The Words The Kwak Family

Holy Wine Ceremony

Chung Hwan Kwak
June 28, 2006

Family Federation for World Peace and Unification
13F Dowon Bldg., Dohwa 2 dong Mapo-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea 121-040
Http://www.ffwpu.org Tel: (82-2) 6383-3200 Fax: (82-2) 6383-1500 E-mail: mission@tongil.or.kr

May the blessing and love of God and True Parents be with each continent, nation and providential organization as we usher in the era of the completed settlement of the model providence for the ideal of peace in heaven and on earth. True Mother and the True Children, centered on True Father, are in the midst of a 120-nation tour for the Universal Peace Federation Rally for the Restoration of the Homeland and are bestowing the grace of the blessing ceremony on a global scale to all people of each nation.

At this time as blessed families who can inherit the victory of the 120-nation tour of the Universal Peace Federation Rally for the Restoration of the Homeland, this is to inform you about the Holy Wine Ceremony through which all blessed families should repent before heaven for their past mistaken lifestyle and become one in mind and body with their children and tribe to establish the standard for the family of a tribal messiah, and make a new beginning.

1. Holy Wine Ceremony

1) Deadline:

Should be conducted by the end of September 2006 It is best for each nation to complete the holy wine ceremony by the end of August. If it is difficult to do so because of the world tour schedule, please do your best to complete the holy wine ceremony as soon as possible and by the end of September.

2) Significance

As we prepare to inherit the victory of the 120-nation tour of the Universal Peace Federation Rally for the Restoration of the Homeland, and on the foundation of the king and queen of peace, the True Parents of Heaven, Earth and Humankindís entrance into Cheon Jeong Gung and their coronation, all blessed families should repent before heaven for their past mistaken lifestyle and become one in mind and body with their children and tribe to establish the standard for the family of a tribal messiah, and make a new beginning. The Holy Wine Ceremony should be carried out in the following way:

3) Program of Holy Wine Ceremony

(1) Hymn
(2) Full Bow (kyongbae)
(3) Recital of the Family Pledge
(4) Prayer
(5) Remarks on the significance of the Holy Wine Ceremony
(6) Holy Wine Ceremony
(7) Benediction (couples and all members of the family should hold each otherís hand)

4) Officiator

National Leader or Church Leader

5) The Holy Wine Ceremony is for all blessed couples and blessed children

6) How to Carry Out Holy Wine Ceremony

(1) The family should stand in a line with the mother on the right and the father on the left. The children should stand next to their father in order of birth.
(2) The husband and wife should drink from the same cup. (The wife should drink first)
(3) The children should all take turns to drink from a second cup.
(4) For those whose spouse has ascended or those blessed to a spirit person or those who have been blessed after oneís spouse has deceased: First drink half of the cup and then drink the remainder of the cup as if it had been handed to you by your spouse.
There is no special procedure for returning the empty cups to the officiator.

7) Administrative Matters

(1) Please use the Cheon Il Guk Holy Wine.

(2) This Holy Wine Ceremony is not a "conditional" or "grace" Holy Wine Ceremony.

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