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THIS IS HOW ONE GROUP OF CATHOLICS RESPONDED TO CHANTS OF “HAIL, SATAN!” [PHOTOS]
Catholic Vote ^ | June 27, 2014 | THOMAS PETERS

Posted on 06/28/2014 9:43:48 AM PDT by NYer

Last summer, pro-abortion protesters shouted “Hail, Satan!” in the Texas statehouse as the late-term abortion ban was under debate. It was a messy, agitated scene — a battlefield between the forces of good and evil:

Fast forward to this past feast of Corpus Christi Sunday, where a very different event took place in the same building (click here for larger size):

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What are you seeing? Let’s zoom in:

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Photo by Elizabeth McClung

That’s right! Over 1,000 Catholics participated in a Eucharistic procession and adoration inside the state capitol! It marks the first time (to my knowledge) that Catholics publicly adored the Blessed Sacrament in their state capitol.

What a beautiful way of responding after all the ugliness that took place in this same location last year. And what an appropriate way to celebrate and give thanks for the pro-life victories that have been achieved over the past year!

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The event, described by one lead organizer as “evangelization at the grassroots level”, resulted from years of fruitful collaboration between lay leaders, deacons and priests, the Knights of Colombus, the bishop’s office and Texas politicians.

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The organizers have been receiving inquiries from other Catholics around the country about how they might participate next year. Saint Mary Cathedral and the Knights of Columbus (Council 14055) deserve special credit for hosting and providing much of the financial backing for this evangelization outreach.

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I hope Catholics in other states consider doing something similar in their own capitols. Our faith is beautiful when we express it!

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All photos (except where noted) are by Arlen Nydam and used with permission. You can view his slideshow of this Corpus Christi procession here including the stunning panorama photo from inside the capitol — please support his work!


TOPICS: Catholic; Prayer; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: catholic

1 posted on 06/28/2014 9:43:48 AM PDT by NYer
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...

Ping!


2 posted on 06/28/2014 9:44:09 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: ansel12

You will no doubt find this extremely gratifying.


3 posted on 06/28/2014 9:48:37 AM PDT by Wyrd bið ful aræd (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: NYer

Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful! Wouldn’t it be grand if processions took place in every town in America?


4 posted on 06/28/2014 9:50:05 AM PDT by mlizzy ("If people spent an hour a week in Eucharistic Adoration, abortion would be ended." --Mother Teresa)
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To: mlizzy

For what purpose: worshipping a wafer or proclaiming the saving grace of Jesus Christ?


5 posted on 06/28/2014 9:54:26 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: mlizzy; NYer

How beautiful! If only more faithful Christians, whether Catholic or Protestant would boldly follow suit!


6 posted on 06/28/2014 9:54:32 AM PDT by spirited irish
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To: rabidralph

Why don’t you just count your sour grapes before they hatch.


7 posted on 06/28/2014 9:57:59 AM PDT by Wyrd bið ful aræd (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: NYer

I am not a Catholic but I think they did a wonderful, brave, thing.

God Bless them. I wish all of us Christians were as demonstrative about our faith.


8 posted on 06/28/2014 9:59:10 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: NYer

“Our faith is beautiful when we express it!”

Might have a hard time getting those sabers past the metal detectors though. :)


9 posted on 06/28/2014 10:04:11 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: mlizzy

.......especially after a “gay pride” march/parade!!!


10 posted on 06/28/2014 10:09:55 AM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: NYer

From “Hail Satan” to “Fail Satan.”


11 posted on 06/28/2014 10:10:06 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: DPMD

Excellent!


12 posted on 06/28/2014 10:14:17 AM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: PLMerite

I know you are kidding, but Knights of Columbus are defenders of the faith and always accompany a Bishop in ceremonial events. Their uniforms are from other times. They have not been updated. They raise a lot of money for different groups at the Church.


13 posted on 06/28/2014 10:15:54 AM PDT by Citizen Soldier ("You care far too much what is written and said about you." Axelrod to Obama 2006)
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To: rabidralph; mlizzy

We worship Christ and we proclaim Him. These two actions are not just compatible, they are indivisible.


14 posted on 06/28/2014 10:26:33 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Kyrie eleison (40x))
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To: rabidralph

You obviously just don’t get it.


15 posted on 06/28/2014 10:36:07 AM PDT by slouper (LWRC SPR 223)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

LOL! Thanks for the chuckle. I’ll have to remember that.


16 posted on 06/28/2014 11:00:44 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: slouper
publicly adored the Blessed Sacrament

There is no substitute for Christ and the sacrifice He made on the cross. We are justified by faith and not by works, so that no man can boast.

17 posted on 06/28/2014 11:03:43 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: spirited irish
Exactly! I'm so proud and happy to see the Catholic Church standing up and showing force. I agree that if only other religious denominations, Christians, Jews, Protestants, etc., would join forces and do the same. Most important is that the Catholic Church must not fall into the doctrine of liberalism in any form. It's been a slippery slope of late with some of the Pope's leftist commentary, but I pray that a wonderful, good man like John Paul II will one day be Pope..a very special, holy man, who believed in freedom and liberty and worked very hard toward those goals.
18 posted on 06/28/2014 11:06:22 AM PDT by itssme
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Don’t stalk people, and don’t start pinging them to threads to continue some personal grudge you have.


20 posted on 06/28/2014 11:24:07 AM PDT by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see Barack Obama as a leader.)
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To: NYer

I love that they had a daylight walking procession! This is how we used to publicly celebrate Mary in the month of May. Everyone come outside to enjoy the green and blossoming splendor of God’s Spring and Summer seasons. More of it, please. Look at all the little children there, who will never forget experiencing this event with their families. What a grandly built structure. It would be perfect for Opera i.e. Handel’s Messiah. The actual date this occurred is not indicated. I;m surprised nobody was bellyaching about a state owned building being used for “gasp!” Christian Religious Ceremony!


21 posted on 06/28/2014 11:37:12 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: ReaganÃœberAlles

Just dial 1-800-PAPIST THUGS 4Jesus and press "2" to hear this message en espanol

22 posted on 06/28/2014 11:40:58 AM PDT by BlueDragon (mongo pawn in game but never forget mongo playa too...and it's his turn to move)
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To: ansel12
Want a side of fries with that order?

I understand you have an interest in Texas and its religious makeup. As such, this article seems right up your alley. Pinging is not stalking. And I do most earnestly protest your characterization of me -- I hold a grudge against no man, woman, or animal.

No need to get grumpy. Peace out big dipper.

23 posted on 06/28/2014 11:44:38 AM PDT by Wyrd bið ful aræd (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

You made that up, the religious makeup of Texas or any state is about the most routine and easiest information one can find.

You pinged me to argue about something, what is it?


24 posted on 06/28/2014 11:55:42 AM PDT by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see Barack Obama as a leader.)
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To: rabidralph
For what purpose: worshipping a wafer or proclaiming the saving grace of Jesus Christ?

That wafer becomes the Body of Christ; Christ is worshipped, not the wafer.

25 posted on 06/28/2014 12:06:04 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: ansel12
I've made up nothing. As honest as the day, thats me.

I have no interest in arguing with you, brother. If this article is not of interest to you as I had thought, go in peace.

26 posted on 06/28/2014 12:06:39 PM PDT by Wyrd bið ful aræd (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Good, when I looked at your previous posts to me, I’m glad that you have decided to not pursue what you pinged me for, especially since it has nothing to do with this thread whatsoever.


27 posted on 06/28/2014 12:17:15 PM PDT by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see Barack Obama as a leader.)
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To: rabidralph

The Catholics are doing just that. God Bless them.


28 posted on 06/28/2014 12:17:29 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: NYer

Amen,. Thank you for posting this tribute to our Lord.


29 posted on 06/28/2014 12:36:15 PM PDT by verga (Conservative, leaning libertarian)
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To: Citizen Soldier

We will be in full Regalia tonight. Our Monsignor is celebrating his 60th Anniversary as a priest tonight and the Bishop of Washington is coming in for the Mass.


30 posted on 06/28/2014 12:38:20 PM PDT by verga (Conservative, leaning libertarian)
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To: NYer

I have to agree with “left that other site”. I think there’s a real revival going on in the Catholic Church. They have been very vocal against a lot of things Obama and company have been trying to push. They have and continue to fight the pro-life fight. I salute their efforts and pray for them. They have been the voice of the Church in America when other denominations seem frustratingly silent. PTL!


32 posted on 06/28/2014 12:51:08 PM PDT by Lake Living
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To: ReaganÃœberAlles

Keep the tough guy act to yourself. And the insults too. No one here wants to hear it or should have to.

If you have too much of a problem with that, then you are not adult and mature enough for this forum.

Child.

Grow up. Or leave. Make up your mind, then stick to that.

33 posted on 06/28/2014 12:55:15 PM PDT by BlueDragon (mongo pawn in game but never forget mongo playa too...and it's his turn to move)
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To: NYer

I would certainly like to be a part of a procession to our capitol building in Salem, OR.


34 posted on 06/28/2014 1:32:51 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: rabidralph

Are you aware of transubstantiation?

trans=transfer
substantiation=substance

The substance of bread is transferred into the Body of Christ.

It is the Body of Christ that people are kneeling down for and worshipping.

God bless you as you learn more.


35 posted on 06/28/2014 1:37:20 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Thank you. And God bless you and yours, as well.


36 posted on 06/28/2014 1:40:06 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: BlueDragon
Yes, this is a very strange person. He sent me a FReep Mail and he told me to shut up and he called me a faggot. I don't know what his problem is.

We all should be free to scrutinize doctrine, without fear. Through reading the Word and prayer, the Holy Spirit will reveal to us what is truth. But this Reagan guy is off the wall.

37 posted on 06/28/2014 1:44:15 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: rabidralph

“I don’t know what his problem is.”

Really? You don’t think that “his problem” might be your irreverence toward God, His sacraments, and His Church?


39 posted on 06/28/2014 2:13:18 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: vladimir998; ReaganÃœberAlles

ReaganÜberAlles, sorry, I should have pinged you to post # 37. My apologies.


40 posted on 06/28/2014 2:14:39 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: NYer

This is amazing. May God bless those people who participated.


41 posted on 06/28/2014 2:15:50 PM PDT by vladimir998
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