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St. Wendel
Kr. St. Wendel

Saarland

Missionshausstraße 50
(Steyler Missionare Missionshaus)

St. Wendalinus, Maria mit Kind und St Paulus

St. Wendelin, Mary with Child, and St. Paul


c. 1900

St. Wendel /  St. Wendalinus, Maria mit Kind und St Paulus   St. Wendel /  St. Wendalinus, Maria mit Kind und St Paulus

Description

The St. Wendel Missionshaus of the missionaries of Steyl was built in several phases from 1899-1900, the church followed 1910-13. On the facades are three statues, St. Mary and St. Wendelin in the tower on the northwest corner and St. Paul high in the north facade.

St. Wendel - St. Wendalinus, Maria mit Kind und St Paulus
Mary and Child
St. Wendel - St. Wendalinus, Maria mit Kind und St Paulus
St. Wendalinus / St. Wendelin (b. c. 554; probably d. 617), hermit and abbot (Wikipedia).
St. Wendel - St. Wendalinus, Maria mit Kind und St Paulus
St. Paulus / St. Paul the Apostle, (c. 5 - c. 67 ), persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword. (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 49°27'52" - E 7°11'30")

Item Code: desl075; Photograph: 30 May 2019
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