Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Tiruchirappalli

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Our Lady of Lourdes
Church view
10°49′37″N 78°41′33″E / 10.82694°N 78.69250°E / 10.82694; 78.69250Coordinates: 10°49′37″N 78°41′33″E / 10.82694°N 78.69250°E / 10.82694; 78.69250
Location Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
Country India
Denomination Roman Catholic
History
Dedication Our Lady of Lourdes
Consecrated 1840 A.D.
Architecture
Functional status Active
Style Gothic

The Our Lady of Lourdes Church is located in the city of Tiruchirapalli in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The Church is devoted to Our Lady of Lourdes.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The church is decked out in Gallo-Catholic design, from neo-Gothic spires to anguieshed scenes of crucifixion and matrydom painted inside. In a note of cross-religious pollination, icons of Virgin Mary are garlanded in Hindu flower necklaces.[2]constructed in the year 1840 AD

Festival[edit]

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes is held annually on 11 February.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bruyn 2010, p. 352
  2. ^ a b Singh 2009, p. 439

References[edit]

  • Bruyn, Pippa de; Keith Bain, David Allardice, Shonar Joshi (2010), Frommer's India, NJ: Wiley Publishing, INC., ISBN 978-0-470-55610-8  .
  • Singh, Sarina (2009), South India, Australia: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd. .
  • Robert Bradnock, Roma Bradnock (2000). Footprint South India Handbook: The Travel Guide. Footprint Travel Guides. p. 127. ISBN 1-900949-81-4, ISBN 978-1-900949-81-1.