Nuestra Señora de Fátima, Pocitos, Montevideo

The Church of Our Lady of Fatima (Spanish: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Fátima) is a Roman Catholic parish church in the neighbourhood of Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay.[1]

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School and parish church "Fátima" in Pocitos
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusParish church
Location
LocationGral. Brito del Pino 1344
Montevideo,  Uruguay
Architecture
TypeChurch

The parish was established on 1 May 1954.[1] The temple is dedicated to the Virgin of Fatima. It is held by the Claretians,[2] who also run the adjacent private school Colegio y Liceo Nuestra Señora de Fátima (established 1960).[3] Originally the celebrations were held in a crypt under the school; the current temple was built in the early 1980s, in brickwork.

Same devotionEdit

There are other churches in Uruguay dedicated to Our Lady of Fatima:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Iglesia de Fátima". Archdiocese of Montevideo. Retrieved 30 March 2013. (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Institutes of consecrated life in Uruguay". Archdiocese of Montevideo. Retrieved 28 April 2013. (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Colegio y Liceo Nuestra Señora de Fátima

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