Jacinta’s Modest Proposal, Olympic Gold and Har Meggido

Posted February 20, 2018 6:01 pm by John Paul Meenan, Editor

Jacinta’s Modest Proposal, Olympic Gold and Har Meggido

I just discovered this morning, after my reflections on Olympic modesty, that today is the memorial of Blessed Jacinta Marto, one of the Fatima visionaries, who died on February 20th in 1920 of the Spanish influenza.  It was Jacinta who warned that in the future (from her perspective) “certain fashions would be introduced that would offend Our Lord very much”.
I know that modesty is a touchy subject, and I will leave it alone for now, but it is worth pondering how much we may be like the proverbial frogs in boiling water, not realizing how far we have gone along

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