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Tuesday, November 1, 2011

St. Jacques Chastan Memorial Monument in Penang

The signage reads:

Father Jacques Chastan - Saint
4th Parish Priest of Immaculate Conception Church
From 1830-1833
21st Sept 1839 - Martyred in Korea
6th May 1984 - The only parish priest in Malaysia
Declared a Saint by Pope John Paul II.
St. Chastan, pray for us.

I photographed this near to the glutton square in Pulau Tikus (Rat Island), Georgetown, Penang.

For further information, please visit French Wikipedia here.

Today is City Daily Photo Theme Day for Nov 2011. The theme is "FENCES".
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"St. Jacques Chastan Memorial Monument in Penang”, a copyrighted post, was written for Klang, Malaysia Daily Photo blog by Autumn Belle @ http://mymalaysiadailyphoto.blogspot.com/.

This is my entry for Our World Tuesday Week 10, formerly My World Tuesday founded by Klaus Peter, now hosted by Arija, Gattina, Lady Fi, Sylvia and Sandy. The link is here.


  1. The memorial is well protected by the fence. Nice!

  2. This is interesting. No doubt many Malaysians pray to this saint.

  3. What a lovely memorial!

  4. Beautifully made...and nice photo!

  5. i have been to Penang several times but didnt know got this thing. Very good of you to highlight this

  6. Oh boy half my life in Penang and didn't notice this. Shall keep an eye next visit hahaha. tQ


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