Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Bad Bergzabern
Lkr. Südliche Weinstraée

Rheinland-Pfalz

Weinstraße 36
(Pfarramt St. Simon und Judas)

Sankt Joseph und Sankt Franziskus

Saint Joseph and Saint Francis


1894?

Bad Bergzabern /  Sankt Joseph und Sankt Franziskus   Bad Bergzabern /  Sankt Joseph und Sankt Franziskus

Description

Two statues of saints on the side wall of the Pfarramt (built 1894):
  1. (Hebrew יוֹסֵף, "Yosef"; Greek: Ἰωσήφ), the husband of the Virgin Mary and the earthly father of Jesus Christ (in distinction to God, his "heavenly father") (Wikipedia).
  2. Saint Francis of Assisi, 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).

Annotation

Built in 1894.

Tags

Location (N 49°5'58" - E 7°59'41")

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