A Treat On The Feast Of St. Bartholomew…

Posted August 24, 2016 9:35 am by Editor

A Treat On The Feast Of St. Bartholomew…

A treat after lunchtime Mass today – Fr. McNally brought out his relic of St. Bartholomew (among a few others) for veneration…I had forgotten that he was martyred by being flayed alive. On his blog Zephyrinus has a photo of the statue in the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, in which St. Bartholomew is holding his skin. Gruesome but fascinating and demonstrating amazing skill on the part of the sculptor.

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