Fr. John Domin
1923 - 2017
Tue 6/13 10:30 am
Exterior of St. Francis Catholic Church, designed by architect Fritz Metzger, 1898-1973. Clock and bell tower stands in front and far above the church. Baptistry is to the right of the entrance of the church.
Another view of the clock tower; bells are missing. Carved wooden entrance doors. New design using new materials. Fr. John Domin, photographer.
Church floor plan showing the large Baptismal area in line with altar. The altar is moved forward. The design is not the usual cruciform pattern usually found in churches of the era.
Baptistry frescos and carved statues on the wall. Also pictured is the Baptismal font with candle and circular stained glass window with Trinitarian shape. Fr. John Domin, photographer
Raised carved, stone altar is where the Eucharistic celebration takes place. Decorative tabernacle with a Crucifix.
Black Madonna and Christ child on side altar.
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St. Francis, Riehen (Basel), Switzerland
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