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In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for the Double of the First Class Feast of the Epiphany, he reiterates how regal men of great wealth bowed and knelt before the greatest of Kings exemplifying what all others must do. Father points out that Herod and his dynasty of seven members was no 'coincidence' but part of Divine prophecy for Herod was not of true Israeli blood. He was an 'Idumaean' - a hybrid if you will - which means 'red' and could very well refer to the Red Dragon of the Apocalypse. Father goes on to equate the Herods in the Church today who persecute the innocent - read Traditional Catholics - in slaying the unchangeable tenets of the True Faith. Like the desert of the Apocalypse we can only pray that it will swallow the river of denial and heresies that has flooded so many souls today and, with the help of the Woman - the Blessed Virgin Mary - restore Christ's Mystical Bride - His holy Church.
Come, Let us Adore Him.
On the Feast of the Epiphany editor Michael Cain focuses on the King, not just on the Child King in the manger to Whom the Three Wisemen traveled to adore, but "The Return of the King" as in the epic by J.R.R. Tolkien which, thanks to the perseverance of Peter Jackson, will now be forever embedded on the silver screen in all the glorious imagery the master storyteller intended. Cain delves even deeper for he sees an underlying theme within the Trilogy which speaks not of mythology but of a chronology of the True Faith as he details his own discernment on each character and place in "The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers," and "The Return of the King." He shares with the reader the hope that no matter how devastating the situation becomes in the months and years ahead, there definitely is a light at the end of the tunnel as our Catholic Faith teaches and Tolkien has so cleverly contained a compendium of the Faith within his majestic masterpiece of the "The Lord of the Rings" that Cain deduces the greatest storyteller of the 20th Century was not just a master word wizard, but a seer of what lay ahead. Cain explains in his breakdown of the characters and scenes in his commentary Tolkien the Prophet!.
In Gabriel Garnica's column today he sounds the clarion of a very deadly virus alert that can infect us all. It is so devious and most of the time, unless we are grounded in our Faith, we won't have a clue until it's too late. Just as a computer virus can wipe out a computer's memory, the New Order is trying to wipe out our memories of what God wants us to remember. We need virus protection from this very clever and very deadly virus. That protection? It's called grace and wisdom! The password: Faith! Gabriel outlines the symptoms and what to be on the lookout for in his column VIRUS ALERT! The New Order As a Worldwide "Virus".
THE FATIMA FILE
Ron and Kirstie Finster continue with their on-going series on the Third Secret of Fatima as they delve deeper into the meaning of the 'killing' of the "Bishop in White." As they have pointed out in previous installments, the "Bishop" in question is most probably not the Pope, but rather Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre who was 'killed' by being cut off from the Mystical Body of Christ. In effect, the Finsters point out, however that it was not the man - but Christ Who is crucified anew because of the separation of Tradition and Pope for when the latter 'cut off' the Archbishop, he also cut off Tradition. The fact remains Tradition cannot do without the Pope and likewise the Pope cannot do without Tradition as the Finsters explain in Part Four of their series:
The Crucifixion of the Body of Christ?.
Mel Gibson has bravely withstood the slings and arrows flung at him over his bold, genius task of making the greatest film on Christ and His Passion ever. Earlier attacks have proved to backlash against the attackers of Mel and his work because truth always rises to the surface. Yet they continue to try to deceive. One such example is AP writer Rachel Zoll's article on December 27th in trying to 'expose' Gibson as an 'unfaithful Catholic'. Nothing could be further from the truth. Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey comes to Mel's and Catholic Tradition's defense for both stand for Truth. Tom completely refutes her yellow journalistic piece and the mindset that doctrine can change. For Tom's article, just published in the excellent Traditional bi-weekly The Remnant, see As Hostile to the Truth Now as in the First Century
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In Father Louis Campbell's sermon for the Double of the Second Class Feast of the Most Holy Name of Jesus, he elaborates on the beauty and treasure of this wonderful, holy Name that is above all others. Sacred Scripture and Holy Mother Church express this so beautifully, and yet today His Holy Name is profaned so, most of who do so fail to realize Christ's Own words in Matthew 12: 26 that each man shall be held accountable for what he says. If only these exclamations were a prayer instead of a profanity. Father points out that one way to reverse the trend is for True Catholics to bring back the reverence and to place the monogram emblem IHS above the doors of our homes in much the same manner as the Jews placed the blood of the lamb over their doors at Passover. And why not? It is the blood of the Lamb shed for us that is our salvation. How do we repay Him? By defiling His Holy Name? Not a good idea. A better idea is to recall the great Hymns that sustained the Church for so many centuries and to bow our heads and bend our knee in total reverence to our King as he points out in his sermon today
Blessed be His Holy Name
John Vennari, editor of Catholic Family News and one who was actually present at the now infamous Fatima Conference this past Fall issues a blatant rebuttal statement to the irresponsible journalism of ZENIT and the double-speak of those prelates who should be trustworthy, but have long ago foresaken Catholic doctrine and the wisdom of the Church and her Supreme Pontiffs. For John's Rebuttal, see Rebuttal Statement from John Vennari on ZENIT's 'Fatima Report'
When sleeping dogs like the Rector of Fatima and the President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue lie, they really lie. In trying to divert the obvious attention away from their hidden agendas, they do what any deceiver would do, blame someone else. Who? Who better than Father Gruner? He's the Vatican's favorite whipping boy. While every abuse in the world goes on under these curiouser and curiouser (as Lewis G. Carroll would put it) curial canines' noses, they ignore the stench of their own scent and blame the one whose purpose is to clean out the pens of all the excrement piled up over these past 40 years. Editor Michael Cain fires back on this Hot Issue with his tongue-in-cheek title
Blame Father Gruner!.
THE FATIMA FILE
Ron and Kirstie Finster continue with their on-going series on the Third Secret of Fatima with a most fascinating look at the Psalms 55-57 to which the vision released by the Vatican appears to direct us by the use of the phrase "bullets and arrows." In striving to grasp a correct understanding of the meaning hidden within these psalms, they turn to the holy Doctor of the Church St. Augustine of Hippo who wrote extensively on the psalms over 1,500 years ago. Oh what prophetic words David penned that apply most especially today when Tradition is so under assault by those very ones who were weaned on the Faith. For their interesting take in a follow-up to their first two installments, see
Saint Augustine and the Psalms
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