Paróquia de Nossa Senhora do Brasil - Sao Paulo, Brazil
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
S 23° 34.170 W 046° 40.346
23K E 329316 N 7392437
Quick Description: This church ws built in 1940 and named after Our Lady of Brazil.
Location: Brazil
Date Posted: 6/4/2007 1:04:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM1MZ7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 49

Long Description:
In 1975, "Virgin Mary of Divine Hearts" was choosen as the capuchin's patron saint in the Northern state of Pernambuco. About 100 years later, amongst rioting,Father Joaquim Afrágola sent the to Naples. The Napoletani started to call it the Virgin Mary of Brazil. It was placed in the Saint Efrén church, and became famous for miracles. In 1924, the image was found again by Brazilian D. Frederico B. Costa. Attempts to bring the image back to Brazil was unsuccessful.
In 1940, Don José Gaspar built the parish.
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 01/01/1940

Archdiocese: Archdiocese of Sao Paulo

Diocese: Sao Paulo

Pça. Nossa Senhora do Brasil, 1
Sao Paulo, SP Brazil

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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