The universe could one day get a enthusiast saint of surfing now that a Vatican is considering a Brazilian male famous as a â€œSurfer Angelâ€
Guido SchÃ¤ffer, a doctor, took to a waves to bond to God; he helped others do a same.
(Story continues below)
â€” Alive Surf School (@AliveSurfSchool) February 27, 2015
It was during Martinâ€™s bachelor celebration in 2009 that SchÃ¤ffer, who was 34, drowned while surfing
Since then, people in a area have come to follow him, urge to him and move him gifts. Some even explain that he has saved gossamer pregnancies or helped women to turn pregnant.
John Lyons, who wrote an essay about SchÃ¤ffer for a Wall Street Journal, told HuffPost Live that many people in Rio believe it’s an act of God
The canonization routine can take decades. The initial step is to be proclaimed a “servant of God”
While a preference to concede Rio priests to contention justification is an â€œenormous stepâ€ in apropos a saint, Lyons told HuffPost Live, it doesnâ€™t pledge sainthood.