Just For Fun

Here is a detail of a work now in Boston dating to about 1340 by Barna da Siena, The Mystical Marriage of St. Catherine.   At the bottom, there are depicted a few saints, including this lovely rendering of St. Margaret beating the Devil with a hammer.

It cheers me up every time I see it.

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This is what we do when we…

GO TO CONFESSION!

So….

GO TO CONFESSION!

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2 Responses to Just For Fun

  1. Joseph-Mary says:

    We could use a whole army of St. Margaret type souls about now. Lets get out our ‘hammers’!

  2. Cafea Fruor says:

    Confession’s on my agenda for the evening, so I’ll keep that image in mind while I wait in line. :-)