Man Tries to Attack Priest During Sunday Mass at National Shrine of the Little Flower


At this Michigan Catholic shrine a man from the congregation, yelling alarmingly, charged toward the priest beginning to say mass. Six men from the front pews wrestled him to the ground, as the priest, without hesitation, started praying for the man.


People seem to be getting used to this and are more prepared to act. A friend of mine says he carries a weapon to services just in case.

I am pleased by the people’s prompt alert response and willingness to go into harm’s way to save the priest. I am also impressed by the priest’s response in immediately praying for the man.


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