Friday, March 16, 2018

Pope Francis, A Man of...His Own Words?!

Yes. That's what we are all worried about.

What we need is a Man of Christ’s Words.

Why is the Vatican funding a film about their boss?” asked Arroyo, answering, “It’s a puff piece,” before going on to call it a “touchy-feely video.”

“Some are saying this is an effort to insulate the Pope and to protect him from criticism,” continued Arroyo, “which he has encountered over the last five years because of the changes to church teaching, practice and doctrine -- and that’s a big concern for some.”

Ingraham again seized the opportunity to express what many think, but fear to say: “You have two Popes. OK? You can’t have two Popes.

“That was always going to cause a problem,” she continued, “I mean, you’re dealing with two Popes.”
“It doesn’t cause a problem if you don’t need the former Pope to vouch for you,” said Arroyo. “And apparently, now, the Vatican feels it would help Pope Francis.”

I know it seems incredulous, but at the end of the day, what they're doing to wipe the egg off of their face because of their coddling of spiritual abusers is the exact same way they dealt with priestly sexual abusers.

They pretended they didn't ordain sexual abusers. They defended them, praised them, coddled them, promoted them.

Now, we must brace ourselves for the publicity stunts.

It's deja vu all over again.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

And Now for Something Completely Different

So, in yesterdays general audience, Pope Francis said that people 'in a state of serious' sin are unworthy to receive the Blessed Sacrament.

"We know that one who has committed a serious sin should not approach Holy Communion without having first obtained absolution in the sacrament of Reconciliation."

BadaBing BadaBoom

I must confess, this is a big improvement to this week's circus with Pope Benedict. I was starting to worry they would get ventriloquists to pretend the incorruptible saints in Rome are opining that Amoris Laetitia is in perfect harmony with Familiaris Consortio.

I wish I could be more grateful for this statement. I really do.

The problem is, a whole lot of people 'don't know'. Unfaithful pastors have confused generations of Catholics. The Holy Father spent the last five years waterboarding the teachings of the Church and those who practice it. This statement is nowhere near enough to clarify his five years of praising the theology of apostates.

I am sorry to say it.

He needs to round up the press for one of his infamous plane interviews and say "I'm very sorry for the damage I've done to the salvation of your relatives with my ambiguity and gushing over episcopal heretics. I would like to correct the misunderstandings I've caused..."

Then, take the long list of theological errors and confirm authentic Church teaching for every one of them. Vow to only use theologians who are faithful to Church teaching to speak on his behalf in the future.

A plane ride interview might have to circle the earth five or six times before he could address them all, but, that might undo some of the damage he's done to the people we love.

Seriously, this can't be fixed by rounding up faithful theologians to give him glowing reviews or throwing a bone of orthodoxy into the theological mess he's created.

All we want is the Dubia answered. We want his mistakes corrected for the record in writing. He owes us that. He owes our children and our children's children. He owes Christ.

Just cut the baloney and answer the Dubia!

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Holy Father's Cronies Admit Blurring Pope Benedict Letter

That's not all they're blurring.

This is the weirdest story.

They finally concede there is a dispute between what the Holy Father is saying and what's in the Deposit of Faith, but instead of reconciling the errors, they decide Pope Benedict can make the mess go away by authoring a letter saying he's observed and read what the Holy Father says and does and the crack pipes are Catholic, so go right ahead and tell your children to smoke them.

But Pope Benedict instead writes a letter saying he doesn't know anything about the crack pipes and while he appreciates finding them on his doorstep, he's too busy to pay any attention to the consequences of renouncing the Chair of Peter.   Instead of finding a plan b, they cherry pick and blur out the letter to give the appearance that Pope Benedict XVI said the crack pipes are Catholic.

It's all so devious. 

It bothers me that Pope Benedict XVI couldn't be bothered trying to figure out what is happening to us.

Lord, we most humbly beg of your boundless mercy to grant the holy Catholic Church a bishop, a man full of zeal for us and pleasing to you, who may rule the Church well for the glory of your name and may be held in honor of your people.  Through our Lord.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Almost in Francis Heaven...

How do I get out of these shoes?

I think we are missing a lot of fun if we don't have twitter!

Did you see this dog and pony show?

So fun.

Do they think we are going to abandon the salvation of the people we love because they dusted off Pope Benedict to try to give legitimacy to the crack pipes being passed out by the Romans?


This is very peculiar.   I smell Jack Connors and Rasky Baerlein.

Che Shea

Because, aside from screwball bishops, who wouldn't want to model themselves after a murdering sociopath who gives out free cheese?

Monday, March 12, 2018

Intercessory Prayer

Today's readings is one of the first examples we see in Scripture of intercessory prayer.

The way Jesus responds to intercessory prayer during His three years of ministry always fascinates me.

This time, Our Blessed Lord seems like He ignores the royal official and complains about our lack of faith.

Now there was a royal official whose son was ill in Capernaum.
When he heard that Jesus had arrived in Galilee from Judea,
he went to him and asked him to come down
and heal his son, who was near death.
Jesus said to him,
“Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will not believe.”

I love what the official says back to Christ's less than edifying response. Two can play that game. He ignores Christ's gripe and persists in his intercessory prayer.

The royal official said to him,
“Sir, come down before my child dies.”

Jesus said to him, “You may go; your son will live.”

Only then did the official and his household finally believe.

Been there/done that. I have a short memory of the countless miracles I've personally observed. It seems like it takes way too long for Christ to clean up a lot of the messes we get ourselves into.

It seems most of the time, Christ reminded the intercessor that they lacked faith or worthiness.

Can you imagine having your intercessory prayers answered thus by Christ: "I don't give what is holy to the dogs!"?

But a desperate mother has no pride. In her perfect response, she tell Our Blessed Lord, even the dogs get crumbs from their Master's table.

Christ actually seems cruel, but He knows that His Divinity is not for everyone. He withholds it. Sharing His Divinity to an unworthy person in the public square would cause scandal. So He sets her up to confess her unworthiness in public before He heals her daughter.

I don't want to make this post about the Romans, but they are a shining example of how pride and the stupidity of refractory sin makes even basic theological principles incomprehensible. Everything Jesus did and said - and the reasons - are lost on them. I digress.

Several things are important to the efficacy of prayer.

1. Frequent reception of the Sacraments to remain in a state of Sanctifying Grace. Fast.

2. Develop friendships with saints and angels and ask them to intercede on our behalf.

3. Be persistent and pray with conviction.

I wanted to share a little of my own experience with angels and saints and a few intercessory prayers. Please feel free to chime-in in the comments section with your own. I'm betting you've had the same kind of experiences. I put them into three categories.

The one-off saints:

I have approached certain angels and saints (and continue to) when I wanted help with a virtue they mastered or there was something I was praying for that they experienced. They help with those situations, but they don't seem to stick around. I don't feel, experience or stumble upon their daily presence.

The low-maintenance saints:

These saints and angels are more frequently around, but are on the low-maintenance plan. I reach out to them in prayer a few times a week for a more constant need or they occasionally throw me an unsolicited bone to remind me of their presence.

Friendships and constant intercessor saints:

These saints are very much part of my daily life. Saints who approached me, but, I paid very little attention to them for decades. Until their constant and powerful presence and intercessions drew me into a relationship/friendship. For me, these saints are the Blessed Mother and St. John Paul II, St. Thomas Aquinas.

The Blessed Mother keeps me out of trouble every day, all day long. St. John Paul II made his presence in my life known three times today. There is a man who knew the efficacy of persistent prayer.

I'm sure we will be embarrassed to learn about the presence, prayers and intercessions of angels and saints we ignored for the majority of our life.

Especially our guardian angel.

Here are a few intercessory prayers:

Last week, we had the feast of St. Frances of Rome who had an intimate friendship with her Guardian Angel.

O God, among the many gifts of grace you bestowed on your blessed servant Frances, you granted her an intimate friendship with an angel. May we be worthy of fellowship with the angels through her intercession. Through our Lord.


O Lord, protect us from the dangers of soul and body and through te intercession of the blessed and glorious ever-virgin Mary, Mother of God, Saint Joseph, your holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Saint _______ and all your saints, mercifully grant us health and peace, that your Church may triumph over all enmity and error to serve you in security and freedom. Through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord.

post-Communion intercessory prayer

O Lord, let the offering of this sacramental gift cleanse and strengthen us, and through the intercession of the blessed virgin Mary, Mother of God, Saint Joseph, your Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, Saint _______, and all your saints, may it purify us from all wickedness and deliver us from all adversity. Through the same Jesus Christ, our Lord.

another few post-Communion intercessory prayer for friends

We offer these sacred rites, O Lord, and pray that this sacrament of salvation may bring prosperity and peace upon our friends, for whom we have offered this sacrifice to your divine majesty. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and rules with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever.


Almighty and merciful God, cleanse us through the reception of this sacrament. May all your saints pray that this holy communion will not turn to condemn us because of our unworthiness, but rather that it will aid our salvation by obtaining your forgiveness. May it wash away our sins; be strength for the weak; shield us against all dangers of the world; and bestow your pardon to the faithful living and dead, for all their sins. Through our Lord.

In defense of the Church

Almighty and eternal God, your hand controls the power and government of every nation. Help your Christians and by the might of your right hand destroy the non-believing peoples who rely on their own cruel strength. Through our Lord.


O Lord, look upon the sacrifice we offer you, and deliver those who do battle for you from the sinfulness of non-believers, and keep them safe under your protection. Through our Lord.

for the remission of sin

Eternal Saviour, grant that we, who are pardoned through the reception of this heavenly gift, may avoid all sin in the future. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and rules with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Pope Francis Losing His Popularity Contest

Pew Research reports that Church attendance down from 41% to 38% in Papacy of Pope Francis.

Of course. And this is just the beginning.

Before the ministry of accompanying sexual debauchery became a pastoral thing, our people were resisting temptation and sin by using the Sacraments to draw the strength to live every day in a State of Sanctifying Grace.

The glue that keeps people in the pew is the absolution of our people's sin and the reception of the Properties of Christ in His Body and Blood.

If you don't have that, you are up for grabs to every diabolical spirit that wanders the earth looking for souls to devour.

More than 40% of Catholics concede that Pope Francis has been successful in getting them to accept adultery, abandonment of their spouse and polygamy.

That's one hell of a legacy to offer Christ on your day of judgment.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Vatican Perverts Issue Gym Jesus Stamp

German prelates are reminded of their man crush on Archbishop Georg Gänswein:

The anonymous author of the short review said the image of Jesus would make women’s hearts race, adding that the youthful-looking Savior cast in the shade one German prelate known for his handsome looks.

The Easter stamp at least is decorated with a gym-Jesus with muscle-packed arms and toned upper body which causes women's hearts to beat faster and makes [German Archbishop] Georg Gänswein look old,” states the German bishops’ website.

One thing we can all take to the bank, we won't be seeing pornographic images of the Blessed Mother. She is safe from the sexual attractions of the Romans.

Monday, February 26, 2018

I'm Going In

An outstanding reflection from Fr. H.

He was inspired to write it after learning four Broward County deputies pulled up to Parkland Florida school where a madman was killing students and proceeded to protect themselves by crouching behind their parked cars. Many are calling for the resignation of the sheriff who has quite a history.

“You see?” (I told the men) … “those four officers, cowering behind their cars in the school parking lot, as they listened to the gunman kill one student after another, could not encapsulate more effectively what has gone on in our culture, especially in the past half century.”

A few years ago, Jeffrey Kuhner of the Washington Times wrote this …

“For the past 50 years, every major institution has been captured by the radical secular left. The media, Hollywood, TV, universities, public schools, theater, the arts, literature — they relentlessly promote the false gods of sexual hedonism and radical individualism. Conservatives have ceded the culture to the enemy. Tens of millions of unborn babies have been slaughtered; illegitimacy rates have soared; divorce has skyrocketed; pornography is rampant; drug use has exploded; sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS have killed millions; birth control is a way of life; sex outside of wedlock has become the norm; countless children have been permanently damaged — their innocence lost forever — because of the proliferation of broken homes; and sodomy and homosexuality are celebrated openly. America has become the new Babylon.”

“My brothers,” I said to those men, “this was under our watch.” “Why did this happen? Because we allowed it. We crouched behind our proverbial cars in our proverbial school parking lots, while we allowed lives to be lost.”

In our Church …

… we’ve cowered behind our proverbial cars while “passionate modernist Deists” gutted out anything that pointed to the supernatural power of God. A woman was the only one who seemed to stand against these destroyers. One, Mother Angelica. While we cowered behind our cars, Mother Angelica was about the only one who stood and, in essence, said,


Isn't that the truth. Mother Angelica was one of the first to 'go in' and fight the counterfeit church.

I saw a commercial today for a television show about polygamists. Mentally deranged people have a cottage industry going for themselves in Hollywood. Keep your fingers crossed Pope Francis doesn't get wind of the cultural traction polygamy is getting. They have the dixie cups lined up and they are ready to pour their koolaid.

It's really remarkable how much Mother Angelica accomplished. There was a time when her apostolate was one of the only sources of authentic Catholicity. Long before we were able to establish a solid presence on the internet. The counterfeit church was really taking root in the US. Catechesis and the Sacred Liturgy was a real mess. I had her network going 24/7. The cowardice in those days was disheartening. Things have changed but the counterfeit church got all the way to the Chair of Peter before corrupt bishops lost their power to recruit Catholic apostolates to cover up their spiritual crimes.

I wonder what EWTN's ratings were for Raymond's The World Over this week. For those of you who missed it, Raymond didn't skip a beat. He referenced 'certain threats', expressed his gratitude for the support and with a grin said "I'm still here". The Romans must be beside themselves.

Every apostolate within the Church is now writing about their attacks upon the Mystical Body of Christ. So happy to see this great article at the Register on Fr. Weinandy's talk.

In Ecclesia de Eucharistia, he said John Paul II “steadfastly holds that oneness is the fundamental and indispensable mark of the Church.” Father Weinandy then went on to note that, although the post-conciliar Church has been “rife with divisions,” there was never any doubt over where John Paul II and Benedict XVI stood regarding the Church’s “doctrine, morals, and liturgical practice.”

“Such is not the case, in many significant ways, within the present pontificate of Pope Francis,” Father Weinandy continued.

He praised Pope Francis, saying that “much” of his pontificate is “admirable and praiseworthy,” and noted in particular his “defense of the sanctity of life, his concern for the poor and the marginalized, and his encouragement to the young.”

But he also observed that “at times” the Holy Father appears to identify himself “not as the promoter of unity but as the agent of division,” and that his desire to — in the Pope’s own words — “make a mess” in the belief that a greater unifying good will emerge, is a cause for great concern.

Such an approach, he said, “strikes at very essence of the Petrine ministry as intended by Jesus and as continuously understood by the Church.” The Successor of St. Peter is the “consummate sign of the Church’s ecclesial communion” and so its principle defender, he added, and so if a pope even encourages doctrinal and moral divergences, he “undermines the whole of Vatican II’s teaching on ecclesial communion, as well as that of the entire magisterial and theological tradition going back to Ignatius.”
“By seeming to encourage doctrinal division and moral discord within the Church, the present pontificate has transgressed the foundational mark of the Church – her oneness,” Father Weinandy asserted, adding that in turn, this destabilizes the other three marks of the Church.

He said her apostolic nature is undermined when, with regard to Francis’ 2016 apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia, he appears to “re-conceive and newly express” the apostolic faith and magisterial tradition in an “ambiguous manner,” puzzling the ecclesial community, and thereby contradicting “his own duties” by transgressing the trust of bishops, priests and the “entire faithful.”
“Ignatius would be dismayed by the situation,” Father Weinandy said.

“If, for him, heretical teaching espoused by those who are only loosely associated with the Church is destructive to the Church’s unity, how much more devastating is ambiguous teaching when authored by a bishop who is divinely charged to ensure ecclesial unity,” he said. “At least heresy is a clear denial of the apostolic faith and so can be clearly identified and as such properly addressed. Ambiguous teaching, precisely because of its murkiness, cannot be clearly identified, and so is even more troublesome for it fosters uncertainty as to how it is to be understood and thus how it is to be clarified.”

Father Weinandy said the magisterium “simply cannot fundamentally contradict itself concerning matters of faith and morals,” and even if the Pope might call it magisterial, it cannot be “precisely because it is not in accord with previous magisterial teaching.” Because Pope Francis’ ambiguous teaching “appears to fall outside” magisterial teaching, it’s a cause for concern because it “fosters division and disharmony rather than unity and peace within one apostolic Church,” he explained.

A little after-threat extry kick in the Roman pants story at the Register.

Last week, Pope Francis said his expectations for the Vatican II wingnuttery to take root would be 100 years and they were half-way to their goals. So there's a lot more coming down the pike.

Here is an excerpt from one of Pope Francis media spokespersons, Fr. James Martin:

I'll bet he was lying on a couch in the shrink's office when he heard that untruthful explanation of sexual attraction. He certainly doesn't seek solace and restitution of his soul in the moral theology of the Church.

There was a time when I was bewildered by the pilgrimage of a priest, bishop, Cardinal, pope to deter a soul from the absolution of sins. These are physicians with the cure to the effects of concupiscence. Why would they withhold it when they know the delay leads to diabolical disorientation and the loss of salvation? Why would an ordained man instead talk about a vocation of accompanying us on our road to sin?

They don't talk about delaying conversion and accompanying Catholics who don't believe in 'climate change', so they know delays damage a cause they believe in.

There's an urgency when they ask Catholics to support open borders and illegal immigration. There is no talk about accompaniment with Catholics who crusade for immigration bound with laws and safety.

There is no talk about accompanying pickpockets.

All the talk about obstructing the absolution of sin is always about ordained men keeping company with lust and adultery.

I never came up with a single rational reason they would want to delay absolution of the sins of our people.

The more they disclose their own thoughts and vices, it has finally dawned on me that they are not talking about accompanying us. Ordained men who jibber and jabber on about "accompaniment" are recruiting suckers to accompany THEM on their well-traveled road of lusting after forbidden fruit.

They've followed the advice of the serpent. With a tight grip on their apples, they're trying to convince every sucker in Paradise to take a bite with them. Misery loves company.

We have a huge mission ahead of us trying to prevent the uncatechized and diabolically disoriented from accepting their invitation.

The consensus in Christendom is deafening.

We're going in.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Nighty Nights Baby, I Wub, Wub, Wub You

Did you all see Tobin's tweet? Something weird going on here.

Very credible. Who doesn't talk like a baby to their siblings and call them babylicious?

Ok. Moving right along: Some fantastic news on this Saturday morning in Lent:

Thank God for great Cardinals like Cardinal Sarah who keep Christ's authentic Church front and center.

And Bishops likeBishop Paprocki.