Homily Heaven's Hospital - November 27, 2022

Matthew 24-37-44   11-27-2022  (As built, Amite #522)

  1. Heaven’s hospital… Purgatory… oh that’s right you don’t believe in it… that’s the problem…  
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My brothers and sisters in Christ every mass… every funeral mass I’ve ever attended… less the ones at Saint Helena… every funeral mass I’ve been to… and yours too… everybody is in a better spot… bar none… everybody is in a better spot… one day… I would love to hear the preacher… the priest… whoever is giving the service… to walk in and say I don’t think he made it… just once I would love to hear those immortal words… you see my brothers and sisters in Christ according to scripture… according to the gospels… one in four are going to make it… twenty-five precent… the converse… seventy-five precent will not… you know the story… the Good Lord… the great farmer… the Great I Am… throws seed some fall on the path and it get’s trampled to death… some fall in the rocks and don’t take root… some fall in the thorns and gets choked off… only one out of four falls on good soil… so why is it… that I never hear the immortal words… I don’t think he made it… true story… I go to a funeral… I’m not saying the service… I remember thinking I’m the only guy in a dress surely they will .. I don’t pay attention… I thought I walked into the wrong funeral parlor… as a result I don’t want to get up and leave… because why… then it’s obvious… typical Catholic Priest wearing a dress doesn’t even stay for the whole thing… so as a result of it I realized… the guy stands up and I recognize him… then I realize man this is the right place… and I remember him saying… man he is in a better spot… he is at the table with all of God’s children life is good… and I remember thinking… there is no way he is at the table with God’s children… I know him are you kidding me… if there’s anybody behind me it’s him… my brothers and sisters in Christ I tell you this because when People tell you… when somebody comes to tell you that purgatory is not scriptural… the village has met their man… think about what I just told you… yes the village idiot has now come… you think about what I’m telling you… you are looking for an English word in a book written in Greek… the height of ideocracy… an English word in a book written in Greek… why don’t you look for the word trinity… my brothers and sisters in Christ why don’t you look for the word Incarnation… they’re not in the bible either… it’s because it’s an English word in a book written in Greek… my brothers and sisters in Christ it is scriptural… what’s going on there… and I will prove it to you… I will give you scriptural passages and then I will explain them… Philippians two… every knee must bend… in heaven, on earth and under the earth… you bend a knee in heaven because you’re before the throne of God… you bend a knee on earth because you want to be before the throne of God… nobody is bending a knee in Hell… if you had been you wouldn’t be there to begin with… so where are you bending a knee… my brothers and sisters in Christ if you go to Matthew five or Luke twelve… there’s a story about you will meet with your opponent… and if you do not settle with your opponent he will turn you over to the judge… the judge will turn you over to the jailer… and the jailer will throw you into the prison and you will not get out until you have paid the last penny… well my brothers and sisters in Christ if you go and translate it into their language do you know the word opponent means devil… so if you don’t meet with the devil and settle up the good Lord will judge you… he will throw you into the prison which can’t be hell because you never get out… can’t be heaven because why would you call it that… he’s speaking of Heavens hospital… and you won’t get out until you’ve paid the last penny… Saint Paul in his letter to the Corinthians makes the argument that on the day of your judgment you will be tested by fire… and if you survive that fire then you will be rewarded… but if not you will only be purged and will only make it through fire… they wouldn’t send you to hell because once you’re their you never come out… my brothers and sisters in Christ it is throughout scripture that this takes place… matter of fact if you went to the old testament… Psalms sixty or sixty-four you’ll see him speak of it… you’ll actually hear him speak about what it means to be tested by fire… if you went to chapters like Malachi three or Isaiah four… all of them speak about it… my brothers and sisters in Christ why do I tell you these things.. because it is scriptural and you need to know the truth… and as a matter of fact to prove my point… remember not long ago I read a letter to you about the good Lord from heaven… and I told you that everything in that letter was scriptural… and it was… which means truly a letter from heaven… I read a letter from hell and then I asked some Theologians and this other Bishop and they researched everywhere a line in the letter from hell could be found somewhere in scripture or according to the saints… so I did my research and I came across a letter that Padre Pio and St. Faustina both agreed to… now if you could find two better power brokers to listen to may I suggest you get with them… my brothers and sister in Christ these are two nuns… one who is a cloistered nun… one who has passed away… she is in purgatory… that’s right the place that you don’t believe exists… and she is actually having a conversation and she is writing it in her diary… so now I read it to you… 
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Sister can you describe Purgatory… I can’t even begin you have no idea what it is like here… you have nothing to compare it to… you don’t even think of me anymore… it is far harder and hurtful then you could ever imagine… is what I read about purgatory true… yes sister it’s absolutely true... well do you understand the challenges I have here on earth… oh I do very well… as a matter of fact you will realize I can do more for you in purgatory then you can do for me… but if you pray for my I pray with greater intensity for I have already seen the face of God… you will come to know that the souls of purgatory are far more powerful then you give us credit… but then again you do not even think of us… what is your greatest torment… in purgatory… she says I do not know the hour or the day that I will move from one level to the next… you see I am in the greatest purgatory I am closer to hell… as a matter of fact I do not know when I will leave… and then eventually someday go home… that is my greatest torment… what is the average stay of people in purgatory… well you will not understand it but I will explain it in your terms… roughly forty years… time is irrelevant to us but it is not to you… does that sound very Jewish to you it should… sister what is the most powerful prayer… she said the mass followed by the ways of the cross… and you would do well to pray to St. Michael… he’s more influential then you give him credit for… is Purgatory located where Padre Pio said it was… yes… he did get it right… hell is in the center of the earth… from the center of the earth or the outskirt of hell to the surface of the earth is where purgatory is… there are several levels… the greatest is closest to hell… the devil can torment you there but he can’t get to you… you see in hell they lament God… we still praise him… someday I too will get out… so is that why you say Philippians two every knee must bend in heaven… on earth and under the earth… she says yes… have you ever seen heaven… I saw it briefly it was just a glimpse… they are so happy there… they are so prayerful… it is pure light... where I live it is pure darkness… sometimes I take it as a punishment… why… because I know I will not get there anytime soon… do you see the most holy and Blessed Virgin Mother… yes but I did not see her when I was in the great Purgatory…  down in that not even your prayers can get to me in the great Purgatory… Padre Pios prayers could not get to me… she does not visit me there… she came after two years I saw her on the feast of the assumption… when she comes she brings graces… and woe to you who decides to lament her… belittle her… or see her as just highly favored… when a shadow falls on you… you will receive immense pain… do you see St. Joseph… at times… do you see St. Michael… I do… he is pure spirit… he is the one who will bring you to purgatory… he is also the one that will bring you to heaven… when he comes with the Blessed Mother there are graces bestowed… if he comes by himself… he does not bring the grace only the Blessed Mother… is St. Michael a beautiful angel… he is the most beautiful… he is a Seraphim… he is the angel… and he sits at the alter of God… the best way to honor him… she says to pray for the souls in purgatory… his love for God and God’s love for him is like something you could never imagine… do you celebrate the feast of St. Michael in purgatory… yes… many souls leave on the feast of St. Michael… but more leave on Christmas than any other day… if there was one thing that you would want me to tell the other sisters here in the convent what would it be… stop… before you act… stop before you speak… stop before you begin to think… you will be responsible for everything you say do or act… every nanosecond of your life you will be asked to regurgitate… do you suffer… I do… oh that’s right… you do not believe in the fires of Purgatory… how foolish you are… the fire is real… St. Augustine is right the fire on earth is a painting compared to that of Purgatory… how can it be that you burn… you don’t have a body… how foolish you are sister… the reason you can breathe is because of your soul… the reason you can think is because of your soul… the reason you feel is because of your soul… you ever seen a dead body pray… think or act… the reason you feel is because of your soul… and rest assured… you will feel it… do you see the devil… no but he did torment me in the bottom as I was in the great Purgatory… and for what it’s worth sister the great Purgatory… has more priest and religious and bishops then anybody else… that one comment… struck me to the very marrow of my bones… I do see him… and as a matter of fact he’s more on the earth then you want to give him credit for… he is like a swarm of bees… Padre Pio is correct… there are two demons in the world for every person that’s ever walked the earth… he is everywhere… do you see God in adoration when you go with me… no I do not but I can feel his presence… remember this too sister… people make a lot of mistakes about purgatory… you do not think about us… you go to a funeral… you say a few prayers… you weep for a few days… and then quote they’re in a better place… these souls are totally abandoned… this is why they stay for so long… you have neglected the dead… and this is how it works make no mistake about it… if you neglect us… the people coming after you will neglect you… it’s only fair… your stay in Purgatory is to whatever length it takes to be purged of every iniquity… every sin… every leaning… every bad thought… do you know what happens on the earth sister… yes but in a limited way… how long did you stay in the great Purgatory… two years… how long have you been there now… I have been eight years in the next level… can I ask you… do people skip Purgatory… she said it is exceptionally rare… Pio did not skip Purgatory… can you speak or communicate with others… she goes I do in our way… is there any reason why the good Lord takes people out sooner then later… yes… sometimes because he’s just being merciful… and because he is so gracious the act of taking your life is something that is very painful… he will take you out a nanosecond so you feel even less pain… he is a loving caring God… tell me is the last hour of our death as tumultuous as been heard… she said oh very much so… this is why you pray the Hail Mary for the last hour of your death… the devil has one hour left to get to you… and he will do whatever it takes… the Good Lord does not lose a soul at the last hour… so you make sure that you continue your prayers and call upon your saints for they will come to you… do other faiths go to purgatory… absolutely.. everybody does… how foolish you are to believe that simply because you don’t believe in it… it doesn’t exist... throw yourself off a building… do you think gravity will impact you here… the same is true here… the advantage you Catholics have is that you have the sacraments to go to confession… the protestants do not… therefore their tenure is protracted… do other souls reside in other places… and she said they do sometimes here at the alter… she goes if you’re a constant adoration… the good Lord allows you to stay close to him throughout your tenure… she said at the end of the day do you have a more perfect knowledge of God… she goes you have no idea… and you won’t know until you come into my shoes… so I ask you… do you have any regrets before I go… yes I have a regret… I wish that somebody had come and told me… and I wish I would have listened… because I surely would listen now… there would be no reason to talk or to gossip or to slander or to curse… for it means absolutely nothing in the great scheme of things… well sister can I ask you one last question… are there any things that we should know before you go… yes… never forget you will not get out until you have paid the last penny… you need to pray for us as I pray for you… we pray with greater intensity… we can help you more than you could ever imagine… don’t forget us… don’t presuppose on God’s mercy… make friends with us… third… will all of us come that way… absolutely and never forget this… and lastly… the fire does burn… don’t be a fool… 
  4. My brothers and sisters in Christ I’m going to leave you with a couple quick things… the good Lord is all loving and caring that he has given you heavens hospital… a chance for you and I to be saved one last time… you and I are not going to die walking out the confessional… thank God… can you imagine a little chalk outline of where you where when I walked out the confession… my brothers and sisters in Christ go to confession… throw up and walk away… I still don’t understand the argument that you can go directly to the big guy when the big guy never said it… my brothers and sisters in Christ Hebrews five… I will choose priest among men for the forgiveness of sins no one is to take it upon themselves… I don’t care if you priest shop… for the love of God will you go… can I just ask you a favor… but when you priest shop can you not be so obvious that’s what your doing… like when we have all the priest here like one lady did to me… she looked up and realized and went oh no I’ll go this way… I wanted to say oh no kick her back in my line we’re getting this one… oh sister you ain’t seen penance yet… my brothers and sisters in Christ the good Lord is so loving… remember this… God is past tense… present tense… and future tense… so if you have a mass four days three days whatever afterwards… for a funeral… it get’s applied to your judgment… that is the greatest gift you can give your parents… your children… your family and your friends… one more mass… Saint Alphonsus Liguori was right… one mass is greater then all the works blessing and powers of the blessed Mother… one mass… that’s what happens when you give them one more mass… pray that mass for them my brothers and sisters in Christ…  
  5. Now I leave you with these two things… first and foremost… on the day of my funeral… if I hear one of you say do not pray for him he’s in a better spot… I’m going to haunt you until it’s your day… I am going to stand by your bed and sing ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall in my beautiful voice until you give up the ghost… oh yeah… all night every night and twice one Sunday… don’t you ever forget that… and last but not least I heard a great saying by a wonderful priest… he made the statement… he said do not aim for Purgatory… aim for heaven… because if you miss… you’re going to fall one hell of a long way… that was me by the way…  
  6. Amen…

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