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To combat the outrages, sacrileges and indifference against the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts today that so attack the true Faith, we must fashion from the fire of Faith the sword of truth wielded with unyielding zeal for the Freedom and Exaltation of Christ's true Church.

With few willing to fight for the "Freedom and Exaltation of holy Mother Church" today, Cyndi Cain recommends a saint who dedicated his life to this and who exhibited the holy zeal necessary to carry this out and save souls so lost in the darkness of sin. Why is there so much darkness today? We all know the answer to that. It's because the Light is not recognized in the darkness as St. John verified in the first chapter of his Gospel. How do we help reverse that? Through our zeal for souls in spreading the Faith Christ commanded us to spread. But we can't do that if we ourselves are not on fire with authentic Catholic zeal the likes of men like St. Anselm, the holy Doctor of the Church who let nothing deter him from his mission for God in upholding the Freedom and Exaltation of holy Mother Church. This learned saint used every ounce of his being to bring our Lord to souls, defending the Faith despite the odds, going against earthly kings in order to uphold the King of kings. Why then today are there no Anselms to guide us in the darkness, especially in this black hole of The Great Apostasy? Because we have lost that love of zeal for souls, falling into complacency and indifference while the world falls deeper into darkness. With so few lights to light the way toward Truth, hope wanes. How will God judge us when He asks what we did to enlighten the world to the Light of the world, to fight for the Freedom and Exaltation of the Church? If we do not develop true zeal, we'll have no answer for the Supreme Judge when it counts the most as to our eternal destiny. Cyndi offers some tips to help all realize this in her lesson, Do we have the Zeal to Persevere?


It's a jungle out there and the SSPX is dangerously close to being engulfed in the stifling, choking vines of Vatican II. The Ape of Anglicanism is hunting them down for there is a gorilla in their midst whose name is Ratzinger.

The recent letter by an SSPX superior in Mexico and the lambast by none other than His Excellency Bishop Richard Williamson from his bunker in Argentina against Ratzinger for caving to the Zionists with the abhorrent new Good Friday Prayer should be the warning shot across the SSPX bow that a split is coming and yet there exists the very real possibility that Bishop Bernard Fellay has passed the failsafe point in sealing the "bargain" with Fr. Joseph Ratzinger that the latter will lift the "excommunications" in force by a false church since 1988 in exchange for the Society's compliance with conciliarism through silence in the same manner Campos caved. Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey has filed another carefully vetted article on this by summarizing the similarities of Anglicanism and how there really is no difference between the Church of England, whose ordinations and episcopal ordinations were ruled null and void by His Holiness Pope Leo XIII, and the counterfeit church of conciliarism whose revised man-made rites are basically the same as those condemned by Leo. Tom calls it the Ape of Anglicanism and the jungle is ripe with traps, more heresies and surrender if the SSPX insists on Fellay and Fr. Schmidberger's ill-advised safari into the dangerous depths of Modernism in trying to reason with conciliar cannibals. The pot is boiling and Hegelian headhunters circle the cauldron, waiting for March 25 - the seventeenth anniversary of the death of the Society's founder Archbishop Marcel Lefebre. Tom reminds that they all should have listened to the nine 'scouts' 25 years ago for they had carefully scouted that very jungle and realized the chief of the true tribe had been struck and the gorillas and guerillas were in the midst and have been for nearly 50 years. High Church, Low Church


The Mystical Body of Christ has been beaten, pummeled and mocked with cruel thorns beyond recognition today, but we know the spotless Bride remains infrangible while hying to the catacombs to escape the nip and tuck doctors of apostasy who have incurred the wrath of Almighty God by foisting on so many the "abomination of desolation."

Resurrecting a series that first appeared on these pages six years ago, editor Michael Cain continues his series on the analogy of the Mystical Body of Christ with the Sorrowful Mysteries. This week he focuses on the Third Sorrowful Mystery - the Crowning with Thorns - and how it correlates with the Novus Ordo Seclorum Mess concocted by Giovanni Montini and his non-Catholic henchmen and how this ignominous humiliation of the Body of Christ is so pummeled by that sacrilegious, scandalous and Protestant/Masonic/Talmudic service that poses as a "Mass." Cain shows clearly how it is eerily closer to the blasphemous Masonic Mass than the Traditional Latin Mass. And the Motu isn't even close to replicating the latter. He proves this by exposing the elements of a Masonic Mass so the reader can see without a shadow of a doubt that the conciliar concessions are patterned on a mockery of all that is holy. He exposes the two-faced Janus that Ratzinger has always shown as when as a 'cardinal' he said "The New Mass is the real destruction of the Roman Rite!" and yet, today, has done all he can to enthrone it as the main one while tossing a crumb to traditionalists as long as the Recognize-and-Resisters keep their part of the 'Bargain' and annihilate the reputation of those pesky Sedevacantists who know the real Ratzinger. For BeneRatz such a hit job is necessary to wipe out any opposition to his One World religion. Cain pulls no punches in A Thorny Problem that Needs to be Cleared Up.


Practice makes perfect and that is why, in her wisdom, holy Mother Church repeats the exercises of Lent every year. Eventually we'll get it right!

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. This week we provide his brilliant reflections and explanation on the Practice of the Lenten Season as he explains the importance of the correlation between body and soul. Body and Soul; they cannot be separated until death. What the body does, the soul will either also suffer the consequences of or reap the rewards. Lent affords both to work in harmony through mortification of the body for contrition of the soul. If the soul has willed to sin, then the body must also pay. There can be no sincerity where the body doesn't participate with the soul. Practice makes perfect and that is the purpose of cleansing both body and soul of the harmful effects of sin during Lent through prayer, fasting, penance and almsgiving. The whole purpose of this feature is to provide something special so readers can enhance their spiritual lives, appreciate the traditions passed down and apply the principles of what Abbe Gueranger left to posterity in his masterful volumes known as The Liturgical Year. Hopefully his words will spark a renewal of contrition and amendment to live as Catholics should in rejecting the world and its lures and striving for holiness. Few can explain so clearly the wisdom of holy Mother Church in laying out the liturgical Church year better than this man who could very well be a Doctor of the Church someday when the Authority of Peter is returned to Rome. His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. The Practice of Lent


Beelzebub's greatest accomplishment has been to convince people he doesn't exist. Oh how we have been hoodwinked and, had we listened to the Word, we would be prepared today for the demons' onslaught.

This series, compiled by editor Michael Cain, 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 for the Third Sunday of Lent is daemonia, which is the Latin for "devils" as in plural - "demons" taken from today's Gospel when where we see the devastation and darkness they perpetually represent which places a soul in mortal danger as Christ so clearly explains in the Gospel for March 11 from Luke 11. Cain explains in The Devil is in the Details


As St. Paul urges us in his Epistle to guard our appetites and St. Luke depicts in today's Gospel, we must be on guard against the devil for if we are not careful another seven times worse will enter and shackle us even deeper in sin.

In symmetry with the Epistle and Gospel for each Sunday, we continue what John Gregory has compiled in bringing the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock, found at the bottom of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible, to life by enlarging the typeface. We continue with this special feature provided by John Gregory with the Haydock Commentary found at the bottome of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible. We publish it here in conjunction with the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday Mass, with the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock. The problem has always been that the typeface is so small that many cannot read the gems contained in these commentaries and miss out on discernments listed by the Fathers and Doctors of the Church as well as many saints and theologians. Now, thanks to John's efforts, we can provide readers with those words republished here in larger type and immediately following each respective verse to aid the contemplation of our readers. Today for the Third Sunday of Lent we can see the sage discernment of Christ's words in the St. Luke's Gospel intended for the Jews who had been waiting for just such a Messias but when He shewed Himself they rejected Him because they were thinking in temporal ways. The benefit of the Haydock reminds Christians that it also refers to us as well for we have the benefit of Baptism, but when we sin then we fall prey to the devil and even worse, seven times worse, so that we will be held even more responsible. This is brought home specifically in St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians. No one is immune from the devil's temptations


The first Doctor of the Church to be made a cardinal, St. Peter Damian had much to do in ecclesiastical reform, including weeding out the antipopes during the Dark Ages. Where, oh where, are the St. Peter Damians in our dark ages today?

In honor of the Double Feast of the holy Bishop Saint Peter Damian, we feature a brief profile 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 when violation of the disciplines and simony were 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 The Guiding Light of the Dark Ages


In the midst of the Church today the saints are still there interceding for the remnant in the catacombs to pray and heed what was passed down by the Doctors of the Church to bring the True Faith out of the darkness of The Great Apostasy.

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, today being St. Peter Damian. 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


He was bloodied and scourged for our iniquities as the Prophet Isaias foretold. We can help lessen the sting by mortifying our senses, especially during Lent.

For each Friday of Lent we are redacting John Gregory's comprehensive meditation on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. Christ, the Lamb of God, is brought before Pilate seemingly beaten and having been subjected to ridicule and mockery with the cruel crown of thorns. At any time He could have ripped that piercing tiara from His head and struck down His persecutors and emerged in man's eyes victorious over the Romans and Jews, but He was the God-Man, come to redeem us through love, not hate; exhibited with holy Humility, not pride. Just as the Jews cried out in pride to patronize Pilate "We have no king but Caesar," so also we, who are true sons of God, must, in all humility, state unequivocally: "We have no King but Jesus." Where He is mocked, we offer humble prayer of reparation and expiation for these terrible sins against the Incarnate Word so cruelly tortured and disfigured. John shares his thoughts to meditate on for the Third Sorrowful Mystery: The Crowning with Thorns


Upon the foundation of the Rock is based all the truths of Christ's teachings for all times in the New Covenant because the divine mandate for the salvation of every soul, bar none, was entrusted to Simon BarJona and his successors.

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. Editor Michael Cain poses as the word Petram as the VerbumQUO of the day. It is the Latin word for "Peter" or "Rock." Upon this is built 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 with Rock of All Ages


Among many of the talents attributed to the refined Ratzinger, one might add "vaticantriloquist" because what's coming out of his dummies' mouths originated with the suit-and-tie Hegelian way back in the sixties.

While ventriloquists can be hilarious, it is no joking matter when it comes to the Faith. It is not a "Game" as some have intimated. After vetting this article with several true Bishops among others, Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey confidently posts this piece that conveys without a shadow of a doubt that we can be assured, given the highly volatile nature of the controversy on the Good Friday Prayer, that Walter Kasper and "Archbishop" Gianfranco Ravasi, to name a few, did not speak on their own, that they had approval from "on high." As Tom intros, "Conciliiarism and its progenitors, including Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI, strike at the heart of the nature of truth, which is to strike at the very nature of God Himself, Who is Truth, and His immutability. To disbelieve in the nature of truth, including dogmatic truth, is to disbelieve in God Himself, making of Him an Hegelian projection Who permits His creatures to 'finesse' His truths according to the circumstances of the moment." Tom addresses the latest bafflegab skimble-skamble on the Good Friday Prayer and Kasper's total abdication from Catholic truth, as Tom writes,"Perhaps those defending the new prayer will convince themselves--and will attempt to convince others--that Walter Kasper does not speak for Benedict XVI, which is the same old, discredited song that many of us sung during the false pontificate of Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II. Defending the indefensible makes it necessary to suspend rationality and logic, blinding oneself to the hard evidence that your strongly held suppositions and fondest wishes do not conform to reality." Tom is no masochist, taking no pleasure in having to constantly expose the corruption of doctrine that has been so pillaged, but souls are at stake and he has no choice for this is not a "game" but it is a competition to the last with the devil, as he points out in his recently posted essay Defending the Truth is Never Any Kind of Game


God has a reason why He enabled mendicant orders to be formed for without them we'd be too busy, to complacent to pray.

Editor Michael Cain has taken 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 mendicus, which is the Latin for "beggar", who is a mendicant and it is taken from today's Gospel in which our Lord describes the plight of the rich man and the beggar and we see it is better to choose the life of the beggar for the sake of salvation. Cain explains in Traditional Catholic "beggars" can't afford to be choosy!


Two men walk into a synogogue. One converts the Jews to the truth by instilling the Fear of the Lord in them, the other prays their prayers, panders and dialogs ad nauseum, conceding whatever the world wants for the times to patronize man, then backpeddles from that, placating no one at all. Which man was pleasing to God? Duh!

With the counterfeit church of conciliarism assuring the world that 'conversion is no longer a mission of the Church', Cyndi Cain reminds all of a holy saint that would have been the first to say "Rubbish. That's anathema." That saint is St. Vincent Ferrer who, like Ratzinger, visited a synagogue, and unlike Ratzinger, preached the Truth and converted 25,000 Jews. St. Vincent knew that the less one thought of hell, the closer they came to the abyss. He kept before all the Four Last Things - Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell. It was the Fear of the Lord that St. Vincent instilled in souls by preaching the uncompromised truths of Catholicism to countless souls in bringing Jew and Infidel into the bosom of holy Mother Church. Today, that wisdom is discarded, the gargoyles gracing the magnificent cathedrals of Europe that once reminded one of the reality of evil and hell has been shelved for dialogue and humanism. Don't worry about your soul, everyone is going to Heaven. Not! St. Vincent knew the truth and wasn't afraid to make people afraid, very afraid if they fell into sin or veered from the True Faith even one iota. The question is do we have the courage to instill the virtue of the Fear of the Lord in our fellow man? If not, we're in trouble, big trouble! Cyndi brings out why in her lesson Have no fear when you have the Fear of the Lord


There is a responsibility we must uphold and pass on to posterity all that we have inherited from the divine Will. We must never forget that our heredity comes from the Cross and we must cross the same way to assure our inheritance.

Editor Michael Cain continues this series with the 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 hereditátem, which is the Latin for "inheritance", taken from today's Epistle and Gradual for our inheritance comes from God and for so great an inheritance as our Faith, we are given the way to earn this inheritance through the merits of Jesus Christ. But to earn it we must take up our cross. Cain explains in Where there's a Will, there's a Way: Via Crucis!


Modernist whips, fashioned and twisted into place at Vatican II, lash at the Mystical Body of Christ with unrelenting force in the sabotage of souls.

Resurrecting a series that first appeared on these pages six years ago, editor Michael Cain continues his series on the analogy of the Mystical Body of Christ with the Sorrowful Mysteries. Today he focuses on the second Sorrowful Mystery - the Scourging at the Pillar - and how it correlates with the Second Vatican Council where the lashes of progressive reform and compromise were snapped with a fury, every year stinging deeper as more scourgers have gathered around the Pillar and proceeded to further decimate the Mystical Body unmercifully with the whips of worldliness. Though they have tried to excuse and extemporize the flagellation as nothing more than a few flesh wounds, it truly has gone much deeper as the precious Blood sorrowfully and scandalously has blanketed the secular stone floor of every ism and vice possible as Cain explains in the analogy of the Scourging at the Pillar: The Kind of Rot that Smells to High Heaven


The humbling reality that to be last will merit us first in the next life if we are loyal to our Lord and Master in this life should be enough to bury our stubborn pride.

Editor Michael Cain continues this series, intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so all 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 for Tuesday in the Second Week of Lent is miníster, which is the Latin for "servant", taken from today's Gospel; when we hear our Lord speaking about who is master, we realize one cannot be master unless one is willing to be the humblest of servants, serving One Master, the Lord Jesus Christ. Cain explains in To master humility one must serve God first and foremost



Just as Pope Julius II hounded Michelangelo in his craft, so it can be agonizing when a great Catholic like G.K. Chesterton diminishes the greatness of the 16th century master who many feel should be a Doctor of the Church for what he left to all in the ecstasy of Art and Sacrament.

In accordance with Catholic teaching, we present an interesting essay by Scott Montgomery to commemorate the 444th anniversary of the death of the master Michelangelo. The Italian virtuoso in sculpturing and with his imaginative brush is beloved for his brilliant masterpieces in marble, reliefs, and paintings that convey why many many consider him a kind of artistic Doctor of the Church. Most of his art greatly honors God and has remained as timeless edifications throughout the Vatican including the massive St. Peter's Cupola and the Sistine Chapel, not to mention other priceless works. Today Scott refutes another great Catholic who thought less of Michelangelo in selling the 16th century maestro of maestros short. Scott seeks to set the record straight. He provides his arguments below in delineating Michelangelo vs. Chesterton as well as pointing out the message imparted by Michelangelo's dedication, which should be emulated by priests today. Scott speaks specifically of the Jesuits who were once such an edifying group of consecrated sacerdotes. Yet today, due to liberation theology, new ageism, and adherence to the Modernist agenda of Vatican II, The Society of Jesus has so few truly consecrated priests left, and from this void comes another Modernist to lead them further toward ruin in Fr. Adolfo Nicholas as the new 'black pope.' St. Ignatius of Loyola must be deeply embarassed. Pray for the Jesuits for they are so in need of prayer and Scott asks that we all entrust them to Our Lady for a vital return to their original mission of orthodoxy for the sake of souls everywhere. The Agony and Ecstasy of being judged by Modern Standards


It's official: For the counterfeit church of conciliarism, converting the Jews was only a "Christian vision" and not a 'program' of the Church. Uhh, did they check with our Lord on that? Didn't think so. Those who are not with Christ are against Him and will die in their sin.

Editor Michael Cain continues this series, intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so all 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 for the Second Monday in Lent is moriemini, which is the Latin for "you shall die", taken from today's Gospel when we hear our Lord and Savior say to the multitude of Jews that they will die in their sins if they do not accept Him as the Messias. The same holds true today if we do not heed all that He commanded and taught (cf. Matthew 28: 20). And yet, what are we faced with in the headlines? Compromise and hedging, retractions from Catholic truth in order to placate man from all the conciliarists all marching in lockstep with the heresy of Modernism from BeneRatz on down. Cain explains in Mortal Sin is the consummate Dead-End!


Isn't it time to return to roughing it in prayer, penance, self-mortification and reparation in throwing ourselves into the ruggedness of Lent, the kind of Lenten observance our forefathers lived, the kind that built up sturdy souls to deal with the devil? The problem is we've grown soft and pliable for satan's whims.

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. For the Second Sunday of Lent we provide his brilliant reflections and explanation on the mystery of the Lenten Season. There is a purpose to the why we commemorate Lent and how intricate fasting and penance are aligned with the holy Sacrifice of the Mass which is the re-enactment of the Sacrificial Passion of the Second Person of the Trinity and through His example we plunge ourselves body, mind and soul into the Lenten Season. The whole purpose of this feature is to provide something special so readers can enhance their spiritual lives, appreciate the traditions passed down and apply the principles of what Abbe Gueranger left to posterity in his masterful volumes known as The Liturgical Year. Hopefully his words will spark a renewal of contrition and amendment to live as Catholics should in rejecting the world and its lures and striving for holiness. Few can explain so clearly the wisdom of holy Mother Church in laying out the liturgical Church year better than this man who could very well be a Doctor of the Church someday when the Authority of Peter is returned to Rome. His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. The Mystery of Lent


Why is it God has been trying to communicate with us in so many ways, primarily through His Word and all He taught passed down through the only Church He established for all men, and we still fail to hear Him?

Editor Michael Cain continues this series, intended to identify one key word and sum up that word to help the faithful focus on the message Holy Mother Church conveys so all 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 Vox, Vocis which is the Latin for "Voice", taken from today's Gospel when we hear the Voice of the Father at the Transfiguration. It is the Voice of Authority Which verifies the divinity of His Divine Son. Cain explains in We need to listen!


The Apostles were afraid during the Transfiguration of Jesus on Mt. Thabor for they did not fully comprehend the impact of this moment in asserting that Christ was the Messias foretold throughout the Old Covenant. Do we truly understand this impact today? Are we still afraid?

Begun last Sunday, we continue with this special feature provided by John Gregory with the Haydock Commentary found at the bottome of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible. We publish it here in conjunction with the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday Mass, with the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock. The problem has always been that the typeface is so small that many cannot read the gems contained in these commentaries and miss out on discernments listed by the Fathers and Doctors of the Church as well as many saints and theologians. Now, thanks to John's efforts, we can provide readers with those words republished here in larger type and immediately following each respective verse to aid the contemplation of our readers. Today for the Second Sunday of Lent we can see the sage discernment of the Scriptures as provided by such august luminaries as St. John Chrysostom and St. Jerome among others in clarifying the discernment of these verses, especially in the Gospel on the Transfiguration in how this very mystical event would have confirmed to the unbelieving Jews that Christ was indeed the Messias, though Jesus knew their stubborn and perfidious blindness would not allow them to acknowledge Him thus. Thus we present the Haydock Commentary for the Second Sunday of Lent: Seek sanctity and the approval of God in all you do


When a conciliar 'archbishop' states that conciliar Catholics can vote for a lesser evil, it will hopefully wake up Catholics to realize this is pure heresy for no Catholic can, in good conscience, vote for anyone on the ballot who in anyway enables any kind of evil. That would include all participants in this year's election because they all have discarded the moral virtue God demands which begins with uncompromisingly accepting Catholic truth.

You name the political or social movement over the centuries, they all fail miserably as they should for they are not based on the firm foundation of the Rock. Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey files another pertinent article to assuage the clamor for candidates who won't mean a hill of beans in the overall scope of bettering America. Rather, the more fractioned this country becomes and the more who demand change for change sake without realizing that real change can only begin in a man's heart with his total acceptance of God's Will as understood through the teachings of the only Church He founded, endorsed and accepts worthy of His worship in the propitiatory Sacrifice of the Mass, the more man is destined to repeat the fatal errors of the past. Only when we learn what is truly important for the salvation of souls, only then will the citizens begin to see progress and less deceit, for those who are not with Christ completely are against Him as our Lord has affirmed. Tom draws on the lessons from history in other movements that are today left in the dust as he goes against the grain of revisionist historians to expose the truth about the freemason presidents of this land and their real agendas and how dangerous it is for Catholics and their own salvation, not to mention the salvation of countless others, to think good came from those movements. Tom reiterates what true reliable Popes proclaimed and provides proof of the fallacies of secular leaders who were definitely anti-Catholic and willing to concede anything to get their way. It's highly doubtful any of them are getting their way today considering their actions while on this earth. The same goes for all the candidates running for president this year. There is not one person who we can vote for in good conscience without compromising our Catholic principles and Faith. Tom wonders when the rest of the citizenry will wake up before this nightmare turns into an everlasting reality as he points out in his column, Movements to a Dead End, Now and for All Eternity



He was bloodied and scourged for our iniquities as the Prophet Isaias foretold. We can help lessen the sting by mortifying our senses, especially during Lent.

John Gregory continues his comprehensive meditation on the Sorrowful Mysteries with the seventh Mystery of the Rosary. Christ has been captured in the dark of the night and still under cover of darkness and deceit, the Sanhedrin plot against the Son of Man. John cites the passages that affirm this and ties in prophesies from the Old Testament Prophets who foretold the very scourging and humiliation that Christ would be subjected to, all for our sins. Yes, it was our sins which lashed His precious flesh and continues today to lacerate anew our Lord's Most Sacred Heart as well as the Immaculate and Sorrowful Heart of Mary when we offend God so by our sins, revealing ourselves not as those who would weep and pray for and with Him, but His very executioners. That is a sobering thought which few today are sober enough in the Faith to grasp. John shares his thoughts to meditate on for in the Second Sorrowful Mystery during Lent The Second Sorrowful Mystery: The Scourging at the Pillar


Who the heck was Fr. Isaac Hecker and why the heck are the conciliarists so determined to make him a saint? The answer is to bury what Pope Leo XIII proclaimed and all the true Papal decrees through Pope Pius XII! The hatchet man? None other than "cardinal" Edward Egan who is adept at eliminating things, like reverence and orthodoxy.

Satan loves to ape God and the gorillas in his court are the ideal muggers and murderers to carry out the devil's deeds. Supposedly one of those deeds is to elevate one of the rebels to orthodoxy, one who relished disobedience and novelty as is personified today in the order he founded, after the Redemptorists ruled him unfit, the Paulists. The Paulists today march in lockstep with the Protestant leanings that tortured the Methodist-born Fr. Isaac Thomas Hecker all his life. No miracles mind you, just ramrod him through as one of the "pioneers" of the Modernists. Thus Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey once again pulls from his bag of orthodoxy and truth the encyclical of Pope Leo XIII to Cardinal James Gibbons strongly condemning the heresy of Americanism. A lot of good that did with Gibbons. Guess who was in his employ: yep, one Fr. Isaac Hecker. Heck, he gets around and now the conciliarists, thanks to their mob boss in New York wants to get him to Heaven by getting non-Catholic head in Rome to copy his predecessor and pass them through not because of the candidates holiness as much as to regulize the justification for The Great Apostasy. Of course, we know that is impossible for God to bless, but that doesn't stop those who have little regard for the welfare of souls and more regard for power and prestige with the Talmudic/Masonic sector in carving out their own niche in the New World Order. Tom exposes the charlatans in his revealing essay Continuing to Beatify Their Own



The grace of fortitude is the means by which we can persevere but we can go nowhere if we are standing still in our comfort zones.

For Ember Wednesday Cyndi Cain tweaks consciences a bit in asking hard questions that we all need to consider if we are to make a grace-filled Lent and to survive the distractions and temptations that arise even more when we are endeavoring to do all God asks because satan will intensify his efforts and make it all the more harder to concentrate on the Lenten tasks at hand. Realize that the more we strive, the more the adversary will assault. Too often complacency can set in and many of us become comfortable, too comfortable. We can sit there and smirk that we are safe and secure in our own little parish or catacomb and shy away from the fact that we are called to convert others to the One True Faith through our prayers, penance, example, almsgiving and actively living our Faith at all times. Playing it "safe" is not what God has in mind as Saints Perpetua and Felicitas show us in persevering throughout their martyrdom. It took fortitude for them to stay the course when there was little consolation outside of their immediate fellow Christians awaiting their persecution. It takes fortitude for us to avoid caving to the majority pressure that we should conform to conciliar standards. Not on your life if you value everlasting life. Remember our Lady's words to St. Bernadette, "I can't promise to make you happy in this world, only the next." Could we ask for anything more? Only through the virtue of Fortitude will we be able to persevere as the persecution intensifies as Cyndi explains in this lesson on the virtue of Fortitude, recalling St. Paul's words from 2 Thessalonians 2: 14, "Stand firm and hold the Traditions" through the Grace of Fortitude


The agony that enshrouded souls half a millenium ago has intensified as the Mystical Body of Christ nears its own crucifixion. The steps of this journey to Golgotha are similar to our Lord's in so many ways, including the fact that few stood with Him to the end.

Resurrecting a series that first appeared on these pages six years ago, editor Michael Cain begins a five-part essay on equating the Sorrowful Mysteries of Christ's Passion and Death to the journey of the Mystical Body of Christ from the Protestant Reformation to the present. Throughout the centuries the Barque of Peter has served its true purpose as the Ark of Salvation sailing the dark seas of a world in sin, grievous sin. Nearly 1500 years after Christ established His Church upon the Rock of Peter, many feared the great Barque would be capsized with the broadside attack by the H.M.S. Protestant Reformation. Yet, though her sails were torn asunder, her deck lashed by lies, her hull hammered by heretics, the Papacy's rudder stayed true, keeping the Ark afloat. For all of this our Lord wept bitterly in the Garden of Eden in realizing His Own Mystical Body would experience this same lamentation sparked by the revolt of Martin Luther because His Own chosen ones could not watch one hour with Him. With this landmark era of the sixteenth century, the Mystical Body of Christ was entering her own Passion when churches would be ransacked and stripped barren in iconoclastic furor, when clerics and religious would be hunted and harrassed, even persecuted for standing with Christ, praying with and to Him in one of holy Mother Church's darkest hours. Cain explains in the analogy of the Agony in the Garden: The Deafening Silence of the Lambs Continues



When the world is throwing mud at our Lord and our Lady with outrages, blasphemies and sacrileges against the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts and the holy Faith, we can see how Heaven used real mud to effect countless miracles.

Gabriel Garnica weighs in with an interesting take on the lesson we can learn from Lourdes to heal us of our complacency. To the world we can faithfully say "here's mud in your eye" for it was through the holy obedience of a simple peasant girl seemingly making a fool of herself in full view of others who mocked and derided her, that God permitted faith to triumph and since that time in 1858, it has been one miracle after another. Quite a track record for someone so foolish that she listened to Heaven rather than the townsfolk. When the New Order False church is afraid of its own shadow and kowtows to whatever in order to gain human respect at the expense of God's respect, we'd be fools to follow the false shepherds of conciliarism. That's a lesson many should learn if they want to be fools for Christ. If not, they could end up as fools to Christ Who will say, "Depart from Me for I know ye not." Gabriel shares this insight in his piece for the 150th Anniversary of the Apparitions, Lourdes Teaches Us To Be Fools For Christ!


Isn't it time to return to roughing it in prayer, penance, self-mortification and reparation in throwing ourselves into the ruggedness of Lent, the kind of Lenten observance our forefathers lived, the kind that built up sturdy souls to deal with the devil? The problem is we've grown soft and pliable for satan's whims.

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. For the First Sunday of Lent we provide his brilliant reflections in two places; one is at the beginning for the Proper of today's Mass at Reflections for the First Sunday of Lent, and the second is an explanation on the history of the Lenten Season. When we see how harsh the discipline was in earlier times we can see why satan has been able to creep in for we have not conditioned our bodies, minds and souls as Christ teaches. Rather we have become soft and vulnerable for satan's wiles. Let us all use this Lenten Season to pump up our spiritual lives by disciplining our temporal senses so that we can stand with Christ on Easter Sunday confident that we have strengthened ourselves in this veil of tears. The whole purpose of this feature is to provide something special so readers can enhance their spiritual lives, appreciate the traditions passed down and apply the principles of what Abbe Gueranger left to posterity in his masterful volumes known as The Liturgical Year. His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. The History of Lent


No one is immune to satan's wiles, but the way so many brush him off as if he couldn't harm them, make it all the more likely of leaving the welcome mat out for lucifer's legions.

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 for the first Sunday of Lent is taken from today's Gospel from St. Matthew 4: 10 for our Lord's command to the fallen angel: Vade, Satana! which is the Latin for "Begone, Satan!" pronounced demonstrably by our Lord to the prince of darkness in dispatching the evil one. Why do we think we're immune to the devil if Christ would subject Himself to His adversary? Cain explains in Give the devil a devil of a time!


The Church has many reasons why she is the only True Church. One of them is because she does not trust in man's interpretation of holy Scripture but rather relies on the inspiration of the Holy Ghost to discern the Word, the meaning of which cannot change or be interpreted but discerned for all by the infallible perennial Magisterium of the Church for all time.

Beginning this week in conjunction with the Epistle and Gospel for the Sunday Mass, John Gregory has compiled the cogent comprehensive Catholic Commentary penned by Father George Leo Haydock that is found at the bottom of each page of the Douay-Rheims Bible. The problem is the typeface is so small that many cannot read the gems contained in these commentaries and miss out on discernments listed by the Fathers and Doctors of the Church as well as many saints and theologians. Now, thanks to John's efforts, we can provide readers with those words republished here in larger type and immediately each respective verse to aid the contemplation of our readers. Today for the First Sunday of Lent we can see the sage discernment of the Epistle as provided by such august luminaries as Sts. John Chrysostom, Augustine, and Thomas Aquinas including a reference to Pope Pius VI who wrote a special letter to the Irish warning them of interpreting by themselves whatever they read in holy Scripture. This is, of course, Protestant and leaves the door open for countless different interpretations which can twist any verse to be whatever they want it to be at the expense of the true meaning discerned through the Holy Ghost by the Magisterium of the Church for all time for the Word of God does not and cannot change or mean something different. Thus we present the Haydock Commentary for the First Sunday of Lent: No one is immune from the devil's temptations


Proof that you have the true Popes solidly anathematizing what the conciliar false popes have postured in peddling pagan, Hegelian, Modernistic ideas well documented in their offences and well documented in their condemnation well before by true Vicars of Christ.

In a follow-up to his article this past Thursday An Act That Speaks For Itself, Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey opines that it is truly unconscionable that there are actually some traditional Catholics trying to spin a rationalization for Ratzinger/Benedict's apostasy. In case anyone would bite on such poison, Tom provides more proof of the abandonment of Catholicity in the counterfeit church of conciliarism, and the very fact Ratzinger's apologists have no answer as to why the rot continues by men he enabled and empowered. That makes it all the more baffling to anyone with an ounce of common sense and moral decency; something gravely and sorely lacking in the lackeys posing as "catholic" "prelates". How dumb and dumbed-down do conciliar catholics have to be, and certain traditional wags in their own blind, prideful stubbornness today not to see the contradictions against the Faith and exactly the "machination of error" that St. Paul preaches in Ephesians about keeping souls safe from being cast by "every wind of doctrine" and the "wickedness of men"? Tom hammers home a point his readers have long been familiar with from Pope Leo XIII's Satis Cognitum on proof that Bene and his Boys "cannot be considered Catholic or call themselves one because, as St. Augustine, affirmed "if any one holds to one single one of these (errors), he is not a Catholic." Tom explains again and again in his article, the title of which should tell you all you need to know: No Lessons Learned After Forty Years of Appeasement and Apostasy


The last shall be first and so it was with Saint Cyril of Alexandria who, once deposed, was invited to represent a Pope at the Council of Ephesus

Today is the Double Feast of Saint Cyril of Alexandria, the holy Bishop and Doctor of Egypt with his See in Alexandria. Saint Cyril was considered the "Defender of Theotokos" - the dogma of Mary as Mother of God. As many bishops in the early centuries, he was used and duped by the Arian prelates, but the Holy Ghost won out and rather than caving to the heretics, this Doctor became one of holy Mother Church's staunchest defenders and presided over the Third Ecumenical Council - the Council of Ephesus. He stood tall when all about him were caving to heresy, mainly because of his sincere unyielding devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, honoring her as Christ asks us to honor His Mother. Like the Prodigal Son, he repented of having taken part in the persecution of St. John Chrysostom and made amends, joining the voice of the golden voice in condemning Arianism and Nestorianism. In fact, as the Patriarch of Alexandria he effectively squashed the Nestorian heresies. Saint Cyril was made a Doctor of the Church by Pope Leo XIII in 1883 when His Holiness also extended his feast to the universal Church. This holy Doctor of the Church is remembered for all time as the Defender of Theotokos


The political landscape grows bleaker by the day. Another reason why you cannot put your trust in any man not willing to abide fully with God's holy Will.

The announcement that John McCain's closest rival, multimillionaire Mitt Romney, has suspended his campaign for President has left the political landscape barren of any pro-life hope. Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey, a political science expert, weighs in with a warning to not be fooled by those posturing that McCain is pro-life or would appoint pro-life judges to the Supreme Court. Just as he evidenced yesterday that Ratzinger has shown clearly that he will not change while trying to dupe several into thinking otherwise and thus stringing them out until they realize it's not a string but a rope around their own necks, so also McCain and his good ol' boys network of cohorts are trolling the idea that McCain is pro-life. Another lie from a group who live by the lie. It is true that McCain is "more pro life" than Hillary or Osama Obama, but that's still choosing the lesser of evils and that is not justified when it comes to rendering to God the things that are God's for unjust laws are no laws at all and we have a moral responsibility to reject and not follow such laws as the holy Doctor and St. Robert Cardinal Bellarmine strongly asserted. It all comes down to the very fact that there is nothing to give Caesar, but to encourage others to cast a vote for the only One Who must and should be head of us temporally and spiritually: Christ as our Sovereign King and Mary as our Immaculate Queen. Tom exposes the fallacies of Robert Dole's defense of McCain in his article Clueless Then, Clueless Now


Are we willing to watch with Him or will we opt for the comforts of sleep? This Lent is the opportunity to practice self-mortification.

On the next five Fridays during Lent we will be bringing you John Gregory's comprehensive meditations on the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary first run on these pages two years ago. The Sixth Mystery, first of the Sorrowful, begins at the Mount of Olivet - the grueling trek to Calvary. There in the Garden our Lord was alone for even His Apostles could not watch one hour with Him. How lonely it must have been, how harrowing the agony to see our sins and transgressions. How can we ease His suffering? By resolving not to place ourselves in the occasions of sin; by being part of the hope and light that sustained Him and encouraged Him to continue His course for He was a man, like us in every way, save for sin. Why, oh, why do we persist in offending the Son of God? And yet, while we still expect God to do so much for us, are we willing to spend even an hour a day with Him and for Him? Thoughts to meditate on as John brings us The First Sorrowful Mystery: The Agony in the Garden


Black Tuesday or the Shrove Tuesday Massacre of the Motu it could be called. But the best term to call Ratzinger's latest charade is what St. Paul calls it: anathema sit!

While compromised traditional writers, trying to justify the SSPX's concessions and command to be open to Fr. Ratzinger's overtures that have all the earmarks of a fox in a henhouse, twist themselves into contortions to explain that what they used to expose as "grave error" and even heretical actions when he was a "cardinal" are now hands off that he has become "pope" in their eyes. Well, the proof is in the pudding as Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey lays out in proving what many have already foretold, that Ratzinger is a heretic with no intention of bringing the conciliar church back into the graces of the True Church (as if he had the authority to do so!) Meanwhile he keeps traditional tabloid puppets on the string as they nod like bobbleheads that, "no, no, that can't be heresy!" Well, that's what Christ, His Apostle of the Gentiles, scores of saints and previous true Pontiffs have nailed it as: heresy for, as Tom often points out what Pope Leo XIII wrote, and to paraphrase here: if one were to injest just a little poison, it would still infect the whole body. Well, Ratzinger has fed us gallons of poison and the latest potion is too much for any Catholic to accept: BeneRatz has officially caved to the pressures of political correctness and Talmudic tolerance. Enough is enough. No more apologies for this robber baron, please. He is an apostate whom all must reject vigorously and demand all the false potentates to leave their lodges so true bishops can drive the devils out and reconsecrate these buildings back into true houses of the Lord: true Catholic churches again. It's a fact that Modern Rome has admitted publicly no less that they no longer have power to exorcise...hmm, wonder why? not! It takes true priests and bishops to combat the devil and only after long and dedicated prayer in union with God's will and strengthened with sacramental grace can they even attempt to battle the beast. And speaking of the beast, he is firmly rooted in Rome and the ADL as Tom illustrates in his latest article, An Act That Speaks For Itself


   Everyone over 21 and 59 years of age is bound to observe the law of fast. The days of fast are all the days in Lent, all days of partial abstinence except Sundays. On days of fast only one full meal is allowed. Two other meatless meals, sufficient to maintain strength may be taken according to each one's need, but together they should not equal another full meal. Meat may be taken at the principal meal on a day of fast except on days of complete abstinence. Eating between meals is not permitted but liquids, including milk and fruit juices are allowed. When health or ability to work would be seriously affected, the law does not oblige. In doubt concerning fast or abstinence, consult your parish priest or confessor.
    (Adopted by the heirarchy of the United States, November 1958)

  Everyone over 7 years of age is bound to observe the law of abstinence. Complete abstinence is to be observed on Fridays, Ash Wednesday, Holy Saturday and the Vigils of the Immaculate Conception (December 7) and Christmas (December 24). On days of complete abstinence, meat and soup or gravy made from meat may not be used at all. Partial abstinence is to be observed on Ember Wednesdays and Saturdays and the vigil of Pentecost (Saturday before). On days of partial abstinence, (which are all the days of Lent) which are not complete abstinence days or Sundays, meat and soup or gravy made from meat may be taken only once a day at the principal meal.

Click on the Confessional to your right to review your transgressions through a thorough Examination of Conscience to make a good Confession.


For Ash Wednesday Cyndi Cain provides an article asking if we are all doing our part as our states in life permit in fulfilling God's holy Will and doing all we can to assist His Church - the catacomb Church where His truths and sacraments live on with nary one concession to the counterfeit church of conciliarism in any shape, fashion or form. She compares the balance that is necessary for the Church Militant in assisting others and extending the greatest charity to all - loving them so much we want our neighbor to convert to the true Faith so they may enjoy a heavenly reward, available only through membership in the true holy Catholic Church outside of which there is no salvation. To reach souls we need more priests. Prayer for vocations helps that cause, but it costs to operate seminaries, chapels, parishes, missions and ministries that are dedicated to reaching souls as a labor of love in His vineyard. Though many are called, few are chosen and that holds true with those struggling to spread the truth. Were it not for those "Marys" praying constantly for these ministries, they'd all close down. Were it not for the "Lazaruses" out there to provide the means for the "Marys" to pray and the tools, technology and treasures for the "Marthas" to actively work for the salvation of souls, all would shut down. But there are fewer and fewer Lazaruses to support the Marthas and Marys. Without them, souls are lost, the faithful grow disheartened and selfish. Is that what is happening? We hope not as Cyndi reminds all of our mandate to tithe to the Church. Since the Church is now a remnant, where are those Lazaruses to help? There should be more of them and yet charity grows cold. Cyndi discerns further in the next lesson on the virtue of charity, The Necessary Martha and Mary Balance Needs the Fulcrum of Lazarus


Ashes are not only a reminder of our vulnerable humanity, but an outward sign that we are willing to don the spiritual armor necessary to fend off the weapons of the world.

Ash Wednesday is here as we continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on this Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. Abbe Gueranger reminds us that this world is so strong, so vile and violent as to pierce souls that we need our armor to protect us. Recalling the Apostle Paul's words in Ephesians, chapter six, the Abbot cautions us to not let down our guard. He then explains why in her wisdom holy Mother Church understands this and to protect us internally and externally, commands fasting during this time to condition our body and soul for the onslaughts we will encounter. The closer we grow to God, the fiercer the opposition from His adversary in all forms and shapes. By remaining in the state of sanctifying grace and by practicing self-denial we will not become soft or lazy but ever be vigilant, realizing all too well that life on this planet is fleeting and that to place more emphasis on our temporal welfare than our spiritual spells disaster. Throughout this season the venerable Abbot will aid us in our journey toward holy perfection during Lent as he alerts us to be on our guard in his Reflections for Ash Wednesday


Though the ashes on our foreheads may wash away in a day or so, the impact should remain with us throughout Lent as a cloak of humility.

With the Lenten Season here, we resurrect our series which editor Michael Cain provided last year during Lent in summing up the message of the Daily Proper of the Mass. He has taken 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," 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 for today is "cineres", the Latin word for "ashes" which we receive on this Ash Wednesday as an outward sign that we are marked by the sign of Christ and willing to put on the cloak of humility. This is illustrated in Fire up your fervor


While many this day eat, drink and make merry in this world, they forget that tomorrow they will have to pay for their transgressions against God. There is no free lunch.

We have arrived at Shrove Tuesday, the portal to Ash Wednesday as we continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season. Abbe Gueranger reminds us that this world is our Babylon in exile. He goes on to say, "This world is everywhere, and holds a secret league within our very hearts. Sin has brought it into this exterior world created by God for Himself, and has given it prominence. Now, we must conquer it, and trample upon it, or we shall perish with it. There is no being neutral; we must be its enemies, or its slaves. During these three days, its triumphs are fearful; and thousands of those who, at their Baptism, swore eternal enmity to it, are enrolling themselves its votaries." The temptations of the world, the flesh and the devil, never more prevalent today than in this time leading up to Lent, threaten to engulf us. It's not merely a matter of making merry, than repenting. We must make reparation through prayer, penance and self-denial. Throughout this season the venerable Abbot will aid us in our journey toward holy perfection during Lent as he alerts us to be on our guard in his Reflections for Shrove Tuesday


There is only one way to checkmate the Ecumaniacs and reinstate the King of kings. Declare all that has transcended since 1959 as Anathema sit!

John Gregory has convinced Professor Ralph "Brainiac" Barfmen, Ph.D. to complete his dissection of Unitatis Redintegratio in reading between the lines of the dreadful Vatican II decree on Ecumenism. Today John has coaxed the good doctor to finish up this abominable decree which, as Professor Barfmen points out, shows that those who carried out their agenda to take away the propitiatory sacrifice from the Mass were only carrying out their marching orders as set down so ambiguously in the conciliar documents. Truly even back then few realized there was definitely something "rotten in Denmark." Ah yes, the nefarious northern Europe that influenced so much of Vatican II. The professor explains further in reading between the lines after putting his digestive tract on life support, so to speak, over these last four days. Such has been the attacks of unorthodoxy against his sensus Catholicus. Today we complete John's four-part series, first published on these pages two years ago, as he entreats the Professor to decipher the treacherous chess game the conciliar church has been playing with minds and souls over these last 40 plus years, specifically with the wretching decree on Ecumenism. A Certain Type of "Movement" Part Four


Let us learn from yesterday's Gospel Lesson: Lord, that we may see and stay focused to the end.

With the Lenten Season here this week, we resurrect our series which editor Michael Cain first provided tow years ago during the Lenten season in summing up the message of the Daily Proper of the Mass. He has taken 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," 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 from yesterday's Mass for Quinquagesima Sunday is ut videam: the Latin preposition for "that" with the root word "to see" - videre which is found in Sunday's Gospel: "Lord, that I may see" - "Domine, ut videam." The next VerbumQUO will be on Ash Wednesday. In this issue Cain asks the reader to truly see in "Ohhhh say can you see?"


If we pass up our God-given assignments, He will choose another and it will be our loss, not God's.

We edge closer to Ash Wednesday as we continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season which began with the Time of Septuagesima leading up to the Time of Lent this week. Today we provide his reflections for Monday in the Week of Quinquagesima. The Abbot reminds us today of how obedient Abraham was, even to offering his own firstborn to the Lord. Do we have that kind of love and obedience? It is highly doubtful since Abraham, by his fiat, was given special graces. But those same graces are available to us if we but ask and decide uncompromisingly to follow the divine Will in all things. We have Abraham as a role model and so many saints who have since decreased so that God could increase in them. That is the key to sanctity, letting go and letting God. His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. Dom Gueranger explains in his Reflections for Monday in Quinquagesima Week


The Medusas of "dignity of the human person" and "dialogue" raise their ugly heads, spawning a whole new lexicon of lukewarmness and lies fostered by men who should have been concerned for souls, not world recognition.

Having redacted John Gregory's series first published here two years ago, we continue with the third installment in which John coaxes Professor Ralph "Braniac" Barfmen, Ph.D. to continue his dissection of Unitatis Redintegratio in reading between the lines of the dreadful Vatican II decree on Ecumenism. Today John has resuscitated the good doctor enough to complete Chapter Two. On this Feast of St. Blaise, we pray the craw stuck in the throat of so many good Catholics who have refused to follow the pied pipers of pantheism, will be removed so they can clear their throats to sing God's praises of His One holy Church alone and cleanse those same throats this Lent by fasting. John describes how, on the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul, Professor Ralph "Braniac" Barfmen, Phd. was struck from his horse from the last installment's nauseating nonsense on ecumenism. Now he has duly recovered though many thought the exercise had killed him - so strong the attack of unorthodoxy against his sensus Catholicus. True to his word he will follow through what he started in further deciphering the treacherous chess game the conciliar church has been playing with minds and souls over these last 40 plus years, specifically with the wretching decree on Ecumenism. A Certain Type of "Movement" Part Three


Blinded by the glitz of the world, the flesh and the devil, the Church in her wisdom provides us a recovery time, a rehab of 50 days so that we might see and truly believe.

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of the Penitential Season which began with the Time of Septuagesima leading up to the Time of Lent this week. Today we provide his reflections for Quinquagesima Sunday. We have left Noah behind and now take up the banner of Abraham for the world has sunk back into sin after the flood and Abraham longs to find the faith flourishing. Alas, little is it practiced for the revelers have so quickly forgotten the lessons during the time of Noah and the dire consequences. The very same confronted Abbe Gueranger in his time a century or so ago. Today it is worse, much worse as we hear of the pagan and unChristian aberrations as an annual prelude to Lent where a week is dedicated to reveling in every sin possible and, in a city known for its ribaldry during the infamous days of Mardi Gras, we can clearly see they have not learned the lesson of the flood named Katrina. Will man ever learn? The Abbot delves into those questions and the safeguards Christ's true Church provide to safely traverse those swirling waters that so threaten to engulf souls. His reflections will hopefully wake many to realizing the treasure of sacrifice, self-mortification and penance in building the spiritual muscle to bulk up the numbers in restoring holy Mother Church to her former glory. The Story of Quinquagesima


From Bishop to Rook, there are few Knights left to protect the King, let alone the Queen thanks to the strategy of the schismatics!

In bringing you his excellent four-part series on Ecumenism, John Gregory prompts Professor Ralph "Braniac" Barfmen, Ph.D. to continue his dissection of Unitatis Redintegratio in reading between the lines of the dreadful Vatican II decree on Ecumenism. Today the good doctor delves a bit further into Chapter One in exposing the underbelly of the ecumaniacs and the fact Catholicism took a holiday from Vatican II on. As difficult has that is for the professor, John and the rest of us to stomach, it is a fact that many more need to know so that the masses will demand the abrogation of all the conciliar popes have decreed and return to the sanity, sacredness and sensibility of pre-Vatican II when Catholic meant CATHOLIC and there were no such terms as "Traditional" or "Conservative" or "Progressive". In fact, as Dr. Barfmen points out, there was no such word as conciliarism. Once again he tries to get through the ecumenism decree in A Certain Type of "Movement" Part Two


Go to Mary for protection from the flood of sin, for she is Help of Christians, Refuge of Sinners, the Ark of the Covenant.

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of Septuagesima and, this week, he completes his reflections for Sexagesima Week with his Saturday reflection which is a prayer to the Blessed Mother of God to intercede for us in the perilous journey where we look to her to guide us over the rough seas that swirl in apostasy, schism, concupiscence, and only by calling upon her - the Ark of the Covenant - can we be assured that if we follow God's will, she will aid us as Mother of Perpetual Help, Help of Christians, Refuge of Sinners, Comforter of the Afflicted, Our Lady of Good Success of which today is the historical feast of the Apparitions in Quito, Ecuador in the seventeenth century. The whole purpose of this feature is to provide something special so readers can enhance their spiritual lives, appreciate the traditions passed down and apply the principles of what Abbe Gueranger left to posterity in his masterful volumes known as The Liturgical Year. He concludes the week with his Reflections for Saturday in Sexagesima


If the those promoting universal salvation through the evil agenda of ecumenism are not willing to convert back to Catholicism, then evacuate the Ecumaniacs!

In these last few days of the Time of Septuagesima, a time practically totally forgotten by the conciliar church of ecumenism, and as a postscript to last week's Chair of Unity Octave, we bring you an enlightening eye-opening series by John Gregory first published here two years ago. John points out how up until Vatican II, the Roman Catholic Church's mission was to fulfill all that was always intended per Christ's words in Mark 16: 15-16, Matthew 28: 19-20, and John 17: 21. With this in mind, John consulted with Professor Ralph "Braniac" Barfmen, Ph.D. No, he is no relation to the Bartman of Cubs' infamy, but the savvy professor is rather a very mysterious hermit, if you will over the last 40 years or so, thanks to the corruption known as the Robber Baron Council. John has managed to entice this orthodox but unusual doctor to comment on the dreaded document that started the conciliarists on the slippery slope of Ecumenism back in 1964 with the V2 decree Unitatis Redintegratio. John provides his cogent comments on the key erroneous and non-Catholic points of this conciliar decree. Today we present Part One in commenting on the Introduction and half of Chapter One of "'Catholic' Principles on Ecumenism". He prefaces his piece by letting readers know of Dr. Barfmen's extreme gasticular sensitivities to heresy and ambiguity. A Certain Type of "Movement" Part One


Why is it that Ratzinger doesn't care one wit for promoting the Social Kingship of Christ? We all know the answer. How many are willing to admit it is the real question.

graphic used with permission by artist Matthew Brooks this may not be reproduced here without written permission On this First Friday of the month of February, the month of Christ's Most Sacred Passion in which His Most Sacred Heart was ultimately pierced, we bring you Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey's latest article on how the counterfeit church of conciliarism, led by its chief antagonist, the died-in-the-wool Modernist one Fr. Joseph Ratzinger is doing all in his power to distance himself and the false church he herds from Catholic truth and the necessity for restoring the Social Kingship of Jesus Christ. An avowed anti-Thomist, Ratzinger has shown in the past and the present the diametrical dychotomy he favors in total opposition to true reliable Popes, which Tom cites in proving the very point as he writes: "Any baptized Catholic who rejects the Social Reign of Christ the King is part of the problem in the world today, not part of the solution. As there is no place for Christ the King in the "new theology" of Joseph Ratzinger and his conciliarist friends, who will be forever spinning their wheels as they seek to oppose various social evils without insisting upon a return of Christendom, something that they do not believe as a matter of firmly held principle is at all necessary or even an immutable part of the Deposit Faith, I believe that it is plain to see that such men are part of the problem we face today, not any part of the solution whatsoever. You are either openly for Christ the King or you are for the devil. It is that simple." That's the long and short of it as Tom illustrates in his article, No Place for Christ the King in the New Theology


We would perish in the flood of the world, the flesh and the devil were it not for the Ark of Salvation - the true Roman Catholic Church

We continue with the reflections by the wise and holy abbot Dom Prosper Gueranger on the Liturgical Time of Septuagesima and, this week, reflections for Friday in Sexagesima Week. The whole purpose of this feature is to provide something special so readers can enhance their spiritual lives, appreciate the traditions passed down and apply the principles of what Abbe Gueranger left to posterity in his masterful volumes known as The Liturgical Year. Today we share the magnificence of the Ark of Salvation. As Noah's was made of wood, ours is made of Rock, the Rock that is the Church Christ founded. Tying in with Bishop Dolan's sermon in today's issue, we can take refuge in that Rock and know that this is our passage over the rough waters no matter the era, no matter the persecutions. The imagery of the Ark ties in as well with the vision/dream of St. John Bosco and the beacon of the Two Pillars - the Holy Eucharist and Devotion to Mary's Immaculate Heart. Throughout the ages the Church has been that Ark, given to us from God as a refuge from the deluge as the venerable abbot describes in his Reflections for Friday in Sexagesima





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