Chilean Miner: 'God Has Never Left Us'

"There are actually 34 of us," wrote Jimmy Sanchez, 19, "because God has never left us down here." 

One of the 33 trapped miners, in a letter, quoted in Time magazine.  (H/t Deacon's Bench)


James Martin, SJ

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ed gleason
7 years ago
Also the president of Chile, Sebastian Pinera, while the first miner was ascending, closed his eyes in brief prayer and blessed himself in the Latino way.  
Julio Vidaurrazaga
7 years ago
let us also pray in thanksgivigs to Saint Alberto Hurtado, the protector of
the Chilaan workers. I am sure that he helped a lot
david power
7 years ago
St Alberto Hurtado was a great friend of the working man 
and I am sure that he is the saint closest to the heart of the Chilean
miner.My father says that eaten bread is soon forgotten and he is right in most cases.St Ignatius teaches us to give thanks to God.Those who do the examen and follow the news will give thanks for this!


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