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St. Ingbert
Saarpfalz-Kreis

Saarland

Kaiserstraße 128
(St. Josef-Kirche)

Skulpturen an der St. Josef-Kirche

Sculptures at St. Joseph Church

Rupert Fieger & artist unknown
1950 and 2012

St. Ingbert /  Skulpturen an der St. Josef-Kirche   St. Ingbert /  Skulpturen an der St. Josef-Kirche

Description

The church was built 1890-93 after designs of the architect Ludwig Becker. The porch has a statue of St. Joseph in the gable, dating from the 1940s or 1950s. In 2012 statues of St. Barbara and St. Ingbert, made by Rupert Fieger, are placed in the until then empty niches flanking the entrance.

St. Ingbert - Skulpturen an der St. Josef-Kirche
St. Barbara known in the Eastern Orthodox Church as the Great Martyr Barbara, was an early Christian saint and martyr (Wikipedia).
St. Ingbert - Skulpturen an der St. Josef-Kirche
St. Joseph the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father") (Wikipedia).
St. Ingbert - Skulpturen an der St. Josef-Kirche
St. Ingobertus / St. Ingbert (7th century), recluse (Wikipedia)

St. Ingbert - Skulpturen an der St. Josef-Kirche
Tympanum depicting the scene that of the twelve-year old Jesus in the temple, with the caption:
Wusstet ihr nicht, dass ich im Hause meines Vaters sein muss? luc. 2.49

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Location (N 49°16'50" - E 7°7'6")

Item Code: desl033; Photograph: 29 May 2019
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