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Now therefore saith the Lord: Be converted to me with all your heart, in fasting, and in weeping, and in mourning. And rend your hearts, and not your garments, and turn to the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful

Joel 2:12-13

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Ecce Homo

It really was in disrepair. Something had to be done. A century of humid air had taken its toll on Elias Garcia Martinez' Ecce Homo, so a well-meaning parishioner attempted to restore the fresco:

Ecce Homo, by Elias Garcia Martinez

Am I the only one who sees here a metaphor for the distressed state of the "pre-conciliar" Church, and its "renewal" in the years following Vatican II?

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