In January 2012, I published a post about St Martins Catholic Church. I thought it might be nice to use these photos, and post again for the Inspired Sunday link.
As you can see, in the photo, it is claimed to be the worlds smallest active Catholic Church.
The 14' 3" x 18' 1" structure, is about the size of a storage building. Apparently, a mass is still held here once a month.
It was almost noon when I took these photos. There was not a cloud in the sky, with a crisp 56 degree temperature.
Let's take a closer look at the details on the small church, originally built in the late 1880's.
The story is told that by 1915 much of the congregation had moved away. The building was dismantled to build a school in a nearby town. It has been said, that this church was rebuilt, in 1918, with the left over
An image I caught, looking through a side window.
I was surprised to find the altar so ornate. The ceiling has been left in its natural state. The walls are painted a soft shade of green.
There will be no "nodding off" to sleep, while sitting on these rustic backless pews...
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