12 Amazing Things About the Appearance of the Revelation 12 Woman

A total solar eclipse just passed over my head, and I couldn't help but think of the eclipse that occurred at Christ's Crucifixion. But did you know of the other  heavenly phenomenon going on right now? Have you heard about the Woman of Revelation 12 appearing in the stars?   The basic idea is that the planet Jupiter has entered the womb of the constellation Virgo, and Virgo is crowned with stars, clothed with the sun, and with the moon at her feet. Here is a breakdown of all the amazing coincidences happening during this celestial confluence.  The Woman of Revelation 12 Let's start with the passage from Revelation that is appearing in the sky.  It's the triumphant moment of Revelation: the seventh trumpet blast. The long-awaited Ark of the Covenant is about to appear. It had been hidden by Jeremiah at ( 2 Maccabees 2:4-8 ) until, according to the Prophet, “God gathers his people together again and shows his mercy."  The Ark returns at the Judgment of the Read More August 21, 2017

The Assumption of ... Moses???

Elijah's Assumption into Heaven is confirmed in the New Testament at the Transfiguration, where we see Moses and Elijah with Christ in Heaven. The story of Elijah's assumption into Heaven riding on a fiery chariot (2 Kings 2) is well-known, but what about Moses' assumption? NOTE: This is part two of a four-part series, Proving Mary's Assumption. In Part 1  of this series, we saw the descriptions of Enoch and Elijah's assumptions in both the New and the Old Testaments. Part 3 and Part 4 describe the Assumption of the Ark and then how all of this leads to the Assumption of Mary, herself. I've also combined all four parts into an ebook, if you would rather read it that way.   This is all part of an upcoming book on the Blessed Mother that will be released prior to the 100th Anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady of Fatima on October 13th. That book will have a short title, Everything You NEED to Know About Mary (But Were Never Taught).  Back t Read More August 16, 2017

What's Really Happening at The Visitation: The Ark Comes to Elizabeth

Mary's visit to Elizabeth was no ordinary family visit. Why does the baby leap in Elizabeth's womb? What other historical event happened in Saint Elizabeth's neighborhood? And what does King David have to do with all this? There are several details to this Gospel passage that are very subtle. However, once you see them, it becomes clear that the evangelist is intentionally drawing parallels between two passages in Scripture. Luke is referencing a scene in the Old Testament found at 2 Samuel 6 : 2, 5-16, 23, reproduced with emphasis below: ( 2) And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Ba′ale-judah, to bring up from there the ark of God, which is called by the name of the Lord of hosts who sits enthroned on the cherubim ... (5)  And David and all the house of Israel were making merry before the Lord with all their might, with songs and lyres and harps and tambourines and castanets and cymbals. And when they came to the threshing floor o Read More August 09, 2017

5-Bullet Friday - St. Jean Vianney, pray for us!

Dear Friends, Here's this week's 5-Bullet Friday -- what I've been enjoying, reading, pondering over the last week and where I've noticed God at work.  Prayers I've been saying - Today is the feast day of St. Jean Vianney. Drafted into Napoleon's army as a young man despite being a seminarian, he eventually became a parish priest and contended with the excesses and anti-religious sentiment that marked post-Revolution France. He often spent twelve hours per day hearing confessions and received up to 20,000 pilgrims per year. It is no wonder the he is the patron saint of the parish priest.  St. John Vianney would often say: "Private prayer is like straw scattered here and there: If you set it on fire, it makes a lot of little flames. But gather these straws into a bundle and light them, and you get a mighty fire, rising like a column into the sky; public prayer is like that." I came across this "Prayer to Jesus" by St. Jean Vianney, wh Read More August 04, 2017

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