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On Fulton Sheen, Elizabeth Scalia, and Divine Providence

The professional Novus Ordo Catholic, Elizabeth Scalia, made a sickening and calumnious tweet about Venerable Fulton Sheen yesterday, in which she backhandedly accuses Sheen of being a sex pervert:

  1.  The Divine Providence is perfect, and wondrous to behold.  Consider: if YOU were a saint in heaven, would you want to be beatified or canonized by an apostate Antipope and the likely False Prophet Forerunner of the Antichrist?  Would you want to be “beatified” or “canonized” by the Freemasonic Antichurch – especially when you personally prophesied against it?  In a related vein, I have a gut feeling that Antipope Bergoglio shipping relics of St. Peter and now relics of Our Lord’s Crib out of Rome may very well be the Divine Providence protecting these relics from some future physical catastrophe in Rome.
  2. I had a meal years ago with a person who had the misfortune of working for a short time in the same organization as Elizabeth Scalia.  I was shown emails from Scalia that proved that she is very, very emotionally disturbed.  Scalia has since then been FIRED from positions (under the charitable guise of “we will permit you to offer your resignation – NOW”) for her intolerable workplace behavior and treatment of co-workers.
  3. Despite what even most “Trads” today will tell you, sanctity and Same Sex Attraction are mutually exclusive because the psycho-spiritual pathology of SSA and all sexual perversions are derived from DIABOLICAL NARCISSISM, which is THE VOLUNTARY SELF-PURGATION OF LOVE (CHARITY) FROM THE SOUL.  Someone should make a three hour video presentation about that….  A person CANNOT be holy if they have purged themselves of love to the point that they lust after the same sex by definition.  You’ve got to be pretty damn far-gone to be that much of a pervert.  And yes, the “orientation” itself is sinful, which is why we say in the Confiteor, “…quia peccávi nimis cogitatióne, verbo et opere:“; “that I have sinned exceedingly in thought, word, and deed:”  Folks, this error that SSA is not intrinsically sinful is absolutely pernicious, because if lusting after the same sex is not sinful unless one acts upon it, then neither is lusting after children, or blood relatives, or animals, or dead bodies – so long as the monster in question “doesn’t act upon it”.  That is CLEARLY, OBVIOUSLY wrong.  Let me take it further.  By that standard, the Blessed Virgin Mary could have been “SSA”, so long as she didn’t “act on it”, because remember, the error claims that “there IS NO SIN in SSA in and of itself.”  Do you see the satanic lies that leap forth from the logical truth table built on the lying false premise that SSA “is not intrinsically sinful” and thus “does not preclude holiness??”  It’s funny, but the most strident Trad defenders of the lie that SSA is not intrinsically sinful that I have known personally ALL run with sodomites and either turn a blind eye to it or excuse it because the sex perverts in question have “good taste in liturgy”. Funny that….
  4. Finally, let us conclude with Venerable Sheen’s incontrovertible prophecy:

“[Satan] will set up a counterchurch which will be the ape of the [Catholic] Church … It will have all the notes and characteristics of the Church, but in reverse and emptied of its divine content.”

We are living in the days of the Apocalypse, the last days of our era. The two great forces – the Mystical Body of Christ and the Mystical Body of the anti-Christ – are beginning to draw battle lines for the catastrophic contest.

The False prophet will have a religion without a cross. A religion without a world to come. A religion to destroy religions. There will be a counterfeit Church.

Christ’s Church the Catholic Church will be one; and the false Prophet will create the other.

The False Church will be worldly, ecumenical, and global. It will be a loose federation of churches and religions, forming some type of global association.

A world parliament of Churches. It will be emptied of all Divine content, it will be the mystical body of the anti-christ. The Mystical Body on earth today will have its Judas Iscariot, and he will be the false prophet. Satan will recruit him from our Bishops.

The Antichrist will not be so called; otherwise he would have no followers. He will not wear red tights, nor vomit sulphur, nor carry a trident nor wave an arrowed tail as Mephistopheles in Faust. This masquerade has helped the Devil convince men that he does not exist. When no man recognizes, the more power he exercises. God has defined Himself as “I AM WHO AM,” and the Devil as “I am who am not.”

Nowhere in Sacred Scripture do we find warrant for the popular myth of the Devil as a buffoon who is dressed like the first “red.” Rather is he described as an angel fallen from heaven, as “the Prince of this world,” whose business it is to tell us that there is no other world. His logic is simple: if there is no heaven there is no hell; if there is no hell, then there is no sin; if there is no sin, then there is no judge, and if there is no judgment then evil is good and good is evil. But above all these descriptions, Our Lord tells us that he will be so much like Himself that he would deceive even the elect–and certainly no devil ever seen in picture books could deceive even the elect. How will he come in this new age to win followers to his religion?

The pre-Communist Russian belief is that he will come disguised as the Great Humanitarian; he will talk peace, prosperity and plenty not as means to lead us to God, but as ends in themselves …

The third temptation in which Satan asked Christ to adore him and all the kingdoms of the world would be His, will become the temptation to have a new religion without a Cross, a liturgy without a world to come, a religion to destroy a religion, or a politics which is a religion–one that renders unto Caesar even the things that are God’s.

In the midst of all his seeming love for humanity and his glib talk of freedom and equality, he will have one great secret which he will tell to no one: he will not believe in God. Because his religion will be brotherhood without the fatherhood of God, he will deceive even the elect. He will set up a counterchurch which will be the ape of the Church, because he, the Devil, is the ape of God. It will have all the notes and characteristics of the Church, but in reverse and emptied of its divine content. It will be a mystical body of the Antichrist that will in all externals resemble the mystical body of Christ …

But the twentieth century will join the counterchurch because it claims to be infallible when its visible head speaks ex cathedra from Moscow on the subject of economics and politics, and as chief shepherd of world communism.

(Fulton J. Sheen, Communism and the Conscience of the West [Bobbs-Merril Company, Indianapolis, ARSH 1948], pp. 24-25)

Luca Signorelli, Sermon and Deeds of the Antichrist (detail), ARSH 1499-1502, fresco, Chapel of San Brizio, Duomo, Orvieto

The Truth’s Pronouns are He/Him/His. Let HIM Loose.

“The truth in this situation doesn’t really matter because no one is going to do anything about it anyway.”

“What do you think you’re going to accomplish?”

“What difference, at this point, does it make?”

These are all tropes one hears regarding the Antipope Bergoglio situation, and each one betrays the forgetting at best, and denial at worst, of a fundamental dogma of the One True Faith:

The Truth is a Person – a Divine Person, in fact. The Truth is Our Lord Himself.

Therefore, proclaiming the Truth is proclaiming Christ.

The proclamation of the Truth matters because Christ matters, and this fact is in no way contingent upon whether or not men act in response. Ultimately, Christ is The Actor, and He is not mocked, and He alone rules, and the victory is His.

The question of accomplishment is totally derived from the Will of God. When the Truth, which is Christ Himself, is proclaimed, He will accomplish what He wants, how He wants, when He wants, through whomever He wants, or totally Supernaturally, if He so wills.

The Truth always “makes a difference” because the Truth is Our Lord Himself, who is omnipotent.

(Pro tip: if your argument leads you to start quoting Hillary Clinton, you REALLY might want to check your base premise.)

And so, we would all do well to use the proper pronouns. The Truth’s pronouns are not It/It/Its, but He/Him/His.

As St. Augustine’s famous saying goes:

The Truth is like a lion. You don’t have to defend HIM. Let HIM loose; HE will defend HIMSELF.

ANOTHER DAILY Barnhardt Benefactor Mass Added!

Stupendous news!  Another priest reader, this priest being a scholar in Europe, has started commemorating Barnhardt Benefactors and Supporters DAILY, so we are now up to a minimum of TWO, and often-times THREE Masses per day offered for the salvation of your souls and your intentions.  And remember, once you’re on “the list”, you will never be removed, even if you decide at some later date that you hate me.  (Me an’ God, we’ve got an arrangement.)

Tying up money with anything having to do with the One True Faith is super-dangerous territory.  Satan uses money, perhaps even more than sex, to leverage and compromise people.  The vice of effeminacy, that is the reluctance to do anything that might reduce one’s personal comfort or pleasure in life, is CLEARLY joined at the hip to love of money.  The near-total silence we hear with regards to the Bergoglian Antipapacy is mostly a function of money-based effeminacy: fear that confronting Antipope Bergoglio will result in a loss of monetary income (blegging, subscriptions, grants, fellowships, book deals, salaried positions under the aegis of the Church, etc.) OR loss of non-monetary wealth, meaning career tracks, perks, and general “high living” perks such as luxury real estate lodgings that many Bishops and Cardinals especially are completely addicted to.

As a person coming off of worldly success (I pushed the pencil on the question not long ago, and I estimate my current annual gross income to be less than SIX PERCENT of my peak a decade ago – and yet, oddly enough, my quality of life is through the roof – funny that!), it is especially painful to live on other people’s money, essentially.  Not long after I put a PayPal button up (PayPal lasted as a viable option for just over a year – thank goodness) I was shocked to hear other people who also lived on their PayPal button talk about their donors in contemptuous terms (they called their donors “the rubes”), and the sickening sense of entitlement they openly displayed.  I resolved immediately to take steps to somehow, some way, do SOMETHING for my benefactors, and to hopefully keep myself from being destroyed by my own foray into the morally dangerous waters of, gulp, “professional Catholicism”.  Shudder.

There is nothing I can write or say that could ever be anything more than Epsilon compared to the literal INFINITUDE of ONE MASS offered for the salvation of the souls of my Benefactors and Supporters.  Which means that there can also never be enough Masses offered!  We are now at two or three per day, every day.  THIS is the true consolation.  Since I have always been a very firm believer in the notion that simply doing the right thing is not in any way heroic or deserving of any sort of reward or remuneration, I am constantly aware that EVERY PENNY that comes to me from donors is ONE HUNDRED PERCENT GRATUITOUS on the part of the donor.  What better return can I make than the act of INFINITE GRATUITOUS LOVE ITSELF, the Sacrifice of Calvary?

It is an honor and a pleasure to be alive in these days, and to be able to fight for the One True Faith, Holy Mother Church, the Papacy, and the Roman Pontiff, Pope Benedict XVI Ratzinger.

It is a CATEGORICAL JOY to be able to have the Holy Sacrifice offered multiple times per day, every day, for you.  Thank you for the privilege.

In a related vein, I received this very moving email on Saturday:

Dear Ann,
Today was the funeral of Mr. T., he was 94 years old. He was very dedicated to his wife and the Church. We would often at times discuss your pieces. He saw the devastation that happened in the past 50 years and more. How ironic that today is the anniversary of the Novus Ordo. His Funeral Requiem Mass was the second traditional Mass held at our parish in the past 50+ years! My mother’s Funeral Requiem was the first a few months ago. I am thankful for your prayers for her and the Masses offered each day that you arranged. Mr. T. would pray in Adoration for sometimes eight hours per day even in his 90s! He usually prayed 16 Rosaries per day! I am sure that the Masses you arranged and all the prayers Mr. T. has offered up will, through the intersession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, help many that we cannot see in this mortal life. I have enclosed photos of the effect of the physical changes in ONE year in the 1960s at our Parish. Mr. T. helped pay for much of what was lost to be restored, but his prayers were the most important gift. God bless you for all you do-

Before the Asteroid….

After the Wreckovation….

 

We must be getting close to critical mass, because Antipope Bergoglio refuses to say the Name of Jesus, give any blessing, or make the Sign of the Cross.

He did it AGAIN today.

This was to a Catholic youth group, so his minions can’t even make the argument that he didn’t want to “offend” the musloids and atheists as they did yesterday, when Antipope Bergoglio did the same thing. It will be VERY interesting to see what he does at the Sunday Angelus tomorrow.

Again, consider the VISIBILITY of this Antipapacy, and ponder the Goodness of Our Lord. It’s like taking an exam that the proctor has handed out the answer key to in advance.

Antipope Bergoglio isn’t “drugged” or “sick”. He is an evil, wicked man, a clear apostate, who hates God and His Holy Church, and that hatred is so intense that he can’t even spit out Our Lord’s name, a blessing, or make the sign of the Cross – not even to maintain appearances in his shambolic, criminal usurpation of the Petrine See. Period.

It’s all coming to a head, folks. Stay confessed.

St. Andrew Christmas Novena Begins November 30

This isn’t precisely a “Novena” because it is 26 days from the Feast of St. Andrew on November 30, until Christmas Day on the 25th of December.

“Andrew” is my Confirmation name. So I am Ann Elizabeth Andrew. Andrew means “manly” and “brave”, “strong” and “courageous” in Greek. I did not know that at the time. I like to think that St. Andrew, being St. Peter’s big brother, would defend Peter in a street fight, which is definitely what this feels like.

My intention this year will be, of course, the Matthew 17: 20 intention, because this is literally the most important issue in the universe right now.  The Matthew 17: 20 Intention is fourfold:

-That Antipope Bergoglio be publicly recognized as an Antipope and removed as such, and the entire Bergoglian Antipapacy be publicly nullified.

-That Pope Benedict XVI Ratzinger be publicly recognized as being and having been the one and only living Pope, uninterrupted, since April ARSH 2005.

-That Bergoglio repent, revert to Catholicism, die in a state of grace in the fullness of time, and someday achieve the Beatific Vision.

-That Pope Benedict XVI Ratzinger repent of whatever he might need to repent of, die in a state of grace in the fullness of time, and someday achieve the Beatific Vision.

The prayer itself is short, but the traditional method is to say this prayer 15 times per day every day until Christmas. You could do five sets of three, three sets of five, anything to get you to fifteen per day.

Hail, and blessed be the hour and moment at which the Son of God was born of a most pure Virgin at a stable at midnight in Bethlehem in the piercing cold. At that hour vouchsafe, I beseech Thee, to hear my prayers and grant my desires. (Mention your intentions here) Through Jesus Christ and His most Blessed Mother. Amen.

Reminder: Tomorrow (30 November) is the Kanye West and Family Conversion Mass at 10:00am Pacific Time AND the Awful Quinquagenary

Tomorrow, 30 November, is the 50th anniversary of the implementation of the Novus Ordo Mass.

Fifty years of horizontal self-worship, Jewish table blessings, and Eucharistic impiety.

Literally scribbled together on a napkin in a restaurant in the Trastevere neighborhood of Rome.

Countless western Catholics, having been poorly catechized and formed in the first half of the 20th century, apostatized within WEEKS of the introduction of the Novus Ordo. They took one look at it, said, “That’s not the Catholic Mass,” and never stepped foot in a church again. They didn’t stay and fight. They shrugged and walked away. Countless millions of souls were lost, and it happened almost instantly.

Is it any wonder the world has gone to hell as it has in the past half-century?

As we remember this most awful quinquagenary, please also remember in your prayers tomorrow Kanye West and his family, that they convert and enter into the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, and that they someday achieve the Beatific Vision. Fraternal charity isn’t really about liking someone personally, it is about rooting for them to achieve the Beatific Vision. And in the Beatific Vision, all is infinite, perfect charity, so everyone will not only like but truly love everyone else, worshipping the Triune Godhead together. It seems incomprehensible and impossible now, but we know that is the telos of man, including you, me, and Kanye.

Please also remember to pray for the priest who is offering this Mass.

On the Sins of Doubt and Scandal

“Another sin which is directly opposed to the virtue of Faith is all wilful doubt of any revealed truth. For if it is forbidden to disbelieve a doctrine, it is no less forbidden to doubt of it, since faith requires that we should firmly hold fast, without a moment’s hesitation, what God teaches and the Church proposes. But notice, my dear children, that it is one thing for a doubt to enter into our minds, and another for us to give way to it. What is forbidden by this commandment is a wilful doubt; that is, a doubt which comes into our mind and which we do not put away when we notice it, but which we dwell upon on purpose. If we dislike these doubts, and do our best not to think of them, we do not commit any sin, but, on the contrary, gain great merit. We are forbidden, however, to do anything which might bring these doubts into our mind, for example, to read Protestant or irreligious books, to go to Protestant schools, or to frequent the company of those who talk against or mock at our religion, for our faith is a precious gift of God, which we are bound, by every means in our power, to guard and cherish.”

—Catechism Made Easy: Being A Familiar Explanation of the Catechism of Christian Doctrine. Vol. I. (Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur, 1881).


But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all men abundantly, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth (doubts) is like a wave of the sea, which is moved and carried about by the wind. Therefore let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. A double minded man is inconstant in all his ways.
-James 1: 5-8


Respect for the souls of others: scandal

2284 Scandal is an attitude or behavior which leads another to do evil. The person who gives scandal becomes his neighbor’s tempter. He damages virtue and integrity; he may even draw his brother into spiritual death. Scandal is a grave offense if by deed or omission another is deliberately led into a grave offense.

2285 Scandal takes on a particular gravity by reason of the authority of those who cause it or the weakness of those who are scandalized. It prompted our Lord to utter this curse: “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened round his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea.”85 Scandal is grave when given by those who by nature or office are obliged to teach and educate others. Jesus reproaches the scribes and Pharisees on this account: he likens them to wolves in sheep’s clothing.86

2286 Scandal can be provoked by laws or institutions, by fashion or opinion.

Catechism of the Catholic Church

I’m up to my gizzard in giblets….

…so might I recommend two excellent and important posts over at the NonVeniPacem blog?

First, Mr. Docherty reiterates a point I’ve been making about Antipope Bergoglio since literally day one – even before I myself realized the Canonical situation vis a vis Pope Benedict’s attempted failed partial abdication in June of ARSH 2016.  Namely, the fact that Antipope Bergoglio will be used as a cudgel by the enemies of God and His Holy Church until Our Lord returns in Glory.  “BUT POPE FWANCISS SAID….”

Don’t fall for the effeminate line that says nothing need be done about Antipope Bergoglio because he will eventually die or otherwise go away, and the Church will move on.  NOPE.  So long as Antipope Bergoglio is erroneously called “the Pope”, his heresies and lies will live on and on and on, and will continue to scandalize people unto eternal damnation.  “BUT POPE FWANCISS SAID….”  Bergoglio’s death or otherwise “going away” will literally be JUST THE BEGINNING if this Antipapacy is not publicly called out for what it is.

WE NEED TO FIX THIS, FIX IT RIGHT, AND FIX IT NOW.

We need to stop living in this narcissistic mindset of the only thing that matters is ME, NOW.  Future generations will suffer for our inaction, effeminacy and cowardice.  Kicking the can down the road is morally reprehensible.  Period.

CLICK HERE TO READ MR. DOCHERTY’S PIECE ON THIS TOPIC – Antipope Bergoglio: THE CURSE THAT WILL KEEP ON CURSING.

Second is the utter scandal of what I am now calling “Apostasy P*rn”, which is people scandalizing others by publicly declaring their grave sin of doubting the faith and contemplation of apostasy because “Catholicism may be wrong, and that Jorge Mario Bergoglio may be the one to prove it.”

The sin of SCANDAL is to cause by one’s own words and/or deeds other people to either commit sin themselves, or to lose their faith.  This new trend encompasses both.

How sad that people are so browbeaten by Trad Inc. partisans that they are FAR MORE FEARFUL of crossing Trad Inc. than they are of sinning against Our Lord – that they would sooner PUBLICLY doubt the One True Faith and Our Lord Himself than simply question the base premise that Jorge Bergoglio is or ever has been the pope, as it is obvious one should.  The idol of human respect… it costs so many so much….

CLICK HERE TO READ MR. DOCHERTY’S PIECE ON THIS LATEST SCANDAL OF GLORIFYING THE SIN OF DOUBT.

May God bless every one of you as we thank Him for His manifold blessings by eating ourselves into a turkey coma.  Remember, save room for the pie!!

In all seriousness, God bless you all, and be assured of my special prayer of GRATITUDE for you and your kindness, support and generosity in every form.

For the “Jorge Bergoglio is dumber than a bag of hammers” file….

Folks, Bergoglio is the Obama of the Antichurch. That’s why he was recruited and elevated. He is stupid. As in low-IQ dumb, not just morally stupid. He’s an idiot. Dumber than a bag of hair.

Fr. Z just put this clip up. It really is amazing.

He doesn’t even know the Preface. For those of you in the Novus Ordo, the Preface is, in English, this bit:

Priest: The Lord be with you.

Response: And also with your spirit too also as well likewise, thanks.

P: Lift up your hearts.

R: We have lifted them up to the Lord.

P: Let us give thanks to the Lord Our God.

R: It is right and just.

For TLM folks, you know the Preface. It is REFLEXIVE. The Preface is one of those things that you could mutter as you drift in and out of a coma on your deathbed.

Now, look at this idiot, with the MC Marini literally standing there pointing at the words, and look at the priest on the left, absolutely incredulous at Bergoglio’s stupidity, looking at Marini as if to say, “WHY DON’T YOU STOP HIM…?”. The timestamp here is 1:31:04

NOW do you see why the Germans/Freemasons tapped him as their puppet front and installed him as Antipope in their coup?