Mixing Media

Old world mixes with new as this man of the cloth checks his phone while exiting the Basilica di San Nicola in Bari, Italy.

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San Nicola (Saint Nicholas), is the patron saint of Bari, Italy, and is thought to be the man who inspired Santa Claus traditions the world over.

Please visit Prayers and Piazzas Thursday for more on Saint Nicholas!



2 Comments Add yours

  1. Ha, ha! It always strikes me, too, as incongruous when I see one of the clergy dressed in a way that seems so old-fashioned and doing something so modern. Good shot!

    1. Thank you, Karen! I couldn’t agree with you more, I always do a double-take seeing the two worlds coming together.

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