Holy Art

Mandate of San Francesco, Porziuncola, Assisi

Mandato di San Francescobronzo

Mandate of San Francesco
bronze

Work commissioned and donated to the Sanctuary of the Porziuncola of Assisi from the Church of Mexico, to commemorate the canonization of the first Saints Mexicans, in 2000. On the occasion of the Jubilee pilgrimage the faithful of Mexico have paid homage to the Friars Minor, the first evangelizers of Mexico.

Mandato di San Francescobronzo

Detail
bronze

The work represents the first seven monks in the wake of Francis that the latter, with a sweeping gesture and fraternal, divided in pairs sending them into four different directions in the world.

The work, positioned at the exit of the Sanctuary and read by visitors in transit, so invite as a message of spiritual exit, to follow the path of the friars in the world.