Tallahassee Airport Memorial to Officer Saunders

Memorial to a Memorial in Downtown Tallahassee

Restored Chapel in Clear Lake - Update

A Street Art Classic in Los Feliz - Make Art Not War

Draylen Mason Tribute in Lovingly Rendered Street Art

Church Planning and Transportation Technology

Church Design and Transportation Technology - Some Not so Obvious Impacts

Churches and Natural Disasters -Trends With Not so Obvious Impacts on Church Design

Shephard Fairey Was Here

Street Art Homage to Pop Art and Austin

Mid Century Modern Church for Sale

Church Adaptive Reuse Accommodates both Choir and Worship

Modernist Landmark Church Demolished

First Christian Church a Dramatic Small Town Presence

Mar’s Hill Church and the Original Soul Invaders

Islamic Center in Texas Burns

Religious Beliefs and Extraterrestrials

A New Korean Church De-Emphasizes Religion

End of the Line for Harlem Church

Wedding Flowers An Ancient Tradition

Skyscraper Temple For Krishna Planned

Altar Cloth Traced To Queen Elizabeth’s Fashion

Church Signs - Resourceful and Sometimes Funny

365 Challenge: Lessons Learned and What Comes Next

Celebrating the Details - 365th Blogpost!

Combing Through a Year’s Offerings

Gallup Poll Shows Faith Over Affiliation

Roadside Memorial in Clear Lake Area Revisited

Clear Lake Islamic Center - Learn! Play! Pray!

Historic Church Moved, Restored, and Repurposed

Neighborhood Nativities - Variations on a Scene

Nativity Scene Instigated by St. Francis

Memorial Mural in Space Center McDonald’s

Advent Calendar - From Germany with Love

Fayetteville Brethren Church and Cemetery are Personal Landmarks

Good Luck Buddha Enigmatic Street Artist

Before I Die - in Tallahassee

End of the Line for Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Queens

Ole Gospel Tabernacle Church Keeps it Country in Tallahassee

A Turning Point for Turning Point International Church

Two of Three Historic NYC Churches Landmarked

Black’s Memorial Baptist - A Progression of Upgrades?

Bethel UMC Tallahassee Surviving For Over 180 Years

Interfaith Chapel With Puzzling Interior

If Neanderthals Had Religion Did They Also Build Temples?

Deadly Church Roof Collapse in Nigeria

St Luke UMC Mid-Century Jewel in Central Austin

St. John the Divine Will Finally Be a Designated Landmark

Lonely Marker Is All That Remains of Mount Rose Church In Lorena

NYC AIDS Memorial Progresses to Completion

Rally at Mosque Demonstrates Support

Lorena Church May Have New Zealand Connection

Two Churches Break Barriers in Response to Tragedy

Pre-Spanish Philippines Filled With Anito

Christmas for Erica and Elias Memorial

Coffee Trailer Locates on Holy Grounds

House of Religions, a Place of Shared Faith in Bern

Urban Buddha Resides Temporarily in Chicago

East Austin Church is a Landmark with Unrecorded History

Boston Diocese Gets Sweet Deal in the Seaport District

St Mark’s Storied Past A Buried Lead

A Near Tragedy at St Paul in Fayetteville

Lucky Cats Reference Japanese and Western Spirituality

Congregation Better Than Ever After Fire

LéTourneau Opus 131 Organ - In Progress

Hyperprism is Public Art and a Modern Reflection on Stained Glass

More East Austin Studio Tour Religious References

Discovering Mt. Pilgrim in My Own Backyard

Historic Church with a History of Mergers

No Final Words for Memorial in West

New Yorkers Turn to Subway Therapy

Modern Art For Old Church Walls in Spain

Three Religions Worship Together in Jerusalem

Hugs and Tears at Brief Border Reunions

Diwali Festival of Lights

Due East Samples Include Spiritual Themes

Orlando to Purchase Mass Shooting Site for Memorial

St Joseph Proves Value of Holding Out

How We Got the U.S. Bald Eagle Seal

Rainbow’s Many Meanings

Whale Sighting on South 1st Street

Memorial for an Architect - the Father of the River Walk

San Antonio’s Saintly Namesake

Deceased Church - Adaptable Building in Jersey City

Japanese Bell Symbolizes Peace and Resilience

Poetic Moments at Catholic and Lutheran Common Prayer Ceremony

Reconciling Catholic and Lutherans - 500 Years in the Making

St. John Lutheran, New Ulm

Selena Lives On in East Austin

Roadside Memorial an Ofrenda in East Austin

Rear Window Prayers

Art of the Qur’an on Display in DC

Living History at Trinity Lutheran in Frelsburg

Cathedral Plaza Iconic Image of Cuba

Worship Facilities Entries Don’t Measure Up

Dallas Still Conflicted About LBJ's Oath of Office

Ready for Dia de los Muertos at Metz Elementary

Ancient Egyptian Goddess is Original Isis

Monastic Brew Evangelization

Wesley United Methodist Church - East Austin Landmark

How Gandhi and Our Lady Became Soulmates in East Austin

The Value of Visiting Places of Worship

Birth of the Spirituals - Richmond Barthé

Mission Espada Restored for Worship and History

Church Reuse In Philly

Preparing for Worship at Rodef Sholom

Retablo at SAMA is Colonial Era High Art

Ursuline Academy a Preservation Model

O’Neil Ford’s Trinity Chapel Doing Fine At 50

San Antonio’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Catholics and Anglicans Reinforce Ties

Our Lady Appears on Seventh Street

Servant Church Grows From Asbury UMC

Rosh Hashanah Celebrated in Food

Irreecha Spiritual Festival - Tragedy or Massacre?

In Case of Rapture: A Bumper Sticker Theological Debate

Worship Space and the Psychology of Home

Altar Cloths an Ancient Tradition

Japanese World Peace Bell Movement

Final Resting Place in the Middle of a Road

Looking For Sacred Space at WFX

Religion and Fitness - Working Out Faithfully

Freedom Bell Opens New African American History Museum

Upjohn's Landmark Church Has Many After Lives

Why Doesn’t Austin Have an Airport Chapel?

WFX - Resources For Worship in Louisville

A Place for Worship at Chicago’s O’Hare

Postcrypt Coffeehouse - Musical Magic in the Basement

Faiths Get Close in Mid Century Chapels

Overlooked Hyde Park Christian a Mid Century Landmark

Ritual Purification for the Hajj

Recognizing St. Philip After Its Demise

Our Lady of Launderette in East Austin

Memorial Benches All Over Austin

An East Side Institution - Simpson UMC

The Other 9/11 Memorials

Neoclassical Synagogue Soon To Be History

First Responder's Park for 9-11 Heroes

Religion on Display at the New African American Museum

The Hajj - Spiritual Journey of a Lifetime

Destroyed Mosque Symbol of Syrian Carnage

50+ Years of Touchdown Jesus

London Replica Goes Up In Flames

Mega Kitchens Serve Sacred Food

London’s Burning - a 350th Anniversary

Fire Ravaged Historic Cathedral May Be Saved

Mid-Century Modern Rodef Sholom in Waco

Clerical Collar a Wearable Symbol of Faith

A Little Free Church Library

Discovering Austin Powerhouse Church’s Ecdysis

Caldwell Brethren - Traditional Church With A Hint Of Mid-Century Modern

Lou Neff Point is Austin Thin Place

Islamic Center Denial Suggests Broad Religious Discrimination

Church in Italy Felled by Earthquake

Pew Poll and the Pulpit

Last Days for St. Thomas in the Bronx

Robert T. Martinez Jr. Memorial in East Austin

Nursery UMC Needs Some TLC

Mushrooms, Death, and Decompiculture

In Spain, Our Lady is in the Sea

Design of New Steeple Says, “Why Bother?”

Manchester Mosque Offers Cautionary Tale

Mother Earth Eco-Sculpture in Challenger 7 Park

Challenger Seven Memorial Displays Its Own Failure

Your Church Already Has An Alternate Reality

Austin’s St. Elias Connected to Ancient Traditions

Brooklyn’s Adaptable Landmark is Finally Historic

Old Church Gets Healthy New Ministry

North Austin Memorial Honors St. Edward’s Student

I Finally Notice the World’s Smallest Church

Modern Art in Graz Transforms Baroque Church

Rio’s Big Jesus With Outstretched Arms

Mid-Century Modern in Rural Texas

UT Memorial Text is Interfectum

Japanese Temple Bell a Forgotten Symbol of Reconciliation

Centennial for Memorial to an Irish Poet Few Remember

Half-Century Later, Today UT Austin Finally Grieves

Cautionary Tale as a Church Dies in the Bronx

Portland’s Monument Square Took Time

Oldest Synagogue is Historic Site for Religious Freedom

What will Become of Loyalty Missionary Baptist?

Memorial in France Honors Slain Priest

Boston Women’s Memorial on the Mall

Boston’s Firefighter’s Memorial on the Mall

Our Lady Star of the Sea, Little Cranberry, Maine

My Islesford View Inside and From the Tower

First Church on Little Cranberry Island

MIT Officer Sean Collier Memorial

Boston Marathon Bombing Memorial is Still Temporary

Rouen Cathedral is a Landmark of a Different Sort

Historic Idea for Sinners’ Row

Massive Memorial at Promenade in Nice

A Long Afterlife for a Church in Boston

Patriotic Update for Clear Lake Roadside Shrine

Ark Encounter is One Big Boat

Who Would Steal the Gay Hill Church Bell?

English Lychgate For Luling, Texas

Weirdly Austin Memorial for a Dead Homeless Goose

Naming the Bhikkhu’s Roof Request

Spontaneous Shrine for Slain Officers in Dallas

Five New Names for National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

Study Shows Non-Churched Don’t Like Going to Church!

A Small Hope for Threatened Churches

Church Yard is a Dedicated Memorial Garden

St Peter Lutheran - Classic Country Church and Cemetery

Ganesh and His Symbolic Objects

Memorial Altar for Danny Camacho

Cristina Maria - Memorial or Street Art?

Our Lady as Street Art

Three Churches Wait 50 Years for Commission Action

Dates and Ramadan

Sudden Landmark Becomes Sacred Memorial

Jesus’ Tomb Gets Historic Makeover

Small Signs for New Churches in East Austin

East Austin Church Conversion a Sensitive Success

Orlando White Crosses are Suddenly Sacred

Orlando’s Suddenly Sacred Memorials

First Baptist and the Irrepressible Jacob Fontaine

Former Church Hosts Fistfight

Nineteenth Street Baptist on 16th St - 40 Years and Counting

Rock Creek Baptist Rocks in the District

Blind Whino Dazzles in the SW District

DC Central Presbyterian Lives on as Charter School

Adas Israel is Transforming Inside

Museum of the American Indian Connects

Muhammad Ali’s Memorial Sites

A Buddhist Shrine And Good Eats in Virginia

Ethiopian Church Mural in DC

Airport Chapel Offers Repose - If You Can Find It

Peloton of Ghost Bikes in Kalamazoo

Old St. Ignatius Martyr About to Have a New Life

Memorial For A Grim Statistic

Inside a Bank a Church Hides in Plain Sight

Church and Police are Neighbors in East Austin

Who Owns A Church?  Neighbors May Have A Say

Rapidly Changing Face(s) of Religion

Lessons From Rebuilding Palmyra and Displaying Calder

Historic Evolution of Mt Calvary

Monastery Ruin is Rebuilt and Reused

Contemplating Ganesh and Hindu Spiritual Art

Beatles in India - West Meets East

Chaplain Insignia Tell a Story

Hiroshima Shrine Is A Memorial for Peace

Church For Sale Is A Converted Structure

Mt Calvary in East Austin - A Good Face On A Small Church

Unusual Mid Century Detail in East Austin Church

Ancient Shinto Shrine Damaged by Earthquake

Islamic Art and the Geometry of Infinity

Clear Lake, TX Shrine Connection to Kenner, LA Couple

Understanding the Rothko Chapel

Peacocks, Vines and a Cross - Ancient and New Symbols for the Early Church

Church Façade a Diagram for Austin Cornerstone

Alice’s Restaurant Church is Now the Guthrie Center

Mid Century Modern Churches - Overlooked Details

The Family Car as an Expression of Faith

Rethinking the Image of the Small Town Church

House of Faith - Looking Beyond the Details

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Stands Out

A Sign From A Man Who Met Jesus

Discovering the Officer Billy Dan Howry Memorial

Contemplating Sacred Fire While Alberta Burns

Miraculous Icon Visits a Blessed Shrine

Mary and Devi: Mother Saint and Mother Deity

Of Chofas and Nagas

Revisiting James O'brien Fallen Officer Memorial in Temple, Texas

Remembering Oakwood Cemetery Chapel and Danny Camacho

Pretty Country Church Is Worth The Drive

Jubilee Year Counterfeiters Busted in Rome

May Day Memorials for Erica and Elias

Church in Hochheim Illustrates Historic Challenges

A Visit With the Sthilpi at Austin Hindu Temple

Backyard Shrine is a Public Landmark in East Austin

Under Counter Shrine at Pho Please

Shuttered Church Is a Sign of Greed

A Pretty Cool Tower - Is It a Steeple?

Minneapolis in Mourning with Prince Memorials

Joseph Lesky Shrine Updated

God’s Church Pentecostal Is Old Church Inside and Out

A Glowing Light on Grace Episcopal Church in Cuero

Why is a Narthex Such a Big Deal?

“Art & Spirit” A Merging of Church and Gallery

St. Paul’s Primitive Baptist Is Officially an East Austin Landmark

Austin’s Weirdest Church?  Forget Titles, It’s About Recovery and Serving the Homeless

Should East Austin Churches Be Protected Historic Landmarks?

Time Has Passed For Austin’s Old Mount Sinai Church

Songkran Water Festival Splashes in the New Year

Creative Pulpits From Historic Poland

God Bless Texas at Buc-ee’s in Luling

Drawing Lines Exhibit - Religiousness in District One

Waco Bowling Alley Converted To Grace Church

A Saloon With a Steeple?  Where Else But Austin!

Ready or Not, True Hope Is Still Here in East Austin

Iconic Labyrinth at Chartres

Sikh Symbolism OK’d by US Army

Pious and Playful With Pizza

Austin's Once Sacred Site at 4th and Congress Ave

Abandoned Church Reclaimed by Street Artist and Skateboarders

California Dreamin’ - There’s an Actual Church!

Palmyra’s Lost Temple: A Link to Western Landmarks

The Spirituality of Coltrane’s Love Supreme

A Median Memorial and a Daughter's Tribute

Trinity Episcopal Bells and Fountain

Brussels Makeshift Memorial - An Evolving Symbolic Presence

Los Matachines Easter Dance at Christo Rey

Adjacent Anonymous Memorials in South Austin

Many Images of the Cross

The Real Garden of Gethsemane

Roadside Memorial for Erica and Elias is Ready for Easter

Texas Churches and Open Carry

Innovations Dealing With Death

Chris Crawford Cross in Clear Lake

Palm Sunday Palms - Where Do They Come From Where Do They Go?

Temple Beth Tikvah One-and-a-Half Decades Later

Three Buddhas - Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Erica and Elias Memorial Set for St. Patrick’s Day

Upside Down Church SXSW

Be Free Nina Simone - Truth’s New Street Art

Jasmine Fills the Air

Grandfather’s Last Church - St. Christopher’s in Bandera, Texas

Canted Cross is a Suddenly Sacred Site in South Austin

RIP Endo - a Mark of Humanity

Wat Buddhananachat Temple in Austin, Texas

Breaking Open the Red Church Doors in Shiner Texas

New Apostolic Church - Looking Sharp in South Austin

Open Air Narthex and One Very Big Fan

Joseph Lesky Memorial Tree - Bay Area Boulevard, Clear Lake, Texas

Southeast Houston’s Mega Cross

Jubilee on the Hill

Liturgical Mural Marks A Church On Its Third Life

Mid Century Modern Art Glass Needs Help

Honoring a Hero or Heko?

A Move South Saves Nova Scotia Church

Cameron Road Interior Is Decades Ahead Of Its Time

Earth Angels Pets Destined for Old Church

Commercial Building Gets Grace

Old Rugged Cross Only $99.99 at Buc-ee’s

Holy Temple COOLJC Historical Hints

Mid-Century Modern Church in Waco Remains With New Use

Cross as Yard Art in Belton

Supreme Court Great Hall Becomes a Sacred Place

A Boarded Up Church? No, Its The Home of EECAustin

A Church Without Walls - In the Conventional Sense

Jesus Saves with Old Time Religion at South Austin Baptist

The New Bethel AME Buildings Don’t Tell the Story

An Office Building or a Church?

Inner Sanctum Mystery Radio - Faith and the Creaking Door

Getting Tacos and Honoring the Dead

Descansos Decked Out for Valentines

Democrats Debate in Former Synagogue

Church Castoffs Make the NYC Club Scene

Good Shepherd Church Work In Progress

One Old Church Gets a Second Life

Emoji Faith Places

Rising Star Baptist Church - A Quiet Anchor in Transitional East Austin

New Bethel Baptist Transformed Old Barracks

Fellowship at Southwest

Surprising Influence of Retail Centers on Church Design

Another Bowie Memorial Street Sign

Church Basics: a Name and a Steeple

Roadside Memorial at Hwy 71 & FM 955

Country Church in Chatfield, Texas

Yes, That’s a Church

Nueva Vision in East Austin:  Just the Basics

Church Signs:  Playground Worship and Aggressive Organists

Show Me The Church!

Bowie Memorials Real and Virtual

Church Sign Humor Bumpeth Not Thy Head

Why Care For The Environment?

Church Utility Stairs - Can’t They Be Beautiful?

A Personal Prayer Space

Church-a-Day Hidden Landmark in East Austin

Church a Day: Can Peaceful St. James Be Saved?

Descansos for Erica and Elias Update

Church-a-Day, Mid-Century Modern in Long Beach

Church-a-Day: the Steeple

Church-a-Day - Unity Temple in Wright's Words

Airport Chapels - Can't We Do Better?

Eve's Garden - Protecting the Treasure

African American Church and Public Education - One Historic Connection

Honoring the Wilderness

Austin Descansos at Airport Blvd & MLK

Here's the Steeple - Where's the Church?

Totoro and Miyazaki's Spiritual Images

Church-a-Day Spiritual Fog

Church-a-Day the Missions are Missing!

Church-a-Day Outdoor Worship Space

Shrine without Lightning Bolts

Church-a-Day: East Austin Church for Sale

Church-a-Day: Ganesha the Affable Elephant

Church-a-Day and the Christmas Ornament

SXSW Memorial

X Games Halfpipe: Sacred Space in the Most Unlikely Place

Non Denominational Chapel of the Snows - World's Southernmost Church

A Mobile Chapel - A Truck-Stop Church

Church in Antarctica? See the Norwegian Lutheran Church in Grytviken

Austin Street Art - NBA meets Mary Poppins?

U of Arkansas Peace Tower - Fay Jones Looks East

A Touch of the Sacred in "Art In The Streets"

New Suddenly Sacred Site at Airport Blvd.

The Stations of the Cross Project


The Descansos Law - NM Adds Ghost Bike Protection

The IRS Plane Crash Building - Why Isn't This a Sacred Site?

Celia Chapa House Memorial - Robert T. Martinez, Near Willow Street

Memorial Tree for Arline S. Hall

Suddenly Sacred Memorial for T.D. Burnett

About Sacred Space, Holy Place Blog & The Suddenly Sacred

Suddenly Sacred Site - Update - Airport Blvd & MLK, Austin

Suddenly Sacred - The Treaty Oak Vigil