Merciful Lord

Señor de la Misericordia

Ernestina Villafaña brings this retablo to the Merciful Lord thanking him because the artists Frida and Diego keep staying together as usual.

Mexico, 1950

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I dedicate this retablo to the Lord of Mercy to help me cure my husband because for the last two moths he thinks he is Adolf Hitler.

Ceurnava, Mexico, 1977

The cadet Rafael Vasquez got drunk and—being in this inappropriate state—shot his superior. He thanks the Merciful Lord for he was only sentenced to five years in prison and the wounded man suffered no bad consequences.

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We thank the Merciful Lord and dedicate him this retablo. My husband was accused in murder of our household manager as if he cut him in pieces and buried in the basement. But two agents from the precinct came over and didn’t find any clues.

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Mrs. Maria Duran was gifted an antic painting that turned out to be very valuable. She brings this retablo to the Merciful Lord thanking for her good luck.

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The 4th day of January Dora fell ill with ulcer but Our Lord of Mercy took care of the problem.

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I, Ataulfo Contreras, give thanks to the Merciful Lord for saving me from a terrible attack of hiccups that happened with me after I had eaten some spicy food.

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I was desperate because my son wallowed in vice and drunkenness. I implored our Merciful Lord, and he worked the miracle. My son stopped drinking with his pals and now he’s woking.

Domitila Pascal
Veracruz, 1946

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David Fernandez suffered from claustrophobia. One day he got stuck in a lift. He had a panic attack. He thanks the Merciful Lord for he was saved, although he vomited all over himself.

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Juan Carlos Reynoso had a fear of heights. To overcome it, he got in parachuting. Wit this retablo, he thanks the Merciful Lord because he dealt with the problem.

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Francisco Fernandez and his rival in love started to shoot each other. They were put behind bars for that. Francisco thanks the Merciful Lord for they managed to settle their differences in prison cell.

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