Century-old statue vandalized outside Bay St. Louis church

Century-old statue vandalized outside Bay St. Louis church
The unholy act has many at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church praying whoever damaged this statue of Mary and baby Jesus will confess. (Photo source: WLOX)
The unholy act has many at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church praying whoever damaged this statue of Mary and baby Jesus will confess. (Photo source: WLOX)

BAY ST. LOUIS, MS (WLOX) - A church in Bay St. Louis was hit by a vandal or vandals over the weekend.

The unholy act has many at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church praying whoever damaged this statue of Mary and baby Jesus will confess.

According to church secretary Jo Sharp, a parishioner discovered the baby Jesus' arms had been broken off over the weekend.

Sharp said the shrine, called Our Lady of the Woods, is more than a century old, and it's located outside on church property.

The church has filed a report with Bay St. Louis police.

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