Colma, California: Virgin Mary Image in a Tree

When we heard the Virgin Mary had appeared on a cemetery tree, we had to see for ourselves.

Olivet Memorial Park

1601 Hillside Blvd, Colma, CA
Olivet Memorial Park. The tree itself is easily visible on the northeast corner of Hillside Blvd and Hoffman St.
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Virgin Mary Image in a Tree

I recently visited the Virgin Mary in a Tree thanks to your website. She's still there, but with a lot less fanfare. There are only a few flowers on the tree and the image has become somewhat covered with sap. Still, you can kind of make out the image.

[Brian, 04/13/2005]
Virgin Mary in Miracle Tree Stump

Northern California is known for its amazing trees -- the giant redwoods and mysterious strandoid mutants along the Avenue of the Giants. So few were surprised during the holidays when a striking new breed of tree was discovered near San Francisco -- a tree that bears an image that some say looks like the Virgin Mary.

... [01/11/1998] Complete News Story

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