Artist says face of Jesus Christ appeared in her painting

A 70-year-old Jersey City grandmother who has been painting for the last five years says that Jesus Christ appeared unintentionally in her art work. Elmira Wade says she was visited by a miracle last

News 12 Staff

Jan 12, 2012, 5:43 AM

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Artist says face of Jesus Christ appeared in her painting
A 70-year-old Jersey City grandmother who has been painting for the last five years says that Jesus Christ appeared unintentionally in her art work.
Elmira Wade says she was visited by a miracle last month. Wade says that many people will be skeptical, however, her faith is strong as evidenced by the Christian themed T-shirts she creates for local charities.
She says she hung her T-shirts out to dry on a chain-link fence across the street from Christ The King Church when a priest came out and blessed the shirts as well as her hands. Wade says she painted the painting with the image of Christ two days later.
Wade is a self-taught artist that has received numerous citations for her work over the years.


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