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The TRADITIO Network recommends the Gregorian chant recordings of the St. John Schola, which is recording a CD series consisting of live recordings of the type of chant pieces that may be used at traditional churches and chapels. It makes no pretense to being professional, but to what is achievable, with a little work, by the average small lay choir. The hope is that this series will serve as a practical guide for the wider use of Gregorian chant in the traditional Roman Catholic liturgy. For ordering and descriptive information on the CD series, click on A Traditional Chapel Sings Gregorian Chant. This month's featured Gregorian Chant CD is: MAY: BOX COLLECTION (VOLUMES I-IV).

St. John Schola Box Set 1-4

May 16, 2021 - Sunday within the Octave of the Ascension of Our Lord
Semidouble Sunday

Is the Apostate Newpope Francis-Bergoglio Moving toward Acceptance of Abortion?
He Wants to Allow Pro-abortion Politicians to Receive the Novus Ordo Cookie and Kool-Aid

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops

Will the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops
Finally Get the Courage to Say No!
To Francis-Bergoglio and U.S. President J.R. Biden
And Deny These Apostates from the Catholic Faith
The Phony (Invalid) Novus Ordo Cookie and Kool-Aid?
Bergoglio Apparently Wants to "Decriminalize" Abortion
And Those Who Support It and Its Funding

Just as the U.S. Conference of Catholic [Sic] Bishops seemed to be getting a modicum of courage to deny the New Order cookie and Kool-Aid to American politicians who publicly profess grave immorality by advocating abortion and government funding thereof -- such politicians include J.R. Biden, President, and Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House of Representatives -- Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio intervened to bail out his fellow Leftists. Biden claims to be a "devout Catholic," yet supports these grave immoralities contrary to Catholic doctrine, as well as sodomy and "gay marriage."

Bergoglio, through a May 7, 2021, letter from his Congregation for the Doctrine of the [New]faith, warned the U.S. Newbishops that such a move would be "divisive" and would be "weaponizing" the cookies and Kool-Aid. The move startled many Newchurchers, who thought that abortion was against Catholic teaching. However, as we TRADITIO Fathers have indicated in previous Commentaries, Bergoglio has been gradually moving his Newchurch toward a pro-abortion stance.

The Congregation's Prefect, when he read the letter to a press conference, took the opportunity to disparage Ex-Newpope Benedict-Ratzinger, whose position as Congregation Prefect in 2004, was completely opposite to Bergoglio's, stating if an errant Newchurcher "perseveres in grave sin and still presents himself" to receive the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid, the presbyter should refuse to hand it over. So now Newchurch has afforded the world the spectacle of two of its Newpopes disagreeing on a fundamental matter of moral theology. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

Many Newdioceses in the United States have already denied Biden the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid. One Newdiocese expressed the rationale for the denial in these terms: "[Newchurch] public officials who consistently support abortion on demand are cooperating with evil in a public manner. By supporting pro-abortion legislation, they participate in manifest grave sin, a condition which excludes them from admission" to the Novus Ordo cookies and Kool-aid.

True Catholics, Francis-Bergoglio's own Newcanon Law prescribes that Newchurchers who “obstinately persevere in manifest grave sin are not to be admitted" to the Novus Ordo cookie and Kool-Aid. Now the drama is set. What will the U.S. Newbishops do? Will they take the moral position, or will they follow their apostate Newpope in continuing to deny the Faith and falling to the Dark Side?

May 15, 2021 - John Baptiste de la Salle, Confessor
Double Feast

A Reader Asks: "Has the Feast of Fatima Been Suppressed in 2021
Because of the High Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord?"

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Our Lady of Fatima

There Is No Feast for Fatima
In the Fully-traditional Universal Calendar
Of the Catholic Church
May 13 Is the Double Feast of St. Robert Bellarmine
Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor of the Church
One of the Church's Greatest Saints
At the Pivotal Time
Of the Church's Greatest Council
The Dogmatic Council of Trent
The Saint Did Much Then to Preserve and Protect
The True Faith, Particularly against Heretic Popes
In 2021 the Great Saint's Feast Is Suppressed
In Favor of the High Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord
A Holyday of Obligation

Dear TRADITIO Fathers:

In 2021 the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord falls on Thursday, May 13, which is also the feastday of Our Lady of Fatima. Is Fatima, thus, suppressed in 2021?


It may surprise some to learn that there is no feast for Fatima in the fully-traditional Universal Calendar of the Catholic Church. Thus, there is nothing to suppress. In the Universal Calendar, which is found in the front of the Missale Romanum and Breviarium Romanum, May 13 is listed as the Double Feast of St. Robert Bellarmine, Bishop, Confessor, and Doctor of the Church, one of the greatest Saints at the pivotal time of the Church's greatest Council, the dogmatic Council of Trent. The Saint did much then to preserve and protect the true Faith, particularly against heretic popes. St. Robert Bellarmine's feast is, however, suppressed (not even commemorated) in 2021 because the Ascension of Our Lord Jesus Christ, falling in 2021 on May 13, is a Double Feast of the First Class.

May 14, 2021 - Within the Octave of the Ascension

Red China Has Now Declared It without a Peep from Francis-Bergoglio:
All Newchurch Leaders Must Be Registered as Communists

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Francis-Bergoglio with Marxist Crucifix

The Marxist/Modernist Francis-Bergoglio Beams
As He Is Presented with a Sacrilegious Crucifix
Fabricated with a Communist Motif
Of a Hammer and Sickle
"It Is the Communists Who Think Like Christians"
Proclaims the Apostate Newpope
As a Result of His 2020 Concordat
With the Communist Chinese
All Newchurch Clergy Must Support
The Leadership of the Communist Chinese Party
Support Atheistic Marxism
And Practice Its Fundamental Values

In September 2018 the Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio entered into a concordat with Red China's dictator, Xi Jinping, renewed in September 2020. The terms of that concordat were secret, but some of its terms have leaked out. Essentially, Bergoglio has turned over to the Communist regime the appointment of Chinese Newchurch bishops and, as a result, all Newchurchers in Red China must adhere to the Communist Party line.

On May 1, 2021, the world learned that there was much more to the concordat. On that date Communist China issued its "Administrative Procedures for Religious Personnel." Henceforth, anyone holding a "formal role" in Newchurch, such as presbyters, Newbishops, Newdeacons and Newcatechists must, under penalty of prison [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Crux News Service]:

  1. register with the Communist Chinese government
  2. love the Communist Chinese government
  3. support the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party
  4. support atheistic Marxism and practice its fundamental values
  5. resist foreign (e.g., Newvatican) influence
  6. have no contact with Newvatican "underground" Newclergy
  7. bar minors under 18 from attending religious services, even with their parents

True Catholics, after Francis-Bergoglio's sellout to the Communists, house arrests and fines, together with destruction of Newchurches and raids of homes seeking religious contraband, have continued unabated, even for those Newchurchers who have complied with the Bergogli-Jinping regulations. It appears that those Newchurchers in Red China signing on to the regulations may now come under the terms of the excommunication of those who profess Communist doctrine as apostates from the Christian Faith.


The High Holyday of the Feast of Ascension Thursday
Marks the Ascension of Our Lord into Heaven on the Fortieth Day after His Resurrection

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Tisi's 'Ascension of Christ'

"The Ascension of Christ"
Painted by Benvenuto Tisi / Il Garofalo (1481-1559)
Today's Gospel Is Taken from the "Acts of the Apostles"
The First Chapter of the Fifth Book of the New Testament
In Which St. Luke Describes This Scene
Of the Ascent of Our Lord into Heaven
Into the Presence of His Apostles

So important is the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord that the Church designates it as a Holyday of Obligation, a religious feastday so important that the Church has traditionally attached the pain of Mortal Sin to the willful failure to assist in worshipping our God at the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on that day, just as on Sunday, in order that we can take the time to refresh and renew our desire to know, love, and serve God in this world to gain the happiness of Heaven. As if any Catholic, who loves His Savior and His Holy Mass, needed any such encouragement.

This is the actual day of the Ascension, a Thursday exactly forty days after Easter Sunday, that is, the Thursday after the Fifth Sunday after Easter (Rogation Sunday). Ascension Thursday is, thus, not a day set by man, but by God Himself. It is set in Sacred Scripture, exactly forty days after Easter (Acts of the Apostles 1:3), on a Thursday, just as the flood that inundated the earth lasted forty days and Christ's fast lasted forty days.

On this day the Paschal candle, which has been lighted at Divine Office and Holy Mass for the last forty days is extinguished after the Ascension Gospel, commemorating the departure of Our Lord into Heaven to sit at the right of God, His Father Almighty.

May 12, 2021 - Sts. Nereus & Companions, Martyrs - Vigil of the Ascension - Rogation Wednesday - Lesser Litanies
Semidouble Feast

Not to Be Forgotten in All the China-Virus Mania of 2020
A Great Catholic Composer Celebrated the 250th Anniversary of His Birth

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Beethoven's Missa Solemnis

It Is Not Widely Realized
That Beethoven Was a (Traditional) Catholic
Although He Was Not Regular in Practicing the Faith
It Was Unquestionably in His Soul
As He Composed Two Years before His Death
The Work that He Considered His Greatest
The Missa Solemnis in D
Beethoven Did Reconcile Himself to the Catholic Faith
When, on His Deathbed
He Called a Priest for Extreme Unction

In all the China-Virus mania in 2020, the 250th anniversary of the Catholic composer Ludwig von Beethoven on December 16, 2020, passed almost unnoticed.

Although others may consider as Ludwig van Betthoven's (1770-1827) greatest work his Eroica Symphony, which introduced the Romantic Period, or his Fifth Symphony with its unforgettable four-note theme, or his Ninth "Choral" Symphony with its memorable "Ode an die Freude," Beethoven himself regarded as his greatest work his Missa Solemnis in D, a Catholic Solemn Mass. In the opinion of many, it is second only to the Catholic High Mass in B-minor of Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), who was employed by the Lutheran Church, but who some scholars believe was a closet Catholic and whose greatest work was the Catholic High Mass.

Beethoven started out life correctly. He was baptized a Catholic on December 17, 1770, a day after his birth. Like all too many, however, he fell away from the practice of his Catholic Faith. He never forgot his Catholic Faith, however. At age 38 he wrote his first Mass, the Mass in C Major. But at the mature age of 54, just two years before his death, he wrote the work that he himself considered his greatest: his Missa Solemnis in D-major.

Although Beethoven committed numerous mortal sins during his life for failing to worship his God in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, he did compose glorious music for the Catholic Church and was devoted to the text of Holy Mass. He stated about the purpose of his Missa Solemnis: “My chief aim was to awaken and permanently instill religious feelings not only into the singers but also into the listeners.”

Curiously, Beethoven admired most highly as the model of true Church music the Renaissance composer, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (ca. 1525-1594), regarded as the most Catholic of all composers. When the Council of Trent (1545-1563) was about to ban polyphonic compositions at Mass in favor of only the Church's own Gregorian Chant, Palestrina composed the Missa Papae Marcelli, whose polyphony was of such beauty that the Sacred Council withdrew consideration of the ban.

Even though during his life, Beethoven had significantly fallen away from the practice of his Catholic Faith that inspired his music, he did in the end return to it when he was dying in Vienna in the year 1824 at age 56. He called for a priest and received the (traditional) Sacrament of Extreme Unction. Thus, the great composer who glorified God with his composer's pen, may have been forgiven his sins and may even now be enjoying the Beatific Vision of the glory of God, for Whom he composed with such beauty and fervor.

May 11, 2021 - Ferial Day - Rogation Tuesday - Lesser Litanies

German Schism from Newchurch Grows
As the Battle over Newchurch's Approving "Gay Marriage" Heats Up

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
St. Rupert's Church

The German Schism from Newchurch Grows
As a Pro "Gay Marriage" Group Hangs a Rainbow Flag
On Vienna's Oldest Church, St. Rupert's
And an Anti "Gay Marriage" Group Hangs
A Banner Stating "Roma Locuta, Causa Finita"
The Irony Is that Newrome Has Not Finally Spoken
In Fact, Bergoglio Was Well on the Way
To Recognizing "Gay Marriage" in Newchurch
Until His Own German Newbishops Got the Jump on Him

As schism against Newchurch spreads from Germany to Austria, on April 26, 2021, a group of youth, in opposition to the German Newbishops' approval of "gay marriage," draped a banner on Vienna's oldest church, St. Rupert's, stating: "God cannot bless sin. Roma locuta, causa finita" after the schismatic Germans had hung a "gay" rainbow flag from the church.

The problem is that [New]rome has not spoken, and the case is not closed. It never is with Newrome. That is why, for example, under Francis-Bergoglio there is still talk of priestesses, when Newchurch's own Newpope "Unsaint," JPII-Wojtla, supposedly closed discussion (again) for all time. Causa non est finita. Since the founding of Newchurch at the Vatican II Anti-council (1964), Newchurch has no set doctrine. Like the Protestant sects, everything in the Newchurch of the New Order is subject to change: the Mess, the "sacraments," the doctrine, and the morality. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

True Catholics, the irony is that Francis-Bergoglio was already on the way to changing doctrine on "gay marriage" in his Newchurch, but the German schism has now put that change on pause because doctrine means nothing. Power comes first, and no one, even your allies, can undermine your power position. Meanwhile, the German schism against Newchurch continues. The German Newbishops have announced that they will hold a Day for "Gay" Marriage on May 10, 2021, in defiance of Newvatican's March 15, 2021, statement against it, supposedly approved (for the time being) by Bergoglio.

May 10, 2021 - St. Antoninus, Bishop & Confessor - Rogation Monday - Lesser Litanies
Double Feast

Arsonist of Historic San Gabriel California Mission Arrested
He May Have Been Associated with the Terrorist Black Lives Matter Organization

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Mission San Gabriel

In July 2020 San Gabriel Mission
Founded by Padre Junipero Serra in 1771
From Which the City of Los Angeles Developed
Was Substantially Gutted by an Arsonist
Now a Year Latter Police Have Arrested a Man
Who May Have Been Associated with "Black Lives Matter"
A Organization Designed as Terrorist by the U.S. Government
Which Had Been Inciting Violent Protests
Against Historic Monuments and Statues
Including Those of Padre Serra

It took almost a year, but on May 4, 2021, police finally announced that they had arrested a man for the arson of Mission San Gabriel, from which the City of Los Angeles developed. The July 11, 2019, fire gutted much of the historic mission, founded in 1771 by Padre Junipero Serra, who also founded the string of 21 California missions.

The mission is the oldest structure in Los Angeles County. Its roof, walls, and pews were destroyed. The man had already been arrested in 2020 for another arson attack days before the Mission San Gabriel fire.

Repairs are currently underway ahead of the 250th anniversary of the mission. It was providential that most of the historic paintings and other artifacts were being stored offsite at the time of the fire while restoration work was in progress. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Los Angeles Angelus.]

True Catholics, at the time of the fire an organization declared as a terrorist organization by the United States Government, which called itself "Black Lives Matter," was inciting violent protests attacking historic monuments and statues. Fr. Serra, the founder of Mission San Gabriel, was among the targets of the terrorists.

May 9, 2021 - Fifth Sunday after Easter - Rogation Sunday
Semidouble Sunday

Today Is Rogation Sunday, Followed by Three Rogation Days
Of Petition before the Feast of Ascension Thursday

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
St. Mamertus

In the Fifth Century St. Mamertus of Vienne
When His Archdiocese Was Beset
With Wars, Earthquakes, and Fires
Just as in the Present Day
Instituted the Rogation Days
To Pray for Deliverance
And the Practice Quickly Spread to the Entire Church
To Be Celebrated on the Four Days
Before the Ascension Thursday Holyday

Today is Rogation Sunday. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week, the days before Ascension Thursday, are the Rogation Days. The word rogation comes from the Latin rogare, meaning "to request."

The origin of the Rogation Days goes back to the fifth century, when St. Mamertus, the archbishop of Vienne in France, was faced with many calamities in his diocese. There were wars, earthquakes, fires, and attacks by wild animals. One Easter night, when a serious fire was about to destroy the city, the archbishop began to pray zealously, and the fire was immediately extinguished.

The archbishop then instituted the Rogation Days. This practice ultimately spread to the whole Church. Wars, fires, earthquakes, and even attacks by wild animals remind us of the present day as well. The Rogations Days are followed on Thursday by the High Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord, a Holyday of Obligation.

May 8, 2021 - Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel
Double Major Feast

Eldest Daughter of the Church Losing an Historic Catholic Site Every Two Weeks
Under Newchurch's Regime Traditional Catholic Church Buildings Are Being Demolished and Destroyed

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Saint-Ouen Abbey

Saint-Ouen Abbey, a Jewel of Gothic Architecture
In the city of Rouen in Normandy. France
Is on the Point of Being Destroyed
This Church Has a Larger Roof
Even than Notre Dame de Paris
One Traditional Catholic Church Building
Is Being Destroyed in France Every Two Weeks
Under the Regime of the Newchurch of the New Order

Since the Treaty of Verdun in 843, when France came into being in the year 843 by the division of the Holy Roman Empire of Charlemagne into independent kingdoms. France was called la fille aînée de l’Église (The eldest daughter of the Church) because the Frankish King Clovis I first embraced Catholicism in 496.

Now France has been losing a church, most of them historic Catholic churches, every two weeks. Under Newchurch's regime these traditional Catholic church buildings are being demolished or destroyed, in addition to those lost by fire or collapse. Two -thirds of the fires are arson, sometimes committed by Newchurchers themselves. Traditional Catholic church buildings make up most of the churches in France. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

True Catholics, the Mohammedans (Muslims) are catching up as France rapidly becomes Infidel. One mosque is erected every fifteen days in France, while one traditional Catholic church building is destroyed at the same rate. Historic Catholic churches are the daily target of theft and desecration. 877 attacks occurred in 2018 alone. That is almost a 700 per cent increase from the previous ten years.

May 7, 2021 - St. Stanislaus, Bishop & Martyr
Double Feast

Chinese Virus Has Gutted the Medjugorje Fake "Apparition" Site
Medjugorje Was a Hoax to Draw Millions of Tourist Dollars

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

Millions of Wigged-out Newchurchers
Flocked to Medjugorje, Bosnia, since 1981
Following "Apparitions" of Mary to "Seers"
The Hoax Brought in a Boatload of Money
That even Some Newchurch Officials Tried to Stop
The Hoardes of Pagan Newchurchers
Who Can't even Recite the Ave Maria
Were Finally Stopped by the Chinese Virus
Medjugorje Is Now a Ghost Town
And the Cultists Have Now "Lost Their Energy"

The Chinese Virus has gutted the Medjugorje "apparition" site in Bosnia, which have become have now gone empty and dark. The site has long been condemned as a fraud by true Catholics, and even some Newchurch officials have rejected as diabolical the "apparitions" to certain "seers" that are claimed to have gone on since 1981 The fake apparitions have been described as of “dubious doctrine, manipulation of consciences, and suspicious mysticism."

Yet clueless Newchurchers, even after the condemnations, continued to visit the site and spend millions of tourist dollars to the perpetrators of the fraud. Newchurch tour operators got lucrative kickbacks from expensive "package deals." Once hosting a million people a year, correspondents from the site now report that even the few dozen remaining maniacal Newchurchers left have now "lost their energy."

True Catholics, it is Catholic dogma that no modern-day "apparitions" are part of Catholic doctrine, because they are not part of Sacred Scripture or Apostolic Tradition. St. John of the Cross, perhaps the Church's greatest mystic, warned: "The desire for private revelations deprives faith of its purity, develops a dangerous curiosity that becomes a source of illusions, fills the mind with vain fancies, and often proves the want of humility and of submission to Our Lord, Who, through His Public Revelation [Scripture and Tradition], has given all that is needed for salvation. STAY AWAY FROM VISIONS, APPARITIONS, AND MIRACLES AS MUCH AS YOU CAN. BE CAREFUL OF VISIONS, EVEN WHEN THEY ARE AUTHENTIC." St. John's words are excellent counsel for every true Catholic.

Double Major Feast

Catholic Traditionalist Movement Founder Died 16 Years Ago Today on May 6
Fr. Gommar DePauw Started the Traditional Catholic Movement Six Years before the SSPX

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Gommar DePauw

Fr. Gommar DePauw (1918-2005)
Had Attended the Vatican II Anti-council
But Went Independent in 1964
When That Anti-council Concocted the Newchurch
Fr. DePauw Founded the Catholic Traditionalist Movement
When there Was Virtually Nothing Left
For (Traditional) Catholics in the 1960s
Except Fr. Depauw's Traditional Latin Masses on Radio
And His Periodical Sounds of Truth and Tradition

If you ask most traditional Catholics who the founder of the Traditional Catholic Movement was, most of them wouldn't have an clue. Some of them might say Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, who founded the Society of St. Pius X in 1970. But they would be dead wrong. Such ignorance is a scandal to the Traditional Catholic Movement, as every important movement commemorates and lauds its founder, and certainly knows his name! In fact, May 6, 2021, marks the sixteenth anniversary of the death of the founder of the Catholic Traditionalist Movement, Fr. Gommar DePauw. Fr. DePauw was a noted Catholic priest, having received a Triple Major Licentiate, in Canon Law, Moral Theology, and Church History, from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium (when it was Catholic), thereby exceeding Fulton Sheen, and having served as Academic Dean at the Primatial Seminary of the United States in Baltimore, Maryland.

Already in 1963, Fr. DePauw, who viewed the debacle of the Vatican II Anti-council sessions first hand as a peritus (theological expert assisting a bishop), was scandalized by the promulgation of Vatican II's "Sacrosanctum Concilium" (Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy) and saw, before practically anyone else, clergy or lay, the devastation that this document would impose upon the Church. In 1964 Fr. DePauw left his Deanship at the Primatial Seminary and founded the Catholic Traditionalist Movement, courageously going independent of the Newchurch of the New Order. 1964 was the year in which the Vatican II Anti-council and Paul VI-Montini apostatized from the Catholic Faith and founded the heretical Newchurch of the New Order to replace the Catholic Church with the heretical document Lumen gentium. This was six years before Archbishop Lefebvre founded the Society of St. Pius X.

One of the most remarkable aspects of Fr. DePauw's anti-Modernist movement was that this remarkable priest founded the Catholic Traditionalist Movement before the Vatican II Anti-council had even ended! Long before Archbishop Lefebvre, SSPX, SSPV, CMRI, SSPV, the Unsaint JPII-Wojtyla's "Indult" of 1988, and Benedict-Ratzinger's fake "Extraordinary" New Latin Mess of 2007, it was Fr. DePauw who first saw that the flowery talk of a "new springtime" for the Church was a ruse being deceptively used to befuddle the faithful while the revolutionaries enacted their heretical Modernist anti-Catholic agenda and began by destroying the Traditional Latin Mass in their Newchurch of the New Order.

In the aftermath of the Vatican II Anti-council, there was virtually nothing left for traditional Catholics in the early 1960s except Fr. DePauw's Traditional Latin Masses on radio from major metropolitan areas and his Catholic Traditionalist Movement periodicals and recordings, broadcast all over North America from his Ave Maria Chapel on Westbury, Long Island, New York, to put the lie to Newchurch's claim that the two-thousand-year Traditional Latin Mass no longer existed. For those who lived through the early Novus Ordo period, it was a bleak time, yet, because of Fr. DePauw's courageous apostolic work, countless souls were inspired to resist the New Order, and thus he laid the groundwork for the current traditional Catholic movement. He continued to be an outspoken critic of Newchurch and its phony (invalid) Protestant-Masonic-Pagan "New Mess" until his death in 2005.

Fr. DePauw, with the eye of a prophet seeing far ahead of his time, did not grovel to the Novus Ordo to seek "permission" of apostate Newchurch bishops or send petitions to apostate Newpopes to grant an "indult" for what he and every Catholic priest has the Apostolic right and duty: to dispense the Traditional Latin Mass and Traditional Latin Sacraments for the salvation of souls, and to offer the immemorial True Mass for the glory of Almighty God.

True Catholics, get down on your knees today and pray a Requiem aeternam for this courageous traditional Catholic priest who showed us all the right way, the traditional Catholic way, and refused to back down to the pretender Newclergy of the invalid New Order. If you have the Traditional Latin Mass and Sacraments today, you would not have them unless Fr. Gommar DePauw had courageously paved the way to give them to you.


To Counter Rampant Heresy and Immorality in the 16th Century, Providence Sent a Great Saint
But in Our Time, only False Newpopes to Rule over The Corrupt Newchurch Sect

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Pope St. Pius V

The Personally-humble and Devout Pope St. Pius V
Was a Holy Terror when It Came to Immoral Clergy
And Protestant Heretics and Mohammedan Infidels
Providence Sent Him to Save the Catholic Church
At a Time just as Bad as Our Own
He Staunchly Guarded the Traditional Faith
Canonizing for All Time the Traditional Latin Mass
And Standardizing the Prayer and Theology of the Church
In just Six Years
He Rooted out Luxury, Abuse, Corruption, and Heresy
To Such an Extent that It Is only in Our Own Time
Over 400 Years Later
That the Newchurch of the New Order Has Fallen Once Again
Into the Same Luxury, Abuse, Corruption, and Heresy
This Time with No True Pope to Do Anything about It

Very few popes ever achieved Sainthood. In fact, only two did so in the last five hundred years (we do not count, of course, the heretic Newpopes of the last sixty years who were falsely con-anized by the Newchurch of the New Order, which is certainly not the Catholic Church). The first of these two was Pope St. Pius V, who reigned for just six years (1566-1572) and completely returned the Church back to Tradition.

Michele Ghislieri was a priest of that great Order, the Dominicans, which produced the great Universal Doctor of the Church, St. Thomas Aquinas. During Ghislieri's lifetime Martin Luther, Henry VIII, John Calvin, and others of that ilk were attempting to destroy the Catholic Church and replace it with what later came to be called Protestantism, just as the Newchurch of our time is attempting to destroy the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church of Ghislieri's time was as corrupt as Newchurch is today. However, the future Pius was completely the opposite of his corrupt contemporaries. He was dedicated to prayer and penance. He did not seek preferment and wealth, but only the quiet life of the Dominican cloister. Yet God had other plans for his pope-to-be.

When Ghislieri was elected as Pope Pius V in 1566 through the influence of another great defender of Tradition, St. Charles Borromeo, he acted like a Hercules cleaning out the Augean stables. He did not compromise Catholic morality one iota in the life of the Church. He expected the highest moral standards from his priests, including perfect celibacy. He rooted out luxury, abuse, corruption, and heresy. When it was reported to him that some of his priests were sodomites, he, unlike the Newpopes of today, who coddle such criminals, stripped them of their priestly office, expelled them from the Church and consigned them to the secular courts to be imprisoned or even executed.

Hardly had the greatest Council of the Church, that of Trent, finally adjourned in 1563 than Pius V swung into action to implement its decrees. The Traditional Latin Mass, handed down from the Apostles and the Great Fathers, was canonized for all time, the Roman Breviary was standardized, Sacred Music reached new heights with the appointment of the divine Giovanni Perluigi Palestrina as Kapellmeister of the papal chapel, and St. Thomas Aquinas's comprehensive statement of Catholic theology, the Summa Theologica, was made mandatory at seminaries.

When the Mohammedans attempted to extirpate Catholicism, Pius V called for unceasing prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary for victory. Our Lady heard the prayers and gave to the European fleet, though greatly outnumbered, a crushing victory that drove the Mohammedans from Europe for over a century and saved Catholicism. Always a devout subject of Heaven, Pius V in thanksgiving instituted the Feast of Our Lady of Victory.

True Catholics, unlike the current Newpope, Francis-Bergoglio, Pius V absolutely refused to take payoffs to enrich the papal treasury and instead called upon all Catholics to practice prayer and moral lives, with confidence that God would provide. Against the moral corruption of the Church in his time, unlike Bergoglio, who does nothing but encourage it, Pius V prioritized the salvation of souls in the true Faith above all. In a spiritual sense he was said to have proclaimed martial law. When Protestantism and Mohammedanism defied the true Faith, Providence sent not only a courageous pope, but a true Saint. Our own times have not been so blessed.

May 4, 2021 - St. Monica, Widow
Double Feast

France Is Scandalized to Find out that Newchurch Is Not Rebuilding Notre Dame
But Giving Money to Build a Giant Mosque

From: The TRADITIO Fathers

A French Publication Has Revealed
That Newchurch, Which Has Failed to Fund
The Rebuilding of Torched Notre Dame de Paris
Is Secretly Funding the Building of a Giant Mosque
In the City of Tours
Where the Great St. Martin Once Fought
Heretic Popes and Bishops
Funds Donated by Newchurchers for Newparish Upkeep
Has Apparently Been Converted and Embezzled
To Help Build the Giant Infidel Mosque

When Notre Dame de Paris went up in flames on Monday of Holy Week 2019, notably absent from the efforts to fund its rebuilding was Newchurch. Francis-Bergoglio barely mentioned the virtual destruction of one of the world's greatest cathedrals. There was no great outpouring of funds from Newchurch to help finance the cathedral's rebuilding.

On April 13, 2021, all France has been scandalized to find out that the Newchurch archdiocese of Tours has instead been secretly funding the building of a giant mosque. In fact, Newarchbishop Vincent Jordy appears to have converted and embezzled the finds from monies donated by Newchurchers for the upkeep of Newparishes. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by LS News.]

True Catholics, the embezzlement side of Newchurch's Great Sex & Embezzlement Holocaust continues unabated. Even Francis-Bergoglio has been implicated in a scheme to convert charitable funds donated to his scam charity, "Peter's Pence," into a failed London real-estate fraud of almost half a billion USD. He has been personally named in an Italian court hearing that is investigating his and his officials' involvement in the fraud. Yet, to their great condemnation, clueless Newchurchers continue to make contributions to fraudulent Newchurch operations.


The German Newchurch Schism Begins
Europe's Biggest Nation Has Separated from Francis-Bergoglio

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Georg Batzing

Newbishop-President Georg Batzing
President of the German [New]bishops' Conference
Looks Every Bit the Protestant
That He and His Conference Are
Now the German Newbishops Have Gone Schismatic
From Newrome in a Power Struggle
The Germans Want to Hand out the Fake
Novus Ordo Cookie and Kool-Aid to Protestants
But Don't Want to Wait for Francis-Bergoglio
To Give the Go ahead that He Indicated He Would

Not that Francis-Bergoglio doesn't agree with the heretics of his Newchurch in Germany, but when even Newchurch doctrine comes into conflict with the feigned "authority" of Newrome, power wins over doctrine. Thus does Newvatican look at the action of the German [New]bishops' Conference to hand out the fake (invalid) Novus Ordo "eucharistic" cookie and Kool-Aid to Protestant heretics. In fact, Newchurch itself became a Protestant sect on November 21, 1964, when it took over the Catholic Church. The true Catholic Church since then has continued outside the heretic Newchurch at thousands of independent traditional Catholic churches, chapels, and oratories around the world.

In taking this action, the German Newchurch rejected the "authority" of Newrome and set itself up as a new Lutheran-style sect. The new schismatic sect will kick off on May 15, 2021, when it will join with Protestant heretics at Ökumenischen Kirchentag (Oecumenical Church Day). “Anyone who is Protestant and attends communion [sic] can receive communion [sic],” stated Newbishop Georg Batzing, President of the German [New]bishops' Conference. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the National Catholic Register.]

True Catholics, Newbishop-President Georg Batzing admitted that "for many officials in Rome, the German New[c]hurch has a Protestant smell." That is saying something when Newchurch is itself Protestant. The Newchurch of the New Order, whether German or Roman, is worthless anyway, as Newchurch has no "communion" or priests or "mass," just unconsecrated cookies and Protestant presbyter-ministers and a fake (invalid) Protestant-Masonic-Pagan New Mess.

May 5, 2021 - Fourth Sunday after Easter
Semidouble Sunday

Newchurch Archdiocese of Santa Fe to Be Auctioned off to the Highest Bidder
The Newarchdiocese Was Caught Trying to Conceal Its Paedophile Crimes and Its Assets

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Novus Ordo Carmelite Monastery of Santa Fe

The Novus Ordo Carmelite Monastery Complex
With Its Pews Deserted
As the Newchurch Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Is Dismantled in Reparation for Its Paedophile Crimes
Against Children and for Its Cover-up of These Crimes
Now in Bankruptcy, the Newarchdiocese
Tried Fraudulently to Conceal Its Assets
But the Bankruptcy Court Discovered the Fraud
And Now the Newarchdiocese Is on the Auction Block

On April 26, 2021, the Newchurch archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico, hired an auctioneer to sell off 732 of its properties by July 21. This is the latest Newchurch diocese to be brought to its knees because it coordinated a programme of rape, sodomy, and sexual assault against its own children and then fraudulently attempted to cover up its crimes. Four hundred children so far have exposed the Newarchdiocese, its presbyters and its Newbishops, for its crimes.

The Newarchdiocese filed for bankruptcy in 2018, and the courts are still divvying up its properties to settle judgments for the child victims. Gone in the latest sell-off is the Novus Ordo Carmelite Monastery Complex of Santa Fe. The Newchurch properties are spread all across the state of New Mexico.

Although the corrupt Newchurch has tried to hide its assets by shifting them to its subservient Newparishes, the bankruptcy court discovered the fraud and ruled that now the child victims could claim the Newparish properties as part of their judgment to the tune of 150,000,000 USD. The Newarchdiocese has already been forced to turn over 52,000,000 USD as barely an "ante" to the final judgment amount. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by the Associated Press.]

True Catholics, it seems particularly fitting that it is the Newchurch archdiocese of Santa Fe, "Holy Faith," to be auctioned off, because Newchurch lost the Holy Faith after the Vatican II Anti-council (1962-1965). Newchurch has still not owned up to its continuing crimes against children and its attempts to cover them up with fraud. It is time for the "Unholy Faith" of the Newchurch of the New Order, which is certainly not Catholicism, to be entirely dismantled, in order that the traditional Catholic Church of Christ can be re-established by traditional Catholic bishops and priests who have courageously remained true to the Holy Faith.


The May 1 Feast of "St. Joseph the Worker" is not traditional. It was concocted by the Freemason presbyter Hannibal Bugnini, the head of "liturgy" for the nascent Newchurch and placed in the calendar in 1956, in conjunction with Communist May Day. The concocted new feast shockingly displaced on May 1 the traditional Feast of Sts. Philip & James, the Apostles of Our Lord Jesus Christ, and suppressed the traditional Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Confessor and Patron of the Universal Church, which had long been celebrated on the Wednesday after the Second Sunday after Easter. The new May 1 Feast of St. Joseph the Workman ("Worker" in genderless "modernized" English) was widely reviled in the Church at the time by the highest authorities, and was derisively called the Feast of "Joe the Worker" or the "Pseudo-feast of San Giuseppe Comunista" by the Romans and others, as it fell on Communist May Day. The traditional Sacred Congregation of Rites rejected Bugnini's new feast, and there was open opposition in the Church to it. Opposition to the new feast was so strong that the Congregation of Sacred Rites refused for four years to formulate the Gregorian-chant Mass and Divine Office for the new feast.

On His Iraq Junket Francis-Bergoglio Worshipped with Satanists
Far away from the Cameras of Most of the Western Press

From: The TRADITIO Fathers
Satanists' Peacock Deity

On His Junket to Iraq
The Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio
Far away from the Cameras of Most of the Western Press
Took the Opportunity to Join in Worshipping with Satanists
The Devil Depicted as a Peacock
All in Accordance with the Vatican II Anti-council's (1962-1965)
Heresy of "Oecumenism"
Which Maintains that "We All Worship the Same God"
And that "All Religions Are Equally True
Truly, Nothing Is Too Unbelievable with Newchurch
And Its Demented, Apostate Newpopes

On his March 5-8, 2021, junket to Iraq, far away from the cameras of most of the Western press, the Marxist/Modernist Newpope Francis-Bergoglio took the opportunity to worship with Satanists in an "Oecumenical" extravaganza to end all extravaganzas.

"Oecumenism" is the Vatican II Anti-council's heresy that holds "we all worship the same gods" and "all religions are true." The particular Satanists with whom Bergoglio associated himself are known as Yezidis, who worship a Devil depicted as a peacock. It is remarkable how pagan cults intrinsically display an awareness of the falsity of their idols, as the Peacock Deity, with its beautiful feathers, traditionally represents pride, the sin by which Satan, once Lucifer, himself was cast into Hell. St. Michael, on the other hand, subjected himself to God in humility and became the Archangel of Heaven. [Some information for this Commentary was contributed by La Croix.]

True Catholics, nothing is too unbelievable with Newchurch and its demented, apostate Newpopes. It is revealing that Francis-Bergoglio did not hestitate to worship with Satanists, but only outside the cameras of most of the Western press. He was well aware that if his Devil worship received too much attention, he would be all the more regarded as the Biblical "Whore of Babylon," described by the Apostle St. John in his Apocalypse, the last book of the New Testament. After all, Babylon was the ancient pagan capital about 85 kilometres south of modern Baghdad in Iraq.

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