Symbols of Christ

The Fountain of Life

fountain of life

This threefold function of the spring is a wonderful symbol of the mission of Our Saviour.  Therefore, the prophet sees in the fountain a symbol of the coming Messiah as he exclaims: "Then you shall draw water with joy from the springs of the Saviour!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Note: All of these symbols can be seen on the outside walls of the Hesburgh Library.