The icon of Our Lady of Longmeadow

Our Lady of LongmeadowThe new icon of Our Lady of Longmeadow has just been completed. It will be blessed and installed in its intended home at Saint Mary’s Parish Church, Longmeadow, MA later next month. This is a revealed icon, the story behind the icon can be found here.


NEW – Deification of Man in Christianity

Deification Front CoverDeification is the transformation of man into god through the grace of God. Predominant in the theology of Eastern Christianity, but marginalized and obscured in contemporary interpretations of the theology of Western Christianity, Bartolo-Abela explores how it is deification, not just salvation, that was and remains the intent of God for mankind, with deification occurring not solely in patria, but in via and in patria. This is an understanding of deification which has been largely lost and needs to be recovered in the Western Church.

Examining the works of the Church Fathers on both sides of the East-West divide in Christianity, Bartolo-Abela shows that rather than being restricted to the East, deification featured consistently in many theological works popular in the West, with (more…)

NEW RELEASE – A Voice Calling God’s People

AVoiceBookCoverThe Apostolate of the Divine Heart announces the publication of its latest book titled A Voice Calling God’s PeopleThe book is available globally in Kindle electronic edition from Amazon.

A Voice Calling God’s People is a call from the barren wilderness, a cry from the heart, to God’s own people, to return to Him who loved them, who was their first love and who is infinite love. This book was written during the vigil of Pentecost.

Notice – Where the Divine Heart books are now available

The following is an updated alphabetical list of primary booksellers and libraries carrying the books related to the Devotion of the Divine Heart of God our Father. This list does not include third-party resellers:

  1. Agius & Agius (Malta);
  2. Amazon (US, UK, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Spain);
  3. Apple iStore (global);
  4. Angus & Robertson (Australia);  (more…)

Top 12 Posts and Pages

Below are the top 12 posts and pages for all time:

  1. The Consecration (Seal) Prayer to God the Father;
  2. The Seal of God the Father;
  3. Words of God the Father and Others;
  4. Words from God the Father –  82;
  5. The Icon of the Divine Heart of God the Father Encompassing All Hearts
  6. Cenacles;
  7. Words from God the Son – 19;
  8. Words from God the Father – 86;
  9. Aims of the Devotion;
  10. The Divine Heart and Will;
  11. The Global Illumination of Consciences;
  12. The Father, the Son and mankind: Ut unum sint.

Notice – Readers feedback on the book

The Divine Family.jpg Resized to 800 pxWhat readers are saying:

“Very well written and full of amazing experiences.”
“Beautiful and moving.”
“Powerful, inspiring.”
“Well written and experiences are expressed in clear, easy descriptions.”
“It is striking.”
“Consumed it…could not put it down…must read it again and again.”

Notice – All books now also in Malta

All books published by the Apostolate of the Divine Heart and currently in print can now be obtained in Malta (Europe) directly from the brick-and-mortar store and online through Mireva Bookshop. The books available at Mireva’s are:

  1. Devotion to the Divine Heart of God the Father, 3rd ed.preview video here;
  2. Votive Mass of the Divine Heart of God the Father: Texts and Lectionarypreview video here;
  3. The Divine Heart of God the Father, 2nd rev. ed. – preview video here;
  4. The Icon of the Divine Heart of God: Apologia and Canon - preview video here;
  5. Thoughts for the Day: Reflections for the Soul - preview video here.

The new release The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives - preview video here - will also be available in Malta from Mireva within a month’s time. Thank you for your interest.

Notice – Where the book is available

The new release The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives is written in English and available in both paperback and Kindle ebook editions from the following venues:

  1. US and India – Amazon US and our distributors who ship globally;
  2. Canada – Amazon Canada and our distributors;
  3. Asia – Amazon Japan and our distributors;
  4. Europe – Amazon UK, France, Germany, ItalySpain and also from our distributors;
  5. Malta – Mireva Bookstore and also from our distributors;
  6. Latin America – Amazon Brazil and our distributors;
  7. All other continents – directly from our distributors.

The book is also available globally in Nook ebook edition from Barnes and Noble.

Notice – Goodreads Book Giveaway

The Divine Family.jpg Resized to 800 pxDetails of the new Goodreads Book Giveaway are as follows:

To enter the Goodreads giveaway or obtain further details please click here.

NEW RELEASE – The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives

The Divine Family.jpg Resized to 800 pxThe Apostolate of the Divine Heart announces the publication of its latest book titled The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives. The book is available directly from the publisher and the online bookseller Amazon. For those outside the US, you can obtain the book either from the respective Amazon sites or directly from the distributors.

In The Divine Family: Experiential Narratives, the lived experiences of the author with the Members of the Divine Family and others are presented openly in print for the first time. These experiences occurred from 2010 through 2012. Written predominantly in a dialogical narrative style suitable for believers and non-believers alike, the author chronicles first-hand some of her personal experiences with the archangels Michael and Raphael; demons and Satan, the Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit and God the Father.  (more…)

Notice – 10 – Devotion to the Divine Heart at Malta Book Fair, 2012

All books related to the Devotion to the Divine Heart of God the Father will be available at the Malta Book Fair, Valletta, Malta (Europe) on 7th-11th November, 2012. The books can be purchased or ordered from the stand of Faraxa Publishing, which will be the fourth stand from the entrance. A 20% discount will be given if more than one book is purchased or ordered.

The Divine Heart Website – Summary

The website The Divine Heart of God the Father Encompassing All Hearts has achieved major institutional, state and governmental readership in 153 countries in two years. In April 2012, it was listed second in Google search rankings from 167 million listings for the generalized search term “God the Father.” Readership of the site includes the Catholic Archdiocese of Denver, the Brooklyn (more…)

Notice – 9

The books listed below, namely:

  • Devotion to the Divine Heart of God the Father, 3rd ed.
  • The Divine Heart of God the Father Consecration and Prayer Book, 2nd ed.
  • Votive Mass of the Divine Heart of God the Father: Texts and Lectionary
  • The Divine Heart of God the Father Encompassing All Hearts Prayer Card
  • The Divine Heart of God the Father, 2nd ed. rev.
  • The Icon of the Divine Heart of God the Father: Apologia and Canon

Are now also available in England, France, Germany, India, Italy and Spain, both as paperbacks and Kindle ebooks, through Amazon. Tables of Contents and book descriptions can be found on the Books page. Thank you for your consideration.

Notice – 6 – The Divine Heart of God the Father ranked 2nd out of 167,000,000 by Google

In a random search of Google using the generic search term “God the Father,” it has just been discovered that this website facilitating Devotion to the Divine Heart of God the Father has now been ranked 2ND by Google in its listings, out of a total of 167,000,000 worldwide results. The top ranking site is that of the Wikipedia entry for God the Father. It should be noted that no search engine optimization of any kind has ever been undertaken, for this website facilitating devotion to our beloved and Almighty Father’s Divine Heart.

Illumination and entering into the Father’s Presence – A brief note

When the heart of our souls has been re-opened through illumination and our voluntary acceptance of it, we enter instantly into the Presence of God our Almighty Father, even while being still here on earth, if we gain a plenary indulgence under the usual conditions. This is especially important to know or remember in these (more…)