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Dr. Carol Byrne Is Outstanding
Everything Dr. Byrne writes is pure gold and should be embossed and hung on the wall in jeweled frames, as she is the only one pinpointing and identifying the root of the rot. We are so impressed with all of her writings.
Our group in Spain would like to contact her.
You have my details on file, because I recently made an order and was in contact with the very helpful Miss A.R.
If you could pass on my email to Dr. Byrne, we would be very grateful.
And we thank you for bringing her very important writings to all of us!
In Jesus and Mary,
Please, pray for my Air Force grandson. He is stationed in Japan.
He is throwing away a five year marriage over a girl he met in Singapore. It is a "phony" relationship. His wife is an excellent wife.
Pray that he will come to his senses.
Free people are not equal. Equal people are not free. (Think this one over and over, it makes sense!)
The definition of the word Conundrum is: something that is puzzling or confusing.
Here are six Conundrums of Socialism in the United States of America:
1. America is capitalist and greedy - yet half of the population is subsidized.
2. Half of the population is subsidized - yet they think they are victims.
3. They think they are victims - yet their representatives run the government.
4. Their representatives run the government - yet the poor keep getting poorer.
5. The poor keep getting poorer - yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.
6. They have things that people in other countries only dream about - yet they want America to be more like those other countries.
Think about it!
And that, my friends, pretty much sums up the USA in the 21st century. It makes you wonder who is doing the math.
These three short sentences tell you a lot about the direction of our current government and cultural environment:
1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics.
It is funny how that works.
And here's another one worth considering:
2. We constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. But we never hear about welfare or food stamps running out of money! What's interesting is that the first group "worked for" their money, but the second didn't.
Think about it...
Last but not least :
3. Why are we cutting benefits for our veterans, no pay raises for our military and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are NOT stopping the payments or benefits to illegal aliens.
Am I the only one missing something?
"If you do not take an interest in the affairs of your government, then you are doomed to live under the rule of fools."
Fr. Brian Harrison: Francis Tells Atheist Scalfari Not to Convert
Read below the commentary by Fr. Brian Harrison.
So much for the concern of souls at risk of eternal perdition. What Bergoglio is doing is DIABOLIC, pure and simple, as the end of St, Matthew's Gospel apparently means NOTHING to him!
Bergoglio increasingly appears to be the vicar of everything but Christ. He is causing the question "Is the pope Catholic"? to be no longer a joke!
Comment by Fr. Brian Harrison
Pope Francis just keeps going 'one better' (or rather, 'one worse')! We thought we'd touched bottom when we learned he tells non-Catholic theists not to convert. But now we learn that he has even told an atheist not to convert to faith in Christ – and indeed, to stay in his atheism!
Why? Well, it seems the Pope told [Italian journalist] Scalfari that he enjoys having an unbelieving friend to chat with – news which of course elicits smiles and laughter from the audience at the end of the video clip showing Eugenio Scalfari talking about this latest pontifical indiscretion.
It seems, logically, that this Successor of St. Peter either has little or no zeal for the salvation of souls, or else thinks that his 90-year-old friend Scalfari's chances of salvation are just as good now, as an atheist, as they would be if he believed in Christ and had access to the fullness of the means of salvation, notably, the Catholic sacraments.
On the other hand, the Holy Father is most insistent that we old-fashioned traditional believers must 'convert' to his way of thinking. In a homily the other day he yet again lambasted Catholics who "obstinately resist change", calling them "rebels", "scholars of the law" (like the Pharisees and scribes Jesus condemned), and even "idolaters" guilty of "divination"! All because of our "closed hearts" that resist the Holy Spirit and are not "open" to the "God of surprises"!
In other words, he seems to think we "scholars of the law" within his own Church are the main demographic within the human family whose salvation really is in danger! (Oops – wait a minute. I now remember he also issued a similar warning to Sicilian Mafia thugs.)
Not that Francis seems to think that we and the Mafia dons will actually go to Hell: His atheist friend Scalfari reported on the pages of
just a year ago that the Pope told him "clearly and distinctly" in conversation that unrepentant evildoers are simply annihilated at death: They don't suffer, but cease to exist (a heresy shared by Jehovah's Witnesses, among others).
The widely read Roman blogger Antonio Socci implored the Pope publicly to deny that he had expressed to Scalfari this flagrant contradiction of the teaching of Christ. No hint of denial has come from the Vatican in the ensuing 12 months; but that dead silence is eloquent about the plight of the Church under the present pontiff.
Posted January 26, 2016
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