As end of year time brings us the need to select benefits for next year, ESH is just recalling all the upside benefits and selling points of Mohammedanism…
The great Springtime of Renewal promoted non stop by the modernist neocon Catholics, including all the way to the top, continues to sputter, falter and show continued signs of regression, not progression.
To think otherwise is to have the same psychiatric delusions of say, a Caitlyn Jenner. Just cause you want it don’t mean it will be so. If that were true, ESH would be the King of France. Yet we all know Hollande and his socialist friends won’t let ESH run things in Paris.
Read and weep. The Church in Amerikka is, and has been, missionary ground, if only the collegial conciliar fanatics would only have the same zeal for forming new vocations as they do for, say, ecumania and statements on the environment which they prefer to worship, rather than the Creator of that environment. Leaving them standing much as the profane, secular world that masonically worships man rather than the One, Triune God.
So Amerikka will import priests from Africa and Asia, if any remain after ISIS murdering ways. And some from places such as Poland, ravaged for decades by godless atheistic communism, now reeling as the West does from materialism, the flip side of communism.
On a positive note, despite the hostilities by the conciliar church leaders to conversion, a number of protestants (including former “ministers”) are making their way into the One True Church of Christ, several of them via the Byzantine and other Eastern Rites, where more sanity has prevailed since the revolution of Vatican II. But even there, all is not well. Ten years ago the Divine Liturgy of St John Chrysostum–the Mass of the Byzantine Rites–changed the millenial Nicene Creed to remove that long time bogey man of the Orthodox world, the filioque, conceding that the Holy Ghost proceeds from only the Father.
Only in the Traditional Rites does one see growth in vocations since the 1960s. One example: St Thomas Aquinas Seminary is bursting at the seems so much, that the SSPX is poised to open a new huge seminary in rural Virginia, moving that operation from Winona, MN where it has been for almost 30 yrs because they just cannot hold all the young men seeking a solid orthodox training and the insurmountable obstacle to heresy found in the Tridentine Rite Holy Mass. It’s getting hard for the dicosese of Richmond, VA to ignore them anymore.
In Pittsburgh, the SSPX took back once Catholic Sts James Church in the city’s West End right from under the nose of Bishop Zubik, after the diocese closed it in 2004. Zubik’s “inclusive” response was nothing short of a woman scorned with a fury reserved only to the faithful of Christ’s only True Church.
So much mercy, so much caring, sharing and “new evangeliszation” examples adorn these remains of the Novus Ordo’s “square earth society”.
Please pray for the repose of the soul of this saintly priest who took his vows quite seriously, and worked tirelessly–at the cost of much calumny and vituperation against his person–for the Message of Our Lady of Fatima of repentance and conversion, and the still-to-be-performed consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary by the Holy Father in unison with all the world’s bishops at the same time.
|He never enriched himself from his aposolate and lived ascetically by today’s materialistic standards by many religious.
He was devoted to the Immemorial Tridentine Rite Mass as he progressed in years. He was fearless against attacks by enemies of the Faith, the Church and Our Lady, to Whom he was assiduously devoted.
ESH was fortunate to meet Fr Gruner several times, either at his own Center’s conferences or at one of the many times he spoke at Human Life International conferences.
|Requiescat in pace!
Catholic Family News
from Catholic Family News editor John Vennari…
Father Nicholas Gruner
Requiescat in pace
By now you probably heard about the sudden death of Father Nicholas Gruner. He died of an apparent heart attack on April 29 around 7:00 pm while working at his office in Fort Erie.
Father Gruner was truly the world expert on Fatima. I can say this as one who worked closely with him for over 20 years. He was more knowledgeable on this subject, and on the true nature of the Fatima Message than anyone else. His devotion to Our Lady was strong and genuine.
Please remember Father Gruner in your prayers, a good personal friend and true Catholic Crusader.
In the Immaculate Heart,
Below is the announcement from the Fatima Center:
Rest in Peace
Father Nicholas Gruner
May 4, 1942 — April 29, 2015
The Management Team of the Fatima Center sadly announces the death of Father Nicholas Gruner, who passed away suddenly this evening.
Father died at his office, working to his last breath on the goals to which he dedicated his 38 years in the priesthood — the promotion of the Message of Fatima, especially the release of the full Third Secret and the Consecration of Russia to Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart.
Details concerning the wake/visitation and funeral for Father will be announced in the upcoming days. For now, in your charity, please pray for Father and for his Apostolate, which will continue to seek to bring his life’s work to a successful conclusion.
Please click here for both video and information on funeral…
(Funeral Mass to be held in Niagara Falls this Saturday)
Bergoglio is doing to the Church what O’Bama, the part Irish Kenyan kommie, has done to the USA these past 6 years. ESH has said this frequently over the past 3 years and it remains truer and truer each passing day, something with which one cannot be pleased since it wounds the spotless Bride of Christ with a recurring Passion and Golgotha from within rather the usual enemies from without.
It is not a new concept. Judas was the first such internal traitor. There have been many since the past 2000 years. The holy Pope St Pius X said as much in his groundbreaking encyclical on Modernism, Pascendi Dominici Gregis, when he directly attacked the synthesis of all heresies–Modernism–and stated its worst proponents were within the bosom of Holy Mother Church.
So, Ann Barnhardt, re-converted protestant to Catholic Tradition a few years back, holds no punches when she decides to expose evil and error. She is not timid nor the stuff used to make jello like diplomats.
She nails it again, tapping into Church teaching (the official kind) and the excellent works of the telegenic saintly Blessed Bishop Fulton Sheen. Is she right or wrong? Excessive? Divisive? There are many names the devil uses to call those who expose his scheming and machinations, even in the guise of a liberation theology afficianado like Bergoglio.
You can read it all here….
Father Haley, a priest in the diocese of Arlington, VA, has been permanently suspended by Bishop Paul Loverde for testifying in a legal deposition about the immoral practices of his fellow diocesan clergy. In a formal notice to Haley, given on October 28, 2002, Bishop Loverde stated that Haley was guilty of violating an order for him not to publicize priestly wrongdoing in order “to avoid scandal, to maintain ecclesiastical discipline and to protect the reputation and privacy of both the faithful and priests of this diocese.” [As quoted in The Washington Times, November 13, 2002.]
In fact Father Haley never went public with any of his incriminating information. For years he went privately to Bishop Loverde, not just with his complaints, but with indisputable evidence of clergy immorality in his diocese. Bishop Loverde’s reference to Haley “publicizing priestly wrongdoing” concerns deposition testimony given by Father Haley pursuant to a law suit brought against Bishop Loverde and his diocese by a parishioner, James Lambert. The suit alleged diocesan negligence in failing to remove an obviously unfit priest who had given public scandal for years. [The lawsuit was eventually dismissed for failing to comply with the statute of limitations.]
Having exposed the perverted sodomites of the lavendar mafia , now he must suffer in virtual silence. Pray for this courageous priests, and all proests, that they may faithfully discharge their duties and vows.
In a spectacularly courageous move, a Norfolk, VA priest has cut off his local affiliated Knights of Columbus council which has procured abortoholic Dem Gov Terry McAuliffe as the “grand marshal” of their upcoming St Patrick’s Day parade next week.
The council, working behind the back of the pastor and mendaciously stating they would remove McAuliffe from the parade, shows a continuin religious scnadal and cancer among many K of C councils that coddle and protect abortoholic and pro-sodomite politicians who claim to be “catholic”.
The priest consulted with the local ordinary before acting.
“Governor McAuliffe stands contrary to the Catholic Church in not one but many of the most essential teachings of the Church in the political arena,” the Norfolk pastor wrote in a March 5 letter to parishioners, distributed at Sunday Mass on March 8. “He himself promised to be a ‘brick wall’ against restrictions on abortion, has taken away commonsense protections for women in abortion facilities and lowered safety standards, and consistently takes money from pro-abortion lobbying groups.”
“Further, he not only favors the re-definition of marriage, he himself performed a gay ‘marriage’ as soon as a court overturned the law of the Commonwealth,” [ESH emphasis] Father Beeman wrote. “Marriage and Life are two of the foundational efforts of the Knights of Columbus as a national organization, so it is dumbfounding how the Knights could then decide to honor the Governor.”
Father Beeman was acting on the advice of Richmond Bishop Francis DiLorenzo in contacting the state council, he said, as well as in making the national office aware of the situation.
He had written the council last year at the request of one of the bishop’s vicars to request the committee keep the parade a non-political event and not honor any political candidate, office holder or former office holder above the city level.
MCAuliffe also led a delegation recently promoting closer ties to the communist dictatorship in Cuba.
Just a friendly reminder from your neighborhood Hunky, this week Weds, Fri and Saturday are “Ember Days” on the
Traditional Roman calendar.
This traditionally meant days of fasting and partial abstinence, which are voluntary today. In the penitential motif of Holy Lent, and our efforts to be closer to God, these practices were commonplace not so many decades ago, with the change of seasons, just as we are ready to go into Spring, despite the winter like weather in most parts of the US, even the normally more balmy South and West.
Ember Days were any of a number of days reserved for fasting and prayer in the Western Catholic Church. Ember days traditionally comprise the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday following St. Lucy’s Day (December 13), the first Sunday in Lent, Pentecost (Whitsun), and Holy Cross Day (September 14), though other days are observed locally.
In the Eastern Rites, five All Souls Saturdays are observed, 3 of which fall during Holy Lent in successive weeks, with the praying for the souls of the dearly departed who may still be in Purgatory anticipating a heavenly reward at the appointed time. A roll call of names of the deceased (Hramoty) is read during a service called Panachida which closely resembles the prayers before the casket at wakes or at the grave site during funerals, in the Eastern Rites.
The other two All Souls Saturdays are the Saturday of Meatfare Week (2nd Sunday before Lent) and the Saturday before Pentecost Sunday.
Let’s do that something extra this Holy Lent to become more closer to God spiritually, along with other acts of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. These are two additional ways one can do that.