4 Nov: The Death Mask of St. Charles Borromeo – VIDEO

A few years ago a priest friend of mine in an area of Switzerland which was of the Ambrosian Rite of Milan, sent me a video of a rare death mask of St. Charles Borromeo. He died after visiting that area and had actually left his biretta behind, which my friend’s church preserved.

The death mask of St. Charles Borromeo.

Truly one of the great noses of all time.

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  1. teomatteo says:

    I made one of these on myself (I am not dead) and when i pulled it off after some time for setting some eye brows and some lashes came out into the stone. Ouch. So i have the mask i just gotta get the saint thing go’n.

  2. Andrew says:

    Habuit sanctus Carolus nasum valde catholicum.

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