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Now, about that Hail Mary… Minneapolis church’s Vikings post goes viral

January 16, 2018 GMT

A Minneapolis church is getting quite the reaction to a Facebook post playing off the Vikings improbable comeback win Sunday over the New Orleans Saints.

The church took to Facebook with its own play on the 61-yard touchdown pass from Vikings quarterback Case Keenum to Stefon Diggs with 10 seconds left that gave the team its, er, miraculous, 29-24 win in the Divisional round of the NFL playoffs.

If you made any promises during the last 10 seconds, Sunday masses are at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., the posting reads.

That is the day the Vikings play the Philadelphia Eagles for the NFC Championship and a trip to Super Bowl LII.

In less than a day since the posting went up Monday, more than 4,400 people have shared the it.

I think I already committed to confession ... for the words I used during that last hour as well, wrote Nick Fritzen on the churchs Facebook page.

Others called it a clever way to evangelize, while another called the posting an infusion of grace.

The church dates to the 1870s and is one of the citys oldest churches.

Looks like I will have to go there Super Bowl morning, Brian Patterson wrote.

Tim Harlow 612-673-7768