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Today celebrates the anniversary of Our Lady's First Apparition to St. Catherine Laboure. Join us LIVE...
Speak Speak The lord be with you a reading from the Holy Gospel, according to Luke The angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth to a virgin, but true to a man named Joseph To of the House of David and the Virgin's name was Mary and coming to marry, the angel said Hell favored one The lord is with you but Mary was greatly troubled at what was said and pondered what sort of greeting this might be The angel said to her Do not be afraid Mary for you have found favor with God behold You will conceive in your womb embarrassed son and you shall name him Jesus He will be great and will be called the son of the most high and the Lord. God will give him the throne of his of David, his father and he will rule over the House of Jacob forever and of his kingdom There will be knowing but Mary said to the angel How can this be since I have no relations with a man and the angel said to her reply The holy spirit will come upon you and the power of the most high will overshadow you Therefore, the child to be born will be called Holy the son of God and behold Elizabeth. Your relative has also conceived a son in her old age and this is a six month or her who was called barren or nothing will be impossible for Bud Mary said behold I am the handmade of the lord may be done to me, according to your word The angel departed from The gospel of the lord It was July eighteenth of 1830 180 - nine Mary, a blessed mother appear to Catholic Library A time Katherine Library was inflammation become a daughter of charity of Saint. Visit to pull This is how the operation took place The lord visited Catherine It was late at night You know those women preparing themselves become doors of charity We're getting ready to call it a day Mary Catherine Mary, a mother, wants to speak to you in the chapel Catherine followed Mary down the car garages and came to that chapel and surprisingly, even though it was late at night around 11 o But usually everything is in darkness Chad up like a Christmas tree Made her way in and right to the communion Rail Down and prayed Those are wrestling at clothes A merry above is walking through the sanctuary Be prostrate ourselves before the tabernacle. I prayed for a moment Pride rising He went right to the president's chair and shut them down chetak in खास रहे become to her Captain got up Walk across that sanctuary right to the feet of marriage You know down Put her hands and her arms into the left of the blessed mother My brothers, my sisters in Christ This simple gesture was very significant very signification because she is a time and various sumit happen to me you miss prices to a number of the individuals and group the people Never never but they face to face There's always a distance between Mary and the individual of people. She was appearing to bottom Lord Glory and many others Not here Not here It was mother and daughter One another's feet Every sitting President as chair Catherine kneeling on the floor Mary's feed with our hands in her arms on the left of the blessed mother Had a compensation lesson about two hours My conversation came to a close my Mary told Countering to prepare herself for a task that God had in mind for her Berry did not disclose what the task would be But we know from history what it was Mary is going to reveal a metal to Catherine A marriage food called the metal of the Immaculate Conception But because of the many miracles and conversions and blessings we accept we associate with that metal We come to know and refer to it as the miraculous medal Eventually Mary disclose the designer that metal to married to Catherine Another task was to have the metal manufactured exactly the way it was described to Catherine To be distributed to all the faithful Encouraging all of us to wear this metal preferably right around our next And then the great promise Catherine was told by Mary Tell people that whenever they have a need or a concern in their life They should bring that need a concern to me in prayer perfectly right at the foot of the altar Mary Promise not only to listen to us Mary promise that you would actually make our needs and our concerns her needs and her concerns and once you personalize them Promise to bring them to God. Our father My brothers and my sisters in Christ This was a great promise that married made to us has kept ever since then It was about 15 years ago When I was stationed at a retreat House, cool Saint Lazar in Spring Lake Michigan and believe me when I tell you this retreat House was beautiful 700 feet of lakefront property Acres of wooded and pastoral territory It was quiet It was peaceful It was a great location for a retreat House where people could come and pray One day I was working out across the Plot there I just spot where I could actually see springly off to my right and a parking lot off to my left And suddenly I became aware that Mary wanted to be there I wasn't thinking about anything about statue But suddenly became aware that Mary, one of the statue there the first operation to Catherine And she wanted to be lifestyle very one of the be there spring late because you want to talk to her sunday indoor she had conversation was casual Very want to be there with the people in Grand Rapids area Because you want to give them a chance to bring our their needs and their concerns so she can personalize them and bring them to God the father Want to be there in spring Lake Give all the people who visited her and had a conversation with her a task It was to bring this message to their children their grandchildren their friends and associates Because Mary wants to have a conversation with each and every one of her children Mary had a great present spring light People came up right there We came and had a conversation with Mary People came to honor Mary But also to bring them their needs and concerns True to my promise Listen you personalized He brought the message to God There had a great great presence in the spring Lake area of the Grand Rapids diagnosis Unfortunately About four years ago and retreat House was closed and a property was sold Across This limestone life size statue of Mary's first operation to Castle Library Where is it gonna go Immediately people thought to shrine here in Germantown Problem developed We could not find a moving company that would take the risk of lifting up a life size statue was very, very heavy Putting into a truck and traveling eight hundred miles to bring it here It's too heavy. It was too delicate This could be broken Nobody wanna take the risk Unfortunate said and done it was a blessing Because in finding a difficult to bring the statue here became very very evident that Mary, a mother wanted to be here to one of the statue to be here I've had particular time every Wednesday have been sent you pre celebrated Mass for the common lilac content on this particular Wednesday It was my turn I knew from being there a number of times The man who came to serve as a altar boy at one time, had his own moving company name was at Riley and reveal told me who we could contact and move that statue The Wednesday morning, I got to the content I saw Ed Ton of situations said who should we contact Ed to move the statue from spring like eight hundred miles back here to Germantown Very strangely at Macy's Who why me father? You ask me you are I thought you sold your company Well, I did to my sons When do you want a statue here You want it in about a week about a week? I said, well, father, he said My son is running California coming East right now They can easy stop in Michigan. Pick that sets you up and have it here within a week Mary wanted to be here Do you want a presence be recognize in a statue that represented her first operation The Captain Library Wanted to be here because she wanted to talk and have a conversation about the sons and daughters in this area Want to be here because she wanted to get people here in this area an opportunity to bring our knees and concerns to her but she will personalize it. Bring to God our father Very much to be here because she wants to tell each and everyone of us inform your children, your grandchildren, your friends and associates and I'm here and I wanna have a conversation with him My brothers, my sisters in Christ We have two statues here in the shrine that represented bring to mind Mary's first Apparition Technician library Off to my left and the other one is e one came from the second It's right down in the parking lot area right near the entrances to the lower level of our shrine Mary is here because he wants to have a conversation with us Pray for the grace and the wisdom to take advantage of the opportunities that we do have to have that conversation with Mary Make it a point Either one or both of those statues frequently Say there Listen Speak Needs and concerns Trust Bring them to God. The father Before you leave Before you end that conversation was married Listen to the test that Mary has to you and for me Tell your children your friends and associates and I'm here to listen to them to talk with them and have a conversation Because I want to have this conversation with all my children May God be praised Now return to our loving and merciful God with our needs and our petition 40 elders of the church Our holy father our bishops priest that they may be faithful messengers of god's revelation and open channels of his love We pray to the lord All rights to life liberty and the pursuit of happiness are so easily thwarted by the power but a powerful that God may again right raise a profits to champion their cause We praise pray to the lord That we may learn from Joe Jesus to be genuine, humble farm Sharon his joke with him and find it easy and light We pray to lord for all who labor in our burden that they may come with confidence to Jesus and accept the gift of his divine rest We pray to the lord For those who have died that God may lead them into a good land flowing with milk and hunting the heavenly homeland that he prepared for them We pray to the lord And now we pause so you may offer my own personal intentions We pray to the lord Heaven bring all these needs and petition to you in the name of the one you sent to redeem us son Jesus Christ our lord Amen Number 705 Hail Mary. Gentle woman Number seven, zero five Morning Teach us Creation for three. Good and see this That's beautiful Morning My brothers and my sisters that my sacrifice and yours may be acceptable to God The almighty father lord satisfied set your hands for the praise and glory of his name for our good The holy Church Lloyd receive these gifts from our grateful hearts as we celebrate this memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary from whom from whose life we learn the secret of prayer and praise and your goodness with that like her we may offer you a sacrifice of holiness by doing always what is pleasing in your sight and we ask this through Christ our lord Amen The lord be with you and with peers here lift up your heart that is give thanks to the lord our God It is right to us It is truly right and just our duty and our salvation always and everywhere to give you. Thanks lord holy father almighty and eternal guide by the grace of the holy spirit You purify the heart of by your life and sanctify them with your presence so that they become the Lace of your glory but because of her obedience of faith and the mystery of the incarnation you made the blessed Virgin Mary your tempo without compare a House of gold adorne by the spirit with every kind of virtue a Royal palace planted with the presence of the one who is the truth The Holy City joining in a stream of grace the August, the new covenant and shining the author of the new law Jesus Christ Throw him the Angels of heaven offer their prayer federation as they rejoice in your presence forever They are voices. Be one with theirs Netria find him of prayer You are indeed. Holy O lord The font of all holiness Make holy there for these gifts. We pray by sunny Daniel spirit upon them like to do full so that they may become for us the body and blood of our lord Jesus Christ At the time he was betrayed and entered willingly into his passion He took bread and giving thanks brokers and gave it to his disciples saying Take this all of you and eat a vision but this is my body which will be given up for you In a similar way when supper was ended he took a challenge and once more giving thanks he gave it to his disciples saying take this all of you and drink from it Well, this is the challenge of my blood The blood of the new and eternal covenant would be poured out for you and for many for the forgiveness of sins do this in memory of me Mister Before as we celebrate the memorial of his death and resurrection we offer you lord to better of life and the challenges of salvation giving. Thanks, you've helped us for being in your presence and Minister to you humbly pray that partake of the body and blood of Christ We meet together into one by the holy spirit Remember lord your church spread throughout the world Bring her to the fullness of charity together with Francis, our pope Charles our bishop and all the clergy Remember also our brothers and sisters falling asleep in the hope of the resurrection and go who have died in your mercy Welcome down into the light of your face have mercy on a solid tray that with the blessed Virgin Mary mother of God with Blessed Joseph, her husband with the blessed Apostles with Saint Catherine Library and all the Saints who have pleased you throughout the ages that we may merit To be colors to eternal life may praise and glorify you through your son Jesus Christ Herman with M Oh God. All my father in the unity of the holy spirit All glory and honor is yours forever At the safe command informed by divine teaching we dare to say our father who art in heaven hallowed be thy name Thy Kingdom come thy will be done on Earth as it is in heaven Give us this day our daily bread and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us and lead us not into temptation but the Liberals Deliver us lord, we pray from every evil graciously Grant peace in our days that by the help of your mercy we may be always free from sin and safe from all distress Be White oppressor, hope and the coming of our savior Jesus Christ the power and the glory lord Jesus Christ who said to your apostles peace I leave you my peace I give you look not on our sins The faith of your church and graciously Grant peace and unity in accordance with your will who live and reign forever and ever amen The peace of the lord be with you always let us offer each other a sign of peace News You can see me The whole lamb of God behold him who takes away the sins of the world Blessed are those called to the supper of the lamb and say the word and my soul shall Number 330 - four taste and C number 334. Blessed Soon Immediately following Marshall had an opportunity to visit the outdoor shrine of the first operation Let's talk to this father. Shame refer to in his homeland as you gather at the shrine we also an opportunity to recite together than a veneer prayers into place or any candle at you might have that you want to place your need before that image of the blessed Virgin Mary immediately after that all about it to lunch when I see you all down there Meditation today, we have a reflection from Jesus calling today Jesus tells us I'm near than you think richly present in all your moment You are connected to me by love bonds that nothing can sever However you may sometimes feel alone because your Union with me is invisible Ask me to In your eye so you can find me The more of where you are of my presence the safer you feel this is not some sort of escape from reality It is tuning in to ultimate reality I am far more real than the world you can see here Touch faith is a confirmation of things we do not see and the conviction of their reality receiving as real as real fact what is not To the senses Let us right God never shows with food and drink from heaven With that like the Virgin Mary we may serve you and calling us of light revealing your presence in our neighbor It was married to reclaim your greatness severity of mart and we ask this right the lord be with you and with your spirit ready. God bless you all the sudden holy spirit Lord by your lives Number 201 Hail. Holy queen Number two zero one