The people of Mitterfirmiansreut, Germany have opened a small Catholic church built entirely of snow and ice. The snow church is part of a 100 year old tradition that started when authorities refused to let locals build a traditional house of worship. So they built one out of snow and ice instead. Thousands of visitors are expected to visit the mini-cathedral, nicknamed “God’s Igloo”, before it melts.
- This Sunday’s service will be delivered by a certain Reverend F. T. Snowman.
- It’s so cold in there, people in the confessional are allowed to begin by saying, “Forgive me father, for I have freezer burn on my knees.”
- In the Christmas Nativity Pageant, the three wise men brought Gold, Frankenscense and Brrrrr!