Statues - Hither & Thither

San Marino
Borgo Maggiore

Via delle Felci 1-3, Valdragone
(Parco del Centro Mariano)

Statue dei Santi all'ingresso del Centro Mariano

Saints' Statues at the entrance of the Marian Center

Marino Stacchini
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Borgo Maggiore /  Statue dei Santi all'ingresso del Centro Mariano

Description

Three stone statues at the entrance of the Marian Center.

Borgo Maggiore - Statue dei Santi all'ingresso del Centro Mariano
San Leo di Montefeltro / St. Leo of Montefeltro (c. 275-366), stonecutter from Dalmatia, companion of St. Marinus; bishop of Montefeltro, founded the town of San Leo (Wikipedia).

Borgo Maggiore - Statue dei Santi all'ingresso del Centro Mariano
San Marino / St. Marinus (Rab c. 275 - Città di San Marino 366), stonemason, founded in 301 a chapel and monastery on Mt. Titano, from where the republic of San Marino grew (Wikipedia).

Borgo Maggiore - Statue dei Santi all'ingresso del Centro Mariano
Sant'Agata / St. Agatha of Sicily (231-251), virgin martyr, patron saint of San Marino (Wikipedia).

Signature

(St. Agatha) Stacchini Marino

Il Santuario Cuore Immacolato di Maria / The Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Maria

The Marian Center in Valdragone is a place for spiritual exercises, retreats and pilgrimages. The center includes the Marian Shrine, the House for Spiritual Exercises (Casa di Spiritualità San Giuseppe), and the Monastery of the Clarisse, set in a large park. The Center is built between 1965 and 1968.

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Location N 43°56'38" E 12°27'25"

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