Monday, 16 July 2012

BEWARE EXTRACT FROM FR. BROWN SERMON While I'm sure that just about everyone here had the opportunity to attend Mass today and listen to a good sermon, it seems that the Gospel appointed for this 7th Sunday after Pentecost has a lot of material for Catholic reflection that we can benefit from...over and over again. Our Lord explained and used the symbol of the sheefold today. Now, most of those He was speaking to could very quickly get the message: they had sheep, they were shepherds, or part of a shepherds family...they knew well the danger of wolves that would prey on the flock and "devour" them. Now, hear the words of Our Lord this way: "Beware of false prophets." Never before in the history of the Church were these words so important for His people! The false prophets are legion, many in number. So many souls are restless and hungry...what are they being fed with? Our Lord speaks of wolves that come dressed like sheep. This is interesting in that He not so much speaks of an enemy from the "outside" but rather one from "within" the that, at least on the surface, looks like the other sheep. His words "beware" are a message to us to get away from the wolves, to remove ourselves from them, to make sure they are not mixed in with the sheepfold. It is for this reason that most of us no longer attned the New Mass or the New Rites since Vatican II. It is for this reason, because Our Lord says "beware" that we have remained in HIS sheepfold, that we keep strong and protected under His guidance in the true Church. We must, we have to be able to distinguish the sheep from the wolf. If you can't distinguish the one from the other, if you are blinded by the modernism disease...chances are it will devour you. Like · · Share · 7 hours ago ·

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