In the footsteps of a saint

In the footsteps of a saint

Throughout history, the name of St. Francis, founder of the holy order of Franciscan priests, monks and nuns, and the city of Assisi in Umbria, Italy have become so intertwined that they are often referred to as one. Visitors, upon entering this quaint, hilly, Umbrian...
A holy water font

A holy water font

In European churches, holy water fonts or stoups come in all forms and sizes and are sometimes architectural wonders by themselves. Spouts are mostly placed at the entrances of churches for the faithful to dip their fingers in and to make the sign of the cross before...
Above the first district

Above the first district

The best views are most often from above because we rarely have the time to look up particularly in a busy place like the Stephansplatz in Vienna,...