A great and wondrous sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth. Then another sign appeared in heaven: an enormous red dragon with seven heads and ten horns and seven crowns on his heads. His tail swept a third of the stars out of the sky and flung them to the earth. The dragon stood in front of the woman who was about to give birth, so that he might devour her child the moment it was born. She gave birth to a son, a male child, who will rule all the nations with an iron scepter. And her child was snatched up to God and to his throne. The woman fled into the desert to a place prepared for her by God, where she might be taken care of for 1,260 days.
It’s an understatement to say I’m deeply moved by the courage of the small group of men who carried out the attempted capture, and as events turned out, the assassination, of Osama Bin Laden.
Like his predecessors, Bin Laden was driven to hound and hunt down the Divinity of Christ. In the spiritual world, where we are aware of the unseen forces, we know his animus was counseled and driven by the devil. It's a tapestry that repeat's itself throughout our religious history.
There are conflicted emotions in seeing the sons of Egypt gobbled up by the Red Sea, Hitler's assassination, the execution of Saddam Hussein and Bin Laden.
I'll tell you what I see: Divine Mercy.
A gift, the fruit of prayer on the Feast of Divine Mercy, the intercession of Blessed Pope John Paul II on the day of his beatification. It is no coincidence that service I was at, we prayed for our soldiers in front of the Blessed Sacrament at almost the exact time the military action was carried out. I am sure similar prayers were said for the men who protect our freedom all over the country and in fact the world.
It was interesting watching Pelosi and the Democrats. Aren’t these the same people who are offended by squirting water on terrorists? They can't seem to stick to their story. They were positively giddy about shooting Bin Laden between the eyes. Per usual, their emotions and victory is focused on the people they see in the mirror.
They can't even see The Deliverer.
Rejoice and be thankful for those who responded to Grace and freed the world from the power of this evil. It is a tremendous victory.
We praise you Jesus, thank you Blessed John Paul II, St. Faustina, the Woman clothed in the sun, the Communion of Saints, souls in purgatory.