Sacred sightings - an ongoing series
sees Virgin Mary in his empy coffee cup:
Rafael Barrios saw the heavenly markings as he finished off his early-morning drink in Cartagena’s appropriately named The Divine Child workshop.Sadly, there doesn't appear to be a decent photo of it. The one at the link is too small to judge its authenticity. One can only hope some over-zealous dishwasher doesn't inadvertently destroy it. [image via]
The business has since become a make-shift shrine, with worshipers visiting in their droves to leave lit candles outside its entrance.
And Barrios believes last Tuesday’s ‘message’ is directed specifically to him – as it marked 18 years since his motorboat capsized and he started praying to the Virgin.