Showing posts from July, 2014

The Jewish Utopia by Rabbi Michael Higger

To read the whole enthralling book, published in 1932, click here. We hear so much about Islamic psychopaths, they are all over the news, but seldom about Jewish psychopaths hell-bent on bringing the whole world under their control. Let's have a little balance.

[...] The two quotations indicate the key-note to the philosophy underlying the rabbinic Utopia. An ideal society among the family of nations, as visualized by the prophets, although not realized as yet, will ultimately be achieved.Nations will come, nations will go. Dogmatic Christianity has come, dogmatic Christianity will be gone."Isms" have created nations, " isms " will destroy nations. Capitalism has brought happiness and woes to mankind; communism may bring its paradises and hells to mankind. Doctrines have shaped the destinies of peoples, doctrines may bring destruction to peoples. But the millennium will come only when the nations of the earth direct their efforts toward the visions of the pro…

Pope Francis's New Beatitudes (Abridged Version)

Courtesy of National Catholic Reporter...

In an interview published Sunday in part in the Argentine weekly Viva, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life, my comments, blue, bold.

1. "Live and let live." Everyone should be guided by this principle, he said, which has a similar expression in Rome with the saying, "Move forward and let others do the same." (Unless you are dealing with a serious 'crypto-lefebrevian', or a religious consecrated to the Immaculata, in which case, ignore the above).

2. "Be giving of yourself to others." People need to be open and generous toward others, he said, because "if you withdraw into yourself, you run the risk of becoming egocentric. And stagnant water becomes putrid." ("Look, if the Pope says white is black and black is white, then that's the case, hear me?")3. "Proceed calmly" in life. The pope, who used to teach high school literature, used an …

New FFI Head Threatens to Sue Lay Blogger, Following Police Interrogation

It's all kicking off now. And how!
What next, helicopters over the Amazon?
Whoever is reading this: Don't bother suing me. Mummy and daddy have spent enough on me already. 
They'd be simply furious!

In other news, I found an interesting open letter by an Argentine lady seeking clarification from the Holy Father over his conduct since becoming the sweet Vicar of Christ on Earth.

She says she is 'perplexed' by this papacy.

I think I can now say with St John, that I am 'completely mystified'.

Tunnels of Terror

The Telegraph reports that...

Benjamin Netanyahu bluntly rebuffed international pressure for a ceasefire in Gaza on Monday and instead vowed to extend Israel’s three-week offensive against its Hamas rulers into a “lengthy campaign” that would bring more “difficult days”.The Israeli prime minister said the military campaign in Gaza would not end until a network of tunnels Israel says have been dug to launch “terror” attacks against its citizens had been destroyed.
I knew nothing of these tunnels before, so read the National Geographic's article from 2012 on the subject. Are we to assume that these tunnels, which bring militants guns and ammunition, and the Palestinians, food and medical supplies are to achieve both the end of ammunition supplies for the militants and food and medical supplies for the Palestinians? Is it possible that the not only will the militants be 'starved out' like 'rats' from their tunnels, but the Palestinian people as well. Of the Gaza tunnel…

A Chosen Race, a Royal Priesthood, a Holy Nation, a People for your Own Possession...

For through his Paschal Mystery, he accomplished the marvelous deed, by which he has freed us from the yoke of sin and death, summoning us to the glory of being now called a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for your own possession, to proclaim everywhere your mighty works, for you have called us out of darkness into your own wonderful light.
The Chosen
In the international furore over the Israel/Gaza conflict, with civilian deaths piling up every day, whether by Israeli excessive force, or through the use of civilians as 'human shields' by Hamas, it is easy for us to forget that the Jews, too, are called into a loving relationship with Christ our Lord. As Catholics we know that we can be members of a 'chosen people' through Baptism, but that we can reject the One Who chose us 'before the foundation of the World'. The whole concept of 'chosen people' runs throughout Scripture. In the Old Testament, God chooses the Jewish people to …

YCA National Weekend at Douai Abbey

September will see the Young Catholic Adults National Weekend at Douai Abbey. For more information click here.

The event will take place between 19th-21th September 2014. Guest speakers are set to include John Pridmore, Fr Matthew Godddard (FSSP) and Fr Gregory Pearson OP.

The residential weekend promises to be an excellent choice for the discerning young traditional Catholic. Accommodation options include:

Cottages (student style dormitory accommodation) £18 per person per night (incl. food)Guest House (mostly single rooms - hotel style accommodation) £60 per person per night (incl. food).Day Guests. For those wishing to come for the day on Saturday or Sunday - please bring a packed lunch. It will not be possible to provide food in the Guest Refectory for people coming for the day.Please note to guarantee your place this year Douai Abbey have requested that everyone books in 3 weeks before the start of the weekend i.e. 29th August 2014.

How to book

Please send a (NON-RETURNABLE) £10 d…

ISIS: Middle East Peace Plan?

Again, the captain of ISIS, has made the threat to Rome saying, 'You're next, so watch yourself'.

Reading between the lines in this article, however, one wonders whether the latest enemy of civilisation and freedom is pleading for a solution to the horror of the crisis in the Middle East.

The Telegraph reports...

'Speaking as the first Caliph, or commander of the Islamic faithful since the dissolution of the Ottoman empire, he called on Muslims to rally to his pan-Islamic state.

"Those who can immigrate to the Islamic State should immigrate, as immigration to the house of Islam is a duty," he said in an audio recording released on a website used by the group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham. Rush O Muslims to your state. It is your state. Syria is not for Syrians and Iraq is not for Iraqis. The land is for the Muslims, all Muslims."'

Which ironically is what the World Zionist Congress said to Jews around the world in the afterm…

Mission to Mammon 2014

A quick flick through the Metro yesterday brought to my attention the full page advertisement for the 2014 'Mission to London'. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this is not an advert taken out by the Archdiocese of Westminster, but a coalition of what appears to be a number of 'ecclesial communities', many of which are based in the US.

It is advertised in the Metro as an event 'for people of all faiths' but I would tentatively suggest that this is not an event for members of the One True Church. The reason it caught my eye was not so much the size of the ad itself but the presence of Kenneth Copeland, the evangelical pastor who responded so enthusiastically to the ecumenical YouTube clip from His Holiness Pope Francis, introduced by the Pope's 'brother bishop' friend Tony Palmer. May his soul rest in peace.

The website claims that the entrance fee to the three-day Earls Court event was just £50 but has been reduced to £20, but for that £20 you can expect so…

And then there were two...

This is the loading bay of New England House near where I live. On the right is a man - 'Henry'. I wrote a blog post on his defiant and eloquent response to the Lord Falconer assisted suicide bill.

As you can see from the picture, the loading bay comprises of two sleeping bays used by homeless people between the evening and when the first vans and lorries of the day come along, anytime 3am and 5am - which is a perfect wake up call for those Franciscans of the Immaculate who want to sing Matins and Lauds then Prime at 6am. Jason used to sleep here even in winter but has been housed for a long time now in a hostel in Hove.

'Henry' has been joined by Andre, a Romanian who sleeps now in the bay on the left. He came over here recently I think. He was working for Brighton Pavillion Dining Rooms as a kitchen porter, was laid off and couldn't keep up with his rent, so his landlord kicked him out. I don't think, as a Romanian, that he is entitled to housing benefit, bu…

Taking Sides

I don't know whether I have positioned the 'nun' sign very well. I hope Our Lady of Fatima isn't offended.

Pray for our brethen - what remains of them - in Iraq as a new Christian Holocaust takes shape. As for the Holy Land, what a living nightmare that must be to be living in that appalling state of affairs. Words do not do justice to the slaughter and evil taking place in Israel, Gaza and Iraq.

I keep seeing people taking sides on my Facebook page feed, well I don't see winners, only victims and perpetrators on both sides of horrendous atrocities and carnage, deaths born mostly - overwhelmingly - by the Palestinian people. I don't say that to make a political point but to state a fact. Presumably, among the Palestinian dead are also Christians as well as Muslims.

Regardless, we are surely now praying for the conversion of the Jews and Muslims to the Faith of Christ, or are we no longer allowed to do that? We have tried planting olive trees and it would appea…

Give us a sign...

The morning before the Falconer bill was discussed in the House of Lords, this country was battered by around 3500 lightning strikes. More or less ten minutes after the bill was debated and sent to its second reading, lightning began pounding the South of England once more. This is set to continue over the weekend...

Lord, if there is anything in this bill that in any way displeases you, give us a sign. Any kind of sign, Lord, that you are against the breaking of the commandment not to kill, even the highly emotive "difficult cases" in which people are begging health professionals and others to kill them.

O for the wisdom of previous generations who fell to their knees...

A friend of mine performing one of his songs in New Road, Brighton

A friend of mine, called Ben, performing one of his songs in Brighton. He asked that I might put it up. He would like to develop a career in music. Say a prayer for him, he lives in one of Brighton's hostels and life is not always easy singing for your supper in Brighton. Ben is the son ofGavin Weightman, an author, journalist and former LWT news broadcaster, who,  among other works, has written extensively on the Industrial Revolution. He has a blog here. Say a prayer for them both.

Priest Notes "Worrying Rise" in Catholics Adopting Pagan Superstition in Bid to 'Make the Nightmares Stop'

Oregon, USA: Dream catchers are objects usually to be found in new age or pagan shops. They are said to originate in Native American Indian beliefs concerning how positive and negative dreams can be 'filtered' through a web in which nightmares are 'caught' and positive dreams are 'let in'.

As such these objects fall into the category of 'magic and superstition'. Despite this, however, one Catholic priest has noted a worrying rise in his flock adopting this superstition in a bid to make the 'nightmares' stop.

The priest, who did not want to be identified, said, "Since March 2013, there appears to have been a boom in the popularity of these objects, which are often 'Christianised' or brought into a Marian spirituality. I have warned my parishioners that the Catechism of the Catholic Church rejects and condemns even superstition even when embraced by the faithful for seemingly pious reasons."

He continued, "One parishioner to…

"If it feels good, do it"...


Who is the King? Depending on the Pope of the Day, It could be Christ...or it could be Elvis!

"The idea, therefore, is to save mankind, in the sense of restoring him to the centre: to the centre of society, of thought, of reflection. Restoring mankind to the centre. You do good work. You study, reflect, hold conferences for this reason – so that mankind is not discarded."

'The Pope thanked those present for their work and their initiatives “to restore balance to this imbalanced situation and torecover mankind, restoring him to the centre of reflection and the centre of life. He is the king of the universe!” he exclaimed. “And this is not theology, it is philosophy and human reality."'

Theology, that most certainly is not...a human philosophy, it is...
If We ordain that the whole Catholic world shall revere Christ as King, We shall minister to the need of the present day, and at the same time provide an excellent remedy for the plague which now infects society. We refer to the plague of anti-clericalism, its errors and impious activities. This evil…

Homeless Man Speaks on Assisted Suicide

I just asked a homeless man what he thinks of the proposal for assisted suicide.
Who in his situation would not complain that his situation is 'intolerable'?
His dad has just died, he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, he has collapsed two days in a row, been in hospital and now dislocated his arm, a dislocation that causes him considerable pain for which he has been given pain relief tablets.

Despite this, he is in pain and will likely not get much sleep.

He has been told that if the operation he is to receive does not clear the pancreatic cancer then it will almost certainly be terminal. He is due a scan on Friday.
He sleeps in a loading bay that smells of urine and now fresh paint coming from a studio
inside the building.

At night he has no access to basic sanitation or toilet facilities. He has to go to the toilet outside.

He has befriended a small rat or mouse that 'comes and sees me' every night.

He has been told by Brighton and Hove City Council they ha…

Watching as Christian Civilisation Crumbles?

Or egging it on?

The latest papal interview with Scalfari is, as far as Catholic clergy and others will be concerned, a total and unmitigated disaster. At the unemployed centre, this headline faced me in the dining room. I turned to a friend and said, 'How does he know that?'

Within the world at large, there is a common perception that while not all Catholic clergy are child abusers and that the number who have consist of a very small minority, the headline '1 in 50' does have something of a 'an abusive priest could live down the road from you' feel about it and straight from the mouth of the Pope. Of course, we cannot verify directly that His Holiness said it because His Holiness chose to speak again to someone who misrepresents his every utterance, but His Holiness himself has never corrected any such misrepresentations, instead permitting Catholic Church-hating atheists to print whatever they think he has said without rebuke.

"2 per cent"?
The figu…

The Only Pro-Suicide Apostle...

...was Judas. Still, unlike Desmond Tutu and Lord Carey, at least he had valid orders.

Good Bye...

A friend of mine who lives in another country last night posted a message simply saying 'good bye'.

Cue all of his friends and myself being incredibly alarmed and writing messages on his Facebook page asking if he was okay. No reply came. He is a similar age to me and I think that he can be something of a depressive (as we can all be).

I was about to start my third decade of the Rosary for him when I received a message from him apologising. He told me it was a 'cry for help'. Of course, all his friends on Facebook thought the worst and that our friend had 'done something silly'. The inference I received from a conversation afterwards is that he is going through something of a difficult time for one reason or another and that while not exactly a statement of direct intent, this message would appear to have indeed been an exasperated 'cry for help'.

The reactions to his returning to Facebook to apologise to friends who were deeply worried about him varie…

Urgent Action

I am at work today and have not been organised enough to write to Lords to put the case against assisted suicide.

If you can, if you have not done so yet, write today to the Lords, following the advice of SPUC.

Order your Controversial Catholic Birthday/Wedding Cakes Today!

I suggest we target atheist, specifically LGBT affiliated atheist and/or protestant bakeries up and down the British Isles and seeing how many people object. We're not seeking publicity. We don't want to bring people to court or to sue people though if it comes to that, we'll be ready. We're just telling the truth in charity. Remember always to give them the translation!

World Cup Final Germany Vs Argentina

The split in the Church is coming...Who will Kasper support?

Protecting the Vulnerable

Until his dying day, Lord Falconer will be campaigning for assisted suicide. Until my dying day, I will be doing what I can to campaign against it.

We all know very well that the Church's position is firmly set against turning doctors sworn into their profession to be life-savers into state-sanctioned killers. We all understand that the morality of suicide at the hands of the State is a terrible idea that will inevitably lead to the untimely deaths of countless men, women and children, yet still a naive appeal to "compassion" cuts mustard with the UK population when this issue arises. What is hard for us to fathom is just how many people are at risk from being made to feel that suicide is the best option among a range of options that cannot bring ultimate 'closure' to pain and suffering in this life.

I have and continue to live a very privileged existence, but even within the context of this, there have been times in my life when I have found my life to be so mi…