Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Funchal
(Fr. de São Pedro)
Madeira (ilha)

Reg. Aut. da Madeira

Praça Severiano Ferraz

Mary Jane Wilson (Maria de São Francisco)

Hurryhur, Mysore, Karnātaka (India) 1840 - Câmara de Lobos 1916
Founder of the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Victory (1884)
Ricardo Velosa
2006

Funchal /  Mary Jane Wilson (Maria de São Francisco)   Funchal /  Mary Jane Wilson (Maria de São Francisco)

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

MARY JANE WILSON

mary jane wilson, nasceu no dia
03 de outubro e 1840 em
hurryhury - india e faleceu no dia
18 de outubro de 1916 em câmara
de lobos - madeira.

fundou a congregação das irmãs
franciscanas de nossa senhora
das vitórias no dia 15 de janeiro
de 1884 na madeira.

«pertencíeis ao número das criatures
privilegiadas que só nascem e vivem
para praticar o bem, para atenuar ou
corrigir os males que pesam sobre
humanidade.

matastes a fome;
saciastes a sede;
cobristres a nudez;
combatestes a ignorância;
consolastes os tristes
visitastes os encarcerados:

as vossas virtudes proclamam a vossa
imortalidade.»

in diário de noticias 20 de outubro de 1916

Mary Jane Wilson was born on
3 October 1840 in
Hurryhury - India and died on
October 18, 1916 in Câmara
de Lobos - Madeira.

She founded the Congregation of the Franciscan
Sisters of Our Lady
of Victory on 15 January
1884 on Madeira.

«Those who belong to the number of privileged
creatures, only born and live
to do good, to mitigate or
correct the ills that weigh upon
humanity.

feed the hungry;
satiate the thirsty;
cloth the naked;
fight against ignorance;
comfort the sad
visit the prisoners:

Thy virtues proclaim your
immortality.»

In the Diário de Noticias, 20 October 1916

Signature

Ricardo | Jorge | 2006

Information Sign

Inaugurada por sua Excelencia
o Presidente do Governo da
Região Autónoma da Madeira
Dr. Alberto João Gonçalves
Cardoso Jardim.

30 Abril 2007

Inaugurated by His Excelency
the president of the government of
the Autonomous Region of Madeira
Dr. Alberto João Gonçalves
Cardoso Jardim.

30 April 2007

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 32°39'7" - W 16°54'42")

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