Tuesday, February 7, 2012

"Being Catholic Means Paying a Price"

Those are the words of Archbishop Vigneron to EWTN News during his ad limina visit to Rome.  In the midst of the Obama administration's breathtaking decision to strip the Catholic church of its conscience rights, the Archbishop reflected on the history of persecution of  the Church and her members.
"If we are not willing to pay a price for the grace of the revelation then it is a sign that we don’t really treasure it, And maybe that is what God is asking us to do – to re-appropriate our own conviction about how precious the knowledge of Jesus is to us.  When I see those tombs, I immediately think of Our Lord’s big recruitment speech to the apostles when he said ‘I am sending you out like lambs in the midst of wolves’ and I imagine them looking around at one another and saying ‘Is he talking to us.  And yet, Christ's prediction that “if they rejected me they’ll reject you,” is present for Catholics in every age even if it differs in how it takes its shape."

Read more: http://www.ewtnnews.com/catholic-news/Vatican.php?id=4795#.Ty_01QdJwiE.facebook#ixzz1lk1hnuQN


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