Sunday, March 20, 2016

St. Clara's in Claraplatz

St. Clara's Church
Basel, Switzerland

Sanctuary of St. Clara's

The parish of St. Clara includes quite Kleinbasel. Here live 6,700 Catholics from over 100 nations. Every weekend meet more than 1,000 in 7 different religious services in the churches of the parish. More than 300 meet regularly in different groups: Small Christian Communities, altar servers, neighborhood groups, choirs, clubs, worship groups, prayer groups, youth associations, groups of visitors, English-language community .... Since 2007, there are in our parish territory a small monastery with four priests from India (link: Homepage Karmelitenkloster Prophet Elias).
For parish includes four churches:
  • Parish: St. Joseph
  • City Church St. Clara
  • Quartier churches: St. Michael and St. Christopher" (Link 1.)
Sanctuary Doors and
Stained Glass Windows Above

Sanctuary Stained Glass Windows

Candles with Holy Family

Christ Mosaic

Wreath of Life

Christmas Nativity in the 
Sanctuary Chancel

Photos: Taken by RW with his i Phone while living and working in Basel 

Link 1:  (translation)
Link 2:

God, be with persecuted Christians throughout the world. Amen (SW.)

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