Be Faithful and Attentive:|
A Handbook for Living in the Divine Will
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If you find this book beneficial, I sincerely request your
prayers — I, who did the work of compiling it, yet still have
much to do to put its teaching into practice. Thank you.
— Robert T. Hart
(NOTE: There is a work entitled Soyez fidèles et attentifs which is an attempted French version in four "cahiers" (i.e. notebooks) of Be Faithful and Attentive. It was published by the Association Franco-Canandienne Luisa Piccarreta of Québec. Despite what may be said on the first page of some of these "cahiers," I have never given my approval to any of these publications. This is because in certain places the publishers took the liberty of freely editing my work as they saw fit. In 2007 I asked the Association to stop publishing these faulty translations and I am happy to state that they have willingly obliged. — Robert T. Hart)
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Be Faithful and Attentive, by Robert T. Hart, is meant to serve as a "Handbook" giving practical instruction to those souls wishing to embrace the spirituality of Living in the Divine Will — a spirituality given to us by God through the instrumentality of the Italian mystic and Servant of God, Luisa Piccarreta in her spiritual diary, the Book of Heaven. Hart's 928-page "Handbook" is composed of two books in one volume. Book One contains 17 chapters designed to help readers both understand and practice the spirituality of Living in the Divine Will. Book Two is a collection of various "Rounds" in the Divine Will — the special manner of prayer requested by Our Lord through Luisa to beg that his Kingdom come. You will find various chapters from the book available for viewing in the table of contents below.
Be Faithful and Attentive is not intended as a book for beginners who have had no instruction in Luisa's spiritual doctrine. We are happy to announce, however, that the same Mr. Hart has recently completed an introductory book called, The Secret of the Divine Will, to fulfill this need. It is presently awaiting ecclesiastical approval for publication. Once obtained, we hope to provide a small abridged version of this new book entitled, Sicut in Cælo et in Terra, (On Earth as it is in Heaven) on our free downloadable booklets page. Look for it there in the No. 1 position. Hoping that this new book and booklet will be an instrument to hasten the coming of God's Kingdom, we would greatly appreciate your prayers that permission to publish will be granted soon.
Table of Contents
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Introduction: Author's Introduction to Be Faithful and Attentive
Book 1: Fiat Mihi Secundum Verbum Tuum
An aid to understanding and practicing the Doctrine of the
Divine Will as found in the Book of Heaven.
UNDERSTANDING HOW TO LIVE IN
THE DIVINE WILL
Chapter 1: Being Faithful and Attentive to the Divine Will:
Chapter 2 (in part): Necessary Dispositions and Virtues
Chapter 3: Holy Poverty
THE PRACTICE OF LIVING IN THE DIVINE WILL
IN DAILY LIFE
Chapter 4: Beginning Your Day in the Divine Will
Chapter 5: Clothed in the Divine Will (We refer you to our free
Chapter 6: Performing Your Daily Duties in the Divine Will
Chapter 7: Visiting the Most Blessed Sacrament in the Dvine Will
Chapter 8: Holy Mass in the Divine Will
Chapter 9: Holy Communion in the Divine Will
Chapter 10: The Sacrament of Penance in the Divine Will
Chapter 11: Reading and Meditating the Book of Heaven
Chapter 12 (in part): The Holy Rosary in Rounds
Chapter 13: Recreation, Meals and Dealings with Others
Chapter 14: Ending Your Day in the Divine Will
PRAYERS, HYMNS, & DATES
Chapter 15: A Treasury of Prayers
Chapter 16 (in part): Third Fiat Hymns
Chapter 17: Important Dates
Book 2: Advéniat Regnum Tuum
A collection of Rounds in the Divine Will to
Beg His Kingdom come.
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Rounds to Begin the Day
Rounds of Creation
An Exchange of Love for those Creatures we call "Plants"
An Exchange of Love for those Creatures we call "Animals"
Glorifying God's Attributes Hidden in Created Things
An Exchange of Love and Gratitude for Technology and
Rounds of Redemption
An Exchange of Love for the Events of the Old Testament (I)
An Exchange of Love for the Events of the Old Testament (II)
An Exchange of Love for Jesus in the Womb
The Rounds of Christmas
An Exchange of Love for All the Acts of Jesus' Life (II)
An Exchange of Love and Reparation for the Pains and Deaths
An Exchange of Love for All the Acts of Mary's Life (II)
An Exchange of Love for the Sorrows of the Queen Mother
An Exchange of Love and Thanksgiving to Supplement of the
An Exchange of Love for the Seven Sacraments
Cry of "Sorrow! Pardon!" for each Offense of Man
Rounds of Sanctification
An Exchange of Love for the Works of the Holy Spirit (II)
A Prayer by Fr. John Petit to Perfect All Human Suffering
Perfect Act of Correspondence of Love
An Exchange of Love for the Life of Luisa and of Others Who