Statues - Hither & Thither

Site Search:
Angra do Heroísmo
(Fr. de Nossa Senhora da Conceição)
Terceira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. dos Açores

Rua do Faleiro 12

Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz

Father Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz

Alcochete 1859 - Lisboa 1948
Portuguese priest who became popularly known as the Holy Father Cruz. The process of beatification begun in 1951


Angra do Heroísmo /  Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz   Angra do Heroísmo /  Padre Francisco Rodrigues da Cruz


Tile tableau with a half portrait of padre da cruz.
Many houses on the Azores have this kind of tile tableaus, but most of them depict Christ, Mary, St. John the Baptist, of another important saints from Antiquity. This is the only one we saw for a more recent saint.


Location (N 38°39'15" - W 27°13'3")

Via the links below you can find the position:

The maps or satellite photos appear in a new window
OpenStreetMap map
Bing Maps map satellite hybrid
Google Maps map satellite hybrid
WikiMapia map

Item Code: ptac154; Photograph: 1 July 2016
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt

Bronzefiguren Kaufen

Your banner here? Click for information.