Today is the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. I thought I would present something regarding the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in light of all the scandals regarding the priesthood. A holy priest to focus on is Padre Pio. We celebrate 100 years since Padre Pio's Stigmata this month. He received it in September of 1918 and he suffered with the stigmata for 50 years. It is quite interesting that he dies in September of 1968 and in April of 1969 the "New" Mass is introduced into the Church. I have never read anything correlating the two but it makes sense that he suffered 50 years for this apostasy. It would be an interesting theory that in the year 2019 - the "New" Mass will cease and hopefully leave us with the Tridentine Mass (although sadly this may possibly have to be celebrated underground). Considering the possibility of certain dioceses going bankrupt with these scandals as well as resignations of certain priests, bishops, cardinals and possibly Pope - this could be a possibility. God only knows. Here is a talk regarding the Holy Cross and Padre Pio. Have a blessed Feast Day.
Bernadette Porter is a Traditional Catholic, a wife of 42 years with 6 adult home-schooled children and 6 grandchildren. A sincere devotion to Mary, the Mother of God leads me to want to share "The Church's best kept secret" - Mary!