Statuary & Art
A Roman Catholic Church isn't complete unless it has a selection of statues. This Basilica has five.
Our Lady and St. Joseph, each at their respective altars,
The Sacred Heart, St. Patrick & St. Peter Chanel.
Hanging above the main entrance is this print of the Madonna, MADONNA DELLA SEDIA, taken from the original by Raphael, which hangs in the Pitti Palace in Florence.
Official website of the Sacred Heart Basilica, Holy Family Parish, Timaru, New Zealand