New Mexico church draws pilgrims seeking miracles

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PrinceMichael wrote:

In 1974, I was eleven-years-old when Pop, Mom, Grandma, and Grandpa,
took me to El Santuario de Chimayo. Prior to the 27-30 mile drive to
the Santuario, we had visited some of the historic places-of-Worship
in Santa Fe. As a kid, I was part-misunderstood and part-mischievous, but, for a couple of days, I was purely mystified.

If, a child tells you that your shoes are funny, buy a new-pair.
Be sure, although I was still a child, I was wise beyond my years.
Yet, there was something very authentic, in a mostly intangible-way,
that lead to the conclusion that to this very-day, I believe:
El Santuario de Chimayo, is the most Spiritual place, I have ever visited.

On Palm Sunday, April 17, 2011, in more of a Victory- march, than a pilgrimage,
I made the nearly thirty-mile journey from Santa Fe, to El Santuario.
At some-point, laying in the highway, was a small, perfectly-broken,
branch. It honestly looked like an olive branch. I still don’t know that it wasn’t one. So, among the crutches, walkers, and impromptu
shrines – Glories to GOD – I found a wooden-crucifix, and at the feet of The King, the small, perfectly-broken branch, returned to the root.

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