The Feast of Saint Simon and Saint Jude

 

Here is a wall of ex-votos from the church of Saint Simon and Saint Jude in Metz, a site of pilgrimage for those wishing to invoke the aid of Saint Jude, the patron saint of hopeless causes. There is something remarkable and affecting about these plain, terse plaques.

 

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