St. Augustine of Canterbury

Statue of St. Augustine of Canterbury in the Lower Chapels of the Abbey Church at St. John’s Abbey. St. Augustine’s Feast Day: 27 May. Artist: Peter Watts, (U.K.) Artistic Medium: Clipsham stone 54”

For a biography of St. Augustine and a collect for his feast day, click here.

Per Father Roman Paur, O.S.B.: “Interesting to note that when the relief, carved from a soft stone, arrived it was damaged by water so Peter Watts came over from England and recarved the upper left side and staff (I think it was).”

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