Blessed Virgin Mary - Linesville, PA
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N 41° 39.099 W 080° 25.464
17T E 547929 N 4611260
A statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary at St. Philip Cemetery in Linesville, PA
Waymark Code: WM165AQ
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 05/09/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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This statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary is located at Saint Philip Cemetery, behind Saint Philip Church, on South Mercer Street in Linesville, Pennsylvania. The statue is in a black stone structure and depicts the Blessed Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus and a lamb. On the base of the structure it says, "Donated to the glory of God in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary."

The Blessed Virgin Mary is venerated by Christians as the Mother of the Word Incarnate, Our Lord Jesus Christ. As a young girl betrothed to St. Joseph, Mary was visited by the angel Gabriel and told that she would conceive a son by the Holy Ghost, who would be the Son of God. In humble obedience to the divine messenger, Mary replied, "Behold the handmaid of the Lord, be it done to me according to thy word." In Bethlehem, her Son was born and was adored by shepherds and kings. As is known throughout the world, this Son, Jesus Christ, went on to suffer on the cross and rise again, offering salvation to the world through Him. Today, Mary is venerated as the Mother of God and Queen of Heaven.
Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: St. Philip Cemetery

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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