Just One Hail Mary
Thomas A. Droleskey
Those who defy God's Holy Will and who live in utter contempt of the Sacred Divinity of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, He is Who is the Second Person of the Most Blessed Trinity made Incarnate in the Virginal and Immaculate Womb of His Most Blessed Mother, Our Lady, by the power of the Third Person of the Most Blessed Trinity, God the Holy Ghost, will exhibit their hatred of the true God of Divine Revelation in many ways. One of the most common ways that those who are, whether or not they realize it, anti-Theists is to blame various groups of people for their problems, treating as subhumans those who are so blamed.
The Protestant Revolutionaries breathed with white hot rage against Catholics, destroying Catholic churches, committing gross sacrileges against Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in His Real Presence in the Most Blessed Sacrament, smashing statues (all of which sounds a whole lot like the work of the many of the conciliar revolutionaries in the past forty years) and even killing Catholics. The fury with which former Catholics in England turned in their own relatives and friends who remained faithful to the Catholic Church and who assisted at Holy Mass in the underground (sound familiar?) remains a remarkable testimony to the how quickly people can abandon the true Faith and become so rabid in their hatred for It that they think nothing of justifying the killing of even those own relatives in order to eradicate the memory of the truth from minds.
The French Revolutionaries demonized the royalty, the nobility and the clergy to justify their own descent into bloody madness as they unleashed the first true social revolution in history, one based in the envy of class warfare and rank anticlericalism. In time, of course, the French revolutionaries sent to the guillotines those who were merely opposed to their demonic revolution, including many in the middle class who were initially supportive of the first phases of the revolution prior to the onset of the Reign of Terror under Maximilian Robespierre in 1792.
The German Kulturkampf and the Italian Risorgimento, both of which moved along more or less parallel tracks in the 1870s, demonized the Catholic Church and imposed great restrictions on Holy Mother Church, especially among members of various religious communities.
Hatred of both God and man inspired the devils of the Bolshevik Revolution, which was funded very heavily by Talmudic bankers in Europe. Vladimir Lenin's use of mass killings and concentration camps proved were the very models that inspired the use of the same methods by the anti-Bolshevik socialists of Adolf Hitler to round up and kill Jews and Catholics and others who were opposed to his racialist regime and his schemes for world domination.
Those who founded the modern, Zionist State of Israel learned a little bit from each of the preceding revolutionaries. The very people who had been victimized by the racialist policies of the National German Socialist Workers Party under Adolf Hitler as they were routed from their homes and sent to concentration camps and saw many of their relatives brutally killed demonstrated themselves to be mass murderers capable of routing innocent human beings from their homes and sending them to their own version of concentration camps, which they called "refugee camps."
The invasion of large numbers of adherents of the Talmud, taking into the lands from which those of actual Jewish blood, men and women who were the sons and daughters of Abraham by biological heredity, were driven out by the Romans in the year 70 A.D. as God Himself used the pagan Romans to chastise those who refused to accept His Gospel message, has let loose one massacre of innocent human beings after another committed by the Israeli Defense Force. Israeli officials have, at least for the most part, noting a few exceptions now and again, justified these massacres with rhetorical flourishes that have been both righteous and sanctimonious, being indemnified most times by their sycophantic enablers in Washington, District of Columbia, ever desirous of votes from adherents of the Talmud and, more importantly, ready campaign cash from The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Who says that God did not intend the Jews to reclaim Palestine as a group (some did return over the centuries living relatively peacefully with the Arabs) after most, although not all, had been driven out in th year 70 A.D.? Well, let's just review, yes, again (!), the words spoken by Pope Saint Pius X to the founder of international Zionism, Theodore Herzl, in the Apostolic Palace on the Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul the Apostle, January 25, 1904:
POPE: We are unable to favor this movement [of Zionism]. We cannot prevent the Jews from going to Jerusalem—but we could never sanction it. The ground of Jerusalem, if it were not always sacred, has been sanctified by the life of Jesus Christ. As the head of the Church I cannot answer you otherwise. The Jews have not recognized our Lord, therefore we cannot recognize the Jewish people.
HERZL: [The conflict between Rome and Jerusalem, represented by the one and the other of us, was once again under way. At the outset I tried to be conciliatory. I said my little piece. . . . It didn’t greatly impress him. Jerusalem was not to be placed in Jewish hands.] And its present status, Holy Father?
POPE: I know, it is disagreeable to see the Turks in possession of our Holy Places. We simply have to put up with it. But to sanction the Jewish wish to occupy these sites, that we cannot do.
HERZL: [I said that we based our movement solely on the sufferings of the Jews, and wished to put aside all religious issues].
POPE: Yes, but we, but I as the head of the Catholic Church, cannot do this. One of two things will likely happen. Either the Jews will retain their ancient faith and continue to await the Messiah whom we believe has already appeared—in which case they are denying the divinity of Jesus and we cannot assist them. Or else they will go there with no religion whatever, and then we can have nothing at all to do with them. The Jewish faith was the foundation of our own, but it has been superceded by the teachings of Christ, and we cannot admit that it still enjoys any validity. The Jews who should have been the first to acknowledge Jesus Christ have not done so to this day. . . .
HERZL: We are not asking for Jerusalem, but for Palestine—for only the secular land.
POPE: We cannot be in favor of it.
[Editor Lowenthal interjects here] Here unrelenting replacement theology is plainly upheld as the norm of the Roman Catholic Church. Further, this confession, along with the whole tone of the Pope in his meeting with Herzl, indicates the perpetuation of a doctrinal emphasis that has resulted in centuries of degrading behavior toward the Jews. However, this response has the “grandeur” of total avoidance of that which Herzl had intimated, namely that the abusive reputation of Roman Catholicism toward the Jews was unlikely to foster conversion. Further, if, “It took three centuries for the Church to evolve,” it was that very same period of time that it took for the Church to consolidate and launch its thrust of anti-Semitism through the following centuries.
HERZL: Does Your Holiness know the situation of the Jews?
POPE: Yes, from my days in Mantua, where there are Jews. I have always been in friendly relations with Jews. Only the other evening two Jews were here to see me. There are other bonds than those of religion: social intercourse, for example, and philanthropy. Such bonds we do not refuse to maintain with the Jews. Indeed we also pray for them, that their spirit see the light. This very day the Church is celebrating the feast of an unbeliever who became converted in a miraculous manner—on the road to Damascus. And so if you come to Palestine and settle your people there, we will be ready with churches and priests to baptize all of you.
Pope Saint Pius X, in complete fidelity to One Whose Vicar on earth he was and in complete fidelity to the first pope, Saint Peter, whose true and legitimate successor he was, explained the truth to Theodore Herzl out of true Charity for the man's immortal soul, which had been, even though he did not believe or accept the fact, by the shedding of every single drop of the Most Precious Blood of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour on the wood of the Holy Cross on Good Friday. That Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI does not speak in like manner should teach those desirous of knowing the true state of the Church Militant on earth at this time that the currently governing "false pontiff" believes in a different religion, one that believes the events of the "Shoah" have "changed" the relationship between the "Church and the faith of Israel" (see Monday's article, Forever Prowling the World Seeking The Ruin of Souls, part 2).
I digress. Pardon me.
Although I have cited the following article in several articles on this site in the past four years, I find it useful to do so again in light of the thoroughly unjustified assault conducted by Israeli commandoes on members of a flotilla of ships that had sailed from Turkey in an effort to challenge the three year-old Israeli blockade of Gaza that has kept the Palestinians living there in a state of constant deprivation. Some American policy makers now are seeking to indemnify Israeli brutality (as are, of course, naturalists of the "conservative" stripe on talk radio programs and on cable television news outlets) just as American policy makers in the past looked the other way and actually covered up the premeditated attack of the Israeli Air Force upon the U.S.S. Liberty in the Mediterranean on June 8, 1967:
NEW YORK – On the fourth day of the 1967 Arab Israeli War, the intelligence ship 'USS Liberty' was steaming slowly in international waters, 14 miles off the Sinai Peninsula. Israeli armored forces were racing deep into Sinai in hot pursuit of the retreating Egyptian army.
'Liberty,' a World War II freighter, had been converted into an intelligence vessel by the top-secret US National Security Agency, and packed with the latest signals and electronic interception equipment. The ship bristled with antennas and electronic 'ears' including TRSSCOMM, a system that delivered real-time intercepts to Washington by bouncing a stream of microwaves off the moon.
'Liberty' had been rushed to Sinai to monitor communications of the belligerents in the Third Arab Israeli War: Israel and her foes, Egypt, Syria, and Jordan.
At 0800 hrs, 8 June, 1967, eight Israeli recon flights flew over 'Liberty,' which was flying a large American flag. At 1400 hrs, waves of low-flying Israeli Mystere and Mirage-III fighter-bombers repeatedly attacked the American vessel with rockets, napalm, and cannon. The air attacks lasted 20 minutes, concentrating on the ship's electronic antennas and dishes. The 'Liberty' was left afire, listing sharply. Eight of her crew lay dead, a hundred seriously wounded, including the captain, Commander William McGonagle.
At 1424 hrs, three Israeli torpedo boats attacked, raking the burning 'Liberty' with 20mm and 40mm shells. At 1431hrs an Israeli torpedo hit the 'Liberty' midship, precisely where the signals intelligence systems were located. Twenty-five more Americans died.
Israeli gunboats circled the wounded 'Liberty,' firing at crewmen trying to fight the fires. At 1515, the crew were ordered to abandon ship. The Israeli warships closed and poured machine gun fire into the crowded life rafts, sinking two. As American sailors were being massacred in cold blood, a rescue mission by US Sixth Fleet carrier aircraft was mysteriously aborted on orders from the White House.
An hour after the attack, Israeli warships and planes returned. Commander McGonagle gave the order. 'prepare to repel borders.' But the Israelis, probably fearful of intervention by the US Sixth Fleet, departed. 'Liberty' was left shattered but still defiant, her flag flying.
The Israeli attacks killed 34 US seamen and wounded 171 out of a crew of 297, the worst loss of American naval personnel from hostile action since World War II.
Less than an hour after the attack, Israel told Washington its forces had committed a 'tragic error.' Later, Israel claimed it had mistaken 'Liberty' for an ancient Egyptian horse transport. US Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, and Joint Chiefs of Staff head, Admiral Thomas Moorer, insisted the Israeli attack was deliberate and designed to sink 'Liberty.' So did three CIA reports; one asserted Israel's Defense Minister, Gen. Moshe Dayan, had personally ordered the attack.
In contrast to American outrage over North Korea's assault on the intelligence ship 'Pueblo,' Iraq's mistaken missile strike on the USS 'Stark,' last fall's bombing of the USS 'Cole' in Aden, and the recent US-China air incident, the savaging of 'Liberty' was quickly hushed up by President Lyndon Johnson and Defense Secretary Robert McNamara.
The White House and Congress immediately accepted Israel's explanation and let the matter drop. Israel later paid a token reparation of US $6 million. There were reports two Israeli pilots who had refused to attack 'Liberty' were jailed for 18 years.
Surviving 'Liberty' crew members would not be silenced. They kept demanding an open inquiry and tried to tell their story of deliberate attack to the media. Israel's government worked behind the scenes to thwart these efforts, going so far as having American pro-Israel groups accuse 'Liberty's' survivors of being 'anti-Semites' and 'Israel-haters.' Major TV networks cancelled interviews with the crew. A book about the 'Liberty' by crewman James Ennes' was dropped from distribution. The Israel lobby branded him 'an Arab propagandist.'
The attack on 'Liberty' was fading into obscurity until last week, when intelligence expert James Bamford came out with Body of Secrets, his latest book about the National Security Agency. In a stunning revelation, Bamford writes that unknown to Israel, a US Navy EC-121 intelligence aircraft was flying high overhead the 'Liberty,' electronically recorded the attack. The US aircraft crew provides evidence that the Israeli pilots knew full well that they were attacking a US Navy ship flying the American flag.
Why did Israel try to sink a naval vessel of its benefactor and ally? Most likely because 'Liberty's' intercepts flatly contradicted Israel's claim, made at the war's beginning on 5 June, that Egypt had attacked Israel, and that Israel's massive air assault on three Arab nations was in retaliation. In fact, Israel began the war by a devastating, Pearl-Harbor style surprise attack that caught the Arabs in bed and destroyed their entire air forces.
Israel was also preparing to attack Syria to seize its strategic Golan Heights. Washington warned Israel not to invade Syria, which had remained inactive while Israel fought Egypt. Bamford says Israel's offensive against Syria was abruptly postponed when 'Liberty' appeared off Sinai, then launched once it was knocked out of action. Israel's claim that Syria had attacked it could have been disproved by 'Liberty.'
Most significant, 'Liberty's' intercepts may have shown that Israel seized upon sharply rising Arab-Israeli tensions in May-June 1967 to launch a long-planned war to invade and annex the West Bank, Jerusalem, Golan and Sinai.
Far more shocking was Washington's response. Writes Bamford: 'Despite the overwhelming evidence that Israel attacked the ship and killed American servicemen deliberately, the Johnson Administration and Congress covered up the entire incident.' Why?
Domestic politics. Johnson, a man never noted for high moral values, preferred to cover up the attack rather than anger a key constituency and major financial backer of the Democratic Party. Congress was even less eager to touch this 'third rail' issue.
Commander McGonagle was quietly awarded the Medal of Honor for his and his men's heroism – not in the White House, as is usual, but in an obscure ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard. Crew member's graves were inscribed, 'died in the Eastern Mediterranean..' as if they had be killed by disease, rather than hostile action.
A member of President Johnson's staff believed there was a more complex reason for the cover-up: Johnson offered Jewish liberals unconditional backing of Israel, and a cover-up of the 'Liberty' attack, in exchange for the liberal toning down their strident criticism of his policies in the then raging Vietnam War.
Israel, which claims it fought a war of self defense in 1967 and had no prior territorial ambitions, will be much displeased by Bamford's revelations. Those who believe Israel illegally occupies the West Bank and Golan will be emboldened.
Much more important, the US government's long, disgraceful cover-up of the premeditated attack on 'Liberty' has now burst into the open and demands full-scale investigation. After 34 years, the voices of 'Liberty's' dead and wounded seamen must finally be heard. (The USS Liberty: America's Most Shameful Secret.)
Lyndon Baines Johnson and Robert S. McNamara, both of whom have had the Particular Judgment rendered on their immortal souls, were guilty of treason against the United States of America as they refused to order assistance to the USS Liberty, which they knew to be under deliberate attack by the Israeli Air Force. As has been typical, the leaders of the Israeli government issued lies in the place of the truth. Then again, what's a bit of lying in after deliberate an unprovoked, premeditated attack on American intelligence vessel in the open seas after nineteen years of the systematic torture and imprisonment of the Palestinians, both Christians and Mohammedans, who dared to complain about the fact that the Zionist invaders of their homeland took their very homes out from under them and forced them into the refugee camps?
Similarly, what's a bit of lying now in aftermath of the Israeli attack on the flagship, Mavi Marmara, of the Turkish flotilla that sought to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza? Just standard fare for the Israelis and for their apologists here in the United States of America. Just standard fare. That's all.
The purpose of the Israeli blockade against Gaza has been to force the Mohammedans living there to turn against the Hamas leadership that is responsible for sponsoring rocket attacks on nearby Israeli population centers. Much to the contrary, however, the blockade has stiffened the resolve of the Palestinian Mohammedans who live under the control of Hamas and has garnered sympathy for their cause from many within the rival Palestinian camp, the Palestine Liberation Organization (P.L.O.), which is composed of both Christians and Mohammedans and is headed at this time by the President of the Palestine Authority, Mahmoud Abbas. The Zionists who control Israel never learn, perhaps because they never care to learn after decades of being amoral monsters of the most vicious kind imaginable, that their policies to "isolate" the terrorists--who see themselves as freedom fighters for their homeland that was taken away from their fathers and grandfathers and great-grandfathers--always winds up isolating the State of Israel more and more as its sycophantic paid stooges in the United States of America play the part of what Patrick Joseph Buchanan said decades ago was the "Amen corner" for anything and everything that the Israelis do and say.
Although the article from which the excerpt below is taken was written by an author with evident sympathies for the Israeli commandoes (who were said to face an "armed mob" when they raided the Mavi Marmara on the Feast of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Monday, May 31, 2010, obviating the obvious fact that those on board that ship, which was, after all, in international waters, had every right to use the means of self-defense available to them, although one can question the prudence of such resistance in the face of the track record of the Israeli Defense Force, who do indeed shoot first and wantonly and then never ask questions later), he does make a few interesting points about the real purposes and effects of the Israeli blockade of Gaza:
The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations greeted news of the flotilla disaster by repeating a common “pro-Israel” talking point: that Israel only blockades Gaza to prevent Hamas from building rockets that might kill Israeli citizens. If only that were true. In reality, the embargo has a broader and more sinister purpose: to impoverish the people of Gaza, and thus turn them against Hamas. As the Israeli newspaper Haaretz has reported, the Israeli officials in charge of the embargo adhere to what they call a policy of “no prosperity, no development, no humanitarian crisis.” In other words, the embargo must be tight enough to keep the people of Gaza miserable, but not so tight that they starve.
This explains why Israel prevents Gazans from importing, among other things, cilantro, sage, jam, chocolate, French fries, dried fruit, fabrics, notebooks, empty flowerpots and toys, none of which are particularly useful in building Kassam rockets. It’s why Israel bans virtually all exports from Gaza, a policy that has helped to destroy the Strip’s agriculture, contributed to the closing of some 95 percent of its factories, and left more 80 percent of its population dependent on food aid. It’s why Gaza’s fishermen are not allowed to travel more than three miles from the coast, which dramatically reduces their catch. And it’s why Israel prevents Gazan students from studying in the West Bank, a policy recently denounced by 10 winners of the prestigious Israel Prize. There’s a name for all this: collective punishment.
Israel does not deserve all the blame for Gaza’s impoverishment. Gaza’s other neighbor, Egypt, imposes an embargo of its own, though less effectively. And Hamas has been known to confiscate goods meant for Gaza’s poor. But none of that excuses Israel’s role in keeping Gaza destitute. Far from a well-crafted policy, the Gaza embargo has become something you might find in a University of Chicago seminar about the perversions inherent in interfering with free trade. As Haaretz detailed in a remarkable investigative report last summer, the embargo is not merely arbitrary (Gazans can import cinnamon, but not chocolate), it is corrupt. When Israeli farmers have surplus supply, they seek loopholes for the goods they wish to sell. Israeli officials allow Gazans to import Israeli products, but not the materials necessary to make those products themselves, since that would threaten Israel’s hold on the Gazan market. As the Israeli human-rights group Gisha has noted, Gazans can buy Israeli-made tomato paste, but cannot buy the empty cans necessary to preserve and market their own, which would compete with Israeli suppliers.
If all this were actually turning the people of Gaza against Hamas, perhaps—perhaps—it might have a cold-blooded justification. But if there is anything that the U.S. has learned from its half-century long embargo of Cuba, it is that policies of collective punishment don’t turn people against their regimes. To the contrary, they usually offer those regimes an excuse for their inability to govern.
So it has been with Hamas. The embargo was designed to weaken the organization, and bolster Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. But, in fact, Abbas himself is reportedly considering a visit to Gaza in an effort to bring Hamas into a national unity government. Besides the ordinary men, women, and children of Gaza, in fact, the entity that the embargo has most weakened is Israel. It threatens to rupture the Jewish State’s vital alliance with Turkey, whose government was furious about the embargo even before yesterday’s attack killed several of its nationals. It has wrecked Israel’s relations with Qatar, which offered to re-establish trade ties if Israel allowed the Gulf State to send supplies to Gaza. And now it has produced a public-relations disaster that will further destroy Israel’s reputation around the world.
The Gaza embargo—as currently constituted—is indefensible, which is why Israel’s American supporters have not so much defended it as pretended it was something other than what it really is. In the name of solidarity, we have practiced denial. In the name of anti-terrorism, we have justified the brutalization of innocents. Now all of us who enabled Israel’s callous, reckless policy are reaping what we sowed. Don’t blame the Israeli commandos for what happened yesterday on the high seas; blame us. (Israel's Indefensible Behavior.)
Israel's "Amen corner" amongst the ranks of the brilliant neoconservative war hawks who brought the the geopolitical, economic and moral catastrophe that has been the unjust and immoral invasion and occupation of the country of Iraq in the past eighty-six months is busy chattering away about the State of Israel's "right to defend" itself. These bright lights, by refusing to accept the evils done by the Zionist regime in the past sixty two years, keep giving the amoral monsters of Tel Aviv the cover that they need with American public opinion, which matters more to the Israelis than all of the the condemnations of its actions two days ago that are pouring in from all around the world. It's Israel and the United States of America "against the world," and that suits the purposes of AIPAC and the Israeli propaganda machine very well.
Who cares if over six hundred innocent human beings were held for two days in prisons in Israel after they had been forcibly removed in act of state-sponsored terror and piracy from ships in international waters?
Not the neocons.
Not "Christian" ministers and commentators who see the State of Israel as the work of God Himself to gather together all of the Jews for their ultimate conversion to their own false, diabolical brand of Christianity that is founded upon a rejection, either in whole or in part, of the true religion, Catholicism, outside of which there is no salvation and without which there can be no true social order.
Not the nattering nabobs of naturalism who make oodles of money on the Fox News Chanel. The Israelis, our only "ally" in the Middle East, are infallible. They can do no wrong.
How did officials in the conciliar Vatican react to the Israeli raid on the Turkish flotilla that took place two days ago now? I am so glad that you asked:
Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said on Monday that Pope Benedict XVI has voiced "deep sadness and concern" over the Israeli attack on the Gaza-bound aid Flotilla.
The assault took place in the international waters early on Monday, in which 20 Palestinian activists were killed and 50 more were wounded.
"It is an extremely painful incident, especially because of the senseless loss of life," Lombardi told reporters at the Vatican earlier.
"The Vatican is following the situation with great attention and concern," he added,
Lombardi said the Holy [Father], who will be in Cyprus from June 4 to June 6, "will certainly press his message of peace once again" during his stay on the island.
The Freedom Flotilla was carrying thousands of tons of humanitarian aid to break the Israeli-imposed three-year-long blockade of the Gaza Strip, which has deprived about 1.5 million Palestinians of food, medicine, fuel and other necessary supplies.
About 700 politicians, activists and journalists were aboard the ships, which were escorted to the port of Ashdod by Israeli forces. (Vatican 'concerned' over Flotilla raid; for a first-hand account of some of those who were onboard the ships of the flotilla, please see: Accounts of the Raid From Activists.)
Ratzinger/Benedict is going to "press his message of peace once again" when he visits Cyprus this weekend. His "message of peace," however, is as illusory as the vision of "peace" held by the Mohammedans and assorted left-wing naturalists who were aboard the ships in the flotilla that was attacked by the Israeli Defense Force two days ago.
Despite their differences on many things, however, the false "pontiff" and the seven hundred poor souls who were attempting to challenge the Israeli blockade of Gaza have this important "vision" in common: none of them believe that it is at all necessary for everyone in the Middle East (as well as the whole world, obviously) to convert unconditionally to the Catholic Faith in order to know true peace in their immortal souls, that which abides there by being in a state of Habitual or Sanctifying Grace, and thus to see in each other the very image of the Divine Redeemer, Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, forgiving each other the injustices that they have done to each other as they remember that there is nothing that anyone can do to any one of us that is the equal of what our sins caused Our Lord to suffer in His Sacred Humanity during His Passion and Death and how they caused those Seven Swords of Sorrow to be thrust through and through into the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Our Lord Himself said that there would be no true peace in the land where He was conceived in Nazareth as a helpless embryo in His Blessed Mother's Virginal and Immaculate Womb by the power of God the Holy Ghost, the land where He was born in utter poverty and anonymity in Bethlehem, the land where He lived anonymous performing the hard manual laborer as a carpenter, the land where He preached and performed His miracles to show forth His Sacred Divinity to the unbelieving Jews, the land where He was betrayed by Judas Iscariot, tried before the Sanhedrin, spent a night in prison, was condemned by people in a crowd that He was about to redeem before being sentenced by Pontius Pilate, the land where He was Crucified, died and was buried, the land on which He Resurrected from the dead and from which He ascended into Heaven, until and unless everyone there could utter the beautiful words that we hear every day in the Agnus Dei at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass found at the end of this passage from the Twenty-third Chapter of the Gospel according to Saint Matthew:
Amen I say to you, all these things shall come upon this generation. Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldest not? Behold, your house shall be left to you, desolate. For I say to you, you shall not see me henceforth till you say: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord. (Matthew 23: 36-38.)
Father Denis Fahey wrote in eloquent terms about our own obligation to insist that Catholicism is the one and only foundation of personal and social order or to forget who are the sworn enemies of the Social Kingship of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ:
The annual celebration of the Feast of Christ the King is meant to lead men “to reflect on the Last Judgement, in which Christ, who has been cast out of public life, despised, neglected and ignored, will severely avenge such insults.” Our Lord Jesus Christ came down to proclaim His Father’s programme for the restoration of ordered life in the world and died proclaiming it. After Pope Pius IX in the Syllabus had catalogued modern errors against the order of society demanded by the infinite dignity of the Life of Sanctifying Grace, restored through the foundation of the Mystical Body on Calvary, Popes Leo XIII, Pius X, Benedict XV, Pius XI and Pius XII have set forth in their Encyclicals the Positive programme for order enjoined upon us by Christ Our Head, Priest and King. In this series of books I am endeavouring to make known that positive programme to as many as possible, so that they may have a thorough knowledge of the order of the world they should stand for as members of Christ. The series is placed under the patronage of St. Joan of Arc. At the beatification of that lovely saint in 1908, Blessed Pius X sadly reminded members of Christ that: “All the strength of Satan’s reign is due to the easy-going weakness of Catholics.”
As I was not able to bring out this book when it was originally written, it has been laid aside for years. In the meantime, the need for setting forth the full doctrine of the Kingship of Christ has been forcibly brought home to me by the confusion created in minds owing to the use of the term “Anti-Semitism.” The Hitlerite naturalistic or anti-supernatural régime in Germany gave to the world the odious spectacle of a display of Anti-Semitism, that is, of hatred of the Jewish Nation. Yet all the propaganda about that display of Anti-Semitism should not have made Catholics forget the existence of age-long Jewish Naturalism or Anti-Supernaturalism. Forgetfulness of the disorder of Jewish Naturalistic opposition to Christ the King is keeping Catholics blind to the danger that is arising from the clever extension of the term “Anti-Semitism,” with all its war-connotation in the minds of the unthinking, to include any form of opposition to the Jewish Nation’s naturalistic aims. For the leaders of the Jewish Nation, to stand for the rights of Christ the King is logically to be “anti-Semitic.”
In March, 1917, Pope Benedict XV wrote to the Archbishop of Tours: “In the midst of the present upheavals, it is important to repeat to men that by her divine institution the Catholic Church is the only ark of salvation for the human race . . . . Accordingly, it is more seasonable than ever to teach . . . that the truth which liberates, not only individuals, but societies, is supernatural truth in all its fulness and in all its purity, without attenuation, diminution or compromise: in a word, exactly as Our Lord Jesus Christ delivered it to the world.” These sublime words of the Vicar of Christ have nerved me to do all in my power to set forth the opposition of every form of Naturalism, including Jewish Naturalism, to the supernatural Reign of Christ the King. In addition, for over twenty years I have been offering the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass every year, on the Feasts of the Resurrection, Corpus Christi, SS. Peter and Paul and the Assumption of Our Blessed Mother, for the acceptance by the Jewish Nation of the Divine Plan for order. Thus I have been striving to follow the example of our Divine Master. Blessed Pius X insists that “though Jesus was kind to those who had gone astray, and to sinners, He did not respect their erroneous convictions, however sincere they appeared to be.”the need of combining firmness in the proclamation of the integral truth with loving charity towards those in error is insisted on, even more emphatically, by Pope Pius XI: “Comprehending and merciful charity towards the erring,” he writes, “and even towards the contemptuous, does not mean and can not mean that you renounce in any way the proclaiming of, the insisting on, and the courageous defence of the truth and its free and unhindered application to the realities about you. The first and obvious duty the priest owes to the world about him is service to the truth, the whole truth, the unmasking and refutation of error in whatever form or disguise it conceals itself.”
A day will come when the Jewish Nation will cease to oppose order and will turn in sorrow and repentance to Him Whom they rejected before Pilate. That will be a glorious triumph for the Immaculate Heart of Our Blessed Mother. Until that day dawns, however, their naturalistic opposition to the True Supernatural Order of the world must be exposed and combated. (Father Denis Fahey, Foreword, The Kingship of Christ and the Conversion of the Jewish Nation.)
These words of wisdom apply to the cultural and political legal warfare that has been waged in this country by Judeo-Masonry and to the warfare being waged in the Middle East at present. Indeed, as Father Fahey quotes from Pope Pius XI:
“Comprehending and merciful charity towards the erring,” he writes, “and even towards the contemptuous, does not mean and can not mean that you renounce in any way the proclaiming of, the insisting on, and the courageous defence of the truth and its free and unhindered application to the realities about you. The first and obvious duty the priest owes to the world about him is service to the truth, the whole truth, the unmasking and refutation of error in whatever form or disguise it conceals itself.” (Pope Pius XII, Mitt Brennender Sorge, March 17, 1937)
"Pope" Benedict XVI has attenuated the teaching of the Divine Messias and he has delivered it in a manner different than that which Our Lord and the Apostles and those who follow them did. His own distorted sense of what constitutes "caritas" (Charity), coming as it does through the prism of his own "New Theology" that was condemned by Pope Pius XII in Humani Generis, August 12, 1950, has indeed been characterized by a refusal to insist on a full defense of the truth that everyone must convert unconditionally to the Catholic Faith to save his immortal soul and so that men can live as true brothers with each other by persisting in a state of Sanctifying Grace, making frequent use of the tender mercies of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Sacred Tribunal of Penance. Benedict XVI does not tell the Jews what Our Lord did, that they must be nourished by His own very Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity in the Most Holy Eucharist, Whose feast we observe on Thursday, June 3, 2010, and then, at least in some places, more solemnly on Sunday, June 6, 2010.
Yet it is that these words of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, the words that caused most of those who had followed Him up to that point even though He had must performed the miracle of the loaves and the fishes, must be proclaimed to everyone--Protestant, Jew, Mohammedan, Buddhist, Hindu and every agnostic and atheist, to everyone:
Not that any man hath seen the Father; but he who is of God, he hath seen the Father. Amen, amen I say unto you: He that believeth in me, hath everlasting life. I am the bread of life. Your fathers did eat manna in the desert, and are dead. This is the bread which cometh down from heaven; that if any man eat of it, he may not die.
I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever; and the bread that I will give, is my flesh, for the life of the world. The Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying: How can this man give us his flesh to eat? Then Jesus said to them: Amen, amen I say unto you: Except you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and drink his blood, you shall not have life in you. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, hath everlasting life: and I will raise him up in the last day.
For my flesh is meat indeed: and my blood is drink indeed. He that eateth my flesh, and drinketh my blood, abideth in me, and I in him. As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father; so he that eateth me, the same also shall live by me. This is the bread that came down from heaven. Not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead. He that eateth this bread, shall live for ever. These things he said, teaching in the synagogue, in Capharnaum. (John 6: 51-60.)
We must proclaim these words to others in a spirit of true Charity. We must grow in fervor in our love for Our Lord in the Most Holy Eucharist. We must spend time in prayer before Our Lord's Real Presence in the Most Blessed Sacrament. It should be one of the fondest desires in our prayers every day to beg Our Lady to send her Divine Son more adorers of His Real Presence and more converts to be nourished by Him in Holy Communion.
You know what I would do about the problems in the Middle East that are caused principally by the rejection of the Sacred Divinity of Our Blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ if I were the king of the forest (president, prince duke)? Thanks again for asking. It's so very kind of you.
I would gather all of the principals from every camp--secular Zionist and believing adherents of the Talmud, Mohammedan, Catholic, Orthodox--and sit them down at a table. I would then ask them to kneel and to recite prayerfully together just one Hail Mary.
The Hail Mary summarizes what occurred in Nazareth when the Saint Gabriel the Archangel greeted Our Lady, she who is the Immaculate Conception, as being full of grace and that she is, as she herself would proclaim to Saint Elizabeth in the hill country of Judah, blessed amongst women, and that the fruit of her womb, Our Lord Jesus Christ, is blessed. We greet her by her title of being what she was proclaimed to be at the Council of Ephesus, the Mother of God, Theotokos, and that she will pray for us now and at the hour of our deaths.
Just one Hail Mary.
I believe that graces would rain down from Heaven upon all to recognize the truth just as clearly as the truth shone through the image of Our Lady when she manifested herself to Alphonse Ratisbonne in the Church of San Andrea delle Fratte on January 20, 1842. While one Hail Mary said by long time enemies in the Middle East cannot fulfill the terms of Our Lady's Fatima Peace Plan as only a true pope can do them by consecrating Russia with all of the world's bishops to Our Lady's Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart, it can help to bring about individual conversions that might lead to a more massive change of hearts and souls so that that can have hearts that beat in unison with the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, the Hearts that have beat as one since the moment of the Incarnation.
It is good for us, of course, to pray, if at all possible, one hundred fifty-three Hail Marys every day in Our Lady's Most Holy Rosary, which is the weapon that she gave to Saint Dominic de Guzman, the founder of the Order of Preachers, to combat the Albigensian heresy. We should pray as many other Hail Marys each day as we can. Believe me, my friends, this is a much better use of time than listening to the blather on talk radio and on cable news television programs where those who don't know anything about First and Last Things pontificate as though they are experts on everything.
Just one Hail Mary.
Let us pray just one Hail Mary now for the conversion of everyone who lived in the land blessed by the lives of Our Lord and Our Lady and the first martyrs of Holy Mother Church, the land where the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus was pierced with lance and poured out the sacramental elements, Blood and water, that are used by Holy Mother Church to sanctify our souls so that they can reside always in a state of true peace with the Most Blessed Trinity: God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Ghost. Our abiding in a state of true peace with the Most Blessed Trinity by means of Sanctifying Grace is this life until the point of our dying breath is the precondition for knowing the everlasting peace of the Heaven in the Beatific Vision of the Most Blessed Trinity.
Just one Hail Mary.
Can't we pray just one Hail Mary for the restoration of the Social Reign of Christ the King and of Mary our Immaculate Queen in the Middle East and everywhere else in the world as we seek to make reparation to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus through the Sorrowful and Immaculate Heart of Mary for our own many sins?
Just one Hail Mary.
Immaculate Heart of Mary, triumph soon.
Vivat Christus Rex!
Our Lady of the Rosary, pray for us!
Saint Joseph, Patron of Departing Souls, pray for us.
Saints Peter and Paul, pray for us.
Saint John the Baptist, pray for us.
Saint John the Evangelist, pray for us.
Saint Michael the Archangel, pray for us.
Saint Gabriel the Archangel, pray for us.
Saint Raphael the Archangel, pray for us.
Saints Joachim and Anne, pray for us.
Saints Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar, pray for us.
Saints Marcellinus, Peter and Erasmus, pray for us.
See also: A Litany of Saints
Isn't it time to pray a Rosary now?