1960 Oil-painting by Mr. Remi
Mel, depicting the appointment of missionaries in 1659,
prior to their mission to
and whom in 1664
organized the Synod of
which marked the beginning of Christianity in Thailand.
On the right is the present
St. Joseph Church, the first Roman Catholic
and in the right top corner are the national flags of
Thailand and of the
Vatican, and in Thai numbers the dates 2207 (๒๒๐๗)
and 2557 (๒๕๕๗)
i.e. 1664 and 2014 AD.