By comparison, a similar photo was taken six minutes later (above) but no ray of light appears. Several eyewitnesses examined the trees and sky and could not find any natural explanation for the mysterious emergence of this phenomenon.
This wonder from Heaven was taken by Mr. Mangan, but what makes this event even more intriguing is this was his first-ever miraculous photo on a smart phone despite through the years snapping thousands of photographs.
Moreover, another brilliant message shines through with this miracle-photo taken, fittingly, on Our Lady's Birthday Vigil: the spectacular affirmation of the beauty and nobility of motherhood, certainly something that Heaven treasures very much.
Mother and child, Kristi Riendeau of N. Brookfield, Mass., and her daughter, Mary, are leading the Rosary. Kristi is the mother of 11 children.