Cutting of pastor's role called 'vindictive'

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#8580 Nov 19, 2012
Frank wrote:
<quoted text>where is the outrage from the pulpits?? The dioceses?
Where is the leadership?? The fall from grace I our faith is so disturbing.
What are we the faithful to do?? I personally have stopped giving to this collection along with the catholic university collection and the propagation of the faith( socialism). Be careful with your cash.
If you want to give, try the Salvation Army. They're the real deal and every penny goes directly to the people
Here is a true life experience told to me and our family by my uncle John. He was a soldier in WWII and landed in Anzio beach for the invasion of Italy. Soon after landing he was heading down the beach head when it was secured, and noticed a food wagon, and some soldiers on line there. He walked over and inquired if he could get some coffee and doughnut from the Red Cross, who's wagon it was. They told him how much it would cost for the coffee and Doughnut. He told them "are you kidding? we have no money on us, and those that had money either gave it away, or gambled it away, as we did not know how many of us would be alive tomorrow.", The Red Cross server said " that is the price, we are not giving away the doughnuts and coffee, we have costs" I won't type my uncles reply, and he and his buddies continued down the beach. About 100 feet away, there was another chuck-wagon, and he saw the men going and returning for more from this wagon, and no money being exchanged. Walking over, he saw the Salvation Army sign, and asked for coffee, and Doughnuts, which they gladly gave to him free.
That is my reason for never giving to the Red Cross, and my Uncle was wounded and in the hospital the next day. My cousin's husband was at the same landing and battles, and eventually was captured by the Germans, had the same experience. It is a shame that a group so highly touted, has such a bad history.
Though you would like this verification of your feelings.
Dominus Vobiscum

Since: Jul 10

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#8582 Nov 19, 2012
"As long as you do not have faith like a little child, you will not enter heaven":

frank

Long Beach, NY

#8583 Nov 19, 2012
Bruser wrote:
<quoted text>
Here is a true life experience told to me and our family by my uncle John. He was a soldier in WWII and landed in Anzio beach for the invasion of Italy. Soon after landing he was heading down the beach head when it was secured, and noticed a food wagon, and some soldiers on line there. He walked over and inquired if he could get some coffee and doughnut from the Red Cross, who's wagon it was. They told him how much it would cost for the coffee and Doughnut. He told them "are you kidding? we have no money on us, and those that had money either gave it away, or gambled it away, as we did not know how many of us would be alive tomorrow.", The Red Cross server said " that is the price, we are not giving away the doughnuts and coffee, we have costs" I won't type my uncles reply, and he and his buddies continued down the beach. About 100 feet away, there was another chuck-wagon, and he saw the men going and returning for more from this wagon, and no money being exchanged. Walking over, he saw the Salvation Army sign, and asked for coffee, and Doughnuts, which they gladly gave to him free.
That is my reason for never giving to the Red Cross, and my Uncle was wounded and in the hospital the next day. My cousin's husband was at the same landing and battles, and eventually was captured by the Germans, had the same experience. It is a shame that a group so highly touted, has such a bad history.
Though you would like this verification of your feelings.
Dominus Vobiscum
this is a terrible story about your uncle the GI. This is why people have to be very careful as to where to donate their hard earned cash. Sadly, giving blindly to catholic "organizations" is a habit I gave up a while ago. Especially since the bishops annual appeal turned out to be a slush and hush fund for the pedophiles and the closing of so many catholic schools across the country. Thanks for supporting the Salvation Army. They do GREAT work without the fanfare and big salaries of administrators.
Be well Bruser. Thanks for sharing
Frank

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#8585 Nov 20, 2012
Frank, Lou, Toni, WHG, On the job, and of course
Anthony(Itchy Watch)

A happy blessed Thanksgiving to all , filled to the brim with our Lords blessings and Love.
Jesus in Me loves You

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#8587 Nov 20, 2012
They don't know, do they care?

&fe ature=plcp
Lou Gia

Allentown, PA

#8588 Nov 21, 2012
Frank, Bruser, WHG, Toni Pom Pom, On the Job and Anthony the EM,
Wishing you a Blessed Thanksgiving. We have a lot to be thankful for, Especially for the beautiful gift of life which we must protect.
Lou
Frank

Long Beach, NY

#8589 Nov 21, 2012
Happy and blessed Thanksgiving to all. Pray that the impending disaster that is the Obama second term, dosen't spoil our AMERICAN holiday of thanking our Lord for our blessings.

Clearly, at the end of the next four years, we may not be so happy celebrating our unique heritage

I do hope that Anthony, by his absence here, may have had a change of heart in how he communicates with family and those on this forum.

Sincerely,

Frank

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#8590 Nov 21, 2012
Frank, unfortunately though that I pray it is the case, we must look for real signs that this has happened. When it does, we should see a remorseful post that would be a sign(not concrete, but a sign)
that our Lord has healed him, and he has accepted this healing. Like a radio, the power is always there, but we(through faith) must turn the switch of the radio to ON, inorder for it to work. I believe that Anthony has gone out on the limb and cut that limb off. It is up to him to climb back on the tree of life, as the tree is always there available for all who wish to get aboard. In any event, the peace and love that is shared here without the crazy antics of Anthony, and his venom, is much peaceful for us, and as you have said the next 4 years I fear will be the destruction of our freedom and constitution, as Obama has already turned our sovereign country over to the control of the UN, negating our constitution. My aarp Medicare advantage has steadily gone up and I just received a notice that the Rx plan has cost me just as much as if I didn't have the Medicare part D coverage. I take three pills a day, and my wife no pills. We lose about $90 per month having the Medicare part D(prescriptions) coverage. If I lived in Brooklyn I could have Blue cross/Blue Shield coverage including the drug coverage for nothing. My son has a good friend that works with him that lives in the next town from Inwood. Fema "GAVE" the people in Inwood up to $33k for Sandy, while the next town over they offered them a 2.9% low cost loan. Thats Obama's idea of spreading around the wealth. If you look into it, you will find out that the make-up of Inwood is what they based their hand-outs on. This is probably why Obama is poised to declare "Martial Law" as soon as the people start protesting. I pray that our Lord will step in, and remove these socialists from the top
down. I believe that the election was rigged, and stolen from the Republicans, and John Bahner is too weak to have the backbone to step up to the plate. I have not heard one speech that he made to enhance the Republicans trying to get elected, and to beat Obama. Enough of my rantings Frank. Enjoy our Lord and the peace and love emanating from being a catholic. We must stay strong in our Faith, and accept GOD'S will as Jesus did.
Dominus Vobiscum

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#8592 Nov 21, 2012
Most Catholics "DO NOT KNOW THEIR FAITH":

Since: Jul 10

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#8597 Nov 26, 2012
Frank, Lou, WHG, Toni, Onthejob.....et al.
It is Monday morning, and I was having my coffee and as usual, I read the OLL Bulletin. It is inconceivable that Anthony can remain an EU, buzzing around Msgr Jim. Does he know what Msgr is about? I really believe he is damaged mentally for there is no way that he could be following Msgr, and have written his feeling about "the church has no rights to tell a woman what to do with their bodies". If anyone hasn't read his bulletin for Sunday Nov. 25th, they will see how damaged Anthony is. Msgr crushes all of Anthony's arguments in this Bulletin.
The inconvenient abortions being performed, along with the "wrong sex" abortions being accepted, show how the present administration is an administrations of DEATH. Both for the unborn, and the elderly. How can Msgr continue to have Anthony on the altar orbiting around him like an unsupervised child, before our Lord, and to not admonish him? It may be a case of not paying attention to him, much as you would a fly buzzing around. Those who have close contact with Msgr should inform him, as to have someone that has the opposite views serving on the altar does diminish his own professed beliefs.
I really didn't want to have to write this, but I felt impelled to do so because I feel so strongly against what is happening to our country and our Catholic Church. I will keep Msgr's Bulletin on my Bulletin board in front of my computer as a reminder of how far off base Anthony is and the need for our constant prayers for him.
Dominus Vobiscum
Frank

Long Beach, NY

#8600 Nov 27, 2012
Bruser,

Anthony's warped views on so called "women's rights" and his anti-Catholic stances on abortion and gay marriage reflect the degradation of society as a whole. How many church leaders addressed these issues prior to the election?? Even the deceptive Dolan invited Obama to the al smith dinner. Catholic universities have invited pro abortion speakers to their colleges by the drove.

Remember how angry the Jewish people were over Pope Pious x over his lukewarm responses to the interment and murder of the Jews and others in the 1930"s..?
It's the same dynamic going on today. Now it is our sheepish clergy who refuse to confront the pro abortion cabal in fear of loosing "Catholics." And attempting to be "inclusive" (I hate that word-) at any cost. Therefore, when Anthony reads the bulletin or buzzes around Lisante on the altar, it's just a show.

In fairness, I'm not sure Lisante knows of Anthony's extremism because I'm sure Anthony doesn't let on . After all, he needs the constant affirmation from the pastor and the pastor needs to keep his "fan base."

The 10:30 Mass has become a combination of "various events taking place within the mass" and a refuge for those looking to be entertained at mass,

To his credit, the pastor has spoken out vehemently against the murder of the preborn for decades now, but talking and preaching need to be backed up with action.
Would he confront Anthony on his weak beliefs??? I doubt it. The clergy has caved into the Obama mindset of moral equivalency. You see it every day. The one thing that stands between complete collapse of society and a glimmer of hope are faithful Christians who will NOT abide or give into the madness,
Blessed Mother watch over our nation!

Since: Jul 10

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#8601 Nov 27, 2012
Frank wrote:
Bruser,
Anthony's warped views on so called "women's rights" and his anti-Catholic stances on abortion and gay marriage reflect the degradation of society as a whole. How many church leaders addressed these issues prior to the election?? Even the deceptive Dolan invited Obama to the al smith dinner. Catholic universities have invited pro abortion speakers to their colleges by the drove.
Remember how angry the Jewish people were over Pope Pious x over his lukewarm responses to the interment and murder of the Jews and others in the 1930"s..?
It's the same dynamic going on today. Now it is our sheepish clergy who refuse to confront the pro abortion cabal in fear of loosing "Catholics." And attempting to be "inclusive" (I hate that word-) at any cost. Therefore, when Anthony reads the bulletin or buzzes around Lisante on the altar, it's just a show.
In fairness, I'm not sure Lisante knows of Anthony's extremism because I'm sure Anthony doesn't let on . After all, he needs the constant affirmation from the pastor and the pastor needs to keep his "fan base."
The 10:30 Mass has become a combination of "various events taking place within the mass" and a refuge for those looking to be entertained at mass,
To his credit, the pastor has spoken out vehemently against the murder of the preborn for decades now, but talking and preaching need to be backed up with action.
Would he confront Anthony on his weak beliefs??? I doubt it. The clergy has caved into the Obama mindset of moral equivalency. You see it every day. The one thing that stands between complete collapse of society and a glimmer of hope are faithful Christians who will NOT abide or give into the madness,
Blessed Mother watch over our nation!
Right on target Frank. Did you see the video of Obama "granting absolution to the turkey, along with the sign of the cross???"
I had posted a reply to that indicating that Obama is a form of the "Anti-Christ" of Revelations. Cardinal Dolan last week had made a speech to the Bishops and told them that they had to go to confession. What about Cardinal Dolan going?. I am praying that somehow the SSPX could set up a church on Long Island. I wonder what he Pope is going to finally do about them? The negotiator for the Vatican set up conditions, how about the SSPX setting up conditions for the Vatican? They also are pandering to the "Liberal Catholics", like that is going to save the Catholic Church. It is they that have destroyed the Catholic Church, and the Bishops that have pandered to them and have not guided them properly according to Jesus. I have no idea where we will be a year from now, and I and my family will continue to practice our faith as it has been taught since Peter and the Apostles, and pray for the intercession of our Lord, and the assistance of Blessed Mary, and the Saints.
St Michael defend us in battle.
Frank

Long Beach, NY

#8603 Nov 27, 2012
Bruser wrote:
<quoted text>
Right on target Frank. Did you see the video of Obama "granting absolution to the turkey, along with the sign of the cross???"
I had posted a reply to that indicating that Obama is a form of the "Anti-Christ" of Revelations. Cardinal Dolan last week had made a speech to the Bishops and told them that they had to go to confession. What about Cardinal Dolan going?. I am praying that somehow the SSPX could set up a church on Long Island. I wonder what he Pope is going to finally do about them? The negotiator for the Vatican set up conditions, how about the SSPX setting up conditions for the Vatican? They also are pandering to the "Liberal Catholics", like that is going to save the Catholic Church. It is they that have destroyed the Catholic Church, and the Bishops that have pandered to them and have not guided them properly according to Jesus. I have no idea where we will be a year from now, and I and my family will continue to practice our faith as it has been taught since Peter and the Apostles, and pray for the intercession of our Lord, and the assistance of Blessed Mary, and the Saints.
St Michael defend us in battle.
i fear the Pope has little power over these phonies in the US
I guess the church and the country must hit rock bottom for any worthwhile changes o occur. I did not see the messiah Obama grant a stay of execution to the turkeys. It's a good thing I didn't- it would have disturbed me so much as to enjoying my thanksgiving -- I'm speechless over the pandering to this stealth president.
Good God! What will this country become in four more years!!!!

We must pray with more reverence and piety to our lady
WestHempsteadGal

Bay Shore, NY

#8604 Nov 27, 2012
Frank wrote:
Bruser,
Anthony's warped views on so called "women's rights" and his anti-Catholic stances on abortion and gay marriage reflect the degradation of society as a whole. How many church leaders addressed these issues prior to the election?? Even the deceptive Dolan invited Obama to the al smith dinner. Catholic universities have invited pro abortion speakers to their colleges by the drove.
Remember how angry the Jewish people were over Pope Pious x over his lukewarm responses to the interment and murder of the Jews and others in the 1930"s..?
It's the same dynamic going on today. Now it is our sheepish clergy who refuse to confront the pro abortion cabal in fear of loosing "Catholics." And attempting to be "inclusive" (I hate that word-) at any cost. Therefore, when Anthony reads the bulletin or buzzes around Lisante on the altar, it's just a show.
In fairness, I'm not sure Lisante knows of Anthony's extremism because I'm sure Anthony doesn't let on . After all, he needs the constant affirmation from the pastor and the pastor needs to keep his "fan base."
The 10:30 Mass has become a combination of "various events taking place within the mass" and a refuge for those looking to be entertained at mass,
To his credit, the pastor has spoken out vehemently against the murder of the preborn for decades now, but talking and preaching need to be backed up with action.
Would he confront Anthony on his weak beliefs??? I doubt it. The clergy has caved into the Obama mindset of moral equivalency. You see it every day. The one thing that stands between complete collapse of society and a glimmer of hope are faithful Christians who will NOT abide or give into the madness,
Blessed Mother watch over our nation!
I too doubt that Msgr. Lisante knows about Anthony the EM's liberalism. How could he talk to Msgr. about wanting babies to be aborted when he's trying to be Msgr.'s bff?? I wonder what Anthony thought about Msgr.'s Homily when he spoke about the young man who saw him at a Holy Hour and wrote him an email, thanking Msgr for convincing his unwed teenaged mother to give him up for adoption to a loving family? Would Anthony the EM have said to Msgr., Why didn't you tell her to have an abortion?? The 10:30 Mass is an event Mass, whether it be Confirmations, vow renewals, Baptisms, even weddings, let's throw them into the middle of the mass! And I didn't see Obama's absolution of the turkey!! What a disgrace. We've sunk so low as a society.
Frank

Long Beach, NY

#8605 Nov 27, 2012
WestHempsteadGal wrote:
<quoted text>
I too doubt that Msgr. Lisante knows about Anthony the EM's liberalism. How could he talk to Msgr. about wanting babies to be aborted when he's trying to be Msgr.'s bff?? I wonder what Anthony thought about Msgr.'s Homily when he spoke about the young man who saw him at a Holy Hour and wrote him an email, thanking Msgr for convincing his unwed teenaged mother to give him up for adoption to a loving family? Would Anthony the EM have said to Msgr., Why didn't you tell her to have an abortion?? The 10:30 Mass is an event Mass, whether it be Confirmations, vow renewals, Baptisms, even weddings, let's throw them into the middle of the mass! And I didn't see Obama's absolution of the turkey!! What a disgrace. We've sunk so low as a society.
Well said WHG!
Anthony just wants to "feel the LOVE!!!!" of his BFF (:

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#8608 Nov 29, 2012
Today bring to Me the Souls who especially venerate and glorify My Mercy*,

and immerse them in My mercy. These souls sorrowed most over my Passion and entered most deeply into My spirit. They are living images of My Compassionate Heart. These souls will shine with a special brightness in the next life. Not one of them will go into the fire of hell. I shall particularly defend each one of them at the hour of death.

Most Merciful Jesus, whose Heart is Love Itself, receive into the abode of Your Most Compassionate Heart the souls of those who particularly extol and venerate the greatness of Your mercy. These souls are mighty with the very power of God Himself. In the midst of all afflictions and adversities they go forward, confident of Your mercy; and united to You, O Jesus, they carry all mankind on their shoulders. These souls will not be judged severely, but Your mercy will embrace them as they depart from this life.

Eternal Father, turn Your merciful gaze upon the souls who glorify and venerate Your greatest attribute, that of Your fathomless mercy, and who are enclosed in the Most Compassionate Heart of Jesus. These souls are a living Gospel; their hands are full of deeds of mercy, and their hearts, overflowing with joy, sing a canticle of mercy to You, O Most High! I beg You O God:

Show them Your mercy according to the hope and trust they have placed in You. Let there be accomplished in them the promise of Jesus, who said to them that during their life, but especially at the hour of death, the souls who will venerate this fathomless mercy of His, He, Himself, will defend as His glory. Amen.

*The text leads one to conclude that in the first prayer directed to Jesus, Who is the Redeemer, it is "victim" souls and contemplatives that are being prayed for; those persons, that is, that voluntarily offered themselves to God for the salvation of their neighbor (see Col 1:24; 2 Cor 4:12). This explains their close union with the Savior and the extraordinary efficacy that their invisible activity has for others. In the second prayer, directed to the Father from whom comes "every worthwhile gift and every genuine benefit,"we recommend the "active" souls, who promote devotion to The Divine Mercy and exercise with it all the other works that lend themselves to the spiritual and material uplifting of their brethren.

Read more: http://www.ewtn.com/devotionals/mercy/novena....

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#8611 Nov 30, 2012
Frank

Long Beach, NY

#8612 Nov 30, 2012
Bruser wrote:
The Devil inside:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =HxlM6TyWH1cXX
a other great posting by Michael!
I enjoy his intellect and truth. Thanks for posting it . I look forward to the next one

Sincerely,
Frank and family
Lou Gia

United States

#8613 Dec 1, 2012
Frank wrote:
<quoted text>Well said WHG!
Anthony just wants to "feel the LOVE!!!!" of his BFF (:
Anthony the EM can't spout his pro Obama, pro abortion talk to his "buddy" Msgr. Jim! lol How would Anthony the EM feel the love then?? Which by the way when he doesn't feel he's getting the "attention" he wants from Jim, and Jim didn't give him a handy "job" to do, then he starts haunting him more with the texts, calls, emails.
And one of the best lines Bruser, "when he's orbiting around Msgr Jim like an unsupervised child!" Perfect description of him!
Frank

Long Beach, NY

#8616 Dec 3, 2012
Interesting post Lou. And yes, as usual Bruser has pinpointed the obsessive nature of Anthony R.

Saw him scurrying around on the altar yesterday and yet, he wasn't scheduled ??
He just can't stay away and let the EM who was scheduled to set up for Mass.

Interesting comment by the pastor.."galloping towards 60..." Hmmm,
Is he planning on turning 60 again in April???

Hey Msgr Jim, fibbing doesn't work with those who know you for a lifetime!
Embrace you age and live an abundant life.(:

Frank

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