During our active Summer Mode this year we'll be presenting each day an outstanding column from our excellent array of contributing writers past and present that remain just as pertinent today as when they were written, in many cases even moreso considering the course of events over the last few years and the realization of the truths that were applied by our writers. Today we feature a pertinent article submitted by Father Paul Trinchard, S.T.L. last March which gave food for thought for conciliar Catholics then and should alert even more who have been plunged into the conciliar cauldron of compromise and corruption. One would do well to read Father's words and take heed why sacramental grace in the Novus Ordo establishments is so sorely lacking as in null and void!
A theological treatise to be given to Novus Ordo "priests" ordained after 1970. Where does your parish "priest" stand?
Father Trinchard, esteemed author of the books, "New Mass" Is Conclusively Invalid, Latin Mass Prayers Explained, and Apocalypse of the Mass to mention just a few, provides unmitigated proof that the chances are if you or your parish "priest" were ordained less than 37 years ago, you or he are not truly a Catholic priest. That is the sad fact as Father delineates what the New Order purposely did to alter the divinely-ordained rite of Holy Orders to give the world a plethora of presiders with no power to forgive sins or confect the bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, Soul and Divinity at the Canonical Consecration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The consequences are catastrophic for souls and speaks volumes of the enemy's intent to destroy Christ's Mystical Body: for without the sacraments grace is lacking and without grace there is little adherence to the constituted evangelic traditions and necessary disciplines for living and perpetuating the holy Faith, outside of which there is no salvation. No wonder there have been no fruits (cf. St. Matthew 7: 15-21). If you are one of those ordained after 1968 or 1970, call Fr. Paul. We know it takes a humble heart to admit you've been duped, but what price pride when the salvation of your own soul and the souls of those you are responsible for are at stake? Please, think very seriously about what Father documents below and ask the Holy Ghost for guidance to come back home to the true Catholic Church.
???AM I A PRIEST???
Today is a Feria Day in which we commemorate the holy Roman Pontiff and Martyr Pope Silverius. This Pope was a son of Pope St. Hormidas who had been married before receiving Holy Orders. Silverius fell victim to the brutal tyranny of Bellisarius. Accused of favoring the Goths he was stripped of the papal insignia and handed over to some sub-deacons who clothed him in the monastic habit. It was then announced that Silverius had become a monk. The Emperor Justinian restored him, but Bellisarius was once more able to exile him to the island of Palmaria, where he succumbed to hardships and want in 538. God glorified him by many miracles. For more on this Pope, see Pope Saint Silverius
A Primer to help your friends trapped in the conciliar establishment to better understand why the NOM or "eucharistic celebration" is not from Christ nor from the Church He established! It is not Catholic!
Timothy Duff, who taught Traditional Catholicism for decades and is also a consummate expert on Venerable Mary Agreda's masterful work Mystical City of God, provided a primer on how to help our friends trapped in the Novus Ordo establishment to see the truths of the True Mass, the True Faith and to better understand why the New Order 'Mass' is not from Christ nor from the Church He established! It is not Catholic! The title of this article seems obvious enough, does it not? What Catholic could be found who would not agree that the Church is not above Christ? Yet the belief that the Catholic Church has more authority than Jesus Christ Himself is actually the very core of the error of those who attend the Novus Ordo Missae or "New Order Mass" (NOM). It is a sacred duty of charity for those whom the Sacred Heart of Jesus has mercifully called to attend exclusively the Traditional Latin Mass to desire the same grace for others. That is why Tim shares this "how to explain why" to help our friends truly understand Catholic truth as he explains so clearly in his magnificent essay The Church is Not Above Christ
The Church is Not Above Christ
One cannot possibly be "in communion with the 'holy See'" when such 'See' has been commandeered by conciliarists and submerged. In her place has been positioned an unholy sea of pathetic pirates determined to apostasize the true faith with no intention of obeying Christ. Forty years have proven the futility of their tricks and illusions of putting faith in the folly of the feckless frigate known as Vatican II. The sooner the latter sinks the better so that the mighty Barque of Peter can resurface and once again, through God's graces, be visible to all as the true Holy See.
Because her duties as wife and mother take precedence up to the present time, Catharine Lamb has been on hiatus from writing for a few years now and we at The Daily Catholic miss her contributions which always simplified what conciliarists strove to complicate and confuse. We bring you such an article she wrote in the summer of 2002 on her frustration, shared by so many committed Catholics, that had it not been for the media, the conciliar church wouldn't have done diddly. As it is, it was all cosmetic spin which Catharine railed about. In retrospect it has since been proven that the bafflegab posited by Modernist Rome and the Masonic potentates posing as bishops was not just deliberate spin for damage control but outright lies and from the top on down in the counterfeit church not one of the robber barrons of the Novus OrdonArian bent cared one hoot of the collateral damage done to countless souls. It is the price of pride and power that men who should be uncompromising in their fidelity to the faith have long ago sold their souls and have proven to be what Jesus Christ warned against: "wolves in sheep's clothing" who have caused great scandal to the flocks. Catharine's column "Shears and Tears of a Lamb" captures the betrayal of the sheep in
At a time when the Roman Empire was crumbling and decaying from within, God rose up a Rock-Solid Column of the Church in the holy Deacon and Doctor Saint Ephrem to preserve souls from the perversion that consumed so many.
Today is the feast of the holy Doctor of the Church Saint Ephrem the Deacon, and in honor of this saintly Syrian, who was the second chronologically to receive such a title following Saint Athanasius, we present a brief profile of this early luminary of the Church. St. Ephrem was beloved by his people and one called the "Prophet of his people" and a deacon who combated heretical sects and Roman emperors, not by raising his voice in anger, but through Syriac poetry in winning the people to the Faith. His works are integral to the Syrian Church. In adherence to yesterday's gospel, Ephrem reached out and cared for the least of his brethren leaving the 99 to go in search of the one who was lost. This dedication to the will of God and uncompromisingly living the Gospel to win souls to the Lord show why he was a clarion of clarity to those suffering from the confusion of the Arian heresy. He is affectionately known as the Harp of the Holy Ghost
The meaning of Fatima is intricately linked with the prophesies Our Lady of Good Success bestowed on a simple Spanish Conceptionist nun in Quito, Ecuador hundreds of years before the Mother of God appeared at the Cova. Our Lady foretold that these messages would only be made widely known in these times of the Great Apostasy.
The Messages of Fatima are well known (despite the verbal engineering by the conciliar con men to alter our Lady's words and warning), but few realize that late in the 16th century in the throes of the aftermath of the devastating Protestant revolt in Europe, the Mother of God was putting a bookend, if you will, on here appearances in the New World. Just as she appeared to Juan Diego in 1513 as Our Lady of Guadalupe, so also she appeared further south in Quito, Ecuador to a holy nun as Our Lady of Good Success. Her messages were more for these times than then and, true to the Blessed Virgin's words, they would not become well known or circulated until now. Thanks to Dr. Marian Therese Horvat's tireless research and literary excellence the importance of Our Lady of Good Success in our modern times is reaching more through her eye-opening accounts she has produced with her numerous books on it, the visionary Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres, and the faithful Franciscan priest who perpetuated her legacy Fr. Manuel Sousa Pereira. In case anyone is not familiar with these books, we provide her article she wrote for The Daily Catholic back in early 2002 before the second printing of Our Lady of Good Success: Prophecies for Our Times and release later that same year of Stories and Miracles of Our Lady of Good Success. She titled her article back then so appropiately,
The Secret of Success
Please continue to keep Sister Mary Olive Rowley in your prayers. She is back home but experiencing many ailments as many do when they leave the hospital. She also had back surgery - ouch! As we said before, besides the surgery she also was found to have a "hole in her heart", perhaps a hole that can only be filled by her suffering to bring cold and hardened hearts back to Christ and His True Church. Please keep Father Martin Stepanich, OFM in your prayers as well. In addition, word has reached us that Father Vincent Bowes, a Traditional Catholic Carmelite priest and mystic revered by many committed Catholics, recently broke his hip. Not a favorable situation when one is a priest in trying to say Holy Mass or just getting around. Oh, what these dry martyrs have gone through in reparation for souls! Speaking of Traditional priests, also keep the 89-year old father of Father Eugene R. Berry. His father has been hospitalized for an irregular heart-beat. For an updated list of those suffering, see Please Remember in your Prayers