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WATCH: Prayers going up! Pittsburgh’s bishop blesses a broken elevator

Deacon Greg Kandra - published on 01/10/17

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What does a bishop do with an elevator that won’t work?  Bless it, of course.  Pittsburgh’s Bishop David Zubik did just that today, and it was posted on Twitter. Ann Rodgers writes: “He got stuck in it about a year ago. He normally blesses the doors of the Pastoral Center during our Epiphany prayer service for the staff. But this one had extra meaning…”


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