July 2006

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Dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus

May the grace of the Heavenly Father always shine in your heart and sustain and comfort it thru all ...trials.
All is arranged in order to introduce the soul into ... the secrets of the King...
(Your soul) must empty itself of human understanding in order to make way for another which is totally divine.
Let (your soul) strip itself of its way of thinking...in order that a new, simple, heavenly, supernatural way of thinking take its place.
Be convinced that God...is with (your soul) and works with it, with concern and efficacy equal to the love for his creatures.
...do nothing but resign yourself (to God's Will).
Bless the hand of him who leads you along a path that is certainly unusual, but very safe, given the good it does your soul.
Rest assured, that even if the sky seems totally black...it is still serene in your soul.
Revive your faith, take courage and go forward always!
Do not lose heart when you are misunderstood...
...if it is the will of God, it is wise to bow to it because all is for your good.
...the dawn is near at hand...Jesus, sun of Justice, is with you, loves you, and will always love you...
Listen to God who says to Abraham and to you: Fear not, I am your shield.
What do you seek on earth, if not God?
Be firm ...stay in the boat in which Jesus has placed you and let the storm come.
Long live Jesus! You will not perish (even if) he appears to be sleeping.
Fear is a greater evil than evil itself.
(Jesus) will stretch out his hand to you... squeeze his hand tightly and walk joyfully...
(Walk forward) always, even if slowly; you will make progress just the same.
(God) wants our miseries to be the throne of his mercy...
(God) wants your powerlessness (to be) the seat of his Omnipotence.
One thing alone is necessary: to be close to (Jesus)!
Love this divine Goodness and abandon yourself to his arms and Heart.
Let nothing deter you from abandoning yourself totally to the mercy of his Providence.
I exhort you to love a God crucified amidst the darkness; stay a while with him.
Do not try too much to overcome your temptations, as this violence would strengthen them.
Despise them (temptations), but do not dwell on, or become obsessed with them.
God can reject everything in a creature conceived in sin,..but he absolutely cannot reject the sincere desire to love him.
You can and must be tranquil and happy.
...anxiety and agitation are merely a trial...Console yourself then...
Defend yourself as best you can and when you don't succeed, be resigned...the Sun will soon shine in your soul.
The quotes for each day of this month are taken from the letters addressed to Margherita Tresca:
March, 1916,
December 24, 1917,
March 28, 1918

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July 2006
Dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus

Canticle of the Creatures
(Creation gives God praise)

part 1

Bless the Lord,
all you works of the Lord.
Praise and exalt him above all forever.
Angels of the Lord, bless the Lord.
You heavens, bless the Lord.
Waters above the heavens, bless the Lord.
Hosts of the Lord, bless the Lord.
Sun and moon, bless the Lord.
Stars of heaven, bless the Lord.
Showers and dew, bless the Lord.
Winds, bless the Lord.
Fire and heat, bless the Lord.
Cold and chill, bless the Lord.
Dew and rain, bless the Lord.
Frost and chill, bless the Lord.
Ice and snow, bless the Lord.
Nights and days, bless the Lord.
Light and darkness, bless the Lord.
Lightning and clouds, bless the Lord.
Let the earth bless the Lord.
Praise and exalt him above all forever.
Mountains and hills, bless the Lord.
Earth's growing things, bless the Lord.
Springs, bless the Lord.
Seas and rivers, bless the Lord.
All water creatures, bless the Lord.
Birds of the air, bless the Lord.
Beasts, wild and tame, bless the Lord.
All people, bless the Lord.

Canticle of the Creatures
(Humanity gives praise to God)

part 2A

(God's chosen people, bless the Lord.)
Praise and exalt him above all forever.
Priests of the Lord, bless the Lord.
Servants of the Lord, bless the Lord.
Spirits and souls of the just, bless the Lord.
Holy people of humble heart,
bless the Lord.
Praise and exalt him above all forever.
Bless the Father, the Son,
and the Holy Spirit.
Praise and exalt him above all forever.
Blessed are you, Lord, in the heavens.
Praiseworthy and glorious above all forever.

Concluding Prayers:

To the Blessed Trinity
Glory to you, everlasting God,
all times and all the ages are yours!

To The Eternal Father
Father eternal, creator of days,
giver of Sabbath rest,
You invite us to keep holy each moment of our life,
by trusting in your love and providence.
Your servant, Padre Pio of Pietrelcina lived in your presence and spoke Your Word with strength and conviction. He remains a prophet who points the way to You through Jesus in the Spirit.
Help me to be your image to others;
to see your image in others,
that I may be forgiving of offenses and sharing of your gifts of grace.
Glory to you!

To The Eternal Word, Son Incarnate
Son eternal, Jesus, Word made flesh!
You tell us we are to be perfected as our heavenly Father is perfect.
Padre Pio of Pietrelcina, whom you called to be a visible reminder to the world of your loving Passion-Death-Resurrection, taught us that we must love God, and our neighbor as we love ourselves.

He lived the Eucharist he celebrated and taught us to love Your cross as our salvation and Your resurrection as our hope.
Glory to you!

To The Eternal Spirit, the Paraclete
Spirit eternal, Spirit holy, wind and fire, breath of God and giver of life!
Padre Pio of Pietrelcina experienced the gifts, fruits and unique expressions of Your eternal love for all God's children. His unique gifts led multitudes to recognize your presence in our world. Following His example, stir up in us passion for truth, compassion for others, sorrow for sin, joy in forgiveness:
Glory to you!
Glory to you, everlasting God,
Father Son and Holy Spirit,
all times and all ages are yours!

To Our Lady
(adapted Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi)
Mary, I greet you!
Holy Lady, Queen and Mother of God,
you are the virgin made Church:
chosen by the most holy Father in heaven,
consecrated by him as a temple with his beloved Son and Consoler-Spirit;
in you was and resides the fullness of grace,
the One who is all goodness!
(Padre Pio of Pietrelcina loved and served you in his life. He led others to Jesus through you. In the love he had for you on earth, I praise you and say:)
Hail, God's Palace!
Hail, God's Tabernacle!
Hail, God's House!
Hail, God's Garment!
Hail, God's Handmaid!

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