A Pieceful Life

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Churches in Hawaii

One of my favorite pastimes when we travel is to view church architecture and cemeteries – and Maui didn’t disappoint!

An Episcopal church with an open-air feel (see the ‘window’ through the door:

42. Episcopal church

And gorgeous stained glass:

49.Stained glass

A Catholic church:

60.Catholic church

United Methodist Church:

63.United Methodist church

With its own unique stained glass windows – reflective of the climate and geography (hope you can see the palm leaves):

68.Stained glass 67.Stained glass   

A Chinese mission:

 70.Chinese mission  71.Chinese mission

Holy Rosaary Church in Mukawao, a fabulous stone building03

With stained glass all around:

 05.Stained glass 09

And the Union Church with it’s fabulous stone work:1315

This church is made of coral:

20.Coral church 

We drove past many cemeteries, appreciating the tidy rows, and marveling at the color (this is winter after all):

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The old cemeteries made use of lava rock to define the individual plots:

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And more rock used to ‘engrave’:53 

I wished my sister could join me in a good ‘crawl’!

Happy places to celebrate our Lord!       Blessings, Peg

2 comments:

  1. Some awesome structures there! Beautiful churches you've photographed Peg! Thanks for sharing! 8-)

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  2. I wish I could have crawled with you, too! I'm thinking of coming to visit you in March. T & B might be going to Tacoma and I thought I would tag along as far as your place. Maybe we can catch a couple of cemeteries then.

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