Catalina Rivas of Cochabamba, Bolivia, who now dwells in Mérida, Yucatán,
She is said to receive Messages from Jesus, Mary, and the angels. She has the
approval of her Bishop, René Fernández Apaza, who has given his imprimatur to
The following text is the reproduction of booklet, “The Holy Mass,” in which
Our Lord and Our Lady explain to Catalina what is really going on during the
Mass in the spiritual realm, and how we should be more concentrated on the
great mysteries that are taking place.
Bo. Daniel Gagnon, OMI, of the Commission for the Doctrine of the Faith of
the Archdiocese of Mexico, wrote about this book: “I do not find anything
against the faith or the customs of the Church. It is not my function to
confirm its supernatural character; nevertheless, I recommend it for its
The testimony of Catalina on the Holy Mass
In a marvelous catechesis, the Lord and the Virgin Mary have been
instructing us first on how to pray the Rosary, that being to pray it with our
hearts, and meditate and enjoy the moments when we encounter God and our
They have also instructed us on
the way to make a good confession and, in this document, a teaching on what
happens during the Holy Mass and how to live it with our hearts.
This is the testimony that I must and want to give to the whole world, for
the greater Glory of God and for the salvation of all of those who want to open
their hearts to the Lord.
It is also given so that many souls consecrated to God will rekindle the
fire of their love for Christ, some of whom are the owners of the hands that
have the power to bring Him to our world so that He can become our nourishment.
It is also given for others so that they break lose of the “routine
practice” of receiving Him, and relive the amazement of their daily encounter
with Love. And it is given so that my lay brothers and sisters from the entire
world live the greatest Miracle with their hearts: the celebration of the
was the vigil of the Annunciation, and the members of our group had gone to the
Sacrament of Reconciliation. Some of the ladies of the prayer group had not
been able to do it, and so they left