Only a Remnant of the MMP Will Remain
The following is a couple of emails from a woman “very torn” here in Italy who is part of the Marian Movement for Priests (MMP), and also my reply. The Subject of her email is: “The silence of the Marian Movement of Priests”. Since the MMP is so important to Our Lady, I spent some time in gathering information which regards the problems and the division in the MMP after the death of Don Stefano Gobbi.
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July 22, 2018
Dear Father Joseph, I am a faithful laywoman and I am a member of the Marian Movement together with my pastor. I met Father Laurent L. who also this year was present at our Cenacle in Tuscany. Last year he spoke to us about a hidden Sanhedrin in the Church; this year I had hoped that he might speak more about an “evident”, according to me, false church, as Our Lady predicted in her messages to Don Gobbi. I am a simple faithful Christian in the Church of Jesus Christ, of which it seems to me that today the actual Church speaks less and less about this situation. I expressed my doubt to my pastor, who replied to me to remain tranquil that when the moment will arrive to speak about this, Our Lady will tell us.
I am very torn here in believing this because following on the internet a priest of Palermo, Don Alessandro Minutella, I do not know if you are familiar with his history regarding his bishop taking away his parish because he aligned himself against the false church of pope Francis believing him to not be Catholic but heretical. This year he went to Fatima – I add here that that he says that he has been receiving interior locutions for several years as did Don Gobbi and to know the messages – he received a message from Our Lady who told him to continue to spread the messages of the Marian Movement of Priests since someone on the inside of the Movement wants to put aside the messages. Our Lady always tells us to denounce the false church, the false election of pope Francis which happened without the intervention of the Holy Spirit but with the intervention of Masonry and to hold pope Ratzingher as the valid pope, and thus the mass “Cum”, in union with pope Francis is not valid. Here I am not going to cite the various codes of canon law which explain this, I believe that you know them better than me.
I see that you have made some reflections on this aspect and I would be happy to have a clarification on your part, I am very torn about the fact that if I go to a Mass as before or if I seek a Mass in “Vetus Ordo” with pope Ratzingher. I see among other things that there are coming forth many Arian and Lutheran theories from the inside of the false church and to favor more and more the heresies of Enzo Bianchi who does not believe in Fatima nor in Jesus as the Son of God. I sincerely thank you. Praise be Jesus Christ.
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After having replied, I received the following email on August 2, 2018:
Dear Father Joseph, I would like to thank you for your exhaustive reply about my doubts on the Mass in communion with pope Francis.
I wanted to remind you that Jesus during the last Supper indicated who would be the traitor and then I reflected on another point: how can the Holy Spirit descend on a conclave of which its members, before the conclave, decided among themselves on the name of the pope to elect, by way of a few cardinals of course, after having forced the resignation of pope Benedict, as Father Antonio Livi affirms? Also pope John Paul II, perhaps having perceived something, warned the cardinals in such a way so that they might not fall into this error, regarding future elections of a new pope.
In any case, I trust in the Lord who does not abandon those who follow his commandments and puts them into practice. He will indicate the way to follow and our Heavenly Mother will be our protection as She herself promised us, consecrating ourselves to her Immaculate Heart. Prayer remains, especially the Rosary… “food for our souls”.
All the best in your mission, father. Best regards. Assunta S.
"ANCORA SUL NEOARIANESIMO CATECHESI DI DON MINUTELLA" su YouTube
“Still More on the Catechismo of Neoarianism by Don Minutella” su YouTube
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The following is my reply to Assunta which is longer than my first reply to her:
Thank you for your email.
I offer you information that I have with me, which I hope can be helpful in your discernment.
First of all, I hope that you have read the letters of Padre Quartilio Gabrielli of 2017; visit (in Italian and English): “Ready To Die For Christ Truth” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/05/ready-to-die-for-christ-truth.html).
Regarding these letters, I can tell you that I am in total agreement with Padre Quartilio G. and Professor Father Ivan Pojavnik; both of them were very close to Don Stefano Gobbi, and offered the meditations for us every year at the annual spiritual exercises at Collevalenza for many years.
In my article, “The Church Will Be Purified in the Great Tribulation!” (“La Chiesa Sarà Purificata nella Grande Tribolazione!” http://cibo-spir.blogspot.it/2016/06/chiesa-purificata-tribolazione.html), I wrote:
“Two years ago at Loreto (06-02-2014) I gave to Don Laurent and other priests of the MMP my article: “Who Decides The Truth?” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2014/06/who-decides-truth.html). Six months later, in Don Laurent’s circular letter of 2015, at the bottom of page 2, Don Laurent L. wrote:
“We must not tempt God, asking: “Lord, who i sit?” (Jn 13:25). Jesus never said in advance before his disciples who might be the traitor. This means to condemn a person. … “Within my Immaculate Heart I will build up your interior equilibrium, my beloved sons, because today you have need of being ever more prudent and well-balanced.” (March 25, 1979), for this reason, Don Stefano did not want other written works or MESSAGES distributed or discussed outside of the Blue Book and his meditations. This is a condition for doing the Cenacles, without which one must abstain from doing.”
Then at our retreat at Collevalenza, June 2015, I no longer gave anything written, but I gave to a few my index web site on the Internet of my articles. And so in his Circular letter of 2016, six months later, at the bottom of page 3, Don Laurent L. wrote:
“We must not pretend to identify the false prophet of Rev. 13:11. “Pray, suffer, offer, be silent …” like Jesus on the Cross (March 24, 1978); be silent, including blogs, social networks and emails (cf. March 25, 1979). “I did not send the prophets, yet they ran; I did not speak to them, yet they prophesied.” (Jer 23:21), cited by St. John of the Cross, “Ascent of Mount Carmel”, 3, 31, 2-3. The same St. James and St. John, urged on by their zeal, did not belong then to the Spirit of Jesus (Lk 9:54-55).”
Why did Don Laurent not cite: “For he that is not against us is for us” (Mk 9:40), or “But Moses said to him, "Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all the LORD's people were prophets, that the LORD would put his spirit upon them!" (Num 11:29)?
Why then does Our Lady encourage us to create fraternity among us priests? Why do we exchange our email addresses among us priests of the Movement at the annual spiritual exercises?
If Saint Paul were alive today, he would use every possible means to proclaim the Gospel and to warn souls of the great dangers today in the Catholic Church!!!
Hitler burned many books and killed many professors who were not in agreement with him!
October 21, 2016, I wrote to the new one in charge of the MMP of Umbria:
“Dear Father Robert,
Thank you for your phone call the other day.
I recounted to you very briefly on the phone that when they took a picture with the people from Perugia with Don Laurent L. last June, Don Laurent said to me to not associate in my blog the MMP and Masonry on the Internet. Don Laurent did not seek to get to know me nor to have a dialogue to seek the truth or the prudence in this situation together. At lunch, Padre Francis G. expressed to me his displeasure or delusion with the new ones in charge of the movement. When I spoke to Padre Francis G. about what Don Laurent said to me, Padre Francis G. said to me: “You are a priest”. That is, Don Laurent can offer to me his suggestions, but his methods are rather to give orders without inviting or facilitating a dialogue together in order to seek the truth or prudence together in a given situation, like two brother priests together. How many people in charge have the courage or humility to seek the truth or prudence together by way of dialogue, with the documents of the Magisterium of the Church, the writings of the saints and of the popes on the table?”
After a phone call from Father Robert, in which he was worried that the MMP could be suppressed, I wrote to him on December 13, 2016:
“Dear Father Robert,
I would like to ask you a question. What is more important, the salvation of souls or human respect?”
On January 10, 2017, I wrote to him:
“Dear Father Robert,
In your email on December 14, 2016, you did not comment of what I wrote in my email. YOU DO NOT INVITE ME TO DIALOGUE WITH YOU IN ORDER TO RESOLVE THE MORE IMPORTANT THINGS TOGETHER. Thus speak with the priests with whom you trust, with those you are willing to dialogue, with the priests that are in agreement with you, with the priests that are at your level of prudence, of wisdom and intelligence.
I realize that at least years ago few priests received a human formation in the seminary which facilitate to resolve the more important problems together, and thus one relies on the structure of obedience without dialogue. In short, your email to me was: shut up and obey (“eat and be quiet”), even though Our Lady said in the Blue Book:
“Let there be no leader among you. I myself will be your Leader. You must all be brothers: loving, understanding and helping each other” (Our Lady to Don Stefano Gobbi, July 16, 1973).
“Therefore there should be no leader among you: you are all brothers, united in love that must grow ever more and more” (Our Lady to Don Stefano Gobbi, August 22, 1976).
But without a certain amount of human maturity, it is very difficult to live these words of Our Lady.
Pope John Paul II spoke and wrote often about the importance of dialogue among Christians and above all among priests, in order to seek the truth and the solutions together. One finds often in the Blue Book the insistence of Our Lady to become “little”, “smallness”, which also means to seek the truth and the solutions outside of our own heads. I wrote about this difficult challenge to dialogue in my article: “The Great Responsibility Of Religious Leaders” (http://josephdwight.wordpress.com/2014/08/07/great-responsibility/).
I am willing to come to the Cenacles of Umbria to help out with the confessions. But given how you have treated me recently, if you give me a small indication that you do not want me at the Cenacles of Umbria or if you threaten me, I will be very happy to not come to the Cenacles of Umbria where the one in charge does not dialogue with me to decide the more important things together.
Do not telephone me. Precisely because there is no invitation to seek solutions together with dialogue but rather to straighten out the other according to ones own head, if you say something to me at the Cenacles, I will respond only: “good morning”, “have a nice day” or “best wishes”, and nothing else.
Last year at the Cenacle at Collevalenza, May 4, 2017, I gave to a few people during lunch the letters of Padre Quartilio G.; they were happy to receive these letters. But there was among them a spy for Don Laurent L. During the Mass in the afternoon, concelebrated, when it was my turn to read some during the Eucharistic Prayer of the Mass, Don Laurent L. tried to stop me from reading, but the one who guided the liturgy indicated to me to read. Then after the Mass, in the sacristy, Don Laurent L. treated me very badly, he ordered me to not give anything written to anyone, and he said to me that he and Padre Quartilio G. were in agreement; I believe that this means that Don Laurent L. ordered Padre Quartilio G. to obey Don Laurent L. completely. Then immediately after still in the sacristy, a layman treated me very badly, I believe a professor in the MMP from the region Marche, who was the spy for Don Laurent L. Both gave me strong words and then went away immediately without any possibility to respond or dialogue; this way of doing things is similar to spoiled arrogant children, insecure people, which are found all over today in the Church and in the world!!! When one acts this way, it is as if the truth comes only from the arrogant person, instead of dialogue in order to discover the truth or prudence in a certain situation together, because the truth and the true guidance comes from God, from the Holy Spirit. But if there is not this true humility, there is no dialogue based on the documents of the Church and the writings of the saints and of the popes. Don Laurent L. does not dialogue even with Padre Quartilio G. nor with Professor Father Ivan Pojavnik, even though Don Laurent L. said that Father Ivan had more culture and education in theology than himself; he said this immediately after the meditation of Father Ivan during the International Spiritual Exercises, at Collevalenza, June 21-27, 2015.
While Padre Quartilio G. was resting a little at Collevalenza, September 5, 2017, I went to speak with Padre Quartilio G. for about an hour. He told me that in January 2017 Don Laurent L. told him (Padre Quartilio G.) that his superior of the Community of San Martin said that after the superior makes a decision, he should not dialogue with others about the decision!!! I believe that the same behavior is shared by many people, also dictators! I also said to Padre Quartilio G., in that moment, that I was about to non longer participate in the Cenacles of Umbria because Don Roberto A. continually hammered and repeated the Circular letter of Don Laurent L. of January 2017. Padre Quartilio G. told me to not leave the Cenacles, but unfortunately, after having spoken with me, he spoke much less strongly than he had intended for his meditations at the Cenacle in Umbria (Sanctuary of La Salette), September 6, 2017, on the theme “only a remnant of the Movement will be ready for the heroic climb of Calvary up to the end, but with this remnant Our Lady will obtain her triumph!” I discovered also, from a friend of the Cenacle, that Don Roberto A. telephoned Don Laurent L. to ask him if it might be OK to let Padre Quartilio G. speak at this Cenacle in Umbria!!!
One reads in the circular letter of Don Laurent L. of January 2017:
“On the second danger indicated here by Mary, I think I must say a word regarding Pope Francis. Some of us would like to, or almost, or totally, identify him with the one who St. Paul speaks about in 2Thess 2:3, and Mary in her Book, for example June 7, 1986; September 15, 1987; June 17 and 28, 1989; September 8, 1989; May 13, 1990; September 8, 1990; May 19, 1991; March 15, 1993; January 1, 1994; May 13, 1994; January 1, 1995; March 11, 1995 … But to do this identification is an extreme gravity. I say to all that this identification cannot be done, because it means to put oneself above God! Seeing all these references, we can say that Mary has adequately and repeatedly warned us and in her and our Blue Book on this warning. But to read the Blue Book and take it – as is right – as a decisive argument for us, means to read all of the Blue Book. March 15, 1993, 489 e: “the third part of the secret, (…) will now be made evident by the very events themselves which are about to take place in the Church and in the world. My Church will be shaken by the violent wind of apostasy and unbelief, as he who sets himself against Christ will enter into its interior, thus bringing to fulfillment the horrible abomination which has been prophesied to you in Holy Scripture.
Which events? Mary responds December 31, 1992, 485 g: sign of the end times, and completion of this abomination of desolation, that is the arrival point of a slow process of protestantization of the Mass: “The Sacrifice of the Mass renews that which was accomplished by Jesus on Calvary. By accepting the Protestant doctrine, people will hold that the Mass is not a sacrifice but only a sacred meal, that is to say, a remembrance of that which Jesus did at his Last Supper. And thus, the celebration of Holy Mass will be suppressed. In this abolition of the daily Sacrifice consists the horrible sacrilege [or abomination of desolation] accomplished by the Antichrist, which will last about three and a half years, namely, one thousand two hundred and ninety days.” And “in the end, My Immaculate Heart will triumph!”
“People will hold that the Mass is not a sacrifice …” What will be this “holding” (or saying)?
I cite the new Saint John Paul II, Ecclesia de Eucaristia, no. 10 (2003), to attest with him that this reduction of the Mass to a Supper existes – without this official “saying” – from inside of the Church. If it is not yet at the level of “said” or of law, at least it exists at the level of facts, by fact: “At times one encounters an extremely reductive understanding of the Eucharistic mystery. Stripped of its sacrificial meaning, it is celebrated as if it were simply a fraternal banquet.” I add that to pass from fact to law could be easy and almost unnoticed (thus perhaps with not even an official proclamation), because this whole liturgical movement of the protestantization of the Mass has been going on for many years in this sense of our Holy Mother Church violated and whipped from inside, in a underhanded but determined way, up to this “welcoming” of the protestant doctrine. This day of the “saying”, under the influence of the “man of lawlessness”, will truly be the beginning of the “one thousand two hundred and ninety days” of which the Sacred Scriptures speak.
But there is no man vested with the responsibility of the Church, who has officially “said” this. Thus one cannot accuse anyone before the “events themselves”.
“Are you he who is to come, or shall we look for another?” To this question, Jesus in effect replies: “look at the events, to understand that Christ has come among you” (cf. Mt 11:3-5). Mary tells us the same: “it will be the events themselves” that make us understand that the antichrist has come among us, and “blessed are those who will not stumble” (Mt 11:6). Look carefully: “it will be the events themselves”, not the prejudices. Even less if they anticipate a judgment of God. Mary asks us to “uncover the errors” (November 12, 1988, 393 e), not denounce people.
“I the Lord search the mind and try the heart” (Jer 17:10). “I the Lord”! “Who is like God?” Let us not search the heart and the mind of Pope Francis but pray for him, with the love of Mary, even more when many Catholics are perplexed before his Magisterium.”
Conclusion: let us not change anything of our three fundamental commitments. Let us not change anything of our act of Consecration: “Above all, we wish to be united with the Holy Father and the hierarchy, firmly adhering to all their directives, so as thus to set up a barrier to the growing confrontation directed against the Magisterium, that threatens the very foundation of the Church. Under your maternal protection, we want moreover to be apostles of this sorely needed unity of prayer and love for the Pope, on whom we invoke your special protection.”
Regarding Pope Francis, I would therefore say in this way to some of those among us who are perplexed: pray for him, as he himself asks with insistence, and as we do in every Cenacle … for 45 years. Then, let us never talk badly about him, and let us love him in Mary (cf. November 9, 1975, 86 q-r).”
Those who are following the signs of the times know well that “Pope Francis” is leading the Church toward the thought of Martin Luther, even though there are some very negative things in the true history regarding Martin Luther of which there is almost a total silence. Even though Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict ordered the founders of the Neocatecumenal Way to faithfully and exactly obey the “Liturgical Books”, for their true good and protection, and THEY REFUSED TO OBEY (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2015/02/the-neocatecumenal-mass.html), “Pope Francis” is very happy with the Neocatecumenal Way, which helps a great deal in the “process of protestantization of the Mass” (Msgr. Schneider: “The (Neocatecumenal) Way is a Trojan Horse in the Church”; http://spir-food.blogspot.com/2018/07/neocatecumenal-way-trojan-horse-in.html). “Pope Francis” even approved the Neocatecumenal Mass which does not follow the Liturgical Books, on May 16, 2014 (http://www.zenit.org/it/articles/il-papa-conferma-la-liturgia-del-cammino-neocatecumenale). “Francis, spiritually near to the whole Neocatecumenal Way” (http://www.lastampa.it/2016/07/22/vaticaninsider/ita/news/francesco-spiritualmente-vicino-allintero-cammino-neocatecumenale-VubLqPGN6ftNVdzUM6YPOP/pagina.html).
“Amoris Laetitia” has caused a great deal of confusion in the Church and also a great number of sacrilegious Communions. “Beloved sons, build a dam to hold back the flood of sacrileges. Never before as in these present times have so many communions been made and in such an unworthy manner. The Church is deeply wounded by the multiplication of sacrilegious communions! The time has come when your heavenly Mother says: enough!” (June 14, 1979; August 8, 1986; December 8, 1997).
Come si riferisce Cristo a quelli che non vogliono aprire gli occhi AI SEGNI DEI TEMPI, a quelli che hanno abbracciato la filosofia di vita “Occhio non vede, cuore non duole”? “IPOCRITI! Sapete giudicare l’aspetto della terra e del cielo, come mai questo tempo non sapete giudicarlo?” (Lc 12,56; Mt 16,3; 24,32-33.51)! “Fate attenzione e non laciatevi ingannare. ... Sorgeranno molti falsi profeti ed inganneranno molti” (Mt 24,11). “Chi legge comprenda” (in quanto riguarda l’abominio della desolazione!) (Mt 24,15). “Verranno tra voi falsi maestri …” (2Pt 2,1-3). I frutti veri di “Papa Francesco” sono terribile per la Chiesa e per le anime, nonostante che tante persone dicono che “Papa Francesco” dice belle cose!
Don Laurent L. wrote: “But there is no man vested with the responsibility of the Church, who has officially “said” this. Thus one cannot accuse anyone before the “events themselves”.” I wonder if Don Laurent L. believes that when the false prophet will arrive (which many of us believe that he has already arrived!) that the false prophet “will say” officially this?!? Does Don Laurent L. believe that Satan has converted and no longer “disguises himself as an angel of light” (2Cor 11:14)?!? I would like to ask if Don Laurent L. believes himself to be a “man vested with the responsibility of the Church” in order to be able to infallibly explain things to all of us without having to dialogue with people such as Padre Quartilio G. and Professor Don Ivan Pojavnik?!? I wonder also if Don Laurent L. will have the humility to recognize the “events themselves” when they will be (are already!) in front of his face?!? There are many signs that indicate that we are the generation (Mt 24:34) of which Jesus spoke about regarding the “great tribulation” (Mt 24:21) when even “the elect” will be “lead astray, if possible” (Mt 24:24). What are they afraid of losing, which blocks the eyes of Don Laurent L. and many others, which inhibits them from considering the possibility of a coup d’etat at the conclave of 2013, as Saint Francis of Assisi and others already predicted?
Don Laurent L. wrote: “Look carefully: “it will be the events themselves”, not the prejudices.” Thus Don Laurent L. is saying to everyone that what Padre Quartilio G. and Professore Don Ivan Pojavnik have written regarding these things is only “prejudices”, and Don Laurent L. knows more than the others without dialoguing with the others who are not in agreement with him!!!
Don Laurent L. wrote: “Mary asks us to “uncover the errors” (November 12, 1988, 393 e), not denounce people.” When the Church in the past declared someone heretical, what did the Church do according to Don Laurent L.? Don Laurent L. believes to be above errors because he does not dialogue with anyone who is not in agreement with him?!? Padre Quartilio G. and Professore Don Ivan Pojavnik have “uncovered the errors” of Don Laurent L.!!!
Among other things, Father Ivan wrote in Father Quartilio’s letter: “Not understanding well some of Our Lady's messages and ignoring other uncomfortable ones, Fr. Larroque's circular letter defends a total and unconditional infallibility of Pope Francis. With this great mistake he has confirmed those members of the Movement who sleep as naive children in Gethsemane at this hour of the Church’s agony, and he has put to sleep many others. In addition, by virtue of its ambiguity, the circular letter has led a number of members away from the Movement of Our Lady to another movement. … Don Stefano said, "We must be intelligent children, that is, children with open eyes, and not stupid children, that is, with eyes closed." … As prophetically predicted by Don Stefano in the meditation on Gideon's battle against the Madianites (Judges ch7), only a remnant of the Movement will be ready for the heroic climb of Calvary up to the end, but with this remnant Our Lady will obtain her triumph.” ” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/05/ready-to-die-for-christ-truth.html).
Don Laurent L. wrote: “Regarding Pope Francis, I would therefore say in this way to some of those among us who are perplexed: pray for him, as he himself asks with insistence, and as we do in every Cenacle … for 45 years. Then, let us never talk badly about him, and let us love him in Mary (cf. November 9, 1975, 86 q-r).”
If I were the false prophet, I too would ask for prayers because many people are convinced that “Pope Francis” is a saint because he asks for prayers. I found in a forum on the Internet that someone who said that Don Stefano Gobbi said to him privately, while Benedict XVI was pope, while he was in the USA, to “pray for the next pope but do not listen to him”!
Don Laurent L. wrote: “I the Lord search the mind and try the heart” (Jer 17:10). “I the Lord”! “Who is like God?” Let us not search the heart and the mind of Pope Francis but pray for him, with the love of Mary, even more when many Catholics are perplexed before his Magisterium.”
Who is taking the place of the Lord? Who is pretending to be like God? Is it not him who gives orders (without authority) to “not search the heart and the mind of Pope Francis” without dialoguing with anyone not in agreement with himself?!?
Don Mario C., the responsible of the MMP in Umbria for 50 years, chose Don Robert A. instead of me, even though Don Robert A. never came to the Cenacles in Umbria. Certainly, now that he is in charge and has the title of the head, he comes! At least in this way, we have acquired another confessor for the Cenacles because without the title of head, he did not come! Don Mario C. said to a few people privately that Father Joe says the truth, but he says the truth too strongly! One can call this “the Church of the nice” which seeks to offend no one, to remain in silence about the difficult things in the Gospel and in the Catechism of the Catholic Church for adults. But Jesus said: “I came to cast fire upon the earth … Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division” (Lk 12:49-53). Why did Jesus and most of the prophets of the Old Testament end up killed, because they were “nice”?!?
For a great number of pastors today, that which makes for a more comfortable life is the philosophy of life: “Ignorance is bliss”! The subject of your email Assunta was: “The silence of the Marian Movement of Priests”! Today the pastors do not want to discover the great dangers and the hidden traps of Satan for souls, because this investigation and study leads quickly to the one that is doing great harm to souls, to the very negative fruits, that is, “Pope Francis”! Those who are attached to their prestige, power, money and comfort cannot afford to touch the one at the summit of the ecclesial structure without greatly putting at risk all that they are attached to, just as the followers of Hitler and all the dictators. Thus, a priori, it is forbidden to consider the true fruits of “Pope Francis”, just as it is “Forbidden To Speak About Sin” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2016/09/forbidden-to-speak-about-sin.html)! Almost everywhere in the Church today, the criteria of whether a pastor is good or bad is if the people are content, not if the pastor is trying to help the people follow Jesus with the cross, to follow Jesus, the Truth (Jn 14:6) well explained in the Catechism of the Catholic Church for adults (CCC; ed. 1992, promulgated by Pope John Paul II). Read what Our Lady of Good Success warned us about more than 400 year ago! “The False Pope Will Fall Silent” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2015/09/the-false-pope-will-fall-silent.html)!
A great number of priests and bishops today do not speak about the parts of the Gospel and of the Catechism of the Catholic Church for adults which their friends and parishioners do not want to hear!!! But did God give us the Ten Commandments for our good or for our evil??? Do we trust God or do we trust ourselves or the world??? These half truths are false love, false mercy, misguided compassion and false ecumenism which does not lead us to the Truth which makes us truly free now and forever (Jn 8:32), but to the truth according to the world, according to “The prince of the world” (Satan) (Jn 12:31; 14:30) who offers us our pleasure today but tomorrow and for eternity there is the most terrible slavery! These priests and bishops are like “DUMB DOGS, THEY CANNOT BARK” (Is 56:10); they do not protect the sheep from the wolf disguised as a lamb!
“What is it that is obscuring the beauty and the brightness of the Church? It is the smoke of the errors which Satan has caused to enter into it. These are becoming constantly more and more disseminated and are bringing very many souls to the loss of the faith. The cause of such a vast diffusion of errors and of this great apostasy rests with unfaithful pastors. They remain silent when they should speak with courage to condemn error and to defend the truth. They do not intervene when they should be unmasking the rapacious wolves who, hidden beneath the clothing of lambs, have insinuated themselves into the flock of Christ. THEY ARE MUTE DOGS who allow their flocks to be torn to pieces. You, on the other hand, must speak out with force and with courage to condemn error and to spread only the truth. The time of your public and courageous witness has come” (“To The Priests Our Lady’s Beloved Sons”; September 8, 1985).
Don Ivan Pojavnik wrote about Don Laurent L.:
Among other things, Father Ivan wrote in Father Quartilio’s letter: “Not understanding well some of Our Lady's messages and ignoring other uncomfortable ones”, Don Mario C. and Don Robert A. do the same “ignoring other uncomfortable ones” of the Blue Book, offering only that which they believe that the people want to hear. A great number of priests and bishops do the same regarding the Sacred Scriptures and the Catechism of the Catholic Church (visit: “The True Easter! - Good Pastors or Mercenary Pastors?”; http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/05/the-true-easter.html). Don Robert A. repeats what Don Laurent L says, that we must not criticize in anyway “Pope Francis”, even the very negative fruits for the whole Church and for immortal souls, as we see in the annual circular letters of Don Laurent L.
“How many pastors there are today who no longer defend the flock which has been entrusted to them by Jesus! Some remain silent when they should speak courageously to defend the truth and to condemn error and sin. They tolerate to avoid risk; they descend to compromise simply to maintain their privileges. Thus error is spread under the form of ambiguous formulas, and reparation is no longer made for sin, in a progressive apostasy from Jesus and from his Gospel.” (September 15, 1982; September 8, 1982; October 27, 1980; February 9, 1985; October 7, 1990; February 26, 1991; June 8, 1991; September 8, 1982; September 8, 1982).
“The time has come to proclaim to all, with clarity and with courage, that the sixth commandment given by God to Moses: `Do not commit impure acts,' (cf. Ex 20:14) still has its full force and must be observed even by this corrupted and perverted generation.” (Seattle (Washington, US.A.); June 2, 1987). Then in September 1987, Pope John Paul II said the same thing to the bisops in LA, California (http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/speeches/1987/september/documents/hf_jp-ii_spe_19870916_vescovi-stati-uniti_en.html).
The priests today who preach the whole Gospel and all of the teachings of the Magisterium of the Church are labeled ridged and old-fashioned, insensitive, lacking in compassion, divisive, judgmental, moralists. While at the same time the ones who maintain a culpable silence, the ones who tell their people what they think they want to hear are seen as understanding, sympathetic, pastorally sensitive and merciful. But this way of doing things is not true mercy!
But is it not the job of the Good Pastor, and all pastors, to protect the sheep from the wolf (Satan) who “disguises himself as an angel of light” (2Cor 11:14)?!? In a very sly and hidden way, with beautiful deadly lies presented as if they were the truth, with hidden deceptions and with half truths, that is, to speak only about mercy without “Go and sin no more” (Jn 8:11: 5:14), a great number of highest ranking leaders in the Church are leading the Church very quickly away from the truth of God, which does not change with the world; this is what Pope Benedict calls “the dictatorship of relativism” (“Who Decides The Truth?”; http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2014/06/who-decides-truth.html). Two years ago at the Angelus on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, with the Gospel of the adulteress (Jn 8:1-11), “Pope Francis” did not mention the traditional theme (cf. “Messale dell’Assemblea Cristiana; Centro Catechistico Salesiano; Editori: ELLE DI CI) that has been given to this Gospel passage: “Go and sin no more”! (“Angelus Domini 2016.03.13”; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPNMk1N5ypc; https://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/angelus/2016/documents/papa-francesco_angelus_20160313.html).
“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will know them by their fruits” (Mt 7:15-20; Lk 6:44). Jesus did not say “you will know them by their leaves”, which would be their nice words! The words of “Pope Francis” are nice but his fruits are terrible and devastating!!! “Satan disguises himself as an angel of light” (2Cor 11:14).
Since Don Robert A. did not feel at ease with my presence at the Cenacles in Umbria (but needed me due to the lack of priests for confessions), a few times Padre Gabriele R. (from Collevalenza) came to the Cenacles in Umbria. At the Cenacle at the sanctuary of Canoscio (Umbria), August 9, 2017, since there was not Don Mario C., I went to confession to Padre Gabriele R. After I confessed my sins, Padre Gabriele, instead of offering me some advice regarding what I confessed, he rather strongly advised me to not give to anyone my written works but I can give them to Don Robert A. or to Don Laurent L. When I went to the sacristy to prepare for the Mass at noon, the door of the sacristy was locked closed and inside Don Robert A. and Padre Gabriele R. were speaking together.
Don Laurent L. together with Don Robert A., are very worried about the possibility that “Pope Francis” might suppress the Marian Movement of Priests as he did to the “Franciscan Brothers of the Immaculate” (“Frati Francescani dell’Immacolata”). Do they not trust the words of Our Lady? “Do not let yourself be caught up with things; do not become anxious. I tell you once again: no outside interference will be able to harm this work of mine” (July 30, 1974). Perhaps those who “let themselves be caught up with things … and become anxious” will become the inside “interference” that will harm the MMP!?! How many priests and bishops are like “dumb dogs incapable of barking” Is 56:10; Pope St. Gregory the Great; Office of Readings; Sunday, Week 27 of OT) because they are afraid of losing their parishes or their income or their titles or their esteem before the people?!? Regarding this, I wrote to Don Robert A.:
“Dear Don Robert A,
After what you said to me at the Cenacle at Loreto, June 9, 2016, and after what Padre Francis G. said before the Mass and to me in the sacristy, I will no longer participate at the Cenacles in Umbria and I am not going to the spiritual exercises at Collevalenza in June.
For all of us priests, God entrusts souls, and thus it is a great responsibility. But I believe that it is a great temptation for us to put the group or the people entrusted to us before the uncomfortable Truth Who is Jesus crucified. The priest Ivan Pojavnik explained many times in his meditations how easy it is to slide into the cult of man (not the cult of God), and we believe that this could not happen to us?!?
Jesus never offered compromises even when there was the risk of losing many followers. When many of his disciples left him regarding the truth of the Eucharist, He did not offer compromises with the truth, but was even ready to lose his Apostles: “Will you also go away” (Jn 6:67)!
Following the Truth even to the end, Jesus lost almost all of His followers, His group of disciples and apostles, while He was dying on the cross, humiliated and tortured. In this period, as we know, the Body of Christ, the Church, will be crucified and buried as Jesus was 2000 years ago; then after there will be the resurrection, also the resurrection of the few people who remained faithful to the Truth. We find in the messages of Our Lady to Don Stefano Gobbi that the true priests must be like Jesus in this period, victims for the atonement of the Church, ready to lose all for Jesus, even their followers or their groups of people entrusted to them.
Do you believe that the Marian Movement of Priests (MMP) will be exempt from the great trial in this period? It is easy to slide into the attitude similar to that of the Donatists at the beginning of the Church or the attitude of the group SSPX (the followers of Bishop Lefebvre), that we are above the trials and above being deceived, and we are a special group.”
(“The Church Will Be Purified in the Great Tribulation!”; http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2016/06/church-purified-tribulation.html).
It seems to me that Don Laurent L. and Don Robert A., and a great number of priests today, are more worried about the glory before people in their groups (Lk 16:15; 6:26; Jn 5:44; 12,39-43; Mt 6:1-6; 16-18) than to protect the sheep from the wolf who “disguises himself as an angel of light” (2Cor 11:14)!!! “The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep” (Jn 10:11), which also means to lose the glory before men for the good of the sheep, as Professor Don Ivan Pojavnik explained well: “With this great mistake he has confirmed those members of the Movement who sleep as naive children in Gethsemane at this hour of the Church’s agony, and he has put to sleep many others.”!!! (“How To Relate With the Present ‘Bishop of Rome’”; http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/06/how-to-relate-with-present-bishop-of.html).
Don Stefano Gobbi “Was without masks of egoism, of superiority, of being two faced. He who led with firmness thousands of faithful and priests at the encounters with God, became almost fearful in private, so much so that at the end of the meetings he often asked hesitatingly to his friends if all went well, as if he lived a typed of insecurity and need of confirmation. (…) “He had the strength, after a discussion, or better, humility, to ask for pardon”, recounted a friend of his, and the same bishops and priests, in their testimonies, all were in agreement: rough in character, but admitted his mistakes, he would say: “I made a mistake, sorry”.” (“Pastor of the Whole World – Biography of Don Stefano Gobbi” (“Parroco di Tutto il Mondo – Biografia di Don Stefano Gobbi”), by Mariadele Tavazzi; San Paolo, 2015; pp. 155-156).
Padre Quartilio G. was happy that I translated his letters into English, and he asked me also to translate these letters together for the spiritual exercises of the MMP at Fatima in June 2017. At the beginning of June 2017, I sent “Ready To Die For Christ Truth” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/05/ready-to-die-for-christ-truth.html) to 150 priests of the MMP around the world by email. I do not believe that Don Laurent L. was very happy about this; few priest went to Fatima.
Look at how much Don Laurent L. is similar to “Pope Francis” and so many other people in the Church and in the world today!:
Interview with Bishop Schneider - Catholics are NOT called to blind obedience to the Pope:
Bishop Schneider counseled against making “the Pope an idol” or practicing “papal latria” or ultimately a “deification” of the Pope. He suggested that the current crisis in the Church may rectify a tendency toward papal latria experienced in the Church in the past hundred years.
Quoting St. Thomas Aquinas quoting of St. Augustine, Bishop Schneider recalled that “when St. Paul made a correction to the first pope Peter and he made this publicly not privately.”
“St. Augustine said Peter was so humble and so wise that he accepted this correction,” said Schneider. “He did not say, ‘You are Paul, you are against me. You are heretical. You are schismatic.’ No, he accepted this with gratitude and so should be the Pope in these days.”
“St. Paul was public and even today, as he wrote this in his letter, and his letter is inspired by the Holy Spirit for all generations until the end of the world, they will read the correction of the first Pope as word of God.” As Paul made the correction of the first Pope public, said Bishop Schneider, so too if Paul were alive today “he would use the Internet” as this would be similar to using his letters sent to all churches. “Therefore, there is no difficulty and problem to me that the four Cardinals published their public appeal to the Pope.”
In conclusion, Bishop Schneider appealed to the faithful, saying “the most powerful means” to help with the crisis in the Church, “is not an appeal to the Pope or a kind of fraternal or filial correction.”
The most powerful means to help the Pope that he can help the Church to overcome these confusions of doctrine in the Church is by means of prayer, by intense prayer and even of suffering of doing works of reparation, expiation for the Pope, for his soul, for his that he may receive from God the strength, the light to confirm all the entire Church in an unambiguous manner in the truth as did St. Peter and almost all his successors.” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2018/02/soon-oath-of-blind-obedience-to.html).
Visit: “Only a Remnant Will Remain Faithful to the Truth” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/09/only-remnant-will-remain-faithful-to.html):
In this period of the “great tribulation” (Mt 24:21), of the great “apostasy” (2Thess 2:3-4; CCC 675), only a remnant will remain faithful to the Truth, Who is Jesus Christ (Jn 14:6). Don Stefano Gobbi, an instrument of Our Lady in founding the Marian Movement of Priests, prophetically predicted in his meditation on Gideon's battle against the Madianites (Judges ch7), “only a remnant of the Movement will be ready for the heroic climb of Calvary up to the end, but with this remnant Our Lady will obtain her triumph.” This article offers some insight into what Our Lady revealed to Don Stefano Gobbi: “This will in fact be a time of great falls on the part of my beloved sons, my Priests.”
Visit also the 4 meditations of Don Stefano Gobbi in 2003:
On can find the THIRD meditation (on Gideon's battle) at:
The Rosary: The Prayer of the Little Ones for the Victory
On can find the FIRST meditation at:
The Woman Clothed With the Sun and the Red Dragon
On can find the SECOND meditation at:
The Woman Clothed With The Sun In Search Of The Little Ones
On can find the FOURTH meditation at:
The Victory in the Triumph of Divine Mercy
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REGARDING DON ALESSANDRO MINUTELLA, after having read the whole Blue Book, it is not the style of Mary to do as does Don Minutella. Also to me it happened a similar thing to have lost my parish because I preached the whole Gospel according to the CCC and not just the easy parts (Cf. http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2015/05/road-perdition.html; http://cibo-spir.blogspot.it/2016/11/festa-falsa.html; http://cibo-spir.blogspot.it/2014/01/attirare-la-gente-chi.html; https://youtu.be/OhcOkeUhmsA). I cannot image that I call the priests of Italy or of the USA to me, as did Don Minutella. I also cannot image saying to others that Our Lady directly gives me messages! I have had several experiences and studies and writings on the criteria of discernment regarding private revelation. Visit (in Italian: “Discernimento – Veggenti Falsi” (http://cibo-spir.blogspot.it/2015/04/discernimento-veggenti-falsi.html). In English: http://necedah-cult.blogspot.com; https://priv-rev.blogspot.com/.
Mary is the great general with more than five stars in this great battle between “the woman clothed with the sun” and the “great red dragon” (Rev 12), not a particular priest such as Father Joe or Don Minutella or Don Laurent L. or the Bishop Fellay (the superior of the SSPX)!!! With the “Arch of the Covenant” of the Old Testament the walls of Jericho came tumbling down (Joshua 5:13 – 6:27). The “Arch of the Covenant” of the New Testament is Mary, who carried in her womb God for nine months. How many times in the Blue Book Our Lady tells us that we priests must become little children in the arms of Mary, repeated often by Don Stefano Gobbi, “two month old babies in the arms of Our Lady”! It is Our Lady who God has chosen to crush the head of the serpent (Satan) in the period of time (Gen 3:15)!
When will the Queen of Heaven and Earth intervene?
“These children of mine should not be afraid to give themselves to me completely. They are now living in times of great confusion; in many of them faith in my Son and trust in me is diminishing. Bad example is everywhere increasing, and how discouraged are many of them becoming discouraged! This is the time to call on me, to yearn for me; this is all I am waiting for in order to reveal myself to them. That which most touches my Heart is TO HEAR THEM CRY LIKE LITTLE CHILDREN. Can a mother not be moved before her little child who is crying? Behold: when everything will have come tumbling down, ALL THAT WILL REMAIN WILL BE THE STRENGTH OF THEIR TEARS that will compel me to intervene in an amazing and terrible way. And my triumph will begin with these beloved sons, my priests.” (February 23, 1974).
In the end there will be a great risk that Don Minutella will lead many people in the same situation and into the same attitude of many schismatic groups, or he will leave many people very deluded and discouraged because in this period it is God who permitted the false pope “a destroyer”, as our just punishment (“The “Prophecy” of Saint Francis (Assisi)”; http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2013/11/prophecy-st-francis.html), due to our great lack of prayer and the general indifference regarding sin; behold why Satan has great power in this period.
Jesus lived 30 years in the hidden life with Mary and Joseph; He spent 3 years in the public life, and 3 hours on the cross to redeem the world. It is not the moment to organize a revolution against the Roman Empire (or today against the New World Order) as Barabbas tried to do 2000 years ago. But it is the moment to be with Jesus on the cross and Mary at the foot of the cross in this period of the purification of the Body of Christ, the Church (cf. CCC 675-677). Having done perfectly the will of the Father, Jesus lost almost all of his followers on earth, He was humiliated on the cross publically, and He suffered more than we can imagine. Jesus was a priest on the cross and often in the Blue Book one finds the words of Our Heavenly Lady who prepares her priests for the same great vocation of our Lord Jesus, of our “immolation” with Jesus.
“TO THE PRIESTS OUR LADY’S BELOVED SONS” (October 18, 1975; http://our-lady-priests.blogspot.it/):
“My Adversary will one day think that he is celebrating a complete victory: over the world, over the Church, over souls. It will be only then that I will intervene - terrible and victorious - that his defeat may be all the greater when he is certain in his conviction that he has conquered once for all.
What is in preparation is so extraordinary that its like has never happened since the creation of the world. That is why everything has already been predicted in the Bible. The terrible struggle between me, the Woman Clothed with the Sun, and the Red Dragon, Satan, who has now succeeded in seducing many even with the error of Marxist atheism, has already been foretold to you. The struggle between the angels together with my children and the followers of the dragon led by the rebellious angels has already been foretold to you. Above all, my complete victory has already been clearly foretold.
You, my sons, have been called to live through these events. It is now the time for you to know this, that you may be consciously prepared for the battle. This is now the time for me to begin disclosing part of my plan (not the plan of Father Joe or the plan of Don Minutella!!!).
First of all, it is necessary that my Enemy have the impression of having conquered everything, of having everything now in his hands. This is why he will be permitted to penetrate even into the interior of my Church, and he will succeed in plunging the sanctuary of God into darkness. He will reap the greatest number of victims from among the ministers of the sanctuary.
This will in fact be a time of great falls on the part of my beloved sons, my priests. Satan will seduce some of them by pride, others by love of the flesh, others by doubts, others by unbelief, and still others by discouragement and loneliness. How many will have doubts about my Son and about me and will believe that this is the end of my Church!
Priests consecrated to my Immaculate Heart, my beloved sons whom I am gathering together for this great battle, the first weapon that you must make use of is trust in me. It is your complete abandonment to me. Conquer the temptation of fear, of discouragement, of sadness. Distrust paralyzes your activity and greatly benefits my Adversary. Be serene; be joyful!”
And then regarding Don Minutella, there is always the danger of the mentality of the schismatic traditionalists who lack true humility. Visit: “The Great Difficulty In Overcoming Pharisaism - The Difference Between Schismatic Traditionalism and the False Pope Prophecies” (http://schis-trad.blogspot.it/2016/05/overcoming-pharisaism.html). When I celebrate the Mass in a parish of the diocese, during the “Eucharistic Prayer”, I say: “Remember, Lord, your Church, spread throughout the world, and bring her to the fullness of charity, together with Francis our Pope and N. our Bishop and all the clergy.” If “Pope Francis” was not canonically elected, as is indicated in “The “Prophecy” of Saint Francis (Assisi)” and in many other indications (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/01/pope-benedict-xvi-force-to-resign.html), the prayers automatically go to Pope Benedict XVI. When I celebrate the Mass in private with friends who have their eyes open, during the “Eucharistic Prayer”, I say: “Remember, Lord, your Church, spread throughout the world, and bring her to the fullness of charity, together with our Pope and N. our Bishop and all the clergy.” For me, and I believe before God, Pope Benedict XVI is the valid pope!
It is not prudent or humble or in the ways of the messages “To the Priests Our Lady’s Beloved Sons” for a priest, like Don Minutella, to criticize or condemn the priests who during the Mass name in the Canon the name “Pope Francis”. Because many priests who say these words, does not mean that they are not faithful to the Magisterium of the Church of 2000 years, to the Truth that does not change with the world. When there will be “Soon Oath of Blind Obedience to Bergoglio” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2018/02/soon-oath-of-blind-obedience-to.html), or “The Abomination of Desolation” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2018/04/the-abomination-of-desolation.html), at that point when I celebrate the Mass in a parish of the diocese I will say: “Eucharistic Prayer”, I say: “Remember, Lord, your Church, spread throughout the world, and bring her to the fullness of charity, together with our Pope and N. our Bishop and all the clergy.” But when these things happen, I will lose my income, and everything, but Our Lady will be near as she was near to Jesus on the cross!
For Don Minutella do say that the priests who during the Mass name in the Canon the name “Pope Francis”, that their Mass is not valid, is a great error and imprudence on the part of Don Minutella and indicates the lack of humility.
The Novus Ordo Mass is a good valid Mass even though many groups, schismatic traditionalists, say that it is not valid. The problem is that many priests and bishops do not obey the Liturgical Books.
The Novus Ordo Mass is valid and licit. It was the organized bad interpretation which cause all the problems, as was explained by Mother Angelica (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/10/politically-correct-in-church-ewtn.html) and by Padre GAbiele Amorth (http://www.speroforum.com/site/article.asp?id=2879; http://www.vaticans.org/index.php?/archives/61-An-interview-with-the-Vaticans-chief-excorcist,-Father-Gabriele.html) and by many others. Pope Benedict began the reform of the reform; this demonstrated clearly that Pope Benedict knows well that the Novus Ordo Mass is valid and licit, but that the problem was the lack of obedience. To encourage people to appreciate the guidance of the Church in the Liturgical Books and to not lose or to rediscover the greatness of the Mass, Pope Benedict allowed all the priests in all the dioceses of the world to be able to celebrate the Tridentine Mass without the permission of the local bishop. Pope Benedict knew well that the majority of the bishops do not obey the Magisterium of the Church, both on the left and side of the spectrum, but also on the right side of the spectrum. Pope Benedict XVI in his first homily as pope said: “Pray for me, that I may not flee for fear of the wolves.” – Pope Benedict XVI homily during papal inauguration mass) (April 24 2005; http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/homilies/2005/documents/hf_ben-xvi_hom_20050424_inizio-pontificato_en.html).
“In those confusing years after the Second Vatican Council when many priests left the priesthood, it seemed up for grabs the doctrines and the liturgical ceremonies of the Catholic Church. I have since discovered how the forces of evil were rather well organized right after the council to interpret the documents of the council in a false way so as to change the true teachings of the Church in the Catholic universities and seminaries so as to lead, in a subtle and prideful way, many Catholics, priests and seminarians away from the true teachings of the Church” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2016/05/is-pope-catholic.html).
During the International Spiritual Exercises, at Collevalenza – Sanctuary of Merciful Love (Madre Speranza), June 22-28, 2008, Father Michael Gaughran offered to over 200 priests and to over 10 bishops of the movement these words in a meditation, with the title of the meditation, “The Church, The Movement and the current times” (http://wordbelife.blogspot.it/2014/11/spiritual-food-1411.html):
“[IT IS AN ATTACK ON THE TRUTH OF GOD.]
It grew gradually. It is enough to think of a subtle change that happened around the time of the Second Vatican Council. With the arrival of the “experts” there developed the fashion of theologians (Note 1), regardless of whether or not they deserved the name; the fact that they had published a book, in general that was enough. This continues and, with this, the center that guides the Church in the minds of many, has shifted from where God had placed it, in the hierarchy, the Pope and the bishops in union with him, and became the various opinions of all sorts of writers. [The students collected the books.] So, this has had an impact not only on the priests, but also on seminarians in many universities. This is the first part of the attack: the attack on the truth of God, the foundation of the Church. (…)”
It is much easier to put the blame on the highest ones in charge instead of making an examination of con science on how each of us have contributed to the confusion in the Church today. The “schismatic traditionalists” often put the blame on the highest ones in charge and thus also the Second Vatican Council instead of the great number of priests and bishops today who do not obey the true documents of the Council and the Liturgical Books of the Catholic Church and thus modify the Holy Mass as they want and how the people who want to put man at the center of the Liturgy instead of maintaining God at the center of the Holy Mass!!! “The liturgy is a gift to be received in humility, not something we construct for ourselves, not a fabrication” (The Titular Bishop of Manaccenser and Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne, Most Rev. Peter J. Elliott, MA Oxon, MA Melb, STD; “The Neocatecumenal Mass”; http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2015/02/the-neocatecumenal-mass.html). What could Pope Paul VI, Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI do if the great majority of the bishops and priests do not obey?!?
A Mass of the Roman Rite is invalid: 1) WHEN the celebrant of the Mass is not a validly ordained priest, 2) WHEN the priest does not have the proper intention (that is, the priest has the intention to do what the Church would do), 3) WHEN wheat bread or grape wine is not used, 4) or WHEN the words “This is my Body” or “This is … my Blood” are not SAID (not silently) by the Priest during the consecration of the Mass. (“Soon No More Eucharist!”; http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/03/soon-no-more-eucharist.html).
THAT WHICH DON MINUTELLA IS TRYING TO INSINUATE recently is that if “Pope Francis” does not believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ, as did many Arian bishops more than 1600 years ago, all the Masses celebrated by priests who say the phrase in the “Eucharistic Prayer”: “Remember, Lord, your Church, spread throughout the world, and bring her to the fullness of charity, together with Francis our Pope (“una cum”) and N. our Bishop and all the clergy” is not valid! It is true that if a priest (or a bishop) “manifests” his intentions openly do not believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ, then his mass is not valid because “the priest does not have the proper intention”. Regarding “2) WHEN the priest does not have the proper intention (that is, the priest has the intention to do what the Church would do), IF A PRIEST IS TOTALLY DISTRACTED OR EVEN IN MORTAL SIN, THE MASS IS VALID AND THERE IS THE EUCHARIST, even though the priest in mortal sin commits another mortal sin (sacrilege!) because he celebrated in the state of mortal sin. The Mass depends on God, expressed in the phrase in Latin, “Ex opera operato”, otherwise, the Church (and the Mass) would have ended centuries ago, because Jesus founded his Church on twelve sinful apostles, not twelve perfect angels from heaven. The fact that the Church is still here on the earth after more than 2000 years, is a great proof that the Church, the Body of Christ, is not only human but also divine, as Jesus has two natures: human and divine!
“EX OPERE OPERATO” is a Latin expression of the Catholic doctrine about the sacraments.
It literally means “by the fact itself of having done it”. It refers to the fact that in the sacraments the sin of the minister cannot invalidate the result of the sacramental action. For example, sacramental absolution given by a priest in mortal sin maintains all of its validity, since the minister has the intention to do what the Church would do.
The use of the expression was developed in the Catholic Church on the occasion of the opposition with the protestant doctrine: Martin Luther held the idea in fact that a priest in mortal sin could not administer the sacraments.
There is contrasted with “ex opera operantis”, which to the contrary affirms the necessity of the holiness of the minister for the sacrament to be valid.
In a similar way, the same Council of Trent, defined the infallibility of the pope, which does not depend on the personal holiness of the pope, but on the promise of Christ.
The Council of Trent defined on March 3 1547 against Luther that the sacraments confer grace “ex opera operato” (can. 8), and thus depend on God (can. 7):
“If anyone shall say, that by the said sacraments of the New Law grace is not conferred through the act performed (ex opera operato) but that faith alone in the divine promise suffices for obtaining grace; let him be anathema.” (Sess. VII, ca. 8; Denz 1611).
The phrase “ex opere operato”, as one can deduce from the discussions of the fathers of Trent, does not mean “automatically”, almost as if the sacraments might be magic rites, that act on a person independent of the person’s will, but rather means “independently from the intentions NOT MANIFESTED by the minister”, to which is asked to put exactly the sign “at least with the intention to do what the Church does” (can. 11), that is at least with the intention to carry out the sacred rite.
The purpose of this clarification, wanted by the council, was to take away from the faithful any doubt of conscience on the validity of a sacrament in the case of a minister who “fakes it” in administering the sacrament, but with the intention, non manifested, to not administer it. The Council says: if the minister has carried out correctly the rite (ex opera operato), God has worked and thus “ex parte Dei (= “for that which depends on God”) the sacrament is complete.
For the efficaciousness of the sacrament there can be lacking on the part that depends on the Christian, but regarding the possible bad dispositions that could render the sacrament non efficacious, he cannot not be conscious of, because the bad dispositions must be “manifested” by the minister of the sacrament.
The Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC; ed. 1992, promulgated by Pope John Paul II; http://www.vatican.va/archive/ENG0015/_INDEX.HTM) explains “ex opere operato”: CCC 1127-1128.
This above all does not mean that every priest who during the Mass names in the Canon the name “Pope Francis” believes as “Pope Francis” believes, that is, this does not mean that all the priests who had an Arian bishop more than 1600 years ago believed AS DID THEIR ARIAN BISHOPS!
NOW TO DEPRIVE TODAY, in a very perverse world, the faithful of the traditional Mass because it is celebrated naming in the Canon the name of “Pope Francis” IS A GREAT IMPRUDENCE AND ERROR, which exposes the greater part of the faithful to the proximate risk of not being able to live in the state of habitual grace, depriving them of all the Sacraments administered “una cum”. Holy Mother Church, in the Council of Trent, did the exact opposite, that is, to dispel from the faithful every doubt of conscience on the validity of a sacrament in the case of a minister who “fakes it” in administering the sacrament, but with the intention, non manifested, to not administer it. If there was not this “SILENCE OF THE MARIAN MOVEMENT OF PRIESTS”, there would be much less temptation for the members of the MMP to be deceived by Don Minutella or by other groups or by schismatic traditionalist groups, as Professor Don Ivan Pojavnik wrote: “In addition, by virtue of its ambiguity, the circular letter has led a number of members away from the Movement of Our Lady to another movement. … Don Stefano said, "We must be intelligent children, that is, children with open eyes, and not stupid children, that is, with eyes closed”." The devil wants those few people who have not followed the easy way of “ignorance is bliss” and have struggled to keep their eyes open to the hidden and dangerous pitfalls of the devil, and thus Satan offers subtle temptations that can deprive these people in the state of grace the sacraments or to at least to lead them outside of the true Church which is undergoing the crucifixion with Jesus in the period!
We have not yet arrived to “The Abomination of Desolation” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2018/04/the-abomination-of-desolation.html), when it will be ordered from the summit of the church to change the Liturgy of the Holy Mass, in the whole world, to the point that the Mass will no longer be valid in all the public churches. When we arrive to the Abomination of Desolation it will be much worse than today: “The moments which are approaching are more serious than you can possibly imagine” (“To the Priests Our Lady’s Beloved Sons”; May 20, 1974), as indicated also by Jesus (Mt 24:15)! Certainly, there are already some priests and bishops who are doing a liturgy of the “Mass” with the protestants, and do not “say” the words of the consecration. This is the moment of the crucifixion of the Body of Christ, the Church (CCC 675-677); we must have patience and good will, without the hidden pride of protagonism in the name of Mary or of Jesus of of the “truth”, in order to remain at the foot of the cross with Mary, to not run away with a particular group as those of the “schismatic traditionalists” or with a group with Don Minutella. I have already tried that way with my parents and with my sister (http://necedah-cult.blogspot.com) which does not lead to true humility with Mary at the foot of the cross, but to pride and to feel better than the others, and to condemn the others, in the sectarian mentality. I do not want to repeat my mistakes (http://schis-trad.blogspot.it/2008/03/rebuttal-to-schismatic-traditionalists.html)!
During the consecration of the Mass, if the words “This is my Body” and “This is … my Blood” are not SAID (not silently) by the Priest the mass is invalid, the bread remains bread and the wine remains wine and there is not the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ present. Such a mass would be a great SACRILEGE!!!
Let us read the words “To the Priests Our Lady’s Beloved Sons” (December 31, 1992; http://our-lady-priests.blogspot.it/), to understand that this “Abomination of Desolation” is not a question of saying or not saying “together with Francis our Pope and N. our Bishop ...”, but there will be “The Abomination of Desolation” when the Liturgy of the Mass will be changed by the false pope, by the “man of lawlessness”, from the summit of the church in all the public church in the world:
“The fourth sign is the horrible sacrilege, perpetrated by him who sets himself against Christ, that is, the Antichrist. He will enter into the holy temple of God and will sit on his throne and have himself adored as God.
`This one will oppose and exalt himself against everything that men adore and call God. The lawless one will come by the power of Satan, with all the force of false miracles and pretended wonders. He will make use of every kind of wicked deception, in order to work harm.' (cf. 2Thes 2:4,9-10)
`One day, you will see in the holy place he who commits the horrible sacrilege. The prophet Daniel spoke of this. Let the reader seek to understand.' (cf. Mt 24:15)
Beloved children, in order to understand in what this horrible sacrilege consists, read what has been predicted by the prophet Daniel: `Go, Daniel; these words are to remain secret and sealed until the end time. Many will be cleansed, made white and upright, but the wicked will persist in doing wrong. Not one of the wicked will understand these things, but the wise will comprehend.
`Now, from the moment that the daily Sacrifice is abolished and the horrible abomination is set up, there shall be one thousand two hundred and ninety days. Blessed is he who waits with patience and attains one thousand three hundred and thirty-five days.' (Dn 12:9-12)
The Holy Mass is the daily Sacrifice, the pure oblation which offered to the Lord everywhere, from the rising of the sun to its going down.
The Sacrifice of the Mass renews that which was accomplished by Jesus on Calvary. By accepting the Protestant doctrine, people will hold that the Mass is not a sacrifice but only a sacred meal, that is to say, a remembrance of that which Jesus did at his Last Supper. And thus, the celebration of Holy Mass will be suppressed. In this abolition of the daily Sacrifice consists the horrible sacrilege accomplished by the Antichrist, which will last about three and a half years, namely, one thousand two hundred and ninety days.
The prophet Daniel tells us: “And from the time that the continual burnt offering is taken away, and the abomination of desolation is set up …” (Dan 12:11). This speaks of A TIME, A SPECIFIC MOMENT when “the continual burnt offering is taken away”! Before the manifestation of the Antichrist, “the continual burnt offering” (Dan 8:11; 12:11), will be taken away, and the “sacrifice and offering” will cease (Dan 9:27), which Jesus repeatd (Mt 24:15). This sacrilege is the ultimate “Abomination of Desolation” (Mt 24:15; Mk 13:14; 2Thess 2:3-4; Dan 9:27; 11:31; 12:11)! And Our Lady tells us, “And thus, the celebration of Holy Mass WILL BE SUPPRESSED”, and also, “which will last about three and a half years, namely, one thousand two hundred and ninety days”, which again, indicates A TIME, A SPECIFIC MOMENT!
A few passages of Our Lady that refer to the Abomination of Desolation:
“My Church will be shaken by the violent wind of apostasy and unbelief, as he who sets himself against Christ will enter into its interior, thus bringing to fulfillment the HORRIBLE ABOMINATION which has been prophesied to you in Holy Scripture. Humanity will know the bloody hour of its chastisement: it will be stricken with the scourge of epidemics, of hunger and of fire; much blood will be spilt upon your roads; war will spread everywhere, bringing down upon the world incommensurable devastation” (March 15, 1993).
“The time will come when, unfortunately, this error will have even more supporters; and in the Church, the perfume of adoration and of the Holy Sacrifice will be, as it were, extinguished. And thus the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION which has already made its way into the holy temple of God, will reach its culmination” (December 24, 1977).
“The man of iniquity will enter into her interior, and he will bring to its culmination the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION, foretold in the Holy Scriptures. r Do not lose courage, beloved children” (January 1, 1994).
“There will enter into the Church the man of iniquity, who opposes himself to Christ, and who will bring into her interior the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION, thus bringing to fulfillment the horrible sacrilege, of which the prophet Daniel has spoken. (cf. Mt 24:15). My secret concerns humanity. Humanity will reach the summit of corruption and impiety, of rebellion against God and of open opposition to his Law of love. It will know the hour of its greatest chastisement, which has already been foretold to you by the prophet Zechariah. (cf. Zec 13:7-9). Then this place will appear to all as a bright sign of my motherly presence in the supreme hour of your great tribulation. From here my light will spread to every part of the world, and from this fount will gush the water of divine mercy, which will descend to irrigate the barrenness of a world, now reduced to an immense desert. And in this, my extraordinary work of love and of salvation, there will appear to all the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of her who is invoked as the Mother of Mercy." (March 11, 1995).
“When there will have entered into her the man of iniquity, who will bring to fulfillment the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION which will reach its climax in the horrible sacrilege, as the great apostasy will have spread everywhere, then my Immaculate Heart will gather together the little faithful remnant which, in suffering, in prayer and in hope, will await the return of my Son Jesus in glory” (May 13, 1994).
“This merciful action of mine will be exercised in helping her to carry the cross of betrayal and abandonment, when the apostasy becomes general and the man of iniquity foretold by Sacred Scripture enters her, he who will bring the ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION into her interior. My merciful action will become still stronger when my children will be persecuted and imprisoned, tormented and led to martyrdom. It is then that I will manifest myself to them in an extraordinary way, according to a mysterious design which my Immaculate Heart has, for a long time now, already outlined in all its particulars.”
It is not easy in this “thick, cold fog” of the greatest confusion in the history of the Church. Our Lady tells us: “Darkness, with a thick, cold fog, has entered the Church, obscuring it in the splendor of its truth. For this reason, every day, my word is forming you to the spirit of wisdom, that you may always see, in the light, the truth which my Son has taught you and proclaim it with courage to all in its integrity.” (“To the Priests Our Lady’s Beloved Sons”; February 9, 1985). For many of the faithful there is a great desire to have a strong guide in this period of the “great tribulation” (Mt 24:21), in this period of our just punishment from God. “The good as well as the bad” will suffer!
In the final message of the Blessed Virgin, October 13, 1973, on the anniversary of the last apparition and of the miracle of Fatima, at Akita, Japan, she said to Sister Agnes Sasagawa: “As I told you, if men do not repent and better themselves, the Father will inflict a terrible punishment on all humanity. It will be a punishment greater than the deluge, such as one will never have seen before. Fire will fall from the sky and will wipe out a great part of humanity, THE GOOD AS WELL AS THE BAD, SPARING NEITHER PRIESTS NOR FAITHFUL. The survivors will find themselves so desolate that they will envy the dead. The only arms that will remain for you will be the Rosary and Sign left by My Son. Each day recite the prayers of the Rosary. WITH THE ROSARY, PRAY FOR THE POPE, THE BISHOPS, AND THE PRIESTS. The work of the devil will infiltrate even the Church in such a way that one will see cardinals opposing cardinals, bishops against other bishops. The priests who venerate Me will be scorned and opposed by their conferees, churches and altars sacked, the Church will be full of those who accept compromise and the demon will press many priests and consecrated souls to leave the service of the Lord. The demon will be especially implacable against souls consecrated to God. The thought of the loss of so many souls is the cause of My sadness. If sins increase in number and gravity, there will be no longer pardon for them.” (http://www.miraclerosarymission.org/akita.htm).
Pope John Paul II said to a group of pilgrims in Fulda, West Germany, in November 1980, speaking about the secrets of Fatima, that: “We have to be prepared to suffer, before long, great trials which will require of us the disposition to sacrifice even our life for Christ. Through your prayers and mine, it is still possible to diminish this trial (predicted at Fatima), but it is no longer possible to avert it, because only in this manner can the Church be effectively renewed. How many times has the renewal of the Church been brought about in blood! It will not be different this time.”
A woman in Perugia, who organizes the Bus to go to the Cenacles in Umbria, more than a year ago treated me badly, without respect, because on the Bus I gave to a few people Padre Quartilio’s letter; she said to me that Don Roberto A. says that you cannot give anything written to the people. I did not return to that bus. Later I said to this woman that Don Roberto A. does not have the authority to command anyone. How many times in the Blue Book Our Lady told us that She is the head of the Movement, and no one else. Don Laurent L. does not have the authority do command anyone. But the people who are not mature only know how to command in a structure (which Our Lady does not want in the MMP), instead of dialogue to seek the truth, that comes from God, together, with the help of the documents of the Church and also from the Blue Book. When I said to a priest in my area that if I follow my head (instead of God) I will go to hell, this priest strongly objected because, as so many priests today, is totally in the mentality of subjectivism and relativism, which means that the truth comes from ones own head!!!
As Padre Quartilio G. explained well in his letters, it is Our Lady who is in charge of the cohort who will crush the head of the ancient (Gen 3:15), as Saint Louis de Montfort explained well 300 years ago in his classic book: “True Devotion to Mary”.
“As for the rest, leave it to me. THIS IS MY WORK ALONE, and no one will touch it, because I am jealous of it with the very jealousy of God. This work is willed by me for the great triumph of God and the conclusive defeat of Satan. Do not become uneasy if you find that movements inspired by souls to whom I have revealed myself are springing up here and there: on the contrary, all is part of my great plan. And so each thing must be in its place. Your place is the Marian Movement of Priests. Through my priests, an immense number of the laity will again be consecrated to my Heart and entrust themselves completely to me. With simplicity and WITHOUT ORGANIZATION, let them give themselves to me as a little child gives himself completely to his own Mother” (June 7, 1975; “To the Priests Our Lady’s Beloved Sons”; February 9, 1985; http://our-lady-priests.blogspot.it/).
Our Lady did not say that no INTERNAL interference will be able to harm this work of mine, but she said:
“No OUTSIDE interference will be able to harm this work of mine” (July 30, 1974; May 27, 1974; December 7, 1974).
“For my Movement of Priests, I will manifest myself through you, you, AND NO OTHERS (not Don Laurent L.!!!); you are the instrument chosen by me for this mission. This must be understood by everyone in order to avoid any confusion whatsoever with which my Adversary will attempt to obscure my work. Those who will accept it through you will receive the gift of my most pure light" (August 23, 1975).
“Difficulties, misunderstandings and sufferings are permitted by me that this work of mine may be purified yet more. I want it to be purified of every human element that it may thus reflect only my most pure light” (May 3, 1976).
Don Stefano Gobbi was humble and was very happy that Our Lady guided all in the Movement. In the “Introduction” of the Blue Book one finds:
“In these times of grave danger, the Mother of God and of the Church is taking action, without hesitation or uncertainty, to assist first and foremost the priests, who are the sons of her maternal predilection. Quite naturally, this work makes use of certain instruments; and in a particular way Don Stefano Gobbi has been chosen. Why? In one passage of the book, the following explanation is given: "I have chosen you because you are the least APT INSTRUMENT; thus no one will say that this is your work. The Marian Movement of Priests must be my work alone. Through your weakness I will manifest my strength; through your nothingness I will manifest my power." (July 16, 1973).”
"You have not understood, my son, that I have chosen foolishness to confound wisdom, and weakness to vanquish strength” (September 27, 1973).
I do not believe that Don Laurent L. believes to be foolishness or weakness; this is why Don Laurent L does not dialogue with people who he considers to be foolishness and weakness, with people who are not at his level of intelligence and wisdom, who are not in agreement with him! I believe also that after the stroke of Mother Angelica (the founder of the worldwide television channel, “The Eternal Word Television Network” (EWTN) in 2001, many of the ones in charge of EWTN believed to have more intelligence and wisdom than Mother Angelica (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/10/politically-correct-in-church-ewtn.html).
From the “True Devotion To Mary” by Saint Louis Mary de Montfort, we read:
“But Mary's power over the evil spirits will especially shine forth in the latter times, when Satan will lie in wait for her heel, that is, for her humble servants and her poor children whom she will rouse to fight against him. In the eyes of the world they will be little and poor and, like the heel, lowly in the eyes of all, downtrodden and crushed as is the heel by the other parts of the body. But in compensation for this they will be rich in God's graces, which will be abundantly bestowed on them by Mary. They will be great and exalted before God in holiness. They will be superior to all creatures by their great zeal and so strongly will they be supported by divine assistance that, in union with Mary, they will crush the head of Satan with their heel, that is, their humility, and bring victory to Jesus Christ.” (no. 54).
Assunta, you wrote: “Also Pope John Paul II, perhaps having perceived something, warned the cardinals …” You will find in the article “Pope Benedict XVI Forced To Resign” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/01/pope-benedict-xvi-force-to-resign.html) that Pope John Paul II’s Apostolic Constitution Universi Domini Gregis clearly forbids the cardinals and bishops, under pain of automatic excommunication (i.e. immediately imposed, without necessity of declaration), the canvassing for votes to manipulate the Church. The constitution of a “Mafia” like the Sankt-Gallen group is in clear violation of that papal order. In another section “Universi Domini Gregis”, Pope John Paul II expounded further on this. I believe that there was a coup d’etat, to manipulate the Church, not only at the conclave of 2013, but also something similar in the Marian Movement of Priests after the death of Don Stefano Gobbi! “Only a remnant of the Movement will be ready for the heroic climb of Calvary up to the end, but with this remnant Our Lady will obtain her triumph.” The vote of a cardinal in a conclave, who has been automatically excommunicated is not valid.!!! This is the first proof (among others!) that Bergoglio was not elected canonically, as Saint Francis of Assisi warned us about centuries ago!
If you read the book by ANTONIO SOCCI “It is not Francis” (in Italian: “Non è Francesco”) and then his successive articles, one discovers founded motives for the invalidity of the election of Bergoglio that contradict in many points the regulations of the conclave:
The successive articles in Italian of Socci which demonstrate the invalidity of the election of Bergoglio:
L’anticipazione Della Premessa Di “NON E’ Francesco” E Delle Prime Pagine Del Capitolo Sul Conclave Del 2013
- Anche I Bergogliani Sono Ormai Sconcertati Da Bergoglio (LA Mia Risposta Alla Canonista Sull’invalidita’ Del Conclave 2013)
Come Sara’ Il Giubileo (MENTRE Si Scoprono Due Nuove Irregolarita’ Del Conclave)
It is not by chance that Our Lady, and also Don Stefano Gobbi, did not make any provision for the movement before the death of Don Stefano Gobbi. On the contrary, Our Lady says: “THIS IS MY WORK ALONE, … WITHOUT ORGANIZATION” (June 7, 1975).
"Do not be concerned about the spread of the Marian Movement of Priests. Let me act; trust me. (…) Do not look at the results. My way of acting and of evaluating is so different from yours. You do not have to be numerous, but you must be holy. And I will lead you all to great holiness, if you all truly entrust yourselves completely to me." (October 13, 1973).
But after the death of Don Stefano Gobbi there was lacking trust in Our Lady on the part of some insecure priests, and thus “for motives of health Padre Quartilio G. had to resign; during the spiritual exercised of 2013 at Collevalenza there was nominated as General Responsible padre Laurent L., french.” (“Pastor of the Whole World – Biography of Don Stefano Gobbi” (“Parroco di Tutto il Mondo – Biografia di Don Stefano Gobbi”), by Mariadele Tavazzi; San Paolo, 2015; p. 134).
I was happy that Padre Quartilio Gabrielli, who passed much time with Don Stefano Gobbi, had the COURAGE to offer the following meditations at the International Spiritual Exercises in 2016:
Satan is pushing many people off the Barque of Peter, the Church, on the “port side” (left side), who do not follow the laws of God infallibly interpreted by the Magisterium of the Catholic Church. But also on the “starboard side” (the right side) of the Barque of Church, there are many who believe they have the “fullness of the truth and means of sanctification” and thus do not feel they need to dialogue with anyone or any group who do not totally agree with themselves, as did the Pharisees and Scribes, and as have done so many people and groups in the Church and outside of the Church throughout history, especially today in a world and in a Church full of confusion. It is true that the one true Church, the Catholic Church, has the “fullness of the truth and means of sanctification” (Lumen Gentium, no. 8), but an individual person or an individual group in the Church is not the Magisterium of the Church, and thus does not have the guarantee, the charism of infallibility, to INTERPRET the doctrines of the Church infallibly. This is why the humility to take the risk to dialogue is always necessary, as Pope John Paul II often encouraged us to do. It is so easy to slide back into what the Second Vatican Council sought to eradicate - to bring the Church back to true humility and to eliminate in the Church this triumphalism of being the true Church, with the fullness of Truth and the means of sanctification (LG 8) (“Evangelization VS the Trilogy of Devils in the Church: Triumphalism, Clericalism and Juridicalism”; http://trueevangelization.blogspot.com).
Thus we understand that it is difficult in this period for those who pray and keep their eyes open to the organized destruction of the Body of Christ, the Church. It is difficult to do as Our Lady at the foot of the cross seeing the destruction of the Body of Christ on the cross. There is a great temptation to do protagonism alone or in a special group, or to do as Peter “having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s slave” (Jn 18:10; Mt 26:51). One finds indications on a few blogs, such as “GloriaTv”, the conviction and the conclusions that the more that evil goes forward today in the Church that this means that the extreme right or the schismatic traditionalists or Don Minutella are even more correct!?! A criteria of discernment must be based on the Divine Revelation and the Magisterium of the Church of 2000 years, non on a reaction against the people on the left side in subjectivism and relativism. “Saint Thomas Aquinas tells us that virtue lies in the middle between the two extremes which is usually the more difficult path requiring much patience, discernment and humility. Let us not Satan push us off the Barque of Peter, the Church, on the “port side” (left side) nor on the “starboard side” (the right side). Let us welcome the words of the first successor of Don Stefano Gobbi, Padre Quartilio Gabrielli (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/05/ready-to-die-for-christ-truth.html):
“Dear ones, let us not be fooled, it does not help to put our heads in the sand; not just the messages of Our Lady where she talks about loving each other; but also these and many others, where she talks to us to unveil to us our mission.
It's been almost two months since I wrote to all the ones in charge of the M.M.P. and of the M.M. the two letters of great uneasiness and disappointment as to how the Movement is run in these times, in which they are called to defend the Truth and to uncover error, and especially about the loss of the true spirit left to us by Don Stefano. I have tried in so many ways to make it clear to the One in charge and to his assistant that the Movement was betraying the purpose for which it was desired by the Immaculate Heart of Mary for these times.
Another very current point, in my opinion, is not so much the problem of organizing trips or anything else. After Don Stefano's death, I do not believe that one should copy what he did, given the fact that he received a particular charism; now in most of the world there are people in charge named by Don Stefano, they themselves already know what they must to do. Now the most important commitment is that everyone live and does what Our Lady asks, the rest, even to fill up the stadiums, is not needed. Let us remember the example that Don Stefano quoted very often, the example of Gideon. Let us not forget, Our Lady speaks of the small remnant; she says "not so many, but saints".
Questo che sto dicendo può sembrare come un abdicare agli impegni del Movimento: in alcune cose esteriori sì, ma, se approfondiamo bene, Lei non ha bisogno di mezzi umani, (tantomeno di disquisizioni umane). Quindi vorrei che si sappia, anche per chiarire lo scopo delle due lettere che ho spedito per email, di cui qualcuno si è persino scandalizzato: ora dico che il Movimento non ha bisogno di strutture, non ha bisogno dello statuto, non ha bisogno di resoconti, non ha bisogno di pagare viaggi o altro per fare 8 giorni di esercizi spirituali a Fatima, ora occorrono Sacerdoti, con il CROCIFISSO e la CORONA del ROSARIO, occorrono laici che sostengono e si uniscono in preghiera con loro un “cuor solo e un anima sola”, perché la seconda Pentecoste avvenga prima possibile.
What I'm saying may seem like abdicating the commitments of the Movement: in some exterior things yes, but, if we go deeply, She does not need human means (even less human disquisitions). So I would like it to be known, also to clarify the purpose of the two letters I sent by email, of which someone was even scandalized: now I say that the Movement does not need structures, it does not need the statutes, it does not need reports, it does not need to pay for trips or anything else to do 8 days of spiritual exercises in Fatima, now there is needed priests, with the CRUCIFIX and the ROSARY, there is needed lay people who support and join in prayer with them "of one heart and soul” (Acts 4:32), so that the second Pentecost takes place as soon as possible.
Quindi colui che guida il Movimento penso debba innanzi tutto incarnare lo “Spirito” del Movimento e nello stesso tempo tenere presente la figura di Don Stefano.
The M.M.P. becomes a reality not in the figures, in the resonance of names, in the efficiency of the organization, but insofar as one listens to Our Lady and one follows the work of the Holy Spirit, to the praise of the Most Holy Trinity. (Introduction - Spirituality, pp. 25, 26)
So the one who guides the Movement I think must first embody the "Spirit" of the Movement and at the same time keep in mind the figure of Don Stefano.
I have always thought that the one who is designated as the Person in charge must keep in mind the figure of Don Stefano, but above all he must embody "the spirit of the Movement" as it comes from the messages of the "Blue Book". For this reason, rather than saying "I am the one in charge" his job is to help keep faith in the messages of the Blue Book and the charism left to us by Don Stefano. Everything else: organizing, doing, even recalling: She will take care of things when someone does not behave well. Let us keep in mind the example of Don Stefano, and I would say also let us read and re-read the messages of the first ten years of the Movement, where we find messages that formed Don Stefano, and certainly if we live them they will form the true "Apostles of the last times”. These "Apostles of the last times" are not formed by the circular letters which we can write, Our Lady says that She forms them, and that as the first thing they must be:
Regarding the second commitment of the M.M.P.: unity and loyalty to the Pope. I would like to know if we as the Marian Movement of Priests must keep silent about the errors which destroy the true faith, generating such vast apostasy, which we find well described in most of the messages, to the point of reaching an unbelievable extension, because it has arrived "even to the summit of the Church" (June 13, 1989).
It seems to me that Our Lady asks us to unmask the error and to defend the Truth "even at the cost of shedding our blood."
Padre Quartilio G. tells us: “Now in most of the world there are people in charge named by Don Stefano, they themselves already know what they must to do.” It is enough to continue the essential things – the Cenacles, the Rosaries, Adoration, Confessions … In any case, I believe that time is short (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2016/12/signs-god-vs-satan.html). There is not needed a one in charge who does not dialogue with the people who are not in agreement with himself and “defends a total and unconditional infallibility of Pope Francis. With this great mistake he has confirmed those members of the Movement who sleep as naive children in Gethsemane at this hour of the Church’s agony, and he has put to sleep many others. In addition, by virtue of its ambiguity, the circular letter has led a number of members away from the Movement of Our Lady to another movement” (Professor Don Ivan Pojavnik in the letter of Padre Quartilio).
When I entered into many Catholic groups in Facebook, my first post was always:
“To let people know at least a little about myself, as I wrote in other communities:
I am a diocesan priest in Perugia, Italy. I graduated from UCLA, Math, 1974. We are truly in the period when “the woman clothed with the sun” (Rev 12:1-2) will crush the head of the serpent (Gen 3:15), which is rather well explained by Saint Louis de Montfort, “True Devotion To Mary”.
Over three years ago a priest in my diocese committed suicide. Our Cardinal decided to put aside the topic of our monthly meeting to talk about this. Many younger priests lamented at that time the lack of support by the Cardinal. I then spoke before the more than 100 priests present with the Cardinal and told them that I took the advice of Archbishop Fulton Sheen 14 years ago to spend more than an hour every day in church before our Eucharistic Lord in the tabernacle. From that time on, even though I live alone, I never felt any loneliness whatsoever. I told them that when I suggested this practice to 20 priests in our diocese, all of them said that they did not have time. I responded to them that if I do not spend at least one hour with Jesus in the Eucharist every day, I end up offering to people a poor priest, Father Joe, instead of offering them Jesus Christ.
Please pray for priests and bishops because we have a tremendous responsibility. Pray that we truly are willing, and will be willing when it is even more difficult, to be ready to do as Christ, the Good Shepherd, to lay down our lives for the sheep (Jn 10:11), to lead them to Christ, the Truth which does not change with the world, and which sets us truly free (Jn 8:32), even though the Truth of God is very often uncomfortable and outright rejected, scorned and hated in our world today!”
“The whole of man’s history has been the story of DOUR COMBAT with the powers of evil” (CCC 409). “Prayer joined to sacrifice constitutes the most powerful force in human history.” – Pope John Paul II. The true solution is to climb to Calvary with Jesus and Mary! “Suffering is the greatest treasure on earth; it purifies the soul. In suffering we learn who is our true friend. True love is measured by the thermometer of suffering…” (Diary of St. Faustina, no. 342). Visit: “The Great Gift of the Cross” (http://spir-food.blogspot.it/2017/09/the-great-gift-of-cross.html).
Satan has great power today to be able to manipulate and infiltrate groups of people. But the people on their knees before Jesus in the Eucharist in the tabernacle, with the Rosary, with much humility and faith and love, Satan cannot harm. “Make frequent visits to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament and the devil will be powerless against you.” – St. John Bosco.
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Dear Assunta, here is a few thoughts to help us in this period of great confusion. As Padre Quartilio G. wrote in his letters, Our Lady want simple things, such as the Cenacles, sacrifices, adoration, Rosary. Let us allow Our Lady to do the rest. I try to offer the Truth in the period of confusion, but “WITHOUT ORGANIZATION”, which Our Lady asked u sto do. At my index web sites, I wrote:
There is less prayer than ever before, more sin than ever before, even worse, indifference as if sin no longer exists, and so we have given much greater power to “the father of lies”, Satan (Jn 8:44). In particular Satan has more power to “disguise himself as an angel of light” (2Cor 11:14), to offer his very deadly beautiful lies as if they were the “truth that sets us free” (Jn 8:32)!
Thus it is very important in these times of great confusion, when even Catholic bishops are no longer in agreement about the fundamentals of our faith and morals, to not only pray much and to study the Catechism of the Catholic Church for adults, but to keep our eyes open so as not to fall into the beautiful lies of Satan presented as if they were the Truth!
FOR UPDATES on some of these fundamental, hidden, and disguised deceptions of the ancient serpent, visit one of my index web sites to see the more important, latest articles:
(as well as the DOCUMENTS REGARDING ECCLESIAL APPROVAL of the TESTIMONY OF GLORIA POLO):
Father Joseph Dwight
Father Joseph Dwight with Don Stefano Gobbi in the sacristy at Collevalenza, Italy, March 24, 2011.