Stickney, Illinois: Reverse Relief Jesus

Three-ton marble slab bearing a large, carved face of Jesus. His eyes seem to follow you when you move!

Mt. Auburn Cemetery

Address:
4101 S. Oak Park Ave., Stickney, IL
Directions:
Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Entrance is on the east side of S. Oak Park Ave., just south of its intersection with 41st St. Ask at the cemetery office for directions to The Face.
Hours:
Gates open daily 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
708-749-2033
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Reverse Relief Jesus.

Reverse Relief Jesus

A three-ton marble slab is carved with a reverse relief image of Jesus. This was one of four in the world when it was installed.

[Keith Yearman, 09/21/2019]

Titled "The Living Lord." Jesus's eyes follow you when you move. "The eyes of the Lord are upon thee." A different version of this face is in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.


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