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• Feast & 101st Anniversary of the 1st Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima; Feast of St. Robert Bellarmine, Doctor, Bishop & Expert Apologist of the One & Only True Roman Catholic Church; 1408th Anniversary of the Official Dedication of the Roman Pantheon as the ‘Panangelon’ Honoring the Blessed Ever-Virgin Mary & All Martyrs (as Well as, Later, All Saints & Angels, albeit on a Different Date); and the 10th Anniversary of the 1st Page Posted of ‘The Epistemologic Works’ Website with ‘Mary Exalted’ as Its Primary Text and Our Lady of Guadalupe Its Primary Patron, 2018 (5-13-18)
Uploaded eight more chapters of Inter Regnum, being the whole of Part Five and the final remainder of the entire book. (Technically, due to the duties, crosses & labors that I endure --- not to mention the intricacies of coding the writings involved and making sure everything jives perfectly --- I got the first six of the eight remaining chapters fully posted, with the last two nearly ready and nearly posted by midnight of this day.)
This is the 101st
anniversary of the 1st Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, which, I
suspect, will be Her official feast day in the not-too-distant
future. Meanwhile, there is, strictly speaking, nothing morally wrong with a
Catholic calling it Her ‘feast day’ as
long as said Catholic doesn’t, foolishly, behave as if every other
Catholic must agree and act accordingly. I consequently don’t say this
thinking it ‘official’. I just want to honor Her under this precious title of ‘Our Lady of Fatima’.
And, truly, it is the 101st anniversary of the 1st of Her
Six Apparitions at Fatima in
is indeed the Feast of St. Robert Bellarmine. A man who a pope back then called the greatest theological mind of
the Church. He was a Jesuit (indeed, the confessor priest of
Thirdly, it has been 1408 years since a pope, in AD 610, officially dedicated the Pantheon in Rome (formerly the pagans’ place for honoring ‘all the gods’, in case they overlooked or had missed one of them, incurring their wrath), making it, instead, into a ‘Panangelon’ to honor God’s Mother, the Virgin Mary, and All of the Martyrs, till, a few centuries later, it became symbolic of honoring every Saint & Angel in Heaven, thereby achieving (as it were) the same thing, in principle, as the ancient pagans. But for a right reason, of course. That the Church on Earth not neglect the veneration of any of God’s Children in Heaven, honoring them rightly & highly for their holiness & perfection. In this way, too, pleasing God, Who is pleased when His Children on Earth love & honor His Children in Heaven. This dedication, by the way, was emblematic of Catholicism’s Victory Over Paganism. A victory indicated by Our Lady of Fatima, foreshadowing the Great Apostasy that we endure at this very moment, whilst, simultaneously, guaranteeing that the Church would triumph again in the near future.
And, fourth, it
is as well the tenth anniversary of the first page uploaded for ‘The
Epistemologic Works’ website. True, on 31 March 2008, I bought the domain
name and selected a provider, so that the potential web surfer (had he or she
thought to look up the extremely peculiar & lengthy URL…) could go to
the site and see that something was on its way. And, by 2 May 2008, the Feast
In any case, the book, Inter Regnum, is now complete. If you have the audacity to think, without really thinking about it --- or the audacity to think, thinking wrongly about it, regardless --- that God does not, cannot or will not allow His Church to suffer occasional gaps between legitimate popes of a surprisingly long amount of time, or confusion about the same, poor Catholics not knowing for sure, with moral certainty, who is actually the pope (sometimes spectacularly wrong about who is the true pope, even!), then, my poor, poor, poor reader, the opportunity to banish your ignorance and learn the truth is here. All it takes is a little perseverance, a dose of humility, and (mayhap) a strong effort to think correctly.
At any rate, it’s now up to you, with God’s Help.
I trust that you humbly want the truth.
If not, then the devil has thoughtfully provided… even under the guise of traditionally religious and ‘catholic’ looking apps or social media or etc., etc… plenty of things to occupy your time and mind, using up your earthly life, until, when it comes time for you to die, you may, with some degree of shock & hatred, discover that your choice of pre-occupation was… shall we say?... not actually the wisest use of your time that you could have made.
I don’t claim to be the most fantastic writer. Perchance I’m really horrible. And reading isn’t exactly a popular activity amongst most people nowadays. I also don’t claim to have made this site, or written what I’ve composed, with the most average of people in mind. Not that I reject such people. I welcome you heartily! I just knew, when I started, that I hadn’t the time or strength or patience to write (or make a social media presence) for the average person. Notwithstanding, I also know that the average person can, with a little tenacity, grasp what I’m saying in spite of the ‘big words’ or ‘long sentences’ or ‘complicated sounding’ ideas & observations. You just have to want to understand. Yet that’s not the main point. I very purposely aimed for the not-so-average person, who, in turn, could then kindly help an ordinary person to understand. ¿Comprende? You plant a seed and reap a bigger harvest. Whither the Infallible Truth? Will anyone today, during the Great Apostasy, want to know, want to comprehend, whether average or not? Will Christ find, when He returns, the One & Only Saving Roman Catholic Faith remaining upon the earth? (Luke 18:8b) That is an open question at this point in time. Nonetheless, I am confident that, however few we are, God’s Roman Catholic Church is present --- and I mean in person, not mere theory. Too, I am confident that He intends to resurrect His Ecclesial Body. The end is near; but not yet.
Infallible Truth, then? Whence the
Jesus is literally King of Earth. Yet His Rule begins in a human heart.
Ad Jesum per Mariam. Extra Ecclesiam nulla Salus.¡Viva Cristo Rey!
• Feast of St. George the Dragonslayer, 2018 (4-23-18)
Posted eight more chapters of Inter Regnum, giving us Part Four as a whole.
In these chapters we state the sixth devastating argument against the position of “it’s-simply-‘impossible’-God-would-allow-surprisingly-long-gaps-between-legitimate-popes-or-massive-confusion-over-the-same-for-awhile.” In doing so, we slay the dragon of skepticism & unbelief, whether from those who consider themselves Catholic (but may not be truly so…) or from those who turn to Modernist religion & philosophy, under the guise of ‘science’, pretending we’ve dispensed with the need of a real ‘truth’ or absolute epistemologic frame of reference.
There’s been a concerted attack on Roman Catholicism since the mid-1800s.
No one who knows Catholicism or studies history can honestly deny this. And the source of this battle is not merely earthly; it is spiritual. There is a real Dragon and he has a very real beef against the Triune God of the Roman Catholic Faith, and he has been allowed to test, humiliate & purge the Church in a vicious way for some four generations. That cruel trial is coming to an end, but Lucifer will certainly still have some more confusion and more cruelty before everything is put in place for a truly apocalyptic climax… and a far more pleasant dénouement. At least for those who wind up on the right side of history --- which always means, when you’re truly Catholic, the right side of the Creator.
George killed his dragon with the Sign of the Cross, a lance and courage.
It will take the same for the few remaining Roman Catholics today.
The Sign of the Cross and courage we can have as he did in his day; our lance is the Infallible Dogmas of the Roman Catholic Religion Whole & Entire. It is with this that we may slay the Ancient Dragon facing us now… with God’s Help, through the Sign of the Cross, which He will offer as He sees fit and when He sees fit. We wait on Him --- He does not wait on us.
Most Sacred & Suffering Heart of King Jesus, have mercy on us! Most Immaculate & Sorrowful Heart of Queen Mary, pray for us! All you blessed Saints, Angels, Virgins & Martyrs in Heaven, pray for us! That we might work with pure hearts, pure minds & pure truth.
Extra Ecclessiam nulla Salus. Amen.
• Feast of the Annunciation, 2018 (4-9-18)
Uploaded two more chapters of Inter Regnum, completing Part Three.
In these two chapters we state the fifth devastating argument with firmness. Just as Christ suffered five wounds during His Crucifixion, so, too, like Her Master, the Roman Catholic Church --- His Singular Ecclesial Body --- has suffered Her Crucifying Wounds during the Great Apostasy, for which the Queen of Heaven, His Blessed Mother, appeared on earth, sorrowful, to warn two French children in La Salette of the religious terrors to come.
In other words, for anyone who was listening (and it would seem hardly anyone was paying attention at the time, and, if they took the warning seriously, could not… or would not… comprehend it correctly), God through the Blessed Virgin Mary and these two unlikely messengers warned us, loud & clear, that imminent evil & terrifying punishment was upon us.
That is, if you have the ears to hear.
To wit, the willingness and the ability --- along with celestial graces.
It’s not too late now. Or, should we say, the hour is indeed late and evil reigns throughout the world… but, if truly Catholic and truly humble… we can still look back to a heavenly message less than two centuries ago that assures us Our Creator is in full control.
And that He foreknew, and permitted, this great chastisement to transpire.
It may be frightening, it may be horrifying, yet it is NOT ‘unthinkable’.
God warned us, and, if willing to warn, willing also to protect…
If we will simply believe, trust & obey.
That’s Roman Catholicism.
Today is the
Feast of the Annunciation. St. Gabriel the
This is the most flabbergasting honor and cross anyone could receive.
This same Mary announces to us the Passion of Her Son.
Except, this time, via His Body, the Catholic Church.
As She wept at La Salette, we weep with Her:
For in the Joy of True Faith is True Sorrow.
Only thus is God’s True Glory attained.
Let us weep with Her over our sins, pray for God’s Mercy, carry our crosses with holy resignation, trust Him to strengthen & enlighten us, and wrap ourselves in Her Mantle. A Mantle of Motherly Protection that can only be had through Her Son’s Roman Catholic Religion Whole & Entire. None of us deserve Divine Mercy (I certainly don’t!); notwithstanding, everyone who is truly Catholic must seek this Mercy.
And seeking God’s Mercy, we must be merciful to others.
This means loving fellow Catholics --- or how else shall we prove ourselves His Children? --- and begging for the conversion & salvation of as many human souls as is possible, and in spite of the massive religious darkness upon humanity. Yet, sometimes, this charity for humanity during the Great Apostasy means telling the truth religiously. Which, since humanity during modern times has chosen to hate, means in turn that we, who tell Catholicism to them, will draw their hatred down upon us.
This is the Fiery Maw of the Dragon.
This is Bestial Madness.
It is, too, our cross.
If we would be conceived in Mary’s Womb with Her Son, then we must be that Holy Conception on earth. We must announce the Annunciation all over again, professing Roman Catholicity Whole & Entire, and, whatever our temporal fate, say along with Mary, “You see the lowest of Your servants before You. Be it done unto me according to Your Will.” Apart from this humble obedience & childlike trust, we cannot save our immortal souls. The modern world is only too willing to sacrifice invisible eternity for what is visible & transitory. Will we, the lowest, charitably defy them, sacrificing for the eternal?
It ends on the Hill of the Skull; every one of us dies in Adam’s Original Sin.
The Second Adam, together with His Second Eve, undoes this fate.
Yet we must die with Them in order to live with Them.
Will we stand with Jesus & Mary? Will we?
We must ask, seek & knock. Will we?
Or will we cling to this world?
I know it seems impossible. Given how wicked I am, it is impossible! But with the Triune God of the Roman Catholic Church, all things are possible… even my salvation and the relinquishing of this earth without trying to cling to that which falls from our hands.
May the Sacred
& Suffering Heart of Christ Jesus, along with the Immaculate &
Sorrowful Heart of His Blessed Mother, give us the clean hearts and right
spirit within our bowels to do that which we are otherwise unwilling to do. To freely open our hands and let this earth slip from
our grasp, thereby reaching for Heaven and attaining that which is beyond
grasp. Provided we are truly Roman Catholic and seek the
While here on earth, even in the midst of the Great Apostasy.
• Feast of Holy Saturday, and the Martyrdom of St. Amos the Prophet, 2018 (3-31-18)
Posted latest five chapters of the new book, Inter Regnum.
Inter Regnum now continues through Chapter 32, giving us the entirety of the fourth devastating argument. And this argument is? That God permitted His Own Self to die, murdered, at the hands of mere human beings. Furthermore, that it is ancient, attestable tradition, that earliest Christians --- at least the wiser ones --- knew quite well how God, determining this from All of Eternity, decided to allow His Church to die near the end.
Just like Jesus Christ of Nazareth, briefly, yet really & truly in the Flesh near the end.
Hence, why is it ‘unthinkable’ that the death of His Ecclesial Body, the Roman Catholic Church, might be happening right now, starting with the notorious & pertinacious apostasy of all of the bishops (and the pope then, with undeniably public ‘solemnity’, appearing as if he ‘officially upheld’ teachings that were in plain, inarguable & shocking contradiction to previous infallible & explicit teaching, as if the Roman Catholic Church Herself could somehow ‘change’ unchangeable dogma? As if the original sense can be contradicted?
This is now the beginning of Part Three of Inter Regnum.
We have uploaded it on Holy Saturday, right before Easter Sunday.
The significance? The Great Apostasy is now at its own ‘Holy Saturday’.
Christ’s Roman Catholic Body has now been ‘dead’ for a whole ‘day’.
She is lifeless & inanimate, with no Hierarchy, hardly anyone left.
Hardly anyone truly Roman Catholic Whole & Entire, that is.
Just like the feast today, the 2nd day of the Easter Triduum.
Christ in the Tomb for a full day, lifeless, on a Saturday.
Hope is ‘lost’, disciples in shock & horror, paralyzed.
Likewise any tiny, confused --- yet real --- Catholics today.
We are shocked & bereft, confused, like the disciples of old, our dreams shattered.
It is also the
day of the Martyrdom of St. Amos the Prophet. He delivered the words of
Almighty God to a mostly unbelieving & disobedient membership of the
One of his warnings is that the True God would curse them with a spiritual famine.
A famine of His Word, they unable to find His Catholic Faith whole & entire.
Not that they cared much… they were perfectly content going to hell.
Just as long as they could have some ‘good times’ here on earth!
Happy with a neo-pagan druidic darkness.
Happy to serve demonic gods, and themselves.
He lit a Paschal Fire in defiance of their pagan gods on Holy Saturday.
Meanwhile, the Sword of Damocles hangs over the apostate head of everyone on earth.
Afraid? We all are without knowing why. Or, rather, we make up all kinds of ‘reasons’ for our fears. Fears that may be real --- yet ‘fears’ that explain away and ignore the primary fear at the root of it all... that we are wicked, that we are rebellious, that we are anti-Catholic and hence anti-Christ, and that we are now facing, with bitter certainty, His Divine Wrath.
Unless, of course, we seize His Divine Mercy before it is too late.
The choice is yours, dear soul. It always has been.
Choose wisely. That’s why I’m here.
To point the way, and encourage.
The rest is up to you; and God.
And God’s Mother, Mary.
Not much time is left.
Ecce! Veritas vincit.
Oh, and it is the 10th Anniversary of The Epistemologic Works website today. Exactly one decade ago, this very day, I formally began The Epistemologic Works with purchase of the domain name and selection of the host or provider. It was the Feast of the Annunciation in 2008. An unusual year since the Annunciation is typically on March 25. Likewise 2018. Annunciation’s Feast transpires on April 9 (in both cases, this later date occurs because, otherwise, the Feast would take place during Holy Week, the ultimate week of Lent).
Symbolism? As always. We announce God’s Truth in an Apostate Wilderness.
His First Advent nearly 2000 years ago; His Second Advent almost here.
Again, the Voice cries out for anyone to hear… Ecce! Veritas vincit.
• Feast of St. Patrick the Irish Apostle, 2018 (3-17-18)
Posted next five chapters of the new book, Inter Regnum.
Inter Regnum now goes to Chapter 27, completing the third devastating argument.
What argument is this? That God has allowed amazing gaps between, and confusion about, the popes. Whether Old Testament Popes, or New Testament Popes (read: true & legitimate Bishops of Rome, who are the Visible Heads of God’s Singularly Saving Roman Catholic Church), it is inarguable, both from Sacred Scripture and from Church History, that God has permitted flabbergasting confusion over who is really the pope, and astonishingly long gaps between popes.
Naturally, I focus most of the effort & evidence on New Testament times.
Don’t want to believe it?
Then read the book and look at the evidence for yourself.
Do you want the truth, or do you want a fantasy that makes you feel ‘good’?
I want the truth. That’s MY agenda, beloved reader. What’s YOURS?
The Great Apostasy, narrowly defined, is now in its 6th decade.
We are nearing the end, but it may still have awhile to go.
It won’t end, though, till real Catholics get this point:
That God does indeed, to punish & test Catholics, allow gaps & confusion when it comes to the Papacy. There is nothing about St. Peter’s Throne during the Great Apostasy that is utterly unprecedented. It’s merely the scope, duration and overwhelming alignment of simultaneous misfortunes that is shocking.
Whether or not you’re willing to believe this, it’s in God’s Hands, and your free will.
I merely make the truth available, with facts & logic galore.
It’s up to YOU to want the truth that is there.
But even if you don’t want it, you’ll have to reckon with God. Perhaps He’ll be merciful and enlighten your blinded mind --- and soften your hardened heart --- here on earth, before you die. Or perhaps He’ll be more severe and require a reckoning at your final judgment. I can only beg Him to be merciful. It’s up to Him to decide. I suggest you have humility and examine the evidence, as well as think through the logic, and do so without a predetermining bias.
In other words… actually WANT the truth, willing to toss your prejudice to the side.
Today is the Feast of St. Patrick. This man, enslaved multiple times by the pagan Irish, was the tool God chose to use in order to miraculously convert that poor blinded people to the Saving Truth of Roman Catholicism. He faced obstacles & persecution, even from fellow Catholics.
His famous prayer, the ‘Breastplate’, is a marvelous invocation.
I urge real Catholics to pray it, for the danger to us is just as horrible today.
Like Patrick, real Catholics, pitiful & few, are enslaved multiple times over to the neo-pagan Modernists, those who rule this Island of Earth, at the center of God’s Creation, with an iron fist. Lucifer’s hatred is palpable, his servants malevolent and a multitude, the enemy we face unbeatable through purely human strength, strategy or symphony of words.
We are outgunned. Or should we say, in the era of an invisible ‘cloud’:
Outconnected and outmaneuvered with massive data?
This is, after all, the ‘Internet of Things’.
We’re all one big happy family, you know.
Or, er… one, big, happy, leviathan, arrogant, mighty Oceanic Beast.
To be Roman Catholic is to defy this Beast. To be Roman Catholic is to stare into the open, poisonous, fiery maw of the Gigantic Dragon and not flinch. To be Roman Catholic is to gaze up at the earth’s moon, see an indescribably beautiful Woman standing upon it, clothed with and shining like the sun, a zodiacal Crown of 12 Stars upon Her Head, and whisper prayerfully:
“I am wrapped in Your Mantle, O Lady. Do with me as You will. Only crush his head.”
And to Her Son we pray, “Into Your Hands, O Lord, I commend my spirit.”
This is Roman Catholicism. It is Passion & Crucifixion all the way.
Meanwhile, we need another St. Patrick, an Apostle of Earth.
The New Druids need to be faced down, and lose.
By God’s Almighty Power, not ours.
And through His Mother.
O Lord, save!
• Feast of St. Frances of Rome, 2018 (3-9-18)
Uploaded yet another ten chapters of the latest new book, Inter Regnum.
We go now to Chapter 22 and the first half of the third devastating argument. An argument against what? That there is no gap of time between popes (which is untrue, since, every time a pope dies --- or, rarely, abdicates --- there is always a period of time before the next pope is elected, and St. Peter’s Throne then sits ‘empty’ in the meanwhile), and that God or His Catholic Church has some special limit of time, beyond which He would never allow an ‘inter regnum’ to go on further (which is also untrue, as we see from the inarguable testimony of the third devastating argument). Namely, that God has often permitted --- both in the Old Testament Church and during the New Testament Church (read: the Roman Catholic Church, and none other) --- astonishingly long gaps of time between popes on occasion, and that, hard as it is for the more ‘conservative’ or ‘traditional’ people to believe (who call themselves Catholic, but frequently are not…), God also permits there to be, every so often, remarkable confusion regarding who is actually a pope and who is actually not (to wit, an antipope).
Don’t want to believe this?
Then stop being indifferent, arrogant or lazy, and read the book.
Yes, that’s right… *gasp* …you aren’t all-knowing, and you aren’t never-wrong. Thus, it couldn’t possibly ‘hurt’ you to take an hour or two to read Inter Regnum. It’s chock full of solid facts & ironclad logic and --- you know what? --- you just might learn something. Today is the Great Apostasy. Almost no one is Catholic. The Body of Christ (the Catholic Church) lies in a Tomb after crucifixion at the hands of those who are anti-Catholic, apostate & lovers of the Anglo-American Religion of Modernism, just like Jesus’ Body lay in the Tomb after crucifixion at the hands of those who were anti-Catholic, apostate & lovers of the Greco-Roman Religion of Hellenism. Both sets of murderers adore themselves and false gods.
Yet did Jesus remain in the Tomb or His Body rot away?
Neither will His Roman Catholic Body remain in the Tomb or rot away.
Realizing & admitting that God sometimes punishes us by allowing surprisingly long ‘inter regnums’ (gaps between true popes) and confusion over who is truly the pope (whilst permitting, too, frauds to put themselves forth as pretend ‘popes’) is one of several steps that people in today’s world must take, if really Roman Catholic, to solving the problems we face now. Humanity can’t solve everything on its own… it’ll take God’s Mercy & Supernatural Power, too.
Notwithstanding, the Great Apostasy won’t go away until we recognize this truth.
right on the heels of the popes returning to
Now, fortunately, one of these men, at all times, really was the pope.
Which means, then, nonetheless, that the others were NOT popes. That is to say, they were ANTIPOPES. This split Christendom (read: Roman Catholic people & nations) into factions. Practically no one knew what to do, or who to believe. It was confusing… very, very, very confusing. A lot like today, during the Great Apostasy. Except it’s way worse now.
This great saint, Frances of Rome, was already very holy at the beginning of the 15th century. So holy, in fact, that God gave her the ability to prophesy. And what did she prophesy? One such prophecy --- before it happened! --- was the end of this ‘Great Schism of the West’, wherein nobody was united and nobody could agree on who was the true pope.
Precisely what we need today.
An end to the confusion, for lots more people to be real Catholics and good Catholics, and for all such real & good Catholics to be able to agree about who is truly the pope. Right now, God is punishing us. We are between popes. And everybody follows after antipopes (men who aren’t really popes), including those who think that both they themselves, and all these antipopes, are ‘catholic’. When, in reality, they are NOT so --- i.e., Catholic.
Such is confusing blindness. Such is anti-Catholicity. Such is Antichrist.
This is why we’re in the Great Apostasy.
For true Catholics, let us pray.
Pray that God’s Wrath is exhausted. Pray that His Mercy returns. Pray that he remembers those of us who have remained, or become, truly Catholic during this time of confusion, the Great Apostasy. And pray that, in His Mercy, He converts many to true Catholicity --- including those who think they’re ‘catholic’ but they’re not --- and that He gives us real representatives of Christ on earth again, about whom all may agree, and that these true & legitimate Successors to St. Peter, sitting upon St. Peter’s Throne, will be wise, holy & brave.
Any real & good Catholic would like this Great Apostasy to end NOW.
It will end soon. But not when I say so or you say so. Rather, when God says so.
In the meantime, if Catholic, we suffer. And we offer it up to God. It’s His Church, not ours. We’re only a part of His Church if we truly belong to Him. And we only belong to Him if we’re truly Roman Catholic whole & entire. That’s the problem --- that most ‘catholics’ nowadays have not been Catholic WHOLE & ENTIRE. They’ve been ‘catholic’ partly, adamantly against the parts of Catholicism that they don’t like, and don’t love.
The parts they pretty much hate, like ‘no Salvation outside the Church’.
Ouch! That one really rubs them the wrong way.
That God has given us only ONE WAY to salvation, and that this single way is Roman Catholic… and nothing else. That so-called ‘invincible ignorance’ doesn’t mean what they want to think it means --- that it doesn’t mean perfectly intelligent human beings can somehow ‘not know about’ Catholicism, or be raised to ‘not like’ Catholicism, and, in this state of ‘not knowing about’ or ‘not liking’ Catholicism, die as they are… not really, actually, consciously, visibly & literally Roman Catholic… and, somehow, magically, despite what the Church has repeatedly taught us, clearly & loudly, for centuries & millennia since the time of Christ & His Apostles, be ‘invisibly connected’ to the Catholic Church without knowing you’re ‘connected’ and, in this imaginary ‘connection’ to ‘catholicism’, enter God’s Kingdom of Heaven without ever actually believing in (indeed, while believing against!) His Singular Catholic Church.
May the Blessed Ever-Virgin Mary’s Heel crush the luciferian serpent’s head.
May his venomous lie of ‘salvation through ignorance’ die with him.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Our Lady of Good Success, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, and Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us! That we do not give up when victory is so near, even if we don’t, all of us, live to see the victory here on earth and the end of the Great Apostasy. May King Jesus’ Sacred & Suffering Heart, together with Your Queenly, Immaculate & Sorrowful Heart, replace the diabolic tyranny we all suffer with the Blessed Reign of Heaven Eternal. May the One True Religion of Roman Catholicism never be denied by anyone again.
• Feast of St. Peter’s Throne at Antioch in Syria, Visible Head of the Catholic Church, 2018 (2-22-18)
Uploaded next ten chapters of the latest new book, Inter Regnum.
This now takes us through twelve chapters total with the brief introduction and first two devastating arguments made against those who --- whether or not they’re wholly and thus truly Roman Catholic --- think the Throne of St. Peter never sits empty (which it has always done between papal reigns, to wit, when one pope dies or abdicates and the next pope is not yet elected & accepted this awesome responsibility), or that it cannot sit empty beyond an unspecified length of time (which neither God nor His Singular Catholic Church have ever declared or defined, setting an ‘official limit’, beyond which He would ‘never allow’ Her Papal Throne to remain vacant).
Don’t wish to believe this?
Then, as I am fond of saying, put your money where your mouth is and read it. Read it carefully, read it with humility (not pretending you already ‘know everything’), and read it intelligently. Too, read it without a predetermining bias that demands you come to the conclusion that you already wanted to arrive at, before looking at the facts & logic.
After all, what’s the use of that?
To actually find the truth?
I hardly think so.
Don’t waste your God-given mind and make yourself into a fool.
This is the Great Apostasy, the Roman Catholic Religion Whole & Entire is the Only Way, no exceptions, for a person of sound intelligence to save his or her immortal soul, and one reason we are in the period of global spiritual darkness that we endure --- with hardly anyone left on earth who is truly Catholic --- is because God has permitted us to be punished with Christ-defying antipopes, diabolic pied pipers who lead astray both those who style themselves ‘catholic’ and those of countless other religious ‘preferences’, including so-called ‘atheism’ and ‘agnosticism’.
This is the reality; this is our world today.
This is our
punishment because neither Catholics nor the rest of humanity have seen fit to
relentlessly pursue God’s Charity, the fact that He has provided us with
already are Catholic or will become Catholic in the not-too-distant future, then you must of a necessity comprehend this apostate predicament, led by antipopes, or else you will certainly never remain or ever become Catholic, or else you will never make headway against the tyrannical confusion and make any contribution, however modest, toward solving it.
God is prepared to use us as His Own, yet only if we truly belong to Him.
We are only truly His Own when we are Roman Catholic.
The antipopes are not His precisely because this is so.
Multiple Catholic sources from ancient times up until recently, in the past century, have foretold this very crisis. The loss of Catholicity on a global scale was not unforeseen by Our Creator or His saints or other wise Catholics. Nor are surprisingly long ‘inter regnums’ impossible. It is, indeed, the only thing --- period --- that reasonably explains today’s appalling situation.
Or have you not been paying attention to what Antipope Francis is saying & doing?
Dream time is over. Fantasy land is finished. It’s time to wake up.
May the Sacred & Suffering Heart of King Jesus, along with His Mother Mary’s Immaculate & Sorrowful Heart, enable you to do this. Reveries can be pleasant, and sleep is sometimes necessary… but not when the world is burning. There is work to do.
Today is the
second time in the liturgical & sanctoral year, barely one month after the
first time, that we celebrate our first pope’s throne and supreme rule
Let this date on the solar calendar mark a clear heavenly movement in the right direction here on earth.
• Feast of St. Peter’s Throne at Rome, Visible Head of the Catholic Church, 2018 (1-18-18)
Posted first two chapters of the latest new book, Inter Regnum.
And what does ‘inter regnum’ mean? It’s Latin for ‘between reigns’.
Why is this important? Because the whole entire world and all of humanity is in the Great Apostasy right now. What is apostasy? Complete & utter rejection of God’s One True Religion of Roman Catholicism, outside of which absolutely no one can be saved… no ifs, ands or buts… or any endless loopholes contrived by so-called ‘catholics’ in the last few centuries under the guise of a supposedly ‘invincible ignorance’ for intelligent people, coupled with an equally purported ‘sincerity’ upon their parts, allowing them to be ‘invisibly connected’ to the incontrovertibly Very Visible Roman Catholic Body of Jesus Christ. And what is it about our apostasy that makes it ‘great’? It’s the biggest apostasy of human beings since right before the Great Flood, and God’s Devastating Wrath upon earth due to our horrific & neverending sins, including denial of His Saving Truth and embracement of whatever false religion they want to believe in --- after all, who cares if this false religion is only a fantasy? Doesn’t matter. They don’t want to believe in the One True Religion of Roman Catholicism, whole & entire!
And what is one huge factor allowing the Great Apostasy to occur?
False ‘popes’ who aren’t even really ‘catholic’.
Don’t think this is possible… but call yourself a ‘real’ Catholic?
To which my earnest & incredulous reply is very simply the following:
Seriously? I mean, really? At this point in time with Francis putting himself forth as a ‘pope’?
Have you been paying attention to what he’s been saying & doing lately?
As I sometimes sardonically joke to my family:
“Do you think, if God allows it, at the point an antipope announces publicly to the world that he’s a Satanist, and that God is the Devil and the Devil is God, and that sin is virtue and virtue is sin --- do you think at that point in time, finally, the most conservative or traditional of self-styled ‘catholics’ will turn to each other and say, ‘Hey, you know… I don’t think the pope is Catholic. In fact, I don’t think he’s even the pope!’”
If you accuse me of being ‘too harsh’, my dear soul, then realize this:
It was possible to figure out that the antipopes were antipopes some 20 years ago. It was possible to figure out, by the 1990s at the very latest, that Vatican II wasn’t a real council, and that the Great Apostasy had erupted out into the open.
But now time is running out.
Even the most blind who are of a ‘conservative’ or more ‘traditional’ nature --- and call themselves ‘catholic’ --- should be able to start seeing straight, and, finally, figure out the truth. That we’re in the midst of the Great Apostasy foretold long ago by Roman Catholics, and that God’s Wrath is about to be poured out upon the earth in an undeniably visible way.
His first punishment was to let people… who used to be Catholic… become blind to their loss of Catholicity. And in order to make sure this was permitted to happen, Our Creator also allowed the Throne of St. Peter to become empty (which is what happens routinely every time a pope dies and before the next pope can be elected, incidentally) --- but for an extraordinarily ‘long’ amount of time which shocks & surprises those who are unaware.
By human standards & mistaken assumptions, at least.
Don’t want to believe this?
Then put your money where your mouth is and read the book.
Stop being willfully ignorant, stop being impatient, and actually start to THINK.
The time is short and the hour late. The world is become a cesspool of sin.
Even amongst purported ‘catholics’, including the supposed ‘pope’.
So get off your duff and use your God-given mind.
It’s that simple.
Today is the
Feast of the Throne of St. Peter in
I can’t think of a better day to post the first part of this book, however small the post is.
May the Most Sacred & Suffering Heart of King Jesus and the Most Immaculate & Sorrowful Heart of Queen Mary enlighten darkened minds and soften hardened hearts, causing them to finally see the truth… the One & Singular Saving Truth of Roman Catholicism Whole & Entire, and the unique & peculiar truth, right now, that the whole world and all of humanity is in false religion and spiritual blindness. The blindness & wickedness of the Religion of Modernism, and the fact that the antipopes, since the Vatican 2 Pseudo-Council, have been leading self-styled ‘catholics’ and practically all human beings down the road to eternal destruction.
Wake up, my beloved soul!
The celestial alarm clock is beeping.
Don’t hit the snooze again and fall back to sleep.
Our beds are burning… it’s time to get up.
Rise and shine!
• Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the
Uploaded ten new chapters of the book, Helplessly Ignorant, in the Books & Articles section, the last two chapters unusually long by my standards --- since, in writing a big or complicated tome, I try to slightly increase the odds of it being read by making the chapters relatively small, with whimsically-named or word-playing titles, causing it to be a little bit less intimidating for the everyday reader. We now have a Part Six, going to Chapter 144.
We’re dealing with the sixth devastating argument against the fantasy of ‘it doesn’t matter what religion you are because a creator doesn’t exist’, or the other variation of ‘it doesn’t matter what religion you are because our creator doesn’t care as long you’re sincere’, taking a side trip into the Apocalypse… the ‘Book of Revelation’ as Protestants call it… the last book of the Bible.
In this side trip we grapple with the endlessly fascinating question, “What is this beast out of the sea?” Such a thing seems bizarre and weird, yet strangely transfixing. What makes modern people, who don’t much think about religion or philosophy anymore, assuming that they are irrelevant, so obsessed with this scriptural book and its peculiar, difficult-to-understand & shocking contents? Why now, when nobody cares, do people still fixate on these things?
And so we have tried to explain what the ‘Oceanic Beast’
is. Jesus taught in parables (stories outwardly telling a ‘story’
whilst, at the same time, saying something much more crucial, profound &
urgent if the listener (or reader) has the ability (and desire) to comprehend).
After all, we don’t want to cast our pearls before the swine, do we?
Yet Jesus also said, in the Gospels, to shout from the rooftops what I tell you in secret.
It’s time to climb onto a roof and talk publicly. The Great Apostasy is here.
What are the Oceanic Beast’s seven heads? We’ve gone through five.
What’s the sixth head? The Greco-Roman Empire.
Yet in explaining this sixth head of the apocalyptic Sea Monster, we take another detour. We grapple with that perpetually entrancing number --- the Number of Humanity and the Number of the Beast --- six hundred sixty-six. Or, to put it more numerically, 666. What is this?
In doing so, we get allegorical, symbolic & geometric.
Because Our Creator is All-Knowing (Omniscient) & All-Powerful (Omnipotent). He doesn’t do anything by ‘chance’. And He made us in His Image… to look like Him. As a result, all of creation is a ‘parable’, telling us --- if we have the ‘ears’ to hear --- what He’s saying.
And what would that be?
That’s what these latest ten chapters get into. We’ve already dived into a lot of it. But 666? What’s so special about this number? And 6 and 7? Are they special, too? What is it with 12 and 144? And etc. God is allegorical; Sacred Scripture is allegorical; we get allegorical, too. Because it’s time to start to understand. It’s time to talk publicly from the rooftops.
And since 6 is the Number of Humanity (666 having an even deeper meaning that evades comprehension by most human beings, at least till now), then it’s very appropriate that we take this detour as we discuss the sixth head of the Oceanic Beast. God has a plan for everything. He never takes away our free will… notwithstanding, omniscience & omnipotence give Him the ‘upper hand’, so to speak. We act freely, often evilly, but He wins in the end every time.
It’s not going to be any different today, despite having consigned Him to the trash.
No flippancy meant there; it’s simply being honest. Modern human beings are the epitome of pride. We act like our own ‘Gods’ and we’re not going to let something like the real God get in the way of our ‘divine’ goals. If His Singular Religion, Roman Catholicism, gets in the way… well, then, away with Catholicism! And so it is. Nobody’s Catholic anymore.
Not really. Not truly. Not in the sense of intelligently believing all infallible dogmas.
God can’t be ‘wrong’, and He didn’t make us in His Image for no reason. Ergo, He gives us intelligent minds for a purpose. And He gave us His One & Only True Religion of Roman Catholicism for a purpose. To wit, to tell us what we’re meant to be and do.
Hard to believe? Then you want to be ‘God’ and you make up your own religion.
Yet birds of a feather flock together. Hence, modern people are similar.
This includes their modern ‘religion’ --- Modernism.
We could make super-impressive-sounding descriptions of this Religion of Modernism. Nevertheless, we’ll make it simple. Want to know what modernist religion is? Want to know what you most likely believe in, and even if you haven’t taken time or intelligence to think about it, acting more on ‘instinct’ and ‘modern custom’ than intelligent thought? Don’t you worry… we’ll do the leg work for you. Take Roman Catholicism, and then reverse it.
That’s right. You read correctly. It’s that simple. The goal is the goal.
In other words, most modern people don’t realize it.
Why should they? It’s not like they think a lot.
And if they do think, it’s not like they want to know the truth.
Ah, but truth exists whether you want to know it or not. And the truth is there, regardless. And it gets you in the end, no matter what. Because we all die. Then comes reckoning. What did you do with your life? And why? Did you think your intelligence was there for nothing?
The point is, take the Religion of Catholicism and flip flop it.
What do you get? The Religion of Modernism!
Not all at once. Not everybody altogether to the same degree. But, given enough time, affirmative. Pretty much everyone --- however blind to what they’re doing --- gets to the finish line, the logical conclusion even without logic. And Modernism in a nutshell is precisely opposite to Catholicism. So where are we headed? Where have we arrived?
Right… more and more the opposite of Catholicism.
This is why we detour into these things.
God knew what we would do from all of eternity. It’s no surprise to Him. And it doesn’t have to be a total surprise to us, either. He’s told us, in parable, what we’re living through right now. You just have to have ears to hear (an intelligent mind with good will to grasp it).
666 and 144? Esoteric & strange, I know. But give it a shot. Read a little bit and think.
And once you get through it, in the new Part Six of Helplessly Ignorant, Chapters 135 to 144, we’ll get back to the sixth head of the Oceanic Beast. I promise. And onto the seventh head. Seem too strange for you? Well, then, my poor & precious reader, you haven’t ever really perused the Bible, have you? Or delved into the early Church fathers. And so forth. It’s scriptural, traditional & orthodox. Just not what most of us think about most of the time. Inexplicable, though? No. You just haven’t thought about it. Or figured it out yet.
I’m helping you along. So don’t panic, don’t curse & don’t be stubborn.
Oh, and Our Lady of Guadalupe? She appeared to the simple & devout Amerindian Catholic convert, Juan Diego. Pious & God-fearing, he adopted the Religion of his Spanish Rulers --- those who freed him and his Amerindian fellows from the snake-god-worshipping and cannibalistic-human-sacrificing (not to mention tyrannical) Aztecs. The miracle that then transpired, with miraculous roses during December and a miraculous image of the Blessed Virgin Mary upon his cactus fiber cloak or ‘pancho’ (the ‘tilma’) is proof that his testimony was true. The Queen of Highest Heaven and Mother of God really did appear to him, and She really did have a message for him, and for his unconverted Amerindian comrades (who then converted en masse upon seeing the miraculous image), and for us as well.
A pope didn’t
formally declare Her the Patroness of the
Everyone thinks (if they’re even aware) that the cherubic ‘child’ or ‘angel’ She stands upon in the miraculous image of Juan Diego’s tilma is a ‘heavenly angel’. And a ‘child’ because medieval Catholic artists knew that, in portraying sinless angels, children are the most heavenly --- that is, free from sin --- that human beings can be. Hence why they loved to portray angels as ‘babes’. Because they’re representing normally invisible celestial creatures visibly in visible art on earth! Sacred Scripture calls Lucifer a ‘babe’ in innocence when God first created him (trust me, or else read the Old Testament for your own self and see that what I’m saying is true). Consequently, that angelic ‘babe’ supposedly ‘holding up’ Queen Mary in the miraculous image is no true ‘angel’… it’s Lucifer himself, the head fallen angel, being crushed by Her Heel.
The proof? Easy. Look at his wings. Are they green, white & red? Okay. So why?
Central Amerindians in what is now known as modern day
Because their wise &
powerful snake god --- Quetzalcoatl, the ‘feathered’ or ‘flying’
serpent --- bore those very same colors of green, white & red, also. As does the modern flag of
This is why they converted en masse. They were glad to be rid of their oppressors, the cannibalistic, human-sacrificing Aztecs, but not glad enough to adopt the Religion of their saviors, the conquering Spanish, to whom they had freely given fealty, prior to their liberation. It took this miracle. And, once done, they knew what they had to do. God’s Mother was their Mother now, and Her Son their Celestial Savior. It took this to convince them.
And, oh yes, the day? That is to say, December 12th?
The symbolism is delicious (12th month, 12th day).
The very day we uploaded the last ten chapters of Helplessly Ignorant, bringing us to Chapter 144 (144 is the square of 12, i.e., 12 times 12 equals 144). And in that last chapter thus far, Chapter 144, we explain the symbolism of 144, especially 144,000 in the Apocalypse.
Yet is there a deeper symbolism? I mean, Heaven does nothing by chance, right? Not if you’re thinking clearly and know God at all. Christ & His Mother chose December 12 in 1531 for a reason --- because it was the winter solstice then. The Gregorian Calendar was not adopted within Catholic countries until 1582 by papal decree (and… um… Catholics were the first people to come up with this necessary improvement to our solar calendar, by the way). Adoption of the new calendar came about because the earlier solar calendar, the Julian, compounded a small error of about 11 minutes each year (viz., every Julian year added approximately 11 excess minutes to each year, making the solar calendar year out of whack with the real year by about 3 days every 4 centuries), which starts to add up to some serious time after a millennium or so. This meant all Catholic countries had to jump from October 5 to October 15 on their solar calendars in 1582 in order to get the calendar back in synchronization with the real year, not letting Easter (which is supposed to be near the beginning of spring) slide into winter, then autumn, and then summer, etc., as the centuries go by. Confusing?
Yes, if you’re not familiar with these things.
If you’ve got your thinking cap on, it is time you realize:
“Oh. Oh my goodness. In 1531, nearly fifty-one years before the solar calendar was corrected (people back then all over the world still using the not-quite-as-accurate Julian Calendar), the Blessed Virgin Mary actually appeared to the saintly Juan Diego on December 21st (the date most common for the winter solstice, along with December 22), according to the Gregorian Calendar, projecting it backward before 1582, due to a less accurate Julian calendar accumulatively lagging somewhat over nine days behind the seasons. Mon Dieu!”
Yes, Mary actually appeared to Juan on December 21 in 1531, upon the winter solstice. Or, to put it differently, She appeared to him at the very beginning of winter, on the shortest day of the year with the longest night. Symbolism? Absolutely. The Protestant Rebellion had just occurred and Modernism, speaking historically, was just gaining steam. The world was entering into full scale rebellion against God, rejecting His Singular Catholic Religion.
Therefore, the longest night of humanity, religiously speaking, was just beginning.
Mary came to reassure Her children, Roman Catholics, that She would care for them, and to add to Her Roman Catholic brood by miraculously converting Central & South Amerindians to Her Son’s Catholic Church. That promise continues until this day. The night is no longer quite as long, but, then, winter doesn’t get coldest until January & February, does it? And never is it coldest until right before dawn. Spring is just around the corner, the day almost ready to begin… yet it’s very, very, very cold right now, spiritually speaking. Catholics are freezing, all alone, trying to stave off religious frostbite, our shepherds having abandoned us, and --- despite all this --- we go on, not losing hope, because the Blessed Virgin Mary is with us. Our Heavenly Mother has not forgotten us. She wraps us up in Her Mantle, embraces us so closely to Her Immaculate Heart, and comforts us. In a cold, anti-Catholic world, She very tenderly chants Her Son’s Everlasting Canticle to us, and tells us to be patient.
After all, She will crush the serpent’s head.
And spring will come, and dawn.
The days are getting longer.
Hang on, my dear soul.
The Son also rises.
• Feast of the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 2017 (10-11-17)
Posted eleven more chapters of the book, Helplessly Ignorant, in the Books & Articles section. We now go all the way to Chapter 134 in Part Five.
What was the fifth head of the Oceanic Beast in the Apocalypse?
The Assyro-Chaldeo-Persian Empire,
Our tender reader will forgive the
‘complicated-sounding’ hyphenated name. In being precise,
‘complications’ can arise. The point is, despite three seemingly
‘different’ set of leaders ruling over this massive Mesopotamian
realm (the Neo-Assyrians, the Chaldeans or ‘Neo-Babylonians’, and
the Persians or ‘Medo-Persians’), they
were each of them founded on the ancient Sumero-Akkadian foundations of paganism
& culture leftover from Nemrod’s Rebellion
and the Semitic Akkadian’s adaptation of Nemrod’s religious revolt, whilst impressing their
Semitic language, customs & cultures on top of this Sumerian paganism. The
fifth imperial head of the Apocalyptic ‘Sea Monster’ both preserved
Nemrod’s paganism and sought to resurrect
it… all centered in ancient
The catch is, the True God kept charitably interfering, seeking to bring these peoples back to their senses by returning to His True Religion. The fourth head of the Beast nearly did so, the Phoenicians; would any of the closely related ethnicities of the fifth head in the Empire of Babylon do so? Almost, several times.
These people were caught in the middle.
In the Middle of the Earth (where God planned the ‘middle’ of our earth’s spherical surface to be, from the beginning), in the middle of, practically, where the Garden of Paradise was, in the middle of Nemrod’s ancient post-Deluge Rebellion and the ‘rebirth’ of paganism so soon after the Great Flood cleansed our world of religious filth & immorality, and in the middle of Our Creator’s spiritual crosshairs, He, the Almighty Maker, either converting to His Singular Religion or else punishing & destroying the contumacious rebel.
Likewise humanity today.
We’re all caught in the middle of Nemrod’s Rebellion during the Great Apostasy, no matter where in the world we live. And we’re all caught in the spiritual crosshairs of Our Creator, He offering us either conversion to His Singularly Saving Religion of Roman Catholicism, or else ultimate punishment & destruction for our willful, repeated & unrelenting obscenities.
Technically, I completed the posting of this latest section of Helplessly Ignorant on the twelfth of October. However, I had everything prepared and was in the midst of updating on 11 October 2017. This, along with the incredible symbolism of the date, is why I’m saying, essentially, it’s October 11th that this post was made.
The Blessed Virgin Mary’s Motherhood has been celebrated by true Catholics in various places at various times in the year throughout Catholicism’s two millennia history. Although, to be sure, it’s usually (till recent centuries) been more associated with yuletide and the turn of the new year on the solar calendar. For a variety of reasons, by 1914, the Catholic Nation of Portugul established the Feast of the Maternity on October 11.
That’s right. Just three years before Our Lady of Fatima appeared to three poor shepherd children in central Portugal and a mere three years & two days before Heaven astonished the earth with the unparalleled Miracle of the Sun on 13 October 1917, Portugal --- that unique kingdom so preciously devoted to the Mother of God --- officially began this feast today.
In 1931, to honor the 1500th anniversary of the glorious Council of Ephesus in AD 431, where Holy Mother Church solemnly, infallibly & explicitly affirmed the Blessed Virgin Mary as the ‘God-bearer’, Pope Pius XI authoritatively established this same Feast of Her Maternity on the universal calendar of the Roman Catholic Church in order to remind all Catholics everywhere on earth of Her Divinely-Bestowed Prerogative. The privilege of Her being the most highly honored of God’s creatures anywhere, anywhen, by being His Specially Chosen Vessel, the Mother of His Son… and despite Her being a mere creature, a mere human being.
A Son, incidentally, Who is God from All of Eternity.
Do you see the symbolism, my dear soul?
She Who Crushes the Serpent’s Head, Who vanquishes all false religions (read: all non-Roman-Catholic religions), Who is the Mother of the Second Person of the Divinity and thus Mother of God Almighty Himself, is honored in the very country She chooses to appear, warning us of the terrible calamities to occur --- not least of which is the loss of Catholicity all over the earth and the brief yet real triumph of the Religion of Modernism and the Great Apostasy --- only three years later, after Portugal had honored Her by establishing this Maternal Feast.
Pope Pius XI, by the way, in spite of doing this good thing he did in placing the Feast of Her Maternity on the universal calendar, failed, like his successor, Pius XII, to obey Her Command to solemnly consecrate the nation of Russia --- and Russia by name alone, publicly, together with all the Catholic bishops of the world on the very same day at the same moment --- thereby leading to the plight we find ourselves in today… apostasy & total rebellion, the errors of Russia now spread throughout the earth, almost no one remaining alive who is truly Catholic, and antipopes --- men pretending to be Catholic & Bishops of Rome who are not --- prancing along with the whole world cheering for the lies they perpetrate, like pied pipers, believing that they, the Vicars of Antichrist & Lucifer, ‘represent’ the God to Whom Mary gave birth.
They do not.
Until humanity gets that figured out --- especially the part of humanity that calls itself ‘catholic’ while not actually being so --- then the Modernists and the Antipopes are going to sail on, spreading lies & falsehoods about religion that continue to poison & damn souls.
Again, the symbolism, particularly of the feast of October 11th this year, 2017?
2017 is the 100th Anniversary of the Six Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima.
In May (the month of Mary, you’ll recall) She first appeared.
May 13th, 1917, to be exact. She then
appeared on the 13th of each succeeding month until October 13th,
1917. The only exception is August 13th, 1917, since the Freemasonic
2017 is also the
first time, in 99 years, that a full solar eclipse has occurred and traversed
the entire width of the
Only time will tell, since I’m not a prophet.
But one wonders.
The very next day of this year, 2017 --- August 22 --- was also both the Octave of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary bodily into Heaven, and the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the same Blessed Ever-Virgin Mary.
And, were that not enough, if one pays attention to the ancient Zodiac and its Twelve Constellations, one notes that each zodiacal constellation, since most ancient of times, thousands of years ago, start and end at exact dates of the solar calendar. For instance, the Zodiac Sign of Leo (the Lion), begins on July 23rd and concludes on August 22nd… the very day of the Feast of the Immaculate Heart and a single day after the moon (which represents Mary and the feminine) eclipsed the sun (which represents Jesus and the masculine). Any good Catholic who, as well, knows Sacred Scripture, knows that Mary’s Son, Jesus, is the Light of This World, just as the material sun in the sky is the material light of this earth. He or she knows, too, how the last book of the Bible, the Apocalypse, tells of a Sign in Heaven, a Celestial Woman, clothed with the sun, standing upon the moon, and twelve stars upon Her Head. It doesn’t take too much imagination to realize that God through St. John the Beloved Disciple was speaking about Mary, telling us that the Glory of Her Divine Son, Jesus, envelopes Her (just as the glory of the sun enveloped the moon on that spectacular display of 21 August 2017), and that a feminine moon represents Her Queenly Rule over this earth, Her Heel eventually crushing the Serpent’s Head, and that the Crown of Twelve Stars upon Her Head are the Twelve Signs of the Ancient Zodiac, symbolizing Her God-Given Queenship of All of Heaven.
Incidentally, one of the names of Her Son, Jesus, is the ‘Lion of the Tribe of Juda’, a lion symbolizing kingship over his kingdom. Hence the significance of the Sign of Leo (the Lion), representing Jesus, and the fact that the 2017 eclipse happened at the very end of His Zodiacal Sign. And the significance, too, that two days later (one day after the Feast of Her Immaculate Heart), begins the Sign of Virgo (the Virgin), which zodiacal sign obviously represents the Blessed Ever-Virgin Mary, the Virgin Mother of God.
Which brings us, then, to the last observation of immense significance.
That the Sign of Virgo (the Virgin) concludes on September 23rd.
As several astute astronomical buffs have noted for the last year or two, Jupiter (the king planet) entered into the Constellation of Virgo (the Virgin) as of 16 November 2016, not quite one year ago. Several other important planets & stars also congregated in the Sign of Virgo during this period. On 23 September 2017, Jupiter zodiacally ‘exited’ the Sign of Virgo. It is plain to the Catholic person that this symbolizes Jesus being in Mary’s Womb (the time Jupiter was in Virgo was just over 9 months) and then being born. October 11th, therefore? The perfect complement, completing the symbolism, celebrating and honoring Mary for being, truly, the Mother of God Almighty Himself. And just as Her giving birth to Him way back then, on December 25th, in 1 BC, began the New Testament Church, outside of which there is absolutely no salvation, of a singular Roman Catholicism, so, also, celebrating and honoring Mary for crushing the Serpent’s Head via Her Son’s Sacrifice upon the Cross, bringing the Great Apostasy to an end that we have endured now for over fifty years, and ‘resurrecting’, as it were, His Body, the Roman Catholic Church, in a way totally unexpected and unforeseen by most of the people of this world, so lost in false religion and horrible sin that we are. After all, we must pay the piper. We can only enjoy his diabolic music and prancing for so long.
All of this, as well, just two days before October 13th.
To wit, the one hundredth anniversary of the Sixth & Final Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, marked by the unprecedented and celestial Miracle of the Sun, on 13 October 1917, in a land called Portugal, once Catholic and, at that point, terribly tyrannized by violently anti-Catholic people who wanted the destruction of the Catholic Church and the eradication of the Catholic Religion from the face of this earth… but who, instead, will have to admit their defeat.
She wins in the end, you know. Her Heel crushes satan’s head.
Most Sacred & Suffering Heart of King Jesus, have mercy on us. Most Immaculate & Sorrowful Heart of Queen Mary, pray for us. That we who are Catholic might stay Catholic and attain to Heaven; that those who are not Catholic might become Catholic, stay truly converted, and attain to Heaven; and that those who are not Catholic and refuse to become Catholic, remaining enemies of God’s One & Only True Religion, might be crushed along with their father, the devil, under Her Foot, and acknowledge both He & She as the Heavenly Monarchs they are, if only under endlessly painful duress, their proud & modernist heads brought low, forced to admit, finally, the Saving Truth in the End.
Extra Ecclesiam nulla Salus.
Ad majorem Dei gloriam.
Ad Jesum per Mariam.
¡Viva Cristo Rey!
• Feast of the Most Holy Name of Mary, 2017 (9-12-17)
Uploaded seven more chapters to the tome, Helplessly Ignorant, in the Books & Articles section. This takes us to Chapter 123 in Part Five.
Why do contemporary scholars and modern people reactionarily doubt much of what we can know --- or at least reasonably suspect --- about ancient history & ancient civilizations?
Because we’ve got big huge heads puffed with pride and must think ourselves the greatest.
We also don’t like the thought of our ‘greatest’ of civilizations disappearing into the murk of history, forgotten and disparaged like so many others prior to us. Oh, and that fear of ours that disaster & destruction await us… that bothers us, too. A fear not assuaged by the example of certain mighty civilizations that have disappeared or been destroyed long ago.
And, like the Phoenicians (which is the central fourth of seven ‘heads’ of an oceanic ‘beast’), we have a crucial choice to make. Which is more important:
A visible earth & material wealth or an invisible heaven & spiritual riches?
Thus far we’ve chosen very badly.
Hence our fear.
Four days ago, on September 8th, was the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Ever-Virgin Mary, God’s Mother since She is the Woman God chose to give birth to His Divine Son, Jesus. And do mothers give birth to mere bodies? No, a mother gives birth to a human being, growing the body of a real person in her womb. Likewise Mary. And the Person She gave birth to is God Almighty from All of Eternity. Today, then, is the fourth day in the octave of this magnificent Queen’s Nativity. She is 2032 years old, plus four days.
(Please see older What’s New? posts for proof of how we can know Her exact age. You’ll find it in the entry made on 8 September 2011. It really isn’t ‘impossible’ to know Her precise age.)
Today Catholics honor Her for the Wondrous Name God inspired Her parents to give Her.
What is its meaning?
Most people, who claim to know, will insist it’s from the Hebrew for ‘bitterness’, citing the name ‘Miriam’ as evidence (she was the sister of St. Moses and a prophetess, to boot). If, indeed, there is any truth to this claim, then, of course, certainly the Blessed Virgin Mary knew the bitterness of seeing Her Only Son die in front of Her eyes, and held His lifeless, bloody body in Her holy & pure arms.
Notwithstanding, the early Church fathers insist that Her Name means ‘Lady’ (as in a Sovereign Queen, just as a king may be called a ‘lord’), and St. Jerome most definitely taught that Her Name means also ‘Star of the Sea’. There is symbolism through and through in this, as is always the case when it comes to the Holy, Infallible & Only Saving Religion of Catholicism. God foreknows everything from eternity in His Omniscience.
So what is the symbolism here?
Our Lady & Star of the Sea is the counterpart of what Lucifer, the Fallen Angel, once was. The ‘bearer of light’ who is now a false ‘angel of light’, he fell into darkness via his pride and his rebellion. Mary, ever humble and always obedient, has taken his place. She bears the Light now, the Light of Her Divine Son. She is the Star that arises out of the sea of humanity, and, like the luminous ether, undulating with waves of light, She undulates with the Glory & Light of God Himself, She being the One He speaks into existence when He says, “Be light made,” and plants the Light of This World in Her Womb, His Spirit hovering over the formless deep, the pure, holy & untainted water out of which Her Son emerged, and which, applied to us in the Sacrament of Baptism --- and united to a Profession of the Roman Faith whole & entire --- permits human beings, conceived in sin, to hypostatically join with Our Creator, sharing in His Divinity. But on His terms (which are Roman Catholic!), not ours.
May this Lady crush the Serpent’s head and bring his Modernist Tower crashing to the ground, dividing our enemies… all those who refuse to admit the Saving Truth… and raise us up in Her Mantle, sheltering us and cradling us… and even if we must give up our lives in martyrdom for Our Holy Religion. Wallowing in humility, let us imitate Her, let us ask Her to supply what is sadly deficient in us, making us worthy of that for which we can never be worthy on our own, worthless sinners that we are.
Let us whisper Her Name with reverence, imploring Her prayers.
Let all true Catholics be but the sole of Her Foot.
The Foot that brings victory out of defeat.
Starting last November, in 2016, Jupiter (the king) entered the zodiacal constellation of Virgo (the virgin), and he exits on 23 September 2017. This upon the heels of the first continent wide total eclipse of the United States in 99 years and during the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s appearance to the three shepherd children in Portugal, which culminated with the miraculous (and apocalyptic) ‘Dance of the Sun’ upon 13 October 1917, witnessed by over 70,000 people, many who were not believers and were mockers of the Catholic Faith.
What does God have in mind?
I don’t claim to know with prophetic precision.
I do know, though, that we are living through the Apocalypse, and that the end of our Apostasy is at hand. Our sins cry out to Heaven for vengeance, and punishment is not far. Other civilizations have fallen into ruin for their sins, and ours will not escape its fate. I do not pretend to fathom exactly how God will act, or what will be our entire fate. I know only that God is about to visit us, and that it is better to be Catholic, be in the state of grace, be humble, and to be more concerned about being prepared spiritually than worrying about the crumbling of a nation’s infrastructure, economic demise, or bloody warfare.
punishment has already occurred --- the loss of the Catholic Faith from highest
to lowest, leaving only a very few in this world who are obscure and hidden, but
truly Catholic. No Salvation outside this Church… that is what no one
wants to believe, even those who still insist on calling themselves ‘catholic’.
The Ecclesial Body of Jesus Christ is lying dead in the tomb of this world, a
modernist temple erected in its stead. Now that
This I know. And I tell you, let us all be prepared.
• Feast of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary and of Ss. Timothy, Hippolytus & Symphorian, Martyrs, as Well as the Octave of the Assumption of the Same Blessed Ever-Virgin Mother of God, 2017 (8-22-17)
Posted another ten chapters to the book, Helplessly Ignorant, in the Books & Articles section. This brings it to Chapter 116 in Part Five.
Continuing with the fourth head of the Apocalyptic ‘Sea Monster’, we describe the nature of the Semitic Phoenician Empire (or ‘Confederacy’, if you will, since this Empire had no dominatingly central or direct rule of command), the Chanaanite Curse, and how this infection spread to the patrimonial descendants of St. Noe, not to mention how God determines imperial centrality, as it were, of the human race from His Perspective.
Along the way we grab a peek at
We are over half the way through AD 2017.
The edifice of
Modernism is fracturing --- yet it may take years and even decades before the
entire skyscraping tower of self-deifying human hubris is crashed to the
ground. During that period of time, it is entirely possible (yet I am not
claiming to be prophetic in the strict sense, simply cautious in the broad
sense) we will see brutal persecution before it’s all over. Or, perhaps, not. But even prominent ‘conservative’
political voices in
That is to say, such ‘conservatives’ (relatively speaking, in comparison to the increasingly liberal modernist spirit of our times) are no longer able to hide their heads in the sand, pretending the United States, and modernized nations the world over, are bastions of ‘freedom’, protecting their citizens from coercion when it comes to religion or morality. Indeed, the US and other modern nations not only fail today to protect such ‘freedoms’ --- rather, they are becoming the very tyrants we imagined ourselves ‘free’ from, oppressing and browbeating everyone who dares to defy them, refusing to kowtow to a new global religion which opposes the Law of Natural Reason written upon our hearts and all that is of God.
It may seem dark & hopeless.
Notwithstanding, taking the long view (from humanity’s short perspective), Our Creator never relinquishes control. He foreknew our era, gives us His Protection so long as we endeavor to obey all of His Commandments, and promises us that His Mother --- the Immaculate Queen that He chose to bear His Son --- will crush the Serpent’s Head.
Understanding the Apocalypse enables us to grasp this Divine Plan.
Yesterday I had
the privilege to see the first total solar eclipse to traverse the whole of
So-called ‘totality’ during this eclipse occurred on 21 August 2017 in the morning.
For at least two minutes I and the small crowd gathered there in the middle of nowhere watched as a spectacular corona shone forth, like the ‘crown’ that it is, around the disk of the moon, an eerie yet beautiful darkness enveloping our small part of the earth. I can only presume that this corona --- easily 2 or 3 times bigger than the apparent diameter of our natural satellite --- is a result of a delayed ‘solar maximum’ after the unusually deep ‘solar minimum’ reached circa 2009. Or, perchance not. All I can say is that the corona I saw was much bigger than I expected it to be, and that the ecliptic darkness, while striking, was less than I anticipated, so bright was the halo of glory surrounding the lunar orb.
Apart from being
the first total solar eclipse to cross our nation from west to east for 99
years, it took place during the 100th anniversary of the six
apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, who appeared to three humble shepherd
children in the troubled but still staunchly Catholic country of
Our Lady of Fatima clearly invoked the Apocalypse, the final book of the Bible, where Beloved St. John the Evangelist speaks of a celestial woman clothed with the sun, standing upon the moon, and crowned by twelve stars. As a few of traditional sentiment have noted, claiming the name of Catholic, the sun and moon and various planets or stars have congregated in the zodiacal sign of Virgo (the ‘Virgin’) since November of 2016. The monarchic Jupiter has thus been in the ‘womb’ of the Virgin and will ‘exit’ in a kind of heavenly ‘birth’ in September, less than a month from now. The symbolism is palpable.
As that brilliant corona visibly encircled the moon, I could not help seeing God’s Hand in it all, purposely displaying for the whole wide world how He delights in honoring His Son’s Mother, the Blessed Ever-Virgin Mary. She stands upon the moon and the moon is Her metaphor, reflecting the light of the sun exactly as She reflects Her Son’s Divine Light. Eclipsing this effulgence, His Glory radiates around Her, adorning Her in regal attire. Another of Mary’s empyrean symbols, beautiful Venus, appeared in the darkened sky, beckoning as one of the rewards for loyal Catholics (Apocalypse 2:28 & 22:16), doubling, additionally, as a symbol of Her Son, God Almighty from all of eternity, Who took on Her Immaculate Flesh as His Own Flesh, incarnated as a humble babe on this earth. Making the appearance of Jupiter on the opposite side of the moon during the eclipse equally symbolic, He being the King of Kings and Creator of all things in heaven or on earth, and using Her Flesh to make atonement on the Cross for the sins of an unbelieving world… and all so we human beings may join with His Body via the Sacrament of Baptism and a Profession of His Singular Faith, Roman Catholicism, outside of which no one can hope to be saved or enter the Kingdom of Heaven.
This eclipse transpired on the sixth day of the Octave of the Assumption.
It also was a mere day prior to the Feast of Her Immaculate Heart.
And, were that not enough, right near the end of the month’s time assigned, since ancient times on a solar calendar, for the zodiacal sign of Leo (the Lion, symbolizing Queen Mary’s Son, Jesus Christ, as the Lion of the Tribe of Juda, King above all other kings), and literally right before the zodiacal sign of Virgo begins (the Virgin, as aforementioned, symbolizing the miraculous birth of Jesus Christ, the God Man, to His Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary). Leo begins July 23rd and finishes on August 22nd, whilst Virgo begins August 23rd and ends on September 23rd.
Perceiving the allegory?
Time will tell what God has in Mind.
I simply note the signs and point to Catholic Prophecy.
As well, I have striven to show anyone, who will pay attention, that it is the Great Apostasy we are enduring. What’s more, that only God’s New Testament Ark --- His One Holy Roman Catholic Church --- can preserve us from the Great Deluge of God’s Wrath upon a rebellious earth, just as only His Old Testament Ark --- the vessel of Noe wherein but he and his wife, plus his three sons and their wives --- saved eight souls by means of a visible, redemptive, buoyant wood.
Again, perceiving the allegory?
• Feast of St. Anacletus,
Pope & Martyr, and 100th Anniversary of the 3rd of 6 Apparitions
of Our Lady of
Uploaded the first section of Part Five of the tome, Helplessly Ignorant, which amounts to seven chapters and continues the interpretation of the ‘beast out of the sea’ in Sacred Scripture’s closing book, the Apocalypse, as well as furthers the sixth of seven devastating logical arguments against the most dominant contemporary heresy of ‘salvation-in-the-state-of-invincible-ignorance-and-sincerity’ for people of sound minds.
By the end of Part Four, we’d already described the initial two ‘heads’ of this oceanic beast. With the beginning of Part Five, we grapple with the third ‘head’ and explain in some detail the primary means of determining the correct understanding of what these ‘heads’ must represent from Heaven’s point of view and God’s timeless omniscience.
Incidentally, whilst either having the outline of a book or article given to me, so to speak, or else working it out in modest detail prior to writing it, the actual composing can be very organic and more like ‘exploration’ than a mere ‘mechanics’ or ‘engineering’. As such, I’d originally thought Helplessly Ignorant would amount to five parts total. Now I realize it’ll consist of six parts. This is as symbolic as the apocalyptic ‘monster’ we’re fathoming.
That is to say, six is the number of man & rebellion.
Ergo why it’s appropriate that it have six parts.
Likewise the book started previous to this, Baptismal Confusion.
Dealing with the many erroneous ideas lots of persons have about the Sacrament of Baptism --- the means Our Creator has granted us in order to be joined to His Church Body and thus to He Himself --- and how this confusion has been the doorway to the Great Apostasy that we now endure, it is appropriate it has seven parts.
To wit, the number of God & Heaven is seven.
Helplessly Ignorant and Baptismal Confusion are the first two of three ‘major’ books in the past few years. Major because they’re long and complex, not to mention concerned with subjects so crucial to our present era. The third ‘major’ book, for which I now have the outline and, Almighty God willing, shall post before this year is out, is Inter Regnum.
And what is it about?
This is simply a word derived from ‘sede vacante’, Latin for ‘the seat is empty’.
People who consider themselves Catholic nowadays (and whether they really are or not, failing to hold God’s Singular Religion whole & entire by howsoever a ‘little bit’, rejecting even one of His Church’s simple & infallible dogmas), who are of a more ‘conservative’ or ‘traditional’ bent, often know Catholicism uses this phrase to describe the ‘seat’, or ‘throne’, of St. Peter in-between two popes. I.e., when one pope dies and another pope is not yet elected.
In the blindness of the Great Apostasy, such persons act as if the Church dissolves completely were St. Peter’s Throne to be empty at all… and even though Peter’s Throne is empty each & every single time a pope dies (or, very rarely, abdicates, etc.) and before a new pope can be elected! In times long gone by, it took a few months, normally, to elect a new pope. Sometimes, when cardinals wrangled endlessly, it took one or two years! Even in recent centuries it has taken at least weeks.
Does the Church then totally disappear when St. Peter’s Throne is empty?
Of course not. The ‘inter regnums’ now total 40 or more years.
That is, till Vatican II during the 1960s. So what’s the real hang up?
Such people act, without being rational, as if there’s an unspecified but ‘magical’ amount of time beyond which, they assume, the Throne cannot sit vacant. They also assume, just as irrationally and also contradictorily, that the Throne is never empty. How can this be?
Because they are driven by prejudice and don’t bother to think about it.
The Church obviously doesn’t fall to pieces utterly just because there’s no pope.
On the other hand, plainly, it’s best to elect a new pope quickly.
The question is, how long does God allow it to take?
Such people are ignorant in this matter. It is indisputable during the past millennium that God, in one instance, let Peter’s Throne sit empty for two-and-a-half years. During the first millennium (though modern scholars doubt it today), the vacancy went up to around four years. What is the maximum possible time of vacancy, then?
There is no real answer for this yet.
God has not said, and the Church has never explicitly ruled.
As a result, it’s completely up to Our Creator… and we mere human beings shouldn’t draw an arbitrary line out of thin air.
This is the Great Apostasy, the “operation of error” foretold long ago.
(See 2 Thessalonians 2:10 DRC in Sacred Scripture for St. Paul’s Holy-Ghost-inspired words regarding this future time (in relation to him) that we’re living through right now in our own epoch of the Great Apostasy.)
Consequently, just as God allowed His Divinely Begotten Son to die upon the Cross and to lie dead in the Tomb for three days, so, too, can He choose to let His Son’s Ecclesial Body perish upon a Modernist Cross and lay in the Tomb as ‘dead’ for a time determined by Him, the Hierarchy apparently gone, leaving their thrones empty --- including St. Peter’s Throne --- according to Our Creator’s Will, in punishment for our multitudinous sins, the greatest of which is stubborn, blind rejection of His One True Catholic Religion whole & entire.
This is why I prefer the term ‘inter regnum’, Latin for ‘between reigns’.
God plainly allows for an empty throne between popes.
The question is, how long can it take?
It’s wholly up to God how long the time between papal reigns might be.
And if under the Amos Curse, the “operation of error” when almost everyone --- including purported ‘catholics’ who aren’t really what they say they are since they don’t profess the Catholic Faith whole & entire --- is wandering astray, then how can we have the audacity to pretend we know how long God might let the ignorance and confusion go on? It’s His Decision, not ours.
This is why I
prefer the Latin phrase ‘inter regnum’. Truly, we’re between
papal reigns. The purported
‘popes’ we’ve had since
It is our fate & punishment, our just desserts for many terrible sins.
It is therefore appropriate this book have five parts.
Just as Jesus suffered five wounds, so, also, His Church Body five wounds.
Which is why I expect, right now, the third ‘major’ book, to make up five parts. Five parts for five wounds. Two to His feet, two to His hands, one to His side where the spear pierced. All of the arguments, though, will amount to seven --- paralleling the seven arguments in the presently uploading book, Helplessly Ignorant.
Five parts, though, to mirror five wounds.
The date today, however?
He rose to the occasion, as his Greek-derived name implies, in the 1st century. Friend of the Apostles, he ruled for some ten years. Like all the ancient popes, he died a martyr --- the ultimate test of a real Catholic’s Faith. Are you willing to die for it, precious soul?
You’re going to have to be, if that’s what God requires.
Only a real Catholic has Hope of Salvation.
All intelligent souls dying as non-Catholics wind up in hell.
One hundred years ago today, the three children of Our Lady of Fatima were given a brief yet appalling glimpse of hell at the very heart of our earth. What they saw, per Sister Lucy (a Carmelite nun as she attained to adulthood), was terrifying. Per her, had the vision gone a second longer, they’d have died from fright & horror. It is for this reason Our Lady of Fatima appeared… to help lost souls become Catholic, and, once Roman Catholic, persevere in grace till, and especially at, death, so as to be eternally secure in God’s Singularly Roman Catholic Body.
Let us imitate
No, because God has never officially & explicitly limited the time between popes. And the ‘perpetual succession’ infallibly defined at the Vatican Council of 1869 to 1870, never meant, nor could it ever logically mean, that there is no gap of any time at all between legitimate popes. It clearly & logically meant only that there would always be another pope to come until Jesus’ Return, without that Council ever defining, period, how long an ‘inter regnum’ could last.
There will be seven devastating arguments in the Inter Regnum book, proving that the misnomered ‘sedevacantism’ is not only possible, but, indeed, the sole logical explanation for what’s going on today during the Great Apostasy. Christ died and was laid in the Tomb. Likewise, His Church Body ‘dies’, as it were, near the end, laid in the Tomb.
It’s God’s Church, not ours.
We’re merely members of it, if truly Catholic.
Read the latest installment to Helplessly Ignorant to better understand.
Peruse Inter Regnum, too, to better comprehend, when it’s posted.
Our epoch is dark & confusing, as well as shocking.
Nonetheless, it is not wholly unprecedented.
Nor can we pretend it’s impossible.
It’s not. It’s real and it’s here.
If really Catholic, we must obey, we must persevere, and we must be humiliated by looking, superficially, as if we ‘disobey’ the Church’s Authority. Whereas, in reality, we obey the authority of God’s Holy Roman Church by refusing to obey, and spurn, those who are not truly & visibly Catholic and thus not truly & visibly in authority over God’s Roman Catholic Church.
But who, in their fraud, pretend to be ‘catholic’… and pretend to ‘lead’.
This is Our Cross, this our punishment & reality.
If truly Catholic, persevere.
If not truly Catholic, get real, convert, and persevere.
In either situation, heed the warning and do what we must to save our immortal souls:
Be a real Roman Catholic, defying --- with tenacious humility --- an entire arrogant world hell bent on rebellion against Our Creator, the Triune God of the Roman Catholic Church, His One & Only Body, and, hence, His One & Only Means of Salvation for any human being on earth since the time of Christ.
End of sentence.
Jesus Christ’s Ecclesial Body will resurrect in the not-too-distant future.
We can be a part of this resurrection if truly Catholic, persevering.
May Jesus’ Sacred & Suffering Heart keep us steadfast daily.
May Mary’s Immaculate & Sorrowful Heart uplift us.
May God’s Will be done in everything, amen.
• Feast of the Holy Apostles Ss. Peter & Paul, 2017 (6-29-17)
Posted a very brief short story called The Fruit.
For various reasons I have put it in The Great Apostasy section, which you can find in the Navigation panel to your left. You can also easily link to it in the Quiklinks panel to your right. All webpage titles change to a cloud-like white as you hover over it.
What is the point of this short story?
We are in the midst of the long foretold Great Apostasy.
Furthermore, this website, by its very nature, tends to focus on the purely logical and scholarly presentation of the truth that is necessary to save our immortal souls. That is to say, I dare to say that I am Catholic (however unworthy I am of the name) and that, reading what I have written carefully, with intelligent thought and without predisposed bias, that you can discover how to be Catholic, and, once Catholic (or Catholic for the first time), what it is you must think, say or do to save your soul.
To look like Our Creator, and to be what it is He formed human beings --- the creature made in His Image --- to accomplish for His Singular Purpose, pleasing Him completely, and thus enter Heaven after bodily death in this transitory terrestrial existence, and so unite with Him in absolute & intimate happiness forever and forever, like husband and wife head over heels in love, world without end, amen.
Yet what is this story about?
It is a ‘silent dialogue’ because only one character speaks.
That is to say, the other character is implied… but with no dialogue recorded.
What’s more, if printed out in hard copy in a standard font, a mere two pages would suffice.
But the main title?
Read the story to find out.
All I will say right here is that the title is at the heart of the Catholic Faith.
Then read the story.
Put in terms of human probability, most Roman Catholics will never be great saints on this earth. And without ecclesial shepherds --- truly Catholic priests and bishops and, yes, even a true & legitimate Roman Catholic pope sitting upon the Throne of St. Peter in Rome --- then, literally, we are, temporarily, as real Roman Catholics… few as we are during the Great Apostasy and the hideous global rebellion that we’re enduring… sheep without a shepherd.
What are we to do?
What must we do, poor & frightened sheep, to please God?
How do we, in such terrible times --- unmatched since the worldwide rebellion right before the Great Flood, when only Noah and his three sons and their wives entered the Singular Ark --- make sure to save our souls by remaining Catholic, without denying the True Religion or wandering astray with no one on earth to protect and guide us, and so guarantee our eternal safety & happiness?
I’ve already addressed this in practical, scholarly terms.
Now I tackle it by a different approach:
Artistic, poetic & allegorical.
Because I wanted to. Sometimes the starkness of academic prose, all by itself, is not enough. Sometimes our souls, formed for the appreciation of beauty and something transcendent, simply isn’t enough. We hunger without most of the sacraments available (except for the mysteries of Baptism and Matrimony), spiritually starving --- or, rather, fasting --- and antiseptic prose, however true, isn’t quite enough. We hunger for something more, something almost ineffable, and this story, insufficient though it is, is a pathetic attempt… barely… to meet that gnawing need, that insatiable, ravenous longing for something bigger & supremely transcendent. Pathetic, did I say? Yes, truly, more than you might realize. Pathetic in spades.
The Fruit (A Silent Dialogue in Two Pages), is a feeble stab at that incessantly gnawing hunger at the heart our emaciated souls.
It is, I trust, the prayer & sentiment of every real Catholic left on earth.
We seek, we stumble, we plod like pilgrims toward celestial hope.
Victorian in style, like Dickens or Doyle, the text is noble.
Antiquated, maybe, but civilized in a savage era.
May real Catholics loft it in heart, if not in words.
May it be the prayer, plea & profession of our hearts.
Today is the day we as Catholics honor the founding bishops of the Diocese of Rome.
We as humans, Catholic though we are, cannot accomplish the resurrection of God’s Ecclesial Body (His One & Only Roman Catholic Church) solely on our own. It will take a concerted effort between us --- seemingly fragmented and separated by distance as we are --- and the Sovereign Will of God Almighty, working through us or in spite of us, just as He did in the face of overwhelming physical odds, like another Day of Pentecost, pouring out His Spirit upon the few faithful, revivifying the Hierarchy and give us wise leadership, leading us into green pastures and protecting our souls, thereby allowing us to accomplish more than we could imagine possible, left to our meager devices, striving against a wicked & impudent world.
Think this impossible?
Humanly speaking, it is indeed.
Divinely speaking… no, it is not. God can and will give us what we need.
We must simply wait upon the Lord, doing all that we can, standing steadfast in the teachings we have received, deviating neither to the left nor the right. We don’t want to be Catholic fundamentalists (may God forbid!), notwithstanding, with humility and perseverance, opposing all that is modernistic and against the law of natural reason and therefore diabolically calculated to destroy our souls in the pit of hell forevermore, may we resist this anti-Catholic spirit and hideous rebellion, working out our salvation with fear & trembling.
That is our duty. Therein lies our hope of salvation. Such is our way of escape.
Not in human cleverness; not in brute force; but by the Spirit of God.
So read the story --- it’s not that long.
If only a psychological boost, it’s worth a brief perusal.
And, who knows? It just might help you to get through this hideous time.
Triune Catholic God Almighty, help us to persevere & overcome!
All you saints & angels of the Divinity, His spiritual children, help us in our spiritual need! Do not let the devil gain the upper hand. Do not let him win everything during this terrible era. Don’t permit the elect to fall and never rise again. Don’t let him overcome us. Help us, we plead, and, religiously famished though we are, devoid of most of the Sacraments of Your Singular Church, let us await with holy resignation, kissing our crosses and making our way through a spiritual Jerusalem, ready to die and be crucified in our sins --- however guiltless we may be for the sins of which they accuse us --- knowing we deserve all that we suffer, punished, and even though we may be unfairly impugned, hated for our goodness, for our unfailing testimony to the Divine Truth of His One, Holy, Roman, Catholic & Apostolic Church, murdered and tortured in the end… and even though we may die, hated for Our Lord, suffering rejected and despised for the Testimony of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Holy Roman Catholic and none other… perfectly clean, winning great reward, outside of which no man or woman can hope to be saved. It is time and the time is now. We witness the beginning of the end. The final battle between fallen angel and immaculate virgin is happening this very moment. There is no doubt remaining for the human being who has eyes to see and ears to hear. There is no confusion remaining for he or she who has a mind to fathom and a conscience to distinguish between true & false, right & wrong.
It is time.
May Jesus’ Sacred & Suffering Heart bestow upon us the graces to see.
May Mary’s Immaculate & Sorrowful Heart grant you the heart to persevere.
She will crush the Serpent’s Head; we are but the sole of Her immaculate foot, helping with our very life’s blood to crush his dragonic skull.
We may die in this endeavor. Certainly we die, bloodlessly, in our hearts.
We give up all our hopes & dreams to follow the Truth That Saves.
For who can covet the world while saving his or her soul?
That isn’t the deal, that is not what God promises us.
Painfully, and shorn of all our terrestrial dreams.
That’s the deal, that’s what we suffer under.
So read the story and take hope… it’s the truth.
Painful, yes, but guaranteed to bring us into Heaven.
An eternal happiness making every tribulation on earth worthwhile.
Don’t give up. We have no option to fall into despair. We are closer to our salvation than ever before…
Ad Jesum per Mariam. Ad majorem Dei gloriam. Extra Ecclesiam nulla Salus. ¡Viva Cristo Rey!
• Feast of the Nativity of
Uploaded another and bigger passage of the first section of the seventh & last part of the book, Baptismal Confusion. You may link to it here. You can also go to it in the Books & Articles section of this website to the left, or in the Quiklinks to your right.
You’ll recall I posted in April the first of four devastating arguments against the mistaken notion that the 1917 Code of Canon Law, with one often cited canon as supposed ‘proof’ of BOD (as well as a second canon sometimes cited, too, yet not often), somehow makes the theological opinion of ‘baptism of desire’ (BOD) magically ‘infallible’… or, at least, beyond reasonable dispute.
This is nonsense, and the chapters now online make it clear.
The first three of four devastating arguments against ‘BOD-is-in-canon-law-so-you-have-to-believe-in-it’ display the total absurdity of any body (i.e., collection) of canon law --- at least in the past few centuries --- being correctly thought an act of ‘papal infallibility’.
Ergo, if not an act of papal infallibility, you can be a true & good Catholic whilst respectfully & intelligently disagreeing with the purported ‘wisdom’, ‘compassion’ and ‘rightness’ of these two canons. As long as you stay true to what the Catholic Church has explicitly & infallibly taught, then, provided you have excellent & orthodox reasons for doing so, you can indeed humbly, respectfully & intelligently disagree with the theological opinion expressed in them.
And why would this be, again?
By definition, the 1917 Code of Canon Law is most certainly NOT an act of infallible papal definition or condemnation (pun most indubitably intended!). Wherefore, the 1917 Code, as an irrefutable logical consequence, is an act of papal authority and NOT papal infallibility.
Yet don’t we always have to obey?
Good Catholics obey any legitimate authority with jurisdiction when the authority is plainly commanding rightly. Notwithstanding, when this legitimate authority commands wrongly, or doesn’t have jurisdiction, or the thing commanded is dubious, you may, with respect, intelligently demur. Forsooth, if plainly in the wrong, you are obligated to demur!
This is merely the distinction between rational obedience & blind obedience.
Yes, a simple-minded or uneducated Catholic can sometimes inculpably obey a legitimate authority with jurisdiction commanding wrongly or dubiously, or an authority without jurisdiction trying to command him or her, even if the command is good & wise.
Notwithstanding, once the simple-minded or uneducated Catholic is informed, this excuse flies out the window. And an earnest, humble Catholic does not go around automatically condemning someone more intelligent or more trained than he, without first grappling cautiously & meticulously with what the more intelligent or more trained Catholic is saying. Acting otherwise is foolish at best and wicked at worst!
Consequently, dear reader, you are confronted with both the opportunity and --- if adequately intelligent --- the moral obligation to read this book, Baptismal Confusion, carefully & thoroughly. Blithely refusing to do so or skimming here-and-there doesn’t cut it.
You will face judgment, and Our Creator will not let you off the hook just because you don’t have the patience, humility or curiosity to investigate. The present confusion over the Sacrament of Baptism is that important, the Great Apostasy we are going through that dangerous & hideous.
This is your chance to make sure you’re Catholic, make sure you stay a true Catholic, and make sure you die a good Catholic, in the state of grace. There is no other way to save your soul.
What’s the most recent addition to the book about, though?
We investigate the other two arguments against the supposed ‘infallibility’ of canon law, as well as ancient & authoritative testimony from the 1st millennium and find out, to our surprise (if you haven’t learned about these things already), that ancient Catholics never, never, never allowed ‘accidentally dead’ and unbaptized catechumens to be buried in the hallowed ground of a Roman Catholic cemetery.
Don’t want to believe it?
No matter. The evidence is there.
You just have to be humble enough to look.
In addition to the ancient testimony, I’ve cited not one, not two, or even three highly respected theological experts of the past century-and-a-half, but, indeed, FOUR EMINENT PRIESTLY THEOLOGIANS & SCHOLARS, each of whom makes it clear the 1917 Code of Canon Law dared to innovate and allow… as a general rule for the first time ever in the Church’s long history… the corpses of unbaptized souls to be buried in the consecrated parts of Catholic cemeteries.
Again, don’t want to believe it?
Then read the latest post.
What’s online now for Part 7 of Baptismal Confusion is conclusive.
The evidence is stark, the logic impeccable, and the academic sources unimpeachable.
All you’ve got to do is look and think. Is that so hard?
Not if you care about the truth.
Today is the Feast of St. John the Baptist’s Nativity.
I can’t think of a better day to upload this post.
It didn’t confer the Holy Ghost.
But he did prepare the way.
Behold the Lamb of God!
The world began in water (creation); it was cleansed in water (flood); we begin in water (procreation); and we are cleansed in water (baptism). It behooves us to get the confusion over the Sacrament of Baptism cleared up. I’m not a pope, I don’t pretend to define infallibly. I merely point out the obvious:
That the Great Apostasy won’t go away until we get this confusion cleared up, and, if you are careless and arrogant about the Sacrament of Baptism, refusing to acknowledge the facts, then you not only help continue the confusion and our apostasy, but ensure that your eternal fate culminates in hell… at least temporarily (purgatory) and, much more likely, permanently (eternal damnation). Please look at the Lamb, heed his herald, John the Baptist, and think everything through carefully with me. If it’s truth you want, then that’s not too much to ask.
• Easter Monday and the Feast of St. Anicetus, 2017 (4-17-17)
Posted the very first part of the seventh & last part of the book, Baptismal Confusion.
I’ve long wanted to finish and upload the rest of Baptismal Confusion, but got sidetracked by the latest book, Helplessly Ignorant. (You’ll remember I woke up one morning having the scriptural quotes and the whole outline of the latter book in my mind, having a sense that it was timely and imperative to write it and get it online.) But why only the very first part of the former?
I had written much of this very first part well over a year ago.
Then a person close to me happened to mention that someone he knew had, despite reserving judgment for some time, come down on the side of BOD (‘baptism of desire’). And why was this? Because, said he, this someone had been told that BOD is ‘proven’ by the Church’s Code of Canon Law. The very thing that I had, some two years ago, already addressed (but not posted yet) and knew --- from long and careful research --- is not very good ‘proof’ of BOD at all.
In fact, it’s pretty much the worst evidence.
And, indeed… (surprisingly for those who have not studied or gotten truly familiar with all of the facts about these things)… astonishingly powerful evidence, in the final analysis, for the completely opposite side --- the position of WO (‘water only’) that BOD lovers hate so much.
Now, I haven’t had time to finish up the four devastating points against the BOD enthusiast’s ‘it’s-in-canon-law’ argument, showing, clearly and irrefutably, how it actually turns against them and winds up revealing the totally opposite thing… that BOD is brought into stark questionableness when you examine the history of canon law and baptism from the 1st millennium till our present time.
But I have uploaded, in a mere six chapters (five, really, if you discount the first of the six, which simply segues from the earlier majority of the book into the final and last part), the initial devastating point against the BOD argument of ‘it’s-in-the-1917-Code-of-Canon-Law’.
That it most certainly is not, and cannot be, an act of papal infallibility.
Don’t believe it?
Then read a mere 5 or 6 chapters and PROVE IT TO ME.
I mean, what have you got to lose, dear soul? You’re utterly confident, right?
Then surely, tender reader, if you’re so smart and so confident, then you’ll see right through my logical reasoning and thoroughly referenced & cited evidence. Which means, in turn, if you have any charity and compassion, that you’ll be able to assist me and let me know where, precisely, I’m wrong, and that Church’s Canon Law is always & wholly ‘infallible’.
That is, after all, what a good and helpful Catholic would do.
It’s what Christ did for us, and what His Vicar did, too. I.e., aside from today being Easter Monday (literally, the Monday right after Easter Sunday when Jesus resurrected), April 17 is the feast day of St. Anicetus on the universal sanctoral calendar. He was Bishop of Rome, and hence Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, during the middle of the 2nd century. Per the Martyrology and other ancient accounts, he fought with various strands of Gnosticism, a virulent heresy afflicting true Christians (read: Catholics) from the 1st to the 3rd centuries.
A Syrian by birth, his name is from the Greek Aniketos and means ‘unconquered’.
Let real Roman Catholics today, during the Great Apostasy, imitate both his name and his example, rejecting the Modernist Heresy which tyrannizes the world right now and has infected people who still call themselves ‘catholic’ since the Vatican II Pseudo-Council of the turbulent 1960s, being, in reality, Novus Ordoists (from the Latin Novus Ordo for ‘new order’). Novus Ordoists have apostatized from the Catholic Faith, no longer believing in it whole & entire.
Even the more ‘conservative’ or ‘traditional’ of them are guilty of this crime, God punishing such people --- who still call themselves by His Name --- by sending an ‘operation of error’ and a consequent blindness toward what the ancient dogma of ‘no Salvation outside the Church’ has always meant, with no ifs, ands or buts. To wit, that there is no exception to this rule for the person of sound & intelligent mind, with a so-called ‘invincible ignorance’ not ever meaning what they have claimed, and, therefore, no purportedly ‘invisible’ connection to Christ’s Catholic Body via an ‘implicit desire’ for water baptism with no real Catholic Faith.
It’s coming down to the wire, beloved soul.
It’s time to make up your mind.
Do you want the Truth?
Or do you want a Lie?
Look very carefully.
And choose wisely.
It’s extremely difficult nowadays to think correctly… but still not impossible.
Not if you ask, seek & knock. Not if you humbly implore the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, and the graces and wisdom of the Holy Ghost to see straight. We are commanded to be perfect as the Heavenly Father is perfect, and this perfection includes being perfect in each of His Holy Religion’s infallible dogmas.
It should have been clear to us with the confusion and lies of the heinous Vatican II.
Can you not see with Antipope Francis being blatantly anti-Catholic?
This is the final battle between the Serpent and the Woman.
Don’t sell yourself short for sake of safety & prestige.
Doesn’t a human soul outweigh the world?
Extra Ecclesiam nulla Salus.
Ad majorem Dei gloriam.
Ad Jesum per Mariam.
May Truth reign.
• Friday of the Fourth Week of Lent and 9th Anniversary of The Epistemologic Works, 2017 (3-31-17)
Uploaded most of the rest of the 4th part (albeit, not everything yet) of the latest book, Helplessly Ignorant, on this website, The Epistemologic Works.
Here we explain further how the world got into the Great Apostasy, and what the seemingly fantastic or bizarre parts of the Apocalypse (the last book of the Bible, what Protestants call ‘Revelation’ or, more often --- and incorrectly --- ‘Revelations’ in the plural) mean. I.e., precisely what are we to make of a Beast out of the Sea with seven heads & ten crowns?
Then take a look, read carefully, and think intelligently.
If ever there was a time when we can understand these things far better than before, that time is now.
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