St. Laurentius Parish Church

momwhearingloss:

I would love to travel to Europe and visit ancient churches. Through the eyes of Deanna I follow her life from the USA to Germany. I am in awe of her and her husband as they sold everything they owned in the USA and moved to Germany and started over. Today being Sunday, a day of worship, I thought I would share Deanna’s pics of a beautiful old German church..

Originally posted on From Casinos To Castles:

One of the things I fell in love with when I first came to Germany in 2008, were the churches. Every city and small village has its own church. The architecture is always so ornate and beautiful full of history. I was always overwhelmed by the silence, sanctity and spirituality felt upon simply standing inside.

On Sunday, this day of worship for most, I thought it fitting to share this piece of gorgeous architecture in the village where I live as well as the place we intend to baptize our son. The St. Laurentius Parish Church was constructed around 1771 in a Baroque style with a Romanesque tower.

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The center high altar (1772) features the patron saint Laurentius in the middle with St. Peter and St. Barbara on the sides.

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Inside the altar is the communion bench with has been decorated with rococo ornaments originating from the time period in…

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2 thoughts on “St. Laurentius Parish Church

    • I enjoy reading your blog and I have love how you and your husband just picked up your family and moved to Germany. I don’t have the guts to do that so I look forward to following your adventure!

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