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The Epistle appointed to be read during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass today is taken from the Epistle of Saint Paul to the to the Ephesians, Chapter 3, Verses 13-21.
Wherefore I pray you not to faint at my tribulations for you, which is your glory.
For this cause I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of Whom all paternity in Heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened by his Spirit with might unto the inward man,
That Christ may dwell by Faith in your hearts; that being rooted and founded in Charity, you may be able to comprehend, with all the Saints, what is the breadth, and length, and height, and depth:
To know also the Charity of Christ, which surpasseth all knowledge, that you may be filled unto all the fulness of God.
Now to him who is able to do all things more abundantly than we desire or understand, according to the power that worketh in us; To him be glory in the Church, and in Christ Jesus unto all generations, world without end. Amen.
Please stand for the Holy Gospel.
The Gospel appointed to be read during the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass today is taken from the Holy Gospel of Saint Luke, Chapter 14, Verses 1-11.
At that time:
when Jesus went into the house of one of the chief of the Pharisees, on the sabbath day, to eat bread, that they watched Him.
And behold, there was a certain man before him that had the dropsy.
And Jesus answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying:
"Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day?"But they held their peace.
But He, taking him, healed him, and sent him away.
And answering them, He said:
"Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fall into a pit, and will not immediately draw him out, on the sabbath day?"And they could not answer Him to these things.
And He spoke a parable also to them that were invited, marking how they chose the first seats at the table, saying to them:
"When thou art invited to a wedding, sit not down in the first place, lest perhaps one more honourable than thou be invited by him: And he that invited thee and him, come and say to thee,
Give this man place:and then thou begin with shame to take the lowest place. But when thou art invited, go, sit down in the lowest place; that when he who invited thee, cometh, he may say to thee: Friend, go up higher. Then shalt thou have glory before them that sit at table with thee. Because every one that exalteth himself, shall be humbled; and he that humbleth himself, shall be exalted."
In the Name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Amen.
This excellent movie is about the courageous Saint, Sir Thomas More [b. in London, England on Thursday, February 7, 1478 A.D. - d. Martyred on Tower Hill in London, England at the age of 57 on Saturday, July 6, 1535 A.D.] who faithfully followed his Catholic conscience.
The Saint is portrayed by David Paul Scofield [b. at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, UK on Saturday, January 21, 1922 A.D. - present], for which role he won an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role. This true story is from 16th Century England.
The movie focuses on the last 7 years of the life of Sir Thomas More, especially when he was Lord Chancellor of England from 1529 A.D. - 1532 A.D., and his struggle with King Henry VIII [b. at the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, London, England on Sunday, June 28, 1491 A.D. - d. at the age of 55 at the Palace of Whitehall, London, England on Tuesday, January 28, 1547 A.D.], portrayed by actor Robert Shaw.
The screenplay was written by Robert Bolt who, although an agnostic and a socialist, admired Saint Thomas More, not because Mr. Bolt identified with the Saint’s Religious beliefs, but rather with the Saint’s refusal to be bullied by the king and who confounded his personal enemies who watched him like eager predatory wolves salivating in anticipation of any misspoken word or errant action!
Do you remember anyone trying to bully you, or trying to convince you, to accept something, or to do something, contrary to your Holy Catholic Faith? Have you ever had an incident of someone trying to get you to deny your Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic Faith and Catholic conscience? IF so, you are in good company because these things have happened down the centuries to honest, sincere, loyal and faithful Catholics, including Sir Thomas More.
For example, in the movie there is a scene between Sir Thomas More and Thomas Howard, the 3rd Duke of Norfolk [1473 A.D. - 1554 A.D.], portrayed by Nigel Davenport, who holds a document which contains a long list of names and signatures recognizing the 2nd marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn [2nd Wife of Henry VIII from 1533 A.D. - 1536 A.D.], despite the fact that the Pope, after a 7 year wait, had given King Henry VIII a dispensation to marry his first Wife, Katherine of Aragon [b. at Laredo Palace, Alcala de Henares, Spain on Wednesday, December 16, 1485 A.D. - d. at age 50 at Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, England on Tuesday, January 7, 1536 A.D.] - [1st Wife of Henry VIII from 1509 A.D. - 1533 A.D.], who was his older Brother Arthur’s Widow.
Here is the dialogue between Sir Thomas More and the Duke of Norfolk:
The Duke of Norfolk:How many times have people asked you:“Oh confound all this. I'm not a scholar, I don't know whether the marriage was lawful or not but ******, Thomas, look at these names! Why can’t you do as I did and come with us, for fellowship!”Sir Thomas More:“And when we die, and you are sent to Heaven for doing your conscience, and I am sent to Hell for not doing mine, will you come with me, for fellowship?”
“Aren’t you afraid of what people will think about you for going to that old Latin Mass? Why don’t you come back to your old parish church? Do you know better than the current Pope?”The problem is usually that such people are insecure about your being secure in the knowledge of your Catholic Faith!
Perhaps such people might even be jealous of you because you have that peace of mind they do not have because they are really afraid that you are right and they are wrong!
Instead, you, along with other knowledgeable Roman Catholics, have all tried to take the time necessary to study your Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic Faith, remember how Pope Saint Pius X revealed the infiltration of the Roman Catholic Church by Modernist Heretics (many of whom were anti-Catholic Infiltrators of various well-known anti-Catholic groups and organizations) who wanted to destroy the Roman Catholic Church:
“43. And here we have already some of the artifices employed by Modernists to exploit their wares. What efforts do they not make to win new recruits! They seize upon professorships in the seminaries and universities, and gradually make of them chairs of pestilence. In sermons from the pulpit they disseminate their doctrines, although possibly in utterances which are veiled. In congresses they express their teachings more openly. In their social gatherings they introduce them and commend them to others. Under their own names and under pseudonyms they publish numbers of books, newspapers, reviews, and sometimes one and the same writer adopts a variety of pseudonyms to trap the incautious reader into believing in a multitude of Modernist writers.”You also remember the Prophecies of Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary about the changes in the Church.
“In short, with feverish activity they leave nothing untried in act, speech, and writing. And with what result? We have to deplore the spectacle of many young men, once full of promise and capable of rendering great services to the Church, now gone astray. It is also a subject of grief to Us that many others who, while they certainly do not go so far as the former, have yet been so infected by breathing a poisoned atmosphere, as to think, speak, and write with a degree of laxity which ill becomes a Catholic. They are to be found among the laity, and in the ranks of the clergy, and they are not wanting even in the last place where one might expect to meet them, in religious communities...” (Pope Saint Pius X, Giuseppe Sarto [Tuesday, August 4, 1903 - Thursday, August 20, 1914], Encyclical Pascendi Dominici Gregis - On the Doctrine of the Modernists, Sunday, September 8, 1907, paragraph # 43, emphasis added.)
WHO was Marie-Julie Jahenny?
Prophecies of Our Lord and
Our Blessed Mother on the New Mass,
the Novus Ordo Missae,
and the New Sacraments
Given to Marie-Julie Jahenny
Marie-Julie Jahenny, the mystic and Stigmatist of La Fraudais and perhaps the greatest mystic in the history of the Church, was born on Tuesday, February 12, 1850, in a little village in Brittany (in the West of France), called Blain. She was the eldest of five children, she was brought up by her simple, good parents in that lively faith for which Bretons are renowned. Our Lord favored her with many graces from the time of her First Holy Communion, graces to which she corresponded with ever increasing devotion. She joined the Franciscan Third Order when she was in her early twenties in order to better help to sanctify herself in the world.
In 1873 she received from Heaven that most remarkable mystic gift, the Stigmata. From the age of twenty-three until her death, some sixty years later, she bore in her body the Wounds of Our Lord to a more visible degree than had any other stigmatist in the Church's history.
In addition to the Five Wounds of the Sacred Hands, Feet and Side, Marie-Julie suffered the Wounds inflicted by the Crown of Thorns and the Cross on Our Lord's Sacred Head and Shoulder respectively, the Wounds of His Scourging, those caused by the ropes with which He was bound, as well as other Wounds of a more mystical nature.
Henceforth, Marie-Julie lived her life of co-redemptive suffering (as a victim soul) in a little cottage in the hamlet of La Fraudais, near Blain. She thus fulfilled Our Blessed Lord's desire for her to make reparation for the sins of France and the world.
She was favored with frequent visions of Jesus and Mary, as well as many prophecies. The truth of the Heavenly warnings of which she was to be the humble messenger was vindicated by her characteristic simplicity and honesty, her exemplary obedience to her spiritual directors and her Bishop, and of course, by the fulfillment of all she prophecized during her long life.
For example, with unfailing accuracy she foretold the two World Wars, the election of Pope Saint Pius X, the various persecutions of the Church, the chastisements and the fate of apostate France. Much more remains to unfold.
Her warnings should be read by all “who have ears.”
Marie-Julie was the wonder of the many scientists who examined her continually, the scorn of unbelievers and the proud, the admiration of her lifelong friend, Monsignor Fourier, Bishop of Nantes, and of the devoted circle of those who made the diffusion of her messages to an ungrateful and unheeding world their life's work. She went to her Heavenly reward on Tuesday, March 4, 1941.
Blind, deaf, dumb and crippled, she had subsisted miraculously on the Blessed Sacrament alone, for many of the last years of her life. Surely then, we will not pass over lightly what God has confided to her for the benefit of our own sad days.
Prophecies on the Novus Ordo Missae, the NEW Order of Mass - which is sealed with the words of the abyss.
Here are Marie-Julies's prophecies concerning the Novus Ordo Missae, the NEW Order of Mass
On Thursday, November 27, 1902, Our Lord warned of a NEW liturgy for the Mass which one day would be made up by evil people:
On Tuesday, May 10, 1904, Our Lady described the NEW Clergy and their NEW liturgy:“I give you a warning. The disciples who are not of My Gospel are now working hard to remake according to their ideas, and under the influence of the enemy of souls [Satan], a Mass that contains words which are odious in My Sight. When the fatal hour arrives where the faith of My Priests are put to the test, it will be these texts that will be celebrated, in this second period.”
“The first period is the one of My Priesthood, existing since Me. The second [period] is the one of the persecution, when the enemies of the Faith and of Holy Religion will impose their formulas in the book of the second celebration. Many of My holy Priests will refuse this book, sealed with the words of the abyss. Unfortunately, amongst them are those who will accept it.”
The Blessed Virgin Mary also announced the “dispersion of the pastors” by the church herself; true Pastors, who will be replaced by others formed by Hell:“They will not stop on this hateful and sacrilegious road. They will go further to compromise all at once, and in one blow, the Holy Church, the Clergy, and the Faith of my children.”
These prophecies were made in 1902 and in 1904. These prophecies were fulfilled by pope Paul 6 [Giovanni Battista Montini. Friday, June 21, 1963 - Sunday, August 6, 1978] in his MISSALIS ROMANI on Sunday, April 6, 1969 which promulgated the NEW Order of Mass - which is called the Novus Ordo Missae.“...NEW preachers of NEW sacraments, NEW temples, NEW baptisms, NEW confraternities.”
No wonder the Prefect for the Holy Office of the Roman Curia wrote:
“....the NOVUS ORDO [NEW ORDER] represents, both as a whole and in its details, a striking departure from the Catholic theology of the Mass as it was formulated in Session 22 of the Synod of Trent. The Canons on the [Ancient Roman] Rite definitively fixed at that time provided an insurmountable barrier to any heresy directed against the integrity of the Mystery [i.e. the Mass].” (Alfredo Cardinal Ottaviani [b. on Wednesday, October 29, 1890 - d. on Friday, August 3, 1979] was Secretary of the Holy Office of the Roman Curia from 1959 to 1966 when that dicastery was reorganized as the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith, in which he served as Pro-Prefect, until 1968, LETTER TO POPE PAUL, Sept. 25, 1969.)That the prophecies of Our Lord and Our Blessed Mother are true prophecies can be proven from the evil fruits of the NEW Order of Mass, the Novus Ordo Missae. Here are some statistics and other data:
As the Watergate scandal of 1973-1974 diverted attention from the far greater tragedy unfolding in Southeast Asia, so, too, the scandal of predator-priests now afflicting the Catholic Church may be covering up a far greater calamity.
Thirty-seven years after the end of the only church council of the 20th century, the jury has come in with its verdict:
Vatican II appears to have been an unrelieved disaster for Roman Catholicism.
Liars may figure, but figures do not lie. Kenneth C. Jones of St. Louis has pulled together a slim volume of statistics he has titled Index of Leading Catholic Indicators: The Church Since Vatican II.
His findings make prophets of Catholic Traditionalists who warned that Vatican II would prove a blunder of historic dimensions, and those same findings expose as foolish and naive those who believed a council could reconcile Catholicism and modernity.
When Pope John XXIII threw open the windows of the church, all the poisonous vapors of modernity entered, along with the Devil himself.
Here are Jones's grim statistics of Catholicism's decline:
While the number of priests in the United States more than doubled to 58,000, between 1930 and 1965, since then that number has fallen to 45,000.
By 2020, there will be only 31,000 priests left, and more than half of these priests will be over 70.
In 1965, 1,575 new priests were ordained in the United States.
In 2002, the number was 450.
In 1965, only 1 percent of U.S. parishes were without a priest.
Today, there are 3,000 priestless parishes, 15 percent of all U.S. parishes.
Between 1965 and 2002, the number of seminarians dropped from 49,000 to 4,700, a decline of over 90 percent.
Two-thirds of the 600 seminaries that were operating in 1965 have now closed.
In 1965, there were 180,000 Catholic nuns.
By 2002, that had fallen to 75,000 and the average age of a Catholic nun is today 68. In 1965, there were 104,000 teaching nuns.
Today, there are 8,200, a decline of 94 percent since the end of Vatican II.
For religious orders in America, the end is in sight.
In 1965, 3,559 young men were studying to become Jesuit priests.
In 2000, the figure was 389.
With the Christian Brothers, the situation is even more dire. Their number has shrunk by two-thirds, with the number of seminarians falling 99 percent.
In 1965, there were 912 seminarians in the Christian Brothers. In 2000, there were only seven.
The number of young men studying to become Franciscan and Redemptorist priests fell from 3,379 in 1965 to 84 in 2000.
Almost half of all Catholic high schools in the United States have closed since 1965.
The student population has fallen from 700,000 to 386,000.
Parochial schools suffered an even greater decline.
Some 4,000 have disappeared, and the number of pupils attending has fallen below 2 million -- from 4.5 million.
Though the number of U.S. Catholics has risen by 20 million since 1965, Jones' statistics show that the power of Catholic belief and devotion to the Faith are not nearly what they were.
Catholic marriages have fallen in number by one-third since 1965, while the annual number of annulments has soared from 338 in 1968 to 50,000 in 2002.
Attendance at Mass.
A 1958 Gallup Poll reported that three in four Catholics attended church on Sundays.
A recent study by the University of Notre Dame found that only one in four now attend church.
Only 10 percent of lay religious teachers now accept church teaching on contraception.
Fifty-three percent believe a Catholic can have an abortion and remain a good Catholic.
Sixty-five percent believe that Catholics may divorce and remarry.
Seventy-seven percent believe one can be a good Catholic without going to mass on Sundays.
By one New York Times poll, 70 percent of all Catholics in the age group 18 to 44 believe the Eucharist is merely a "symbolic reminder" of Jesus.
At the opening of Vatican II, reformers were all the rage. They were going to lead us out of our Catholic ghettos by altering the liturgy, rewriting the Bible and missals, abandoning the old traditions, making us more ecumenical, and engaging the world. And their legacy?
Four decades of devastation wrought upon the church, and the final disgrace of a hierarchy that lacked the moral courage of the Boy Scouts to keep the perverts out of the seminaries, and throw them out of the rectories and schools of Holy Mother Church.
Through the papacy of Pius XII, the church resisted the clamor to accommodate itself to the world and remained a moral beacon to mankind.
Since Vatican II, the church has sought to meet the world halfway.
Jones' statistics tell us the price of appeasement.
15 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.Returning now to yet another scene in the movie - “A Man for All Seasons” - the Wife of Sir Thomas More, Alice Middleton More, who is portrayed by Wendy Hiller, is scared about what will happen to her Husband.
16 By their fruits you shall know them. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
17 Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit, and the evil tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can an evil tree bring forth good fruit.
19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, shall be cut down, and shall be cast into the fire.
20 Wherefore by their fruits you shall know them. (Matthew 15:20.)
In an effort to clam her fears, Sir Thomas More tells her, pointing to himself:
“This is not the stuff of which martyrs are made.”He was correct because Martyrdom is an Heroic Act of the Virtues of Fortitude and Charity. But the Heroic Virtue of Prudence requires that no one should ever presume that God will give one the extra-special Grace of Martyrdom.
But God did give it to him and this is why the Church honors Sir Thomas More as Saint Thomas More - an exemplary Saint and a Martyr for each and every Catholic today who is faithful to the authentic and unchangeable Apostolic Tradition, which the Devil and his followers hate with a Demonic passion, in these post-Synod Vatican 2 days of chaos and confusion - because he was executed on orders of Henry VIII for his Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic beliefs and for his refusal to become a de facto Protestant.
Returning to today’s Gospel, Saint Luke records how:
when Jesus went into the house of one of the chief of the Pharisees, on the sabbath day, to eat bread, that they watched Him.In other words, Christ was set-up by the Pharisees.
Christ knew very well that He was being set-up. Christ saw past their overly-friendly demeanor and their fake feelings of kindness. He knew what was up with these ravening wolves in the clothing of sheep. Nevertheless, Christ accepted the invitation because it gave Him an opportunity to perform both a Corporal and Spiritual Work of Mercy, namely, to heal a poor, sick man, and also to instruct the deluded Pharisees who were in the darkness of a Demonic, biased, ignorance.
All the guests, overly eager predators, watched Christ, not for the purpose of seeing something praiseworthy, but rather in their vain hope that Christ could be caught in their Satanic trap by saying or doing something against their numerous human laws on the Sabbath Day.
These hypocrites had words of honey on their lips, but gall in their hearts.
They had invited Christ merely for the opportunity of laying snares for Him and, if possible, to destroy Him and to discredit and disperse His followers.
How often do you face similar things, especially in your efforts to remain a Real Traditional Catholic who obeys the command of God the Holy Ghost through the pen of the Apostle:
“Therefore, brethren, stand fast; and hold the Traditions which you have learned, whether by word, or by our Epistle.” (2 Thessalonians 2:14.)Instead, stand fast and hold the Traditions which you have learned so that you DO NOT go along with Protestantized “Catholic” relatives and friends to their Protestantized “Catholic church” for fellowship - which has a “NEW mass” and “NEW sacraments” of which Christ clearly prophecized:
“The disciples who are not of My Gospel are now working hard to remake according to their ideas, and under the influence of the enemy of souls [Satan], a [NEW] Mass that contains words which are odious in My Sight....”So even though the hypocrites had invited Christ merely for the opportunity of trying to entrap Him and hopefully to destroy Him and to disperse and discredit His followers, this fact did not prevent Christ from healing the sick man without being asked to do so.
“the enemies of the Faith and of Holy Religion will impose their formulas in the book of the second celebration...sealed with the words of the abyss [i.e. of Hell]!”
It is in this way God frequently acts towards us.
How many times in the past has God given each of us His Graces without our asking for them? God provides for our wants and sometimes gives us help before we ask for it.
This anticipating love and Grace of God should be for us a model of Fraternal Charity and a motivation to cheerfully help others in an overabundance of Charity without waiting to be asked as mentioned during the Sermon last Sunday: to especially help those who are of the household of the Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic Faith.
Always remember, it is God Who is watching everything you do!
Remember: whoever helps quickly, helps doubly.
Whoever is condescending towards the needy, and treats them kindly and gently, and does them a good turn without requiring repayment because they do it for God, acts in a noble Real Traditional Catholic way.
Let all of us remember the importance of the Real, Authentic, Unchangeable, Apostolic Tradition, as it was infallibly taught and infallibly written under Divine Inspiration by Saint Paul:
“Therefore, brethren, stand fast; and hold the Traditions which you have learned, whether by word, or by Our Epistle.” (2 Thessalonians 2:14.)No one should blithely dismiss this Divine Command as if it is somehow irrelevant today, as do those who especially hold positions of power in the virulent anti-Catholic Satanic Synod Vatican 2 pseudo-church with its world-wide headquarters, better known as the Vatican. On the contrary, it has been emphasized by various other Saints of God, as in the following random examples:
“[Saint Paul commands:] Therefore, Brethren, stand fast; and hold the Traditions which you have learned, whether by word, or by Our Epistle. (2 Thessalonians 2:14.) Hence it is manifest, that they [the Apostles] did not deliver all things by Epistle, but many things also [by] Unwritten, and in like manner both the one and the other are worthy of credit. Therefore let us think the Tradition of the Church also worthy of credit. Is it a Tradition, seek no further.” (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, Father and Doctor of the Catholic Church, Sermon IV, On 2 Thessalonians 2:14; emphasis added.)
“The Sacred Writers ever addressed themselves to the matter of immediate importance, whatever it might be at the time: it was no object with them to be writers of books: in fact, there are many things which they [the Apostles] have delivered by Unwritten Tradition.” (Patriarch Saint John Chrysostom, A Commentary on the Acts of the Apostles, Sermon I, Acts I. 1, 2, ¶ 3; emphasis added.)
“Let us note that the very Tradition, Teaching, and Faith of the Catholic Church from the beginning, which the Lord gave, was preached by the Apostles, and was preserved by the Fathers. On this was the Church founded; and if anyone departs from this, he neither is, nor any longer ought to be called, a ‘Christian’.” (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, “Letter to Serapion of Thmuis”, 359 A.D.; emphasis added.)
“It is needful also to make use of Tradition, for not everything can be gotten from Sacred Scripture. The Holy Apostles handed down some things in the Scriptures, other things in Tradition.” (Bishop Saint Epiphanius of Salamis [b. at Besanduk, near Eleutheropolis, in Judea, after 310 A.D. - d. in 403 A.D.], Bishop of Constantia [Salamis - the Metropolis of the Island of Cyprus], Medicine Chest Against All Heresies, 61:6 [375 A.D.]; emphasis added.)
And more recently these random sources:
“The Lord sees all the evil that wants to triumph, He sees Satan make tents on the land and assembling his friends to complete the final effort to overthrow. Never was a time so terrible, but do not be afraid! I will walk on the line with you. I will walk this line from France to Rome with my flaming sword ... I come to destroy the wicked by the Lord's command. ‘War to Christ and death to the Church!’ That is what they sing, the wicked! They are just prolonging the existence of the afflicted. Without their prayers, the hour of God would not be suspended. It is the Holy Sacrifice of the [Traditional Catholic] Mass that soothes the irritated anger of the Lord.” (“The Breton Stigmatist”, Saint Michael the Archangel, Monday, September 29, 1879; emphasis added.)
“Blind- they are, and leaders of the blind, puffed up with the proud name of science, they have reached that pitch of folly at which they pervert the eternal concept of Truth and the true meaning of Religion; in introducing a new system in which: they are seen to be under the sway of a blind and unchecked passion for novelty, thinking not at all of finding some solid foundation of Truth, but despising the Holy and Apostolic Traditions, they embrace other and vain, futile, uncertain doctrines, unapproved by the Church, on which, in the height of their vanity, they think they can base and maintain Truth itself.” (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 Pascendi Dominici Gregis, Sunday, September 8, 1907, ¶ 13, Footnote # 8: Quote from: Pope Gregory XVI, Bartolomeo Alberto-Mauro-Cappellari [Wednesday, February 2, 1831 - Monday, June 1, 1846], Encyclical Singulari Nos, Wednesday, June 25, 1834; emphasis added.)
“They [the Modernist Heretics] exercise all their ingenuity in an effort to weaken the force and falsify the character of Tradition, so as to rob it of all its weight and authority. But for Catholics nothing will remove the authority of the Second Council of Nicea, where it condemns those who dare, after the impious fashion of heretics, to deride the Ecclesiastical Traditions, to invent novelties of some kind... or endeavor by malice or craft to overthrow any one of the legitimate Traditions of the Catholic Church; nor that of the declaration of the Fourth Council of Constantinople: We therefore profess to preserve and guard the rules bequeathed to the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church, by the Holy and most illustrious Apostles, by the Orthodox Councils, both general and local, and by everyone of those divine interpreters, the Fathers and Doctors of the Church. Wherefore the Roman Pontiffs, Pius IV and Pius IX, ordered the insertion in the Profession of Faith of the following declaration: I most firmly admit and embrace the Apostolic and Ecclesiastical Traditions and other observances and Constitutions of the Church.” (Pope Saint Pius X, Encyclical Pascendi Dominici Gregis, Sunday, September 8, 1907, ¶ 13; emphasis added.)
These quoted sources
should more than suffice to prove the importance of the Real, Authentic,
“It can neither profit me, the speaker, to speak, nor you, the hearers, to hear, unless we comply with the things which are spoken, ...so let us not limit the display of our zeal to hearing only, but let us observe what is said in our deeds. For it is indeed a good thing to spend time continually in hearing the Divine oracles: but this good thing becomes useless when the benefit to be derived from hearing is not linked with it.” (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. Sermon on Romans 12:20; emphasis added.)
For our resolutions, let all of us, by the Grace of God, firmly resolve, that whether it is defending the Real Unchangeable Traditional Catholic Faith, as Saint Thomas More did, or helping those who are of the household of the Real Unchangeable Traditional Catholic Faith, the important thing to remember is that none of you should care what people say, and/or think, about you.
Rather, remember it is Jesus Christ, the Just Judge, and not your Parents, not your Brother, not your Sister, not your Aunt, not your Uncle, not your Grandparents, not your boss, not your class-mate, not your co-worker, not your teacher, not your friend, who will be your judge, but rather, it will be Jesus Christ, the Just Judge, Who is your Judge, and to Whom you will give a strict accounting for your entire life!
On the contrary, let everyone “watch you” as you give them the good example they need to follow by obedience to Almighty God:
“Therefore, brethren, stand fast; and hold the Traditions which you have learned, whether by word, or by our epistle.” (2 Thessalonians 2:14.) This includes keeping faithful to the Real, Unchangeable, so-called: “old Mass in Latin”, a.k.a. the Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic Mass as it was found, and used, in the Traditional Catholic Missals published up to and including 1943. Please keep in mind that back in those days the Mass was still identified only as the Mass.We still recall how Our old Pastor, R.I.P., at the church in which he Baptized Us, used to end every Sermon saying in part:
The reason for this was because the so-called new mass was still being invented and re-invented, ever since Christ warned Catholics about it in 1902.
But, because the so-called new mass hijacked the term: the Mass, in order to deliberately confuse Catholics, and to deceptively try to make Catholics think that it is still the Mass, but with only a few minor changes!, it became necessary to clearly identify the Mass, which Liturgical Rite had NOT been changed, as the Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic Mass.
This more precise term is now used in order to clearly distinguish it from the fake and phony so-called new mass, which is the Demonic invention of which Christ warned Catholics in 1902. This new mass is the deliberate deception of the Satanic Synod Vatican 2 pseudo-church of anti-Catholic Infiltrators and is the Demonic Invention used almost everywhere today which robs Catholics of the Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic Mass, and instead brings with it the Wrath of God! Be warned! Be not deceived!
“The day is coming for you and me, my Brethren, when each of us will stand before the Judgement Seat of Christ, and He will say to you and to me:Let all of us do now what then we will have wished we had done now, remembering how the Apostle teaches:Give an account; give an account of thy stewardship, because now thou canst be steward no longer.”
“If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.” (Galatians 1:10.)In other words, never let people talk you into doing anything contrary to your Real, Unchangeable, Traditional Catholic Faith. Instead, use the response of Saint Thomas More:
“And when we die, and you are sent to Heaven for doing your conscience, and I am sent to Hell for NOT doing mine, will you come with me, for fellowship?”