God keeps hurling lightning bolts at this church

Either a supreme deity is fed up with His followers, or He has a twisted sense of humor.

Stunning YouTube footage of a thunderstorm in Grand Isle, Maine, shows the moment that lightning struck the St. Gerard-Mount Carmel Parish. (Warning: The clip includes NSFW exclamations of awe.)

Carl Bouley, the 16-year-old who recorded the lightning strike, told NECN that he had also seen the church struck by lightning in 2007.

“The fact that I got it on camera makes everything a little more unrealistic in my eyes,” he said.

H/T NECN | Photo via John Fowler/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Miles Klee

Miles Klee

Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions,  and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'