The Making and the Meaning of a Statue: The Martyrdom of St Oliver Plunkett | Intercom Magazine

I paid a visit to sculptor Dony MacManus recently, to view a work-in-progress that has a close connection with Intercom: a dramatic bronze statue of St Oliver Plunkett in the final moments of his earthly life. The statue, which will be placed in Armagh Cathedral, is due to be unveiled on 9 July, the…St Oliver Plunkett
Sculptor Dony McManus statue of St Oliver Plunkett will be unveiled in Armagh Cathedral on 9 July, the unveiling is open to the public.
Sculptor McManus discusses the creation of the statue with Intercom, recalling Pope Benedict’s words: “beauty pierces the heart, and brings with it truth and goodness.”
Intercom is a pastoral and liturgical resource magazine published by Veritas Group, an agency of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

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