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Sculptures à la façade de N.D. de Grâces

Sculptures on the façade of the N.D. de Grâces


1880

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On top of the portal of the Église Notre-Dame-de-Grâces is a stone statue of St. Mary with Child, and in the tympanon is a relief showing Jesus sitting surrounded by women and children, illustrating Luke 18:16: " But Jesus called the children to him and said, 'Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these'."

Saint-Just-en-Chaussée - Sculptures à la façade de N.D.  de Grâces Saint-Just-en-Chaussée - Sculptures à la façade de N.D.  de Grâces

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Location (N 49°30'22" - E 2°25'53")

Item Code: frpi114; Photograph: 16 October 2017
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