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With Gay Rights Group Set to March, Immac Heart of Mary Sch in Harvard Withdraws from St Pats Parade
New Telegram ^ | 4/4/14 | Brian Lee

Posted on 03/04/2014 8:44:40 PM PST by marshmallow

HARVARD — As organizers of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston work to ease a two-decade ban on gay organizations, the longtime principal of a Catholic school here has maintained his position not to condone “the homosexual lifestyle” and says the school will not participate in the March 16 event.

Immaculate Heart of Mary School, at the Saint Benedict Center, has marched in 24 parades in South Boston.

The Grades 1-12 school provided a float depicting the culture and faith of Irish people around the central figure of St. Patrick, Principal Brother Thomas Dalton said.

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and parade organizers recently negotiated a tentative deal to allow the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group MassEquality to march in the parade. But they won't be permitted to wear T-shirts or hold signs that include the word “gay” or refer to sexual orientation. Some factions have objected to that stipulation.

A MassEquality spokesman said Executive Director Kara Coredini had no comment about the school's decision, saying she was focused on negotiations with parade organizers.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegram.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: boston; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 03/04/2014 8:44:40 PM PST by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

People should pull out of participating and not watch it. Let them march alone. Same goes for any event that HAS to include them.

People can either take a stand or sit down and shut up. Simple really.


2 posted on 03/04/2014 8:48:22 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: marshmallow

They made the right decision. Exposing kids to these people would be a form of abuse.


3 posted on 03/04/2014 8:50:08 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: marshmallow
But they won't be permitted to wear T-shirts or hold signs that include the word “gay” or refer to sexual orientation.

You can kiss this parade goodbye, because next year they'll demand to hold the signs and wear the pants with the butt pockets torn out, and this stupid Mayor will cave.

The homosexual rights/marriage movement has nothing to do with equality or freedom. It's just another way for the progressive leftists to undermine our traditions and values and homos just happen to be one of the many vehicles used by the Left to meet this objective.

4 posted on 03/04/2014 8:50:16 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist (15 years of FReeping! Congratulations EEE!!)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist
And their movement makes another move.
5 posted on 03/04/2014 8:53:14 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: marshmallow

How ironic it would be if all Catholics pulled out of a parade for a Catholic saint.


6 posted on 03/04/2014 8:57:48 PM PST by kaehurowing
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To: marshmallow

Good.


7 posted on 03/04/2014 8:59:58 PM PST by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: marshmallow

Excellent. I’m sure the principal is receiving messages from the gay mafia that he’s homophobic.


8 posted on 03/04/2014 9:06:25 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: marshmallow

I don’t understand. What does a St Patrick’s Day
Parade have to do with gay rights at all?


9 posted on 03/04/2014 9:42:28 PM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: marshmallow

Good, the others should also drop out. Let them parade alone.


10 posted on 03/04/2014 10:03:09 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: marshmallow

11 posted on 03/04/2014 10:04:22 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: marshmallow

Saint Benedict Center. That’s the Feeneyites, isn’t it?

Anyway, how preposterous and revolting that self-proclaimed practitioners of sodomy are welcome in a parade for a saint.


12 posted on 03/04/2014 10:06:25 PM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: Norm Lenhart

I’m going to have to withdraw from all of society because I will not bend down to the altar of this perversity....


13 posted on 03/04/2014 10:38:00 PM PST by cherry
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To: marshmallow

The gay festivals are so family friendly, right?/s

Will the gays show up in drag mocking Catholic traditions? Hope someone takes photos!


14 posted on 03/04/2014 10:38:58 PM PST by RginTN
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To: marshmallow

St. Patrick would be rolling over in his grave.
If he were in his grave, which he is not.
And if he knew, which he might.


15 posted on 03/04/2014 10:46:22 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: DannyTN

Clarification, He’d roll due to gays marching in his parade.
Not because people who know the scriptures disassociated themselves with the parade.


16 posted on 03/04/2014 10:48:09 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: cherry

Dispite all the media hoopla, there just are not that many homos or ‘committed’ supporters compared to the number of us that want their crap out of our faces.

If we collectively would think about that a sec, we’d realize the power we have to stop it. The power of our money. All we have to do is simply stop hiring them, stop buying their products/services and stop patronizing anyone that pushes their crap.

It’s sex. It’s not anything else. It’s not love, it’s not born some way. It’s sex. Would we tolerate a teacher of kindergarten in full leather bondage gear, heels and a whip? Seriously! Would we? That’s just sex too. So why do they get a pass? Why is their sex accepted over all others?

there are more motorcycle club members than homosexuals. There are more gardening enthusiasts than homosexuals. Their recreational activities do not warrant special privileges. So why does the recreational pastime of a homosexual warrant it? That’s all it is. All it can be. So why?

Because we are too scared to stand up for ourselves. And as soon as we do, we will start to take back what we so cavalierly gave away.


17 posted on 03/04/2014 11:04:16 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I suspect they’ll wear them this year anyway, regardless of what they’ve “agreed” to.

The school was right to pull out, and I hope more organizations abandon the parade. It’s just going to become a gay propaganda event. Look for drag queens dressed as nuns by next year.


18 posted on 03/05/2014 2:27:21 AM PST by livius
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To: marshmallow

The homosexuals destroy yet another time honored tradition.


19 posted on 03/05/2014 3:10:42 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: Arthur McGowan

They are Catholics, but yes, founded by Fr. Feney. I used to go to Mass there when I lived in that area. I’ve never seen them compromise.


20 posted on 03/05/2014 6:21:50 AM PST by SaxuminMD
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To: marshmallow

The gay activists will not comply with the agreement and will show up in full depraved regalia mode. It’s who they are and what they do.


21 posted on 03/05/2014 10:56:42 AM PST by Jvette
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