End Your Silence! Use Your Voice!
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Too many of us have for too long remained silent in the face of evil and untruth. Too many
of us have sat silently as all sense of the Sacred has been removed from many of our Church
buildings and our Holy Masses.
CANASTOTA, NY - Too many of us for too long have mistakenly placed 'not offending someone's feelings' over doing whatever might be necessary to help save their soul.
In short, too many of us have been afraid to share the Truth. Our silence allows deception
to take root, the profane to replace the Sacred and souls to be lost.
We can no longer remain silent. We have to shake things up; we have to 'make a mess'.
We must worship God in the manner to which He and we are entitled. We must restore a sense
of the Sacred and rediscover "awe and amazement" in His Eucharistic Presence here among us.
We have to defend and fight for the Truth and demand that it be preached.
As Jesus reportedly told Elizabeth Kindelmann, we have to use our gift of speech:
'Speech is a gift of God, and one day, all must account of their words. We cannot wrap
ourselves in silence. You must use this gift that the Father gave you. Do not be afraid
to speak! You must shake people and awaken them from their lethargy. You cannot leave
them with empty hands and empty hearts. You must speak!'
Alas, this is not a new message but one that has been shared over the centuries. Our
failure to use this gift, as St. Catherine of Siena warned us, has consequences:
'Cry out with a hundred thousand tongues. I see that the world is rotten because of silence.'
Lord fill us with courage to end our silence and with the grace to know, live and lovingly
share your Truth with our voices, as well as by the manner in which we live our lives.
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.
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