“The Charity of Christ Urges Us On.”
(2 Corinthians 5:14)
Unfortunately, most Readers have never had an opportunity to learn what has really has been happening in the Roman Catholic Church! Many people, especially Catholics, have been misled with various errors and, in some cases, propaganda, as in the example of the false claim that God IS NOT in the punishment business, despite what the Bible teaches.
Please consider how Christ teaches all of us: If you love Me, keep My Commandments (John 14:15). To.keep My Commandments simply means to obey. My Commandments.
What happens if a person does not obey. My Commandments? The Old Testament provides examples of the Wrath of God upon those who did not obey His Commandments! Even though today is the time of the New and Eternal Testament, the Ten Commandments of God are still in effect.
Because this web site primarily concerns the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass of the Catholic Church, for your convience, here is some brief data regarding the Mass within the context of the Third Commandment of God:
Q. What is the third Commandment?
A. The third Commandment is: Remember to Keep Holy the Sabbath Day.
Q. What are we commanded by the third Commandment?
A. By the third Commandment we are commanded to keep Holy the Lord’s day and the Holydays of Obligation, on which we are to give our time to the service and acts of worship of God,
Q. How are we to worship God on Sundays and Holydays of Obligation?
A. We are to worship God on Sundays and Holydays of Obligation by reverently attending the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass by which everyone can more perfectly offer to God, in union with the Mass Celebrant, their own acts of adoration, atonement, petition, and thanksgiving which are purified by the Infinite power and Graces of the Sacrifice of the Mass as shown in the graphic found below. Outside of the Mass, such acts are only very imperfect and very finite in value.
1. Fulfills your Sacred SUNDAY duty and responsibility to your Infinite Creator, Almighty God, by uniting yourself with the Mass Celebrant who, as your Mediator with God, Offers to God an Infinite SACRIFICE of:
1) Adoration/Worship; 2) Thanksgiving; 3) Petition; 4) Propitiation/Reparation for your actual sins.2. Renders the greatest gratitude and homage to the Sacred Humanity of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, God Incarnate.
3. At the hour of your death, will be your greatest consolation.
4. Will go with you to your Judgment to plead for pardon for you from the Just Judge.
5. Diminishes the temporal punishment due to your sins.
6. Supplies for many of your faults, negligences, and sins of omission.
7. Forgives your Venial Sins you are determined to avoid and for which you are truly sorry. Forgives your unknown/forgotten sins which you never confessed.
8. Reduces Satan’s power over you.
9. Gives the Suffering Souls in Purgatory the greatest possible relief.
10. Is of more value/benefit to you than 1,000 Masses offered for you after your death.
11 You are preserved from many dangers/misfortunes which otherwise would have befallen you.
12. Shortens your time in Purgatory by hundreds of earth years.
13. For each Mass, God will send one Holy Saint, and one Holy Angel, to comfort you at your death.
14. You kneel amid a multitude of Holy Angels from Heaven.
15. Brings Blessings to you in regard to your temporal goods and concerns.
16. Every Valid Holy Mass you devoutly attend which is Offered to Almighty God in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, e.g. Our Lady of Mount Carmel (July 16), Assumption (August 15), Immaculate Heart of Mary (August 22), Immaculate Conception (December 8), etc., Our Blessed Mother will shower you with her special love, Blessings, and protection in this life. On your Day of Judgement, Our Lady will be permitted to plead for Mercy for you with her Divine Son, the Just Judge, with the same degree of fervor as the same number of Masses you devoutly attended in her honor.
17. At every week-day Valid Holy Mass you devoutly attend (i.e. not at the Sunday Mass), which is Offered to Almighty God in honor of any particular Holy Angel or Holy Saint, thanking God for the favors bestowed on that Holy Angel or Holy Saint, you provide that Holy Angel or Holy Saint a new degree of honor, joy, and happiness in Heaven. Because of this, you then receive the special love and protection of that Holy Angel or Holy Saint for yourself.
Sanctifying Grace and the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass
Everyone Who Speaks the Truth
Therefore, he who
speaks the Truth is invincible,
(Saint Thomas Aquinas,
Some people think We waste Our time by writing about these unchangeable Truths.
On the contrary, We emphasize: Truth, per se, contrary to the evolution. (blatant continual changes). heresy.of the. automatically excommunicated Modernist Heretics and the automatically excommunicated NEW Theology Theologian Heretics and Apostates from the Roman Catholic Church,. is in fact unchangeable because “God is Truth”.(Saint Thomas Aquinas, O.P., [b. 1225 A.D. in Rocca Secca, Naples, Italy - d. Wednesday, March 7, 1274 A.D., in Fossa Nuova, Italy], Doctor of the Church, “Summa Theologica”, Part I, Question 16, Article 5; “Summa Theologica”, Part II-II, Question 93, Article 2, Reply to Objection 2. “Summa Contra Gentiles”, Book I, Chapter 60), and, because by nature and by definition, “Truth cannot be Truth’s contrary”.(“Summa Contra Gentiles”, Book V, Chapter 8), and also because. “Every Truth without exception, and whoever may utter it, is from the Holy Ghost”.(“Summa Theologica”, Part I-II, Question 109, Article 1, Reply to Objection 1; emphasis added).
Furthermore, because ultimately, God does not change as He, Himself, testifies: “I am the Lord and I change not”. (Malachias 3:6), so, therefore, “Be not led away with various and strange doctrines. Jesus Christ yesterday, and today, and the same forever” (Hebrews 13:8-9) since “With the Father of light there is no change nor shadow of alteration” (James 1:17), to which the Hammer Against Heretics testifies:“But God’s Word is one and the same and, as it is written: The Word of our Lord endureth forever [Isaias 40:8] unchanged, not before or after another, but existing the same always. For it was fitting, whereas God is One, that His Image should be One also, and His Word One and One His Wisdom.” (Patriarch Saint Athanasius [b. Alexandria, Egypt 296 A.D. - d. Alexandria, Egypt on Wednesday, May 2, 373A.D.], Patriarch of Alexandria, Egypt, Father of Orthodoxy in the Catholic Church, Four Discourses Against the Arians, Discourse II, Chapter XVII, Introduction to Proverbs viii. 22, Continued, ¶ 36; emphasis added).
Writing about certain unchangeable Truths is actually part of Our Job Description, found in the Solemn, Sacred Oath We first took many, many years ago, and have renewed at every Clergy Conference. held over the years which are attended by Our Brother Catholic Traditional Prelates and Priests, in which We state, among other things:
“I [state your name], firmly accept and embrace each and every doctrine defined by the Church’s unerring teaching authority and all that she has maintained and declared, especially those points of doctrine which are directly opposed to the errors [Heresy of Modernism] of our time....
“Fourthly, I sincerely hold that the doctrine of faith was handed down to us from the Apostles through the officially approved Fathers, in exactly the same sense and with always the same meaning. And, therefore, I completely reject the heretical notion that dogmas evolve and change from one meaning to another different from the one meaning which the Church held from the beginning. I likewise condemn every erroneous notion according to which, instead of the Divine Deposit of Faith entrusted by Christ to His spouse, the Church, and to be faithfully guarded by Her, one may substitute a philosophical system or a creation of the human mind gradually refined by human effort and capable of continual and indefinite development....
“I submit to and fully uphold all of the condemnations, declarations and the prescripts contained in the encyclical letter PASCENDI and in the decree LAMENTABILI...
“Finally, I profess that I am completely opposed to the error of the Modernists who hold that there is nothing inherently Divine in Sacred Tradition; or who-which is far worse-admit it in a pantheistic sense. For them, there would remain only a bare simple fact, like the ordinary facts of history, to the effect that the system begun by Christ and His Apostles still find men to support it by their energy, skill and ability; therefore, I most firmly retain and will retain to my last breath the Faith of the Fathers of the Church, which has the supernatural guarantee of Truth,...
“And this is not to be understood that we may hold what seems better suited to the culture of a particular age, but rather that we may never believe nor understand anything other than the absolute and unchangeable Truth preached from the beginning by the Apostles.
“All this I promise to keep faithfully, entirely and sincerely and to guard them inviolately and never to depart from them in any way in teaching, word or in writing. Thus I promise, thus I swear, so help me God and His Holy Gospels.”
(Pope Saint Pius X, Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto [b. at Riese, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Empire on Tuesday, June 2, 1835; Pope: Tuesday, August 4, 1903 - Thursday, August 20, 1914], Papal Motu Proprio [On His Own Initiative], “Sacrorum Antistitum” - “The Oath Against Modernism”, Thursday, September 1, 1910, AAS - “Acta Apostolica Sedis” - Acts of the Apostolic See, 2-655; “Fontes”, n. 689, Volume III, page 774; emphasis added.)
How often We are asked:
Why do you write such and such?Likewise, We are attacked for some of the Truths about which We write because certain people refuse to accept these Truths, remembering that every Truth is unchangeable, yet, ironically, some of them unknowingly embrace. the Modernist Heresy. without a whimper merely because a certain Roman-Collared Layman, i.e. an invalidly and illegally ordained deacon, priest, or bishop with the new 1968 anti-Catholic rite. said whatever, or required compliance under the guise of false obedience!
These attacks then give others an excuse to ask Us:
Why do you bother to write anything when you know that there are people who will refuse to accept the Truths about which you write?We respond with this wise and prudent counsel:
“But if the others were unwilling to be rescued, no one would accuse those of their destruction who attempted to save them. This is what We offer; but WE TRUST THAT, by the Grace of God, YOU WILL ALSO DO YOUR PART".
(Patriarch Saint John Chrysostom [b. Antioch, c. 347 A.D. - d. at Commana in Pontus on Friday, September 14, 407 A.D.], Patriarch of Constantinople [Thursday, February 26, 398 A.D. - Thursday, June 24, 404 A.D.], exiled from his See the 2nd time on Thursday, June 24, 404 A.D., Father and Doctor of the Catholic Church, “Treatise on the Priesthood,” Book I, An Exhortation to Theodoret after His Fall, Letter II, ¶ 5; emphasis added).
“Our Predecessor, Benedict XIV, therefore, had good reason to write as his did:
‘This We asseverate [declare]: that the majority of those who are condemned to eternal punishment [in Hell] fall into this everlasting misfortune because of ignorance of the Mysteries of the Faith which must necessarily be known and believed in order to be numbered among the Elect.’ [Footnote 3: Instit., 27:18; Pope Benedict XIV, Prospero Lambertini, [Wednesday, August 17, 1740 - Wednesday, May 3, 1758].”(Pope Saint Pius X, Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto [b. at Riese, Lombardy-Venetia, Austrian Empire on Tuesday, June 2, 1835; Pope: Tuesday, August 4, 1903 - Thursday, August 20, 1914], Encyclical “Acerbo Nimis”, Saturday, April 15, 1905, ¶ 2; emphasis added.)
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Jacobus Maria DeJesus, D.D.
“The Deacon on festival days dismisses the people at the end of the Mass, by saying: Ite, [Go,] Missa est, that is, the Victim [of the Mass, i.e. Christ] has been sent [Missa est] to God through the Angel, so that it may be accepted by God.” (Saint Thomas Aquinas, O.P. [b. 1225 A.D. in Rocca Secca, Naples, Italy - d. Wednesday, March 7, 1274 A.D., in Fossa Nuova, Italy], Doctor of the Church, Summa Theologica, Part III, Question 83, Article 4, Reply to Objection 9).
Our Blessed Mother asks Catholics to
Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help or sought thy intercession, was left unaided. Inspired by this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To thee do I come; before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate despise not my petitions, but in thy mercy hear and answer me. Amen.
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