Skip to content

Our Abandoned, Ignored and Waiting Lord Must Feel The Same.

By Michael Seagriff
6/8/2014 (3 years ago)
Harvesting the Fruits of contemplation (harvestingthefruitsofcontemplation.blogspot.com/)

We should not ignore Jesus

Sometimes we must repeat ourselves - even if our words are not appreciated. It is vital that the Truth be shared, as many times as is necessary. This day is one of those days - a day when I feel compelled to republish (with some slight editing), observations I made nearly a year ago:

We should not worship those who punch each other with their hands more than He Who allowed Himself to be pummeled, crucified and killed out of love for us.

We should not worship those who punch each other with their hands more than He Who allowed Himself to be pummeled, crucified and killed out of love for us.

Highlights

By Michael Seagriff
Harvesting the Fruits of contemplation (harvestingthefruitsofcontemplation.blogspot.com/)
6/8/2014 (3 years ago)

Published in Blog

Keywords: Eucharist, Eucharistic Adoration, Eucharistic Procession, worship, boxing, sports, man, Jesus


CANASTOTA, NY - Today, in a small upstate New York Village, thousands of adoring and appreciative boxing fans will come out to cheer and pay tribute to several boxing legends and the current Miss America who will process and parad through the Village's streets. The numbers of spectators at this parade will far exceed the total number of individuals who will attend all of the Village's Church services this Sunday morning.

Months of preparation and hard work went into this annual event. Many will come several hours before the parade begins in order to stake claim to prime viewing positions. This weekend event attracts national television and media coverage, as well as visitors from all parts of this nation and even from some foreign countries - assembled to publicly honor and pay homage to men and women who made a living by physically pummeling each other. They certainly have the right to do so.

Donate a Bible and change a life

This acclaimed group of human celebrities will parade right past the local Catholic Church, where the only Divine Person deserving of much greater public acclamation and worship will remain locked in a tabernacle, ignored, unappreciated and alone, save for those faithful Adorers who keep Him company every hour of every day.

In a few weeks, we Catholics will celebrate the Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ. We have been encouraged for centuries to take Him out of the locked tabernacles in our Churches on this feast day and to honor and adore the King of King and Lord of Lords, by publicly processing and carrying Him onto and over the streets of our cities, towns and villages. Few, so very few, parishes have been or will be willing to do so.

Do not misunderstand me. I have no objection to those who wish to offer some public acclamation to individuals who have excelled in some sporting endeavor. I am only stating an obvious but forgotten Truth - we should not value those who punch each other with their hands more than He Who allowed Himself to be pummeled, crucified and killed out of love for us.

It is not right and I suspect that our abandoned, ignored and waiting Lord feels the same.

Pray for our sins

---

A blog through which I promote zeal for the salvation of souls, awe and amazement for the Holy Eucharist and Eucharistic Adoration, and fidelity to the Truths of our Catholic Faith.


Comments


More Blog

The Importance of a Regular Daily Devotional Time Watch

Image of Do you have a daily devotional time?

Do I have a daily devotional time?  Do I realize how important it is?  Those are good questions to ask. We have all heard of the ... continue reading


Give to the Religious Freedom Fund Watch

Image of It's time to stand up for religious freedom.

There is currently an appeal at Catholic Online for donations to a religious freedom fund.  People should give and understand why this ... continue reading


9/11 The Day the World Kept Turning

Image of The Word Trade Towers under assault from terrorists on 9/11

On September 11th and the immediate calendar pages to follow there were appointments to keep, needs to tend to and goals to meet creating ... continue reading


Always a Reason for Hope Watch

Image of

When we look at hope through the eyes of our own humanness, it is easy to see it simply as optimism... a positive attitude. Yet through the ... continue reading


I See You. Do You See You?

Image of

We live in a very individualistic world today. While individuality is important and necessary, we've pushed this concept so far to the ... continue reading


Never Miss any Updates!

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers.

Information
Learn about Catholic world

Catholic Online
Inform - Inspire - Ignite

Catholic Online Saints
Your saints explained

Catholic Online Prayers
Prayers for every need

Catholic Online Bible
Complete bible online

Catholic Online News
Your news Catholic eye

Daily Reading
Today's bible reading

Lent / Easter
Death & resurrection of Jesus

Advent / Christmas
Birth of Jesus

Rest of Catholic Online
All Catholic world we offer

Services
Products and services we offer

Catholic Online Shopping
Catholic medals, gifts & books

The California Network
Inspiring streaming service

Advertise on Catholic Online
Your ads on catholic.org

Catholic Online Email
Email with Catholic feel

Catholic Online Singles
Safe, secure Catholic dating

The California Studios
World-class post production service

Education
Learn the Catholic way

Catholic Online School
Free Catholic education for all

Student Classes
K-12 & Adult Education Classes

Catholic Online MasterClass
Learn from experts

School Teachers
Teacher lesson plans & resources

Catholic Media Missionaries
The New Evangelization

Support Free Education
Tax deductible support Free education

Socials
Connect with us online

Catholic Online on Facebook
Catholic social network

Catholic Online on Twitter
Catholic Tweets

Catholic Online on YouTube
Enjoy our videos

Catholic Online on Instagram
Shared Catholic moments

Catholic Online on Pinterest
Catholic ideas style inspiration

Catholic Online Logo

Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2017 Catholic Online. Any unauthorized use, without prior written consent of Catholic Online is strictly forbidden and prohibited.