Photos of the image - which have gone viral - show the figure wearing a blue robe with a halo above its head, similar to well-known depictions of Mother Mary. News of the appearance exploded within the Catholic community and within hours, the devout, curious and skeptic converged at the Sime Darby Medical Centre formerly known as the Subang Jaya Medical Centre to see for themselves what many have touted as a 'miracle'. Clutching rosaries, Bibles and even bringing along aged relatives in wheelchairs, many braved the thunderstorm yesterday evening and gathered at the ground floor of the hospital's new wing singing hymns, lighting candles and reciting prayers. Entrepreneur Jansen De Silva, was among the first few who turned up at the hospital when news of the apparition broke. It was a truly amazing sight as the image was rather visible despite the distance from where I was standing ground floor. Newlyweds put wedding party plans on hold to see 'Virgin Mary.
Perceptions of religious imagery in natural phenomena
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By Chris Jewers For Mailonline. Netizens in Argentina have thanked the Virgin Mary for protecting them after claiming this image of her appeared in the sky amid the Coronavirus outbreak. The 'figure' was taken at around 5pm on Wednesday in the city of San Carlos, in the northeastern Argentine province of Corrientes and was later spread on social media and messaging services. An unnamed resident whose daughter took the picture said 'in the sky, a rainbow started to be seen, and then some drops started to create the figure of the Virgin in the sky surrounding the sun'.
Virgin Mary image in hospital window?
To hospital officials, it's merely a five-year-old coincidence, caused in part by a leaky window seal. A steady stream of people came to the hospital Thursday to glimpse what was described as the image of the Virgin Mary in a second-story office window. But the crowds of curiosity seekers and devout pilgrims - many of whom lingered to pray - packed the parking lots, clogged traffic on nearby streets, and strained the patience of hospital authorities. Polly Petrie, 67, of Cape Cod, drove from her home Thursday morning to see the image for herself after hearing a report on the Wednesday evening news. Running a rosary through her fingers, she said the Blessed Mother came to Milton Hospital because the country - and the world - is in turmoil.
The stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral are held to be one of the best-preserved and most complete set of medieval stained glass, notably celebrated for their colours, especially their cobalt blue. They cover square metres in total and consist of bays illustrating biblical scenes, the lives of the saints and scenes from the life of trade guilds of the period. However, most of the windows were probably made between and for the present church, taking in the Fourth Crusade bringing a large number of important relics to Chartres  and the Albigensian Crusade , as well as the reigns of Philip II Augustus — and Louis VIII — , with the building's consecration finally occurring in under Louis IX —