Thursday, July 10, 2014

His cleansing Blood...

This is My Blood of the covenant, which is poured out
for many for the forgiveness of sins.  - Matthew 26:28


"Today the war is being waged against religion as such and against Christ Crucified. We need, therefore, to reemphasize the glories of the Cross and of our Crucified Redeemer, to reopen the fountains of mercy just when the devil would make us the victim of wrath. Now, more than ever, it is opportune to tell people at what price our souls were redeemed.

We must let it be known how the Blood of Christ cleanses the souls and sanctifies them, particularly by means of the sacraments. We must arouse them from their insensibility by reminding them that His Blood is offered up every morning upon the altars and that instead of blasphemy and insult, we should give it adoration and praise."

St Gaspar del Bufalo (+1837)
"Apostle of the Precious Blood"

Fr Spencer Howe  ~ St Anthony parish ~ Atkinson, Illinois ~ USA

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