Wednesday, March 03, 2010

St. Joseph Refuge of Sinners

Protector of Carmel.
I finished the retablo on Monday and finally photographed it today. The entire image and the narrative in on Up Your Street if anyone is interested.
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  1. Anonymous1:03 PM


    What is, if there is, the meaning of the color of Our Lord's clothing--red with white?

  2. Maria3:27 PM

    "Another important aspect of wearing the Scapular is the Sabbatine Privilege. This concerns a promise made by Our Lady to Pope John XXII. In a papal letter he issued, he recounted a vision that he had had. He stated that the Blessed Virgin had said to him in this vision, concerning those who wear the Brown Scapular: "I, the Mother of Grace, shall descend on the Saturday after their death and whomsoever I shall find in Purgatory, I shall free, so that I may lead them to the holy mountain of life everlasting."

    Terry: I think our Lady will lead you to the holy mountain out of love for your devotion--even without the scapular. The painting is simply lovely. Joseph deverves a kingly place next to our King, the Christ child.

  3. Terry: Just exquisite.
    Saint Joseph is surely the refuge of sinners; and the patron of us all.

  4. SF - no - I took the style from a Spanish painting of a young royal.

  5. Maria2:19 AM

    Padre: Where ever have you been??? I have missed you.


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