Saturday, July 13, 2013
Marcel: A Poetic Tribute to a Catholic Bishop

In Her mantle, kept to dwell, Our dear Lady blessed Marcel

The Queen lamenting, warned about; a time of scourges deserved
Perversions abound, Faith in doubt, Our Lord Jesus Christ not served
Alas, in sweetness, She points out, The Prelate of priesthood preserved
Forming men, loyal and devout; with venerable ways conserved.

The Lord’s precepts he kept well, was His faithful son, Marcel

The Holy Virgin in tears foretold; scarcely could one have conceived
Apostasy set forth so bold, that even Rome be deceived
But made in Athanasius mold; A Prelate who keeps Faith received
For all Tradition to uphold; confirming all Truth believed.

A Prince who the Church will tell, a good Pastor was Marcel

The Mother spoke in secret lock; in children’s ear was given
Ministers neglect Christ’s stock; from the path of Life are riven
One Shepherd who from harm does block; this Prelate leads sheep to Heaven
Generously he feeds the flock; by his staff are gently driven.


del_button July 13, 2013 at 1:22 PM
aly said...

This is very beautiful and moving. Very beautiful is always moving. I'm going to say it
every day in the good and holy Bishop's honor. Thank you for it.

del_button July 13, 2013 at 2:27 PM
Anonymous said...

Beatiful! Thank you Mons Lefebvre! You saved the Mass, you preserved the Faith you received and were taught! We need to keep fighting as you did to Restore the Church!

del_button July 14, 2013 at 10:36 AM
Erin Pascal said...

This is very nice. I am deeply moved by this article. Thank you so much for sharing such an amazing post! May God bless you!

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