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Today HOUR OF GRACE 12 to 1 pm

The 8th of December is an important day - the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. It is also the day on which in 1947 Our Blessed Mother gave us the Hour of Grace.
Our Lady said as follows: "It is my wish that every year, on 8th December, at noon, the HOUR OF GRACE FOR THE WORLD be celebrated. Many divine and bodily graces will be received through this devotion. Our Lord, my Divine Son Jesus, will send His overflowing mercy if good people will pray continuously for their sinful brother.... it is my wish that the HOUR OF GRACE FOR THE WORLD be made known and spread throughout the world. If anyone is unable to visit his church, yet will pray at home, he will also receive graces through me.... will find a secure heavenly ladder and receive protection and grace through my motherly heart."
Our Lady promised she will hear any prayer we make at this time.
REQUESTS OF OUR BLESSED MOTHER FOR THE HOUR OF GRACE:
1. Day and time of the Hour of Grace: December 8th, Feast of the Immaculate Conception, to be started at 12:00 noon and continuing until 1:00 p.m. for one full hour of prayer.
2. During this hour, the person making the Hour of Grace either at home or at church must put away all distractions (do not answer the telephones, or answer any doors, or do anything but totally concentrate on your union with God during this special Hour of Grace).
3. Begin the Hour of Grace by praying three times the 51st Psalm with out-stretched arms. (Psalm 51 appears below).
The rest of the Hour of Grace may be spent in silent communication with God meditating upon the Passion of Jesus, saying the Holy Rosary, praising God in your own way, or by using favourite prayers, singing hymns, meditating psalms, etc.

PSALM 51
Have mercy on on me, God, in your goodness; in your abundant compassion blot out my offence.
Wash away all my guilt; from my sin cleanse me.
For I know my offence; my sin is always before me.
Against you alone have I sinned; I have done such evil in your sight that you are just in your sentence, blameless when you condemn.
True, I was born guilty, a sinner, even as my mother conceived me.
Still, you insist on sincerity of heart; in my innermost being teach me wisdom.
Cleanse me with hyssop, that I may be pure; wash me, make me whiter than snow.
Let me hear sounds of joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed rejoice.
Turn away your face from my sins; blot out all my guilt.
A clean heart create for me, God; renew in me a steadfast spirit.
Do not drive me from your presence, nor take from me your holy spirit.
Restore my joy in your salvation; sustain in me a willing spirit.
I will teach the wicked your ways, that sinners may return to you.
Rescue me from death, God, my saving God, that my tongue may praise your healing power.
Lord, open my lips; my mouth will proclaim your praise.
For you do not desire sacrifice; a burnt offering you would not accept.
My sacrifice, God, is a broken spirit; God, do not spurn a broken, humbled heart.
Make Zion prosper in your good pleasure; rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.
Then you will be pleased with proper sacrifice, burnt offerings and holocausts; then bullocks will be offered on your altar.

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Remember to pray for your country during this hour. The Blessed Virgin has requested that her important message be sent throughout the entire world.

The Blessed Virgin promised that whatever a person asked her for during this Hour of Grace (even in impossible cases) would be granted to them, if it was in accordance with the Will of the Eternal Father.

“My wish is that every year on the 8th December, at noon, an “Hour of Grace” will be installed. Many spiritual graces and physical blessings will be received by those who pray, undisturbed, during this hour.”


In November 2019 “Rosa Mystica” was approved as a Shrine by the Bishop of Brescia, H.E. Monsignor Pierantonio Tremolada

Also Today On December 8th Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Prostrate before thy throne of grace, O Queen of the Most Holy Rosary, we intend to fulfill, inasmuch as it lies within our power, the request which thou didst make when appearing to us at Fatima.

The abominable sins of the world, the persecutions directed against the Church of Jesus Christ, and still more, the apostasy of nations and of Christian souls, and the forgetfulness, in fine, of thy maternity of grace by the greater part of mankind overwhelms thy Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart, which is so united in its compassion to the sufferings of the Sacred Heart of thy Divine Son.

That so many crimes might be atoned for, thou didst ask for the establishment of the devotion of reparation to thy Immaculate Heart, and, in order to hold back the scourges of God which thou hast foretold, thou hast made thyself the messenger of the Most High, requiring of the Vicar of Jesus Christ, in union with all the bishops of the world, the consecration of Russia to thy Immaculate Heart. Alas, the message has not yet been heeded.

That is why we desire to anticipate the happy day on which the Sovereign Pontiff will finally accede to the request of thy Divine Son. Without attributing to ourselves an authority which we do not possess, but penetrated with solicitude for the lot of the entire church, by a humble supplication addressed to thy Immaculate Heart, and united to the faithful bishops, priests and faithful, we have resolved to comply for our part with the wishes of Heaven.

Deign, therefore, O Mother of God, to accept first of all the solemn act of reparation which we present to thy Immaculate Heart for all the offenses by which, with the Sacred Heart of Jesus, It is assailed on the part of sinners and the wicked.

Secondly, as much as it is within our power, we give, deliver and consecrate Russia to thy Immaculate Heart: we beseech thee, in thy maternal mercy, to take this nation under thy maternal protection, to make of her thy domain, where thou reignest as Queen, to make this land of persecutions a land of election and benediction. We implore thee to render this nation so submissive unto thee that, converted from her legalized godlessness, she might become a new kingdom for Our Lord Jesus Christ, and a new inheritance for His gentle scepter. May she, moreover, having returned from her schism of old, enter anew the unity of the One Sheepfold of the Eternal Shepherd, and thus submitted to the Vicar of thy Son, may she become an ardent apostle of the Social Reign of Our Lord Jesus Christ over all the nations of the earth.

Likewise we implore thee, O Mother of Mercy, by this manifest miracle of thy all-powerful intercession, to make known to the world the truth of thy universal mediation of grace. Deign, in fine, O Queen of Peace, to bring to the world that peace which the world cannot give: peace of arms and peace of souls; the peace of Christ in the Kingdom of Christ, and the Kingdom of Christ through the reign of thy Immaculate Heart, O Mary. Amen.
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Bumping this one with my august presence. Holy Day Of Obligation, GTV. Gotta go to Mass and watching it on TV doesn't count. ;-)