Remember, The Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Does Not Act On Their Own

This is a reflection on the anniversary of the one hundredth and final apparition of Our Lady in the Cova da Iria near Fatima, Portugal, as the Miracle of the Sun occurred and she, clothed in the garment of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, proclaimed herself to be Our Lady of the Rosary. We need to heed Our Lady's Fatima Message as it is nothing other than Heaven's own Peace Plan.

Two other republished reflections will appear today. There will also be two original reflections on Our Lady of Fatima and her Most Holy Rosary that will be posted on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Other commentaries will follow thereafter. The message of Our Lady, however, is paramount.

Finally, I ask your prayers for Dr. Paul A. Byrne, who is trying to save the life of yet another victim of the medical industry's manufactured, profit-making myth known as "brain death. Please see hHospital Declares Woman to be "Brain Dead" to Remove Her Life Support Even though She is Still Living.  It is well past time for anyone concerned about truth to stop supporting the vivisection of livng human beings who have been deemed "brain dead" even though their bodies are fully functioning and, on so many occasions, can actually communicate with their eyes and their hands to those around them. Once again, please pray for Dr. Byrne and for Taquisha McKitty of Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us.

Saint Edward the Confessor, pray for us.

Columbus Brought the Cross of Christ to the Americas

Today, October 12, 2017, is the five hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of Christopher Columbus's planting the Cross of the Divine Redeemer, Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, on the island of San Salvador. 

How diabolical it is that that the work of Columbus is rejected today by ignoramuses who hate the fact that he brought the Catholic Faitih to the Americas.

Viva Cristo Rey!

Viva La Virgen de Guadalupe!

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Republished: On the Feast of The Theokotos

Today is the Feast of the Divine Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

The Council of Ephesus (431 A.D.) declared Our Lady to be the Mother of God. This is a doctrine that that the devil particularly hates, which is why he has raised up all manner of Protestant sects to attack it with a fury, requiring us to defend the doctrine of the Divine Maternity of Our Lady with all of the graces that she sees fit to send us through her loving hands as the Mediatrix of All Graces.

As Father Benedict Baur, O.S.B., explained in The Light of the World, Volume II:

"Fifteen hundred years have passed since Nestorius, a Patriarch of Constantinople, launched the heresy which taught that the person of Christ was different from the person of the Son of God. Nestorius asserted that Mary did not conceive nor bring forth the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity, but only the man Christ. According to his teaching she was not the Mother of God, not a God-bearer, but only the mother of a mere man, in whom God dwelt only as in a temple.

A few years later after the beginning of the Nestorian heresy, a council was assembled at Ephesus (431 A.D.), which proclaimed that Mary had given birth to Jesus, who was, at one and the same time, God and man, having two natures but one person. God does not live in Him merely as in a temple, but the man Jesus is at the same time God. Mary is mother, not only of the humanity of Christ, but of the Son of God also. She is the Mother of God. The people of Ephesus awaited the decision of the council hall were opened and the decision was made known, the people greeted the Fathers with great rejoicing and accompanied them to their dwellings with flaming torches, crying out: 'Mary is the bearer of God; Mary is the Mother of God.' 

Today, fifteen hundred years later, we make the same joyful confession. "Mary is the mother of Jesus, the Son of God. The Gospel recounts an incident of His childhood during which He first refers to His divine origin. When Jesus was twelve years old, Joseph and Mary went to Jerusalem to offer sacrifice. 'When they returned, the child Jesus remained in Jerusalem, and His parents knew it not.' They believed Him to be in the company of relatives. But they were mistaken. After a long and anxious search they found Him in the Temple, sitting among the doctors of the law. 'And His mother said to Him: Son, why hast Thou done to so us? Behold Thy father and I have sought Thee sorrowing.' This rebuke shows the concern of a mother who has borne suffering with love. But Jesus meekly answers: 'Did you not know that I must be about My Father's business?' He refers to His Heavenly Father, for He is Son of God. He was conceived, not by the power of man, but by the power of God (Offertory). When the angel had first brought the message to Mary, she had answered: Behold the handmaid of Lord; be it done unto me according to thy word" (Luke 1: 38). And at her word, the only-begotten Son of God was made flesh in the womb of the Virgin Mother. We pray tribute to this mystery at the Communion, when we confess, 'Blessed is the womb of the Virgin Mary, which bore the Son of the eternal Father.' Blessed art thou, O holy Mother of God, who wert united to the Son of God in a most intimate union when thou didst bear Him in thy womb. "Mary provided the body for the Son of God, and he in return Christ filled the soul of Mary with the fullness of His spirit. Mary became wholly absorbed in Him and became like Him. She became united to Him in a most intimate union. 'Alleluia, alleluia. Virgin Mother of God, He whom the whole world cannot contain, enclosed Himself in thy womb, being made man, Alleluia.' 'Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.' " 'As the vine, I have brought forth a pleasant odor, and my flowers are the fruit of honor and riches' (Epistle). The blossoms on this vine are the precious virtues of faith and humility which the Virgin exhibited when she received the message of the angel. She was resolute in her attachment to her virginity: "I know not man" (Luke 1: 34). Yet she is obedient to the will of God and speaks her fiat: "Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it done unto me according to thy word" (Luke 1: 38). "My flowers are the fruit of honor and riches," Christ the Lord. "There shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse," Mary, who is sprung from the house of David; "and a flower shall rise up out of his root," Christ, the Son of Mary (Gradual). Humanity and divinity are united in this one person. 'Come over to me, all yet that desire me, and be filled with my fruits' (Epistle). Mary does not keep her child for herself; she bequeaths Him to us when He is born at Bethlehem, when He is offered in the Temple, and when He offers Himself up on the cross. She gives Him to us again daily in Holy Communion. Mary has borne Christ for us. Together with her Divine Son, she has given us salvation and an abundance of grace. She stands even today at the throne of God as our advocate and or all-powerful intercessor, armed with irresistible intercessory power, the mother of all those who are in the state of sanctifying grace. "We renew our faith in the mystery of Mary's divine motherhood. 'Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.' God is thy child, having taken His humanity from thy flesh. " 'Come over to me . . . and be filled with my fruits,' for it is Christ Jesus whom I give you. He was first given to us when we were reborn through baptism: He is given to us today at Mass and Holy Communion: 'Hath He not also with Him given us all things?' (Rom. 8: 32.) Since Mary has given us all things through Christ, we today express our gratitude to her." (Father Benedict Baur, O.S.B., The Light of the World, Volume II, B. Herder Book Company, Saint Louis, Missouri, 1954, pp. 440-442.) 

Yes, I am still writing part three of "Jorge's Intellectually Dishonet Defense of the Indefensible." The article is taking such a long time as it requires great care in order to make various points. It may very well be the case that two intervening articles, including one on the one hundredth anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun in two days, will appear befoe it is that the next original article links events in these inter-related worlds in order to demonstrate that Antichrist is lining up his minions in the counterfeit church of conciliarism to provide "theological" cover for his minions in civil government in the United States of America and elsewhere in the world. All the more reason to pray fervently to the Mother of God, especially in this month of October, dedicated as it is to her Most Holy Rosary. A blessed Feast of the Divine Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary to you all!

Given Us From Heaven Above: The Most Holy Rosary

We must never tire of reminding our fellow Catholics that Our Lady's Most Holy Rosary is, after the perfect prayer, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the most powerful prayer we have to make reparation for our own sins and those of the whole world as we seek the conversion of all men to the true Faith, the Catholic Faith, before they die and to fight the heresies of Modernity in the world and Modernism in the counterfeit church of conciliarism.

We must promote the Rosary and pray it with fervor and devotion. Our Lady implored us at Fatima to pray the Rosary daily. How can we refuse her?

Finally, as noted in the past two days now, there is an urgent need for non-tax-deductible financial gifts to be made. Thank you.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Pope Saint Mark I, pray for us. 

Saints Sergius, Bacchus, Marcellus, and Apuleius, pray for us.

Dianne Feinstein Leads A New Inquisition, Aided by Richard Joseph Durbin

It was one month ago today, September 6, 2017, that President Donald John Trump's nominee to serve on the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Mrs. Amy Coney Barrett, a graduate of Notre Dame Law School, was on the receiving end of an modern anti-Catholic inquistion by United States Senator Dianne Emiel Goldman Feinstein Blum, aided by the pro-abortion, pro-perversity Catholic, United States Senator Richard Durbin, and a "non-practicing Buddhist," United States Senator Mazie Hirono. This has been on my "to do" list for the last month, and I will have a follow-up article soon.

By the way, a notice was included two days ago concerning the necessity of non-tax-deductible donations at this time. One reader from overseas sent thirty dollars, for which we are very grateful. Unfortunately, our current expenses far exeed that generous donation. We could use at least twenty such donations at this time. Thank you for your consideration of this request.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Bruno, pray for us.

 

Victims of A World Shaped By One Lie After Another

This is a brief commentary on the Las Vegas massacre.

Please continue to pray for the sous of those killed, the recovery of those wounded, and the consolation of their family members.

Remember to pray for the conversion of the United States of America, which is awash with .

Please pray for the repose of the soul of my late Uncle Edward, who would have turned one hundred years old today, October 4, 2017m had he not died on Sunday, March 20, 2011, the Second Sunday of Lent. 

Finally, completely unexpected expenses require me to ask those who have the means and the desire (and either have never donated in the past or have not done so for a long time) to make a non-tax-deductible financial gift to do so rather promptly. Thank you.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Francis of Assisi, pray for us.

Republished: Saint Francis of Assisi: From Riches to Lady Poverty

Today, October 4, 2017, is the Feast of the Seraphic Saint, Saint Francis of Assisi, who was born as Giovanni di Bernardone in 1182 (some say 1181).

This article is a poor way to pay tribute to the follower of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ who gave up earthly riches to embrace Lady Poverty, earning himself eternal riches in the process, eternal riches that helped to save the Church Militant on earth from falling down at a time of great clerical corruption. It is my hope, however, that this poor tribute to Saint Francis, a saint of profound Eucharistic piety and deep, tender devotion to the Mother of God who rejoiced in the midst of trials and sufferings and insults and even the rejection of his own father and brother, will provide some food for meditation about the glorious life of this joyful saint of prayer and penance.

Saint Francis of Assisi, pray for us!

A blessed feast day to our friends to all Franciscans, including those of the Third Order.

My commentary on the Las Vegas massacre is nearing completion. It is my expectation to have it posted this afternoon, and it is possible that a bit more might be known by then about the tool of the devil named Stephen Craig Haddock, who methodically rained down a torrent of bullets in a city that has prospered because of the promotion, enabling and profting off of sins of lust and avarice. Violence against God by means of unrepentant sins results in violence against human beings. 

Once again, pray for the deceased and for the recovery and conversion of the wounded and of the family members of all affected.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Francis of Assisi, pray for us.

Revised and Expanded: Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and Holy Face: Holiness Unalloyed

Marie-Frances Therese Martin was born to the holiest of parents, Louis and Zelie Martin, who endeavored to shield their children as much as possible from the influences of the world.

The sacrifices made by Louis and Zelie Martin produced five vocations to the consecrated religious life. Zelie Martin's prayers from eternity after her death assisted her husband as he raised one canonized saint and four other daughters who served Holy Mother Church as brides of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

The simplicity and love of the Little Flower teaches each of us to pursue holiness as befits redeemed creatures, seeking the things of Heaven in this life so that we may spend our Heaven doing good here on earth. Saint Therese of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face was raised in a family that stressed the importance of withdrawing from the world. Louis and Zelie Martin were very protective of their daughters, making sure to instill within them a firm commitment to the Virtue of Modesty.

Indeed, Sister Genevieve of the Holy Face, Marie-Frances Celine Martin, was shocked at the immodesty that had overtaken France with the Allied bombing of Normandy forced the cloistered Carmelites of the Carmel out of their cloister and into the world in June of 1944. She noted this in a letter to Mother Agnes Mary that was dated July 7, 1944:

"After fifty years of eremetical living, to find myself all of a sudden uprooted and thrown into the midst of the world, with veil raised, is a true martyrdom for a recluse like me. It seems to me as if we're in a station where everybody is crowding around and intermingling. We sleep fully clothed on benches; we take our meals in haste, standing up in the dark; we look with astonishment and grief at the feminine styles stripped of all dignity." (As quoted in Celine: Sister Genevieve of the Holy Face, Sister and Witness of St. Therese of the Child Jesus, by Father Stephane-Joseph Piat, O.F.M., p. 130.)

What would Saint Therese and Sister Genevieve say today about the feminine attire that is considered "modest" and "acceptable" in Catholic chapels all across the vast expanse of the ecclesiastical divide where some version of the Immemorial Mass of Tradition is offered or simulated?

They would not have been approving, and that is because their holy parents taught them Catholic right from wordily wrong.

Why is this so difficult for many traditionally-minded Catholic parents to understand, accept and abide by today?

Work has commenced on a commentary about the terrible tragedy that unfolded in Las Vegas, Nevada, that I only learned about early Monday morning upon arising. Sufice it to say for the moment that I have always despised Las Vegas and the open promotion of sin, including vices that are fully protected by the cover of the civil law, to be found there. It is, quite sadly, that a city whose gambling industry became famous when the notorious Mafia hitman and racketeer named Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel decided to bankroll The Flamingo hotel and casino has been the scene of such terrible bloodshed. Las Vegas rose to prominence out of the desert as a result of the bloodlust and greed of a murdering gangster, and it is prominent in the news today because of the bloodlust of a man who was most likely as possessed by the adversary as was Bugsy Siegel himself.

Pray for the victims and their relatives. Pray for those who have wounded. 

Above all, pray to Our Lady always to remain in a state of Sanctifying Grace as even though Las Vegas is indeed a city of sin--and is known as "sin city," such mindless violence can occur at any time and in any place.

Indeed, do you realize that in the space of the seventy-two minutes that it took for fifty-nine people to be killed and five hundred twenty-seven more to be wounded 126 innocent preborn human beings were killed in abortuaries by surgical means. Countless numbers of others were dispatched in hospitals under the aegis of the medical industry's manufactured, profit-making myth of "brain death" and in hospices, where innocent human beings are killed off after having been put on a "pathway" to a "death with dignity."

We live in a land awash in the blood of the innocent.

May God have mercy on us all.

Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us.

Saint Therese of Lisieux, pray for us!

A "Correction" In Need of A Correction, part three of a series

Although it is certainly the case that Jorge Mario Bergoglio's Amoris Laetitia is a stunning piece of heresy, it is nevertheless baffling that the authors of the most recent "correction" issued by "conservative" Catholics within the structures of the counterfeit church of conciliarism have not issued any "corrections" on the false "pontiff's" false ecclesiology and the offenses he has given to the First and Second Commandments by esteeming the symbols of false religions, which he asserts have the means to help build the "better world" and to "protect the environment." 

Ah, but to this, of course, the "correctors" would have to condemn conciliarism itself as odious to God as even their beloved "Pope Benedict XVI," however much he may differ with his successor on a few matters, offended God greatly by promulgating doctrines contrary to the received teaching of the Catholic Church, starting with the very immutable nature of dogma (the subject of part one of this series). Joseph Alois Ratzinger was also a first-class violator of the First and Second Commandments in his own apostate right?

Why just the Sixth and Ninth Commandments and not the First and the Second?

The concluding part of this series, part four, will follow in a few days. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-People's Republic of California) is next on the to-do list, followed by part three of my series on Jorge Mario Bergoglio's address to the Italian Liturgical Council on August 24, 2017, the Feast of Saint Bartholomew.

A reflection on today's feast of Our Holy Guardian Angels was published a short while ago. Scroll below.

Our Lady, Queen of the Angels, pray for us.

Our Holy Guardian Angels, pray for us, defend us, protect us.

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