The Auto-demolition of the Church

Miserabilism demands that the Church and her hierarchy divest of all properties and splendor and become truly indigent. It was evident particularly in the Protestant revolution which hated the beauty of Catholic art, architecture, music and all that caused the Church to have dignity. Miserabilism would strip the Church of her beauty, both spiritual and temporal in the name of a false humility.This heretical tendency is among the many that were part of the revolution of Vatican II and now reaches its full flowering in Pope Francis, the First Humble Pope in History®.

Msgr. Eugenio Pacelli, the future Pope Pius XII, made this astonishing prophecy on the future upheaval in the Church:

“I am worried by the Blessed Virgin’s messages to Lucia of Fatima. This persistence of Mary about the dangers which menace the Church is a divine warning against the suicide of altering the Faith, in Her liturgy, Her theology and Her soul. … I hear all around me innovators who wish to dismantle the Sacred Chapel, destroy the universal flame of the Church, reject Her ornaments and make Her feel remorse for Her historical past.

“A day will come when the civilized world will deny its God, when the Church will doubt as Peter doubted. She will be tempted to believe that man has become God. In our churches, Christians will search in vain for the red lamp where God awaits them. Like Mary Magdalene, weeping before the empty tomb, they will ask, ‘Where have they taken Him?’” (Roche, Pie XII Devant L’Historie, p. 52-53, quoted by Father Kramer in “The Devil’s Final Battle”, 2002, Good Counsel Publications. Thorough documentation on this quote, including the date, 1933, can be found at the website of Atila Sinke Guimaraes, Tradition in Action.)

The doctrine of the Immaculate Conception was defined and proclaimed in the 19th century, and early in the 20th century, our Lord Jesus Christ sent His Mother to request devotion to her Immaculate Heart as a remedy for the increasing heresies of scientism and modernism, the increasing apostasy from the faith. Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is absolutely inimical to the Lord of the World, Satan, who is at war always and everywhere with the Church, the Bride of Christ, and with her Mother. Exorcists have amply demonstrated this intense hatred which Satan bears for the Blessed Virgin Mary, and his impotence where she is concerned. This is documented in the writings of Fathers Gabriele AmorthMalachi Martin and Leon Cristiani.

Satan’s immense pride demands that he not be subject to the truly pure and humble Virgin of Nazareth. And that is precisely why Jesus Christ wills that the instrument He will use (and is using!) for the ultimate humiliating defeat of the so-called “Lord of the World” will be accomplished through this Immaculate Virgin, Queen of the Church, Mother of God, Mary Most Holy. With each rosary, with each First Saturday of Reparation to her, we contribute to Satan’s ultimate demise.

No Pope since Fatima has followed the Queen of Heaven’s request. There is no such thing as ‘close enough’ when obeying God. After years of disobedience, the mind and conscience of the Popes was sufficiently darkened to allow Pope John XXIII to simply outright deny Our Lady’s requests in 1960, choosing instead to lock away the document (Third Secret). This breath-taking hubris was followed by the most disastrous decision in the history of the Church, i.e., to convene an Ecumenical Council that would define no doctrine, simply issue a deluge of vague and ambiguous documents.

The very experts who participated in the Council described it as, “… the Revolution of 1789 in the Church”. It is beyond the scope of this small article to include all the quotes confirming the fact that Vatican II was, by the very experts who controlled and defined it, considered a “razing of the bastions, a counter-syllabus and a 180 degree turn from Vatican I and the counter-reformation”“As for what is called ‘Catholicism’ … if it is understood as the artificial system forged by the Counter-reformation … then this might as well die.” These quotes and many, many more are attributed to such notables as Suenens, Kung, Chenu, Bouyer, von Balthasar and Ratzinger and can best be found, with meticulous documentation, in Atila Sinke Guimaraes, Animus Delendi I.

The Church entered into a new phase at and after Vatican II, a phase of persecution from within, when the Church’s greatest treasures, her holy sacrifice of the Mass, her sacraments and her unchanging doctrines, were subverted. With Vatican II, the enemy was within the gates at last, and the often stated Masonic goal of controlling its ancient enemy, the Bride of Christ began to be achieved. To this end, it was necessary  for the revolutionaries to promote the auto-demolition of the Church.

To understand the process of auto-demolition, let us take a brief look at the concept of “kenosis” which is a key constituent of the application of the modernist heresy. Kenosis is a perfectly legitimate concept meaning an emptying, divestiture or even annihilation. As such, we see it in St. Paul’s Epistle to the Philippians, for example,  where he refers to Christ “emptying Himself, taking the form of a servant”. As is characteristic of heresies, however, the modernist concept of kenosis is applied in a perverted form to the Church in a truly deleterious fashion.

“The (modernist) doctrine of kenosis was drawn from ancient heresies and especially from some theses of Luther updated by protestant interpretations and Greek-schismatic concepts from the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century. To this doctrine, certain progressivists fused elements of German idealism – especially a certain nostalgic and romantic note typical of Schelling and Hegel’s dialectic method, along with the more recent phenomenological theories of Husserl and Scheler. … The resulting mixture … translated into the present ardor to destroy the Holy Church based on the documents of the Council.” (Animus Delendi, p. 88)

This destructive tendency has become so prevalent in the reign of this humble Bishop of Rome, that many Catholics take it for granted, like poor frogs in boiling water, unaware of the destruction which surrounds them and will soon destroy them. In this brief article, I can do no more than point out this miserabilism to call it to your attention. I first noticed it in the end of the 1960’s and early 1970’s when  our parish priest was forced to institute the Novus Ordo and began wearing those awful, ugly polyester sheets instead of the beautiful chasubles, hand-embroidered by the nuns.  Then our Sisters of St. Joseph “updated” their lovely Chapel, and hired local men to strip it of all the beautiful statuary, and replace the Last Supper altar with a plain table. The end result was a chapel that strongly resembled a severe protestant non-denominational meeting hall. Within a few short years, the convent itself was torn down and the nuns were gone.

The Synod will be here in about a month, but prior to it and very soon, we shall be subjected to yet another massive assault on the most Blessed Sacrament, when Pope Francis once again commits such a horrid sacrilege as his Novus Ordo/Communion free for all in Philadelphia. Once again, we will weep as Our Lord Jesus Christ is trampled underfoot by crowds of unbelievers, subjected to unspeakable humiliations. That  baneful event will be followed by the Pontiff’s visit to the United Nations, there to continue his humiliation of the Bride of Christ by subjecting Her to the Lord of this World’s own church, the United Nations Universal Church of Man. Notice Pope Francis often addresses his polemics to “all the people of the world”.

Only by returning in true humility, Mary-like, can he hope to lead the people back to Christ. We pray that Our Lady of the Rosary guide him and his wayward hierarchy of apostates back to the faith, back to eternal Rome, before the Chastisement overtakes them – and us – all.

Pray the Rosary and confound the devil!
St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!


~ by evensong for love of the Immaculata.
Vouchsafe that I may praise thee, O Sacred Virgin, give me strength against thine enemies!

And They Realized They Were No Longer in Rome

“And they realized they were no longer in Rome …”

St. John Bosco’s prophecy of the two pillars is fairly well known, but he also made another prophecy, which is related in the book by Rev. Gerald Culleton, The Prophets and Our Times:

“And to you, Rome, what will happen? Ungrateful Rome! Effeminate Rome! proud Rome! “…Rome! To you I will come four times! The first time, I shall strike your lands and the inhabitants thereof. The second time, I shall bring the massacre and the slaughter even to your very walls. And will you not yet open your eyes I shall come a third time and I shall beat down to the ground your defenses and the defenders and at the command of the Father, the reign of terror, of dreadful fear and of desolation shall enter into your city.

“But My wise men have now fled and My law is even now trampled underfoot. Therefore I will make a fourth visit. Woe to you if My law shall still be considered as empty words. There will be deceit and falsehood among both the learned and the ignorant. Your blood and that of your children will wash away your stains upon God’s Law. War, pestilence and famine are the rods to scourge men’s pride and wickedness. O wealthy men, where is your glory now, your estates, your palaces? They are rubble on the highways and byways. …

“And they realized they were no longer in Rome…”

“It was a dark night. Men could no longer tell which way to take in order to return to their homes. Of a sudden there appeared in the heavens a very bright light that illuminated the steps of the travelers as though it were mid-day. At that moment there was seen a host of men and women, of young and old, of nuns, monks and priests with the Holy Father at the head. They were going out from the Vatican and were arranging themselves in line for a procession. “Then there came a furious storm which clouded that light somewhat and made it appear that light and darkness were engaged in battle. In the meantime, they arrived at a little square covered with dead and wounded, some of whom cried aloud and asked for help.

“Very many were dropping out of the line of procession. After having walked for a time that would correspond to two hundred risings of the sun (200 days) they all realized that they were no longer in Rome. Struck with fear they all ran to the Holy Father to defend him personally and to attend his wants. Instantly two angels were seen carrying a banner, going they presented it to the Holy Father and said: ‘Receive the banner of He Who fights and scatters the strongest armies of the world. Your enemies are dispersed. Your children with tears and sighs beg you to return.’ “Looking at the banner one could see written on one side, ‘Queen conceived without sin,’ and on the other side, ‘Help of Christians.’

“The Holy Father joyfully took the banner, but looking closely at the small number of those who remained with him, he became very sad. “The two angels added: ‘Go quickly to console your children. Write your brothers dispersed throughout the world that there must be a reform in the morals of men. That cannot be obtained except by distributing to the people the bread of the Divine Word. Catechize the children. Preach the detaching of the heart from the things that are of the earth. The time has come,’ concluded the two angels, ‘when the poor shall evangelize the people. Vocations will come from among those working with the spade, the axe, and the hammer to the end that they fulfill the words of David: ‘God has raised up the poor from the land in order to place them on the thrones of the princes of His people.

“Having heard that, the Holy Father began the march. The farther he went the greater did the procession behind increase. When finally he set foot in the Holy City, he wept bitter tears for the distress in which he found the people and the large number now missing. As he entered St. Peter’s he intoned the ‘Te Deum’ to which a choir of angels replied singing: ‘Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to men of good will. “With the ending of the hymn, there came an end to the thick darkness and the sun shone with a brightness all its own. (From Rev. Gerald Culleton, The Prophets and Our Times, Kindle Edition, by KIC)

Just a few notes on this fascinating prophecy:

Note the mention of darkness, confusion, the impression that “light and darkness were engaged in battle.” An apt description of this current age of apostasy.

When the Pope and those faithful to him left Rome (journeying to the peripheries perhaps?), they passed by faithful Catholics wounded and dying and took note of them, but there is no mention of offering them aid, is there?

As the Pope advanced farther from Rome, very many dropped out. Seems to indicate that the farther the Pope gets from the true dogmas of the Faith, the less Catholics are inclined to follow, as we see in the grim statistics marking the withering “Springtime” of Vatican II.

But the most significant portion of the prophecy is when the two angels appear to tell the Pope: ‘Receive the banner of He Who fights and scatters the strongest armies of the world. Your enemies are dispersed. Your children with tears and sighs beg you to return.’ “Looking at the banner one could see written on one side, ‘Queen conceived without sin,’ and on the other side, ‘Help of Christians.’

In this, as in his prophecy of the Two Pillars, St. John Bosco affirms that Christ the King prefers to conquer through means of His Most Blessed Mother. The banner of Christ the King bears two of her titles: The first, “conceived without sin” is of course, the Immaculate Conception which implies devotion to her Immaculate Heart.

The second title is also very informative as well, for it is Mary Help of Christians,  that is, Our Lady of Victory, which  in turn means Our Lady of the Rosary. Thus, we see Saint Don Bosco  pointing out that Christ the King will triumph through the two devotions,  to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and her Holy Rosary.  As we think on this, it seems to indicate that Our Lady of Victory through her Rosary will return to Fatima for the seventh and final time, to win the decisive victory againt the hordes waged against the faith.

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.

Open your hearts to the Lord and serve Him only: and He will free you from the hands of your enemies. With all your heart return to Him, and take away from your midst any strange gods” (I Kings 7:3)

† 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, guardian of the Holy Family, 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.

St. Pius X and the Oath Against Modernism, 2023

posted on : September 1, 2013  by : evensong

St. Pius X was the last Pope who stood steadfast against the Modernist heresy. In his honor, here is his Oath Against Modernism, which was promulgated on September 1, 1910.

As you read it, please consider that every single Conciliar Pope from John XXIII through Benedict XVI had originally sworn this solemn oath, which of course, was violated by those same popes during and after Vatican II.

Our current Pope quite obviously has never sworn any such oath against heresy!


To be sworn to by all clergy, pastors, confessors, preachers, religious superiors, and professors in philosophical-theological seminaries.

“I . . . . firmly embrace and accept each and every definition that has been set forth and declared by the unerring teaching authority of the Church, especially those principal truths which are directly opposed to the errors of this day. 

  1. And first of all, I profess that God, the origin and end of all things, can be known with certainty by the natural light of reason from the created world (see Rom. 1:90), that is, from the visible works of creation, as a cause from its effects, and that, therefore, His existence can also be demonstrated.
  2. Secondly, I accept and acknowledge the external proofs of revelation, that is, divine acts and especially miracles and prophecies as the surest signs of the divine origin of the Christian religion and I hold that these same proofs are well adapted to the understanding of all eras and all men, even of this time.
  3. Thirdly, I believe with equally firm faith that the Church, the guardian and teacher of the revealed word, was personally instituted by the real and historical Christ when He lived among us, and that the Church was built upon Peter, the prince of the apostolic hierarchy, and his successors for the duration of time.
  4. Fourthly, I sincerely hold that the doctrine of faith was handed down to us from the apostles through the orthodox Fathers in exactly the same meaning and always in the same purport. Therefore, I entirely reject the heretical misrepresentation that dogmas evolve and change from one meaning to another different from the one which the Church held previously. I also condemn every error according to which, in place of the divine deposit which has been given to the spouse of Christ to be carefully guarded by her, there is put a philosophical figment or product of a human conscience that has gradually been developed by human effort and will continue to develop indefinitely.
  5. Fifthly, I hold with certainty and sincerely confess that faith is not a blind sentiment of religion welling up from the depths of the subconscious under the impulse of the heart and the motion of a will trained to morality; but faith is a genuine assent of the intellect to truth received by hearing from an external source. By this assent, because of the authority of the supremely truthful God, we believe to be true that which has been revealed and attested to by a personal God, our creator and lord.
  6. Furthermore, with due reverence, I submit and adhere with my whole heart to the condemnations, declarations, and all the prescripts contained in the encyclical Pascendi and in the decree Lamentabili, especially those concerning what is known as the history of dogmas.
  7. I also reject the error of those who say that the faith held by the Church can contradict history, and that Catholic dogmas, in the sense in which they are now understood, are irreconcilable with a more realistic view of the origins of the Christian religion.
  8. I also condemn and reject the opinion of those who say that a well-educated Christian assumes a dual personality-that of a believer and at the same time of a historian, as if it were permissible for a historian to hold things that contradict the faith of the believer, or to establish premises which, provided there be no direct denial of dogmas, would lead to the conclusion that dogmas are either false or doubtful.
  9. Likewise, I reject that method of judging and interpreting Sacred Scripture which, departing from the tradition of the Church, the analogy of faith, and the norms of the Apostolic See, embraces the misrepresentations of the rationalists and with no prudence or restraint adopts textual criticism as the one and supreme norm.
  10. Furthermore, I reject the opinion of those who hold that a professor lecturing or writing on a historico-theological subject should first put aside any preconceived opinion about the supernatural origin of Catholic tradition or about the divine promise of help to preserve all revealed truth forever; and that they should then interpret the writings of each of the Fathers solely by scientific principles, excluding all sacred authority, and with the same liberty of judgment that is common in the investigation of all ordinary historical documents.
  11. Finally, I declare that I am completely opposed to the error of the modernists who hold that there is nothing divine in sacred tradition; or what is far worse, say that there is, but in a pantheistic sense, with the result that there would remain nothing but this plain simple fact-one to be put on a par with the ordinary facts of history-the fact, namely, that a group of men by their own labor, skill, and talent have continued through subsequent ages a school begun by Christ and his apostles.
  12. I firmly hold, then, and shall hold to my dying breath the belief of the Fathers in the charism of truth, which certainly is, was, and always will be in the succession of the episcopacy from the apostles.

The purpose of this is, then, not that dogma may be tailored according to what seems better and more suited to the culture of each age; rather, that the absolute and immutable truth preached by the apostles from the beginning may never be believed to be different, may never be understood in any other way.

I promise that I shall keep all these articles faithfully, entirely, and sincerely, and guard them inviolate, in no way deviating from them in teaching or in any way in word or in writing. Thus I promise, this I swear, so help me God. . .”

(I have added the emphasis and numbering.)

After Vatican II, Pope Paul VI (who had himself, sworn this very Oath!) abolished the Oath. The post-Vatican Catholic Church then,  is built on the shifting sands of Modernism, which is the synthesis of all heresies.

NOTE: For those who will ask, the pope who followed St. Pius X, Benedict XV was a protege of Rampolla and dismantled the saint’s network of protection against modernism in the universities and seminaries, the Sodalitium Pianum. It is to him we owe the prolific resurgence of modernism which fueled Vatican II. The pope who followed Benedict XV was Pius XI, a seemingly faithful prelate noted for his devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Christ the King. He it is who disobeyed the Immaculata, refusing to establish the requested First Saturdays of Reparation or devotion to  the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

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!