Text Box: Volume 18 No. 4          OF THE CHURCH
Text Box:     OF MAN WITH GOD   August 2008 A.D.
REUNIONText Box: THE CROSS IS OUR LIFEBOAT AND OUR SKIN

The Tree of the Cross is the Ark of the New Covenant. The Ark of the old covenant with Moses was wood covered with gold. The Ark of the New Covenant is the Tree of the Cross covered with and soaked with the Body and Blood of Christ.

It was by the wood of the Ark of Noah that mankind was saved and begun anew. It is by the wood of the Cross that a vessel is made for mankind to endure the storms of life and the waves of sin; a vessel which provides shelter and all of our needs as we journey to union with God. We have but to enter Text Box: IS EACH OF US A 
CONFUSION, 
OR, 
ARE WE AT WAR?



In a certain sense it is very proper for us to consider ourselves each, to be what we do and also to do what we are.  Stated simply: We do what we are and we are what we do. We are the good things we do and we are the sins we commit. In the same sense our value is set in the value of what we do. 

So, in a certain sense, a police officer who takes a twenty dollar bribe to not issue a ticket to a speeding motorist is worth twenty dollars, as is the speeding motorist.

For most of us this means we are each a self-conflicting and contradictory confusion. It can be comforting to know most of us are a confusion, but a confusion of what? Well, why put a noun after confusion. Why not just Text Box: ~ WHEN IS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW SUCH GREAT JOY ~
From Metropolitan Archbishop Paul, S.S.B.
To every Priest in the world:

On June 25, 2008, while I was purchasing a few items at the store (while, as is my custom, wearing clerical collar), an extremely thin, very elderly lady in a wheel chair waited in an aisle talking with a younger man and woman who accompanied her. 

Text Box:  The Society of Clerks Secular of Saint Basil 
(The Basilians - The Basilian Fathers )
Text Box: CONTENTS ARE LISTED ON THE LAST PAGE
Text Box: THE PAGAN HOLY SPIRIT
 and a fatherís responsibility

Whether He is named Holy Ghost, Holy Spirit, or Paraclete, He is one of the three Persons of the Blessed Trinity Which is, and each of Which is, God, there being but one God.

The Godless constantly attack God the Father especially in advertisement and entertainment which portray fathers, daddies, husbands, and males, as being incompetent.

Text Box: THE WORLDLY TWIST MEANINGS AND USE THOSE TWISTINGS TO FOSTER DISRESPECT OF THE EVER VIRGIN MOTHER OF GOD

The worldly people twist meanings, attempting to corrupt what is meant into falsehood; and then attempt to have the falsehood accepted as truth.

We see this in the news organizationsí so called reporting of preparations to canonize Pope John Paul II. The news organizations state the Roman Church is preparing to make John Paul II a saint. That statement is parallel to the Text Box: THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE WHO JUST DO NOT CARE ABOUT GOD

There are some people who just do not care about God. They do not necessarily believe or not believe in God. God just is not important to them, and anything concerning God is not important to them.

Amongst the Jews of the Exodus there were many who thanked God for rescuing them from Egyptian slavery, fighting their battles, opening the Red Sea allowing them to walk on its dried bed and then drowning Pharaoh's army, feeding them, giving them the Ten Text Box: THE CAUSE OF 
MEANNESS, INDECENCY, AND RAUNCH

One of the characteristics of Saints Peter and Paul, of the Twelve Holy Apostles, the other Apostles and Disciples, indeed of humankind in general with a few stark, glaring, and hideous exceptions - one of their most prominent characteristics is decency. Plain, simple, decency, has been a norm even in the most savage of cultures, where it applies primarily to oneís own people.