Sunday, September 25, 2016

inSPIREd Sunday

This is the church of St. Anthony, in Padua.
His remains are here, but you can
see his vocal cords, on display in a reliquary. 

(Why didn't they decay with the rest
of his body?  Supposedly because he was
such a great orator.)

[To see more churches from around
the world, go here.]


  1. I was wondering what a breeze would sound like blowing through those vocal chords. Spooky moaning? Angelic singing? And then I realized what song such an event could have inspired. That gold-plated, trumpet-playing angel up there might actually get into something like that.

  2. The history found in churches never ceases to draw my interest, but I'm a bit miffed at the idea of St Antony's vocal cords being on display - any where.

  3. Wonderful looking church. Thanks for the bit of history.


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