Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Colossus of St. Michael's Institution, Ipoh

St. John Baptist de La SalleSt. John Baptist de La Salle

As mentioned in the previous entry, St. Michael's Institution is one of the La Sallian schools in the world. Being part of the rich La Sallian heritage, SMI honours the beloved founder St. John Baptist de La Salle by dedicating a niche to the founder.


St. John Baptist de La Salle's statue in St. Michael's Institution, IpohBronze-toned statue

On one of the projected gables lies the statue of St. John Baptist de La Salle. It is a bronze-toned, cast-iron statue of St. John Baptist de La Salle with one child holding a book by his side, a symbolic gesture of St. John Baptist de La Salle being the heavenly patron of all school teachers.


St. Jogn Baptist de La Salle statue in Manhattan CollegeSt. John Baptist de La Salle statue

A same replica of St. John Baptist de La Salle in Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY.


Saint Michael The ArchangelSaint Michael the Archangel

St. Michael's Institution is named after an angel who is honoured in both Christian and Islamic tradition, Saint Michael the Archangel. He is one of the principal angels in Christian and Islamic tradition. He is viewed as the field commander of the Army of God.


Saint Michael's StatueSt. Michael's Institution, Ipoh

The other projected gable occupies the patron saint of SMI, Saint Michael the Archangle.


Saint Michael's Statue in St. Michael The Archangel Catholic ChurchSaint Michael's Statue in St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church 2Saint Michael the Archangel statue

A similar statue of Saint Michael in St. Michael The Archangel Catholic Church, Convent, LA.

4 comments:

kenwooi said...

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Leo Club of SMI,Ipoh said...

well,if u don't know about this,i would like to let u know some thing about st.michael's institution,ipoh.there is a Saint Michael the Archangel statue at the La Salle Centre.The statue was beautifully coloured.if can,please take a look for it.thank you

Palohchai said...

Leo SMI: If you don't mind, could you take a pic of that Michael the Ark Angel for us? I've not been in SMI for years so I couldn't remember if there's one but I know there is a statue of De Lasalle at he entrance of La Salle Centre. Send to ipohtown88@gmail.com
Thanks

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