JUNE 13, 1989
“WAKE UP ROMAN CATHOLICS”
“Stop living in the past just because it seemed so comfortable. It had a lot of good but most of the wrong was hidden.
Our Faith in the real Existence of God and our responsibilities to Him are what we must guide our mental, physical, Spiritual growth, behavior and example by.
We don’t live in the time of Moses, but He is a legend of sound direction.
We don’t live in the time that Christ was, but He is the Foundation, Establishment of Organized Christianity that we are clinging to because it is so sound, so reasonable and has such beautiful purpose.
Men have always used institutional power for personal gain, strength and purpose, even in Moses’ time and in Christ’s time; also, through the changing of the guard in Holy Mother Church down to our time.
The Church is not God. The Church has too many imperfections to be God. We do not pray to the Church, we pray to God for the Church. The Church is a connecting link between God and man.
The Commandments are not God. They are God’s Rules for all of mankind.
‘It is our Faith, our strength, our example, our morals that will stand out and be imitated, if we base our lives on God’s Commandments and sound ethics in our religious beliefs.’
Institutional power struggles are many times satanic infiltrated, even in Holy Mother Church.
We are the Church in that we are members of Holy Mother Church, and as members we have an obligation to protect all that is right in Holy Mother Church, all that is sound in the teachings, directions and the ceremonies that support what Christ intended Holy Mother Church to not just be like, but to be the instructor of sound religious beliefs, emphasizing our Soul and the Eternal Goal God intended for each of our lives, Sainthood.
We support the buildings for the clerics to reside and perform their duties. We have rights, but we have allowed our respect to weaken our position.
We must look at Holy Mother Church in the reality it is. There is no doubt that Holy Mother Church has a special place in God’s Love for mankind.
The Truth in Holy Mother Church that stands out above all things in the Church is, of course, The Blessed Sacrament that is a Special Gift from God. This Special Gift emphasizes that we are created by God in His Image and Likeness, and though we share that Supernatural Portion of Him, our Soul, He has given us a Divine Gift of Love that we can see, we can partake in, and that inwardly gives strength physically, mentally and spiritually to our whole being.
We must put Holy Mother Church in the right perspective, for to hold the Church as God, it would say that we honor a false god, but in looking at the reality of how and why God designed a specific format for our benefit, says openly, simply, that we must recognize and respect Holy Mother Church, and always hold The Holy Eucharist above anything else in Holy Mother Church.
We should have a special respect for what Holy Mother Church stands for, for what It is responsible for, and for what It truly means, as an extension of Christ’s time upon the earth, plus what He left for the Spiritual hope and growth in man’s life.
In spite of any defects in translation and interpretations down through time, there is sound evidence of the innate strength one feels in the Presence of The Blessed Sacrament and in the reception of The Blessed Sacrament.
We must understand that the clergy, in dealing with each other, recognize the human natures, human flaws in personalities, causing so many to forget that their job is to generate love for God and to be example of all that is good, all that will give hope and strength to people of all races, colors, and creeds. Idealistic? Yes. Impossible? In many instances, yes; but nevertheless, what should have been and should be instilled, through education and experiences, down the line in the vocation of the Priesthood.
So many women and many men get confused in the admiration of the role of a priest. Some even feel intimidated by what his collar should represent: all that is good, pure, innocent, just and right. As a man, he has to work as hard as everyone else to achieve Sainthood, but as a priest, he has a special responsibility and privilege different than the privilege of other men. His is to act and speak in a specific way of belief, words, dignity, honor and solemnity, to Consecrate the bread and wine into The Body and Blood of Our Lord. The Act of Faith at this time of the Mass is beyond human understanding, but the inner desire, the innate feeling, knowing, that This is special and that the whole Mass up to this time is secondary to this moment of Truth, millions of people down through time could not have been fooled by the Act of God’s Love, using a man to represent the Formal Ceremony for such a Gift of Divine Love, if it was merely man’s idea to capture followers for only human satisfaction.”