Saturday, June 4, 2016
802. Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, a.k.a. "The Rached Church"
This is a Catholic church in the south of Lebanon in my ancestors' village of Marjeyoun. We still have family who live there--the most generous and hospitable people I've ever known. The church is affectionately called "the Rached/Rashid Church" because the Rached/Rashid Family has helped maintain it throughout the war years and beyond. It is quite beautiful and is a symbol of our family's connection to our heritage. This painting will be donated to our 88th annual family reunion for their
"802. Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, a.k.a. The Rached Church"
acrylic - 20x16 in