Both Jesus and Mary love wood. I'm pretty convinced that Joseph did too, as a carpenter he must have been on friendly terms at least. Here's a selection and if you're still not convinced that the heavenly pair are making cameo appearances, then there's no hope for … [Read more...] about Wooden Jesus
Monsters Myth and Madness
Apparition of Pontmain
In which the BVM saves a little hamlet from the advances of a raging, ravaging, enemy army. A Marian apparition is a reported supernatural appearance by the Holy Mary. This particular apparition is recorded as being proven although I can't imagine how it could be. … [Read more...] about Apparition of Pontmain
Holy Toes of Jesus
The Church of Our Lady of Velankanni, in Mumbai, has a statue of Jesus with water - it must be holy water - trickling down from the toes. This blessed water is collected and the church is a site of pilgrimage. Take a look. However the miracle was caused by … [Read more...] about Holy Toes of Jesus
The end is nigh! A total solar eclipse in August 2017 will see the world end. The signs of this end are clear, at least to a few Christians Everything they say is pretty scary weird, but it all adds up to the startling fact that the creation of Israel (70 years ago … [Read more...] about Repent!
OMG! Ironing for Jesus
I can't tell you much about this one, probably because there isn't much to tell. It's an iron. It's in a house in Boston, USA. It was manufactured for the Wal-Mart house brand, with a basic dial for fabric settings and a steam/dry switch. It has a scorch mark. It … [Read more...] about OMG! Ironing for Jesus
The End of the World is Nigh Again
Once again the End of the World is Nigh. It's Near. It's almost practically HERE. Batten down your hatches one more time and prepare for (yet another) Doomsday. It's due on 21 October! So says Harold Camping and he should know. He's pretty good at predicting … [Read more...] about The End of the World is Nigh Again
Three Jesus Pizza
In another Holy World Tour gig, the face of Jesus has appeared on a three-cheese pizza made in Newfarm, Brisbane. Holey-Moley! And the image could have been yours if you made the highest bid on eBay. Someone is enjoying it anyway. It's already proven a good luck … [Read more...] about Three Jesus Pizza
Lock up your livestock
Beryl, who goes to Bingo with me, firmly believes in the recent sightings of the BVM, but she's worried that her framed velvet Mary art and hot pink plastic rosaries won't save her budgerigars from the Chupacabra. Granted, the reports of mysterious Goatsuckers in my … [Read more...] about Lock up your livestock
More on alien abductions.
They are tiny. They are tall. They are gray. They are green. They are blue. They survey our world with enormous glowing eyes. To conduct their shocking experiments, they creep in at night to carry humans off to their spaceships. It's quite a disturbing trend these … [Read more...] about More on alien abductions.
BVM on eBay
She's turned up again. The BVM just can't help herself from manifesting to awestruck mortals the world over. Not content with recreating her appearance in melted chocolate, potatoes and rancid fat, she has given the world a new face on a "pool stick". I'm not sure … [Read more...] about BVM on eBay
By the light of the Moon
So it's all official now. The Moon drives us mad. I could have told them years ago. Forget the romance, string orchestras and soft moonlight. My dear departed always went a trifle dippy at the Full Moon. I used to keep a small amount of a cash in a vase to bail him … [Read more...] about By the light of the Moon
The Weeping Madonna from Bangkok
Patty Powell, Senior Traveller, picked up a fibreglass statue while passing through Bangkok, took it home, stuck it on a shelf and then forgot about it. But, in the middle of a hearty Spring Clean, he discovered a miracle. The statue was crying! Patty, to give him … [Read more...] about The Weeping Madonna from Bangkok
The much-travelled Blessed Virgin Mary, fondly known as the BVM in my schooldays, has returned to bring a little light into the otherwise dreary lives of otherwise dreary ordinary people. This time she's appeared in the fat, grease and grunge at the bottom of a … [Read more...] about She’s back!
More Manifesting Miracles
Readers are so kind. It gives me a small ray of hope for the future of the world. Take, for example, the generous actions of Beep Beep, who is diagonally parked in a parallel universe which must be disconcerting for her. Beep Beep has been collecting the … [Read more...] about More Manifesting Miracles
Virgin Mary in my kitchen
I noticed this morning that I have two old kitchen towels hanging on the door of my oven which often resemble the Virgin Mary. (The towels, not the oven) If I crouch down and look sideways with one eye shut and slowly scrunch my neck, I can even see a Bleeding Heart … [Read more...] about Virgin Mary in my kitchen