By Solange Hertz who is universally regarded as one of traditional Catholicism’s foremost contemporary writers and lecturers.
When Longinus plunged his spear into the Sacred Body publicly exposed on the cross, he struck the heart of a King. Christ the King!
Every time a Catholic priest performs the Consecration at Mass, the Heart of Christ the King is present on the altar of sacrifice. Whole and entire the Body, Blood, Flesh and Divinity of the King ! The Word made Flesh !
The sign above the thorn-crowned Head of the Man enthroned on the Cross read plainly: “Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews.
Longinus was the agent of secular authority doing his duty which was to make sure the Man was dead, or to kill Him if he were not. Longinus was the ‘state.’
The Sacred fountain of Blood and water which gushed forth continues to do so to this day , sanctifying all the King’s willing subjects … those who search for the…
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