Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bernkastel-Kues
Lkr. Bernkastel-Wittlich

Rheinland-Pfalz

Cusanusstraße 2
(St. Nikolaus Hospital)

Sankt Joseph mit Jesus

Saint Joseph with Jesus

(Hebrew יוֹסֵף, "Yosef"; Greek: Ἰωσήφ)
the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father")
(Wikipedia)


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Bernkastel-Kues /  Sankt Joseph mit Jesus   Bernkastel-Kues /  Sankt Joseph mit Jesus

Description

Statue of St. Joseph with the infant Jesus. Joseph has an ax and Jesus with a cross.

Depictions of Saint Joseph

Joseph is usually depicted as a bearded man in a classic robe. His attributes are: He can be accompanied by Jesus

Tags

Location N 49°54'59" E 7°4'17"

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