The Heritage Edition of the St. John’s Bible will be on display in the main lobby of Sparks Regional Medical Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today.
"The unique piece of sacred art has been traveling to Mercy facilities all over Arkansas since January," a news release states. "Martin Schreiber, Mercy vice president for mission, and Sister of Mercy Chabanel Finnegan offered to share the Bible with employees, patients and guests of Sparks before it continues to other facilities."
The Bible has been at Mercy Fort Smith and its permanent home is St. John’s Abbey and University in Collegeville, Minn. In 1998, St. John’s Abbey and University commissioned renowned calligrapher Donald Jackson to produce a hand-written, hand-illuminated Bible.