Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Salzkotten
Lkr. Paderborn

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Vielser Straße
(Liborikapelle)

Sankt Liborius

Saint Liborius of Le Mans

c. 348 - Le Mans 397
second Bishop of Le Mans; patron saint of the cathedral and archdiocese of Paderborn
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1901?

Salzkotten /  Sankt Liborius   Salzkotten /  Sankt Liborius

Description

Stone statue of St. Liborius as bishop with staff and bible, and accompanied by a peacock, because of a legend that, when his body was brought to Paderborn, a peacock guided the bearers. The statue is in front the the St. Liborius Chapel. The statue is a cast of the 20th century.

Inscription(s)

St.
Libori
ora
pro nobis

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°40'4" E 8°36'38"

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