Photos from the collection church

Church of The Holy Spirit, Interlaken

Another one for the Aisles and Altars set. I’ll write more about this church (and the one next door) in a blog post later this week. I particuarly wanted to post this one in time for my dear aunt’s birthday on Monday, as she takes particular pleasure in my aisle photos.

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Santa Maria del Carmine, Milan

An unlikely entrance for a massive brick church, looming over narrow lanes in the heart of Milan, not far from Sforzesco castle. Work began on the church in 1400 AD, following nearly two hundred years of religious gatherings on the site. After parts of the building collapsed in 1449, repair work was untertaken and the […]

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Santa Maria Assunta, Positano, Italy

I make a point of visiting the largest local church whenever I go somewhere new. Though not quite the scale of St. Peter’s in Vatican City, which I visited ten years ago, the larger of the churches in Positano is nonetheless beautiful and exquisitely decorated.

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Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire, Wales

This church stands in the middle of the Castlemartin tank firing ranges. The single-track road out to the church and to the coast at St. Govan’s Head is only open when the tank ranges are closed. These big warning signs advising not to touch anything lying around are placed every few hundred metres and makes […]

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Lower Chapel, Flüeli-Ranft

The Lower Chapel at Flüeli-Ranft was built between 1469 and 1501, after the number of pilgrims to the original ("Upper") Chapel in Canton Obwalden (Switzerland) increased. The rear wall of this newer chapel, alongside the river in the Ranft gorge, is covered by a large and detailed fresco in a similar style to the imagery […]

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Repps with Bastwick St. Peter

Repps with Bastwick is the unusual name of a small village near Great Yarmouth, in the English county of Norfolk. Village churches are normally unlocked during the day and on stepping inside, the lingering smell of incense always makes one feel as though the congregation has only just departed. Small leaflets and notices pinned to […]

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Family

Photo by Fr. Peter. Click on "All Sizes" (above the photo) to download the 6-megapixel original version.

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