Saint Andrew the Apostle - Erie, PA
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N 42° 07.193 W 080° 06.486
17T E 573726 N 4663471
Statue of St. Andrew the Apostle at St. Andrew Church in Erie, PA
Waymark Code: WMWEFT
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 08/23/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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This statue of St. Andrew the Apostle is at St. Andrew Church on West 7th Street in Erie, PA.

St. Andrew was a fisherman in Bethsaida on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee and the brother of St. Peter. A disciple of St. John the Baptist, St. Andrew then became an Apostle of Christ, along with his brother. After the death and resurrection of Christ, St. Andrew went to preach the Gospel in Turkey and Greece. He suffered martyrdom by being crucified on an X-shaped cross. St. Andrew is often depicted holding this X-shaped cross.
Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: St. Andrew Church

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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