St. Francis

St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis lived in the Holy Spirit

He was in love with life and all of God’s Creation.
He brought the Light of Christ to a darkened world!


St.Francis of Assisi ceramic sculpture by AVonnHartung
“St. Francis of Assisi” ceramic sculpture by A.Vonn Hartung, commissioned by Ramón Rivera and Julie A. Thomas

In a Gothic arch, a sign of the times in which he lived, St. Francis stands among the fallen and broken timbers of the abandoned San Damiano Church, scattered building blocks at his feet and the Cross of Damiano above, surrounded by his beloved birds and animals: the doves, songbirds, the lamb and the wolf symbolizing peace and harmony… the wolf tamed and throating harmony to Francis’ melody played on his lute and sung as Prayer.

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