Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Moving Forward Pt 2

St Maximilian Kolbe, OFM Conv.

I found the remnant of the quote from Cardinal George that I could not find yesterday.
“I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild civilization, as the church has done so often in human history.”
I wonder though: what if he is quite not right? What if, instead of a successor, we had Christ Jesus, sitting at the head of the Church Triumphant surrounded by the Communion of Saints, and the Church Suffering and the Church Militant were no more?

Also, Fr Z and Matthew Archbold  offer good reflections. 

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