Catholic sculptor’s work to be part of COVID-19 memorial at Ohio hospital


Timothy Schmalz's sculpture "When I Was Sick" is displayed on a Rome street Feb. 9, 2017. The artist will create a replica of the statue that will be part of a COVID-19 memorial planned for Mercy Health -- St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital in Ohio. The memorial is expected to be completed sometime in September 2021. (CNS photo/courtesy St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital)