Thursday, September 06, 2007

Photos of Saint Mary Magdalen Church, in Brentwood, Missouri

HERE ARE PHOTOS of Saint Mary Magdalen Church, in Brentwood, Missouri. The church is located in suburban Saint Louis County, and is about 11 road miles west of downtown Saint Louis.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - exterior

The parish dates from 1912. This church is a hybrid of Art Deco and Gothic designs.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - nave

The church has three aisles and a Gothic-style roof. Note the decoration on the horizontal beams.

The color in these photos looks a bit odd because the lighting fixtures have a mixture of incandescent and fluorescent lamps, giving magenta and green color casts.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - crucifixion painting

A large crucifixion painting over the altar.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - sanctuary

The sanctuary has square sides, rather than the more typical rounded apse.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - communion rail

Close-up of the communion rail.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - tabernacle

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - tabernacle

The tabernacle.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - door

A door to the sacristy to the left of the altar.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Our Mother of Perpetual Help.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - side of nave

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - station of the cross


Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - choir loft

View to the choir loft.

Saint Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, in Brentwood, Missouri, USA - exterior

Address:
2618 South Brentwood Boulevard
Brentwood, Missouri 63144

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