“Children, the best way to change the conscience of the world and this country* in particular is much prayer and many sacrifices. You may not see the effects of your efforts but persevere and do not be discouraged. Use your rosaries** as the mighty weapons that they are. A rosary said from the heart is more powerful than any weapon of mass destruction. The Rosary is the weapon of these times.”
“Do not let the daily news frighten you. Often, what you hear is not the Truth and only meant to influence your opinions. You can achieve much by propagating the Blessing Cards.** Hearts can be changed in this way. I am always reaching out and blessing those who have faith in the authenticity of these Cards.”
“This is the hour of heroic faith.”
** The purpose of the Rosary is to help keep in memory certain principal events in the history of our salvation. There are four sets of Mysteries that center on the events of Christ’s life: Joyful, Sorrowful, Glorious and – added by Saint John Paul II in 2002 – the Luminous. The Rosary is a Scripture-based prayer that begins with the Apostles’ Creed; the Our Father, which introduces each mystery, is from the Gospels; and the first part of the Hail Mary prayer is the Archangel Gabriel’s words announcing Christ’s birth and Elizabeth’s greeting to Mary. St. Pius V officially added the second part of the Hail Mary. The repetition in the Rosary is meant to lead one into restful and contemplative prayer related to each Mystery. The gentle repetition of the words helps us to enter into the silence of our hearts, where Christ’s spirit dwells. The Rosary can be said privately or with a group.
*** “Freely given out to those who come on pilgrimage. People can take a small amount to others who cannot come here. (Read more…)