When he broke open the second seal,
I heard the second living creature cry out,
Another horse came out, a red one.
Its rider was given power
to take peace away from the earth,
so that people would slaughter one another.
And he was given a huge sword.
…we witness daily events where people
appear to be growing more aggressive
—POPE BENEDICT XVI, Pentecost Homily,
May 27th, 2012
IN 2012, I published a very strong “now word” that I believe is presently being “unsealed” at this hour. I wrote then (cf. Warnings in the Wind) of the warning that violence is going to burst out suddenly upon the world like a thief in the night because we are persisting in grave sin, thereby losing God’s protection.cf. Hell Unleashed It may very well be the landfall of the Great Storm…
When they sow the wind, they shall reap the whirlwind. (Hos 8:7)
In particular, is the admonition that was issued from Our Lady of Kibeho. In what is now a Church-approved apparition, the young seers of Kibeho, Rwanda saw in graphic detail — some 12 years before it occurred — the genocide that would eventually take place there. They conveyed Our Lady’s message of the call to repentance so as to avert catastrophe… but the message was not heeded. Most ominously, the seers reported that Mary’s appeal…
…is not directed to only one person nor does it concern only the current time; it is directed to everyone in the entire world. —www.kibeho.org
Bishop Scott McCaig of the Military Ordinariate of Canada spoke with Nathalie Mukamazimpaka, one of the three seers from whom the Holy See based their positive ruling of the apparitions. He told me that she kept repeating during the course of their conversation how necessary it is to “pray for the Church.” She emphasized, “We are going to go through very hard times.” Indeed, in another message to the seers, Our Lady of Kibeho warned,
The world hastens to its ruin, it will fall into the abyss… The world is rebellious against God, it commits too many sins, it has neither love nor peace. If you do not repent and do not convert your hearts, you will fall into the abyss. —to visionary Marie-Claire on March 27, 1982, catholicstand.com
For years, Our Lady has been repeatedly warning that we need to take her cries seriously. Hundreds of statues and icons around the world have wept, not only fragrant oil, but blood. see here and here She has called us to open our hearts to Jesus, close the door to sin, and to fast and pray, especially the Rosary. In the context of these exhortations, I wrote about why it is crucial to close the “cracks” in our life here.
In our recent webcast, October Warning, we spoke of how at least five seers now from around the world have warned how this October would be significant. Of note, Our Lady said to Italian seer, Gisella Cardia, on September 30:
My children, from the month of October onwards events will be increasingly forceful and will continue rapidly. A strong sign will shock the world, but you need to pray. —countdowntothekingdom.com
Are the brutal attacks on Israeli citizens, and the escalated response, that “shock”? Exactly two years earlier from this past October 6th, the day the Hamas attacks began, Our Lady said:
My children, pray, pray, pray very much for Jerusalem because it will be in tribulation. You have been chosen as soldiers of light to overthrow the darkness that surrounds you. I have already told you that everything would soon collapse, and again I say to you: when you hear and see brothers against brothers, warfare in the streets, more pandemics coming because of viruses, and when false democracy becomes dictatorship, behold, then the time of Jesus’s arrival will be near. My children, live out these messages that are coming by grace; be united and remember that the Word of God is One and forever — woe to those who will try to change the words that Jesus has left, for soon He will give back to you what you deserve, whether good or bad. Make provisions of water, food and medicines. —Our Lady to Gisella Cardia, October 6, 2021
It’s a remarkably accurate word when you consider the present division between brothers — that is, cardinal against cardinal, bishop against bishop; when we see new viruses beginning to spread; when we hear the “false democracy” being proposed as “stakeholder capitalism” by the World Economic Forum; when we see how some in the hierarchy are seemingly trying to “change the words that Jesus has left” in Scripture and Sacred Tradition,cf. The Final Trial and The Obedience of Faith particular in light of the new Synod with its rainbow colored logo.
But the word I want to focus on in particular is that of “street warfare”…
One of the seers who claimed to have received a warning from Our Lady about this October was the Brazilian priest who goes by the pseudonym “Fr. Oliveira.”
In October of this year, a period of great tribulation will begin, which I predicted when I was in France, Portugal and Spain.Presumably referring to the Marian apparitions in La Salette (1846), Fatima (1917) and Garabandal (1961-1965) On these three occasions, I spoke about the cause of these tribulations. Be prepared, above all spiritually, because this period will not come with a bang, but will be gradual and will spread slowly throughout the world… —June 17, 2023, countdowntothekingdom.com
The reason I am writing with a sense of urgency is to appeal to you to sincerely pray that what will gradually “spread slowly throughout the world” is not the kind of “street warfare” we have just witnessed in Israel. Former U.S. House Speaker, Kevin McCarthy, lamented that the same attacks could happen on American soil with “sleeper cells” activated at some point.
We should wake up ourselves. We could have the same thing happen next week to us. We caught more people on the terrorist watchlist in February than we caught in the entire administration. We could have cells sitting inside of America right now… we’ve got a wide-open border. They’re coming from 160 different countries. —Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.), Washington Free Beacon, October 9, 2023
Tony Seruga, “a 38-year intelligence analyst”, says this is indeed the case.
…with as close to 100% confidence as possible, there WILL be terrorist attacks in the U.S. The attacks will come in waves for the next 14 months. Hundreds of thousands of CCP saboteurs and at least a million terrorists are already here from Palestine, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, Lebanon, Iran, Somalia, etc., etc., and they are very well funded but in addition, the Biden Administration with the UN has given them debit cards that are reloaded every month. —October 9, 2023, x.com
His warning echoes that of controversial former FBI agent, John Guandolo. He has claimed that Islamic jihadists are planning a “ground zero” event.eg. mprnews.org On a certain day, he says, there will be coordinated terrorist events in which Islamic militants are planning to attack schools, restaurants, parks, and other public areas.
Investigative reporter, Leo Hohmann writes:
In my book, Stealth Invasion, I referred to Muslim Brotherhood documents which prophesied about a “zero-hour event.” Zero hour can be any event that sets off panic and chaos among the masses, and at this point the Islamic terrorists all join hands to attack the infidel, whether that be Jews in Israel or Christians in the West. All the terror cells get activated. —October 8, 2023; leohohmann.com
According to Fox News, ‘Thousands of “special interest aliens” from numerous countries, including the Middle East, have been arrested by Border Patrol agents while attempting to cross the U.S. southern border illegally over the last two years, according to internal Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data leaked to Fox News… It also does not include the numbers who have snuck past agents without detection — sources say there have been over 1.5 million such “gotaways” during the Biden administration.'October 10, 2023; foxnews.com
UPDATE: Khaled Mashal, the former leader and founding member of Hamas, has called for a global Muslim uprising in support of Palestine this Friday, October 13th.thegatewaypundit.com Whether this occurs or not, it reveals at least the kind of global tensions we are approaching…
While not necessarily “jihadists”, it is disconcerting how Hamas supporters have taken to the streets in Western cities, from Toronto to London to Sydney, to “celebrate” the random massacre of civilians as they shout, “Allahu Akbar!”
It must be said here, in the interests of balance, that I also sympathize with the Palestinian people in general — not their terrorists. When I visited Bethlehem four years ago, we sat in stunned silence as we drove through the gates of 25-foot-high cement walls surrounding the city. We learned that the residents of Bethlehem were not free to travel. In fact, our bus driver, a man in his early twenties, had a permit to travel outside the walls, but his wife of the same age had never been permitted to leave the city her entire life. We learned, also, how the best land was taken by Israelis, who had full access to water, electricity, and even swimming pools, but Palestinians lived under the rationing of these resources, including poor access to food.
As you can imagine, this has bred a generation of hate and animosity. Groups like Hamas have risen up to strike back; Israel, in turn, clamps down… and the cycle of violence and hatred continues into what it has become today. The level of violence we have witnessed from both sides, and spreading now to other Middle Eastern countries, may very well come to Western nations who have, at the same time, experienced mass migrations from these very same countries.
The valid question that has been raised is whether part of this migration is only a humanitarian crisis or part of a global Jihad. As writer Y.K. Cherson points out in a scholarly article, Immigration was considered by Muhammad to be a fundamental means by which to spread Islam, particularly when force cannot be initially used.
…the concept of Hijrah — Immigration — as a means of supplanting the native population and reaching the position of power became a well-developed doctrine in Islam… The main principle for a Muslim community in a non-Muslim country is that it must be separate and distinct. Already in the Charter of Medina, Muhammad outlined the basic rule for Muslims who emigrate to non-Muslim land, i.e., they must form a separate body, keeping their own laws and making the host country comply with them. — “The Goal of Muslim Immigration According to Muhammad’s Teachings”, Oct. 2nd, 2014; chersonandmolschky.com
Not every Muslim, of course, follows these more radical precepts, but evidently many do.cf. The Crisis of the Refugee Crisis Even Pope Francis, who has urged countries to embrace the mass migration, has admitted:
The truth is that just [250 miles] from Sicily there is an incredibly cruel terrorist group. So there is a danger of infiltration, this is true… Yes, nobody said Rome would be immune to this threat. But you can take precautions. —interview with Radio Renascenca, Sept. 14th, 2015; New York Post
Signing a joint statement with five other Western leaders today, Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni says her country needs “to intensify the protection of Italian Jews, because there is a risk of criminal acts against them in imitation of what we have seen at the hands of Hamas.”cf. October 10, 2023, timesofisrael.com
But with the Vatican increasingly influenced by a globalist agenda that embraces abortion, gender ideology, and population reduction — tenets rejected by Islam — is Rome also in the sites of “terrorist attacks”?
At any rate, it seems the entire world is poised to be drawn into this conflict, in the very least, by taking sides…
Enter the Battle
In the recent September message to Gisella, Our Lady says to us, “You have been chosen as soldiers of light to overthrow the darkness that surrounds you.” Too often, we Christians read these things with horror — and then do little about it, or we take a defensive position merely praying for God’s protection. But St. Paul tells us:
…the weapons of our warfare are not worldly but have divine power to destroy strongholds. (2 Cor 10:4)
We can go on the offence! One of our chief weapons is the name of Jesus. With it, the Apostles drove out demons and raised the dead. And this is why the Rosary, recommended by both Our Lady and Mother Church in these times, is so powerful: 50 times, while meditating upon the Gospels, we invoke the name of Jesus to aid us in our petitions.
The Rosary, though clearly Marian in character, is at heart a Christocentric prayer… The centre of gravity in the Hail Mary, the hinge as it were which joins its two parts, is the name of Jesus. —JOHN PAUL II, Rosarium Virginis Mariae, n. 1, 33
Hence, it is a weapon against the growing errors in our times…
Thanks to this new method of prayer… piety, faith, and union began to return, and the projects and devices of the heretics to fall to pieces. Many wanderers also returned to the way of salvation, and the wrath of the impious was restrained by the arms of those Catholics who had determined to repel their violence.—POPE LEO XIII, Supremi Apostolatus Officio, n. 3; vatican.va
The victory of the Battle of Muret was attributed to the Rosary, in which 1500 men, under the Pope’s blessing, defeated an Albigensian stronghold of 30,000 men. And the victory of the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 was attributed to Our Lady of the Rosary. A much larger and better-trained Muslim navy, with the wind at their backs and a dense fog obscuring their assault, bore down on the Catholic navy. But back in Rome, Pope Pius V led the Church in praying the Rosary at that very hour. The winds suddenly shifted behind the Catholic navy, as did the fog, and the Muslims were defeated. In Venice, the Venetian senate commissioned the construction of a chapel dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary. The walls were lined with records of the battle and an inscription which read:
NEITHER VALOR, NOR ARMS, NOR ARMIES, BUT OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY GAVE US VICTORY! —Champions of the Rosary, Fr. Don Calloway, MIC; p. 89
At times when Christianity itself seemed under threat, its deliverance was attributed to the power of this prayer, and Our Lady of the Rosary was acclaimed as the one whose intercession brought salvation.” —POPE ST. JOHN PAUL II, Rosarium Virginis Mariae, 39
Who knows what evils can yet be thwarted? Don’t wait to find out: pray, pray, pray.
All are invited to join My special fighting force. The coming of My Kingdom must be your only purpose in life… Do not be cowards. Do not wait. Confront the Storm to save souls. —Jesus to Elizabeth Kindelmann, The Flame of Love, pg. 34, published by Children of the Father Foundation; Imprimatur by Archbishop Charles Chaput
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|↑1||cf. Hell Unleashed|
|↑2||see here and here|
|↑3||cf. The Final Trial and The Obedience of Faith|
|↑4||Presumably referring to the Marian apparitions in La Salette (1846), Fatima (1917) and Garabandal (1961-1965)|
|↑6||October 10, 2023; foxnews.com|
|↑8||cf. The Crisis of the Refugee Crisis|
|↑9||cf. October 10, 2023, timesofisrael.com|
|↑10||cf. Message of Fatima, vatican.va|