Trisha Shetty

Capilla de la Caridad del Hospital Maciel, Montevideo

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Location  Montevideo,  Uruguay
Ecclesiastical or organizational status  Hospital chapel
Architectural style  Neoclassicism
Affiliation  Roman Catholic
Phone  +598 2916 1386
Year consecrated  1807
Capilla de la Caridad del Hospital Maciel, Montevideo
Address  Francisco Maciel, 11000 Montevideo, Uruguay
Similar  Nuestra Señora de Lourdes y, San Antonio y Santa Cla, Parroquia San Francisco, Cathedral of The Most Holy Trini, Nuestra Señora del Carmen

The Charity Chapel (Spanish: Capilla de la Caridad), better known as Capilla del Hospital Maciel, is a Roman Catholic chapel in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Overview

Run by the Sisters Hospitaller of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, it is part of the Maciel Hospital.

The images venerated are: Our Lady of Mercy (main altar), Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Our Lady of the Rosary, Our Lady of Sorrows, Christ, Saint Anthony, Saint Francis of Paola, and Saint Eligius (patron saint of the metalworkers, who donated the image). The baptismal fonts are made of giant tridacna valves.

In 1825 the Chapel was visited by Count Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, the future Pope Pius IX.

References

Capilla de la Caridad del Hospital Maciel, Montevideo Wikipedia


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