Contra Costa Times Interviews Br. Charles Hilken About Sacred Image In Tree
The Contra Costa Times spoke with Br. Charles Hilken about tree trimmers at an area cemetery discovering the image of a cross in a recently cut tree trunk. The report "Trunk bears a cross" said the image had prompted some visitors to touch it, pray and make the sign of the cross in front of it. While the article included scientific suggestions on what may have prompted the appearance, Br. Charles offered a perspective that until more is known about what caused the image, the experience of those inspired by the cross should be respected. Read the article.