FOR THE SECOND COMING
said, "If you love Me keep My commandments." To love God and
neighbor we must keep the commandments of Christ. All the commands of Christ
are acts of love of neighbor and God.
the end times, no one, neither bishop nor priest, neighbor, theologian nor
lay would know the commandments of Christ. So no one would really know how
to love God and neighbor. St. Paul calls this the Great Falling Away or the
Great Apostasy. And Christ prophesied this, calling it the "waxing cold
of charity." A few would remember the Ten Commandments of God but no
one would have any idea what are the so-called commandments of Christ.
of course, would be followed with the complete disappearance of charity or
love. Only lust will rule the world. And, as a consequence, there will be
wars, first within the family, "Fathers against sons and mothers
against daughters...you will be betrayed even by parents and brothers,
relations and friends...your own relations will drag you to
court."...then wars between nations.
end times will be evil times: hardly any good can be found. The souls of the
people may be likened to Jerusalem that will be hedged in; no one can come
in and no one can get out. The souls of all will be such that they will not
be able to get out of their sinful state and God will not be able to come in
to convert them.
is no wonder that many saints prayed that they do not see this day,
liturgically symbolized by the feast of Christ the King. For most Catholics,
the only thought they have on this feast is the procession. The Liturgy has