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Excerpt from my book, “The Key to the Apocalypse.”

Several saints and mystics have prophesied a three days of darkness such as: Anna-Maria Taigi, Padre Pio, St. Hildegard, and Marie-Julie Jahenny, just to name a few.

The prophecy is about a chastisement at the end of the world and can be summed up by the following:

[The world will literally be in darkness for three days during which Devils will be let loose on earth who will kill three quarters of the world’s population. The Faithful are to lock all the doors and windows not letting anyone in when it happens. Devils will imitate loved ones to fool the Faithful to open up, only then, destroying all those inside. Looking out the window to see the event will cause one to die immediately. Rain of fire will fall to earth destroying everything. Only blessed wax candles will give light during those three days and nothing will extinguish them. They won’t burn in the houses of the wicked. Because the terror, children will be taken up to Heaven. The Faithful who get caught outside will perish but will be saved from hell. All the enemies of the Church will be annihilated. The Faithful are to pray unceasingly during the event. After the three days of darkness, those that survive will search far and wide for others who also survived. The earth will be renewed. Sts. Peter and Paul will come down from Heaven and designate a new pope. Christianity will spread and nations will come back to the Church.]

Bible verses are used to defend this prophecy and since the event of three days of darkness was seen before in history such as one of the plagues of Moses, then it is seen as more than a mere possibility but as a probability.

Because so many mystics and saints have prophesied this event agreeing on almost every detail, then it is said by those who spread the prophecy that it would be foolish not to believe that the event will occur.

The problems with this prophetic scenario in a nutshell

The first problem is that we see a Sts. Peter and Paul likened as the two witnesses of the Apocalypse. Many other prophets and prophesies have spoken about a second-coming of Sts. Peter and Paul to restore Rome. Who would doubt that this was in the minds of those addressing a literal three days of darkness? After all, you have to get those two witnesses in there somehow.

Secondly, this whole scenario simply contradicts itself.

Why would Christianity need to spread if everybody who survives is Christian anyway?

Since only blessed candles can be lit then how do you light your candle unless it is lit before the event takes place?

Such an event is not remotely described in Scripture but rather contradicts it since it leaves no room for the great apostasy, antichrist, and the abomination that happens immediately before the Second Coming. Not to mention that if God destroys all the wicked, then there will be no real separation of lambs and goats during Christ’s Judgment.

All such verses used by those who promote the prophecy have been understood outside the genre of apocalyptic language.

If one is looking for a literal three days to happen, then one will not be looking for the antichrist and the Second Coming now!

Padre Pio, just to give one example, has been in error about many things before. For example: he affirmed Garabandal, which had the prophecy that John Paul II would be the last pope of Catholic times. This means Padre Pio was very wrong about a false apparition since Garabandal has now proven to be untrue as John Paul II was not the last “pope” of Catholic times according to the visionaries. However, the times are no different now than when John Paul claimed (falsely) the papacy in 1978.

Padre Pio also believed the book by Maria Valorta “The Poem of the Man God” was a good and holy book. However, it was on the index of forbidden books for some heretical statements within it.

There are many prophecies from many saints that never came to pass. Because so many mystics and saints give a prophecy about something alike don’t necessarily give it any credence.

The fact is the three days of darkness is heretical unless understood in some symbolic way.

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EXCERPTS FROM MY BOOK, “Baptism of Desire or Blood (A Defense in Brief Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam)”.

The Catholic Church teaches that all men must absolutely be inside the Church to be saved, no exceptions whatsoever.

In extraordinary cases, the doctrine of Baptism of Desire ‘BOD’ and/or Blood ‘BOB’, explains how it is possible to enter the Church without the actual Sacrament of Baptism.

The doctrine of Baptism of Desire says that at death, provided there is faith, desire (implicit or explicit) to be baptized, and perfect contrition for one’s sins, one will be brought into the Church apart from the actual Sacrament of Water Baptism.

Baptism of Blood is the doctrine that refers to those who couldn’t receive the Sacrament but did shed their blood for Christ.

Some BOD/BOB defenders might say that objectively one can be outside the Church but subjectively inside the Church. They mean that in the external forum, there are those who appear to be outside the Church, but aren’t really. Catholics can find themselves through ignorance practicing a Protestant religion. This is true, but some mean that subjectively a Protestant is really a Catholic because of a false understanding of what the Church is, or that a non-baptized person can be inside the Church subjectively. This approach runs contrary to the Dogma of EENS and there would be no need of the doctrine of Baptism of Desire or Blood. BOD/BOB doesn’t really apply to the baptized anyway, since the Sacrament of Baptism has already been administered to such persons.

Therefore, rather than running contrary to the Dogma “Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus,” this doctrine of BOD/BOB, when understood correctly, explains how the dogma applies in the extraordinary cases and conditions.

It is false to say that outside the Church there is salvation in extraordinary conditions. This explanation goes against the dogma EENS. If someone asks, can a Jew, Muslim, or Protestant be saved? The answer is simply no, not as a Jew, Muslim, or Protestant, but they can be saved as Catholics.

It would be incorrect to say that they were saved in their religion or by their religion, for it is neither.

Again, it is not how salvation might be attained outside the Church because there is no salvation outside the Church. Baptism of Desire/Blood is the explanation how those outside the Church get inside the Church immediately before or at death.

Baptism of Desire and Blood is not a defined dogma. The First Vatican Council intended to define it but was cut short because of the Franco-Prussian war. Rather, it is a doctrine given the name of Baptism of Desire/Blood to explain the application of the dogma EENS under the extraordinary conditions.

Baptism of Desire means that it is only a possibility that one outside the Church can get inside, not that it has ever happened since there is no saint from Baptism of Desire, nor is it even likely for it would seem to be a very rare event.

However, there are recognized saints from Baptism of Blood.

This not only proves that it is possible to be saved apart from the Sacrament, but you must believe it since the Church is infallible in recognizing saints.

The case of implicit desire means one who is invincibly ignorant is not saved by his invincible ignorance. Take careful note of this. Invincible ignorance does not save. It is the worst kind of handicap.

Baptism of Desire means God infuses the Catholic Faith immediately before or at death, wherefore one is no longer ignorant.

This invincible ignorance must be about the Catholic Faith for those who are not ill-willed for as St. Paul says in II Corinthians 4:3: “And if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost, In whom the god of this world (Satan) hath blinded the minds of unbelievers, that the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God, should not shine unto them.”

There is no such thing as an invincibly ignorant atheist as St. Paul says in Romans 1:18-20: “For the wrath of God is revealed from Heaven against all ungodliness and injustice of those men that detain the truth of God in injustice: Because that which is known of God is manifest in them. For God hath manifested it to them. For the invisible things of him, from the creation of the world, are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made; his external power also, and divinity: so that they are inexcusable.”

God can save anyone that pleases Him (only He knows). It is possible. See Mark 10:26-27, Luke 18:27

BOD and BOB are not sacraments.

The designated terms (Baptism of Desire/Blood) are about what constitutes the possible exceptions to the Sacrament. It must necessarily fall under at the very least the universal and ordinary teaching of the Church as it is referenced at the Council of Trent.


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CCC: Believes in the remission of sins outside of the church. Vatican 2, UR 3, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul, John Paul II, Benedict XVI, Francis I

TCC: Believes that outside the church there is no remission of sin. Popes Boniface VIII Unam Sanctam: “this Church outside of which there is no salvation nor remission of sin.” and Pope Eugene IV, both ex cathedra.

CCC:  Prays and worships with non-Catholics for world peace, unity, and tolerance. Assisi Events 1, 2, and 3, John Paul II in Jewish and Zoroastrian temples, Benedict XVI in Mosques, Francis I ecumenical services with Jews and Evangelicals, Mother Theresa in Hindu and Buddhist temples…

TCC:  Prays for non-Catholics to become Catholics so they can get to heaven. It is contrary to the Divine law to pray and worship with non-Catholics. Pope St. Gregory the Great, Synod of Laodicea, Fourth Council of Carthage, Second Ecumenical Council of Constantinople from II Cor. 6: 14:16, Council of Vienne, Holy Office 1859.

CCC:  Does not believe the church is fully catholic until all those separated have united. Vatican II, UR, 4. “Nevertheless, the divisions among Christians prevent the Church from realizing in practice the fullness of Catholicity proper to her, in those of her sons and daughters who, though attached to her by baptism, are yet separated from full communion with her.  Furthermore, the Church herself finds it more difficult to express in actual life her full Catholicity in all its bearings.”

TCC:  Believes in one, holy, catholic, and apostolic church.  Councils of Nicea and Constantinople

CCC: Rejects the Dogma that the Church is ONE in Faith. One of the gravest sins ‘that disfigure the Church’s face’ is the sin ‘against her visible unity’, and, in particular, ‘the historical divisions which separated Christians and which have not yet been surmounted’”. Benedict XVI in L’Osservatore Romano Jan. 22, 2013, and Vatican II UR

TCC: The Church of Christ is perfectly ONE in Faith. Pope Leo XIII Satis Cognitum.

CCC: Believes that the Church of Christ and the Catholic Church are two different entities. “Thus the Council Fathers meant to say: the being of the Church as such extends much further than the Roman Catholic Church…” (Ratzinger in Frankfurter Allgemeine) “The Church of Christ is not exclusively identical to the Roman Catholic Church. (Avery Cardinal Dulles in Verso la Chiesa del Terzo Millennio, Brescia: Queriniana, 1979), “It is difficult to say that the Catholic Church is still one, Catholic, apostolic, when one says that the others (other Christian communities) are equally one, Catholic and apostolic, albeit to a lesser degree. —- at Vatican Council II, the Roman Catholic Church officially abandoned its monopoly over the Christian religion.” (Fr. Edward Schillebeeckx, one of the main drafters of Vatican II)

TCC: Infallibly teaches that the Church of Christ and the Catholic Church are one and the same thing. Pope Pius XII Mystici Corporis, 1943, Humani Generis, 1950

CCC:  Believes Protestants and Eastern Orthodox are separated brothers and have a right to be called Christians due to their baptism.  Vatican II, UR. 4, John Paul II in Ut Unum Sint 13,

TCC:  Protestants and Eastern Orthodox are heretics and schismatics and have no right to be called Christians until they convert to Catholicism. Pope Eugene IV and Leo XIII, Satis Cognitum 13,“Therefore if a man does not want to be, or to be called, a heretic, let him not strive to please this or that man… but let him hasten before all things to be in communion with the Roman See.”

CCC:  Believes everybody has a right to believe and worship as they want in public. Vatican II, DH 2 and 4.

TCC:  Nobody has a right to be wrong. Pope Pius IX Syllabus, Pope Clement V and Council of Vienne

CCC:  Believes there should be a separation of church and state.  Americanism

TCC:  Church should not be separated from the state.  Pope Pius IX Syllabus.

CCC:  Believes Vatican II was guided by the Holy Ghost as it taught novel doctrines for the modern world.

TCC:  Believes Vatican II was guided by Satan as it taught heresies and blasphemies against God and the historic Catholic Faith.

CCC:  Believes the Catholic Church is vibrant, full of life and is in the new springtime. Pope John Paul II

TCC:  Believes the institutional church is dead, and awaiting for Christ’s return to resurrect it.   Fr Malachi Martin

CCC:  Believes the Roman (Latin) Mass is outdated, but should be allowed, to keep traditionalists from being disobedient. Pope Paul VI, EWTN, Benedict XVI

TCC:  The Roman Mass is the most beautiful thing this side of Heaven. Fr Faber, Fr Malachi Martin

CCC: Commands fasting twice a year and abstinence every Friday during Lent.

TCC: Commands fasting every day during Lent except Sundays and abstinence every Friday throughout the whole year and on all Ember Days.

CCC:  Believes that non-Catholics should be able to receive Communion if they truly believe or if there is a great need such as danger of death. 1983 Canon 844 Pope John Paul II

TCC:  He who eats the lamb outside this house will perish and whoever eats of the lamb and is not a member of the Church, has profaned. Popes Pius VIII and Pius IX

CCC:  Believes that all non-baptized babies that die go to heaven and that limbo never really existed. Holy See 2006

TCC: All non-baptized babies that die go to limbo (part of Hell) and cannot go to heaven. Popes Zosimus, and Eugene IV both ex cathedra.

CCC:  Believes women are to be equal to men serving the altar. Altar girls enrich the liturgy. Pope John Paul II

TCC:  Believes women’s serving the altar is an evil practice. Popes Benedict XIV,  Gelasius, Innocent IV

CCC:  Believes women can read Scripture during the liturgy as lectors. 1970’s Holy See

TCC:  Women are not permitted to speak in the churches of the holy ones. St Paul in Holy Scripture

CCC:  Believes women no longer need to wear head coverings. It is only a cultural practice.

TCC:  Women must always have the head covered when praying and is not a cultural practice as it was built into creation. St Paul

CCC:  Believes the church is cultural and should change accordingly. John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict XVI

TCC:  Believes the church is counter-cultural and truth is immutable. Every true pope before 1958

CCC:  Refers to John Paul II as Blessed Pope John Paul the Great.

TCC:  Refers to John Paul II as John Paul the Great Apostate.

CCC:  Believes some mortal sins are merely vices and that it’s very difficult to commit a mortal sin.

TCC:  Believes all sins (even venial) are serious and to always guard against falling into mortal sin which can be quite easy to do.

CCC:  Believes books and movies that promote the use of profanity, sexual innuendo, sexual nudity, and violence  should not always be condemned but at times be promoted as good and useful.

TCC:  All books and movies that promote the use of profanity, sexual deviance, and violence should be condemned. To read or watch them would constitute a mortal sin and should be avoided at all costs.

CCC:  Believes that we should be tolerant of everyone and love and accept all.

TCC:   Love what God loves and hate what God hates. Holy Scripture

CCC: Believes all the new rites of the sacraments from the 1960’s are valid. SSPX

TCC: All the sacraments except Baptism and Matrimony are probably invalid because of false forms, intents, and ministers.

CCC: Believes in the anti-trinity of Liberty, Fraternity, and Equality with the people as the ruling class. French Revolution

TCC: Believes in the Kingship of Christ with a ruling Catholic State as it corresponds to the Laws of God.

CCC: Believes the Jews are the elder brothers of Christians whose covenant has not been revoked. John XXIII, John Paul II, Benedict XVI

TCC: Believes the Jews can be the worst of all enemies whose covenant has been fully revoked as the New Covenant replaced it.  Holy Scripture

CCC:Believes the Jewish Nation of Israel was rightly established before God.

TCC: Believes the Jewish Nation of Israel is a nation of Antichrist.

CCC: Believes the United States of America was established on Christian principles.

TCC: Knows the United States of America was established on Judeo-Masonic principles.

CCC: Believes in the New World Order with all the nations coming together in harmony to rule together.

TCC: Believes in the Old World Order with the Catholic State as the only true government for each nation.

CCC: Believes the papacy is filled with a legitimate successor to Peter.

TCC: Believes the papacy is vacant due to the fact the claimant is not Catholic.

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18.    Eucharistic Miracles involving “popes” prove they’re true popes.

The following argument is used as a defense that John Paul II was a true pope. The substance of the answer given can be used for all such so-called miracles.

Since 30th June1985, when the statue of Our Lady belonging to Julia Kim, a humble Korean housewife, began to shed tears, tens of thousands of pilgrims have flocked to the small city of Naju in South Korea to visit the shrine of Our Lady, after hearing about the miraculous signs and happenings that occurred there. Many have personally seen the supernatural signs such as the shedding of tears and tears of blood as well as a fragrant of oil oozing from the statue of Our Lady. Many more have witnessed the Stigmata on Julia and the Eucharistic Miracles that repeatedly happened when the Sacred Host turned into flesh and blood on her tongue (One particular case was that of John Paul II on Oct. 31st, 1995.) Physical healing has also occurred on numerous occasions when Julia was praying and when people washed themselves with water from the miraculous spring on the mountain near Naju.

If John Paul II weren’t the pope, why would God allow this miracle? The only argument is that it was a fraud. But, there is no way she could change that host to blood as soon as he stuck it in her mouth. If someone said she is possessed and the devil did it, God still wouldn’t allow it.

THE ANSWER: Okay, first question: If John Paul II wasn’t pope why allow the miracle?

Assuming it was not a fraud and a true miracle, John Paul II is a valid bishop (if not Catholic) and assuming the words of Consecration in Korean was correct for validity, God might allow a miracle for the purpose of those who are good-willed even if incorrect to confirm their love and faith in Christ (not the errors, of course) who is truly Present.

Since there is a valid mass (if not Catholic) God is still truly Present, just like all non-Catholic liturgies that are valid, such as the Eastern Orthodox, etc.  Since God is truly Present, He would want good-willed men to love and adore Him and a miracle would make men love and adore Him more.

Of course, this is all assuming that it was not a fraud.

There has been Eucharistic and other types miracles in the Orthodox Churches too, such as blood and oil spewing out of a crucifix in an Orthodox Church in Michigan. The Virgin Mary appeared many times over several years in Zeitoun, Egypt over a non-Catholic Coptic Church. Millions saw her. She cured a girl with breast cancer there. Many miracles are attributed to Our Lady of Zeitoun.

Why did God allow all these miracles in Orthodox Churches? Should we all become members of some non-Catholic Orthodox Church?

The answer for all this is: “For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.” (Matt. 5)

It doesn’t matter if it were a true miracle or not. However, the miracle appears to be a fraud anyway. Why would the Host turn into Blood in her mouth and not before giving Communion?

The whole point of Bread being the accident of Christ’s Body and Blood is precisely because we are not to eat flesh and blood in those properties. This is why Christ said in John 63 about the spirit giving life and the flesh is of no avail. We can’t eat flesh and blood in those properties. That would be too disgusting. So Christ gives Himself in the form of Bread and Wine.

One can never be sure that what you saw in Julia Kim was a trick or not. It was stated, “there is no way she could change that host to blood as soon as he stuck it in her mouth.”

One could if the host was the trick devise that changed. In other words, it wasn’t bread, but something that looked like it. A chemical reaction took place when it met with the saliva on her tongue. That is a real possibility and you can’t say that it is not. Just look at the amazing tricks done by the world’s greatest illusionists. Most of those are devises. We’re not seeing what we think we are seeing.

Finally, it was said, “If someone said she is possessed and the devil did it, God still wouldn’t allow it.”

How do we know? God allowed the Egyptian magicians use demonic power to mimic God’s real miracles through Moses. One may say, that God wouldn’t do that with his Eucharist. But it may not be a true Eucharist. The words of Consecration may have been faulty, the Church is the false church, and if all this were true then God very well could have allowed it as He said He would do with the coming of antichrist.

“Therefore God sends upon them a strong delusion, to make them believe what is false” (II Thess. 11).

So one can’t say God wouldn’t allow it. Not only would He allow it but promised that He would and there would be no better time than with John Paul II who was “an” if not “thee” antichrist.

All possibilities have been covered. The argument of Eucharistic miracles against sedevacantism is without foundation. If one were to base this argument on this point, then there is no reason to condemn Eastern Orthodoxy and refuse to acknowledge them also as part of the true Church, which would in turn make several official Church teachings false, which would then make the Catholic Church a false Church. Yes, this heresy is taught by the Vatican 2 church.

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Just received an open letter today from Joseph Saraceno to Bishop McKenna stating that I said Bishop McKenna has endorsed my book, “The Key to the Apocalypse.”

This is NOT true!

No one has endorsed my book for I have not sent it out to any bishop to date.

In the introduction of the book I state:

I don’t claim to be infallible and therefore don’t claim my work to be without error. If any part is contrary to the Faith, I humbly submit to the Church.

Joseph Saraceno also enclosed two documents about the papacy trying to defend his statement,

“Vatican I states and the Church has always taught that we can never be without a true Pope accept for death.”

Again, my response…

Sure the “primacy of Peter” is always with true popes, and there is perpetual succession but never does Vat1 say that we can never be without a true pope except for death.

Two popes stepped down from the papacy. They didn’t die.

Popes can lose their office automatically and we would be without a pope in such a case. Hasn’t happened but it could.

The purpose of this post is to clarify any misrepresentation of my statements.

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