Bob and Penny Lord
journeyed to the Shrine of Blesssed Francis Xavier Seelos and captured
his amazing life story in this one hour dvd.
This is truly a Saint of
Miracles in recent time that speaks clearly to us today.
Many testimonies of
healings are included in this dvd.
Taped in New Orleans
One Hour DVD - $19.95
English DVD click below
His is a powerful story, one that you
should take seriously. We are the most blessed, in that we were
able to spend days at his shrine, interviewing Fr. Byron Miller, Joyce
Boudreaux, and many other involved in the cause for his Canonization.
Give yourselves a treat. Go to the
Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos in New Orleans.
Great companion to video
Bl. Francis Xavier Seelos
#BK198 - $4.95
Minibook - color
Family, we must be the most blessed
servants of the Lord on this earth. He allows us to experience the most
beautiful and uplifting miracles.
We returned to Louisiana last week,
where we experienced Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos.
I use the term
“Experience” because we have never had the gift of seeing the power of
the following this Blessed has been given by Our Lord Jesus.
is fascinating, but even more fascinating is being eyewitnesses to a
following of thousands of faithful believers, taking part in a
three-times-a-year Mass and Healing Ceremony. You have had to be there
to believe how loved this priest is. For the Healing Service, which
took place after the Mass ended, there were anywhere from 1500 to 2000
people, waiting on line to be blessed. There were eight priests in four
aisles, blessing the people who waited up to an hour to receive this
special gift. And this for a priest whose life was snuffed out by
Yellow Fever after being on assignment in New Orleans for only 11
months. He has a following the likes of which you have never seen. And
hundreds of people give testimony of healings and conversions coming
about through the intercession of Blessed Seelos.
But who is this Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos,
and why is there such a great devotion to him?
There are those who had
called him a living saint during his lifetime. Very few people could
have anything but great admiration and love for him. He was born in Fussen, Germany in 1819. It was obvious to all around him, parents and
clergy alike, that this was a special child, destined to do great things
for God and for the Church. He always wanted the religious life. He
was not always sure how he wanted to serve. As a teenager, he walked
for 50 hours from his home town to Einseidlen, Switzerland to ask to
join the Benedictines there. He was refused admission, only because he
was too young. But the truth is that God had big plans for him in the
New World. He had either a vision or a locution from Our Lady, after
which he pledged to give his life to evangelizing as a missionary in the
New World. He became a member of the Redemptorist Order, and came to
the United States. Being a country boy from Bavaria, he was not very
happy when he arrived in the United States in 1843, but he wrote to his
family that he had made this decision and would live up to it. He spent
the next 24 years ministering to the people of the United States.
At first, his ministry was to Catholics
in western Pennsylvania. There were only 21 priests for 45,000
Catholics. Eventually, through the direction of St. John Neumann, who
was his first pastor in Pittsburgh, he and other German speaking priests
ministered to German-speaking immigrants. He went from associate pastor
to pastor to the rector of the seminary to the head of the
Redemptorists, back to his first love, Missionary work. During the
Civil War, years 1862-1865, he and a few other priests went up and down
the middle part of our country giving missions and retreats, dodging
bullets and the rough behavior of the soldiers on both sides of the
conflict. He appealed to President Lincoln to release the priests and
seminarians from the draft. He and another priest met with the
President, who was very cordial, but could not guarantee that this could
be done. However, none of the students were drafted.
For three years prior to his transfer to
his last parish in New Orleans, Louisiana, he was in charge of the
Redemptorist Mission Band. Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos and a group of other priests would travel
all over the middle states, including Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin,
Michigan, Ohio;, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and
Rhode Island. He not only considered mission work to be important, he
wrote to his sister in 1863, “It is properly the work in the
vineyard of the Lord; it is entirely apostolic work.”
One of his greatest strengths was in the
Confessional. Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos reminds us of Padre Pio and St. Jean Vianney. He
would spend hours in the Confessional. He was gentle but firm. He
begged the sinners from the pulpit to come to the confessional. He said
“O you sinners who have not courage to confess your sins because they
are so numerous or so grievous or so shameful. O, come without fear or
trembling! I promise to receive you with all mildness; if I do not keep
my word, I here publicly give you permission to cast it up to me in the
confessional and to charge me with a falsehood.” He chided his fellow
priests who did not have compassion for penitents; “The priest who is
rough with the people does injury to himself….he sins, at least in
ignorance…he scandalizes all who see and hear him…Thousands reject the
Church and the Sacraments because they have been badly treated by a
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insure the citizens of this fair land Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of
Happiness. But sadly not all were privy to these rights; as always some were
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capital of our country, and thehome of the
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Trace his life from Bavaria to America.He is Patron of German Immigrants.
Visit the first Italian American church founded by this
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Established over 80 parishes and schools in his diocese.Founder of 40 Hours Devotion in America.Patron of Catholic education.
Beatified by Pope Paul VI on October 13, 1963
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inside his tent.
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Sainte Marie among the Hurons, where the five Canadian Martyrs, Saints
John de Brébuf, Gabriel Lalemant, Antony Daniel, Charles Garnier and Noel Chabanel had
their missions and not only brought the natives the Gospel, they taught them, speaking in
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Walk along with his holiness and the natives as they show him their ancient longhouses and
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