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Katya Rivas: Once There Was A Man

The Medallion of the Apostolate of the New Evangelization

The Great Crusade Of Love

Extract #64

Once There Was A Man


Do My beloved souls wish to listen to their Master’s words? Open your ears and at the same time do as Mary did at My feet. I have many Marys at My feet and if they were to move, their movement would upset Me, their striving for almost no nourishment, for things that do not have real value. You, however, value the choice and listen to the story that I will tell You:

Once there was a tall and strong man, who departed for the towns and cities teaching things never before heard. People were attracted to that man and everyone who heard Him was astounded. He gave advice, spoke of His Father, and called all who listened to Him brothers. It seemed that time spent with Him had always been short, so people came back to Him, eager to listen to Him, enraptured with His affable manner.

But one day some wicked men became envious of Him and swore to kill Him. They were mean individuals who were afraid to lose their own prestige; they were the insincere ones who feared His Word that knew no human fears. For this reason they had Him arrested and crucified between two thieves; He died, forgiving His executioners…


EDITOR’S NOTE: Starting Monday, 05 March 2001, in the first week of Lent 2001, Scoop began publication of a series of daily reflections on spiritual matters from Bolivian author Katya Rivas. Rivas, has received an official imprimatur from the Catholic Church for several books she says she was instructed to write by Jesus Christ, Mary and various Angels. Scoop’s extract, above, comes from Rivas’s book “The Passion”. In 1999 Katya Rivas was the subject of a top-rating documentary show hosted by Mike Willessee (see Scoop TV review - Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World and Scoop Images ). More recently Rivas says she was instructed by Jesus to have her books translated and published on the internet with the intention of having the books distributed to as wide an audience as possible. Several of the books can now be read online at, and more are coming soon.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: “Copyright© 2000 by The Great Crusade of Love and Mercy. All rights reserved. This book is published in coordination with The Apostolate of the New Evangelization. Permission is granted to reproduce this book as a whole in its entirety with no changes or additions and as long as the reproduction and distribution is done solely on a non-profit basis. This document is available at no cost online and can be downloaded and printed from the following Web Sites: in English at: and Spanish at: http://www.grancruzada.orgPlease copy and distribute this book”.

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