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St Vincent de Paul : 01-October-2012
St Vincent de Paul : 01-October-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Statue commemorates Vincent de Paul (24 April 1581 – 27 September 1660), a priest of the Catholic Church who dedicated himself to serving the poor.

He is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion and was canonized in 1737.

 

Location

Address:41 Victoria Parade, St Vincents Hospital, Fitzroy, 3068
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.807519
Long: 144.97499
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners

Dedication

Front Inscription

Saint Vincent de Paul
1580 - 1660

Champion of the Poor

Chosen by Mary Aikenhead as patron
of the first Sisters of Charity hospital
in Ireland in 1834

Source: MA
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