Thursday, August 9


Funky Gothic

St. Blog's favorite ecclesiastical tourist, City of Steeples, has a piece about some churches in her area, including one of the most interesting Gothic-inspired parish churches I've seen:

St. Patrick's
Racine, Wis.

Click here for the whole post, which also includes a run-down a really beautiful cinder-block church:

Holy Rosary reminds us that beauty does not have to come at a price- much of the exterior is built of concrete block painted white to mimic stone. The ingenuity of the architect allowed a parish church to maximize its resources and thus created a place of timeless beauty.

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