Marie-Julie Jahenny accepted a lifetime of sufferings for Holy Mother Church, and for all of us.
“My dear child, are you willing to accept the five wounds of my Divine Son? . . . Would you also be willing to suffer, for the rest of your life, for the sake of conversion
of sinners? . . . Here is the cross upon which you are going to be immolated.” (March 15, 1873).
“On that same March 21, at two in the afternoon, for the
first time, she suffers the Passion. She declared she had seen the blood writing, just for herself alone, the following words:
‘Triumph of the Holy Father’
‘Triumph of France’ ['France' is short for the King of France; that is, the French Monarch].*
‘Lack of confidence in Mercy in the days of tribulation.’
This was the pronouncement of her prophetic vision.” (March
* A historical example of calling a monarch by his country's name
can be found in Shakespeare's plays, such as: "...we have here writ to Norway, uncle of young Fortinbras --" (Hamlet, I.ii. 27-8); "Norway himself, with terrible numbers, assisted by that most disloyal traitor,..." (Macbeth, I. ii.