St Lourdes Church

Our Lady of Lourdes Church – Trichy, Tamil Nadu

This Church of Our Lady of Lourdes is nearly a century old and is situated within St. Joseph’s college compounds. The architectural style is Gothic. The story is that an artisan from Tirunelveli, Savarimuthu was imparted training in this type of construction by the missionary priests so that he could see to the supervision of the church. The spire of the Church is 200’ high and can be seen from an 8 km radius. To help maintain its antique look the authorities have refrained from painting the church. Stories from the Bible are depicted in the stained glass panels and…