St. Lourd's Church
St. Lourd's Church, trichy, tamilnadu
The Church of Our Lady of Lourd, a hundred years old, is built within the St.Joseph's College complex, in gothic architectural style (it is said that a maistry from Tirunelveli, one Savarimuthu, was given intensive training in such construction by the missionaries so that he could supervise the building), the Church's 200 ft tall spire is visible from a radius of 8 kms around it. The Church has not been a repainted outside as the administrators wish to preserve its antiquity. The stained glass panels depicting stories from the Bible are truly beautiful. Some 6000 people attend mass at the church on Sundays. The Church, our Lady of Lourd is 100 years old.