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Sculpture from Spain commissioned for Siloam Springs church

Posted: August 12, 2017 at 1 a.m.

This sculpture of the Virgin Mary is an example of the work of Angel Pantoja of El Puerto de Santa Maria in the Andalucian area of Spain. Pantoja was commissioned to create three works — St. Joseph, Mary and an infant Jesus — for St. Mary Catholic Church in Siloam Springs. The art will be unveiled and blessed during a Mass on Tuesday.
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This sculpture of the Virgin Mary is an example of the work of Angel Pantoja of El Puerto de Santa Maria in the Andalucian area of Spain. Pantoja was commissioned to create three works — St. Joseph, Mary and an infant Jesus — for St. Mary Catholic Church in Siloam Springs. The art will be unveiled and blessed during a Mass on Tuesday.

Members of St. Mary Catholic Church in Siloam Springs might feel just a little bit closer to their Christ this week. The church unveils three sculptures that will be dear to the hearts of members.

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Who: St. Mary Catholic Church

What: Unveiling and blessing sculptures by Angel Pantoja of Spain

When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: 1998 U.S. 412, Siloam Springs

Information: 524-8526, stmarysiloamsprings.com

The faces — especially the eyes — are most important on a sculpture as a way to transmit faith, said artist Angel Pantoja. The artist hand-paints the ...

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