“Francis, go repair my Church, which is falling into ruin.”
A replica of the original San Damiano Crucifix which is located in the Basilica of St. Clare in Assisi this font bears the crucifix icon image famous to the world thanks to St. Frances of Assisi.
The crucifix icon includes all the figures who participated in the drama of the Passion of our Lord. The major figures are: The Hand of the Father, Mary the Mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, St. John the Evangelist, Mary Clopas, and the Centurion. The lesser figures include: Six unknown saints believed to be the patrons of the most important churches around Assisi, the Rooster, the Astonished Angels, the Tomb, and finally the two Roman soldiers, one who pierced Jesus’ side with a lance, and the other who offered Jesus a sponge soaked in vinegar.
Font is approximately 8 inches in length and is equipped to be hung. Holy Water basin is an average size.
Item #: 407-SD