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Proclamation de St. Jean Marie Vianney patron de tous les curés de l'univers

Proclamation of St. John Vianney patron of all the priests of the universe

Saint Jean-Marie Vianney
Dardilly, Rhône 1786 - Ars 1859
French parish priest; patron saint of parish priests; often referred to as the "Curé d'Ars" (i.e., Parish Priest of Ars)
Louis Castex
1930

Ars-sur-Formans /  Proclamation de St. Jean Marie Vianney patron de tous les curés de l'univers   Ars-sur-Formans /  Proclamation de St. Jean Marie Vianney patron de tous les curés de l'univers

Description

The chapel, built in 1930, houses St. John Vianney's heart. The tympan with a relief showing a historical scene: Pope Pius XI proclaims in 1929 St. John Marie Vianney, pastor of Ars, patron of all the priests of the universe, represented here by six priests of different races and countries. In the sky the Saint Cure of Ars is looking.

Inscription(s)

A SAINT JEAN MARIE VIANNEY
PATRON DE TOUS LES CURES DE L'UNIVERS

Signature

l. castex

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 45°59'34" - E 4°49'22")

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Item Code: frra270; Photograph: 17 August 2018
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