Thursday, January 26, 2012

Statue of Our Lady of Lepanto Resurfaces!

This is surely providential! Our Lady of Lepanto, Our Lady of Victory!

Fr. Z has the story:

"An alert reader sent me to an interesting article in Spanish at ABC about the original statue of Our Lady given by Venice to don Juan de Austria that was on the quarterdeck of his flagship (more properly “lantern galley”) at Lepanto.

Apparently it had been lost for years but was recently rediscovered and is undergoing restoration at the Spanish Navy Museum:

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