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Katya Rivas: Depart with Me from the Garden

For the remainder of 2003 through till Lent 2004 Scoop will be publishing a serialisation of Katya Rivas’s " The Great Crusade of Love ". Readers can sign up to receive the serial by email at: To order a video about Katya's work see…

The Medallion of the Apostolate of the New Evangelization

The Great Crusade of Love

A school for teaching on the relationship of Jesus with Man.

Cochabamba — Bolivia
Spanish Editions: 1996 and 1998
English 1st Edition - November 1999

Depart with Me from the Garden of Gethsemane

My daughter, through love and suffering you are a victim for the priests, for the sinners, and for the souls in purgatory. Be ready for any type of suffering for them. Little one, on the Cross I saved the world. I have given My Blood for you. Do not forget that suffering is the price on earth, in which I am preparing a happier future for your country and the whole world.

(Jesus takes me to Calvary and I see the soldiers breaking the legs of the two thieves crucified with Him.)

If the Merciful Love of the Father had not decreed that I die beforehand, they would have broken My Body, just like they did with them. The secret of that will be revealed to all at the last judgment. Unite yourself to Me in a prayer of thanksgiving… Yes, I carried on My shoulders the most horrible sins of the entire world; while I agonized on the Cross, I did win My Father’s favor.

In today’s world there is a greater need of lambs for the sacrifice. But they must think that participation in the work of redemption does not only consist of sacrifice. One must depart from the Garden of Gethsemane and follow the path that I traveled. Without this there are no merits nor offering of the fruitful life, since the sooner the surrender of a soul, the more it glorifies the Father and, therefore, it will help save more souls and be the benefactor of all humanity. Daughter, so many graces it can attain for the Church and priests! A soul like that cooperates efficaciously to the conversion of sinners, the relief of the sick, the salvation of the dying, so that souls get to eternal happiness.

Because of that, think about souls needing the suffering accepted by you like the sick need medicine. I cannot take away the cross from the shoulders of the chosen souls, although at times they would seem to fall under its weight, because then the process of curing the souls would be interrupted and it would leave to perish those that still can be saved. When the debt of one or several souls is cancelled, thanks to their offered suffering, I take away the cross for some time so that My victim souls regain vigor…

My children, turn your thoughts and unselfish love towards how to be able to save sinners, because you know very well that there is nothing in this world as precious as souls. Become holy so that you can really be My apostles, dressed as Christ, before My Father.

When My Father chooses a soul to give it the grace of being one of His chosen ones, on earth it is already destined to be like Me. And how should it be like Me? In love and acceptance of suffering. If in this you follow Me, My Father will recognize Me in you. The chosen souls can try hard to save souls by praying fervently, practicing active and helpful charity, with meekness, humility, mortification, but above all, with the patient acceptance of suffering.

Go in your greatest trials to My Eucharistic Heart that is your nourishment in the earthly pilgrimage. Thus nourished daily, you continue the road to the eternal abode, where in glorious ecstasy the ones, which have made of their lives an offering of love to God’s glory and the good of souls, will recognize themselves in each other.


EDITOR’S NOTES: Through the rest of 2003, 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 Great Crusade of Love”. Readers can sign up to recieve daily extracts from Katya Rivas's writings by email at:

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”.

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