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OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL CHURCH: MONTECITO, CA

Popularly known as “the Little Church of the Fathers,” this 160-year-old parish is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Montecito, CA (sorry Oprah).    

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WAYFARERS CHAPEL

Located on a knoll overlooking the ocean at Portuguese Bend, the “Glass Church” was designed by Lloyd Wright, architect and son of Frank Lloyd Wright.        

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LUCKY MOJO CURIO COMPANY/WORLD’S SMALLEST CHURCH

The Lucky Mojo Curio Company is a hidden occult emporium in Forestville, CA. It’s a roadside attraction/occult superstore that is jammed packed with interesting things to see, including “The World’s Smallest Church”.      

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MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY: OAKLAND, CA

Established in 1863 and designed by Frederick Law Olmsted the architect of New York City’s Central Park, this historic 226-acre cemetery in the Oakland hills holds crypts of many famous founders of California and big names in Bay Area history. […]

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FULL OF GRACE

Located on Nob Hill, San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral is a soaring neo-Gothic structure that shelters many notable works of art, including a triptych altarpiece of bronze by Keith Haring.        

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SAINT BASIL ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

Designed to evoke the feel of a very early Christian church or a monastery, this Brutalist style Catholic Church along Wilshire Boulevard rises like an ancient fortress, girded with towers and bristling with jagged, three-dimensional windows of stained glass and […]

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SAN XAVIER DEL BAC MISSION

Known as the White Dove of the Desert, Mission San Xavier del Bac, an active Roman Catholic church serving the San Xavier Indian Reservation in Tucson, is considered the finest example of mission architecture in the Southwest.      

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AZ CLIFF DWELLINGS

Living on the edge at the ancient pueblos of Walnut Canyon, the 800 year old high-rise apartment known as Montezuma Castle and the Roman Catholic chapel built into the buttes of Sedona, Arizona.            

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ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CHURCH

Located in what was once one of the wealthiest sections of Los Angeles, this Churrigueresque church built in the shape of a cross, has one of the best Mary alters I’ve ever seen.      

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THE SEMPLE LIFE

A rare look inside the life of one of the most fascinating evangelist to ever live, Aimee Semple McPherson. Visiting the Parsonage where she lived, the Angelus Temple she built and the Archives that keep her spirit alive.     […]

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