Father Whalen was known, when he was still of this earth, for luminosities and miraculous healings.
“I often visit as he has a prayer box full of petitions at his grave,” Mary Ann informs us. “In life he had three big baskets under the altar in the priest’s chapel in his rectory that he prayed over every day. Buried next to him is another holy priest, Fr. Jean-Paul LaPlante. We often say that the two of them are a team in Heaven! I stopped between 8 and 9:00 a.m. to drop a few petitions in the box at his grave. As I was approaching the graves here [above] are the pictures I took.”
Now, about those rose petals and other objects that seem to bear images that instantaneously appear.+
“I thought you may find this of interest,” said a viewer named Elizabeth Kosteski. “I was with Brother Carmello Cortez whom you have done stories on in the past. He was present at the church in Glen Mills [Pennsylvania] last evening, St. Thomas the Apostle, where you also did a story on the oil and gold glitter exuding from the statue of Our Lady of the Eucharist and Grace there. It was the eve of the 101st Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun at Fatima. I found this extraordinary! It is truly a miracle. See below — Our Lady of Fatima and the three children and a profile of Our Lady of Fatima. Seconds before the roses were on the stems in vases, the heads intact and fully closed. All the roses were fresh without blemish.+
Is it truly miraculous? Contrived? We always let you reckon it.
And faces in clouds?
What do you see [below]? Just clouds, or something that is spiritually immanent, as one might take it before a mechanistic cosmos ruled?