'Tears' on Virgin Mary sculpture were olive oil

Remember the Virgin Mary sculpture in Hobbs that appeared to be weeping? 

The Catholic Dioceses of Las Cruces did some investigating.  The  sculpture was sent for chemical analysis. 

"And we determined it was olive oil, a scented olive oil,"  "Some of the witnesses claimed it smelled of roses, so something similar to the oil I bless and consecrate each year that we use for baptism, for confirmations and for ordination of the priests."

Does that mean it's not a miracle? Not necessarily. An investigation is still underway. 

Read more HERE

Source: Las Cruces Sun News

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