Posts Tagged ‘The Calling of St. Matthew’
Today is the feast of St. Matthew – my ‘onomastico’ as the Italians say. The famous quote “Follow ME” by Jesus, really hits me quite strong. Apart from being the same call we Christians have, for me it is a special one (obvious reasons). What strikes me most is how St. Matthew literally changed in a second. Surely that is something admirable to do!
Attached to this post is the drawing by Caravaggio of the Calling of St Matthew. This painting, must be the most interesting painting I find. It has everything similar to my calling. I’d like to go through the characters and discuss it with you: