Franciscan Monastery

National Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land

Just when you are certain there are no prettier grounds around any church or building in the world, then you go inside and your jaw drops to the floor when you see the opulent structure and furnishings in every angle of every small and large place of worship. I think I counted 10 separate mini wings or worship altars or churches, but one big huge main one, with side outlets going everywhere for more beauty, statues and stain-glass windows. Finally, when you are finished being awe-struck, you take a tour down in the underground catacombs, and then you know you are in a dream because this only happens in Europe. Seriously did you have any idea there was such a place in America?  I cannot get over it!  Definitely one of my favorite places… now. 🙂    http://www.myfranciscan.org/

National Franciscan Monastery - Pedestal - Washington D.C. -  Caryn Esplin

National Franciscan Monastery - Reciting Pedestal - Washington D.C. - Caryn Esplin

Side Church #1 - National Franciscan Monastery - Caryn Esplin - Washington D.C.

Side Church #1 - National Franciscan Monastery

Stained Glass - National Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land - Caryn Esplin

Stained Glass - National Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land

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