For some reason I think you are weary.
I know I am frightened and weary too.
For the face of the Prince of Darkness
is becoming clearer and clearer to me.
It seems he does not care any more to remain
“the great anonymous one,” the “incognito,” the “everyone.”
He seems to have come into his own and
shows himself in all his tragic reality.
So few believe in his existence that he does not
need to hide himself anymore!
—Compassionate Fire, The Letters of Thomas Merton and Catherine de Hueck Doherty,
March 17th, 1962, Ave Maria Press (2009), p. 60
IT is clear to me and many of you, my fellow sojourners, that the plans of Satan are no longer hidden—or one could say, they are “hidden in plain sight.” It is precisely because everything has become so obvious that many do not believe the warnings that have been sounding, most especially, from Our Blessed Mamma. As I noted in Our 1942, when the German soldiers entered the streets of Hungary, they were polite and smiled from time to time, even offering chocolates. No one believed Moishe the Beadle’s warnings of what was coming. Likewise, many do not believe that the smiling faces of global leaders may have another agenda beyond protecting aged seniors in the nursing home: that of completely overturning the present order of things—what they themselves call “The Great Reset”—a Global Revolution.Continue reading