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María de Jesús de León y Delgado

Mary of Jesus de León y Delgado

El Sauzal 1643 - La Laguna 1731
Dominican lay sister, mystic and visionary, known popularly as "La Siervita" (the Little Servant)
(Wikipedia)
Eladio de la Cruz
1985 (2003)

El Sauzal /  María de Jesús de León y Delgado   El Sauzal /  María de Jesús de León y Delgado

Description

Statue of sister María de León y Delgado. It is a replica of the sculpture, that was inaugurated on 1 July 1985. The original was made of crushed stone covered with cement, which caused it to deteriorate over the years as it was left out in the open. Presently, this statue is in the Museo de Arte Sacro of the San Pedro church.

Inscription(s)

LA SIERVA DE DIOS

  Sor Maria de Jesus de Leon Delgado, OP nacio
en El Sauzal (Tenerife), el 23 de marzo de 1643.
El 21 de mayo de 1669 profeso, como monja de velo
blanco, en el Monasterio de Santa Catalina de Siena
de La Laguna. Fallecio el 15 de febrero de 1731,
a la edad de 87 años. La apertura de proceso de
canonizacion fue el 12 de diciembre de 1992.

escultor: eladio de la cruz
The Servant of God

Sister Maria de Jesús de León Delgado, OP, was born
in El Sauzal (Tenerife), on 23 March 1643.
On 31 May 21 1669 she professed as a nun with a white
veil in the Monastery of St. Catharina of Siena
of La Laguna. She died on 15 February 1731
at the age of 87. The process of the
canonization began on 12 December 1992.

Sculptor: Eladio de la Cruz

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Item Code: esca700; Photograph: 4 February 2020
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