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"For, professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." (Romans 1:22)


"When FEAR knocks on your door, send FAITH to answer it."

The Book of Pastoral Rule by Pope St Gregory the Great (540-604)

"No one presumes to teach an art that he has not first mastered through study. How foolish it is therefore for the inexperienced to assume pastoral authority when the care for souls is the art of arts. For who does not realize that the afflictions of the mind are more hidden than the internal wounds of the body? And, yet, how often do they who are completely ignorant of spiritual precepts profess themselves physicians of the heart, while anyone who is ignorant of the power of medicine is too embarrassed to be seen as a physician of the body." - Pope St Gregory the Great

If one will but set aside the time to read the text and/or look at the videos found in the following links (Extracts From the Book of Pastoral Rule), I believe that they will help to clarify and help you to fully understand why it is I accuse the Dimond Brothers of being "pastoral pretenders", "religious carpetbaggers" and/or "charlatans" who have, for the last 20+ years, heaped upon themselves the sinful burden of falsely claiming to be "sent" by God to instruct you, teach you, and provide you with "pastoral care".

Book of Pastoral Rule

Extracts From The Book of Pastoral Rule

The Blind
Spititual Authority
Pope Gregory I
Pope Gregory I
Pope Gregory I

Extracts From The Book of Pastoral Rule

Pastoral Care and the MHFM

A number of validly ordained "traditional" Catholic priests were frequent guest lecturers at the Most Holy Family Monastery (MHFM) in Berlin, New Jersey, during the time that Brother Joseph Natale (1933-1995), the founder of the "self-identified" Order of St. Benedict, was the monastery’s Superior.

One undeniable fact is that Joseph Natale professed and held the same "traditional / non-sedevacantist” beliefs as these worthy "Priests" and Joseph wanted his parishioners to listen to, be taught by and to receive Holy Communion from these “men of faith”, this validly ordained priests, whenever the opportunity presented itself.

Yet, shortly after Joseph Natale’s death, on November 11, 1995, the MHFM “changed hands and direction”. Though the “how” and the “why” are not clear ... for some “unknown”, unexplained reason … an un-professed, and un-ordained lay brother, named Frederick “Michael” Dimond, illegitimately declared himself to be the monastery’s new Superior; and he got away with the sacrilege.

Since then, together, with the help of his younger brother, Robert “Peter”, the Dimond Brothers have masterfully conspired, turning Joseph’s monastery into the lucrative “business of religion” that it is today.

The Dimond Brothers abandoned Joseph Natale’s ministry, his physical sanctuary for traditional Catholics where he provided his parishioners with the blessings associated with (true and full) Pastoral Care.

Only a validly ordained Catholic priest has the power (bestowed by Christ through the apostolic ministry of the Catholic Church) to turn bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, and to absolve sins.  Acting in the person of Christ as mediators between God and man, priests continue Christ’s work of redemption on earth.  The Catholic priesthood therefore is an extension of Christ’s perfect Priesthood; ‘Only Christ is the true priest, the others being only his ministers’ (CCC 1545).  Priests communicate the salvation won by Christ to God’s people through the sacraments of the Catholic Church.  This is the order established by Christ in and through his body the Church, to help all people grow in holy innocence as children of God and this is confirmed in both the Old and New Testaments

Pastoral Care: Lectures / Sermons

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