In 2017 we have seen a convergence, a coming together of the evil forces at war with the most pure Bride of Christ.
In an earlier post from April 2015, “How Long O Lord, How Long?“we wrote:
Our Lord told Sister Lucia in an apparition in Rianjo, Spain in the summer of 1931, “Make it known to My ministers, given that they follow the example of the King of France in delaying the execution of My command (to consecrate Russia), they will follow him into misfortune. It is never too late to have recourse to Jesus and Mary.“
Sister Lucia reported later that Our Lord also complained to her, “They did not wish to heed My request! … Like the King of France they will repent of it, and they will do it, but it will be late. Russia will have already spread its errors in the world, provoking wars and persecutions against the Church. The Holy Father will have much to suffer.” (from Fatima.org but link no longer functions)
Our Lord was referring to His request to King Louis XIV of France on June 17, 1689 to solemnly consecrate his country to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Our Lord made His request known through St. Margaret Mary Alacoque and no French King publicly obeyed the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Eventually, on June 17, 1789, 100 years later, King Louis XVI was stripped of his power by the National Assembly and less than four years later, was beheaded. It is said that while he was in the Bastille, King Louis XVI attempted to consecrate France, but by that time, of course, it was far too late to achieve the desired results.
Also, in that post we observed that Pope Francis would use the Synod to force through his “irreversible changes” just prior to the Centenary of Fatima. We noted that the centenary of Fatima coincides with three other anniversaries, all of which are inimical to the Faith, that is, the 500th anniversary of Luther’s Revolution, the 300th anniversary of the establishment of Freemasonry and the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. Quite a convergence of historical forces.
In our last post, on January 26, “Fatima and the Suffering Church“, we concluded,
The reason for this repost right now is to help readers to understand that a deadline has passed. In the earlier instance in France, passing the deadline resulted in: the horrific Reign of Terror of the French Revolution, the destruction of the French monarchy, a further step in the destruction of Christendom which had begun with Luther’s revolt and lastly, the leap in power of the occult forces which appear to be all but fully in control now.
Which leads to the inevitable question – what “irreversible” chain of events has now been set in motion?
The Centenary of Fatima – A Convergence
Of the four anniversaries marked in 2017, three commemorated the powers that war against Christ, His Church and His Immaculate Mother. The three occult powers – freemasonry, protestantism and marxism, form a diabolical trinity of their own and now seem to be coalescing and gaining strength against the Woman. For the moment, they appear on the ascendency.
Although freemasonry publicly claims its founding in 1717, that is a masterful deception for this society which lives by deceit. It was from this synagogue of satan that the protestant revolution and the marxist revolution were financed and sustained.
And so we see that 2017 was a momentous occasion, wherein the battle lines were more clearly drawn as the forces assembled. It might seem a bit daunting, this Woman against the staggering array of dark forces which now appear to control even the Church. But we recall Lepanto, where thousands of battle hardened mohammedan warriors fled in terror at the sight of the Woman looming up before them, high above the vast fleet. Our Lady of the Rosary vanquished the enemy at Lepanto as the small but brave fleet of Christendom admitted afterwards. It was She and her Rosary that won the day, make no mistake.
The Vicar of Christ Leads the Way?
As the forces coalesce and align for the momentous battle, one would expect to see the Vicar of Christ lead His Church to celebrate the Immaculata, Our Lady of Victory, rallying her children for the battle, helping to lead them to victory. But what did this Humble Pope of Surprises® do instead?
The unfortunate man who now occupies the See of Peter did lead his decimated and confused flock; but where? In the entire centenary year, where did Pope Francis lead the Church? Why he went to Fatima!
The Pope Goes to Fatima
Pope Francis travelled to Fatima Portugal for a two day visit May 12- 13, 2017 for the canonization of the two youngest of the Fatima seers, Francisco and Jacinta Marto.
On May 12: The Pope asked tens of thousands of pilgrims to reflect on “which Mary” they choose to venerate, “the virgin Mary from the Gospel” or “one who restrains the arm of a vengeful God?”
Note the Pope’s dishonest rhetorical device – a loaded question leading his audience to conclude that one must choose between the “Mary of the Gospel” or the Mary depicted at the vision of the Third Secret of Fatima. The Pope’s reference to “one who restrains the arm of a vengeful God” refers to the Vatican’s own text of the Third Secret released in June 2000:
“at the left of Our Lady and a little above, we saw an Angel with a flaming sword in his left hand; flashing, it gave out flames that looked as though they would set the world on fire; but they died out in contact with the splendour that Our Lady radiated towards him from her right hand: pointing to the earth with his right hand, the Angel cried out in a loud voice: ‘Penance, Penance, Penance!’ “
Pope Francis’s remark is thus an attack on Our Lady of Fatima and an attack against the teaching of Our Lord Jesus Christ Himself. For the public ministry of Our Lord began with His call to penance (“From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say: Do penance, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” (Matthew 3, 17) and the the last book of the Bible, the Apocalypse also contains Our Lord’s call to penance and warning of chastisement (“Such as I love, I rebuke and chastise. Be zealous therefore, and do penance.” (Apoc. 3, 19).
In a subsequent talk, he continued to abuse the Blessed Virgin and her Message of Fatima,
“Those who emphasise God’s punishment of sinners, he said, commit “a great injustice” to him by not recognising that sinners “are forgiven by his mercy.” … “Mercy has to be put before judgment,” he said, “and, in any case, God’s judgment will always be rendered in the light of his mercy.”… “With Mary, may each of us become a sign and sacrament of the mercy of God, who pardons always and pardons everything,” he said.
Note his charge, “Those who emphasise God’s punishment of sinners”. This applies to Our Lady of Fatima who revealed the reality of hell and the eternal punishment of sinners in a frightening vision and warned the children, “You have seen hell, where the souls of poor sinners go.” Thus, the pope accused God’s own most Blessed Mother of committing “a great injustice” to God. In this, he managed to attack both Our Lady and her Message of Fatima. And, as always, he never mentions sin or the need for penance.
On the papal airplane, ostensibly speaking of the false apparitions at Medjugorje, he struck at her yet again,
“I prefer Our Lady as mother, our mother, and not Our Lady as head of the post office who sends a message at a stated time.” …
“This isn’t Jesus’ mother,” he said. “And these alleged apparitions don’t have much value. I say this as a personal opinion, but it is clear. Who thinks that Our Lady says, ‘Come, because tomorrow at this time I will give a message to that seer?‘ No!”
Now, we all know that long before the deception of Medjugorje, Our Lady of the Rosary instructed the children of Fatima to come to the same place, at the same time for six months to receive her message.
It was quite clever of Pope Francis to embed his criticism of Our Lady of Fatima into his criticism of the false apparitions of Medjugorje, wasn’t it? So that was how Pope Bergoglio began the commemoration of the Centenary of Our Lady of Fatima in May. And so we see that Francis was leading his flock in his speeches at Fatima. And his flock, all over the world, appeared to follow docilely; other than a few rigid, pharisaical trads, few took note of this and in parishes everywhere, there was rejoicing among the dwindling flock that Pope Francis had “honored” Our Lady of Fatima on her 100th anniversary.
Then, in October, we commemorated the final month of the Fatima visits. Or did we?
What honor did Pope Francis surprise us with to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the great Miracle of the Sun at Fatima? I know, perhaps he honored her with a stamp?
Pope Bergoglio’s Achievement
As October drew to a close Pope Francis chose instead of honoring Our Lady of the Rosary to honor one of her most vitriolic enemies, once again offending Our Lord Jesus Christ and His most Blessed Mother, this time in a formal and unmistakable manner:
For the centennial of Our Lady of Fatima, Pope Francis issued a commemorative postage stamp. Oops, actually he didn’t.
Actually, Pope Francis instead honored the arch-heretic Martin Luther, who destroyed so many souls by preaching many of the same errors spouted by this very same Pope. The stamp pictures a crucifixion scene from which the Mother of God has been erased and her place given to Luther. St. John is erased too, and supplanted by Philip Melancthon, the heretic who assisted Luther in his work of destruction.
And that brings us to the close of the year as Pope Francis and his Lavender Mafia used the holy feast ofChristmas to celebrate their triumph with the sordid squalor of their “Nativity Scene” in St. Peter’s Square.
As we see, the Pope continues to lead: he has insisted, quite rigidly, I might add, on his magisterial interpretation of Amoris Laetitia allowing those persistent in mortal sin to receive the Body and Blood of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament.
And he has firmly stood by his choice of the disgusting pederast-enabler Juan Barros in Chile. And again, he has refused to rescind the the honor he awarded a notorious international abortion promoter, Lilianne Ploumen, who is one of the world’s most virulent abortion promotors. For more on Ploumen’s work, see here.
Now, in 2018 as we look back over the events of 2017, we see clearly where Pope Francis is leading the Church. But very few Bishops and even fewer Cardinals will stand up and speak the truth to the faithful. In fact, the vast majority of them follow along, bleating and tweeting docilely. And just as in the example we were given by Our Lord Himself, these events are little noted as the dark tide of history sweeps past, hastening to its inevitable conclusion.
And what of the faithful? Many drift away into various methods of insulating themselves from the stresses of this intense spiritual combat, comforting themselves with devotions which do not require sacrifice. Many others drift into a narcissistic devotion to their own infallibility, blind to the snare that befell Luther, they attack faithful Catholics, lacking the humility to subject themselves to any authority but their own. In this, they resemble protestants much more than the faithful Catholics they purport to be.
Let them go, let them continue to tweet and post pictures of themselves and their food on facebook for their gullible followers. The time of winnowing passes rapidly.
And all shall be well
And all manner of thing shall be well…
Remember – Our Lady needs us to obey: First Saturdays of Reparation, daily rosary, at least 5 mysteries, wear her brown scapular and live your Total Consecration to her Immaculate Heart, offering daily duties in reparation and for the conversion of poor sinners.
† Immaculate Heart of Mary, Queen of our hearts, Mother of the Church, do thou offer to the Eternal Father the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ, for the conversion of poor sinners, especially our Pontiff.
† Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Thy kingdom come! Viva Cristo Rey!
† St. Joseph, protect us, protect our families, protect our priests.
† St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle.
~ by evensong for love of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ, King.
Vouchsafe that I may praise thee, O Sacred Virgin! Give me strength against thine enemies!