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Published Thursday,  February 22,  2018

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The Foundation of the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart
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Fairfield, PA 17320

 

 

News Item

The Cashless Society

CASH ELCIPSED

 AS BRITAIN TURNS TO DIGITAL PAYMENTS

Read more……

Have we heard about this before?

And what has Our Lady of Emmitsburg prophesied?

“Little ones, in these days where evil forces are trying to cause confusion and division, it is my desire to help you.

…Beware of the evil subtleties currently in your midst.  Your future is being molded to surround a monetary system.  Be alert to a cashless society developing around the world and the forces of power which will manipulate and ultimately restrict your freedom.

If you pray, you will be able to discern what is of God with a clear mind.  If you do not return to God now and allow Him to open the vessels of your heart clogged by deceit and self-righteousness, you will not be able to avoid the traps of evil.  Do not wait until God's warning strikes the souls of every person in this world for it will be very difficult to respond and change….”  (Public OLOE, may 9, 1996)

 

Pray and Discern!

 

 

Lent 2018 - Fridays in Lent - Stations of the Cross

Join us each Friday during Lent as walk and pray Our Lady on the Via Crucis:

Stations of the Cross...

 

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Lent 2018 - Best Lent Ever

Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday, 2018

Sign up for receiving daily e-mail reflections and inspirational brief videos from Dynamic Catholic Institute as a study of the book, Perfectly Yourself by Matthew Kelly:

Perfectly Yourself

 

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The Month Dedicated to the Holy Family

But while he thought on these things,
behold the angel of the Lord
appeared to him in his sleep, saying:
“Joseph, son of David,
fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife,
for that which is conceived in her,
is of the Holy Ghost…”
 
(Mt 1:20)

Consecration to the Holy Family

O Jesus, our most loving Redeemer, who having come to enlighten the world with Thy teaching and example, didst will to pass the greater part of Thy life in humility and subjection to Mary and Joseph in the poor home of Nazareth, thus sanctifying the Family that was to be an example for all Christian families, graciously receive our family as it dedicates and consecrates itself to Thee this day. Do Thou protect us, guard us and establish amongst us Thy holy fear, true peace and concord in Christian love: in order that by living according to the divine pattern of Thy family we may be able, all of us without exception, to attain to eternal happiness.

Mary, dear Mother of Jesus and Mother of us, by the kindly intercession make this our humble offering acceptable in the sight of Jesus, and obtain for us His graces and blessings.

O Saint Joseph, most holy Guardian of Jesus and Mary, help us by thy prayers in all our spiritual and temporal needs; that so we may be enabled to praise our divine Savior Jesus, together with Mary and thee, for all eternity. Amen.

(Say an Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory be three times.)

Consecration to the Holy Family and Reflection by St. Bernard... 

 

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Feast of the Chair of St. Peter - February 22

"On this rock I will build my Church”
Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday General Audience
February 22, 2006...

St. Jerome (345-420), most remembered for his translation of the Bible which came to be known as Vulgate, wrote: “I decided to consult the Chair of Peter, where that faith is found exalted by the lips of an Apostle. I now come to ask for nourishment for my soul there, where once I received the garment of Christ. I follow no leader save Christ, so I enter into communion with your beatitude, that is, with the Chair of Peter, for this I know is the rock upon which the Church is built.” (St. Jerome, Le lettere 1, 15, 1-2)

What has OLOE said on the feast of the Papacy?

“…In times of difficulty, acts of patience, self-composure and prayer will help you rise above whatever ailment stresses you…. There is a great deal of pain which afflicts many people in different forms, for this is the way of the present world. Yet, those who hope in the Joy of Jesus will rise to live in His Joy. Jesus will never abandon you. Be at peace knowing He is with you. Calm your anxieties through love and acceptance of yourself, and meet each frustrating circumstance with an open heart. See each element of your life’s experience as an opportunity to grow in love and humility. You will master your difficulties through a resigned and contrite heart….” (OLOE Public 02-22-96)

“If God would rule without respect for free will, there would be no need for me to implore your prayers and assistance. But there is free will, and God has been patient! However, abortion is escalating, greed and hatred are escalating, civil wars are escalating, lack of trust in God is escalating, despair and hopelessness are escalating; but I’m here imploring prayer, giving hope and inviting all to know the Truth.” (OLOE Private 02-21-09)

 

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Feast of St. Polycarp - February 23

Bishop and Martyr (+166)

St. Polycarp became a disciple of St. John the Evangelist who made him Bishop of Smyrna. Later he was condemned to be burned by the Roman Emperor for refusing to deny Christ. The authors of the Acts tell us that they were witnesses of the fact that the flames did not touch him, but formed an arch over his head. Thereupon, he was pierced with a sword; such a great amount of blood issued from the wound that it extinguished the fire.

What has OLOE said on St. Polycarp's feast day?

“…Let the Crucifix be your first source of help on days of misfortune and sufferings. You will find comfort in your sufferings at the Foot of the Cross. Gaze upon the Crucifix with affectionate adoration. You are redeemed through the sufferings of my Son, and He will give to you the strength and courage He asks of you. In your suffering you are submerged into the abandonment of my Son, and salvation results through His Mercy. Do not seek consolation and strength from people, but embrace instead the Foot of the Cross when you are afflicted with misery….” (OLOE Public 02-23-95)

 

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2nd Sunday of Lent—February 25, 2018

In this Sunday’s first liturgical reading from the Book of Genesis, we read:

Then God said:
"Take your son Isaac, your only one, whom you love, 
and go to the land of Moriah.
There you shall offer him up as a holocaust 
on a height that I will point out to you."


When they came to the place of which God had told him, 
Abraham built an altar there and arranged the wood on it.
Then he reached out and took the knife to slaughter his son.
But the LORD's messenger called to him from heaven, 
"Abraham, Abraham!"
"Here I am!" he answered.
"Do not lay your hand on the boy,"
said the messenger.
"Do not do the least thing to him….

Again the LORD's messenger called to Abraham from heaven and said: 
"I swear by myself, declares the LORD, 
that because you acted as you did 
in not withholding from me your beloved son, 
I will bless you abundantly 
and make your descendants as countless 
as the stars of the sky ….
all this because you obeyed my command."

(Gen 22:1-18)

 

 

Abraham provides the perfect example of someone who is willing to place his total trust in his Lord even when his orders seem absolutely contrary to what the Lord had previously told him.  However, because of his faith, the Lord outdoes all his previous expectations and preserves what Abraham feared as a beloved loss of his only son:

Let us ponder what we have previously been taught by God the Father in His Words to the world, Our Lord Jesus Christ in His Lessons and Our Lady of Emmitsburg in her Messages in regards to our own personal invitation to “total surrender to the Divine Will”:

Fiat, Part 2: Total Surrender to the Divine Will

 

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The Winter of the Holy Spirit

The Wild Goose   

 

 

NEW Our Lady of Emmitsburg Rosaries

In honor of Our Lady in this Month of the Most Holy Rosary, it is the privilege of the Foundation to direct you to two private companies specializing in faith-inspired handcrafted rosaries and jewelry. Most notable has been their efforts in designing the first Our Lady of Emmitsburg rosaries. We would like to introduce you to the beautiful artistry of Vanessa Rackers of Little Gemma Designs in Waynesboro, PA, and Arasely Chelsea Rios of Seraphym Designs in Temecula, CA. With the holiday season fast approaching, you may find some very special gift ideas here. Thanks to Vanessa and Chelsea!

Our Lady of Emmitsburg Rosaries...

 

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Reflections from Gianna's Perspective

Read personal reflections from Gianna's perspective on the inspirational gifts she has received over the past 25 years, beginning with some of the earliest guidance she experienced on her spiritual journey.

Reflections from Gianna's Perspective...

 

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Private Revelations 12:1

In September, 2005, a private ministry, Fear Not, Inc., committed to spreading Our Lady’s Plan to the world was formed by Nikki and Alan Todd in Mahanoy, Pennsylvania. Their first publication was a newspaper edition entitled Private Revelation 12:1, referring to the scriptural passage, “A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.” (Rev. 12:1). They have subsequently published many tools of evangelization, most recently the monthly booklet, Immaculate Heart and Soul. They are also the sponsors of the monthly First Sunday Worldwide Prayer Group in honor of Our Lady of Emmitsburg, and select a previous message to ponder and discuss with your local groups.

Keep Informed!!!
Order Immaculate Heart and Soul Magazine
and other resources...

Join the Worldwide Prayer Group of
Our Lady of Emmitsburg...

 

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Prayer to Save America

During these critical times in U.S. history as well as in salvation history, the Foundation will be including this prayer on all e-newsletters.

O merciful God, we cry to Thee for pardon and for mercy.
We are an unbelieving and perverse generation.
We are disobedient, disloyal and ungrateful to Thee. 
We have excluded Thee from our homes, our schools, our places of business. 
We are no longer worthy to be called Thy children. 
Merciful Father, spare America! 
Forgive us! 
Save us from the scourge we deserve. 
Teach us Thy law, and move our wills to serve Thee today and everyday. 
Merciful God, please spare America!
O Immaculate Heart of Mary,
Pray for us!

 

Featured Writings...

 

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Pope Francis Prayer Intention – February 2018

Join in praying for the February, 2018 prayer intention of Pope Francis:

Say “no” to Corruption –That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.

  

DAILY OFFERING PRAYER - O Jesus, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary, I offer You my prayers, works, joys, and sufferings of this day in union with the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass throughout the world. I offer them for all the intentions of Your Sacred Heart: the salvation of souls, reparation for sin, and the reunion of all Christians. I offer them for the intentions of our bishops and of all Apostles of Prayer, and in particular for those recommended by our Holy Father this month.

 

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March
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World Wide Prayer Group of Our Lady of Emmitsburg
Held in Homes Around the World,
March 4, 2018
Join us on the first Sunday of the month: "The World Wide Prayer Group of Our Lady of Emmitsburg" organized by Martin Todd Ministries and to be held in your own homes and communities.

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