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FRIENDS OF THE CASA NEWSLETTER - August 2009 (Issue 1) 6th August 09
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 IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Crystal Light Beds - Words of Advice from Diego at the Casa
  • St Ignatius Loyola Novena - Compiled by Grainne McEntee
  • Just Roses? - Article by Grainne McEntee
  • Casa Crystal Beds around the World - New additions to the Listing 2009
  • Photos of the Month - August 2009

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Crystal Light Beds - Words of Advice from Diego at the Casa

Those of us who have been to the casa and have enjoyed a session of the crystal bed treatment only have good things to report. The experiences on the crystal bed can range from a calming and relaxing session to a life altering healing experience. Many of you have also been given permission by the entities to purchase a bed and set it up in your local area. This is a wonderful way to extend the healing energy of the entities to people all over the world who cannot or perhaps are not ready to travel to the casa in Abadiania.

Unfortunately, there has been some confusion about the use of the crystal beds and people have been advertising uses for the crystal bed that are not authorized by the entities. I am writing this in an attempt to clarify some of the rules of using your crystal bed.

  • The use of the crystal bed is meant as an extension of the work of the entities to the people who come for treatment. It is not meant to authorize you or anyone to represent the entities or do healing work or present yourself as an intermediary for the entities. If you are a healing practitioner with your own training, you may not give treatments to people while they are receiving a crystal bed session. You as a practitioner must perform your treatments separate from the crystal bed sessions.
  • It is understood that you can charge for the crystal bed sessions but you must do so in a reasonable and appropriate manner for your locality.
  • You may not offer long distance, surrogate or photo sessions on the crystal bed. Crystal bed sessions are strictly for the person whose body is laying in the crystal bed.
  • You are allowed to speak of the entities and say that they work on people who lay on the crystal bed. You may advertise your crystal bed only in accord with the rules stated above.
  • You may not sell or transfer your crystal bed without express permission from the entities.
  • You have been granted a right and a spiritual responsibility along with the crystal bed and you cannot transfer that without the entities consent. (That is the reason why we asked for permission from the entity to buy the crystal bed in the first place.)
  • Be prudent when using the crystal bed. Do not over expose people to the treatment. Here are some good guidelines:
    • No more than an hour per patient
    • Start people on the slowest setting. Especially people who are frail.
    • Do not use the highest speeds unless you are dealing with a very fit person. Let the entities do their work.
    • Do not interfere. If you want to help, sit outside and pray.

If you have any questions about the crystal beds or if you just want to report a good experience you or a client have had on your crystal bed please do not hesitate to write me at diegocdc@gmail.com If we get a lot of good stories, perhaps we will publish some of them.

I hope you all continue to enjoy your crystal bed sessions and the gift of sharing the work of the entities.

Many Blessings to you. Diego

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Saint Ignatius's Novena - compiled by Grainne McEntee

As July 31st is the anniversary of St. Ignatius passing on from his human form into the spiritual realm,I have roughly translated his novena from the pamphlet distributed at the Casa. Its really beautiful& has great healing energy. This is a veryimportant time to invoke the Divine Power as we are reminded of Dom Ignacio's words concerning receiving graces from God

Saint Ignatius of Loyola was born in 1491 the youngest of 13 children into a noble Basque family of the castle of Loyola in Spain. Wounded in the field of battle in Pamplona when he was defending his king against French troops, the life of the 26 year old Ignatius changed dramatically. During his long convalesce in his paternal castle all he had to read was a biography of the saints and a book called the imitation of Christ. He decided after much meditation to walk in the footsteps of Jesus. He gave away his fine robes in exchange for sack cloth, surrendered his sword to our lady of Montserrat in Spain and retired into a rustic cave near this grotto to write his spiritual exercises. A guide about how to live a good life for the better glory of god (which is still very relevant in today's modern world) his life had changed forever.

The spiritual exercises are very much a part of Saint Ignatius's Novena as they suggest a framework of prayer which helps us to get in touch with the stirrings in our hearts and to connect the events of our lives with those of the Christian gospel.

Novena

Each of the nine days of the novena we can reflect on the course of St Ignatius's conversion and walk in his footsteps as he began to dedicate his life to Jesus and in turn teaching us all to change our lives for the better.

Day 1

St Ignatius of Loyola was a brave general in the army and he dreamed of a celebrated military career. At the age of 26 in the battlefield at Pamplona an enemy bullet shattered his knee as he recovered in his wealthy family castle at Loyola he read a book about the lives of the saints and began to ask himself ‘If these great saints made big sacrifices for God why can't I do the same?' He came to realise that marvellous divine graces were received when we allowed god to act in our lives.

Prayer

Lord support us with your power and protection as we accept our commitment to your gospel. We walk with our brothers and sisters along this path, consciously making the world more just, fraternal and Christian as we all play our parts however small in this divine work.

With the blessing of our lady and the intercession of St Ignatius of Loyola allow us this grace as we humbly ask for it this moment (make a petition here) for the love of Christ our Lord. Amen

Day 2 Devotion to Our Lady

St Ignatius of Loyola cultivated a most profound devotion to Our Lady through his life. He walked to the grotto of the Queen of Heaven in Montserrat in Spain and surrender his sword at her feet making an all night vigil of prayer as he prostrated himself in front of her.

Under the eye of Mary he retired into a cave in Manresa beside the River Cardoner and wrote his now famous spiritual exercises. When in Rome he also venerated in a special way Our Lady of the road.

'Lord by the example of St Ignatius increase our veneration and love for Mary mother of the church, queen of apostles and missionaries.'

Prayer
Day 3 Constructing God's kingdom

With the richness of St Ignatius personality and his progression on the path he was becoming a pilgrim of much importance. During this time he was filled with enthusiasm around the figure of Christ ... a presence Ignatius reminds us of constantly in the spiritual exercises ... So that we will love and follow him more'

Life is a pilgrimage. We are pilgrims of time on the eternal path. When we return to Christ we never turn our backs on our brothers and sisters. The Kingdom of God becomes our path and we are realising our belonging to God's great plans for us.

Prayer
Day 4 The better glory of God

'I am the way the truth and the life' said Jesus Ignatius one day discovered the way and followed it generously. He saw the truth and embraced it without fear. And his life took another route ............a new direction. He was always searching for the better glory of god.

Ignatius founded the company of Jesus, a religious missionary order whose wish was for the church to serve Jesus mission with faith and the promotion of justice for all. He felt the impulse to change inside and to secure Jesus closer to his heart. Now the question arose that filled his deeds, thoughts and actions 'What have I done, am I doing and what can I do for Christ?' Spreading the gospel, making Jesus more known and loved, serving our brothers and sisters without rest and without looking for human rewards ... this was the main idea of St Ignatius and the Jesuits. He was a man of God but always had his feet firming planted on the ground.

Prayer
Day 6 A New Pentecost

After presenting the church with an instrument of communion and liberation the bishops of Latin America remind us'... This is the time of Mary ... time of the new Pentecost. Holy Mary Patron saint of Brazil and Latin America help us to remain equanimous in work and prayer, placing faith and life in the way of the gospel. Following in the teachings of Ignatius we pray as all depends on god and act as all depends on us.

Prayer
Day 7 The Gospel of love

Speaking about the Jesuits in Rome, Joao Paulo II reminds us ' among all this debris where hate and violence are planted we need to construct a civilisation based on the heart of Jesus' In this day and age where our spiritual paths are inactive it is a good time to reactivate the spiritual exercises of Ignatius so as to have a fundamental knowledge of Jesus Christ, his love for us and his actions. In a phrase of Ignatius 'nobody will know what God does for us if we keep setting up obstacles to receive his Grace'

Prayer
Day 8 Options for helping the poor.

As an example for children, for young people and simple folk, protector of the humble and the abandoned, St Ignatius wants every human to know the face of Jesus. Working his whole life for the betterment of the disenfranchised Ignatius revitalises the message of Isaiah ' The lord sent me to give good news to the poor, cure the broken hearted, free all those oppressed, and console all those afflicted.

Prayer
Day 9 The will of God.

We know of the hardship of Jesus' life. His hidden life and his public life, always searching for his father's will and obeying his redeeming mission. As we learn to surrender to the divine power through the prayer of saint Ignatius of Loyola.

Lord Jesus Christ, take & receive all my freedom, my memory, my understanding and my will. All that I have and cherish, you have given me. I surrender it all to be guided by your will. Your grace and your wealth and your love are enough for me. Give me these lord Jesus Christ and I ask for nothing more... Amen

Prayer
Ends after 9 days.

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JUST ROSES? by Grainne McEntee

When we think of Dom Ignacio many images comes to mind.

Roses are symbolic of love.

They have a unique scent conjuring up happy memories & are a gift from Mother Nature of outstanding beauty.

Their majesty, coupled with their thorns are representative of the path of love, as we are reminded that the course of true love never runs smooth.

Here at the Casa every year on the anniversary of St Ignatius passing into the spirit world, July 31st 1556, we celebrate with an ocean of flowers. Every area of the Casa is carpeted with flora of all descriptions & the air is sweetened with the aroma of Divine bounty. This year many received their own rose complete with a souvenir medallion.

We were also blessed to partake of bread & grape juice, representing the Eucharist.

The presence of the patron of the Casa, Dom Ignacio himself bestowed powerful healing energy upon everyone near & far. It's difficult to describe the waves of pure love that emanate from Saint Ignatius & his phalange (group of benevolent spirits) This highly charged energy leaves no doubt that we are part of a bigger plan, that we are safe & greatly loved by an all mighty-all powerful Divine Power that will never abandon us.

As our gifts of roses wilt & fade, all is not lost. The dried rose petals have outstanding healing energy. I have already sent them to family & friends all over the world . My mother in particular puts them under her pillow & has visitations in her slumber from the hard working Entities of the Casa.

The healing continues long after the feast is over.

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CASA CRYSTAL BEDS AROUND THE WORLD
Those of you who have been to the Casa will be familiar with the Crystal bed - the Entity regularly 'prescribes' sessions on the bed to help supplement the healing process. There are eight crystal beds located in buildings adjacent to the main Casa building. Each bed has 7 quartz crystals suspended above the bed which align with and correspond to the 7 chakras of the human body. A session consists of lying on the bed for approximately 20 minutes while listening to soothing music. The crystals radiate color to the respective chakras to cleanse them and to balance their energies. The Entity may prescribe crystal-bed therapy for you, or you may choose to have a therapeutic session on your own.

In our most recent newsletters we provided a list of individuals who were given special permission from the Entity to purchase one of these crystal beds, thereby enabling them to offer these unique treatment sessions at home.

The following are new additions to the list of individuals worldwide who offer crystal bed treatment. The full listing of crystal beds around the world is available on the website,

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AUSTRIA

Friedrich Enne & Bettina Doupona
Neufeldweg 75/17
A-8010 Graz
Tel: 0680 / 301 25 23
E-mail: hvproject@gmail.com
Website: www.holistic-visionary-project.com

We are Bettina and Fritz, and we travelled to Joao in February for two weeks. There, Fritz became healed from a very bad sickness. The Entities gave Bettina their force into her hands while she gave Joao a massage in his legs for fifteen minutes long. The entities also allowed us to take the crystal-bed with us and share it with the people in Austria. 

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CANADA

Gerald Ostiguy & Noelle Hayes
HOPE HOLISTIC HEALTH CENTER
270 Merrill street,
North Hatley, Quebec
Canada, J0B 2C0
Tel.: (819) 842-3355
Mobile: (819) 620-3716
FAX: (819)842-1198
E-Mail: info@hopeholisticcenter.com
Web Site: http://www.hopeholisticcenter.com  

We travelled to the Casa in June 2007 and came back with several great healing experiences and a crystal bed. We are presently creating a network of Holistic Health Centers whose main center and hub which will be based in the Hawaiian Islands. We are presently situated in North Hatley, Quebec, Canada, and are offering therapies utilizing the crystal bed and other energy therapies. Anyone interested in having a crystal bed treatment can communicate with us at the following coordinates.

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Philippe Brennan
Cafe Namasthe
5 Church Street, Ormstown, Quebec, Canada J0S-1K0.
Email: mailphilup@hotmail.com
Website: www.cafenamasthe.com

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Yvonne Mollinga
1122 Berkshire Court
Oakville, Ontario L6M 2L6
CANADA
Tel: 416-996-7266
Web: www.yvonnemollinga.ca  
Email: ymollinga@sympatico.ca

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ENGLAND

Dr Alweena Zairi
Holly House
Spring Garden Lane
Keighley, BD206LE, West Yorkshire, England.
Email: alweenazairi@aol.com
Website: www.childcentre.net

Testimony: "I had visited many Pediatricians and Allergist to find a solution for my son's constant cough problem. After receiving just a surrogate treatment from a distance, my son has shown a remarkable improvement. I can't thank Dr Alweena enough for what she had done".Zarina(Kuala Lumpur -Malaysia)

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GERMANY

Isabell Fehrmann
Schlitzer Str. 80
36039 Fulda
Germany
Tel: +49(0)170-9671632
Email: it.fehrmann@t-online.de

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SWITZERLAND

Barbara Lemberger
Gemeinschaftspraxis für Komplementaertherapie
Stauffacherstrasse 25,
8004 Zürich
Tel: 079 624 45 42
Website: www.praxis-stauffacher.ch
E-mail: therapie@gmx.net

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USA

Ottie Ballard
4050 Woodlawn Road
Bardstown
Kentucky 40004
USA
Tel: (502) 350-0609,
E-mail: ottieballard@gmail.com  

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Ron and Nancy Dadami
Pleasant Hill,
California
Tel: 925-787-9284 (Ron) 925-787-9283 (Nancy)
Email: nancy@nancydadami.com
Web: http://nancydadami.com

Our experience at the Casa was extraordinary. We brought home a Crystal Bed and were told that we would have clients. People that had been to Brazil and knew what it was and others that would be drawn to it's powerful healing properties. People have been finding us and we are honored to be able to continue or introduce the work of the entities.

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Photos of the Month

Photos of the month - August 2009

  • Photos of the New Casa Bookstore taken by Bob Dinga and Diana Rose earlier in the year.
  • Lynn from Australia sent us photos of Joao operating on the back of Leslie from Brisbane

    Lynn's Letter:

Hi dear friends,
We recently returned from my first time as an official "guide" trip. It was a wonderful and most fulfilling experience for me. I am really looking forward to doing my trips and bringing others with me so much, I can't wait until next time. A member of my group was very courageous, and offered to have his surgeries (he had 2 of them a week apart) as visible operations.

I have 2 wonderful photos of the entity working on his back, and we would be happy to share these with others. The entity explained to Les that it was a very big surgery.

Please find attached photos of Mr Leslie Stockenstroom of Brisbane, Australia having the incision and then the suturing of his operation. It was a very successful operation, followed the next week by the entity using the "scissors up the nose"..

So far Mr Stockenstroom says he has been so well, with still more healing happening for him since returning home, and now his wife wants to come for a visit.

Love and Blessings. lynnepaterson@bigpond.com

  •  Thanks to everyone for sending in photos for the Photo Gallery.. keep them coming! The photo gallery has been updated and extended to include all photos available to us since 2002.

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