…..”it is rare to find a heretic that loves chastity.”  St. Thomas Aquinas said something similar.  Luther took a wife after dumping his vow of chastity and leaving the Church &#8…

St. Jerome said….

Lionello Spada St Jerome Oil on canvas 1610 143 x 112 cm x 3

Leonello Spada, Lamentation over the Dead Christ

Leonello Spada, Bologna 1576 - Parma, 1622 Lamento sul Cristo morto 1611 ca.

Lionello Spada, Un Soldat, 1600-1625, h/t

Lionello Spada, Un Soldat, 1600-1625, h/t

Lionello Spada, "Giuditta con la testa di Oloferne", 1618-1619, olio su tela, Galleria Nazionale, Parma

Leonello Spada (Italian, Judith gives her Servant the Head of Holofernes.

Lionello Spada (Italian, 1576-1622), Joseph and Putifar’s Wife, early 17th c., Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, France

Leonello Spada, Joseph and the Wife of Potiphar, century (JPEG Image, 1280 × 1714 pixels) - Scaled

Martyrdom of St Peter, oil, Paris, 232x201 cm  Lionello Spada 1576-1622

Martyrdom of St Peter - Lionello Spada

Lionello Spada - Die Rückkehr des verlorenen Sohnes (Le retour du fils prodigue).

Lionello Spada - The return of the prodigal son - Fine Art Reproduction, individual art card