wooden craft STATUE,
2010 - 2017
The Virgin Mary in Healing Castle is record-breaking 30ft highest statue in Germany. The designer, Matthew Crabb transformed the Virgin Mary statue from a single tree trunk which donated by the village of Schochwitz. This statue was carved during winter 2010 to spring 2011. The base of the statue including flowers, globe, and a giant praying hand. The Maria represents female energy and creation, flowers represent love, globe is earth, and meaning of the hand is holding the earth and the whole universe. It is also meaning the universe is in our hand.
15th of May, 2011 is the open day of this lovely statue, Virgin Mary. After days by days, this statue becomes well known and there are travellers from different countries coming here for pilgrimage for Virgin Mary.
The statue has a strong energy which makes people feel peace and love from it.
After exposures under the sun and rain many years, the colour of Virgin Mary getting faded. And so, in May 2017, the owner, Lord James Richard Welsh had takes about one and a half week to repaint the statue, from a single tone color change into a colourful statue. And makes the Virgin Mary once again alive.