Dear friends of the Mystical Rose MRMS Membership Society ----- Prayer Sacrific Penance
In this 13-ish year we're going to get a brand new Holy Father. Benedict XVI was a real Rosa Mystica Pope... elected the very day our pilgrims arrived in Rome from the historic Rosa Mystica Retreat for priests. But also, as the Mystical Rose is strong about priests, Pope Benedict XVI was also historically great for being the Holy Father who so honored the Cure of Ars, St. John Marie Vianney, to the heights of the patron saint of all priests. You may know that he had been only the one for pastors, which alone is tremendous, but now for absolutely all priests, too. His Holiness achieved many other wonders, too, declaring a Year for Priests, and now the Year of Faith (until Nov. of this year).
We were glad to share with many of you that in our John 6:66 booklet there will be mention of the Josephite era that we are in. Here is but one of the Popes whose name had been Joseph (Karol Josef Woytila) before becoming the Supreme Pontiff.
So, in this Month of Joseph, let us attend to prayer - sacrifice - penance for the best pope possible. This monthly message is now composed at Italian time 3:50 AM, Feb. 28, the very last day of Benedict's pontificate., while yet Feb. 27th our time.
May he, our Mystical Rose Pope, be seen as such. Even though he didn't overrule the Brescian bishops in their negativities about Pierina Gilli, Our Lady surely knows that he is very beloved to Mary herself, even as John Paul II was so Marian. And both of them were very Josephite, very dedicated to St. Joseph, and very conscious of the need in these last times for PROTECTION of our Catholic FAITH
Happy, Hearty, & Holy Mystical Rose Year since it is of 2013.
Fr. Ed, SOLT, Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
Amatissima semper esto Maria Rosa Mystica! ===== Most Beloved ever be Maria Rosa Mystica!
May our next Pope be VERY JOSEPHITE for the "HARD FIGHT OF THE FAITH" (from the N.T. -- Jude's letter).