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  • COVID and the Catholic Church

    The Catholic Church & COVID-19 Part III of a series – Series Fr. Jordi Rivero – October 3, 2021 Video 🎥 Audio ↓ Text is below Our Decisive Times –III: Catholic Church and the COVID-19 Vaccine Fr, Jordi Rivero, October 3, 2021 –Updated 10-15-2021 The Holy Father supports the vaccine against COVID-19. His argument depends on two things: First, moral principles: we should act in love and seek the common good. But the pope also depends on the assessment he has received about the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness, which may turn out to be flawed. The pope’s statement on the vaccine is not morally binding because, as we shall see, the Church recognizes that it is not her competence to judge the efficacy or effectiveness of medical procedures such as vaccines. Her competence is limited to teaching the moral principles to guide our discernment. So let us examine those principles, found in the most authoritative statement on the use of the COVID-19 vaccine: The note from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), “On the morality of using some anti-COVID-19 vaccines,” published by papal decree on December 21, 2020.[1] The connection with abortion and the conditions for receiving the vaccine The CDF’s central concern in this document is the ethics of using vaccines produced or tested with cell lines of aborted children (the abortions took place some 50 years ago, and the cell lines are kept alive and reproduced in the lab). Based on the belief on the sanctity of human life from the moment of conception,[2] the CDF stated that these vaccines present “ethical problems.” There are, however, different levels of cooperation with abortion; the highest is deciding to use the illicit cell lines of aborted children (drug companies and government), while for those who receive the vaccine, the cooperation with abortion is passive and remote. It is not formal cooperation because they did not participate in the abortions nor the production of the vaccines. Therefore, the vaccines could be used in good conscience, but only if the following conditions are met: If there is a grave danger, such as the otherwise uncontainable spread of a serious pathological agent… All vaccinations recognized as clinically safe and effective can be used in good conscience. In the absence of other means to stop or even prevent the epidemic (last resort). To use the vaccines “in good conscience” means that the ethical problems have been considered, and it has been discerned that the above conditions are met. 1 –Is there a grave danger? 2 –Is the treatment safe (what are the adverse reactions, are the risks of treatment justifiable)? 3– Is it effective? 4– Are there other means available? Are the four conditions met? The CDF states that the Church cannot judge: We do not intend to judge the safety and efficacy of these vaccines, although ethically relevant and necessary, as this evaluation is the responsibility of biomedical researchers and drug agencies. Are the biomedical researchers and drug agencies fulfilling their responsibility to tell us the truth? The drug companies that produced the vaccines have shown their disregard for human life by using cell lines of aborted babies in the first place. In 2005, The Pontifical Academy for Life stated: There remains a moral duty to continue to fight and to employ every lawful means in order to make life difficult for the pharmaceutical industries, which act unscrupulously and unethically. —June 9, 2005, p. 7 Are we fulfilling this moral duty? Since 2005, the ties of drug agencies with the abortion industry and the complicity of federal agencies and the media have expanded. Big Pharma continues to buy aborted fetuses from Planned Parenthood ; they created the present opioid epidemic ; Pfizer has a long history of crimes, including the use of Nigerian children as guinea pigs . Pfizer is hiding information about the vaccine because no one is pressuring them. The point here is not to oppose the use of medicines —many drugs are lifesavers— but, in the current situation of rampant corruption, deceit, and disregard for human life, prudence requires that we listen to biomedical researchers who are not under the control of government and drug agencies’ money. Interpret the present time ​ Discerning the use of the COVID-19 vaccines requires interpretation of the present times. The Lord says: ​ You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of earth and sky; but why do you not know how to interpret the present time? –Lk 12:56. ​ Intelligence and knowledge of current events are not enough to interpret the present time; we need to be guided by the Holy Spirit to see the hand of God and the work of the enemy. Jesus lamented: O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to you! How often would I have gathered your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you would not! –Lk 13:34. They did not recognize Him, and that blindness led to their utter destruction. Lack of attention to the signs of the times is the underlying tragedy of human history. It allows ungodly ideologies to infect entire countries, sweeping Catholics along with the rest. Many see the consequences in hindsight, but only a faithful remnant interprets the present and responds. Do you see that we are in a worldwide social revolution that seeks to overthrow all Christian values and behavior? It includes critical race theory, gender theory, cancel culture, the "defund the police" movement, socialist control... This revolution is upending every institution by coercion, deception, censoring, and by imposing new laws to pave the way for a new world order tyranny. ​ The revolution is holding science and medicine hostage to politics. Just a few examples: According to the government subsidized American Medical Association (AMA), unborn children are not persons. Its "Principles of Medical Ethics" supports abortion "in accordance with good medical practice." Two thousand three hundred sixty-three babies are aborted every day in the USA. This is how our society eliminates those with special needs and the unwanted. Other examples: The AMA considers 'gender-affirming surgeries' to be 'essential' and supports the exclusion of sex on birth certificates. Lacking ethical concerns, huge money and power interests are at play. ​ That the COVID-19 mandates have been enacted amid the revolution should raise red flags that warrant careful discernment. We are seeing the same tactics of politicized "science," coercion, deception, and censoring. We see the same disposition to blind acceptance of the official narrative, and unwillingness to listen to other sources, regardless of how qualified and compelling. ​ ​ How can we proceed? What do you do when you need medical treatment? If you are a good Catholic, you want to know the moral principles that apply. Then you go to the doctor because only doctors have the competence to diagnose; then you go to another doctor for a second opinion. It often happens that doctors disagree. It is up to you to decide which one to trust. You don’t go looking for an easy solution; you don’t expect any doctor to decide for you. Their job is to give you advice so that you can make an informed decision before God. ​ Let us apply the same process to the vaccine decision ​ First, we look at the moral principles: the CDF reminds us that we should act “not only on the duty to protect one’s own health, but also on the duty to pursue the common good. ” It says that vaccination may be recommended if safe and effective, but also it may be refused “for reasons of conscience. ” You must do your “utmost to avoid, …becoming vehicles for the transmission of the infectious agent.” ​ Next, we go to the “doctors”: The first “doctor” represents the collusion of Big Pharma, the Government, and Mainstream Media. This “doctor” is where most people get their information. He does not just advise you to be vaccinated; he outright coerces you. Any resistance to the vaccine is met with increasingly severe punishment and restrictions on your freedom. This “doctor” tells you that this is a “pandemic of the unvaccinated, ” the unvaccinated are responsible for people dying. This “doctor” tells you with hubris that there is no second opinion; he is the only one who “follows the science,” and everyone else is misinformed, a conspiracy theorist, or otherwise unqualified. Since they control the media, if you search on your computer, their narrative comes up repeatedly. Few doctors are experts on vaccines, so they rely on what the authorities tell them and pass it on to their patients. Then you visit the second “doctor,” which represents the scientists, doctors, and healthcare professionals who speak about the vaccines' dangers for both the patient and society. They are experts in their field; they went to the same medical schools as the first “doctors.” Their credentials dispel the myth created by the first “doctor” about opponents of the COVID vaccine not “following the science.” Among them are renowned experts such as Dr. Robert Malone , the inventor of the mRNA vaccine [3], Dr. Peter McCullough [4], professor of medicine, one of the most highly cited authorities on the National Library of Medicine, Dr. Mike Yeadon , former chief science officer and VP at Pfizer for 16 years and many others. These men and women are willing to speak, knowing that they risk being censored, defamed, fined, prosecuted, and expelled from their jobs [5]. They have nothing to gain except to be true to their conscience. They second doctor tells you about research that never is mentioned on mainstream media: The vaccinated also spread the virus . The CDC (gov) knows this, but the media keeps saying that the unvaccinated are to blame. Some studies show that the vaccinated spread the virus more than the unvaccinated. Vaccination does not help reach herd immunity. There is no asymptomatic transmission . Natural immunity of those who had COVID is being ignored to force them to vaccinate. The authorities continue to block information about the link between COVID mortality and vitamin D deficiency. Something so simple is causing many deaths. There are prophylactics and medicines that many doctors have proven very successful in the fight against COVID . [6] [7] (These medicines are cheap and would mean loss of profit for Big Pharma). Many deaths could have been avoided. The mainstream media is not reporting the truth about deaths and adverse reactions caused by the vaccine. Following CDC rules, hospitals register many vaccinated COVID patients as unvaccinated. Increase in vaccination rates does not result in decrease COVID-19 as shown in 68 countries and 2947 counties in the USA . The trend suggests that countries with higher rate of vaccinated have higher COVID cases. See for yourself at www.ourworldindata.org . See also Mark Mallet's article, Top Ten Pandemic Lies The final decision is yours before God: If you believe the first “doctor” (the official narrative about the vaccines being “safe” and “effective”), if you think that this is a “pandemic of the unvaccinated,” then, for the common good and in good conscience, go ahead and take the jab. But if the signs of the times and the tactics of the first “doctor” concern you, and you are persuaded by the arguments of the second “doctor,” then, for the sake of charity and the common good, you may, in good conscience, refuse to be vaccinated. Practical reason makes evident that vaccination is not, as a rule, a moral obligation and that, therefore, it must be voluntary. —CDF As Christians, it is paramount that, no matter which “doctor” we trust, we trust in Christ above all and do not allow anything to take our eyes off Him. The storm will increase, but it will give way to the reign of the Immaculate and the Holy Spirit. Let us keep our minds open to further understanding and respect the views of others. When the enemy plants division due to an issue, continue to be an instrument of love and reconciliation, but do not try to appease by renouncing to your conscience. Suffer all united to the love of Christ. ​ Footnotes ​ [1] See also the Vatican document of June 9, 2005 [2] See Evangelium Vitae and Dignitas personae [3] Since Dr. Malone exposed the danger of the vaccine he has been censored and his credentials as inventor erased from Wikipedia . [4] Dr. McCullough is Professor of Medicine, Texas A & M College of Medicine, Board Certified Internist and Cardiologist, President of the Cardiorenal Society of America, one of the most highly cited authorities on national library of Medicine, including on COVID-19 [5] https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/ny-healthcare-workers-teachers-likely-ineligible-for-unemployment-if-fired-over-vaccine-mandate_4023023.html [6] https://johnroulac.substack.com/p/pharmas-culture-war [7] https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/2-new-studies-test-quercetin-and-covid-19-outcomes_4051356.html Back

  • My Gaze Is Upon You | Love Crucified

    My Gaze Is Upon You The Power of the Ordinary Life Lourdes Pinto — August 11, 2012 "Believe, my daughter believe." We need the faith of a Mustard Seed and Jesus will do the impossible through us. "Believe in the power of your ordinary hidden lives lived through Me, with Me, and in Me." The greater the tenderness of our hearts, like Jesus', the greater our sensitivity to love and suffer with Christ. Back

  • Men Called to Stand with Christ | Love Crucified Comm.

    You are called to stand with Christ A letter to the men by Fr. Jordi Rivero Brothers, I write to alert and encourage you because you are among the few who are seeking to be men of God. Men have been blinded and weakened by the enemy. Not just those that directly oppose Christ, but even good Christian men are constantly immersed in the secular mentality. Therefore, there is a danger of thinking that we are doing OK. ​ You are trying to provide and care for their families' needs but are you leading your family to the new life that Christ desires, where He as Lord is present and acting? ​ Why are few men able? Because even most Christian men are afraid of God . I am not speaking of the virtue of " fear of the Lord " by which we act with reverence towards God and conscious of the harm that we do when we offend Him. Being afraid of God is the opposite: It is fear of letting God guide us because we want to be in control. ​ We cannot justify ourselves obeying the Commandments, like the rich young men, if at the same time we remain afraid to open our hearts and allow Christ to enter and truly reign. It has no value to think that we are "normal", just like others. What is normal to the world is far from God's ways and quickly moving farther away. What criteria do you have to say: "This is OK", "This is to much or too little" Do you have sound reasons to believe that you are discerning with the mind of Christ? Peter loved Jesus but remained in control in his way of thinking, so Jesus told him: "Get behind me Satan for you are thinking as men do and not as God does" (Mt 8:33) Only later, once purified by the fire of the Cross which he wanted to avoid, does Peter become a new man. ​ Are you thinking as God or as fallen man ? Does Christ really have authority over your thoughts, actions, decisions, words? Do you think it is possible for Him to have that authority? Do you WANT Him to have that authority? Are you willing to pay the price, go through the necessary effort and struggle to apply the power of the Cross to your life and allow Christ to have that authority? The Lord loves you and is committed to you. He wants to come to you, empower you and guide you as He did with Peter, Paul and all the saints, but you need to be humble, acknowledge your fear of transferring the control of your life to Him, repent and turn to Him. ​ Most men relegate "religious matters" to their wives and opt to immerse themselves on "practical" matters. These men do not understand that, without deep union with Christ, they are blind and weak. They are forfeiting their God given mission to lead in the battle that is destroying families, nations and the world. Without men shepherds, the wolves ravage the sheep. Men need to humble down and bend the knee. Men need to allow God to enter into areas of their hearts where they are now not opening up. Men cannot be guided by what they want or feel, for desires and feelings are bound up in the flesh by the enemy until God frees them. For men to be free they must apply the power of the cross, deny themselves and follow Christ. ​ My concern is for all men, but particularly for you, Missionaries of the Cross and men whose wives are members of Love Crucified. You are constantly in my prayers. Your wives have given their lives to the Lord. That is a great blessing for you and your family. Are they being an example to you? Then, how are you responding to this great responsibility? ​ YOU CAN have the deep union with Christ and you NEED it to be fully the men that God created you to be. I am available to you, and you are always encouraged to participate in everything of Love Crucified. ​ Yours in Our Lord Jesus Christ and Mother Mary, ​ Fr. Jordi Rivero. padre@catolico.org Back

  • Mount Your Horses Through the Storm

    Mount Your Horses Through the Storm Lourdes Pinto – September 21, 2017 Lourdes Pinto This is a follow-up to teaching on the Canaanite woman. The Lord told us to mount our horses to battle. How have we fared under trials? The Lord’s message, 8/6/17 … this is a time of an outpouring of grace for My little mustard seed. You are each being given the grace to be transformed into My living hosts to bless, release from bondage, and set free countless souls. See yourselves as My warriors riding out into the horizon. This holy fleet is the Light of God’s love that has the power to cast into hell the spirits of darkness that are now covering the earth. My triumph will be a great triumph accomplished through the most hidden force of God – the hidden martyrdom of My Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of My Mother. *Respond by suffering all with Me in My sacrifice of love. *Respond with courage and zeal, believing that God has chosen you to participate in the triumph of My crucified love to save the world. *Believe that as My warriors – the hidden anawims of God – you have mounted your horses and have begun to fight the great battle for the salvation of the world. *Remain steadfast in living daily what I have taught you. *Do not be afraid, for the triumph of My Sacred Heart, through the Immaculate Heart of Mary, is close at hand. *Usher in the triumph of our Two Hearts. Meditation of the message 1. this is a time of an outpouring of grace for My little mustard seed. You are each being given the grace to be transformed into My living hosts to bless, release from bondage, and set free countless souls. Did I respond to grace? • What grace did I receive this month to help my transformation into a “living host”? A grace usually with a profound piercing, a storm, that was unexpected. • Was I able to see this piercing as God’s grace or, like the Israelites, did I enter fear, doubt, discouragement, anxiety, grumbling…? Did I read and forget, or did it become flesh of my flesh? • Many times, we read the words the Lord gives us, but the message remains disconnected from our lives. We read and then FORGET. We receive a teaching and then forget. The messages & teachings, like the Path, need to become flesh of our flesh, one with us. Until this happens in every MOC and MC, we are not transformed into the LIVING PATH, a LIVING HOST. The graces are not what we expected • When I first received this message, I never imagined that the grace of transformation I was receiving from the Lord would come in the form of a category-five hurricane. • “We are not able to believe that God will do the impossible with the impossibles. Fear becomes an obstacle to faith. The spirits of fear, doubt, and discouragement quickly spread among the entire community. It’s amazing how quickly fear, confusion, discouragement, and despair can spread throughout a group of people.” 2 Warriors -the hidden force- has power to defeat the darkness See yourselves as My warriors riding out into the horizon. This holy fleet is the Light of God’s love that has the power to cast into hell the spirits of darkness that are now covering the earth. My triumph will be a great triumph accomplished through the most hidden force of God – the hidden martyrdom of My Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of My Mother. God has chosen you to participate in the triumph of My crucified love to save the world. We mount our horses when we embrace the storm as a grace. • The “white horse” is an allegory for a spiritual reality. The grace, the storm, is what mounts us on our horse. Was I able to mount my horse with the particular grace I received? *As I now reflect, I realize that, for me, the hurricane itself was not the grace to mount my horse; the grace was rather the trial by fire of my faith: the pain I was living as I witnessed the lack of faith & hope in some of my family members. How many souls I love do not have a LIVING FAITH established upon a personal relationship with Christ. Therefore, when the storm came, some were falling apart through anger, bitterness, frustration, and even sarcasm towards faith, hope, and love. Living in close quarters for a week with so many people, I was confronted with many faults, disorders…. 3. Respond by suffering all with Me in My sacrifice of love. • We ride our horse as we RESPOND, as the Lord told us, suffering as one with His sacrifice of love, BELIEVING that we have been chosen by God to fight this holy war for the salvation of the world. *Were these words from our Lord, contained in this last message, present in our hearts while we lived our storms, or did we FORGET? • I needed to ride my white horse by receiving the piercings of the lack of faith and indifference from those I love so much and choosing to suffer with Jesus in silence and love and with perfect faith that this hidden suffering in Christ is setting many free from bondage. 4. Respond with courage and zeal, believing that God has chosen you to participate in the triumph of My crucified love to save the world. Believe that as My warriors – the hidden anawims of God – you have mounted your horses and have begun to fight the great battle for the salvation of the world. • The Lord has been specific with us concerning demons we each must fight against as His hidden victims of love: demons of lust, pornography, shame, pride, arrogance, and fear. • Have I been able to recognize the demons I am called to fight against through the piercings I have received? • I realized that I was battling the demons of pride, arrogance, worldliness & indifference. I had to REPENT from frustration, anger, discouragement, and the desire to separate so that I could REMAIN on my horse in battle. Satan wants to throw each of us off our horses. I had to bring to the foot of the cross everything in my heart that was not pure and from God and suffer the PURE PAIN. • For us to REMAIN on our horses in battle, SILENCE is of the essence!!!!!! Without silence, we cannot ENTER THE PURE PAIN in Christ, which holds the SWORD OF THE SPIRIT. Without silence, we lose our weapon, our sword!!!! Without silence, we fall, like the Israelites, into grumbling. Through DISTRACTIONS, Satan will attempt to disarm us of our power. This holy fleet is the Light of God’s love that has the power to cast into hell the spirits of darkness that are now covering the earth. Message 102- Through the Arms of Silence Embrace My Crucified Body, Silence allows you to embrace the sorrow of your heart fully. Silence allows you to enter fully the sorrow I am permitting in your heart. As you embrace this pain and suffering, you are embracing Me. You are embracing My pain and suffering and thus entering My Heart, for My Heart is all pain and love. Message 104 – Silence is your soul in communion with God. It is in silence that you come to hear the voice of God. It is in silence that you come to see the face of God. It is in silence that you come to feel the touch of God. Silence is the embrace of love between a soul and God. 5. We learned about the 5 virtues of the Canaanite woman that are needed for STEADFAST FAITH: (1) vulnerability (2) Perseverance (3) Homage (4) faith tried by fire (5) Faith that has the power to cast out demons • How did I live these virtues during the storm of my life? • What self-knowledge have I received? 1) Vulnerability -this we have covered in other talks. In Christ, we render our heart open to be pierced 2) Perseverance -Persevere in prayer; persevere in wearing the crown of many thorns; persevere in love by suffering all as ONE with the pierced Sacred Heart and Immaculate Heart. 3) Homage – The Canaanite woman honored Jesus: “Lord help me.” • During the storm, seeing my weakness, did I come to the Lord in homage saying, “Lord help me. This is impossible for me, but for you, nothing is impossible.” • Was my every breath gratitude to God for the grace of this storm? “The prayer of gratitude and thanksgiving should be your every breath.” (Path #97. p278) • “This perfects a soul quickly in abandonment and trust until you come to experience all, the good and what you perceive as bad, as a gift of My love for you.” The gift of knowing with your mind, heart, and soul that the love of God only desires to make of you the new creation you were created to be from the beginning of time, a creation in the image and likeness of God as holy sons and daughters of the Most High. (Path #115. p310) 4) Faith tried by fire • How was my faith tried in the furnace of the Sacred Heart during this trial? • What seemingly harsh words from others set me off and brought me into anger, doubt, and discouragement? 6. To have the humility and faith of the Canaanite woman is rare. We, too, must be transparent before God to recognize, through self-knowledge, how our hardened hearts continue to be like the Israelite people. We must understand that we are in a process, from hearts like the Israelites to hearts of great faith and trust like the Canaanite woman. God promises us transformation into living hosts, and we must be receptive and docile to this process. 7. The grace of Pope Francis’ visit to Colombia. *The Pope named the wounds of Colombia. We have learned in our Path the importance of NAMING THE WOUND. These wounds are in the hearts of all the Colombian people. The MOC and MC in Colombia have a special mission. Because they have been granted by God the healing of these wounds through the teachings of our Path, they MUST now live their hidden martyrdom as one with Jesus and Mary’s watering the seeds that were planted in a multitude of hearts with the Pope’s visit. They must be the hidden victim souls so that these seeds do not die amidst the rocks and thorns and bear no fruit. Our community cannot forget that we were given two prophecies for Colombia: PROPHECY FOR COLOMBIA #1 6/24/14 Colombia has been a chosen land of God destined to bring the Light of God to the world. Colombia has been showered with heavenly graces, and therefore, Satan has also come to spread his darkness and lies. My Colombian people need to repent with tears of supplication and the sacrifice of a contrite heart. My Love Crucified has now entered this country through the living sacrifice of My victim souls of love and reparation. I desire to raise up My army of victim souls in Colombia to pierce de darkness of Satan. Many of my Colombian people have fallen asleep, and like a thief in the night, Satan has entered and planted his seeds of discord, sin, and evil. I am now entrusting you the mission to raise up My army of victim souls, for the future of this country, selected by God to be the salt of the world, is in danger. Do not be afraid to proclaim My Love Crucified as the way to conquer Colombia back to God. PROPHECY FOR COLOMBIA #2 6/25/14 Rf. Jeremiah 16:5 My people have forsaken Me with the idols of adultery, the occult, lust, and impurities of all kinds… In His infinite mercy, God is granting the people of Colombia a certain amount of time to repent… They need to turn their eyes toward My love crucified. The Holy Spirit, through the power of My love crucified, will grant them the gift of self-knowledge, to see with new eyes the darkness within them. Then, as they repent, I will come and raise them out of the pit of hell… It is the grace of my victim souls that God will use to bring many to this repentance of heart, mind, and soul. Love crucified is now to enter Colombia with the force of the Holy Spirit to help raise up my victims of love, for the great battle has begun… TOP

  • Amor Crucificado –Song – Love Crucified Catholic Community

    AMOR CRUCIFICADO Love Crucified Text and music: Maria Hickein ​ ​ Quise amarte Señor, hasta el extremo... I wanted to love You Lord, to the end... ¡Ser compañera de amor, ser Tu consuelo! To be your loving companion! Your consolation! y por amor a Ti, dejarme consumir... and for love of You, to be consumed... víctima en el altar, cordero virginal, a victim on the altar, a spotless lamb, un pedacito de Tu pan... a little piece of Your bread... Tu palomita que al cantar Your little dove that, singing, viene a clavarse a Tu rosal, came to Your rosebush to be nailed, viene a dejarse traspasar. came to be pierced. Refrain: Rompen mi corazón en pedacitos... They break my heart into little pieces... Me dejo desgarrar y traspasar, ¡me crucifico! I allow the piercing and the tearing, my crucifixion! una Contigo soy... en Tu infinito, I am ONE with you... in your eternity, que quise ser amor y en el dolor me multiplico. for I wanted to be love and through sorrow I am fruitfu l. Quise amarte Señor, ¡apasionada! I wanted to love You Lord, passionately! saciar la sed de Tu amor con la mirada to quench the thirst of Your love with my gaze un solo corazón, of ONE heart, una misma oblación, the same oblation ¡Ser Madre de la Cruz bañada en sangre y luz! To be a Mother of the Cross bathed y blood and light! tan traspasada como Tu... pierced as you are... abandonada en plenitud, para vivir en soledad el resto de mi humanidad... totally abandoned, to live in solitude the rest of my humanity... Refrain: Rompen mi corazón en pedacitos... They brake my heart to little pieces... Me dejo desgarrar y traspasar, ¡me crucifico! I allow the piercing and the tearing, my crucifixion! una Contigo soy... en Tu infinito, I am ONE with you... in Your eternity, que quise ser amor y en el dolor me multiplico. for I wanted to be love and through I am fruitful. Music Page

  • Teachings Related to Path | Love Crucified Catholic Community

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It will only come about through My living Hosts. 7/2/08 2. Evil that has penetrated the souls of his priests can only be overcome through this spiritual motherhood. 11/17/08 3. Mothers of the Cross will be the backbone (support) and heart of My Church. It is their lives that will bring forth My army of holy priests... 11/21/08 4. Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Yesterday during Mass, I saw Mary interiorly as Queen. After I received Communion, I saw each woman lying on the ground; a long line of bodies touching each other and covered in blood. This is the red carpet the priests are walking on, and Mary will be walking on. -/8/08 5. [About the Missionaries of the Cross] Mary explained that she has been forming the hearts of these priests for this mission. They will all be united. They are called to turn the hearts of God's people towards the Cross. My Son will be praised and glorified in His Crucified Body. It is His Blood that has saved and redeemed mankind… 6. [Defining the Community of LC] I am uniting souls who desire to love Me passionately, who have opened their hearts to My Love Crucified. These mothers and priests (including laypeople) will work together to aid in the renewal of My Church. 2/26/09 7. The Mothers of the Cross unite their fiat to My Mother of the Cross as victim intercessors. They live a life of prayer, penance, and sacrifice, united in Me crucified for the expiation of sin and the sanctification of My priests. 8. Their ordinary lives lived in simplicity, humility, interior silence, and prayer is a sweet fragrance that reaches the Heart of My Father. The outpouring of their blood through sacrificial love, united to My Precious Blood poured out of love for you, will serve to lift the dark blanket of sin that covers the world. 9. I will use the profound love of these simple mothers and their generosity in suffering out of love for Me to pry open the hardened hearts of My priests. 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Mary: [You,] mothers of the cross are my maidens that, united to me, will renew the priesthood. Your lives will be a holy cloth that soaks up the Precious Blood of Jesus. Your hidden lives lived in your domestic monasteries will be a source of grace for the sanctification of priests. 6/13/09 2. Mary to priests: I, the Mother of all in heaven and on earth, the Mother of all priests, desire for their holiness. As I embraced St. John at the foot of the Cross, enveloped in the precious Blood of My most adorable Son, I want to also embrace each priest. Through My Son, they are each My sons. 8/5/09 3. Mary: I want to lead them into the abode of His pierced Heart. I will bring each of them to the Cross as I accompanied My Son. I will form them to be perfect victims as I formed My Son. I will place in their hearts the love of the Cross as the Father placed this love in the Heart of My Son and Mine. 4. My priests must unite themselves with My Love Crucified to receive the full power of the Holy Spirit. It is in this time of darkness that My army of Holy Priests will turn the eyes of My people to the Cross… united with My Mother…. It is then …that all people will see My Mother as Queen of heaven and earth rising like the sun from the east. 2/01/2010 5. JESUS: Tell My priests they have turned their backs from Me. As they gaze at Me, they must see themselves in Me. I want their love to be crucified like Mine. They do not preach with the power of My Word because their hearts are not transformed, nor do their hearts seek transformation in Me through the power of the Holy Spirit. 3/11/2010 6. If they do not transform their lives in Me, I will spit them out. They will have to account for every soul that has been lost because of their lack of shepherding before the Father. 7. Tell them I am raising up My army of holy priests, My Green Berets: men of fortitude, men of courage, holy men, men willing to lay down their lives for their God. It is these holy priests that will be My Light during the time of great darkness that is approaching. 8. Tell them of My immense love for each of them. I am their Father waiting for them to come back to Me. I wish to embrace them and forgive them. I want them to know and experience the love I have for each of them. I want them to understand how much I need them to fulfill My work of redemption. 3/17/10 9. My hands are nailed to the Cross; I need each of them to be My hands, to anoint, bless and heal My children. I need them to be My feet, moving out as My missionaries to proclaim My words. I need them to be My eyes so that My divine gaze can penetrate the core of My children and bring them to repentance and reconciliation with God, their Father. 10. I need them to be My suffering and pierced Heart to My people, My Heart of compassion. My daughter, My priests MUST become My loving image in the world. They, united to My Mother, will bring the Church to the foot of My Cross, and through their cries, supplication, prayers, and tears, the Holy Spirit will be released from My Cross. GLORY BE. ​ 3rd LUMINOUS MYSTERY: Proclamation of the Kingdom MEDITATION: 5/24/10 Tell My sons that they have gone astray from the path I set before them. They have gone astray from the narrow path that leads to life. Their hearts have grown cold and hardened because they seek their fulfillment in themselves. It is only through a life of penance and mortification that the flesh can be purified. Tell them, My daughter, to gaze at My love crucified and to allow My Mother to bring them to the foot of the Cross with those that love Me (I felt St. John and Mary Magdalene). The time of the great chastisement is about to begin. OUR FATHER 10 HAIL MARYs: 1. Only a mother’s heart can call My sons (priests) to repentance. The flock is all scattered and confused because of the lack of holy shepherds. Satan is the prince of the world, and they have not waged war against him but have participated with him. There is no difference between His sons and all other men. Their eyes are not on the things of heaven but attached to all the world, full of sensuality. They are not obedient to Him; their hearts and intentions are not pure, and they desire the comforts of the world and do not seek poverty. 3/21/2010 2. Tell them how much I love them and are seeking them out. I am ready to forgive them and transform them if they come to Me and repent. The time is short. They will each have to stand before My Father to be judged, and when they are shown all My sheep that have gone astray, they will not live. 3. My daughter, My sons have not heeded My command. I have chosen them to continue My work of redemption in the world, bringing to fulfillment what I have accomplished through My death and resurrection. I have chosen them to be one with Me, fully transformed into Me through the power of the Holy Spirit. But they have denied the Holy Spirit this work in them by choosing the things of the world. 3/30/10 4. My covenant with each of them calls them to love as I have loved, to love with My Heart. My love is perfectly obedient to the Father’s Will, My love is simple, My love is sacrificial, My love is gentle and patient, but above all, My love is crucified. I came upon the earth desiring only the cross. My sons must have the same love for the cross as I had. 5. It is only through crucified love that their lives will bear abundant fruit. It is only through crucified love that they will be transformed by the fire of the Holy Spirit into Me. It is only through their crucified love that My priests will become the fortified wall of bronze protecting My Church from the principalities of death. This is what you must tell My priests. If They do not listen to My Words, they will perish during the time of great darkness. 6. April 2010 [Jesus] then revealed to me His Heart that was held in His hands. His Heart was all shredded; it didn’t resemble a heart. He then said: My family of Love Crucified is called to repair and console My Heart. This condition of My Heart has been mainly caused by My own (priests & religious). 7. My daughter, I desire to have an order of priests to console My wounded Heart. They will console Me by living a life transformed in Me. They will console Me by allowing the Holy Spirit to possess them with His power. They will go out as My first Apostles filled with the Holy Spirit to awaken the hearts of their brother priests. 8. They will preach with the fire of the Holy Spirit, as did St. Steven. They will preach the truth concerning the horrible condition of My priesthood. They will bring to light the darkness hidden deep in the hearts of My chosen sons. They will preach My love and mercy while there is still time, calling each of them to repentance. 9. If they repent, I will embrace them and forgive them, thus restoring them to health. My daughter, do not be alarmed if many of them walk away and cover their ears as they did to St. Steven. I promise you that enough will listen in order to raise up My army of holy priests. 10. My priests who do not amend their ways will be cast in the fires of Gehenna as bad figs. The time of My mercy is quickly coming to an end. I am now pouring out an abundance of mercy; every one of My priests will be given an opportunity to amend their ways. 4/24/10 GLORY BE ​ 4th LUMINOUS MYSTERY: The Transfiguration MEDITATION: There will be moaning and groaning and grinding of teeth among the righteous and the wicked. My priests must be My fortified wall of bronze to sustain My Church. They will be called to bring My flock to the foot of the Cross and receive the power of the Holy Spirit. These souls filled with My Holy Spirit and transformed by My crucified love will cry out, "Abba, Father, save us!" and through this corporate cry, united to My Mother of Sorrows, the Church will receive its New Pentecost, and My Mother will begin Her ascent. - /24/10 OUR FATHER 10 HAIL MARYs: 1. My daughter, I allowed My hands to be pierced with nails so that the hands of My priests would have the power to heal and anoint all My children. It is from this hole in My hands that flows the healing light of My Holy Spirit through the hands of My priests. This most painful piercing provided the means for My priests to consecrate Me during the sacrifice of the Mass. 6/11/10 2. Jesus said:... bring to light the truth of My sons’ sins…They are rebellious sons who have gone astray from their Father…I await them with mercy, but I promise you, My daughter, if they do not repent, they will burn for all eternity in the abyss of hell. 6/25/2010 3. It saddens Me greatly when My sons (priests) and religious live physical poverty but remain only there and do not allow the Holy Spirit to bring them to live the spirit of poverty… The spirit of poverty is lived when you allow the Holy Spirit, My Blessed Mother, and Myself to strip you of everything interiorly: your desires, expectations, plans, attachments, securities, consolations in friendships, even consolations from Me so that you are left completely empty. It is a soul that has been stripped of everything that is empty and can be filled with My life… 7/8/2010 4. The time of the great darkness is quickly approaching the earth. Each of My sons will have to make a decision to be with Me or against Me but will not be able to remain in the gray area. They will have to repent of their many sins with tears, and I will cleanse them with My mercy. They will have to renounce the world with all its passions and embrace poverty…. 7/22/10 5. They will live as victims following the pure, unblemished Victim Lamb… They must humble themselves and come to the foot of the Cross next to My Mother and kiss My feet. It is the Blood that flows from the wound of My feet that will purify their lips so that they will be able to speak with the Sword of My Word… During the time of the great darkness, they must shine forth My holy presence… During the time of great darkness, the principalities of darkness will snatch all My priests that are not one with Me into the abyss of hell… 6. 9/21/10 I am the High Priest. I am the perfect, unblemished holy sacrifice of the Father for the redemption of mankind. The priests that came after Me were born of My Pierced Heart; were born of My crucified love. As a woman labors to give life, My priests were conceived in My crucified Heart and were brought to life through the passage in My side created by the spear. 7. Therefore, every priest is called to be ONE with the Word of the Cross. Of themselves, they can do nothing and are nothing, but united as ONE to Love crucified, they are the power of God. The mission I desire is to bring all My priests to union with Love crucified. It is here that lies the power of God I want them to possess. 8. My priests have become ordinary men dressed in priestly robes; that is why their lives do not produce an abundance of fruit and lack the power to bring My little sheep to conversion. It is My priests who are in need of the greatest conversion. 9. I will raise up My army of holy priests through My humble son and simple mother…. My sons will never be holy if they do not resemble Me crucified. They are called to bear all My wounds and, in this way, become My healing light for all those entrusted to them…. 1/3/11 10. Raise up My army of holy priests! First, Bring them to the foot of the Cross to enter through the gate of Mary. Second, Call them to REPENTANCE. Ask them to repent from their sins of sloth, immorality, lack of prayer, lack of mortification, and penance. Third, Tell them to spend time in the Blessed Sacrament contemplating My wounds. Tell them to place their hearts with all their sins inside My most painful wound, My shoulder. I will heal them in this wound. I will perfect them and make them My living Hosts. In this way, they will radiate My Light during the time of the great darkness that is upon you. 1/8/11 GLORY BE ​ 5th LUMINOUS MYSTERY: The Institution of the Holy Eucharist MEDITATION: The Father: The time of the great and horrible devastation is drawing near. Prepare the way for My Son, My little ones; you must set out to preach with the fire of God. You must bring to light the darkness of sin hidden in the hearts of My priests. My fire will consume this darkness. My Missionaries of the Cross are my Son's Green Berets… 3/23/11 OUR FATHER 10 HAIL MARYs: 1. The Green Berets will face head-on the darkness that consumes the priesthood. They will fight with the sword of the Spirit. They will be clothed and possessed by the power of God because they are one with the Word of the Cross. The time is at hand when all my priests will be separated into two camps, the goats from the sheep. 3/23/11 2. You are My prophets for these decisive times, called to build the bronze wall of my Son's army of holy priests around the Bride, the Church. During the great devastation, many will enter her safety through her holy ministers. Bring to light the sin of My ministers and call them to repentance at the feet of Jesus crucified. They all must unite to the Word of the Cross so that they can possess the power of God to lead my Church to safety during the storm that is approaching 3. Therefore, My daughter, tell My sons to be humble as I am humble, to rely on My Spirit teaching them and not on their own understanding, for their understanding is very limited, but My understanding will bring them to encounter the living God and possess the life of the Most Holy Trinity. 4/25/11 4. Mary speaks: …the hands of the priests are the hands of My Son who come to me to remove these thorns that cause me so much suffering. The hands of purity remove these thorns, but purity in every act, purity in every thought, purity in every desire… It is not busyness with so much to do that consoles our Hearts, but pure love in every act, thought, and desire. 5/16/11 5. Message to Seminarians My daughter, tell these seminarians that they have been chosen as priests of the end times, priests of the Holy Spirit to usher in the new Pentecost through the reign of the Immaculate Heart of My Mother. Therefore, teach them how to come, like John, to the foot of the Cross with Mary, and consecrate themselves to the Holy Spirit…. Tell them to be holy as I am holy, to be mortified so that that purity can grow in their hearts. 7/11/11 6. Are you willing, My little ones (LC), to allow your hearts to be pierced as ONE with My Mother for the cleansing of My priesthood and the salvation of many? Do not grow stubborn but persevere in love by suffering all as ONE with My pierced Sacred Heart and the pierced Immaculate Heart. 10/20/11 7. Who else can form My priests to a singular perfection if not the Holy Spirit and Mary? If they [priests] do not become ONE with the Word of the Cross, they will amount to nothing. It is not brilliance that has the power to pierce hearts but love. You, My family, will form their hearts to know Love and be love. 3/3/12 8. Holy Thursday – Heaven cries with Me, My little one. ‘My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me?’ I cry, for I have been forsaken by My very own, My priests. My flock has forsaken Me, their good Shepherd, for they no longer recognize the face and voice of their Shepherd, so they follow the false shepherd, the king of lies and deception. Heaven cries tears of sorrow with Me. 4/5/12 9. My Way of love, life, truth, and happiness is abandoned and deserted except for a few, My holy remnant. I have been blessed, broken, and continue to be given to all, yet few flourish and radiate My life. Why? Because they live in deception. It is only through the Way of the Cross that you will enter new life. 10. Feast of Christ the King My priests can never join forces with Satan's evil to justify their ministry. 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    The Cross, The Eucharist and COVID-19 This is part II in audio, video and text. (series) ​ The pandemic is an opportunity to be purified and grow in holiness, but only if we are living it as ONE with Jesus in the Cross and the Eucharist See also: Cardinal Gerhard Müller Calls COVID-Related Sacrament Restrictions ‘Grave Sin’ Our Decisive Times II: The Eucharist and COVID–19 Fr. Jordi Rivero | August 13, 2021 | Video 🎥 ​ The Messiah was expected to free humanity from the two things that are most feared: suffering and death. Instead, Jesus chose to suffer and die on the Cross. Why? ​ ​ What is the cross The cross is a Roman instrument used to dominate by fear. Behind this tactic is Satan. He uses it to make us afraid of responding to God. Satan came at Jesus with the Cross to keep Him from doing the Father’s will. But Jesus overcame fear with love for His Father’s will and embraced suffering. His act of love defeated Satan. The cross became a sign of His victory and a reminder that we must be one with Him to enter the same battle. Jesus made it clear: “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me” (Mt 16:24). Yes, Christians, like Jesus, seek to heal and alleviate suffering, but also, like Jesus, we embrace any suffering that is in the path of obedience to God. In other words, we do not allow suffering to stop us from following God’s will. If we are ONE with Jesus, His love casts out fear of suffering and death. We may still have fear, but it no longer controls us. To embrace the cross is the decisive test of discipleship. The word of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. (1 Cor 1:18). COVID-19 is a cross It has killed many people and caused untold suffering. It has brought division and ruin. How do we know how to live the cross of COVID-19? Jesus asked his disciples at Gethsemane to accompany Him. Our Gethsemane is Jesus in His Eucharistic presence. This is our priority. Jesus knew that Satan would come after us. He gave Himself as Eucharist so that we could stand strong at the Cross and conquer as ONE with Him. He guides us, removes our fears, and gives us courage, no matter what evil we may face, what cross we must embrace. Without the Eucharist, our soul languishes, just as our body does without food. The Church teaches us that the Eucharist is “the source and summit of the Christian life.[1]” It is, therefore, essential to go deep in prayer and listen to the Spirit and understand what we are facing. St. John Paul II said: Through prayer, especially to Jesus at Communion, you will understand so many things about the world and its relationship to him, and you will be in a position to read accurately what are referred to as the “signs of the times.” The first thing Satan wants is to deny us is the Eucharist. The disciples fell asleep; they did not stay in prayer united with Him. Then, overcome with fear, they abandoned Jesus. Fear has an effect on our cognitive process and in our spirit. If it dominates us, it makes us weak and incapable of discernment. As a result, we only want to avoid the cross at any price. The COVID crisis has revealed how easily we too fall into fear and abandon Him. Churches remained closed for months. This is a great tragedy. The example of the saints The argument for closing the Churches has been to protect from contagion. We are told that decisions are made “in an abundance of prudence.” Such prudence is not a virtue; it is the logic of the world, played out by government and the media. Let us attend to the wisdom of God found in the saints: In every century and region of the world, since the catacombs, the saints risked their lives to receive the Eucharist. Many were martyred. They are too numerous to count.[2] [3] [4] Some were teenagers, like Blessed Joan Roig of Barcelona[5]. In 1936, the communists had closed the churches, so Joan Roig went to the homes in secret to distribute Holy Communion. During one of these visits, he told a family that he knew that red militiamen were trying to kill him. “I fear nothing; I take the Master with me,” he said. When those seeking his life knocked on his door, Joan consumed the hosts he had to protect them from desecration. He was martyred. Others were married men, like Blessed Peter to Rot, who distributed the Eucharist in the underground Church of Papua New Guinea until arrested and martyred in 1945. Others were women. Archbishop Fulton Sheen told a story of the martyr who inspired his Eucharistic devotion. During the Boxer Rebellion in China at the turn of the 20th century, soldiers broke into a Catholic Church, arrested the priest, and destroyed the tabernacle, scattering the 32 hosts it had contained. That night, one of the parishioners – a young Chinese girl – sneaked into the Church and spent an hour in Adoration before the scattered hosts before consuming one of them. She did this every night for 32 nights, and it was on the final night, after all the hosts had been safely consumed, that she was caught and killed by one of the guards. ​ This is normal Christianity; this is the love of the saints for the Eucharist, and we are all called to be saints. The Lord has called us in Love Crucified to be his victims of love. He is now giving us the opportunity to live it; he has put us to the test with COVID-19. How are we doing so far? ​ “Be safe” During this pandemic, the saying “be safe” has become a mantra. But the first concern of Christians is for the safety of our soul. ​ Father Henry Timothy Vakoc died from wounds suffered in Afghanistan as he was returning from celebrating Mass for soldiers in the field. He didn’t need to go to Afghanistan, and once there, he did not have to go to the front lines. They had warned him of the danger but said: “the safest place to be is in the center of God’s will, no matter what” Martyrs are truly safe because they chose to lay down their lives for love. ​ Our focus should be on God’s will, which often means the Cross. We try to keep everybody and ourselves safe. But there are risks that we need to be willing to take. ​ There were also many saints who lived through plagues of much higher mortality than COVID-19. How did they respond? St Rocco, St Bernardino of Siena, who, at the age of 17, took charge of the hospital in Siena during the plague. ​ St. Charles Borromeo, bishop of Milan [6], [7] ​ The plague of the 1570s killed 30% of the population. Compare to COVID-19, which has a 99.74 survival rate [8]. Authorities, out of fear of contagion, had forbidden public processions and religious ceremonies, but they fled the city. St. Charles stayed. He did not neglect using remedies available, but said that the only cure was to pray and do penance more piously than before. Masses were not canceled, but were moved outdoors. He ordered more Masses said than before. He organized religious processions. St. Charles counseled his clergy: Take the plague of the soul in consideration more than the contagion of the body, which, for many reasons, is less pernicious. He offered himself as an expiatory victim for the sins of his people. He went out every day to visit the sick and dying. He said to the people: I will be going out among you every day, on account of the sick.” To the priests who were afraid to minister, he said, We have only one life, and we should spend it for Jesus Christ and souls, not as we wish. ​ In Milan, deaths were less than in other cities. St. Charles commented: Not by our prudence, which was caught asleep. Not by science of the doctors who could not discover the sources of the contagion, much less a cure. Not by the care of those in authority who abandoned the city. No, my dear children, but only by the mercy of God. ​ Processions in times of plague are an old tradition. For example, in 590 AD, Rome suffered a terrible plague, and Pope Saint Gregory the Great kept celebrating the Mass. He was aware of the danger since his predecessor had died during the plague. During a procession on the streets, angels appeared singing “Regina Cœli” to the Blessed Mother, who was enthroned above them. St. Michael was seen sheathing his sword. At that moment, the plague ceased. It was April 25, and since that day, there is a yearly procession. ​ Now it’s our turn to trust and accompany our Eucharistic Lord at any cost. COVID will then become a passage to a new fulfilled life as never before. ​ [1] Catechism of the Catholic Church 1324. [2] https://www.thegregorian.org/2019/real-presence-real-faith-9-eucharistic-martyrs [3] https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/eucharist-martyrs/ [4] https://www.ncregister.com/features/ordinary-heroes-martyrs-for-the-eucharist [5] https://www.ncregister.com/news/teen-martyred-while-protecting-the-eucharist-beatified-in-spain [6] https://aleteia.org/2020/04/24/when-plague-hit-milan-in-the-16th-century-they-closed-the-churches-and-built-outdoor-altars/ [7] https://www.americaneedsfatima.org/Saints-Heroes/st-charles-borromeo-s-courageous-response-to-the-plague.html [8] https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M20-5352 [9] Catechism of the Catholic Church 1324. [10] https://www.thegregorian.org/2019/real-presence-real-faith-9-eucharistic-martyrs [11] https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/eucharist-martyrs/ [12] https://www.ncregister.com/features/ordinary-heroes-martyrs-for-the-eucharist [13] https://www.ncregister.com/news/teen-martyred-while-protecting-the-eucharist-beatified-in-spain [14] https://aleteia.org/2020/04/24/when-plague-hit-milan-in-the-16th-century-they-closed-the-churches-and-built-outdoor-altars/ [15] https://www.americaneedsfatima.org/Saints-Heroes/st-charles-borromeo-s-courageous-response-to-the-plague.html [16] https://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M20-5352 Back

  • Emotions – The Spirit Aligns Our Emotions in Christ

    Emotions The Spirit Aligns our Emotions in Christ Lourdes Pinto, November 10, 2022 The 2nd nail of crucifixion makes us aware that our emotions need to be transformed so that we can be fully human in Christ. This teaching covers the how-to process of connecting with our emotions and allowing the Spirit to integrate them in Christ. –To the men of Love Crucified Back

  • History – Love Crucified Catholic Community

    First Love Crucified retreat at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia. HISTORY History plays an important role in Christian culture. “Just as memory anchors each person’s individual story, history plays the same role for cultures, nations and communities of faith. History is our shared memory. … A community dies when its memory fails,” — Archbishop Chaput ​ Love Crucified began in 2006 with the Lord’s call to Lourdes Pinto in Medugorje: “Will you be My victim soul?” She gives her fiat and the Lord begins to form her as a victim soul, specifically as a Mother of the Cross: a woman united as one with Mary, the Mother of Sorrows at the foot of the Cross. She lives this call in her ordinary hidden life as a wife and mother. Lourdes had been prepared for her call through the writing s of Blessed Conchita Cabrera de Armida since 2004. Fr. Jordi Rivero, her spiritual director, encouraged her to pursue this call and also enters a deeper understanding of his vocation of priest and victim. ​ In 2007 the Lord tells Lourdes: Bring to Me the Mothers of the Cross from the four corners of the world. She begins to teach women how to live their sufferings united to the love of Jesus Crucified as a source of God’s power for their families, Church and world. ​ For many years Fr. Jordi had the call to community as a way of life for all states of life. His understanding of community life, united with the charism in Lourdes’ heart, becomes the foundation for Love Crucified. The first community cenacle (gathering) took place on March 11 of 2008, with the name “Friends of the Cross”, inspired by St. Louis Mary de Montfort’s passionate love for the Cross and the Blessed Mother. Maria Hickein was among the founding members. In July, 2008, Love Crucified goes on its first pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico. It was there that Lourdes received the mission for the Missionaries of the Cross (the men of the community). Mothers of the Cross and Missionaries of the Cross are consecrated to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Fr. Jordi & Lourdes Pinto prostrated before the Tilma at the Basilica. The first Love Crucified retreat was in February of 2009 at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, Conyers, Georgia. The first covenant of the community is written and taken by the first members. Our Lady Rosa Mystica was given to us as patroness in relation to the call to raise up a holy priesthood. Pope Benedict XVI declares the year of the priesthood to begin in October, 2009. This becomes a confirmation to the call from Our Lord to raise a holy priesthood through the hidden martyrdom of the heart. We pilgrimaged to Ars, home of St. John Vianney, patron of all priests, then to Notre Dame du Laus Sanctuary in France where we received the vocation to be the Lord’s living chalices in the Chapel of the Most Precious Blood. From here came the inspiration for the community’s cross which were made in June of 2010. Chapel of the Most Precious Blood In 2011 the bishop gives Fr. Jordi permission to serve full time in the mission of Love Crucified. In December the Hickein family moved to a rural area near Covington, Georgia, which soon became the center of the Community and site of its retreats. In 2012 the Pinto family buys the house next to the Hickein's for Fr. Jordi to live and for priests to experience our charism in the school of the Sacred Heart. The Lord calls this house "Padre Pio's Refuge for Priests in the Sacred Heart of Jesus." P. Pio's Refuge in the Sacred Heart of Jesus In 2012, Msgr. Ronald Sciera enters the Missionaries of the Cross. In January of 2013, Daniel Blanchette comes to Padre Pio’s Refuge and discovers his vocation as a Missionary of the Cross. He is now a permanent resident involved in the core of the community. In April of 2013, we gave our first retreat outside of USA. It was in Rome, to the Legionaries of Christ and the Regnum Christ consecrated —men and women. Fr. Jordi and Lourdes had a private audience with Cardinal Piacenza, prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy. He exhorted them to persevere in the vocation of Love Crucified. Love Crucified's first mission in Rome. In the same year, on May 31, Feast of the Visitation, the first house of the community, Our Lady of Grace, is purchased next to the Refuge. It becomes the site of Love Crucified retreats in USA. On June 13, Msgr. Ronald Sciera was invited to concelebrate a daily Mass with Pope Francis at Santa Marta Chapel in the Vatican. After the Mass, Pope Francis blessed the Love Crucified mission and cross. Pope Francis blessing the Love Crucified Cross. Our Lady of Grace Retreat House In 2013, after several visits of Fr. Jordi giving priest retreats in Bogota, Love Crucified is founded in Colombia. The first Love Crucified retreat in Colombia was given in June of 2014. On June 7 of 2016, the Community’s formation book, The Simple Path to Union with God , was published. A Spanish edition followed. Establishment of Love Crucified in Bogota with Adriana and Juan Miguel. The community (2022) has members in the USA, Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and Honduras. The Simple Path to Union with God has transformed the lives of many. HOME

  • Morir Para Vivir – Music by Maria Hickein of the Love Crucified Community

    ​ HIJO PRÓDIGO Prodigal Son Texto y mús ica de María Hickein Text and music: Maria Hickein ​ ¡Abba Padre Bueno! ¡Abba Padre Bueno! Abba, Good Father! Abba, Good Father! ​ ​ Quise hacer camino a mi manera I wanted to walk my own way Ir sin rumbo y sin fronteras alejado de Tu amor To wander aimlessly and without boundaries away from Your love Te pedí mi parte de la herencia I asked You for my share of the inheritance Sin pensar en consecuencias inconsciente de mi error Without thinking of the consequences, unaware of my mistake ​ Me fui de Tu casa y de Tu Reino I left Your house and Your Kingdom Me busqué mi propio infierno I created my own hell Me adentré en la oscuridad I went into the darkness Preso del pecado y las pasiones Prisoner of sin and passions Espejismos e ilusiones me lograron deslumbrar Mirages and illusions managed to dazzle me ​ ​ Y me aparté de Ti… mil veces tropecé y caí and I turned away from You... a thousand times I stumbled and fell Y hoy soy un hijo pródigo… oh oh… And today I am a prodigal son... oh oh... Tan solo un hijo pródigo Just a prodigal son Que clama… Abba Padre Bueno! Abba Padre Bueno! Who cries out... Abba, Good Father! Abba, Good Father! Vuelvo a Ti de todo despojado, vuelvo roto vuelvo hastiado I come back to You all stripped, I come back broken, I come back jaded No merezco Tu perdón I do not deserve Your forgiveness Vengo a proponerte ser Tu esclavo I come to propose to be Your slave Como un pobre desgraciado que no es digno de Tu amor As a poor wretch who is not worthy of Your love ​ ​ Vuelvo a Ti sin falsas pretensiones, y sin justificaciones que me puedan excusar I come back to You without false pretenses, and without justifications that can excuse me Y Tú me sorprendes con Tu abrazo y me fundo en Tu regazo que me viene a restaurar… And You surprise me with Your embrace and I melt in Your bosom that comes to restore me... ​ ​ Y me hago UNO en Ti, vuelvo a nacer en Ti… And I become ONE in You, I am born again in You.... Aún siendo un hijo pródigo oh, oh… tan solo un hijo pródigo Still a prodigal son oh, oh... just a prodigal son Que clama… ¡Abba, Padre Bueno! ¡Abba, Padre Bueno! Who cries out... Abba, Good Father! Abba, Good Father! ​ ​ ​ Music Page

  • Consecrated to Live the Cross | Love Crucified

    Consecrated to Live the Cross Lourdes Pinto — December 2016 Consecration to Mary in the L.C. Community is a necessary preparation for Calvary and then for Pentecost. We are being prepared to participate with Mary in the battle by living as victim souls to propitiate a new Pentecost. This is in line with Ven. Conchita and St. Faustina. The Lord wants to raise great saints for this times. Back

  • Way of Life of the Love Crucified Catholic Community

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Way of Life Community of Love Crucified The vocation of the Love Crucified Community is to live passionately Christ's love revealed at the Cross. There we receive the gift of His thirst, His gaze, His tears, His radical love which holds nothing back. Now He calls us to respond. The Lord has given our Community this standard: “Suffer all with Me, no longer two but ONE, in My sacrifice of love" As brothers and sisters we enter into a covenant with Christ and with each other to live fully this love in the heart of the Church, according to our spirituality (The Simple Path to Union with God 🔗 ) and mission 🔗 . God's grace makes this way of life liberating and joyful through love. It disposes us to receive a new life in the power of the Holy Spirit. ​ Our way of life embraces the following commitments: ​ 1. Lives centered on the Eucharist 2. Marian Consecration. 3. Docility to the Holy Spirit. 4. Live The Simple Path to Union with God: Our Spiritual Formation Book. 5. Victims of Love. 6. Five Stones: Humility, Purity, Simplicity, Trust, Courage. 7. Repentance and Conversion. 8. Community Life. 9. Obedience to Mother Church. 10. Fidelity to our state in life. I propose to do ever what is most perfect. I propose to seek in all things Jesus and His Cross in conformity with His holy will. I propose in my actions to pursue the interests of Christ and not my own. ...I will never be disquieted should circumstances prevent me from observing my 'Rule of life.' I will go on tranquilly. I will be flexible in the face of difficulties, humbly... then onward, ever onward! — From her "Rule of life", Bl. Concepción Cabrera de Armida, Aug 21, 1894. ​ ​ 1. Lives Centered on the Eucharist The Eucharist is Christ, our life, the source and summit of all we are and do. • We seek to participate in Holy Mass daily, if possible. • At Holy Mass, we unite with Jesus as His victim souls in His sacrifice of love to the Father. We go to die to self and receive new life in Him. We become living hosts. We offer ourselves with Jesus to the Father after the consecration of the Precious Blood with this prayer 🔗 . • We commit to a minimum of once a week of adoration before the Blessed Sacrament to listen, adore, praise, intercede, give thanks, accompany, and console Jesus and Mary in their suffering for souls. For their work, prayers and apostolic endeavours, their ordinary married and family life, their daily labour, their mental and physical relaxation, if carried out in the Spirit, and even the hardships of life if patiently borne-all of these become spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ (cf. 1 Pt 2:5). During the celebration of the Eucharist these sacrifices are most lovingly offered to the Father along with the Lord’s body. Thus as worshipers whose every deed is holy, the lay faithful consecrate the world — Lumen Gentium 34 The Eucharist as seen by the Church and the saints, edited by Fr. Jordi Rivero🔗 ​ ​ 2. Marian Consecration To come to the most perfect intimate union of love with Christ—as victims united to the Victim, we need to consecrate ourselves to Mary, Mother and Bride, with the understanding and abandonment that she will take us to the foot of the Cross. We commit to be forever "Totus Tuus" (All yours). ​ See: “Importance of Consecration” letter from Lourdes Pinto to community🔗. 33 Days to Morning Glory 🔗 —Preparation to Marian Consecration. by Fr Michael E. Gaitley, MIC; Marian Press. ​ ​ 3. Docility to the Holy Spirit We live in the Spirit, attentive to God and submitting to Him everything we do. We ask of Him in every situation, “Lord what do you want of me?” We trust in the Holy Spirit and invoke Him constantly. ​ Yet there is no greater freedom than that of allowing oneself to be guided by the Holy Spirit, renouncing the attempt to plan and control everything to the last detail, and instead, letting him enlighten, guide and direct us, leading us wherever he wills. —Pope Francis, cited on Path , p. 9 We welcome the Holy Spirit as our teacher and guide through living the Simple Path . It is He who leads us through the passage — from the feet of Jesus crucified, where we receive the gift of self-knowledge, into the Sacred Heart of Jesus, unto the union of the Most Holy Trinity. ​ “God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit which has been given to us” (Rom 5:5). Nevertheless, it is not enough to know the Spirit; we must welcome Him as the guide of our souls, as the “Teacher of the interior life” who introduces us to the Mystery of the Trinity, because He alone can open us up to faith and allow us to live it each day to the full.” Pope Benedict XVI, XXXIII World Youth Day, 2008 ​ ​ 4. Live The Simple Path to Union with God: Our Spiritual Formation Book Each Mother of the Cross (MOC) and Missionary of the Cross (MC) must be willing to allow the Simple Path to lead them through the painful purification and healing of their hearts into a deep self-knowledge . Each person must persevere to: • Follow Christ daily to the Cross, • To die to self—to what we have become that we are not. See "The Joy of Knowing who you are" The Path p.319. • To make ourselves vulnerable and stripped of our masks and false identity • And suffer ALL with Christ in order to be transformed into Love. ​ ​ 5. Victims of Love Our life is an offering of love. Our crosses, including the injustices we suffer and our daily duties, are powerful when done with great love and united with Christ. God waits for the FIAT that signals our total surrender. We don’t just offer something; we offer ourselves without reserve, our entire being, our will, our heart, our body and soul, one with Him. This is to be with Christ victims of love. ​ It is a victim soul's 'yes' that 'stirs into flame' the power of the Holy Spirit so that the Holy Spirit can lead a docile and willing soul to die with Me. It is this voluntary death that brings the soul to new life…I continue to thirst for love, but it is only the love of My victim souls that satisfies My thirst… Therefore, bring Me many victim souls. 2/1/11 Simple Path #124 p.331 See “Victim of Love” by Fr Jordi Rivero🔗 ​ ​ 6. Five Stones: Humility, Purity, Simplicity, Trust and Courage The Mothers of the Cross and Missionaries of the Cross must be committed to growing in these five virtues as we persevere in living the Simple Path and taking to heart the teachings of this community. Virtues Needed as Warriors of Love My little one, the time draws near. You hold the sword of the Spirit in the mission given to you. My family of LC are My warriors of love that will defeat the dragon in the decisive battle that draws near. Be ready to approach this evil in the same way that David approached Goliath. You will conquer the dragon in your littleness and purity because it is God who is with you. You must not fear and believe with the innocence and zeal of David… You each must also approach the battle with five stones. 1. First, the stone of humility, possessing the perfect knowledge of your nothingness and of My power and majesty. 2. Second, the stone of purity, purity of mind, heart, intention, word, desire… 3. Third, simplicity, detached from all, most especially from your ego. 4. Fourth, trust perfectly abandoned to My will. 5. Fifth, courage, courage rooted in love of Me to be perfectly obedient to My commands. These stones are your weapons for battle, for the dragon will not be defeated according to the standards of the world but in the Light of Love… 1/18/12 Simple Path #148 p. 436 ​ ​ 7. Repentance and Conversion As Love Crucified, we are committed to going daily to the Cross to kiss the feet of Jesus crucified and beg the Spirit for the gift of self-knowledge so that we can come in truth to know our sins, wounds, and disordered tendencies. It is then, through this self-awareness, that we receive the gift of repentance. ​ • Repentance is the gift of God that serves to pry open the hardened human heart so that My seeds of conversion can grow. Repentance is the Sword of the Spirit that opens the darkness within the human heart to be filled with God’s Light of truth, and the truth sets you free. To live in repentance is to live clothed in the knowledge of who you are, which is misery, and the knowledge of who I Am, which is Love and Mercy. To live in repentance is to live in the freedom of living in the embrace of Abba, Our Father. Tell My souls to seek true repentance at the foot of My Cross, and the power of My Love Crucified will set them free to live in My peace and the joy of My promise. 2/18/18 The soul that lives wrapped in the gift of knowledge grows in true humility and is then able to advance in My path on the wings of the Holy Spirit… It is here, at My feet, that you must persevere… 12/12/11 Simple Path #10 p.40. See full message🔗 • Confession: We are encouraged to go regularly to confession. There is no better way to make progress on our spiritual journey than by returning in humble repentance and love to God’s infinite mercy. See: Repentance by Fr. Jordi 🔗 ​ ​ 8. Community Life We are a community that makes a covenant to God and to each other to walk with Christ as a family, according to the charism of the community. We embrace the community's way of life and the Simple Path and help each other to live it. As one body, we are attentive to the needs of others both by serving and praying. While we live dispersed in different countries, states and cities, our hearts are united by the Holy Spirit to form one family within the Church. ​ See Community, Fr Jordi Rivero 🔗 ​ We commit to: ​ • Living the Simple Path Meditating and studying the teachings of the community as a means to become transformed into our identities as victims of love. ​ • Cenacles We participate in the weekly cenacles which are transmitted on the internet and made available to all members throughout the world. ​ • Yearly Encounters (Retreats) We have a retreat once a year at the Love Crucified Retreat House in Covington, Georgia and in Bogota, Colombia. • Accompaniment Monthly accompaniment provides a guide to assist us through our journey on the Simple Path. It helps bring to light the wounds, disorders, and lies that keep us from our true identity in Christ. It is through accompaniment that we grow in greater self-knowledge and begin the process of transformation needed to fulfill the mission entrusted to us by God-- to be Christ's witnesses, His light in the darkness, and pure, holy victims of love. ​ Monthly accompaniment is a fundamental link with the community thus, no member can be without it. In addition to accompaniment, members may have a spiritual director of their choice. ​ • Covenant Living the Covenant🔗 (oath) of the LC community. ​ • Prayer Life We are called to be men and women of intense prayer life centered on the Eucharist. We make our hidden lives a continuous prayer offering as we unite to Jesus crucified our prayers, daily sacrifices, and sufferings in love to bring consolation and joy to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary and aid in the sanctification of priests and countless souls. When I say your life is a prayer, [I mean that] your life is an offering. To offer Me your life is the perfect prayer.… Your most perfect prayer is your pure suffering united to Me and My Mother… The prayer of pure suffering is the sweetest fragrance that reaches and delights the Heart of our Father. This is also the prayer that produces an abundance of fruit. This is the prayer that is most united to Mine as I intercede before the throne of My Father…. see full message 🔗 Prayer commitments: • Daily Mass, if possible. • Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament, daily if possible. • Daily Rosary. • Renew Consecration to Mary and Holy Spirit often. • Monthly Confession. • Chaplet of Divine Mercy, daily if possible. • Offer sacrifices & mortifications, “Mortify yourself in silence.” ​ See community prayers 🔗 ​ ​ 9. Obedience to Mother Church We take an oath of fidelity and, with firm faith, believe and profess each and everything that is contained in the Symbol of Faith, namely: • The Nicene Creed • Everything contained in the Word of God, whether written or handed down in Tradition, which the Church sets forth to be believed as divinely revealed. • All the Church’s teachings regarding faith and morals. • To the teachings of the Magisterium. ​ ​ 10. Fidelity to our State of Life We embrace our state in life (single, married, widowed, priest, or consecrated...) as our God-given identity, our way of holiness and union with God. The community honors and supports the state in life of each member. We unite the daily chores of our vocation, our sufferings, and joys, to Christ, doing all things from the heart for love of Him. ​ We all share the same baptismal vocation. Prior to any particular call to a state in life, we have a primary vocation, received in baptism, that demands our whole life: A personal relationship with Christ. All vocations are founded in Him. He is the Lord who wants to reign in our hearts so that our intellect, will, and emotions are subject to Him in love. He is the fire of our hearts. This vocation must be answered every day and must grow so that we become ever more one with Christ. This call is the essence of our life. He gives himself to us and asks us to do the same. The resulting union transforms us and determines our identity. We become Christ's body. We are commanded to love all in Christ's love. Objective: goal: total transformation in Christ. Our particular State in Life is where we live our baptismal vocation. The simplest tasks lived with great care "A soul in love with God and immersed in Him approaches her duties with the same dispositions as she does Holy Communion and carries out the simplest tasks with great care, under the loving gaze of God" —Diary of St. Faustina #890. ​ O Jesus, I want to live in the present moment, to live as if this were the last day of my life. I want to use every moment scrupulously for the greater glory of God, to use every circumstance for the benefit of my soul. I want to look upon everything from the point of view that nothing happens without the will of God. –St. Faustina #1183 "Know, my daughter, that your silent, day-to-day martyrdom in complete submission to My will ushers many souls into heaven. And when it seems to you that your suffering exceeds your strength, contemplate my wounds." –St. Faustina #1184. ​ The Family in union with the Holy Family "Jesus, Mary, and Joseph had only one life, one purpose: To glorify the Heavenly Father. That is what we also must want. To achieve it, we have to enter into union with Mary and Joseph to share their life—family life, the intimate interior life of which God alone is secret. What happiness to be called to this life. Our love will consist in living with Mary and Joseph on the love of Jesus Eucharistic" —St. Peter Julian Eymard). __________________________________ Seeing Our Misery, Abandonment, and Perseverance ​ My little one, the time draws near. You hold the sword of the Spirit in the mission given to you. My family of LC are My warriors of love that will defeat the dragon in the decisive battle that draws near. Be ready to approach this evil in the same way that David approached Goliath. You will conquer the dragon in your littleness and purity because it is God who is with you. You must not fear and believe with the innocence and zeal of David. My daughter, form My family well in the teachings I give to you. You each must also approach the battle with five stones. First, the stone of humility, possessing the perfect knowledge of your nothingness and of My power and majesty. Second, the stone of purity, purity of mind, heart, intention, word, desire… Third, simplicity, detached from all, most especially from your ego. Fourth, trust perfectly abandoned to My will. Fifth, courage, courage rooted in love of Me to be perfectly obedient to My commands. These stones are your weapons for battle, for the dragon will not be defeated according to the standards of the world but in the Light of Love. Therefore, My family, prepare for battle. Be attentive to Me. — 1/18/12 Simple Path #148 p. 436 ​ ​ 9 10 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1 Anchor 1

  • Violence of Sorrows -I — Love Crucified Catholic Community

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  • The Call – Love Crucified Catholic Community

    Suffer ALL with Me, no longer two but one, in My sacrifice of love. The Call "Will You Be My Victim Soul?" Our Lord first spoke these words to a simple, ordinary wife and mother while on pilgrimage with her family in Medjugorje in 2006. It was there, with her response of complete surrender, love, and trust, that the mission of this work began. Through a series of interior inspirations and the guidance of an experienced confessor, the Love Crucified Community was formed. ​ Its mission is to bring to the Lord victim souls for these decisive times. The Simple Path to Union with God is the book of God’s spiritual formation for those who respond,to the call. We are invited to enter the hidden power of God—His Love. We live our motto: Suffer ALL with Me, no longer two but one, in My sacrifice of love. Excerpts from The Simple Path to Union with God (Simple Path): ​ The Light of Jesus Christ is Love that suffers All Only love radiates the light of God, for His light is Love...that suffers for all and with all. Receive my wounds, the sin, brokenness, and oppression of your brothers and sisters, so that you can radiate My light in the darkness. This is love. The love of the world is self-seeking and self-centered, but the love of God is self-giving. (Simple Path #88 p. 243) Your Life Now Holds the Power of God It is the Light of God that will extinguish the darkness of Satan. You have entered the hidden power of God consumed in His heart. Your life now holds the power of God. It is through your love in suffering that your life will conquer the forces of evil. Live in My Hidden Force, unnoticed by all but seen by Abba, our Father. Believe who you are through the mercy of God who loves you.... Now WE--for we truly have become ONE-- must enter the pains of Calvary for the salvation of many. (Simple Path #89 p. 244) Identity of a Mother of the Cross Identity of a Missionary of the Cross

  • Most Precious Blood I,II&III | Love Crucified

    Most Precious Blood –I Lourdes Pinto – May 30, 2019 ​ Receiving the Blood of Christ as victims of love we become ONE with Him ​ See also prayer: Consecration to the Precious Blood of Jesus Most Precious Blood –II Lourdes Pinto – June 6, 2019 ​ See also Examination of Conscience on Love Most Precious Blood –III Lourdes Pinto – June 13, 2019 See also Examination of Conscience on Love Back PartII PartIII

  • Community | Love Crucified Catholic Community

    Community Fr. Jordi, 2012 What is community. Many meanings In NT, it is the communion of members of the Body of Christ baptismal vocation to holiness. To live Gospel, to be more effective witnesses. All from the Jesus through the Church mediated through community. Holy Scripture presupposes community. Live according to the Gospel and in the power of the Holy Spirit. Acts, "Encourage each other daily while it is still today" -Hebrews 3:13 "Encourage one another and build one another up" -1 Thessalonians 5:11 The Lord renews the Church through men and women who seek to renew themselves in the Spirit. To live the Gospel, To be more effective witnesses. Form communities. Different from the world. John Paul II's support for communities These communities are a sign of vitality within the Church, an instrument of formation and evangelization, and a solid starting point for a new society based on a ‘civilization of love’… They are thus cause for great hope for the life of the Church. —JOHN PAUL II, The Mission of the Redeemer, n. 51 Make yourselves builders of communities in which, after the example of the first community, the Word lives and acts —JOHN PAUL II, Address to Focolare Movement, Rome, May 3, 1986 New communities sign of a springtime. Covenant community vs a group. Commitment Participation in community activities we grow in unity, encourage each other to love and serve and give glory to God. "And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another." -Hebrews 10:24-25 St. Ignatius of Antioch “Try to gather together more frequently to give thanks to God and to praise him. For when you come together frequently, Satan’s powers are undermined, and the destruction he threatens is done away with in the unanimity of your faith. Nothing is better than peace, in which all warfare between heaven and earth is brought to an end.” —a letter to the Ephesians by Saint Ignatius of Antioch, bishop and martyr, Liturgy of the Hours, Volume I Cenacles are the community's weekly gathering to pray, worship and fellowship. Where Holy Spirit guides, heals, speaks, instructs and moves freely. We are open to the gifts of the Holy Spirit, including words of knowledge, tongues, silence, etc. -Cf. Ef 5,19, Col 3,16-17 Song and praise. "He who sings prays twice" (St. Agustin, cf. Psalm 72,1). Love Catechism 953 "Communion in charity. In the sanctorum communio, "None of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself." "If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together. Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it." Many seek community to satisfy a natural need for love, according to the world. St Leo the Great: Even the most intimate bonds of friendship and the closest affinity of minds cannot truly lay claim to this peace if they are not in agreement with the will of God. -office Monday XXIII confuse love with pampering the flesh. But community is meant to purify us. Loving one another is only possible if we are willing to suffer one another as Jesus suffered for us. "We follow our Lord in readiness to spend our life for our brothers (cf. 1 John 3:16), becoming messengers of a joy that does not fear pain, the joy of the Resurrection. -Benedict XVI>> Community should be a witness of the love that Christ commanded. To love all, not as we may choose, but as He has loved us, that is with a crucified love. "This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. -Jn 15:12. St. Faustina “Jesus, I thank You for the little daily crosses, for opposition to my endeavors, for the hardships of communal life, for the misinterpretation of my intentions, for humiliations at the hands of others, for the harsh way in which we are treated, for false suspicions, for poor health and loss of strength, for self-denial, for dying to myself, for lack of recognition in everything, for the upsetting of all my plans.” Love lived in community radiates to those outside. As organs serve the body, Welcome others called to community Be an Ark of the New Covenant. The Immaculate Heart. Padre Pio, Re: his Spiritual Children: “'I love my Spiritual Children as much as my own soul and even more.' 'Once I take a soul on, I also take on their entire family as my spiritual children.' 'To my Spiritual Children, my prayers for you will never be lacking.' 'If one of my spiritual children ever goes astray, I shall leave my flock and seek him out.' Fidelity "It is not an idea or a strategy that unites us but love of Christ and his Holy Spirit. The effectiveness of our service to the Church, the Bride of Christ, depends essentially on this, on our fidelity to the divine kingship of CRUCIFIED LOVE" - Benedict XVI>> Strength not based on numbers but in fidelity to the Lord. Attentive to His action. How did you begin? What is your history? Whom have I raised up to help in this task? Like Israelites, like the Apostles, we forget God's actions and revert to our old ways. What has the Lord taught us? What has he placed in our hearts? Persevere. Remnant. Sustained by prayer Benedict XVI, April 18, 20102 “In a meditation of the 4th chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, and the story of how Sts. Peter and John were arrested, the Pope observed that the early Christian community was sustained by unity in prayer. Prayer was “the fundamental element of the first community and should always be fundamental to the Church,” he said. Facing persecution, the disciples of Christ recognized that the threat to Peter and John was a threat to their entire community, the Pope said. “In suffering persecution for Jesus' sake, the community not only did not give way to fear and division, but was profoundly united in prayer.” The Pontiff went on to observe that the disciples did not pray to be spared from persecution, but only to be allowed to continue spreading the Gospel. safa In their prayer the earliest Christians were completed united, the Pope said. He remarked that “unity is consolidated rather than undermined, because it is supported by unshakeable prayer.” The Church should not fear opposition or persecution, he said, but trust steadily in God’s power. The disciples sought God’s help, the Pope said, because “they wanted to become a force for the transformation of reality, changing the hearts, minds and lives of men and bringing the radical novelty of the Gospel.” Back

  • Christ's Crusade of Victim Souls | Love Crucified

    HOME ABOUT US ABOUT US IDENTITY OF A MOTHER OF THE CROSS IDENTITY OF A MISSIONARY OF THE CROSS HISTORY MISSION MISSION THE CALL MESSAGES from THE LORD LOVE CRUCIFIED CROSS COMMUNITY WAY OF LIFE COVENANT PRAYERS INITIAL DISCERNMENT TESTIMONIES PHOTO GALLERY TEACHINGS BOOKS/MUSIC BOOKS MUSIC RESOURCES CONTACT US SEARCH Christ's Crusade of Victim Souls Vs Satan's New World Order, "Be Not Afraid." Lourdes Pinto —Part I —Part II — Part III – Part IV The time has come! The principalities of darkness are consuming the world. Only through the power of the Cross can we as His victim souls battle against this new world order of destruction. We must be formed to perfection in love; purified, blessed, broken and given as His Living Host so we can live in the joy and peace of His Divine Love and be His light in the present darkness. We must believe He is making all things new! I Lourdes Pinto — November 19, 2020 II Lourdes Pinto — December 10, 2020 III Lourdes Pinto – January 7, 2021 IV Lourdes Pinto – January 14, 2021 "Who will remain faithful during the great and terrible persecution?" Back partI PartII PartIII Part-4

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