“Vivimos para Esa Noche”

At the core of Blessed Carlos’ spirituality (Pope John Paul II said) was his faith in the Resurrection. He promoted the Easter Vigil as the defining moment of Christian spiritual life, repeating often, Vivimos para Esa Noche /We live for that night. (See the video)

This beautiful song was written by Norma Diaz, a disciple of Blessed Carlos Manuel, and was sung by her and the “Coro Peregrino” during his Beatification at the Vatican in 2001.
Accompanying the music is the portrait Archbishop Roberto commissioned me to paint which was presented the same day to the “Pontifical North American College.”

Blessed Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Santiago portrait by AVonnHartung_at Pontifical North American College Vatican
“Blessed Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Santiago”
Oil portrait-
at Pontifical North American College, Vatican

To learn more about Blessed Carlos Manuel

Buy a giclee print of this painting

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