Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Montigny-lès-Metz
Moselle

Lorraine

Place Jeanne d'Arc
(Église Saint-Joseph)

Saint Joseph

(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)

1906

Montigny-lès-Metz /  Saint Joseph   Montigny-lès-Metz /  Saint Joseph

Description

Statue in the church tower, showing St. Joseph with a carpentry square.

Inscription(s)

Inscribed in Joseph's halo:

sanct josephvs patron ecclesia

Depictions of Saint Joseph

Joseph is usually depicted as a bearded man in a classic robe. His attributes are: He can be accompanied by Jesus

Tags

Location N 49°6'0" E 6°9'21"

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