Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes y San Vicente Pallotti

The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes and Saint Vincent Pallotti (Spanish: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes y San Vicente Pallotti), popularly known as Iglesia de Lourdes, is a Roman Catholic parish church in Montevideo, Uruguay.[1]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes y San Vicente Pallotti
Nuestra Señora de Lourdes y San Vicente.jpg
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusParish church
Year consecrated1890
Location
LocationPaysandú 763
Montevideo,  Uruguay
Architecture
Architect(s)Ignacio Pedralbes
TypeChurch
StyleNeo-Baroque
Direction of façadeSouth

OverviewEdit

Located on the intersection of the streets Paysandú and Florida, the temple was built between 1885 and 1890 by engineer Ignacio Pedralbes in a Neo-Baroque eclectic style, inspired in the churches of La Sorbonne and Saint Gervais in Paris.[2]

The parish was established on 7 September 1962.[1]

Held by the Pallottines, it is dedicated to their patron saint Vincent Pallotti and Our Lady of Lourdes.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Iglesia de Lourdes". Archdiocese of Montevideo. Retrieved 30 March 2013. (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Iglesia de Lourdes". Inventario de la Ciudad Vieja. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Institutes of consecrated life in Uruguay". Archdiocese of Montevideo. Retrieved 30 March 2013. (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 34°54′11″S 56°12′2.5″W / 34.90306°S 56.200694°W / -34.90306; -56.200694