Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd

formerly in: Merioneth


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Church (Roman Catholic)
Church built as a result of the labours and vision of Fr Francis Scalpell, who came from Malta. Designed n a Romanesque style, the Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows was begun in 1963 and opened in September 1966, and consecrated in May 1967. The west doorway is a replica of the Romanesque doorway from Cormack's Chapel on the Rock of Cashel, Ireland.

Artworks at this site:
  Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows
artist (after): Adriaan Isenbrant
artist: Powys Evans
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
  Virgin and Child Virgin and Child
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
  The Dove of the Holy Spirit and the Symbols of the Four Evangelists The Dove of the Holy Spirit and the Symbols of the Four Evangelists
firm/studio: John Hardman Studios
designer: Patrick Feeny
1967
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
sanctuary apse
  Rood Rood
artist: Emmanuel Scalpella
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
above the chancel steps
  Stations of the Cross Stations of the Cross
about 1994
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
nave
  IHS Monogram and Crown of Thorns IHS Monogram and Crown of Thorns
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
sanctuary
  Icon Icon
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
  Crucifixion Crucifixion
designer: Giannino Castigione
about 1966
Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
exterior of the west wall



Other sites at Dolgellau, Merioneth
Carmelite Monastery
Church of St Mary

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