John Palcewski (forioscribe) wrote,
John Palcewski

The Aesthetics of Spirituality

Clock, texts and cruets in the sacristy of the church of Sant’ Antonio di Padova. As an acolyte in my youth my task after each of four Sunday masses was to clean these vessels so Monsignor could refill them. I tossed the water, but eagerly drank what was left of the wine. My very first “spiritual” experience.

Vittoria Colonna and her aunt by marriage, Costanza d’Avalos, appear in the altarpiece
fresco by an anonymous Neapolitan artist, first decade of sixteenth century.


Artifacts arranged near ancient lava flow in the basement of the convent.

Padre and Maestro.


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