Not your run of the mill shrine

It wasn’t until I looked a little bit more carefully at this pair of shrines in Chioggia that I saw that one of them had an eccentric touch.

This looks like a very interesting shrine

This looks like a very interesting pair of shrines

Still no great surprises that I can see

Still no great surprises that I can see

Hey, what is that in the lower left hand corner

Hey,  what is that in the lower left hand corner?

Is it Saint Michael?

Is it Saint Michael?

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19 responses to “Not your run of the mill shrine

  1. Bert

    In the UK, St Michael is the patron saint of underwear.

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  2. And of course not only are we members of the “Bad Crowd” but we’re probably going to Hell (or at least Purgatory) for all of our references to St Mickey.

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  3. Not sure good old Mickey qualifies as a saint, but that’s cute.

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  4. Love St. Mickey and we were all in that camp to begin with.

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  5. Thanks for all of your astute and/or amusing comments. You will each know which camp you fall into! 🙂

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  6. Barb

    St. Mickey must bring lots of smiles from those who are observant enough to recognize his addition to the shrine.

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  7. Bert

    I would guess the saints are Fortunato and Felice, the patron saints of Chioggia. An excellent find, Yvonne!

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  8. Andrew

    Who are the two camp saints anyway?

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  9. Andrew

    You can imagine St. Mickey fighting the dragon devil!

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  10. Sono D. Chicago

    Isn’t St. Michael the patron saint of missing digits?

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  11. Karen

    We saw this in Chioggia too! St. Mickey!!!!

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