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Welcome to Part I of III of our All Hallows’ Eve Special.  Segment I is titled “The Spiritual Battle” and is the sharing of some of my personal God-given experiences of the nature of the spiritual battle, and the difficulty of the narrow, uphill climb.  It is shared for your discernment and as an aid in your own spiritual journey, and in witness to the hidden spiritual warfare that surrounds us.  The spiritual battle is something all of us are engaged in as human beings. It is our spiritual growth in our lives here that ideally should bring us to awareness of that battle and a choosing of sides – God, Who is Love and His Son, Jesus Christ, or evil.

By right of our baptism, all Christians are called to work for the Body of Christ in our own growth, spiritual development & deepening of our relationship with God. Then, in turn, we are called to be of service to others. It is essential that we all become aware of the truth of this spiritual battle, so that we can be drawn into the safety of a relationship with God, and be a beacon of light to others.

I hope this witness helps you in the narrow climb of faith and holiness, and offers encouragement to persevere through the twists & turns of the spiritual journey we call life.

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Episode Four of The Deliverance Network Channel, Season One, contains powerful experiences of God, including what I came to know afterwards was a long message received by the phenomenon of ‘inner locution’.  This long ‘dictated’ message from our Father is definitely in Godspeak, and I welcome you to spread particularly this message to your friends, pastors and priests.  It is my hope that my continued witness spurs you to consider your own spiritual journey, with encouragement in this episode from my own struggles on the path of holiness.  God bless!

Karen

Hope you enjoy Episode Three of The Deliverance Network Channel.  Please forgive our foe, the wind!  A few words are lost here and there but the message is clear!  This episode contains a difficult sharing of an experience of two ‘tastes’ of Hell given me by God.  A horrifying experience to be sure, but a truth He wishes me to reiterate to the world…God bless!

Karen

We hope you enjoy watching Episode Two of our first season, and that it provides inspiration and witness for your Christian spiritual journey.  If the spiritual journey is not something you have given much thought to, it is my hope that my witness will niggle you to make your own search for the Truth.

Over the years Charlie & I have filmed in all sorts of weather, and filming this project has proved to be no different!  While we enjoyed wonderful sunshine, the wind was not our friend!  Luckily only a snippet or two are a little hard to hear. Have patience as we fine tune our filming process, and enjoy the video!   Please feel free to send questions or comments to thedeliverancenetwork@gmail.com.  God bless!

Karen

 

I am excited to report that my young reporter friend, Charlie, and I have finished filming Season One of our new  Deliverance Network Channel on Youtube.  We hope to have six episodes each season for you and will likely release them weekly.

This Channel will be a vehicle for sharing episodes of recreations of my many mystical experiences of Jesus, God, Mary, angels & Satan & demons.  Many of the experiences will share words and messages from God of importance for everyone – especially considering the precarious times we live in.

It is my hope that my witness and our Channel be a support and inspiration for your spiritual journey, and that you share it with your friends and family.  I cannot stress seriously enough the urgent need for everyone to recognize that their life here on earth is a spiritual journey, and that our collective choices for good or evil have an immense impact on our world, future, and indeed our individual eternity.  It is of extreme importance that mankind take heed to the call to repent, make or renew a commitment to love, and search for God and follow His Commandments.

I personally take this responsibility and work quite seriously, and promise to deliver you Truth, as I have experienced it these past 18 years, under the wonderful direction of many Catholic priests.  I would be lost without their valuable direction, training, advice and guidance.  A special thanks as well to Charlie Senack for the amazing job this young man is doing in filming, editing and producing this work.  Please feel free to post your comments and feedback, or send us an email at thedeliverancenetwork@gmail.com.

*Editorial Correction – Closing credit should state St. Patrick’s R.C. Church, not Fallowfield United Church.  We hope to correct the video as soon as Charlie has a free moment! For an overview of our Channel, please check out the trailer below. God bless!

Divine Mercy

Almost everyone in the church has now heard about the Divine Mercy movement and revelations to a young uneducated nun, Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska, who was in a convent called the Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Poland during the 1930s.

Saint Faustina experienced revelations and messages from Jesus that speak directly to our times, and they were published from her writings in the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska.  The Diary holds significant warnings for the hour mankind finds itself in:

Secretary of My mercy, write, tell souls about this great mercy of Mine, because the awful day, the day of My justice is near. (Diary Entry 965).

and

Write down these words, my daughter. Speak to the world about My mercy; let all mankind recognize My unfathomable mercy. It is a sign for the end times; after it will come the day of justice. While there is still time let them have recourse to the fount of My mercy … (Diary Entry 848).

Her many messages echo several of my own experiences of Jesus, accompanied by urgent exhortation messages for us to repent and amend our lives.  Messages such as:

TELL SOULS TO HAVE RECOURSE TO MY MERCY WHILE THERE IS STILL TIME FOR MERCY. I LOVE YOU AND YOU ARE MINE.” (Jesus to me – March 6, 2005)

and

My sweet and tender child of Mercy, write that I am in love with the world.” (Jesus – November 25, 2007) and REPENT!!! JUDGEMENT IS AT YOUR DOOR!!!” (Urgent, urgent, urgent narrated message from Jesus – June 12, 2008)

Jesus made clear the times we are now in when he said to St. Faustina:

Today I am sending you with My mercy to the people of the whole world. I do not want to punish aching mankind, but I desire to heal it, pressing it to My Merciful Heart. I use punishment when they themselves force Me to do so; My hand is reluctant to take hold of the sword of justice. Before the Day of Justice I am sending the Day of Mercy” (Diary Entry 1588)

Dr. Robert Stackpole, STD, Director of the John Paul II Institute of Divine Mercy, based in Stockbridge Massachusetts, speaks here about the spread of the Divine Mercy message throughout the world, and its implications for our times; the spread of the gospel and the message of Divine Mercy that precedes the Second Coming of Jesus.

The use of technology and global communications in our time has done much to bring about the worldwide preaching of the gospel and the message of God’s unfathomable mercy.  However, certain areas of the world, such as China, remain difficult areas to evangelize. Jesus in Matthew 24 had much to say about the preaching of the gospel message to the whole world and the signs of the times:

The Destruction of the Temple and Signs of the End Times
24 Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. 2 “Do you see all these things?” he asked. “Truly I tell you, not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.”

3 As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?”

4 Jesus answered: “Watch out that no one deceives you. 5 For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many. 6 You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. 7 Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. 8 All these are the beginning of birth pains.

9 “Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. 10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 13 but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. 14 And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

15 “So when you see standing in the holy place ‘the abomination that causes desolation,’[a] spoken of through the prophet Daniel—let the reader understand— 16 then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 17 Let no one on the housetop go down to take anything out of the house. 18 Let no one in the field go back to get their cloak. 19 How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers! 20 Pray that your flight will not take place in winter or on the Sabbath. 21 For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now—and never to be equaled again.

22 “If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened. 23 At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or, ‘There he is!’ do not believe it. 24 For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect. 25 See, I have told you ahead of time.

26 “So if anyone tells you, ‘There he is, out in the wilderness,’ do not go out; or, ‘Here he is, in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it. 27 For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 28 Wherever there is a carcass, there the vultures will gather.

29 “Immediately after the distress of those days

“‘the sun will be darkened,
and the moon will not give its light;
the stars will fall from the sky,
and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.’[b]

30 “Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the peoples of the earth[c] will mourn when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.[d] 31 And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.

32 “Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near. 33 Even so, when you see all these things, you know that it[e] is near, right at the door. 34 Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened. 35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

The Day and Hour Unknown
36 “But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son,[f] but only the Father. 37 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. 38 For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; 39 and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. 40 Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left. 41 Two women will be grinding with a hand mill; one will be taken and the other left.

42 “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. 43 But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. 44 So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.

45 “Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time? 46 It will be good for that servant whose master finds him doing so when he returns. 47 Truly I tell you, he will put him in charge of all his possessions. 48 But suppose that servant is wicked and says to himself, ‘My master is staying away a long time,’ 49 and he then begins to beat his fellow servants and to eat and drink with drunkards. 50 The master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he is not aware of. 51 He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.” (New International Version)

In these verses Jesus refers to events that must come as the beginnings of birth pains.  It is as though the entire creation is groaning in the birthing of the sons and daughters of our Father, and until that time as the birthing process is complete, we all continue to labour – for the Kingdom – and for growth in ourselves in holiness.

A dream experience I had in January, 2010 illustrates both the joy and pain of the ‘birthing process’ as it relates to Divine Mercy, and I wonder at its symbolism regarding our Eastern brothers and sisters:

 I had a dream where I was in a large building.  I walked past a room where I heard sounds of what I thought was crying and lamenting.  The door was closed as I walked past it the first time, so I could not tell for sure what was occurring, but I knew it was a large labour room. 

I continued walking to the area I was supposed to be in, and found myself sitting in a chair with one of my Divine Mercy cenacle friends – her name was Collette (which means “Victorious People”).  We sat in something like meeting room chairs – waiting for something.

All of a sudden there was much excitement and activity.  Collette ran off in the direction of it.  I too began to get up and go find out what was occurring.

All of a sudden I realized I was in the Divine Mercy Centre in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.  I came into an adjoining room and realized there was much hoopla because the nuns of the Centre were on the move – marching in a procession to somewhere – as if for a special ceremony or Mass, and they were all dressed head to toe completely in white – not one speck of colour – full white habits.

I knew this first before seeing it because as I came into the room I saw Pope John Paul II.  He was at another entrance or doorway to this room I had come into and he stood completely opposite to me at opposite entrances to the same room.  I looked straight at him and he at me, but he did not speak.  His expression was neither joyful nor sorrowful, as I remembered it.  If I had to label it I would say it appeared ‘matter of fact’ – steady, even, plain and matter of fact.

Then I went outside, to the right, and saw the massive chapel of Stockbridge and saw the nuns then all processing outdoors in a courtyard or something – wearing their white robes for some special occasion – going I know not where, but getting ready for a big event.  Then I realized there were people – like people visiting on a pilgrimage – everywhere there!

I marvelled at how teeming this place was – the interest and excitement at whatever special thing was taking place there.

As I walked back to join the crowds and the procession, etc., I passed the same large birthing room I had passed with the closed door the first time.  This time the door was open and I saw and knew what the cries and lamenting were all about.  I saw an oriental mother had given birth to twins.  It had been a difficult birth, but I saw her standing and being supported by another lady – perhaps her mother, and I saw the twins on a delivery table of sorts.  The doctor was working on them and they appeared joined somehow, but alive.  I was relieved to know all the noise and pain was to give rise to this and not a stillbirth, as I had feared.  I then went outside to join the nuns, crowd & procession.

Upon awakening it did not surprise me to see that the image of JPII was in this dream about Divine Mercy, as the Centre in Stockbridge writes about his personal passion for the writings of St. Faustina, the inception of the movement, and the installation of the second Sunday of Easter as Divine Mercy Sunday in the church:

Pope John Paul II, both in his teaching and personal life, strove to live and teach the message of Divine Mercy. As the great Mercy Pope, he wrote an encyclical on Divine Mercy:

“The Message of Divine Mercy has always been near and dear to me… which I took with me to the See of Peter and which it in a sense forms the image of this Pontificate.”

In his writings and homilies, he has described Divine Mercy as the answer to the world’s problems and the message of the third millennium. He beatified and canonized Sr. Maria Faustina Kowalska, the nun associated with the message, and he did it in Rome and not in Poland to underscore that Divine Mercy is for the whole world.

Establishing Divine Mercy Sunday for the Entire Church
When Pope John Paul canonized Sr. Faustina (making her St. Faustina), he also, on the same day, surprised the entire world by establishing Divine Mercy Sunday (the feast day associated with the message) as a feast day for the entire Church. The feast day falls on the Second Sunday of the Easter season. On that day, Pope John Paul II declared, “This is the happiest day of my life.”

Entrusting the World to Divine Mercy
In 2002, the Pope entrusted the whole world to Divine Mercy when he consecrated the International Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Lagiewniki, a suburb of Krakow in Poland. This is where St. Faustina’s mortal remains are entombed. The saint lived in a convent nearby. The Pope himself remembers as a young man working in the Solvay Quarry, just a few meters from the present-day Shrine. He also says that he had been thinking about Sr. Faustina for a long time when he wrote his encyclical on Divine Mercy. Further, the Holy Father has frequently quoted from the Diary of Saint Maria Faustina Kowalska and has prayed The Chaplet of The Divine Mercy at the saint’s tomb.

Beyond the Life of John Paul II
Given all these connections to Divine Mercy and St. Faustina, is it any wonder that Pope John Paul II died on the Vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday (the evening before the feast day), which fell that year on April 3?. It is also no surprise that the Great Mercy Pope left us a message for Divine Mercy Sunday, which was read on the feast day by a Vatican official to the faithful in St. Peter’s after a Mass that had been celebrated for the repose of the soul of the Pope.

Repeatedly Pope John Paul II has written and spoken about the need for us to turn to the mercy of God as the answer to the specific problems of our times. He has placed a strong and significant focus on the Divine Mercy message and devotion throughout his pontificate that will carry the Church long after his death. “(www.thedivinemercy.org)

The movement of Divine Mercy was clearly a calling very close to the heart of our former Pontiff.  It is also a call that is close to my heart, though I have a feeling part of my overall ministry is to prepare the world for the future time of God’s justice as well.  This calling was the reason I joined a local Divine Mercy Cenacle, and continue to labour for the Kingdom with the work that Jesus has given me to do.

And so I leave you with this little meditation today, as we are in the period of the Novena to Divine Mercy.  Should you wish to join this Novena, please click the link & start praying (and play catch up from its start on Good Friday).  Also consider joining a Divine Mercy cenacle in your area, or reciting this prayer daily.  Our times demand that the faithful invest themselves in as much prayer as possible so that the Mercy of God be brought to those who desperately need to hear the message of Mercy.

Lastly, find out if your parish has a special celebration of Divine Mercy Sunday, coming up next Sunday on April 8th.  God bless you this Easter Season!

Karen

If there was ever a time in history when we needed the intervention of angels, and particularly the Archangels – the most famous of which is St. Michael the Archangel, it is now!

I am not the only one to recognize that even our secular headlines scream this.  The world is topsy turvy, and violence and evil is seen at every turn.  So what can we do?  Well for starters, we each need to be a force for good in the immediate circles around us.  This is not easy, as we are all prey to concupiscence, or the tendency to sin.

Secondly, we need repentance – through prayer and the Sacrament of Reconciliation if Catholic.  Thirdly, we need to turn powerfully to prayer and a deep intimate relationship with God.  We will each marvel at our deaths at the powerful weapon we had available at our disposal that is known as prayer – a weapon so powerful, but so underutilized, as it operates in the spiritual realm, and so to our darkened eyes, doesn’t always appear to accomplish anything.  But accomplish it does – and often, for a strong, faith filled believer, quite powerfully.  To illustrate I offer this latest ‘word’ from a source I personally believe to be authentic, and we would do well to hearken our ears to listen:

Mark 1:40-42 A leper came to (Jesus) begging him, and kneeling he said to him, ‘If you choose, you can make me clean.’ Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, ‘I do choose. Be made clean!’ Immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean.

Dear children, let this Scripture passage be your focus this Lent. Do you know how ardently I long to cleanse and heal you? Then come to me on your knees and ask with faith and trust. I will not refuse. But more than that, I long to heal the leprosy of sin that has filled the world with death and decay. The stench permeates everything and only the fervent incense that rises from those few faithful keeps me from annihilating my beloved creation. So offer this leper’s prayer most fervently in the Divine Will on behalf of all—even the worst sinners. The bandages are being removed; the festering wounds are being exposed. Children, pour the balm of the Divine Will over the world. Let our desires merge and fuse. Let my longing be your longing, and let your prayers perfectly reflect the Divine Will. Conversion is what I desire, not condemnation. You, my children, are being called anew to participate in the salvation of souls. Enter into the Divine Will and pray!” A purported word from Jesus to visionary Janet Klassen on February 14, 2018 at https://pelianitoblog.wordpress.com/ (emphasis my own).

I have written here many times – particularly in the series “The State of Chaos” of dreams and visions of a coming time of chaos and totalitarian type rule.  I don’t wish to repeat these here today, but stress that if these and others’ visions of these coming times do indeed come to pass (and indeed we already see chaos in many areas) it is of great importance that the remnant of faithful believers are united and prepared to stand firm in our faith – for ourselves, our families, and those around us whom God wishes to save from darkened consciences.

How daunting these times seem – even with eyes of faith.  The good news is that our God is ever waiting to help us along the way, and has provided his holy messengers – angels – to lead us along the path.  We always have them at our side; we just need to call on them.

The most known of the Archangels is that of Michael – the Prince of the Heavenly Host.  It was to him that Pope Leo XIII composed a prayer of warfare after a vision in 1884:

Exactly 33 years to the day prior to the great Miracle of the Sun in Fatima, that is, on October 13, 1884, Pope Leo XIII had a remarkable vision. When the aged Pontiff had finished celebrating Mass in his private Vatican Chapel, attended by a few Cardinals and members of the Vatican staff, he suddenly stopped at the foot of the altar. He stood there for about 10 minutes, as if in a trance, his face ashen white. Then, going immediately from the Chapel to his office, he composed the prayer to St. Michael, with instructions it be said after all Low Masses everywhere.

When asked what had happened, he explained that, as he was about to leave the foot of the altar, he suddenly heard voices – two voices, one kind and gentle, the other guttural and harsh. They seemed to come from near the tabernacle. As he listened, he heard the following conversation:

The guttural voice, the voice of Satan in his pride, boasted to Our Lord: “I can destroy your Church.”

The gentle voice of Our Lord: “You can? Then go ahead and do so.”

Satan: “To do so, I need more time and more power.”

Our Lord: “How much time? How much power?

Satan: “75 to 100 years, and a greater power over those who will give themselves over to my service.”

Our Lord: “You have the time, you will have the power. Do with them what you will.”

In 1886, Pope Leo XIII decreed that this prayer to St. Michael be said at the end of “low” Mass (not “high”, or sung Masses) throughout the universal Church, along with the Salve Regina (Hail, Holy Queen); and the practice of the congregation praying these prayers at the end of Mass continued until about 1970, with the introduction of the new rite of the Mass.

John Paul II and St. Michael
However, at the end of his Angelus message given in St. Peter’s Square, Sunday, April 24, 1994, Pope John Paul II urged Catholics to recite this prayer to Saint Michael once again:

“The prayer can fortify us for that spiritual battle about which the Letter to the Ephesians speaks [of]: “Finally, draw your strength from the Lord and from his mighty power.”(Ephesians 6:10). And to this same battle that the Book of the Apocalypse refers [to], recalling in front of our eyes the image of St. Michael the Archangel (cf. Revelations 12:7). Surely, this scene was very present to Pope Leo XIII, when, at the end of the previous century, he introduced to the entire Church a special prayer to St. Michael: ‘St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil… ’

“Even if today this prayer is no longer recited at the end of the Eucharistic celebration, I invite all to not forget it, but to recite it in order to obtain help in the battle against the forces of darkness and the spirit of this world.”http://www.michaeljournal.org; June 30, 2007

I had myself an intervention of these powerful angels after a particularly lengthy period of personal trial where I felt totally ‘backed to a wall’ without an idea of how to proceed.  After this intervention, things took a dramatic turn within a month, and permanently changed the nature of the battle I was facing.  I can testify to the courage, strength, clarity and outcome of difficult choices I had to make at the time.  My experience was this:

Christmastime, 2009 – exact date unrecorded

I remembered the end of a dream and it was about a long difficult trial, where I had no idea where to turn…and then the following scene occurred…I began praying forcefully to St. Michael, the Archangel.  I found myself up against a wall and I was praying over and over again to St. Michael – “Defend me in this hour of battle…”

As I was praying thus, four large angels – all made of the same white stone (St. Michael was in the middle of them and slightly higher in the air than they were and was leading them) – began to descend toward me from the air.  I don’t know who the other three angels were, but they were all in the same appearance of white stone.  As they descended toward me as I was praying the most amazing thing happened!  

As I stood – almost pressed to the brick wall behind me, arms up trying to defend myself, watching the angels approach – all of a sudden St. Michael began hurtling balls of brilliant white light like lightening square at my situation – they began to hit it square in the face – head on if you will.  I was being defended by these angels and I was slightly off to the left, completely safe & innocent, while the angels came in, and St. Michael just bombarded my situation with that white light (grace?) in my defense.

Everyone in the situation, including myself, was utterly shocked to see I had such powerful angels defending me – my spiritual walk had been so profoundly deep, but hidden, and the power I had around and with me was equally deep and profound.  St. Michael and his angels personally took on the job of defending me in this battle, but I did not know the specific details of ‘what’ they were bombarding my situation with – but only saw with this spiritual inside glimpse that it was a literal deluge of brilliant balls of white light – specifically intended to defend me in the hour of battle I found myself in.”

These powerful angels, and indeed all God’s angels – particularly our Guardian angel – stand ever at the ready to help us in the increasing heat of our personal and human battle against the forces of darkness.  We must increasingly learn to ask for their intercession.

Please accept this little story of witness as a testimony to the powerful intervention available from our angels – they have been given to us by God specifically for this purpose, and if your journey is anything like mine these days, I have a feeling you appreciate their intervention as well.  The Bible records many instructions regarding angels, such as:

Psalm 91:11

For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways.” New International Version (NIV)

and

Psalm 34:6-7

This poor man called, and the LORD heard him; he saved him out of all his troubles.  The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them.” New International Version (NIV)

The prayer to St. Michael is a well known one, but I repeat it here and strongly suggest you embed it to memory so that it can be recited at any time.

Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray; and do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all the evil spirits who wander throughout the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.”

Lastly, I leave you with a prayer to St. Raphael the Archangel – one whose name means “God heals”, and a website dedicated to St. Raphael Holy Healing Ministry :

Glorious Archangel St. Raphael, great prince of the heavenly court, you are illustrious for your gifts of wisdom and grace.  You are a guide of those who journey by land or sea or air, consoler of the afflicted, and refuge of sinners.  I beg you, assist me in all my needs and in all the sufferings of this life, as once you helped the young Tobias on his travels, because you are the “Medicine of God” I humbly pray you to heal the many infirmities of my soul and the ills that afflict my body.  I especially ask of you the favor (name it) and the great grace of purity to prepare me to be the temple of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. ” http://www.straphaeloil.com

May God bless you on your journey this Lent.

Karen