Statue of Christ in St. Michael’s Cemetery


Statue of Christ

St. Michael’s was a German parish, but it must have had a small Hungarian contingent as well, or it shared its cemetery with a Hungarian parish. This statue of Christ blessing visitors as they enter the cemetery (it is placed in the middle of a circle at the entrance) stands on a base with the inscription EGO SUM RESURRECTIO ET VITA in Latin and three other languages: German, English, and Hungarian.

Statue in circle
I am the resurrection and the life
Ego sum resurrectio et vita
Hungarian and German
Rear of the statue
Full length

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