An Elderly Brazilian Woman Has Been Accidentally Praying Every Day to an Elf from Lord of the Rings

An elderly Brazilian woman, who spends time every day praying to a statue of Saint Anthony, is about to get a big surprise.

Because upon closer inspection of the statue, Gabriela Brandão discovered that her daughter’s great-grandmother was actually praying to Elrond, an elf from Lord of the Rings.

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The good news is that the prayers were equally as effective.

For her sake, I hope she didn’t also confuse Yoda’s ears with the outstretched arms of a crucified Jesus.

(Thanks to Brian for the link. Bottom image via Christian Nightmares)

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