The Words of the Despres Family

Prayer List

Mary Jane Despres
December 27, 1999

A Prayer List - True Family, Saints working in the Current Dispensation, Honored Elders, Leaders, Brothers and Sisters

Note: Dates below in italics are Lunar Calendar dates. These days are celebrated according to the the Lunar Calendar. All other dates are Solar Calendar dates. This name list is unofficial.

Heavenly Father

True Parents [blessed March 16, 1960, Lunar] Sun Myung Moon (b. 1/6/20) and Hak Ja Han (b. 1/6/43) and their children [numbers 1 - 14]

1. Ye Jin Nim (b. 12/11/60) and Jin Whi Nim (b. 10/18/63) [blessed May 16, 1981]

Shin Bok Nim (b. 4/3/82)
Shin Goon Nim (b. 7/12/83)
Shin Hwa Nim (b. 3/11/88)
Shin Choon Nim (b. 12/2/90)

2. Hyo Jin Nim (b. 12/3/62) and Yun Ah Nim (b. ? ) [blessed February 5, 1999]

Shin Chul Nim (b. 11/21/99, Solar, not yet converted to Lunar)
and Hyo Jin Nim's Children with his first wife [True Parents' adopted Daughter - adopted at the time of her blessing - Nan Sook (b. 3/21/66) They were blessed January 7, 1982, yet this marriage was dissolved before Hyo Jin Nim's remarriage.]
Shin Jung Nim (b. 1/16/83)
Shin Young Nim (b. 10/18/86)
Shin Gil Nim (b. 12/26/87)
Shin Ok Nim (b. 9/18/89)
Shin Hoon Nim (b. 10/6/94)

3. Hye Jin Nim (b. 7/27/64 - d. 8/4/64 unofficial, probably solar dates)

4. In Jin Nim (b. 7/18/65) and Jin Sung Nim (b. 2/18/63) [blessed February 20, 1984]

Shin Myung Nim (b. 9/8/86)
Shin Kwon Nim (b. 7/12/89)
Shin Sun Nim (b. 10/4/80)
Shin Yul Nim (b. 12/19/92)
Shin Pyung Nim (b. 11/11/96)

5. Heung Jin Nim (b. 10/23/66 - d. 1/3/84) and Hoon Sook Nim (b. 1/1/63) [blessed February 20, 1984]

Shin Chul Nim (b. 2/27/92)

6. Un Jin Nim (b. 11/23/67) and Jin Hun Nim (b. 3/25/63) [blessed April 11, 1986]

Shin Yeon Nim (b. 4/23/90)
Shin Ji Nim (b. 7/30/94)

7. Hyun Jin Nim (b. 4/10/69) and Jun Sook Nim (b. 12/24/67) [blessed March 31, 1987]

Shin Won Nim (b. 2/11/88)
Shin Eh Nim (b. 9/16/89)
Shin Joong Nim (b. 8/2/93)
Shin Ha Nim (b. 10/14/98)

8. Kook Jin Nim (b. 6/14/70) and Soon Ju Nim (b. 8/15/72) [blessed January 10, 1989]

9. Kwon Jin Nim (b. 1/20/75) and Hwa Yun Nim (b. 9/20/77) [blessed April 16, 1995]

10. Sun Jin Nim (b. 6/15/76) and In Sup Nim (b. 9/11/72) [blessed April 16, 1995]

11. Young Jin Nim (b. 5/17/78 - d. 10/27/99) and Hwa Jung (b. 7/19/77) [blessed September 6, 1997]

Shin Ah Nim (b. ?) [who is under the care of Hoon Sook Nim]

12. Hyung Jin Nim (b. 8/6/79) and Yun Ah Nim (b. 10/7/78) [blessed September 6, 1997]

Shin Pal Nim (b. 9/24/98)

13. Yeon Jin Nim (b. 1/3/81)

14. Jeung Jin Nim (b. 4/25/82)

15. True Father's Son from his first marriage to Sun Kil Choi: Sung Jin Nim (b. 3/1/46) and Dong Sook Nim (b. 1/30/55) [blessed July 18,1974]

Shin Il Nim (b. 4/4/81)
Shin Mi Nim (b. 9/18/77)
Shin Sook Nim (b. 1/23/84)

16. True Father's Son from his marriage relationship with Myung Hee Kim:

Hee Jin Nim (b.'54 ? - d. 8/1/69)
Hye Shin Nim (b.11/28/63 solar - d. 9/15/71) [blessed June 13, 1998]

17. True Father's Parents, Brothers and Sisters and Ancestors

Choong Mo Nim's Couple [Choong Mo means Loyal Mother] [blessed August 1995] Kyung Gye Kim and her husband, Kyung Eu Moon and True Father's elder brother [blessed August 1995] Dea Hyung Nim [Dea Hyung means Great Elder Brother], Yong Soo Moon and his wife, Chi Sook Ji

18. True Mother's Parents, Brother, and Ancestors

Dea Mo Nim's Couple [Dea Mo means Great Mother] [blessed August 1995] Soon Ae Hong and her husband, Seung Woon Han and True Mother's brother (through adoption) [blessed August 1995] Hyun Jin Kim and his wife, Hwa Young Yim

19. Ye Su Nim's Couple [Blessed January 1971]

Jesus Christ and his wife, and their mission in North America

The Thirty-four Spirit World Couples blessed at the June 13, 1998 Blessing [numbers 20 - 27]

20. Biblical Figures

Adam and Eve
Cain and his wife
Abel and his wife
Noah and his wife
Abraham and Sarai
Isaac and Rebekah
Jacob and his wife [Rachel was blessed later, in 1999]
Moses and his wife [Moses wrote True Father of his beloved - not Zipporah - before his Blessing]
Joshua and his wife
Caleb and his wife
John the Baptist and his wife

21. Mary and Joseph and their mission in Latin America

Founders of the major World Religions who received the Blessing with earthly partners [numbers 22 - 25]

22. Confucius and Kyung-June Lee, their mission in China [and the Confucianist Sages]

23. Buddha and Won Pak Choi, their mission in Korea [and the Buddhist Saints]

24. Mohammed and Jong Ok Lee, their mission in the Muslim World [and the Muslim Saints]

25. Socrates and Myung Hee Kim [and other Sages]

26. Teachers about the Spiritual World

Emanuel Swedenborg and his wife Sundar Singh and his wife [and other teachers about the Spiritual World]

27. Redeemed 20th century notorious Historical Criminals and Providential National Leaders

President of Korea - Syngman Rhee and his wife
President of Ehwa University - Hwal Ahn Kim and her husband
Vice-president of Ehwa University - Maria Pak and her husband, Ki Boong Lee
President of South Korea - Park Chung Hee and his wife
President of the United States - Dwight Eisenhower and Mamie
President of the United States - Richard Nixon and Pat
Prime Minister of Japan - Nobusuke Kishi and his wife
Prime Minister of Japan - Takeo Fukuda and his wife
Communist Philosopher - Karl Marx and Jenny
Communist Revolutionary ruler - Vladimir Lenin and his wife
Premier of the Soviet Union - Joseph Stalin and Nadezhda
Chinese Communist ruler - Mao Tse-t'ung and his wife
Premier of North Korea - Kim Il Sung and his wife
Chancellor of the Third Reich, Germany - Adolf Hitler and Eva
Prime Minister of Japan - Hideki Tojo and his wife
Dictator of Italy - Benito Mussolini and his wife

The 106 Saints sent by Dae Mo Nim from Chung Pyung via a special "Ceremony of Appointment" on May 12, 1999 to support the Providence in America [with "and spouse" added] All but two of the 106 (Cain and Abel of the June 13, 1998 Blessing [already on the list]) were spiritually blessed on February 7, 1999 and are listed in numbers 28 - 30 below. (The notes about them are the work of Dr. Andrew Wilson.)

28. Prophets, Saints and Authors of the Old Testament among the "106 Saints" [and other Old Testament and Jewish Saints and Martyrs]

Daniel (1) - probably the anonymous author of the book of Daniel, circa 165 BC, and his wife
Joel and his wife
Obadiah and his wife
Enoch and his wife
Gideon - a brave judge, and his wife
Samuel and his wife
David and his wife
Solomon and his wife
Elijah and his wife
Job and his wife
Jeremiah and his wife
Micah and his wife
Habakkuk and his wife
Haggai and his wife
Malachi and his wife
Elisha and his wife
Hezekiah - a good king of Judah, and his wife
Ezra and his wife
Nehemiah and his wife
Esther and her husband
Isaiah and his wife
Ezekiel and his wife
Hosea and his wife
Amos and his wife
Jonah (1) - probably the anonymous author of the book of Jonah, and his wife
Nahum and his wife
Zephaniah [Zebaniah] and his wife
Zechariah - the prophet, and his wife
Canaan - Ham's son, and his wife
Kedemah [Gedma] - a son of Ishmael and an Arab chief (Gen. 25:15), and his wife
Korah [Gorah] - leader of a rebellion in the wilderness, who died when the earth swallowed him and his band. He is the arch-representative of rebellion and faithlessness in Jewish tradition (Num 16); and his wife
Tamar and her husband
Rachel and her husband [Jacob was blessed June 16, 1998]
Benjamin - second son of Jacob and Rachel, and his wife
Shem [Sam] and his wife
Ham and his wife
Naarah or Naarai or Naharai [Naareh]- either Naarah, a good woman in Judah's lineage (1 Chr 4:5-6); Naarai, one of David's soldiers (1 Chr 11:37); or Naharai, another of David's soldiers (1 Chr 11:39); and spouse
Nogah [Noga] - a son of David (1 Chr 3:7), and his wife
Nimrod - Mesopotamian hero-king (Gen 10:8-12), and his wife
Daniel (2) - the legendary prophet Daniel of the Babylonian exile; the second son of David, by Abigail (1 Chr 3:1); or a supporter of Ezra (Ezr 8:2, Neh 10:6); and his wife
Dalphon [Talbon] - the second of ten sons of the evil Haman, who were all killed in retribution for Haman's plot against the Jews (Esth 9:7); and his wife
Tarshish [Talsis] - either in the lineage of Benjamin (1 Chr 7:10) or of Noah (Gen 10:4); and his wife
Teman [Deman] - in Esau's lineage, an Edomite chief (Gen. 36:11, 42). However, I suspect that Teman may also have been a Midianite chief who guarded Mt. Sinai, given the association of Sinai and the region of Teman (Hab 3:3); and his wife
Deborah - great woman Judge, who led the fight against Canaanites (Jdg 5) and her husband
Laban and his wife
Levi - third son of Jacob and Leah, and his wife
Lot [one list spelled this name "Ruth"] - Abraham's nephew, and his wife
Menan - in Jesus' lineage according to Luke's geneology (Luke 3:31), and his wife
Medad [Medath] - a leader the wilderness. He prophesied along with Eldad, and when Joshua complained, Moses said, "Would that all God's people be prophets" (Num 11:26-29); and his wife
Manasseh - wicked king of Judah who repented (2 Kgs 21-22, 2 Chr 33:10-13); and his wife
Mikloth [Migulrot] - a captain in David's army (1 Chr 27:4); or a Benjaminite, a son of Gibeon (1 Chr 8:32, 9:38); and his wife
Perez [Bereth] - son of Tamar, and his wife
Berechiah - the father of Zechariah the prophet (Zech 1:1); a Levite the father of Asaph (1 Chr 6:39); a Levite and gatekeeper for the Ark (1 Chr 9:16); a son of Zerubbabel (1 Chr 3:20); or an Ephraimite chief (2 Chr. 28:12). Berechiah is also the full name of Jeremiah's scribe Baruch; and his wife
Baara or Baalah - Baara was a Benjaminite woman wronged by her husband (1 Chr 8:8). Baalah was a common Israelite woman's name and town name, but a particular figure of that name is not recorded in the Bible; and her husband
Pagiel [Bagael] - a leader of tribe of Asher in the wilderness. (Num 1:13, 7:72, 10:26), and his wife
Asa - a king of Judah, and his wife
Abiel - grandfather of Saul (1 Sam 9:1) and Abner (1 Sam 14:51), and his wife
Jonah (2) - a minor prophet; or Peter's father (Matt. 16:17), and his wife

29. Saints, Martyrs and Authors of the New Testament among the "106 Saints" [and other New Testament Era Christian Saints and Martyrs]

Andrew - one of the first of the 12 Apostles, Peter's brother, and formerly a follower of John the Baptist; and his wife
James [Jacob] - most likely James the son of Zebedee, one of the 12 Apostles. Could also be James the Younger, another of the 12, or even James the brother of Jesus who led the Jerusalem church; and his wife
Philip - one of the 12 Apostles, and his wife
Bartholomew - one of the 12 Apostles, and his wife
Matthais [Mathias] - successor to Judas Iscariot as last of the 12 Apostles (Acts 1:15-26); and his wife
Thomas - one of the 12 Apostles, portrayed as strong (John 11:16) and doubting (John 20:24-29), and his wife
Matthew - one of the 12 Apostles, or the anonymous evangelist who authored the Gospel of Matthew; and his wife
Mark - an early Christian at whose house the Pentecost occurred (Acts 2:1), who sheltered Peter (Acts 12:12), and became a missionary with Paul and Barnabas (Acts 12:25, 15:36-40); or a companion of Peter in Rome and author of the Gospel of Mark; and his wife
Paul and his wife
John - John the brother of James and one of the 12 Apostles; or John the Evangelist; or John of Patmos who wrote Revelation; and his wife
Stephen and his wife
Zacchaeus [Saggeo][blessed with Ok Bong Kim] - a wealthy tax collector who repented before Jesus and pledged to restore fourfold his ill-gotten wealth. (Luke 19:1-10); and his wife
Judas Iscariot and his wife
Candace - probably the Ethiopian eunuch, a minister of the Candace (queen), who was converted by Philip (Acts 8:27); and his wife
Nicodemus - the Pharisee who asked Jesus about rebirth (John 3:1) and who later embalmed Jesus' body and helped bury him (John 19:39); and his wife
Nathanael [Nathaniel] - witnessed to by Philip, he confessed that Jesus was the Son of God (John 1:43-51) and became a disciple. Jesus appeared to him after his resurrection (John 21:2); and his wife
Thaddeus [Tatheo]- one of the 12 Apostles (Matt 10:3, Mk 3:18), and his wife
Phanuel [Bagael] - father of Anna the prophetess (Luke 2:36), and his wife
Titus - a missionary associate of Paul, and his wife

30. The Christian Saints, Martyrs, and Reformers in Christian History, since the time of the New Testament, among the "106 Saints" [and other Christian saints of this period]

St. Augustine who was blessed with Hyun Shil Kang
Polycarp - bishop of Smyrna (69-155) who linked the Apostolic Age with the 2nd cen. church fathers. His martyrdom was famous; and his wife
Justin Martyr - 2nd cen. theologian and apologist; among the first theologians who explained Christianity to the pagan world; and his wife
Origen - 3rd cen. Alexandrian theologian and biblical scholar; one of the greatest minds in the history of Christian thought; and his wife
Tertullian [Turtulean] - 3rd cen. Latin theologian who developed the orthodox view of the Trinity; and his wife
Montanus - 2nd cen. heretic, founded a very rigorous apocalyptic movement and criticized the Catholic church as too lax; and his wife
Constantine - Roman emperor who favored Christianity; and his wife
Athanasius - 4th cen. bishop of Alexandria and church father who fought against Arianism and defended the orthodox creed; and his wife
Anthony of Egypt - hermit monk who left the solitary life to organize one of the first monastic communities (d. 356); and his wife
John Chrysostom [John Chrisothrom] - patriarch of Constantinople and one of the great preachers of the church; popular with the people; deposed and exiled to a miserable death (d. 407); and his wife
Ambrose - bishop of Milan and a Doctor of the Church, he made Christianity attractive to the Roman elite. His preaching helped convert St. Augustine. (339-397); and his wife
Jerome - biblical scholar who translated the Vulgate; noted for his ascetic life. (342-420); and his wife
Nestorius - 5th cen. monk and patriarch of Constantinople, and his wife He opposed the excessive worship of Mary. When his Christological teachings-though probably orthodox-were condemned as heretical, he was banished. The Nestorian church flourished especially in the East, sending missionaries to China.
Pope Gregory I, the Great - Greatest pope of the period of church patriarchs, he labored to spread Christianity throughout Europe. His writings were influential, laying the foundations of monasticism and developing the doctrine of purgatory. (540-604); and his wife
Willibrord [Willybroad] - missionary in the 5-6th cen. Worked in what is now Belgium; considered a minor figure, but laid the foundation for his successor Boniface; and his wife
Boniface - missionary in German lands (680-754) who organized churches in Hesse, Thuringia, Bavaria and strengthened the church throughout Germany; and his wife
Hildebrand (Pope Gregory VII) [Hildebrande] - great medieval reformer of the church who fought corruption and moral laxity among the clergy and worked to strengthen Papal power against secular interference. (1021-1085); and his wife
St. Francis of Assisi and his wife
St. Thomas Aquinas and his wife
John Wycliffe - English reformer, pioneer in translating the Bible into English, and his wife
Martin Luther - central figure of the Reformation, and his wife
John Calvin - central figure of the Reformation, and his wife
Jan Huss [Whitz] - Czech reformer who anticipated Luther, and his wife
Albert Schweizer [Subaicher] - organist and biblical scholar, who followed Christ to become a medical missionary to Africa (1875-1965), and his wife
Teresa - Probably Mother Teresa, the contemporary saint who worked among the poor in India; or Teresa of Avila the Spanish mystic (1515-1582); or Teresa of Lisieux (1873-1897) and her husband
Martin Luther King, Jr. - United States Civil Rights leader (1929-1968), and his wife
John Wesley - English preacher and founder of the Methodist church (1703-1791), and his wife

31. Other Faithful, Righteous People in the Spirit World and on Earth who have supported the True Parents' Work from among the following: Founders and Saints from among the World's Current Major Religions, including

Zarathustra of Zoroastrianism
Philosophers, Saints and Poets of Hinduism
Gurus and Saints of Sikhism
Mahavira and the Saints of Jainism
Priests, Scholars and Poets of Shinto
Elders and spiritual leaders from the living traditional faiths of Africa, North America, South America, Asia and the South Pacific
19th and 20th cen. Founders of Religions and their Faithful, including Baha'u'llah of the Baha'i Faith Joseph Smith of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints and all others

32. The Completed Testament Faithful now in Spirit World, particularly the Earliest Followers of True Father, including:

Sung Mo Nim [Sung Mo means Early Mother] Grandmother Se Hyun Oak
Rev. Hyo Won Eu, Divine Principle lecturer
Mr. Chung Goo "Tiger" Park, CARP leader
Miss Young Oon Kim, Missionary to the United States
Dr. Sang Hun Lee, who wrote Unification Thought

Those brothers and sisters who protected True Parents' lives in the early days, the founding members of the Unification Church, and all other faithful Unificationist Brothers and Sisters in Spirit World

33. Faithful Unificationists on Earth, particularly the first three couples blessed by our True Parents:

Won Pil Kim and his wife, Dal Ok Chung the wife of Hyo Won Eu (who is in Spirit World), Kit Ja Sa Young Whi Kim and his wife, Dae Hwa Chung and all other Elder Blessed Couples
International President of the FFWPU, Reverend Sun Jo Hwang and his wife

Continental Directors, National Messiahs, and National Leaders, Assistants to True Parents, Headquarters Staff, and Business Leaders, Heads of Outreach Groups, Divine Principle Lecturers and other Educators, Missionaries, State Leaders, Tribal Messiahs, and City Leaders, Youth Leaders and Sunday School Teachers, and all other faithful Unificationist Brothers and Sisters on Earth

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