Statues - Hither & Thither

Poland
Kłodzko
Dolnośląskie

Ul. Kościelna

Czarna Brama z posągami świętego

The Black Gate with saint's statues


1703

Kłodzko /  Czarna Brama z posągami świętego   Kłodzko /  Czarna Brama z posągami świętego

Description

Gate of the churchyard surmounted by three baroque statues of Jesuit saints:

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Kłodzko - Czarna Brama z posągami świętego
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  1. Święty Filip Neri / Saint Philip Neri.
    (Firenze 1515 - Roma 1595), known as Apostle of Rome, founder of the "Congregation of the Oratory" (Wikipedia).
  2. Święty Ignacy 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).
  3. Święty Franciszek Ksawery / Saint Francis Xavier.
    (Javier, Navarra 1506 - São João Island, China, 1552), pioneering Roman Catholic missionary, co-founder of the Society of Jesus (Wikipedia).

Inscription(s)

MDCCIII
renov.
1881

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Location (N 50°26'16" - E 16°39'9")

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