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Catholic PewPOINT
To wrap up Septuagesima in preparation for Lent, editor Michael Cain takes the reader on a tour of the zoo - the conciliar zoo. He points out the peculiarities of the various species who populate their natural habitat that has become unnatural - or, as he puts it, queer. With the death of the 'gorilla' - Archbishop Paul Marcinkus last week - it seems everyone is now aping the devil as the sinuous shadows of sin slither across the face of this earth and sideslap souls into silliness and sinfulness. The syllogism: the queer ones are taking over in both secular and ecclesial zoos. Forget those Mardi Gras beads, grab the real beads: Our Lady's Rosary, and batten down the hatches because the jungle is only going to get queerer. Lent is here and you're going to need it! So put on the armor of God, take up the shield of Faith and stand your ground for the sake of Christ and His holy Church; for the sake of sanity, for the sake of souls! Cain elaborates in his hard-hitting no-holds-barred editorial Life and Death in the Conciliar Zoo
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain takes the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", and coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. This is intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is libera: the Latin verb for "deliver" for were God not to deliver us from evil - sed libera nos a malo as we conclude each Pater Noster, we would perish. The root of the word is liber - "free." From this we also get the word liberty. For it is only through God's deliverance that we have libertas. Cain explains in Practice makes perfect
The STRAIGHT STUFF
Griff Ruby applies the practice of Holy Mother Church over the centuries in coaxing converts back into the Church. There is no hurry for they must want to not only come back of their own volition, but willingly agree to adhere to all the laws and customs of Catholicism. That is why seldom, as Griff explains, are there wholesale conversions but at least there were conversions. Today conversion by proseltyzing the True Faith is looked upon by the modernist conciliar church as intimidating and oppressive and we must be tolerant. Considering the fact that the church of Vatican II has veered so far away from Catholic truth and practice, Griff advises Bishop Bernard Fellay to heed the advice of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre and slow down, don't be in a hurry to be seduced by the concessions that still have not been manifested. The Society and all other Traditional Bishops have the Faith, they have the True Mass and Sacraments; the conciliar church does not. Let them come when they are desperate and will agree to heed all Catholic truth and abandon once and for all the fruitless Vatican II agenda. Until then, take time to pray for them, but don't rush in at their every bidding. Wait them out is Griff's wise advice in his column Personal and Corporate Return to the Church
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain takes the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", and coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. This is intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is Oculus: the Latin noun for "Eye". Yesterday we focused "to see" videre, today we focus with the organ that allows us to visualize: the eye. Cain applies it to today's Proper for St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin in Windows of the soul
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain takes the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", and coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. This is intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is ut videam: the Latin preposition for "that" with the root word "to see" - videre which is found in today's Gospel: "Lord, that I may see" - "Domine, ut videam." Cain asks the reader to truly see in Ohhhh say can you see?
"Qui legit, intelligat"
In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for Quinquagesima Sunday, he notes how man today refuses to put away the things of a child and become men of Faith. They fail to anticipate seeing God face to face and remain behind their comfort zone of the dark glass where they can hide their lukewarmness and wonton nature to do what they want. This has given, as Father points out, the rise of paganism as the "fastest growing religion in the United States." Talk about a scary scenario, no wonder they are doing all they can to eliminate Christ and Christian symbols from public places and legislate anti-Catholic hate crimes that will enable the devil to do what he likes. One could despair were it not for the charity of God and the charity we need to express to others in caring about the spiritual welfare of their souls. God has given us a most powerful archangel, His right hand man St. Michael to defend us in our battle here on earth against the wickedness and snares of the devil. He shares the prophetic poem of G. K. Chesterton to encourage us that the Word can never be broken, never be conquered for God will win out. When the dawn breaks will we be with satan and the vanquished or on the victorious side with Saint Michael and God's army of angels and saints? Father helps us answer that in his sermon. Michael of the Morning
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain continues this new series introduced Tuesday in an effort to identify one word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. Taking the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", we have coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is Salve: the Latin word for "Hail" which is taken from the Sedelius in the Introit of today's Mass for Our Lady's Saturday. Cain shares the significance in Hail, Holy Queen
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain continues a new series introduced Tuesday in an effort to identify one word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. Taking the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", we have coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is confortatus: the Latin word for "strengthened" which is taken from the Introit and Gradual for the Mass of Saint Matthias today because the Church was strengthened with the addition of this humble soul to the ranks of the original Apostles. Cain explains in The Sweet Yoke of Strength
Faithful to Tradition
With Lent just around the corner and Benedict XVI's first consistory just announced, John Gregory resumes his series on deciphering what is Catholic and what is not Catholic today. To those who truly know the Faith, it should be only too obvious. Sadly, due to the fact so many do not, they are blinded by the secular spin. Who is at fault? It has to be the leaders of the conciliar church - the bishops whether they wear white, cardinal red or purple, they are the ones who have fouled the air and have been such a joy to the devil in leading countless souls to perdition. John illustrates only too well that to not speak out against the scandals and expose the charlatans in ecclesial colors, is to condone and help the devil and make us accountable for them when we stand before the Almighty because of our lukewarmness in the face of evil. John points out that true charity is speaking the truth in order to rid dioceses and the modern Vatican of these wolves in shepherds' clothing who are leading so many souls astray for one reason and one reason only: Because they are Bad Bishops as he explains in Part Three of his series The Devil Never Sleeps.
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain continues a new series introduced yesterday in an effort to identify one word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. Taking the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", we have coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. The VerbumQUO today is Ecclesiae: the Latin word for "of the Church" which is taken from the Introit and the Epistle for the Mass of a holy Doctor of the Church. It is indeed in the midst "of the Church" that we are nourished and grow in grace, weaned by our holy Mother Church as Cain explains in Return to the bosom of your true Mother
Doctors of the Church
In honor of the Double Feast of the holy Bishop Saint Peter Damian, we present a "Gems from the Past" feature on this holy Doctor of the Church who lived during the reign of sixteen pontiffs - some antipopes, no less. He was the first Doctor in over three centuries - a time when the Church sank into laxity and corruption, especially in the disciplines and simony was rampant. It was truly the "Dark Ages" and into this darkness God sent a guiding light to reform His Holy Church early in the second millennium. This holy monk counseled seven popes. He was the first Doctor to be made a cardinal. St. Peter Damian was truly Saint Peter Damian.
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain continues a new series introduced yesterday in an effort to identify one word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. Taking the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", we have coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. Cain poses as the word Petram as the VerbumQUO of the day. It is the Latin word for "Peter" or "Rock." Upon this is build the rock-solid truths and traditions of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church - the ONLY Church Jesus Christ consecrated. Today's VerbumQUO says it all as Cain points out in Rock of All Ages
Gabriel's Clarion
Gabriel Garnica continues his series on Virtue and Vice begun this past Saturday. Today he presents the second part in which he concentrates on a new angle on Social Justice: True Social Justice as Catholic Truth. No ambiguities when no-nonsense Catholic absolutes are applied and no confusion when it is pointed out that today's 'peace and justice' agenda of the New Order church are not only anti-Catholic but communistic and the antipathy of what Holy Mother Church has always taught. Only by looking at this and responding through a Catholic perspective can we separate the wheat from the chaff and clearly see what the Church, in her wisdom, prescribed for the members of the Mystical Body of Christ in order to increase members of the body. Gabriel identifies all seven of The Corporal Works of Mercy
The VerbumQUO
Editor Michael Cain introduces a new series in an effort to identify one word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so the faithful can better understand the magnificent correlation of Sacred Scripture in the Daily Proper of the Mass. Taking the Latin Verbum and Quotidianum, which mean respectively "Word" and "Daily", we have coined the word "VerbumQUO" for the title of this series by contracting quotidianum to quo and running it together as Verbumquo; thus the "Daily Word", as in the sum of the message, the 'quotient', if you will. It is also our hope that in choosing the Latin word with its meaning and etimology more will be attuned to hearing Latin read at the altar and better comprehend the beauty of the Mother tongue. Cain begins with the word periculis as the VerbumQUO of the day. It is the Latin word for "perils" or "dangers." This is something St. Paul faced all too often in his missionary work. But armed with the armor of God and willingly, even joyously, carrying his cross through it all, he emerged victorious for Christ with a heavenly crown. How can we not emulate that kind of ideal? Cain explains in Your cross! Don't leave home without it!
Making Sense of Sensus Catholicus
Father James F. Wathen, the pioneering traditional author of The Great Sacrilege, both looks back at the theme of St. Valentine's Day and the Gospel for Septuagesima as well as the Gospel for Sexagesima Week in showing what love truly is - the Word of God and how we, as Christ's instruments plant the seed and allow these seeds to bloom wherever we plant them. Father consoles the traditional Catholic who has been abandoned by friend, family and foe because of their love for Christ and His unadulterated Truths which cannot change. Father points out that He is the God of consolation, and not to seek the consolations of God in this life for He will reward us for whatever we do. Father remarks that in planting the seed to do just that and not to force it or bruise the fruit; after all we are not "closing a deal" but setting the table, if you will for the Holy Ghost to take over. He explains in his essay on Matthew 10: 34-42 in sharing the seed - the Word of God - in Planting the seeds of Love and Truth
"Qui legit, intelligat"
In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for Sexagesima Sunday, he points out that the actions being taken by the conciliar church, most notably Benedict XVI and one of his leading heretics Walter Kasper, are the very example of what Our Lord speaks of in today's Gospel wherein "the devil cometh and taketh the word out of their heart" for that is what has happened to the hierarchy and subsequently those who have blindly followed them toward perdition over the past 40 plus years. They have abandoned the good seed and fertile ground because they have forsaken the roots of the Truths and Traditions of Holy Mother Church. They have fallen by the wayside and taken up with those sects founded by men who were apostates, including all the Protestant heretics whose leaders are encamped in the hopeless World Council of Churches to which Ratzinger and Kasper have given their blessings because, as Jesus affirms in Luke 8, they "are choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and yield no fruit." Father documents this very fact by showing that the words and actions are a direct contradiction to what Holy Mother Church has always taught and so clearly defined by Pope Pius XI in his encyclical condemning false ecumenism which is what the WWC is. In fact, their new logo embodies the subliminal spirit of satan with the form of a snake at the bottom of a letter that depicts a 'Z'. What could the Z stand for but for Zionism for the Masonic Zionist agenda has been fully embraced as the message of the newchurch. Welcome, indeed, to the lair of the devil, so blatantly obvious in The Medium and the Message
Gabriel's Clarion
Gabriel Garnica begins today a series on Virtue and Vice with the first part establishing the very fact that nothing, absolutely nothing trumps the Ten Commandments of God. In this time of mass confusion where even the elect have been so deceived, the devil will try to twist anything and everything, one must always go back to basics and there is nothing more basic than the Ten Commandments. God said it, that settles it. Yet, so many gamble on thinking they have a better idea. The problem is, man, in his fallen human nature, keeps betting against God and His House - His holy Church; not a good idea because those who have done so always lose not only their shirt, but their soul as well. The result is always the same: spiritual bankruptcy. No matter how one calculates it, as Gabriel explains Ten Beats Seven Every Time
Miters that Matters
In order to clarify what is exactly going on between the SSPX and modern Rome, it is wise to review the history of the modernists in dealing with the Society and so we publish an article written by His Excellency Bishop Donald J. Sanborn twelve years ago which pinpoints the same modus operandi by the modernists and the Society in this round. He foretold then exactly what would happen today and he has history on his side. Speaking of history, he uses the analogy of the revenge of the Phillistines (modernists) versus the Israelites (true Catholics = traditionalists and the SSPX) to bring home his point all the more forcefully in reminding all that if we don't learn from history we will be doomed to repeat it. Is the Society doing just that? Read this published at traditionalmass.org to see what His Excellency knows from first hand experience for he was there on the ground floor with Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre in the early days. He explains in his article The Moutains of Gelboe
Faithful To Tradition
John Gregory completes his comprehensive meditation on the Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary today on the Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple. It is the last time we hear anything from Jesus or Mary until His public life. That is 18 years of silence of the Holy Family's private life. In this mystery John illustrate how the passage of Luke 2: 42-52 gives us a hint of what Mary might have "pondered in her heart" during all that time in Nazareth. He also provides insight to a mother's heart and the volumes told in the first words by our Lord recorded in Sacred Scripture that laid the groundwork for what He was about to do: His Father's business. John shares meditative thoughts on this interesting Mystery in The Fifth Joyful Mystery: The Finding of the Child Jesus in the Temple
Gabriel's Clarion
During this Time of Septuagesima, Gabriel Garnica helps prepare us for the coming Lenten season by tweaking our consciences on how much we seek comfort and turn our backs on our crosses that we should willingly carry in order to be Christ's disciples. Often times we can be blinded to this and use this as a convenient excuse to stay put in whatever comfort zone has become familiar to us. Are we afraid to step out and see with the eyes of Faith. We can only do this by conditioning ourselves to reject comfort and get with the program of the spiritual boot camp of penance, self-sacrifice and self-denial and a steady life of prayer. Exercising our spiritual life will better enable us to be in harmony with the will of God and then, only then, will we be able to see clearly through the Eyes of Christ. Gabriel explains in his column "According to Your Faith..."
Catholic PewPOINT





Editor Michael Cain pinpoints Saint Valentine's Day as an ideal time to speak of love; not the love that is so prevalent in our media and society today and poisons the meaning of true love in so many hearts and souls, but the love that transcends all other love: God's Love. On this day when hearts are aflutter and seen everywhere so colorfully, our hearts will continue to beat restlessly, as St. Augustine says, until "they rest in Thee." There is one Love Letter that is constant and ever-refreshing, never waning but ever increasing in grace and dividends for eternal treasures. No love letter can compare to the perpetual Love Letter we have available to us - the infrangible Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Cain explains in his commentary about the spiritual elixers of this divinely given love potion that is guaranteed to work if we are willing to pay the price for striving for perfection by disciplining our concupiscences and cooperate with God's graces. He explains in Fight on with love, Agape Love!

The STRAIGHT STUFF
Griff Ruby brings the reader an insight on why Benedict's supposed wishes to restore the Latin Mass are just the tip of the iceberg in doing the right thing before God. Today Benedict XVI meets with his curia to discuss, among other matters, what kind of concessions modern Rome could 'give' the Society of Saint Pius X in erasing the conciliar church's blackballing of Archbishop Lefebvre. Before he even begins to broach the subject with his curia, which are not expected to be very receptive, Benedict has to realize it's not just the Mass that needs to be restored to all its beauty as it was in 1958, but it is the Council and all that followed that needs to be shelved, lock, stock and barrel; in other words, exorcised of its 'spirit' that has haunted souls for well over 40 years. Griff explains in his column The Council and its Spirit

"Qui legit, intelligat"
In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for Septuagesima Sunday, he lends a voice of reason and calm to a world gone mad; whether it be maniacal Muslims mobbing the streets throughout three continents supposedly incensed over the silly excuse of a cartoon in a seemingly harmless Danish newspaper to liberalist factions badmouthing conservative camps and vice versa in politics, religion and, yes, even in traditional circles. The devil is stirring up hate everywhere and it is easy to get caught up in the wave of emotion. But that is not living as a true Catholic and Father warns us to apply the brakes on our feelings and remember Christ's words to love our enemy and do good to them who do us evil. We don't have to like our enemy, but we must love them and the best way to love anyone who might foster hate in our heart is to lay our sinful heart in the Most Sacred and Immaculate Hearts and ask Jesus to wash our sins and our human feelings of anxiety and antipathy in and by His Most Precious Blood during this month of the Most Sacred Passion as we begin the Season of Septuagesima. We cannot be pure of heart unless we condition ourselves to reign in our emotions and trust through Faith to always do His holy Will as we Hope for God's mercy through the trusting Sacrament of Penance, combined with prayer and self-denial in order for our Charity to grow, so that indeed we can be numbered among His chosen ones from the many who have been called. Father explains in his sermon. "With what measure you measure"
Gabriel's Clarion
In honor of today's 148th Anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes, Gabriel Garnica shares one of the greatest love letters we could send Jesus and Mary - the Angelic Salutation: The Hail Mary. He presents this perfect prayer and why it is so perfect, why it embodies all that God wanted to impart in the Dogma of Mary as Advocate, CoRedemptrix, and Mediatrix of all graces. This praye rsays it all and in the simple Ave Maria we express our love for and dependence on Jesus and Mary and, because of our sincerity, They hear and answer our prayers as God so deigns, not necessarily what we want. That is the beauty of the prayer for it was not necessarily what Mary wanted when she said "Yes" to the Archangel Gabriel, but "Thy will be done." Gabriel points to how the first part of the prayer is of honor and praise and comes from Holy Writ, while the second part is our plea to Mary for her intercession and to help us reach the Heavenly shore, thus acknowledging Her role in redemption. Gabriel explains in his column for this special Double Major feast with The Ave's Have It
Symphony of Suffering
In preparation for the Time of Septuagesima this weekend, Cyndi Cain presents a poignant piece, short and sweet but to the point. She shares with all a recent letter received from a solitary, sincere prisoner and his heartfelt sacrifice. His words should shake all of us to take seriously Christ's charge to feed His sheep and be good stewards of His wilting vineyard. So many of us take for granted that others are providing the financial assistance to help non-profit traditional apostolates such as SANCTUS and The Daily Catholic, and assuming such, many take the free ride, logging on often with nary a thought of the expense it takes to put out a publication of this caliber. The fact that a destitute inmate is willing to give his entire monthly stipend that others can hear the truth should shame every reader to examine their conscience and ask themselves if they are doing enough to help, not only this apostolate, but their local traditional priest, traditional community and traditional publications/sources which focus on the unmitigated Catholic Truth and stand as uncompromising bright beacons of hope that the True Faith will be preserved and more souls saved in a swirling secular sea that has so twisted the truth. Cyndi puts it so succinctly in her letter about a letter "Lord, Remember me...".
Faithful to Tradition
In preparation for Lent, John Gregory resumes his series on deciphering what is Catholic and what is not Catholic today. To those who truly know the Faith, it should be only too obvious. Sadly, due to the fact so many do not, they are blinded by the secular spin. Nowhere is this more noticeable than in today's mores and culture in which modesty takes a holiday as one wades through a jungle of temptations day in and day out in the workplace and elsewhere. Custody of the eyes, ears and mouth can go a long way in curbing concupiscence, but knowing why one must strive for purity of body, mind and soul is the key to attaining true happiness. The devil will do all he can to prevent one from understanding this and lure souls away through rationalization and gratification. He knows what he offers is fleeting and leads to residence with him. The question John asks is whether the reader realizes that? John offers advice that is in accord with Church teaching on curbing our appetites by avoiding the near occasions of sin lest we fall into temptation and the clutches of the devil who never sleeps. John lays out the guidelines in his second installment on Modesty in Part Two of The Devil Never Sleeps.
Gabriel's Clarion
The Annual UGLIES Awards are just around the corner and Gabriel Garnica informs the reader about a candidate who could well be in the running. True to the name of the region where liberals abound north of the Golden Gate, a progressive polyanna by the name of Carol Marin has taken Chicago by storm and therein is the warning for this Chicago-based 'Catholic' Journalist is the Poster Child for What Ails the Church. From the city with broad shoulders - Frank Sinatra's kind of town, Chicago - Marin wields her media might. Like the lyrics of one of Sinatra's songs, Carol Marin has done it her way, rejecting the dogmatic teachings of Holy Mother Church to advance the liberal agenda which embraces abortion and sodomy. She attacks Judie Brown's ALL organization for taking Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to task for not living his Catholic faith. Evidently it also struck a chord in Marin's conscience or she wouldn't have been so quick to not only counter attack, but even bait the President into partaking in the propaganda project of 2006: Brokeback Mountain. Why is it that Mel Gibson's critics have turned out to be the promoters of queer porn? Gabriel shares the answers in his column An ill Wind Blows in the Windy City
The STRAIGHT STUFF
Griff Ruby focuses on the one target that remains fair game to anyone who wants to take potshots with whatever weapons they have, no holds barred. It is all about adhering to authority; not authority formed by man, but that founded and elevated by God. Down through the ages, the One Authority of the Church Jesus Christ established has stood alone as the one most persecuted. This Authority, suffering the slings and arrows from those who think man has a better idea, has remained steadfast despite its attackers who have continued to turn a blind eye to the eyes of Faith by aiming at the bullseye of Truth. In their heart, the apostate archers know they're wrong, but still they fire away at True Catholicism. Yes, the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church remains the only target that is fair game to assault. Why is it that the only ones who respect this Authority, namely the Traditional Bishops, are most cautious in overstepping their boundaries? The Answer: Total respect and awe for what Christ has established. The SSPX bishops would do well to remember that before letting down their guard or giving away the store. Griff explains in his column on Authority
Catholic PewPOINT
The 40th Super Bowl and all the useless commerce accompanying it are yesterday's news, but still the frogs continue to wallow on the stove, allowing the conciliar chefs to turn up the heat. What us worry? Not when we continue to be dulled into bobbing 'yes' toads to whatever Modern Rome wants. Editor Michael Cain sounds the siren to all on the hotstove. If you don't take action soon, it's going to be too late. He equates the mediocrity of the game and commercials to our acceptance of anything but excellence, including compromising our doctrines to please man. Who would have thought the Society of St. Pius X would ever have even considered such a thought? But that is what more and more we fear as confirmation continues to surface as to Benedict XVI's invite to the SSPX: "Come into the parlor" said the spider to the fly. It does not bode well for the traditional movement but it is exactly what Modern Rome has in mind: Divide and conquer. They will too if the frogs who should know better don't start realizing that it's getting too hot for anyone to even consider staying in the conciliar kitchen for soon, very soon, the fahrenheit will reach The Boiling Point!
"Qui legit, intelligat"
In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for the Fifth Sunday After Epiphany, he gets down to basics in warning about what our Lord warned of in His parable of the enemy sower of cockle amongst the wheat. Father points out that because the conciliar church - the false religion that has eclipsed the True Church - has not been been a good gardener of souls and actually has been an accomplice in planting the bad seeds, an unbelievable abundance of wheat has withered, choked off from grace over the past half century. Only with the protective garment of grace can one fend off the sharp barbs of compromise with the contemporary 'values' the world has embraced today. If souls are not careful, these prickly thorns of sin pierce the shield of grace and make a soul vulnerable to the bland - the lukewarmness that will condemn souls per the Lord's wake up call in Apocalypse 3: 15-16. The result: the ravages of hell, sucking in the poisonous pollen of worldly things that make the wheat more vulnerable to infection that brings about total corruption. If we want to assure that our stalks will grow stronger and stay pure in this field of suffocating cockle, we must ignore the lure of the world, the flesh and the devil and remember Him Who suffered and died for us and never take our eyes off that Prize. Truly the "wages of sin are death" and if we do not uncompromisingly put our stock on Him Who conquered death and sin, we will fall prey to the weeds and become slaves to the enemy who oversowed the cockle among the wheat. Father explains in his sermon. The Good, the Bad, and the Bland
Gabriel's Clarion
While the masses are preparing for Super Sunday and most missing Holy Mass, Gabriel Garnica digs beneath the hype to not only explain the strategy that football fans understand, but to take it a step further in laying out the game plan for the real "Super" Bowl. XL is the Roman Numeral of Sunday's Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Forty Years! While the NFL has had unprecedented temporal success, God's Mystical Bride has suffered the slings and arrows of apostasy for 4 decades. But in the end, the XL size of God's mercy will deliver His Church from the grip of the world, the flesh and the devil. Now that will be Super! With Christ calling the plays, sent in by the Holy Ghost and fortified by the defensive stalwart of the Truths and Traditions of Holy Mother Church, our opponent is much more formidable than any human foe. Gabriel shares the metaphor of the gridiron battle for souls, beginning with our own in preserving Tradition and keeping the Faith. He explains in his column The Only Super Bowl That Counts
Making Sense of Sensus Catholicus
Father James F. Wathen, the pioneering traditional author of The Great Sacrilege, shares some questions from an e-mailer and makes no bones about the fact that the traditional answers must never be ambiguous or patronizing, but always express the unadulterated truth. He enunciates in black and white the certain answers that many may not have heard before about tackles questions about the Indult, 'Natural Family Planning', and why attending the Novus Ordo even for funerals or weddings is wrong because it recognizes the sacrilege that gravely offends God. These and a few other questions from a curious e-mailer compose the body of his article for this week as he continues to recuperate and pray. Father answers the queries in his article this week we have called In Defense of the Deposit of the Faith
Faithful To Tradition
John Gregory continues his comprehensive meditation on the Joyful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary presenting today, on this Feast of both the Presentation of the Child Jesus and the Purification of His Blessed Mother in the Temple, that marvelous mystery of obedience and submission to the law in total humility. John illustrates a renewed perspective of Mary's role in salvation in how her life parallels her holy obedience to all God has asked. Though her divine Child would be submissive to her as an obedient, loving Son for the next 30 years, it was here, 40 days after His birth that Mary followed the letter of the Jewish Law not only to present Him to the Jews as the Messiah, so recognized by Simeon, but also for Mary to obediently go through the rite of purification in the eyes of man - though she already was the purest vessel ever created by the Almighty, free of original sin. In a sense, for the rest of us born with Original Sin, her submission was the precursor for the Sacrament of Penance. The Fourth Joyful Mystery: The Presentation
Gabriel's Clarion
Gabriel Garnica brings us an article on the media mediums who think they can forecast hits with the terrible fare they try to pass off. Cancellation after cancellation just dulls their senses. It's a new month and dollars to donuts the networks will fill February with more inane programming tripe and try to perfect lucifer 101 in endeavoring to indoctrinate the masses that good is now bad and bad is oh, so good. They tried to tell us that with Joan of Arcadia and then The Book of Daniel but America was, thank God, too smart for the hidden persuaders. Yet Hollywood still hasn't learned, continuing to push irreverent and sinful agendas from Brokeback to DaVinci to what not. Don't they realize no matter the ratings (always low) and the box office dividends (also very low) they will have to pay in the end. As we are accustomed to saying: They're going to have hell to pay. Quality has cashed in and Hollywood is bankrupt morally and artistically. Like dominoes and dinosaurs, down they go as Gabriel explains in his column Another One Bites the Dust


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