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Monday, September 18, 2017

Church Militant under attack for speaking the Truth

What a weekend on social media! 

Fr. James Martin just can't stop playing the victim...he loves the attention it gets him. 

I wrote about this Saturday in my posts: Church Militant is so mean! and Fr. James Martin on men kissing men at Mass

The snowball continued gaining speed on social media as the battled heated up between Church Militant and Fr. James Martin and his groupies. 

For the quick lowdown, check out Michael Voris from Church Militant on his Vortex episode today ... 

Voris: "Holy Cow did social media ever blow up this weekend, involving the heresy-preaching, pro-sodomy priest Fr. James Martin and Church Militant. Late Friday, Church Militant broke the story that the seminary at Catholic University of America had canceled Martin's speaking event at an upcoming event the first weekend of October. That started it. The priest blamed Church Militant, in part, for the cancellation and started whining about it on Twitter. His allies in the Associated Press and other secular media came screaming to his defense. Church Establishment types — like Fox News consultant and Cdl. (Timothy) Dolan mouthpiece Fr. Jonathan Morris — came out of the woodwork, accusing Church Militant of being "demonic," and the rest is history. And all of this since just Friday night. Clearly, Church Militant has kicked the hornet's nest of homosexuality in the clergy." [clipped for length]
Voris continues by throwing down a challenge to Fr. James Martin and Fr. Jonathan Morris and even Cardinal Dolan! 
Voris: "So, since Fr. Martin and his followers think Church Militant is evil and rotten and mean and judgmental, we'd like to extend an official invitation to Fr. Martin to publicly debate his position about homosexuality any time, any place. Surely with the backing of such prominent homosexualist princes of the Church, as well as celebrity priests in love with themselves, judging from their rather unpriestly photos on their Facebook page, the pro-sodomy priest should relish the opportunity to slam Church Militant in person and before a packed house with cameras rolling.
How about it Father? You talk a good game. Let's talk it out in front of God and everyone. You think the Church is wrong like so many other clergy, and we think it's right. A little throwdown should settle this once and for all, right? And for all those deluded followers of his, you should be encouraging your pro-gay hero to take up the challenge."
"Perhaps Cdl. Dolan could even sponsor the debate, and it's perfectly acceptable to us if His Eminence wants to sit in the pro-gay corner. We'd expect nothing less. So, let's have a great big dose of that transparency that so many leaders in the Church never stop rambling on about. Let's dialogue. Stop all the name calling, right? Let's get down to it.
And we are as serious as a heart attack about this because the out front challenge to this homo-heresy has to be done. So come on Father. You know you're dying to. Come on."

For a more detailed lowdown PLEASE watch today's The Download on the issue - totally awesome and free for all to view today! 

The snowball shows zero signs of slowing down. Fr. Martin has called in the troops to once more target Church Militant as "cyber bullies" because they uphold Catholic teaching and call out Catholic clergy who reject Catholic teaching. Go figure! 

LaCroix International: The Worlds Premiere Independent Catholic Daily has come charging into the fray to defend the heretical teachings Fr. Martin promotes and blame "cyber militants" and get this...Pope Saint John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI! 😄

Quote: These cyber militants are not alone. Rather, they are part of the “age of anger” from which the Catholic Church is not immune. These groups and individuals are particularly active and influential in the Catholic Church in the United States. Much of this is the result of more than thirty years of episcopal appointments under John Paul II and Benedict XVI, which recast the US episcopate in the image of the “cultural warrior”.
The bleeding hearts club continues with "the saga" of poor little LBGTQXYZ sodomy promoting priest Fr. Martin plight against these horrible mean cyber "neo-Nazi" 😏bullies...
Quote: "The saga of Fr Martin indicates several important things. First, it shows that these fringe groups are small but not that marginal or unrepresentative of a particular kind of American Catholicism. Just two months ago, critics of the now well-known article by Antonio Spadaro SJ and Marcelo Figueroa in the Vatican-vetted Jesuit-run journal La Civiltà Cattolica said the authors had exaggerated the importance of groups like Church Militant. But the cancellation of Fr Martin’s talks confirms that these groups have power in the Church and can influence important institutional decisions.It is interesting to read the La Civiltà Cattolica article synoptically with its criticisms two months after its publication – that is, after the neo-Nazi and white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and this latest campaign against Fr James Martin."

HAHAHAHAHA! 😁 Who in their right minds can take these people seriously? These mental midgets are a sandwich short of a picnic! 

The Catholic Church says homosexual relationships can NEVER be supported, yet Fr. James Martin publicly supports them! By his own words he opposes Christ's Holy Catholic Church. 

Who in the Church is calling out these errors? Cardinal Dolan? Nope. 

Pope Francis? Nope. Heck, he promoted him! 

So that it's left to good, decent Catholic people like the folks at Church Militant to point out the obvious. And for that, they are called "cyber bullies" and "fringe" group! 

There are better names for Catholics like this in our Church's history who stood up against heresy and wayward clergy. 

Martyrs and Saints. 

These are the types of people Our Lord will say "Well done, good and faithful servant" to upon their Judgement. 

Those of Fr. James Martin and ilk will be getting a refresher course from the Gospel of Matthew.
Matthew 7:21-23Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA) 
21 Not every one that saith to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven: but he that doth the will of my Father who is in heaven, he shall enter into the kingdom of heaven.22 Many will say to me in that day: Lord, Lord, have not we prophesied in thy name, and cast out devils in thy name, and done many miracles in thy name?23 And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, you that work iniquity.

In Christ, 

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 


Saturday, September 16, 2017

Fr James Martin on men kissing men at Mass

Fr. James Martin: "I always say that LGBT people have more faith than straight people because of that. I mean imagine you, what you have just described is really interesting Brandon. You have internalized rejection already. You don’t even need to be told that you’re rejected in the Church, you’ve internalized it and that’s very sad. A lot of the people that Jesus came into contact with did the same thing. Think of like the woman with the hemorrhage who doesn’t even feel worthy to stand up and greet him, she reaches down and touches the hem of the garment; or the Samaritan women who comes to the well at noon in the heat of the day because, we think, she’s been married five times and she’s probably embarrassed. Maybe people didn’t know enough to tell her you’re not welcome to come out at the regular time when the other women come; she comes because she is embarrassed and she kinda internalized that and it’s sad. So I hope in ten years you will be able to kiss your partner or soon to be your husband. Why not? What’s the terrible thing?" 

Fr. James Martin is a disaster. I honestly don't know if my anger at this priest leading people toward Hell is stronger than my pity for him. It used to just be anger I felt for what Fr. James Martin has been doing, but over the last several weeks I have been reading on a single topic: HELL. 

And what is awaiting people, specifically priests in Hell is absolutely TERRIFYING. 

I would love to hear Fr. Martin speak about Hell. I wish to know what his thoughts are on the subject. Who does he think goes to Hell? What does he think Hell will be like for the damned? Does Fr. James Martin worry he might be headed for Hell because he opposes the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality and gay unions? 

I'd honestly like to know. 

He seems to be carefree about his opposition to the Catholic Faith. I fear for his soul. Truly I do. 

"O, how great is the priest!...If he realized what he is, he would die." 
-St. John Vianney-

I can't help but think, how he (and others like him) must break Our Lady's heart, because they are failing so miserably at their primary duty...saving souls for Christ.  
Lord Jesus, we your people pray to You for our priests. You have given them to us for OUR needs. We pray for them in THEIR needs.
We know that You have made them priests in the likeness of your own priesthood. You have consecrated them, set them aside, annointed them, filled them with the Holy Spirit, appointed them to teach, to preach, to minister, to console, to forgive, and to feed us with Your Body and Blood.
Yet we know, too, that they are one with us and share our human weaknesses. We know too that they are tempted to sin and discouragement as are we, needing to be ministered to, as do we, to be consoled and forgiven, as do we. Indeed, we thank You for choosing them from among us, so that they understand us as we understand them, suffer with us and rejoice with us, worry with us and trust with us, share our beings, our lives, our faith.
We ask that You give them this day the gift You gave Your chosen ones on the way to Emmaus: Your presence in their hearts, Your holiness in their souls, Your joy in their spirits. And let them see You face to face in the breaking of the Eucharistic bread.
We pray to You, O Lord, through Mary the mother of all priests, for Your priests and for ours. Amen.
Pray for Fr. James Martin and other priests. Their souls need saving too!

In Christ, 

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 


Prayer for Priests:

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Saints who had visions of Hell:

Church Militant is so mean!

Poor befuddled heretical Fr. James Martin is the victim of those bullies at Church Militant who pointed out his heretical speech and got the wheels turning for numerous speaking engagements to be terminated. *woohoo* 

Fr. James Martin has for years been a cheerleader for gay causes, particularly gay marriage, 
Quote: "Referring to an active homosexual friend in a same-sex marriage, Martin said, "I have a hard time imagining how even the most traditionalist, homophobic, closed-minded Catholic cannot look at my friend and say, 'That is a loving act, and that is a form of love that I don't understand but I have to reverence.'" [Youtube video of Fr. Martin praising his friends gay "marriage" and the need to "reverence" that relationship: ]

...even though the Catholic Church is crystal clear that NO Catholic can EVER support gay unions (no such thing as a gay "marriage" regardless of what society says). 
2357 Homosexuality refers to relations between men or between women who experience an exclusive or predominant sexual attraction toward persons of the same sex. It has taken a great variety of forms through the centuries and in different cultures. Its psychological genesis remains largely unexplained. Basing itself on Sacred Scripture, which presents homosexual acts as acts of grave depravity, 141 tradition has always declared that "homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered." 142 They are contrary to the natural law. They close the sexual act to the gift of life. They do not proceed from a genuine affective and sexual complementarity. Under no circumstances can they be approved.
While Fr. James Martin supports gay pride parades and tells Catholic they must have "reverence" for gay marriages, Christ's Holy Catholic Church says otherwise. Both cannot be correct. 

Church Militant has pointed out this obvious basic fact on numerous occasions and finally people are demanding their Catholic institutes stop inviting clergy who speak heresy. 

And of course, that has Fr. Martin playing the victim on social media as his ignorant groupies swoon and rage at the injustice of it all! Quick, open up more safe spaces with coloring books, bubbles and puppies, lots and lots of puppies! 

Get out the Kleenex... 

Most of the people commenting seem to be confused Catholics who don't know the Church's teaching on homosexual unions or Catholics who reject Church teaching in favor of following Fr. Martin on his bridge to Hell. 
Like "BroMark"... 

But then you get others like Amy Athene who from her Twitter page appears to be indicating she is of the Jewish faith...

...yet she says this... 

This poor creature is completely backwards. What "church" is heeding "extreme hate"? And where does she get the idea that Church Militant pointing out the Teachings of Christ's Holy Catholic Church constitute any sort of "hate" at all? The catechism says what it says, either you believe it or you don't. Church Militant happens to believe the Teachings of the Catholic Church, and this woman (among others) labels them the "extreme" haters for it. While we've got Fr. James Martin rejecting Christ's Holy Catholic Church's teaching (#2357) that clearly states we can NEVER support homosexual unions in favor of telling people he has "reverence" for gay unions. 

The hatred is not coming from Church Militant for speaking the authentic truth of the Catholic Faith. Rather, the hatred is coming from Fr. James Martin who is speaking with the serpent's tongue leading people out of the Truth and along his bridge to Hell. 

In Christ, 

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 

My previous posts on Fr. James Martin: 


Sunday, September 10, 2017

The True Church of Jesus Christ vs false churches

Which is the True Church of Jesus Christ?

"Among the religious communities which all claim to be considered the true Church, it is of the highest importance to distinguish the one which speaks truly from the rest who are deceived. 

Our Lord gives us in His Gospel an infallible means, a sure and evident sign by which we may recognize His Church.  And is it not an historical fact, clear as the day, and quite beyond the reach of contradiction, that the one Catholic Apostolic Roman Church is founded upon St. Peter, the first Bishop of Rome, the first Pope? 

Therefore all other Churches, whatever they may be, are false Churches, which do not come from God, and do not lead to God, but conformity with the divine institution. 

Therefore every true-hearted and truth-loving man, who has the fear of God before his eyes, is bound by his conscience, so soon as he shall be convinced of error, to go out from that false Church, in which he has had the misfortune to be born, and enter, obedient to the voice which calls him, into the true fold of Jesus Christ, which is the Catholic Church.  And if he has the happiness to be born a Catholic, he should thank God for it every day of his life, and should be ready to suffer all things, even death, rather than fail, under any circumstances, in obedience to the Pope. 

Nothing is easier than to know if you belong to Jesus Christ and to His Church.  You only need to know which Church has the Pope for its Head, and then to enter into this Church. It is a test which requires nothing but simple reason, and which is open to the whole world." 

Source: The Fountain of Catholic Knowledge, Copyrighted by Office of Catholic Publications, 1900. [Pages 76-77] 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Beatification of Father Stanley Rother broadcast on EWTN

EWTN To Broadcast Sept. 23 Beatification of 
Fr. Stanley Rother, First American-Born Martyr

Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN Global Catholic Network will broadcast the “Beatification of Servant of God Fr. Stanley Rother live from the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, OK at 11 a.m. ET, Saturday, Sept. 23, with an encore at midnight.

The beatification will be co-hosted by Fr. Christopher Brashears from the Diocese of Oklahoma, where Fr. Rother was born, and Fr. Charles Connor, STL, Ph.D. Father Connor not only teaches at Mount St. Mary’s, the Seminary which Fr. Rother attended, but also hosts EWTN’s upcoming documentary, “Fr. Stanley Rother – American Martyr.” To understand why Fr. Rother is being beatified, tune in to this important documentary, which premieres on EWTN at 1 p.m. ET, Monday, Sept. 18, and encores at 8 p.m. ET, Friday, Sept. 22, the night before his beatification. (Find EWTN at

Father Rother is one of many priests, sisters and lay people from the then Diocese of Oklahoma City and Tulsa who responded to now Pope St. John XXIII’s call for missionaries in South and Central America. While his path to the priesthood wasn’t easy, he made it through Mount St. Mary’s and, after a few parish assignments, Father Rother signed himself up for a mission in southwest Guatemala.

He arrived in Guatemala in 1968, where he was beloved. There, it wasn’t his knowledge of Latin that mattered, but his knowledge of Spanish and the local dialect, which allowed him to say Mass and broadcast radio programs in the local language, and his expertise in farming allowed him to help the locals plow their fields.

Father Rother loved his work, however, during his 13 years at the mission, the political situation became more and more dire. A catechist he knew well was kidnapped, tortured and killed. Priests with whom he worked were assaulted and some were killed.

Father Rother eventually found himself on a death list. He returned home for a bit to visit his family and to pray about whether the Lord wanted him to remain in Guatemala.

Most Rev. Harry J. Flynn, D.D., Former Rector, Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, said Father Rother told him, “If I stay there and speak, I will be deported or killed.” However, after much prayer, Father Rother would tell the Rector: “I know what I must do.”

Father Rother returned to the mission where he was killed in the early morning hours of July 28, 1981 by two shots to the head.

In making his decision to return to Guatemala, Father Rother said: “A Shepherd should be with his people,” and “We are ordained not for ourselves. We are ordained for God’s people and we become the servants of God’s people.”

His body lies in Oklahoma, but as the documentary declares, “his heart is enshrined in the church of Santiago Atitlan and lives on through the lives of his parishioners.” Don’t miss EWTN’s documentary for the full story or the beatification, which assures us that life is never over, it simply changes.

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 37th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 TV channels are broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 268 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. EWTN services also include radio channels transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; the largest Catholic website in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including “The National Catholic Register” newspaper, and several global wire services; as well as a publishing arm.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

EWTN Opens Studio in the United Kingdom

EWTN Global Catholic Network Opens U.K. Studio
Facility Located at Historic Walsingham Site

Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN Global Catholic Network has opened its first studio and office in the United Kingdom. The facility is located in a converted home in the historic Village of Walsingham, north of London. The town is the home of one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Europe, the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, which dates to 1061. The formal dedication took place on Tuesday, August 29 in a ceremony attended by EWTN Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw; Monsignor John Armitage, Rector of the Shrine; and the Most Reverend Alan Hopes, Bishop of East Anglia.

“This is a particularly important step for the continued development of EWTN in the U.K.,” said Network Chairman and CEO Michael P. Warsaw. “This new facility will allow us to greatly expand our capacity to produce programming for our European channels as well as to more easily incorporate content from the U.K. into our other channels around the world.

“It is also appropriate that this new facility is located just steps from the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, which for centuries has been one of the most important centers of Catholicism in Britain. Every year hundreds of thousands of people come to Walsingham on pilgrimage,” said Warsaw. “I'm very happy that EWTN now has a presence in this extraordinary place and can share what happens here with our audience around the globe.”

The three-story building named "Annunciation House" contains EWTN’s studio and a street-level reception and welcome center that introduces the Network to visitors. The facility allows Shrine pilgrims to enjoy clips from EWTN’s most popular television shows, original films, documentaries and more.

In addition to producing programs with leading Catholics from across the U.K., Warsaw said EWTN hopes to form a strategic collaboration with the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham that will help the Shrine carry out its mission to evangelize.

In a letter of congratulations read at the dedication, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Bishops Conference of England and Wales, wrote: “Over the last 950 years Walsingham has been a place of pilgrimage, proclaiming the joy of the Annunciation; in this new chapter of its history, I welcome the opportunity for the Shrine and EWTN to work together as servants of the New Evangelization.” 

Shrine Rector Monsignor John Armitage noted that “Walsingham is very much the crossroads of the Catholic Church in England. The Church needs to be at the crossroads, particularly an organization in communications. So we are delighted as a Shrine to be able to welcome EWTN to come here as an organization in their own right, but at this place where so many pilgrims come from all over the world.”

EWTN transmits dedicated television and radio channels for the U.K. and Ireland. Those services are available on the Sky satellite platform, cable and video streaming platforms throughout the region. The Network also transmits two additional television channels for the European continent.

The project in Walsingham was made possible through the work of Saint Clare Media-EWTN, Ltd., the Network's not-for-profit affiliate in Britain. That entity conducts marketing, fundraising, and program production for the EWTN U.K. television and radio services, as well as the creation and distribution of news content in collaboration with EWTN's global news outlets.

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 37th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 TV channels are broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 268 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. EWTN services also include radio channels transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; the largest Catholic website in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including “The National Catholic Register” newspaper, and several global wire services; as well as a publishing arm.

Friday, August 25, 2017

Pope Francis secure behind his walls

While Pope Francis declares anyone who owns guns and dares calls themselves "Christians" are in fact hypocrites ...

...and tells other nations not to build walls for security because they aren't Christians either, he sits safely behind his huge walls... 

People waiting outside Vatican City Wall
 ...while his personal well armed Swiss Guard protects him. 

We all pray the day never comes when any of our popes are attacked or killed, but the fact is, more likely than not an attack will come. As long as the demonic theology of Islam continues, Christians will be under threat. 
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - It is perhaps "only a matter of time" before Rome is hit by a Barcelona-style attack but security forces are ready in case the Vatican is targeted, the head the Swiss Guard has said.
Security has been stepped up at religious sites throughout Italy, including at the Vatican, since last year, when a truck driven by a suspected Islamist militant killed 86 people in the French city of Nice.
Barriers and police and army vehicles have been placed around St. Peter's Basilica to make it harder for a vehicle to gather speed in an attack such as the one last week in Barcelona, which killed 13 people.

What Christ's Holy Catholic Church once taught about Islam...

Fifth Lateran Council 1512-17 A.D
SESSION 12 - 16 March 1517 
 We are suitably carrying out the duty of our office when we renew again that reform of the whole church and its affairs which we have accomplished with profit; when we plan to apply suitable remedies for the unchallenged observance of the reform and to make provision for cathedrals and metropolitan churches so that they may no longer be without their pastors; and when we supervise these remedies with ever-present attention and untiring efforts, by means of which we may be able to render the Lord's flock, which has been entrusted to our care, acceptable and submissive in the sight of the divine majesty. Our aim is also to crush the Turks and other infidels standing firm in the eastern and southern regions. They treat the way of true light and salvation with complete contempt and totally unyielding blindness; they attack the life-giving cross on which our Saviour willed to accept death so that by dying he might destroy death, and by the ineffable mystery of his most holy life he might restore life; and they make themselves hateful enemies of God and most bitter persecutors of the christian religion. Strengthened by defences not only spiritual but also temporal, we may be able, under God's guidance and favour, to oppose the bitter and frequent sallies by which, in wild rage, they move savagely amidst christian blood. long gone now. Those teachings went out the window with the spirit of Vatican II

The lets all be friends and kiss the demonic Koran book of lies approach hasn't worked either. 

For centuries Islam has wanted to kill Christians. Nothing has changed except the Catholic Church's teaching on Islam. Hold to the old authentic Faith my friends! Kissing demonic books and trying to befriend people who are plotting how to remove your head from your body is not the way to go! Reject the spirit of Vatican II nonsense and trust in the authentic proven teachings of Christ's Holy Catholic Church. 

God help us! 

In Christ, 

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 

***Previous post on the Catholic Church and Islam: #FlashbackFriday teachings on Islam and the Catholic Church over the centuries: 


Mark Shea declares President Trump an Anti-Christ

...based on nonsense. 

Apparently, a protestant woman by the name of Paula White is one of President Trump's spiritual advisers and she said the following... 
“They say about our president, ‘Well, he is not presidential.’ Thank goodness. Thank goodness. Thank goodness,” White said. “And I mean that with all due respect. Because in other words, he is not a polished politician. In other words, he is authentically — whether people like it or not — has been raised up by God.” “Because God says that he raises up and places all people in places of authority,” she continued. “It is God who raises up a king. It is God that sets one down. When you fight against the plan of God, you are fighting against the hand of God.”
Shea got his undies in a twist over this statement because he did not recognize that White, in her own protestant way, was referencing Sacred Scripture. 
Romans 13 Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA)  
13 Let every soul be subject to higher powers: for there is no power but from God: and those that are, are ordained of God.2 Therefore he that resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God. And they that resist, purchase to themselves damnation.3 For princes are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? Do that which is good: and thou shalt have praise from the same.4 For he is God's minister to thee, for good. But if thou do that which is evil, fear: for he beareth not the sword in vain. For he is God's minister: an avenger to execute wrath upon him that doth evil.5 Wherefore be subject of necessity, not only for wrath, but also for conscience' sake.6 For therefore also you pay tribute. For they are the ministers of God, serving unto this purpose.7 Render therefore to all men their dues. Tribute, to whom tribute is due: custom, to whom custom: fear, to whom fear: honour, to whom honour.8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another. For he that loveth his neighbour, hath fulfilled the law.
And because Shea doesn't know these Bible verses or deliberately ignored them, he concluded that #676 in the Catholic catechism is a better fit for the current Pro-life, God bless America, freedom of religion protecting President Trump. *funny, I don't recall Shea ever referring to Obama, the baby butcher as an antichrist*
CCC 676: The Antichrist’s deception already begins to take shape in the world every time the claim is made to realize within history that messianic hope which can only be realized beyond history through the eschatological judgment. The Church has rejected even modified forms of this falsification of the kingdom to come under the name of millenarianism, especially the “intrinsically perverse” political form of a secular messianism. 
Shea is of course, as he so often is, wrong. 

Shea writes: 
"Do I think Trump is The Antichrist? No. Do I think he is *an* antichrist? Yes. Antichrists are a dime a dozen.  You don’t need to puke pea soup to be an antichrist. You merely have to oppose Christ."
Not so fast Jack. It is the denial of God that makes one an antichrist according to Sacred Scripture... 
[1 John 2] 22 "Who is a liar, but he who denieth that Jesus is the Christ? This is Antichrist, who denieth the Father, and the Son. 23 Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father. He that confesseth the Son, hath the Father also." 
Trump is no pillar of Christianity, but neither is he denying whom God is. All protestants "oppose" Christ in one way or another because they reject Christ's Holy Catholic Church and oppose Her teachings. That makes them protestant, not de facto antichrists. 

If Shea's view were correct, then Shea as an ex-protestant would clearly be declaring himself (and all current non-Catholic Christians) to have been an antichrist for a good portion of his life. One wonders, does Mark Shea consider himself a reformed antichrist? 😏

We can clearly see President Trump's belief in God in the many speeches and statement he's made. President Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast... 
[in part] TRUMP: "I was blessed to be raised in a churched home. My mother and father taught me that to whom much is given, much is expected. I was sworn in on the very Bible from which my mother would teach us as young children, and that faith lives on in my heart every single day.The people in this room come from many, many backgrounds. You represent so many religions and so many views. But we are all united by our faith, in our creator and our firm knowledge that we are all equal in His eyes. We are not just flesh and bone and blood, we are human beings with souls. Our republic was formed on the basis that freedom is not a gift from government, but that freedom is a gift from God." 
 Another example, when Syria used chemical weapons on its own people. 
[President Trump] "On Tuesday Syrian President Bashar al Assad launched a horrible chemcial attack on innocent civilians using a deadly nerve agent. Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children. It was a slow and brutal death for so many. Even beautiful babies were cruelly murdered at this very barbaric attack. No child of God should should ever suffer such horror. "Tonight I ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched. It is in the vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons. There can be no dispute that Syria used banned chemical weapons, violated its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention and ignored the urging of the UN Security Council. "Numerous previous attempts at changing Assad's behavior have all found and failed very dramatically. As a result, the refugee crisis continues to deepen and the region continues to destabilize, threatening the United States and its allies. Tonight I call on all civilized nations to join us in seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria and also to end terrorism of all kinds and all types. We ask for God's wisdom as we face the challenge of our very troubled world. We pray for the lives of the wounded and for the souls of those who passed. And we hope as long as America stands for justice and peace and harmony , we will in the end prevail. Good night and God Bless America and the entire world." 
Shea declares that because Trump when asked about his faith and asking God for forgiveness for his actions stated, “I am not sure I have. I just go on and try to do a better job from there. I don’t think so,” he said. “I think if I do something wrong, I think, I just try and make it right. I don’t bring God into that picture. I don’t.”, he must certainly be antichrist. Again, that makes Trump a Protestant, not an antichrist. Shea clearly has a hard time separating the two.

By the biblical definition there are billions of antichrists in the world...pagans, Jews, Muslims, Wiccans, Buddhists, atheists, etc,...but Trump is not among them. 

My message to Mark Shea...😇

In Christ, 

Julie @ Connecticut Catholic Corner 


I don't think Mark Shea likes me...😎

Can we say #Snowflake? 😊 

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