for a special
video message from Jim Pinto, MEV
Dear Missionary of the Gospel of Life:
May the holy and intimate relationship Christ desires for
you be realized.
I want to continue pressing home to
you and to all of our Missionaries the necessity to make daily
prayer and Scripture meditation an intentional part of our
I want to stress intentionality and
tenaciousness in our commitment to Christ in intimate prayer
and the hearing of His voice through Holy Scripture. There are
so many callings and voices, both good, bad and superficial,
that demand our time and energy. We must be intentional and
tenacious in keeping our commitment to the Lord in prayer and
listening to His voice through the Scriptures.
be sure to view the video that goes with this email. I hope
that the Holy Spirit will use my prayer to bless and support
you in your relationship with God, His mission and those with
whom you have a close relationship.
is to the Christian what breathing is to all humanity. Our
union with the Divine, His children and mission through
intimate prayer cannot be overvalued. Prayer is the heartbeat
and breath of all we do with and for Him. You may find it
helpful to review the MEV prayer teaching at,
is a special week for us here in Greater Birmingham (my home)
as I assist Fr. Frank and Janet Morana in their ministry at
EWTN, Irondale, Alabama.
Father and Janet will be
taping the upcoming Defending Life Series this week, and
Father will be celebrating daily Mass at 8am ET on Tuesday,
October 27, Wednesday, October 28 and Friday, October 30.
The Masses repeat each day at 12noon, 7pm and 12 midnight (all
On Thursday October 29, at 6:45 p.m. Central
Time, Fr. Pavone will conduct the MEV Promise Ceremony in the
I ask for your special prayer for the
precious Missionaries from three states who will make their
Life Time Promises to God before Fr. Frank.
review the PFL Media Schedule at
www.priestsforlife.org/media/schedule.aspx and give your
prayerful support for the remainder of this week’s media
I also ask that you review regularly our
“Recent Updates” on our MEV Homepage. In particular rejoice
with those who have submitted precious images from their
recent promise ceremonies: Three make life-time promises in
Exton, PA - October 18, 2009 and Fran O'Connell makes her
life-time promises - October 9, 2009.
pressing times, let us not allow our intimacy with Jesus to be
“squeezed out” of our daily lives and priorities.
we be intentional and tenacious in keeping our time with Him!
Please also be blessed by Fr. Frank’s message below!
In the assurance of His Divine Love,
Jim Pinto, M.E.V.
National Coordinator of the Missionaries of the Gospel of Life
Dear Missionaries of the Gospel of
I’m so grateful to Jim Pinto for his continued
leadership in this MEV movement.
I wanted to let you
know that I visited with Mother Angelica on Sunday for about
20 minutes. She is confined to her room at this point, and
basically stays in bed all the time. However, she was smiling,
laughing, and very responsive as I shared with her about the
progress of Priests for Life and Missionaries of the Gospel of
The whole Church owes a lot to her, but in
particular, we at Missionaries of the Gospel of Life owe a lot
to her for letting EWTN be such a platform for this ministry.
In a private conversation I had with Mother in 1994, she told
me I should do a series on abortion, and everything about our
ministry began to really grow rapidly after that.
please pray for Mother Angelica, pray for the continued growth
of EWTN, and please tune in the rest of this week to the EWTN
Masses, at which I will be preaching the homily.
Fr. Frank Pavone
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