The highlight of this second full week in October is the Double of the Second Class Feast of the Divine Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. However it is ironic and sad that a great feast like this has been overshadowed by that day being remembered as a day that will go down in infamy as the beginning of Vatican II. We all know satan apes God and he did exactly that with the heretical council known as Vatican II that convened 49 years ago. Yes, we are one year away from the 50 year anniversary of that miserable revolution. And to mock God all the more, something we treat in the The Second Commandment in this week's step 35 of "Catholicism Made Simple", we see in retrospect the blasphemy carried out. What better way to fool the faithful than opening on a feast day that acknowledged the dogma of Mary's divine Maternity? That's exactly what the antipope John XXIII did, and it closed on another of her important feast days in 1965, her Immaculate Conception.

    It was deception that allowed Vatican II and deception that has followed ever since. Christ said it so clearly in St. Matthew 7: 15-21, and St. Paul warned in Galatians 1: 8-10, 2 Thessalonians 2:5-11, and 2 Timothy 4: 2-5, as well as the beloved disciple's words in 1 John 2: 15-22 and the Apocalypse, Chapter 17: 1-24 in revealing the fate of the false church. These are but a few sources from divine revelation that have foretold the Great Apostasy. We didn't even mention Our Lord's words in Chapters 24 and 25 of St. Matthew. Add to this Catholic tradition and the warnings by saints and Our Lady in numerous Church-approved apparitions such as at Quito in the 17th century, La Salette in the 19th century and Fatima in the 20th century. We are now in the 21st century and can readily see how this is the very time foretold - the time of the Great Apostasy. It began 49 years ago today and continues to ravage souls, even moreso today when so many more souls are in jeopardy of eternal damnation and God has allowed it for we have turned away from Him where today we are unaware of the Islam threat of global Shariah Law. It is coming for just as the Jews were sent into exile for turning away from God, so also modern man will be.

    How do we avert such a dire tragedy where one will be considered an apostate if one does not convert to Mohammedanism? By praying the Rosary just as Pope St. Pius V urged us to do and the fruits of that effort proved victorious at Lepanto when Don Juan of Austria, greatly outmanned, overcame the fierce Turkish Armada. The groundwork for this victory was laid out in the Apostolic Constitution St. Pius issued two years prior with Consueverunt Romani We feature that decree in recognizing the 94th Anniversary of the Final Apparition at Fatima, the famed miracle of the sun seen by over 70,000 in person. Today's modernist church tries to hide that fact and deny miracles are from Heaven but can scientifically be explained. They have tried to erase the Fatima message from memory and hijacked the meaning for their own agenda. But did we not say last week and this week as well: God will not be mocked.

   There is a laudable organized effort underway for this coming Saturday, October 15, similar to last year when over 7,500 Rosary captains will marshall Catholics all across the United States to come together in public places at noon to pray aloud the Rosary. We encourage all Traditional Catholics to join in this valued effort to follow the example of Lepanto and turn back the infidels threatening our very souls by praying for our country, making public reparation for public sins of a people and a nation. It is an opportunity to encourage conciliar Catholics to take a closer look and cling to the holy Rosary. For a public Rosary Rally near you, see America Needs Fatima.

    Jesus laid it all out for us in the Fifth Chapter of the Gospel of St. Matthew of which John Gregory presents a five installment treatise on this chapter of Holy Writ with Part One and Part Two of the Sermon on the Mount. John also provides two Haydock Commentaries this week, one for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost in expressing how "God's Love Conquers All" and a few days later on the great feast of the the Divine Maternity Theotokos. We remind you October is the month of the Holy Rosary that so fittingly reaches its apex with the last Sunday of the month being the First Class Feast of Christ the King to Whom the Queen of Heaven and earth leads us always.

    On a sad note, we remember Sister Maria Mechtilde, CMRI who died from a heart attack at the age of 79 on the feast of St. Jerome and was buried at Mt. St. Michael Cemetery after a Requiem Mass on the feast of St. Bridget of Sweden In her obituary it is noted she was a "valiant woman" for as the oldest of the nuns at the Mount, she was also the oldest of sixteen children. Her maiden name before vows was Magdalen Mary Spenner and she "served in such roles as caretaker for over 100 infants through the years, a hardware store clerk, and managing a boarding facility for high school girls before answering the call of God to the religious state. Her no-nonsense approach, empathy, common sense and rock-solid dedication to the Will of God won the respect and love of all. Sister Maria Mechtilde treasured working with her beloved kindergarteners and First Communicants, as well as many who came seeking the benefit of her wisdom and experience. Her Sisters in Christ will cherish the memory of her example of constant helpfulness and inspiring fidelity to the common life, up to her very last hour." She is survived by six brothers and eight sisters as well as her family of the Sisters of the Congregatoin of Mary Immaculate Queen. May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

   We remind you of a Prayer to St. Joseph during October in also remembering this month in respect to Mary's chaste spouse as she affirmed when she told the Fatima visionaries "In October I will perform a miracle so that everyone can believe in the apparitions.... St. Joseph will come with the Holy Child to bring peace to the world." Oh, do we need peace today and there is so little as the world churns in rebellion against God and nature and nature bellows back. We know from the signs of the time that His cup is already overflowing. Beware the Vengeance of the Divine when man flaunts it in His face and rebukes His Commandments and rejects His very existance. Oh, great will be the consequences for those who stubbornly follow man's will rather than the Divine Will.

    Out of necessity, we continue to remind those who may not have seen Cyndi's Letter during the summer, that we depend on our readers to assist us in keeping The DailyCatholic on line and ask you to pray on what you can do to help. We are so appreciative of those few who did respond, but what is disappointing is that few pledged and thus we cannot budget expenses because other than a few monthly donations, we have no idea what will be coming in to keep The DailyCatholic going. If you haven't donated yet, it is not too late. We still need help very much and ask in all humility if you could at least look at our plea and see where you can help by contributing to the Cause of Carrying on the Apostolic Mission ...in Their Footsteps

    So many times we scratch our heads and ask "what more can I do to right the ship?" These times are indeed the times that try men's souls and if we are not rooted in the Faith and have faith, hope and charity to outlast the devil, if we do not pray we will be prey. The equation is there for hardwork, knowledge and attitude to add up to all our efforts, but no matter how much we give, God always gives more and it is our love and devotion to Him that measures a man's success; not man's opinion. Below we provide a fascinating and inspiring three minute proof of that taken from YouTube. May we all take up the fantastic weapon we have been given thanks to St. Dominic spreading the devotion and place ourselves in the care of Our Lady who will guide us to her divine Son as we place ourselves in her care, trust in Mary, the Mother of God, remember her message at Fatima, and don't take guff from heretics. Stand up to them as St. Teresa of Avila did for she loved God with all her heart and soul, but cared and loved her neighbor as well and rebuked them when they veered from the course to Heaven. We must do the same. As we said last week, the sands of time are fast disappearing. We may have few opportunities left to make amends for our sins, few days left to help save souls, to avert them from the coming insurrection that will claim so many souls because of the wiles and snares of the devil.

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      Pray Mary's holy Rosary and say daily The Fatima Prayers below, the very words conveyed to the three children:
    The Fatima Prayers

    My God, I believe, I adore, I trust and I love Thee; and I beg pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not trust, and do not love Thee.

    (repeat the above 3 times then bow your head in reciting the following:)

        O Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Ghost, I adore Thee profoundly. I offer Thee the most Precious Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ, present in tabernacles throughout the world, in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifference by which He is offended. By the infinite merits of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in unison with the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg the conversion of poor sinners.

        O Most Holy Trinity, I addore Thee! My God, my God, I love Thee in the Most Blessed Sacrament!

        O my Jesus, it is for love of Thee, in reparation for the offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary and for the conversion of poor sinners.


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    To be said three times a day at 6 a.m., noon and 6 p.m.
  • V. Angelus Domini nuntiavit Marię.
  • R. Et concepit de Spiritu Sancto.

    Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrę. Amen.

  • V. Ecce Ancilla Domini.
  • R. Fiat mihi secundum Verbum tuum.

    Ave Maria...

  • V. Et Verbum caro factum est.
  • R. Et habitavit in nobis.

    Ave Maria...

  • V. Ora pro nobis, Sancta Dei Genetrix.
  • R. Ut digni efficiamur promissionibus Christi.

    Oremus: Gratiam tuam quęsumus, Domine, mentibus nostris infunde; ut qui, angelo nuntiante, Christi Filii tui Incarnationem cognovimus, per passionem eius et crucem, ad resurrectionis gloriam perducamur. Per eumdem Christum Dominum nostrum. Amen.

  • V. The angel of the Lord declared unto Mary.
  • R. And she conceived by the power of the Holy Ghost.

    Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

  • V. Behold the handmaid of the Lord.
  • R. Be it done unto me according to thy Word.

    Hail Mary...

  • V. And the Word was made flesh.
  • R. And dwelt amongst us.

    Hail Mary...

  • V. Pray for us, O Holy Mother of God.
  • R. That we may be made worthy of the promises of Christ.

    Let us pray: Pour forth, we beseech thee, O Lord, Thy grace into our hearts, that we to whom the incarnation of Christ Thy Son was made known by the message of an angel, may by His Passion and Cross be brought to the glory of His resurrection; through the same Christ our Lord. Amen.

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