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June 5, 1999 - Written June 4, 1999, First Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 4th Day of the Month of the Sacred Heart


A Prayer for Intimacy with the Lamb, the Bridegroom of the Soul

Oh Lamb of God, Who take away the sins of the world, come and act on my soul most intimately. I surrender myself, as I ask for the grace to let go, to just be as I exist in You and You act most intimately on my soul. You are the Initiator. I am the soul waiting Your favors as You act in me. I love You. I adore You. I worship You. Come and possess my soul with Your Divine Grace, as I experience You most intimately.


Messenger: This is the first part of a writing given on June 4, 1999, First Friday, 6:00 a.m. on the 4th day of the month of the Sacred Heart.  The writing is on the Mass.

THE MASS - PART ONE from June 4, 1999 First Friday in the Month of the Sacred Heart.

Picture of vision given to Lucia June 1929

Messenger: The greatest sacrifice ever is Christ giving Himself as a Sacrifice on the cross for love of men.

He is the Savior, He is the One promised from ages past to redeem the world.

The Sacrifice of Calvary is sacramentally made present at the Mass through the hands of priests.

Christ is the Chief Priest and Victim. He offers sacrifice through the priest with the people in the Holy Spirit.

The whole body of Christ partakes in the offering. We offer ourselves to the Father, united to Jesus, Chief Priest and Victim, in the Holy Spirit as members of the Body of Christ. The more identified we are with Christ, the greater is the grace released.

In the Mass there is this profound interaction between God and us in which we become so one in Jesus, identifying with Him in His role as King, Prophet and High Priest.

We wish for the greatest purity in order to partake in the sacrifice as deeply as possible.

The more we give ourselves in consecration to the pure and holy Hearts of Jesus and Mary, the more pure and holy is our participation.

We come to Mass having sorrow for sin to offer a holy sacrifice to God.

We wish to help make reparation for our sins and the sins of all. We recognize the fact that we as a people have offended God.

We offer a sacrifice to God. We offer ourselves united to Jesus in this sacrifice. This sacrifice deepens the relationship between God and us.

A husband and wife unite in the marriage act. In this act they become most intimately united to one another.

In the Mass God unites with His beloved souls in a most intimate spousal union.

In this act of unity, God and we are united in greater oneness.

Man sins, this damages the relationship between man and God.

Man comes to the altar to offer sacrifice to say he is sorry, to give great honor and glory to God, to thank Him for all His gifts and to make reparation for sins. At this time man petitions God for his needs. He wants to help renew his own relationship and the relationship of the people to a more favored status with God. He recognizes his sins, he asks for forgiveness and mercy. He praises and worships God and in this very act wishes to help make reparation for the sins committed against God.

In the sacrificial offering, there is a dying of self. Men should want to be more likened to God. This should be man's desire in this intimate union, to be more likened to Him.

The Mass leads up to the point of Consecration when the bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Jesus offered to the Father in the Holy Spirit.

The Mass brings greater oneness with God. The Mass unites us and helps make us one in Him.

We are creatures offering sacrifice to the Creator.

The Mass unites heaven and earth in a profound way at the point of Consecration, for we offer ourselves to the Father in the most perfect sacrifice, united to Jesus Christ His precious Son. The more we are one in Him, the greater is our participation in the sacrifice. Our focus is oneness with God.

We mount the altar of sacrifice. We are sorry for our sins. We want to exist in Him, to be one in Him in an elevated state. We are filled with the desire to thank Him, to praise Him, to give honor and love to Him.

Christ crucified and resurrected is our focus. We desire to exist in Him in this elevated state where we most intimately give ourselves to Him and know Him more. The divine mysteries are imprinted more deeply in our souls. We acquire an intimate knowledge of Him within the soul, within our being. I cannot adequately put all this into words. We experience this spousal relationship with Him in a special way in the Mass.

We stand at the foot of the cross, dwelling in the Heart of the Immaculate Mother.

Eve and the snake
Eve and the snake

New Eve and New Adam

New Eve and New Adam

This is you My child.
(kneeling in prayer)

The Resurrection Stained Glass WindowMessenger: We see the glory of the Resurrection.

We receive deeper insights into the mystery of Christ, not in words spoken, but in a deep interior knowledge of Him as we die to self and unite most intimately to our Divine God.

We are united to the Risen Lord. We are taken to realms far beyond the self to a greater union with God and all others, for we are consumed with the love of this Divine Being as we exist in Him in the most intimate spousal union. Union, oneness. I am elevated to such heights in Him and my capacity of loving and knowing are elevated to a higher level as He floods me with His grace.

In the Heart of Jesus are found the treasures of wisdom and knowledge and this oneness with Christ is at a most heightened level in the Mass. Yes, it is a journey into the Heart of Christ. We see the glory of that morning as we break forth from the tomb of darkness and are flooded more with His life.

Jesus is Chief Priest and Victim in the Mass. We are one in Him offering this sacrifice to the Father. We are little children of the Father begging for forgiveness for ourselves and the people of the earth.


Question for married couples and others in intimate relationships:

Q: How does my deep connection with Our Lord keep me permanently united to you in my heart even when we are not together or with others?

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