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Published on April 30th, 2012

From (Mrs.) RM @ PR

I had been wondering about an expression in the Bible which is repeated in various occasions when describing the reign of our Lord. It is said that after his return, our Lord will reign with an "iron rod".
 
If the people which will be with Him are the resurrected in Christ, the gathered people by the angels at the end of this age, and those jews which are scattered among the nations which are considered worthy people to God, while, at the same time satan will be chained in the bottomless pit until the end of the millennium, against whom and why our Lord will need an "iron rod" to reign?
 
I know you are loaded with work. If you think it is possible to bring some light without it been an interruption or an extra burden to you, I will appreciate your answer.

RM

A. According to what God revealed to m de P the moment he read your question, the meaning of reigning with an iron rod is: Reigning with Justice - equally for all.

As we have often said - When we pray for "the Will of God be done on Earth as it is in Heaven" we are, in essence asking for a Reign with Justice, since the Perfect Will of God is Perfectly Just. The natural consequence of a reign with Justice is a reign of Peace.

There can never be Peace unless there is Justice. That is as impossible as expecting the water to be dry.


From (Mr.) IW @ US

Note from miguel de Portugal: We are publishing the following letter for several reasons - all intended to strengthen and uphold the Catholic Faith. The letter is from an individual well known to us and who has proven to be truthful and sincere over the years. We will respond or comment upon it in the usual "Answer" part after the letter text.

The actual letter with no word editing by us:

When I was a teen in high school, I knew John Justin O'Connor, before he joined the Christian Brothers. He made an unsuccessful attempt to molest (1) me when he was 18 and I was still a minor.

I had previously noted that there was something wrong with him. This confirmed it. As I was stronger then him, he did not get anywhere with me. But what I noted about him during that brief incident was that he was 'of another spirit', as if some other entity was in control of him. His manner and what I say in his eyes was demonic. And this encounter occurred in the church itself!

Immediately prior to this incident, O'Connor had been openly flirting with a girl. This made his behavior all the more bizarre. My attempts to alert others (both my peers and responsible adults in the church) were effectively met with:

"..shut up! You can't say those things.. He is a good guy.... you don't know what you are messing with..... he is going to enter the Christian Brothers... he is an honor to the parish!"

While I was 'undamaged' by this, I realized immediately the evil of all of this. Upon reflection, decades later, I realize that many of the adults, cleric or lay who told me to 'shut up' can be categorized as 'friendly to Opus Dei'. (2)

I realized then, that O'Connor was an 'accident waiting to happen'. I was correct:

"More than two decades after graduating from Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, two men claim they were sexually abused by the Dean of Discipline, Brother John Justin O'Connor.

"Two to three times a week he'd single you out in class or put you in detention, then have his way with you and terrorize you," said a now 41-year-old man who claims he was molested by Brother O'Connor for two years after he entered the high school in 1985..." (3)

My observations about the Christian Brothers I met, dating from the 1970s, is that they  seemed to be both overtly homosexual in manner, and as being predatory. I concluded long ago that kids like O'Connor were somehow 'groomed' for membership in the order. He was quite close to several of them in the parish where I knew him. (4)

The tragedy of this is that IF persons like myself - who were observant and honestly reported warped behavior - were heeded, many potential clerical abusers would have been stopped. Before they did vast damage to souls.

IW

A. Thank you for sharing with all of us this experience which, as the saying goes: Speaks volumes. We wish to highlight the fact that, through the Grace of God, and in spite of all that you have experienced "within the Temple and its Masters", you have successfully kept the Catholic Faith well separated from what is known as the Catholic Church. That, in itself, is a great gift from God.

You speak of  O'Connor being "'of another spirit', as if some other entity was in control of him". This mechanism is explained in detail in the document (5) we composed showing why reincarnation does not exist no matter how many scientific "proofs" confirms that it does. The better we all understand said mechanism the easier it is to disarm evil deceptions from the supernatural world.

Your closing sentences speak the absolute truth. As we have often said, sexual abusers are sick individuals who must be immediately removed from the ministry and provided with psychological and spiritual assistance. Those who cover up for them, whether Popes, Cardinals, Bishops and/or laity, are the criminal ones. If we had placed more of those in jail, this ongoing scourge would have been "stopped cold on its tracks" long ago.


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(1) This was an attempt at literal, forcible rape. Not merely 'making a pass' at myself.
(2) The clergy in charge of the parish were very close to Fr. Bruce Ritter of Covenant House, who was notoriously accused of many counts of sex abuse.
(3) Source
(4) The famous lawsuit filed by Fr. Robert Hoatson, details the lechery of the Christian Brothers in that very parish: Click Here
(5) The Mechanism



Published on April 28th,
2012


From miguel de Portugal

On April 22nd, 2012, in the News Report page we highlighted a news report headlined with: "Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July".

In the miguel de Portugal comments part we closed with "For those of our readers who are not savvy about computers and internet matters, we have asked a close cooperator, whose professional field is computers and internet, to digest the information and present it as simple and straight forward as possible so that any of our readers could insure that their computer is not infected."

Our close cooperator (Mr. RBB) has done so and we have mailed to our entire List product of his work which will not be posted on this page.


On April 26th we sent a communication....
with the Subject of "Latest Board Updates". Within that e-mail there was the following note:

We need to update our Mailing List. Therefore, if you want to remain on our Main Mailing list, let us know.

We have received only a few responses. Respectful as we strive to be of man's free will, unless we hear from those who have not responded yet, your address will be deleted from all of our Lists.



Published on April 26th, 2012

From (Mr.) WO @ US

Due to the forcible introduction of the "mass of Ratzinger", valid reception of sacramental Communion is now largely impossible. The same would apply to visits to the Blessed Sacrament in the Tabernacle.

Even if you could find an open church (good luck!), as to what is in the Tabernacle: "...He is not here...". Ditto for those churches which have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

While one may always make a Spiritual Communion anytime, it was formerly comforting for persons like myself to visit www.savior.org; which had 24/7 web cam Exposition. Yet now, what is displayed in the monstrance on that site would have to be the result of the "Ratzinger mass", as that convent is subject to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, PA.

If it is the Will of God.... Could you take a picture of the Blessed Sacrament, either in a Pyx or upon a Paten, and post it on your site?

This would be a great spiritual comfort to those of us who are aware of the present realities, yet desire to console Him in the literal Sacramental form.

As the Eucharist transcends Time and Space, a photo would suffice in these Times.

God bless you!

WO

A. Your request will be fulfilled as soon as God fully dictates to us how He Wills that we do so. We already have received the partial instructions, but we await for their completion.

In the meantime, we suggest visiting the "Capelhina" in Fatima which is broadcast live (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)  at  This Address.

The Tabernacle is inside the little building behind the image of Our Lady of Fatima. The statue sits at exactly the point where the tree, upon which Mary appeared five times to the three little shepherds in Fatima, was originally planted.


From miguel de Portugal

We received from a regular and dear visitor a quote (and its internet address) from a page named End of the American Dream. Following is our answer to her; an answer which we wish to share with all of our readership.

Today we are addressing the issue of a New World Government in our News Commentary page from a different non-commercial perspective.

Sites like the one you recommended to us are not to be relied on. They sell, sell, and continue to sell products that people will buy when running scared. That is their objective, therefore, their messages are geared to that: Increase commerce and not spiritual preparation for what is already unfolding upon the world.

In any case - The American Dream will disappear as part of the disappearance of the Global Dreams.

As the saying goes, the  "Party Is Over", dear lady. Make no mistake.

The only thing left to do is pray for ourselves and others and to strengthen our faith to enable us to navigate through these most dangerous and treacherous waters of the Apocalypse. There is nothing else to do that will produce any kind of good fruit.

Following are a few of our pages which should be read frequently and applied regularly:

Pray! Pray! Pray! and then Pray some more!

What can we do? Part 1 and Part 2

Physical preparation for the initial shock: Part 1 and Part 2



Published on April 24th,
2012


From miguel de Portugal

Yesterday we sent the following e-mail to our full Mailing List. Since many who visit this page are not on our Mailing List, and the following is very critical information, we are reproducing the full message below:


May the Peace of God be upon each and every one of you!

Our News Commentary page does not receive near as many visitors as our Private FYI&R and Divine Encouragement pages. Although we are focusing on Faith Building matters, there are some "normal" news that should be a very strong incentive to make an all out effort to increase our faith to the level that God has ordained from all Eternity for each one of us.

Following are three of those reports that we feel that our entire list should be aware of. After the three reports and our comments, we will make one final general comment.


News Report No. 1
[our highlights]

ATK Secures .40 Caliber Ammunition Contract with Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (1)

ATK Wins Five-Year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract for .40 Caliber Ammunition from Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

ATK announced that it is being awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (DHS, ICE) for .40 caliber ammunition. This contract features a base of 12 months, includes four option years, and will have a maximum volume of 450 million rounds.

ATK was the incumbent and won the contract with its HST bullet, which has proven itself in the field. The special hollow point effectively passes through a variety of barriers and holds its jacket in the toughest conditions. HST is engineered for 100-percent weight retention, limits collateral damage, and avoids over-penetration.


miguel de Portugal comments: Why would the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement need 450 million rounds of hollow point bullets, not legal in international warfare but legal to use in the US?

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(1) Wall Street Journal Reports


News Report No. 2
[our highlights]

Shift on Executive Power lets Obama bypass rivals. (1)

One Saturday last fall, President Obama interrupted a White House strategy meeting to raise an issue not on the agenda. He declared, aides recalled, that the administration needed to more aggressively use executive power to govern in the face of Congressional obstructionism.

"We had been attempting to highlight the inability of Congress to do anything," recalled William M. Daley, who was the White House chief of staff at the time. "The president expressed frustration, saying we have got to scour everything and push the envelope in finding things we can do on our own."

For Mr. Obama, that meeting was a turning point.

But increasingly in recent months, the administration has been seeking ways to act without Congress. Branding its unilateral efforts "We Can't Wait," a slogan that aides said Mr. Obama coined at that strategy meeting, the White House has rolled out dozens of new policies - on creating jobs for veterans, preventing drug shortages, raising fuel economy standards, curbing domestic violence and more.

Each time, Mr. Obama has emphasized the fact that he is bypassing lawmakers. When he announced a cut in refinancing fees for federally insured mortgages last month, for example, he said: "If Congress refuses to act, I've said that I'll continue to do everything in my power to act without them."


miguel de Portugal comments: What the opposition has "gained" be the obstinate behavior is giving the Executive Branch of government, and all the key departments it controls, a reason to "push the envelope in finding things we can do on our own". Of course, the question is: Is this action-reaction real or are we seeing a staged scenario for public consumption?
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(1) New York Times Reports


News Report No. 3

Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July. (1)

For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.

Unknown to most of them, their problem began when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to take control of infected computers around the world. In a highly unusual response, the FBI set up a safety net months ago using government computers to prevent Internet disruptions for those infected users. But that system is to be shut down.

The FBI is encouraging users to visit a website run by its security partner, DCWG (2) , that will inform them whether they're infected and explain how to fix the problem. After July 9, infected users won't be able to connect to the Internet.

Most victims don't even know their computers have been infected, although the malicious software probably has slowed their web surfing and disabled their antivirus software, making their machines more vulnerable to other problems.

miguel de Portugal comments: In a nutshell, what this virus will do is: Without your knowledge, change the internet address that you may have entered and take you to a fake page mimicking the page that you intended to visit. Then, through the falsified page, they will feed you whatever mis- information they want to spread throughout the world.

Imagine if your computer is infected and you visit any of our pages, say, Private FYI&R, for example, and, on a page that looks identical to ours, you read that "miguel de Portugal has acknowledged his error about Opus Dei and now he will join the group". Then, what would you then think about all else miguel de Portugal has published for the last 14 years?

This is the ultimate stroke in dissemination of false information on a global scale. Imagine what will happen once a misinformed reader turns around and "Tweets" the seriously wrong information and/or place it on a Facebook type service.

For those of our readers who are not savvy about computers and internet matters, we have asked a close cooperator, whose professional field is computers and internet, to digest the information and present it as simple and straight forward as possible so that any of our readers could insure that their computer is not infected.

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(1) News Source
(2) DCWG



Final comprehensive comments from miguel de Portugal: If we digest the above news reports, in the light of what our readership should know by heart now, we may conclude the following:

(a) We finally, over the years, got through to the appropriate leaders the reality that:
 As a result of the errors spread by 19th and 20th Century Russia, a nuclear attack is initiated against the United States of America and other nations of the Western World. China will play a major role. This will lead to a worldwide, brutal conflagration. The war will be brief in duration, but of devastating magnitude.

a. Nations will be annihilated, as specifically predicted by the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917.

b. Godlessness [this is a more comprehensive term than Communism] will engulf the world. Christians will be ruthlessly and brutally persecuted, with the objective of destroying them. [Luke 21:9-10, Joel 1:5-7, 10-12, 19-20, Revelations 18:2-20] (1)

Not knowing "where it will come from" the U.S. government wants to be in a position to defend its people on our own territory.

or

(b) Someone has convinced our authorities that an Alien invasion is imminent and, as in (a) above, the U.S. government wants to be in a position to defend its people on our own territory.

May God have Mercy on His Elect!

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(1) Sequence of Events



Published on April 22nd, 2012

From (Mr.) GR @ US

If you ever have some time, check out this video [From Chemtrails to Pseudo-Life: The Dark Agenda of Synthetic Biology] (1) exposing GNA as opposed to natures DNA!

It will take a dedicated effort to review this lengthy expose (1 hour +) but it seems quite informative;  very 'supernatural' to say the least!  It even mentions man merging with machines for immortality!
 
But who will be the 'fortunate' ones to benefit by this technology?  (answer = the elite,  if you follow this  satanic plan) They want to replace humanity with post humanity's  two classes of beings, Homo Evolutis (slaves)  and E-lites (masters)!
 
These propositions of scientists are for real and we are now being impacted by preliminaries of their experiments by way of chemtrails, morgellans, etc., etc.

The CFR [Council on Foreign Relations] is implementing and orchestrating the political control to allow all this to come about.
 
This is where man is headed - may God have mercy on us!!

GR


A. Thank you for the referral. As you kindly acknowledged, we just do not have the time or internet resources to view the presentation and, in reality, we do not need to see it. We know in great detail where humanity is heading and why God will stop it on its tracks.

However, we thank you very much for bringing this to the attention of many of our readers.

Believe it or not, many of those who have been familiar with us for over a decade (on line already 14 years) think that : We will just have three days of darkness; the guys with the black hats (traditionally the bad guys wear black hats) will be eliminated; the Sun will gloriously rise on the third day; and the family will take a drive to the nearest McDonald's for an All American celebration.

We are not being sarcastic although we have used a parable to accurately describe the mindset of most. Anything that we can do to show our readership (in over 105 countries) that: (a) What is about to happen is worse than what is known as Noah's Flood; and (b) God was left with no other choice than to allow it, is welcome.

In case anyone prefers to view it from a DVD, it is available through Footnote (2).

We will take this opportunity to again illustrate, from a different perspective, how far gone humanity is. In yesterday's mid-day TV news in Spain a new kind of restaurant was featured as a news item. Their claim to fame: Erotic Cuisine. Our disgust was so great that we turned the newscast off as soon as we were able to reach the remote control.... they were about to show some examples.

Remember..... Spain is Opus Dei country. St. John Bosco was able to single-handedly (with Jesus and Mary, of course) Evangelize an anti-clerical Italy with a radical anti-clerical government.... who actually helped him (3). Opus Dei has controlled institutions in Spain since the Franco's days and the country's moral standard continues to drop to the point that individuals have taken their parish to court demanding that their baptismal records be erased from the books, and marriages (civil or Sacramental) are almost a thing of the past.

[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 7]

We (continue to) rest our case about Opus Dei.
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(1) From Chemtrails to Pseudo-Life: The Dark Agenda of Synthetic Biology
(2) DVD Source
(3) St. Bosco's Trajectory



Published on April 20th, 2012

From miguel de Portugal

As part of a November 16, 2011, post (1) in this same Forum we wrote:

It was in July 1997 that God informed miguel that there had been a delay.... That meant that the "tumbling" which was to start in 1998 had been delayed. Then, using Gorbachev (2), God revealed that the extent of the delay was of ten years. Then, like clockwork, in 2008 the fabric of the financial world started to unravel. This is leading to the "detonator" of the horrific events which, as we write these lines, are already knocking at the door of many countries.

I will never forget what transpired that July night, and how it Happened. It is like a video recorded in my brain. It had to do with the enacting of the launching of a nuclear war. My reaction was that of a frantic and deeply emotional plea for Mercy.... then "something" happened... and then I knew, without a shred of a doubt, that a delay had been granted. The certainty was such that next day I started to prepare my return to to the U.S. since at that time I was in Salamanca, Spain.

On the nights of April 17th and 18th there was an almost eerie replay of the scene/situation described above. It also had to do with the launching of a nuclear war. This time, my reaction was extreme calm and no pleas for Mercy. The words that came out of my mouth were: We have been amply warned and sadly we have not responded as we should have. It is now too late.

We will let each reader, with the illumination of the Holy Spirit of God, draw their individual conclusion.

Acknowledging before God and man that we do not deserve it, we still hope for a Green Apocalypse (as that initiated by a Gamma Ray Burst (3)) as opposed to a Nuclear Apocalypse triggered by a massive nuclear exchange.

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(1) Page
(2) How the New World Order was delayed by ten years
(3) About a Gamma Ray Burst



Published on April 18th, 2012

From miguel de Portugal

There are two areas that today we wish to clarify: (a) Near death experiences; and (b) The promise Jesus made for Mercy Sunday: "...that whoever approaches the Fount of Life on this day will be granted complete remission of sins and punishment."

(a) About near death experiences

The correspondence that we sent out with the subject of "A Witness to the Mercy of God" constituted a rare exception that God made to a clear directive He gave me some time ago. The directive: Do not dwell on reports about near death experiences.

We will not go into the reasons I understood from Him as to why to avoid such material, but we do recommend our readers to avoid delving on that matter.

We regret not having been clear enough that this was an exceptional event.

(b) The promise Jesus made for Mercy Sunday does not, in any way, supersede the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

The sins alluded in the "...complete remission of sins..." should be viewed as the sins committed since last Sacrament of Reconciliation, sins committed without being aware that they were sins, thus not handled at the time of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and sins that we may have just forgotten and never handled at the time of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

The "remission of punishment" is indeed that. Any pending punishment (read: consequences that we bring upon ourselves for having transgressed Divine Law) will be rescinded.

As we have shared with our readers many times, in the Sacrament of Reconciliation the sins are forgiven but the punishment (read: consequences that we bring upon ourselves for having transgressed Divine Law) is still pending. The punishment may be mitigated by the Mercy of God on a case by case basis or not, but, that "invoice" has to be settled somehow. However, on Mercy Sunday, whoever approaches the Fount of Life will be granted complete remission of punishment."


In recent Mass Readings....
we are reminded that:

(a) To claim the qualifier of "Christian" does not guarantee Eternal Life. As John the Evangelist reminds us:

[1] Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ, is born of God. And every one that loveth him who begot, loveth him also who is born of him. [2] In this we know that we love the children of God: when we love God, and keep his commandments. [1 John 5]

To believe in God and that Jesus is the Christ means that the individual in question must strive with all his heart to live His Word beginning with His Commandments. There are no short cuts and no exceptions.

and that....

(b) The model for a Christian community was established immediately upon Jesus ascension:

[32] And the multitude of believers had but one heart and one soul: neither did any one say that aught of the things which he possessed, was his own; but all things were common unto them. [33] And with great power did the apostles give testimony of the resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord; and great grace was in them all. [34] For neither was there any one needy among them. For as many as were owners of lands or houses, sold them, and brought the price of the things they sold, [35] And laid it down before the feet of the apostles. And distribution was made to every one, according as he had need. [Acts 4]

The only vestige of that behavior kept after the Imperialization of the Church was placing the faithful resources at the feet of the Successors of the Apostles. The problem arose when the successors of those original Apostles promptly used most of it for their own worldly pursuits. Whatever little went (and goes) to the needy is done with great fanfare so that the Faithful would believe that most is going to such truly Christian purpose.

In retrospect - after seeing what was done with what the man who became miguel de Portugal gave to the Church and Church related enterprises when God told him leave all behind and follow Me - if I would have to do it all over again,  I would not even give them time of the day. We have so many first person stories that they would fill hundreds upon hundreds of pages. All of them help me fully understand the why of the rejection of the Faith by many people.

It is up to us - all of us! -  to help the Elect, who have fled Christianity, in general, or Catholicism, in particular, to see that the problem is not Christianity nor Catholicism, but the criminals who mostly have controlled the Administration of Christianity (1) for 1600 years.

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(1) The Administration of Christianity refers to controlling leaders of East and West Catholicism as well as Protestant denominations. Also take note that, as we have often said, the head of a particular faith, for example, the Pope of Roman Catholicism is not necessarily the controlling force during his Administration. St. John Bosco had three Popes practically eating out of his hand yet he had to fight the Curia to be able to establish  the Salesians.



Published on April 16th, 2012

Did you know that... the fundamental reasons for which applied Christianity would fail were clearly stated in the New Testament and ignored by most?

First - The prophecy that it would fail....

....But yet the Son of man, when he cometh, shall he find, think you, faith on earth? [Luke 18:8]

In modern English [NIV] (to avoid misunderstandings):

....However, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth? [Luke 18:8]

Second - What man has not done.... which has caused applied Christianity to fail...

If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. [Luke 14:26]

Of course, Jesus is not using the word "hate" as we understand it. "Hate" is an impossible attribute for God. So then, what is He referring to?

This is what He is referring to....

....Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with thy whole heart, and with thy whole soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind: and thy neighbour as thyself. [Luke 10:27]

We shall now paraphrase Luke 14:26 as it was meant....

If any man come to me, and does not place me before his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, yea and his own life also, he cannot be my disciple. [Luke 14:26]

It is that simple!
Once the proverbial "chips are down" God is placed on the back seat by most while everyone else is given priority.


A personal note from miguel de Portugal

(The "I" refers to the man who later became miguel de Portugal)

Tragically, in 27 years of journey, I have only recognized precious few individuals (the first and foremost of them I call Mother Elizabeth) who would selflessly place God before all.


Mother Elizabeth was the (financially) poorest individual with whom I have interacted on a personal/spiritual and continuous basis for years - a childless widow nearing ninety years old who lived in a house which was literally falling down, with no air conditioned in a 90+ ºF and 90% humidity environment, yet, she was the richest individual I ever met.

So rich that when God tested my loyalty and faith by allowing me to reach a penniless state (1) she offered me all her life savings so that I could get from under a crushing debt, (2) (a debt which was beyond her comprehension). Her life savings, which she was pacing at my disposal, totaled just under 500 US dollars.
(3) It was then and there that I met in person the widow of the much talked about "widow's mite" [Mark 12:43].

I have no doubt that the soul of Elizabeth Carter Garza (4) is now basking in the revealed Glorious Presence of God.

miguel de Portugal
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(1) No income whatsoever, a bank balance of $50 and with monthly payments for past debts totaling  $5,000. After this severe test was successfully passed , the "financial Gates from Heaven" opened so that when He said some years later: "Leave all behind and follow Me" the proverbial grain stores were overflowing, but dealt with as He indicated.
(2) By not going against Divine Law a number of financial reverses were accepted thus driving me to such financial state.
(3) Naturally, the offer was not accepted, however, less than an hour later the first "financial drop" from Heaven fell - to later turn into the above mentioned torrent.
(4) Meet Mother Elizabeth (a montage using her photo and two other items given to me by her over twenty-one years ago).


Never, ever forget that....


...whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. [Mark 11:24]



Published on April 15th,
2012 [Mercy Sunday and 100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Titanic]


Did you know that...
the Titanic sank on the night of April 14th to 15th and that, of there had been a Mercy Sunday back in 1912, it would have been on April 14th?

A Divine "tweet" from the past?



Published on April 14th, 2012


From miguel de Portugal

Many times we have heard/read the following admonishment:

Come, ye blessed of my Father, possess you the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry, and you gave me to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and you took me in. Naked, and you covered me: sick, and you visited me: I was in prison, and you came to me.....  Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

Then he shall say to them also that shall be on his left hand: Depart from me, you cursed, into everlasting fire which was prepared for the devil and his angels. For I was hungry, and you gave me not to eat: I was thirsty, and you gave me not to drink.  I was a stranger, and you took me not in: naked, and you covered me not.... Amen I say to you, as long as you did it not to one of these least, neither did you do it to me. [Matthew 25: 35-45]

The question that should immediately come to mind but, which is as quickly swept under the proverbial carpet is:

"I have certainly not fed many of the world's hungry; have not clothed the destitute (Africa and South America is full of them - but the US too!); certainly have not visited any prisoners; have avoided strangers like the plague, much less taken them in; etc. etc. "

Well, Jesus clearly spelled out the fate of those who have not fulfilled those requirements. Yet, some will then say: "How could I safely done most of that? That is not fair!"

Rejoice!  There is a way to fulfill all of those requirements in a practical and safe way in the 21st century.

When any of the requirements clearly set by Jesus cannot be literally fulfilled for many valid reasons, there are other ways, just as valid, to fulfill them on an ongoing basis.

(a) Provide your local "soup kitchen" with food for the homeless.
(b) Donate clothing where you know it will go directly to the destitute and not to be resold with a fraction of the proceeds going to the poor.
(b) Pray for the spiritual and physical health of those who are sick and need consolation and love. (In here include the elderly - whether they may be at a home for the elderly or abandoned in some corner of the "family" home. Of course, if you are able to physically visit them, do so. We assure you, you will get as much, if not more, joy from doing this than the individual(s) that you visit.
(c) Pray for those in prison so that: (1) Those unjustly imprisoned be soon released; (2) Those who are justly imprisoned, learn from that experience and avoid falling again once released; (3) The weak amongst the prisoners be specially protected by their Guardian Angels.
(d) Pray for the immigrants, wherever they may be, so that they have an opportunity to earn an honest living an integrate themselves in the society of the host country.

 I do this regularly because I have been clearly moved by God to do so. You are invited to do the same and fulfill His requirements for "...possessing the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world."


From (Mrs.) RM @ PR


Peace and Joy M. de P.!
 
Here is a very special Easter Gift for you and your loved ones!
 
Do we know our King?

Certainly This Is the King I want to serve; and the King I want to adore and bless during tribulations!
 
Felices Pascuas de Resurrección!
 
RM

A.
Now you can fully understand why when He asked miguel de Portugal lo leave all behind and follow Him, the only possible answer was "Yes!".

How could anyone say "No" to any request from Jesus - our only and True King?

Thank you for a lovely gift which we can now share with my loved ones.



Published on April 12th,
2012


From (Mr.) LP @ US

Sometime ago you wrote: (1)

As we have said in the past: "There is only one God: an Omnipotent God Whom even satan (or extraterrestrials, if the reader so wishes) must serve. Therefore, the Faithful may rest assured that what is to come, The End of These Times - IS NOT of the world and will take place BEFORE December 21, 2012." (The M+G+R Foundation, "About the Mayan Calendar")

We are just about eight months away from December 21st - that is, very close. Do you have any additional information regarding this matter? Any delays? Extensions?

LP

A.
God has not given miguel de Portugal any updates regarding such time fame. Anything that we may say about this matter would be sheer speculation and not prophecy.

If the quoted statement should not have been made, we are confident that God will make miguel's word good even if it is only symbolically, as He did back in 1997. (2)

miguel does not make up the information published on these pages, although sometimes he may reveal some things that he should not (2).

When God granted the ten years compression of time as the result of  President Clinton's cooperation,  miguel was informed immediately in 1997, even though he did not know why the compression was granted. He only found out the reason as the result of an interview with Gorbachev that took place in 2002. (3)

That is, what was going to take place in 1998, took place in 2008: the beginning of the collapse of the world's financial system, which will soon lead to the complete collapse of our "civilization" and the End of These Times. Remember, the Financial System is Mammon's World; as it begins to crumble so does the hold satan has on the world.
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(1)  Source
(2)  Letter
(3) The Interview



Published on April 10th, 2012

From miguel de Portugal

We wish to thank each and every one of you who took the time to send to us a loving note wishing us a Blessed Easter.

If it had been possible, we would have responded to each one individually; however, circumstances did not allow it.

We also take this opportunity to express our regret for any other mail sent to us which has gone unanswered. If we are able to, within the next several weeks, we will respond to any that required an answer.

The Penance offered as part of our Holy Week exercises is still ongoing albeit at a mitigated level. If God allows it, we will share with you what constituted such Penance, a Penance which has even caused a noticeable weight loss.

The purpose of such sharing will be to illustrate that true Penance is not what we conveniently select to offer to God; it is accepting and carrying through with whatever He chooses, when and how,  no matter how difficult it may be for the individual in question.


As you know..... this is the time of the year when the Mass Readings focus on the Acts of the Apostles.

We believe that it will be quite edifying to review what verses from the Acts of the Apostles have been left our of the Mass Readings.



Published on April 7th,
2012 [Holy Saturday]


From miguel de Portugal

Today is a very good day to pray the image rich, Biblical Via Crucis while meditating that He went through such suffering and humiliation just for you and me.

Console Him for the sorrows caused by the souls who will never benefit from such gift. After all, He loves them too.



Published on March 31st, 2012

From miguel de Portugal

May the Peace of God be upon you!

Until Monday after Easter Sunday we will be devoting essentially all of the available time to Prayer and Penance. Therefore, this page will not be updated until then.

The Divine Encouragement page, God Willing, will continue to be updated every other day.

Mail, with the exception of that associated with a technical failure in any of our domains, will not be processed either.

Do not forget that the Mercy Novena starts on Holy Friday, which also is the First Friday of the Month and that Holy Saturday is the First Saturday of the Month.

May you have a Blessed Easter Week and Season!


Religious Days of Note and Marian Feast Days  APRIL - 2012


1st
    Palm Sunday

5th    Last Supper. At sundown begins Passover

6th    Holy Friday, First Friday of the Month and First day of Passover

7th    Holy Saturday and First Saturday of the Month

8th    Easter Sunday

13th  At sundown the last day of Passover begins

15th   Divine Mercy Sunday

25th   St. Mark the Evangelist

26th   Mary, Mother of Good Counsel


Published on March 29th, 2012

From miguel de Portugal

A few questions/issues have been raised by two readers which may be of theological  interest to our full readership. They follow.

Question/Concern No. 1

We responded to a letter from a Lady: Can't you just take a 30 minute walk away from everyone and offer a Rosary in peace? Your life continues to get more complicated and what is always eliminated is quality prayer time with God - WHEN YOU NEED IT THE MOST!

If Jesus HAD to get away from it all, don't you think that you need to do so also?

Her response: My letter to you was really an extra appeal and prayer to God for His help in showing me how to find a space and the time to spend with Him, without feeling like I am failing my family. I never thought myself to be more important than Jesus or that I didn't need my time alone with Him.

I know full well how much I need that time with Him. I just have a hard time putting myself and my needs before those around me.


Response: Our prayers accompany you but you must cooperate with God for them to have any effect. Of course we know that you do not think of yourself more important than Jesus. You are a wonderful, humble and giving child of God, however, it is not how one think but how satan causes one to act.

Let's review the following parable:

A certain man had two sons; and coming to the first, he said: Son, go work today in my vineyard. And he answering, said: I will not. But afterwards, being moved with repentance, he went. And coming to the other, he said in like manner. And he answering, said: I go, Sir; and he went not.

Which of the two did the father's will? [Mathhew 21: 28-31]

It is not what we say or think - It is what we ultimately do that counts!


Question/Concern No. 2

A Gentleman writes:  I am writing to inquire whether you know of any saintly person alive today who is graced with communication from the Lord in a manner such as that of Padre Pio or Sister Faustina.

My best friend from my childhood committed suicide in 2009. I have prayed for his soul at 3.00 p.m. almost every day and offered all my Sunday communions since he died to ask for his release from Purgatory, but I don't know if he is definitely saved.

It would ease my mind considerably if there was someone more worthy than me that Jesus would answer to whom I could put my inquiry. You don't disclose the source of your Divine encouragement postings, but if that source is still alive, perhaps they could assist.

Response: If it were the Will of God, He would have allowed you to know the destiny of your friend's soul. If He has not, it is not due to your level of worthiness; it may be because He does not want to reveal that information to you.

Who knows? He may be applying all those very needed merits associated with your prayers and Communions to souls who have no one to pray for them; souls who could even be worthier than your friend, but not known to the world as you friend was.

As most Catholics know "the Church" has always said that suicide automatically results in Eternal Damnation. Although they have soften their stance, many "Shepherds" and Faithful still believe that such is the case, which, of course, is not true. It all depends on the circumstances.

Judas committed suicide because He did not trust in the Mercy of God even though he had been exposed to God in the Flesh for over three years. The "good thief" went straight to Heaven, bypassing Purgatory [...today you will be with me in Paradise...], because, at the last minute, he acknowledged Jesus as God, acknowledged his sins, accepted the just punishment and appealed to His Mercy.

May those who have Ears, hear and Eyes, see.



Published on March 25th, 2012 [Feast of the Annunciation to Mary by Gabriel the Archangel]

From miguel de Portugal

The Old Testament reading for the 5th Sunday of Lent is from the Book of Jeremiah:
[out highlights]

Behold the days shall come, saith the Lord, and I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel, and with the house of Juda: Not according to the covenant which I made with their fathers, in the day that I took them by the hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt: the covenant which they made void, and I had dominion over them, saith the Lord.

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith the Lord: I will give my law in their bowels, and I will write it in their heart: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying: Know the Lord: for all shall know me from the least of them even to the greatest, saith the Lord: for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more. [Jeremiah 31:31-34]

Although the above prophecy has been passed by the alleged theo-experts as referring to the birth of Jesus Christ, that is not the case. This prophecy is clearly referring to the time after the End of These Times. Then, and only then: I will give my law in their bowels, and I will write it in their heart: and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. And they shall teach no more every man his neighbour, and every man his brother, saying: Know the Lord: for all shall know me from the least of them even to the greatest.

A far cry from the blood-stained imposed "christianity" of the last 1,600 years.


Did you know that.... the entire Book of Abdias (Obadiah) has been omitted from Roman Catholic Mass readings?  May each reader draw his/her own illuminated conclusion as to why Abdias was completely censored.

Chapter 1 verses 1-21 have been omitted from the Mass readings.

[1] The vision of Abdias. Thus saith the Lord God to Edom: We have heard a rumour from the Lord, and he hath sent an ambassador to the nations: Arise, and let us rise up to battle against him.

[2] Behold I have made thee small among the nations: thou art exceeding contemptible. [3] The pride of thy heart hath lifted thee up, who dwellest in the clefts of the rocks, and settest up thy throne on high: who sayest in thy heart: Who shall bring me down to the ground? [4] Though thou be exalted as an eagle, and though thou set thy nest among the stars: thence will I bring thee down, saith the Lord.

[5] If thieves had gone in to thee, if robbers by night, how wouldst thou have held thy peace? would they not have stolen till they had enough? if the grapegatherers had come in to thee, would they not have left thee at the least a cluster? [6] How have they searched Esau, how have they sought out his hidden things? [7] They have sent thee out even to the border: all the men of thy confederacy have deceived thee: the men of thy peace have prevailed against thee: they that eat with thee shall lay snares under thee: there is no wisdom in him.

[8] Shall not I in that day, saith the Lord, destroy the wise out of Edom, and understanding out of the mount of Esau? [9] And thy valiant men of the south shall be afraid, that man may be cut off from the mount of Esau.

[10] For the slaughter, and for the iniquity against thy brother Jacob, confusion shall cover thee, and thou shalt perish for ever.

[11] In the day when thou stoodest against him, when strangers carried away his army captive, and foreigners entered into his gates, and cast lots upon Jerusalem: thou also wast as one of them.

[12] But thou shalt not look on in the day of thy brother, in the day of his leaving his country: and thou shalt not rejoice over the children of Juda, in the day of their destruction: and thou shalt not magnify thy mouth in the day of distress. [13] Neither shalt thou enter into the gate of my people in the day of their ruin: neither shalt thou also look on in his evils in the day of his calamity: and thou shalt not be sent out against his army in the day of his desolation. [14] Neither shalt thou stand in the crossways to kill them that flee: and thou shalt not shut up them that remain of him in the day of tribulation.

[15] For the day of the Lord is at hand upon all nations: as thou hast done, so shall it be done to thee: he will turn thy reward upon thy own head. [16] For as you have drunk upon my holy mountain, so all nations shall drink continually: and they shall drink, and sup up, and they shall be as though they were not.

[17] And in mount Sion shall be salvation, and it shall be holy, and the house of Jacob shall possess those that possessed them. [18] And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, and the house of Esau stubble: and they shall be kindled in them, and shall devour them: and there shall be no remains of the house of Esau, for the Lord hath spoken it.

[19] And they that are toward the south, shall inherit the mount of Esau, and they that are in the plains, the Philistines: and they shall possess the country of Ephraim, and the country of Samaria: and Benjamin shall possess Galaad.

[20] And the captivity of this host of the children of Israel, all the places of the Chanaanites even to Sarepta: and the captivity of Jerusalem that is in Bosphorus, shall possess the cities of the south. [21] And saviours shall come up into mount Sion to judge the mount of Esau: and the kingdom shall be for the Lord.


The date of the future post on this page will be indicated on the Divine Encouragement page.



Published on March 23rd, 2012

From (Mr.) GR @ US

In response, and query, to your story about the young lady who could not forgive her offenders. (1)
 
Actually, how does one put that practice into action? What does one actually say to an offender who refuses to even acknowledge they did a wrong?
 
Is this forgiveness internal between the victim and God or must the victim somehow approach the offender who believes he did no wrong and is NOT sorry but feels HE should be apologized to?
 
My only thought about this is recalling Our Lord's Words when He said  "...forgive them Father for they know not what they do..."   which seems to suggest no contact with the offender(s) at all.
 
Yours in peace,

GR
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(1) March  21st Post


A.
Excellent question! What we speak about is that: we should strive to be in a "state of forgiveness". Ready to pray for and forgive any offender. It does not matter whether the offender assumes the guilt or not. That is between the offender and God. Just because an offender does not admit wrongdoing Divine Justice is negated. He/she will have to face Divine Justice sooner or later.

Of course, if at all possible, Divine Mercy demands that the offending party knows of your perception of his/her transgression so that he/she has the opportunity to make the appropriate corrections before God by apologizing to you.

Although rarely, sometimes - depending on circumstances - miguel will approach someone who may be "acting offended" towards him. Being that he has no idea for the reason of such behavior, he will say something like: "Your attitude towards me has changed. If I have offended you somehow, please let me know how so that I may take the appropriate corrective steps if necessary."  We say "if necessary" because if there has been no clear/obvious offense, there will not be an apology.

For example, if someone becomes offended because miguel has repeatedly and politely asked him not to use obviously offensive language during a conversation, miguel is certainly not going to apologize for it, even if the individual is most offended. Had miguel used abusive language (God forbid!) chastising the individual for his offensive language, then miguel owes an apology for the way he conveyed the message, but not for the message itself. If the recipient refuses to accept the apology, that is his problem. miguel's "account with God" has been settled.

It seldom gets to that point because, if miguel has acted improperly towards someone, God will notify him right away so that he may immediately go back to the individual and apologize. Most of the time the individual did not even notice the improper behavior..... but God has!


From miguel de Portugal

In the last Divine Encouragement post, once again, Our Lord speaks about the importance of deferring to his Will.  Part of our comments regarding His Words was:
 The exact/applied meaning of  "make My Will your only will" IS NOT that we become mindless robots. What this means is that:  "Everything we set to do must always be done deferring to His Will." When we do this in all sincerity, the outcome will be as perfect as it could possibly be and as perfect as He Willed it to be.

Although we have published (1) (2) two full documents about deferring to the Will of God, we wish to illustrate its importance in a more every-day type of situation which may be more accessible to all. Please bear with us since this is part of the growing up story of miguel de Portugal; a period throughout which, unbeknownst to him, God was demonstrating to him why deferring to "the will of a wiser one" (his parents, in this case) was always the best route.

As miguel was growing up and was allowed to "play outside" with his friends, the first condition his parents placed on him was that miguel had to play right in front of his house and not even get close to the street. The sequence from that first step follows:

Second: miguel could play on the whole block to which his house faced, still without getting close to the street.
Third: miguel could play around the entire block - all four side of the city block on which his house was. Still, without getting close to the street.
Fourth: miguel could cross the street which his house faced.
Finally: miguel could cross all streets, etc., etc.

The above sequence progressed through miguel's action and his parent's reaction. miguel knew that if he followed his parents limitations he would be safe, so miguel did. As he was obedient to their limitations and was able to handle the new challenges, his parents would give miguel more freedoms. All based on the fact that miguel trusted the wisdom of the limits imposed on him by his parents and they trusted miguel's proven compliance to the limits imposed for his benefit.

As miguel was growing up he never felt limited; on the contrary, he felt free and secure within the level of freedom he could enjoy.

One day, when miguel had reached the "mature" age of 16 years old, he was going to one of the many dances (that he and his schoolmates were always organizing or invited by friends from other schools.) As miguel was leaving his father asked: Why don't you take the car? miguel's answer was as simple as it was honest: "No, because I am going to have a couple of drinks at the party."

[In the society miguel lived within, a drivers' license could be obtained at the age of 16 and controlled consumption of alcoholic beverages, under adult supervision, was always an option.]

miguel  father's response, as the result of his statement, was swift: "In that case, you call me whenever you are finished and, regardless of the hour, I'll get dressed and pick you up in the car."  And so he did.... at 4:30 AM ! May God Bless his soul!

Blessedly, miguel was a totally free and secure child and teenager (3) as long as he remained within the ever expanding circle of safety his parent's set for him, at every stage, for miguel's own good.

Now then,  Considering:

Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead? Or if he asks for an egg, will give him a scorpion? If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask him! [Luke 11: 12-13]

 
It logically follows that if we sincerely strive to do His Will in all, we will be as free and as safe as any human could possibly be in all areas of our lives. Actually, we will have more freedom than anyone else. As we place our complete trust in Him, a whole new Universe of joyful opportunities becomes manifest.

Try it!  You just will not like it; you will love it!

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(1) The Will of God - How do we know it?
(2) The Will of God - How to Discern It
(3) The usual "pains" of growing up were there, but that is normal. miguel parents were not perfect either, yet miguel  would live through the whole growing up process again "at the drop of a hat", even though he has perfect recollection - video like at times - of many (normal) difficult times and trials during that time. It is not that he conveniently forgot the "bad times".



Published on March 21st, 2012

From miguel de Portugal

On March 5th we dwelt extensively in the importance of :

You have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thy enemy. But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you: That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.

For if you love them that love you, what reward shall you have? do not even the publicans this? And if you salute your brethren only, what do you more? do not also the heathens this? Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect. [Matthew 5:43-48]

and

Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned.Forgive, and you shall be forgiven. Give, and it shall be given to you: good measure and pressed down and shaken together and running over shall they give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you shall mete withal, it shall be measured to you again. [Luke 6:36-38]


Today we will "add some color" to this matter as we discuss a very recent encounter.

This young Christian lady (early thirties if not late twenties), together with her mother and brother, had a horrific experience with her father. An experience which colors her life and her Christianity. After she poured her soul out about this experience, brought up as the result of the problems she is having with business neighbors due to envy, we explained to her that the only solution was to pray for her father (first, since the trauma is a major one) and then for her business neighbors, since nothing else would resolve those issues.

She confessed that she just could not bring herself to either pray for their conversion or to forgive them. This young lady is as gentle and caring as anyone could hope to be, yet she cannot bring herself to do either. We explained to her, what we have already done on these pages, that forgiveness dos not mean that you want to go out and have coffee with the forgiven offender, etc., etc. She just could not. Would not even try. Therefore, we asked her to pray to God for such Grace since the consequences of her stance was most serious.

She was quite taken aback when we pointed out that "..the same measure that you shall mete withal, it shall be measured to you again." and that she is setting up the stage for her judgment every time she prays the Lord's Prayer "...forgive me my trespasses as I forgive those who trespass against me...".

Later on I thought about explaining to her what happened with her father - which God had revealed to me - which had triggered the events she described. I thought that it would move her to forgiveness once she knew. God would not allow us to do so. Why? As He explained:  She has to believe the importance of forgiveness as an act of faith and not because she  would understand what triggered her father's situation.

You have heard us say many times: "I know, not believe, but know" . What needs to be understood is that before I knew (whatever it was)  I believed it as an act of faith; then, God revealed to me the spiritual mechanism. Some of those revelations we have already shared with you; others we are not able to do so. Why? I have no idea as to the reason - that is God's business and, as a "professional gofer", that is just fine with me.



In case you wonder.... which texts from the very important Book of the Prophet Daniel have been edited out of the Mass readings, you do not need to wonder anymore, Here They Are!



Published on March 19th, 2012 [Feast of St. Joseph]

From (Mrs.) LC @ US

As I type this, EWTN is showing a Mass in honor of St. Patrick on this, his feast day, in St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.  Terrible as it may sound, I had to stop watching this Mass.  You may well ask:  Why would I do this?!

Here goes.  From the moment the procession of the clergy began, there were several of them who acknowledged the presence of people in the pews.  Several of them shook hands with the mayor of New York City, who is sitting in the front pew, in plain view of everyone.  This included Cardinal Dolan himself, who not only shook hands with the mayor, but with other individuals sitting in the same pew.

Then, when the homily began, the homilist gave honor to our military personnel, which is of itself, a good thing to do. When the camera zeroed in on the cardinal when an ovation was given to the military members present, he was clapping and "bravo-ing" with the best of them.

OK.  My question is:  Am I wrong in concluding that Jesus Himself was not being given the honor and the glory He so richly deserves by His representatives here in Earth?  It seemed to me that the clergy was more interested in paying homage to certain individuals than to their Savior.  Shouldn't they have been more reverent, more focused on Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, as they processed down the aisle, instead of nodding and smiling at those in the pews?  I found this very distracting.

Even in our parish, the pastor does this nodding and smiling at everyone as he walks down the aisle.  He even waves and blows kisses at babies. 

If I sound frustrated, it's because I am.  I find the behavior of certain clergy in these days to be, at times, unacceptable. 

Am I overreacting?  I would appreciate a response, if you have the time and the inclination.

 LC


A.
You ask: Am I overreacting?

The simplest way that we can answer your question is as follows: If you had been physically at that Mass and were sitting on the front pew and, faced with what you describe, you had stood up and walked out, we would have cheered you (after leaving the Sanctuary, of course!).

The lack of due reverence to the Eucharistic Presence of Our Lord Jesus Christ - at all levels - is disgusting and greatly offensive to Heaven.

Let us remember what Mary said about this through Garabandal:

The First Message of Garabandal delivered on October 18th, 1961 by the Virgin Mary told us that:

We must make many sacrifices, perform much penance and visit the Blessed Sacrament frequently. But first, we must lead good lives. If we do not, a chastisement will befall us. The cup is already filling up and if we do not change, a very great chastisement will come upon us.

The Last Message  of Garabandal delivered on June 18th, 1965 through the intervention of St. Michael the Archangel:

As my message of October 18 has not be complied with and has not been made known to the world, I am advising you that this is the last one. Before, the cup was filling up. Now it is flowing over. Many cardinals, many bishops and many priests are on the road to perdition and are taking many souls with them. Less and less importance is being given to the Eucharist. You should turn the wrath of God away from yourselves by your efforts. If you ask His forgiveness with sincere hearts, He will pardon you. I, your mother, through the intercession (intervention) of St. Michael the Archangel , ask you to amend your lives. You are now receiving the last warnings. I love you very much and do not want your condemnation. Pray to Us with sincerity and We will grant your requests. You should make more sacrifices. Think about the passion of Jesus. 

And that was back in 1961 - 1965. Therefore, let's not blame the Second Vatican Council. Since then, in the late eighties for example,  many Seminarians in the Houston-Galveston (then) Diocese (1) referred to those in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament as "Cookie Worshipers".

Wherever we have visited over the years - whether in Rome or Lourdes or Santiago de Compostela or Fatima, just to mention big centers of "devotion" - all we find is idolatry. The "Faithful" come in the chapels, churches and/or Basilicas and will do everything with and/or to the statues and/or relics present  - kissing, touching, embracing, bowing, kneeling, etc. - while the Tabernacle is ignored. We have even witnessed that behavior when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed for adoration.

When miguel visits the Blessed Sacrament at any place outside our private Chapel, he does so at a time when he expects the church to be essentially empty and, even then, he tries to sit on the first pew to avoid having to see blatant idolatry passing for Catholicism.

Images, statues, relics and sacramentals all have a valid function: Assist us in maintaining and enhancing our "connection" with God and His Heavenly Court. When they become the object of adoration (implied by behavior), that is idolatry

We wish to take this opportunity to, once again, highlight the fact that the Central Focus of Catholicism is the Eucharistic Presence of our Lord Jesus Christ. Whomever does not act accordingly in the Holy Presence is not Catholic, regardless of any claim made.

We must pray for such idolaters because, as Jesus said through Luke:

But he that knew not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. And unto whomsoever much is given, of him much shall be required: and to whom they have committed much, of him they will demand the more. [Luke 12:48]

For a more complete picture of Institutional Idolatry review our documents about two separate visits to Rome. Trip Report No. 1 and Trip Report No. 2

In closing, we thank you for giving us this opportunity to address this outrage again, as well as being reminded that there still a few Catholics that understand the core of the Faith and react appropriately.
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(1) Not to reflect the Bishop (Fiorenza) in charge at that time. On the contrary, he ordered every parish under his jurisdiction to have one day of Adoration per week.  Obviously he did not consider the Blessed Sacrament "a cookie".


It is interesting to note that.... in the year 2012:

* Palm Sunday falls on April 1st - April Fool's Day.

[If we consider that the ultimate deceit played upon mankind will be the entrance of the False Christ, this match may be of interest.  The only other time such match takes place in the first 50 years of the 21st century was in the year 2007.]

* Benedict XVI "Papacy" completes its 7th year on April 19.

[If we consider that the observance of the Holocaust Remembrance Day is a variable date, just as Palm Sunday is, the fact that this year it matches with Benedict's "Papal" anniversary, may also be of interest.]



Published on March 17th, 2012 [St. Patrick's Day]

From (Mr.) WO @ US

There have been many rumors over the past 15 years or bizarre sex/occult rituals being performed at the Vatican involving ranking members of its Administration and young boys or girls. This has been written about by everyone from Malachi Martin to Svali (an alleged survivor of the same). This information might lead one to think that such tales might not be entirely fictional.

During the recent Consistory, I observed that Maledict was wearing a miter which had two prominent 8-pointed stars on the front, situated as to be directly over his brow. He has worn this miter before. It rang 'alarm bells' in my mind.

According to the rebooted consistory ritual prepared by the lead papal MC, Msgr Guido Marini, the newly-designed cardinal's ring is described as follows:

 The back part of the ring (1a, 1b) represents a stylized column like those found in Saint Peter’s Basilica, while the face is a bas-relief in the shape of a cross. On the face are figures of Saints Peter and Paul, modeled on their statues located in front of the Basilica, representing faith and missionary proclamation.

Between the two Saints, as if to illumine them, is placed an eight-pointed star, a clear reference to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Inside the ring, beneath the face, are the arms of Pope Benedict XVI in bas-relief.

The ring is presented with these words: "Receive the ring from the hands of Peter and know that your love for the Church is strengthened by the love of the Prince of the Apostles."

Now about the 8-pointed star...a diligent search of my memory banks and sources on Christian iconography show no prior use of an 8-pointed star for Mary. Nor are Sts. Peter and Paul portrayed with Mary or a symbol of her. So, are they really figures of these saints?

The 8 pointed star is a Gnostic symbol, known as the Octagram of creation. It is related to Venus, and also sacred to Ishtar. In Nordic traditions the octagram is used to invoke magic and also as a protecting ideogram. (2) (3)

This would seem to tie-into the symbolism on Ratzinger's coat of arms. And the c. 500 year old floor pattern of St. Peter's Basilica. (4)

The ultimate origin of the symbol dates to the Sumerians (4000BC), and their deity, Inanna: goddess of sexual love, fertility, and warfare. (5) She was worshpped via sacred prostitution. Persons of asexual or hermaphroditic bodies and feminine men were particularly involved in the worship and ritual practices of Inanna's temples. (6)

Inanna's name is commonly taken from Nin-anna "Queen of Heaven" (from Sumerian NIN "lady", AN "sky"). Hence, in a extremely twisted way, the Vatican has 'spun' this 8-pointed star into a symbol for Mary (who is venerated under the title of 'Queen of Heaven').

As the only person seemingly credited with this design is Msgr. Guido Marini, one is tempted to ask: 'what else did he study?.

WO
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(1a)  Source
(1b)  Note the appearance of the previous Cardinal's ring, which bears the image of the Crucifixion: Source
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(6)   Historically, the use of concubines of either or both genders is no stranger to the Vatican. But this matter poses some interesting questions: both in re sex abuse of youths, and persistent internet rumors of bizarre sex cult rituals involving Vatican personnel within the Vatican itself.


A. Thank you for sharing your observations. If we ever have the time we will publish photographs taken in Fatima in the early nineties showing two inverted pentagrams (five pointed stars) (1) over the Basilica's main altar plus the stained glass windows in the St. Joseph's chapel, which is part of the Basilica, which also contain large inverted pentagrams.

Poor, poor innocent people..... let us continue to pray and offer sacrifice of reparation for all. [Take careful note of today's third entry in the News Commentary page.]
 
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(1) Satanists use a pentagram with two points up, often inscribed in a double circle, with the head of a goat inside the pentagram.



Published on March 15th, 2012

From (Mrs.) IW @ US

Regarding today's Divine Encouragement (1)....

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

My husband just became unemployed, again, and I have been very concerned about the bills and wondering why this keeps happening to him.

As soon as I read the first line of today's Divine Encouragement, I knew that God was talking to me.

May God continue to bless you.

IW

A.
Thank for sharing your situation with all of us as well as your blessing invocation.

Since God allowed miguel de Portugal to experience similar situations (2) before and after his unconditional "Yes", he cannot say that he believes in what can be read in the referenced Divine Encouragement by faith alone. To miguel it is an absolute and concrete reality. That is why his comments closed with:

The word from here is: Let's quit second guessing God's motives. He knows well what He is doing and why. After all, He has an Eternity of experience!

What we need to do is to strive with every breath to live His Word - then, all will indeed be well.

It really is that simple!

As long as we do our part to the best of our abilities and place our full trust in Him, He WILL DELIVER!

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Divine Encouragement
(2) Mostly as Tests but, sometimes as a Lesson.


From miguel de Portugal


Just when we think that maybe, just maybe, we "have seen and heard it all" we come across something like:

Did you know that David Allen Bawden is a Traditionalist Catholic recognized as Pope Michael I by a small group of conclavists based in Delia, Kansas, USA? (1)

He was elected by a group of six lay sedevacantists, which included himself and his parents, as they felt the Catholic Church had departed too far from the teachings of Jesus, and that the popes elected since the death of Pope Pius XII in 1958 were all invalid as they were modernists. Conclavists and some sedevacantists believe that if the College of Cardinals will not or cannot elect a valid pope, lay Catholics can do so, under the principle of "epikeia" (equity).

Unlike other papal claimants, David Bawden's election did not involve any previously ordained clergy from the Catholic Church. Bawden attended two seminaries run by the Society of Saint Pius X, but did not receive orders from either.

We must admit that this was a "triple shocker" since we also learned the name of "a principle" which we denounce regularly, without having known its name. The principle's name is:  epikeia

Upon searching its meaning we learned that it is the fancy name for: "The end justify the means." According to the Wiki Dictionary:

Etymology

From Ancient Greek : reasonableness

Noun

epikeia

1. (philosophy, theology) The principle in ethics that a law can be broken to achieve a greater good.
2. Reasonable

The third part of this "trinity of shocks" is how seriously this outright insanity has been taken by so many.

Amazing, simply amazing.
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Published on March 13th, 2012


From miguel de Portugal

Many have heard that talking to plants make them develop better. Much ink has been used to explain and/or justify it in magazines, newspapers, etc. Logically, this idea has been dismissed by many, including many of our friends the scientific community until Marcel Joseph Vogel (1917- 1991), a research scientist for IBM's San Jose facility for 27 years, who has accumulated over 100 patents in his career, gave its overwhelming blessing to the work done by Grover Cleveland "Cleve" Backster, Jr..

In the course of Mr. Backster's work he reported observing that a polygraph instrument attached to a plant leaf registered a change in electrical resistance when the plant was harmed or even threatened with harm. He argued that plants perceived human intentions, and as Backster began to investigate further, he also reported a finding that other human thoughts and emotions caused reactions in plants that could be recorded by a polygraph instrument.

Why are we discussing this matter in a page geared to strengthening the Faith in God? Precisely because such confirmed work glorifies God, the Absolute Master of Creation. It also shows how many of the true gifts of God we, humans, have lost as we become more "civilized" while leaving God behind.

Imagine, if plants are capable of such level of perception what couldn't humans do if we had not "left God behind" because we were just too smart to believe in "fairy tales".

In the lines below you may read more about Mr. Vogel and, via the link provided, (1) you may learn more about Mr. Backster's work. Keep in mind that Mr. Vogel was probably one of the most brilliant and prolific contributors to what IBM was and is.

In the 1970's Marcel did pioneering work in man-plant communication experiments.

In 1969 Marcel gave a course in creativity for engineers at IBM. It was at this time that he read an article in Argosy magazine entitled "Do Plants Have Emotions?" about the work of polygraph expert Cleve Backster into the responsiveness of plants to human interaction.

Despite initial rejection of the concept of human- plant communication, he decided to explore these strange claims. He was able to duplicate the Backster effect of using plants as transducers for bio-energetic fields that the human mind releases, demonstrating that plants respond to thought. He used split leaf philodendrons connected to a Wheatstone Bridge that would compare a known resistance to an unknown resistance.

He learned that when he released his breath slowly there was virtually no response from the plant. When he pulsed his breath through the nostril, as he held a though in mind, the plant would respond dramatically. It was also found that these fields, linked to the action of breath and thought, do not have a significant time domain to them. The responsiveness of the plants to thought was also the same whether eight inches away, eight feet, or eight thousand miles!. Based on the results of the experiments the inverse square law does not apply to thought. This was the beginning of Marcel's transformation from being a purely rational scientist to becoming a spiritual or mystical scientist.

Basically it was found that plants respond more to the thought of being cut, burned, or torn than to the actual act. He discovered that if he tore a leaf from one plant a second plant would respond, but only if he was paying attention to it. The plan ts seemed to be mirroring his own mental responses. He concluded that the plants were acting like batteries, storing the energy of his thoughts and intentions. He said of these experiments: "I learned that there is energy connected with thought. Thought can be pulsed and the energy connected with it becomes coherent and has a laser- like power".

Marcel discovered that the greatest cohering agent is love. This, of course, set him apart from his fellow scientists. At a time when many still don't acknowledge that an observer affects what they are observing, the notion of love was a totally unscientific idea. Even when cloaked in the garb of a term like resonance it was unacceptable. To Marcel, love was (and is) a pure force. Certainly we experience it as an emotions, but this is our experience of something that is beyond emotion. He likened it to gravity, an attracting and cohering force present at every level of existence. Without this relationship an important aspect of scientific investigation is missing, preventing us from discovering and exploring the more, perhaps most, subtle aspects of life.

This is one reason why certain scientific investigations in the area of subtle energies cannot be readily replicated. It is not always a matter of scientific protocol, but matter of relationship. Unfortunately many scientists, to Marcel, they were technicians attempting to prove what they already thought was true. The true scientist is one who attempts to discover with childlike curiosity. Too often we, all of us, only want to confirm what we already believe.

During this time period, 1974, Marcel gave many lectures about his work plants.

The "word from here" continues to be: Work on your relationships with God at all levels and then  you will really have it all!

Using an Americanism: All else is day-old hash.

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(1) Cleveland "Cleve" Backster's work



Published on March 11th,
2012


From (Mrs.) KH @ US

Once again, I must share...

I have missed other opportunities recently but this time I must share because the word "simplicity" was used in today's (March 8) Divine Encouragement, and I had just typed the word "simple" to my spiritual director.

Last night, upon returning home from adoration, the interior lights in my Ford Expedition would not turn off. No matter what we tried, they remained on. Three of my boys attempted to help, so the battery wouldn't drain. After all, the rosary group had just left and the lights had been on for over an hour. Nothing worked. I finally went out, took the keys from my son, and simply prayed, "Lord Jesus, please, turn these lights off. I ask this in Your Name, Amen".

That was it. I went back in to complete my evening prayers. About 20 minutes later, the baby was pointing at a picture of Jesus, and excitedly babbling over and over. I realized Jesus was trying to get my attention - was telling me He had answered my prayer. I looked out the window. Jesus had turned my lights off!

Every human effort had failed, my husband had left for his midnight shift at the hospital. I had only Jesus, so He answered me. He knew I needed those lights off, to be in peace, knowing that my battery was preserved, because my vehicle is used to take people to work, doctors, etc.

Jesus took care of it.

KH

A. As we have often pointed out - once we are His, all we need to do is whatever is within our hands/means and ask Him to do the rest. No matter how big or small

There is also another scenario where He swings to action because we do not have any idea that a problem is lurking about.

miguel drives a borrowed 20 year old car. Some years ago two sets of cooperators would take care of the car maintenance using their regular automotive shops. miguel relocated and now, a third cooperator, who is an auto mechanic himself, looks after miguel's borrowed car. The first time the new mechanic gave the car a complete check-up he drained the radiator to flush it well and fill it with antifreeze, etc.

When he drained the cooling system - in miguel's presence - all it contained were less 16 ounces (0.5 liters) of rusty water.

As it turned out, the mechanics who had supposedly been looking after the car maintenance before had never checked the radiator for coolant. The cooperators had assumed that all was fine and so did miguel, who had every reason to trust the two cooperators.

The only one who knew about this problem was God. Therefore, through His Grace, that car ran for over three years (that we know of, since it could have been more!) with about 16 oz. (0.5 liters) of coolant. (Summer temperatures here run between 95 to 105 ºF.)

Once the system was filled to capacity, the miracle was confirmed. There was no leak in the coolant system. Therefore, no one could think that the radiator sprung a leak just before the third mechanic got a hold of it.

Thank you for sharing and giving us an opportunity to share another type of  scenario for Divine intervention.
 


Published on March 9th, 2012

From miguel de Portugal

Today we will address, actually, completely dismount, the most feared threat of the last 1,600 years: Excommunication.

What is known today as the "Western World" has been politically and socially shaped during the last 1,600 years by the threat of  "Excommunication". You will quickly see the power of psychological propaganda based on smoke and mirrors and not on the Word of God.

From three [Mark 3:31-34, Matthew 12:46-50 and Luke 8:19-21] of the four Gospels we learn that:

My mother and my brethren are they who hear the word of God, and do it.

That is - the Family of Jesus are "they who hear the word of God, and do it" (*). No one else! 

(*) Remember how these type of statements should be understood: "....they who hear the word of God, and strive with every breath to do it" since to attain Christian perfection is a lifetime project.

To which Christian religious institution one belongs to is completely immaterial as Jesus clearly stated:

Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name, who followeth not us, and we forbade him.  But Jesus said: Do not forbid him. For there is no man that doth a miracle in my name, and can soon speak ill of me. For he that is not against you, is for you. [Mark 9:37-39]

Master, we saw a certain man casting out devils in thy name, and we forbade him, because he followeth not with us. And Jesus said to him: Forbid him not; for he that is not against you, is for you.
[Luke 9:49-50]

The truth is that what determines the state of a soul and/or religious institution - In Communion or Out of Communion (Excommunicated) - is to the extent that soul is a Member of the Family of Jesus by deed and not by the usual hollow verbal claims.

Once we observe and objectively evaluate the historical (and current) behavior of the Administration and members of any Christian institution, it is obvious that most have been (and currently are) in an Excommunicated state. That is, separated from the Body of Christ which is composed by " ...they who hear the word of God, and strive with every breath to do it".


An example of what we are illustrating could be easily discerned from the following excerpt of a story regarding the Holy Infant of Prague.

A DECISIVE BATTLE

When Ferdinand II of Austria was crowned King of Bohemia, the Protestant nobles started a rebellion and crowned the Calvinist Elector Palatine, Frederick, as king. In response, Ferdinand II made an alliance with Maximilian, the Catholic Duke of Bavaria, and the Pope sent the General of the Discalced Carmelites, Father Dominic of Jesus and Mary, as his Legate to this alliance. Despite his old age, Father Dominic established the Carmelites in Prague and zealously went about his duties in administering the Sacraments and investing the soldiers with the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.

On November 7, 1620, the Catholic and Protestant armies gathered outside of Prague for what has come to be known as the Battle of White Mountain. The Protestant forces greatly outnumbered the Catholic army in manpower and weaponry, and also had a territorial advantage over them. While the Catholic troops despaired over the slaughter they were sure would result in engaging such an intimidating enemy, Father Dominic exhorted them to place all their trust in Our Lady Help of Christians and showed them a beautiful picture of the Mother of God that the Calvinists had desecrated in the castle of Strakowitz to spur them on. Reinvigorated, the Catholic army moved forward with the attack the following day, November 8, and Father Dominic rode up and down the ranks on horseback holding the mutilated image of Our Lady aloft, encouraging the men to invoke her help, and make "Maria!" their war cry.

Despite being vastly outnumbered, the Catholic army emerged from the battle victorious though not without sacrifice. While about 800 Catholic soldier died defending Our Lady's honor, over 4, 000 Protestant troops were killed or imprisoned, and the battle itself took no more than an hour. In thanksgiving to God for this miraculous victory, King Ferdinand gave a house and former Protestant church to the Carmelite monastery in Prague. The church was solemnly blessed on September 8, the Nativity of Our Lady, under the title of "Our Lady of Victory".

The above story is typical of countless events in the blood stained history of applied Christianity. Anyone who would think that Jesus and/or Mary would be part of that type of behavior are not in Communion with God - even if they have been led to believe so by the magnificently dressed and bejeweled alleged representatives of God.

Once again we wish to remind our readership of the toll of the preventable (1) World War II and Communism: About 100 million lives and untold suffering for those who survived it. Which means that ignorance (of the truth) IS NOT bliss as the popular saying "teaches".

Remember: (a) The Church Jesus founded - Christianity - was founded upon the Rock of Christ (2); and (b) There is Salvation outside the Roman Catholic Church (3). Both have been proven to the extent that even Ratzinger had to accept it.

The words from here are:

(a) It behooves anyone who hear what we announce, in the Holy Name of God, to take every word very seriously and act upon it. This time, there will not be a second chance; and

(b) Partake of valid Sacraments while it still is possible. They were "designed" by God to give us supernatural assistance so that it would be easier for us, fallen creatures, to be counted among "....they who hear the word of God, and strive with every breath to do it".

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(1) Heaven's Explicit Instructions ignored
(2) The Rock upon which Christianity was founded Was, Is and Will Ever Be Christ - no one else!
(3) Dominus Iesus



Published on March 7th, 2012 [Feast of Purim (Defeat of plot to destroy the Jews of Persia)]

Let us have a Reality Check....  and explain some Biblical readings which are usually misinterpreted.

 Reading One

When we read:

 Then came Peter unto him and said: Lord, how often shall my brother offend against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith to him: I say not to thee, till seven times; but till seventy times seven times. [Matthew 18:21-22]

The Faithful is taught that:

70x7 is synonymous with God's eternal forgiveness. Jesus isn't telling us to forgive our brothers 490 times. He's telling us we should always forgive our brothers when they have sinned against us. God in heaven has forgiven us all of humanity's sins. How wrong it would be for us to deny our brothers and sisters a similar forgiveness for much lesser matters.

To which we say:

Sure! That is why Hell is almost in the "standing room only" state.

It serves no purpose to forgive an unrepentant sinner since that is impossible. Forgiveness is a given for a true Christian. A Grace which is automatically activated when the transgressor sincerely repents and seeks such forgiveness.

The dictionary defines "forgiveness" as "the act of forgiving", however, "forgiveness" is not an "act" but a "state".

Forgiveness should be our "state", but not to the extent of becoming chronic enablers.

Therefore, 70x7 should be viewed as an ample but finite, a limited, number of times. However, our disposition to forgive should not measurable, not even in "infinite" terms.


Reading Two

When we read:

....Jesus said: Neither will I condemn thee. Go, and now sin no more. [John 8:11]

It does not mean that such individual is to become a runner up to the "Immaculate One Award". It means that we should go forth and strive with all our heart to avoid sin.


Interesting Question One

When we read:

Then came to him the mother of the sons of Zebedee with her sons, adoring and asking something of him. Who said to her: What wilt thou? She saith to him: Say that these my two sons may sit, the one on thy right hand, and the other on thy left, in thy kingdom. And Jesus answering, said: You know not what you ask. Can you drink the chalice that I shall drink? They say to him: We can. He saith to them: My chalice indeed you shall drink; but to sit on my right or left hand, is not mine to give to you, but to them for whom it is prepared by my Father. [Matthew 20:20-23]

He did not say that no one would sit at His right and/or His left. He just said that such choice was the Father's. The proverbial 64,000 dollar question is: Who will be sitting at His right and His left?


Interesting Question Two

When we read:

The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat. So you must be careful to do everything they tell you.(1) But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach. They tie up heavy, cumbersome loads and put them on other people’s shoulders, but they themselves are not willing to lift a finger to move them.

Everything they do is done for people to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long; they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues; they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called Rabbi by others.

But you are not to be called "Rabbi", for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers. And do not call anyone on earth "father", for you have one Father, and he is in heaven. Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Messiah. The greatest among you will be your servant. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
 [Matthew 23:2-12]

Is Jesus only talking about the Masters of the Temple of His time? Of course not! He is talking about those who are entrusted by God to establish and administer the organization that will help lead man to God - at ANY time.

Now read the above again keeping in mind an image of the Hierarchy of the Roman and Orthodox Catholic Churches. Their splendor puts to shame the Russian Czarist courts of the past. Humble? Servile? What a joke!.... yet most of the Faithful have been blind to that reality for 1,600 years. The same blindness which will not allow them to recognize the False Christ.

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(1) In our case is living the fundamental tenets of the Catholic Faith; the Faith which contains the greatest number of revealed Divine Truths.



Published on March 5th,
2012


From miguel de Portugal

Today and on last Saturday, the Gospel at Mass deals with two fundamental pillars of Christianity: Do good to our enemies and how we will be judged by God. Those often read and quoted parts of the Gospel contain what most of the faithful need to know but conveniently miss or ignore. Let us first review the Gospels.

Saturday's Gospel [Matthew 5:43-48]

You have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thy enemy. But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you: That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.

For if you love them that love you, what reward shall you have? do not even the publicans this? And if you salute your brethren only, what do you more? do not also the heathens this? Be you therefore perfect, as also your heavenly Father is perfect. 


Today's Gospel
[Luke 6:36-38]

Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you shall be forgiven. Give, and it shall be given to you: good measure and pressed down and shaken together and running over shall they give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you shall mete withal, it shall be measured to you again.

Key message:

If we go through life doing good deeds for those who love us and saluting only our friends, while ignoring your enemies, God will judge us using  "....the same measure that you shall mete withal, it shall be measured to you again."

Considering that only the Immaculate One can cast the first stone (1), we, miserable sinners, need much forgiveness and mercy. Those of us who, knowing what Christians claim to know, have not been merciful as our Father is merciful, should expect the great possibility of a permanent separation from God (also known as going to Hell) or a very extended, but temporal, separation from God (also known as residing in Purgatory where the clock ticks just like for us right now).

Brethren, it is that simple. There is no way out of it except Jesus' Way, as clearly and unequivocally spelled out above in the quoted Gospel.

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(1)  He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her. [John 8:7]



Published on March 3rd, 2012 [First Saturday of the Month]

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We are taking this opportunity to respond to all those past requests as well as any similar request that may find its way into our mail box in the future.

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From miguel de Portugal

Following you will find the editorial of the latest issue of a magazine published in the US about the Garabandal events. It pains us to see the magnitude of their disconnect between what was once said within certain contexts and what will happen within the current contexts (1).

The Quote:
[our underscoring]

Another year is upon us and it is a year for which predictions abound of cataclysmic changes that will take place at the end of the year. I don`t know that much about these prophecies, which are independent of the Catholic Church, but if the prophecies made al Garabandal begin to unfold soon, the world will suddenly be in the grips of events that will result in the end of "our times". No one really knows what that means but the Warning and Miracle will cause a major shift in the way people think. In our times, the expression "post-Christian" has often been used with the assumption that a viable Christian influence in the world is a thing of the past and has been overshadowed by the modern day anti-religion of secularism which the dictionary describes as (a) a spirit or tendency, especially a system of political or social philosophy that rejects all forms of religious faith and worship; and (b) the view that public education and other matters of civil policy should be conducted without the introduction of a religious element. But that could change with the "correction of the conscience of the world" through the Warning. What then?

As Catholics we believe that Jesus is God's Son and God Himself, and we should also believe that the Church He founded, the Catholic Church, can never be subjected to a minor role in this world for very long. On the contrary, after its decades-long period of confusion, heresy, apostacy, infidelity, destabilization, fraction and scandal, we aught to expect its comeback and that is what popes, saints, blesseds, other accredited mystics and Garabandal have told us would happen, that it will rise again and even surpass its former glory.

Our Lord said to His disciples, "All power has been given to Me in Heaven and on earth..." so we should not doubt, since He is the founder of the Catholic Church ("On this rock (Peter) I will build My church...") (2), that He will restore it as only He can. "I will do everything", He told Conchita.

Presently, secularism is the modus operandi of "our times". May that soon change so "all kings fall down before Him, all nations serve Him" (Ps 72:11).

"After its decades-long period of...."? Decades long???

What about 1,600 solid years of confusion, heresy, apostacy, infidelity, destabilization, fraction and scandal?

That is Opus Dei "talk".

Lord have Mercy! Are most "defender of the Faith" blind and deaf? [This is a rhetorical question since we know the answer.]

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(1) About the Garabandal Warning , Miracle and Sign.
(2) The true Petrine Ministry has nothing to do with being "The Rock".




Published on March 1st, 2012

Religious dates of note for March 2012

2nd    First Friday of the Month

3rd     First Saturday of the Month

7th     Feast of Purim (Defeat of plot to destroy the Jews of Persia)

19th   Feast of St. Joseph - Husband of Mary

24th   Gabriel the Archangel (traditional)

26th   Annunciation to Mary by Gabriel the Archangel

30th   Feast of the Seven Sorrows of Mary (Friday before Palm Sunday)

 



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