Oder of Sulfur, not Sanctity: the Smoke of Satan in the Sanctuary:
The Odor of Sulfur ... not Sanctity
“Vade post Me Satana,
scandalum es Mihi: quia non sapis
ea quae Dei sunt, sed ea quae hominum.”
(Saint Matthew 16.23)
thee behind me, Satan, thou art a scandal unto Me:
because thou savorest not the things that are of God, but
the things that are of men.”
were Christ’s words
... to Saint Peter — the first pope —
when, of himself, Peter decided the
way that Jesus should go ... the way that he himself
deemed the best path. Imagine ... for that moment —
It is staggering!
for Francis, unimaginable ...
Who has not Smelled
to the pope presumes the pope’s obedience to Christ,
and to the nearly 2000 year old Sacred Deposit of Faith that
Christ entrusted to His Bride the Church. In Holy Scripture,
in Sacred Tradition, and in the Deposit of Faith we find
the fullness of truth and the unerring certainty of the will of God
in all things. Who defects from any of the three defects from all and
who teaches otherwise teaches heresy. He is separated from the Church.
No one is exempt because no one is immune to grievous
sin — sin so grave that excommunication is incurred latæ sententiæ
(automatically: as soon as the sin is committed). Canon Law
particularly grave sins incur excommunication, the most severe ecclesiastical
penalty, which impedes the reception of the sacraments and the exercise
of certain ecclesiastical acts, and for which absolution consequently
cannot be granted, according to canon law, except by the Pope,
the bishop of the place or priests authorized by them.”
But what if the
pope himself is the excommunicate (latae sententiae) ...
or even worse?
Who is not confused?
the face of the near daily assaults — by the present papacy itself and
an episcopacy in apparent complicity with him — on 2000 years of the
consistent teaching of the Church, on the very Deposit of Faith, and
on the validity of Sacred Scripture itself, what Catholic has not asked
— in the fearfully deep and most secret recesses of his soul — the question
“Whence?” From whom and from what comes this relentless
scourging of faith — even at the vertex of the Church itself — this
overwhelming defection from all that is holy to all that is vile?
“There is smoke in the sanctuary”
we perceive it, recoil from it. It is proffered as incense but is pungent
to our senses — as the fume of smoldering sulfur.
are confused between the Word of God become Man and the word
of man become god.
a fearful divide rends the Body of Christ anew! See how the
sheep are scattered! Need we tell you who is the father of confusion
and lies ...?
No Longer Inconceivable ...
... the pope himself as the principle cause of confusion
— and defection — in the Catholic Church. It is nothing less
than ... diabolically clever.
Francis indeed whom satan has sought to sift like wheat
2 — and sadly, it would appear, with much success and
to great measure.
Manifest Complicity with Evil — and
our obligation to Charity (one of the three Theological Virtues:
Faith and Hope being the other two), we should pray that Francis, together with the cardinals
and bishops complicit with him, should renounce their complicity
with satan, the father of lies and their collaboration with the
manifest evil that they have embraced and propagated — and through which they
would pull down
the walls of the Church and make Christ a liar! Indeed, did not Jesus
speak of this current Brood of Vipers when He said:
are of your father the devil, and the desires
of your father you will do. He was a murderer from
the beginning, and he stood not in the truth; because
truth is not in him. When he speaketh a lie,
of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.”
(St. John 8.44)
cardinals, bishops, and priests have lost
their faith altogether and no longer believe what Christ Himself
and Holy Mother the Church taught for 2000 years. Formally, this is
called apostasy. They have defected
from the Bride of Christ because She is pure and their desires are evil
— She is not of this world — but they are! Her
Body is chaste and their desires are perverse, corrupt, and defiled.
It is precisely in the paradigm of the
The Third Temptation of Christ that we find the provenance of this defection
(apostasy). What Jesus Christ spurned (worldly “power and glory”
they have lusted for — and in exchange for it have
given the required tribute to the “father of lies” — satan — who
openly boasts of the “power” and “the glory of this world”, that:
“to me they are
delivered, and I give them to whom I will”
(St. Luke 4.5-6).
The Tribute due to the father of
And what is that tribute?
If the father is a liar, then his brood
can only be liars, too. Christ has already told us:
of your father you will do ... for he is a liar, and the father
In exchange for power and perversion
they have traded lies: lies about Christ’s teaching, lies about the
authentic teaching of the Catholic Church, lies about the Sacred Deposit
of Faith, lies about Catholic Doctrine and Dogma, lies about morals,
lies about Heaven
and Hell — lies about Sacred Scripture itself! They have lusted
for power — perhaps even more than they have shamefully and
perversely lusted for other men — and to acquire this power they have
traded truth for lies!
It is, we will
find, through the
Faithful, the Laity, that the Church will be delivered — just as
it was in the days of the early heresies when miter and crozier, cardinal
and bishop, were bent in submission to apostasy from the Faith —
apostasies to which
the laity, having learned the truth in holy simplicity, gave no heed.
They could smell a wolf under the greatest abundance of wool.
Christ Himself is the
sheep follow Him, because they know His voice. But
a stranger they follow not, but fly from him, because they know
not the voice of strangers.”
Hold fast to the Faith
of our Fathers! Cleave to Christ and to what He has taught us,
to what Holy Mother Church taught us prior to Vatican II —
and fear nothing, and no one — no matter his power or how ruthlessly
he demands submission.
there is no other name under Heaven given to men, whereby we must be
Did not Christ Himself
will not forsake you.”
Nor must we ever forsake
Him through any inducement to sin — by whomsoever.
2 Saint Luke 22.31
Boston Catholic Journal
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