Feast of the Presentation of the Lord – 2/2

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Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

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Epiphany of Our Lord Jan 2

 

Traditional – Feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord 1/2

Feast of the Epiphany in the Most Holy Divine Will 

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20  C + M + B  20

May Christ bless this House…

All who dwell and pray in it…

And All Whom they Welcome in His Name

 BLESSING OF A HOME AT EPIPHANY

V. On entering the house the Magi found the child Jesus with Mary his mother.
R. They did him homage and presented to Jesus symbolic gifts: gold to the great king, incense to the true God, and myrrh as a foreshadowing of his suffering and death.

Let us pray,

God, our Father, by the guidance of a star, you revealed your only Son as the Savior of all nations.

Grant that we who already know you by faith, may be brought to the contemplation of your glory in our heavenly home.

We ask this through Christ your Son Our Lord.  Amen.

All may recite the Canticle of the Blessed Virgin Mary (The MAGNIFICAT) by which Mary praised God at the time of her Visitation to the house of Elizabeth.  St. Luke’s Gospel Chapter 1, verses 46-55.

V. Be enlightened, O Jerusalem, and shine forth for your light has come.
R. And upon you is risen the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ born of the Virgin Mary.
V. All nations shall walk in your light and kings in the splendor of your birth.
R. And upon you is risen the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ born of the Virgin Mary.

Reading of the Gospel for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of Our Lord. 

 St. Matthew’s Gospel, Chapter 2, verses 1 to 12

V. Jesus Christ, the Savior of the world, has appeared and been revealed to the nations.
R . The prophets foretold his coming, and the angels and shepherds adored him.
V. The Magi rejoiced to find him and they lay their treasures before him.
R. All you nations and peoples, come and adore him.

All recite the OUR FATHER as the rooms of the house are sprinkled with holy water.

Let us pray.

Blessed are you, Lord, God of all creation.  Through your goodness we have received all benefits.

Come, visit and bless + this house so that it may be a shelter of health, chastity, self-conquest, humility, goodness, mildness, obedience to the Commandments, – and thanksgiving to God, + The Father, +The Son, and +The Holy Spirit.

May the love and blessings of God, + The Father, and + The Son, and + The Holy Spirit, descend upon this house,
all those who reside within it, and upon all those whom they welcome in the Name of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
And may God’s grace and peace remain with all of them forever.  Amen.

The initials of the names ascribed by tradition to the Magi (Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar), and the numerals of the current year are written with the blessed chalk upon the entry doors of the house in the following manner:

20 C + M + B  20
Some interpret the letters to stand for 
Christus Mansioni Benedicat!  
May Christ bless this house!

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Solemnity of Mary – Divine Motherhood

Divine Motherhood

Letter #87 to Federico Abresch by the Servant of God Luisa Piccarreta

J.M.J.

In Voluntate Dei – Fiat!

Most esteemed son in the Divine Volition,

Thank you for everything; may good Jesus reward you by dissolving you completely in the Divine Will, and by keeping your will as a footstool under His divine feet.  How happy you will feel, because by living together with the Divine Will, what is of Jesus and of the Queen Mama, is ours; ours His sanctity, His life, and the immense seas of His riches.  Jesus and the Queen feel happy, for They are not alone in their happiness and in the goods they possess, but have the children of the Fiat, who are also their children, to keep them company and live with them. And what is more is that, if we lack something, They take to heart our sanctity; They compensate for us in everything; They give us their love and everything They have done as our courting and dowry, so that we may live with Them.  Therefore, by living in the Divine Will, everything is ours, and we can give everything to God.  Even more, every act of Will of God that we do, creates His Life in us, and we form the long generation of God in our acts.

Therefore, the thing that facilitates the most to live in the Divine Will, is to do whatever we can, and because God wants it; a Fiat is impressed in our act, and the Divine Life is formed.  By not living in the Divine Will, we prevent the divine generation in our acts, because He does not find in us the adaptable material in order to form His Life – that is, He does not find His sanctity, His virtues, to be able to generate.  How many Divine Lives repressed and not come to light, because the life of His Will is missing in the souls!  What pain, what unspeakable bitterness!  So, let us pray that the living in the Divine Will be known. . . .

Most affectionately yours,

The little daughter of the Divine Will.

Corato, April 10, 1940

FIAT!

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The Holy Innocents Martyrs – 12/28

Day Twenty-four
The Queen of Heaven in the Kingdom of the Divine Will.
A Cruel Tyrant.  Little King Jesus is brought by His Mama and by Saint Joseph
into a foreign Land, as Poor Exiled Ones.  Return to Nazareth.

 The soul to her Queen, overwhelmed by Sorrow:
My Sovereign Mama, your little child feels the need to come to your maternal knees to keep You a little company.  I see your face veiled with sadness, and a few fleeting tears flowing from your eyes.  The sweet little Baby is shivering, and, sobbing, He cries.  Holy Mama, I unite my pains to yours in order to comfort You and to calm the crying of the Celestial Baby.  But, O please! my Mama, do not refuse to reveal to me your secret.  What is it that is so gloomy for my dear little Baby?

Lesson of the Mother Queen:
My dearest child, today the Heart of your Mama is swollen with love and with sorrow, so much so, that I cannot refrain from crying.  You know of the coming of the Magi Kings, who caused rumor in Jerusalem, asking about the new King.  And cruel Herod, for fear that his throne might be overthrown, has already given the mandate to kill my sweet Jesus, my dear Life, together with all the other children.

My child, what sorrow!  The One who has come to give life to all, and to bring into the world the new era of peace, of happiness, of grace – they want to kill Him!  What ingratitude, what perfidy!  Ah! my child, to what extent the blindness of the human will reaches!  To the extent of becoming ferocious, of tying the hands of the very Creator, and of making itself the master of the One who created it.  Therefore, give Me your compassion, my child, and try to calm the crying of the sweet Baby.  He cries because of the human ingratitude, because, only a newborn, they want Him dead; and in order to save Him, we are forced to flee.  Dear Saint Joseph has already been told by the Angel to leave quickly for a foreign land.  You – accompany us, dear child; do not leave us alone, and I will continue to give you my lessons on the grave evils of the human will.

Now, you must know that as soon as man withdrew from the Divine Will, he broke off with his Creator.  Everything had been made by God on earth – everything was His; and man, by not doing the Divine Will, lost all rights, and it can be said that he had no place on which to put his foot.  So, he became the poor exiled one, the pilgrim who could not posses a permanent room; and this, not only for the soul, but also for the body.  All things became mutable for poor man; and if he has any fleeting thing, it was by virtue of the foreseen merits of this Celestial Baby.  This, because the whole magnificence of Creation was destined by God for those who would do His Will and live in Its Kingdom.  All others, if they manage to take anything, are the true petty thieves of their Creator; and with reason:  they do not want to do the Divine Will, and want the goods that belong to It!

Now, dear child, listen to how much I and this dear Baby love you, for at the first dawn of His life He goes into exile, and into a foreign land, in order to free you from the exile in which your human will put you, so as to call you back to live, not in a foreign land, but in your Fatherland, which was given to you when you were created – that is, the Kingdom of the Supreme Fiat.  Child of my Heart, have pity on the tears of your Mother, and on the tears of this sweet dear Baby, as We, crying, ask you never to do your will.  But, come back, We pray you, We implore you, into the bosom of the Divine Will, which so much longs for you.

Now, dear child, in the midst of the sorrow for human ingratitude, and amid the immense joys and happinesses that the Divine Fiat gave Us, and the feast that all Creation made for the sweet Baby, the earth became green again and flowery under our steps, to give homage to its Creator.  The sun fixed on Him, and singing His praises with its light, it felt honored to give Him its light and heat.  The wind caressed Him; the birds, almost like clouds, alighted around Us, and with their trills and songs, made the most beautiful lullabies for the dear Baby, to calm His crying and favor His sleep.  My child, since the Divine Will was in Us, We had power over everything.

So we arrived in Egypt, and after a long period of time, the Angel of the Lord told Saint Joseph that we should return to the house of Nazareth, because the cruel tyrant had died.  So we repatriated to our native lands.

Now, Egypt symbolizes the human will – a land full of idols; and wherever the little Child Jesus passed, He knocked down these idols and cast them into hell.  How many idols the human will possesses – idols of vainglory, of self-esteem and of passions that tyrannize the poor creature.  Therefore, be attentive; listen to your Mama, as I would make any sacrifice never to let you do your will, and would lay down even my life to give you the great good of living always in the bosom of the Divine Will.

The soul:
Most sweet Mama, how much I thank You for making me comprehend the great evil of the human will.  Therefore I pray You, for the sake of the sorrow You suffered in the exile of Egypt, to make my soul go out of the exile of my will, and to make me repatriate to the dear Fatherland of the Divine Will.

Little Sacrifice:
Today, to honor Me, you will offer your actions united with mine, in act of gratitude to the Holy Baby, praying Him to enter into the Egypt of your heart in order to change it all into Will of God.

Ejaculatory Prayer:
My Mama, enclose little Jesus in my heart, that He may reorder it all into Divine Will.

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Feast of the Holy Family 12/26

The Queen of Heaven in the Kingdom of the Divine Will
Day Twenty-three

The First Hour of Sorrow Sounds. A Star, with mute Voice, calls the Magi to adore Jesus. A Prophet makes himself the Revealer of the Sorrows of the Sovereign Queen.

The soul to her Queen Mama:

My Most Sweet Mama, here I am again at Your knees; this daughter of Yours can no longer be without You, my Mama. The Sweet Enchantment of the Celestial Baby, whom You now clasp in Your arms, and now kneeling Adore and Love in the manger, enraptures me, thinking that Your Happy Destiny and the same Little King Jesus are nothing other than the Fruits and the Sweet and Precious Pledges of that Fiat which extended Its Kingdom in You. O please! O Mama, give me Your Word that You will make use of Your Power to form in me the Kingdom of the Divine Will.

 Lesson of my Celestial Mama:

My dearest daughter, how Happy I am to have you close to Me, to be able to teach you how the Kingdom of the Divine Will can extend in all things. All crosses, sorrows, humiliations, invested by the Life of the Divine Fiat, are like raw materials in Its Hands, in order to Nourish Its Kingdom and to Extend It more and more.

Therefore, pay attention to Me, and listen to your Mama. I continued My stay in the grotto of Bethlehem with Jesus and dear Saint Joseph. How Happy we were. Because of the Divine Infant and of the Divine Will Operating in us, that little grotto had changed into Paradise. It is true that pains and tears were not lacking, but compared to the Immense Seas of Joy, of Happiness, of Light, which the Divine Fiat made arise in each of our acts, they were just little drops plunged into these Seas. And then, the Sweet and Lovable Presence of My Dear Son was one of My Greatest Happinesses.

Now, dear daughter, you must know that the eighth day arrived after the Celestial Baby had been Born to the light of the day, and the Divine Fiat sounded the hour of sorrow, commanding us to circumcise the charming Little Baby. It was a most painful cut which Little Jesus was to undergo. It was the law of those times that all the firstborn had to undergo this painful cut. It can be called the law of sin, but My Son was Innocent and His Law was the Law of Love; but in spite of this, because He came to find, not the man-king, but the man degraded, in order to make Himself his brother and to elevate him, He wanted to lower Himself, and He submitted Himself to the law.

My daughter, Saint Joseph and I felt a shiver of pain, but intrepid and without hesitating, we called the minister and we had Him circumcised with a most painful cut. At the bitter pain, Baby Jesus cried and flung Himself into My arms, asking for My Help. Saint Joseph and I mixed our tears with His; we gathered the First Blood shed by Jesus for Love of creatures, and we gave Him the Name of Jesus—Powerful Name, which was to make Heaven and earth tremble, and even hell; a Name which was to be Balm, Defense, Help for every heart.

Now, My daughter, this cut was the image of the cruel cut that man had done to his soul by doing his own will; and My Dear Son allowed Himself to be given this cut in order to heal the harsh cut of the human wills, and, with His Blood, to Heal the wounds of the many sins which the poison of the human will has produced in the creatures. So, each act of human will is a cut that is given, and a wound that opens; and the Celestial Baby, with His Painful Cut, prepared the Remedy for all the human wounds.

Now, My daughter, another Surprise: a new star shines under the vault of the heavens, and with its light, it goes in search of adorers, to lead them to recognize and adore Baby Jesus. Three individuals, each distant from the other, are struck by it, and invested by Supreme Light, they follow the star, which leads them to the grotto of Bethlehem, to the feet of Baby Jesus. What was not the astonishment of these Magi Kings, in recognizing in that Divine Infant the King of Heaven and earth—He who had come to Love and Save all? In fact, in the act in which the Magi were adoring Him, enraptured by that Celestial Beauty, the Newborn Baby made His Divinity Shine forth from His Little Humanity, and the grotto changed into Paradise; so much so, that they were no longer able to detach themselves from the feet of the Divine Infant—not until He again withdrew the Light of the Divinity within His Humanity. And I, exercising the Office of Mother, spoke at length of the Descent of the Word, and fortified them in Faith, Hope and Charity, symbolized by their gifts offered to Jesus; and, full of Joy, they withdrew into their regions, to be the first propagators.

My dear daughter, do not move from My side; follow Me everywhere. Forty days from the Birth of Little King Jesus are about to sound when the Divine Fiat calls us to the Temple in order to fulfill the law of the Presentation of My Son. So we went to the Temple. It was the first time that we went out together with My Sweet Baby. A vein of Sorrow opened in My Heart: I was going to offer Him as Victim for the Salvation of all. We entered the Temple, and first we Adored the Divine Majesty; then we called the priest, and having placed Him in his arms, I made the Offering of the Celestial Baby to the Eternal Father—Offering Him in Sacrifice for the Salvation of all. The priest was Simeon, and as I placed Him in his arms, he recognized that He was the Divine Word and exulted with immense joy; and after the offering, assuming the attitude of prophet, he prophesied all My Sorrows. O! How the Supreme Fiat sounded over My Maternal Heart—thoroughly, with vibrating sound, the Mournful Tragedy of all the Pains of My Baby Son. But what pierced Me the most were the words that the holy prophet spoke to Me: “This Dear Baby will be the Salvation and the ruin of many, and will be the Target of contradictions.”

If the Divine Will had not sustained Me, I would have died instantly of pure Pain. But It gave Me Life, and used it to form in Me the Kingdom of Sorrows, within the Kingdom of Its very Will. So, in addition to the Right of Mother that I had over all, I acquired the Right of Mother and Queen of all Sorrows. Ah! Yes, with My Sorrows I acquired the Little Coin to pay the debts of My children, and also of the ungrateful children.

Now, My daughter, you must know that in the Light of the Divine Will I already knew all the Sorrows I was to suffer—and even more than that which the holy prophet told Me. But in that Act, so Solemn, of Offering My Son, in hearing it being repeated to Me, I felt so pierced that My Heart bled, and deep gashes opened in My Soul.

Now, listen to your Mama: in your pains, in the sorrowful encounters which are not lacking for you, never lose heart; but with Heroic Love let the Divine Will take Its Royal Place in your pains, that It may convert them for you into Little Coins of Infinite Value, with which you will be able to pay the debts of your brothers, to ransom them from the slavery of the human will, so as to make them enter again, as free children, into the Kingdom of the Divine Fiat.

 The soul:

Holy Mama, in Your Pierced Heart do I place all my pains; and You know how they pierce my heart. O please! Be my Mama, and pour into my heart the Balm of Your Sorrows, that I may share in Your same Destiny of using my pains as little coins in order to conquer the Kingdom of the Divine Will.

Little Sacrifice:

Today, to honor Me, you will come into My arms, that I may pour in you the First Blood that the Celestial Baby shed in order to heal the wounds that your human will did to you; and you will recite three acts of love in order to mitigate the Spasm of the Wound of Baby Jesus.

Ejaculatory Prayer:

My Mama, pour Your Sorrow into my soul, and convert all my pains into Will of God.

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Feast of Holy Christmas

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Christmas Novena begins 12-16

The Nine Excesses of Love

Novena can be found here

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Full interview with Bishop Schneider

The Schneider Tapes: The Full Interview
From October 24, 2021

A reflection on what unites Schneider and Viganò,
which is the centrality of Christ 

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Feast of Christ the King of the Universe

Christ the King
Christ King of the Universe in the Divine Will

Link to Christ The King Book in the Divine Will

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Saints of the Last Days

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