The Art of St. Anne’s
The Christus Rex
Perhaps the most prominent artistic feature at St. Anne’s is the stunning Christus Rex–Latin for Christ the King–that hangs in the chancel. Unlike traditional crucifixes that display Christ crucified, the Christus Rex at St. Anne’s portrays Christ in his triumph, conveying the majesty, splendor, and power of the resurrected King of glory.
Given its size and beauty, many are surprised to learn that it was carved by a St. Anne’s parishioner who had never carved anything before in his life. Read the moving story of how God led Dr. Travis Smith on a journey of spiritual and artistic discovery, one that ultimately resulted in one of our sanctuary’s most distinctive features.READ MORE