Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Brezje
(Občina Radovljica)
Gorenjska

park in front of the church

Svete Družine

The Holy Family

The Holy Family consists of the Child Jesus, the Virgin Mary, and Saint Joseph. Veneration of the Holy Family was formally begun in the 17th century by Saint François de Laval, the first bishop of New France, who founded a Confraternity
(Wikipedia)
Stane Kolman
Roman Kamšek (founder)
1998

Brezje /  Svete Družine   Brezje /  Svete Družine

Description

Bronze sculpture of the Holy Family: Mary and Joseph in bronze and between them Jesus' empty silhouette.

Brezje - Svete Družine Brezje - Svete Družine

Inscription(s)

Zdravje in sreča družine ter razumevanje v njej
so glavne prošnje romarjev k
Mariji Pomagaj.

Frančiškovi bratje podarjamo Brezjam ob stoti obletnici nasega
delovanja na Brezjah skulpturo Svete Družine - onb 2. obletnici
obiska papeža Janeza Pavla II. in 5. mednarodnem letu družine.

Sveta Družina - varuj nas!

Kip je blagoslovil apostolski nuncij nadškof Edmond Farhat.
17. maja 1998

akademski kipar specialist
stane kolman

livar
roman kamšek

Health and happiness of the family and understanding it are the main
requests of pilgrims to
Mary Help of Christians.

The Franciscans donated to Brezje at the centenary of their operations
in Brezje this sculpture of the Holy Family - at the second anniversary
of the visit of Pope John Paul II and the 5th International Year of the Family.

Holy Family - protect us!

The statue was blessed by the Apostolic Nuncius Archbishop Edmond Farhat
17 May 1998

Sculptor
Stane Kolman

Cast
Roman Kamšek

Signature

Kolman (?) 9

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 46°19'45" - E 14°13'49")

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