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 The Virgin Mary is alive and well in Green Bay!
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filthy
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Posted - 12/08/2010 :  13:47:52  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hooray! It's been too long since we've seen any of these miracles, and unlike burnt cheese sandwiches, rotted tree stumps, dirty windows and suspicious stains on truckstop restroom walls, this time it's official!
A shrine in the town of Green Bay is one of only a handful in the world — and the sole location in the United States — officially designated as a place where the Virgin Mary appeared.

David Ricken, the bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay, announced today his official approval of the Marian apparitions at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion during a special Mass for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

Ricken’s decision makes the shrine the first and only Marian shrine site in the United States of an approved apparition of the Virgin Mary. The designation puts it in the same category as other famous Marian apparition sites such as Lourdes, France; Guadalupe, Mexico; and Fatima, Portugal.

According to the diocese, the Virgin Mary appeared in the area to Belgian immigrant Adele Brise three times in 1859.

It took a little time but they got it wrong in the end. Well done, Catholic Bishops and Cardinals and Popes and Grand Dragons and So Forth! You perpetuate the myth so very well.




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Ebone4rock
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Posted - 12/08/2010 :  19:06:42   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Ebone4rock a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Na Filthy, there ain't no virgins here. Well maybe a few have come of age since I got married but I'm pretty sure I took care of all of them.

Haole with heart, thats all I'll ever be. I'm not a part of the North Shore society. Stuck on the shoulder, that's where you'll find me. Digging for scraps with the kooks in line. -Offspring
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R.Wreck
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Posted - 12/09/2010 :  17:58:33   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send R.Wreck a Private Message  Reply with Quote
How could she have let the Packers take the field in those butt-ugly uniforms last week? They actually made the current butt-ugly Packer uniforms look good! Has she no fashion sense?

The foundation of morality is to . . . give up pretending to believe that for which there is no evidence, and repeating unintelligible propositions about things beyond the possibliities of knowledge.
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