Saint Jude - Erie, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu
N 42° 05.827 W 080° 10.186
17T E 568653 N 4660892
Quick Description: Statue of St. Jude outside of St. Julia Church in Erie, PA
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2020 1:08:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM12VFC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
This statue of St. Jude is located outside of Saint Julia Church on West Lake Road in Erie, Pennsylvania. The statue was given by Dana and Kathryn Payne in May 1961.

Saint Jude, also known as Thaddeus, was one of Christ's twelve apostles and author of an epistle included in the New Testament. He is believe to have been martyred with St. Simon in Lebanon. St. Jude is often depicted, as he is in this statue, with a flame on his head as a symbol of his receiving the Holy Ghost at Pentecost with the other apostles. St. Jude's feast day is celebrated on October 28th.
Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: Saint Julia Church

Entrance Fee: None

Website: [Web Link]

Artist: Not listed

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Take a picture of the statue. A waymarker and/or GPSr is not required to be in the image but it doesn't hurt.
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