Free Republic
Browse · Search
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

A Call To Prayer: This Lepanto Moment [Re[pst]
EWTN.dom ^ | not available | EWTN

Posted on 07/27/2008 2:49:23 PM PDT by Salvation

A Call To Prayer:
This Lepanto Moment 
Let me take you back over 400 years ago.  The Ottoman Turks were off the coast of Greece. A powerful Ottoman armada advanced on a badly out manned and out gunned Christian navy. All that stood between the Ottomans and Western Civilization were a relatively few ships, a small number of valiant men and one Rosary. So the men knelt in prayer and invoked the intercession of their Heavenly Mother. The miraculous Christian victory at Lepanto is now widely regarded as a decisive moment in the history of Western Civilization. Today we are in the grip of another decisive moment a life or death struggle for control of the executive branch of the United States Government. A war between two cultures…a culture of life and a culture of death. Once again we Christian believers appear out manned, out gunned and out lawyered. But we do have right. We do have each other and we do have a Rosary. And through that Rosary, recourse to the all-powerful intercession of our Heavenly Mother. Truly, never was it known that anyone who fled to her protection, implored her assistance or sought her intercession was left unaided. As a member of the Catholic Leadership Conference of the United States, I invite you all, and your friends, to join us ... in saying one Rosary for this Lepanto Moment. A single Rosary said either individually or collectively, either in front of the Blessed Sacrament or at your desk or at home, specifically requesting the Light of Christ to be renewed in our graced but troubled land. Please say this Rosary and may God Bless America.

Bowie Kuhn
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida


Rosary for Life and Litany of The Blessed Virgin Mary in RealAudio


TOPICS: Catholic; Prayer; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: america; catholic; islam; mohammedanism; prayer; rosary
Repost. I could not find out who the original poster was. I always like to give them credit.
1 posted on 07/27/2008 2:49:24 PM PDT by Salvation
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Religion Moderator


Could you please make that [Repost]

(Hate those typos.)

Thanks in advance for your assistance.

2 posted on 07/27/2008 2:52:44 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Salvation

Good opportunity to remember Bowie Kuhn in our prayers. Truly a wonderful man. God Bless and Keep him, as he is now with the Father.

3 posted on 07/27/2008 2:55:36 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper (A vote for third party is a vote for nObama)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Salvation
What's up with this?
The 437th anniversary isn't until the 7th of October...
4 posted on 07/27/2008 11:41:16 PM PDT by Publius6961 (You're Government, it's not your money, and you never have to show a profit.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: big'ol_freeper

This is the same Bowie Kuhn who was the head of baseball at one time?

5 posted on 07/28/2008 3:04:24 AM PDT by Biggirl (A biggirl with a big heart for God's animal creation, with 4 cats in my life as proof. =^..^==^..^=)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]

To: Biggirl

Yes. One and the same.

6 posted on 07/28/2008 3:20:52 AM PDT by big'ol_freeper (A vote for third party is a vote for nObama)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794 is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson