WordPress Weekly photo challenge “Monument”

StJohn_photo by JeanVengua

My writer friend, Marianne, better known as Kanlaon joined the WordPress Weekly photo challenge, so I thought — Why not? My camera’s broken, but I still have a lot of images that I have yet to post. Here’s my entry to “Monument 3.” Who or what does this statue represent? Big hint: the statue is in the little town of San Juan Bautista, northeast of where I live.