Funeral Sermon for Margaret Robinson 9 August 2004
Dear Fathers, family, friends and faithful,I welcome you all here and thank you for coming to share our grief, pay respects to the memory of Margaret, and pray for therepose of her wonderful soul.Deeply as we are saddened at this great loss to our lives, so trulyare we consoled by the gift of our Catholic Faith, the teachings andexample of Our Lord Jesus Christ and His saints, with the genuinehope this faith brings.
“What great things God has prepared for those who love Him”
We are here to show reverence to her mortal remains, andrecognize in them the consecrated chalice and ciborium of her body, this vessel of the Most Holy Trinity.She has passed from this vale of tears, her pilgrimage and exilehave ended, and well may we hope that our Heavenly Mother Mary will
“show unto her the blessed fruit of her womb, Jesus”,
asso often she has prayed for this.This is why we offer this morning the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass,to obtain her speedy entrance into eternal bliss, having united her sufferings with those of her divine Lord in the offering of so manydaily Masses.We have the privilege of having present here the three celebrants of this Solemn High Requiem, all from the priestly Society of St. PiusX; and with us in the front are visiting priest friends from theOrder of St Vincent de Paul and St. Benedict, as well as two priests