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MARY SINGS OF THE LOVE OF GOD

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May 31
THE VISITATION 
MARY SINGS OF THE LOVE OF GOD

"God is interested in even the smallest events in the lives of his creatures -- in your affairs and mine -- and he calls each of us by name. This certainty that the faith gives enables us to look at everything in a new light. And everything, while remaining exactly the same, becomes different, because it is an expression of God's love. Our life is turned into a continuous prayer, we find ourselves with good humor and a peace that never ends, and ev­erything we do is an act of thanksgiving running through all our day. ‘My soul magnifies the Lord,' Mary sang, ‘and my spirit re­joices in God, my Savior.'" 37

Let us offer to our Mother today:

The Holy Rosary said with concentration and affection.

Month of Mary-May Devotions - Catholic News Agency



Rosary Gathering

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On 30th May 2017
Our Choice team had a rosary session together in conjunction with the Month of May and the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima. Through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we prayed for the future well being of our families, country, peace and blessings and the grace to continue to serve God.
We saw some new members and welcomed the old ones back. Thank you all for coming!

But the question that was repeatedly asked later during makan was... where was Datuk Ron? 
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Tadaaaaaa... I was here people.. here is the proof!!! You can spot me in an instant.

As you can see... Datuk Ron did his magical appearance!!! huhu, πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰

MARY: THE CHANNEL OF GRACE

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May 30
MARY: THE CHANNEL OF GRACE

"Her power before God is such that she can obtain anything that we ask for, and, like any mother, she wants to answer our prayers. Like any mother, also, she knows and understands our weaknes­ses. She encourages us and makes excuses for us. She makes the way easy for us, and even when we think there is no possible solu­tion for our worry, she always has one ready to offer us." 36

Let us offer to our Mother today:

A visit or a conversation with a friend or relative whom we want to encourage to go to Confession.

Month of Mary-May Devotions - Catholic News Agency


MARY: THE QUEEN OF HEAVEN

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May 29
MARY: THE QUEEN OF HEAVEN  

"She lives now and is protecting us. She is there [in heaven], body and soul, with the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. She is the same person who was born in Palestine, who gave herself to God while still a child, who received the message from St. Gabriel the Ar­changel, who gave birth to our Savior, and who stood beside him at the foot of the Cross. In her, all ideals become a reality. But we should never think that this sublime greatness of hers makes her in­accessible to us. She is the one who is full of grace and the sum of all perfections . . . and she is also our Mother."  35

Let us offer to our Mother today:

The "Hail Holy Queen" at each hour.

Month of Mary-May Devotions - Catholic News Agency


Getting to know our 99ners #6

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We take this opportunity to acquaint ourselves with CEKL 99 members by inviting them to share about their life's passions, God and Noah's tattoo πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸŸπŸŸ⛵⛵


1) What are you passionate about?
Travel. It is the only thing you buy that makes you richer πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’ŽπŸ’ŽπŸ˜†. It gives you a deeper perspective on life.

2) When you think about God – what is the first thing that comes to mind?
Love, pure and eternal love. None that this world can offer and fathom.

3) If  God suddenly appears before you today, what will you say to him?
Thank you Lord for all that you've done for me. I hope that I would have fought the good fight, that I would have finished the race and that I would have kept the faith when I come home to you. I love you Jesus.

4) If Noah went out and got a tattoo – what would it be and why? 
A dove with an olive leaf in the mouth because it's at that very moment where he realised that he could finally get some fresh air on land after living a year with a potpourri of anim…

MARY: TAKEN UP TO HEAVEN

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May 28
THE ASSUMPTION
MARY: TAKEN UP TO HEAVEN

"Mary has gone to heaven in both body and soul, and the angels rejoice. I can imagine, too, the delight of St. Joseph, her most chaste spouse, who awaited her in paradise. Yet what of us who remain on earth? Our faith tells us that here below, in our present life, we are pilgrims, wayfarers. Our lot is one of suffer­ing, of sacrifices, and privations. Nonetheless, joy must mark the rhythm of our steps. ‘Serve the Lord with joy' -- there is no other way to serve him."  34

Let us offer to our Mother today:

A smile when someone corrects us or misjudges us.

Month of Mary-May Devotions - Catholic News Agency


MARY: MOTHER OF FAIR LOVE

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May 27
MARY: MOTHER OF FAIR LOVE
"This is what explains Mary's life -- her love. A complete love, so complete that she forgets herself and is happy just to be there where God wants her, fulfilling with care what God wants her to do. That is why even her slightest action is never routine or vain but, rather, full of meaning. Mary, our Mother, is for us both an example and a way. In the ordinary circumstances in which God wants us to live, we have to try to be like her."  33

Let us offer to our Mother today:

The resolution to say, before going to sleep every night, three Hail Mary. 

Month of Mary-May Devotions - Catholic News Agency


Fire in the hole...

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It's never too late to be awesome again people. We are 'the' badasss generation who knows some culture. It is what it is. We are the golden age of gamers - back from retirement. “Go! Go! Go!” "Roger that."



Sorry ladies, we're not ditching you. We're just having our boys time. Toniiiiggghhhtttttt... weee areee youngggg... so we set the game on fireee... we can strike brighter... than the sunnnn..... πŸ’₯πŸ’₯πŸ’₯



errr... guys.... "😨😨 I have eyes on target." 

"Fall back!""Fall back!" .. .. .. .. .. "Need backup here!" .. .. .. .. .. "Abort! Abort!!!"
😰😰😰😰
Sayonara brothers. See you on the other side 😡


MARY: THE WAY TO JESUS

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May 26
MARY: THE WAY TO JESUS

"Mary does the immense favor of bringing to the cross, of placing face to face with the example of the Son of God, those who come close to her and contemplate her life. It is in this confronta­tion that Christian life is decided. And here Mary intercedes for us so that our behavior may lead to a reconciliation of the younger brother -- you and me -- with the firstborn Son of the Father.

"Many conversions, many decisions to give oneself to the ser­vice of God have been preceded by an encounter with Mary. Our Lady has encouraged us to look for God, to desire to change, to lead a new life."  32

Let us offer to our Mother today:

Teaching someone how to say the Holy Rosary.

Month of Mary-May Devotions - Catholic News Agency


How You Can Pray - Pope Francis’ “5 Finger Prayer”

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Why Do Catholics Pray the Rosary?

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Catholics pray the rosary because it’s a powerful prayer to God, through His mother, Mary.


Praying the rosary has been a tradition in the Church for a long time. It’s a bit fuzzy who made it more formal; some say it was St. Dominic and others say it wasn’t. What really matters is that this prayer is super powerful.


Throughout Church history, many popes and saints have highly recommended that we pray the rosary. St. Louis de Montfort said, ‘When the Holy Rosary is said well, it gives Jesus and Mary more glory and is more meritorious than any other prayer.’


The rosary begins with the recitation of the Apostle’s Creed, an Our Father, three Hail Mary’s and a Glory Be. Then there are five decades which each begin and end with an Our Father and Glory Be, and have ten Hail Mary’s in between. When you pray the rosary, you meditate on the events in Jesus’ life. There are the joyful, luminous, sorrowful, and glorious mysteries.


In various apparitions, Mary has appeared holding a rosary and has aske…

Getting to know our 99ners #5

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We take this opportunity to acquaint ourselves with CEKL 99 members by inviting them to share about their life's passions, God and Noah's tattoo πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸŸπŸŸ⛵⛵


What are you passionate about?
πŸ‘‰ knowing the meaning of life.

When you think about God – what is the first thing that comes to mind?
 πŸ‘‰ Jesus and his sacrifices.

If God suddenly appears before you today, what will you say to him?
πŸ‘‰ be with me forever & guide me well.

If Noah went out and got a tattoo – what would it be and why?
πŸ‘‰angels, they are our guardians

Jasmine CEKL99



Enduring Unjust Suffering

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And if it is the will of God that you should suffer, it is better to suffer for doing right than for doing wrong.

First Peter 3:15-18

From today's 2nd reading


Enduring unjust suffering patiently shows God because it makes the suffering of Christ real to people. People can see that this is the way Jesus was.

When we suffer unjustly and patiently with our trust in God,

1) We are surrendering some very precious things (health, comfort, ease) 
and so we show God's superior preciousness (1 Peter 2:7).

2) We surrender our claim to be protected and cared for on earth 
and so we show God's superior shepherd care for us (1 Peter 2:25; 5:7).

3) We go without the glory of fighting back and winning
and so we show God'ssuperior gloryand the justice of his throne  (1 Peter 2:23; 4:13; 5:1, 4).

4) We take a tremendous risk with our life
—the only life most people believe we have to enjoy—
and so we show God's faithfulness and trustworthiness (1 Peter 4:19).

5) We throw way our one ch…

Thoughts => Words & Actions

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Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit.

 -Romans 8:5

Our thoughts have a great impact on us.  Our thoughts are what impact our words and actions.  When your mind is not in a good place you can be hurtful in words and deeds.  Yet often our mind gets burdened by anxiety, despair, and fear.  If you notice the circular thoughts, stop them by changing the direction of your thoughts.  Don't allow your mind to be dominated!  Focus on ways you can show mercy to others or what you can say to respond with a gentle tone.  Focus on things that please the Spirit.


Getting to know our 99ners #4

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We take this opportunity to acquaint ourselves with CEKL 99 members by inviting them to share about their life's passions, God and Noah's tattoo πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸŸπŸŸ⛵⛵


1) What are you passionate about?  I am passionate about music.

2) When you think about God – what is the first thing that comes to mind?  Father is the first thing that comes to mind

3) If God suddenly appears before you today, what will you say to Him?  I will thank Him for healing me

4) If Noah went out and got a tattoo – what would it be and why?  Noah's tattoo will be an ark because that was his purpose for God to rebuild everything.
Nisha c99

100th anniversary of Our Lady Of Fatima and Mother's day

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Today is the 100th anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima. Let us consecrate this day to Her with prayer, penance and sacrifice and offer up all mothers who will be celebrating mother's day tomorrow.




About Our Lady of Fatima


Go through the links taken from https://www.romancatholicman.com/ to find our more above our lady of fatima




Why does 100 years matter?











How is this significant in our lives?










Mothers' important role

In Luke 7, Jesus observed a  huge funeral procession in Nain. The entire town was present. He observed the young men and women weeping. He observed the pastors and apostles weeping. He observed the elders weeping. He observed the fathers weeping. He observed the children weeping. He observed the sadness on people's faces. Nothing seemed to move Him, until HE SAW THE MOTHER.

The bible says He had compassion when He saw her and immediately raised her boy from the dead. (Luke 7:12-15). It was the cry of a mother that moved the Heart of God. Still today,…

Getting to know our 99ners #3

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We take this opportunity to acquaint ourselves with CEKL 99 members by inviting them to share about their life's passions, God and Noah's tattoo πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸŸπŸŸ⛵⛵

What are you passionate about?  Living life. 
When you think about God – what is the first thing that comes to mind?  Strength 
If God suddenly appears before you today, what will you say to him?  Thank you Lord for all that you've done and all that you do. For helping through the storms in my life and being with me to enjoy all the ups in life. I can never thank you enough. 
If Noah went out and got a tattoo – what would it be and why? A scene of a storm to remind him of the tough time that God has helped through.
Anonymous CEKL99 

M.A.D for Christ

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Recently, on Friday 5th May 2017, we had our latest M.A.D project at Carl's soup Kitchen, near ASAYO . A big shout out to 'Datuk' Ron and Andrew for making it happened and also to all our CHOICEes who participated to keep the poor and hungry, well fed.



We came together at 8am and started the process of chopping, chopping, talking, playing, monkeying around, washing, cooking and serving. 
CHOICEes serious at business yo! 😍


We were so serious, we hired auditors to do QC. Alex was the main kepala... hehehe 😎 

Won't want anybody to have food poisoning right... Hmmmmm.. Ray Ray's smile looks suscipious! What did you do bro... spill it out.. wah chaaaa...
Roti canai aneh
Noooooo.... mummy please don't take my food...

CEKL 96 buddies
We really had a great time and will wait in anticipation for our next M.A.D project!

Hmmm.. anywayzzz what does M.A.D stand for already ah... somebody plzz enlighten me in the comment box. I desperately need to know..!! 😭😭

What does CHOICE mean to you? #18

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Preparing for the CHOICE weekends is truly an amazing experience. In these series of post, we interviewed some of the members to share their encounters with CHOICE that inspired them to return and to serve subsequent weekends.




1. Issues you struggled with before Choice     
I never used to go to church.

2. What is Choice to you?
Choice to me is more on self reflection and it changes our perception towards life.

3. How has Choice changed my life?
Choice has made me a better person today.

4. What is life like after Choice? 
Life after choice is more amazing than I can imagine. It is more about family, love and support.

Anonymous CEKL 98


Getting to know our 99ners #2

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We take this opportunity to acquaint ourselves with CEKL 99 members by inviting them to share about their life's passions, God and Noah's tattoo πŸ˜œπŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸŸπŸŸ⛵⛵


What are you passionate about?
Music. It might just be  external stimulation picked up by your auditory senses but it can very stimulating internally. Music appreciation is a gift.


When you think about God – what is the first thing that comes to mind?
A warm white radiating light from up above.


If God suddenly appears before you, what will you say to him?
Lord if it's my time let me be close to you.


If Noah went out and got a tattoo – what would it be and why?
A huge tattoo of a dove carrying an olive branch. It was the first sign of hope he received since his turbulent journey on the ark.

Steven CEKL99