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- “The Borromeo Family of Cebu” ($17.99): www.createspace.com/3562639. Press release on Yahoo.com News (October 10, 2012): http://news.yahoo.com/book-borromeo-family-cebu-explores-120000775.html. The press release has generated 72 responses – the second highest for any of my books (15 replies is considered to be a very high response rate for any such release).
Powerful Prayers: “Where Two or More are Gathered in HIS Name…”
Included in “The Borromeo Family of Cebu” by Marc E. Nonnenkamp (ISBN 978-1460908082 now available on www.amazon.com through CreateSpace for $17.99 paperback and for $9.99 as an Amazon Kindle e-book – ASIN B004VMONZG) as well as through Barnes & Noble in both paperback and electronic NOOKbook editions. This book is on the Amazon “Bestsellers” list in the USA, Canada and the UK (top 3 percent of retail products). ”The Borromeo Family of Cebu” has received 2,670,000 cumulative unique searches on Google.com. It is the number-one searched Borromeo-related retail product among 7,537 such products in numerous countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.
I thank all of you who have visited this particular page, to join my late maternal grandmother “Lola Anon” in devotion to these powerful prayers. Read them – they have particular emphasis on making amends for the sins committed by the members of your extended families. It makes me think of the Old Testament, of how the LORD of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, our GOD of Israel, remembers the sins of those who commit them generations afterwards. At the same token, HE remembers the devotion of those individuals generations afterwards as well. Thank you so much for visiting, and please do continue to “spread the good word.” The power of prayer is most awesome. Let us continue to pray for divine justice, for the release of all of the holy souls in purgatory, for the defense of human life (from conception to natural death), for traditional marriage (uniting man and woman) and for the preservation of the traditional extended family structure.
Hier ist ein römisch-katholisches Gebetsbuch meiner Großmutter Anunciacion “Anon” Bonjoc Rallos de Borromeo (1885-1938). Das Buch hat sie im Jahre 1923 geschrieben, nachdem mein Großvater der Richter Andrés Borromeo y Reynes (1880-1923) leider einem Attentat zum Opfer fiel. Das Buch ist in der ”Cebuano” Sprache (einer von vielen Dialekten – auch “Visaya” gennant – der Philippinen) geschrieben. Es gibt nun 20 Millionen Menschen im Süden der Philippinen, die Cebuano als Muttersprache sprechen. Die Stadt Cebu auf der Insel Cebu ist nach Manila die zweitgrößte Stadt der Philippinen. Cebu hat mehr als 3,8 Millionen Einwohner. Vielen Dank für Ihren Besuch!
A Prayer Book in the Cebuano Language
This is a Roman Catholic prayer book written by my maternal grandmother Anunciacion “Anon” Bonjoc Rallos de Borromeo (1885-1938) and published in the Cebuano language in 1923. My late aunt Carolina M. Borromeo (1921-2010) was kind enough to translate the Cebuano prayer book and the Spanish article on Judge Borromeo into English for us.
Devotions to the Saints, Beatified and Venerable in Heaven
We all have our favorite Saints, Beatified and Venerable in Heaven. Children should remember their very own Patron Saint Nicholas. And what about Saint Jude Thaddeus? He who helps those in “hopeless” situations. With GOD, nothing is hopeless. And what about Saint Michael the Archangel? He who will defeat Satan, the fallen angel Lucifer. Another wonderful Saint is Anthony of Padua, who will guide us in all we do. And what about Saint Faustina Kowalska of the Divine Mercy? The power to forgive sin, even greater than during the Season of Lent. And of course, we must never forget our own Saint Charles Borromeo. And Saint Peter the Apostle, who will defend us from iniquity. And do not forget those such as Blessed Francisco, the cousin of Lucia dos Santos of Fatima. Or Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich of Germany, who told of the Passion of Christ Jesus with the assistance of the famous German author Clemmens V. Brentano (Clemmens Brentano wrote one book using his notes of what Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich told him). Another good one is Venerable Mary of Agreda, Spain who wrote “The Mystical City of God.” Remember also Saint Joseph, Foster Father of Jesus, and Saint Padre Pio.
Devotions to the Mother of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
Devotions to the Blessed Mother of GOD as well, as in Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Our devotion to her is something we share with our Byzantine Rite brethren and with our Eastern Orthodox brethren. How can we fail to remember the messages we have received from Our Lady of Guadalupe, México (1531), Our Lady of Quito, Ecuador (1634), Our Lady of Rue de Bac, France (1831), Our Lady of La Salette, France (1846), Our Lady of Lourdes, France (1858), Our Lady of Pontmain, France (1871), Our Lady of Knock, Ireland (1879), Our Lady of Fatima, Portugal (1917), Our Lady of Garabandal, Spain (1961), Our Lady of Akita, Japan (1973), Our Lady of Betania, Venezuela (1976), Our Lady of Medjugorje, Croatia (1981) or Our Lady of Kibeho, Rwanda (1989)?
A Prayer from Saint Gertrude the Great and Saint Mechtilde of Germany
Two German Saints who gave us the most powerful prayer of all include the nuns Saint Gertrude the Great and Saint Mechtilde, both of the Middle Ages. A prayer group started by the late wife of my good friend is devoted to this great prayer. Bob Roth’s (1928-2013) late wife was born Edna Mae Kirke (1922-2001) in New York City, and eventually took the lay religious name “Michael Maria.”
Our LORD told Saint Gertrude the Great that the following prayer would release 1,000 souls from Purgatory each time it is said (think also of the souls of more than 1.5 billion aborted infants since 1917, and the many billions of souls of those who have never been baptized into the Christian faith in general and into the Roman Catholic Christian faith in particular):
“ETERNAL FATHER, I OFFER THEE THE MOST PRECIOUS BLOOD OF THY DIVINE SON, JESUS, IN UNION WITH MASSES SAID THROUGHOUT THE WORLD TODAY, FOR ALL THE HOLY SOULS IN PURGATORY, AMEN.”
Approval and recommendation (sqd.), M. Cardinal Pahiarca, Lisbon, Portugal (March 4, 1936).
Note: A prayer group dedicated to the above powerful prayer by Saint Gertrude the Great was founded by the late Michael Maria Roth (born Edna Mae Kirke) in 1980. We have 20,242 members from all over the world who have prayed for the liberation of more than 4,450 billion souls! Thanks to all of you for visiting, for joining and especially for praying for the liberation of the holy souls in purgatory.
In addition to this, my first cousin Vicente “Loloi” Borromeo Atega and my third cousin Tomas “Tom-Tom” Barredo Borromeo are very active in modern Catholic fraternities. Loloi and his wife Alice are long-standing members of the Brotherhood of Christian Businessmen and Professionals (BCBP), which has more than 10,000 supporters in the Philippines today.
My third cousin Tomas “Tom-Tom” Clemente Barredo Borromeo is active in “Defensoris Fidei,” another Roman Catholic fraternity active in the Philippines. Their website can be accessed at www.defensorisfidei.com.
Some Interesting Roman Catholic-subject websites:
Note: the Universal, or “Catholic” community is large, with 1,54 billion members worldwide. It includes the bulk of the Roman Catholic Church, in union with the leadership of Pope Benedict XVI. Furthermore, there are a small number of Traditionalists who use the old Latin Mass, both within and without of the modern Church structure.
On top of this, there is also the Eastern Orthodox Church, referred to by late Pope John Paul II as our “Eastern Lung.” The liturgy for the Roman Catholic Byzantine Rites and for the Eastern Orthodox Rites is very similar. The Eastern Orthodox Church has four (4) Patriarchates in Jerusalem (the Holy Land), Antioch (in Asia Minor in Turkey), Alexandria (Egypt) and in Constantinople (formerly known as “Byzantium” and now known as Istanbul in European Turkey). The Eastern Orthodox liturgy is largely in the Greek language, and national Churches (all in Communion with one another) exist in countries such as Russia, the Ukraine (“Little Russia”), Belarus (“White Russia”), Lebanon, Syria, India, Chaldea (Iraq), Greece, Armenia, the Czech Republic (Bohemia and Moravia), Croatia, Hungary, Ruthenia, Italy, Albania, Egypt, Slovakia and Arabia. The Eastern Orthodox Church has changed much less than the Roman Catholic Church over the years, which is a good thing.
1.) The “Star Harbor” site of late Jesuit Father Malachi Brendan Martin (1921-1999), which includes his most recent monthly newsletters (published in 1997-1998): http://www.starharbor.com/fr_martin/index1.html
2.) The Catholic Encyclopedia list of all 266 Roman Catholic Popes from Saint Peter (A.D. 32) to Pope Benedict XVI (today): http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12272b.htm
3.) The prophecies of Saint Don John Bosco: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12272b.htm
4.) Daily Roman Catholic Mass lectionaries: http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12272b.htm
5.) Possible Dates of the “Miracle” in the Pine Bluffs of Garabandal, Spain: http://www.geocities.com/ausmedjugorje/miracle.html
6.) Treasury of Roman Catholic Prayers in Latin: http://www.preces-latinae.org/index.htm
7.) Site of Saint Michael’s Garabandal Center for Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Inc.: http://www.garabandal.org/
8.) Site of Michael Brown, a Roman Catholic Author (this is the best site for daily world news as it relates to the times in which we live): http://www.spiritdaily.com/
9.) EWTN page on Roman Catholic Rites and Churches: http://www.ewtn.com/expert/answers/catholic_rites_and_churches.htm
10.) Wikipedia page on the organization of the Eastern Orthodox Church: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Orthodox_Church_organization
11.) “What is approaching us?” Radio Interview with late Jesuit Father Malachi Brendan Martin (1921-1999), given on April 5, 1997: http://members.aol.com/capnkent/vatican.htm
12.) Site of the Religious Congregation of Mary Immaculate Queen, a Traditionalist (Latin Mass) and Sedevecantist (not in union with the current Pope) Order based in Omaha, Nebraska: http://www.cmri.org/. Current global membership circa 190,000. This small group is very true to the original (traditional) practice of Roman Catholicism as it used be especially before 1958. Other even smaller Sedevecantist groups include 2) The Society of St. Pius V (circa 33,000 members worldwide), 3) The Orthodox Roman Catholic Movement (circa 10,000 members), 4) The Palmarian Catholic Church (circa 2,000 members) and 5) The True Catholic Church (also about 2,000 members).
13.) Site of Roman Catholic Singer Mark Mallett (from Canada): http://www.markmallett.com/blog/
Suggested Reading List of Christian Books
1.) The Curé of Ars – Patron Saint of Parish Priests, St. John Vianney 1786 – 1859 (by Father Bartholomew O’Brien)
2.) Meetings with Mary – Visions of the Blessed Mother (by Janice T. Connell)
3.) God’s Inspirational Promises (by Max Lucado)
4.) Divine Mercy in My Soul – Diary (by Sister Maria Faustina Kowalska): Saint Faustina gave us the “Chaplet of the Divine Mercy,” which is recited with ordinary rosary beads.
5.) Catechism of the Catholic Church (by the Holy See of the Roman Catholic Church)
6.) To the Priests, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons – The Marian Movement of Priests (by Father Don Stefano Gobbi)
7.) The Visions of the Children – The Apparitions of the Blessed Mother of Medjugorje (by Janice T. Connell)
8.) Humanae Vitae: A Challenge to Love (by Pope Paul VI): the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church in favor of human life, and against the sins of contraception, abortion (both chemical and surgical) and live infanticide.
9.) Healing Through the Rosary (by Ann Ross Fitch)
10.) Holy Love – Messages from Our Blessed Mother Leading Souls to Holiness (by Maureen Sweeney)
11.) In God’s Household (Homilies by Josemaria Escriva)
12.) Our Lady of Fatima – Prophecies of Tragedy or Hope? (by Antonio A. Borelli and John R. Spann)
13.) The Lamb’s Supper – The Mass as Heaven on Earth (by Scott Hahn)
14.) In Our Days (by Joselito Q. Yap): A very good book on the history of Roman Catholic Church prophecy, both Marian and otherwise.
15.) The Holy Bible (Confraternity Text and Douay-Challoner Text): the Pre-Second Vatican Council Bible of the Roman Catholic Church
16.) Bernadette and her Lady of Glory (by Valentine Long, O.F.M.)
17.) The Message of Fatima – Lucia Speaks (Edited by John Hauf)
18.) The Narnia Trivia Book (Adapted from the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis)
19.) The C.S. Lewis Handbook – A Comprehensive Guide to His Life, Thought and Writings (by Colin Duriez)
20.) The Screwtape Letters (by Clive Staples Lewis): A very good book about “Screwtape,” who serves as a “junior” devil in trying to corrupt human souls.
21.) Mere Christianity (by Clive Staples Lewis): A very good book explaining and defending Christianity.
22.) Out of the Silent Planet (by Clive Staples Lewis): A very good book about the adventures of Dr. Elwin Ranson, who is kidnapped by evil men and taken to the planet of Malacandra (Mars). First book of the Space Trilogy.
23.) Perelandra (by Clive Staples Lewis): A very good book about how Dr. Elwin Ransom is taken to the planet of Perelandra (Venus) by an “Eldil” (an angel of the planet Venus) to combat evil on Perelandra in its “Garden of Eden.” Second book of the Space Trilogy.
24.) That Hideous Strength (by Clive Staples Lewis): A very good book about how Dr. Fisher-King (formerly known as Dr. Elwin Ransom) leads the forces of good against the forces of evil on Thulcandra (the planet Earth) immediately after the end of World War 2. Final book of the Space Trilogy.
25.) The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (by Clive Staples Lewis): A very good book on how Lucy Pevensie stumbles into the far-away land of Narnia through a magical wardrobe in the home of Professor Dr. Digory Kirke during early World War 2 England. Her 3 siblings eventually join her to fulfill an important Narnian prophecy, and help the good Lion Aslan defeat the evil White Witch – thus ending 100 years of enchanted evil Winter in Narnia. First of the 7 Narnian Chronicles.
26.) Prince Caspian (by Clive Staples Lewis): The second book in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, in which the four Pevensie siblings (Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy) return to Narnia in order to help young Prince Caspian gain the throne of Narnia. They must first defeat his wicked uncle Miraz, usurper of the throne and murderer of his late father, King Caspian IX.
27.) The Voyage of the “Dawn Treader” (by Clive Staples Lewis): The third book in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, in which the two youngest Pevensie siblings (Edmund and Lucy) return to Narnia accompanied by their spoiled cousin Eustace Clarence Scrubb. They join young King Caspian X and the crew of the sailing ship “Dawn Treader” in a journey over the Eastern Ocean from Narnia to Aslan’s Country.
28.) The Silver Chair (by Clive Staples Lewis): The fourth book in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, in which the reformed Eustace Clarence Scrubb and his classmate Jill Pole go to Narnia in order to rescue the enchanted Prince Rilian (the sole son of the now aged King Caspian X).
29.) The Horse and His Boy (by Clive Staples Lewis): The fifth book in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, which takes place during the reign of the four Pevensie siblings (Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy). It tells the tale of the abducted Prince Corin of Archenland, who has been living under the name of “Shasta” with a poor and cruel Calormene fisherman. Shasta and the talking horse “Bree” journey North to freedom in Archenland, the traditional ally of Narnia.
30.) The Magician’s Nephew (by Clive Staples Lewis): The sixth book in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, in which Narnia is created by the Great Lion Aslan during the childhood of the future Professor Digory Kirke. The young boy Digory and his neighbor Polly Plummer journey to Narnia, where they ensure Narnia’s protection from the wicked White Witch.
31.) The Last Battle (by Clive Staples Lewis): The seventh and final book in the “Chronicles of Narnia” series, in which the temporal Narnia is destroyed but then eternally renewed by the Great Lion Aslan. Young King Tirian and his followers battle the forces of evil in Narnia’s Armageddon.
32.) Surprised by Joy – the Shape of My Early Life (by Clive Staples Lewis)
33.) Reflections on the Pslams (by Clive Staples Lewis)
34.) The Dark Tower and Other Stories (by Clive Staples Lewis)
35.) The Four Loves (by Clive Staples Lewis)
36.) The Great Divorce (by Clive Staples Lewis)
37.) The Chronicles of Narnia – The Patterning of a Fantastic World (by Colin Manlove)
38.) Shadows of Imagination – The Fantasies of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and Charles Williams (Edited by Mark R. Hillegas)
39.) Companion to Narnia (by Paul F. Ford)
40.) A Book of Narnians (Illustrated by Pauline Baynes)
41.) The Land of Narnia (by Brian Sibley)
42.) The Encounter (by Malachi Martin)
43.) Three Popes and the Cardinal (by Malachi Martin)
44.) Jesus Now (by Malachi Martin)
45.) The New Castle (by Malachi Martin
46.) The Possession and Excorcism of Five Contemporary Americans: Hostage to the Devil (by Malachi Martin)
47.) The Final Conclave (by Malachi Martin)
48.) King of Kings: a Novel (by Malachi Martin)
49.) The Decline and Fall of the Roman Church (by Malachi Martin)
50.) There is Still Love (by Malachi Martin)
51.) Rich Church, Poor Church (by Malachi Martin)
52.) Vatican: a Novel (by Malachi Martin)
53.) The Jesuits: The Society of Jesus and the Betrayal of the Roman Catholic Church (by Malachi Martin)
54.) The Keys of This Blood: Pope John Paul II versus Russia and the West for the Control of the New World Order (by Malachi Martin)
55.) A Vatican Novel: Windswept House (by Malachi Martin)
56.) Catholicism Overturned (by Malachi Martin)
57.) The Eternal War (by Malachi Martin)
58.) Kingdom of Darkness (by Malachi Martin)
59.) The Devil’s Final Battle – Books One and Two (Edited and compiled by Father Paul Kramer): First Edition in 2002 and Second Edition in 2010 – distributed by the Fatima Center of Father Nicholas Gruner.
60.) The Way of Ecstasy: Praying with Teresa of Avila (by Peter Tyler)
61.) The Catholic Church has the Answer (by Paul Whitcomb)
62.) The Fourth Secret of Fatima (by Antonio Socci): Italian Edition in 2006 and English Edition in 2009 – distributed by the Fatima Center of Father Nicholas Gruner.
63.) False Friends of Fatima (by Christopher A. Ferrara, Esq.): Published in 2012 and distributed by the Fatima Center of Father Nicholas Gruner.
64.) Fatima Priest (by Francis Alban with Christopher A. Ferrara, Esq.): Volume II published in 2014. Details the lifelong work of Canadian-born Father Nicholas Gruner to have the Vatican release the entire Third Secret of Fatima (an Apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Portugal from May to October of 1917). Crucial to this message is that the Pope and all Roman Catholic Bishops in the entire world Consecrate Russia to the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary – something which has never been done.
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