Monday, October 18, 2010
Consider before you brandish your sword:
Judgment begins in the house of the Lord.
It's tempting to be discouraged by the revelations of abusing priests. It seems like it will never end; first the US, now Europe. What's next?
Well, what's next is a Bride without spot or wrinkle, holy and without blemish, but the process is not painless. Jesus is cleaning house, overturning the money changers' tables, setting wolves upon the hireling shepherds. Yes, it's upsetting but it's so necessary to the final purity of the Church. It's best to present ourselves humbly "to see if there is any wicked way" in us.
So be of good courage, Christian Soldier. The judgment begins with the Church but it doesn't end there.