“You are the secretary of My Heart; write down whatever comes to mind. Your thoughts are united to My thoughts. He has chosen you for that office in this life and in the next. Know that His choice will not change.”
“Truth is more important than friendship.” ~Aristotle~
“One must recite the Rosary every day, and also the Rosary of the Seven Sorrows of Mary to obtain the favor of repentance. ” ~Our Lady of Kibeho~
The Practice of the Presence of Mary Interview with David Battistella:
Charity is the fulfillment of the Law:
“The baser, humbler soul was I, the more exhausted did I grow. ‘No hope!’ was all that I could say. But as I sank and sank so low, higher and higher did I fly.” ~Our Holy Father Saint John of the Cross~
“Let the whole world cry out upon me, so long as God is praised and understood a little better”. ~ Our Holy Mother Teresa of Jesus~
“The voice of one crying in the desert, prepare ye the way of Mary, make straight Her paths.”
Why my blog? After all, WordPress does say “Just another WordPress site”. I am a simple secretary of Mary and I like to fish. I grew up typically fishing in lakes, I soon progressed to oceans…now the new challenge is people. Yes, I have my fishing pole at hand and well, I am ready to reel you in. One of my all-time favorite Carmelites named Therese once said “More merciful to me than to His beloved disciples, Our Lord Himself took the net, cast it, and drew it in full of fish. He made me a fisher of men.” I like to fish, but the actual One who will be reeling you in has a lot to tell you. Don’t worry, He is quite the Gentleman. Although, I hope you don’t mind hooks!
Why does the Catholic Church Rely on her Anchorites?
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“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies.” ~Psalm 22~
If you do not like a mixture of politics in the Church as well as politics in the world, then this is not your lucky day, is not the blog for you, and I would suggest not subscribing to this site. Really, it will not hurt my feelings. Well, it might sting a little bit, you know, because human nature. “Politics and Catholicity do not mix” they say. Actually, wrong. As exorcist Father Chad Ripperger stated “traditionally speaking” there is no separation between Church and State. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano was asked about why he too is so involved in politics, and this was his reply:
Who decided that a bishop cannot intervene in politics? Secularists and, among Catholics, those who curiously let bishops and ultra-progressive clerics rant, who go into deliquio if Bergoglio speaks against Trump or in favor of Trudeau, but tear their clothes if a bishop does not please the system or does not follow the unified network narrative of single thought. It does not seem to me that Saint Ambrose – who also came from the public administration and who was acclaimed bishop when he was still a layman – ever had scruples to intervene in political matters. Since a bishop is a shepherd, and among the sheep of the Flock that the Lord has assigned to him there are humble people and powerful people, there are subjects and rulers, men and women, honest and delinquent citizens: they are all sheep to be led to pastures and to be protected from wolves.
IT SEEMS TO ME THAT IN MY INTERVENTIONS I HAVE ALWAYS AND ONLY PURSUED THE MISSION THAT THE LORD HAS ENTRUSTED TO ME AS SUCCESSOR OF THE APOSTLES, WORKING FOR THE SALVATION OF SOULS AT AN HOUR WHEN HUMANITY IS FALLING INTO THE ABYSS WITHOUT ANYONE SOUNDING THE ALARM FOR THE IMMINENT DANGER.
The Third Fatima Secret is so political that it is still kept sequestered in the walls of the Vatican today. “Politics do not mix”; well, they are mixing as we speak! And as Vigano said, someone needs to sound the alarm. Charity is the fulfillment of the Law, so in order to give our complete adoration to the Sacred Heart we must use our hearts and minds for His glory. This means staying educated with what is going on inside the “deep State” and the “deep Church”; this means differentiating “the children of light” from “the children of darkness”. Catherine of Siena said, “start being brave about everything” and this is the goal with Mary’s Secretary website, run entirely for the Sorrowful Heart Heart of Mary.
Canon Law 748 §1. All persons are bound to seek the truth in those things which regard God and His Church and by virtue of divine law are bound by the obligation and possess the right of embracing and observing the truth which they have come to know.
May we Catholics anticipate, with a firm hope, the complete restoration of the Traditional Latin Mass to its rightful state, the proper Consecration of Russia, the First Saturday Devotion becoming a universal practice of the Catholic Church, the restoration of the Papacy in honor of the Chair of Saint Peter and the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Let us never for a second ignore the Blessed Virgin Mary. We need to fight with Her and for Her. May Mary’s divine portion of Israel, the elect, become saints and red martyrs for the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Christ the King and Our Lady of Fatima. Never will Jesus Christ be known as He ought without the Mediatrix of all Graces. The time has come; there is no longer a need to hide Her, for this is the age of Mary!
The Parable of Pope Benedict XVI: Video Produced by Mary’s Secretary:
Why is the papacy of Joseph Ratzinger so hard to talk about? Why do Catholics go completely bonkers about the topic? Schism is the greatest sin, even greater than heresy, because schism is a sin against charity. Notice how, for the votive Mass said for “the removal of schism”, the collect directly says THIS about HOW to be REMOVED from it: “that putting aside disunion and ATTACHING THEMSELVES TO THE TRUE SHEPHERD OF THY CHURCH.” This only reinforces Canon Law 751; which, says that the standard of schism “is the Roman Pontiff.” Notice how the standard of schism per Canon Law is not even the Mass itself. Though exceedingly important as it is the marriage supper of the Lamb, we cannot have this great sacrifice without a solid foundation. Our Lady’s Heart can only triumph with an INTACT rock of Peter connected to UNITED bishops who consecrate Russia to Her Heart. Got that? The papacy is a direct link to the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
So, when people in the very heart of the Church tell you, “It really does not matter who the pope is” or “stay out of politics”, we can gently remind ourselves that the papacy has NOTHING to do with politics; it is the foundation stone of our faith and without that solid foundation, the Church herself would fall. If who the pope is does not matter, we would not pray for him daily by NAME at the Te Igitur. Even if the rock of Peter were political, which it is not, is that the only excuse one can come up with? The greatest crime today, besides the neglect of devotion to Mary which grieves Our Lord, is the lukewarm indifference shown to the papacy and the lack of charity shown to those who want to protect it; nay, even to those who want to discuss it civilly! Our Lord was spot on, as usual, when He predicted in Matthew 24 how the “charity of many will grow cold.” In reality, it is Our Lord being shunned by His own, today, because He Himself is the Chief Cornerstone. Read our written text of “Rome’s” Final Pope: Benedict XVI below:
There is a famous quote by Archbishop Vigano where he so BRILLIANTLY said, “as if the bride of the Lamb can have two voices!” in referring to the “ordinary” form and the “extraordinary” form. Is not that chilling? No, Our Lord’s Church has one voice; just as there is only ONE faith and ONE baptism. He was not just talking about the Mass, but also the pope. How the bride of the Lamb has only ONE Roman Rite and ONE Roman Pope. With Father Paul Kramer, Father Nicholas Gruner, Dr. Edmund Mazza and Ann Barnhardt, after studying all the canon laws broken, I have come to the same conclusion as them about Pope Benedict’s attempted “partial” renunciation of the papacy was invalid, which, according to Pope John Paul II’s Universi Dominici Gregis document that says that any conclave called while the See is occupied is invalid by the law itself, and specifically the laws broken under Canon Law 188 and 332 (though there are many more). Wait, does that make me a sedevacantist?
I am not a sedevancantist in the sense of having believed that the See has been vacant since Pope Pius XII, but if the See is actually vacant because it is the reality, not an opinion, papal history shows us that there have been a few occasions where the See has been vacant for sometimes almost THREE YEARS, before a pope is elected. What is the longest that the See has been vacant in the 2000 year history of the Church, you may ask? There have been FOUR extended interregnums that lasted over a year, with all four lasting over TWO years in fact, with the longest being two years and ten months. I believe we are in an interregnum currently, after the death of Pope Benedict XVI on December 31st, 2022:
From Clement IV to Gregory X:
The See was vacant from 29 November 1268 until 1 September 1271.
2 years 10 months
From Nicholas IV to Celestine V
The See was vacant from 4 April 1292 until 5 July 1294.
2 years 3 months
From Clement V to John XXII
The See was vacant from 20 April 1314 until 2 August 1316.
2 years 3 months
From Gregory XII to Martin V
The See was vacant from 4 July 1415 until 11 November 1417.
2 years 5 months
When a pope dies the Seat of Peter is always vacant until a valid and legitimate conclave gathers. This… happens when every pope dies. In all of the Church’s past interregnums, did that make the people of the time sedevacantists? Of course, not; it was the reality, not an opinion. Father Kramer said that it was revealed to a canonized saint that during the great chastisement the See will be vacant for almost three years. The issue with this matter that most Catholics have today, including coming from that of the clergy, is that they are uneducated with their papal history, canon law, how the office of Peter works and thus, in our case, what they DON’T know CAN hurt them… and it is hurting them. Do you know what the Petrine Promise really means?
If the Seat is ever vacant because it is the reality when a pope dies, as we await a valid conclave, it is not Our Lord breaking the Petrine Promise. That promise is a vow Our Lord made to His bride, the Church, and the rock of Peter is her wedding ring. If the seat is EVER vacant, Our Lord will not allow it to be so for very long. When we look back on papal history, we see how the line of popes have always endured, because this promise is absolute; we have only ever seen a few years of chaos where a See is Vacant before Our Lord intervenes as He always does. My point is, do not say a man is pope merely because you believe the See cannot ever be vacant after a Pope dies. That is utter nonsense. Even those within the Church are imitating anti-Christ. How? By choosing, like him, to be lawless. By choosing to ignore the very apparent broken canon laws. Choosing to be indifferent to the Law Itself (Christ). As a result of this “disorientation”, lukewarm indifference to the laws and the pope himself (charity of many growing cold? Sure sounds like it) and “un-education”, we have the blind leading the blind. I will only end with these powerful words of Saint Bernadette and apply it to the case of Pope Benedict XVI:
“I am not called to convince; I am called to inform”.
If I did not convince, at least I informed you. The rest is up to your cooperation with Our Lady’s grace. We will all face Our Lord one day naked and alone. If our own discernment did not matter, there would only be general judgment. Think about that for a moment. Our Lord says, “but who do YOU say that I am?” Be strong dearest readers. Real holiness lies solely in courage, because without courage we could not face white or red martyrdom when it presents itself, and the former is something we Catholics endure on a daily basis. I hope to see you on the same side of the battlefield with Saint Louis de Montfort in these dark days ahead, where he predicted we would fight with one hand and build with the other. Can’t we fight and build together?
Father Kramer’s email to me about independent groups operating outside the current hierarchy:
The right and duty of Catholics to operate independently of a perverted or counterfeit hierarchy: The phenomenon of “independent clergy”, i.e. priests and bishops, exercising their ecclesiastical ministry independently of so called “legitimate pastors” who refuse to permit Catholics to observe the law of God, which (according to the most solemn pronouncements of the supreme magisterium) requires adherence to the traditional rites of the Church. When the rule of law breaks down to the point that the “ecclesiastical authorities” mandate disobedience to divine law, then they must be disobeyed rather than God be disobeyed. It is according to Natural Law that the members of the Church have the right to live and function with the sacraments and rites of the Church according to their state in life and divine vocation. The “ecclesiastical authorities” do not have the authority from God to abolish the life of the Church and replace it with something heretical by imposing a perverted counterfeit Christianity in the name of “obedience”. “We must obey God rather than men. (Acts 5:29)
When the monarchical rule breaks down temporarily, hierarchical rule comes into force (as Pope Gregory XVI explained in his book*), and when hierarchical rule breaks down, then the Church reverts to the most primitive rule under de facto independent priests and bishops, who do not have ordinary or habitual delegated jurisdiction but supplied jurisdiction according to the principle of natural equity (a principle of natural law recognized explicitly by canonists since the 12th century). Authority is given by God only to accomplish the mission assigned by God, to build the Church but not to destroy it: “For if also I should boast somewhat more of our power, which the Lord hath given us unto edification, and not for your destruction. I should not be ashamed.” (2 Cor 10:8) That authority was given only to be exercised according to Divine Law, because God is the architect and builder: “He was looking forward to a city that has foundations, whose architect and builder is God.” (Heb. 11:10) All laws and precepts contrary to the Law of God and the Divine Constitution and mission of the Church are null and void, because as God’s household: “You are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ Himself being the chief corner stone.” (Eph.2:20)
* «In the times of the antipopes, as well as of the dead Pope, the form of the government ordained by Christ does not remain obscure, even in a case where there is founded doubt, so that it is not clear who should be venerated for Pope, yes in the case of sede vacante it happens in the Church what happens in different monarchies, in which in time of interregnum the government resides in some senate; as practiced also in the ancient Roman empire, in which the Roman senate commanded in time of interregnum; so in the mean while in those cases the government of the Church is aristocratic. But who does not know that this cannot be its natural state? Who can recognize it from the same dilligence that the Church gave to elect her head, suffering ill from remaining headless for a long time?»
D. Mauro Cappellari ora Gregorio XVI, Op. cit. p. 29 – «Nei tempi degli antipapi, come anche di Papa morto, non resta oscurata la forma del governo ordinato da Cristo, imperciocché sì nel caso in cui siavi dubbio fondato, per cui non si sappia bene chi debbasi venerare per Papa, sì nel caso di sede vacante succede nella Chiesa ciò che succede in diverse monarchie, nelle quali in tempo di interregno il governo risiede in qualche senato; come praticavasi pure nell’antico impero romano, nel quale il senato romano comandava in tempo d’interregno; quindi in quei casi il governo della Chiesa è intrattanto aristocratico. Ma chi non sa, che questo non può essere il suo stato naturale? Chi può riconoscerlo dalle stesse premure che dessi la Chiesa per eleggersi il suo capo, mal soffrendo di starsene acefala per lungo tempo?»
In Jesu et Maria,
Fr. Paul Kramer
Ann Barnhardt Videos:
Ann says: “Read it over and over again until your conscience forces you to acknowledge the truth of what it so clearly and obviously says”:
“The ‘always’ is also a ‘for ever‘ – there can no longer be a return to the private sphere. My decision to resign the active exercise of the ministry does not revoke this. I do not return to private life, to a life of travel, meetings, receptions, conferences, and so on. I am not abandoning the cross, but remaining in a new way at the side of the crucified Lord. I no longer bear the power of office for the governance of the Church, but in the service of prayer I remain, so to speak, in the enclosure of Saint Peter. Saint Benedict, whose name I bear as Pope, will be a great example for me in this. He showed us the way for a life which, whether active or passive, is completely given over to the work of God.”
-Pope Benedict XVI Ratzinger
27 February, ARSH 2013
To bear with patience wrongs done to oneself is a mark of perfection, but to bear with patience wrongs done to someone else (in this case, the rock of Peter- who really represents Our Lord) is a mark of imperfection and even of actual sin. St. Thomas Aquinas
IF IN THE PAST AGES, THE CHURCH HAD TO RELY ON HER ANCHORITES, WE NEED MORE THAN EVER TODAY THAT THEY SHOULD EXIST AND PROSPER. ~POPE PIUS XI~
Are men and devils to have their voluntary slaves, and Mary to have none?
~Saint Louis Marie de Montfort~
“But we glory also in tribulations, knowing that tribulation worketh patience.” ~Saint Paul~
I’m afraid of dying, I’m afraid of love I’m afraid of never trying and of not being enough Don’t know what’s on the horizon, I don’t know who to trust But I’mma run this till’ it’s finished, till’ it’s rubble and dust
I’m afraid of flying, crash into the sun I’m afraid of never rising, to be the one that they want But I’m out here in the wild now, have nowhere else to run So I’mma wing it with no pilot, to the Kingdom that comes
I always abandon myself, and I don’t know why I feel I’m getting stronger, I feel I’m getting free I’m always neglecting myself, and I don’t know why I feel I’m getting stronger, I feel I’m getting free
Get my things I’m tired of making old mistakes Trynna fill a vacant space There’s something that I need Took my things Knew I had to make a change I’m headed where the daylight reigns Feel I’m getting free
And when the candle flickers light Then I know I still got time And when the candle’s burning bright I know I still got time
“Mary shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death. For to me, to live is Mary and to die is gain.”
“I am not called to convince; I am called to inform.” ~Saint Bernadette~
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