Four Years After Burial, Nun's Body is Uncovered and Shows No Sign of Decomposition
People are flocking to Missouri to the monestary where it happened. A nun was buried in Missouri four years ago in May of 2019. Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster was the founder of the Benedictine Sisters of Mary, Queen of the Apostles, in Gower, Missouri.
Thousands Flock to Gower, Missouri, To See Body of Dead Nun
GOWER, Mo. (KCTV) – The small town of Gower, Missouri had thousands of unexpected visitors this weekend. Catholics from all over the country made a pilgrimage to a convent in Gower – where a nun’s body appears to have not decayed, despite being in buried for four years.
Nun’s body intact four years after death draws people to Missouri monastery
Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster’s body was exhumed and found to be ‘incorrupt’, a sign of holiness and later justification for sainthood
Missouri miracle? Exhumed nun whose body did not decompose attracts travelers to small town
Thousands of travelers to Missouri wait to pay respects to Sr. Wilhelmina Lancaster, a nun who died four years ago. She was found to have not decomposed when her body was recently exhumed.
‘Missouri miracle’: Investigation launched into dead nun’s body uncorrupted after 4 years
The body of a Benedictine nun has remained uncorrupted for four years following her burial. Leaders in the Catholic Church contacted Rome and commissioned an investigation into the situation after the remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster were exhumed last week. Lancaster’s corpse appears to show no signs of degradation or...
Missouri nun who died in 2019 in line for sainthood after her body was exhumed and showed ‘no sign of decay’
Thousands were flocking to Missouri over Memorial Day weekend to view – and possibly touch – the preserved body of an exhumed Catholic nun before she is interred in a glass case for display at the abbey she founded.Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, who died in 2019 at the age of 70, was the founder of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, established in rural Gower in 1995. Her remains were exhumed last month in preparation for construction of a planned St Joseph Shrine to her within the abbey’s oratory.Her fellow sisters had “been told to expect bones in the highly...
Driver in custody after crash kills man weed-eating in Platte County
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Believers gather to see exhumed nun
Crowds are flocking to Gower, Missouri - population 1,500 - to witness what some are calling a miracle. (KSHB). The body of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster, who died at age 95 in 2019, was exhumed “roughly four years later” so it can be moved to its final resting place inside a monastery chapel, the Catholic News Agency reported. When the coffin was unearthed, Lancaster’s body was apparently “incorrupt,” which in Catholic tradition refers to the preservation of the body from normal decay.
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Missouri woman hospitalized after rear-end crash
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Army Ranger turns focus to cattle
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Missouri town prepares for thousands coming to see exhumed nun’s body
In Gower, Missouri, thousands of people are spending this Memorial Day weekend visiting the exhumed remains of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster.
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