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Roman Catholic Christian Soldiers in the Streets of Phoenix

Articles | December 14, 2023 | by Catholics for Catholics

‘Wow’ – TEAM JESUS & MOTHER MARY were activated in Phoenix on December 7, the eve of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Between 60 and 70 serious Roman Catholic Christian soldiers of Christ stood across the street from the AZ Financial Theatre, where the Drag Queens were having a ‘Drag Queen Christmas Event.’ It was pure sacrilege and blasphemy against the Holy Family.

So, we Catholics stood across the street in military formation, the men stood around the perimeter, the woman stood in the middle, everybody held their weapons – the holy rosary, and we prayed loud and proud (to be Catholic). Several men brought large crucifixes and held them high, we had banners of Our Lady of Guadalupe & St Michael the Archangel, we had two large signs about 15 feet long that read: “Christmas is about Christ and innocence. Stop blaspheming it with Drag.” We prayed from 7 to 9pm, directing and projecting our prayers across the street, asking Our Lord and Our Lady to rain like the “dew fall” the grace of conversion upon all those attending this blasphemous event.

Our prayers were also intended to make reparation for the sacrilege and blasphemy that were coming out of the mouths of many in the LGBT community across the street, and also, in reparation for the grave offense that was going to be displayed in the theatre by the Drag Queens. Let us not forget, these Drag Queens are MEN, who think their women.

In case you didn’t know, the ‘Drag Queen movement’ and the ‘Temple of Satan’ work hand in hand. They both hate Christ and the Catholic Church. We stood on the sidewalk across the street from the AZ Financial Theatre and prayed the holy rosary, the chaplet of divine mercy, spiritual warfare prayers, we proclaimed the Divine Praises, JOHN 3:16, PSALM 91, PSALM 68 over and over again. It was a very spiritually uplifting experience. The weapons we used were spiritual, they were faith, hope, love & prayer. Many homeless people hung around us because they were being soothed, calmed and blessed by our prayers.

A young black lady attending the drag queen event walked over to us from across the street and had a smile from ear to ear as she watched us pray. She recorded us and she was genuinely happy we were there. I’m sure she agreed with our pray rally and peaceful protest. Several people that were going inside to the drag Christmas event looked at us, their conscience must have been pricked because they made the sign of the cross, the Holy Spirit was reminding them of the indelible mark in their soul through baptism, that they belong to Christ and they were feeling convicted of their sin. A black homeless lady stood by us the whole time, after we finished our prayers at 9pm she came up to us and said she was schizophrenic. She asked us to pray for her. We placed half a dozen crucifixes on her shoulders, neck and back as we prayed for her out loud, begging God to bless and heal her and to provide for all her needs. She cried at this public display of ‘true love’ in downtown Phoenix, probably the last place where someone expects to feel the love of JESUS fall upon them.

The Catholics that attended told me and my wife shortly after, that standing there on the sidewalk in public peaceful prayer made them proud to be Catholic, they were RENEWED in their faith. We stood in the public square and took up space for our Lord and our Lady, we stood in the breach and the weapons we used to break the demonic strongholds were faith, hope, love and public prayer. We were there because as Catholics we are called to pray for our enemies (cf. Luke 6:27-28).

Our prayers are more effective when we pray community with others (cf. Matt 18:20). Saint Louis De Monfort writes in The Secret of the Rosary : “Finally, when people say the Rosary together it is far more formidable to the devil than one said privately, because in this public prayer it is an army that is attacking him. He can often overcome the prayer of an individual, but if this prayer is joined to that of other Christians, the devil has much more trouble in getting the best of it.” And Saint John Vianney: “Private prayer is like straw scattered here and there: If you set it on fire it makes a lot of little flames. But gather these straws into a bundle and light them, and you get a mighty fire, rising like a column into the sky; public prayer is like that.”

There will be many more spiritual battles and campaigns, remain in a state of grace, become as holy as possible, and we will see you at the next public gathering as we face off against the forces of the culture of death.

“The wicked fear the good, because the good are a constant reproach to their consciences. The ungodly like religion in the same way that they like lions, either dead or behind bars; they fear religion when it breaks loose and begins to challenge their consciences.” -Archbishop Fulton J Sheen.

About the author: Jesse Romero is an internationally renowned Catholic who sets the hearts of his listeners on fire with a passion for Jesus Christ and His Catholic Church.




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