On The Commemorated Feast of Our Lady of Ransom

Given the lateness of the most recent posting on this site, I am unable to offer you a new article today, Angel Sunday (the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost and the Commemoration of Our Lady of Ransom. I do hope to be able to have an article posted by tomorow about what is being billed as the "final correction" that was delivered last month by sixty "conservative" Catholics to rebuke Jorge Mario Bergoglio on the heresies contained in Amoris Laetitia, March 19, 2016, and in the false "pontiff's" subsequent remarks. This is news again as the text of the "correction" was released yesterday, Saturday, September 23, 2017, the Feast of Pope Saint Linus and the Commemorations of Ember Saturday in September and of Saint Thecla, the female protomartyr. 

Here is a little hint of the gist of my commentary: heresy has abounded since the Sillonist named Angelo Roncalli stepped out on the balcony of the Basilica of Saint Peter on October 28, 1958, the Feast of Saints Simon and Jude.

Our Lady of Ransom, pray for us.

 

 

Trump Being Swallowed By The Swamp He Promised to Drain

I am sorry that this commentary has taken so long to complete. However, my time is not my own, and the physical challenges that I have faced in the past nine weeks have slowed me down.

Nonetheless, however, this new commentary deals with the sad state of affairs in the world of naturalism, which is based upon the tragically false belief that one can be utterly indifferent to Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in public affairs. To believe that one can combat the deep state forces of naturalism with some other kind of naturalism is to believe in the old Pelagian heresy of self-redemption.

Also, I want to call the attention of this site’s few readers to an important article that Dr. Paul Byrne has written: Judge rules Jahi McMath may not be dead. I will have more to say about Jahi McMath’s remarkable story at some point in the next week or ten days, and I will have the next installment on Bergoglio’s address last month to his fellow liturgical revolutionaries in Italy.

Finally, let us remember that we are living during a time of profound chastisements. Many people in Texas, Mexico, Florida, and the Caribbean, including the American Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the American Virgin Islands, have been hit very hard by recent natural disasters, which are being sent to us by the loving hand of God to chastise us so that we can make reparation for our sins by offering all to Him through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

May we continue to pray for those who have been killed by these recent storms and for those who have survived them, and may we beg Our Lady daily to be in a state of Sanctifying Grace and to be ever ready to make a perfect Act of Contrition for our sins.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Pope Saint Linus, pray for us.

Saint Thecla, pray for us.

On The Feast of Saint Matthew: From Caesar's Collector of Tribute to God's Collector of Souls

Today is the Feast of Saint Matthew the Apostle and Evangelist.

Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ called Levi from his duties as a collector of tribute for Caesar to follow Him. Levi quit his position as a tax collector to become a collector of souls for God and His true Church. Saint Matthew wrote His Gospel to convince his fellow Jews to accept Our Lord as the Divine Redeemer and to convert to the true Faith, Catholicism.

This is quite a contrast with the work of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who esteems Talmudic Judaism as an instrument of "justice" although it denies the Sacred Divinity of Our Lord Jesus Christ and wages warfare upon those who seek to restore the Social Reign of Christ the King, to say nothing of the fact that many of its rabbis,including his pal Abraham Skorka, support abortion and perversity under cover of the civil law. Quite a difference. It's the difference between fidelity and apostasy, between Catholicism and conciliarism.

The next article, which has been in abeyance since late Sunday evening, will be completed today. Family duties and the continued physical challenges that have been sent to me by Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ for my sanctification and salvation have slowed me down considerably in recent days. I thank you for your patience and ask you for your prayers. 

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Matthew the Apostle, pray for us.

Jorge Codifies His Irreversible Revolution/Jorge's Intellectually Dishonest Defense of the Indefensible, part three

[A republished reflection on the Feast of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary can be found by scrolling below.]

Jorge Mario Bergoglio issued a change to the conciliar code of canon law, Magnum Principium, on September 3, 2017.

This is a very lengthy look at what the Argentine Apostate wants to accomplish, including a brief history of some of the “translation battles” that, though unknown in the history of the Catholic Church, have been commonplace in the counterfeit church of conciliar church of conciliarism. Bergolio has mooted those battles by making the conciliar Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments but a mere clearinghouse for decisions made by the national “episcopal” conferences.

Now, although I hate to so, I must make an urgent appeal to the “vast” readership of this site for non-tax-deductible financial gifts now. I do after having made private inquiries that have not been answered as of yet, something that is very understandable. Nonetheless, though, the need right now is urgent, especially since the decision to discontinue the chiropractic treatments, which was made largely because of a lack of funds to pay for the cost of gasoline to visit our chiropractor, is coming back to “bite” me in the form of blessed penance.

Mind you, I do not mind the penance. Indeed, I need it. However, the treatments are necessary as it is very difficult to walk or to stand for any length of time without them.

Thank you for any consideration you can give this urgent appeal.

Our Lady of Dolors, pray for us,

Saint Nicomedes, pray for us.

Reflections On The Feast of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary in September

Today is the Feast of the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary in September.

We are called to meditate on the Seven Dolors of Our Lady every day of our lives. While there are many good meditations on the sufferings of Our Lady, including those provided by the revelations of Anne Katherine Emmerich and the Venerable Mary of Agreda, the late Father Frederick Faber has given us much food for inspirational meditation in his The Foot of the Cross, published originally as The Dolors of Mary in 1857. Consider this brief excerpt from Father Faber's reflections:

"But let us make the world stand still, and see how it looks. If our common love for God, which is so poor, is irritated by the sight, what must Mary have suffered? For what is irritation to our weakness to her would be the most deep and transcending sorrow. God comes to His creation. It does not stir. It cannot. It lies in the hollow beneath Him, and has no escape. He comes in the beauty of a mercy, which is almost incredible, because it is so beautiful. But seemingly it does not attract the world. He draws nigh. Creation must do something now. It freezes itself up before His eye. He may have other worlds, more fertile, more accessible to Him, than this. In the spiritual tropics, where the angels dwell, He may perhaps be welcome. But not here. This is the North Pole of His universe. He shed His life's blood upon it, and it would not thaw. It is unmanageable, unnavigable, uninhabitable for Him. He can do nothing at all with it, but let His sun make resplendent colored lights in the icebergs, or bid the moon shine with a wanner loveliness than elsewhere, or fill the long-night sky with the streamers of the Aurora, which even the Esquimaux, burrowing in his hut, will not go out to see. The only difference is that the material pole understands its business. which is to make ice in all imaginable shapes; whereas we men are so used to our own coldness, that we do not know how cold we are, and imagine ourselves to be the temperate zone of God's creation." Our sins helped to thrust those Seven Swords of Sorrow through and through Our Lady's Immaculate Heart at various points during her life, including during her Divine Son's Passion and Death. We must resolve never to grieve her Immaculate Heart again as consider our joy and our privilege to live penitentially as the consecrated slaves to her Divine Son, Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ through the same Immaculate Heart. (Father Frederick Faber, The Foot of the Cross, the Dolors of Mary.)

We can help to make reparation for our sins that have grieved the Immaculate Heart of Mary if we pray more and more Rosaries each day, if we help to propagate devotion to her Seven Dolors. Indeed, Our Lady promises us the following graces if we promote devotion to her Seven Dolors:

1) I will grant peace to their families

2) They will be enlightened about the divine mysteries.

3) I will console them in their pains and I will accompany them in their work.

4) I will give them as much as they ask for as long as it does not oppose the adorable will of my divine Son or the sanctification of their souls.

5) I will defend them in their spiritual battles with the infernal enemy and I will protect them at every instant of their lives.

6) I will visibly help them at the moment of their death, they will see the face of their Mother.

7. I have obtained (This Grace) from my divine Son, that those who propagate this devotion to my tears and dolors, will be taken directly from this earthly life to eternal happiness since all their sins will be forgiven and my Son and I will be their eternal consolation and joy.

As a terrible sinner, I am counting on my own promoting of devotion to the Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary to help me just a little bit at the moment of my Particular Judgment.

What about you?

An original article will be published within a few minutes of this republished article’s posting.

Finally, please remember the soul of the late Father John Joseph Sullivan, who was my seminary professor at Holy Apostles Seminary in the 1983-1984 academic year, on this day, which would have been his one hundred first birthday had he not died in May of 2000.

Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and all of the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

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

Our Lady of Dolors, pray for us.

Saint Nicomedes, pray for us.

By This Sign We Will Conquer All The Enemies of Our Salvation

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?

Hail, O Holy Cross! Hail!

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

Our Lady of Sorrows, pray for us.

Work on the next article continues.

Oh, by the way, have you seen that President Donald John Trump has made a deal with Senate Minority Leader Charles H. Schumer (D-New York) and House Minority Leader Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro Pelosi to make Barack Hussein Obama/Barry Soetoro's unconstitutional overreach called the "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" (DACA) permanent? 

Looks like the stupid idiot in white owes the president an apology (this is tongue-in-cheek, by the way) as it was apparent that the apostate's criticism of Trump's rescinding of DACA was unfounded. Trump simply wanted Congress to make his predecessor's policy permanent.  Not so permanent, however, are Trump's campaign promises as he did not run by claiming that he would seek to codify DACA. I believe that he said quite the opposite.

Let me check:

"We will immediately terminate President Obama’s two illegal executive amnesties, in which he defied federal law and the constitution to give amnesty to approximately 5 million illegal immigrants," Trump said at a campaign event in August 2016, promising to end DACA as well as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents.

That speech echoed the promise Trump made when he launched his presidential campaign on June 16, 2015. "I will immediately terminate President Obama's illegal executive order on immigration, immediately," he said at that time. (Trump's Past Statements on DACA.)

Oh well, I will put this on my lengthy "to do" list. 

Hail, O Holy Cross!

 

 

Memorandum to Stupid Idiot Bergoglio

I was called away from the computer unexpectedly yesterday, the Feast of the Holy Name of Mary, making the completion of my article about Jorge Mario Bergoglio's most recent change to the conciliar code of canon law impossible.

I did, however, decide to stay up beyond a reasonable hour to write one of the shortest articles ever to appear on this website. 

The title is self-explanatory. The subject is stupid idiot Bergoglio's comments about President Donald John Trump's recent repeal of former President Barack Hussein Obama/Barry Soetoro's "presidential directive" of November 21, 2014, that was undertaken in full violation of the Constitution of the United States of America and existing immigration laws that have been passed by the Congress of the United States of America.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

The Holy Name of Mary Must Ever Be On Our Lips

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 ever be on our lips, 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. I

ndeed, 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.

A blessed Feast of the Holy Name of Mary to you all!

Sweet Name of Mary, be our salvation. Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

An original article dealing with Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s latest motu proprio will be published late today, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, or early tomorrow morning.

God Shows Forth His Power and His Mercy

What is striking about the manifestations of three major natural disasters (Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey, Hurricane Irma, the Mexican earthquake) is that there could have been many more people killed by them, something that is a sign of God's great mercy upon us erring sinners. 

God will not be mocked, however, as the devastating damage that has wrought in and around Houston, Texas, in Caribbean islands such as Anguilla, Saint Marten and, among others, Saint Thomas, Mexico, and Florida at the present time is a manifestation of His omnipotence, which is being displayed to bring sinners to repentance. 

Although we do not live in any of the areas affected by these terrible natural disasters, we have relatives and friends who live in the Houston area and we know several people in Florida, three of whom fled from Hurricane Irma it approached Florida's Gulf Coast, whose homes have been or are now in the path of the storm itself. Some of these homes may be vulnerable to the storm surges that are predicted to be catastrophic. Please pray for all who were affected by Harvey and who are being affected at persent by Irma and its aftermath:

[33] Take ye heed, watch and pray. For ye know not when the time is. [34]Even as a man who going into a far country, left his house; and gave authority to his servants over every work, and commanded the porter to watch. [35] Watch ye therefore, (for you know not when the lord of the house cometh: at even, or at midnight, or at the cockcrowing, or in the morning,) (Matthew 13: 33-35.)

May we keep ever close to Our Lady during this times of disasters, remembering to intensify our fidelity and devotion to her Most Holy Rosary now as never before. We are only a little over a month away from the one hundreth anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun. One wonders what more will happen between now and then.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saints Protus and Hyacinth, pray for us.

 

Republished: Saint Peter Claver, S.J: South America's True Liberator

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, who is in Colombia at this moment.

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.

There should be a new article posted by tomorrow, the Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost and the Commemoration of Saint Nicholas of Tolentino. 

The output of articles for this site should increase slightly in the coming week as I am uanble to continue with the chiropractic treatments for my injured back as a result of the increased cost of gasoline. The treatments have been helpful, but preexisting problems, which were aggravated by my injury on July 19, 2017, are never going to improve, although additional treatment might keep the sitation more stable. This is excellent penance, which I deserve for my sins. I do hope, therefore, to have several new articles this week, including one or two of my current series about Bergoglio's elegy of praise in behalf of the Protestant and Judeo-Masonic Novus Ordo liturgical service. 

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Peter Claver, pray for us!

Saint Gorgonius, pray for us.

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