As Americans and in other protestant countries, the Angels quote’s for Christs birth in the Christmas cards is the protestant version. “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.” Luke 2:14..The original Catholic version was “Glory to God in the highest; and on earth peace to men of good will.” Continue reading
Ever since Satan deceived Eve to eat of the forbidden fruit under the pretext of becoming as gods (Gensis 3:5, “You shall be as gods knowing good and evil.”) Man has been struggling to find himself until Jesus Christ came into this world to give him back his spiritual rebirth. In going back to God’s original plan (Genesis 1:26, “Let us make man in Our image and likeness.”) What Eve didn’t realize was that she and Adam were already created as gods, but of the imperfect state. Continue reading
My parents came from Sicily and settled near the Boston area of Lynn Massachusetts. My name Saraceno is a common name. The Saraceno name comes from the Saracens which were Muslim, Arabs who conquered Sicily many centuries ago along with the Greeks and Spanish.
I was the fourth of six children born in America and by then English was being spoken more so than Sicilian. Continue reading
Around March 20th would be the week of the creation by the solar calendar and spring full moon, so this year the creation week starts on 20th and Adam’s birth or his creation day would fall on Good Friday March 25th. Ex:12. The reading on Good Friday, Holy Saturday Gen: 1.How ironic that our Lord would die on the day He created Adam. Some say that they were both buried in the same area but I can’t vouch for that. Continue reading
Rev. Billy Graham reassurance Nancy Reagan that they would be reunited after death. Fact is Billy boy wasn’t being 100% truthful with Mrs. Reagan. What most do not understand about the after life is yes we will all be reunited at the General judgment but only as a testimonial to where everyone is going. However those who go to heaven will be transformed into their glorified bodies and we will become like the Angeles. There will not be a family, husband and wife, type relationship in heaven. We will all be related as God’s family period. Matt.22:30 Mark 12:25 Continue reading
Most of you know that I have, over the last 45 years pointed out many of the heretical teachings of the Apostate Church of Rome. But to my surprise one change got passed me. As I was browsing in this library sale I happen to notice a Saint Joseph Edition of “The New American Bible.” 1970. As I have pointed out in the past, some of these new Bibles changed, Isaias 7:14, prophecy from a “VIRGIN shall conceive, to a young women with child,” casting doubt not only on Our Lady’s Virginity but on the Divinity of Our Lord. I also mentioned that the American Bible changed it back to the similar phrase of what it was before to, “..the virgin shall be with child, and bear a son…..” (conceived was left out) but close enough. However still absent from the other New Catholic Bibles. Continue reading
At 7 a.m., the priest’s floor-length black cassock sweeps along the courtyard of the church on the corner of Ninth Street and Ogden Avenue as he pours out old holy water in preparation for his first Mass of a long day. Back inside, he fills the large, silver pot with water from the kitchen tap and carries it down a narrow hallway and into the elaborate church, where it is placed by the door and blessed for use by congregants in ritual purification as they enter the church. MORE
It is my hope to make you aware that in 1973, I officially announced the Second Coming of Christ and that He will come back on Pentecost Sunday. As of 2015 we are finally approaching the last few years. He will return, shortly after the Biblical Chastisement of the fire from Heaven which will seem to come from the SUN. Understand that the faithful will be protected. Continue reading
Jan. 22….Saturday, January 19, 2008 6:05 PM
The saints of the Old Testament are not titled as such, and we do not have feast days for them for the most part. (Holy Machabees, Martyrs Aug.1).
Those who were involved in the transition, between the old and new, because they were linked to the birth of Christianity, got the rank of sainthood, as with the Holy Innocents.
When Moses was born, Satan had babies killed, when Christ came into the world, Satan had babies killed, after (Elias) came into the world, the world legalized abortion and babies were killed. Continue reading
1st. And again, read your Missal’s reading and Gospel daily.
2nd Pray either the Rosary or if not enough time, evening and morning prayers.
3rd. Fast at least once a week, from morning to at least 5 pm. Liquids are O.K.
4th Remember Our Lords commandment to always do good. It’s awful difficult to slander a person who’s doing good all the time. Continue reading
In recapping my article on, “Man’s Obsession with Eliminating Original Sin.” I want to take the liberty in stressing the importance and less respected of all of God’s creatures. That is, our earthly Angels, as we reflect in God’s chain of command. Continue reading
March 20th would be the first day of the week of the creation by the solar calendar but would have to fall on Sunday (as the first day of the week) since God went by the Full Moon then this year it would be April 13. As Creation day. So Adam’s birth or his creation day would fall on Good Friday April 18. This year. Ex: 12. The reading on Good Friday, and Holy Saturday Gen: 1. Continue reading
Most of the main events that take place in Scriptures take place, from Lent to Pentecost Sunday, Creation of the World, Adam & Eve, The Passover, Ten Commandments, The Flood? The Annunciation, The Crucifixion, Resuurection, Opening of Heaven on Ascension Thursday, The Birthday of the Church & Christ’s Return on Pentecost Sunday. And I might add so should the Great Chastisement which precedes the Second Coming of Christ.
Grace be with you, In Christ, Joseph
Yet never was the burning and the shining light, (John 5:35) of the Precursor’s lamp more radiant than at this moment, when it was absorbed within the abyss of light that is the Godhead. Because John’s role in the economy of redemption was so vital, the Church has made room for him in her glowing firmament of saints next to the Mother of God herself. (John was the Greatest Prophet) Today, as long ago on the banks of the Jordan, John leads us to the fount of apostolic zeal– the divine simplicity of loving only Christ, and all men in and for him.
Elias, St. John the Baptist and St. Anthony (June 13) have a lot in common, they were all Hammers of Heretics…….
Saint John the Baptist, Last of the Major Prophets until the End Time
And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Eliseus the Prophet; and not one of them was cleansed, but only Naaman the Syrian. St. Lk. 4:23-30
Our Lord was demonstrating why those who lack faith seldom see signs and miracles, as He continues, an evil and adulterous generation seeketh a sign: and a sign shall not be given it, but the sign of Jonas the Prophet. St. Matt. 12:39. A prelude to our times as this generation, too, demands signs from God’s witnesses preceding the Second Coming of Christ.
After Christ are Prophets still needed? NO; witnesses to their prophecies, yes. When we think of prophecy, we think of the foretelling of things to come, but there is more to it, Prophets are also messengers of God.
The outstanding Prophet is Jesus Christ—He is God. He proclaims that He is our salvation. In Him the message and the Prophet are one. The whole Church, the assembly of those incorporated into Christ, takes over His role to continue to witness to His prophecy. Prophets always speak with reference to salvation and Messianic times. They foretell or herald the coming of the messianic kingdom. Through faith and the Sacraments we are living in the glorious messianic times, and we witness to them by our way of life. 1. As St. John the Baptist stated, “He must grow, and I must disappear.” St. Jn. 3:30.
Once Christ established the Papacy, the Popes became the number one High Priest, Prophet of Prophets and Doctor of Doctors. This means there is no human placed above the Pope. One must never forget that prior to being Pope, and in order to be Pope, he must first of all be a believer, one who himself has the faith. As a result of this the Pope adheres to the teaching of all his predecessors. He is taught by them. 2.
The Church teaches public revelation is contained either in the Bible or in the deposit of the Apostolic Tradition. After the death of the last Apostle there could be no addition to public revelation. Whenever the majority of God’s people become sinful, God sends us His punishments. Both fonts of public revelation, Scripture and tradition, have been given to the Church; only the Church can authentically interpret the Bible; only the Church can authoritatively declare the content of the Apostolic tradition; but the Church does not receive new revelations, it guards, explains and makes explicit for the faithful the content of the revelations made to the Apostles. Revealed truths proposed by the Church are believed by Catholics with divine faith i. e., because of the authority of God who has revealed them. Anything of Faith is Old not New. To deny a revealed truth proposed for our belief by the Church is heresy. 3.
As long as we have a true Pope in the world there can not be any major prophets and as for the two witnesses which come into the world during the Great Apostasy, (Schism) we will be without a true Pope as the Antichrists will control the apostate church while the faithful seek refuge in the wilderness. Apoc. 12.
Elias and Enoch do not come back but are represented by the current two witnesses. In Christ’s time we had two witnesses: St. John the Baptist, who represented Elias 4, and Jesus who represented Enoch. Enoch was married and represents the married state in the mystical body of Christ. Christ also represents the married state as the Groom of His Church. Isaias 7:15. Elias and St. John the Baptist represents the single or chaste state. It’s my understanding of why we say the Confiteor twice, each time at Mass, as it is said once for the married state and once for the single state. Or you could apply it as well to saying the Confiteor once for Enoch and the other for Elias.
The two witnesses in the end times cannot be of the Religious simply because Enoch was married and his replacement would represent the married state. Also, both witnesses would have to be free of any control of the religious nature, as they would be speaking in the place of the Pope. They will explain the status of Church, prepare the faithful for the battle of Armageddon (the last battle), the great chastisement (fire from heaven), and the Second Coming of Christ.
By faith Enoch was taken up lest he should see death; and he was not found because God took him up—for before he was taken up he had testimony that pleased God and without faith it is impossible to please God. For he who comes to God must believe that God exists and is a rewarder to those who seek him. Heb. 11:5.
Grace be with you, through Mary Our Hope,
In Christ, Joseph
8-29-05 Beheading of John the Baptist.
1. St. Andrew Bible Missal 1962
2. Fortes in Fide.# 1, Father Noel Barbara
3. Catholic Encyclopedia
4. Ott, Fund. of Catholic Dogma, pg.487