Saturday, 19 June 2010

Pope Quote Of The Week

Pope Paul VI

"Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the Living Heart of each of our parishes,"

Comment: Upon entering a protestant church, one is immediately confronted with an emptiness. For all the devotion and sincerity of that community, the words of St. Mary Magdelene must resound in our souls,'they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have put Him' (Jn 10:13). Removed from the 'worship space, the human person takes centre stage, a charicature of true worship, a void leading to death.


  1. Those words of Mary were used by Francis Arinze to describe the practice of hiding away the tabernacle in a side chapel.

  2. Yes, when I was writing this I remembered his words.