When I was forwarded this video and story of the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra my thoughts immediately went to the Motto of the City of Detroit penned by its most illustrious missionary priest; Fr. Gabriel Richard after the fire that leveled the city in 1805. He wrote: “Speramus meliora; resurget cineribus“; In English: “We hope for better things; and it will arise from the ashes”. The Latin word Speramus translated into English means: We Hope. We hope, pray and work for the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
With the crisis in Syria spiraling out of control even if we should suffer from another war, “the consequences of the sins of men” Our Lady once told the Children of Fatima. These children from the garbage heaps of Cateura are teaching us that the human spirit united to God, can and will rise once more above a loveless society. The ingenuity of the Human spirit united to God will always rise above the destruction and evils around us and bring beauty once again to the world from the ashes of poverty or the destruction of war. Read More….