"Szent Kinga" szobor Budapest, Hungary

Budapest - "Szent Kinga" szobor - A Belvárosi Nagyboldogasszony Főplébánia…

Szent Hedvig a Március 15. téren a Belvárosi Plébániatemplom északi falánál (vele szemben pedig Szent Kinga áll)

Szent Hedvig a Március 15. téren a Belvárosi Plébániatemplom északi falánál (vele szemben pedig Szent Kinga áll)

Kunigunde, or Kinga, was born in 13th-century Hungary into a royal family distinguished for its political power as well as its holy women. Her aunts included St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Hedwig and St. Agnes of Prague; numbered among her siblings are the Dominican St. Margaret and Blessed Yolande. Read more here: http://www.americancatholic.org/Features/Saints/saint.aspx?id=1450

The spelndidly named Saint Cunigunde of Luxembourg is also called Cunegundes, Cunegunda, and Cunegonda and, in Latin, Cunegundis or Kinigundis

Painting of St. Kinga by Grzegorz Czarnic

Stary Sącz - Obraz i relikwie Świętej Kingi, Sanktuarium Św.

St. Kunegunda (1224-1292) Daughter of King Bela IV and niece of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, she married King Boleslaus V of Poland at sixteen. On his death in 1279 she became a Poore Clare at the Convent of Sandeck, which she had founded. She also built churches and hospitals, ransomed Christians captured by the Turks, and served the poor and ill. She is also known as St. Kinga. Her cult was confirmed in 1690. Feast day July 24

St. Kunegunda (1224-1292) Daughter of King Bela IV and niece of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, she married King Boleslaus V of Poland at sixteen. On his death in 1279 she became a Poore Clare at the Convent of Sandeck, which she had founded. She also built churches and hospitals, ransomed Christians captured by the Turks, and served the poor and ill. She is also known as St. Kinga. Her cult was confirmed in 1690. Feast day July 24

7/24: Saint Kinga/Cunegunda (1224-1292) Patron Saint of Poland, Lithuania and Salt Miners - an extra Saint of the Day, just because I love this image! (Szent Kinga, Inner City Parish Church of Our Lady, Budapest, Hungary)

Szent Kinga, Budapest (closeup) photo by Frank Schulenburg

Kovács Erzsébet :: Magyar szentek - Szent Kinga :: Magyar Képzőművészeti Galéria

Kovács Erzsébet :: Magyar szentek - Szent Kinga :: Magyar Képzőművészeti Galéria

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