St. Anna's Church

St. Anna's Church

passing by a full church on my way around Sri Lanka

Location: 

51 St Anne's Rd, Negombo, Sri Lanka

Duration: 

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Saint Anne: mother of Mary and grandmother of Jesus
  2. Christianity: today a minority with only 7% in Sri Lankainfo-icon
  3. Portuguese: in 1500 they built a fort for cinnamon trade
  4. Full house: in comparison to Europeinfo-icon, the Chruch was full
  5. Journey: passing by a Christian church in a Buddhist country

Image sources

  1. Church from the front
  2. Altar with Jesus
  3. Kids leaving the church
  4. Kids talking on their way out
  5. Side wing of the church

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