Miserentissimus Redemptor


Miserentissimus Redemptor Encyclical of Pope Pius XI on Reparation to the Sacred Heart May 8, 1928 To Our Venerable Brethren the Patriarchs, Primates, Archbishops, and other Local Ordinaries in Peace and Communion with the Apostolic See. Venerable Brethren, Health and the Apostolic Blessing. 1. Our Most Merciful Redeemer, after He had wrought salvation for mankind on the tree of the Cross and before He ascended from out this world to the Father, said to his Apostles and Disciples, to console them in their anxiety, Behold I am with you all days, even to the consummation of the world. (Matt. xxviii, 20). These words, which are indeed most pleasing, are a cause of all hope and security, and they bring us, Venerable Brethren, ready succor, whenever we look round from this watch-tower raised on high and see all human society laboring amid so many evils and miseries, and the Church herself beset without ceasing by attacks and machinations. For as in the beginning this Divine promise lifted up the despondent spirit of the Apostles and enkindled and inflamed them so that they might cast the seeds of the Gospel teaching throughout the whole world; so ever since it has strengthened the Church unto her victory over the gates of hell. In sooth, Our Lord Jesus Christ has been with his Church in every age, but He has been with her with more present aid and protection whenever she has been assailed by graver perils and difficulties. For the remedies adapted to the condition of time and circumstances, are always supp

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