Joseph’s Statement of the Week. 5-27-20

In God We Trust' Doesn't Mean What You Think It Does

More signs of God’s influence in the United States

First off, we have Memorial Day coinciding with the end of this world Pentecost Sunday. Currently,  President Trump is opening the churches in time for Pentecost Sunday.

The first Roman Catholic President was born on May 29 (two days from today).

Veterans Day falls ten days after All Saints Day.

Fortuitously, the popes Tiara is in the United States (Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in this Country’s Capital Washington DC).

Not to mention again the two witnesses and two false prophets are from the United States.

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Joseph Saraceno’s reply to a protestant’s complaint about our devotion to our Lady

Richard,
It all started with the Angel Gabriel. Hail full of Grace.

Now, Martin Luther changed that to, Highly favored one. So in the beginning we had the “Our Father” the “Hail Mary” full of Grace… pray for us sinners… Then came the “Apostles Creed”. I believe in God the Father Almighty… which eventually became the Rosary in the 1400’s.

Believe it or not, the early Lutheran’s continued reciting the Rosary up until 75 years ago. Just as all women wore head covering in Church up until 75 years ago.

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