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The horror! The horror!

Maestro, here is the St. Sebastian fresco I mentioned last night. Is that St. Augustine at the bottom?

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Hi, my friend. Now I remember that fresco. You said wrong, he didn't have mitre, but a normal clergy hat of the 16th Century. He isn't bishop. He is Saint Philip Neri, and here, my theological LJ </a></b></a>catheolog, I post for you the entire Bio of this Saint, so you are able to know more about this beloved Christian man, who revolutionized the Catholic Church in 16th Century.

I'm sorry for the editor's replay, but don't worry, I feel in myself that in the next days you'll have good news.

P.S. I replay #4 with the same words 'cause I noted some English mistakes. If you received 4 emails, I'm sorry. *smile*


So the next question is, what is the connection between St. Neri (16th Century) and St. Sebastian (3rd Century?) Why do they appear together in that fresco...which I believe is in the church of Santa Maria della Libera?


Any connection. You must know that in the Catholic Churches are always a picture or a fresco for every kind of saints. In the church of Santa Maria della Libera you'll find St. Sebastiano - Martyr, St. Philip Neri - Confessor, St. Carlo - Bishop and Charity's man - St. Hyacinthus - Theologian etc. So it is in the most part of the Catholic Churches. Only the devotion towards a particular Saint changes the Saints you'll find in different Churches or different places, but every Church has a lot of saints for every kind of sanctity.
The frescoes of Santa Maria della Libera are painted by Cesare Calise, a Forio's painter (16th Century).

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