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Statue dei Santi al'Istituto Figlie di Gesú

Saints' Statues at the Institute of the Daughters of Jesus

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Description

In the portico of the Institute of the Daughters of Jesus

are four statues in niches, showing the patron saints of Italy (St. Francis of Assisi and St. Catherine of Siena), the patron saint of Carrara (St. Ceccard) and the founder of the Daughters of Jesus.

Carrara - Statue dei Santi al'Istituto Figlie di Gesú
s. ceccardo

St. Ceccard of Luni
(c. 800 - c. 860
Bishop of Luni (Wikipedia).

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s. francesco d'assisi

St. Francis of Assisi
born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone (1181/82 - 1226), an Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history (Wikipedia).

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s. caterina da siena

St. Catherine of Siena
Siena 1347 - Rome 1380
tertiary of the Dominican Order and a Scholastic philosopher and theologian (Wikipedia).

Carrara - Statue dei Santi al'Istituto Figlie di Gesú
sac. pietro leonardi
fondatore delle figlie di gesú

Pietro Leonardi
Verona 1769 - 1844)
Italian priest and founder of the Congregation of the Daughters of Jesus, 1812 (Wikipedia).

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Locatie (N 44°4'46" - E 10°6'4")

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