Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Hesdin
Pas-de-Calais

Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Rue Prévost / Rue de l'Ancien Temple

Saint Ignace de Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola

1491-1556
Spanish knight from a Basque noble family, hermit, priest since 1537, and theologian, founded the Society of Jesus and was its first Superior General
(Wikipedia)

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Hesdin /  Saint Ignace de Loyola   Hesdin /  Saint Ignace de Loyola

Description

Stone statue of the saint making a blessing gesture with his left hand and holding a book in his right hand.

Tags

Location N 50°22'26" E 2°2'9"

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