Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Öttevény
Győr-Moson-Sopron megye

Fő utca / Templom utca

Szeplötelen Szűz Mária

Saint Mary Immaculate

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)

1902

Öttevény /  Szeplötelen Szűz Mária   Öttevény /  Szeplötelen Szűz Mária

Description

Stone statue of St. Mary

Inscription(s)

Szeplötelen
SZÜZ MÁRIA
könyörögj erettünk


..sten dicsösegére emeltette VARGA ...
es neje FARNADI MÁRIA 1902
Immaculate
Madonna
pray for us


... Raised to her glory by ...Varga
and and his wife Maria Farnadi, 1902

Depictions of Saint Mary

Saint Mary, as the mother of Jesus Christ, has a central role in the life of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic veneration of her as the Blessed Virgin Mary has grown over time both in importance and manifestation, not only in prayer but in art, poetry and music. She is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman, with a (blue) mantle. In the majority of the depictions she is having the Infant Jesus in her arms or on her lap.
Attributes of Saint Mary: The Infant Jesus sometimes has some attributes too:

Tags

Location (N 47°43'30" - E 17°29'26")

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