My son’s friend had a very serious accident. Being locked out of his hotel room, he foolishly decided to climb out of the window and access his balcony. He lost his grip and fell backwards seventy feet from the seventh floor.
I and my husband just arrived in Walsingham, when found out about this. We went straight to the Church of the Annunciation and asked Our Lady for help. The following day (Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus) at the 12 noon Mass we listened to the reading from Ezekiel 34:11-16. It was just as though God had spoken directly to us and with a real sense of peace, we felt that my son’s friend was going to be okay.
He had severe injuries, but the Good Shepherd had carried him on His shoulders and He was binding up his wounds and bringing him back to his homeland. The Senior surgeon and head nurse at the hospital could not believe the miraculous recovery my son’s friend had made. He was flown home after two weeks, but took some months to recover. He is deaf in one side and has weaknesses, but no pain. He learned to live with the deafness.
Someone was certainly looking after him. It was almost as if, as he fell, he was placed in a certain position, at a certain angle, to avoid steel bars that would have killed him instantly, that were three inches either side of his head.
On behalf of my son's friend family, friends and ourselves, we would like to openly give thanks to the Good Shepherd and Our Blessed Lady.