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Don't you love how subtle God is?

In our scientific time, it's not much appreciated (or even admitted). Even "religious" people tend to discount anything that can't be reproduced in a laboratory.

That's due to worldliness -- which includes scientism -- but one has to wonder how much favor science has with the Lord when it attempts to discount any of His nudges and even His existence.

We all know about allegedly weeping statues, or oiling portraits -- but how about the more sublime play of lights, as occurred last week, on September 15, Feast of Mary's Seven Sorrows, when there was a phenomenon of the setting sun at 7:15 p.m. during the recitation of the fifth sorrow (the Crucifixion) of the Seven Sorrow Rosary at the Church of the Seven  Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada!

"Witnessed and photographed by parishioners, this event was caused by the sun shining through the stained glass windows and illuminating the heart with seven swords of the statue with a red glow on the high altar," noted a correspondent. "It touched no other part of the statue as it travelled across the altar."

Many parishioners also witnessed this phenomenon on this same feast day, at the same hour, in 2008. This year they brought cameras!

The first picture was taken at 7:01 pm and the other two at 7:15 p.m. Because the sun's angle changes so rapidly at this time of the year, the alignment, notes the witness, would only occur for one day. Note how the reddish reflection, starting to the left, near St. Joseph, moves across the altar. Did they design it to do this?

And then there are trees: like this one about two miles to the side of a road leading to Rabat, an old city on the Island of Malta in the Mediterranean Sea -- the island of St. Paul mentioned in the Acts chapter 27.

There's a Dominican priory in Rabat where a plaque displaying the face of the Blessed Virgin Mary reportedly shed tears of blood several years ago, tears that are still visible in a dry state, another viewer attests.

The shedding of tears has neither been rejected nor accepted by the local church authorities, we are told. The plaque is on display where people often go to pray. But back to the tree: Some months ago it was broken, leaning to one side, and is now supported by a wooden stave. But look at the middle of it!

[resources: Imitation of Mary]

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