Mother Mary said at Fatima: "My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the sure way which will lead you to God." St. Thomas Aquinas said: "The things we love tell us who we are!" With that in mind, I will try to post each day something about Our Blessed Lady, items about the Holy Roman Catholic Church, and public domain Catholic books too! I pray you enjoy my ministry!
Below are two albums of pictures that I created:
1. Our grand daughter Adrianna.
2. Tears of Mary!
MARY, OUR MOTHER
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Understanding Francis/Misunderstanding Francis by Mark Mallett
AFTER Pope Benedict XVI relinquished the seat of Peter, I sensed in prayer several times the words: You have entered into dangerous days. It was the sense that the Church is entering into a period of great confusion.
Enter: Pope Francis.
unlike Blessed John Paul II’s papacy, our new pope has also overturned
the deeply rooted sod of the status quo. He has challenged everyone in
the Church in one way or another. Several readers, however, have written
me with concern that Pope Francis is departing from the Faith by his
unorthodox actions, his blunt remarks, and seemingly contradictory
statements. I have been listening for several months now, watching and
praying, and feel compelled to respond to these questions regarding our
Pope’s candid ways….
Former Archbishop Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergogli0 (Pope Francis) riding the bus File source unknown
THE letters in response to Understanding Francis
couldn’t be more diverse. From those who said it was one of the most
helpful articles on the Pope that they’ve read, to others warning that I
am deceived. Yes, this is precisely why I have said over and over again
that we are living in “dangerous days.” It is because
Catholics are becoming more and more divided among themselves. There is a
cloud of confusion, mistrust, and suspicion that continues to seep into
the walls of the Church. That said, it is hard not to be sympathetic
with some readers, such as one priest who wrote: Read more… »