PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. — When the saltwater receded and the people of this little town came out from attics and down from trees, they began to notice the peculiarities.
Hurricane Katrina, people noticed, had been mysteriously selective.
…But no peculiarity — or miracle, as some here are saying — was as remarkable, as chilling, as what was found inside St. Paul’s Church on Scenic Drive…
There in the wasted church, suspended over blocks upon blocks of rubble in all directions, was an untouched statue of Jesus on a cross.
The giant crucifix was attached to the ceiling by two thin wires that were visible up close. To the left and right were stained-glass windows depicting the Stations of the Cross. None was broken, though half the windows surrounding them were. Word spread quickly through Pass Christian of the miracle at St. Paul’s Catholic Church.
Yesterday, while searching looking for photographs from Pass Christian for a post on the Spansel property, I discovered one of the untouched statue of Jesus on a cross. Call it a “peculiarity” or a “miracle” but the news story quoted above was written by Ben Montgomery who just happened to share the story with our reader Shirley late today. This remarkable story, this remarkable coincidence, is a timely reminder of the faith that SLABBED has in the truth of the stories of the slabbed that others doubt.
H/T to a reader. The problem the Picyaune has IMHO is they correctly tied several players together but stepped out a bit in identifying former Jefferson Parish President Broussard as an owner of that specific piece of property in Nova Scotia. As I think we demonstrated Mr Broussard has ties to the area but ties does not an owner make. Here is the Picayune’s retraction on this matter: