Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro y San Eugenio, Montevideo

The Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help and St. Eugene (Spanish: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro y San Eugenio), popularly known as Iglesia de la Cruz de Carrasco[1] (due to its location at an important crossing in Las Canteras, north-east of Carrasco) is a Roman Catholic parish church in Montevideo, Uruguay.[2]

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora
del Perpetuo Socorro
y San Oscar Arnulfo Romero
(La Cruz de Carrasco)
Parroquia La Cruz de Carrasco.jpg
Religion
AffiliationRoman Catholic
Ecclesiastical or organizational statusParish church
Year consecrated1951[1]
Location
LocationJuan Agazzi 2707
Montevideo,  Uruguay
Architecture
Architect(s)Horacio Terra Arocena[1]
TypeChurch
StyleNeo-Byzantine

There was a small chapel around 1943.[1] The present temple was built in a modern sort of Neo-Byzantine style, roughly resembling Haghia Sophia; designed by the architect Horacio Terra Arocena, it was consecrated in 1951.[1] It is dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Help and saint Eugene.

The parish was established on 31 December 1949.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "La Cruz de Carrasco". Intendencia de Montevideo. Retrieved 8 May 2013. (in Spanish)
  2. ^ a b "Iglesia de la Cruz de Carrasco". Archdiocese of Montevideo. Retrieved 26 April 2013. (in Spanish)