Jul 23, 2008

Too poor, sick for pilgrimage? Email a prayer ...

Now you can pray via email...Greece's holiest pilgrimage site on the Aegean island of Tinos has launched an email service allowing those too poor or sick to visit in person to have their prayers read to its icon of the Virgin Mary."Those of you who are not in a position to visit the holy island of Tinos and pray to the icon, can write to us via email and we are happy to send you (free of charge) a blessing (an icon of the Virgin Mary, holy water etc)," the church said on its Web site www.im-syrou.gr.

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