#084: Revelation Ch. 12 – Our Lady of the Apocalypse (Catholic Apocalypse Part 7)

In this “Catholic Apocalypse” commentary on the Book of Revelation, we study the most Marian section: Chapter 12. We examine the Mary as Ark of Covenant, look at Jeremiah in 2 Maccabees, learn about the fall of Lucifer and discover how Mary is the mother of all who give testimony to Jesus Christ. We also discuss how Mary is an icon of Eve, Ancient Israel, and the Catholic Church. Don’t miss this podcast!

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  • Riki


    O Mary, Daughter of Zion

    Mother of Judah’s Lion

    bring us, children of Your Tribe,

    to Your Son, God’s Divine Scribe

    Though being the chosen people

    we act as dumbed down sheeple

    if we keep rejecting Him

    our future looks extremely grim

    Some of us accepted the Messiah

    after prompts by Jeremiah

    but most descendants of Judea

    live as in the times of Hosea

    O Virgin of Israel

    bring the ones seduced by Samael

    to Yeshua Savior and Son of God

    even “ceaselessly” us do prod.

    Rita Biesemans, July 16 2013

    Our Lady of the Mount Carmel lead us up the Mountain

  • Riki


    Mary, Mystical City

    where Jesus, our Savior, resides

    look down on us with pity

    who are carried with the tides

    Will we ever fathom

    the greatness of Your being

    satan spitting his venom

    to prevent our souls from healing

    But You, God’s living Tabernacle

    are constantly pointing to Your Son

    to prevent us from sudden debacle

    to bring us the Victory already won

    We cry out to You, Oh Mystical City

    to pull us out of the dangerous sinkholes

    we are willing to be gritty

    to save our eternal souls

    Mary, our Mother spread Your Mantle over us to keep us safe in Your City.

    Rita Biesemans written 11-29-2013

  • BillinJax

    My Mother Mary…….yes, that Mary….

    ….who was living a simple life dedicated to serving the God
    of Israel from her very early Immaculate childhood.

    …who was full of grace and awaiting the angel’s salutation
    to share a child with the Holy Spirit and cherish and carry our Lord in her
    womb for nine months that He might carry the Cross of Salvation for all of us.

    …who, in union with God’s plan, willfully in true charity
    and sacrifice accepted the prophecy, announced on her son’s first visit to the
    temple by Simeon, that because of this child her heart would be pierced like
    none before her.

    …who cared for and nourished that child sharing house, home,
    and daily family and personal exchanges of love and devotion with Him for
    thirty years as He grew to manhood.

    …whose mutual love
    had so entwined its trust in her young son that it would allow Him leave of her
    during the journey of faithful to and from Jerusalem for nearly two days in
    their humble land (a preview of his passion and burial) until she would become
    aware of His absence from friends and her own loving care.

    …who, as His closest companion over those many years, knew
    exactly where to look for Him upon her return to Jerusalem.

    …who would accept His decision to “be about His Fathers
    work” but with a mothers love guided His youthful ambitions to a more proper
    time and place for fulfillment where at her wish and petition He initiated His
    ministry with the miracle at the wedding feast of Canna.

    …who, faithful to words of God to Simeon, had to watch with
    a bleeding heart the horrid brutality thrust upon her child during His powerful

    …and finally that Mary, who though weeping in sorrow would
    be so willing to lovingly listened to and carry out her son’s dying request
    along side the disciple whom He loved well that she now take John under her
    wing in place of Him and that John in turn protect and defend her among men
    until she rejoined her son the Prince of Peace in heaven.

    This Mary, the world’s very first “Christian”, is my mother
    and should be recognized in faith as truly the mother of all Christians.

  • Michael Simmons

    Clearly, the Great Sign that appeared in Heaven, the woman clothed with the sun, is Mary and her appearance at Fatima. This sign (the Miracle of the Sun) was witnessed by thousands of people. Fatima marked the beginning of the End Times.

    • Michael Simmons

      The Red Dragon was the U.S.S.R.

  • Michael Simmons

    Anthony, you (and so many others) are sort of incorrect about this. While the Church has different Rites, and not all of them are Roman…. the whole Church (including the non-Roman Rites) is Roman…. The reason for this is that Peter is the Rock. Peter’s unfailing Faith is key. Jesus prayed for Peter that Peter’s faith fail not. Peter was given the keys to the kingdom of Heaven. Jesus told Peter to confirm/strengthen his brethren (the other apostles/bishops), as Satan desired to sift all of them like wheat. This Church is Roman, not because the whole Church is “Roman Rite”, but because it is centered in Rome, and obedience to Peter’s successors is required of all. The Magisterium, and infallibility, are given to Peter alone. Peter and Paul both were martyred in Rome.