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Fresh Off the Net: The original Guadalupe, Hero dog, Celtic cross of trees, Creepy fish

Daniel C Griliopouos

The Daily Catch - published on 10/26/16

We’re thrilled to bring you this fresh set of links. We couldn’t be happier that after keeping to the fisherman bit that we finally have a link with fish in it! Hope you enjoy.

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Sacred Heart Cathedral of Knoxville CC

What The Original Guadalupe Image May Have Looked Like – (spiritdaily.org)

Spiritdaily has gotten their Photoshop savvy readers to help them to see what the original image of Our Lady of Guadalupe looked like, since it was enhanced by later artists. They also give a spot-by-spot analysis of the symbolism behind every aspect of the image. (Pics in the link)

The one that seemed most compelling you see at the top, next to the famous version, and was sent to us by Michael O’Neill, the well-known expert on Marian apparitions and radio host who operates a website called The Miracle Hunter (one that lists approved and rejected apparitions through history; very useful). At any rate, it is a neat picture. There are still folds on her dress (which some say are also additions), but it seems so much more of Mary’s essence — in line with the Shroud of Turin, that simply has Jesus’s head and body, not anything around Him or added at the bottom.
Are You Pro-Dog Daniel C Griliopouos or Bullcity Dogs
Daniel C Griliopouos

Hero Dog Uses Body to Shield Unconscious Owner During House Fire – (foxnews.com)

Dog’s are truly the best friends we can ask for. It’s not the same dog we pictured, but you can see him on the link. He saw a house fire had started and by the time the firefighters got there the dog was found covering his owner to protect them from the flames.

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IT news - Fair Use

Mysterious Celtic cross discovered in Donegal forest – (itv.com)

People recently started noticing there was a Celtic cross growing in a forest on the hills of Donegal, Ireland. Little did they know it was all planted by one man!

Co Donegal has a mysterious new landmark – a massive Celtic cross discovered in a forest close to the border. It was spotted by passengers flying into City of Derry Airport, sparking speculation about its origins – so UTV reporter Gareth Wilkinson went to investigate.
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USFWS - Pacific Region - CC

Here Are 20 Of The Most Frightening Fish Anyone Has Ever Caught – (boredomtherapy.com)

There really isn’t much to say about this one. The piece has 20 of the scariest pictures that prove there is no reason to ever go in the ocean. Click the link if you dare. Mwahahahaha!

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