MARY, OUR MOTHER

Thursday, November 26, 2009

The Coming of the Kingdom of God by Mark Mallett:


M A R K  M A L L E T T

–––S P I R I T U A L  F O O D  F O R  T H O U G H T–––


The Coming of the Kingdom of God

eucharist1.jpg


THERE has been a danger in the past to see the "thousand year" reign described by St. John in Revelation as a literal reign on earth—where Christ dwells physically in person in a world-wide political kingdom, or even that the saints take global power. On this matter, the Church has been unequivocal:

The Antichrist’s deception already begins to take shape in the world every time the claim is made to realize within history that messianic hope which can only be realized beyond history through the eschatological judgment. The Church has rejected even modified forms of this falsification of the kingdom to come under the name of millenarianism, especially the "intrinsically perverse" political form of a secular messianism.Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC),n.676

We have seen forms of this "secular messianism" in the ideologies of Marxism and Communism, for example, where dictators have attempted to create a society where all are equal: equally wealthy, equally privileged, and sadly as it always turns out, equally enslaved to the government. (Once again, I wish to raise my voice in warning in the clearest possible terms: we are headed once again toward this "intrinsically perverse" political form—this time, globally.)

Read more… »

Note: In my last email, I noted that Fr. Joseph Langford is seriously "..."  I mistakenly forgot to add the word "ill". Please do pray for him. He has authored many beautiful books on Mother Teresa, including Mother Teresa's Secret Fire and Mother Teresa: In the Shadow of Our Lady. One could not write such profound books unless he himself contained that same "Secret Fire"...




All Mark's writings can be found at:  Spiritual Food For Thought

Listen to Mark's music on his official website:  www.markmallett.com


Posted via email from deaconjohn's posterous