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PHOTO – Crucifix on Tower Struck by Lighting

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On July 23rd the Crucifix on the “Tower of David” was struck simultaneously by two bolts of lighting, witnessed by Fr. Elias’ mother and some construction workers. The lighting rod was not yet installed.

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The corpus was cracked in various places and had to be patched up.

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LIGHTING ROD.

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Two months later on the Feast of St. Pio of Pietrelcina the new crucifix was blessed and erected.

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3 Responses to “PHOTO – Crucifix on Tower Struck by Lighting”

  1. Marie Says:

    Nice, clear photos. Must be the Minolta lens I gave to the FI.

  2. Alex Benedictus Says:

    I liked the photos too!

    Seeing them, I think they can serve as a figure some a spiritual reality. The Cross of Christ deliver us from many evil that could touch or stricke us. As says a canticle: blessed be the holy cross (I making allusion to a religious song in Portuguese.)

  3. Marie Says:

    A nice caption: “Lift High the Cross”

    Beautiful photos. Thank you. :)

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