Fr. Hewko's "Mary, the Cause of Our Joy!" August 2019 Aug 31, 2019 10:33:52 GMT
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Issue 7 - August 2019
Mary, The Cause of Our Joy!
Season of Pentecost: August 2019
"Little Rose" Ferron
In July, 2019, a contingent of pilgrims came to Woonsocket, Rhode Island, to pray at the tomb and visit the humble shrine of the stigmatist and victim soul, "Little Rose" Ferron. Born in a stable on May 24, 1902 in Quebec, tenth of fifteen children of hard working parents. At 4 yrs. old she saw the Child Jesus holding a cross, "I saw Him with a cross, and He looked at me with grief in His eyes." He invited her to a life of suffering. At age 12 she was very sickly. The family moved to the USA and finally settled in Woonsocket, RI. Guided by wise priests she offered her sufferings in reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and would soon share in His mystical sufferings by the stigmata. She would undergo the wounds on her hands, feet, side, shoulder and crown of thorns. Some of her sayings were: "Jesus was dragged through the streets and mud, I shouldn't expect to be treated better than my Master."
"The caresses of Heaven are not like those of earth!"
"...That I may become a martyr of Thy Love!"
"To save souls one would do anything. So, together, let us help Him, the One we love, to give Him many souls!"
"I will pray hard and my sufferings will always be for souls! I give myself to our dear Jesus to do with me as He pleases. I must ask you to pray for a very important intention---it is for souls and at any price I must have these! They are so dear to God! Pray! Pray hard!"
When a woman went to Germany to see Therese Neumann, a stigmatist, she asked her visitor why she came all the way from America when there is one in the USA already. Later, this woman visited Little Rose, and upon walking upstairs to visit her, she heard Little Rose say, as if expecting her, "What took you so long to come?"
A priest who knew St. Therese of the Child Jesus later visited Little Rose and said how strikingly similar she looked to St Therese.
Fr. Salinas Casey, O.F.M. in Detroit, who did so much good for souls in his humble way often spoke of, and highly praised Little Rose.
Br. Andre of St. Joseph's Oratory in Montreal, Quebec, would sometimes visit Little Rose when he would visit his family from Canada. In one of his visits, he stared for a long time at her statue of Christ Scourged at the Pillar. Little Rose asked him if he would like to have it. He agreed, and she gave it to him, which was a supreme sacrifice for her! That statue still stands on his desk!
Even the bishop of Providence, Rhode Island, Bishop Hickey, confided in her prayers! Having had to excommunicate a large number of parishioners for serious rebellion, he asked her to pray for them. "My child, will you suffer for the diocese of Providence, for its priests, and for those I was obliged to punish?" Rose at once accepted and with tears she said to Our Lord, "Take everything I have and cherish. I am willing to suffer until the last one returns, even a hundred years, if You so wish it!"
While Our Lord's little victim bled profusely, suffering through the wounds of Christ, after a short time, all those who had been excommunicated resubmitted themselves to the authority of the Church. Her prayers were answered.
Our Lord, the Blessed Mother and St. Joseph often came to her in her frequent ecstasies.
She never let a visiting priest leave without receiving his blessing, she could even feel the power of long distance blessings. Once, while in ecstasy she was too weak to speak, the moment a priest gave her a blessing, she instantly became stronger and her words were clearly pronounced, without effort.
Her face would resemble the Holy Face in her last years, oozing blood in her eyes and from the crown of thorns, on Fridays, especially during Lent.
Closely resembling Christ's Holy Life, she died at age 33, on May 11, 1936, with all the sacraments. She died in the odor of sanctity. In 1945 her body was exhumed and found incorrupt. Her tomb is in a Catholic cemetery where Mass was offered by Fr. Hewko.
Let us pray to this victim soul who would be horrified by the catastrophe for millions of souls brought about by Vatican II and the New Mass. Certainly her sufferings then, will help rescue many from Hell, now!
Pictures and Relics
Our Lord told Little Rose to have an altar erected covered with thorns. This altar was built under her particular instruction.
This is Little Rose's narrow, humble bed that she lived and died on.
The blood-stained linens give witness to Little Rose's stigmata wounds.
Each of the Stations of the Cross, encircled by thorns, as instructed by Little Rose.
The frequent image of Little Rose's face, suffering for poor sinners.
Little Rose's much beloved statue of Our Lord scourged.
Little Rose's statue of the Child Jesus.
Fr. Hewko saying Mass at the grave-site of "Little Rose" Ferron in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Walsingham
August 3, 2019
The Mass on the site of the ruins of the Medieval monastery plundered by the Protestant wreckers under Henry VIII, who had the statue of Our Lady brought back to London and burned in a public "execution."
This chapel is known as the Slipper Chapel. It is so named because it is here that pilgrims removed their shoes to begin the one-mile barefoot walk to the original Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, one of the greatest sites of medieval pilgrimages in Europe. Now this little chapel enthrones a replica of the original statue of Our Lady that was destroyed during the reign of Henry VIII.
Fr. Hewko blessing the lovely garden of Mr. and Mrs. Greg Taylor, who are hoping for a good harvest!
A Message from Father Hewko
Dear Little Flock,
Our Lord, through St. Margaret Mary, asked souls to make reparation for all the coldness, negligence and ingratitude shown by so many men towards Him, especially in the Most Blessed Sacrament. He said, "Behold this Heart which has so loved men that It has spared nothing, has emptied Itself and died to show them Its love; and, in return, I receive, for the most part, only ingratitude in the insults, the acts of irreverence, the sacrileges and the coldness that men show towards Me in this Sacrament!"
In Fatima, Our Blessed Mother asked the three children to make amends for all the blasphemies committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary. In the first apparition on July 13, 1917, She told the children: "Sacrifice yourselves for sinners, and say many times, especially when you make some sacrifice: 'O Jesus, it is for the love of Thee, for the conversion of sinners, and in reparation for all the offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary!' "
Victim souls down the ages, like Sister Josefa Menendez, Padre Pio, Therese Neumann, Anne Catherine Emmerick, and "Little Rose" Ferron offer themselves completely for the love of God and souls. Their sufferings have rescued many, many souls from Hell.
When one sees the urgency of Our Lady of Fatima's message, it boils down to this: "Please! Help My Son and I save so many souls from falling into the fires of Hell!" She showed how, as well. By the Rosary recited devoutly every day and the wearing of the Blessed Scapular, uniting all our prayers, works joys and sufferings of each day, in union with the Immaculate Heart of Mary, we do indeed help them!
What of our age? How many are falling into Hell in every hour! 106 people die every minute! About 6,392 people die every hour! How many, really, die in the state of sanctifying grace? It is frightful to face that fact, that most are lost!
Hence, the greatest importance to profess the uncompromising, unadulterated Catholic Faith of Tradition! "Without faith, it is impossible to please God!" says the Holy Ghost. Persevere, strong in the Faith! Resist to the end any temptation to cut corners, water down, or make a game of the Holy Catholic Faith! This is the treasure Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre handed down to us! Even if his choice sons appear to betray him, let's pray for them, do not do as they do, but hold fast to the traditions we have received, both by Word (Tradition) and by epistle (Sacred Scripture)! It is our honor to hold high the Banner of Christ the King when the entire world has turned away from Him and rejected His Kingship and reign of His Sacred Heart! That doesn't matter! What really matters is we be found faithful, with God's grace, to the end! This is possible for all those who cast all their worries, concerns, plans, bodies and souls into the hands of the Immaculate Heart of Mary! No one is lost who turns confidently to Her!
May She protect Her little army throughout the world and may Her hour of Victory and crushing once again the head of the Serpent, come soon!
In Christ the King,
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