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May 22nd, 2015

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"The Church will be punished because the majority of her members, high and low, will become so perverted. The Church will sink deeper and deeper until she will at last seem to be extinguished, and the succession of Peter and the other Apostles to have expired. But, after this, she will be victoriously exalted in the sight of all doubters."

(St. Nicholas of Flue, 15th century, cited in Catholic Prophecy, edited by Yves Dupont, p. 30)

 


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We at Biblical Foundations International believe that we cannot possibly possess the spiritual discernment to adequately assess the crisis of our times unless we are obedient to the requests of Our Lady of Fatima, and of so many popes and doctors of the Church, to devoutly pray the Rosary -- at the very least, five mysteries of the Rosary daily, and all fifteen mysteries, if you can.

In addition to whatever other intentions you mention, please pray specifically that God will show you the truth regarding the full extent of the current apostasy, and that He will give you the grace to conform to that truth, whatever sacrifice is entailed.

Gerry's "Whenever" Word Updated sporadically

Biblical Teaching on End-Times Infiltration of the Church

 
Dear Friends:

Sensible people are rightly skeptical of extreme and unsubstantiated conspiracy theories. But Trojan Horse tactics, coups d’état, hostile takeovers, and revolutions are as old as human history. So what should an intelligent, informed person responsibly believe on this subject when it relates to current goings-on in Catholicism? 

This Thursday, May 14, 2015 -- the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ's Ascension -- at 7:30 pm, God willing, I will be giving a new talk in the Washington DC area (an area I haven’t spoken in for the past six years) entitled "What Scripture Says About the End-Times Infiltration of the Church: An In-depth Look at the Letter of St. Jude and Related Scriptures.”
 
A free-wheeling Q & A/discussion & debate session will follow the talk, for those who wish to stay. People can ask (or argue) about anything (not just the topic of the talk): Is religious truth knowable with certainty? Why believe in God? Why is Christianity the correct theistic faith, rather than Judaism or Islam? Why is Catholicism the correct Christian Faith, rather than Eastern Orthodoxy or Protestantism? What’s right and wrong about the Catholic “traditionalist” movement? And why have I taken the extremely unpopular — among “traditional Catholics” — and financially disastrous position I have taken with regard to the “unauthorized shepherds” of the SSPX, SSPV, CMRI, et al (though I did so because I believe it to be, and am only too glad to demonstrate it to be, the only position consistent with Catholic principles)?
 
As always, people of all faiths (or none) are warmly welcome. You don’t need to agree with me to enjoy, and benefit from, the evening’s discussion.
 
The talk is being given in the Fox Mill Room of the Homewood Suites by Hilton Dulles Airport, 13460 Sunrise Valley Dr, Herndon VA 20171.  If traveling east (i.e., coming from the direction of Dulles airport) on the Dulles Access/Toll Rd (Rt 267), take exit 10 (the Herndon/Chantilly exit), turn right at the light onto Centerville Rd, then right onto Sunrise Valley Drive, and the hotel is 1/2 mile on the right. If traveling west on 267 (i.e., coming from the direction of the DC beltway), take exit 10 & turn left onto Centerville Rd, then right onto Sunrise Valley. The hotel phone is (703) 793-1700.
 
If you yourself don’t live in the DC area, but know someone who does who might be interested in attending, please call them or send them an email with a link to this webpage. Anyone wishing to attend the talk, however, MUST call, not the hotel, but me, IMMEDIATELY, at (570) 969-1724 — or (better yet) email me at gerrymatatics@gerrymatatics.org — and provide their name, phone number, and the number of people interested in attending.
 
Seating is EXTREMELY limited for this exclusive, one-time event. If too many people pre-register we may need to relocate to a larger venue at the last minute. If insufficient numbers pre-register I may have to reschedule the talk to a future date, and quite possibly another city. Either way, I need your phone number and/or email address so I can contact you no later than Thursday morning if there’s any change in plans! 
 

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Date Added: Wednesday, May 13 2015


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Is Gerry Matatics a ''sedevacantist''?

Gerry Replies (slightly revised November 21, 2007):

I'm a Catholic, pure and simple (though hopefuly not too simple) -- and have been, ever since my conversion from Protestantism 21 years ago, by a miracle of God's grace. I love the Catholic Faith and wish only to profess it in all its purity and fullness. I love the Catholic Church and wish only and always to be a faithful member of Her, since She has repeatedly and solemnly defined as a dogma that there is no salvation outside of her.

Every Catholic -- however he or she might prefer to be positive in his presentation of the Faith -- must necessarily oppose and reject all those persons and things that are incompatible with Catholicism.

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Date Added: Tuesday, December 12 2006

guest writers

A Commentary on Rome's Lifting of the SSPX "Excommunications" of 1988

[Note from Gerry Matatics: I do not necessarily agree with every opinion of this guest writer (a friend of mine) -- I do not share, for example, his certitude on the validity of the SSPX bishops' consecration (expressed in his closing sentence), nor do I agree with him on other matters not touched upon in his essay -- but his essay essentially says what I've been saying when asked what I think of the recent  developments between Rome and the SSPX, and he has kindly granted permission for his essay to be reproduced here "as is." I shall have my own essay on the SSPX posted on my website later this month.]

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Date Added: Tuesday, February 17 2009

Our Lady of Guadalupe (feast day December 12)

The Story

"And the land was polluted with blood," by idolaters who sacrificed their sons and daughters to devils (Psalm 105:38). Such was Mexico when Hernando Cortes arrived there in 1519. Some ten million native Nahuatl Indians formed a vast confederation of tribes at this time. These tribes were dominated by the powerful Aztecs who, for all their intelligence, industry, and valor, were equally barbaric, enslaved by an extravagant system of idolatry which placated its numerous gods with gruesome orgies of human sacrifice and cannibalism. For centuries torrents of blood literally flowed from the temple pyramids, with as many as 20,000 humans being sacrificed in one day.

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Date Added: Tuesday, December 12 2006

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"Hurray for Gerry Matatics! I am excited about his coming to the truth about the traditional Catholic Church. [Having studied his analysis of the root cause of the current apostasy,] I am convinced that that is what has happened. And Gerry is right on target. He is to be commended for his bold stance in the face of error. My husband and I recently moved to East Texas to be involved and closer to the traditional Church. We would gladly support Gerry because we need more Catholics like him. I too am a convert from Protestantism and want to be very strong in defending the true Church. I would love to hear Gerry speak down here."

D. V., East Texas

Pictures from Gerry's Recent Travels
LaSalette

Statue of Our Lady of La Salette, at the site of her (Church- approved) apparition on September 19, 1846, in the French Alps. On that occasion the Blessed Virgin announced, weeping, that "in the last days, Rome will lose the Faith and become the seat of the Antichrist... the Church will be in eclipse." Our apostolate is dedicated to Our Lady of La Salette and to spreading her much-opposed message.

Photo taken by Christina Matatics on the occasion of a pilgrimage of Gerry and daughter Christina to the La Salette shrine on 9/11/05




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