Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Funchal
(Fr. de Santa Maria Maior)
Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Rua Mão dos Homems 45
(Escola Salesiana Artes e Oficios)

Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora

Mary Help of Christians

Marian title, first used by Saint John Chrysostom in year 345 as a devotion to the Virgin Mary, along with Saint Don Bosco who also propagated the same Marian devotion under this title
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Funchal /  Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora   Funchal /  Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora

Description

Stone statue of St. Mary with Child on the roof of the school. Both Mary and Jesus are crowned and Mary holds a sceptre.

Sculptor

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Location N 32°39'23" W 16°53'49"

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Item Code: ptma070; Photograph: 9 January 2014
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