Above image - Wikipedia, caption in Italian: "THE MADONNA OF THE BATON - protector of the Fascists"
"Our Lady of the baton, which never received an official ecclesiastical recognition, re-entered into a set of representations, mainly in the form of statues and holy cards, spread in the thirties of the twentieth century, in view of the clerical-fascist spirit desired by sectors of the Catholic Church and the regime itself. illustrious anticipation of these representations is the famous panel of the Madonna of the beam (1927), currently preserved in Predappio."
the last state of that man is worse than the first.
27 And it came to pass, as he spake these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said unto him, Blessed is the womb that bare thee, and the paps which thou hast sucked.
28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it. [Luke ch. 11]
"...Pope 'social' with an app speaks to young people: "When you give alms do not sound the trumpet" KeepLent is an initiative by the app and social network launched by the Service for Youth Ministry of the Prelature of Pompeii to preach the Lenten Gospel. Today audio message of the Pope - See more at: http://www.rainews.it/dl/rainews/articoli/papa-social-con-app-parla-ai-giovani-quando-fate-elemosina-non-suonate-la-tromba-589e84e0-3b38-4b82-82d3-773fdf27f1d7.htmlFebruary 10, 2016 "Be careful not to practice your righteousness before men to be seen by them, when you give alms do not sound a trumpet before you. Your Father who sees will reward you" in secret. Pope Francis has today repeated these recommendations contained in the Gospel to young people gathered in Pompeii for the "KeepLent", sponsored and organized by the Service for Youth Ministry of the Prelature "to preach the Lenten Gospel through social networks". The Pontiff has reached them with a audiomessaggio spread via App. "The word of God - explained to young people - it gives us the proper orientation for living Lent well. When we do something good, we are sometimes tempted to be appreciated and to have a reward: the human glory. But it is a false reward because it projected towards what others think of us. " According to Francis, "Jesus asks us to do good because it is good. He asks us to always feel under the gaze of our heavenly Father and to live in union with Him, not in relation to the judgment of others." "To live in the presence of the Father is a joy - assured Bergoglio kids to Pompeii - much deeper than a worldly glory." "Our attitude in this Lent - the Pope said - is therefore to live in secret where the Father sees us, loves us, waiting for us. Of course, external things are important, but we must always choose and live in God's presence ". "Let us in prayer, mortification, and in fraternal charity - he concluded - we can humbly before God. So we will be worthy of the reward of God the Father. Happy Lent, Our Lady of Pompeii accompany you and, please, pray for me". - See more at: http://www.rainews.it/dl/rainews/articoli/papa-social-con-app-parla-ai-giovani-quando-fate-elemosina-non-suonate-la-tromba-589e84e0-3b38-4b82-82d3-773fdf27f1d7.html
Above image - here:
23 And they shall say to you, See here; or, see there: go not after them, nor follow them.
28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;
29 But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.
[Luke ch. 17]
No Catholic or Pagan lent will save you, impenitent sinner.
Fasting is not a rite with timing, but something you do when you need to separate from this world. Catholicism want not you separate from it and for this reason it had paganized the fast, giving to it a collective and regulated form because the mind and spirits/souls of men must be controlled by Satan. And how is it possible to fast in secret, without to make it appear, as the Lord commanded, when everyone knows that in that precise moment of year you are commanded by men (the popes) to fast?
The pope is the Man of Sin revealed:
Taken from: http://beaconoftruth.com/ash_wednesday.htm
".....In his book The Two Babylons, Alexander Hislop observed:
Let any one only read the atrocities that were commemorated during the 'sacred fast' or Pagan Lent, as described by Arnobius and Clemens Alexandrinus, and surely he must blush for the Christianity of those who, with the full knowledge of all these abominations, 'went down to Egypt for help' to stir up the languid devotion of the degenerate church, and who could find no more excellent way to 'revive' it, than by borrowing from so polluted a source; the absurdities and abominations connected with which the early Christian writers had held up to scorn. That Christians should ever think of introducing the Pagan abstinence of Lent was a sign of evil; it showed how low they had sunk, and it was also a cause of evil; it inevitably led to deeper degradation. Originally, even in Rome, Lent, with the preceding revelries of the carnival, was entirely unknown....(.....)Mark 7:7
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Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
Monday, February 8, 2016