Saint Agatha | 7/10/2018 | Staff
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Continuing my post from yesterday about my visit to the Loreta in Prague...

While I was puzzling over the cherub holding the pulled tooth aloof to the left of the altar, my son Brenden was puzzling about a cherub to the right of the altar.

Brenden - Attention - Tooth - Brenden - Platter

After having drawn Brenden's attention to the pulled tooth Brenden said, "I think I got you beat. Look what's on that platter the angel is holding over there."

Opposite the cherub holding St. Apollonia's pulled tooth, there was a cherub holding a platter. I inspected what the platter was holding.


"Are those two breasts?" I asked.

They were.

Iconography - St - Agatha - Story

We were looking at iconography associated with St. Agatha. And her story is very horrific.

Agatha was an early Christian martyr, dying in 251 AD.

Agatha - Life - Age - Quintianus - Roman

Agatha had dedicated her life to Christ at the young age of 15. But Quintianus, a Roman official, fell...
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