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"Christ the King" Sierra De Christo Rey
Description2 pages
City, StateEl Paso, TX
DenominationCatholic Church
SubjectFine Arts
NotesOn top of the 4,576 foot crest of Sierra De Christo Rey is a large white sandstone cross and figure of "Christ the King". This statue officially dedicated Oct. 29, 1939 when a host of more than 10,000 persons made the pilgrimage afoot up the long winding road to the summit. It is the realization of an idea in the mind of Father Coast, Priest of a little smelter parish on the outskirts of El Paso. The figure of Christ is the work of Senor Urbici Soler who worked for many months on the wind-swept peak.
CollectionJames R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
ContributorPrinceton Theological Seminary
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