Symbols of Christ

The Grain of Wheat

grain of wheat

The whole story of our redemption is reflected in the life of the grain of wheat, which is sown in a furrow and buried in the earth. Thus in grain dies only to live again; it is destroyed only to become useful.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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