Thursday, July 31, 2008

Reparation for desecration of Eucharist

Recently a professor at the University of Minnesota desecrated the Holy Eucharist in a very sacrilegious way. He obtained a consecrated host and then pierced it with a rusty nail and threw it in the trash. It was all done with the intention of desecration, in order to show his disdain for Catholic belief. Full details are here.

Some priests are urging Catholics to make a holy hour in reparation for this offense, preferably on August 1, but if not then, whatever time one can.

While Jesus cannot suffer physical pain anymore, even if the Holy Eucharist is desecrated in such a manner, it is an insult to his dignity and something that should cause all Catholics to feel sorrow over. In the sacrament of the Eucharist, Jesus wants only to show us his love. How sad it is that some people are unable to receive that love. Please pray for them that their eyes may be opened to the depth and the wonders of the love of the Sacred Heart of Jesus for all of us poor sinful humans.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Just finished retreat

I just returned from retreat and I prayed for the people who visit my blog. I haven't posted a lot lately since things have been kind of hectic lately.

Tomorrow is the feast of St. Ignatius. Imagine what it would be like to have him as a retreat director! His "Spiritual Exercises" still remain a wonderful way to deepen one's relationship with Jesus Christ.

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