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A religious afternoon in Naples

Cloister of Santa Chiara

Cloister of Santa Chiara

The morning had been devoted to the worship of beautiful things and after lunch we visited the Church and Cloister of Santa Chiara and marveled at Cristo Velato, The Veiled Christ in the the Chapel of Sansevero.  My favorite part of Santa Chiara was the majolica cloister and courtyard.  I probably wouldn’t make it in this convent long.  I would be too wrapped up in the vivid colors, scenes and designs instead of focusing on my appointed mission.  I’m more a Fraulein Maria than the Mother Abbess.   More