Welcome be man to the Father’s bosom!

Holy Saturday is a day filled with glory and flooded with the splendour of Christ´s triumph. As He enters into Eternity, it’s heard for the first time in Heaven: “Let the man be welcome to the Father´s bosom!”

The life, mission and tragedy that Christ lived during His passion, death and resurrection, become particularly alive and palpitating during the Paschal Triduum.

 

 

“The veil of the temple was rent
because the Father’s Bosom was opened!

 

The Redemption by the Messiah Promised to the holy Patriarchs and announced by the Prophets of the Old Testament culminated, […] after which came the resurrection and the life by the triumph of the risen Christ. […]

The triumphant and glorious soul of the Divine Crucified, soars up into the sky in a triumph of sovereign majesty, and freeing the holy Fathers who were waiting for His holy coming and takes them behind Him, He arrives in the wide thresholds of Eternity […] coming into Glory; and with Him the wedding party of a crowd of captives, after whom the rest of men will enter. […]

What a Saturday of such glorious triumph! in which the soul of God’s Only Begotten Son, who at the same time is the Son of Man, opens by the fruit of His Redemption the sumptuous Gates of Eternity, closed since the earthly Paradise by the sin in rebellion of our First Parents; and the old floodgates are raised before the impetuous passing of irresistible power of the soul of God’s immolated Only Begotten Son, in triumph of glory. […]

Yahweh’s Anointed, before whom the Angels of God adoring, full of expectation in glorious jubilation, contemplated the soul of Christ who, triumphant, opened the Father’s Bosom by the fruit of His Redemption with His five wounds; bringing behind Himself to the eternal jubilation the glorious and triumphant court of the ancient Fathers […] and with the legion of captives rescued by the price of His Blood and who awaited His holy coming. Being heard in the heights of the wide limits of Eternity as though a hymn of triumph: Welcome be the Man who with His five wounds has opened the Father’s Bosom!

[…] Under the impulse of the Almighty and by the power of His grace, that, in the way that He alone knows, introduces me into His mysteries so that I may manifest them; I express a little –only of what is possible for me under the spiritual modesty of my soul-Church and as the Echo of this Holy Mother before going away with Christ to Eternity– of all that my soul lived and contemplated on the 28th of March of 1959, immersed in the mystery of the entrance of Christ’s soul into Glory […]:

“Oh Mary…! She, at the moment when Jesus ascended to the Father, united to Her Son’s soul, partook in such overabundant and extolled manner, translimited by the joy of the Holy Spirit, of the happiness, glory and most blissful joy of the soul of God’s Only Begotten Son and Her Son entering into Eternity.

And despite Mary being in exile, Her soul, transcended and translimited, was with Her Son’s; the reason why the Virgin did not need to go down to the tomb… […] Since before to anyone, on the day of the resurrection the Lord appeared to Her.

Because Jesus introduced Her Most Holy Mother in such a way into the mysteries of His life, death and resurrection, that, before they were unveiled to anyone, She lived them in loving contemplation of joy or sorrow. […]

That is why Mary, with the death of Jesus, rested, on account of the fulfilled will of the Father and the glorification of Her Son and of Her God.

Mary was contemplating the entrance of the Son of God and Her Son into Heaven, while She dwelled on earth, as Mother of the Church, with the Apostles. Today Heaven is on holiday, because Jesus has entered into it and the glorious Church has begun; but the earth is in mourning because men have killed the Son of God. […]

Mary […] rejoiced, as Mother of the Church, with the glorious Church, and suffered with the sorrowful and distressed Church.

How great and unknown is Mary in relation to the eternal designs of God upon Her…!”

The soul of Jesus starts running…, running…

What a court…! What a retinue Christ has behind…! […] It is the Church triumphant…! […]

The soul of Christ, in the Father’s Bosom, as Word and as Man, rejoicing…! His body rests in the tomb… […]

What a great day…! How composed the Church is and how happy entering with Jesus into Heaven…! […]

It is the Church triumphant […] who today begins Her glorious triumph. […]

The Man is now in the Father’s Bosom rejoicing in God’s glory, as God and as Man… Welcome be the Man to the Father’s Bosom…! […]

Mary still remains in the world, contemplating…

What a joy! I contemplate with Mary the glory of Jesus.

What a silence there is in Heaven and what a celebration…! […] All Heaven ecstatic, adoring before the wounded God…! […]

The Father’s Bosom is now open to all the children of good will…! Never more shall it be closed…! Christ has opened it… and He is waiting for all men… He opened it and placed Himself at the ‘gate’ with the arms outstretched, so that the sumptuous main Gates of Eternity may never be closed again… […]

The Father looks upon men with love […] and when embracing Christ in His bosom, He embraces all men. […]

How triumphantly the Father’s Bosom opens up so that men may enter…! […]

The Man enters into Heaven, and enters into it as Son of the King, not as minister; and each man is a son of God through Christ. […] And how much gladness the Father’s face shows…! […]

The Source of Life has been opened for men, the Springs of Divinity in torrential affluents of divine life that gushes out like a waterfall through Christ, by the Sacraments…! […]

How happy is the Father seeing in Heaven and on earth the much beloved Son in whom He has set all His delights…! All…! all His delights in the Man- Christ…! […]

And as the Word is Man, all His delights for all men who grafted onto Him, are the New People of God. […]

Christ does not become an angel, He becomes man; He does not become angel to redeem the angels who had also sinned.

And since the Word is Man, […] that is why the Man-God makes man son of God and heir to His glory; except the rebellious man who does not want to avail himself of His Blood, of His merits nor of His Redemption; but that rebellious man, if he comes to the Source of Life, will have all the graces of the true children. […]

I am contemplating […] twenty centuries ago the soul of Jesus getting into Eternity…! I am contemplating the soul of Christ getting into Heaven on the Holy Saturday…; […] the moment when Christ’s soul rose! what Christ is…! what the Angels do when the Man gets into…, what man is to God; His is not a minister, He is the son and heir to His glory…

Man, through Christ, contemplates with the Father, sings with the Word and burns in love with the Holy Spirit… That is the life of glory…! Children of God…! […]

The tearing of the veil of the temple is the symbol that Jesus with His death opened the Father’s Bosom […] And with His death the old law was broken in order to begin the New Covenant”.

 
Mother Trinidad de la Santa Madre Iglesia
 
An extract from the writing: “WELCOME BE MAN TO THE FATHER’S BOSOM!”
 
(Collection “Light in the night -The mystery of faith given with loving wisdom”
 Booklet n.11)

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          Let all souls come to the bosom of my Father God to know of infinite happiness, of eternal joy and, by living in intimacy with the Divine Family, they may be happy with the bliss that the Church communicates to all of Her children. (25-3-59)

  

        Tomorrow we will enter into God, into the profound depth of His self-being infinite, into that secret point of the Being’s heart, in the union of the Holy Spirit. (25-1-75)

  

    By his loving adherence, man becomes similar to the reality he adheres to, because on seeing its perfection he irresistibly tends to imitate it. Such acts of love can be realized by man due to the freedom he has, since without freedom he would not be able to adhere to what he understands is good, but would adhere to what another being, that might have seized his will, should be inclined to; and then he would equally adhere to something good or evil, for it does not depend on him; and the consequence would be that, were God to be perfect or not, we would have to be adhered to Him, not for the perfection of His being that would seize us in the sight of His excellence, but for our lack of power to resist Him. (9-1-65)

 


“El Solo”

Holy Friday is the day when Christ´s loneliness reaches the most dramatic apex of His life, and as a consequence, also of humanity.

The life, mission and tragedy that Christ lived during His passion, death and resurrection, become particularly alive and palpitating during the Paschal Triduum.

 

 

“The One Eternally Accompanied”,
“came to what was his own,
but his own people did not accept Him”

 

Oh Divine Family that, in Your warmth of home, You are Yourself Three…![…]

If God were not Family, He would not be happy, or blissful, and then He would not be God. […] But God willed that His Son on earth, could also know the home-warmth of His Mother and of Saint Joseph.

In those moments when You most needed the company of Your friends, You find Yourself completely alone: “Peter, are you asleep? Could you not keep watch for one hour with me?” “Watch and pray that you enter not into temptation.” […]
“If you are looking for me, let these men go.” […]

They all fled. […] Not all! […] One “friend” does Jesus have! A “friend” who is not asleep: […] If Jesus, on feeling so lonely, had somehow not known about the betrayal of Judas, which is impossible, then, upon seeing him approaching, He would have felt comfort; because He saw one of His friendsk, […] coming towards Him with the greatest gesture of love: a kiss! A kiss that, deposited on the divine cheek of el Solo, was the greatest sign of His loneliness and abandonment. […]

“This is your hour, the time for the power of darkness.” […] The infinite Holiness has been condemned to death! […] And for thirty coins was the Freedom par excellence sold! […]

So terrible a loneliness that of “el Solo”…! […] “They struck the shepherd and the sheep were scattered.” […]

And the divine Master emerges very much “accompanied” by those soldiers, and, on crossing the courtyard, He earnestly seeks with His gaze the gaze of Peter who stood there. And He looks at him with His loving forgiveness… […] A gaze that made Peter burst into tears and bitterly weep. […]

Jesus, […] I want to accompany You, throughout this night. […]

And at the break of that dark day of Good Friday, […] You are led back and forth to those chiefs and little men who inhumanly made mockery […] of the Word of Life. […]

– “Do you not know that I have power to release you and I have power to crucify you?” […]

Pilate…! […] You find no guilt in the prisoner…! […] And you, oh fool! You command to have the infinite Justice scourged, […] like an evil doer. […]

Oh…! Where are the friends of the divine Master?[…]

Mary, united to the soul of Her Son in each and every moment of these torments, and having become one with Him, was experiencing in Her soul of the Mother of God the whole terrible tragedy of the Word Incarnate.

Those men, blinded and manipulated by Hell, […] make up new mockeries… […] One of the soldiers, […] crying out, exclaims: “Was he not a king? Let’s make a crown for him then!” […] Then, weaving a crown of thorns, they placed it on His head and began to call out to him, “Hail, king of the Jews!” […]

Oh terrible grief of Christ’s soul…! […] Oh Jesus! Today I want to kiss Your divine cheeks, […] Your head pierced by thorns, and Your body destroyed by the scourging. […]

And, at the words of Pilate, “Behold, the Man,” people cry out: “Crucify Him, crucify Him!”

Moment of desolation…! […] “I looked for consolers but I found none.” ¡El Solo…! And with His cross upon His shoulders, […] el Solo walks along as His betrayers keep Him company. […] The soldiers, fearful of not being able to hang Him on the cross, hire a man. […] Had the divine Teacher found a friend in that Cirenean? No, he also was forced to carry the cross. […]

And Jesus seeks the only friendly gaze that, in His earthly journey He always was able to find and savour its affection and familial warmth. And both gazes merge. The Mother and the Son have met and they have merged in one same pain….!

Now is Jesus accompanied! Now el Solo has found, like in Bethlehem, Nazareth and throughout all His life, His oasis in His hard journey…! […]

One man raises the hammer above the hand of the Master… […] What would the Virgin feel at each blow of the hammer? […] Now has the Word of Life been nailed to the cross…! […] and He is ready for the celebration of the first Mass where redemption will be consummated. […] “Father, forgive them, they do not know what they do!” […]

El Solo finds Himself between two condemned men like Him, and one of them, cleaves to that divine gaze: “Lord, remember me when you come into your Kingdom.” […]

And the divine Friend, tells him: “Today you will be with me in Paradise.” El Solo, in finding a friendly gaze, makes him a Saint…! Saint Dismas. […]

The Author of life feels that the life of his humanity is fading away, […] and looking at the Virgin, […] tells Her while pointing at John: “Woman, behold your son.” Jesus gives us His Mother as our Mother. […] And looking at John, He tells him: “Behold, your Mother.” And in John, all of us being represented, He makes us children of Mary. […]

El Solo turns His gaze […] to the Father, and He sees that the Infinite Holiness turns against Him since He is representing sin. And in a heart-rending and most painful grief of raw loneliness, […] el Solo cries out: “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me…?” […]

Oh terrible loneliness of Christ’s soul![…] “I thirst!” Yes, Father, I thirst that they may know You, and so they may know You, “I sanctify myself for them.” […]

“It is finished!” And turning towards the Father, […] He gives up His last breath: “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit!” At that moment, the earth trembles, […] and the whole of creation cries out in protest with a heart-rending and tearful cry at the unjust death of its Creator. […] The sun hides itself to avoid witnessing that terrible crime. […]

Jesus can no longer suffer…! Now the Man is face to face in the light of glory inside the Divine Family, with the fatherly bosom of God open for all His children…!

Now it seems that all is joy and contentment…!

But no. Mary, at the foot of the cross, experiences a terrible contrast in Her most holy soul. On the one hand, She is partaking in the joy of Her Son, She feels happy as She is united to the soul of Christ; but on the other hand, She is Mother of the Church still in exile; since Mary is like a prolongation of Her Son, She is, now more than ever, la Sola. […]

And, la Sola, after having buried with those holy men, the body of Jesus, returns alone, with Her terrible tragedy of un-encompassing loneliness, across those very paths that el Solo had walked to celebrate, as the Most High Priest, His bloody Mass for the glory of God and the sanctification of humankind.

 
Mother Trinidad de la Santa Madre Iglesia
 
An extract from the writing: “EL SOLO.”   From the book: “La Iglesia y su misterio.”

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          God is the Divine Family of infinite charity in His One Trinity, the One Eternally Accompanied in Himself and of Himself, needing not anything outside Himself, having in Himself everything that can be longed for or yearned for. (15-9-63)

  

        How awe-inspiring is the containment of the mystery of redemption, that made Jesus live, at one same instant, with God in an incomprehensible dimension, and with all men in His self-giving of love, in His need for response, and in such an ungrateful refusal on their part! (22-9-74)

  

    Today everybody speaks about the marginalised… But who remembers Eternal Love, left out, unknown, forgotten and even despised and offended? There is no room to think about Him! The foolish human being forgot Love and excluded Him. (25-5-78)

 


The great moment of the Consecration

The life, mission and tragedy that Christ lived during His passion, death and resurrection, become particularly alive and palpitating during the Paschal Triduum.

Holy Thursday will be illuminated with this great gleaming splendour of light regarding the sublime moment of the Consecration of the Holy Mass.

Holy Friday is the day when Christ´s loneliness reaches the most dramatic apex of His life, and as a consequence, also of humanity.

Holy Saturday is a day filled with glory and flooded with the splendour of Christ´s triumph. As He enters into Eternity, it’s heard for the first time in Heaven: “Let the man be welcome to the Father´s bosom.”

 

 

“Oh, if I were a Priest…!”

 

Oh, if I were a priest…! Anointed, chosen and predestined to be, with Christ, a priest, a mediator who offers and who offers himself to the infinite Holiness, for the glory of that very eternal Holiness and for the salvation of the souls…! […]

If I were a priest and hold in my hands the white host to be consecrated for the glory of God and of all souls, all myself would place itself in the hands of the eternal Priest, so that He might use me according to his will; and I would return to the divine Gift […].all my being on the paten, preparing itself for the consecration where, united with Christ, I would be, with Him, Christ who would give to the Father all honour and glory!

Oh moment of the offertory wherein I would say to the divine Love amorous compliments, being a loving reply to his Gift, to that Gift which God, through me, would wish to communicate to all my souls…!

Oh, if I were a priest and I could offer to the Father my host and the chalice of salvation…! This would be the time of the self-giving to the infinite Love, and also the time to be received by the eternal Priest. […]

Oh, if I were a priest…! […] All my life would be a preparation for my Mass and a thanksgiving for it.

How my soul would vibrate at the approaching of that Great Moment of the Consecration…!, the great moment of my life…! Yes, this would be the great moment of my priestly life; the Moment of the Consecration, wherein the human creature, feeling raised to the priestly dignity, experiences that he is the chosen one, the anointed one, the confidant, and the one who has in his consecrated hands, by divine calling, the power to give God the greatest glory that can be given to Him in heaven and on earth. […]

Where is there a creature that can be raised up to that terrible dignity of being able to bring down the living God from the heavens? When could all the heavenly host be seen bowing to the ground, in surprising wait, worshipping this terrible moment, when you, priest, pronounce over this little piece of bread the words of consecration and of life, which make the very untouchable God run quickly, at your command, to get into that white host […]?

When could you dream, oh man, that you, so tiny and imperfect, full of miseries, and even of sins, would be the one to have the whole heaven waiting for this moment, this great moment!, wherein the Father’s bosom opens up to give you his Word, the Word that you will hold in your hands […]?

Were you aware of this reality of the consecration? […]

Whence to you that, at your voice, the whole heaven prostrates itself and even God Himself obeys your command? Who are you and to what dignity the Almighty has raised you, so that you can say with the very rightly: «This is my Body»? Words placed by God in your mouth so that thus you may be able to get out, of the divine bosom of the Trinity, the Second Person and bring Him down to earth. […]?

But to you, priest of Christ, son of my soul-Church, I, together with Mary Immaculate, the priests’ Mother, I say : Live your priesthood, place yourself in your Great Moment, give thanks for this inexpressible, inexplicable, incomprehensible and unimaginable, privilege of the priesthood. […]

Priest… Mediator… […] You are between heaven and earth transubstantiating your host! Exercise your priesthood…! Be a propitious bridge between God and men! […]

Look, priest of Christ, as I have already told you: when you say your word the Father’s bosom opens up before the surprise also of all the blessed ones, and God becomes Bread. And you what do you say? […]

But listen, even though you see yourself little and you are afraid, even though you do not know how to behave with your Host, nor how to respond to such a great Gift, even if you only feel like crying for my song to this Great Moment, do not distrust, because of the little ones is the Kingdom of Heaven. […] trust the love of The Good, the One Who made you a priest […].
It is the moment of the glorious song of the Mass, it is the moment to give glory to God; and you, «through Him, with Him, in Him», give all honour and glory. […]

It is now that you can give God the glory He expects from your priestly soul, how do you respond? […]

It is the moment to respond to The Love giving Him glory for his immense majesty. […] Tell Him how the whole of you wants to be a praise to his glory, an answer to his gift.

Intone the Our Father, preparing yourself for the terrible instant of the consummation of the Sacrifice. Invoke your Father […] And so, burning in the divine Love, under your unworthiness, receive that Bread of Life which from all eternity, loving you with infinite predilection, He chose you so that you yourself could eat the Host which, as a priest, you consecrated. […]

The Mass is about to end and God is now also waiting. He is expecting you to eat your Host in order to consummate the Sacrifice! It is you, priest of the New Testament, the one who began this great act, and the one who has to crown it.

Truly you can say with Christ: […] «Into your hands I commend my spirit». […]

And now go, do not delay, give me my Host, the one you consecrated for me because you are a priest!, that Host which was transubstantiated so that I, through you, could also receive God. […]

Oh, priest of the New Testament! If the grace of being a priest would have come upon me, in this very day, how would I have celebrated my Mass…!

Perhaps I would have been able to celebrate only one in my life, due to the terrible knowledge I have had of the Great Mystery of the Consecration.

That is why I ask you to listen to this poor song which this unworthy daughter of the Church sings to your soul: respond to The Love with your total gift. Do not look at yourself. Try to live on Christ, and be little so that you may be judged according to love.

 
Mother Trinidad de la Santa Madre Iglesia
 
An extract from the writing: “THE GREAT MOMENT OF THE CONSECRATION”
 
(Collection “Light in the night -The mystery of faith given with loving wisdom”
 Booklet n. 6)

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          What a love of predilection the Lord has for your priestly soul…! Respond, dear son, as you can, because Love is asking for your gift of love in response to His gift. (29-9-63)

  

        Give us, Lord, simple priests according to your heart, for pride, confusion, human respect and even the ill will of some, smother the little ones who, frightened, hide themselves, waiting for the moment of their liberation. (31-3-75)

  

    The life of Mary was a full adherence to all the movements of Christ’s soul in His life, mission and tragedy. Her nuance was that of the Virgin-Mother. This has to be also the attitude that should shape the whole life of the priest of the New Testament. (25-10-74)

 


The Holy Spirit leads the Holy Church

The Holy Spirit leads the Holy Church as He fills the faithful with joy, and it’s especially in the periods of trials and difficulties that the people of God perceive His action in a way that is all the more evident.

Beyond all the sad circumstances that can obscure the unity and joy in the great family of all who believe in Christ, it’s the little, the simple and the least who always have the deepest and most clear insights regarding the beauty, the unity, the motherhood and Divinity of the Holy Mother Church.

 

 

“The Church is one in the union of the Holy Spirit”

 

The Church is a mystery of unity; that is why it is governed by the Holy Spirit, who is the union of the Father and the Son, of all men with God and of all men among them with God. (22-11-68)

 

“As You, Father, are in me and I in You, that they may all be one in us.” And, how the Father and the Son are one in the love of the Holy Spirit…! (19-4-77)

 

God wishes that we love one another for Himself, with Himself and in Himself, being one in His love. Thus the blessed ones love one another in Eternity: being one in God and among themselves glorifying He Who Is. (19-4-77)

 

The Church is one in the union of the Holy Spirit, and that is why She has to be one in life, one in criterion, one in doctrine, one in experience, one in mission and one in communication of goods and in the possession thereof. (22-11-68)

 

The Church is one. And in order to distribute the tight unity of Her life and to reach each and everyone, She dispersed Herself, not in thought, not in life, not in criterion, but in the apostolic mission, to spread throughout the whole world. (22-11-68)

 

The Holy Spirit remained with the Pope and the Bishops who, united with the Pope, have his same feeling and his sole unity, so that the Church may be one in God’s unity. (22-11-68)

 

Oh marvel of the Pope’s infallibility, which is capable of congregating all men in one thought, and to express to them with certainty the infinite will of God through his word of man! (25-10-74)

 

The Church never errs whenever She speaks as Church, because it is the Word who sings through Her. The Word proclaims the infinite truth of the Father, through the Church of mine, throughout all ages. (20-3-59)

 

The Church bursts forth for so much possessing the Truth, for so much knowing the divine Word; She breaks into singing and the Truth that comes out from the Father’s Bosom is spilling forth through Her. Church of mine, how beautiful You are! (22-3-59)

 

Even if hell, with all its followers, may untiringly work to sink the Church, they will not succeed, because She is built upon and fortified by Divinity itself. (20-9-74)

 

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          The Church is a mystery of unity; and so that She may be one in the unity of God, the Holy Spirit stayed with the Pope and the Bishops who, united with him, proclaim the unity of the Church in Her truth, in Her life and in Her mission. (22-11-68)

  

        […] If to everything I have in my soul the Church were to say no, were it possible, I would tear out my soul, because before being soul I am Church. (18-4-59)

  

    Only in the Church, where Christ is and manifests Himself through the Pope, the Truth is given in all its truth to the man who seeks it in the voice of the Supreme Shepherd.
(7-1-70)

 


The Pillars of the Church

How great is the peace, firmness and majesty of the Church! Even if the Church has not her Supreme Shepherd on this earth, She will never lack Christ Her Head. What a great gift are the shepherds of the Church for they are the pillars of the same. How greatly does God act through them. Even if they are earthen fragile vessels, yet they contain the sublime treasure of Divinity.

How great it is to have the Successor of Peter amongst us and how strong is the nostalgia we feel when he is not with us. Lord, show forth the power of Your arm and grant us the Shepherd we need for the Glory of Your Name and for the Glory of Your Bride the Church, which is the same Glory You have given Her through Your passion, death and resurrection. Glorious Church, and Church in exile… how strong is our need to love You!

There is no fear that the Church may collapse! There is no fear, because God supports Her, and in Her living members She is the delight of the One who founded Her…

 

 

“I cannot live without Bishop, as I cannot live without God”

 

The Church is the stronghold where I rest, the strength of my pilgrimage and the pride of my living.

My vocation is to be Church and to make everybody Church, and that is why God showed me the Spouse of the Lamb as bejewelled Queen, brimming and penetrated with Divinity, ennobled by God’s very holiness; holy and without blemish, “like a mighty people arrayed for battle,”1 plenteous and saturated with all the gifts, fruits and charismas of the Holy Spirit, and repository of Divinity Itself in its Trinity of Persons in order to give, as universal donor, give that same Trinity to men; She being the way, the manner and the style through which the Divine Family by the life of grace lives with all and each one of Its children. […]

I have contemplated Her as repository of Christ, with His whole mission, life and tragedy, perpetuatrix of His mystery.

And if that was not enough, God gave Her His own Mother so that She might be Mother of all and each one of men…

I have seen Her so rich, so replete, so bejewelled, so saturated with Divinity, so much, so much, so much…! that I will never be able to express it… […]

There is no fear that the Small Boat of Peter sink; there is no fear! because Jesus Himself works its oars and leads Her to a safe port. […]

There is no fear that the Church make a mistake! God speaks through Her…

There is no fear that the Church sink! God sustains Her over the waters of the universal deluge…

There is no fear, because God is the strength and the stronghold where She rests…!

And because I am more Church than soul, and I would sooner cease being soul than Church; I cannot live without Bishop, as I cannot live without God.

And my certainty that I live in the truth and I communicate it, is not so much in what I may see but in the roots and in the union that I have with my beloved Bishops, as long as these are in complete union with the mind of the Supreme Shepherd.

And as I experience myself and I am more Church than soul and more soul than body, if, what for me would be impossible, the Church were to say “no” to all I have engraved in my soul through the voice of the Pope’s infallibility, I would pull out my soul in order to say what the Church says; since I know that when the Church speaks as Church, it is the Word who speaks through Her.

And I would not do it grumbling about, no; I would do it as a canticle of surrender and loving submission to my Holy Mother Church. […]

On the day of the Most Holy Trinity of the Year 1968, at the time when a Bishop came to visit us to preside a concelebration of Vows in The Work of the Church; the Lord made me understand, savour and live that, when a Bishop entered our house, it was Jesus Himself who came to visit me, and, therefore, to visit all of us; and that, as we would have done with Him, we had to love, venerate, and repay him, full of gratitude, during the time that it was granted to us the gift of having him with us.

A simple and spiritual communication that made me live, all that day, full of profound meditation, in the presence of that Bishop who, for the first time, visited our house, and seeing in his face the face of Jesus.

He was one of my beloved Bishops, whom I had to venerate and look after as Martha and Mary did in Bethany with Jesus!

This I teach my children, who, full of joy, receive in their house the Successors of the Apostles. […]

And again on the 7th of January 1972, also, when we were inaugurating one of our parishes, and the Cardinal of the diocese had come to bless the Church;
while I was suffering during the Eucharistic Sacrifice of the Holy Mass, for the hard test that my spirit has been suffering from the year 1959, for not having been received nor understood, as God wanted, with all that the Lord has been manifesting to me from the 18th of March 1959, in order to communicate it, with the assignment to help the Holy Mother Church with the descendants that Jesus has asked me for this end, which is The Work of the Church, continuator and perpetuator of my mission;
the Lord, in the transcendent and sublime moment of the Holy Mass, again impressed in my spirit that a Bishop was one of the Twelve Apostles who in their Successors are perpetuated for the unending consolidation of the People of God, which is the Holy Mother Church; […]

Also in another most glorious day, on the 5th of April 1959, in the depth of the divine Wisdom, full of love in the Holy Spirit, the Lord made me penetrate in what Saint Peter was in Heaven and on earth, with the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven in his hands, to open and close the sumptuous doors of Eternity, and giving way to the elect of God to enter His Kingdom. […]

On the 15th of December 1996 […] the Lord granted me the grace that I will always keep in the depths of my heart as one of the most valuable gifts of my life, that my Most Holy Father should come to visit me when that physical impossibility of my illness did not allow me to be myself, in the smallness of my nothingness, the one who went to meet the Successor of Saint Peter, whom I so much love and I am so much in debt with my Work of the Church.

Illness that makes me live in a constant immolation, in continuous renunciation, from the 30th of March 1959, at which time, […]I offered myself to God as victim to glorify Him, helping the Church with all that, in order to carry it out, He had manifested and entrusted to me from the time of the Council. […]

 
Mother Trinidad de la Santa Madre Iglesia
 
An extract from the writing: “THE COLUMNS OF THE CHURCH”
 
(Collection “Light in the night -The mystery of faith given with loving wisdom”
 Booklet n. 12)

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Fragment of the video of Mother Trinidad “Encounter with the Bishops who stayed in our house of St. Peter the Apostle in the year of the Great Jubilee, and went to Rocca di Papa to visit Mother Trinidad”, recorded on June 25th, 2000 (press PLAY):

 

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          Christ, as Head of the Mystical Body, wished to give Himself up for us together with the Father and the Holy Spirit, replenishing us with all His gifts and fruits, through the Apostles. And this is why, founded on Christ, leaning on and being supported and forever sustained in Her twelve Pillars: how great is the Church! (22-4-76)

  

        The Church is a mystery of unity; and so that She may be one in the unity of God, the Holy Spirit stayed with the Pope and the Bishops who, united with him, proclaim the unity of the Church in Her truth, in Her life and in Her mission. (22-11-68)

  

    Only in the Church, where Christ is and manifests Himself through the Pope, the Truth is given in all its truth to the man who seeks it in the voice of the Supreme Shepherd.
(7-1-70)

 

"And because I am more Church than soul, I cannot live without Bishop, as I cannot live without God"


Comforting and loving the Church

It’s a proper trait of the pilgrim Church to suffer persecutions inside and outside Her motherly bosom. And even if we know that the gates of hell will not prevail against the Church, Her sadness increases all the more especially now that She feels to be “an orphan”, without the Pope, while living in the midst of the storms of our world.

The vacant See of Rome represents a very delicate moment with a unique importance, and all of us are asked to spiritually run and bend down at the feet of our Holy Mother Church in order to comfort Her, understand Her, help Her and ask Her – as Mother Trinidad did in 1959: “What happens? What’s the problem my Church? Why are You suffering so much?” Only by our deeper union with Her and by our greater commitment to Her we will bring repose and contentment to Her heart as She earnestly expects from us.

 

“Even though I have seen you sad”

(13 – 11 – 1970)

Even though I have seen You sad,
dark-skinned and contorted,
in hiding for Your mourning
and slapped while lying on the ground;
beyond Your sadness and anguish,
beyond Your torn innermost being,
I perceive in Your pupils,
in Your profound gaze,
such an infinite light
that it leaves me enthralled.
It is the gaze of the Word
that, in sparkling flames,
through Your pupils bursts forth
into sapiential words;
expressing in a concert
of melodies sacred,
the perfections eternal
of He who in Your bosom rests.
Even though sometimes, in my prayer
I see You so offended,
I always glimpse in Your life
the richness that overcomes You,
the Springs that flood You,
when I look on You in Your gaze.
Church, how I see You…!:
As divine as You are human!
for it is the Word Who expresses Himself
as You proclaim Your song;
while I contemplate You
in Your being fully soaked
in eternal wisdom
by Your divine Word;
full of infinite gifts
and brimming with charity
when I gaze on You in Your depths,
though You hide Your face from me.
And even if You want to show Yourself
to my being so offended,
cast to the ground and tearful,
panting and bent over,
You know that I know You;
and that, no matter how humiliated
You appear before me
I see in Your silent grief
the Bridegroom Who, on Your bosom,
resting, is havened.
Since, even though I know You are sad
and in Your members exiled,
I also know that You are glorious
in the Feast of the One You love.
Church, how beautiful You are…!
like a bedecked Bride,
surrounded by the children
who, coming in the morning
into God’s eternal day,
flatter You in His banquet.
And “there,” without mourning veil,
without Your contorted face,
without Your weeping gaze,
with Your crowned temples,
I see You overflowing with Light
of bursting cataracts,
resting and being aflame
on the breast of the One You love.
Your cheeks are bright stars
through which the Sun is outpoured,
like a kindled volcano
in cooling flames.
I see you full of children,
as a wedded virgin,
palpitating and overflowing,
like a Bride in love,
with infinite spring
of the bliss that flows forth into You.
Church, You are the same…!
Even though I see You cast down,
even if You ask me for help…
And even though You hide Your face from me,
enshrouding Yourself in Your cloak
like an abandoned woman,
I know how to look in Your anguish
at the beauty which overwhelms You,
the beauty of the living God
who, beyond Your nights,
speaks to me.
Therefore, when I look on You
in this tarnished earth,
and they want to dethrone You,
although they will never succeed,
my soul bursts into crying
overwhelmed by Your pain,
due to the love I bear for You
and the union which joins me to You,
in the midst of the darkness
of gloomy dense nights
and full of pain
in which my soul gazes at You…
Church, stand up!
and uncover Your face!
Throw away Your mourning veil!,
reveal Yourself brimmed!
and crush with Your power,
with the light of Your gaze,
the pride that spits You
on Your sacred cheeks…!
Stand up, Church!, soon!,
for confusion advances
and the little ones get scared
at the deceitful doctrine!
Uncover Yourself soon, Church!
and with Your power seize
the simple hearts;
at the same time that You crush
the pride of the haughty
with Your Word divine …!
Stand up, Church! Delay not!,
Today my soul begs You!
for if You ask me for help,
all my being is on guard
waiting for God to speak
and to tell me His word.
I will go wherever He commands,
I will run with no delay,
but I do not want to see You
with Your contorted face,
cast to the ground and tearful,
panting and bent over…!
Throw away Your mourning veil!
Come on, Church, beloved Mother!
and show me again
through Your infinite Word
the riches of the Sublime One,
the beauty that overwhelms You,
as the Bride of the living God
Who speaks to me behind Your nights…
Come on Church, delay not,
for my soul is zealous,
for the glory of the Coeternal One
and of His offended Bride;
and if You ask my soul for help,
with its militia it is on guard!
 
Mother Trinidad de la Santa Madre Iglesia
 
An extract from the writing: “EVEN THOUGH I HAVE SEEN YOU SAD “
 
(Collection “Light in the night -The mystery of faith given with loving wisdom”  Booklet n. 1)

 

Fragment of the video of Mother Trinidad “SAINT PETER AND THE POPE SHARE THE SAME KINGSHIP”, recorded on September 2nd, 1988 (press PLAY):

 

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          My soul feels a great need for my Mother Church to be known as She is: in Her life, in Her beauty, in Her tragedy and in the richness that is contained in Her bosom, that is Christ, bringing us, through Mary, the eternal message of the Trinity, Her infinite richness, so that, when looking at Her, they may see the face of God in Her. (21-3-59)

  

        The Church today, like Jesus to the Apostles, tells us: “Watch and pray that you enter not into temptation.” (17-12-76)

  

          I need to be crying as long as the Church is crying! And I rejoice in being with Her and alike Her, so as to comfort Her with the sincere love of my poor requiting, since I die of pain and of love for my Church! (13-11-74)