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Kerry man says he saw statue of Jesus 'bleeding' in Dingle church

“I stood in front of the crucifixion of our Lord and felt the left leg of the crucifixion and I felt a vibration."

The statue

Neasa Cumiskey

A man who claims he witnessed blood weeping from a statue of Jesus says it was a “sign of God.”

Eamon Moffett was visiting St Mary’s Church in Dingle, Co. Kerry on Wednesday 18th August when he witnessed what he believes to be an apparition after he noticed blood emanating from a statue of Jesus Christ.

He said that the blood was seeping from the statue’s torso and its right eye, which was “completely full with blood.”

Describing his miraculous discovery to Radio Kerry, Mr Moffett said: “I stood in front of the crucifixion of our Lord and felt the left leg of the crucifixion and I felt a vibration. The first thing I saw was blood coming from the figure on the body, then from the right eye.

Eamon claims the statue was "bleeding"

“The flow of blood blocked the right eye and then the top of the eye was completely full with blood.

“The blood was flowing overall for about 10 minutes. The blood on the body was about half an inch to four inches and then dripped blood from left to right.

“It really surprised me. I’ve always believed in our Lord and the Blessed Virgin from a very young age.”

Mr Moffett added that he witnessed the bleeding statue with a young girl who happened to be in the church at the same time.

He explained: “I told a young girl as a witness; she said to me, ‘Oh my God, I’m overwhelmed.’

“I told to her try to relax, she phoned her mother and she told her.”

However, the girl has not come forward to testify that she also saw blood flowing from the statue of Christ.

Presenter Treasa Murphy argued that, in the photos taken by Mr Moffett, the ‘blood’ coming from the statue looks more like paint.

But Eamon appeared to be firm in his belief, replying: “For me, that was the vision of our Lord. As far as I’m concerned, that was a sign of God.”

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