Friendly St. Francis of Assisi - Oceanside, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 33° 13.950 W 117° 19.072
11S E 470384 N 3677107
Quick Description: Is it appropriate to give a high-5 to St. Francis?
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/12/2014 9:33:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMJXJ2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 8

Long Description:
This sculpture is located at the Mission San Luis Rey.

This unusual depiction of St. Francis has him sitting on a bench, wearing his usual friar's robes...and waving to the viewer with a smile. A small rabbit is at his feet. St. Francis... friend to animals is usually depicted with a bird or two.
Read more about the Saint, the founder of the Franciscan order that founded the California missions at (visit link)

Unfortunately there is no sign at the site indicating the artist, title or date.
Location description: Mission San Luis Rey

Statue's Subject: St. Francis

Artist: unknown

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
Extra credit for having fun!!!

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