Is the greatest salutary Theophany of the Mass (as experienced by Sr. Lucia at her convent in Tuy, Spain in 1929) the key to the Third Secret? This vision where the words “Misericordia” and “Gratias” were actually spelled out alongside the vision substantiates the exegesis of “gratias” employed in this book.
The Mass is “gratias” and “misericordia.” “Gratias” means “graces,” not “thanks.” The first part of the Mass, like unto the Old Dispensation, petitions God’s mercy (misericordia).
The Jerusalem Temple, the only “touch-down” point of God on earth, was characterized by the Mercy Seat. One came here to encounter God’s …