Wednesday, 1 March 2017

In this our Lent of Forty Days

Thus it begins. Our Lent of 40 days.

Our journey to the Cross of Calvary and the glorious resurrection of Our LORD and Saviour, Jesus Christ. He is the real Messiah; He is the real Saviour, not some trumped-up, media created, false messiah politician or Hollywood god. False gods and false messiahs are all around us and they are leading "many astray." Some of them wear clerical garb and have letters after their name that pretend to be of a society dedicated to Jesus.

Many believe that the Church on earth is now in Gethsemane. It is night, and the Church has been deserted. Many Catholics have fallen asleep and will be lost; and many more have taken the easy path and have looked for an earthly kingdom, Many remain and they have already and continue to betray the Holy Church, His bride; and as Judas, they do so with a kiss. In Her they remain, they corrupt, they lie, they deceive and "they lead many astray."

In their lack of faith and loyalty, like the apostles in Gethsemane, most have "fallen asleep" and like the one who would deny Our LORD some ointment, they betray her "with a kiss."

Yes, the Church is in Gethsemane and there with her, I shall remain.

We shall journey soon, very, very soon through Gethsemane to the Sanhedrin. When we are called "rigid," are we not already there? Let us go then, let us go singing as the three children did in the fiery furnace as described by the Prophet Daniel.

Let us sing, "Parce Domine, parce populo tuo, ne in aeterum irascaris nobis!"

Let us go singing psalms and canticles chanting as King David did  as wretched as he was; he conspired, lusted, fornicated in adultery, and murdered, and then he repented; and then he wrote this:

Miserere. The repentance and confession of David after his sin. The fourth penitential psalm.


TLM said...

Here's one for you that I happened to see in the Chicago Tribune. A typical Cdl. Cupich work of art! He won't even allow faithful Catholics in Chicago to have a peaceful, reflective Ash Wednesday!

Sandpiper said...

Hi Vox. Beautiful reflection and choral. Small typo in second paragraph. They "wear" clerical garb, not "where" clerical garb. Thanks.