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African American Landmarks, News, Sacred Places

Established as Indianapolis’s first parish to welcome Black Catholics, Saint Rita Catholic Church maintains its forward-thinking focus today.

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Holy Angels Catholic Church New Harmony
News, Sacred Places

Advocates have raised more than $350,000 to repair and maintain Holy Angels Catholic Church, a significant landmark previously targeted for demolition.

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West Baden First Baptist Church
African American Landmarks, News, Sacred Places

Congregants and community members gathered in August to celebrate completion of a multi-year effort to save West Baden Springs’ historic First Baptist (Colored) Church.

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Episcopal Church of All Saints 2 by Kati Q Photography
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A December tour highlights architecture, history, and changes at historic churches in and around Indianapolis’s Old Northside neighborhood.

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West Baden First Baptist Church by Lee Lewellen
African American Landmarks, News, Rehabs & Renovations, Sacred Places

A volunteer-powered renewal project helped a historic African American church in West Baden Springs reclaim its role as a house of worship.

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Jasper Grotto by Lee Lewellen
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Executed in fieldstone, concrete, even geodes, Indiana’s historic grottos still offer pilgrims a place for spiritual and emotional contemplation.

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Phanuel Lutheran Church
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After more than a century serving its congregation, Phanuel Lutheran Church is on the market in Fountain County, ready for a new owner to carry on its loving stewardship.

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St. Mary's Catholic Church, Indianapolis
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As shrinking congregations increasingly struggle to maintain aging religious properties, three central Indiana churches are working to restore and protect their historic buildings.

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Sacred Places, Saved

In transforming a historic Indianapolis church into their home, one couple gained a one-of-a-kind residence.

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