Daily Archives: June 29, 2017


Today's liturgy shows us the person of John the Baptist of whom, even the prophet Isaiah said that “he is the voice in the desert”

June 24 1984 Finding Justice and the Voice in the Desert

  [opening remarks] In the month dedicated to the Sacred Heart, the year of the anniversary of papal visits to our country, we gather, for 30 months now, as always, on the last Sunday at the high Mass for Our Nation for and those who suffer for her the most. We will enclose in our prayers all of our nations’ difficult and still painful matters. We want to ask Christ for help to realize in our daily lives all the advice of the Holy Father from His second pilgrimage to our land. We want to ask that all those who have been unjustly deprived of freedom because of their beliefs and because of their great concerns for the fortunes of our country, be set free. We want to ask for a clarification of truth and a victory for justice in the case of Grzesiu Przemyk. We want to ask that the times of disregard for the Nation finally end and be replaced by happy reconstruction in harmony, love, justice, truth and regard for the dignity of man. Aware of our human imperfections let us ask God for forgiveness for all our sins and omissions, so we can worthily and fruitfully celebrate this Mass. Holy Mass for the Fatherland on June 24 1984 was celebrated by Fr. Jerzy Popieluszko who delivered the sermon. [homily] Today’s liturgy shows us the person of John the Baptist of whom, even the prophet Isaiah said that “he is the voice in the desert” (Is 40, 3). The man who prepared […]