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MEDITATION ON THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD: Of The Apparition Of Christ Our Lord To His Apostles On The Day Of His Ascension. THE I POINT ~ Venerable Luis de la Puente S.J.

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THE XVII. MEDITATION.
Of the apparition of Christ our Lord to his Apostles on the day of his Ascension.
THE I POINT.
The day being come wherein Christ our Lord, had decreed to ascend to heaven, as he had loved his which were in the world, so in the end he gave them greater signs and arguments of this his love, & to this end he appeared that day to his disciples in the supping chamber, as they were eating, and did also eat with them, amiably with great signs and tokens of love, and then said unto them, how that day he was to depart unto his Father: and it may be believed, that to comfort them in the sorrow which this news caused unto them , he repeated some of those reasons which before he had delivered them in the sermon he made after supper.
1. First, peradventure he said unto them. I go to prepare you a place, and if I go and prepare you a place, I come again and will take you to myself, that where I am, you also may be: as if he said. I ascend to heaven, to open the gates thereof…

Short Meditation Of OUR SAVIOURS GLORIOUS ASCENSION

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Short Meditation Of OUR SAVIOURS GLORIOUS ASCENSION 
Mk.16.19.Lk.24.50.Act.1.9. 
1. Consider how our Saviour standing on mount Olivet, after that he had taken leave of his Mother, Apostles, disciples, and other there present, he gave unto them all his holy blessing, and afterward ascended glorious into heaven, accompanied with many squadrons of Angels, and holy Fathers which he had delivered out of Limbo.
2. How coming to heaven he was there received by God the Father, and all the celestial Court with great triumph and joy, as Conqueror of death, Hell, and the world.
3. How the Disciples having lost the sight of their Lord and master, did all do reverence to his glorious mother taking her for their mistress and guide.
Let us learn of our Lord
1. The way to mount up to heaven, which is to humble ourselves, and to withdraw all our affections from earthly things.
2. That to deserve triumph we must first overcome our passions.
3. That if we desire to have our Blessed Lady for our guide and mistre…

Fifth Sunday After Easter GOSPEL John 16:23-30 Thursday Meditation: A Plaine Path-Way To Heaven By Fr.Thomas Hill 1634

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GOSPEL Jn.  16:23-30
At that time Jesus saith to His disciples: "Amen, amen, I say to you: if you ask the Father any thing in My Name, He will give it to you. Hitherto you have not asked any thing in my name: Ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full. These things I have spoken to you in proverbs. The hour cometh when I will no more speak to you in proverbs, but I will show you plainly of the Father. In that day you shall ask in My Name; and I say not to you that I will ask the Father for you: for the Father Himself loveth you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came out from God. I came forth from the Father and am come into the world; again I leave the world and I go to the Father." His disciples say to Him: Behold, now Thou speakest plainly and speakest no proverb. Now we know that Thou knowest all things and Thou needest not that any man should ask of Thee: by this we believe that Thou camest forth from God.
Thursday Meditation

As we are said, …

On The Ascension Of Our Lord ~ St. Gregory the Pope

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I may be allowed to say that the disciples' slowness to believe that the Lord had indeed risen from the dead, was not so much their weakness as our strength. In consequence of their doubts, the fact of the Resurrection was demonstrated by many infallible proofs. These proofs we read and acknowledge. What then assureth our faith, if not their doubt? For my part, I put my trust in Thomas, who doubted long, much more than in Mary Magdalene, who believed at once. Through his doubting, he came actually to handle the holes of the Wounds, and thereby closed up any wound of doubt in our hearts.
To confirm to our minds the trustworthiness of the fact that our Lord did indeed rise again from the dead, it is well for us to remark one of the statements of Luke : Eating together with them, he commanded them that they should not depart from Jerusalem : and a little afterward : While they beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight. Consider these words, note well these m…

Ascension Of Our Lord ~ St. Leo The Pope

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After the blessed and glorious resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ (wherein was raised up in three days that true Temple of God which had been destroyed by the ímpiety of Jewry), there came by God's providential ordering a season of forty days, the annual commemoration of which endeth on this day. The original great forty days, dearly beloved, were spent by the Lord in profitable instruction for our benefit. On this wise, his bodily presence was still given to the earth during all these forty days, that our faith in his resurrection might be armed with all needful proofs. For the death of Christ had troubled the hearts of many of his disciples ; their thoughts were sad when they remembered his agony upon the cross, his giving up of the Ghost, and the burial in the grave of his lifeless body : and so a sort of hesitation had begun to weigh on them.
Hence the most blessed Apostles and all the disciples who had been fearful concerning the death on the cross, and doubtful of the trus…

Manchester Arena Muslim Bomber Salman Abedi Manipulated Into Believing He Was Meeting A Girl After The Concert & Carried Her Suitcase From Train Station Locker It Was Then Remotely Detonated

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Salman Abedi thought he was meeting an underage girl at the Ariana Grande concert.
Abedi was told by the girl by text messages to get her suitcase from one of the storage lockers at the Manchester Victoria station and bring it to her at the concert:

Abedi was told not to open the suitcase because the suitcase contained drugs etc....

Abedi complied.

Abedi was to wait for her and meet her after the concert in the Foyer.
The suitcase filled with ball bearings and nails was then remotely detonated.


Unlike most suicide bombers Salman Abedi was free to come and go, he did not have any handlers to keep a watchful eye on him. He was not under any constraints.

Meaning that he was manipulated into carrying the IED suitcase into the Foyer, not knowing what the suitcase contained.

It was remotely detonated.


Fifth Sunday After Easter GOSPEL John 16:23-30 The Wednesday Meditation: A Plaine Path-Way To Heaven By Fr.Thomas Hill 1634

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GADDI, Agnolo Crucifixion 1390-96
GOSPEL   Jn. 16:23-30
At that time Jesus saith to His disciples: "Amen, amen, I say to you: if you ask the Father any thing in My Name, He will give it to you. Hitherto you have not asked any thing in my name: Ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full. These things I have spoken to you in proverbs. The hour cometh when I will no more speak to you in proverbs, but I will show you plainly of the Father. In that day you shall ask in My Name; and I say not to you that I will ask the Father for you: for the Father Himself loveth you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came out from God. I came forth from the Father and am come into the world; again I leave the world and I go to the Father." His disciples say to Him: Behold, now Thou speakest plainly and speakest no proverb. Now we know that Thou knowest all things and Thou needest not that any man should ask of Thee: by this we believe that Thou camest forth from God. Wed…

Morrissey Condemns Theresa May, The Queen, Sadiq Khan On The Manchester Arena Bombing Attack

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Celebrating my birthday in Manchester as news of the Manchester Arena bomb broke. The anger is monumental.
For what reason will this ever stop?
Theresa May says such attacks “will not break us”, but her own life is lived in a bullet-proof bubble, and she evidently does not need to identify any young people today in Manchester morgues. Also, “will not break us” means that the tragedy will not break her, or her policies on immigration. The young people of Manchester are already broken – thanks all the same, Theresa. Sadiq Khan says “London is united with Manchester”, but he does not condemn Islamic State – who have claimed responsibility for the bomb. The Queen receives absurd praise for her ‘strong words’ against the attack, yet she does not cancel today’s garden party at Buckingham Palace – for which no criticism is allowed in the Britain of free press. Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says the attack is the work of an “extremist”. An extreme what? An extreme rabbit?
In modern Britain e…

Pope Francis DOOM Novena! Prays For Manchester Victims Of Muslim Attack & Next Day Philippines Declares Martial Law In Mindanao

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Prays For Manchester Victims Of Muslim Attack (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a telegram expressing condolences to the victims of Monday night's bombing of a concert venue in Manchester, England, and condemning the attack, in which at least 22 people were killed and 59 thers injured. Please find the full text of the telegram, below...
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His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and tragic loss of life caused by the barbaric attack in Manchester, and he expresses his heartfelt solidarity with all those affected by this senseless act of violence. He commends the generous efforts of the emergency and security personnel, and offers the assurance of his prayers for the injured, and for all who have died. Mindful in a particular way of those children and young people who have lost their lives, and of their grieving families, Pope Francis invokes God’s blessings of peace, healing and strength upon the nation. Source
Next Day…

23 Year Old Muslim Salman Abedi Is The Manchester Suicide Bomber

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The suicide bomber who blew himself up at a pop concert killing 22 people including young children has been named as Salman Abedi. ISIS have claimed responsibility after the terrorist set off a ball bearing bomb at an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 and injuring 119 in the worst terror attack Britain has seen since the 7/7 London bombings. Eight-year-old Saffie Roussos, 18-year-old Georgina Callander and 26-year-old John Atkinson were among those killed. Of the injured, at least 12 were children were among 59 taken to hospital, with 60 others treated at the scene. Traumatised witnesses have told how of nuts and bolts tore into young music fans when the bomb was detonated in the foyer area of the Manchester Arena moments after a concert by the US popstar ended. The bomber - named today as 22-year-old Salman Abedi - was known to authorities. He died at the scene and police carried out a controlled explosion at what is believed to be his home during raids around the city today. Abedi…

UK Prime Minister Theresa May Promotes Peace Wearing A Hijab With Ariana Grande's Cat Ears

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UK: Eid al Adha message from PM Theresa May  “To all Muslims in Britain and around the world I wish you a blessed Eid al-Adha. I know this festival means a great deal to communities, a time when families and friends are brought together to pray and feast, and Muslims across different continents are brought together in faith.
“And as you share in that spirit of togetherness, I think proudly of the many ways people in this country connect with each other and enrich our nation’s life.
“I see this in politics where British Muslims are making a real difference, in enterprise and the running of multi-million pound businesses, and in the courage and dedication of those who safeguard our streets and serve in our armed forces.
“I see this in the charity and compassion of our Muslim communities, whose members give so generously to those less fortunate. “And I also see this in the way people are brought together with those around the world through the strong bonds of shared history, family rela…

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon Promotes Peace Wearing A Hijab With Ariana Grande's Cat Ears

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First Minister’s Ramadan message 6 June 2016
As Muslim communities across Scotland observe Ramadan the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has sent her wishes.
She said:
As Muslims across Scotland and the rest of the world prepare for Ramadan I want to send my best wishes for this special time of spiritual reflection.
Ramadan is the holiest month of the Islamic calendar and the strong focus on helping those who are suffering or in need is an example for communities all across Scotland, highlighting how we can all come together for a common good.
Our Muslim community plays a hugely significant role in Scotland’s rich and distinctive identity, so I’d like to take this opportunity to say thank you and wish you a happy and peaceful month of reflection. Ramadan Mubarak.” Source

Nine Day Doom Novena Fulfilled! 23 Dead & 120 Wounded In Muslim Suicide Bombing Attack At Manchester Arena

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Following up Doom Novena from 13 May 2017:DOOM SHOULD HIT WITHIN A FEW DAYS:

Terry is my doom Barometer:

Don't associate the Blessed Virgin with doom and gloom. Don't make up or pay attention to stories and conspiracy theories about the Blessed Virgin and her messages, don't buy into the cultish lies and speculations, or the anti-papist, anti-clerical secrets claimed to be embedded in approved texts. That is sinful and does not make reparation for the sins committed against Our Lady's Immaculate Heart. Source
The Holy Father also corrected the notion that the Blessed Mother is just a harbinger of doom ...Source

Yes there are some poor doom and gloom souls who get things wrong, very wrong.

But it doesn't mean that you should take the extreme opposite view that everything will be pleasant and happy.

God does punish.

God will punish.

Terry tends to close his eyes to God's Justice.

You can't have Mercy without Justice. And it looks like modern man has been g…

Fifth Sunday After Easter GOSPEL John 16:23-30 The Tuesday Meditation: A Plaine Path-Way To Heaven By Fr.Thomas Hill 1634

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JUNI, Juan de  Entombment (detail)  1544


GOSPEL   Jn. 16:23-30
At that time Jesus saith to His disciples: "Amen, amen, I say to you: if you ask the Father any thing in My Name, He will give it to you. Hitherto you have not asked any thing in my name: Ask, and you shall receive, that your joy may be full. These things I have spoken to you in proverbs. The hour cometh when I will no more speak to you in proverbs, but I will show you plainly of the Father. In that day you shall ask in My Name; and I say not to you that I will ask the Father for you: for the Father Himself loveth you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came out from God. I came forth from the Father and am come into the world; again I leave the world and I go to the Father." His disciples say to Him: Behold, now Thou speakest plainly and speakest no proverb. Now we know that Thou knowest all things and Thou needest not that any man should ask of Thee: by this we believe that Thou camest forth from Go…

Ariana Grande: "I Hate America" She Then Licked & Spit On Donuts In An American Doughnut Shop...

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