Fulfilling Prophecy

    NOW WORD ON MASS READINGSfor March 4th, 2014Opt. Memorial for St. Casimir Liturgical texts here     THE fulfillment of God’s Covenant with His people, which will be fully realized in the Wedding Feast of the Lamb, has progressed throughout millennia like a spiral that becomes smaller and smaller as time goes on. […]

The Da Vinci Code… Fulfilling a Prophecy?

  ON MAY 30TH, 1862, St. John Bosco had a prophetic dream that uncannily describes our times—and may very well be for our times. … In his dream, Bosco sees a vast sea full of battle ships attacking one stately ship, which represents the Church. On the bow of this stately vessel is the Pope. […]

The Prophecy of St. Francis

    THERE is a phrase in the Catechism that is, I think, critical to repeat at this time. The Pope, Bishop of Rome and Peter’s successor, “is the perpetual and visible source and foundation of the unity both of the bishops and of the whole company of the faithful.” —Catechism of the Catholic Church, […]

The Blessed Prophecy

THE NOW WORD ON MASS READINGS for December 12th, 2013 Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Liturgical texts here (Selected: Rev 11:19a, 12:1-6a, 10ab; Judith 13; Luke 1:39-47) Jump for Joy, by Corby Eisbacher   SOMETIMES when I’m speaking at conferences, I will look into the crowd and ask them, “Do you want to fulfill […]

The False Peace and Security

  For you yourselves know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief at night. When people are saying, “Peace and security,” then sudden disaster comes upon them, like labor pains upon a pregnant woman, and they will not escape. (1 Thess 5:2-3)   JUST as the Saturday night vigil Mass […]

The Coming Collapse of America

  AS as Canadian, I sometimes tease my American friends for their “Amero-centric” view of the world and Scripture. For them, the Book of Revelation and its prophecies of persecution and cataclysm are future events. Not so if you are one of millions being being hunted or already driven out of your home in the […]

Dear Sons and Daughters

  THERE are many young people who read The Now Word as well as families who’ve told me that they share these writings around the table. One mother wrote:

Priests, and the Coming Triumph

Procession of Our Lady in Fatima, Portugal (Reuters)   The long-prepared and ongoing process of dissolution of the Christian concept of morality was, as I have tried to show, marked by an unprecedented radicalism in the 1960s… In various seminaries, homosexual cliques were established… —EMERITUS POPE BENEDICT, essay on the current crisis of faith in the […]

That Pope Francis! Part II

By Mark Mallett   FR. Gabriel was a few minutes late for his Saturday morning brunch with Bill and Kevin. Marg Tomey had just returned from a pilgrimage to Lourdes and Fatima with a fist full of rosaries and holy medals that she wanted blessed after Mass. She came prepared with a pre-Vatican II book […]

The Marian Dimension of the Storm

  The elect souls will have to fight the Prince of Darkness. It will be a frightening storm — no, not a storm, but a hurricane devastating everything! He even wants to destroy the faith and confidence of the elect. I will always be beside you in the Storm that is now brewing. I am […]