Monday, July 8, 2013
Vatican Consecrated to Archangel Michael, the Defender of Tradition

The statue was commissioned by Pope Benedict XVI prior to his resignation 
In the recent consecration of the Vatican to the Archangel Michael, Pope Francis declares:
"Michael struggles to restore divine justice and defends the People of God from his enemies, above all from the enemy par excellence, the devil. And St. Michael wins because in him, there is God who acts. Though the devil always tries to disfigure the face of the Archangel and that of humanity, God is stronger. It is His victory and His salvation that is offered to all men. We are not alone on the journey or in the trials of life. We are accompanied and supported by the angels of God, who offer, so to speak, their wings to help us overcome so many dangers, in order to fly high compared to those realities that can weigh down our lives or drag us down. 

 "In consecrating Vatican City State to St. Michael the Archangel, I ask him to defend us from the evil one and banish him."
The following is written by David Martin on the occasion of this event:
The understanding of course is that Michael will win our battles only if we invoke him. Clearly Francis and Benedict realize that the Church is under siege and have invoked the special protection of this heavenly warrior during this "final battle between the Church and the anti-church." It seems that Benedict may have prompted this action, being in the know about the satanic infiltration of the Vatican, and no doubt he briefed Francis about the infernal state of affairs in Rome and conferred with him on the Third Secret of Fatima which prophesied this very blight to the Church. Hopefully the consecration to Michael is step-one to universally bringing back the St. Michael prayer after Mass.
 
If the restoration of the Holy Roman Catholic Church has failed to materialize as expected, it's because St. Michael has not been given his place of honor as the guardian of the Faith. For Michael is the highest guardian of Heaven whose mission is to lead the armies of God in their fight against satan, therefore the evil one was intent on reaching in and inscribing those infamous words in the 1964 Vatican II document, Inter Oecumenici, which ordered that the traditional prayer to St. Michael be "suppressed." (article 48) 
This was to prove fatal for the Church. For it was through the restraining force of this great Archangel that the influence of the devil was formerly held back through the ages and kept out of the Church (2 Thess. 2:6, 7). But by removing Michael from the liturgy, this opened the door to infiltration and gave the enemy easy access to enter. The devil wanted the lock off the gate so he could get in there and remodel the fort without interference from his archrival, Michael.  

And the rest is history. The Church since Vatican II has been without spiritual protection which is why it stands "half in ruins" today. Sacred chant has given way to strumming, prayer has given way to clapping, and the sacrosanct order of God has given way to the new liturgical merry-go-round that caters to the whims of the people.
But this latest move to restore St. Michael offers fighting help for the wearied bands and lays the groundwork for a true and lasting restoration. We may very well be witnessing the dawning of a great and glorious renewal for the Church as foretold in Holy Scripture: "At that time shall Michael rise up, the great prince, who standeth for the children of thy people: and a time shall come, such as never was from the time that nations began, even until that time. And at that time shall thy people be saved, every one that shall be found written in the book." (Daniel 12:1)
The consecration of the Vatican to St. Michael truly constitutes a major building block towards restoration. But let us build on this. This is the time to fan the good flame and to start blowing away the smoke of satan that Pope Paul said had "entered into the temple of God." (June 29, 1972)
We pray that the cause of St. Michael continue to flourish and that traditional discipline be restored so that the Church Militant can again be girt with that brilliance and armor "wherewith it may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one."  (Ephesians 6:16)

8 comments:

July 9, 2013 at 5:21 AM
Steve said...

According to Malachai Martin, Lucifer was enthroned in St Paul's Chapel in the Vatican:

"Suddenly it became unarguable that now during this papacy, the Roman Catholic organization carried a permanent presence of clerics who worshipped Satan and liked it; of bishops and priests who sodomized boys and each other; of nuns who performed the “Black Rites” of Wicca, and who lived in lesbian relationships . . . every day, including Sundays and Holy Days, acts of heresy and blasphemy and outrage and indifference were committed and permitted at holy Altars by men who had been called to be priests. Sacrilegious actions and rites were not only performed on Christ’s Altars, but had the connivance or at least the tacit permission of certain Cardinals, archbishops, and bishops. . . In total number they were a minority—anything from one to ten percent of Church personnel. But of that minority, many occupied astoundingly high positions or rank.... The facts that brought the Pope to a new level of suffering were mainly two: The systematic organizational links—the network, in other words that had been established between certain clerical homosexual groups and Satanist covens. And the inordinate power and influence of that network." (Windswept House, pp. 492-3)

And we have heard about this "network" very recently.

July 12, 2013 at 6:40 AM
james atel said...
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July 13, 2013 at 7:50 PM
Christian LeBlanc said...

Windswept'll curl ya hair!

July 14, 2013 at 1:46 PM
Barbara Schoeneberger said...

Actually, the Leonine prayers were never an official part of the Roman Ritual. However, until this decree came out, no priest who truly believes what the Church teaches would ever have dreamed of omitting them on his own. I remember well growing up and at the end of every Low Mass the priest knelt and announced, "Prayers for the Conversion of Russia." That's where we would say the Leonine prayers. I fully agree that it was a grave error to have stopped this practice and am always happy when attending the Extraordinary Form to hear them once again. However, none of the priests introduce the Leonine prayers any more with the phrase, "Prayers for the Conversion of Russia." Too bad for the world because Our Lady of Fatima's request needs to be honored.

July 14, 2013 at 2:46 PM
Joann Nelander said...

"The consecration of the Vatican to St. Michael truly constitutes a major building block towards restoration."

I agree and welcome this and also I am thankful both Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI wrote and spoke of the reality of the Evil One to a world that fails to believe in his existence while serving him with every sin.

July 14, 2013 at 3:18 PM
Rich Maffeo said...

Only recently I discovered the St. Michael prayer (been a Catholic several years now). In light of the evil running riot through the Church and the world, my wife and I -- as well as our parish Bible study -- say the prayer routinely.

August 29, 2013 at 7:31 PM
Carl Grillo said...

This statue of Saint Michael is uncanonical and blatantly homoerotic. Since the Renaissance the Popes have condemned Sacred Art which displays excessive nudism and/or sensuality. How can the Demon of Sodomy cast out the Demon of Sodomy? "How can Satan cast out Satan?"

August 29, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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