A Divine Response to Nantes Cathedral! The Artwork of God!
Aflame with zeal, aflame with love, Aflame with fire from the sky! Ephemeral as a resting dove, A call to Pentecost stops by! Commemorating the first day, The upper room with tongues of fire, Empowering those who stayed to pray As Holy Spirit took them higher! Terror tries to mock and counterfeit This Master Handiwork of God! Committing crimes, terror torched and hit, With earthly fires of demons flawed: Destructive flames their final fate! While Ardor harbors to Create….
Photo of Catholic Church and poem above by Stephen Volk, whose poetry talent was Blessed by Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI gave a Papal Blessing to my writings in November 2008. As a Catholic Press Association member of 500 worldwide, I am the author of numerous books and articles, including a several-book series for a Catholic college of the arts. My great uncle, Cardinal Volk of Hamburg, cast the deciding conclave vote for Pope John Paul I. As a positive conservative activist of the 1960s, an activism which recently surfaced in my retirement, I was on the ground floor of Ralph Martin's Catholic Charismatic Movement. A former research correspondent of Malachi Martin, I was invited to his New York residence in the early 1990s, to soon receive a handwritten note from him in a hospital recovery room telling of a recent heart attack. Over the decades, I've gained much firsthand experience with separated-brethren Protestants, Pentecostals and Messianic Jews - especially those who, though fragmented, all refuse the Masonic-crafted syncretistic world religious body needed for draconian world government.
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