Rosslyn Chapel (1446) at Christmas, Scotland. ~ 'It came into his mind to build a house for God's service, of most curious work, the which that it might be done with greater glory and splendour, he caused artificers to be brought from other regions and foreign kingdoms and caused daily to be abundance of all kinds of workmen present as masons, carpenters, smiths, barrowmen and quarriers.....' Father Hay, describes the start of Sir William St Clair's plan.

Rosslyn Chapel looking beautifully festive. Founded in Rosslyn Chapel took 40 years to complete and its ornate stonework and symbolism have inspired - and intrigued – visitors ever since. A new visitor centre tells the story from its medieval origins

St. Michael's Church at Christmas Time, Hernhill, Kent, England

When we were in Germany, we went to a Christmas Eve service in a church like this. It was wonderful that so many crowded in for the special service, but so sad that the church is quite empty during the rest of the year.

Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain. Antoni Gaudi started this project in 1883 and it is still under construction.

Inside Sacre Coeur, Montmartre, Paris, France

Nef du Sacré Coeur // Inside the Sacre Coeur, Montmartre - Paris. It is such a beautiful church, so peacefull inside.

The St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, France, was opened in 1912. Since the mid-19th century, Russian nobility visited Nice and the French Riviera, following the fashion established decades earlier by the English upper class and nobility. The cathedral was consecrated in December 1912 in memory of Nicholas, brother of Alexander III, who died in Nice.

The St Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral, Nice, France. The cathedral was consecrated in December 1912 in memory of Nicholas, brother of Alexander III, who died in Nice.

Okay, so I do realize that it would be incredibly difficult to use such a glorious church for a wedding...But a girl can dream, right? :) Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington DC.

The Immaculate Conception: Patron of the US

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington DC. Take a guided tour, the largest Roman Catholic Church in the U. and North America.

All Souls Chapel,Oxford

A Baroque screen, was installed in the Gothic chapel at All Souls' Oxford, England. The carved stone reredos is original although the statues are a Victorian restoration.

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