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  • Jacob Michael begins today a new series on the role of the Blessed Mother as taught by Holy Mother Church. In his first installment he shares what the great saints, Doctors of the Church and Roman Pontiffs affirmed is the Mother of God's mission as deigned by the Triune Divinity as he documents in Part One The Mediatrix in the Church's Teaching
  • Father Lawrence Smith continues today with the second of his three-part essay on the "Vital Distinctions in Moral Theology" that have been abandoned by the 'professors of the profane' enabling the unshameful selling of sodomy today. It is so prevalent today because society and the Church have not reined in the concupiscence of the flesh thus enslaving countless souls in the shackles of sin. Father focuses on the natural and supernatural law and why any unbalance can be traced back to The Depravity and Devastation of Homosexuality
  • WEDNESDAY      February 18, 2004      Volume 15, no. 49

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    We urge all to join us in the continuing Nine Day Novena of Rosaries begun Monday for the conversion of hardened, cold and lukewarm hearts through Mel's film.
    One week away and the momentum builds as also the liberal media spreads the fabricated controversy in their left-handed way of demeaning Mel and the Holy Scriptures. ENOUGH WITH THE SMOKESCREEN OF ANTI-SEMITIC INSINUATIONS! That is satan's agenda to distract souls from understanding the true reason for this film. Don't bite the liberals' bait! We want to share with you today the positives of Gibson's film. See 7 Days to Go!
    Phoenix Bishop Thomas O'Brien Verdict: Guilty as Sin!
        Bishop Thomas J. O'Brien, spiritual shepherd of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix for two decades, was found guilty Tuesday on charges he fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident last June. A jury of five women and three men deliberated a little less than seven hours over two days before returning the unanimous verdict. The bishop faces anywhere from probation to 45 months in prison. He will be sentenced after court officials prepare a detailed pre-sentencing report that will cover O’Brien’s personal background and include details about his handling of a sex-abuse scandal that was unrelated to the hit-and-run charges. O'Brien looked straight ahead... See The Arizona Republic story at Phoenix Bishop Convicted of Fatal Hit and Run

    Also see Now the Penance Begins: First Bishop Convicted in which Fr. Moderator details the unremorseful prelate and asks: "Will Justice Convict Other New Order Bishops Too for Their Grevious Crimes?"

    An observation on the pro-sodomite debacle in San Francisco
      "Is it not interesting how judges fall over themselves to overturn culture-of-life legislation at the speed of light before the ink is dry, as in the case of the recent Partial Birth Abortion Ban, but mysteriously forget how to 'read' when it comes to overturning anarchic abuse of laws designed to stop the advancement of the culture-of-death!?!"      Gary L. Morella
    See Father Lawrence Smith's masterful arguments against the allowance of such pro-sodomite aberrations in his first part from Monday's issue Part One and today's Part Two below.

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       Because the New Mass attempts to transform the Catholic Church into a NEW, ecumenical church embracing ALL ideologies and ALL religions -- right and wrong, truth and error -- a goal long dreamt of by the ENEMIES of the Catholic Church.
      This has been verified by the very enemies of the Church from the documented letter of congratulations to 'Buon' - code name for Archbishop Annibale Bugnini - for succeeding in undermining and sabotaging the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass with the synthetic, sacrilegious New Order Mass, which he had successfully cajoled Paul VI into issuing on April 3, 1969 - the day the "abomination of desolation" was unleashed on the world. Another architect of this devastation was Fr. Joseph Gelineau who also boasted and admitted the intent of the Modernists and Marxists in destroying the Holy Mass. Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre (They Have Uncrowned Him and Open Letter to Confused Catholics), Atila Sinke Guimarăes, (The Murky Waters of Vatican II, Animus Delendi I and II) Romano Amerio (Iota Unum), Fr. Ralph Wiltgen (The Rhine Flows into the Tiber) and Father James Wathen in his irrefutable masterpiece The Great Sacrilege, all document this so clearly. It is a fact, folks, if one truly wants to cling to the True Faith they must abandon the Novus Ordo and return to the Tried and True! The Tridentine Mass better known as the Traditional Latin Mass which alone provides the divinely ordained formula for true worship of the Triune Divinity. Every Catholic has a moral obligation to abandon the new false religion and return to the True tenets and practices of the Church as practiced from St. Peter through Pope Pius XII. Cardinal Alfredo Ottaviani and Cardinal Antonio Bacci back on September 25, 1969 could see this all coming and warned of this inThe Ottaviani Intervention As we know no Pope since Pius XII has listened to the wisdom of Holy Mother Church and for this stubborn, prideful promotion of the church of Vatican II have indeed "incurred the wrath of God and the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul." This is the forty-ninth of 62 reasons 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
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        For this in act thou dost perform a good work of the highest value.
      This is the forty-ninth 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.

    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

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    Today:
    "Quid dicit Scriptura?"
    Jacob Michael today begins a series on the Mother of God's specific mission as Mediatrix of all graces. He documents through the early Doctors of the Church, Saints, and Popes that Church teaching has always verified Mary's role scripturally as a channel ordained by God to convey grace to mankind for she is Co-Redemptrix, Advocate and Mediatrix. In citing the renowned holy scholars such as Sts. Iraneus, Ambrose, Jerome and Bernard, as well as Popes Leo XIII through Pius XI there is irrefutable proof of the legitimate claim of calling Mary Mediatrix of all graces. Because of her healing touch, Jacob has chosen to call this set: Mother's Medicine: Mary as Mediatrix. He shares these findings in Part One The Mediatrix in the Church's Teaching
    FOCUS
    Father Lawrence Smith presents today the second part of his three part treatise on "Vital Distinctions in Moral Theology" - something very needed in these times for this week the sodomites in San Francisco have gone to town with "regularizing" their depravity by the Mayor directing the City Clerk to issue marriage licenses to all comers. Massachusetts spent the last week trying to find a way to enshrine sodomy in their constitution and yet not offend the Godly while doing it; needless to say, they failed, which means that in the next couple of months, that state will throw out any pretense of righteousness and just cave in to the sodomites. Sodomy looks to loom large in the upcoming general election of the President. Father holds nothing back in exposing this ugliest of sin for what it is and that human rights have nothing to do with accommodating and promoting sin and perversion. The color of one's skin or culture are one thing, blazenly going against the natural and supernatural order are another which only calls down the vengeance of the Almighty. The selling of sodomy must stop! Father Smith focuses on why the sodomy agenda cannot continue in urging every child of God to fight and abhor it vigorously and courageously. Father delineates in part two The Depravity and Devastation of Homosexuality

    Yesterday:
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    Gabriel's Clarion
    In two articles that touch on the same theme Tuesday, Gabriel Garnica led off with the prologue on how the events two millenia ago are repeating themselves today as the release of 'The Passion of The Christ' is a week away. Gabriel pointed out that "those who cry division divide, and those who cry inacurracy defraud. Those who cry sin are the greatest sinners, and those who criticize artistically have hailed trash in the past!" Gabriel exposes the hypocrisy of those who cclaim righteousness but beneath that veneer are bursting at the seams to cry out 'Crucify Him!' anew. 'Give us Barrabas', they demand, represented in the criminal 'The Da Vinci Code'. 'We will not have truth interrupt our agenda!' Gabriel laid out the scenario of how this is playing out in his column History Repeats Itself!
    Catholic PewPOINT
    While Gabriel above sounded the clarion on the stage that is The Passion, editor Michael Cain went further in identifying the players, exposing the Scribes and Pharisees for what they are: hypocrites. Documenting this hypocrisy he lambasted certain bishops and a priest who dared anger the Triune God by besmirching His house with pagan worship. It is uncanny how the events and players surrounding 'The Passion of The Christ' in 2004 so clearly replicate the very characters of that very real drama in 33 A.D. As Cain explained in naming names, the players, both good and bad, retain the same characteristics. Just as they did not get the message the first time, so too they do not seem to get it this time around. Cain lamented that if Mel Gibson's film doesn't move their hardened hearts, most likely nothing will. That is why prayer is so vital right now and why The Daily Catholic has called for a Novena of Rosaries for the conversion of hearts as he explained in his editorial The Passion and Conversion of Hearts!

    Yesterday:
    FOCUS
    With the revolting events from Massachusetts to San Francisco, with the Church being such a namby-pamby as far as speaking out definitively and absolutely against sodomy in every sense, we focus on true Church teaching and what every priest was supposed to have learned during his seminary days studying moral theology. Unfortunately most have forgotten or compromised for fear of being called a 'homophobe' or being 'intolerant.' That has only helped the entire sodomite movement and gravely harmed countless souls, not to mention debasing civilization as we know it. The selling of sodomy must stop! Beginning today Father Lawrence Smith focuses on why the sodomy agenda cannot continue and everyone of us needs to fight it vigorously and courageously. You don't want to leave it to God alone for that could be devastating. Father begins a multi-part treatise on "Vital Distinctions in Moral Theology" with part one The antithesis of "Be fruitful and multiply"
    Christ or chaos
    You won't believe the travesty that took place on the campus of Notre Dame last week and how so many just looked the other way. The very ones who should have been on their guard to ban any kind of sodomite agenda from crossing the South Bend threshold are defending sin and turning away any graces or aids to curb concupiscence. Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey relates the sad results and rallies the faithful to pray all the more as he shares with readers of The Remnant his personal experience with those who should be defending the Faith and are instead betraying the Faith, greatly tarnishing the Golden Dome, not to mention countless souls. How dare they still call Notre Dame Catholic as Tom relates in his piece filed for The Remnant Censorship for Defenders of Our Lady at Notre Dame; Free Press for Sodomites at Notre Dame?

    SUNDAY:
    "Qui legit, intelligat"
    In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for Sexagesima Sunday, he lamented how the church of modern times has basically sold out the Faith to please man, especially in the heresies that other churches are to be recognized as 'equal' to the Catholic Church and that the Jews' wait for the Messiah was not in vain. This now is being magnified as the Vatican is faced with a decision, one they are manifestly afraid of: Stand up for what the Gospel says or stand by their compromise with the Jews and other agents of Mammon which contradicts the Scriptures. The U.S. Bishops have seemingly opted for the latter by distributing a warning about Mel Gibson's masterpiece 'The Passion of The Christ' while letting every other heresy and abuse go unnoticed. It is no coincidence that Mel chose Mary of Agreda's writings to amplify the Gospel for it was this venerable woman, so ignored by the modern saint-maker, who has foretold that Our Lady will conquer and end all heresy. It is the last hurrah, thank God! Thus, while all looks hopeless, there is great hope on the horizon, just as God has promised and the famous Hilaire Belloc encouraged. Such are The The Glories of the Bold

    Saturday:
    HOT ISSUES
    The fruits of victory are sweet and Jacob Michael issued a challenge to all Traditional Catholics to join him in a nine-day novena of Daily Rosaries for the freedom and exaltation of Holy MotherSSPX priest Fr. Michael McMahon being led by the men in blue through the vestibule, down the stairs, to talk things over with the authorities.  Notice the Crucifix over his right shoulder... very reminiscent of the Palace Guard,
leading Christ to His death. Will you follow Fr. Michael and take up your Cross as well? the Church beginning in Grand Rapids as a grand experiment that can blossom into many, many fruits for the secular media, amazed over what Fr. Michael McMahon and the SSPX parishioners did in prayerfully evicting the Buddhist monks from the Basilica of St. Adalbert on Tuesday night, now want to know more about the Society and Jacob has been invited to write an editorial laying out the truth: The Latin Mass has never been abrogated, Catholics can fulfill their Sunday obligation by attending a Traditional Latin Mass whether in a SSPX parish or an independent parish. Jacob is going to prove in a secular newspaper that the Diocesan bishop and the pastor are totally wrong and hopefully, prayerfully this will wake up countless Catholics that they are free to attend the Latin Mass once again. If this can be accomplished in Grand Rapids, it can mushroom around the country. The Counter-Revolution has begun! Jacob laid out the strategy in his brief plea:Finish the Race!
    Gabriel's Clarion
    Gabriel Garnica sounded the clarion today about how the essence of Valentine's Day has been so twisted and paganized. Probably never before has this been more ironic than these times when the intent of the day - to promote the God-given gift of love between a man and a woman for the purpose of Holy Matrimony for the express objective of procreation - has become so perverted that the meaning today represents adultery, sodomy and, yes, murder. Gabriel pointed out that God is Love and His True Love is embodied in His Mystical Body - the spotless Bride of Christ encompassing the True Faith. Accept no substitutes. Sorry, Forrest Gump, but life is not a box of chocolates. No, it is living in harmony with God's laws and striving to know, love and serve God in this world so that we can be happy with Him in the next. That's basic Baltimore Catechism which maybe we should send others in lieu of flowers, cards and candy. Gabriel provided the points of The Irony of Valentine's Day

    Friday:
    Traditional Thoughts
    The Rector of St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary Father Yves le Roux offered a sobering essay for all Catholics, especially parents who are struggling with balancing their values with the overpowering mores being dictated by the world. Too often, Fr. pointed out, we as Catholics succumb to the Protestant morality that it is all inevitable and we can do nothing about it. Nothing could be further from the truth and we need to shake the cobwebs of such nonsense, such heresy, and reclaim our children and civilization for Catholic morality which has been turned topsy-turvy especially over the past half a century in which so much as been Protestantized and so many souls lost in the unbloody revolution that has taken place right under our noses. He rebuked the Protestant notion that grace suppresses nature. Indeed it does not, rather it elevates it. He encouraged parents to nourish affection, true parental affection and love on their children so they will have a solid foundation when all else is crumbling around them. Father got to the core in Problems of Disaffection

    Thursday:
    "Quid dicit Scriptura?"
    Beyond the Holy Name Society men in the front pews, Fr. McMahon kneels on the side leading the Rosary while the monks continue to be dazed. Don't they get it? Get off the altar and out of the basilica! Jacob Michael followed up his inital report filed in Wednesday's issue, with a more thorough background and description on how, where, when, who, why and what happened Tuesday night in the Basilica of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Moved by the Holy Ghost, a righteous indignation against violaters of the First Commandment, and utilizing the powerful weapon known as the Holy Rosary of Mary, loyal Roman Catholics - almost 200 strong led by courageous Society of Saint Pius X Fr. Michael McMahon who led the Resisters in driving out the demons Nearly 200 loyal Catholics fire their weapons by reciting the Rosary on their knees. Note the 'rebellious garb' - coats and ties - of these young warriors of Our Lady's Army priest Fr. Michael McMahon - literally blasted the Buddhist monks out of the Basilica. In fact, according to secular media reports, their protest was so violent in reciting the Ave Marias and Hail Mary's that the pastor had no recourse but to call in the local gendarmes. Egads, how do we stop such "violence" as peaceful, reverent prayer? Jacob exposed the true absurdity, the true scandal personified in the pastor Fr. Thomas DeYoung himself as he explained in his column Booting the Buddhists from the Basilica!

    In this same vein, we offer an opportunity for you to put in your two-cents. To the left is what we surmise the Tibetan monks were saying to each other as they hid under the pews on Tuesday night. To the right is the chance for you to fill in the blank what you think they were saying to each other. Let us know what 1. said to 2. and we'll publish the best ones. Send your captions to: Editor


    A Chronicle of Catholic Tradition
    In the sixth chapter of our series on the history of Holy Mother Church and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, we turned to the man Our Lord Jesus Christ appointed to lead His Church - Tu es Petrus - the fisherman Simon Peter. A more unlikely candidate the majority would never pick. But in His Divine Wisdom Christ knew exactly what He was doing. As is the case with anything from God, satan will always try to muck up the works. The early days of the Church were no exception as the father of half-truths sought to disrupt and divide the followers of Christ, pitting those loyal to Peter against those loyal to Paul and vice versa. An institution of any less founding could not have survived the early bickering and division. But the institution Jesus founded was not a temporal foundation, but an eternal one - the Heavenly Jerusalem on earth: His One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church built on, as we presented in part five, The Rock!

    Wednesday:
    The Healing Graces of Lourdes
      Saint Bernadette







          In honor of Wednesday's feast of Our Lady of Lourdes we presented a special feature on this most famous of Marian Shrines. This is the 150th Anniversary of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception, decreed by Pope Pius IX in 1854. Four years later Our Lady appeared to a young peasant girl of the Soubirous family and confirmed to her the infallible dogma as we detailed in the first part Tuesday at The Healing Waters of Lourdes Part One and Wednesday atThe Healing Waters of Lourdes Part Two


    Gabriel's Clarion
    In honor of the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, Gabriel Garnica related his experience at this international Marian Shrine in the Apennine Moutains in southern France. Not only the River Gave flows through this quaint village dating back to the time of the Gauls, but the fallen angel is not far away, hovering and luring the faithful from the purity of the message of Lourdes. Just as in Rome where vendors vie for the attention that should be focused on the spiritual, so also in the Village of Bernadette commerce takes a backseat to no one. This is one of the dangers Gabriel warned about in describing the three armies who gather there. If one is not girded in the armor of God at all times, their Achilles heel can be compromising to progress and the profane. Satan loves that as Gabriel explained in The Lesson of Lourdes


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