Into his hands the scales of the sanctuary will be placed
On February 2, 1634, Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres, a victim soul in the Royal Convent of the Immaculate Conception in Quito, Ecuador, was praying with fervor of soul, when at 3:00 AM in the upper choir of the convent, she saw the sanctuary light go out.
Then, the Queen of Heaven appeared, lit the tabernacle lamp and explained the reasons for the light having been extinguished.
- The propagation of heresies in the 19th and 20th centuries.
- Spiritual catastrophe in the convent of the Immaculate Conception.
- Sensuality will sweep through the world.
- The corruption of children’s innocence an the crisis in the clergy.
- The indifference of the wealthy to the oppressed Church – persecuted virtue, the apathy of the people.
Our Lady speaks:
“How this Church will suffer on that occasion the dark night of the lack of a Prelate and Father to watch over them with the paternal love, gentleness, strength, discernment, and prudence. Many priests will lose their spirit , placing their souls in great danger.”
” Pray insistently without tiring and weep with bitter tears in the secrecy of your heart, imploring our Celestial Father that for love of the Eucharistic Heart of my Most Holy Son and His Precious Blood shed with such generosity and by the profound bitterness and sufferings of His cruel Passion and Death, He might take pity on his ministers and quickly bring to an end those ominous times sending to this Church the Prelate who will restore the spirit of it’s priests.”
“Into his hands the scales of the Sanctuary will be placed so that everything is weighed with due measure and God will be glorified.”
” The fifth reason that the lamp was extinguished is due to the laxity and the negligence of those who possess great wealth who will indifferently stand by and witness the Church being oppressed, virtue being persecuted, and the triumph of the evil, without piously employing their riches for the destruction of the evil and restoration of the faith. It is also due to the indifference of the people who will allow the Name of God to be gradually snuffed out and adhere to the spirit of evil, freely delivering themselves to vices and passions.”
Let us pray most earnestly to the Queen of Heaven, to protect Pope Benedict, drive the enemies of the true Catholic Faith away from the Vatican and usher in the glorious restoration of Tradition.
Oh Lord, grant us a holy, Catholic pope!
Excerpts from The Admirable Life of Mother Mariana, volume II, by Fr. Manuel Sousa Pereira