Loading
Chilean miner promises to marry in the Church after rescue

.- One of the 33 miners trapped in the San Jose Mine in Atacama, Chile has promised his family that once rescued, he and his wife will officially marry in the Catholic Church.

According to the Spanish daily, La Razon, Esteban Rojas received a note from his wife, Jessica, expressing her hope that once he is rescued, “we will finally get married in the Church.” The two have been married civilly for 25 years.

Rojas responded: “Hi Jessica, thanks for your concern and for praying that we are all right. Say hello to the children, the grandchildren, my in-laws and my parents … I love you all, and keep praying that we get out of this place.  And when I get out, we’ll buy a wedding dress and get married in the Church.”

Jessica says she trusts Esteban will keep his promise, and has told friends she will be sending them a gift registry soon. “As you know, I need a stove and refrigerator!” she joked.

According to La Razon, the trapped miners have lost 22 pounds because of the underground pressure and temperatures in the mid-90s. Each day after eating and planning their schedule, they read their messages and organize the supplies that are being sent daily.


Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
#PAUSEforPeace Initiative
Dedicating art to San Juan de la Cruz
A state without territory elects new government
The renewal of the Legionaries of Christ
Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Sep
2

Liturgical Calendar

September 2, 2014

Tuesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Lk 4:31-37

Gospel
Date
09/02/14
09/01/14
08/31/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: 1 Cor 2:10B-16
Gospel:: Lk 4:31-37

Saint of the Day

Martyrs of September »

Saint
Date
08/31/14

Homily of the Day

Lk 4:31-37

Homily
Date
09/02/14
09/01/14
08/31/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: