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WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY      December 1 - 4, 2004      Volume 15, no. 191

In This Issue:

  • Propers of the Mass for December 1 -5 Christmas Novena begun on Feast of Saint Andrew - Day TWO through FIVE
  • Novena in preparation of the Immaculate Conception - Day THREE through SIX
  • The Infallible, perennial Magisterium of the Church
  • More Australians discovering the Immemorial Latin Mass of Tradition
  • A Spiritual Lesson From An Airline Stewardess by Griff Ruby
  • The Third Dragon by Gabriel Garnica
  • Purgatory in "LIVING our FAITH series
  • Christ the King College needs your financial help to function

    Holy Mass Propers for
    December 1 - 5

               

    December 1 - Feria Day       December 2 - Feast of St. Bibiana, Martyr        December 3 - Double Major Feast of St. Francis Xavier
    Ad te levávi         Me exspectavérunt         Loquébar de testimóniis

    December 4 - Double Major Feast of St. Francis Xavier         December 5 - SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
    In medio Ecclésiæ         Populus Sion

       We are proud to be able to provide for our readers the full Ordinary and Proper of each day's Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for the Immemorial Latin Mass in the Traditional Calendar.

    Christmas Novena Prayer to Obtain Favors Asked

    Editor's Note: From the Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle to the Nativity of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ one may begin a special prayer, simply called the "Christmas Novena" to obtain favors if one's requests are in accordance with God's will. It is believed that whoever recites the following prayer with a pious heart 15 times a day from November 30th to December 25th, will obtain whatever is asked. This Novena leading to Christmas carries an Imprimatur from Archbishop Michael Augustine of New York City during the Pontificate of Pope Leo XIII on February 6, 1897. Since one should say this short prayer 15 times a day, it is recommended to memorize it below so you can say it wherever you are.

      Hail and blessed be the hour and moment in which the Son of God was born of the most pure Virgin Mary, at midnight, in Bethlehem in piercing cold. In that hour vouchsafe, O my God! to hear my prayer and grant my desires, through the merits of our Savior Jesus Christ, and of His Blessed Mother. Amen.

    To print this prayer, click HERE

    NOVENA IN PREPARATION FOR THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION

    The Novena continues, begun on November 29, in preparation for the Double of the First Class Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception. This year is even more special considering it is the 150th Anniversary of proclamation of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception by Pope Pius IX on December 8, 1854. The Immaculate Conception is special to Americans for the USA is dedicated to this special dogma. See Novena leading up to December 8

    PAPAL PROOF OF WHAT THE CHURCH TRULY TEACHES
      For those who truly want to delve deeper into what the Faith teaches and what past Sovereign Pontiffs have decreed, we recommend for your vital reading to better KNOW THE FAITH in order to KEEP THE FAITH, pertinent Papal decrees which put to the lie what is being promulgated today by the Vatican II church. We strongly encourage you to read these to understand how today the modern church is in Apostasy when compared to what had always been taught by Holy Mother Church and enforced and warned as most grievous by previous Pontiffs as you'll see in CREDO & CULTURE


  •     Because the New Mass was made in accordance with the Protestant definition of the Mass: "The Lord's Supper or Mass is a sacred synaxis or assembly of the people of God which gathers together under the presidence of the priest to celebrate the memorial of the Lord." (Par. 7 Intro. to the New Missal, defining the New Mass, 4/6/69)
      So many Catholics don't realize this. They hear the Pope saying "Eucharistic Celebration" and they rejoice. They should lament that the Sacrifice has been lost. They've been so dumbed down that they aren't aware how the sacrificial nature of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass has been eliminated as much as possible by the VaticantwoArians. The Vatican was warned of this catastrophe. See The Ottaviani Intervention This is the twenty-sixth of 62 reasons which were submitted by the Priests of Campos on Easter Sunday 1982 and endorsed by the late great Bishop Antonio de Castro Mayer. Each day we will publish one of the 62 until they're all complete.
    Conversely in the True Holy Mass of All Ages:


        For thee Christ offers Himself as the most efficacious peace-offering, interceding for thee as earnestly as He interceded for His enemies on the cross. "Father, forgive them..."
      This is the twenty-sixth of at least 77 Graces derived from participation at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass - the Mass of All Ages - the Latin Mass of the Roman Rite which was decreed to be said "in perpetuity" by Pope Saint Pius V in codifying the infallible decrees of the dogmatic Council of Trent. These graces are taken from Father Martin von Cochem's Explanation of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with an imprimatur by New York's Archbishop Michael Augustin on June 24, 1818 during the Pontificate of Pope Pius VII.

    For the previous Graces, see Twenty-six Graces thus far.


    For past issues this year, click on month of your choice below:



    all issues in January






    Special on the Truth about Fatima to air twice on PAX TV December 8






    Is the wick now wicked? We think not!








    Memo to Ratzinger et al: There is only ONE solution!











    Sly-Sky slips in as head wolf of USCCB

    When it comes to all these ungodly laws being passed by liberal judges because of the lobbying and intimidation of a small minority out to do away with the natural and supernatural order, it is wise to keep in mind the following:

    "Unjust laws are, properly speaking, NO LAWS!"
    His Eminence Saint Robert Bellarmine, Doctor of the Church


  • Latin Mass growing in popularity down under as Novus Ordo becomes more bizarre every day In an article from one of Australia's leading news sites on the web, there is evidence in Brisbane particularly of a significant return to Tradition and the Immemorial Latin Mass, especially among the young who have had it with all the novelties of the New Order that seeks to entertain rather than edify and fortify the soul. Thank God there are a few Jesuits who still cling to the principles established by its founder St. Ignatius Loyola. Though it may be but a remnant, it is a remnant that is growing and planting the seeds of tradition.


  • Fr. Nicholas GrunerSpecial program to air nationally next week in exposing the undermining of Our Lady's Peace Plan by Vatican II apparatchiks On December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Father Nicholas Gruner's Fatima Center is set to televise on the PAX Television network at noon and again at midnight Eastern and Pacific time, 11 am and pm Central and Mountain, a special documentary titled "Heaven's Key to Peace" which documents the subversion by the post-conciliar church of sabotaging the Blessed Mother's words and purpose in order to further their own agenda, spawned by the Pact of Metz in 1962 which caused the modern church to do a 180 in respect to the danger of the sickle and hammer. Millions have died because of this betrayal and the salvation of countless billions has been effected because of the subterfuge and cover-up. The Fatima Organization, intent on setting the record straight so more will know the true Fatima message, has raised enough money to air this special on a relatively newer, but respected network known for family-oriented programming. Presently PAX TV reaches 95 million homes nationwide. Maybe, just maybe a few will wake up and realize the obvious: Russia has NOT been consecrated, and the modern Vatican has lied about the Third Secret.


  • Air of sanctity now supposedly harmful to lungs The London Telegraph has filed an article that could be listed under 'more reasons not to convert to Catholicism': Candles or incense can be harmful to your health. That is the wierd deduction some medical "experts" have come to in Europe regarding tests done on the effects of lung cancer from those exposed to the "unhealthy air inside churches" due to candle smoke and incense. Well, if you've gotta go - and we all will eventually - what better way to go? This is just another story that further seeks to demystify God's part in all this and cater to our physical temporal needs at the expense of our spiritual health. The alarmists are trying to scare the devout away by rationalizing that anyone spending a great deal of time in God's house is at risk. What they don't say is that if you don't spend time in His presence you are at greater risk. This article sounds like a Vatican II plant to persuade people to be cautious about their physical welfare while ignoring what is truly important. Amazing how many are in Heaven today because they inhaled the air of sanctity.


  • Ratzinger reflects on the monster he helped create Like Dr. Frankenstein, the Prefect for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith is chagrined that he and his cohorts of Vatican II can no longer control the monster they created in bringing the Church into modern times. The great experiment of aggiornamento has blown up in their face just as Our Lord assured, "By their fruits you shall know them." The very fact they even ventured into such apostate waters is evident fact that they have left the True Church and fashioned a new one which, while maintaining all the trappings and offices, only has the semblance of Catholicism and in no way reflects in doctrine or liturgy the Church founded by Christ. And John Paul II and his chosen minions lament the direction Europe and society have taken? It's a little late. Oh, wait, there is one way to head off the onrushing locomotive of secularism that is running roughshod over the sacred and to save countless souls globally: Abandon the failed experiment of Vatican II and return uncompromisingly to the Truths and Traditions of Holy Mother Church!


  • Bishops so confused they can't tell Catholicism from Protestantism as they waffle on course to take on Scriptural discernment Why is it these kind of problems very seldom raised their ugly heads before Vatican II? Could it be because the leaders of the Church were Catholic? Duh! It is obvious that today's prelate are anything but as they bicker amongst themselves about something that is so obvious. Catholics do not interpret the Bible, but defer to the Church's infallible, perennial Magisterium to discern it as She has always done. Advice to the bishops: Abandon the New American Bible. Go back to the Douay-Rheims Version. But these sheepish shepherds don't seem to have a clue as the Washington Times reports.


  • Signs the Apocalypse is near LifeNews has four articles that point to the fact we are not in Kansas anymore, Toto. One deals with the FDA finally admitting the problems documented from the curse of the abortion pill; another details how the UN wants to take over the internet as part of the New One World Order in muscling its way over individual rights; a third article is an omen for what the ACLU has been trying to do: eliminate God. Now Canadian chaplains must remove the crosses from their caps, reminiscent of the terrible persecution south of the border earlier in the 20th century when such valiant souls as Miguel Pro willingly gave his life for Our Lord. Many who gave their lives came from the olde sod on the Emerald Isle but today they wouldn't recognize the olde sod or the olde Faith for Ireland is barren, thanks to caving to sin and modernity. That's why, as sad as it is, it is no surprise that the Irish Prime Minister and Dublin's Archbishop have betrayed Our Lord and it didn't take 30 pieces of silver, but persuasion by the sodomites to push for homosexual unions.


  • Skylstad tabbed as head of USCCB! The more things change the more they stay the same! Anyone thinking the US bishops of the New Order were sincere in their words to all that they were changing their ways and would rein in offenders - including bishops that have covered up sodomite Novus Ordo 'priests' are left once again holding the bag. When will they learn that with Monday's announcement that Bishop William Skylstad was elected the next president of the USCCB, replacing the outgoing Wilton Gregory who did nothing on his watch, it's more of the same ol'-same ol'. Add to this that the VP elected was Cardinal Francis George and you can see it's a good ol' boys' club intended to protect their boys. Skylstad is under fire in his own diocese for covering up pedophilia and sodomy by priests he had appointed. Yes, in the New Order church the more things change, the more they stay the same. Forget the welfare of souls, just push the agendas that feed into the world, the flesh and the devil! When will the Novus Ordinarians wake up that they're being fleeced of their faith and everything else!?!


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    THE STRAIGHT STUFF
    Griff Ruby applies the lessons conveyed each time anyone boards an airliner when the flight attendant reviews the safety precautions in case of an emergency. He notes that the emphasis is placed on assuring one's own physical faculties before being able to assist someone else and shows the analogy here of this common sense that one cannot help another if one is suffocating. That is exactly what is happening in the Novus Ordo and for those who claim they can "do more good" staying where they are is akin to someone saying "I don't need the oxygen, I can breathe on my own and I'm staying put" as the plane fast loses air pressure. Where will they be when that happens? Exactly where so many in the post-conciliar church are today, lacking oxygen which affects the brain and perhaps that is the answer why they have allowed themselves to be so dumbed-down over the past several decades where they will accept anything without ever challenging the facts and the constituted evangelic traditions that have clearly warned against such dangers. If one wants to gain altitude and level out their spiritual life, Griff's column is an eye-opener to those "comfortable" in their angst. He explains in his pragmatic column A Spiritual Lesson From An Airline Stewardess


    Gabriel's Clarion
    Gabriel Garnica completes his four-part series on the existing grotesque three-headed dragons which have been bombarding the ramparts of morality and faith. In this issue he exposes the Third Dragon, perhaps the most powerful and deadly for its very fiber is Masonic through and through. This dragon has resorted to the idiom 'if you can't beat 'em, join 'em' and they will be turned. That is exactly what this Three-headed Third Dragon's goal has been in wielding its triumverate poison of Modernism, Secularism and Atheism in every facet of society and especially within the conciliar church which either unknowingly or, God forbid, willingly allowed this monstrous beast entry. Once inside the walls, it is slowly shedding its skin and showing itself for what it truly is. The problem is that it has scorched so many souls that few remain unseared and able to recognize or defend against this ferocious, fetid, and fatal basilisk. While the First Dragon is running out of steam as more and more realize the obvious, and the Second Dragon's Achilles heel is being revealed, thus slowing it down, the Third Dragon seems to be gaining strength and growing larger, more fierce, threatening to engulf the world in its pyre of perdition for few within the Church today are willing to dig in and face this beast head-on. They fail to realize that this trilateral monster is no match to the Triune Divinity. Stand with St. Michael against the beast. Gabriel explains in his fourth and final installment: The Third Dragon
    Living our Faith
    We continue with our revised series on emphasizing the practical aspect of our Faith from a totally Traditional Catholic perspective. In this issue we begin a series on the Church Suffering. Though we have just completed November, the month of the Poor Souls, we have purposely waited until the month is completed to bring this to emphasize that we should remember the Church Suffering every day of the year, not just during a certain specific time. While the promise of more souls is believed to happen during November, all prayers devoutly said for the Poor Souls will go a long way in purifying them so that they can be in the presence of the Beatific Vision. Today, when Purgatory has practically been forgotten by the modern church, we need to be ever more conscious of the Poor Souls for so many languish and are forgotten. That is why we provide this feature for we feel confident that these catechetical "points of enlightenment" will help more Catholics better understand their Faith, especially those who were not blessed with early formation of the Faith in the home and their parish school. Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism, making them truly members of the Mystical Body of Christ, is the most precious gift they have been given in life. If they truly want to live their Faith as it was taught in the Church of Peter to Pius XII, they must know the Faith and live it as Traditional Catholics. That is the only way to KEEP THE FAITH! Thus, in this issue we share the Church's doctrine on Purgatory

    LAST ISSUE'S FEATURES

    For the more recent articles before the last issue, see below

    "Qui legit, intelligat"
    In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for the First Sunday of Advent, he reminds us of the promised Second Coming. When the Son of man returns on the clouds of Heaven with His Saints, will there be anyone of Faith left? The way the conciliar church has evolved that might be a problem, a big problem. For they have lost the Faith of our fathers, the Faith of the saints, the Faith founded by Christ. Instead, this newChurch is something that was spawned from the spoils of the French Revolution and incubated in Freemasonry, Modernism and Marxism to hatch in the laboratory of Vatican II where they concocted this monster that contradicts the Lord. It is anathema and there is no kind way to say what will happen to those who have knowingly prevented the pruning of the bad tree, allowing the blight to spread to other branches as the leaves are wilting, blown into oblivion by false doctrines. Indeed they will pass away, for the only thing that will be left standing when Christ returns will be His Words. Father reminds us of Our Lord's very clear words of warning to those who would refuse the fullness and entirety of His Gospel for man does not have the right to reject or alter the Word of God for He has established for all time The Church, Teacher of Truth


    Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi
    With a new liturgical year upon us, Kevin Tierney tackles the nuances between the essence of the Traditional Mass Propers and those invented by the Novus Ordo handlers who have gutted so much from the sacramental theology of Holy Mother Church. Like mad scientists the church of Vatican II has constantly been tinkering and trying to improve something that never needed such. Yet, in order to placate man and the Protestant mentality, the New Order has compromised so much that oozes out in the Novus Ordo Propers as Kevin illustrates in his column comparing the Propers for the First Sunday of Advent in his column Advent or Invent?
    Gabriel's Clarion
    Gabriel Garnica continues his series on the existing grotesque three-headed dragon which advances at the gate. In this issue he identifies the Second Dragon which has so manipulated itself with its ugly three-heads into the social fabric of everything from media to marketplace to masses. Gabriel exposes these three heads of the Second Dragon: Radical Feminism, Sodomite Forces, and Social Martyrs and warns us that it is this very beast which seeks to undermine the family unit and all the inherent values that God has deigned. The heat intensifies as this Second Dragon sears and scorches souls after the First Dragon has ignited the coals of rebellion. Gabriel explains in his third part of "The Dragon," titled, The Second Dragon
    Living our Faith
    We continue with our revised series on emphasizing the practical aspect of our Faith from a totally Traditional Catholic perspective. In this issue we focus on the great heresy of Protestantism and how today's conciliar church has compromised so much to placate man, rather than God. Those who are responsible will be held accountable for they have caused the scandal that has jeopardized countless souls especially in the 16th century and in these last 50 years. In this installment we focus on the 16th century and what resulted from it and why we must be in concert with Holy Mother Church to be aware of what Protestantism really is. That is why we provide this feature for we feel confident that these catechetical "points of enlightenment" will help more Catholics better understand their Faith, especially those who were not blessed with early formation of the Faith in the home and their parish school. Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism, making them truly members of the Mystical Body of Christ, is the most precious gift they have been given in life. If they truly want to live their Faith as it was taught in the Church of Peter to Pius XII, they must know the Faith and live it as Traditional Catholics. That is the only way to KEEP THE FAITH! Thus, in this issue we share the Church's The Church's Vigilance in the face of Protestantism
    THE STRAIGHT STUFF
    Griff Ruby completes his two part essay on the topic of schism. In his second part he treats the Voice of Peter and how it has been silent for several decades and could very well continue mute until the Second Great Western Schism is healed. To combat this, Griff suggests a coming together of the various Traditional Catholic groups for united we stand, divided we fall. There is a vital need for a Traditional kind of 'ecumenism' - Trad-ecumenism, if you will, in bringing together those who uphold the Truths and Traditions of Holy Mother Church for a more charitable understanding of each group whether they believe John Paul II is a valid pope or not. For it is the liturgy and doctrine that unites us in one common goal: a stronger resistance to those who would usurp the Voice of Peter. Griff explains in The Essence of Schism Part TWO
    Gabriel's Clarion
    Gabriel Garnica continues his series on the existing grotesque three-headed dragon which advances at the gate. In this issue he gives us a sneak peak inside the enemy's camp, showing what the supporters of this beast are plotting. Gabriel exposes their agenda. One thing is for sure: the Dragon lurks in his cave, below the surface of visibility, plotting and planning, ready to pounce and spew forth even more incendiary idiocy in trying to corral souls for satan. What does the future hold as the Dragon prepares to scorch more souls? Gabriel shudders to think, but he avers that the faithful should all call upon those two great dragon-slayers of the Church - St. George and, of course, St. Michael the Archangel so we can all ready our shields, steady our swords for the Church Militant. We must be at our posts, ready to defend souls for the greater honor and glory of God in this fight to the finish. Gabriel outlines the enemy's plan in his second part, titled The Dragon's Next Move
    Christ or chaos
    Pope Leo XIII
    Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey provides a provacative piece on his site which we want to bring to your attention for it deals, as Tom notes, with the fact that it has never been the case in the history of the Church that heresies and errors have been defeated by ignoring them. The great saints of the past forcefully battled heresies and errors, understanding that nothing less than the salvation of souls and thus the right ordering of societies depended upon their doing so. It must be no different in our own day. Those who contend, for example, that we should just be "content" with the beauty of the Traditional Mass without pointing out the inherent harm of the Novus Ordo do not have the history of the Church on their side. He explains in his column The Faith Must Be Defended

      Dr. Droleskey's book G.I.R.M. Warfare has just been released this week. In it, he provides a paragraph by paragraph analysis of the 1997 General Instruction to the Roman Missal. This was first published originally between March of 2001 and June of 2003 in Christ or Chaos and also ran sequentially as "The Germs of G.I.R.M. here. It has now been revised somewhat and expanded to include articles relevant to the necessity of restoring the Traditional Latin Mass, G.I.R.M. Warfare is the perfect gift to give to your friends and relatives who think nothing is wrong with the Novus Ordo or that the "next document" from Rome will solve the problems of liturgical abuses that have their origin in the Novus Ordo Missae itself. Christmas is coming. Give them the ideal gift to bring them back home to the True Faith. To order G.I.R.M. Warfare, make out your check or money order to Chartres Communications for $24. per book ($21.00 for the book, $3.00 for shipping and handling) to: Chartres Communications, Post Office Box 188, Pine Island, New York 10969.

    Living our Faith
    We continue with our revised series on emphasizing the practical aspect of our Faith from a totally Traditional Catholic perspective. In this issue we focus on dangers to the unity of the Faith: Heresy and Schism and the safeguards Holy Mother Church takes to protect souls from these mortal wounds. We highlight the major heresies and schisms up to the Protestant Reformation in this issue so more can identify current heresies and schisms that are more prevalent today in the Vatican II church and which Griff Ruby covers in his current article. For these reasons we provide this feature for we feel confident that these catechetical "points of enlightenment" will help more Catholics better understand their Faith, especially those who were not blessed with early formation of the Faith in the home and their parish school. Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism, making them truly members of the Mystical Body of Christ, is the most precious gift they have been given in life. If they truly want to live their Faith as it was taught in the Church of Peter to Pius XII, they must know the Faith and live it as Traditional Catholics. That is the only way to KEEP THE FAITH! Thus, in this issue we share the Church's teachings on Vigilance Against Heresy and Schism
    THE STRAIGHT STUFF
    Griff Ruby steadies his arrows at the topic of schism and begins in this issue a two-part essay on what exactly schism is and who really is in schism. He details the logistics to show that it is truly misunderstood and that, more often than not - especially when emanating from those in support of the Vatican II church - the ones truly guilty of schism are those that separate themselves from any traditional Catholics whatsoever, traditional Catholics being who have upheld all of the authentic teachings of the Church, and therefore rejecting the alien modernist “gospel” of V-2 in obedience to St. Paul’s admonition in Galatians 1:8-10. While heresy and apostasy are sins against Faith, schism is a sin against Charity. Many bandy about the term in denigrating those who do not agree with them, thus, perhaps not even realizing that they are committing the sin of schism. Yet, where there is schism then at most only one side can be with Christ and the other against per Our Lord's words in Matthew 6: 24. Griff explains in The Essence of Schism Part ONE
    Gabriel's Clarion
    Gabriel Garnica sounds the clarion to signal all of the existing grotesque dragon which advances at the gate. This three-headed beast mocks the Holy Trinity and all that God holds sacred by slithering into civilization in the secular sector primarily because the ecclesial sector did not safeguard the drawbridge of infrangible doctrines and reinforce the ramparts against the savage beast's fiery projectiles of godlessness. As morals lapse, those seeking God's will grow thinner, yet they are the valiant knights who will dig in their heels to fight this vicious reptilian spirit of wickedness on high. Gabriel identifies the purpose of the different heads, all connected to the massive body of perdition seeking to sear souls in the fiery pit of hell. It is time to rise up and slay The Dragon
    Living our Faith
    We continue with our revised series on emphasizing the practical aspect of our Faith from a totally Traditional Catholic perspective. In this issue we focus on the most important goal of each and every soul: their eternal salvation. Christ clearly delineated how one can be saved: Believe and be baptized. Likewise, He concluded without a doubt what would happen to those who did not: they would be condemned. Those are not our words, but the Son of God's! That is why we provide this feature for we feel confident that these catechetical "points of enlightenment" will help more Catholics better understand their Faith, especially those who were not blessed with early formation of the Faith in the home and their parish school. Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism, making them truly members of the Mystical Body of Christ, is the most precious gift they have been given in life. If they truly want to live their Faith as it was taught in the Church of Peter to Pius XII, they must know the Faith and live it as Traditional Catholics. That is the only way to KEEP THE FAITH! Thus, in this issue we share the Church's doctrines on The Church and Salvation
    "Qui legit, intelligat"
    In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for the Twenty-Fifth and Final Sunday After Pentecost, he highlights the focus of this last Sunday of the liturgical year - celebration of the Church Triumphant - our final goal. He points out how Holy Mother Church made sure that those recognized as worthy of saints, which assured to all the faithful that that particular person was indeed in Heaven, passed first through the fire of extreme testing to make absolutely sure of their certain holiness. To assure this, the Church had to have signs from Heaven to ascertain that, indeed, God had approved by providing at least two supernatural miracles. This meant that, at times, it might take decades, centuries, even a millennium before someone was elevated. Father emphasizes how exclusive a 'club' it truly was and should be. Yet, with the advent of the Modernists, all common sense and prudence was discarded as John Paul II began a marathon of trying to beatify and canonize as many as he could in order to please everyone, and in so doing weaken the prestige of the saints where today heroic virtue is relative. Without the necessary procedure of the devil's advocate, a canonization is null and void. So those praying to men like Jose Escriva, don't be too sure there will be any intercession. That is because, try as Modernist Rome has to obliterate the Canon Law of 1917, the True Church has always maintained that if the scrutiny of devil's advocate is not employed, the canonization is invalid. While the church of Vatican II has left countless souls in the dark, we can take consolation in the fact that God will not forget "The Lot of the Saints in Light"
    Lex Orandi, Lex Credendi
    Kevin Tierney compares the Feast dedicated to Christ as Sovereign King of all His subjects universally. Because Kevin did not cover the Traditional Feast on October 31, he has taken the Proper from that Sunday for the Solemnity of Christ the Supreme King and compares it to the last Sunday in Ordinary Time, which the newChurch has made Christ the King Sunday. Because there is no way to compare the Last Sunday After Pentecost with the Novus Ordo observation of the final Sunday before Advent, Kevin has chosen to match comparable texts in order to show how different they really are. Though there are a few texts that are identical such as the Traditional Epistle and the Second Reading in the NOM, the choice of Gospels is a dead give-away as to what the New Order does not want to admit or totally submit. In effect, one needs to look behind the mask of the vernacular jester to see what their real agenda is as Kevin has been exposing over these many weeks. In realizing this, we can more readily see why we have seen so many abuses in the New Order rite with little regard to the reverence and unchangeability of what was divinely ordained and set in stone with the Latin Mass of Tradition. This is obvious in the comparisons of the Traditional Proper for the Solemnity of the Supreme Kingship of Jesus Christ and the Novus Ordo Christ the King Sunday as Kevin illustrates in his column The Vernacular Jester in Christ the King's Court
    Living our Faith
    We continue with our revised series on emphasizing the practical aspect of our Faith from a totally Traditional Catholic perspective. In this issue we focus on the indefectability of the Church just as Jesus assured in Matthew 28: 20, "Behold, I am with you all days, even unto the consummation of the world" God cannot deceive nor be deceived. Therefore we need to weigh what the conciliar popes and new church has conveyed with what Holy Mother Church always taught in order to see where the true Church truly is and that She is unchangeable. More proof the modern church cannot be the true Church for she has abdicated at least two of the four indelible Marks of the Church - One and Holy. That is why we provide this feature for we feel confident that these catechetical "points of enlightenment" will help more Catholics better understand their Faith, especially those who were not blessed with early formation of the Faith in the home and their parish school. Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism, making them truly members of the Mystical Body of Christ, is the most precious gift they have been given in life. If they truly want to live their Faith as it was taught in the Church of Peter to Pius XII, they must know the Faith and live it as Traditional Catholics. That is the only way to KEEP THE FAITH! Thus, in this issue we share the Church's doctrines on The Indefectability of the Church
    Traditional Insights
    Mario Derksen packs a powerful punch with his second installment on his two part exposé on what happened in the 1958 and 1963 conclaves that has thrown all of Christendom into a vortex of confusion and left so many without God's protection as he illustrates how the Church truly has been in eclipse, just as Our Lady warned at La Salette. Mario avers that, "Like the sun during a solar eclipse, the True Pope, and thus the True Church, is there and visible, but blocked from vision. Still, a faint outer corona can be seen for those who look hard enough. I believe that the entire Novus Ordo Church with its hierarchy and 'Popes' is blocking the vision of the True Church and the True Pope." He bases these findings on mounting evidence corroborated through secular, governmental, and ecclesial documentation, that the election of Cardinal Angelo Roncalli - and Giovanni Montini five years later and subsequent elections after that - were invalid, and that is exactly what the Freemasons were counting on to assure their men would not be protected by the Holy Ghost in the Modernists', Masons', and Communists' efforts to destroy the last remaining obstacle to their godless globalization agenda: The One True Church founded by Christ! Mario details in his column in part two of his two-part essay on Eclipse of the Church: 1958 and Beyond
    Gabriel's Clarion
    Gabriel Garnica takes note of the dark landscape modern advertising has taken in promising everything and delivering nothing. The gray, dark tones, almost void of color, seem to permeate television screens and magazine ads, selling hopes but never Hope. Marshall McCluhan once said the medium is the message, but the message today is lost in the sizzle, not in selling the steak, as much as what is at stake - the hot coals of hell where consumers are being softened to accept whatever the devil has to sell. The saddest part is that so many are buying it lock, stock and hellbent to sell their souls for a fleeting second of satisfaction that quickly dissipates as fast as a 15 second commercial. What is equally as sad is that the Church could have prevented this destruction had the Modernists not infiltrated her. He explains in his column for this issue Persuasion, Propaganda, Products and Politics = Perdition
    Living our Faith
    We continue with our revised series on emphasizing the practical aspect of our Faith from a totally Traditional Catholic perspective. In this issue we focus on the infallibility of the Church just as Jesus assured in John 14, "I will ask the Father and He will give you another Advocate to dwell with you forever…But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, Whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your mind whatever I have said to you." God cannot deceive nor be deceived. Therefore we need to weigh what the conciliar popes and new church has conveyed with what Holy Mother Church always taught in order to see where the true Church truly is. That is why we provide this feature for we feel confident that these catechetical "points of enlightenment" will help more Catholics better understand their Faith, especially those who were not blessed with early formation of the Faith in the home and their parish school. Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism, making them truly members of the Mystical Body of Christ, is the most precious gift they have been given in life. If they truly want to live their Faith as it was taught in the Church of Peter to Pius XII, they must know the Faith and live it as Traditional Catholics. That is the only way to KEEP THE FAITH! Thus, in this issue we share the Church's doctrines on The Infallibility of the Church
    Gabriel's Clarion
    In Gabriel Garnica's column for this issue, he exposes the total hypocrisy of Hollywood and the sodomite agenda both in the media, medical and clergy. With the release of the film Kinsey praising infamous pedophile propagandist Alfred Kinsey, played by ex-Catholic Liam Neeson, the hypocrisy is so thick that even satan might blush at the boldness of the Hollywood elites and progressives in pushing this trash movie and the blatant lies that purposely seek to cover up who Kinsey was - a child of lucifer whose work has led billions to the depths of eternal damnation! While the film is subtitled, "Sex, The Measure of All Things," all would be wise to heed what Our Lady imparted to the visionaries at Fatima: more souls are in hell for the sins of the flesh than any other sin!" Gabriel reveals what is truly behind the mask in his column "And Lead Us Not Into Temptation...or Hypocrisy"
    Living our Faith
    We continue with our revised series on emphasizing the practical aspect of our Faith from a totally Traditional Catholic perspective. In this issue we provide the foundation - the Cornerstone of the Church - Christ Himself who is the Founder of the only One True Church outside of which there is No Salvation (The thrice-defined Dogma - Extra Ecclesiam Nullam Salus). Compare these clear and certain teachings with what the conciliar church has perpetrated in watering down the Faith so insidiously over the past 40 years that it is no longer recognizable as Catholic. That is why we provide this feature for we feel confident that these catechetical "points of enlightenment" will help more Catholics better understand their Faith, especially those who were not blessed with early formation of the Faith in the home and their parish school. Regardless of where any Catholic is in his or her journey toward salvation, he or she has to recognize that the Faith they were initiated into at the Sacrament of Baptism, making them truly members of the Mystical Body of Christ, is the most precious gift they have been given in life. If they truly want to live their Faith as it was taught in the Church of Peter to Pius XII, they must know the Faith and live it as Traditional Catholics. That is the only way to KEEP THE FAITH! Thus, in this issue we share the Church's stance on The Authority of the Church

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