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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Thursday, June 19, 2003 Thousands flock to Milton, Mass., hospital where image of Virgin Mary is said to have appeared in third-story window.
Verdad! reports from the scene (June 18) and claims it's the real deal:
It is simply not explicable in human terms. The image of the Virgin Mary in the third floor window of the Milton, Massachusetts hospital’s administrative office building, is in my humble opinion nothing short of a miracle. To my eye, the image of the blessed mother appears to be standing barefoot on a cloud where she is clearly praying over the masses gathered below her. She is clothed in the typical garb we always associate the Virgin Mary to wear, and has a long white cloth that covers her hair and drapes over her shoulder. Her hands are joined together just below her face and her elbows are open across her chest in a humble position of prayer toward heaven. There is a large, semi transparent white spot in the center of her body that is clearly her Immaculate Heart.
The image's beauty is overwhelming; the timing is perfect and the message clear: Have Faith and Trust in God.