May 14, 2018

Positivity: Catholic priest in Los Angeles shares beautiful story of couple married in a hospital

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

It’s a series of 12 tweet presented at Twitchy. Here’s first, plus the text of the next three:


2. 3 weeks ago I was approached by someone at my parish.
-“Father, there is a couple who wants to get married.”
-“I am glad to hear that. Tell them to call me & we will set up a meeting.”
-“Well” she said, “this is the thing. They are in the hospital. Could you come please?”

3. I went to visit them, only to find out that Estela, a beautiful 26 year old woman, had cancer that spread all over her body. Doctors give her a limited time of life. I saw her husband to be, by her side, with a sad smile in his eyes, asking me for hope and a miracle.

4. I didn’t know what to say. I can’t perform miracles, but I listened and I did what I do best: I put a smile on Estela’s face. Her smile brightened the room like I have never seen before: “Yes,” I told her when she asked me about her wedding, “I will do the wedding.”

Go here for the rest.


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