“Come to me, all you who labour and are overburdenend, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28

St. Patrick’s Parish unveiled and blessed a beautiful bronze sculpture of Jesus in its parklands on St. Patrick’s Day, with many parishioners and special guests in attendance. The sculpture, which was created by a renowned artist Linda Klarfeld, captures the essence of Jesus in a truly remarkable way and is sure to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds.

The sculpture created by Linda depicts Jesus sitting on a rock with his arms outstretched, inviting everyone to come closer to him. His face is serene and compassionate, reflecting the love and kindness that he embodies. The bronze finish of the sculpture gives it a timeless quality, making it a fitting addition to the parklands.

The unveiling of the sculpture was a special moment for the parishioners, who had worked hard to make it a reality. The story of Mr. Leslie Fernandes, the generous benefactor behind the timeless sculpture erected in loving memory of his cherished wife, Cynthia, was very touching.

It was a time of reflection and contemplation, as they gathered around the statue to pray and give thanks. The hope is that the sculpture will inspire people in their daily lives, reminding them of the importance of faith, hope, and love.

As people walk through the parklands and admire the statue, they will be reminded of the teachings of Jesus and the values that he espoused. Whether they are young or old, rich or poor, the sculpture will speak to them on a personal level, encouraging them to live a life of compassion and service.

This bronze sculpture of Jesus in St. Patrick’s Parish Parklands is a beautiful addition to our community, inspiring all who come to see it. It is a testament to the enduring nature of love, faith and the hope that it brings to people’s lives.


Melanie Carli