Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search


Katya Rivas: Do Not Fear; I Am with You

The Medallion of the Apostolate of the New Evangelization

Selected Extracts From Katya Rivas's Writings

From Advent 2002 through to Lent 2003 Scoop will be publishing selected extracts from Katya Rivas’s writings, extracts will be taken from each of the four books so far translated into English.

Selected Extract No. 32

Do Not Fear; I Am with You

From The Door to Heaven Extract #37
The Lord

Be calm, My beloved daughter; I know you are afraid of suffering, and especially of humiliation. People’s comments hurt you; be calm and remember that I was also called mad; I also had My feelings tested on the Mount of Olives. Look, I am going to talk to you a little about My suffering. And this is not just for you. You will find out later.

I did not just experience sacrifice, the cross and martyrdom in My last days. I experienced such suffering right from the moment that I arrived in the world, becoming man in the totally chaste bosom of My Immaculate Mother, in the first sufferings, in the first pain of material poverty and human indifference, when I was born in that stable in Bethlehem, in the first spilling of blood in circumcision, in the flight to Egypt that portrayed a God that was persecuted and apparently beaten by the irritated pride of an evil man, in the hidden life in Nazareth and in the daily exhaustion of a public life. All My life on earth was a painful drama; the last days were only the final stages of a tragic finale.

I was a victim throughout My life and I will be for as long as there is Holy Communion. I am the Victim of the only sacrifice offered by the only Priest that could be accepted by God, because the victims of the sacrifices offered by other priests only have value if they are joined to Me, if they are joined to My sacrifice, if these human priests carry out the true functions of His ministry.

That is why every Christian is called to perfection and why every Christian is also called to the state of being a Victim – be it in a generic or remote manner. Only the chosen ones are called by Me in an individual and immediate way to this state of oblation. Only generous beings, who try to live the fullness of a Christian life tightly united with My Cross may fully reach the state of being a victim; this is the most elevated state of an aesthetic life and the most sublime expression of religious virtue, the objective of which is to glorify Me...

Do not be afraid; I am with you. Be thankful if they say you are mad; they said the same to Me. It is My plan and a great fortune for the world that, from the great multitude of mediocre Christians, there should always be some enthusiastic and generous souls who, after having fully understood the value of human existence and the depth and beauty of Christianity to its most sublime expression, ask to be intimately united with My redeeming sacrifice, and, under the guidance of My Mother, pass through all the stages of the state of being a victim, of the Victim’s offering, of the Victim’s vote... These people are the Christ-Redeemers, the Moses who save their people, the lightening rods of humanity.

You need to have an increasingly deep internal life; this constitutes the true essence of saintliness, allowing your soul to find Me fully at every moment in life, in the holiness of every moment, at every moment of your daily life, in the different stages of every agenda. You will find out that this is the only way to reach the true understanding that appears to many to be Utopia: the true relationship between action and contemplation, a relationship that will make your actions into a contemplative force and contemplation into an active intention.

It is very important for you to make this trip; do not worry about the economic aspect that will be solved. I want you to join in communion with your brothers and sisters. Everyone knows that I am present, but they are not aware that My presence depends on the fullness of the love that you live with. Therefore, as My missionary, you should present yourself to others stripped of yourself, with extreme internal poverty, ready to pay with your own self so that others may gain salvation. Remember My words: "Whosoever listens to you, also listens to Me." Your Message – put it in quotation marks – "hidden from the wise and the prudent," extracted from My living fountain, should be aimed at the humble and the children. Shout to the world about the power of My name and the immense force of My Love for everyone. It is very important that the world recognizes the need for penitence. Man should know that his works are empty because, due to his own doing, I am not in them. If this is not corrected, evil will increase.

I have said before: First love and then everything will work out. This is the only feeling that can overcome politics, selfishness, pride, cruelty, and the exaltation of the glory of man without the Scriptures. This is the feeling that, on seeing them, Men will engrave on their souls and on the new history of the world. Truth is a tree that produces excellent fruit; untruth is also a tree, but its fruit is poisonous. Remember that all you give to others, you give to Me. You are Me and I am you... Have trust in Me; I will not disappoint you.

I want you to prepare yourselves so that people can see in you a reflection of your interior life and of the power of prayer, so that your every act represents an expression of your immense love of God. An effective and powerful way of evangelizing, a response to those who sow errors and discord, are the meetings that you should have with married couples and with those who are divorced, in this basic expression of the apostolic task that is personal interaction carried out immediately, authentically and in depth according to the needs of the moment. For this reason, the women of the evangelizing group must prepare themselves.

Every brother and sister must study the specialization that each is to follow, in order to use their intellectual, psychic and physical capacities, as well as their preparation, in the best possible way. Everyone will help with this individual task.


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, and more are coming soon. In August 2002 Rivas visited Wellington New Zealand and met with Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson. See… Scoop Feature: Jesus's Secretary Visits Wellington

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”.

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>



Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>


Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news