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Friends of the Casa NEWSLETTERDecember 2010
In This Issue
The Casa on Oprah
Liam's Healing
Bill's Testimonial
Abadiania Arts - Abadiania's Newest Welcome Addition
Casa Crystal Beds around the World - New additions

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On November 17th Oprah discussed Susan's experience and other testimonials during a special show entitled "Do you Believe in Miracles?"


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Liam's Story is taken from the article 'The Miracle Man', Irish Examiner 'Feelgood' Supplement 26th November 2010


Liam Burke


Early last year Liam Burke began suffering from severe migraines and, after six weeks of persistent pain, visited his doctor who sent him for an MRI.  Hours later, the Limerick man was transported by ambulance to Cork University Hospital - the scan had revealed a suspect tumour on his brain.


Although doctors believed that it was 99% likely to be benign, four days later the photo-journalist was told he had fallen into the unfortunate 1% bracket and was diagnosed with non-hodgkins lymphoma of the central nervous system.


"After undergoing an operation to remove the tumour in February 2009, I was given the devastating news that the cancer was malignant" he recalls. He was given months to live.

"I sank into a severe depression which I know really affected everyone around me.  So after a few days, I decided to pull myself together and reasoned that only God could decide how long I had to live".


With this new-found positive attitude Liam began to focus on using his faith to help him cope with this serious illness.


"I have never been a huge mass-goer but I have always had great faith" he says "So I turned my back on despair and concentrated on praying for a more optimistic future".  With this new-found positive attitude Liam began to focus on using his faith to help him cope with this serious illness.


" I began a 19 week programme of chemo and radiation therapy in a bid to eradicate the disease called the DeAngeles Protocol".

Weekly sessions alternated between chemotherapy, lumbar punctures and radiotherapy.  Although gruelling, Liam persevered in the hope that a cure would be found.  But more bad news lay ahead.

"After eight weeks of treatment, more lymphoma was found in my spinal fluid and my oncologist said it would be advisable to stop all treatment and suggested palliative care for the time I had left.  It was a terrible time for me, my partner Pauline and my children Sam (21) and Liz (18).


But the 54 year old has defied medical logic by apparently conquering the disease and almost two years after his initial diagnosis is looking forward to the future.


Prior to starting treatment he was given a book about Joao de Deus.  "I had seen a documentary a few years ago about Joao, who is commonly referred to as 'John of God' says Liam "But I forgot about him until the moment the book was put into my hands.  As soon as I saw it I knew that I had to go and see him - I didn't know what I would achieve, but it was vital that I got to Brazil."

Using a combination of savings and financial help from family, Liam and Pauline made a two-week trip to Abadiania in July 2009 during a break from his chemotherapy.


"I had no expectation of being cured, but I was convinced that this would be a life changing experience and I prayed that I would be worthy of being allowed some more time with my family."

When Liam arrived at the Casa he found hundreds of other pilgrims hoping to change their fate.  "There were loads of people waiting to see Joao and when I reached the top of the queue, he could see I was ill and told his interpreter to tell me to come back later and to join the queue for healing.  So I queued up from 2pm until 4pm and after a couple of seconds in front of him he wrote a prescription for passion flower herbs on a piece of paper and told me to go and rest for 24 hours.  But I was taking eight steroids a day and was getting by on two hours sleep, I didn't imagine I would get much rest - but as soon as my head touched the pillow I fell into a deep sleep for 22 hours."


During the rest of his stay he spent the time resting and reading with Pauline as his companion.


Liam decided to show some photos of sick relatives and friends.  "I queued up to see him again and out of respect I knelt down on one knee, however due to the weakness in my legs I couldn't get up again and this was when Medium Joao put out his hand and helped me to my feet saying 'I am taking care of you, you will get better'.  At this point I burst into tears and felt that a miracle had just happened."


Liam finished his treatment in September 2009 and three days later felt so well that he flew to Sudan to do some volunteer work for Concern. "I couldn't believe how good I was feeling, although I had lost a lot of weight and muscle over the year I was now 100% healthy and ready to go back to my normal life."


His friends and family whose photo he showed a big improvement in their health.


Considering his doctors had given Liam months to live on two occasions and prescribed palliative care, were they also convinced by this apparently miraculous cure?  "My oncologist has a policy of being totally honest, whether you are capable of dealing with it or not," says Liam "He believes I am in remission and has said to Pauline that I am in denial of the severity of my illness.  But I don't mind if people are critical of my faith, I did what was right for me and I am now relishing my life and enjoying every day I have - whether its six months, six years or 20 years - at the end of the day, God is the one who will decide."


In January 2011 Liam will feature on the series "Would You Believe" on Irish TV network RTE

Liam Burke 



December 10, 2010


To all believers and non-believers:


My name as is William E. Bankert PhD, otherwise known as Bill.  I have in my life had several occupations.  I have been a mechanical technician, a mechanical engineer, a police officer, a police sergeant (an investigations division supervisor/homicide investigator), and an entrepreneur.  I have founded and built three very successful companies (Record Retention, AEGIS STAR, and ZANTAZ).  I mention this only to establish that I am not prone to what I refer to as the WOO/WOO effect.   I believe in what I can experience, see, touch, hear, etc.


Because of my employment at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, in Livermore, California years ago, I was exposed to several chemicals and elements that caused significant medical issues.  I have undergone numerous surgeries.  They included removal of 1/3 of my intestines, hernia surgeries, a colostomy, a urostomy, a fistula removal, five stents in my heart, and a shunt in my brain that drains into my intestine. 


Additionally, I was required to take several prescription medications that had serious side effects.  Even with, and sometimes because of, these treatments I was still suffering from poor short-term memory issues, and mental processing problems.  Of all of the medical issues I have experienced, the symptoms that were the most annoying was my loss of short-term memory.  I have been treated by some of the best doctors in the Nation (America).  I was on oxygen 24 hrs. a day and pain medication.  I was able to get off the oxygen and pain medication when my daughter sent my picture to John Of God with a friend of hers. 

However, I still required a walking-stick to assist me in walking, and my memory and mental processing were still significantly less what I hoped for.


A few months ago we travelled to Brazil to see John Of God.  My hope was that he could do what the doctors had not been able to do.  I was not disappointed!  While I still have some minor issues, the changes that occurred after seeing John Of God were nothing short of amazing.  I now walk without the need of my stick (cane), my short-term memory is better. The feeling has returned in my legs and feet, and I can actually move my toes.  Additionally, my mental processing improved in a similar fashion as my short-term memory.  We will most likely return for continued healing regarding these issues.


Certainly there will always be people who will choose not to believe such a story.  There are also people who cannot accept that such a thing is possible.  However, I can tell you, without reservation, John Of God is exactly what he claims to be.  If anyone believes it is some type of scam, let me tell you something, as a retired Police Sergeant (fraud investigator), this would be a very stupid fraud, since John Of God does not take any payment for his services, it's FREE!


If you are in need of this type of help, I strongly suggest that you look into the possibility of seeing "John Of God"

Very Sincerely,
William E. Bankert PhD  (Bill)



Abadiania Arts - Abadiania's Newest Welcome Addition 

A beautiful innovative idea has been brought to fruition in the form of Abadiania Arts. Brainchild of Karen Shipula a long time resident of the town, this unique gallery is located centrally in a tropical garden paradise & has something for everyone.  All products for sale are hand crafted locally. Housed under one roof are a quilt gallery, apron boutique & unusual once off arts & crafts, featuring original and limited edition handmade pieces.


The good news is that artisans from Abadiania have an organization supporting them as a community service in the form of a co-operative producing finely crafted home made pieces.  By purchasing these products not only will you be supporting & encouraging local employment but the merchandise makes great gifts for every occasion.


Also the co-op affords the opportunity for residents to show and sell their work, and Karen is facilitating the space to them at low cost.


Opening hours are...........Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday from 2pm to 8 pm.  Hours by appointment also, call 9992 9262.

The gallery is located on the road between Hotel Amazonas & Hotel Brasil inside the first white gate on the left.  Look out for the Abadiania Arts sign on the wall out front and buzz the intercom.

See you there for a wonderful shopping experience Abadiania style......



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.

On our website we provide 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 in our Casa Crystal Bed Section 


Angela Fennesz
Energetikerin-Geistiges Heilen
1220 Wien
Markomannenstrasse 15/6/8/31

Tel: 0043-0699 119 48 100


Louise Lilliott - INFINITE HEALING

Victoria, BC  Canada

(250) 658-2469

In March 2010, I travelled to the Casa & was given permission to bring home a Crystal Light Bed.  I have a home office & offer Crystal Light Therapy,  along with other healing modalities & products.  All sessions are by appointment only.  Please call or email for information or to make an appointment.

Dr. Med.Ilse-Lore Noeldeke

Hinterhauserstr.8, 78464 Konstanz

Tel: 0049(0)7531 62870



In September of this year 2010 I returned from Abadiania to Germany. I am very grateful and happy about this visit and the crystal bed!


Chase Rogers

8303 Chinaberry Rd

Vero Beach, Fl 32963

Tel: 772 559 9369

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