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Monday, May 8, 2017
Faith Resources Newsletter - Number 70 - April/May 2017
Tolerance applies only to persons, but never to truth. Intolerance
applies only to truth, but never to persons. Tolerance applies to erring;
intolerance to the error. Archbishop Fulton Sheen
Message from the Manager
to the fourth edition of our Newsletter for 2017. April has been a
joyful month with the greatest feast of the year, Easter Sunday,
falling in the middle and the wonderful new feast of Divine Mercy
following a week later. The Resurrection of Christ gives us the
beautiful theological virtue of Hope, without which we could not
survive. We could not imagine what life would be like if we did not
have hope in the Risen Christ. He came to save us, to open the gates of
Heaven so that we have the unimaginable joys of our homeland, Heaven,
to which can now look forward. God has given us the feast of Divine
Mercy to let us know that, though He is a just God, His Mercy is
endless. It is a timely reminder of the powerful Sacrament of
Confession. The graces of this sacrament bring us back to the heart of
Christ. It does not matter whether we are hardened sinners who have not
been to Confession for thirty years or we go as frequently as possible,
God loves each and every one of us uniquely and rejoices when we go to
Confession. He waits patiently for each of us to come to Him and
unburden our souls.
2017 is a special year. It is one hundred years since Our Blessed
Mother appeared to the three young children at Fatima. Jacinta,
Francisco and Lucia were given the great privilege of seeing and
hearing her. Each of the children was inspired in slightly different
ways and took on special responsibilities: the humble Francisco was
determined to console Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament (and was told
to say many rosaries), the lively, stubborn Jacinta became more serious
and performed many sacrifices, offering up her tremendous sufferings to
save souls from going to hell and Lucia, asked to be educated at Our
Lady’s request remaining on earth to spread the message of the apparitions.
This message of praying the rosary daily, performing sacrifices and
offering up our sufferings to the Immaculate Heart of Mary (and the
Sacred Heart of Jesus) is a message of peace. At present the media
indicates that the world is on the brink of a nuclear war so let us
prove them wrong and intensify our rosaries for world peace.
On a happier note, there will be incredible celebrations at Fatima this
year on 13th May, the date of Our Lady’s First Appearance. It is
significant that she first appeared in May as it is Our Lady’s month;
her final appearance was on the same date in October, the month of the
Holy Rosary. We have received word that the Pope plans to canonize
Jacinta and Francisco. It is expected that a million and a half people
will be present. Special rosaries have been commissioned to commemorate
this wonderful event and we have some available. The recently
published, superbly presented book, Fatima Mysteries, has arrived from
Ignatius Press. For those who are travelling to Fatima, CTS has
produced “Fatima, A Pilgrim’s Companion”, which contains the story of
Fatima, prayers, meditations and excellent description of Fatima, the
Chapel, Basilica, Museum, Aljustrel, Cabeco, the Parish Church of St
Anthony and much more. There is a small map but there is not enough
detail for it to be used if this is your first pilgrimage there.
We extend our heartfelt thanks to all our readers and supporters and
sincerely ask that you please continue so that our wonderful apostolate
can continue. May God bless you all in this beautiful Centenary Year of
Our Lady of Fatima.
Lucia’s Own Words Books I & II $32.00 ea.
or $50.00 for both until 31-Oct- 17
During the apparitions Our Lady asked Lucia to learn to read and write
which she did under the guidance of the Dorothean Sisters. Thus when the
Bishop of Fatima-Leiria requested Sr Lucia to write down everything she
could remember about Jacinta she was able to do so. These memoirs are
further developed in Book II, both are easy to read in Sr Lucia's own very
Our Lady of Fatima by William Thomas Walsh $23.95
Fatima Living the Message CD $5.00
Blessed Jacinta Marto of Fatima by Msgr Joseph A Cirrincione $5.00
Venerable Francisco Marto of Fatima by Msgr Joseph A Cirrincione $4.00
Fatima’s Message for Our Times by Msgr Joseph A Cirrincione $4.50
St Joseph, Fatima & Fatherhood Reflections on the Miracle of the Sun by
Msgr Joseph A Cirrincione $4.50
The Last Secret of Fatima by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone $24.95
What Happened at Fatima by Leo Madigan $7.00
The Message and Prayers of Fatima by T Tindal-Robertson and D A Foley $7.00
Fatima and the Immaculate Heart of Mary by Fr Anton Nadrah OCist $7.00
Our Lady of Fatima's Peace Plan from Heaven (Tan) $3.50
Our Lady of Fatima Novena and Prayers (Hirten) $4.00
Prayer Card & Biography – Our Lady of Fatima by Hirten $2.00
Came to Fatima by Ruth Fox Hume $14.00
The Fatima story is one of momentous events in a war-ridden world and of
serious warnings and predictions from Our Lady. At the same time the reader
is led to empathise with Lucia whose disbelieving family caused her great
suffering; to admire Jacinta and her heroic penances for 'poor sinners';
and to identify with Francisco who was asked by Our Lady to pray many
The Children of Fatima by Mary Fabyan Windeatt $24.00
Our Lady of Fatima by Rev. L Lovasik SVD $3.00
The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima DVD $13.95
The Day the Sun Danced DVD $19.95
Holy Card – Our Lady of Fatima Laminated $1.50
Holy Card – Our Lady of Fatima $0.30
Plaque – Our Lady of Fatima - Small Wooden Plaque suitable for a child $11.95
on special for $9.50
Mysteries Mary's Message to the Modern Age by Grzegorz Gorny and Janusz Rosikon $54.95 (hardback)
"The tragedies foretold in Fatima did not come to an end with the
demise of Communism. The crisis has not been resolved. From a certain point
of view it is still as serious as it ever was, as it is primarily a crisis
of faith, hence a moral and social crisis." — Pope Benedict XVI
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of these important apparitions and
messages for the modern world, this author-photographer team travelled
throughout Europe to tell the story of Fatima and its impact on the destiny
of individuals and nations. With stunningly beautiful full-colour
photographs on every page, and in-depth detail and insights on all aspects
of the story and message of Fatima, they probe the mysteries of Fatima
thoroughly. This excellent, magnificent book comes in a sturdy hardcover
and is lavishly illustrated; it is highly recommended.
Mary is Our
Blessed Mother and the month of May is dedicated to her. She wants to lead us to her Son, Jesus and daily recitation
of the rosary is a light that will lead us to peace; it is a light that
brings us closer to the heart of Christ Jesus. Small booklets such as The
Holy Rosary Illustrated help to focus on this 'simple yet
profound' prayer and to contemplate the depths of Christ's love. The Holy Rosary Illustrated (Hirten) $4.50
Rosary Prayers How to Pray the Rosary (Hirten) $4.00 Pray the Rosary (With Scripture Readings) $3.20
Pray the Rosary by Rev J M Lelen PhD $2.50
The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary by Anne Catherine Emmerich $27.50
Understanding the Rosary by Fr John Flader $3.50
Imitation of Mary by Thomas A Kempis $14.95
True Devotion to Mary with Preparation for Total Consecration $19.95
33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr Michael E Gaitley $24.95
The Secret of the Rosary by St Louis de Montfort $9.90
Holy Rosary by Josemaria Escriva $8.95
children the Brother Francis DVD and colouring books The
Rosary will assist them to come to a deeper understanding of
the Rosary and 'inspire them to deepen their faith'. Brother Francis 3: The Rosary - DVD from Herald
Entertainment $14.50 Brother Francis 3: The Rosary - Colouring and Activity Book
from Herald Entertainment $4.25 Brother Francis - The Mysteries of the Rosary
Colouring Book from Herald Entertainment
Other books for children include:
Take it to the Queen: A Tale of Hope by Josephine Nobisso $19.50
The Holy Rosary (Pocket Edition) $2.50
Scriptural Rosary for Children by Rev Jude Winkler OFM Conv $3.00
Mary My Mother by Fr L Lovasik SVD $3.00
The Holy Rosary by Fr L Lovasik SVD $3.00
The Rosary by Juliette Levivier $10.95
Colouring Book about the Rosary from St Josephine Colouring Books $3.00
Today - the urgent Marian message of hope by Fr Andrew Apostoli CFR $28.95
Cardinal Raymond Burke has written the Forward to this book, urging readers
to heed the urgent Marian message of Hope about which Fr Apostoli writes
with such clarity. Fr is considered one of the world's foremost experts on
the apparitions at Fatima and yet he writes in a style which is very
readable and easy to understand. Once you start reading it you won't want
to put the book down.
Fr Apostoli's 4 disk DVD set Fatima: Heaven's Peace Plan
is also available for $35.
Rosaries, Made in Portugal, Prices
range from $6.00 - $30.00
We have a large selection of Rosaries made in Portugal. In addition, there
are several new ones specially crafted for the Centenary. Prices for these
start at $17.50. Each ones come in a small case. There are a number of rose
wood ones available at $30.00
Blessed Holy Water from Fatima, Glass Bottle $5.00, Plastic Bottle $4.50
Finding Fatima DVD by Ian and Dominic Higgins $29.95
The 13th Day DVD Fatima by Ian and Dominic Higgins $24.95
Cardinal Newman Catechist
Consultants — 2nd May, 2017 — HANDOUTS n. 145
some false ideologies from The DEVIL, the Deceiver, and
Father of Lies
Hard-headed clarity &
Warm-hearted charitycall all to repent & believe
THE WARM FUZZY
Warm Fuzzy means warm feelings &
warm feelings are gushy emotionalism and the
ego-philosophy of self-esteem and self-fulfilment.
fuzzy thinking is muddled minds spreading doctrinal
confusion, doubt, error and dissidence.
the 1970s, the Warm Fuzzies bred like rabbits:-
wrecked catechetics: Christian ‘praxis’, no doctrine but
only life-situational catechesis and discovery method.
wrecked the liturgy: abandoned the Sense of the Sacred,
also rubrics and imposed their own ‘relevance’.
wrecked morality: situation ethics with dilemma
situations and ignoring Judaeo-Christian commandments.
wrecked spirituality with a self-centred ego-philosophy
of self-fulfilment laid on with pop-psychology.
under cover of the warm fuzzies, there were much more sinister
THE DUPED MUTANT
mutants manipulate a victim’s values without victim or themselves
being aware of it. As will be seen, both are victims of
the Change Agents.
·Mutants by genetic engineering.
·Duped, programmed to be carriers of lethal diseases.
already warm fuzzies, with similar outlooks.
are a chameleon facet of the Duped Mutants. They run with the hare and
hunt with the hounds. They claim to be orthodox in faith & morals,
but always uphold the right of the Trendies to hold dissident
views contrary to the Magisterium. Thus they pave the way and assist the
Trendies to operate.
strongly resent, and become angry at any challenge to the orthodoxy of
the Trendies — polarizing they called it in the 1970s, divisive
in the 1980s. By the 1990s, they held an Anglican-style comprehensiveness—“it’s
a big Church” — or perchance they no longer bothered with verbal
ju-jitsu because they had become senior ecclesiastics misusing their
authority to defend their friends, the Trendies.
are like subliminal advertising for salacious goods. School teachers and
even priests and bishops are targeted by Change Agents to programme them
philosophy and psychology are dubious and tending towards secular
humanism. They have been reprogrammed to use classroom techniques and
texts directed to that end.
THE CHANGE AGENT
Change agents manipulate a victim’s values with victims
unaware of it BUT fully aware themselves.
and Catholic schools suffer from both Duped Mutants and Change Agents.
They use the Evolution Hypothesis, Personal Development, Sex
(mis)Education, and now the so-called Safe Schools
Coalition with its Role Play and humiliation
to make the pupils into secular humanists without God or
morality. The evidence is everywhere.
A Secular Humanist is usually an atheist or at least an agnostic. Some
follow the psychiatry of Jung and hold that religious beliefs are not
objectively true but may be useful illusions for a neurotic or a crutch
agenda is furthered by teaching methods which do not directly impart
ideas but insinuate falsehoods. They re-program the minds of
then students with ideas, ideals and attitudes which have not been
weighed by conscience in its interaction of intellect with his will, but
persuade his feelings.
Trendies are simply religious Change Agents. They surfaced in Australia
in the early 1970s as the descendants of the Modernists Their message and
methods were analyzed and condemned by St. Pius X in 1907 in Pascendi.
He accurately described today’s Trendies: they often appear uncertain,
even contradict themselves and speak ambiguously. These are tactics for
insinuating a new doctrine or raising the doubt on an old one. If
challenged, the Trendies can usually step sideways and quote something
else they said or wrote: “What I really meant was...” — or like a
cricketer getting his bat inside the crease when in danger of being run
term Modernist emphasizes their psychological motivation, their
craving to be accepted by other ‘scholars’. But the term also denotes the
content, or rather, lack of content, in their message, for it is largely
a rejection of what Catholics have always been bound to believe. There
are few affirmations in the Trendy/Modernist creed: it mainly lists their
disbeliefs. They are relativists and nihilistic.
their loyalty is not to the truth but rather to a political correctness
of the cognoscenti, their fellow “enlightened” thinkers. They
make popularity a Christian virtue, but not popularity with the despised
common people, only with their fellow Trendies.
Dogmatic Theologians began to cast doubt upon, or openly deny miracles.
The Resurrection of Christ was redefined: “His physical remains which
were placed in the tomb were not involved in His Resurrection —
his bones may still be lying around Palestine.” This links with a similar
denial of the virginity of His Mother in conceiving Him.
Moral Theologians are relativists, too in their worldly disregard for
objective morality, the Ten Commandments from God, and the Theology of
the Body. They reject Humanae Vitae, ignore the Catechism of
the Catholic Church and Veritatis Splendor on Church
authority to teach morals.
Trendies have the itching ears
syndrome:- For the time will come when people
will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will
accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own likings, and will
turn away from listening to the truth and wander into myths.2 Timothy 4:3-4.
STRATEGY of the Trendies and
strategy is a reductionist religion to please modernity, vainly hoping to
win converts. Resistance to them is now strong and
better organized, as the New Evangelization takes hold, the real Good
News. TACTICS used by Trendies and Semi-Trendies
A general tactic is the misuse
of group dynamics. In itself, Group Dynamics is
simply a fact of human interaction. Yet it can be used as a
manipulative technique, to engender error and promote sin.
in 2017 continue to be manipulators, in universities and
seminaries; in State, Catholic and private schools; in special courses
and lectures; and particularly when breaking up into small discussion
groups with leaders well-trained as Duped Mutants.
group facilitator, or the lecturer, exploits the fear of being
thought different, to tempt the orthodox to abandon their
beliefs: “Of course, no one believes that anymore,” and looks
around scornfully to intimidate any protest. He dismisses as childish,
and suited only “to immature pre-scientific minds of the Middle Ages”,
such revealed realities as angels, original and actual sin, Hell,
transubstantiation, etc. All are subtly or openly dismissed: human
respect is a potent weapon.
when the orthodox are in the majority, they can be fooled into thinking
the rest of the audience are not, that all are modem unbelieving
is poured on those supposedly crippled by bigotry and old-fashioned
beliefs: “You’re insecure about change, aren’t you?” Counter it by
contrary rhetoric: “You’re insecure with revealed religion,
aren’t you?” Challenge a question with your own question!
Or proceedings open with a declaration that no one may
contradict anything said by anyone else. This clears the way for the
Change Agents and Duped Mutants to attack, ridicule or weaken “what
we used to believe”, in favour of the enlightened majority riding a
newchurch wave — and heading for a dumper.
A false dichotomy is alleged between pre-Vatican II and
post-Vatican II, by slipping in caricatures: “We used to think
Baptism took away original sin but now we know it’s a celebration of
NEWMAN ON THE TRENDIES
In 1879 Leo XIII made Blessed John
Henry Newman a cardinal, and in his official speech, Newman said:
one great mischief I have from the first opposed myself. For thirty,
forty, fifty years [i.e. back in his Anglican days] I have resisted to
the best of my powers the spirit of Liberalism in religion. Never did
Holy Church need champions against it more sorely than now, when alas, it
is an error overspreading, as a snare, the whole earth...” Hence:-
“Liberalism in religion is the doctrine that there is no positive truth
in religion but that one creed is as good as another... It is
inconsistent with any recognition of any religion as true. It teaches
that all are to be tolerated, for all are matters of opinion. Revealed
religion is not a truth but a sentiment and a taste and it is the right
of each individual to make it say just what strikes his fancy...”
The 9-point ORTHODOXY RATING SCALE
and will fight for it.
and no more that passively supportive.
up, but more or less orthodox.
is irrelevant.: only praxis (conduct) matters.
status uncertain or unknown.
Mutants, also called Semi-trendies.
Agents, also called Trendies.
in varied categories on particular issues don’t rank higher than item 4.
After all, even those with ratings 7, 8 and 9 are usually orthodox on
selected items of faith and morals.
YOUR ENNEAGRAM in full technicolour
AN ENNEAGRAM is the set of nine
personality types in Jungian psychology tennea is nine in
Greek). Human faces are also homely indicators: it’s amazing how many
colours the human face can turn. This study of the technicolour enneagram
may need adaptation for those whose basic skin pigmentation is olive,
red, yellow, black or brown, etc.
FLESH-coloured is normal. People who
stay this colour are stable, though not necessarily virtuous.
GREY, especially ashen grey, is the
colour of shock, and is always a physical condition, even if brought on
WHITE indicates loss of blood from
the face, and is due to sickness or emotions such as anger.
RED indicates excess blood due to
fever, alcohol, anger.
PINK, especially a change to pink
from something paler, indicates embarrassment or shame.
BLACK means wrath or evil intent.
GREEN accompanies sea-sickness and
other nausea, and is also attributed to the emotional nausea of envy.
BLUE indicates intense cold and
shallow breathing (oxygen deprivation) and is always a physical
YELLOW indicates jaundice and liver
complaints, and would seem always to be physical.
of colour enneagrams suggest that the hypothesis of nine colours breaks
down because, they say, there is a tenth possibility, for a face to turn
purple with apoplexy.
Lord and Vatican II spoke of discerning “the signs of the times”, so this
discernment of colour in faces of friends and foes is highly recommended.
How much stress and what sort of stress is needed to go through all nine
this was prompted by a friend reporting on an interview with his superior
who went through three colours, in tune with their disagreements. My
friend won, on points. Maybe I have gilded the lily a bit, but no good
tale loses in the telling.
WHAT’S TO BE DONE?
are joining our Lord in His combat and triumph over Satan, sin and error:
we must love the sinner, hate the sin, detest the error, and act for and
Be firmly committed to clarity and to charity, to
head and to heart, to Christ’s hard-headed clarity and warm-hearted
despise intellect: never neglect charity.
Live a full Catholic spiritual life: ask a priest.
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