Katya Rivas:Do Not Stray from the Door to My Heart
The Medallion of the Apostolate of the New Evangelization
The Door to Heaven - Extracts
A teaching for Man,
about his weaknesses,
limits and reach.
Spanish Editions: 1996 and 1998
English Edition 1.1 - July 1999
The Door to Heaven – Extract No. 1
The messages that follow were originally dictated in Spanish through inner locutions to Catalina who recorded them by hand in notebooks. After the issuance an Imprimatur for the messages by the Archbishop of Cochabamba, the translations of the messages from the original Spanish text into English began.
A priest, fluent in both English and Spanish, has
said that the style of Spanish used in the messages "is a
great lyrical quality. It is almost like poetry; it is
prose, but it almost rhymes; it is a very beautiful lyrical
language, and if one believes that it is Jesus who is
speaking one should not be surprised." Capturing the beauty
of the original Spanish wording was a challenge in
developing the English translations that follow.
In the text of the messages, the reader will often find the symbol "…" which indicates a pause for emphasis and a moment of reflection:
I want you to be in peace, to trust Me fully. Am I not here with you? I am the one who guides you, who leads you. Do you think that you could solve all the problems that arise on your own? I want you to serve Me always, even in those dark moments when you think you are utterly useless.
Love of My pain, My most beloved girl, why do you worry so much about things that you cannot solve? Trust in your God… Love Me and pray, amend…
The offence to Heaven is so great that not one second of the day passes without the Holy Trinity being offended. Why do they hurt Me? Have I not give them even My last breath? Which of you would do for your brethren a thousandth part of what My Love for you did? What it does today?
Never stray away from the Door of My Heart; do not stop in the struggle for My greater glory. You, with nothing, are united to My greatness which should fill you with strength.
Do you know why they fight against My works? Because of meanness, susceptible mistrust, convenience… I will answer with the humility of a God who has been mocked and misunderstood; the bow cannot always be drawn!
I like to see in you what the world calls craziness. Since when have you worried about what people will say? Why start now?
Do not lose your peace on account of the devil's traps. I know by name those people who are not aware of My true name: Love. They live their life, their poor life and none of them fulfill their responsibilities to Me. Each day they get more and more lost and, with them, those I have entrusted to them. They cannot even save themselves.
Do not turn your feet aside from the path that I have created for you, not even one centimeter, the path of the return of love to My Eucharistic Heart. I know that you are too weak, that I have to support you every single moment, but… It pleases Me so much to do so…!
Understand little one, it is not your time; keep your insignia secret. I do not want anybody to touch My seal, not now that it is the beginning of My union with you. Do not give explanations, let them think what they want, because at the end My Will will be done… The special days disappear, pray a lot; I hope that they visit you to pray together, not just out of curiosity.
You console My Heart so much! I love those who console Me like this so much! Do you want to console Me even more? Pray, amend the pain that they are going to give Me. My poor children, My little ones, those who will have to be sacrificed. The corruption of the "privileged" has exhausted the patience of those who are defenseless.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Through the rest of 2002, Scoop will be publishing 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 Door to Heaven”. 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 http://www.greatcrusade.org/, 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: http://www.greatcrusade.org and Spanish at: http://www.grancruzada.org …Please copy and distribute this book”.