“May the heart of Jesus, in the Most Blessed Sacrament, be praised, adored, and loved with grateful affection, at every moment, in all the tabernacles of the world, even to the end of time. Amen.”
When we love Jesus and see Him abused in the Blessed Sacrament, how it hurts our hearts! Yet, how often are we tempted to make justice by taking matters into our own hands? How great is the temptation to think we know better how God wants things to go?
The suffering we experience when we see Jesus willingly give Himself on the Cross, and now in the Blessed Sacrament, becomes our offering of love. We offer this in atonement… we suffer with Him for love. For love of Him, and love of others… for He wants His mercy to overflow to all.
We know we have in Our Blessed Mother the perfect model and example of how to adore God. Let us picture her at the foot of the Cross. That is where we find ourselves when we witness sacrileges, abuses, and all sorts of indignities towards the Blessed Sacrament. We are witnessing the free will offering of the Son. Mary stayed with Him and suffered with Him. In contrast, let us look at what Peter did when Jesus was betrayed by Judas… he took out his sword.
Jesus wants to drink the cup… all the way to the last drop.
Jesus is not someone who needs us to defend Him. He just wants our love.
This is where we worship Him in Spirit and Truth (cf. John 4:24). It is not the beauty of the building, or the vestments, or the music, but the beauty of a meek and humble heart willingly suffering as an offering with the Son.