Please note: The canvas and print do not come mounted or framed.
New, exclusive portrait of St. Charles Lwanga
Be inspired by the life and holiness of St. Charles Lwanga! Catholic artist Tianna Williams and Fr. Josh Johnson have partnered with Ascension to create this exclusive piece of sacred art.
Rich with symbolism, this image depicts St. Charles Lwanga with resolute dedication to Christ, with historical accuracy and cultural significance down to the smallest detail of his African-inspired halo.
Each aspect of this image, from the fire in his heart to the wood in his hands, speaks to an important aspect of his holy life. For St. Charles Lwanga, carrying wood to his own martyrdom was a way to be like Christ and follow in his footsteps. An email explaining the symbolism of the image will be sent to those who purchase the art so that they can fully understand and appreciate it.
Inspiring Catholic art is not just for churches and cathedrals but is available for our homes and offices as well. As the Catechism of the Catholic Church tells us, “Sacred art draws man to adoration, to prayer, and to the love of God” (CCC 2502). With this beautiful image of St. Charles Lwanga, Catholic churches and homes can be transformed into places of deeper rest, prayer, and faith.
St. Charles Lwanga, who fought for the innocent and chose martyrdom rather than abandon his faith in Jesus, reminds Catholics that they are called to faithfulness even in the face of persecution and death.