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May 2016

Don’t let fear keep you from World Youth Day, cardinal says

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Rome, Italy, May 17, 2016 / 01:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With millions of youth set to arrive in Krakow for World Youth Day in just a few weeks, Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz said that “there is no danger” and urged those still on the fence to not miss the opportunity out of fear.

“Come to Krakow, we’re waiting for you, don’t be afraid!” the cardinal said in a May 30 message to young people around the world. “I say clearly to the youth: do not be afraid.”

Cardinal Dziwisz, who served as St. John Paul II’s personal secretary for 12 years in Krakow as well as throughout the entirety of his 27-year pontificate, is the current Archbishop of Krakow and is heading the majority of preparations for the July 26-31 World Youth Day (WYD) gathering, which his diocese is hosting.

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The Very Pinnacle of Divine Mercy for Souls Striving to Love God | The Divine Antidote

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Our Lord to St. Faustina: “I desire to unite Myself with human souls; My great delight is to unite Myself with souls. Know My daughter, when I come to a human heart in Holy Communion,The Priest says: “Behold the Lamb of God, behold him who takes away the sins of the world. Blessed are those called to the supper of the Lamb.”

My hands are full of all kinds of Graces, which I want to give to the soul.  But souls do not even pay any attention to Me; they leave Me to Myself and busy themselves with other things. Oh, how sad I am that souls do not recognize Love!  They treat Me as a dead object….

“But I want to tell you that eternal life must begin already here on earth through Holy Communion. EACH HOLY COMMUNION MAKES YOU MORE CAPABLE OF COMMUNING WITH GOD THROUGHOUT ALL ETERNITY (emphasis added)…

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Understanding Who the Holy Spirit is and His Role in our Soul and our Sanctification | The Divine Antidote

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The quote from St. Teresa of Avila is one of the most important we will ever read. The Holy Spirit sanctifies us, but if we do not truly know Him as a Person, how can the process of sanctification occur?

Elizabeth Kindelmann prayed this prayer: “Spirit of understanding, of strength, of wisdom, descend upon me and take possession of me.” Our Lord told Elizabeth that he wanted all to have this exceptionally close relationship with the Holy Spirit: “I will pour out upon all of you My extraordinary graces.”

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The Holy Spirit is our Divine Friend/Understanding the Dove and the Paraclete | The Divine Antidote

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As we proceed in our quest to internalize all these insights on the Holy Spirit so that they are embedded in our thoughts, words and actions, we beg The Father and the Son to send us the Holy Spirit as our dearest Friend, so we may know His Presence deeply each moment.5c057-tn_si2es08

Our Lord explained to Elizabeth Kindelmann (www.flameoflove.us) the power of the Holy Spirit to help us in every way to grow in holiness, especially in making decisions and in speaking or acting, since it is our emotions, thoughts, words and actions which must be controlled in order to become holy. On one particular occasion, when Elizabeth was about to encounter and speak with a priest in a very stressful situation, she stated: “…my whole body shook, but the Holy Spirit was helping me.” Note how she was aware of His Presence, despite the fact that she was so…

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Precious Unity: A Gift that Must Be Earnestly Sought and a Sign of the Holy Spirit | The Divine Antidote

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The time of intense disunity in the world is coming and you see it happening in our Country very intensely now as even most practicing Christians can not agree on right and wrong.  There is an antidote: the Holy Spirit.  The Flame of Love Grace (www.flameoflove.us) has been given by God through His Mother precisely for these times in order for the Reign of the Holy Spirit in the New Pentecost to occur in each person who will correspond to this Grace!  The Holy Spirit is the Sanctifier!  Our Mother’s role is to give us what she has, since she is the perfect Mother to her children.  Just as with the God-Man, Jesus Christ, it requires the Holy Spirit and Mary to perfectly form Jesus Christ in ourselves.

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The Joy of the Holy Spirit Must Be in You and Your Joy Will be Complete | The Divine Antidote

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Knowing we forget the vast majority of what we read, especially as more time goes by, we seek to put into practice with God’s Grace the most important elements of Union with the Trinity, which flow from our Baptism, Confirmation and the Grace of the other Sacraments and the Signal Graces God wills to send us now: the Joy of a dramatic increase in the three Virtues of Faith, Hope and Love.  These three virtues correspond to the Father, Son and Holy Spirit and are designed by God to produce the repentance/conversion of our heart and our will such that we rejoice always!  This Joy is a Gift and should then cause us to smile as much as possible and radiate our thanksgiving and love, because of the Joy of the Holy Spirit within us…the Love between the Father and the Son!  Our subtle pride often causes us problems with…

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A Divine Insight of the Holy Spirit: Two Sanctifiers Are Necessary | The Divine Antidote

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When we realize that the Apostles despite having been Baptized, despite receiving the Eucharist, despite engaging in daily prayer and acts of Charity, did not become fearless warriors for Jesus Christ until after receiving the power of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, we likewise must resolve to beg for the Holy Spirit as they did………with Mary.  It was the spouse of the Holy Spirit, Mary the Mother of Jesus Christ, who led them during that time to properly receive this great Gift of the Love between the Father and the Son, so that the Holy Spirit finally and completely changed their lives to imitate Christ the way Mary did.  Why would it be different for us?

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The Holy Spirit Within: the Life of Continuous Presence and Love | The Divine Antidote

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One of the great blessings bestowed on Elizabeth Kindelmann (and the goal of our life in Christ on earth) was the continuous contact with the Son for the glory of the Father through the power and presence of the Holy Spirit within her, which she corresponded to in a heroic way. Most

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of us struggle to remain in loving contact with the Trinity at all during the day outside our normal prayer time. The great insight from God’s Word through St. Paul is that we can and should be “praying continuously” and not just at formal prayer time or during Mass or religious events. So how exactly do we do this? How do we achieve this main goal of the spiritual life…this life…

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The Gifts: Fear of The Lord | The Divine Antidote

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This Gift is considered the lowest or foundational Gift of the Holy Spirit. However, it is important to understand that is does not mean servile or fear of punishment….this fear is not rooted in Charity and is therefore not a Gift of the Holy Spirit. The Gift of Fear means the filial or childlike fear of offending or displeasing God and being separated from Him as Love. One who loves completely fears separation from his Great Love…God. This is the fear that is a Gift of the Holy Spirit.

Archbishop Martinez explains the importance of this Gift: “the Gift of Fear…makes us know our true value, and prevents that rebellion against God and that pride by which we believe ourselves to be better than we are. The Gift of Fear…by uniting us with God, makes us feel deeply our own deficiency….it is a supernatural effect which the Holy Spirit produces…

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