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Sainte Marie de l'Immaculée Conception, , Saint François and Saint Dominique

Virgin Mary Immaculate, Saint Francis and Saint Dominic


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Mertert /  Sainte Marie de l'Immaculée Conception, , Saint François and Saint Dominique   Mertert /  Sainte Marie de l'Immaculée Conception, , Saint François and Saint Dominique

Description

Three statues on the front façade:
  1. "Ave gratia plena" - Immaculée Conception de Marie / Virgin Mary Immaculate,
  2. "St. Franziskus" / Saint François - born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone (1181/82 - 1226), an Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history (Wikipedia).
  3. "St. Dominicus" / Saint Dominique - (Spanish: Domingo), often called Dominic de Guzmán (1170 - 1221), founder of the Friars Preachers, popularly called the Dominicans or Order of Preachers (OP) (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 49°42'4" - E 6°28'50")

Item Code: lu051; Photograph: 17 June 2011
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