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  • 00:31

    A Look At Confession And The Sacrament Of The Sick

    in Christianity

    Join Catholic speaker and author Gary Zimak as he takes a closer look at Confession and the Sacrament of the Sick. In addition, Gary will read and disuss the Mass readings for the feast of St. Bartholomew. Make it a point to listen to this episode of The Gary Zimak Show. You won't be sorry!

  • 00:31

    Confirmation - The Most Misunderstood Sacrament

    in Christianity

    Confirmation is arguably the most misunderstood of the Sacraments. While most people know that it involves the Holy Spirit, they aren't sure of too much else. Join Catholic speaker and author Gary Zimak as he discusses the Sacrament of Confirmation using simple words and ideas. Also, we'll look at today's daily Mass readings which features an unintentionally funny (more accuratately, pathetic) episode in the life of Moses and the Israelites.

  • 00:49

    Biker Breakfast Add To Your Faith What Is The Sacrament Communion

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  • 00:31

    What Does Marriage Have to Do with Religion and Religion with Marriage?

    in Motivation

    I got a question in my inbox: 


    What does Christ have to say about marriage having Mary and Joseph as example of a good marriage and what are we supposed to do when it is time to move on from a marriage? Are we separating from God? Our religion says marriage is sacrament that takes us to God?? So what do we do?? Discussing this with a very religious person left me confused?. I hope you can let me know about it. Love you so much Nadia


     

  • 01:05

    Deepertruth: Eucharistic Miracle of Les Ulmes France 1668

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     On June 2 1668, Saturday of the Octave of Corpus Christi, at Les Ulmes France, the Pastor of the Church, Nicolas Nezan, began using incense before the Altar leading praise to God.  While the hymn Pange Lingua was being sung, “and having reached the stanza ‘Verbum caro Panem verum’, a unique vision of the Eucharistic  takes place during before the faithful singing.  With the Blessed Host being exposed on the Altar for public adoration, a mysterious shape of a man with light-brown hair flowing behind his head down the top part of his back, a illumination was seen surrounding his face, He had his hands crossed over the other crossing over his body, and he wore a white tunic covering His body.


    This vision lasted for about a quarter of an hour as the faithful all witnessed the event.  This excited everyone to such a degree that on 13 June Father Nezan sent word to the localBishop Henry Arnauld, who sent for an inquiry.  Because of the threat of the French Revolution, the Blessed Sacrament was properly consumed by the Vicar of Puy Notre Dame who feared that Jesus would be profaned.


     

  • 01:00

    The POWER of Love & Forgiveness....

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    CareGiverStory.com is proud to have co-host Dr. Mary Newbern-Williams is Presbyter for Congregational Vitality for the Presbytery of Missouri River Valley, Omaha, NE.  She leads congregations in Healthy Congregations, church growth, evangelism, and leadership development. She was General Presbyter for the Presbytery of John Calvin.  There she served as Pastor to Pastors, in Congregational Transformation, Healthy Congregations Programs, church growth, new church development.  Mary is a facilitator for “HealthyCongregations”, developed and led by Dr. Peter Steinke and the Lutheran Brotherhood.   Mary was Associate General Presbyter for the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia and Associate Executive Presbyter for the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley. A mission and a passion. She led a delegation to Kinshasa DRC in 2007, and participated in mission/educational visits to Kenya, Ghana, and Mexico.  Mary is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College and Princeton Theological Seminary She was ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament in June 1989; she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters and is a D. Min. student at McCormick Theological Seminary. Ms. Newbern-Williams has also served the PC as pastor of congregations in the Greater Los Angeles Areas, Wilcox County Alabama, and in Louisville, KY and Associate in the Higher Education Area of the National Ministries Division (1996-1999). She was Executive Producer of two educational videos, “For Just Such a Time as This” and “Looking for Diamonds” Mary has several publications, is a novelist, published her first novel, and is completing a second. The Rev. Dr. Mary Newbern-Williams has two sons and one daughter....much more.

  • 01:07

    Deepertruth: The Eucharistic Miracle of Augsburg Germany 1194-1199

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    The Eucharistic miracle of Augsburg, is known locally as Wunderbarlichen Gutes –“The Miraculous Good”. It is described in numerous books and historical documents that can be consulted in the civic state library of Augsburg. A stolen Host was transformed into bleeding Flesh. In the course of the centuries, several analyses were completed of the Holy Particle that have always confirmed that human Flesh and Blood are present. Today the Convent of the Heileg Kreuz (Holy Cross) is taken care of by the Dominican Fathers.


    1194, a woman from Augsburg who was particularly devoted to the Most Holy Sacrament, received Holy communion. After communion, without being noticed, she put the Host in a handkerchief, took the Blessed Sacrament home and placed the Eucharistic Species in a container of wax inside a cupboard. In those days it was very difficult to find tabernacles in the church so as to be able to practice Eucharistic Worship. Only in 1264, with the introduction of the Feast of Corpus Domini (Corpus Christi) did such devotion become commonplace.


    Five years passed and on the 11th of May 1199, the woman, tormented by remorse, confessed to the superior of the convent of the Heilig Kreuz, Father Berthold, who had her bring the Host back. The priest opened up the wax covering that enclosed the Host and saw that the Holy Eucharist had been transformed into bleeding Flesh. The Host appeared “divided into two Parts connected together by the thin threads of the bleeding Flesh.” Father Berthold went immediately to the bishop of the city of Udalskalk who ordered that the Miraculous Host be “transferred, accompanied by the clergy and by the people into the cathedral and exhibited in an ostensorium of crystal for public worship.”

  • 01:10

    Deepertruth: St. Satyrus Saved By Eucharist when Shipwrecked 4th Century

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    St. Ambrose writes: “What shall I say about his reverence in the worship of God? One episode will suffice. Before being fully initiated into the sublime mysteries (First Communion), he experienced a shipwreck. When the ship on which he was traveling ran aground on some reefs and while, all around, the waves were tearing it apart, he was not afraid of dying but of having to die without having been nourished by the Sacred Mysteries. So he asked for the Eucharist from those whom he knew to be initiated into the Divine Sacrament of the Faithful and placed the Holy Eucharist in a handkerchief, which he hung around his neck. Then he threw himself into the sea and looked for a plank loosened from the hulk of the ship to hang on to, but did not try to swim away to save himself, because he had put his trust only in the weapons of the faith. Since he was convinced that he was sufficiently protected and defended by this faith, he did not look for any other help.  “Then, as soon as he was saved from the waves and reached land, he paid tribute to the Leader to whom he had entrusted himself.  As soon as he was saved and realized all his servants had been saved, he went to the church of God, without complaining about the goods he had lost, to thank Him for having saved him and to get to know His Eternal Mysteries.  He said there was no more important duty than that of giving thanks… He who had experienced the great help of the Heavenly Mysteries wrapped in a handkerchief considered it important to consume the Holy Eucharist and receive the Eucharistic Christ into the depths of his heart.”


     

  • 01:01

    The Power of Forgiveness

    in Christianity

    CareGiverStory is proud to have Dr. Mary Newbern-Williams is Presbyter for Congregational Vitality for the Presbytery of Missouri River Valley, Omaha, NE.  She leads congregations in Healthy Congregations, church growth, evangelism, and leadership development. She was General Presbyter for the Presbytery of John Calvin.  There she served as Pastor to Pastors, in Congregational Transformation, Healthy Congregations Programs, church growth, new church development.  Mary is a facilitator for “HealthyCongregations”, developed and led by Dr. Peter Steinke and the Lutheran Brotherhood.   Mary was Associate General Presbyter for the Presbytery of Eastern Virginia and Associate Executive Presbyter for the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley. A mission and a passion. She led a delegation to Kinshasa DRC in 2007, and participated in mission/educational visits to Kenya, Ghana, and Mexico.  Mary is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College and Princeton Theological Seminary She was ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament in June 1989; she was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters and is a D. Min. student at McCormick Theological Seminary. Ms. Newbern-Williams has also served the PC as pastor of congregations in the Greater Los Angeles Areas, Wilcox County Alabama, and in Louisville, KY and Associate in the Higher Education Area of the National Ministries Division (1996-1999). She was Executive Producer of two educational videos, “For Just Such a Time as This” and “Looking for Diamonds” Mary has several publications, is a novelist, published her first novel, and is completing a second. The Rev. Dr. Mary Newbern-Williams has two sons and one daughter....much more.

  • Deepertruth: Eucharistic Miracle of Quito Ecuador Part II 1610

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    Our Lady told Venerable Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres warning as early as February 2, 1611, “Woe to those of the 20th Century… Great calamities will befall the people of this epoch”. 


    Early in the morning of January 21, 1610, the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel andSt. Raphael appeared to Mother Mariana. Just like the Children of Fatima, we see angels preparing handmaids of the Lord for a visit from Our Blessed Mother! Then Our Lady appeared to her and predicted many things about our own times: this is part of what Mother Mariana afterwards related that she told her:


    “…. I make it known to you that from the end of the 19th century and shortly after the middle of the 20th century…. the passions will erupt and there will be a total corruption of customs (morals)….


    “As for the Sacrament of Matrimony… it will be attacked and deeply profaned… The Catholic spirit will rapidly decay; the precious light of the Faith will gradually be extinguished… Added to this will be the effects of secular education, which will be one reason for the dearth of priestly and religious vocations.”


    Look at the attack on marriage today, the United States Supreme Court’s ruling about “Gay Marriage”, that is a public scandal. But consider how marriage has been down played in the 20th century? The rise of Divorce and remarriage even without annulments, 50-70% of children born outside of wedlock, children being raise without Fathers, all this is adding to the break up of the family.

  • 01:07

    Deepertruth: Eucharistic Miracle of Quito Ecuador 1610

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    The Venerable Mother Mariana de Jesus Torreswas praying before the Tabernacle at the Church in Quito Ecuador when she beheld a great vision. Early morning as she was praying before the tabernacle, it began to illuminate as if it was daylight. The door of the tabernacle opened as if by an unseen hand.


    Dr. Gregory Thompson and I have done research on many Eucharistic Miracles and many times have we seen this radiance, this unknown light. Also there have been times when angels took the Blessed Sacrament from the tabernacle and given it to those destined for such a great blessing from God. What Mother Mariana was witnessing certainly miraculous, this is not solely unique.


    With the tabernacle door being opened, coming from within this bright light emerged Jesus, His holy Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. John the Apostle, and finally Mary Magdalene. In this vision, a life size Jesus standing near the Altar, began to be in agony.


    In seeing this vision, Mother Mariana asked Our Lady, “My Lady, am I guilty? The Virgin Mary responded,“You are not guilty, but rather the sinful world”. Editors note: The Virgin Mary was not saying that Mother Mariana was sinless, but that the Virgin Mary is referring to the sins of the world specifically. Mother Mariana was being called here to do sacrifice for others as a handmaid of the Lord.


    Then a voice coming from Heaven, the voice of Our Heavenly Father exclaimed, “This punishment will be for the 20th Century” (and beyond). Above the vision of Jesus came three swords that appeared with the words, heresy, blasphemy, and impurity. These swords would mark the 20th Century’s cold faithless time in human history.