India Churches & Shrines_1

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Bangalore is the focal point of the Archdiocese of Bangalore. Explore more of the beauty of the churches in India by clicking on the grids below.

Sacred Heart Church, Bangalore, India

The 125-year-old twin-spired, historic Sacred Heart Church is located in the heart of Bangalore. The building is an example of French Gothic architecture which can be seen outside with the twin spires, and inside with the pointed arch ceiling and supporting rib vaults and columns. The interior is light and colorful with many beautiful statues and shrines. The large parish supports several Masses each day, as well as on Sundays.

Featured Church: Our Lady of Lourdes Church – Halasuru, Bangalore, India

Our Lady of Lourdes Church is a peaceful haven alongside a busy commercial street in east-central Bangalore in the Halasuru neighborhood. The entrance to the large compound is marked by a shrine for Our Lady of Vailankanni (Our Lady of Good Health) and a billboard with the church name.

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