Sunday, June 03, 2007

Photos of Saint Roch Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri

HERE ARE PHOTOS of Saint Roch Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri. It is located in the Kingsbury neighborhood of the central west end of the city, just north of Forest Park, and is located about eight highway miles west of downtown.

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Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - exterior

The exterior photo was taken last year. This Tudor Gothic building was designed by the firm of Lee & Rush, who also designed the now-closed Most Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church and Saint Pius V Church.

The parish dates from 1911; this church was dedicated on November 22, 1922.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - nave

This photo of the nave was taken during the Easter season; the following photos were taken on the vigil of Trinity Sunday.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - crucifix

Crucifix over the high altar.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - tabernacle

The tabernacle.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - stained glass window in sanctuary

A very large stained glass window above the high altar.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - altar of Saint Roch

Altar of Saint Roch and a statue of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Saint Roch (1295 - 1327) was a French noble layman who tended to the sick and poor, and eventually contracted the Plague, from which he recovered.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - stained glass window Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - stained glass window

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - station of the cross

JESUS FALLS THE SECOND TIME

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - poor box

OFFERINGS FOR THE POOR

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - nave

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - baptismal font

The baptismal font.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - decorative grille

A decorative grille, flanked by Stations of the Cross.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - Holy water font

Holy water font.

Saint Roch Roman Catholic Church, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - stained glass window in narthex

This stained glass window in the narthex says "One Lord, One Faith, One Baptism".

Address:
6052 Waterman Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63112

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