Gays in, Catholics out at Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade

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For the the first time on Sunday, there will be two LGBT groups marching in Boston’s St. Patrick's Day Parade. The second LGBT group was added last-minute on Friday afternoon.

But at least one Catholic group has announced they will not be participating in the parade because of the gays. The Immaculate Heart of Mary School said it would not send its marching band to the parade due to the planned presence of Boston Pride, a local gay-rights group, and OutVets, an organization of gay military veterans.


"We can't associate with that,” Brother Thomas Dalton, principle of Immaculate Heart of Mary School, told Reuters. "It would appear we were condoning it."

It seems to us like associating with gay Iraq and Afghanistan veterans ain’t so bad, considering all the other sins things one could be associated with at the annual St. Patricks Day Parade in South Boston.

You know Romans 14:21 verse about how “it is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother or sister to fall”? Well…


And then there’s all the guys turning the other cheek. Amen.


Leviticus 19:27: "You shall not round off the hair on your temples or mar the edges of your beard."



Carrying bottles of liquor on the train and preparing to stumble? Not a great thing to be associated with.


And what about these people wearing potato sacks with glowing eyes?

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Also whatever happened to being modest?


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