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HD photographs of Saint Expedit statue inside Eglise Saint-Roch - Page 1091



While we were within the Eglise Saint-Roch, which is located in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, we took these high definition photos showing a statue depicting Saint Expedit.

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Saint Expedit Statue Inside Chapelle De Saint Joseph

This first HD photo shows a statue placed upon a wooden pedestal depicting Saint Expedit, which in English is spelt Saint Expeditus, and according to tradition he was a young roman soldier that converted to Christianity and was beheaded, so became a martyr.

Venerated in Roman Catholic religion, and even though not widely recognised in Europe, but more so in Latin America, he is classed as the Patron Saint of urgent causes, due to a story where he did not wish to wait until the following day to become a Christian, which also tends to be where the word expedite comes from, that means to speed up where it be in a law case, but especially when associated with shipments of goods.

Saint Expedit Statue At Eglise Saint-Roch

Unfortunately we have not been able to find out any more about the statue of Saint Expedit like who sculpted it, when, etc, however you can see this within the chapel of the Eglise Saint-Roch called the Chapelle Saint Joseph, which is located on the left hand side of the church as you have entered from the Rue Saint-Honore.

Tourist Information Board For Saint Expedit Statue

Yet here you can see the tourist information board that we took a photograph of, and this is the English version providing details about the other works contained in this small chapel, yet it was also written out in French as well.




Other Eglise Saint-Roch statues and sculptures


  -  Les Peres de l’Eglise statue
  -  Sainte Clotilde statue
  -  Saint Roch statue
  -  Saint Honore statue
  -  La Fontaine Baptismale
  -  Baptism of Jesus statue
  -  Mme la Live de Jully medallion
  -  Pierre Mignard monument
  -  Saint Rita of Cascia statue
  -  La Pieta statue
  -  Sainte Barbe statue
  -  Monument de l'Abbe de l'Epee
  -  Saint Jerome statue
  -  historical bishop statue
  -  Gilded Gloire Divine sculpture
  -  Saint Andre statue
  -  Jesus au jardin des oliviers statue
  -  Andre Le Notre statue
  -  Pulpit sculptures
  -  Saint Michael statue
  -  Jesus trahi par Judas sculpture
  -  Saint Joseph statue
  -  Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph and Baby Jesus statues
  -  Monument du Henri de Lorraine
  -  Charles, Duc de Crequy Monument
  -  Jesus devant Caiphe sculpture
  -  Sainte Jeanne d'Arc statue
  -  Jesus Accable d'Outrages sculpture
  -  Francois de Crequy bust
  -  Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis monument
  -  Music Lectern and eagle statue
  -  Sainte Genevieve statue
  -  Saint Jean Vianney Cure d'Ars statue
  -  Saint Francis de Sales statue
  -  Jesus Couronne d'Epines sculpture
  -  Saint kneeling statue
  -  Saint Gregoire le Grand statue
  -  Jesus Presente au Peuple sculpture
  -  Sainte Anne statue
  -  Jesus Condamne a Mort sculpture
  -  Saint Anthony of Padua statue
  -  Jesus Portant sa Croix sculpture
  -  Claude Francois Bidal sculpture
  -  Cardinal Guillaume Dubois monument
  -  Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque statue
  -  Fathers of the Church statue
  -  Wall of the Deportation
  -  Crucifixion of Jesus statue

Tourist attractions close by

  -  Joan of Arc statue
  -  Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
  -  Tuileries Gardens
  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Place des Victoires
  -  Colonne Vendome
  -  Place de la Concorde


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