The Dragon, the Beast from the Sea and the False Prophet

Sister Lucia of Fatima encouraged us to read Chapters 8-13 of the Apocalypse if we would understand the message of Fatima. That is, she implied that the message is Apocalyptic. And indeed,  we see ourselves, not without a bit of fright, caught up in an unprecedented rush of events that seem to be sweeping the entirety of Christian civilization away, and increasingly replacing the Church with something strange and hideous.

Today, we refer to The Whole Truth About Fatima, Volume III by Frere Michel de la Trinite and will also refer to the writings of Father Herman Bernard Kramer’s Book of Destiny and Father Sylvester Berry’s Apocalypse of St. John. Links will be found in notes at  end of post.

The Message of Fatima is usually broken into three “Secrets”, which are not a sequence, but rather, like the Apocalypse are inter-related. Hence the First Secret, represented by the vision of hell, forms a basis for the remainder. So we begin by considering this First Secret in the light of the Apocalypse as Sister Lucia indicated.

When she showed the children the brief but intense vision of hell, Our Lady solemnly remarked,

“You have seen hell, where the souls of poor sinners go. To save them, God wishes to establish in the world devotion to My Immaculate Heart.”

This apocalyptic vision of the sea of fire sets the stage for the battle between the dragon, the ancient enemy who bears an implacable hatred for the Woman, that is the Virgin who, he knows, will vanquish him. The Apocalypse is the beautiful story of the triumph of this Immaculate Virgin, full of the grace and love of God,  over Satan, full of the darkness and hatred of the denial of God.  This battle of Hell against heaven, of Satan against the Virgin, of hatred against the love and truth of God, this is the basis of the message of Fatima, the battle for souls.

The First Beast and the Second Secret

Now, the Second Secret involves the First beast, that is, the Beast from the Sea. As we have discussed earlier, Satan always ever mocks God, and has his own diabolic mockery of the most Holy Trinity, that is, the Dragon as the Father, the Beast from the Sea as the Son and the Second Beast, the Beast from the earth, as the Holy Ghost. Thus, all the diabolical trinity are actually one, as are all the Holy Trinity. Also note that the First Secret may be said to represent Satan himself in his implacable hatred for God and for God’s most blessed creature, the Immaculata, Mother of our Lord Jesus Christ. And so we see that the Second Secret will show us the working of the First Beast. This First Beast, from the “Sea”, is atheistic marxism, the error of Russia, but also the error of all the nations which comprise the “Sea” of the Prince of the World.  Thus, the Second Secret is about the material chastisement,  the wars and plagues that arise from the evil machinations of the Beast from the Sea. The last part of the Secret, that is, the Third Secret is regarding the Second Beast, the False Prophet who reigns through the spiritual chastisement, attempting to set up the reign of Satan within the Church.

This first Beast, then, is the political power – supreme and totalitarian, impious and persecuting the Church. We have been seeing this power spread out all over the earth in this past century as the only power which could stop it, that is, a Pope humbly obedient to the Mother of God, refused to use the spiritual graces and power given to him, preferring instead to “combat” it by earthly diplomacy and other such  trivial and useless means.

Now Frere Michel warns us, “We must not forget that Satan is the ‘Prince of this world, which lies entirely’ in his power. (Jn. 12: 31; 1 Jn. 5: 19)”.  And so, without making use of the divine powers entrusted to him, the pope must always fail in his attempts to combat the Prince of the world.  We see today the tragic outcome as the papacy and the institutional church have fallen almost totally under the reign of this Prince of the World.

This First Beast, Saint John tells us, will arrive at universal domination: ‘And all the earth followed the Beast in wonder. And they worshipped the Dragon because he gave authority to the Beast, and they worshipped the Beast, saying, “Who is like to the Beast, and who will be able to fight with it?” And there was given to it a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and there was given to it authority to work for forty-two months. And it opened its mouth for blasphemies against God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, and those who dwell in Heaven. And it was allowed to wage war with the saints and overcome them. And there was given to it authority over every tribe, and people, and tongue, and nation. And all the inhabitants of the earth will worship it, whose names have not been written in the book of life of the Lamb Who has been slain from the foundation of the world.”

The above passage rings true when we see that the blasphemy and perversion evident in the media, entertainment and academia today. And we note with sorrow the people who follow this Beast unthinkingly. So sad the loss of souls!

Frere Michel on the First Beast:

In this last century, from the depths of barbarism has arisen the most frightful Beast of all times, communism, which persecutes the Church, announced and denounced by Our Lady of Fatima. Through foreign wars, through interior subversion, with a skill, a coherence, a brutality without precedent, this last Empire absorbs nations, races and peoples without thereby losing any of its cohesion and strength. … Our Pastors have to be blind not to grasp the meaning of this prophecy, which is so clear. This is even truer since Our Lady took the trouble to come to Fatima to indicate to us its fulfillment in advance: the second part of the Secret – completely centered on Russia, which will be Satan’s instrument, and whose errors will lead astray the world, if Christians are not converted and put off obeying Her requests – corresponds exactly to the description of the Beast of the Apocalypse. The impious errors, the wars and persecutions, world domination, Our Lady of Fatima applies all these traits of the Beast to Bolshevik Russia … And the parallel is remarkable.”

We are told by Our Lord that the marks of Satan are lies and murder and these two evils were raised to the level of national policy under Bolshevism and have spread into every major government of the world today, with abortion enshrined as the essential sacrament of satanic marxism and forced upon all the nations of the world. The only power that can defeat satanic marxism is the supernatural grace of God, through His chosen mediatrix, the Blessed Virgin Mary. There is no other hope.  By the obediently performed Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Russia will be exorcised and will return joyfully and humbly to the true faith, and with it, the reign of the Beast will collapse.

The Second Beast, the False Prophet

How could the Church weaken to such an extent that it stands helplessly by as the Beast assumes such a tyranny over the world? The answer to this question lies in the mystery of the Third Secret. It is to be found in the Apocalypse: the Second Beast. In this diabolical trinity, the first person, the Dragon, arises from the infernal abyss, the second person, the First Beast, arises from the sea of nations belonging to the Prince of the World, while the third person of Satan’s trinity arises from the Church and is the spiritual power of Satan under the guise of the spiritual power of the Vicar of Christ.

“[11]And I saw another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two horns, like a lamb, and he spoke as a dragon. [12] And he executed all the power of the former beast in his sight; and he caused the earth, and them that dwell therein, to adore the first beast, whose wound to death was healed. [13] And he did great signs, so that he made also fire to come down from heaven unto the earth in the sight of men. [14] And he seduced them that dwell on the earth, for the signs, which were given him to do in the sight of the beast, saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make the image of the beast, which had the wound by the sword, and lived. [15] And it was given him to give life to the image of the beast, and that the image of the beast should speak; and should cause, that whosoever will not adore the image of the beast, should be slain. (Apoc. 13)

Now, the expression which best describes this Second Beast is the False Prophet.  He is a Pope, as signified by the “horns like a lamb”, yet he speaks “as a dragon”, that is, like a servant of Satan, the Dragon, the ancient enemy. And he is within the Church, with all the power and authority that implies. He causes those that dwell in the earth, that is, the faithful of the Church, to serve the Prince of the World. The mention of the Beast whose “wound unto death was healed” is a reference to the sect that was not of the Chosen people but infested it, the ones referred to by Our Lord as the Synagogue of Satan; whose cult appeared to die out after the destruction of Jerusalem. Thus the wound unto death. These evil men persisted, a secret cult that fomented wars and heresies, and always gained power and wealth by so doing. Long before they proclaimed themselves the Brotherhood of Freemasons, they were busily undermining Christendom, lending monarchs money at usurious rates to fight wars which they themselves had instigated.

This dark power was behind the Protestant revolution, and the  American and French Revolutions long before it burst into life as the Bolshevik Revolution.  Father Malachi Martin, whom many have attacked as one of this cult, has given us the most accurate information about how this cult over centuries drew the Vatican into its snares, by a three pronged approach, that is, by ensnaring it financially, attacking it politically, and most effectively, by infiltrating it with modernists and morally corrupt men.

To return to the Apocalypse, St. John earlier had described the true Lamb, with seven horns to signify the plenitude of power. However, “the Lamb in the service of the Beast has only two horns. This being said, under the evangelical appearances of humility and apostolic charity, disguised as an ‘apostle of Christ’, as a ‘minister of justice’, as Saint Paul said, it will speak like the Dragon, to the contempt of Divine Truth, misleading the faithful by this supreme imposture.

Frere Michel tells us of this Beast and his power: “It is Heresy issuing from within the Church herself, hypocritically claiming to be based on the teaching of Christ, while in fact it is inspired by Satan, and completely at his service. The commentary on the Holy Book leads us once again right back to the present hour… and also, undoubtedly, to the heart of the third Secret of Fatima.” How prophetic his words are!

  Earlier posts:

Fatima, Vatican II and the Chastisement, 2, 

January 28, 2017

The Seven Trumpets

For more on Jorge Bergoglio’s toxic papacy, see “Who is Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Please as always, pray the Rosary with confidence and joy!

  Immaculate Heart of Mary, Queen of our hearts, Mother of the Church, do thou offer to the Eternal Father the Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ, for the conversion of poor sinners, especially our Pontiff.

  Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Thy kingdom come! Viva Cristo Rey!

  Immaculate Heart of Mary, pray for us now and at the hour of our death.

  St. Joseph, protect us, protect our families, protect our priests.

  St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle.

Please pray for the Consecration of Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary!

Thank you for reading.

~ by evensong for love of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ, King.

Vouchsafe that I may praise thee, O Sacred Virgin! Give me strength against thine enemies!

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2 thoughts on “The Dragon, the Beast from the Sea and the False Prophet

  1. Deb says:

    This is so disturbing. Thank you for explaining it. What can we do but pray and watch this unfold? People don’t want to hear this at all. They don’t believe punishment from God is even possible. For so long they have been told God is “love” and everyone is going to heaven no matter what kind of life they lead, so people are lulled into a comforted state of security, never considering what we owe God and certainly never being told that from the pulpit. God help us.

  2. Cathy says:

    Thank you for posting this article. There is much to ponder in this as well as in your earlier posts. Tying it all together like this makes for sober but necessary reading and meditation. Thank you for all that you do.

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