Monday, December 29, 2014

Church of the Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart church, Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, Livorno
A detail of the facade of the Sacro Cuore (Sacred Heart) church: “Venite ad me omnes” (Come to me, all you) is a quote from Matthew 11:28.
Sacred Heart church, Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, Livorno
The construction of the Gothic Revival building began in 1919 and it is part of a compound of the Salesian fathers. The church became a parish in 1932.

External links: Salesians of Don Bosco (Wikipedia)

12 comments:

Michelle said...

beautiful

cieldequimper said...

Though very recent, it's beautiful!

William Kendall said...

A magnificent church!

Lowell said...

Very striking building. Looks like an advertisement on the right side...

Randy said...

Beautiful architecture.

Dina said...

Brightly shining over the door.

Gunn said...

Just like Dina.... I saw the shiny gold too.
It looks solid and very pretty.

Do people use the churches?
The number of people going to churches is quite low here..... apart from Christmas Eve.

Luis Gomez said...

Very nice VP.

José Mendonça said...

The details above the door are beautiful!

Karl Demetz said...

Great detail on this beautiful Church !

Tanya Breese said...

that is beautiful!

Jack said...

It is not one of the fanciest churches in Italy, but it has a simple charm.