Ephesians 4:5 & 4.6 - Baptismal Font - The Cronk, Isle of Man
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm
N 54° 19.799 W 004° 33.220
30U E 398968 N 6021349
Quick Description: "There is one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, One God and Father of all." is a quote from the Bible on a Red Sandstone Baptismal Font set in to a window at St. Mary's de Ballaugh.
Location: Isle of Man
Date Posted: 9/14/2017 2:22:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMWK7V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
The Baptismal Font is made of red sandstone and is set into the rear most of the windows on the south-side of the Church.

The inscription on the Font is in Manx Gaelic and reads:
'Ta un Chiarn, un Credjue, un Vashey, Un Jee as Ayr jeh ooilley'

This has been translated as:
'There is one Lord, one Faith, one Baptism, One God and Father of all.'

This quote is taken form Ephesians 4:5 and part of 4:6.

The Font is decorated with a cross and was formerly painted blue and read.

The Font is of unknown antiquity as the origin of the Church itself.

The wooden lid is of much more modern origin.

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St. Mary's de Ballaugh Ballacrosha Ballaugh Isle of Man IM7 5QA

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