10 A Call to Prayer - Pranali Vadgaonkar (D’Mello)

posted Nov 1, 2018, 3:41 AM by Neil D'Souza   [ updated Nov 1, 2018, 3:42 AM ]
The smoke of Satan has entered our one Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. I am not surprised, for this is the one true Church of Jesus Christ that He Himself established upon this earth over 2000 years ago, appointing St Peter the first Pope. This Church has stood the test of time, even though it has made mistakes in the past as well (many Popes have humbly admitted and apologised for it, like the eras of the Crusades and the teachings about the world being flat etc.). Many will quote to you regarding these eras and also about what is going on in the Church right now (homosexuality, money scandals and the like), and deceive you to leave this Church, and join elsewhere. I feel passionately about this subject, as I am a convert— from a Hindu Brahmin to a "born again" Protestant group, to a Catholic and loving it.

Many Catholics seem confused, and I see a few leaving (due to many reasons). It saddens my heart, and calls me to do something in my own small capacity. Small it may be, but when my Master calls, I must act, and so I write to you all from my heart.

A lot of what you hear may be true, and yes, there are many evil things happening all around us. I would encourage each Catholic to stand firm, and not be shaken. Satan is ever so keen in destroying this Church, and no other! Now as a Faithful Catholic, or a Lukewarm Catholic or an Indifferent Catholic, you may ask what are we to do, how does this concern us? My friends, this concerns each one of us Catholics, as this is our Church. It is your Church and my Church. We are the Church.

The Lord is asking us, "When I come again, will I find faith?" Let us answer the Lord, "Yes, Lord, you will find faith." He is looking for our faith in Him alone, and not in any other theories or beliefs.