Winter 1998

Issue 56


The Calm Before the Storm (Part I)
by Father Nicholas Gruner, S.T.L., S.T.D. (Cand.)
In this three-part article, Father Gruner describes for us the critical state that the world and the Church are in at present, but that, through the Message of Fatima, we are assured of a future peace. Part I specifically discusses the current state of the world and the Church, and how this affects our eternal salvation.

We Need Exorcism Urgently!
by Dom Manuel Pestana Filho, 
Bishop of the Diocese of Anápolis-GO, Brazil

His Excellency Bishop Manuel Pestana is to be thanked for this forthright and courageous article. His Excellency confirms that the devil has made very powerful inroads into the bureaucracy of the Catholic Church both in the Vatican and in various ecclesiastical Chancery offices and other Church organizations around the world!

J.M.J. God Bless You!
This letter addressed to Father Nicholas Gruner, from a Salesian priest in India, offers condolences on the passing away of Father Marcel Nault, who was closely associated with Our Lady's Fatima Center.

The Little Flower Teaches Us

Excerpts of Thoughts of St. Thérèse of Lisieux
This article presents a few excerpts from the words and works of St. Thérèse of Lisieux, Doctor of the Universal Church and also known by all as "the Little Flower". She gives a simple example to all of us for achieving a closer union with God through our small, everyday offerings to Him, in what she calls her "little way".

To Scatter Flowers
By St. Thérèse of the Child Jesus and the Holy Face
In this poem St. Thérèse expresses the intensity of her love for Jesus. She also explains the meaning of her desire to “scatter flowers in Heaven”.

Hymn to St. Thérèse
The Shower of Roses  
This  heartfelt tribute to St. Thérèse tells of her fervent love for Jesus and her petals from Heaven.

Where is the Catholic Press Today?
by Father Victor Mroz, O.F.M., Conv.
According to this commentary by Father Victor Mroz, "The so-called Catholic Press of today is like a very sick man, dying from massive infection and heavy poisoning with such deadly poisons as Modernism, Liberalism, Secularism, Naturalism, Ecumenism, etc." This statement is explained in this article.

Fatima "Overruled" by Balamand
by Francis Alban
In this excerpt taken from Fatima Priest, author Francis Alban describes how with the "Balamand Statement", an agreement in which the Catholic Church would no longer seek the conversion of the Orthodox, "the bureaucrats had brought out a large rubber stamp with the word "OVERRULED" and slammed it down on the Message of Fatima.

Prophetic Dream for Our Time
by Father Georges de Jesus
St. John Bosco is known for the gift of heavenly dreams and prophecies, many of which concern our own times. Presented here are a few of his prophecies as explained by Father Georges de Jesus.

Join Our Lady's Chain of Prayer and Action 
We all have special talents and Our Lady’s Apostolate would like you to be part of our team and put your talents to work for Our Lord and Our Lady. The devil will ultimately be defeated and you could be one of Heaven’s weapons.

The Power of Prayer on the Abortion Front
by Joe Scheidler
Another proof of the power of prayer can be seen in this report by Joe Scheidler from the front lines of the battle against abortion.

News Update on Consecration of Russia
by Augustine Smith
In this update on the Consecration of Russia, it is manifest that this country still awaits the definitive consecration that will bring about its conversion to the one true religion and the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.