Revised: Lift High the Cross

The Saviour of the world hung on the wood of the Holy Cross: Ecce lignum Crucis, in quo salus mundit pependit (Behold the wood of the Cross, on which hung the Saviour of the world. (Adoration of the Cross, Good Friday Liturgy.)

The Cross of the Divine Redeemer was displayed prominently on street corners and in the nooks and crannies of every village in Europe during the era of Christendom. There is no "expiration date" on the Cross of the Divine Redeemer's relevance to the life of any man or of any nation. We must lift high the Cross in our own daily lives and we must plant it firmly in the soil of our nation without any apology whatsoever as Catholicism is the one and only foundation of personal and social order.

We must also remember that Our Lady stands at the foot of her Divine Son's Most Holy Cross in every true offering of Holy Mass just as she stood at the foot of the Holy Cross on Good Friday. She stands with us as we bear our own crosses in our daily lives. We must, therefore, seek the assistance of the Mother of God in lifting high her Divine Son's Holy Cross in our daily lives, praying as many Rosaries each day as our states-in-life permit.

The cross is ever present in each of our lives, and for this we must say with Saint Francis of Assisi, Deo gratias! Penance is the path to Heaven. We do our penances by carrying our crosses with gratitude. Isn't it great to be a Catholic?

Work continues on the next article which has been slowed by our own current cross of being without a vehicle as we endeavor to raise funds for our car's necessary repairs and to rent one in the interim. Again, this is a cross that has been perfectly fitted for us from all eternity by the loving hand of God for His greater honor and glory and our own sanctification as the consecrated slaves of His Co-Equal and Co-Eternal Divine Son, Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary. Hail, O Holy Cross! Hail!

A blessed Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross to each of you.

Revised: A Name That Must Be On Our Lips At All Times

Today is the Feast of the Holy Name of Mary, commemorating the victory won by King Jan Sobieski of Poland over the Mohammedans at the Gates of Vienna on September 12, 1683. The troops under the command of Jan Sobieski exclaimed "Jesus, Mary, Sobieski!" as they prayed their Rosaries and routed the Turkish forces.

Each of us does battle every day with the Turks, that is, with the forces of the world, the flesh, and the devil. We must call upon the Holy Name of Mary, something we do at least one hundred fifty-three times every day if we pray all fifteen mysteries of Our Lady's Most Holy Rosary. This sweet name of the Mother of God must be on our lips at all times, and it must be exclaimed by public officials as she is honored as the Queen of Heaven and on earth, yes, of each and every nation on earth, including the United States of America. No one should be ashamed at any time to proclaim the Holy Name of Mary publicly. Indeed, we must do so with joy and confidence.

Saint Louis de Montfort taught us in True Devotion to Mary that those who are the consecrated slaves of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary should address others with a Marian salutation. How felicitous it is, therefore, to greet others with Ave Maria! or a Salve Regina! How glorious it is to make invocations such as "Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, we love you, save souls!" or "Sweet Heart of Mary, be my salvation" or "Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us now and the hour of our death."

May Our Lady, she who is our life, our sweetness and our hope, help us to grow in this virtue, especially in this time of apostasy and betrayal.

Sweet Name of Mary, be our salvation.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Well, yesterday was supposed to be devoted to completing an article that ties in the upcoming renaming of a piazza in Rome in honor of the drunken, lecherous heretic Martin Luther with the fast-paced, head-spinning series of events that have spiraled out of control as the septuagenarian juvenile delinquent, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, invents nonexistent grounds for ratified and consummated marriages to be declared null. Luther did not intend the mess that is still unfolding in the world today. That mess occurred because of his own revolution's inevitable consequences that he did not foresee as his intellect was so darkened by his sins that he could refused to admit that was his own false, heretical beliefs that set Europe on the course of moral decay whose extent horrified him.

Similarly, the "conservative" within the conciliar hierarchywho have tried to "stabilize" the conciliar revolution have never understood that they have been trying to save that which is false of its very nature and is thus from the devil as they have done the adversary's bidding repeatedly by breaking the First and Second Commandments with their praise of false religions and active, full and conscious participation in "ecumenical prayer" gatherings in their own dioceses. Revolutions always eat their own, and that's what going on right now throughout the structures of the false church that arose with the blessing and direction of the first of six usurpers of the Throne of Saint Peter since the death of Pope Pius XII on October 9, 1958, Angelo Roncalli/John XXIII.

My work on this article, however, was impeded by the slight little fact that our automobile's engine died yesterday, this time for good, in not the most optimal of weather conditions. It's a long story, which unfolded I was parked on the shoulder of a major highway in heavy traffic for several hours as I kept in touch with Sharon and Lucy back home, and it is far from clear to us how this all gets resolved. We are in need of prayers. We are also very much in need of readers making use of the PayPal donation buttons as this is a time when I must do that which I tried to avoid doing in the past few years, namely, to make a general appeal to the readership of this site for non-tax-exempt financial gifts. Thank you.

Without a vehicle and the prospect of not having one for quite a lengthy period of time, I will have plenty of time today to complete the next original article for this site.

This current cross, one of several we have been given at this time, is accepted with love ad gratitude as we know that it has been fashioned for us from all eternity by the loving hand of God for His greater honor and glory and for our own sanctification as the consecrated slaves of His Co-Equal and Co-Eternal Divine Son, Christ the King, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

All to thee, Blessed Mother. All to thy Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart. Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, we love you! Save souls!

Role Reversal, part two

Another very early/late hour even though work on this article proceeded for around twelve hours before this posting.

One can hardly blame poor Judge David Bunning for his ignorance of the applicability of the Natural Law in an American courtroom when Jorge Mario Bergoglio and his band of thugs, thieves and brigands have helped to rob a large preponderance of Catholics today of anything approaching a true sensus Catholicus in order to create a false sense of the Catholic Faith that is broad enough to reaffirm hardened sinners in their lives of debauchery.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Nicholas of Tolentino, pray for us.

A Misplaced Zeal For Souls?

This is a tribute to Saint Peter Claver, S.J, whose true missionary zeal for the conversion and sanctification and salvation of souls stands in vast contrast to the blase and practically indifferent attitude of the conciliar "popes," including Jorge Mario Bergoglio/Francis.

Saint Peter Claver, S.J., personally baptized over 300,000 people in Colombia who were destined for chattel slavery in the Americas. Saint Peter Claver freed those souls from enslavement to the devil by means of Original Sin, equipping them to offer up the injustices of chattel slavery as disciples of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ and as the devoted clients of His Most Blessed Mother. Saint Peter Claver's example does indeed stand in stark contrast to that of the revolutionaries of the counterfeit church of conciliarism. Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us. Saint Peter Claver, pray for us!

As we sprung a bit of a surprise on our daughter yesterday, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, there was an insufficient time for completing the next original article, which will include the "Motu Proprio" that Jorge Mario Bergoglio issued to "streamline" the nullity process within his false church (something that raises the question as to why he is even bother to hold his "synod of bishops" in four weeks' time). Knowing that I sound like a broken record, I do expect to complete the article today.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Peter Claver, pray for us.

Saint Gorgonius, pray for us.

Revised: Maria Bambina

Today is the great feast day of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, she who is the fairest flower of our race.

The angels rejoiced around the crib where Good Saint Anne placed her all-holy daughter, who had been conceived without any stain of Original Sin nine months before, that is, on December 8. The New Eve, whose act of perfect obedience to the will of God the Father at the moment that Saint Gabriel the Archangel announced to her that she would be the very Mother of God untied the knot of the first Eve's prideful disobedience in the Garden of Eden, shone at her Nativity with exterior beauty and brightness that reflected the interior beauty and brightness of her immortal soul, filled with grace at the very moment of Immaculate Conception. The favor of God rested upon Our Lady from all eternity.

How can words capture our gratitude and joy to God for giving us Our Lady to be our own Heavenly Mother and Queen? They can't. Words can only approximate our gratitude and joy this day--and every day of our lives--over the fact that the Singular Vessel of Devotion in whose Virginal and Immaculate Womb would be conceived Our Divine Redeemer.

We would not have any chance of getting to Heaven if Our Lady had not been conceived and born. We have no chance of getting to Heaven without Our Lady's help, which is why we, as the consecrated slaves of her Divine Son, Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ through her own Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart, must cling to her at all times, especially by means of wearing--and the fulfilling the terms of our enrollment in--her Brown Scapular and by praying as many Rosaries each day as our states-in-life permit.

Perhaps the best birthday gift that we can give to Our Lady, apart from our worthy reception of her Divine Son in Holy Communion at a true offering of Holy Mass at the hands of a true bishop or a true priest, is to resolve now to do live more penitentially in reparation for our sins and those of the world world. By living more penitentially and by praying more Rosaries each day, you see, our souls might--emphasis on might--begin to be filled with more fervor and tenderness for Our Most Blessed Mother, she who made possible our salvation and who is the Mediatrix of All Graces.

A blessed Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary to you all.

It is my hope to have the next original article published later today. Thank you very much.

Role Reversal

The imprisonment of Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis by United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky Judge David Bunning, who was appointed to the Federal bench by the pro-contraception, pro-abortion in the “hard cases” President George Walker Bush, on September 4, 2001, before taking office on February 19, 2002, over her steadfast refusal to issue “marriage” licenses to those of the same gender committed to lives of abject perversity in violation of


Prefaced by my own brief introduction, this current post was written by Dr. Paul Byrne concerning two Orwellian “Current Medical Teminology” codes that the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare of the United States Department of Health and Human Services are seeking to implement.

As the comment period on the proposed codes, which put into place the very death panels that supporters of ObamaDeathCare have long denied existed, closes at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, I urge each of the readers of this site, regardless as to whether they may accept or reject my own articles, to respond with great urgency to Dr. Byrne’s call to offer comments on these two draconian measures.

Thank you. Act now. Pray a Rosary in reparation for the crimes of the “civilized” nations of the world.

Vivat Christus Rex!

Viva Cristo Rey!

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Rose of Viterbo, pray for us.

Pope Saint Pius X: Modernism's Eternal Foe, Our Eternal Friend

As there was simply no time to write a follow-up to yesterday's original article, Jorge "Gives" What He Does Not Have" and to do the revisions on today's reflection on the life of Pope Saint Pius X, the next article simply has to wait as paying tribute to Pope Saint Pius X, whose love of the Holy Faith should bring a smile to our face and great Catholic warmth to our hearts, is more important than descending once again into the cesspool that is Jorge Mario Bergoglio's false religion.

Unlike his immediate predecessor, Pope Leo XIII, and each of his three successors (Popes Benedict XV, Pius XI, and Pius XII), the former Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto was not in the diplomatic service of the Holy See at any time during the nearly forty-five years of his priesthood prior to his rather remarkable election as the Successor of Saint Peter on August 4, 1903. He was not prone to accept the word of diplomats, and he did not suffer lies and misrepresentations easily.

The farm boy from Riese, Italy, who served as a pastor of souls in a rough-and-tumble Italian cow town, Tombolo, and then in Salzano before becoming Bishop of Mantua and the Cardinal Patriarch of Venice, was always close to Our Lady. This tender devotion to Our Lady, which he learned from his saintly mother, helped him to keep close to the sheep even when he was the Vicar of Christ on earth. Thanks to the sign given him by the life and death of Little Nellie of Holy God, Pope Saint Pius X was the advocate of early First Communion (and early Confirmation) and of frequent Communions.

It is no accident at all that the now retired Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI made no reference to the centenary of Pascendi Dominci Gregis on September 8, 2007, nearly four years ago now. Ratzinger/Benedict made absolutely no reference on August 15, 2010, to the centenary of Pope Saint Pius X's Notre Charge Apostolique, which was a ringing condemnation of the false philosophy of the Sillon that is of the essence of conciliarism. He has made no reference to the one hundredth anniversary of The Oath Against Modernism on September 1, 1010 (see Witness Against Benedict XVI: The Oath Against Modernism). How could he? He stands condemned by the very words in these documents issued by Pope Saint Pius X. So does the man who ignored the one hundredth anniversary of Papa Sarto's death, Jorge Mario Bergolio, back on August 20, 2014.

The contrast between the Catholicism of Pope Saint Pius X, a defender of the Social Reign of Christ the King and the confessionally Catholic civil state, and the conciliarism of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who has denounced "restorationists" as "Pelagian" and "hard-headed" Pharisees while defending "healthy laicism" and "religious liberty" and the "separation of Church and State, could not be more clear.

Here is the Collect for today's feast in the Immemorial Mass of Tradition: "O God, who for the defense of the Catholic Faith and the restoration of all things in Christ didst fill Saint Pius, Supreme Pontiff, with heavenly wisdom and apostolic courage: grant in Thy loving kindness that by following his teachings and examples we may attain eternal rewards. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, God, forever and ever. Amen."

Pope Saint Pius X opposed Modernism. So must we as we refuse any "communion" at all with conciliarism or its false shepherds who are at war with the Catholic Faith. Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us. Pope Saint Pius X, pray for us!

Defending the Faith In A Kingly Manner

As noted about twelve hours ago when posting today's original article, "Jorge 'Gives' What He Does Not Have," I have revised my reflection on the saintly life of Saint Stephen,, King of Hungary, who was zealous to convert pagans to the true Faith and thus establish the peace and justice of Christ the King in his land. He is yet another contrast to concilairism's false doctrines of "religious liberty" and "separation of Church and State."

There should be another original article on this site by tomorrow morning.

Our Lady of Hungary, pray for us.

Saint Stephen of Hungary, pray for us.

Saint Emeric, pray for us.

Jorge "Gives" What He Does Not Have

Jorge issued a letter yesterday that he had sent to Salvatore Rino “Cardinal” Fisichella, the president of the so-called “Pontifical” Council for the “New Evangelization.” Although much of the coverage so far has concentrated on the provision whereby Bergoglio “established” jurisdiction for the priests of the Society of Saint Pius X to hear confessions and grant absolution to penitents, there is another aspect of yesterday’s letter that is also addressed in this commentary.

That other aspect refers to the very man to whom Bergoglio’s letter was address, Rino Fisichella, who had made a favorable reference to “therapeutic abortion” in 2009 when he was the president of the “Pontifical” Council for Life, thus placing the Argentine Apostate’s references to abortion in the letter released yesterday in a slightly different context than the one those are so excited about the “pope’s” “mercy” towards the Society of Saint Pius X, whose members he is trying to silence just as surely as “Saint John Paul II” and “Benedict XVI” before him.

A revised article for today’s Feast of Saint Stephen of Hungary will be published later today.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Stephen of Hungary, pray for us.


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