Weekly News Flash from the Universal Living Rosary Association of Saint Philomena, Week of Sunday, September 15, 2013


“The Fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom.” (Ps. 110:10) How shall we be confirmed in this holy fear of God? We have the voice of the Holy Spirit in Scripture exhort us concerning it, “In all thy works, remember thy last end, and thou shalt never sin.” (Eccl.7:40) What is so fearful about death is not its uncertainty, for we know we will die, but we do not know when, where or how we shall die. When and where matter little, but our Eternity depends on how we will die. Will we be in the Grace of God or die as His enemy in mortal sin? We know that, as long as there is a spark of life in us, we can correspond to the Grace of God and save our soul. The whole of our Eternity rests upon courage and self-conquest. It is wise for us to pause and reflect on Hell, which is a land of misery and darkness. Everlasting fires of Hell torment the damned but more than any physical suffering is the overwhelming despair that seizes their soul, knowing that they will never see the Face of God and His Heaven of everlasting happiness and joy. Let this thought help you courageously to take a stand for Christ while you still have life in you. Millions of Christians have shed their blood and undergone the most cruel tortures for Christ rather than deny Him before man. Frequent the Sacraments! Daily, make your spiritual meditation. Never omit your prayers. Fear not, for the Lord is with thee in all things. “If God be for us, who can be against us!” (Rom. 8:31)

Come, O Blessed Spirit of Holy Fear, penetrate my inmost heart, that I may set Thee, my Lord and God, before my face forever; help me to shun all things that can offend Thee, and make me worthy to appear before the pure Eyes of Thy Divine Majesty in Heaven, where Thou livest and reignest in the unity of the ever Blessed Trinity, world without end. Amen.


In her book on the Eucharist, Pauline Jaricot exalted God’s Sacrament of Love. She told how It was an ocean of marvels without bottom or shores, that Christ was truly present under the appearance of the Host. He veils His size, sheds endless charity, dwells in incomprehensible patience, deepest humility, perfect obedience, and all the while is enormously rejected. He is hidden underneath the forms of bread and wine. In this way, He presents Himself to our senses, as bread that He may be our life, as wine that He may be our strength. Christ came to establish His reign in our souls, but nothing brilliant announces His presence. His triumph is to defeat man’s senses by conquest of his heart, not to defeat his heart while dazzling his senses. He remains always hidden from our senses.

The Holy Eucharist is a masterpiece of God’s Love. By means of this Sacrament, God found a way to unite Himself to man so intimately that they become one. God’s Heart becomes the principle of both our temporal and spiritual life. Through this wonderful union, man lives in God and God lives in man, whose being is renewed and absorbed in Him.

Pauline offered herself in sacrifice to the merciful love of God with an apostolic vision: to save France and the world! It was in transforming herself through the Eucharist she would become a living Eucharist, a living ‘Tabernacle’ inside of which Christ would hide Himself and live in her His life, renewing His Passion. She was one with the feelings that Christ had for His Father in the Eucharist, and united with Him, she offered the Son to the Father for His Eternal Glory. Making Himself host, Jesus is delighted to repair the insolence of proud and ungrateful sinners. Pauline felt overwhelmed by the mysteries contained in the Eucharist and united her worship with that of the Heart of Mary, His Mother.

Keenly aware of the intense bitterness of the Heart of Jesus wounded by the outrages given Him in the Holy Eucharist, Pauline founded a group of workers under the name of “Neglected and Forgotten Repairers of the Heart of Jesus.” They devoted day and night to prayer and penance. Then, she set about to organize perpetual adoration in parishes. She saw the devastations and profanity of so many in France who offended God deeply, and yet she saw in God’s Heart infinitely more mercy, love, and power than all the iniquities which existed on earth… “This is why I hope beyond all hope!” (V t 1 p 259) All I know, I have learned at the foot of the Cross, in the presence of the Most Blessed Sacrament. O Jesus, God of all Love, how much You have loved us!

The priest is the reservoir of all good things, spiritual and temporal, that God has poured out upon the universe. The Most Blessed Sacrament is like the Sun of the moral world. Pauline envisioned Christ crucified like a fountain of life placed atop a hill, from whence grace and salvation bursts forth. These waters form an immense reservoir, the Eucharist. So effulgent are they that they naturally overflow watering the whole earth. This is a picture of Christ Our Savior who floods the earth by His Eucharistic Being. Not only does He bless mankind, but also conserves their health and their lives. He gives them all the fruits of the earth. He assures fertility of the lands and prosperity of the cities. If we but had faith, we could see in every step the footprint of God.

The center of the universe is God, the Incarnate Word. He gave us His Eucharistic Body. He gave us His Heart. Christ is the Sun of the moral and the material world. He is before all things, and everything subsists in Him. He is the Principle! Every man must know this and receive the benefit of this knowledge. This is the very realization that gave Pauline the vision to launch her ardent missionary initiative. Christ came to bring happiness and true life to men; therefore, we must collaborate with Christ!

It is vital to help missionaries spread His knowledge and love. It is urgent that we cooperate with the mission in the Church. This will be the core of the zeal of Pauline’s life’s work, which took possession of her soul. This vision is the profound cause of her deeds, to spread the Love of Christ over the whole earth. The Propagation of the Faith finds its source in the Eucharistic adoration and in the Living Rosary. In her vision, Pauline saw a second tank, which received the waters that flow from the first tank, which represents the Eucharist. Christ in person renders Himself present and gives Himself to us through Love.

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For centuries, our cherished Catholic faith has been passed from person to person, parent to child, etc. Each of us carries in our heart a special memory of how God first graced us with the knowledge of the faith and how Our Blessed Mother, Saint Philomena, Venerable Pauline Jaricot and other saints changed our lives and brought us closer to Christ.

In our work in the Universal Living Rosary Association, we see first hand how millions of souls are currently living without that knowledge of God and are living outside of His grace. We have been given a beautiful opportunity to carry out Christ’s work and pass on our faith and blessings to others who would otherwise never be introduced to Our Lord, the Savior of all mankind. Just as we pray for the souls in Purgatory who have no one to pray for them, we should also make it a part of our life’s mission to pass on our faith to as many souls as possible who have no one else to pass it on to them, who don’t know Our Lord and His promise of salvation.

This is the box we send out to the foreign Missions $77.95. It contains Rosaries, Scapulars, Miraculous Medals, Cord & Oil, Newsletters, Calendars, Catechism books, 2 TAN books, large color prints, lists and encouragements for our Promoters.

This is the box we send out to the foreign Missions $77.95. It contains Rosaries, Scapulars, Miraculous Medals, Cord & Oil, Newsletters, Calendars, Catechism books, 2 TAN books, large color prints, lists and encouragement for our Promoters.

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