prepared, the Master approaches.  I Love you.

Friday 26 July 2013
Trust in Me, My children, and do not allow yourselves to be overtaken by the desires of this world.  Fight against self.  Die to the desires that self puts before you.  Hang on a little longer, My children, your Rescuer is at hand.  Trust in Me, I will not desert you.  All seems in darkness but soon the Light shall shine once again in this world.  Trust Me, My children, trust Me. I, your Jesus, am Coming.  I Love you.

Monday 29 July 2013
Come, My people, adhere to My calls and do not doubt, even though you see many things within this world that seem as though they are going against My Word, that seem as though they go against My Warnings, trust in Me.  The evil one is playing a very subtle game in this world in order to deceive you, My children.  his plan is to confuse you so that you will walk away from My Prophets, those who have stood by Me in My darkest hour.  But, alas, many of My Prophets have deserted Me and have been swept up in the deceit of lucifer.  They no longer listen to My Truth but now listen to the desires of self but, soon, I shall call them back and they will realise how they have been deceived.
Soon, many events will take place within this world and many will come to realise My Truth.  Many will return to Me but many more shall be lost for they shall refuse to change their lives. Pray, pray, pray, My children, for your brothers and sisters that they see the Light of My Truth.  That they turn away from the lies of lucifer and repent of their evil lives and come follow Me. 
Give yourselves to Me as a Sacrifice of Love for your brothers and sisters and I shall inspire many to hold My Truth within their hearts so that they, too, may enter the Kingdom of Our Father. 
I cannot force anyone, My children, to follow Me, I can but simply ask.  Trust in Me, My beloved children, for the famine of faith is about to end and you shall enjoy a time of plenty before your King appears. 
You shall know My Truth and you shall be able to lead My children to safety if you prepare NOW.
You shall become an Apostle of Truth, a teacher, a guide, a beacon of light for those that are in darkness to return. 
Trust in Me, My little ones, though all seems dark, your Rescue is at hand.  I, your Lord, your Saviour, approach and I will show this earth its wrongdoing.  I will show the people how they have been deceived.  This will be the final lifeline before My Justice cleanses the darkness from this world.
I Love you, My people, I Love you.  I say, repent and turn away from all that is evil and come follow Me, in truth.  I, your Jesus, Love you.

Monday 29 July 2013
My children, I am calling out to you in these Words for you to return to Me and begin to believe, once again, in Me, your God.
Do you not understand the danger that you have placed yourselves in?
Do you not understand that your lives are so short upon this earth and that when you die you must answer for your deeds?
Do you not understand that soon I shall call each one of you to account for your lives?
Yes, you get embarrassed when you have to talk about Me in public or to your friends.
You deny Me many times, in many situations, because of this world and its ways.
Open your eyes and see the Truth, children, your lives are so short and then you must stand before Me.  Is it better to stand up for the world that will pass away or to stand up for the Everlasting World which is Heaven?  You simply look on the short-term, children, you do not gather the wealth that you need for Eternal Life rather, you gather the wealth that will decay and disappear. 
Wake up, My little ones, and see the Truth!  Your God is Coming and you are not prepared.  Prepare, NOW, before it is too late.  I, your Jesus, am Coming!  I Love you.  Prepare!

Monday 29 July 2013
Come now, My beloved, and listen to My calls.  Do not allow this world to steal you from Me for this world is guided by the lies of lucifer and he deceives it into its own destruction.  Come, My beloved children, do not allow yourselves to be lost in the web of deceit.
When I look at this world and its rulers, all have bowed low to lucifer’s lies and he leads the governments of this world like a farmer would lead a bull by a nose ring.  They have all been taken in by his lies; My Church has been taken in by his lies but, very deep in the heart of all, remains My Remnant.
It is but a small flame that flickers in the darkness and soon it shall ignite and consume the darkness of this world.  All may be in darkness, My children, but, soon, I shall send My Prophets into this world and this world shall know My Truth for this world shall not be able to stand against them and they shall bring down the Justice of their God and My Father shall strike this earth and all who do not listen shall die by the Sword of Truth. 
Look, children, can you not see how all who are not willing to listen accept the lies of lucifer?  he portrays to this world that sin is good and just and the peoples of this world adore and clap his ways as just.  Oh, blind and foolish generation!  You gladly accept the lies of lucifer, you accept sin into your lives and you cannot see that you must die and stand before your Creator.  Blind and foolish generation!
You deceive each other, you deceive the young with your greed and lust and teach them to follow a path of sin that leads to the eternal fires of hell.  I see your deceit and I shall save those that you have deceived and you shall be cast off into the eternal abyss and, there, you shall cry out in your anger and pain.
Repent, generation, repent for your True and Eternal Father calls to you this day to turn away from your evil ways and return to your God.
Turn away from the father of lies and come follow Me upon the Path of Eternal Salvation for you have little time left for, soon now, I Return.
Look to the heavens and see the signs of your times.  I am Coming!  I Love you.

Wednesday 31 July 2013
Come, My beloved children, come to this Heart that Loves you.  I call out to you, I call out to you every day for you to return to Me.  But, alas, so few of you answer My call.  So few will be prepared to help when the time comes.  The Harvest is great but the labourers are few.  I am the Lord of the Harvest and I am calling out for you, the labourers.  Soon My Spirit shall descend upon this earth and He shall Touch all mankind.  Those that have answered My call will be truly enlightened, they shall be empowered with My Spirit and I shall send them out into this world to help those that seek Me, their God.  But so few answer My call and so there shall be so few labourers to go out to gather My children.  Answer, now, children, so that you will be ready to gather the Harvest.  I Love you.

Wednesday 31 July 2013
This Message is given for us to carry out after the Warning if we can and are willing
Go out to the highways and the byways, children, and invite all that you meet to the Feast.  These Words I give you to be used whenever My Spirit has Touched you.  Do not fear, My little ones, but know that I will be with you every step of the way.  Have faith in Me and nothing shall be impossible.  You may call upon My Spirit to show this world the error of its ways.  You may call upon My Spirit to give My people the sustenance that they need. 
Trust totally in Me and do not let despair fall upon you, know, My children, that I am with you. 
Prepare, prepare for I approach!  Gather the Harvest and you shall rejoice when you see Me Come in the clouds, surrounded by My Angels.  Your heart shall rejoice for you shall know your trial is at an end.  I Love you.  Prepare!

 

APPEAL

Once again, we must ask for your help with all the Houses of Prayer, the little refuges that Jesus has asked for.  The work is ongoing in these and without your help the work cannot be completed.  Firstly, we ask for your prayer and sacrifice for without prayer and sacrifice this work cannot be done; secondly we ask for any financial help that you can give for paying bills, buying materials and for all the renovation work that is going on in the Houses.
Many may say that we are always asking for money and this may be true in many ways but it is not for ourselves that we ask or our personal gain but for the Work that Jesus has asked for.  Any donation that is given goes straight into the work for none of us servants are paid for our work.  This is our giving to Jesus for we are all gifted in different ways but we are all members of the same body.  There is still a lot of work to be done in some of the Houses.  We cannot continue this work without your support.  To date there are fourteen Houses, these are only the cornerstone of what is to come but Jesus is preparing them through all our sacrifices, our giving, should that be prayer, fasting, our time or financial help we are all part of this work and we thank you all for your ongoing help, through the Tender Heart of Our Master, Jesus.  If you cannot afford to help financially, please do not feel that you have to for your prayer and sacrifice is equally as important in the completion of Jesus’ Plans.
May Jesus Bless both you and your families and send His holy Angels to look after you all.
God Bless, the two Patricks and all the servants of the Houses.

Update on the Children’s Referendum
Challenge
Last year the government of Ireland went ahead with the children’s referendum, despite the opposition of the people of Ireland.  Just when the President of Ireland was about to sign the thirty first Amendment to the Constitution into law, a court challenge was made to it by a woman called Joanna Jordan, a homemaker who had campaigned for a No Vote.  This referendum is anti-parent as it refers parental rights to the state. 
Not fair
During the referendum the Department of Children spent 1.1 million euros of taxpayers’ money on various types of advertising and materials for the ‘yes’ vote, whereas nothing, or very little, was given for the ‘no’ vote.  The Supreme Court ruled that this was ‘not fair, equal or impartial.’  The state had acted in clear disregard of its obligations. 
Joanna and her team of supporters must prove that this advertising ‘materially affected the result’ of the referendum or try to prove it was unconstitutional.  It has gone to the High Court and then will be referred to the Supreme Court.
Corrupt governments
No matter what way the people vote, it always comes out in favour of what the government wants.  I believe we now have one of the most corrupt governments in the world.  We must continue to pray and speak out against this.  Look at what Jesus said: Tell My children of Ireland that if they allow this law to enter then they have reached the point of no return: they will NEVER come back to Me or to themselves...  Monday 29 October 2012
Dreadful calamity
It is no coincidence that abortion has come into Ireland, right on the heels of the Children’s Referendum being voted in.  We have allowed an open door for satan to enter in and do as he pleases.  Jesus has said in the above Message that if we allowed that law to enter in “...they have reached the point of no return: they will NEVER come back to Me or to themselves...”  What a dreadful calamity we are now facing.  It is down to us now, the Army of love, to fight.
Remember Jesus has the Power.
And if we believe we can overturn anything.

You have sold the blood of your children

The Messages
The Messages following this article were given by Jesus over the years, Warning Ireland not to allow abortion to become legal here.  They are shocking.  Jesus told us eighteen years ago that they will take away our rights - which is exactly what is happening in Ireland at this time. 
Children’s referendum
Not so very long ago, Ireland was voting on a children’s referendum and Jesus spoke, saying that if Ireland passed this, we would go beyond the point of no return.  It seems strange to me, that only a matter of months after this referendum, the people of Ireland have been forced to allow abortion into their land.  And I do mean forced.  There was no choice here.
Legalise abortion
Through the years, the people of Ireland have continually voted no to referendums allowing abortion into the land.  In all the recent rallies, there have been a small number of pro-choice people and a large number of Pro-Life people.  On the July 2013 rally, according to the Irish Independent there were fifty thousand Pro-Lifers and four hundred pro-choicers!  It seems that the wishes of the people do not matter.  By hook or by crook, the Irish government were going to legalise abortion here. 
Conquering country
For hundreds of years, Ireland was in slavery to a conquering country.  By the blood of her people she eventually won freedom.  Within two short generations, Ireland sold her freedom to Europe and the devil for a handful of coins.  Now we reap what we have sown.
The most liberal
What I find most disturbing about Ireland’s new abortion laws, is that they are amongst the most liberal in the world.  This law has not put a time limit on abortion.  That means that you can murder your child up to the moment before it’s born.  This reminds me of ‘partial birth abortion.’ This was a method of abortion where the baby was partially delivered, feet first, then surgical scissors were inserted into the back of the baby’s skull before the head presented.  President Bush made this method of abortion illegal in America in 2003.  What is unclear is the methods of abortion that are to be used in Irish hospitals.  The minister of Health has refused to say what these may be, if he even knows.
It also appears that hospitals will be forced to do this or face losing their funding.  I have searched on the internet and I can find no information on whether doctors will be forced to perform abortions or if they can opt out due to their conscience.  (If any of you have any information on this we would appreciate your getting in contact with us.)
Really good
I came across the following article on the internet, amidst millions of other articles, all saying that this new law wasn’t enough.  I thought it was really good and wanted to share it with you.
Anything new
Fr Lucie-Smith asks in a recent blog whether anything new can be said about abortion; in the sense of the Book of Ecclesiastes, that “there is nothing new under the sun,” the answer is “No.” But one can still lament the passing of an act by the Irish parliament in favour of abortion through all the nine months of pregnancy where the life of the mother is at risk. This risk, according to a report here by Thaddeus Baklinski from LifeSiteNews, includes “if the mother threatens suicide.”
Ironically
I was away at the seaside last Friday, July 12, when this law, entitled ironically, as the “Protection of Life During Pregnancy” Bill, was passed, by one hundred and twenty seven votes to thirty one, so I came home to consider what effect this will have on a country, formerly Catholic, which has always stood out proudly in the past for its resistance to abortion.
Bad enough
Certain thoughts occur to me: that this new law will be even worse than the current abortion law here in the UK, where there is a time limit of twenty four weeks, after which abortion is only allowed in cases of severe foetal abnormality. Only disabled babies can be aborted up to birth in the UK; that is bad enough – but in Ireland any baby, healthy or otherwise, will in future be vulnerable if its mother’s mental state is considered to be at risk. To threaten “I’ll kill myself if I have to continue with this pregnancy” is a very serious matter. But surely this signals that the mother needs skilful psychiatric intervention – not the deliberate killing of her unborn child? If she is suicidal, how will abortion help her? She is pleading for help, not death.
Abortion is known to cause
Abortion is known to cause all kinds of psychiatric problems, often surfacing years after the event. What kind of medical intervention is it that responds to a desperate woman’s threat with the words, “In that case, we’ll kill your baby.” An article by Joseph Meaney in Crisis Magazine, comments that, statistically speaking, women in general and pregnant mothers in particular, are the social group with the least risk of suicide.” He adds that scientific evidence is mounting “that having an abortion, rather than being denied one, is a major risk factor in a woman committing suicide.”
The parliamentary whip
Further, in the UK voting on a matter like abortion is always seen as an issue of conscience. Yet in Ireland Enda Kenny, the Prime Minister (Taoiseach) chose to use the parliamentary whip to deny a free vote. The five brave legislators from his own party who did follow their consciences and who voted against the Bill will not be allowed to stand for re-election as Fine Gael candidates. What kind of bullying tactics are these: to introduce an abortion law so vaguely worded that it will be routinely abused and then forbid the members of your party from registering their protest?
It sanctions the ending of human lives
Yesterday the Bill went to the Irish Senate. Again, senators voted forty one to fifteen to reject an amendment that would have stopped the Bill from becoming law. Fidelma Healy-Eames, one of the senators who have now lost their seats for opposing the Bill, commented that “the legislation will have a profound impact on our culture. There is absolutely nothing consoling or hopeful in the Bill. It sanctions the ending (of) human lives rather than trying to do everything possible to safeguard life and in the process it deceives the expectant mother…So with a heavy heart and aware of what it means for my future in Fine Gael…I cannot support the Bill as it stands.”
Abuse of the loophole
Baklinski’s article points out that abuse of the loophole in the law “was demonstrated last year in Northern Ireland where abortions performed “to save the mother’s life” are rampant. Recently released data show that there were more abortions sanctioned to save a mother’s life in Northern Ireland in the past two years, than in England and Wales combined over a 40-year period.” So much for the clause of threatening suicide.
Fidelma Healy-Eames is right; there is nothing consoling or hopeful in this Bill, so hugely mis-titled. It is a sad day for Ireland and, as in the UK, its consequences for the general culture will be dire.
http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2013/07/17/irelands-new-abortion-law-is-even-worse-than-ours/
So angry
I feel so angry with what Ireland is doing and I feel like I want to scream from the rooftops what abortion actually is.  Look!  Look at the pictures in this Newsletter and tell me that any mother had a valid reason for doing this to her child!

You have sold the blood of your children

The Messages
The Messages following this article were given by Jesus over the years, Warning Ireland not to allow abortion to become legal here.  They are shocking.  Jesus told us eighteen years ago that they will take away our rights - which is exactly what is happening in Ireland at this time. 
Children’s referendum
Not so very long ago, Ireland was voting on a children’s referendum and Jesus spoke, saying that if Ireland passed this, we would go beyond the point of no return.  It seems strange to me, that only a matter of months after this referendum, the people of Ireland have been forced to allow abortion into their land.  And I do mean forced.  There was no choice here.
Legalise abortion
Through the years, the people of Ireland have continually voted no to referendums allowing abortion into the land.  In all the recent rallies, there have been a small number of pro-choice people and a large number of Pro-Life people.  On the July 2013 rally, according to the Irish Independent there were fifty thousand Pro-Lifers and four hundred pro-choicers!  It seems that the wishes of the people do not matter.  By hook or by crook, the Irish government were going to legalise abortion here. 
Conquering country
For hundreds of years, Ireland was in slavery to a conquering country.  By the blood of her people she eventually won freedom.  Within two short generations, Ireland sold her freedom to Europe and the devil for a handful of coins.  Now we reap what we have sown.
The most liberal
What I find most disturbing about Ireland’s new abortion laws, is that they are amongst the most liberal in the world.  This law has not put a time limit on abortion.  That means that you can murder your child up to the moment before it’s born.  This reminds me of ‘partial birth abortion.’ This was a method of abortion where the baby was partially delivered, feet first, then surgical scissors were inserted into the back of the baby’s skull before the head presented.  President Bush made this method of abortion illegal in America in 2003.  What is unclear is the methods of abortion that are to be used in Irish hospitals.  The minister of Health has refused to say what these may be, if he even knows.
It also appears that hospitals will be forced to do this or face losing their funding.  I have searched on the internet and I can find no information on whether doctors will be forced to perform abortions or if they can opt out due to their conscience.  (If any of you have any information on this we would appreciate your getting in contact with us.)
Really good
I came across the following article on the internet, amidst millions of other articles, all saying that this new law wasn’t enough.  I thought it was really good and wanted to share it with you.
Anything new
Fr Lucie-Smith asks in a recent blog whether anything new can be said about abortion; in the sense of the Book of Ecclesiastes, that “there is nothing new under the sun,” the answer is “No.” But one can still lament the passing of an act by the Irish parliament in favour of abortion through all the nine months of pregnancy where the life of the mother is at risk. This risk, according to a report here by Thaddeus Baklinski from LifeSiteNews, includes “if the mother threatens suicide.”
Ironically
I was away at the seaside last Friday, July 12, when this law, entitled ironically, as the “Protection of Life During Pregnancy” Bill, was passed, by one hundred and twenty seven votes to thirty one, so I came home to consider what effect this will have on a country, formerly Catholic, which has always stood out proudly in the past for its resistance to abortion.
Bad enough
Certain thoughts occur to me: that this new law will be even worse than the current abortion law here in the UK, where there is a time limit of twenty four weeks, after which abortion is only allowed in cases of severe foetal abnormality. Only disabled babies can be aborted up to birth in the UK; that is bad enough – but in Ireland any baby, healthy or otherwise, will in future be vulnerable if its mother’s mental state is considered to be at risk. To threaten “I’ll kill myself if I have to continue with this pregnancy” is a very serious matter. But surely this signals that the mother needs skilful psychiatric intervention – not the deliberate killing of her unborn child? If she is suicidal, how will abortion help her? She is pleading for help, not death.
Abortion is known to cause
Abortion is known to cause all kinds of psychiatric problems, often surfacing years after the event. What kind of medical intervention is it that responds to a desperate woman’s threat with the words, “In that case, we’ll kill your baby.” An article by Joseph Meaney in Crisis Magazine, comments that, statistically speaking, women in general and pregnant mothers in particular, are the social group with the least risk of suicide.” He adds that scientific evidence is mounting “that having an abortion, rather than being denied one, is a major risk factor in a woman committing suicide.”
The parliamentary whip
Further, in the UK voting on a matter like abortion is always seen as an issue of conscience. Yet in Ireland Enda Kenny, the Prime Minister (Taoiseach) chose to use the parliamentary whip to deny a free vote. The five brave legislators from his own party who did follow their consciences and who voted against the Bill will not be allowed to stand for re-election as Fine Gael candidates. What kind of bullying tactics are these: to introduce an abortion law so vaguely worded that it will be routinely abused and then forbid the members of your party from registering their protest?
It sanctions the ending of human lives
Yesterday the Bill went to the Irish Senate. Again, senators voted forty one to fifteen to reject an amendment that would have stopped the Bill from becoming law. Fidelma Healy-Eames, one of the senators who have now lost their seats for opposing the Bill, commented that “the legislation will have a profound impact on our culture. There is absolutely nothing consoling or hopeful in the Bill. It sanctions the ending (of) human lives rather than trying to do everything possible to safeguard life and in the process it deceives the expectant mother…So with a heavy heart and aware of what it means for my future in Fine Gael…I cannot support the Bill as it stands.”
Abuse of the loophole
Baklinski’s article points out that abuse of the loophole in the law “was demonstrated last year in Northern Ireland where abortions performed “to save the mother’s life” are rampant. Recently released data show that there were more abortions sanctioned to save a mother’s life in Northern Ireland in the past two years, than in England and Wales combined over a 40-year period.” So much for the clause of threatening suicide.
Fidelma Healy-Eames is right; there is nothing consoling or hopeful in this Bill, so hugely mis-titled. It is a sad day for Ireland and, as in the UK, its consequences for the general culture will be dire.
http://www.catholicherald.co.uk/commentandblogs/2013/07/17/irelands-new-abortion-law-is-even-worse-than-ours/
So angry
I feel so angry with what Ireland is doing and I feel like I want to scream from the rooftops what abortion actually is.  Look!  Look at the pictures in this Newsletter and tell me that any mother had a valid reason for doing this to her child!

What Jesus has said on abortion coming into Ireland
Friday 11 August 1995 For Ireland (All of Ireland)
My little children, I need you.  I need you to come to Me for behind your backs they bring abortion into your homes.  They will take your very rights away from you.  I tell you this now so that you shall know when it happens.  I tell you to prepare you, and be ready to fight it at all costs.  Begin your preparation now.  Do not abandon Ireland to this evil.  Do not let them take your Light away for I have given it to you Myself.  I Love you and I need you to stand up and fight now. I Love you.
Now, My children, you have work to do.  Will you now do it or shall I look for others?

Monday 24 November 1997
Message from Jesus to all the bishops and priests of Ireland
I speak to you, My sons, My bishops and priests, and I call you to stand up against this evil that enters your land.  Stand up and tell My children that it is a great crime against My Father.  He does not give life for it to be destroyed in the womb of its mother.
Do not be afraid to do this, My sons, do not be afraid to fight against this evil for I shall be with you.  You are My shepherds and I ask you to protect My flock from this slaughter of the innocence.
Do this, My sons, for it is you that I shall hold responsible for the blood of the innocence.  I shall call you, and ask you: “Did you stand guard?”  Look at My Laws that I have laid down within My Church and you will see that this is your duty.  Come, My sons, turn away from this world and begin to fight for My Truth.  I Love you and I will not leave you orphans.  My Love is yours.  Do this for Me.  I, your Jesus, Love you.

Monday 21 October 2002
…My country of Ireland has prostituted herself even further now and is in lucifer’s web.  Watch now and see the houses of death open their doors to allow lucifer’s sacrifice to become more readily available.  These Words are Truth and it is the Lord, your God, who speaks them…

Saturday 22 November 2003
Messages from the Weekend for the Prophets of Ireland
My children of Ireland, I, the Lord, your God would speak with you.  You have brought My Anger to the fore with your talk of abortion.  You plan to introduce abortion into this country without the permission of your God.  You have offended Me.
I give you a little time to change this policy before I show you that you have indeed angered Me.  You are already in the mire and, by these Words, I try to pull you out.  I have called My Prophets, Visionaries and Seers together, those who did not betray Me, so that I could tell you these things.
Government of Ireland, I address you.  I tell you and I remind you that I have toppled greater kings than you and I tell you that your secret things are not hidden from Me as you have hidden them from the people of this country.  You are about to abort a mighty nation of people who could win true freedom for you.  Do not do it.
Cardinals, bishops and priests, you who act with My Authority, I call you to speak out in every church, the length and breadth of this country.  Do not ignore My Laws or My Truth.
I know who you are and I know which of you believes in this great crime.  Change your ways back to My Ways.  Come back.
I speak to you, media, I am Jesus Christ, the Truth.  Spread these Words of Mine for this country needs them more than the bad news that you already give to them.  Tell your readers that abortion is a crime against their God.

Saturday 22 November 2003
Messages from the Weekend for the Prophets of Ireland
Jesus: 
Look, My children of Ireland, the time of persecution is upon you.  You have supped with the beast and he has imprisoned you.
No longer do you hear My Words of Truth; you have sold your freedom for a handful of coins.  I ask, what will it gain you but darkness and death eternal?
I Love you, My people of Ireland, and I call you back from the danger you have placed yourselves in.  Abortion you have accepted in your hearts, you have sold the blood of your children to be offered to lucifer.  Be Warned for, this Day, I call you back for your destruction is imminent.  Devastation you have called upon yourselves by your acceptance of untruth.  Greed is upon you.
Turn away and come back to Me.  I Love you.
Patrick:  Thank You, Jesus, I love You. 

Feast of Love Saturday 15 January 2011
My children, I Love you.  I need you to be vigilant; this world you live in is a very dark place at this time.  I want all of you with Me.  The darkness has spread across that made up country of Europe and I have placed stepping stones there, little stepping stones of My Light that will light the way for many.
In Europe, it is I who am the enemy, the One who is the criminal and the One who is hunted down; it is I they wish to kill for it is I who speak the Truth to counteract their lies.  My Church in Europe is all but black and much more will emerge from it as they try to undermine My Presence within it.
Look at My Houses, My Lights, My Places of Refuge, they wait for you, My Little Army of Love, to go to them to spread My Love.  The more that is spread, the more My Light will shine and the less damage they can do to your faith, your souls.
My children, I Warn you, you do not deal with the human but you deal with the spiritual, you deal with the spirits that have already been allowed to take over.  Your referendums mean nothing, children, your votes mean nothing, they are just a show, an act to make you think that you still have control; My Ireland once bloomed like a beautiful rose in My Hands but she decided to turn her back on Me, now she withers in the hands of lucifer to whom she has sold herself for a few coins.
You deal with a dark enemy, children, stay with Me for the world calls you very loudly to abandon Me.  I call you to come to Me and do what I need you to do to save Europe.  I have moved My Army of Light into the centre of enemy territory and through this I will prevent many things.  Already, they control your lives.  Stay with Me.  I Love you.

Sunday 12 February 2012
Patrick:
Jesus, I love You.  We find ourselves in this situation again.  In less than three weeks, we will go to sign for Your House for the young people that You have asked for.  Will You help us, Jesus?
Jesus:
My children, I Love you.  I give you My Heart.  I call to you, My little ones, to help Me at this time.  I call you to help Me.  Time moves on like a soldier, ever marching.  Time moves and soon, you will see My Words come to fruition.  I call you to help in this time before they make abortion legal in your country (Ireland).  I wish to save My little ones: I wish to give them My Words so that they will know Me.  They run around this world thinking that I do not exist.
Changes are afoot that will throw them further into confusion; further away from Me.  Help Me.

Monday 29 October 2012, 9:40pm
Patrick: Jesus tells me to write.
Jesus:
Tell My children of Ireland that if they allow this law1 to enter then they have reached the point of no return: they will NEVER come back to Me or to themselves.
They stand on a great precipice and lucifer – in the form of a puppet government – is herding them over it. 
Stand up, My Ireland, take off the blindfold of money that europa (the woman who sits on the beast outside the European Government Building in Brussels and a goddess of ancient times) and her lies have put on you; take it off NOW.
You are defenceless in their sight but you have survived many things before this. 
Bishops of Ireland, do not stay the cowards that you are!  Stand up and shepherd My people!
Lead them, do not cower them!
The Children’s Referendum 2012.

Ireland, this is what you have legalised:

Singing and praising
I first went to the new and improved Prayer Meeting  at the Sacred Heart House of Prayer about four weeks ago.  It was all singing and praising Jesus through music.  This really allowed me to draw closer to God.  The songs filled my soul with want for Jesus.  I craved Him and hungered for Him.  The morning after, I woke up with the hymns still in my mind and the lingering Presence of Jesus but after a few days it wore out!
Presence of Jesus
I attended the Prayer Meeting the next week with the intention of keeping the Presence of Jesus for longer this time.  God was drenching my heart with His Love and His Peace at these meetings.  Nothing mattered anymore when I felt Him standing there in the room.  It was truly magical.  The highlight of every week.
Drawn into His Heart
As the weeks went on I became more and more aware of the Presence of God within me every day.  I wanted to love Him more and more.  I was more joyful and somehow drawn into His Heart.
Flames
At the last Prayer Meeting, Patrick spoke of these flames that Jesus had placed above us.  Flames of different colours, like the Holy Spirit, He gave to the Apostles but different.  I was very moved at this and I couldn’t stop myself from crying.  Jesus was granting me all these Graces and I felt unworthy to accept them.  Patrick said that we should take these flames with us.  I felt over-privileged and thought I don’t deserve this Grace but Jesus was still giving it to me!
Hooked onto His Love
I don’t know what exactly the flame is but I can feel it.  It rings out the words, “I want to know you more.”  I want to know God more, I am addicted, I am hooked onto His Love.  I couldn’t let go, even if I wanted to.
Inspired
I was inspired to start working in the Sacred Heart House of Prayer.  I want to be in His Remnant.  I know that novices have to go in a few times every week to learn and I keep thinking that this won’t be possible with all my exams next year and I will be so busy.  But I always did intend to work at the House of Prayer after secondary school.  My head was filled with all these doubts and I felt somehow like a doubting Thomas.
We must trust God
During the last Prayer Meeting I was still feeling doubtful.  I wanted to surrender but how will I be able to do this?  Then Patrick started to tell us that we have to forget about everything else in our lives.  He quoted the hymn “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His Righteousness” and then we must trust God to sort out everything else in our lives - “And all these things shall be added unto you.”  Allelluia!
Jesus is calling me
I have been reading different little snippets of Messages since and Jesus is calling me to be in His Army.  “...Immerse yourself in this Sea of Love that I send to you...”  Thursday 13 February 1992 He is asking that I pray more.  He wants me now as I am, of that I am certain.
“...Come as you are, not as you want to be...”  Friday 21 February 1992 
He is telling me to let go of myself and all of my worries. “...I beckon you into My Kingdom; I Pledge you My Life; you are Mine.  Into My Heart, go and find your Food - I have room there for all mankind...”  Tuesday 25 February 1992 
I surrender
I feel drawn now more than ever and I surrender, like the song says.  Jesus told me through one of the Messages, “...It is time to be in My Heart...”  Tuesday 25 February 1992
And I must obey!  My heart is urging me to be in His Heart right now! “...My child, come, come, come, come I am waiting...”  Tuesday 25 February 1992
So today I’m not ready myself but I will go anyway because I am ready to Jesus and He wants me not ASAP but right now, so – here I am, take me please. 
I am useless without Jesus. I surrender myself to Jesus this day.  I hope He’ll take me and change me into a tool of His to be in His Army of Love.

Pro-Life Rally
...Fight for these innocent children who have no voice of their own...

We include here an article from a seventeen year old girl who attended the Pro-Life rally in Dublin on the 6 July.  It is wonderful to see young people being so positive about God and defending life when the media puts them down so much.

A sacrifice
I was out at a friend’s birthday party the night beforehand and I didn’t get to bed until 4.30am or so.  So, getting up at 7.30am was a sacrifice in itself but I offered it up to Jesus knowing that He could work with my tiredness and use it to help someone else, so why should I keep it all to myself, it would be no good to me or to Jesus.
Excited
I packed a little bag with an orange, a sandwich, biscuits and a bottle of water.  I brought along a raincoat and walked to the House of Prayer.  I was early so I got to sleep for another fifteen minutes on the sofa in there.  Seeing everyone else prepared for the day got me excited.
Privilege
I went to say a wee prayer in the Prayer Room before we left.  I felt great that I had the privilege of going to Dublin and doing a small bit for the Lord.  I asked Him to protect us today and to give me energy because I was really tired.
Singing hymns
Luckily I brought a pillow but I didn’t need it in the morning because Mary, Philomena and Yvonne kept me up with the ‘beautiful’ voices singing hymns, I did join in with them.  I envied Emma who brought earphones, she escaped the torture!
Stay in silence
We said prayers in the van to the Angels, to protect us on the journey and to stay with us throughout the day.  Emma read us a Message from one of the Books that said to stay in silence and the Lord will fight for us.  Jude was saying that the pro-choicers were planning to meet up at the spire on O’Connell Street to oppose the rally and that they were planning to throw paint at us.  This got me excited and nervous at the same time.
Find a parking space
We had to find a parking space when we reached Dublin, which was no easy task.  We said a Hail Mary to speed up the process so that we wouldn’t miss Mass.  We found a spot at the Maternity Hospital which was perfect because it wasn’t too far away from the chapel or from where we were to meet up for the rally.  There was a nice wee coffee shop inside and toilets, as well as a water cooler.
Pro-Life walk
After eating a wee snack and stretching our legs, we headed for Mass.  It was packed.  We knelt behind the last pew, more and more people came and it didn’t seem to stop.  There were a lot of young priests and Franciscan friars there.  We also saw a big family at the carpark, there were around seven children.  All the girls were wearing long dresses to their ankles, they came for the Pro-Life walk, all the way from Cork.  It was great to see other religions standing up for the innocent children in the womb.
Spiritual Communion
We didn’t stay for the whole Mass, we left after the sermon, the place was too stuffed and some of us were feeling claustrophobic.  Even though we didn’t receive Holy Communion physically, we knew that Jesus gave us Spiritual Communion because we could not stay.
I surrender
We saw a woman with her baby begging for money at the sidewalk, I had money at the bottom of my backpack but I thought that I might need it during the day.  I made that excuse to myself and then after walking away I started to feel very guilty.  I understood that there was a spirit of greed inside me and that this would have to change.  Jesus can change anyone, so I surrender.
Offended
When we returned to the carpark to get our placards and banners out, there was a man and his partner (who was pregnant) walking about.  As we got out our pictures of Joshua and the aborted babies, a security guard came over with the couple, the security guard asked us politely to leave because the couple were offended by them.  The man and woman were furious and roared at us telling us that this was disgraceful, that there is no place in a maternity hospital for pictures like that and that it is people like us who give Christianity a bad name.
I said Jesus’ Name
As all this was going on, I wasn’t scared, I said Jesus’ Name in my head over and over again and asked the Angels to protect us.  We told the security guard that we were just ready to leave.  The man looked like he was ready to hit us, so we moved on quickly.
Mary, Patron of the Aborted
Yvonne had a sore leg and she couldn’t come on any further with us so her and Philomena stayed behind handing out the pictures of Joshua and the aborted babies.  I was carrying the ‘Mary, Patron of the Aborted’ sign.  I saw a man with a little poster in Irish and this lifted my spirit.  It was nice to see him representing the Irish speakers on this fight against abortion.  I went over and talked in Irish to him, he was from Donegal and I told him I was from Tyrone, he asked me if Mickey Harte was up today!  I told him I wasn’t sure.
Provocative images
I saw one of the Pro-Life stewards collecting our Joshua pictures and I went over and told Colm and Emma.  Emma told him “Excuse me, they’re ours!”  He told us that the organisers had a meeting last night and that the media didn’t want us to have ‘provocative’ images.  Jude told him that Jesus uses ‘provocative’ images and pointed over at someone carrying a Crucifix.  Ladies came over siding with us, telling the steward that these pictures were the truth and that we have every right to carry them.  Colm told him that we had permission to carry these pictures and if they go, we go.  Then the steward backed off and said “No, I wouldn’t kick you out of the rally.”
Thousands of people
There were thousands of people and they were shouting slogans “kill the bill not the child” and “I say Pro, you say Life, Pro-Life, Pro-Life.”  There were several Rosaries being said as well.
A long walk
It was a long walk and the sun was scorching.  I was so warm.  The only thing I didn’t bring was suncream, I was prepared for rainy Irish weather, it was around twenty degrees.  I am ginger with fair skin so I burn up easily, I felt my skin burning up and there was no shade to walk in.  I just had to offer it as a sacrifice.  I just had to keep going.
I wasn’t afraid
Beside the spire in the city centre there was about three hundred “pro-choicers,” I was expecting a lot more but they were like angry mobs behind the barriers at the two sides of the street where we were walking.  I felt privileged to be able to do this because it was like being with Jesus on His Walk of the Passion.  I thought of my heavy sign, like the Cross He carried and my sunburnt skin like His torn Flesh and these pro-choicers like the people of Jerusalem, “Forgive them, Lord, for they know not what they are doing.”  I wasn’t afraid because Mary, Patron of the Aborted was by my side.
Baby’s heartbeat
When we reached the end, I was exhausted and I couldn’t find any shade but I ate an orange and drank water and listened to the speeches.  They were inspiring and powerful speeches.  I liked the fact that one lady started out her speech in Irish, it was important for me to hear it in my own language.  However the most powerful part of all was the LIVE ULTRASOUND.  It was very moving.  We saw inside a woman’s womb, a miracle child wiggling about at nineteen weeks gestation.  They played the baby’s heartbeat live on the speakers and I got very emotional, some were in tears.  It hammered home the point of it all, the reason of being there, to fight for these innocent children who have no voice of their own yet!  I was honoured to be there to serve the Lord and to speak out for His children.
Storm the heavens with prayers
One of the speakers reminded us of the spiritual battle that was going on and that we must pray for a veil of protection around the shores of Ireland to keep our island one of the safest countries in the world for mother and baby.  We must storm the heavens with prayers that Ireland will remain abortion free.  It was a great day altogether, I enjoyed it.  Thank you.

The Curse of Feminism
Women’s Studies
As a mature student in the 1990s I was introduced to “Women’s Studies,” a course that taught the history of women and various feminist theories.
Born seventh in a family of twelve, nine girls and three boys, I had a brother fourteen months older than me and a brother two years younger.  My father ruled his household and had one rule for the boys and a hundred for the girls.  How I longed for my brothers to be girls.  I would have had company and support, i.e., we would all have enjoyed the sixties fashion and music.  Instead, I felt alone, was considered a bit of a rebel by my parents.  I always felt it was very unfair.  The girls had to complete their chores, i.e. housework, cooking, baby-minding from as young as nine years of age while the boys could run and play.  In our teenage years it was accepted that, “boys will be boys.”  Marriage at twenty one years proved to me my granny’s saying, “You get a man, you get a master.”
A woman’s world
You can imagine my delight at forty years of age when I was introduced to “Women’s Studies,” and feminism.  Yes!!  It was a woman’s world too!  My brain was like a sponge soaking up all the various feminist theories.
I learned that first wave feminism began in the seventeenth century and campaigned for women to have the right to education.  We all know the wonderful story of Florence Nightingale.  I remember the nuns telling us about this wonderful woman but they failed to mention her conviction that women had all the potential of men but none of the opportunities!
War
Second wave feminism highlighted Emmeline Pankhurst, the activist who led the fight for women to vote in Britain in 1918.
World War One and World War Two gave women the chance to enter more fully the labour market in unprecedented numbers, often in new sectors (engineering factories) and they discovered the value of their work.  War left a large number of widows with a net loss of household income.  Women who held jobs during the war were obliged to forfeit them to returning soldiers. Many women did not agree with this and strongly supported the feminist movement.
Third wave feminism
War also split the feminist movement.  Some women did not agree with the war, others presented men with white feathers because they considered them cowards for not signing up to fight.
Third wave feminism came to the fore in the 1960s.  Radical feminism, supported by lesbian feminism, now argued that reproduction was the cause of women’s oppression, birth control was the source of women’s liberation.  The introduction of the contraceptive pill was readily accepted as a means of liberation.  What this really gave women was the opportunity to have sex with multiple partners and the means to control the size of their families.  The “Flower Power” movement in the seventies enhanced this so-called freedom.  Moral values of young men and women were blown away.  Sex, drugs and rock and roll became the norm throughout the western world for many young people.
Joined forces
Radical/lesbian feminism grew in strength and highlighted and campaigned for abortion on demand - as a woman’s right to control her own body.  Black feminism and Maoist feminism accepted that women’s liberation could only be achieved by women taking control of their own bodies also and joined forces with Radical/Lesbian Feminists.
Save the child
Abortion had never been mentioned in my parents’ home but the nuns at the local convent school taught me at twelve years of age that motherhood was a beautiful Gift from God.  If a mother’s life was in danger at childbirth, the husband had to make the right decision and save the child even if the other children would be left without a mother.  The mother’s soul would go straight to Heaven.
On studying radical/lesbian feminism I fell from my feminist cloud!  I had my faith and believed in the nuns teaching so when I refused to support this brand of feminism, gasps of shock and astonishment rolled around the classroom like an angry wave.  When I challenged my fellow students and highlighted that abortion was degrading women, not liberating women, they challenged me on how I could call myself a feminist and not support abortion for women?
The beautiful Gift
I agreed with them that women had been oppressed by men but now women had the right to education, right to vote, equal rights in the labour market but radical feminism was eroding the beautiful Gift God gave women - the Gift of carrying a new human being within our wombs, of nourishing and protecting that new life until it was time to deliver that new person into the world.  Whether we reared that child or not, we would have given it life.  Take that Gift away and you erase the whole meaning of “Woman.”
Feminist politics
Today the issues of birth control, pregnancy and abortion are at the heart of feminist politics and are the core issues which many feminist analyses have been built on.  Contemporary feminists see women’s right to control their own bodies as essential to the realisation of other rights and opportunities in society.
Unfortunately many young women today take birth control for granted.
The curse of feminism started to take control in the 1960s with lesbian feminism being welcomed into the mainstream women’s movement.
‘Designer babies’
Today we have reproduction aiding techniques of artificial insemination by donor; invitro fertilization and embryo transfer are widely used.  Due to these techniques and legal arrangements such as contracted motherhood, a woman who begets a child need not bear it and a woman who bears a child need not rear it.
Women can now donate ova to egg banks and men can donate sperm to sperm banks.  In future years, after the invitro union of ovum and sperm, the resulting baby will be gestated outside the womb in an artificial placenta (this may sound like something from a science fiction movie but look at how far and how fast technology has advanced from the 1960s.  Today scientists talk about ‘designer babies’ - the parents can choose the sex, colour of hair etc.  Babies showing disabilities will be flushed away).  When a baby is given ‘birth,’ a female or male will be able to attend to its needs.  What we will have is scientists playing at being God and women throwing away their beautiful God-given Gift.
Abortion is murder
Lesbian feminists will argue this new technology will give them the right to become mothers.  Lesbianism and male homosexuality will no longer be viewed as perversion.  Once women no longer have to reproduce, the family will no longer exist as we know it.  Far from liberating women, reproductive technology will further consolidate men’s power over women.
Both sides have their place in this world.  God created the world.
18 And the Lord God said: It is not good for man to be alone: let us make him a help like unto himself.  Genesis 2:18, Douay-Rheims
God made man to lie with a woman.  He gave them the beautiful Gift of reproducing a new human being, a Gift satan is very jealous of.  God designed the world we live in and He Commands us, ‘Thou shalt not kill.’  Abortion is murder.
Superiority
In general, feminism is a belief in equality between the two genders.  Yet from third wave feminism in the 1960s many feminists have argued for superiority of woman over man.  They seek female privilege rather than equality. (This brand of feminism is highlighted through the media/tv).
Radical/lesbian feminism promotes the ranking of one half of humanity over the other.  I certainly do not want my son and grandsons experiencing this feminist culture!
Fourth wave of feminism
Thankfully now in 2013, we see a fourth wave of feminism.  A trickle at the moment but I believe it will grow strong.  These feminists promote ‘linking’ instead of ‘ranking’ and can best be described as the Partnership Model; gender equality implies that men and women have the same rights and obligations and everyone having the same opportunities in society.  Gender equality is about justice and about sharing.
The Norwegian Gender Equality Act was passed in 1978. 
Both sexes have their role and place in the world.  We must believe and accept this with faith because God made it this way.  A world dominated by women is not acceptable. 
The destruction of women
Pope Leo XIII had a vision after Mass on 13 October 1884 about a period of one hundred years when the power of satan would reach its peak.  I argue that radical/lesbian feminism was used as a tool to spread his evil – women having abortions, killing innocent souls within their wombs.
God gave all women a precious Gift, our womanhood and we have allowed the curse of feminism to bring about the destruction of women.  Ah, we foolish, foolish women!!  Sadly abortion is now almost available in Ireland. 
The Partnership Model
Many Pro-Life activists will say the fight is over.  We lost!  We must believe prayer and faith can move mountains.  The prayers must be kept ongoing.  We now must call on all medical staff to refuse to perform abortions; to teach our young that sex before marriage is wrong.  Contraceptive ads are wrong and that women and men must cherish the God-given Gift of womanhood and motherhood and fatherhood.  So many young men have to stand helplessly by as their child is aborted.  Where are their rights?
25 Cursed be he that taketh gifts, to slay an innocent person and all the people shall say: Amen.  Deuteronomy 27:25, Douay-Rheims
There have been advantages and disadvantages to the growth of feminism.  I will always call myself a feminist but a feminist that supports the Partnership Model, only then will women be truly equal to men.

Pilgrim’s  Progress
Diary of a Pilgrimage
...Like the Way of My Sacred Heart,
a pilgrimage is a journey; a journey to My Heart...

The Pilgrimage –
A Journey with Jesus
In preparation for the pilgrimage, Jesus asked for a day of fast, also to eat little until a prayer is said at the first Shrine.  This discipline helped me to be more open to Jesus and die a little to self to make a better pilgrimage.  On the overnight ferry to France we use reclining seats, as a little sacrifice, rather than cabins and a bed.  Tired from the day’s travelling and finding it difficult to sleep on the recliner, I was grumbling within and selfishly thinking of my sleep.  Then I sought Jesus in quiet prayer and in moments the tiredness completely lifted and I became peace filled.  I rested in Jesus and did get enough sleep.  Jesus was showing how I think more of my body than my soul.
As we journeyed in the minibus it was remarkable how we all got on so well.  It was peaceful, prayerful, fun and joy.  Some shared on how they felt called to come on this Pilgrimage.
Paray-le-Monial
As a group we first went to the Apparition Chapel to greet Jesus.  We found a beautiful Presence of God and in a few moments the Blessed Sacrament was exposed on the Altar.
Jesus said “…Paray-le-Monial is My Heart and I will greet you there if you look for Me…”
We did look for Jesus first before checking in to the accommodation or having a meal.
The two nights in Paray was a Blessed time, relaxed, much time for prayer and visits to the different Chapels, watching the audio-visual about Saint Margaret Mary and Saint Claude de la Colombière.  A visiting priest said Mass in English for the Feast of Corpus Christi.  His homily was so life giving on the Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist and on devotion to the Sacred Heart and its promises.
La Salette
We gathered wild flowers on the mountain road and all of us presented them to Mary at the Shrine on arrival.  Just sitting in silence you can feel Her presence.
A La Salette priest greeted our group when we arrived and looked after our stay with Mass, Confession, Holy Hour, Adoration, audio-visual, talk and guided tour.
He was very welcoming, kind, helpful and his talks enlightening.
“…I, too, as My Son has, tell you to remember the tears that I have cried at La Salette and I ask that you would now include it in your annual pilgrimage to My Shrine at Garabandal…” Mary 10 June 2001
At La Salette the secret Message given to Melanie is ignored and dismissed, Jesus said in a Message through the Patricks “…Look at the Words; look deeply at the Words.  See!  The Words are being fulfilled; indeed, many have been fulfilled.  My Mother spoke Words of a Church in turmoil and She cries out to the world like a child in need.  Like a Mother, the Church, My Body, cries tears for what has been taken from her.  She has become embedded in the world and cannot live for she is spirit…” Tuesday 19 March 1996
Lourdes
After a long journey, we arrived to a very warm welcome by a nun who had a beautiful meal prepared for us.  This house was previously a convent and now welcomes pilgrims and has a little Oratory.  Later we visited the Grotto and here I was moved by the huge number of sick in wheelchairs at the evening procession.  This helped me to be mindful of the sick and housebound and how I should be grateful to Jesus for the good health He has given me.  To sit at the Grotto is a peace filled experience.  In the morning after Holy Mass I went to the Baths and visited the Adoration Chapel.  Again the huge crowd was amazing; the sick and their helpers, pilgrims here in their faith, so many volunteers helping out!
Garabandal
The pilgrimage is organised that we come to Garabandal for the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  Some of the group stayed in the village and some in Solitude House of Prayer nearby in Cosío.  The time was so relaxed and prayerful.  We came together two of the nights for prayer vigils in Solitude to celebrate the First Friday devotion and Feast of the Sacred Heart, with prayer, singing and reflection.  We had much time in Garabandal for Holy Mass and visits to the Pines, which for me is a special Shrine to Our Lady of Garabandal.  To pray here and sit in silence, one feels truly Blessed by Heaven.  For me, Garabandal is special, the Words given and the actions say so much to us about the Church and call us to a deeper belief,
“…I tell you that the Words of Garabandal have already begun to come true; they are being fulfilled before your eyes but you are to blind to see them…”  Friday 15 March 1996
And“…I come to tell you that soon My Words at Garabandal will come to pass and I speak to My priests: one day, when you realise the Truth of Garabandal you will regret your lack of belief.  I call you, My priests and My bishops, to go there within the Octave of My Son’s Heart.  If many, many people go there – especially priests and bishops – then the Church will reinvestigate the cause for this place…” From Mary Saturday 16 March 1996
Saint Maximillian House of Prayer
We were concerned how we would find the House because it had not been manned for some time, yet we arrived and greeted Jesus in the Prayer Room, lit a fire and everyone helped to put fresh linen on the beds and then sat around the table enjoying a meal together, like a happy family.  We had a lovely stay at Saint Maximilian House, so peaceful.
Travelling
As we journeyed together to the Shrines and Houses of Prayer there was a peace always with us, an awareness that we were in the company of Jesus and Mary.  Even on the days of a long journey, like four hundred and seventy miles from La Salette to Lourdes, everyone said how the travel did not seem arduous or a long day.
As Jesus said “…Be excited, My pilgrims, of being with Me.  For you are in My company and My Mothers.”  Tuesday 17 June 2003, Pilgrimage Message
Thank You, Jesus and Mary A Servant

Testimony of Garabandal Pilgrimage
I have been going on pilgrimages all of my life and this was the nearest I have ever felt to Jesus and Mary.  This is a real pilgrimage and the right way to do it.  Time stood still, especially in Garabandal.  There was plenty of time for prayer and penance and the time with Our Lord and Our Lady was unreal.  Our Lady was with me all of the time.  Such peace, I will never forget it.  The servants made us very welcome.  We were just one big happy family.  We look forward to next year, please God.
Alice and Eileen

Peaceful and prayerful
The Garbandal pilgrimage was beautiful.  It was very peaceful and prayerful.
We all became friends very quickly; it was as if we had always known each other.
The Shrines we visit are chosen by Jesus and are all very spiritual and prayerful.  It is especially good to be able to spend time in Jesus’ Houses.
Jesus gives us the pilgrimages as an opportunity to leave the world behind and as a time of renewal for our souls.
Some of the intentions we prayed for on this pilgrimage were for an end to abortion and for the work still to be done in all the Houses of Prayer.
I thank Jesus and Our Blessed Mother for this beautiful pilgrimage and look forward to the next one I go on. Anne

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Jesus has asked that we make a good pilgrimage and stay with Him within our hearts at all times.
Some of the places we will be visiting are:
Germany:  Staying in Saint Nikolaus House of Prayer in Colditz, Germany.  Including Mass in Saint Raphael Chapel and a two hour guided tour of Colditz Castle.
Czech Republic:  Visiting the Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague.
Poland:  Staying in Saint Stanislaus House of Prayer. 
Czestochowa:  Two nights at Czestochowa - Sanctuary of Jasna Gora, the Black Madonna, Poland’s famous National Shrine.
Auschwitz Concentration Camp:  A three and a half hour guided tour.  In this place we can see plainly what NOT loving one another can do.  We are visiting this memorial in order to remind us of what man is capable of when he forgets his God and no longer loves.  We go there to help us forget about ourselves and remember all those poor people who suffered and were tortured so that we as Christians make sure this never happens again.
Birthplace of Blessed Pope John Paul II:  A visit to the birthplace of Blessed Pope John Paul II in Wadowice, which has been turned into a museum and includes his personal belongings from when he was Father Karol Wojtyła. 
Divine Mercy Sanctuary:  Staying overnight at Divine Mercy Sanctuary.  “The Divine Mercy of Jesus is the Love that He has for mankind flowing from His Most Sacred Heart...” Saint Faustina to the Patricks, Sunday 9 November 1997.
For further details and a full itinerary, please contact the Sacred Heart House of Prayer.


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Sacred Heart House Events Celebrated

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul Saturday 29 June 2013
The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul is always a special reminder to us of the Mercy and Power of Jesus. 
Saint Peter was a fisherman - nobody special - but Jesus made him a fisher of men and the rock of the Church.  Even though Peter denied Jesus during His Passion, he succeeded in getting up again after falling and became a great follower of Jesus.  We deny Jesus many times and we, too, must follow Peter’s example of getting up again.
Persecuted
Saint Paul persecuted the Christians and then Jesus made him one!
Just before their Feast Day Jesus said this about these Saints:
“…Wake up and read the Words of Scripture; read the Words of My servant Paul; read the Words of My servant Peter and realise the times that you now live in.  You are being deceived because of your desires to follow the footsteps of this world…”  Thursday 27 June 2013
We used this Day to reflect on the letters of Saint Peter and Paul – two of the greatest examples of the great things Jesus can do through us when we leave the world behind.

Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Tuesday 16 July 2013
Our Lady of Mount Carmel always reminds me of Her protective nature because of the Brown Scapular – a Gift of protection – She wants all Her children to be safe with Jesus in Heaven.
And so, on this Day, we honoured Her with Rosaries and litanies to help Her in bringing Her children to Jesus.
Feast is really huge
A servant spoke on how this Feast is really huge in Spain – as we know from manning the Soledad House of Prayer during July.  There they have a Novena of prayers leading up to the Feast and, on the Feast Day itself, there is a processional walk of prayer ascending one of the mountains which surround Garabandal upon which there is an open air Mass, followed by a picnic, then the fiesta begins.

Feast of the King of Love Sunday 21 July 2013
The Feast of the King of Love began with music from SonLight and an introduction by a servant of the House, reminding us that when two or three are gathered together in Jesus’ Name, there He is in the midst of them.
This Feast was one we all looked forward to.
We prayed the Stations of the Cross to bring us into a solemn, repentive state before honouring our Beautiful, Redeeming King of Love which we did in the second part of the day. 
King of our hearts
A servant spoke about the King of Love which helped us really value Him and what He did for each one of us. She reminded us that Jesus desires to be the King of our hearts and through the fulfilling of our Commitment we can appease the Pain of Jesus and also help ‘make up’ for what is lacking within His Church
Our lives are very short
Patrick told us what Jesus  prompted him to say that Day – mainly that our lives are very short and we are not going to live forever.  We have all forgotten that we will die one day.  Our lives are like a drop in the ocean compared with eternity.  Our True Life only begins after death.
A beautiful Day
The other Patrick guided us in song and praise which was so Heavenly, so beautiful.  Jesus’ Presence just invaded the Prayer Room. 
Afterwards, at about 9pm, when we were filled to the brim with Jesus, we went to the Conference Room for tea and talked about Jesus.
What a beautiful Day which we will all cherish in our hearts for a long time!
Thank You, Jesus!

Events to Come
(All Days of Prayer begin at 12pm unless otherwise stated)

Friday 9 August
Feast of Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

Thursday 15 August
Feast of the Assumption
Day of Prayer Against Abortion
(Walk on Saturday 17 August at 2.45pm)
Thursday 5 September Feast of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Sunday 8 September
Birthday of Mary 

Saturday 14 September
Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

Monday 23 September
Feast of Saint Pio

First Friday Vigils from 10pm - 2am:
Friday 6 September 2013
Friday 4 October 2013

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Gay marriage - no thanks
His Love is constant
God is the same today, yesterday and forever. Although His Love is constant for us, He will not accept sin and bend towards our ways. As He says in Scripture, ‘My Ways are far above your ways.’  It is us, His children, who have to die to self and bend towards His Ways.
“Bend my heart to Your Will, Oh God.”
On Friday 28 June 2013, Jesus said:  “..My Commandments have not changed.  Sin has not changed in My sight; abortion, lust, fornication, greed, adultery, anger, revenge, same sex relationships that are not pure but are steeped in the evil of lust and fornication are not of Me, your God, and are punishable by eternal death, if not repented of...”
Jesus has also spoken to us in many Messages saying that sin has become an accepted part of our lives:
“...Sin is accepted as an everyday part of life and all peoples of this world justify sin... I will not accept these things, My children, even though your governments have accepted the lies of lucifer, I will not...”  Friday 28 June 2013
The tide has turned
And on the Saturday 29 June 2013, He said: “...New laws are made within the countries of this world that allow My people to think that there is nothing wrong with sin...”
We can see this happening now as they have passed the vote to allow abortion into Ireland and in the UK and other parts of the world the Governments have redefined marriage so that homosexual couples can marry! Our children now will grow up in a world where sin is accepted as law and anyone against it will be classed as evil and uncaring. The tide has turned.
The great persecution
On Sunday 30 June, Jesus said: “...The web thickens, children, lucifer begins to close the net around this world...”
All seems to be in place now for the evil one.  Our hands seem to be tied, as anyone who goes against these laws has no freedom to do so and risk violent aggressive behaviour towards them, arrests, fines and even prison.  Jesus Warned us in a recent Message: “...The great persecution is upon you yet few can see it for so many accept the laws of lucifer, the laws of sin, so few are willing to fight against them...”  Saturday 29 June 2013
Offended a passerby
Recently, a street preacher in Wimbledon offended a passerby because he was reading the Bible in public. He was arrested and taken in for questioning. The following is a report from Christian Concern, 3 July: Police arrested a man in South West London on Monday (1 July) for using “homophobic” speech whilst street preaching.  He is being supported by the Christian Legal Centre. Tony Miano, a US citizen, was questioned by the police after a member of the public called them to the scene.  He had been speaking on the subject of sexual immorality and the need to abstain from it based on a passage from the Bible (1 Thessalonians 4:1-12).
Arrested
Mr Miano was then arrested at 4:40pm and taken to the local police station where he was photographed, fingerprinted and had a DNA sample taken. He was taken to a cell with a toilet but no toilet paper.  The investigating officer offered him a ninety pound fine which he said would ensure Mr Miano’s immediate release and an assurance that he would be able to return to the UK.   Mr Miano opted to wait for the arrival of his solicitor before making a decision.
Word of God
He was then later interviewed by the investigating officer with his solicitor, Michael Phillips, instructed by Christian Legal Centre, present.  One of the questions the officer asked was whether Mr Miano would help a homosexual who asks him for a “favour.”  Mr Miano indicated that he would by saying “the Word of God tells me to love your neighbour as myself.”
“So if a homosexual walked up to me and said, I’m hungry and I need something to eat. I would walk them to the nearest restaurant, give them something to eat and share the Gospel with them because I love them,” he said. The two final questions that the officer asked him were: “Do you feel that what you did... is one humdred per cent acceptable in a public place?“ and “Will you do this again tomorrow?” Mr Miano replied affirmatively to both questions. The investigating officer told Mr Miano’s solicitor that his answers to these last two questions left him no choice but to seek prosecution. He was later released with no charge.
Obscenities
In Texas they have recently made a law to ban abortion after twenty weeks. The fury of the evil one was shown in those protesting the change in law and lifesitenews reported on 15 July the obscenities from some of the pro-abortion lobby, including aggressive behaviour, shouting and chants of ‘hail satan’ to drown out the hymns of the Pro-Life supporters.  Students for life also reported that security had confiscated urine, faeces and paint from the pro- abortion supporters who were intending to throw it at the Pro-Lifers.
Rioting by abortion activists
‘Emotions ran high in the minutes before and after the final vote in the Senate on Friday night, with reports of threats of violence and rioting by abortion activists. Twelve pro-abortion protesters were arrested, two of whom were taken to hospital with injuries. Most of those arrested had attempted to disturb the debate from the Senate gallery. Several of them had tried to handcuff themselves to the gallery railing.’ (lifesitenews July 2013)
Bill for same sex marriage was passed
On Monday 15 July, the final part of the bill for same sex marriage was passed in the UK. Gay campaigners stood outside parliament and celebrated their victory. According to a report from Christian Concern, a billboard on a truck drove past several times in favour of the bill and stated “Equal Marriage: Thank You.”  However when a pro-family group tried to do a similar thing the same day it was stopped.
Christian Concern reported:
The progress of a pro-children campaign has stalled after a truck carrying two of its mobile billboards was vandalised and the driver of the van displaying it was threatened in central London. The GayMarriageNoThanks group explained in a press release that it had designed billboards aimed at highlighting the fact that children do better with married birth parents.
Complaints received
The group arranged for the poster to be driven around London on an advertising truck yesterday (14 July) and today.
But after the driver received abuse and the truck carrying the billboard was vandalised, the advertising company, Adtrailers Ltd, informed Alan Craig, campaign director for GayMarriageNoThanks, that they were “unable to send out the advertising truck today following yesterday’s campaign day.
Unfortunately the driver out yesterday received threats, the truck was vandalised and there have been several offensive complaints received.”
A company representative also informed Mr Craig that people had made personal threats by email and over the phone which were “horrific,” “violent stuff” and “the worst I have known.”  These had caused Adtrailers unilaterally to cancel their contract with GayMarriageNoThanks “to protect their staff.”
The following was on the billboard mentioned above.
Trust in Him
Although it seems the balance has tipped in lucifer’s favour we should do as Jesus says.  Do not despair and trust in Him.  We should ‘Rejoice’ because the time has almost come and our Redemption is at hand. Jesus will Come soon to free us of the evil in the world.
Jesus gives us hope in this Message on 30 June 2013: “...Prepare now, children, so that you become a Soldier of My Truth, so that you will be able to go out to the highways and the byways and gather My children into the safety of My Fold.
Rejoice, children, freedom is at hand!  Stay strong, My Remnant, for your Lord approaches.
Rejoice, kingdom of mankind!
Rejoice, the Truth is soon upon you and My Light shall shine within you and all shall be known and seen and the Light of Our Father shall shine deeply in all hearts.
Rejoice, beloved of My Heart, for I approach.  I Love you.  Read the signs of your time.”

The Plight of Others
The Plight of Jesus
My beautiful Saviour
Jesus, as I sit here, I think of You, my beautiful Saviour.  I think of Your Love, the great Love You have for mankind, each individual of us as if we, alone, were Your only beloved child.  I think of a Love that only desires Love to be returned to it and to our fellow man. 
Majestic Head
I see a Man, broken, with His beautiful, majestic Head bent in Sorrow and Pain; a Man who has the answers to this world’s problems, if only we would listen.
I see a Man desperate to help all those children who are caught in the traps of lucifer, serving only him and You know, Jesus, that these children are choosing the destiny of hell’s fire if they do not repent.  I know, too, that You will mourn the loss of these children of Yours for all eternity.
Needless suffering
I see a Man who watches much needless suffering of His children.  Refugees flee from places such as Syria and are gunned down as they run.  I listened to the radio as one refugee, anguished, described how, already carrying a child who had been shot, she had to leave another one lying on the roadside because she could not carry them both.  The child cried after her, ‘please do not leave me…’  But You, Jesus, You would not have left him.  You would stay there with him till the end.  I wonder did he know that?  He could never be alone because Your Love would not allow it.
Slaughter one another
You see much needless killing and suffering as Your children slaughter one another and the defenceless are left to run if they want to save their lives.
Fatted calf of self
I see a Man who watches many of His children live in the lap of luxury and feed on the fatted calf of self while many of His other children die of hunger and thirst.  The greed of one child sucks the life out of another.  Few of us realise this, Jesus, as Patrick said, “…I can see it is the small things that lucifer uses against us; things that we do not think are wrong; things like eating and drinking more than we need and, so, allow a spirit of greed to influence us, who then can influence us in many other things; like greed for power, greed for money, greed for popularity, greed for work and so on and so forth…” Sunday 20 March 2011
Butchered
I see a Man who watches many of the children He gives to this world out of His Great Love, being butchered in their mothers’ wombs because they interrupt another’s life.  You see the lies and deceit that surround this crime.  Jesus, I cannot imagine the Pain that soars through You as You see each little one that is murdered.  My heart falls silent at this thought.
Descends into darkness
I see You, Jesus, watching as Your beautiful creation of earth and man, descends into darkness, chaos and unlove; until it becomes more like hell than Heaven.  How Your Heart must be breaking.  Everywhere on this earth You are rejected, cast out.
Behind Your Eyes
Now, Jesus, I try to go behind Your Eyes to look at myself.  What do You see as you look at me?  Amidst Your great Love, Jesus, there is still the Truth.  Here I am, Lord, a servant of Yours. 
Given my life
I have given my life over to You.  I have promised You to do Your Will on earth.  I have given my word that I will love and follow You, that I will help You to save Your children because I know that there is nothing else that matters on this earth except bringing Your children to you. 
Stretched out my hand
I have stretched out my hand to You as You lie on the ground, broken and beaten and in my heart I have promised to help You.  But my actions do not portray my words.  Many times I leave You lying there on the ground because my self dictates that I do other things.  Other things such as watch my favourite tv program, or shop on the internet, or read a book, or simply be lazy.  I put so, so much in front of You. 
Your Heart urging
I feel Your Heart urging me to give more of myself.  It is as though You can see the great things We could achieve together if You only had my cooperation and I, in my stubbornness and blindness, refuse to see.
Take me as I am
In the words of the song;
Jesus, take me as I am, I can come no other way.
Draw me deeper into You, make my flesh life melt away. 
Make me like a precious stone, crystal clear and finely honed.
Light of Jesus shining through, giving glory back to You.

The Holy Scriptures

John 3:1-21
1 And there was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews.
2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him: Rabbi, we know that thou art come a teacher from God for no man can do these signs which thou dost, unless God be with him.
Nicodemus, a Pharisee sees in Jesus one who has authority and a teacher – coming to Him at night as one who believes but afraid to be seen.
3 Jesus answered and said to him: Amen, amen I say to thee, unless a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
4 Nicodemus saith to him: How can a man be born when he is old? can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born again?
We are born again, not  a physical birth but by being “born anew,” a birth “of water and the Spirit,” that is, by faith in Jesus and Baptism.  The Holy Spirit, the breath, air, wind, is the Divine Spirit, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  By our Baptism we are freed from original sin.  Even though we are freed from this original sin, we have inclination, a weakness to sin. ...This is the sin of Adam and Eve, it is original sin and must be died to.  It is the part of mankind that listens to the desires of lucifer...  Wednesday 3 April 2013
5 Jesus answered: Amen, amen I say to thee, unless a man be born again of water and the Holy Ghost, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Through our Baptism the Holy Spirit has made us children of God. We are temples of the same Holy Spirit, made new and always new by living the true Teachings, in all that Jesus has Taught. Our mission is to be the salt of the earth and a light in the world.
6 That which is born of the flesh, is flesh and that which is born of the Spirit, is spirit.
7 Wonder not, that I said to thee, you must be born again.
We must become like little children, humbling ourselves, loving, giving, dying to the things of the flesh and we must find within our hearts, all things that go against the Holy Spirit. We find these through prayer and sacrifice, it is then we will see heavenly things.
8 The Spirit breatheth where He will and thou hearest His voice but thou knowest not whence He cometh and whither He goeth: so is every one that is born of the Spirit.
The Holy Spirit is all around, in us and through us. He is in our prayer and in our work,  healing, Forgiving, making us new in mind and spirit. He is the air, the wind, the breath of God that holds all things in being.
9 Nicodemus answered and said to Him: How can these things be done?
10 Jesus answered and said to him: Art thou a master in Israel and knowest not these things?
11 Amen, amen I say to thee, that we speak what we know and we testify what we have seen and you receive not our testimony.
12 If I have spoken to you earthly things and you believe not; how will you believe, if I shall speak to you heavenly things?
The Holy Spirit has been given to us, as a free Gift, to all who believe.  It is through faith that we are children of God.
13 And no man hath ascended into heaven but He that descended from heaven, the Son of Man who is in heaven.
14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of Man be lifted up:
15 That whosoever believeth in Him, may not perish but may have life everlasting.
16 For God so loved the world, as to give His only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in Him, may not perish but may have life everlasting.
Jesus who has descended from Heaven has become Flesh and lived among us, this same Jesus who was lifted to the height of the Cross for our sake, ascended into Heaven where He sits at the right Hand of the Father.  Through His Cross and Resurrection and Ascension, Jesus has called us to a conversion of heart, which will allow us to return to our homeland in Heaven.  
17 For God sent not His Son into the world, to judge the world but that the world may be saved by Him.
18 He that believeth in Him is not judged. But he that doth not believe, is already judged: because he believeth not in the name of the only begotten Son of God.
It is only through our belief in Jesus that we all can be saved.  Jesus is the Gate through which we must pass to enter Heaven.
19 And this is the judgment: because the light is come into the world and men loved darkness rather than the light for their works were evil.
20 For every one that doth evil hateth the light and cometh not to the light, that his works may not be reproved.
21 But he that doth truth, cometh to the light, that his works may be made manifest, because they are done in God.
On the last day, each one of the secrets of our hearts will be brought to light, it is what we do now that counts not tomorrow. It is on love, the good we do to our neighbour that we will be judged. In our free will we can do what is right and just in the Light, or refuse the Light and stay in the darkness which is sin and sin leads to death. ...My son, pray and sacrifice much for these that they may come to know and live My Truth.  Without much prayer and sacrifice, these children shall be lost to Me forever.  Thursday 18 January 2008

On the Christian Family in the Modern World
Apostolic Exhortation of His Holiness,
 Pope John Paul II
Continued


II. SERVING LIFE
30. The teaching of the church in our day is placed in a social and cultural context which renders it more difficult to understand and yet more urgent and irreplaceable for promoting the true good of men and women.
Scientific and technological progress, which contemporary man is continually expanding in his dominion over nature, not only offers the hope of creating a new and better humanity, but also causes ever greater anxiety regarding the future. Some ask themselves if it is a good thing to be alive or if it would be better never to have been born; they doubt therefore if it is right to bring others into life when perhaps they will curse their existence in a cruel world with unforeseeable terrors. Others consider themselves to be the only ones for whom the advantages of technology are intended and they exclude others by imposing on them contraceptives or even worse means. Still others imprisoned in a consumer mentality and whose sole concern is to bring about a continual growth of material goods, finish by ceasing to understand, and thus by refusing, the spiritual riches of a new human life. The ultimate reason for these mentalities is the absence in people’s hearts of God, whose love alone is stronger than all the world’s fears and can conquer them.
Thus an anti-life mentality is born, as can be seen in many current issues: One thinks, for example of a certain panic deriving from the studies of ecologists and futurologists on population growth, which sometimes exaggerate the danger of demographic increase to the quality of life.
But the church firmly believes that human life, even if weak and suffering, is always a splendid gift of God’s goodness. Against the pessimism and selfishness which cast a shadow over the world, the church stands for life: In each human life she sees the splendour of that “yes,” that “amen,” who is Christ himself. To the “no” which assails and afflicts the world, she replies with this living “yes,” thus defending the human person and the world from all who plot against and harm life.
The church is called upon to manifest anew to everyone, with clear and stronger conviction, her will to promote human life by every means and to defend it against all attacks in whatever condition or state of development it is found.
Thus the church condemns as a grave offense against human dignity and justice all those activities of governments or other public authorities which attempt to limit in any way the freedom of couples in deciding about children. Consequently any violence applied by such authorities in favour of contraception or, still worse, of sterilization and procured abortion must be altogether condemned and forcefully rejected. Likewise to be denounced as gravely unjust are cases where in international relations economic help given for the advancement of peoples is made conditional on programs of contraception, sterilization and procured abortion.
31. The church is certainly aware of the many complex problems which couples in many countries face today in their task of transmitting life in responsible way. She also recognizes the serious problem of population growth in the form it has taken in many parts of the world and its moral implications.
However, she holds that consideration in depth of all the aspects of these problems offers a new and stronger confirmation of the importance of the authentic teaching on birth regulation reproposed in the Second Vatican Council and in the encyclical Humanae Vitae.
For this reason, together with the synod fathers I feel it is my duty to extend a pressing invitation to theologians, asking them to unite their efforts in order to collaborate with the hierarchical magisterium and to commit themselves to the task of illustrating ever more clearly the biblical foundations, the ethical grounds and the personalistic reasons behind this doctrine. Thus it will be possible, in the context of an organic exposition, to render the teaching of the church on this fundamental question truly accessible to all people of good will, fostering a daily more enlightened and profound understanding of it. In this way God’s plan will be ever more completely fulfilled for the salvation of humanity and for the glory of the Creator.
A united effort by theologians in this regard, inspired by a convinced adherence to the magisterium, which is the one authentic guide for the people of God, is particularly urgent for reasons that include the close link between Catholic teaching on this matter and the view of the human person that the church proposes: Doubt or error in the field of marriage or the family involves obscuring to a serious extent the integral truth about the human person in a cultural situation that is already so often confused and contradictory. In fulfillment of their specific role theologians are called upon to provide enlightenment and a deeper understanding, and their contribution is of incomparable value and represents a unique and highly meritorious service to the family and humanity.

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