The 11th stop on the Heritage Trail. St. Catherine is the patron saint of seafarers.
|The view from St. Catherine's Well|
The ruined church which was founded in the 15th century as a Friary for the Franciscan Third Order (Regular). (built over an older 12th century church]. It was used by the Planters up until 1828.
Courtesy of the Maritime & Heritage Centre Brochure
| The entrance to the church and graveyard|
|St. Catherine's Church|
Some of the old graves still standing.
One of the old graves. The last burial in this cemetery was in 1902.
There's something strangely beautiful in old cemeteries and ruins.ReplyDelete
Sad, We have to grove up only when we remember the our history. This is the key....ReplyDelete
The old church looks so tiny. It's hard to believe , for me, that congregations were so small way back when.ReplyDelete
It is lovely, even in ruins. I like wandering around old cemeteries.ReplyDelete
I love old graves- they are so pretty!ReplyDelete
What a fascinating place to visit Bill, a photographer's delight!ReplyDelete
Wonderful scenes! Quite evocative of a mysterious past.ReplyDelete
Oh brilliant. I love places like this.ReplyDelete