Histories of Our Lady Of Akita
It was a quiet Tuesday afternoon in the Convent of the Handmaids of the Eucharist, high up on the Yuzawadai hill, outside the mountain town of Akita, Japan. The Sisters had all gone off on errands, and had left Sister Agnes Sasagawa to watch over the convent. This was an important opportunity for Sister Agnes. She was given a responsibility, which she took very seriously. But in truth, the other Sisters didn't expect any activity which would require major decision-making of any kind, so leaving Sister Agnes alone there was fine. For the totally deaf Nun, she felt she was given a special treat, in that her superiors allowed her to open the Tabernacle door in the Chapel, and pray before Our Lord Jesus present there. Sister Agnes had a great love for Jesus in the Eucharist. She had developed an intimate relationship with Him in the Tabernacle. She could speak to Him there. She was important to Him. When she went to visit Jesus in the Tabernacle, it was just Him and her. She blocked out the whole world. She could hear Him, not with her ears, but with her heart. She told him all that was in her heart. Then, very often, she just remained silent, while He spoke to her. It was a magnificent time for her. She could not have asked for anything greater. But on this day, this Tuesday afternoon, the Lord had a special plan for her. He was to bestow upon her a blessing which would remain with her for the rest of her life. In her own words, Sister Agnes tells us: "When I approached to open the Tabernacle...an overwhelming, unknown light suddenly shone forth. Seized with emotion, I prostrated myself immediately with my face to the floor...I remained perhaps an hour in this position, subjugated by a power which overwhelmed me." If we can just envision this dear soul, so excited she was about to burst her skin, but at the same time, frightened. What can this be? What is happening to me? For the rest of the night, she pondered on what had happened in the Chapel. She tried to discern what the Lord was telling her. But she was also ecstatic. She wanted more. She wanted to return. And so she did. She was probably awake all night long, but she waited until there would be other Sisters in the Chapel. And so, when it was proper for her to return in the early hours of the morning, she found some other Sisters praying their morning prayers. She went towards the Tabernacle, her heart pounding, and again, was overcome by a great light, which blinded her. She immediately went down on her knees and prostrated herself before the Tabernacle. She wondered if the other Sisters had seen what she had seen, but she dared not ask. They must have. But why were they not on their knees in Adoration? Why had they not prostrated themselves? She continued to pray in this way for a long time. When she got up, she was alone in the Chapel. The words of Mother Mary on October 13, 1973 - Akita Apparition "As I told you, if men do not repent and better themselves, the Father will inflict a terrible punishment on all humanity. It will be a punishment greater than the deluge, such as one will never have seen before. Fire will fall from the sky and will wipe out a great part of humanity, the good as well as the bad, sparing neither Priests nor faithful. The survivors will find themselves so desolate, that they will envy the dead. The only arms which remain for you will be the Rosary and the Sign left by My Son (the Eucharist). Each day recite the prayers of the Rosary. With the Rosary, pray for the Pope, the Bishops and the Priests In 1973, the Blessed Virgin Mary gave Sister Agnes Katsuko Sasagawa in Akita, Japan three messages through a statute of Mary. Bathed in a brilliant light, the statute became alive and spoke with a voice of indescribable beauty. Her Guardian Angel also appeared and taught her to pray. The wooden statute from which the voice came wept 101 times over a course of several years. It also perspired abundantly and the perspiration sent out a sweet perfume. Its right palm bled from a wound having the form of a cross. Hundreds of people witnessed many of these events. Scientific analysis of blood and tears from the statute provided by Professor Sagisaka of the faculty of Legal Medicine of the University of Akita confirmed that the blood, tears, and perspiration are real human tears, sweat, and blood. They come from three blood groups: O, B, and AB. Sister Agnes also has stigmata on the right palm. A Korean woman with terminal brain cancer received immediate healing while praying before the statute in 1981. The miracle was confirmed by Dr. Tong-Woo-Kim of the St. Paul Hospital in Seoul and Fr. Theisen, President of the Ecclesiastical Tribunal of the Archdiocese of Seoul. The second miracle was the complete cure of total deafness of Sister Agnes. April, 1984 - Most Rev. John Shojiro Ito, Bishop of Niigata, Japan, after years of extensive investigation, declares the events of Akita, Japan, to be of supernatural origin, and authorises throughout the entire diocese the veneration of the Holy Mother of Akita. He said: "The message of Akita is the message of Fatima." June, 1988 - Vatican City - Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, Prefect, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, gives definitive judgement on the Akita events and messages as reliable and worthy of belief. MESSAGES: First message, July 6, 1973 "My daughter, my novice, you have obeyed Me well in abandoning all to follow Me. Is the infirmity of your ears painful? Your deafness will be healed, be sure. Be patient. It is the last trial. Does the wound of your hand cause you to suffer? Pray in reparation for the sins of men. Each person in this community is my irreplaceable daughter. Do you say well the prayer of the Handmaids of the Eucharist? Then, let us pray it together:" "Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, truly present in the Holy Eucharist, I consecrate my body and soul to be entirely one with Your Heart being sacrificed at every instant on all the altars of the world and giving praise to the Father, pleading for the coming of His Kingdom." "Please receive this humble offering of myself. Use me as You will for the glory of the Father and the salvation of souls." "Most Holy Mother of God. Never let me be separated from your Divine Son. Please defend and protect me as Your special child. Amen." " Pray very much for the Pope, the bishops and the priests." Second Message on August 3, 1973 "My daughter, my novice, do you love the Lord? If you love the Lord listen to what I have to say to you." "It is very important. You will convey it to your superior." "Many men in this world afflict the Lord. I desire souls to console Him to soften the anger of the Heavenly Father. I wish, with my Son, for souls who will repair by their suffering and their poverty for the sinners and ingrates." "In order that the world might know His anger, the Heavenly Father is preparing to inflict a great chastisement on all mankind. With my Son, I have intervened so many times to appease the wrath of the Father. I have prevented the coming of calamities by offering Him the sufferings of the Son on the Cross, His Precious Blood, and beloved souls who console Him and form a cohort of victim souls. Prayer, penance and courageous sacrifices can soften the Father's anger. I desire this also from your community, that it love poverty, that it sanctify itself and pray in reparation for the ingratitude and outrages of so many men. Recite the prayer of the Handmaids of the Eucharist with awareness of its meaning: put it into practice: offer (whatever God may send) in reparation for sins. Let each one endeavour, according to capacity and position, to offer herself entirely to the Lord." Third and the Last message on October 13, 1973: ". . . if men do not repent and better themselves, the Father will inflict a terrible punishment on all humanity. It will be a punishment greater than the deluge, such as one will never have seen before. Fire will fall from the sky and will wipe out a great part of humanity, the good as well as the bad, sparing neither priests nor faithful. The survivors will find themselves so desolate that they will envy the dead. The only arms which will remain for you will be the Rosary and the Sign left by my Son. Each day recite the prayers of the Rosary. With the Rosary, pray for the Pope, the bishops and the priests." "The work of the devil will infiltrate even into the Church in such a way that one will see cardinals opposing cardinals, bishops against other bishops. The priests who venerate me will be scorned and opposed by their confreres (other priests). Churches and altars will be sacked. The Church will be full of those who accept compromises and the demon will press many priests and consecrated souls to leave the service of the Lord." "The demon will be especially implacable against the souls consecrated to God. The thought of the loss of so many souls is the cause of my sadness. If sins increase in number and gravity, there will be no longer pardon for them." ". . . Pray very much the prayers of the Rosary. I alone am able still to save you from the calamities which approach. Those who place their confidence in me will be saved."
Prayers of Our Lady Of Akita
Eucharistic Prayer of Our Lady of Akita: 
Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, 
truly present in the Holy Eucharist, 
I consecrate my body and my soul to be entirely one with Your Heart being sacrificed at every instant on all the altars of the world and giving praise to the Father, 
pleading for the coming of His Kingdom. 
Please receive this humble offering of myself. 
Use me as You will for the glory of the Father and the salvation of souls. 
Most holy Mother of God, never let me be separated from Your Divine Son. 
Please defend and protect me as Your Special Child. 
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Our Lady Of Akita