June 29, 2014
Prayer of the Community
A reading from the Acts of the Apostles 4, 22 – 31:
After the release of the Apostles they went back to their own people and reported what the chief priests and elders had told them. And when they heard it ; they raised their voices to God with one accord and said , “Sovereign Lord, maker of heaven and earth and the sea and all that is in them, you said by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of our father David, your servant: ‘Why did the Gentiles rage and the peoples entertain folly? The kings of the earth took their stand and the princes gathered together against the Lord and against his anointed. Indeed they gathered in this city against your holy servant Jesus whom you anointed, Herod and Pontius Pilate ; together with the Gentiles and the people of Israel, to do what your hand and your will had long ago planned to take place. And now, Lord, take note of their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with all boldness as you stretch forth your hand to heal and signs and wonders are done through the name of your holy servant Jesus.” As they prayed, the place where they were gathered shook and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and continued to speak the word of God with boldness.
I prepared Our Lady of PEI English newsletter today and the envelopes are all ready to be mailed out. The French translation will be done shortly and I will send them out to all those who paid the subscription. Some who were receiving the Newsletter have not paid the subscription for 2014 and those who wish to receive the Newsletter for 2015 need to pay this summer. It only cost $12.00 for those living in Canada and internationally the cost is $15.00.
Below you will find the message of Our Lord and Savior given to Father Melvin. Jesus spoke to him these words ;
“I bless you My brother Melvin and all My brothers and sisters who are dedicated to prayer every day. When the Apostles Saint Peter and Saint John returned from the court they joined the community of believers to pray and thank the Lord that the two Apostles were released. After they heard the Apostles ; the believers raised their voices to God with one accord. They asked Me in their prayers to enable the Apostles and the believers to speak the word of God with all boldness. They asked Me to stretch out My hands to heal and to work signs and wonders. As they were praying ; the house shook and the Holy Spirit descended on all of them and they were filled. They would now continue to speak the word of God at all times. ; I send you all the Holy Spirit that you may also spread the word of God to all those you meet. I want every person to come to believe in Me and to follow Me. I love you all.”
P.S. June 29 is the great feast of Saint Peter and Saint Paul who founded the Church of Rome. They were both martyred in Rome and they were buried there. Let us pray for unity among all the Christians as Jesus prayed before His Passion. I bless you all.