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Saint John Baptist de La Salle

Reims 1651 - Saint-Yon 1719
French priest, educational reformer, and founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools
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John Coll
2001

Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh /  Saint John Baptist de La Salle   Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh /  Saint John Baptist de La Salle

Description

Bronze statue of St. John Baptist De La Salle with an open book in his hand, teaching a boy sitting on the flour with a book on his lap.

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Inscription(s)

St. John Baptist De La Salle
Priest & Teacher 1651 - 1719

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In grateful appreciation of the dedicated service of the
DE LA SALLE BROTHERS
to the people of Castlebar
1888 - 2000
Unveiled by Frank Durcan, Chairperson, De La Salle Associatiin
Blessed by Most Rev. Michael Neary, D.D., Archbishop of Tuam
20th May 2001
"Mairfidth lorg a saothair go brách."

Signature

Coll 2001

Castlebar - Caisleán an Bharraigh / Saint John Baptist de La Salle

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Location (N 53°51'30" - W 9°18'2")

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Item Code: ie309; Photograph: 21 June 2014
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