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Thursday, 23 March 2017

Ontario English Catholic Teacher's Association goes hardcore "LGBTQ" at its 2017 AGM

Every picture tells a story. No further commentary is necessary. Evil. 


Just when you think it cannot get worse it does. It has been recently revealed that the Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association (OECTA) has been endorsing abortion

More recently, this blog published the fact that the out-going President of OECTA, Ann Hawkins re-tweeted  a video from the so-called "Women's March" that was a strident call-out in favour of abortion

OECTA simply goes from promoting one evil to another. 

Now, ramping up its militant support of the "LGBTQ" agenda (though I have heard homosexual activists complain about the inclusion of "Q"ueer - so, watch out OECTA, you may yet come in the cross-hairs of the homosexualists, who may order you to remove the "Q") - OECTA has proudly displayed two - yes TWO - "Rainbow" flags at its AGM.  One notices that there is only ONE Canadian flag, one Ontario flag. Obviously  identifying with homosexuality is more important to OECTA than being Canadian. 



One "rainbow" flag is not enough. OECTA needs two!!


But it goes far, far deeper. One notices that there is NO Crucifix. OECTA has long ceased to identify with Our Lord Jesus Christ. How could they, since they openly promote one of the four sins that cries to Heaven for vengeance? In fact, displaying a Crucifix would be the height of hypocrisy. We can accuse OECTA of many things, but we cannot accuse them of being hypocrites. They are, openly and unabashedly militantly pro-homosexual. As such, why would they display the God-Man Crucified?


Disgraceful. The evil of OECTA displayed for all to see


We have to ask ourselves very serious questions:

Where are the bishops? Why are they silent?

Where are the priests? Why are they silent?

Where are the parents? Why are they silent?

Where are the Catholic teachers? Why are they silent? 

Are there any Catholic teachers left?

Where are the respective Boards of Education and the Trustees?  Why are they silent?



OECTA gloats over its "new rainbow popup banners". Disgraceful gender-ideology propaganda


Dear readers, OECTA is not Catholic. It is a militant, extremist, globalist activist union that is corrupting children with false doctrine and imposing anti-Catholic ideologies.

OECTA is being enabled by the silence of churchmen - both bishops and priests - who are either emasculated cowards; or, even worse, dissenters themselves. 


Why is a Canadian based "Catholic" teachers union attacking a foreign government
at its AGM? Very, very strange behaviour. 

Why are they displaying photos from the pro-abortion "Women's March" in foreign city? 


OECTA is being enabled by dissident do-nothing Boards of Eduction, who sit idly by while heretical teachings and falsehoods are being hoisted on innocent children. These Boards and Trustees are also not Catholic. If they were Catholic they would intervene and fire those teachers who are promoting heresy and perversion. "Oh, they will appeal to the Ministry of Education", appeasers will argue. Well, let them. At least the Boards and Trustees will have expressed themselves. Then, if there are no options left, it is time to shut this sickening masquerade down. 

I call upon the bishop/s to begin the process by demanding according to Canon Law that OECTA cease to use the word "Catholic". If these Prelates do not take action, they too, will have to answer before God for their role in the corrupting of the souls of innocent children. 


My, my OECTA now promotes hermaphrodites. 

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The Ontario English Catholic Teacher's Association is PRO-ABORTION? ~ very SERIOUS Questions!

Dissenter from Catholic teaching
Just another "OECTA teacher" 

Just how seriously does the Ontario English Catholic Teacher's Association (OECTA) take the grave sin of abortion?

You, dear readers, decide. I ask you to consider the case of Ann Hawkins, who just stepped down after her term as OECTA President. A brief review of her Twitter feed discovers, a number of things, including her extreme political radicalism and her re-tweeting a militant call out in favour of abortion from the dreadful, pro-abortion so-called "women's March". 

The Second Vatican Council calls abortion an "unspeakable evil". It would seem that OECTA does not share the considerations of the Fathers of the Council.  

As President of a "Catholic" teacher's union, Hawkins is silent about Our Lord, and silent about things we would expect a Catholic teacher to support in educating children and young people as Catholics. 

Obviously, the membership of OECTA were not concerned that Hawkins maintained a highly polemical and secular political Twitter account that consistently endorsed, supported, re-tweeted politicians and public figures who are well known for their animosity towards the Catholic Church. 

A few examples of Hawkins' extremist support include: George Takei,  Van Jones, (the Chicago-born card carrying communist), Andrea Horwarth (militant pro-abortion Canadian politician), Chelsea Clinton, Michael Moore and Margaret Atwood. None of these people one could consider even marginally favourable towards Christ and His Church. 

One final question. What are we to make of the teachers who elected Ann Hawkins as President? 

Dear readers, please watch the video, review the screenshots and draw your own conclusions. If you have children in the "Catholic" school system in Ontario, prayerful consider withdrawing them and placing them in a spiritually safer environment. 

Stay tuned to this blog, much more to come on OECTA and its radical, open and public agenda of undermining the Catholic Faith. 


video
Video at the Women's March calling for abortion

Screenshot of the same video, re-tweeted by Ann Hawkins



























Tuesday, 21 March 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Our Lady of the Atonement has been transferred to the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter



The Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter has sought a ruling from Rome on the actions taken against Our Lady of the Atonement parish in San Antonio, Texas. Rome has spoken, the parish has been transferred to the Ordinariate. This is a major defeat for the vicious, arch-modernist Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller.

March 21, 2017
HOUSTON — The first Pastoral Provision parish in the U.S. is coming into the Ordinariate.

Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church and its school, the Atonement Academy, have been transferred to the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, effective March 21. At the direction of the Holy See, all parishes of the Pastoral Provision are to be incorporated into the Ordinariate: a special diocese for Roman Catholics who were nurtured in the Anglican tradition or whose faith has been renewed by the liturgy and evangelizing mission of the Ordinariate. 



Some background: 

On January 19, 2017, Archbishop Garcia-Siller, the Archbishop of San Antonio removed Fr. Christopher Phillips from the parish of Our Lady of the Atonement. Fr. Phillips is a priest of the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. 

Garcia-Siller participating in false religious practices
The radical arch-modernist archbishop claimed he had concerns about the liturgical and parish life that Fr. Phillips had built up which had - according to Garcia-Siller - an "identity separate from..." the other parishes in San Antonio. This is code for the Catholics at Our Lady of the Atonement, under Fr. Phillips' leadership,  in not participating in the types of liturgical services promoted by Garcia-Siller.

As you will notice, dear readers, in distinction to his distaste for Catholic rituals, the Archbishop has no difficulties with being an active participant   when it comes  to engaging in  false religious practices. Such practices are strongly condemned by the Church as gravely sinful. Catholics are absolutely forbidden to take part in religious practices that deny the Incarnation of Our Lord. 

Fr. Thomas Crean, O.P., writes: 

Fr. D. Prummer OP, writing in 1910, affirms in his Manuale Theologiæ Moralis that it is never licit for a Catholic to take part in a non-Catholic cult with the intention of worshipping God in the manner of non-Catholics, more acatholicorum. Such an act, he declares, is nothing other than a denial of the Catholic faith.  In the same year, writing an article on ‘Heresy’ for the Catholic Encyclopœdia, Fr. J. Wilhelm SJ affirms that a Catholic may attend non-Catholic services, but only ‘provided no active part be taken in them’. In an article on the same subject, the Dictionnaire de théologie catholiquereiterates, in 1920, that active participation in non-Catholic rites is toujours interdite – the reason being that it is ‘equivalent to a denial of the Catholic faith’. In 1930, Fr. B. Merkelbach OP in his Summa Theologiæ Moralis writes that ‘active participation in the sacred things of a [non-Catholic] public cult is illicit, since it implies approval of the worship and a recognition of the sect.’



For the full details of the ruling, please visit the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter's website. 

Monday, 20 March 2017

Solemn Latin Mass for the Feast of St. Joseph

The Feast of St. Joseph, falling yesterday on Sunday, has been transfered to today. 

On the Feast of the the Patron of Canada, Canadians should make a special effort to go to Mass. 

For those Catholics living in Toronto, they are blessed to be able to attend a Solemn Latin Mass, according to the usus antiquior. Do not forget to say a prayer for Pope Benedict XVI, whose celebrates this day, as Joseph Ratzinger.

Solemn Latin Mass at 7.p.m. 

St. Mary’s Polish Roman Catholic Parish
1996 Davenport Rd., Toronto


Sunday, 19 March 2017

St. Joseph, the Patron of Canada

St. Joseph, Patron of Canada
March 19th is one of the most special days in the Church in Canada. It marks that day on which we celebrate our Patron saint. Most of the country, sadly, will ignore him. Let us not. May St. Joseph bless each and every one of you.

Let us also take a moment to wish our beloved "Papa", Joseph Ratzinger, a blessed Feast Day. 

St. Joseph's Oratory. Montreal
St. Joseph was just, he was immersed in the Word of God, written, transmitted in the wisdom of his people, and precisely in this way was prepared and called to know the Incarnate Word - the Word who came among us as a man - and predestined to care for, to protect this Incarnate Word; this remains his mission forever: to care for the Holy Church and Our Lord. We entrust ourselves in this moment to his care, we pray that he help us in our humble service. We go forward in courage under this protection. 

Pope Benedict XVI, Address, 19 March 2011 

Thursday, 16 March 2017

The strange case of Archbishop Chaput's blasphemies and support of the dual-covenant heresy

Archbishop Chaput  with Jews. Did he preach Christ Crucified? 
For a Catholic bishop to be accused of blasphemy is a very serious charge. I therefore have reflected upon this for well over a week before posting. However, it must be said, Catholics have a right to know if their churchmen lead them astray. Archbishop Charles Chaput has made for himself a reputation as a man of solid, Catholic orthodoxy. But is he? 

Unfortunately, either to pander to the very powerful Jewish lobby, or because he truly believes in the "dual-covenant" heresy, or a mixture of both, Chaput believes that "anti-semitism" is blasphemy. 

Chaput wrote:  
"For Catholics, anti-Semitism is more than a human rights concern. It’s viewed as a form of sacrilege and blasphemy against God’s chosen people".

Archbishop  Chaput: To preach Christ to the Jews is an obligation and duty 

Yet, one can only blaspheme Almighty God. So says the Catholic Church, so it is written in the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC). Jews are not gods, nor are they an emanation of God, nor are they collectively God's Will. They are men, and mere men only. They are no better, nor worse then any other nation on Earth. At one time they were put aside to be the nation that would give the Messiah to the World. In that, they succeeded, but in doing so they also crucified the Messiah, rejected Him and continue to reject Him. This is the tragedy of the Jewish Nation. 

From the CCC: 

2148 Blasphemy is directly opposed to the second commandment. It consists in uttering against God - inwardly or outwardly - words of hatred, reproach, or defiance; in speaking ill of God; in failing in respect toward him in one's speech; in misusing God's name. St. James condemns those "who blaspheme that honorable name [of Jesus] by which you are called."78 The prohibition of blasphemy extends to language against Christ's Church, the saints, and sacred things. It is also blasphemous to make use of God's name to cover up criminal practices, to reduce peoples to servitude, to torture persons or put them to death. The misuse of God's name to commit a crime can provoke others to repudiate religion.

Likewise, one can only commit Sacrilege against the Sacraments etc. So says the Catholic Church, So it is written in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.  

From the CCC: 

2120 Sacrilege consists in profaning or treating unworthily the sacraments and other liturgical actions, as well as persons, things, or places consecrated to God. Sacrilege is a grave sin especially when committed against the Eucharist, for in this sacrament the true Body of Christ is made substantially present for us

Unfortunately Archbishop Charles Chaput does not think God's ways apply to the Jews. Incredibly, as we have read, the Archbishop seems to believe that a person who is an "anti-semite" (if ever there was a misnomer, it is the word "anti-semite" etc.) is a blasphemer and sacrilegious. 

Another time, Chaput also wrote: for the theologically liberal and Americanist, First Things
"... the Jewish people continue to exist because their covenant with God is alive and permanent. God’s Word is the organizing principle of their identity..."

Cardinal Dolan with anti-Catholic bigot,
 Abraham Foxman of the ADL 

No, Archbishop Chaput, it is you who are the blasphemer and sacrilegious one, who dares to state mere men can be blasphemed. In deifying the Jews, you blaspheme. There is but one Jew who is a Divine Person, Our Lord Jesus Christ. The very Jew whom you so persistently refuse to proclaim to the unbelieving Jews in their darkness. Your Excellency you have objectively sinned against the First and Second Commandments in making these claims.  

In congratulating the Jews for celebrating their false religion, as you did in First Things, you make the erroneous claim that God's covenant with the Jews is "alive and permanent". Wrong. It was abolished when Our Lord ascended upon the Cross to draw all unto Himself. (c.f. John 12:32). 

You further claim that God's word is the "organizing principle of their identity". Wrong again.  It was indeed, up to the coming of Our Lord, but the Jews rejected their Messiah, Crucified Him and continue to this very day to oppose Him and His Church. They therefore 
do not follow God's word. If they did, they would believe in Our Lord Jesus Christ. 

The Church, of whom you are an Archbishop is the New Israel, the Old Law is abolished, and the New and Eternal Covenant sealed in Christ's Divine Blood which is for all men, Jew and Gentile alike. In denying the truth to the Jews you commit an objective grave sin against charity, for all men should know the Truth. Why are you denying it to the Jews? Sadly, the confused (or cowardly?) Archbishop is merely following the "dual-covenant" heresy which a number of heresiarchs in Rome are promoting. 

The greatest act of "anti-semitism" is to refuse to proclaim Our Lord Jesus Christ to the Jews. Sadly, though, Archbishop Chaput seems far too concerned with what the Anti Defamation League (ADL) thinks, then what Our Lord thinks. In 2005, in Spain, the Archbishop told the ADL that the Holocaust was the "central tragedy of our times". Wrong, Your Excellency it was and remains the rejection of sin that is the central tragedy and its primary manifestation in the Holocaust of abortion. 

I close  reminding readers (and the Archbishop, if he or his handlers ever come across this post) that the ADL, particularly under the leadership of Abraham Foxman, is one of the most vicious anti-Christ organizations in the United States. Incredibly, this did not dissuade Chaput's fellow churchman, Timothy Cardinal Dolan (with pectoral Cross hidden - see below in photo) from gleefully posing with Foxman and co-religionist, Susan Rice (also known for her militant support of homosexuality, abortion etc.). Not to be outdone, the American Jewish Committee strives to distinguish itself in advocating evil such as same-sex "marriage. This has not in any way incommoded Archbishop Chaput from appearing before them.  


Cardinal Dolan, Abe Foxman, and Susan Rice

They, just like their pharisaical forefathers before them, hate Our Lord and would re-crucify Him if they had a second chance. How sickening it is to see a Catholic Archbishop abandon the ranks of the Apostles and join vicious blood-thirsty Pharisees who goaded the ignorant masses into demanding the Crucifixion of the Lord of Glory. Faced with that outpouring of hatred, Our Divine Lord countered it with, "Father, forgive them for they know not what they do". 



It is a frightening thing to ask: can the same be said of a Catholic churchman? Can an Archbishop "not know what he is doing"? Truly we are in mysterious times of apostasy and confusion. 

Let us now hear what a Jewish convert has to tell us about real "anti-semitism"; that is, denying Our Lord's Truth to the Jews. 

Please, dear readers, continue to pray for the conversion of the Jewish people. Pray for the conversion of Archbishop Chaput and Cardinal Dolan. 

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Monsignor Vincent Foy: 1915 - 2017 ~ was a humble, holy priest and prophet

Mgr Foy on the occasion of his 75th Anniversary of his ordination to the
Sacred Priesthood with Thomas Cardinal Collins 

On March 13, 2017, Monsignor Vincent Foy, at the age of 101, departed this earth to return to the House of the Father. Unlike so many bishops and priests, Monsignor Foy truly was a loyal Son of the Church. A "voice in the wilderness" in Canada, Monsignor Foy fought trenchantly against the baneful twin evils of contraception and abortion. Monsignor Foy was not listened to, and the result is that the heretical "Winnipeg Statement" that rejected Humanae Vitae was adopted and promoted by the Bishops in Canada. A whole generation of Catholics were either exposed to silence on issues of sexual morality, or told by these people that - though Church teaching was right and the ideal - nonetheless, they could hold the ideal as exactly an ideal and follow their personal conscience. It was all a sinister undertaking. The result was, in Monsignor Foy's own words, they were "complicit in mass murder". 

There can be no doubt that Monsignor Foy was the most important Canadian of the past century. Yet, he was virtually unknown. We could expect the media and the secular elite to despise him. Sadly, even in the Church he was an isolated figure, held in contempt by the powerful modernist elites. Like Our Lord, he was an outcast and not recognized as a prophet. Like Our Lord, he too had only love and compassion for these poor deluded souls. Yet, he was not a dreamer, but a realist. Souls needed to be protected and he urged again and again the then Archbishop of Toronto, Philip Pocock, to suspend the notorious heretic, Gregory Baum. 

Yet for Baum too - lauded and praised by the Catholic elite - Monsignor Foy, with his virtual last breath, showed true love  and prayed for this man's conversion. On February 21, 2017, Monsignor Foy wrote these words: 

Catholics should prepare for death and the Day of Judgment through repentance and the grace of sacramental Confession giving total absolution/forgiveness.  We should pray for poor Gregory Baum’s conversion.


There can be no doubt that from the Father's House, Monsignor Foy will pray the Bishops in Canada repent - and finally without any equivocation - reject the "Winnipeg Statement" and then preach with boldness the fullness of Christ's Truth about human sexuality and Life issues. For if the family is destroyed, all is lost. 

Monsignor Foy also foresaw the collapse of the Church in Canada. He knew that to mock God has very serious consequences. He foresaw that if the Bishops became ashamed of Christ and His teachings; Christ would be ashamed of them before His Father. Canada's bishops have, for nearly fifty years, refused to proclaim the Gospel undiluted. They refuse the graces God gives them as bishops. Consequently, we have seen an unprecedented implosion of the Church in Canada. We must always remember that the Church is not bricks and mortar: the Church is the mystical Body of Christ, His Bride who remains faithful to Him. 

Monsignor Foy was one humble, holy Catholic priest who remained faithful to the end. He was a true priest of Jesus Christ who kept his vow of fidelity to the Bride of Christ. May he now receive his reward and rest for eternity beholding the Beatific Vision of the Most Holy Trinity. 

For a full biography of his life, please visit Monsignor Foy's website. 

Monday, 13 March 2017

Novalis claims Gregory Baum -an admitted practitioner of homosexuality - is "Canada's most preeminent Catholic theologian"

Novalis' "... preeminent Catholic theologian",
the admitted practicing homosexual Gregory Baum 

Novalis, the Canadian publisher of "Living with Christ" (sadly the missalette of choice in many Canadian parishes), continues to claim that ex-priest and arch-heretic, Gregory Baum is "Canada's preeminent Catholic theologian". 

How is this possible, when Baum is an open heretic, and in his own words -remember, this is a man who was ordained to the Catholic priesthood to illicitly "marry" a women -  a practicing homosexual? 

I ask, dear readers, what is one to think of a publisher, such as Novalis, that considers Baum "Canada's preeminent Catholic theologian"? 


No. Gregory Baum, if anything, is Canada's preeminent apostate priest. 

Dear readers, it should be not too difficult to discern what Novalis is and stands for. It does not stand for Jesus Christ and His Church. 

It is time for Novalis to be banned from each and every Catholic Church.