One of the resent displays of the power of God during the Mission Weeks has been people being set free of demonic oppression; in two cases there was even a need for the persons to consult an exorcist.
Some of the deliverances have occurred in the middle of my preaching. I will get a sense that a certain demon is in the room. Without the people knowing of what I am doing, I will turn toward the Blessed Sacrament and under my breath I will rebuke the demons that the Holy Spirit is showing me. Sometimes people will stand up and vomit right there in the church immediately after I rebuke and bind the demon. In other cases people have stood up and began to curse and become violent. (This makes you want to attend one of the
In most cases there is howling, convulsions of the oppressed bodies and contortions of the facial muscles. One woman slithered on her back like a snake between the people. It is a battle for them just to confess that “Jesus Christ has come in the flesh”. When I asked the Holy Spirit why this confession was so important, I was instructed that Jesus’ incarnation gave him his blood with which to redeem and save us.
In all cases Jesus shows himself to be victorious with people reporting to me that they are like new. Many of these people have sought out counseling for years with little progress, but then Jesus steps into their life as the “vanquisher of hell” and sets them free.