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Beatitudes - November 1st

 

Beatitudes

Tickets Drawn on November 1st

 
1. Blessed are they who are gentle, of a gentleness that is considerate, affable, attracting their neighbors, because they will inherit the earth. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls of the deceased parents of your Sisters.

2. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for justice, who suffer for the salvation of souls, for they will obtain that which they desire. They will be fully satisfied. You will say 6 Our fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for those souls who die in hospital.

3. Blessed are those who are gentle, affable towards their brothers, taking all in good stead, and be a witness towards all with a confidence full of goodness, for they will possess the earth of their heart. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls who have been members of the Confraternity of the Holy Scapular.

4. Blessed are they who are merciful because they themselves will obtain mercy. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls of poor prisoners.

5. Blessed are the poor in spirit who are always prepared to be dispossessed of everything without ever complaining, because the kingdom of Heaven will belong to them. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls who are most devoted to the mystery of the Holy Infancy of O.L.

6. Blessed are the poor in spirit who seek always to have an absolute dependence on my divine Providence, for the kingdom of Heaven is assured to this life. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls who are hit with sudden death.

7. Blessed are the poor in spirit, who have no other ambition than to possess me, for the kingdom of Heaven is theirs, and I myself will descend to the bottom of their hearts. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary, and Glory Be for those religious who have committed faults against the rule of silence.

8. Blessed are the poor in spirit who, far from desiring riches, love their poverty and place their only happiness in accomplishing my divine will, for the kingdom of Heaven belongs to them. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary, and Glory Be for the souls that are most devoted to the Passion of Our Lord.

9. Blessed are those who suffer persecution for justice’s sake for the kingdom of Heaven will belong to them. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for those souls who suffer most in Purgatory.

11. Blessed are the pure of heart, for they assist the luminous faith that is their portion and they allow God to be seen in all things, it can be said that they already enjoy on earth the recompense promised by our Lord in this Beatitude. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls of priests and religious who are in Purgatory.

12. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for the sake of righteousness and who, never say, “it is enough,” tending always towards a greater perfection. For they shall be rewarded and will possess me fully within themselves. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary, and Glory Be for those souls who are most devoted to the Holy Face of Our Lord.

13. Blessed are the merciful who assist their brothers in their needs. For my mercy will fill them with the most tender solicitude. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary, and Glory Be for the souls of those who die in accidents.

14. Blessed are the pacifists who maintain about themselves for the sake of others the good intelligence that yields good counsel and charitable services, for they will be called children of the God of Peace. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls who have lacked confidence in merciful love.

15. Blessed are the merciful who share in the sorrows of their brothers, because my mercy will accompany them on all their travels. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the Benefactors to this Community.

16. Blessed are they who cry upon recalling my dolorous Passion, for I myself will dry the tears that run from their eyes. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for those souls who are consecrated to God.

17. Blessed are they who suffer persecution for the sake of justice, travelling down the rough path of contradictions, for the kingdom of Heaven will be assured to them. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the repose of souls of the Founders of this Community.

18. Blessed are they who weep, that is to say who groan from the length of their exile and who sigh with love at my feet, for I will make myself into their Consoler. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls who have the most zeal for praying for other in their dying agonies.

20. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for justice, always aspiring for a greater intimate union with me, for I will be the one who will nourish them. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls of religious in Purgatory in expiation of faults made against the Rule and their Vows.

21. Blessed are the merciful who know how to excuse the faults of their neighbor, forgetting their wrongs, for on the last day, I will lose all recall of their own faults. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls in Purgatory who suffer the most.

22. Blessed are the peaceful who remove from their hearts bitterness that could trouble peace, for they shall be called children of God. You will say 6 Our Fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for those souls associated with the Arch-confraternity of the Sacred Heart.

23. Blessed are they who possess a pure heart. Detached from all earthly affections, for they, living ceaselessly in intimacy with the Savior, will understand the secrets of his divine Heart, and the veil of faith, so to say, will disappear before their eyes. You will recite 6 Our fathers, Hail Mary and Glory Be for the souls who atone in Purgatory their lack of respect and reverence towards Our Lord in the Tabernacle. 

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