Skip to comments.Priest Witnessed Man "Brought Back to Life by God"
Posted on 03/29/2012 4:50:12 AM PDT by NYer
I wanted to share it with you. Check it out:
Who doesn’t enjoy a good BarBQue with friends? When I was asked to a young couple’s home for a Young Adult Ministry Home Mass and BarBQue I packed my Mass kit and off I went. I arrived about 6:00 pm with a hearty appetite and was greeted by about 15 young people. Then the phone rang and everything changed. I had to drive about 10 miles to a hospital where there was an emergency call.
I drove quickly, thinking that the nurse in charge of the ER, Anne, would be waiting for me. I knew her and her husband and children from the parish. When I walked in I could see paramedics at the foot of the only occupied gurney there, so I hurried and walked in. “Sorry, Fr. John, you’re too late. He’s gone.” Anne said, smiling. She had a lot of compassion, but also understood that I’d come as fast as I could. They were removing wires from an older man. I noticed that he was wearing a Brown Scapular, one of the old cloth ones. I reached and said “He’s wearing an old fashioned Scapular”. When I touched it there was a beep from a monitor, then another. The nurse, Anne, said “What did you do?” I said “Nothing!” She and another nurse jumped to work, reconnecting wires and calling for help. The Paramedics stood with their jaws dropped. The patient opened his eyes and said (in an Irish accent) “Oh, good, Father. I’ve been waiting for you. I want to go to Confession.” I nearly fell over. I’d done nothing but seen and touched his Scapular.
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I have one of those - I think it was my father’s. I think I’ll go find it.
Thanks for posting. I have worn the brown scapular as a child and now every day for the last 22 years. It’s not a talisman just a sign of faith.
Got mine on right now!
Me too! :-D
Wonderful. Will share. Thanks!
Great Post! Amazing!
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