Devastation Prior to the Restoration

In 1634, Our Lady of Good Success appeared to Mother Mariana de Jesus Torres, a Conceptionist nun living in Quito, Ecuador. The nun was given prophecies about the future and especially about the 20th century.
 

In one particular vision, the sanctuary light was extinguished, leaving the main altar place completely dark. The meaning of this for our century is that there will be a great loss of Faith and the Church will be devastated. The reasons for this devastation are:
 

1) Modernism – the synthesis of all heresies spreads throughout the Church
 

2) the loss of authentic vocations to religious life
 

3) the spirit of impurity everywhere
 

4) the corruption of children’s innocence, resulting in the destruction of vocations to the priesthood as priests will be lukewarm and will be careless in performing their sacred duties
 

5) laxity and negligence of those who possess great wealth
 

With respect to point 4) above, read the shocking front-page article from the Toronto Star September 2, 2015 issue where an Ontario school board reports on how they will be corrupting the innocence of school children (https://www.thestar.com/yourtoronto/education/2015/09/02/peel-board-wont-exempt-kids-from-learning-about-gay-families-gender-issues.html).
 

Our Lady foretold that in the 20th century the situation in the Church and in the world will be so bad that “You would die of sorrow to see all that I have revealed to you here take place” (p 214). Then, when the situation will be at its worst, when “evil will seem triumphant … This, then, will mark the arrival of my hour, when I, in a marvellous way, will dethrone the proud and cursed Satan, trampling him under my feet and fettering him in the infernal abyss. Thus the Church and Country [Ecuador] will finally be free of his tyranny” (p 214).
 

Now is the time to pray and work toward the restoration of the Church: the victory will be won – may we be part of it! Let us pray that God may “quickly bring to an end those ominous times, sending to this Church the Prelate who will restore the spirit of its priests (emphasis added, p 213)”. This will bring about a full restoration of the Catholic Church and the Reign of Christ the King.
 

However, we are living through the devastation prior to the restoration. We must not falter. This is not the time to adopt politically correct language or to have an exaggerated human respect for people in positions of power, particularly in the clergy. We have to take the lesson of Vatican II seriously and not repeat it. This lesson demonstrates what happens when bishops cease to teach, and, when under the pretext of false obedience and exaggerated authority, the laity does not stand up for the Truth – instead Truth becomes subject to expediency and cowardice.
 

Listen to Fr Gregorius Hesse’s talks about Papal fallibility and you will be surprised with what candor and directness Father comments on the actions taken by various popes and the militancy Catholics used to defend their Faith. His bluntness gives courage to his audience! We must adopt a similar attitude! So, with “childlike simplicity” (p 209), we have to be direct and honest. We have to focus on spreading the Truth and working for the Kingship of Christ. We cannot have an exaggerated respect for the clergy if they are not doing their jobs – we must point out the errors as did the Catholics of old.
 

Contrast this with Bishop Williamson, whose duty it is as a bishop to teach and to defend Doctrine. In his EC 420 August 1, 2015 “Authority Limping”, he states: “At present I am more and more disinclined to impose even a true viewpoint on anybody, because souls are now so confused that the least imposition is liable to increase rather than decrease that confusion.” But if a bishop does not use his office to “decrease confusion“, who will?
 

As Catholics, it is our duty to oppose error and confusion. This should not be exercised by emotional comments made privately behind people’s backs or by specious arguments on blog postings, but rather by sober and reasoned arguments to people who are in a position to make changes.
 

Our Lady of Good Success, pray for us!
 
 

Source: The Admirable Life of Mother Mariana Volume II by Fr Manuel Sousa Pereira, published by Tradition in Action, 1999
 
 


Menzingen Censors Sermon of Father de la Rocque

This is a google translation of a sermon given September 6, 2015 by Fr Patrick de la Rocque, one of the four theologians who represented the SSPX in the famous discussions with the Vatican. The audio of the sermon was placed on the SSPX website La Porte Latin.

 
Father is not a member of the Resistance, but he warned his flock not to follow the Jubilee of Mercy as it is meant to celebrate 50 years of Vatican II.
 

The sermon has since been removed from the SSPX website. It would seem that the benevolent SSPX hierarchy still do not tolerate dissent.
 

http://christusvincit.clicforum.com/t607-Menzingen-censure-le-dernier-sermon-de-l-abb-de-la-Rocque.htm
 

In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, Dear faithful,
 
To listen to your many questions in recent days, I have to go back on an event that took place this week and which left many – rightly – somewhat perplexed. On 1 September, the Pope, the same day that he received the infamous Gaillot, bishop deposed by John Paul II, the same day the Pope wrote and published a letter addressed to Bishop Fisichella, in charge of the next Jubilee of Mercy . In that letter, it enacts some application principles of this jubilee, first for all the Catholic faithful, and in special cases: the sick, the elderly, prisoners … and members of the Priestly Fraternity St. Pius X.
 
Paradox of this Pope who, by the same token, we recognize openly and publicly as Catholics. It’s fifty years is known, but here it publicly acknowledges. What he said about us?
 
“I established, he said, by my own disposition, those who during the Holy Year of Mercy, come near to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation – you understand the confession, the sacrament of penance – j ‘established so that those who approach the priests of the Society of St. Pius X will receive valid and lawful absolution from their sins. ”
 
What is the scope, the rationale of this provision?
 
The first thing that is clear is that in this letter, the Pope invites us, wants to involve us in this Jubilee of Mercy. It is important first of all to wonder about that. What this jubilee? Should we, can we participate or not?
 
A jubilee, you know – the term is common – an anniversary is being celebrated in joy, in jubilation. You celebrate the silver jubilee or gold of your wedding, we of our priesthood. Joyful event in which we give thanks to God for his blessings. In the Church, jubilees are mostly anniversary of the Redemption of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
 
For example, in 2000, in his Bull of Indiction – is the papal act by which the Pope decreed a jubilee – Pope John Paul II opened the Jubilee precisely to celebrate the great mystery, gorgeous, the redemptive Incarnation of Our Lord Jesus Christ. He said it was the first words of his Bull of Indiction: “The eyes fixed on the mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God, the Church prepares to cross the threshold of the third millennium.”
 
Eyes fixed on the mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God … We were facing a jubilee quite traditional, classic as to its nature, which is why we participated happily there, taking us to largely away from all the dramatic events that took place on the occasion of this jubilee.Whether ecumenical or interfaith, unfortunately they have multiplied.But the Jubilee itself, this jubilee one was quite catholic, traditional;and acts Catholics, traditional, we have participated. Making a double profession of faith, first of all by this pilgrimage to Rome and then taking the defense of the faith, and to this end Bishop Fellay asked us to prepare a comprehensive study on the so serious serious problem of liturgical reform .
 
What about the Jubilee today? What just celebrate? This requires looking at the Bull of Indiction of Pope Francis in which he enacts jubilee. This is where are described the purpose and intent of the jubilee. Now this text is extremely clear. This is to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Vatican II.
 
The Church, the Pope said, feels the need to keep alive this event.
 
And that is why, he says, I will open the Holy Door for the fiftieth anniversary of the conclusion of the ecumenical council Vatican II.
 
Vatican II was completed December 8, 1965, and it is therefore on that date, for the 50th anniversary of this event, which will open this jubilee.
 
Can we rejoice, rejoice, this event was the Second Vatican Council?It is clear, unfortunately, not.
 
This council itself all causes of decay, the decay, the Church has known for 50 years; whether at the doctrinal level, at the pastoral level. One such very present today, this huge weakness of the Church to the false religions. If Islam is today present in our country, so strong and so vivid, it’s primarily because of the Church who hid who was ashamed of his message about Jesus Christ, only Saviour;Church outside of which there is no salvation. We experience all the practical consequences of these erroneous principles, set by the council. This is just one example among many others.
 
So it is obvious that we can not rejoice in this event the council.These fifty years, for us and for those looking to have an objective view of lucidity, doctrinal and pastoral, these fifty years may not be the opportunity of penance, not of joy.
 
Returning to the text on Tuesday to see the issues, what it hides behind itself. There is undoubtedly a lot of skill on the part of Pope Francis. For years, decades, they try to make us recognize the Second Vatican Council and its new erroneous principles. They sought to send them to recognize in principle, trying to make us sign alleged doctrinal statements.
 
Being in Rome in these doctrinal discussions from 2009 to 2011, I can tell you it has seen in the texts of doctrinal statements that they wanted us to sign. And they failed. So rather than make us recognize in principle all these new teachings, they seek to act by praxis, to make us take actions which, in themselves, by their nature, involve implicit recognition of that.
 
They want us to take part in the jubilee celebrating 50 years of Vatican II.
 
We are there – I do not judge intentions, I only take a few history lessons – we’re here face a truly revolutionary tactics, well-known Marxists. When the revolution can achieve the principles of the man he considered his enemy, he tries to make him take concrete acts by which it puts parentheses principles.
 
For example, read the book of Mrs. Hue, “In China’s prisons.” She tells how, being hungry, we denied him any food until Friday when we came to bring him meat, that it renounces its principles of Catholic life. In pure theory, she could eat; she was starving, there was a serious circumstance … But she understood very well that we wanted to prejudice his Catholic principles. And she refused. It was she who was right.
 
We still reports how, still in the Communist China to nullify a deeply Catholic parish, Communist troops sought to compel the faithful to just get out of their church benches to burn. It was not an act directly sacrilege. It was not undermining the Blessed Sacrament. These Catholics, with their lively faith, of course, refused. They were right.
 
I believe that for us today, is exactly, although at a different scale, the same situations in which we are. Keep this strength in faith, this quiet strength, this gentle but firm force is precisely to keep our principles, simply Catholic principles, which reject the error. Keep these principles and live according to these principles. Do not live according to the principles to which we remain attached internally is simply called liberalism.
 
So maybe some people would say to me: but still we gain since through this, the Pope recognizes the validity, legality of our faiths. I would answer you: the better, the better for the timorous souls, good for the souls that are not of this parish. But for you, it, it is obvious that you have no doubt that recognition brings nothing.
 
You know: that the priest can forgive, it must have jurisdiction. But in the Church, there are three kinds of courts. There are so-called ordinary jurisdiction. The Pope has ordinary jurisdiction over the universal Church; the bishop has ordinary jurisdiction over his diocese: first type of jurisdiction, the ordinary jurisdiction. Second type of jurisdiction is delegated jurisdiction. The bishop can not assume all the confessions of his diocese, delegates part of its jurisdiction to the pastor, priest which will delegate to his assistants again. Second type of jurisdiction, delegated jurisdiction; always given by the Church, through intermediaries, in a human chain.
 
There is yet a third type of jurisdiction, always given by the Church – comes necessarily any jurisdiction of the Church, the Pope is necessarily the law of the Church. Well precisely, in canon law, the law of the Church, there is this third type of jurisdiction, called augmentative and by which the Church, the Pope, therefore, automatically gives its jurisdiction to priests, at any Priest in some cases, in case that the called necessary. These case of necessity, it is quite simple, they are managed by the great principle of canon law, the first law of the Church is the salvation of souls. And when the salvation of souls is threatened, the Church through its law automatically gives gives jurisdiction to any priest to exercise his ministry well with those souls; Locum jurisdiction. Note to avoid some misunderstandings: some say that supplied jurisdiction is given to priests by the faithful. It is radically wrong. The faithful have no jurisdiction. The court is always given by the Church. And the Church, the Pope gives the direct jurisdiction to priests, regardless of the human chain, in order to perform the acts necessary for salvation.
 
That there when needed today is unfortunately more than obvious.Would that confession in this field to take only one. There is not a week in office without guard that we have people external to this parish, who come to us for confession, so they come out of the confessional of a Parisian parish. Outraged by what they were told by the concept of sin completely distorted the supposed priest had confessed. So they came here to get a true absolution. And this is not the fact of a particular priest. This is unfortunately a fact that is in the whole Church.
 
One need only look at the synod on the family. When it is the question of recognition in the Church of homosexual unions, when it is: “Someone who sins against nature remains in a state of grace, he can commune”, when is to say, “Someone who has denied the loyalty oath before God on the day of her marriage can commune”, there is, at the highest level of the Church, a severe case of necessity. And that is why, for years, decades, all the absolutions, all the sacraments, weddings, absolutions, you receive this parish, you know, and are valid and lawful. You have seen how they were sanctifiers because through them, yes, Christ, the Church was. Yes, they were valid and lawful.
 
So, in this jubilee, that the Pope puts in the balance, facing what he asks – rejoice a deleterious council – you see, it has no weight.
 
What we need today to ask us to our patron saint, St. Pius X, is at once the strongest in faith, this great unity in our lives, guided and led by this beautiful faith. It is asking this great charity in these times of confusion that so many people unfortunately are lost, as are lost;great charity to them. Do not judge, do not condemn, but we remain in this great faithfulness that characterized you for so long, it is she who will be for those true light.
 
So be it.
 
Father Patrick de La Rocque, a priest of the Priestly Society of Saint Pius X
 
 


Is Bishop Williamson still a SSPX Priest and Bishop?

Posted by Machabees on http://cor-mariae.proboards.com/thread/4575/bishop-williamson-sspx-priest
 

Of course we know that Bishop Williamson was unjustly expelled from the personal issues and agenda of Bishop Fellay wanting to reconcile with modernist rome. Bishop Williamson was in the way. Or rather, any thought of Archbishop Lefebvre was in the way which is why near 60-priests have been transferred, expelled, moved over, incarcerated like Bishop Tissier who is still held in house arrest in Chicago, and some priests tried in Menzingen’s kangaroo courts admonished with bizarre ‘punishments’ to be silent. Also to mention some books of Archbishop Lefebvre quotes are banned inside the neo-sspx and legal action taken against any entity who uses quotes of Archbishop Lefebvre that Menzingen does not want to shed light on their deceits.
 

When Bishop Williamson was expelled in Oct. 2012, he wrote his last letter to Bishop Fellay as an open letter for the world to see the hypocrisy of Menzingen, its scandals, and a Catholic Bishop’s admonishment to another Catholic Bishop. In the end of Bishop Williamson’s letter, he stated:
 
In brief, your Excellency, you may now go ahead and exclude me, because the arguments above are not likely to persuade you, but the exclusion will be more apparent than real. I have been a member of the Archbishop’s Society ever since my perpetual engagement. I have been one of its priests for 36 years. I have been one of its bishops, like yourself, for nearly a quarter of a century. That is not all to be wiped out with one stroke of a pen. Member of the Archbishop’s Society I therefore remain, and I wait.” OPEN LETTER TO BISHOP FELLAY ON AN “EXCLUSION”, London, 19 October, 2012, Bishop Williamson. www.therecusant.com/bp-w-open-letter-to-bp-f
 

The priests of the SSPX-MC also state that they are still SSPX priests who were unjustly expelled and remain faithful to their promises of their order. The unjust expulsions have no value in Law, Canon Law, no value in Moral Theology, no value in Dogma, no value before God. Therefore, they are not excommunicated; they are not expelled.
 

They took their permanent promises to the Society of St. Pius X a long time ago. They are still priests of the Society of St. Pius X. They have the obligations to fulfill the duties of a Society of St. Pius X priest; which is a Society that was established within the Holy Roman Catholic Church; a Society that was approved by the Holy Roman Catholic Church; a Society of the Church.
 

When members of the Society of St. Pius X speak out against the truth, and speak out against the founder of our Church our Lord Jesus Christ, and speak out against the founder of their Society Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, who is a faithful follower of our Lord Jesus Christ, these priests must act like a true shepherd and defend the truth; regardless of any consequences or respecter of persons. The Catholic religion was founded by our Lord Jesus Christ and confirmed through His passion, death, and resurrection of His glory…no man can take it away.
 

Yet, for three ongoing years we now read something different with un-clarity from Bishop Williamson’s Elesion Comments and various conferences that he does not want to be apart of any organization. He also states within his Nov. 2014 conference in Canada to those in the Catholic Resistance who see the historical need for catholic organization to maintain our unity and our fight against the powerful deceits against us, to be in union of the Church and her saints, he says to us: “to put away your toys“; the resistance is not going anywhere.
 

He states that as a Bishop of the Catholic Church, and still a member of the SSPX, which is founded on solid principles and blessed on the Decree and Directive on the foundation of the One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolate Church, he wants to do something else; like, to be independent. Not to start anything; not to organize anything; but instead…to start a “loose network of priests“. All the while he states that he just wants to be a “friend, father, and adviser“.
 

So which is it?
 

One cannot serve two masters. For sure the faithful on every side are confused in his two standards. Which is it? It is also certain that the Catholic Resistance has gone through more turmoil by his wallowing of principles and instability of thought.
 

We will survive; God promised this for His Church. But what of Bishop Williamson? Battle fatigue? Disorientated by worldly media attacks? He does have our support; only if he serves the objective truth.
 

It is observed when others ask him of this “loose network”, which he still makes known in his Eleison Comments of people complaining to him about it, that he directs away from speaking about his remaining faithful to be an sspx priest and bishop that he said to the world he remains and awaits to be restored within the integrity of the sspx physical order. But the sspx physical, moral, and spiritual order is right under his nose; it is in his permanent promises he made before the Blessed Sacrament. That is what the SSPX-MC priests constantly remind him of in which they remain and continue under the same statues and sanctification of priestly support, priories, seminaries, missions, etc. Nothing has change in the mission of the Society of St. Pius X; only the management.
 

So why does Bishop Williamson not continue his role as a SSPX priest and Bishop to faithfully support its existence and unity from those who hijacked the physical buildings?
 

Where is thy faith…? To who do you serve? The Catholic Faithful are calling out to you, like St. Athanasius and Archbishop Lefebvre. Now is not a time to do your own thing saying the sky is going to fall with your head in the sand.
 

Courage is the enduring mark that begins the fight.
 

Instaurare in Omnia in Christo” -To restore all things in Christ is the motto of St. Pius X. We hope that Bishop Williamson will see his errors and convert. However, we will continue on with or without those who have ambitions foreign to the cause of the fight at hand.
 

Have peace. If necessary, God can make more bishops for the Church from the stones of the earth. “To whom he said: I say to you, that if these shall hold their peace, the stones will cry out.” (Luke 19).
 
 


Ordination of Reverend Arogya Suneel Kumar Sudha

Reverend Arogya Suneel Kumar Sudha was ordained a priest by His Excellency Bishop Jean-Michel Faure in India on August 30, 2015.  Deo gratias!  Fr. Sudha spent the last two years completing his formation at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Seminary in Boston, Kentucky.  Below are pictures of the ceremony taken by a gentleman who assists at Masses hosted by the Our Lady of Good Success Mission.  The gentleman said that “the ordination was very inspirational” and that “the holy ordination was a huge success”.  It is good to see the true Catholic Resistance growing.

 

Additional photos of the ordination ceremony may be found here.

 

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