Original Karl Demetz
Saint Lea of Rome with cross Figurine Models protected by Law. Imitations legally prosecuted.
This is a very beautiful statue of Saint Lea of Rome with cross carved in selected Maple wood and hand painted in permanent water colors. The realism of this figurine is truly stunning. The sculpture shows all classical features with complete follow through in detail.
This wood carved Saint Lea of Rome with cross Figurine is available in different sizes and various coloring schemes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
Feast Day: March 22nd
Representation and Portrayal: shown as a pious widow with folded hands and a cross at her feet.
Patron Saint of Widows
The only information known about St. Lea of Rome is that from a letter from St. Jerome to St. Marcella. According to the letter, St Lea was a pious widow who entered a Roman monastery after her husband died. She soon became the prioress of the convent. In the letter, St. Jerome asks Marcella to use St. Lea as an example of a simple women who has been blessed after death because she was worthy of heaven.