Saint Martin de Porres - Erie, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu
N 42° 04.734 W 080° 05.467
17T E 575178 N 4658936
A statue of Saint Martin de Porres outside of St. George Church in Erie, PA
Waymark Code: WM12Q37
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 06/30/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
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This statue of Saint Martin de Porres is outside of Saint George Church on Peach Street in Erie, PA. The statue is along the border of the parking lot with four other statues of saints. The statue depicts Saint Martin in his Dominican habit holding a crucifix.

Saint Martin de Porres born in Peru in 1579 and became a lay brother of the Dominican Order in 1603. He was known for his work among the poor and for establishing an orphanage and children's hospital. He died in 1639, was beatified in 1837, and was canonized in 1962 by Pope St. John XXIII. His feast day is celebrated on November 3rd.
Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: Saint George Church

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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