The Divine Mercy Missionaries had several times tried to buy the bar and close it down, to no avail. But recently the bar went bankrupt and the building went to auction during liquidation.Nice.
So a bunch of these Divine Mercy Missionaries walked into a gay bar. They were armed with a 15k Euro donation from a priest in the diocese and many prayers. Some others at the auction were prepared to offer more money than these religious, but when they saw them praying there, they decided not to outbid them.
In a statement released on their website they proudly proclaim, “You will understand the importance of this place for our evangelization in the area. So the Sodom bar will become the pub of Mercy.”
Monday, February 23, 2015
Feelgood Story of the Day
Apparently, in Southern France there is a church run by the Divine Mercy Missionaries, which sits next-door to a gay bar. The gay bar has (happily) gone bankrupt. I could stop there and it would already be a feel-good story, but it gets better: