Looks like 2021 is off to an "interesting" start. (I am trying to be nice). We have the first week held by a stolen Presidency and The World Economic Forum Davos Switzerland meeting all in the same week. How conveniently wonderful!
The Great Reset is being planned for the world as we speak in Davos. No country will be left out....all sovereignty will be lost for all nations (AND ALL FREEDOMS). The COVID was a great test of how they could mandate laws throughout the world and it went quite well. (videos below.)
We are still in the Novena to Our Lady of Good Success for Jan. 24 through Feb. 2. February 2 is Candlemas, The Purification and the Feast of Our Lady of Good Success. Dr. Peter Kwasniewski has written an important article on Lifesite News on Jan 19th and it was posted on Rorate Caeli site on Jan 22....I am posting it here now....
Please read the following and please consider participating in a Novena. Of course, these recommendations can carry on throughout Lent (and the year). This below article is very well done... take care everyone and God bless!!
REMEMBER - THE WORLD IS STEEPED IN SIN - REPARATION IS NEEDED - MAY WE PARTICIPATE AND OFFER ALL WITH LOVE TO THE HEARTS OF JESUS AND MARY!!
January 19, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — It has become increasingly clear that the year 2020 was, by God’s providence, a wake-up call on many levels. Massive disruption was caused by civil and episcopal responses to COVID-19, and these may well worsen in 2021, as “Traitor Joe” takes up the reins of authority in the United States of America and begins to carry out, with Comrade Harris, the soft Bolshevik revolution, with the smiling complicity of most of the Catholic hierarchy. The errors of communism, which Our Lady of Fatima warned would spread throughout the world, have indeed spread over the decades, like a light rain that slowly saturates the ground — first winning over the intelligentsia, then percolating through the media and popular culture, and finally dictating the policies of the oligarchs who exercise power.
Meanwhile, in the churches where they might have expected to find strength and consolation, the faithful have faced demoralization from liturgical tinkering, shortcuts, shutdowns, arbitrary rules, institutionalized abuses. They have internalized the message that Mass is totally optional and that, in fact, it’s “safer” to stay at home or to do something less crowded. The results are hardly surprising: what appears to be a permanent dramatic dropoff in Mass attendance. Crowdedness now seems to be a “problem” only at traditional Latin Masses, where, thanks be to God, many Catholics have found the reverence and orthodoxy for which they had been longing. This, indeed, is the silver lining on the otherwise dark cloud.
Stepping back and taking the broad view, there is no doubt about it: we are witnessing an acceleration in the sinfulness of mankind — and this includes, alas, Catholics — whereby more and more extreme forms of evil are becoming more and more “normal.” Our sins are piling up in number and gravity, as if we want the inevitable divine reckoning to be as terrifying as possible.
It seems that at least a few should “stay awake and watch” with Jesus in His agony in the garden, should unite themselves to His Cross, and should deny themselves in order to beg the Lord for His mercy. Abraham asked the Lord if He would spare a city where only a few just men lived, and the Lord said assuredly He would. Chastisement has come and will come, but our prayers and sacrifices will strengthen us in bearing the storm and bearing fruit for the eventual restoration of the Church and of the Faith. In some mysterious way, our involvement is part of the unfolding of God’s plan, and we should not stay on the sidelines when we can enter more deeply into that plan.
This is why Sophia Institute Press has announced a “Novena for the Eucharist,” from January 24 to February 2. The website is https://eucharisticpenance.com. Those who sign up pledge to:
The Novena of the Eucharist is linked with the release of my book The Holy Bread of Eternal Life: Restoring Eucharistic Reverence in an Age of Impiety. In Holy Bread, I take a no-holds-barred look at the evils committed daily against the Blessed Sacrament due to decades of liturgical deformation and abuse, and I argue for immediate and urgent concrete solutions. Not all of us are in a position to implement most of these solutions, yet we should do what we can. At very least, we should pray and do penance.
I will certainly be doing this novena, and I strongly encourage all LifeSite readers to join. Mark it on your calendars or make reminders on your personal devices. Even if you don’t think you can do all of the recommended practices of piety, it would be worthwhile to do at least some. When you sign up at the website, Sophia will send you, for each day of the novena, a short daily meditation from Scripture and a prayer taken from In Sinu Jesu.
In these opening days of 2021, I have a greater foreboding than usual about what the future holds. We need to ramp up our prayer and sacrifices. Prayer and fasting will save us, and nothing else. As Jesus said, some demons are driven out in no other way — and there are a lot of demons on the loose right now.
Bernadette Porter is a Traditional Catholic, a wife of 41 years with 6 adult home-schooled children and 5 grandchildren. A sincere devotion to Mary, the Mother of God leads me to want to share "The Church's best kept secret" - Mary!