The lame walked. The blind could see. Lepers were healed.
These are some of the miracles attributed to the intercession of Father Patrick Power. In November 1929, a million people flocked to his grave in
This is the story of the mysterious life, and afterlife, of this enigmatic, Irish-born,
Supernatural Power also objectively examines the complex events of autumn, 1929, when Power’s grave seemed to turn into a “wonder shrine.” Is Power’s final resting place still, to this day, a sacred location for the miraculous, a portal between the powers of this world, and the next?
Historian John Koerner, author of The Mysteries of Father Baker (Western New York Wares, 2005) has once again written a meticulously researched book that examines why people, even to this day, insist that Patrick Power may have been more than just a young priest, but a gifted “wonder worker” as well.