Agora Design Partnership | Design for Public Parks & Spaces

Portrait of St. Joseph with the Flower

  • Life size full figure bronze
  • For St. Joseph Catholic Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Year completed: 2006

Joseph with the Flower portrays in full figure at once Joseph the foster father of Jesus Christ and also a type of the young man of his epoch. There is a legend that several men, all of whom wanted to wed Mary, planted shoots in the ground, with only the shoot of Joseph coming into flower.