Reparation, A Secret of Mercy
posted on : February 20, 2021 posted by : evensong
Today’s essay is from Frere Michel de la Saint Trinite, The Whole Truth About Fatima, Vol. II.
THE DEVOTION OF REPARATION:
A SECRET OF MERCY FOR SINNERS
After enumerating the five blasphemies which gravely offend His Most Holy Mother, Our Lord gave Sister Lucia the decisive explanation which allows us to penetrate into the secret of Her Immaculate Heart, which overflows with mercy for all sinners, even those who scorn and outrage Her:
“See, My daughter, the motive for which the Immaculate Heart of Mary inspired Me to ask for this little reparation, and in consideration of it, to move My mercy to pardon souls who have had the misfortune of offending Her. As for you, always seek by your prayers and sacrifices to move My mercy to pity for these poor souls.”
“THE SIN AGAINST THE HOLY SPIRIT”
Here we have one of the principal themes of the message of Fatima: since God has decided to manifest more and more His great design of love, which is to grant all graces to men through the mediation of the Immaculate Virgin, it seems that their refusal to submit with docility to what God wills is the fault which most gravely wounds His Heart, and for which He no longer finds in Himself any inclination to pardon them.
This sin seems unforgivable, because for Our Saviour there is no crime more unpardonable than to despise His Most Holy Mother and to outrage Her Immaculate Heart, which is the Sanctuary of the Holy Spirit. This is committing “the blasphemy against the Holy Spirit, which will not be forgiven in this world or in the next.” Continue reading “Reparation – A Secret of Mercy for Sinners”