Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple
“They shall make Me a sanctuary, and I will dwell in the midst of them…. Look, and MAKE IT ACCORDING TO THE PATTERN THAT WAS SHOWN THEE in the mount…. ACCORDING TO ALL the likeness of the Tabernacle which I will show thee and of all the vessels for the service thereof” (Ex. 25.8, 40, 9-10).
This “PATTERN” and “LIKENESS” shown to the Church of Old could not be anything but the sanctuary of God’s church in the New Testament – the #Catholic sanctuary is the fulfillment and perfection of that heavenly dwelling of God in our midst: “Christ, being come a High Priest OF THE GOOD THINGS TO COME, BY A GREATER AND MORE PERFECT TABERNACLE…” (Heb. 9.11).
Now see, what the revolutionary ‘spirit’ of Vatican II has wrought…