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November 13, 2014

Feast of Christ the King and His Reign-Reflections on Eucharistic Miracles!


The solemnity of Christ the King is held on the Sunday before Advent. In this feast we honor Jesus Christ as our King of all kings!
 

Pope Pius XI in establishing this feast addressed Catholic bishops, but he also wanted it to impact the laity: 

"The faithful, by meditating upon these truths, will gain much strength and courage, enabling them to form their lives after the true Christian ideal. If to Christ our Lord is given all power in heaven and on earth; if all men, purchased by his precious blood, are by a new right subjected to his dominion; if this power embraces all men, it must be clear that not one of our faculties is exempt from his empire. He must reign in our minds, which should assent with perfect submission and firm belief to revealed truths and to the doctrines of Christ. He must reign in our wills, which should obey the laws and precepts of God. He must reign in our hearts, which should spurn natural desires and love God above all things, and cleave to him alone. He must reign in our bodies and in our members, which should serve as instruments for the interior sanctification of our souls, or to use the words of the Apostle Paul, as instruments of justice unto God." 
 
 Christ Reigns in the Eucharist!

As we celebrate the Kingship of Christ I wish to remind everyone that Christ reigns among us today in the Mystery of his Eucharistic presence! Sadly, so few of us act as if this is a reality in our lives. I want to meditate on the fact that God speaks to us in the mystery of His Divine Providence  through the various approved Marian apparitions and  Eucharistic miracles occurring  over the centuries. Beginning as God did in providence with the Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano in 750 A.D. This is  first recorded Eucharistic Miracle and the most significant of all the Vatican approved Eucharistic Miracles.  

The Miracle of Lanciano in 750 A.D. in historical providence can be linked in with the Shroud of Turin and also with the tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe.  All three miracles contain ongoing miracles that were not able to be seen at the time the original miracles occurred. They could only be seen later over time when men advanced science and with the technological advances. "But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time appointed: many shall pass over, and knowledge shall be manifold." Daniel 12:4

This links the miracles to our times and is a message of God speaking to us to those who have ears to hear. "To those who listen to my teaching, more understanding will be given, and they will have an abundance of knowledge. But for those who are not listening, even what little understanding they have will be taken away from them." Paraphrased: Matthew11-13


The Eucharistic Miracle
of Lanciano 750 A.D.

Science, aware of its limits, came to a halt, faced with the impossibility of giving an explanation!

was the first in a series of Eucharistic Miracles over the past 2 millenniums. A Monastic priest doubted whether the body of our Lord was truly present in the consecrated host. As he said the words of consecration, he saw the host turn into flesh and the wine turn into blood. Everything was visible to those in attendance. The flesh to this day is still intact and the blood is divided into five unequal parts which together have the same exact weight as each one does separately. 
  
From the very beginning, the local church accepted this miracle as a true sign from heaven, and venerated the Eucharistic Flesh and Blood in processions on its feast day, the last Sunday of October. The fame of the shrine spread throughout the region quickly, and soon all of Italy came to the Church in Pilgrimage.  
 
A plenary indulgence in perpetuity to those who venerate the Eucharistic Miracle during the 
8 days preceding the feast day.

Church of the Miracle, Lanciano, Italy
 On June 25, 1672, Pope Clement X declared the altar of the Eucharistic Miracle a privileged altar on the Octave day of the deceased and on all Mondays of the year. In 1887, the Archbishop of Lanciano, Monsignore Petarca, obtained from Pope Leo XIII, a plenary indulgence in perpetuity to those who venerate the Eucharistic Miracle during the 8 days preceding the feast day. Reserved on the last Sunday in October.



Scientific Studies

In 1973, the Church gave permission for various studies to be carried out on the Lanciano Eucharistic Miracle.  The results amazed the scientists who were privileged to participate in the studies. After the results were analyzed in 1976. The Medical commissions of WHO and the UN, published in New York and Geneva the following statement: “Science, aware of its limits, has come to a halt, face to face with the impossibility of giving an explanation.”

The flesh and blood of the Lanciano Miracle are just as fresh as if they had been drawn that very day from a living human being.  The flesh consists of muscular tissue of the myocardium (heart).  The heart arteries and veins can be easily identified as well as the double slender branch of the vagus nerve.  Those who have a medical research background would understand the significance of these findings.

The findings of the Linoli Report 413197 stated: “The conservation of the flesh and blood, left in their natural state for twelve centuries and exposed to the influence of atmospheric and biological elements, remain an extraordinary phenomenon.”



Lanciano Miracle Blood type tested same as the Shroud of Turin!



Photo © Speramus-We Hope 

Other immunological studies received with interest in the scientific world indicated with certitude that the flesh and blood are LIVING human tissue. Both the flesh and coagulated blood belong to the same blood type AB. The same blood type  that was also found on the Shroud of Turin and the type most characteristic of Middle Eastern populations! 



Shroud of Turin and the Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano  We should also  note that in 1978, a group of scientists from NASA performed an intensive examination on the Shroud of Turin, using all the sophisticated scientific equipment available to our Space Agency at that time.  A very significant discovery was found regarding the blood type on the Shroud. It was AB positive, the same blood type as found in the Eucharistic Miracle of Lanciano. More and more, science has verified what we have believed in Faith for centurie
Ongoing Miracles within the Miracle
Each of the 5 Clots of coagulated blood pictured above weighs 15.85 grams when weighed all together on the scale. And when all the clots are weighed separately, even one smaller in appearance, individually weighed 15.85 grams! This baffled the scientists who had no explanation for the results!  For those with faith this miracle points to what the Council of Trent taught for centuries and the Catechism of the Catholic Church has reaffirmed. Namely, that Christ is entirely present under each species and under the smallest particle of each species. Christ is present whole and entire his flesh and blood, his body, soul, manhood and Godhead!
 
Are Miracles Silent Warnings 
in the light of Fatima Message?

The Tilma of Guadelupe,  contained many miracles that  awaited the technology of men to uncover them.  The miracles were always present at the time of its first appearing indicating that God foresaw another time when the lack of faith would be more than a passing doubt by a priest offering Mass! Or the aztec holocausts would later proceed to ABORTION on DEMAND!

The miracles on the Tilma were not discovered until after the Fatima apparitions had taken place. And also the scientific investigations on the Lanciano miracle did not take place until the 1970's. In my opinion God's providence linked both Lanciano and the Guadalupe mystery to Fatima in his providence. See: From Guadelupe to Fatima a Prophetic Mystery! 
 

 At Fatima in 1916 an angel teaches the children to Adore and make reparation to the Eucharistic Jesus. Most Hoy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Ghost I adore you profoundly and I offer you the most precious body, blood soul and divinity of Jesus Christ, present in all the tabernacles of the world in reparation for the outrages, sacrileges and indifference's by which he is offended…..”
In 1916 when the angel appeared to the children of Fatima  these crimes against our Lord in the Holy Eucharist were not prevalent as they were in the late 1960’s and 1970’s when Our Lady asked Sr Lucia to reveal the 3rd secret to the Pope. 

Fr. Maria Duran in the pamphlet Particles of the Blessed Sacrament the Eternal life giving Gold dust he wrote that he had a non-catholic friend who told him that: “You Catholics must no longer believe in the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Blessed Sacrament” He said that he assured him that we did and his friend retorted back: “Then you have really grown callous in the way you handle your Eucharistic Services.”

Fr. Duran felt he was referring to those people who disregard the laws of the church and her doctrines making up their own laws and regulations to do as they please. Unfortunately, today there are many and they are more vocal making themselves heard. Giving the wrong impressions and contaminate the faith of others in different degrees.

Despite these people the Church herself has always shown her faith and respect in all her rules and laws given for the care of the most Blessed Sacrament these laws are not what some would say scrupulosity but a matter of detail in love. It is my firm belief that if Catholics do not recover the respect for the Holy Eucharist we are fast preparing our own punishment as pictured in the 3rd Secret of Fatima revealed in 2000.

Remember that St Paul said that whoever eats the bread and drinks the cup of the Lord unworthily will be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord; and any one who eats and drinks without discerning the body, eats and drinks judgment on himself (See 1 Corinthians 11:27, 29).

This can also be applied to all those sacrilegious communions made by those receiving in mortal sin as well as for Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist who do not take care to carry Our Lord in a dignified manner and make sure that there are no particles remaining in their pyx so that Jesus is not carried into restrooms or other unspeakable places! You are responsible for every lost particle! And the weight of your commission also falls upon your pastor and bishop who are the ordinary ministers of the Eucharist! They will have to account to God for you!

Also see:

In Gruaro, Italy there is another Eucharistic Miracle with a forgotten particle of the Host!

The Eucharistic Miracle of Gruaro Italy, 1294 Part 2  

Take and Drink the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ horribly outraged by ungrateful men. Repair their crimes and console your God!

The particles of the Blessed Sacrament are the Eternal, Loving, life-giving Gold of God! Let us make reparation for those who no longer discern the "Hidden Jesus" in the Most Blessed Sacrament!

Eucharistic Miracles Vatican International Exhibition  A Photographic Exhibition of Church Approved Eucharistic Miracles from 750 A.D. - 2001

October 22, 2014

St. John Paul--We Love You and Thank You


On this the first feast Day of St. John Paul II, I remember with gratitude to God the pontificate of this Great pope. All the gifts he has given the church in his writings and through the witness of his life.  I thank God for allowing me to live my life during his long pontificate. The Fatima Pope and the Pope of God's Mercy.

Let us not forget what he has left us as an inheritance his many writing and encyclicals teaching us and giving us the tools to fight the battles for truth and religious freedom within various national governments and even within the church. Please take the time to meditate on his writings and life. He is a sign of HOPE Truth and Mercy God gave to our generation.  Persevere in prayer and Hope of Gods mercy for the trying times we are now experiencing in the abandonment of Christian morality and truth in governments and by some members of the hierarchy. 


We are now standing in the face of the greatest historical confrontation humanity has ever experienced. I do not think that the wide circle of the American Society, or the whole wide circle of the Christian Community realize this fully. We are now facing the final confrontation between the Church and the anti-church, between the gospel and the anti-gospel, between Christ and the antichrist. The confrontation lies within the plans of Divine Providence. It is, therefore, in God's Plan, and it must be a trial which the Church must take up, and face courageously. 
St. John Paul II at 1976 Eucharistic Congress in Philadelphia for the bicentennial celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence


Also Read:   St. John Paul II His witness a cry for the Mercy of God

Let US DEFEND OUR FAITH 

BY LIVING THE FAITH

IT IS THE SIMPLE WITNESS OF OUR WELL LIVED CATHOLIC LIVES 
  THAT WILL CONQUER THE EVILS OF OUR DAY
Be Good Catholics! Do not be ashamed to  show your love for God and witness to Him in your public life. Do not be Catholics just on Sunday!
Show St. John Paul II you really love him by changing your lives.
 If all Catholics would do this the whole world would change!!!

BE NOT AFRAID to
Open Wide Your Hearts
To the Love and Light that is Christ!           St.John Paul II
   John Paul II--You Live On! You Live On


                           

 St. John Paul II Pray for us!

September 19, 2014

Opposing and Exorcising Evil with Confession and the Virtue of OBEDIENCE

The Archbishop continues: "Even though our city leaders apparently do not take this threat seriously, I do. As a Catholic priest and bishop I have witnessed in my ministry the battle between forces of good and evil in both ordinary and extraordinary ways. It is not merely a struggle rooted in human weakness and ignorance, though these are certainly the source of much suffering and mayhem in our lives and in our world. Demonic activity and the chaotic forces of evil are very real. The madness of war accompanied by increasingly brutal acts of terror, the violence in our schools and communities are all evidence that something is terribly wrong.
G.K. Chesterton, a convert from the Anglican Church wrote; “To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it” 


            Fight evil with obedience

We can make up for sin and give more power to the forces of good through the virtue of obedience.

So I am joining with Archbishop Paul S. Coakley  not to go to the Civic Center but rather join the Archbishop  in obedience to his most  recent directives "THE HOUR HAS COME" The Archbishop  invited everyone to go  and join him at St Francis of Assisi Church for a peaceful prayerful  Eucharistic witness. Do not go to the Civic Center Venue to confront the Satanists.

Archbishop Coakley has invited all Catholics, Christians, and people of good will to join him in prayer at 3 pm.on Sunday, Sept. 21st."We will gather for a public act of worship at St. Francis of Assisi Church. I invite all Catholics as well as other Christians and people of good will to join us for a Eucharistic Holy Hour, an outdoor Eucharistic procession and Benediction beginning at 3 p.m. We will prayerfully bear witness to our faith as an expression of our solidarity and in reparation for acts of blasphemy. Bishop Slattery has asked all parishes of his diocese to conduct a Eucharistic Holy Hour at the time the Black Mass is taking place.

Archbishop Coakley is discouraging protestors from engaging with those present at  at the black mass. In his most recent statement on his blog titled "THE HOUR HAS COME" the archbishop commented: “I am aware that other groups are planning to show their opposition to the blasphemous event at the Civic Center. I urgently ask everyone to avoid confrontations with those
Civic Center
who might oppose them,” he says.


“Our witness ought to be reverent, respectful and peaceful."  (MAY I ADD OBEDIENT!)" I urge those who might plan to attend the black mass in order to pray or to protest not to do so! Please do not enter the venue. It would be presumptuous and dangerous to expose oneself or others to these evil influences.”  The devil is real and not to be played with.

So please reconsider where you hold your peaceful prayerful protest in Oklahoma City.  It will have much more spiritual effect if done in obedience. Do it in union with the bishops not on our own agendas because of a media effect.  You will really be helping to exorcise the civic center and the church from the effects of the  "smoke of satan. You will be fighting a spiritual battle with spiritual weapons. You will be helping to expel the smoke of satan from civic center and in the church  through the sins of very proud disobedient Catholics.

  Battles between good and evil





The archbishop continues: "The crucial battleground for the forces of good and evil is the human heart. As a Christian, I believe that Jesus Christ came to conquer the power of sin and to cast out demons. This was an essential part of his mission and ministry. It continues in his Church. Through his death and resurrection, Jesus Christ has gained the victory. He has destroyed the power of Satan, the Prince of Darkness and Father of Lies. The war has been won, though skirmishes will continue until Christ comes again in glory. As people of faith we dare not lose hope. Victory is assured."


 

If God is real so is the devil! What is disturbing today is that society now has accepted to openly worship Satan. Proponents of the Black Mass satanists want the right to teach our children satanism as an alternative religion. By the letter of the law, the Satanists claim a questionable right to “freedom” of religion.

The Black Mass has been done for centuries hidden in the dark of night underground by Satanists, this first  public Satanic event symbolically proclaims to the nation that our Christian moral code will no longer be accepted and will be attacked. Satan is a tyrant who will tolerate no other religions before him. All religious, economic, sexual or social in the name of tolerance, must be permitted. All except for those who cling to the old consensus, Christians and Jews. We will must be targets and shackled with laws that violate our consciences even put to death.

It is hard to comprehend but there are people who in this life choose to serve Satan and help him as his instruments of evil to destroy the church of Christ on earth. Some people really give themselves to the devil and are used by him to destroy civilization and the church.

                     
Humanae Vitae.  "so controversial, yet so crucial for humanity's future."  Benedict XVI

Where did this power came from this great evil unleashed in the church and the world.  Satan received his power because Catholic's have failed in the witness of their faith.  Recall the words of Venerable soon to be Blessed Pope Paul VI in the late 1960's as he lamented that "the smoke of satan has entered the church."  What happened that this evil spirit entered the church? It was the verbal disobedience of the bishops along with their priests and the faithful to his encyclical Humane Vitea. 

On 12 May 2008, Benedict XVI on the 40th anniversary of Humanae Vitae. said that the encyclical was "so controversial, yet so crucial for humanity's future." Humanae Vitae became "a sign of contradiction but also of continuity of the Church's doctrine and tradition... What was true yesterday is true also today." Humane Vitea was the last encyclical letter written by Ven. Pope Paul VI.

Satan's smoke is in the church today through the disobedience of her children including priests bishops and cardinal's to the magesterium of the church.This disobedience is magnified today when any prelate decides and implements which laws passed by the Churchs Magesterium that he will obey or not obey. 

Pied piper leading the children to their death
In a sense we have many little popes running around creating their own magesterium! Many trusted to their spiritual ruin. This is in a simplistic nut shell why the evil spirit has gained so much power in the world coming first in ranks of the church in the 1960's.  So goes the church so goes the world. There is so much to be said here but for the sake of the original subject on the black Mass and obedience to the bishop of Oklahoma I cannot elaborate further. 
 In short having said all of this, we will defeat Satan's power if we can humble ourselves in obedience to lawful church authority. But church authority must also be obedient to the living teaching magesterium.This is where our faith is tested to see God behind our lawful superiors especially when their lives do not reflect their faith.  A certain Do as I say not as I do scenario.  It is taken for granted that our obedience in all areas except for sin. No one can may obey a sinful command.But if in doubt God will never fault us for obedience to a superior. We will gain many graces for ourselves and others.


 Disobedience rooted in the sin of pride
Souls in hell with the demons

Let us not repeat the "Non Serviam" I shall not serve with our personal acts of disobedience. Disobedience is always rooted in  the sin of pride.  Be they satanists or within the church even the highest ranks of the church!! Satan
wanted to be like God in saying I shall not serve.  Pride is the first sin, and the root of all the others. We are still tempted to give the same answer, we will not serve God, and if we answer thus we put ourselves in Satan's kingdom, and live in a hell on earth to serve him.

We must not re-write church law to fit our own agendas. We become like  Lucifer who wanted to become like God. Our pride has so blinded us we cannot see that we are no longer in the light but sitting in the dark leading others into the dark.Self deceived and blinded  by our pride our personal agenda is what matters.  No matter what centuries of the doctrine of the saints or present church law stipulates. May God have mercy on proud Catholics! We will see and weep one day what our sins of pride have done to the church and the world giving the devil more power in our lives.

Recall the recent severe storms in the Oklahoma area, the mile wide tornado’s ect. These were warnings and are the beginnings of natures revolt against Man. If we invoke the prince of this world we will suffer the consequences of his powers against man. God will allow it these chastisements because of our unrepentant sins of commission and omission! Satan is the great liar and deceiver and we are falling into his trap. We have seen the beginning of the end of America. 

Returning to Chesterton, “To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it”  Wake up America!