…nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.Romans 8:39
My Catholic world began to crumble as I dug into investigative reporting during the Summer of Shame in 2018. The Pennsylvania priest sex crimes are only a tip-off to the crimes and the perversion infiltrating the Roman Catholic Church. I believe God is going for a total exposure of everything hidden under the surface of the Roman Catholic Church, only now coming to the surface through our Jesuit leader.
I can’t walk away from my Catholic brothers and sisters because God placed me in your midst in the most unlikely way over forty years ago, and it’s a proven fact. Five months after turning my life over to him completely as a backslidden Presbyterian, he placed me in a Catholic ladies’ weekend called Christ Renews His Parish. The other ladies recommitted their lives to the parish. I made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ and was radically born-again. I attended the parish with my divorced Catholic husband, so I joined the Christ Renews His Parish formation team for the next renewal. Six weeks later, to our pastor’s amazement, our nun’s amazement, and the parish in general’s amazement, the Holy Spirit inspired the team in formation to elect me as their Lay Director. The Lord planted me in the Catholic Church. Four of my grandchildren are still young enough to be attending Catholic schools!
As I began posting on ORCatholic.com, I shared the first sour fruits of my research from the news concerning sexual perversion crimes and the outrageous writings coming from the pontiff. Then we began to see signs of a Luciferian showing up in our midst with the pope carrying a Satanic stang and wearing pedophile emblems woven into his liturgical garments. The idol worship in the Vatican Garden, one of the Rome Churches, and finally at the ending Mass in St. Peter’s during the Amazon fiasco was an absolute stunner. Still, we faithful were so naive we couldn’t recognize where all these things were leading. For myself, besides blogging, when I tried to point out the obvious to my Catholic friends in parish or prayer groups, they seemed to be so entrenched in whatever the dioceses put out, it was impossible to see how horrible and real these evil events are. Covid arrived, and finally, I quit posting on ORCatholic and stopped trying to talk about it.
When the U.S. elections were literally stolen before the entire world’s eyes, I began to research why and post for Catholics/Christians who also realized things weren’t right. As the months went on, everything became divisive. Finally, we had the great Covid Vax attack and so forth. In the process, I never stopped investigating or praying concerning the situation for Catholic believers. My conclusion is our first line of defense when the Church as we know it takes a dive, and it will, is to be firm in our knowledge that nothing can separate us from the love of God through Christ Jesus. (Romans 8:35-39) To that end, let’s look at what the twelve apostles used to train the early Church. If we find ourselves without a priest willing to stand with the true Church, it is good for us to understand where the true Church began. I discovered this resource when I read the writings of an early Church father and the first Chruch historian – Athanasius of Alexandria (296–373 A.D.) and Eusebius (260-339 A.D.) It is called the Didache – The Lord’s Teaching Through the Twelve Apostles to the Nations.
Didache Discovery &Dating
The existence of the Didache was unknown until its discovery by Philotheos Bryennios—a Greek Orthodox metropolitan bishop of Nicomedia—inside a monastery in Asia Minor (modern Turkey) in 1873 CE and later published in 1883 CE. The document was located inside of the Codex Hierosolymitanus, has no date itself, and lacks any mention of external events that could indicate a timeframe. Additionally, there are no prescribed authors. Therefore, the dating of the Didache is difficult, and since its emergence has caused controversy. There is, however, a consensus for a mid to late first-century dating (50-70 CE), while others contend for as late as the 3rd or 4th century CE. The amazing thing about the Didache is how it speaks to us as we read it. It instucts us against witchcraft and abortion! It beautifully explains the fist liturgy. It greatly encouraged my faith. I hope you will take time to read it. I’m not sure which history said they understood it was James, the brother of Jesus who wrote the Didache so those coming into the new Church would know how to follow the way of Christ. Many Gentiles started joining. The pagan religions then are actually what the Luciferian/Satanists are today. The warnings against abortion would have been aimed at them. You will find many Didache resources once you started looking – Catholic/Christian. It is the earliest known Christian liturgy . I am posting a small portion of this short writing here with a link to the full writing. If you would like a copy for yourself, I post a link to a pdf at the bottom of the page.
or The Teaching of the Twelve Apostles
(translated, and ed., J. B. Lightfoot)
(in conjunction with the translation of Philip Schaff 1885)
1 There are two ways, one of life and one of death, and there is a great difference between the two ways.
2 The way of life is this.
3 First of all, thou shalt love the God that made thee;
4 secondly, thy neighbor as thyself.
5 And all things whatsoever thou wouldest not have befall thyself neither do thou unto another.
6 Now of these words the doctrine is this.
7 Bless them that curse you, and pray for your enemies and fast for them that persecute you;
8 for what thank is it, if ye love them that love you? Do not even the Gentiles the same? But do ye love them that hate you, and ye shall not have an enemy.
9 Abstain thou from fleshly and bodily lusts.
10 If any man give thee a blow on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also, and thou shalt be perfect;
11 if a man impress thee to go with him, one mile, go with him twain;
12 if a man take away thy cloak, give him thy coat also;
13 if a man take away from thee that which is thine own, ask it not back, for neither art thou able.
14 To every man that asketh of thee give, and ask not back;
15 for the Father desireth that gifts be given to all from His own bounties.
16 Blessed is he that giveth according to the commandment;
17 for he is guiltless.
18 Woe to him that receiveth;
19 for, if a man receiveth having need, he is guiltless;
20 but he that hath no need shall give satisfaction why and wherefore he received;
21 and being put in confinement he shall be examined concerning the deeds that he hath done, and he shall not come out thence until he hath given back the last farthing.
22 Yea, as touching this also it is said;
23 Let thine alms sweat into thine hands, until thou shalt have learnt to whom to give.
1 And this is the second commandment of the teaching.
2 Thou shalt do no murder, thou shalt not commit adultery, thou shalt not corrupt boys, thou shalt not commit fornication, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not deal in magic, thou shalt do no sorcery, thou shalt not murder a child by abortion nor kill them when born, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s goods, thou shalt not perjure thyself, thou shalt not bear false witness, thou shalt not speak evil, thou shalt not cherish a grudge, thou shalt not be double-minded nor double-tongued;
3 for the double tongue is a snare of death.
4 Thy word shall not be false or empty, but fulfilled by action.
5 Thou shalt not be avaricious nor a plunderer nor a hypocrite nor ill- tempered nor proud.
6 Thou shalt not entertain an evil design against thy neighbor.
7 Thou shalt not hate any man, but some thou shalt reprove, and for others thou shalt pray, and others thou shalt love more than thy life.
1 My child, flee from every evil and everything that resembleth it.
Continue reading the full Didache Text HERE
I’ve been reading an excellent book called God’s Chaos Code. I read a sentence that struck me as necessary for Catholics concerning moving forward as true Christians. It says, “Where we are now is a defining moment.” The author points out that reformation has to happen in a nation from the top down to see a historic change in a nation. I could not help but see our position as lay people in the Catholic Church who see very little activity at the top. We are in a defining moment, nationally and spiritually. Do you remember what Jesus said when He was warning and comforting His disciples in John 16? Such words are worth knowing during times likes ours:
Jesus answered them, “Do you now believe? Indeed the hour is coming, yes, has now come, that you will be scattered, each to his own, and will leave Me alone. And yet I am not alone, because the Father is with Me. These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.”
My prayer for those reading this page is that you will be of good cheer and rest in the knowledge that for the sake of humanity, Jesus Christ overcame the world. Receive it!
God bless you always,
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