Gallery A-C

Clare’s retablos are original paintings, generally water color on pine, and range in size from 8×10 to 13×23.  Reproductions can be purchased on tin (approx. 4″x7″) or  on pine (approx. 7″x14″)

San AugustinSan Augustin of Hippo
Preeminent Church Theologian from 200-1200 AD
Patron of theologians, brewers and printers
Feast day: August 28
Santa AnaSanta Ana
Patroness of grandparents, housewives, horsewomen, cabinet makers
Feast day: July 26
San Andres
San Andres
Patron of fishermen, sailors, Greece, Russia, Scotland; invoked against gout and neck problems.
Feast day: November 30
Santa AngelaSanta Angela Merící
Patroness of teachers. Foundress of the Ursaline Order, the first order of teaching nuns.
Feast day: January 27

Santa Aplolonia
Patroness of Dentists; invoked against toothaches.
Feast day: February 9
San Antonio
San Antonio de Padua
Patron of harvests, the poor, spinsters; invoked against infertility and by those looking for lost objects.
Feast day: June 13
San Antonio de Fauci
Patron of those suffering from viral infections
Feast Day: December 24th
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As a Covid-19 fundraiser for the Navajo Nation, the retablo “San Antonio de Fauci” can be purchased on Etsy, NMRetablosByClare

Sta. Barbara
Santa Barbara
Patroness of firefighters; invoked against fire and electrical storms.
Feast day: December 4
Santa Benito
San Benito
Patron of architects, the dying, Europe, farm workers, monks, servants, spelunkers.
Feast day: July 11
Santa Bernadeta
Santa Bernadette
con Nuestra Senora de Lordes
Patroness of Shepherdesses
Feast day: April 16
Santa Blandina Segale, SC
Santa Blandina Segale, SC
Sister of Charity, Candidate for Sainthood.
Missionary to the Arizona and New Mexico Territories in teh latte 19th century
Nuestra Señora del Carmen
Nuestra Señora del Carmen
(Our lady of Mt. Carmel)
Patroness of souls in Purgatory.
Feast day: July 18
Santa Catalina de Siena
Santa Catalina de Siena
Patroness of Italy philosophy, nurses, the dying and hospice workers.
Feast day: April 29
Santa CeciliaSanta Cecilia
Patroness of music, musicians, singers, and composers.
Feast day: November 22
Santa Clara de AsisSanta Clara de Asis
Patroness of seamstresses, optometrists, television; invoked against eye ailments.
Feast day: August 11
La ConquistadoraLa Conquistadora
Carbon dating places her origin at 1400 AD. Brought to Santa Fe from Spain in 1625 by Fr. Alfonso Benavides.
Episcopal Coronation in 1954 declared her the oldest Marian image in the U.S.
El Corazon Immaculado de Santa MariaEl Corazon Inmaculado de Santa Maria
Immaculate Heart of Mary.
El Corazon Sagrado del Señor JesucristoEl Corazon Sagrado del Señor Jesucristo

The Sacred Heart of Jesus

Santa Cristina Santa Cristina(Cristina the Astonishing)
Patroness of psychiatrists.
Feast day: July 24
CristobalSan Cristóbal
Patron of travelers, truck drivers, police officers, skiers.
Feast day: July 25
Christ and the woman at the wellChrist and the woman at the well
John, Ch. 4 vs 5-30.