Saint John Mary Vianney, the Cure of Ars, Served Souls Until He Died

Saint John Mary Vianney is the patron of diocesan priests, a man who humbly recognized that he was not the brightest pupil, that he was, to use even his own description, slow in his studies. He had great difficulty learning his Latin. Other studies came hard to him as well. He did not give up. Helped by a wonderful mentor, Father Balley, who had worked as a carpenter during the French Revolution so as to hide his identity as a Catholic priest as he offered Mass in various hideaways and without any "communion" with the bishops and priests of the "constitutional church," John Mary Vianney persevered time and time and time again, praying to Saint John Francis Regis for help and guidance.

Yes, he was tempted to quit his studies, believing himself to unworthy of priestly ordination because of his lack of intellectual aptitude. Father Balley told him very pointedly, "You've decided to give in to the devil?"

That knocked some sense into our Saint, and it should knock some sense into any young man today who might have experienced some difficulties and perhaps even gross injustices in their own pursuit of the priesthood.

Never give up. We need priests, especially now in this time of apostasy and betrayal.

Always close to Our Lady, Saint John Mary Vianney was brought to the point of his priestly ordination on August 13, 1815. His superiors judged that his moral qualities had overcome any academic deficiencies that would have held others back from being ordained to the priesthood, and they were vindicated in their judgment by the long and devoted service that he gave to the people of Ars.

Oh yes, sure, he tried to run away from his people on three occasions, wanting to seek the solitude of a monastery. Each time, however, he responded to the pleas of his sheep who loved their shepherd, who spent so much time in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament and in the confessional to hear the confessions of the thousands of people who flocked from all over the world to the merits of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus applied to their souls through his priestly ministry, and returned home to Ars.

Saint John Mary Vianney, who knew failure in his studies for the priesthood, was a firm supporter of the "patron of failures," Pauline Jaricot, the foundress of Society of the Propagation of the Faith and the Universal Living Rosary Association, and zealously devoted to the cause of our great wonder worker, Saint Philomena.

Saint John Mary Vianney spent himself tirelessly in behalf of the flock that was entrusted to his pastoral care. We need to invoke his intercession so that our own true bishops and priests will be fortified by his example as they seek to serve faithful Catholics, the scattering and wandering sheep of this time of apostasy and betrayal, unto eternity.

Part eighteen of "Sin: More Dangerous Than the Coronavirus" is nearly completed. Only a few more hours of work remain on it, but it is too late for me now to do so prudently. Thus, I will have what has turned out to be another exensive study published in less than twenty-four years to be ready for viewing tomorrow, Wednesday, August 10, 2022, the Feast of Saint Lawrence the Martyr. Almost the entirety of the past four days have spent in writing and refining the text and in the selection of the supporting material to be inserted into its main body or in the appendices. Thank you for your patience.

Finally, although I was going to write another the "Naturally Absurd" series to offer extensive commentary about the lawless administration of Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr., the Soviet-style raid upon the Mar-A-Lago estate of former President Donald John Trump by nearly one hundred agents of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation under the direction of Christopher "Deep State Enabling" Wray and with the blesssing of Merrick "Parents are Terrorists for Opposing School Boards" Garland is so breathtakingly bold as to shock even this seventy-one year with an earned doctorate in political science who has been following American politics since the Eisenhower-Stevenson election of 1956.

Thus, the commentary after part eighteen of "Sin: More Deadly Than the Coronavirus" will be about this raid and the implications it carries for a governmental system that is degenerating rapidly into an undisguised totalitarianism replete the the addition of 87,000 agents of the Internal Revenue Service to go after prominent critics of the Biden administration and/or who oppose a "woke" agenda that is nothing other than an excuse to shut down all political dissent in land that has been never as free as people believed it has been because the only true standard of human freedom is the Holy Cross of the Divine Redeemer, Christ the King. Such a commentary will take several days to complete, but it will be thorough and unsparing.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint John Mary Vianney, the Cure of Ars, pray for us.

Saint Lawrence the Deacon, pray for us. 

Saint Romanus, pray for us.

Transfigured in Glory Atop Mount Thabor

Today is the great Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on Mount Thabor in the presence of the Apostles Peter, James and John and in the company of Moses and Elias. God the Father repeated the proclamation that He had made as His Co-Equal Son made Flesh in Our Lady's Virginal and Immaculate Womb was baptized by His cousin, Saint John the Baptist in the Jordan River prior to the assumption of His Public Ministry, "This is My beloved Son, hear yet Him."

Our Lord was transfigured in the glory that He shared with the God the Father and God the Holy Ghost for all eternity in Heaven in order to show forth His Sacred Divinity to Saints Peter, the first Pope, Saint James, the first Bishop of Jerusalem and the first of the Apostles to be martyred, and Saint James's brother, Saint John, the beloved Apostle and the Apostle of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, to help console them during the events of His Passion and Death. It is our goal to be transfigured in glory for all eternity in Heaven.

The only path to the heavenly Mount Thabor, however, is by climbing atop Mount Calvary every day of our lives, willingly bearing our crosses in reparation for our sins and those of the world as we offer whatever merit we gain for the patient and joyful endurance of these crosses to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Indeed, our climb to Heaven by ascending first to Mount Calvary is signified every day a true bishop or a true priest completes the prayers at the foot of the altar and ascends the three steps (mystically symbolic of the Thee Persons of the Most Blessed Trinity and of the three stages of the interior life) to the altar itself.

If we desire to be transfigured in all glory in Heaven we must, therefore, be willing to be shamed and humiliated by the the ignominy associated with the Holy Cross. The glories of Heaven are worth such temporary shame and humiliation and ignominy, are they not?

May Our Lady, who awaits us in the heavenly Mount Thabor and intercedes for us from there, help us to ascend to Mount Calvary every day in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass so that we can keep her company at the foot of the Cross every day our lives as a a preparation for spending all eternity in the glories of Heaven with her and Saint Joseph and all of the angels and the saints.

As I have permitted the work on "Sin: More Deadly Than the Coronavirus," part eighteen, to be delayed by various events in the world and within the counterfeit church of conciliarism long enough, I am busy at work in the completion of part eighteen at this time. I hope to have it completed in time for publication by Monday, August 8, 2022, but it might have to wait until the Feast of John Mary Vianney and the Commemorations of Saint Romanus the Vigil of Saint Lawrence the Martyr on August 9, 2022. As has been the case with  the other installments, part eighteen will be very thorough and exacting.

A blessed Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to you all.


Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Peter, pray for us.

Saint John the Evangelist, pray for us.

Saint James the Greater, pray for us.

Pope Saint Sixtus, Saints Felicissimus and Agapitus, pray for us.

On the Feast of Our Lady's Chosen Son to Fight Heresy with Her Most Holy Rosary

Today is the Feast of Saint Dominic de Guzman, who had such great zeal for souls from his earliest days in seminary. As is well known, it was a conversation with an innkeeper in the Albigensian stronghold of Toulouse, France, changed the whole direction of his priesthood as he sought to win back souls from the darkness of an early forerunner of Calvinism, Albigensianism.

Our Lady, sent by her Divine Son out of the ineffable Mercy that He has in His Most Sacred Heart, which was formed out of her own Immaculate Heart, to bring back the lost sheep (and not to beat up on the sheep when their souls are sorely distressed) out of the new form of Manicheaism that had arisen in southern France, gave Saint Dominic her Most Holy Rosary to the be the weapon to crush the Albigensian heresy. Saint Dominic de Guzman used the weapon of Our Lady's Most Holy Rosary very well and taught others how to do so.

Every Catholic, of course, owes a great deal to Saint Dominic, who walked between southern France and Rome several times during his life--and who accompanied two of the first Dominicans, Saints Hyacinth and his brother, Saint Ceslaus, on the first leg of their trip in Italy back to Krakow before he, Saint Dominic, had to turn back.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Dominic de Guzman, pray for us.

Saint Alphonsus de Ligouri Worked to Convert, Not "Accompany," Sinners

Today is the Feast of the great Saint Alphonsus de Liguori, the Patron of Moral Theologians. It was over fourteen years ago now that I recorded each of the Sunday sermons of Saint Alphonsus for the "Save Thy Souls" section of Traditional Catholic It was a very sobering experience as I recognized that Saint Alphonsus was speaking directly to me, condemning my sins and my tepidity.


He certainly gave me what for, and I am grateful that he did so.

This particular reflection was enlarged last year to include three complete sermons composed by Saint Alphonsus de Ligouori. Saint Alphonsus de Liguori, the founder of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (the Redemptorists), was particularly emphatic in teaching us that we must avoid sins of human respect. That is, we can show no partiality or favoritism to those in power if they are doing things that put the temporal or, more important, the eternal welfare into jeopardy.

This applies to the likes of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who blasphemes God on a regular basis and considers it his duty in the name of "mercy" to enable hardened, unrepentant sinners in their lives that are leading to them eternal perdition, and to most of his "bishops," men who believe that the sheep are their enemies and that they can stonewall and intimidate the sheep into remaining silent about real and documented abuses of power and real and documented violations of the integrity of the Holy Faith:

"And when there is question of the divine honour, we should not be frightened by the dignity of the man who offends God; let us say to him openly: This is sinful; it cannot be done. Let us imitate the Baptist, who reproved King Herod for living his brother's wife and said to him: 'It is not lawful for thee to have her'--Matt., xiv. 4. Men indeed shall regard us as fools, and turn us into derision; but, on the day of judgment they shall acknowledge that they have been foolish, and we have shall have the glory of being numbered among the saints. They shall say: 'These are they whom we had some time in derision. . . . . We fools esteemed their life madness, and their end without honour. Behold how they are numbered among the children of God, and their lot is among the saints'--Wis., v. 3, 4, 5. (Sixth Sunday After Easter: On Human Respect.)

Also of interest on this feast day might be Jorge Mario Bergoglio Blasphemes Saint Alphonsus de Liguori.

The newest original article on this site, Big Chief Apostate Bergoglio Outdoes Himself in Canada, was published yesterday.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Alphonsus de Liguori, pray for us.

Pope Saint Stephen I, pray for us.

Big Chief Apostate Bergoglio Outdoes Himself in Canada

The Argentine Apostate engaged in his usual acts of apostasy whilst on a self-proclaimed “penitential pilgrimage” of Canada last week. This commentary deals with several aspects of that pilgrimage of paganism and pantheism as well with the false “pontiff’s” in-flight complete misrepresentation (for the umpteenth time) of the alleged but nonexistent teaching of Saint Vincent of Lerins concerning the “evolution” of dogma.

Bergoglio is entirely unoriginal. However, this does not mean that we should make light of his apostasies or his falsehoods. Indeed, we must take them seriously, refute them as effectively as possible, and to make reparation for them as best we can as the consecrated slaves of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

A blessed Feast of Saint Peter’s Chains to you all!

Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us now, and at the hour of our death.

Saint Peter, pray for us.

The Holy Machabees, pray for us.

Saint Paul, pray for us.

For the Greater Glory of God: Saint Ignatius of Loyola, S.J.

Today is the Feast of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus.

Saint Ignatius of Loyola was a valiant solder in the Army of Christ, a soldier who did battle with the very errors of Martin Luther that are the foundation of much of the counterfeit church of conciiarism and have been celebrated openly by that anti-Jesuit, Jorge Mario Bergoglio.

Saint Ignatius laid down his military armor in front of an image of Our Lady in the Benedictine monastery in Montserrat, Spain, on the Feast of the Annunciation, March 25, 1522, becoming a soldier in the army of Christ the King. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was always in the "company of Jesus," always seeking to advance the cause of the Holy Faith. Saint Ignatius of Loyola attracted men of character and determination of purpose right from the beginning, men who were serious about retarding the advances of the Protestant Revolution and seeking the conversion of pagans in far away lands.

The devil hated this good work of the Society of Jesus, which he why he sought to corrupt the sons of Saint Ignatius in the Twentieth Century by means of the various propositions of Modernism. The most corrupt of them all now, of course, is Jorge Mario Bergoglio. We need to pray to Saint Ignatius and his company of Jesuit saints in Heaven, each of whom was so tenderly devoted to the Mother of God, to help us to be as brave and faithful and gallant as they were in defending the Sacred Honor of Christ the King and of Mary our Immaculate Queen.

An update was posted yesterday afternoon concerning the need for a new computer. I continue to limp along with the notebook computer that I have and hope to complete my commentary about the Argentine Apostate's acts of serial apostasy during his recently concluded celebration of paganism in Canada. 

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Ignatius of Loyola, S.J. pray for us.

Be Not Deceived: The Real Jorge Mario Bergoglio Is Not A Defender of a Faith He Does Not Hold

[Update on Saturday, July 30, 2022, Our Lady's Saturday and the Commemoration of Saints Abdon and Sennen: I have been working on a new article dealing with Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s current “penitential pilgrimage” in Canada. However, my old Lenovo notebook computer keeps crashing. While my work is saved, it appears as though I will not be able to complete the next article, no less work on several others I have been working on, without getting a new computer, perhaps even a desktop.

A reader of this site has recommended two different “all in one” desktop computers, each costing around six hundred dollars. Non tax-deductible financial gifts to fund this purchase are needed at this time.

Thank you.]

Events in the counterfeit church of conciliarism and in the event move much more rapidly than I can respond to them with commentaries in this site. Although there was once a time when I could compose and publish between twenty and twenty-five articles a month, those days are way behind me now, but I try to do what I can as time and circumstances permit.

This particular commentary deals with several subjects related to Jorge Mario Bergoglio, starting with what the mainslime media is terming a rebuke to his fellow Jacobin/Bolshevik conciliar revolutionaries in the Federal Republic of Germany as well as his efforts to effect reforms in the governance and supervision of Opus Dei. Neither of these developments is what the secular media have made them out to be.

The real Jorge Mario Bergoglio is not a defender of the Catholic Faith as it is impossible to be a defender of that which one doth not hold. The real Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the one who issued a “world day of prayer for creation” message that is replete with platitudinal junk science that serves the purposes of the anti-Theistic, anti-Catholic, anti-family, anti-life evangelists in behalf of a “Global Reset” who are heading for “climate warming” of a permanent nature should they cling to their Marxist-Sangerian ideologies until the moment of their death.

Pray Our Lady’s Most Holy Rosary daily.

A blessed Feast of Saint James the Greater—Saint James the Moorslayer—to you all.

Antichrist's Antipapal Agents of Anti-Catholic Teaching

The so-called "Pontifical Academy for Life" has published a book of "reflections" about Catholic moral teaching containing alleged "dialogues" about matters that exist in the nature of things and/or have been taught revealed by God and taught infallibly from time immemorial by Holy Mother Church.

The Pontifical Academy for Life’s new book is just the first step in Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s own dialectical process. The next step will be the convening of a “extraordinary synod of ‘bishops’” followed a year later by an “ordinary synod of ‘bishops,’” which will be followed by an “apostolic exhortation” that “papally” “canonizes” everything in the recently release book of moral relativism and will be inserted dutifully into his Acta Apostolicae Sedis. This was the process that gave birth to Amoris Laetitia and it is same one that will be used to “legitimize” the illegitimate and to reaffirm hardened sinners in their lives of perdition once again.

It took some time to write this article, and it will take some time to complete the next original article for this website. The absence of original articles over the course of a week does signify the lack of work being done to complete them. Thank you for your patience.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Camillus de Lellis, pray for us.

On the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel: Shielding Us With Her Love and Care

Today's Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel represents what tremendous love that Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ has for us by sending us His Most Blessed Mother to give us a sacramental by which we are clothed in the garment of her Brown Scapular, which serves as a particular protection at the moment of death if we have been faithful to all of the conditions of our enrollment.

Our Lord has permitted His Most Blessed Mother to give us so many aids to get home to Heaven--the Rosary, the Brown Scapular, the Miraculous Medal, the Green Scapular, devotion to her Immaculate Heart as part of her Fatima Message.

We must wear our Brown Scapular of Mount Carmel constantly as we bear witness as best we can that we have been given a loving Mother in Heaven who intercedes for us to live in such a way in this passing, mortal vale of tears that we will always be ready to die and have her pleading for us nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen."

Let us continue to pray for each other and for Holy Mother Church in this time of apostasy and betrayal as we shield ourselves in Our Lady's garment of the Mount Scapular and pray with fervor and devotion her Most Holy Rosary every day. I beg your prayers also for our daughter on the occasion of the thirteenth anniversary of her Confirmation.

A blessed  Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel to you all!

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, pray for us.

Saint Simon Stock, pray for us.

On the Feast of Saint Henry, the Emperor, A Model for All Christian Rulers

This is a reflection in honor of my own Confirmation patron saint, Saint Henry the Emperor, on his feast day. Saint Henry was a superb exemplar of the Social Reign of Christ the King who sought to foster peace among men by promoting the missionary work of Holy Mother Church in parts of central and eastern Europe at the beginning of the Second Millennium. He knew that Catholicism was the one and only foundation of personal and social order, seeking at all times to honor Christ the King and Mary our Immaculate Queen.

May we plead with him this day and every day to help us to see the world more clearly through the eyes of the Catholic Faith as the consecrated slaves of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, He Who is the King of every man and every nation on the face of this earth without any exception whatsoever, through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary.

I am working on another original article at this time, one that deals with the latest admission by "Archbishop" Vincenzo Paglia conerning the "evolution of doctrine" at work in the "theological" reassessment and "dialogue" that might result in a formal denial of the Sovereignty of God over the sanctity and fecundity of marriage by a concililar endorsement of contraception because "today's dissent can become "tomorrow's doctrine." Perhaps in the Anglican sect. Perhaps in the conciliar sect. Never in the Catholic Church. 

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, pray for us.

Saint Henry the Emperor, pray for us.


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