Timothy Schmalz

Archbishop Edward Adams blesses Homeless Jesus
           "A symbol of how we should let the stranger, and the least in our community, inside our hearts”. These were the words of the sculptor Timothy Schmalz on the occasion of the formal blessing of his life-size bronze statue Homeless Jesus, by Archbishop Edward Adams, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain, at Farm Street Jesuit Church on Tuesday.Archbishop Adams celebrated a solemn mass with Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary Bishop...
This challenging statue by Timothy Schmalz depicts Jesus as a homeless person, sleeping on a park bench. His face and hands are obscured by a blanket, but crucifixion wounds on his feet reveal his identity.  The statue, which has been described as a visual translation of Jesus’ admonition  “as you did it to one of the least of my brothers, so you did it to me,” can now be found in Farm Street Jesuit Church.The statue is located inside the church before the altar in the side chapel of...