About this Site
This site will provide information to church visitors, travelers, historians and the faithful – especially, those interested in the sacred aspects of the churches and their saints. The physical attributes of Churches and Shrines: architecture, statues, altars and gardens provide a tangible structure for parishioners, devotees and visitors to anchor their worship practices. This website will highlight connections between the physical and the sacred.
Content and Organization
Churches and Shrines: photos and descriptions of structures, interiors, statues and gardens
- India – primarily South India
- California – Northern California including San Francisco, Sacramento and surrounds
- Other places in the U.S.
Architecture & Symbolism: structural aspects, designs, patterns, colors, etc. contributing to sacred spaces.
Mary & Saints: information about Our Blessed Mother and favorite Saints.
Devotions: special ways to praise and honor God with Traditional Prayers and Litanies.
Blogs: discussions about topics of interest.
Books and More: Guides and literature for the churches and shrines on this website plus other relevant materials and articles. Proceeds from subscriptions and sales will be used to support the website, churches/shrines depicted therein and related causes.
All links and/or references to other websites were found to be useful and active at the time of publication and are provided for information only. This website and/or author is not responsible for the content or code of other linked websites and users should view those sites at their own discretion.
Scripture texts in this work are taken from the New American Bible, revised edition © 2010, 1991, 1986, 1970 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, Washington, D.C. and are used by permission of the copyright owner. All Rights Reserved. No part of the New American Bible may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the copyright owner.
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