A Talk by Rick Salbato
Let us pray
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
Most Holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, I adore Thee profoundly. I offer Thee 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 by which He is offended. But the infinite merits of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg the conversion of poor sinners.
O - My Jesus - forgive us our sins. Save us from the fires of hell. Lead all souls to heaven. .
In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
Remember those prayers?
Say them everyday?
Did I forget something?
When I was a lot younger I read a book by Emanuel Velikovsky called WORLDS IN COLLISION and another called WORLDS IN UPHEAVAL. I was very much into science and his writings were amazing. A little far out but amazing and logical.
He wrote a scientific theory called "Catastrophic Evolution.
He said that the moon was very young, that Venus and Mars have changed orbits in the very recent history. He predicted that if we ever went to the moon, we would find that the relationship of potassium to argon in the rocks would show that the moon is also very young. He said that the craters on the moon were not made from metiorites but from a molten hot planet that cooled leaving bubbling action remnants like you will find if you boil lead and then let it cool. Round circles will appear that look like craters.
He said that Venus was a hot planet, not a cold one as the scientific world believed.
He said that the cloud cover over Venus were a result of its heat. He made many predictions of what we would find if we ever sent rockets or men into outer space.
No one believed him.
He died before any space shots were ever made. I believed his scientific logic was sound.
But as time went on I forgot about him. Then I saw a book called "Velikovsky Reconsidered" published by a French Scientific Magazine much like Scientific American.
It was amazing. Velikovsky was the only scientist in the world who properly predicted everything that we would discover when we went into outer space. He and he alone, had the right scientific solutions. But even today, he is forgotten.
But this is not what I came to talk about. My talk is on Fatima. Fatima Reconsidered But there is a lot of similarities. I came into this Church because of Fatima. I went from an atheist to a Catholic because of Fatima.
But then - I forgot about it. It happened a long time ago. There are new more important things now. Our Lady --- She is everywhere --- there are messages from Her in almost every country in the world --- almost every state in America. I began to promote all these other apparitions
Then something happened. Messages from one mystic contradicted the messages from another. I began to check all the messages from heaven around the world. There were many that contradicted each other. Then I compared them to Scripture and the Church. There was definitely a problem.
I became disillusioned with all of them and began to doupt all apparitions. But God had other ideas. On the front page of the Union Paper in 1972 there appeared the Official International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima. The Paper said it was crying. I did not believe it.
Within two hours I was on a plane to New Orleans to see for myself. I met the pastor of the Church, who was also the editor of the "Clarion Herald", Father Romagosa. In his Church, the statue was crying. There were two remarkable miracles.
But there was also a seer, an exile from Poland. This seer was running around saying that the Virgin had appeared many times to her and was giving out messages of why the Virgin was crying. She had been following the statue for many months and the new custodian (only two years) allowed her to travel with the Statue.
But Father Romagosa had more discernment than the custodian did. He invited the seer with the initials AW, into his office and asked if the Virgin could give him a message. She knelt on the floor to pray with the assurance that the Virgin would always appear. Father Romagosa went across the room and sat in a chair and began to read out of a prayer book.
The woman, AW, prayed and prayed and prayed but nothing happened. Finally her face turned demonic and she began to scream at the good Father in a language that only a truck driver would use. She stormed out of the room and drove away so fast that her tires left rubber.
Father Romagosa was reading exorcism prayers from an exorcist book.
The tears were investigated and found to be real human tears. The miracle of the statue was truly from God. It was supernatural. But the woman was not.
Everywhere God performs a miracle or a work of grace, the devil is right behind to defuse, confuse, and disillusion.
I held in my hands the real tears of Our Lady in 1972. I have never been the same since. It gave to me my vocation in life, and taught me how to know the true from the false.
Not long ago I had the great fortune of spending four days with Father Messias Cohiel, Professor of Fundamental Theology, Marinology, Ecclesiology at the Major Seminary of Garda, Portugal. Father Messias is the founder and editor of the magazine "The Messages of Fatima" (The only Fatima approved magazine in the world)
Father Messias was the confidant of LUCIA OF FATIMA, and had a sister who is a nun in the same convent as Lucia of Fatima. He gave four talks to CUF in Detroit and he woke me up. He made me realize that I knew a lot less about Fatima than I though I did. Fatima is not dead. It is not old hat. It is now. Lucia was still living. She was still having visions of Our Lady. Did you know that you could have written to to her. That she would have written back to you. (Dead now)
Lets see what you know about Fatima. What you never knew. What you have forgotten. What never dawned on you when you studied Fatima.
Go back into history with me - all the way to 1884. In 1884 Pope Leo the 13th had a vision while saying Mass at St. Peters Basilica in Rome. He saw Satan and Christ talking.
Satan said, "I can destroy your Church. - But I need more time and more power over those who are willing to give themselves over to me."
Christ said, "How much time?"
Christ said, "You have it."
As many of you know this frightened St. Leo so much that he order the prayer to St. Michael said in all the Masses throughout the world. That was October 13th, 1884
Pope Leo 13th then Consecrated the whole world to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
He then created the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
What happened during those 100 years after POPE LEOs vision of Aug 15th, 1884
I will go quickly because there is an important point to be made here.
Before 1884 the Masons set up the Encyclopedia Britannia to distort history and to make all religion look unscientific. They tried the French Revolution in 1778. Naturalism was already in the world, Carl Sagans Materialism, Voltaires population vs. food supply, Rousseau (beyond good and evil - superman), Darwin -1858 Gradualism (Not rejected by the scientific world until 1980), Marx and his Communist Manifesto.
In 1867 Marx dedicated his Das Capital to Darwin. Nietzsche wrote his Socialism and Naturalism. Freud developed his Psychology from Darwin and from Freud and Darwin there was developed an entire New School System without religion and marking the End of Family unit as we knew it.
World War I started -ending the system of Catholic Kings. 38 Kings were removed from 1911 to 1922. Modernism became the new social norm with no absolutes, no fixed moral order, everything changes, a never ending change downward. World War II started because of Nazism and the idea of a supreme race. Huxleys Secular Humanism claimed that religion is destined to disappear and Communism, the results of Atheism took 78% of the world. We had Vatican II but Vatican II is not the problem inside the Church
Tan publishing has a book called "AA-1025" it tells the master plan of Communists to infiltrate the seminaries, the priesthood, to even become bishops. But most of all to change the Catechism and the Mass. (The plan was to make the word "Charity" mean "love" and the word "Church" to mean the meeting of friendly brethren; to make the meaning of Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist depend on ones faith. In other words, "nothing religious exists outside of creative faith")
These people infiltrated the seminaries: the Communists, the Masons, the Homosexuals, and the writings of: Karl Ronher 1966, the idealist (idea is real, nothing else) The "Theological Investigations" of Fr. Edward Schillebeeckx (a Dominican priest in 1968) wrote that the Eucharist was a change of sign only.
This book and the results of this book caused Pope Paul VI to write the Encyclical "Mysterium Fidei" but it also became the tool of people like Hans Kung - Tad Goosy, Marquette University - and Anthony Willhelm who wrote "Christ Among Us" , 2,000,000 copies were sent into the seminaries free of cost in most cases.
This book is what corrupted the modern day priests. People like Monika Hellwig and her book "Understanding Catholicism" corrupted the seminaries, especially in America.
"This is my body" came to mean "embodiment in community"
Monika Hellwig was at Georgetown University. She is now the director of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, a Branch of National Catholic Education Association
The main Pillars of teachings the faith = "Creation, Sin, Redemption, Liturgy, Sacraments, Priesthood, Church, Catholic Doctrine, Catholic Morality, Catholic Spirituality" became the targets of the Liberal. So-called "New Catechism" from Holland, Condemned at Rome in 1968 has become the pattern for the American Catechisms
Our Lady was not inactive during this time.
In 1910 the Masons took over the government of Portugal. Masons are the most anti-religious group in history. At the upper levels (32nd degree) they are Satanic.
In 1911 World War I started
In 1915 Lucia and three other children (not Jacinta and Francisco) saw a ball of light come down from the shy. In the light they saw an angel. He did not speak.
The following year in 1916 Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco saw the same angel. He taught them this prayer:
O my God, I believe, I adore, I hope and I love You.
I ask pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore, do not hope, and do not love You.
I ask pardon for those who do not believe, do not adore,
do not hope, and do not love You.
Again in 1916 they saw the angel a second time. He said, "Pray and Sacrifice to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary."
A third time in 1916 the angel appeared. This time he gave them Communion. He held up the chalice with the host over it. Drops of blood came from host into Chalice. He gave the communion host to Lucia. To Jacinta and Francisco he gave the Chalice saying:
"Receive the body and blood of Jesus"
This is the Orthodox method, long before the ecumenical movement. Then he taught them this prayer
Most Holy Trinity - Father, Son and Holy Spirit - I adore You profoundly. 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 whereby He is offended. And through the infinite merits of His Most Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, I beg of You the conversion of poor sinners.
Think about this prayer. In 1916 there were no Catholics who did not believe in the true presence of Christ in the Eucharist. Today, thanks to millions of copies of a book called "Christ Among Us" infiltrating the seminaries, there are many priest who do not believe. In 1916 where would you find indifference to the Body and Blood of Christ?
In 1916 what were the outrages and sacrileges? But today!!!!! Think about it. This angel was making a prophesy about today. A prophesy about Schillebeeckx, Anthony Wilhelm, Karl Rahner, Hans Kung, Monika Kellwig.
In 1917 in Rome there were two Demonstrations: one by the Masons for their two-hundredth anniversary of the 1717 Freemason Lodge, with signs showing a picture of Lucifer and stating "The Devil shall rule in the Vatican and the Pope will be his lackey" Also in Rome there was a demonstration of the 400th anniversary of the 95 theses of Luther pined on the Church door in 1517.
But in 1917 St. Maxmillian Kolbe started the Militia Immaculatia dedicated to the service of the Virgin and to the converting the world to the Catholic Church.
On May 5th 1917 Pope Benedict 15th Published a prayer to Our Lady - for Peace in the world. 8 days later on May 13th 1917 Our Lady Of Fatima appeared for the first time
She told the children to "Come every month until Oct."
On June 13, 70 people were with the children. Our Lady was holding Her Heart full of Thorns and said,
"I wish to establish in the world devotion to my Immaculate Heart. I promise salvation to those who embrace it, and their souls will be loved by God as flowers placed by myself to adorn His throne."
On July 13, 3000 people tried to see the Lady
She taught the children this prayer
O my Jesus, I offer this for love of You, for the conversion of poor sinners, and in reparation for all the sins committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary
She showed them HELL
She gave them the first Secret - told about the 1st Saturday Devotion, and the Consecration of Russia to Her Immaculate Heart. She Predicted the death of Pius X, the election Pius XI by name, the end of war, the 2ed world war, the light in sky at the start of World War II, the ultimate consecration of Russia, the conversion of Russia, and triumph of Immaculate Heart , and a period of peace granted to the world.
On Aug 13 the Children were not there.--- They were in jail. --- 15,000 people were at the grotto but Our Lady did not come. However, on Aug 19 She appeared to them in the town.
On Sept 13 - 30,000 people saw white petals fall from sky - some saw the ball of light. Our Lady promised a miracle in Oct. for all to see.
And as all of you know on Oct 13 - 70,000 people went up the mountain in the Rain. The ground was mud six feet deep. They saw the Miracle of Sun, there were hundreds of cures, and the ground became as dry as if it had never rained. She then told them Her name:
"I am the Lady of the Rosary"
On the same day: Oct 13, 1917, Lenin marched into Russia
In 1918 - Jacinta saw Our Lady -
Jan 17, 1918 the Diocese of Fatima was restored by Benedict XV and the cult of Fatima was approved. This means the right to pray to Our Lady of Fatima.
One of the tests given to the children was the prayer that Our Lady asked us to add after each deckit of the Rosary. (All formal prayer must have Church approval because "How we pray is how we believe.") In the prayer: "O - My Jesus - forgive us our sins. Save us from the fires of hell. Lead all souls to heaven.", the Church said they would approve it if the words, "especially those in most need of Your Mercy" were added. The children did not hesitate one second to let the Church add the words.
Francisco died on April 5, 18 months after the promise of his death.
Jacinta saw Our Lady 3ed time in December, 1919
Jacinta died -Feb 20, 1920 (The secret of Jacinta was given to the Pope by a nun - it stated in part that four nations will disappear and she named them.)
Other important statement by this little girl, Jacinta, before her death:
"More souls go to Hell for sins of the flesh than for any other reason."
"Certain fashions will be introduced that will offend Our Lady very much."
"Many marriages are not of God."
"THE DISOBEDIENCE OF PRIESTS TO THEIR SUPERIORS AND TO THE HOLY FATHER IS VERY DISPLEASING TO OUR LORD."
"The Blessed Mother can no longer restrain the hand of her Divine Son from striking the world with just punishment for its many crimes."
"Tell everybody that God has confided the peace of the World to the Immaculate Heart of Mary."
A Bishop was appointed in Fatima by the Holy Father in August of 1920
(there had been no bishop) and 10 months later all the messages were approved by the Bishop and signed on June 13, 1921.
Five days later on June 18, 1921 Lucia had another visit by Our Lady
On October 13, 1921 the First Mass was celebrated at Cova de Iria (Ora)
In 1925 on Dec 10th Lucia saw a vision of Our Lady and the Christ Child. She put her hand on Lucias shoulder and showed her Heart of thorns which She held in the other hand. The Child Jesus said,
"Have compassion on the Heart of your Most Holy Mother, surrounded with thorns with which ungrateful men pierce Her at every moment, without there being anyone to make an act of reparation in order to take them away."
Then Mary said,
"See, My daughter, My Heart surrounded by thorns which ungrateful men pierce at every moment by their blasphemies and ingratitude. You, at least, try to console Me and say to all those who, for five months, on the first Saturday, confess, receive Holy Communion, recite the Rosary, and keep Me company during fifteen minutes while meditating on the 15 mysteries of the Rosary, in a spirit of reparation. I promise to assist them at the hour of death with all the graces necessary for the salvation of their souls."
On Feb 15, 1926 the Child Jesus appeared again and asked - :"Have you spread devotion to the five 1st Saturdays?"
In 1927 Lucia had two visions of Christ and Our Lady.
On the other side of the world, Our Lady appeared as Our Lady of Tears to Sister Amilia in Brazil in 1929
And on June 13, 1929 Lucia had a vision of the Trinity and Mary holding Her Immaculate Heart with swords piercing it.
"There are so many souls whom the Justice of God condemns for sins committed against me, that I have come to ask reparation, sacrifice yourself for this intention and pray."
She wrote to Pope Pius XI after this vision.
Lets think about this. Souls go to Hell because of sins against Mary.
Sins against Mary? What sins? On Dec. 10th 1925 it was stated "blasphemy and ingratitude". How do we blaspheme the Mother of God? How do we have ingratitude?
The following year, 1930, the Bishop of Fatima again declared the apparitions supernatural meaning "from God" Never in all the history of Fatima were the words "Consiet de non supernaturalate" ever said. meaning (It is established that there is nothing supernatural here), and never the words "Non constat de supernaturalitalate" - (It is not established that something supernatural is here.) Never was there a negative statement by the Church.
In the same year, 1930, Jesus appeared again to Lucia. He said that:
"The reason for five - 1st Saturdays is the five blasphemies against Her Immaculate Conception, Heart , against Her perpetual virginity, Her divine maternity of God and mankind, indifference and even hatred to Her and insult Her Holy Images.
On Sep 12th,m 1935 the Bodies of Francisco and Jacinta opened - Jacintas body was uncorrupted in spite of being buried in lime.
Lucia wrote her 2ed letter in 1937. This was the first time she mentioned the Angel of 1915 and 1916. She wrote the complete history by order of her Bishop
1938 - Jan 25th the promised Light appeared throughout all of Europe
And World War II started on Sept 1st. The 1st Saturdays had not yet been revealed to the world.
In 1939 Mary appeared again. Lucia sent the Secret letter to the Pope to be opened in 1960 In 1941 she wrote her 4th letter
On Oct 31, 1942, Pius XII personally consecrated the world to IM Heart of Mary and created the Feast of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the Saturday after the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
In 1943 - Christ appeared to Lucia:
"I want all my children to recognize that the consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is the reason for the conversion of Russia."
In 1946 Lucia returned to Fatima on May 13 as Pius XII crowns image of Our Lady and proclaims her "Queen of the World"
1946 - June 13 - Pius XII encyclical "Deiparae Virginis Mariae" to all bishops, priests and laity: (Die-par-ah Vir-gin-is Mar-eye)
"And even as Our predecessor of immortal memory, Leo XIII, at the dawn of the 20th century saw fit to consecrate the whole human race to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, so we have likewise in the guise of representative of the whole human family, which He redeemed, the desire to dedicate it in turn to the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary. It is our wish, consequently, that whenever the opportunity suggests itself, this consecration be made in the various dioceses as well as in each of the parishes and families. And we are confident that abundant blessings and favors from Heaven will surge forth from this private and public consecration."
1952 - June 7 - Pius XII Consecrated the World to IHM
1954 - Oct 11 - Encyclical "Ad Caeli Reginam (feast of Queenship of Mary)
1954 - Nov 12 - Fatima was made a Basilica
In 1960 after reading the secrete letter of Fatima, Paul VI stated:
"All Christians should be content in the knowledge that the oceans will inundate whole continents, and millions of people will die from one moment to the next. Hearing this, people should not long for the rest of the secret."
On Nov 21, 1964 - Paul VI Consecrated the world to IHM
In 1965 Pope Paul VI sent a Golden Rose to Fatima and confided the entire
Church to Her protection
May 13, 1967 The Holy Father went to Fatima
He used Fatima and the feast day as his reason for his Encyclical "Sig-nu-ma Ma-gu-ma," (THE GREAT SIGN) of May 13, 1967 by stating ". . .the religious ceremonies which are taking place at this time, are in honor of the Virgin Mother of God in Fatima, Portugal. "
Pope John Paul II, in answering questions on the Secret of Fatima in Germany, said this:
"It should have been made public in 1960, but because of its troubling content, and to dissuade the superpowers from undertaking war, my predecessors in the papal chair have chosen the diplomatic way. All Christians should be content in the knowledge that the oceans will inundate whole continents, and millions of people will die from one moment to the next. Hearing this people should not long for the rest of the secret."
Many people wanted to know the secret only for sensation. They forget, however, that along with knowledge goes responsibility. They want only to satisfy their curiosity; they are not concerned to do anything to avert the impending times of trouble --- and this is a dangerous attitude. This is the remedy that should be used [holding the Rosary] in the struggle against evil. Pray the Rosary daily. Pray, pray, and do not inquire anymore. Everything else should be entrusted to the Holy Mother of God. We shall prepare for trials in the near future. Yes, even if it costs us our lives. Furthermore, it is necessary to give ourselves completely to Christ, and for Christ. The trials can be mitigated by your and our prayers. But to prevet it is no longer possible, because only this way can the real renewal of the Church come about. How often the Church has been renewed in blood! It wont be otherwise now.
Be strong! Be prepared! We should trust ourselves to Christ and His Mother. Pray often, and say often the Rosary. Then, although we will have done a little, we will have done everything
Cardinal Ratzinger read the Secret of Fatima, and made this statement about it on November 11th, 1984:
"The things contained in this Third Secret correspond to what has been announced in Scripture and has been said again and again in many other Marian apparitions."
By 1981 - 73% of the world was Communist
170 million had died since Fatima
50 million in world war II
115 million under Stalin and Mao
1 million in Afghanistan
1 million in Cambodia
1 million in Vietnam
On May 13th 1981 ( the feast of Fatima) the Pope was Shot.
In the hospital his nurse said that Our Lady of Fatima had saved his life. He did not know a lot about Fatima so in the hospital he read every book he could get.
In 1981 the National conference of Catholic Bishops of the US sent a letter to the Holy Father requesting the Consecration
1982 - May 13th at Fatima - Consecrated world to IHM (Lucia said it was not correctly done)
So the Holy Father Sent his Secretary of State to Fatima and Lucia and Maccias Cohair sat with him for six hours explaining exactly how the consecration had to be done.
And on March 25, 1984 Pope John Paul and the bishops throughout the world consecrated Russia and the world to the IHM. Even Russian Orthodox Bishops entered in. A few years later Lucia said, Our Lady has accepted the 1984 consecration and She will keep Her promise."
This was exactly 100 years after the Vision of Pope Leo XIII. When Satan was granted 100 years to try and destroy Gods Church.
What happened after the Consecration on March 25th
Well, two months later, on the Feast of Fatima, May 13, an explosion in Sever-o-mor-ski destroyed 80% of Russias missals making them no longer a superpower. America did not know the extent of this explosion.
Again there was another strange happening on Dec 13. An explosion in Siberia destroyed Russias largest ammunition base
On Dec 19 Marshal Ustinov, the Minister of Defense died or was killed
Three days later Marshal Sodolov, the 2ed Minister of Defense died
All in 9 months
In March of 1985 (one Year after consecration) President Chernenko died and Mikhial Gorbachev was made President. He was the First Baptized Christian President although still a communist. He instituted glassnoss and perestroika (freedom of the press and freedom of religion) This was the downfall of communism. 15 republics were freed from communism, and the Warsaw pact ended
In 1989 Lucia said publicly that the Consecration was completed and that "God will keep His Word". That year on Nov 9th the Berlin Wall came down and Gorbachev meet Pope at the Vatican and promised religious freedom
The following year on the Feast of Fatima, May 13th, freedom of religion was made the law of Russia. And on the feast of the miracle of Fatima, Oct 13, Gorbachev received the Nobel Peace Prize
Two months later Gorbachev meet Pope in Vatican for 2ed time. In this meeting the Pope told him that he knew it was he that ordered the hit on the Pope. Gorbachev asked his forgiveness. (It is this story that Lucia was asked to keep silent about and nothing else.)
In 1991 (March 15) diplomatic relations with the Vatican and Russia were opened and so were Latin-rite churches for the first time.
May 1, 1991 was the 100 anniversary of Rerum Novarum, the encyclical "On the Condition of Human Labor by Pope Leo XII, and the Feast of St. Joseph, the Worker, and the end of May Day as a communist holiday.
On May 13, 1991 Pope John Paul II went to Fatima to thank Our Lady for all the countries that were freed, for saving his life, and for the end of the communist threat to the world.
But on Aug 19, 1991 the communists attempted to overthrow Gorbachev. They picked the wrong day for it was the 74th anniversary of the Aug appearance at Fatima. On Aug 22 the attempt failed and the communists were defeated. This was the feast of the Queenship of Mary.
Two months later, on Oct 13 (another feast of Fatima) the first pilgrims of Russia went to Fatima. It was Televised in 150 stations in Russia and 350 Radio stations in Russia, and again on Nov 7th it was televised again.
Dec 8th was the start of the Commonwealth of republics, The end of the USSR
12 days later Yeltsin met with the Pope in Rome
And 13 days after that (on Dec 25th, 1991) the Communist Flag came down for last time over Russia
Gorbachev resigned and sent a letter to Pope John Paul II
15 republics were freed from communism.
On Dec 30th, 1991 Lucia wrote that the world will recognize that the defeat of Communism was by Mary
In 1992 another attempt was made to overthrow the government and Yelson stood against the entire communist army and no one died.
On March 14, 1992 Pravda ended
Then on Christmas day, 1992 Communism was declared illegal in Russia
By 1996, Starting with People Power and Rosary in the Philippines, 87 dictatorships fell throughout the world.
From March 25, 1884 until March 25, 1984 is exactly 100 years. In 1884 Pope Saint Leo XII saw Christ give Satan power for 100 years. In 1984 Pope John Paul II Consecrated Russia and the world to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Communism fell, 87 other dictators fell.
Lets reconsider Fatima. Go back to December 10, 1925
Lucia, the eldest of the three children and now Sister Lucia of St. Dorothy, was kneeling in prayer in the convent chapel when the Virgin Mary and Christ Child appeared to her. The Christ Child said to Lucia:
"Have pity on the heart of your Most Holy Mother, which is covered with thorns that ungrateful men drive into it every instant, while there is no one who does an act of reparation to withdraw them from Her."
Lucia saw the crown of thorns around the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Then Our Lady spoke to her, saying:
"Look, my daughter, at my Heart encircled with thorns, with which ungrateful men wound it every moment by their blasphemies and ingratitude. Give me consolation, you, at least; and announce for me that I promise to assist at the hour of death, with the graces necessary for salvation, all who on the first Saturday of five consecutive months, go to confession, receive Holy Communion, recite five decades of the Rosary, and keep me company for fifteen minutes meditating on the mysteries of the Rosary, WITH THE INTENTION OF MAKING REPARATION TO ME."
Now I would like to ask some questions. What is the reason you made the Five First Saturdays? How can we blaspheme against the Mother of God? How can we shown Her ingratitude. Have we been ungrateful toward Her?
How might I have sinned against my Mother by putting thorns into Her Immaculate Heart?
At first, you might think that any sin is a sin against Her Son and, therefore, very painful to Her. However, this does not hold true against the two words, "Blaspheme and Ingratitude". With some pride we Catholics say we are not like Protestants who totally disregard the Mother of God and thus assume we are not guilty of sins against Her. But She cannot be speaking to or about Protestants. Her words would be useless to their deaf ears. She is speaking to Catholics, who think by honoring Her, they are incapable of sinning against Her.
After painful reflection, I believe there are many ways in which I have sinned against Mary. I was one of the ungrateful men who placed thorns into Her Immaculate Heart.
I Placed these thorns by my failure to defend Her against the attacks of those who don't understand Her place in the master plan of God.
I placed thorns into the Immaculate Heart of Mary by my failure to learn all that can be learned about Her.
I placed thorns into Her Heart by my failure to understand the relationship of the Holy Spirit to Mary as is revealed in Holy Scripture and logic.
I failed to learn that it is Our Lady that the Holy Spirit is speaking about in Chapter 12 of Apocalypse.
I had failed to understand how to read Holy Scriptures and therefore did not know the extent of the relationship of the Holy Spirit to Mary; and how that relationship mirrors the perfection of the relationship of Christ to his Church.
From the saints I learned that Chapter 21 of Apocalypse "the Heavenly Jerusalem coming down out of heaven is the bride of the Holy Spirit, Mary; and it is also the bride of Christ, the Church. It is the Holy Spirit speaking of Mary and I is Christ speaking of His Church.
From the saints I learned that Psalm 44 is the Holy Spirit speaking of his spouse, Mary; and it is Christ speaking of his spouse, the Church.
I learned that the Song of Song (Canticle of Canticles) is the Holy Spirit singing of His Bride, Mary; and it is Christ singing of his bride, the Church.
I learned that it would be Mary who would crush the head of Satan from Genesis 3:15 and that I am one of Her children if I keep the commandments of Her Son from Apocalypse 12:17.
I learned that it was Mary and the Christ child seen in a vision by the angles as a test before the world was created in Apocalypse 12 and that Satan and his followers were cast out of heaven for not accepting Her in Apocalypse 12:9 and that there has been a battle between Satan and Mary every since in Apocalypse 12:17.
I learned from St. Maximillian Kolbe that, "What God has put together let no man put asunder", and God has put together the Holy Spirit and Mary so completely as to become one body.
God has put together Christ and the Church so completely as to become one body.
The Holy Spirit dwells in Mary so fully that you cannot find Him without Her help. From Kolbe and Catherine Laboure (the Miraculous Medal) I now see how all grace, all the gifts of the Holy Spirit come through Mary and in no other way.
I knew everything about the Bible and could quote from every chapter; and yet I knew nothing.
I know now that God first thought of a perfect creation, Mary; and that all other creations put together would not equal Her perfection because She would become the first Child of the Father, the bride of the Holy Spirit and the Mother from whom God would enter the world.
Today I can defend my Mother against the attacks from liberal Catholics, Protestants, Moslems, and atheists; and to not do so is to sin against my Mother.
Even to not know how to is to sin against the Spirit of Truth, Her Spouse.
How many times have I sinned against Mary by my ingratitude.
Every grace that ever came to me - came from Her Hands, and I failed to thank Her.
Every time Satan attacked me, She defended me, and I failed to thank Her.
How many times thought out history has She appeased the wrath of God and saved mankind from chastisement and I have failed to thank her.
Even now, She converted Russia and overthrew communism in more than forty countries, and how many of us have thanked Her.
How many of us have written to Lucia of Fatima and said, "Thank our Lady of Fatima for me, for the conversion of Russia."
In 1943 Christ appeared to Lucia and said,
"I want all my children to recognize that the consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is the reason for the conversion of Russia."
Have we recognized this? Or are we guilty of ingratitude.
When Mary offered the Five First Saturdays, it was a promise and a
prophesy. A promise to assist us at the hour of our death, and a prophesy that
millions of Catholics would blaspheme the Holy Mother of God.
What greater blaspheme can there be than to pray to and honor a false Mary?
What greater blaspheme can there be than to pray rosaries to Satan disguised as Mary. Someday there will be an anti-Christ pretending to be Christ. Good Catholics will pray to him.
These prayers will be from the heart and from a clear conscience, but they will receive no grace from them and their conscience will not save them from the wrath of God (Veritatis Splendor).
In the same way these rosaries to false Mary's will not produce grace and will not save them from the wrath of God, who sees the blaspheme against His Mother by people attributing to Mary the words of demons , psychotics, and frauds.
To believe that the loving sweet Mother of God could say of us, "my cohort"
(which means evil spirits of darkness or a Roman division of warriors) is
To believe that Our Sweet Mother could say that Pope Paul VI, who wrote Humani Vite , Marialis Cultus, and Signum Magnum, was a false Pope is to
blaspheme Our Mother.
To believe that Our Sweet Mother could say that all religions are equal in the eyes of God or even that all religions are God's religions is to blaspheme Our Lady.
To believe that the most obedient human in history could advocate disobedience to a bishop is the greatest of all blasphemies against our Sweet Mother.
Christ said to Lucia in 1925, " Have compassion on the heart of your Most
Holy Mother, which is covered with thorns that ungrateful men drive into it every instant, ----"
Make absolutely sure it is not you who are driving thorns into the Immaculate Heart of Mary, For God cannot forgive an unrepentent sin against the bride of Truth.
If you have made the Five First Saturdays and have offered them up for sins against Mary, do them again and again and again, for eight out of ten Catholics in the world today are blaspheming against Mary by following false
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and say, "Thank My Mother for me, for the conversion of Russia and of the other countries throughout the world. Thank My Mother for me, for ending the rain of Satan. Thank My Mother for me, for all the graces the world has received through Her hands. Ask My Mother to forgive me for following and believing in false, un-approved apparitions claiming to be My Mother.
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