Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Teresa of Avila was born 425 years ago this week: October 4, 1582.

Ecstasy of St. Teresa
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 1647-1652
Marble, height 150 cm
Rome, Santa Maria della Vittoria

one of my favorite Mystic Saints :) I visited the church where this sculpture is in Rome on my visit there. one of the metals on my necklace you may have seen me wearing is from the church.

suggested musical listening: Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, song: Radio Cure