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                          Pope St. John Paul II


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                          Pope Benedict XVI

 

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A Saint for Modern Man

 ... the Mole

 

 

Saint Lucy is the Patron Saint of the blind.

She is, therefore, pre-eminently the Patron Saint for modern man.

Blind to God's love, goodness, mercy, generosity — and blind to His justice; blind alike to Heaven and Hell, to sin and sanctity, good and evil, truth and mendacity — and blind to his blindness ... man is a mole.

What is more, each is without ears, so even if told of the Light, they will hear as much as they see.

What, then, is the difference?

The mole is without sin — and does not choose the darkness from which it cannot escape. And the mole, without ears, can nevertheless hear, while the man, with ears, can choose to be deaf ... even as he chooses to be blind.

The mole as a mole may one day see God.

Man as mole will never see God.

 

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