Unveiling and blessing of Mother Catherine Spalding statue

by | Jul 10, 2015 | News | 1 comment

Spalding statueOn Sunday, July 26, all are invited to the Cathedral of the Assumption, 433 South Fifth St, Louisville, Kentucky, for the unveiling and blessing of the Mother Catherine Spalding statue, created by artist Raymond Graf.  This installation of the Mother Catherine Spalding statue will make history as the first statue of a woman on public land in Louisville, Kentucky.

More about Mother Catherine Spalding, foundress of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

The pouring of the bronze for the statue was recently held at the Bright Foundry in Louisville. In the video below you can watch as the statue goes from the mold and begins to take it’s final shape. The pouring was witnessed by many of those involved with the creation of the statue and under the direction of the artist. For photos of this process visit:

https://goo.gl/photos/n3wrrJzk66KE7tYx8

1 Comment

  1. Sr Marlene Mondalek

    Congratulations, Sisters. What a wonderful tribute to Catherine Spaulding and to all of you.
    i will be with you in spirit on July 26. Blessings and peace. Marlene

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