Archive for the ‘Churches’ Category

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A Long-Necked Gargoyle (One of Eight That Went Missing From the Former Chestnut Street Congregational Church Almost a Decade Ago But Were Recently Returned to Worcester) Protrudes from the Back of the Preservation Worcester Float in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Along Park Avenue Last Sunday (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 17, 2017)

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A Stone Sculpture of an Angel Holding a Shield to His Chest (on Which a Sword and a Giant Key Cross Each Other to Form an X) Seen High on the Exterior of the Rectory of the Cathedral of Saint Paul on Chatham Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 14, 2018) 

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A Couple of Stone Gargoyles Seen Jutting Out From Near the Top of Trinity Church at Copley Square in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on April 27, 2018)

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One of Four Nearly Identical Winged Angel Faces Found Atop of the Granite World War I Memorial Located on the Grounds of the Adirondack Community Church Next to Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, NY (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 8, 2019)

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A Statue of the Virgin Mary Praying (With a Large Celtic Cross Looming Behind Her) Found in the Small Cemetery on the Front Lawn of St. Anne’s Church Located on Route 9 in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 14, 2018)

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Over 120 Identical Angel Statues Inspired by the Novel “The Christmas Box” by Richard Paul Evans Have Been Erected in Locations All Over the World Including This One Found at St. Anne Shrine in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 6 , 2018)

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A Long-Necked Gargoyle Flanked by a Pair of Winged Cherubs on the Facade of Trinity Church At Copley Square in Boston, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 16, 2018)

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A Severely Weather-Beaten Statue of an Unidentified Saint Found on the Grounds of St. Hedwig’s Church in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 12, 2018)

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One of Four Horse-Like Dragons Carved of the Stone Found on the Chinese Gospel Church (Formerly Our Lady of Fatima) on Belmont Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on March 28, 2018)

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A Bronze Statue of the Archangel Michael Thrusting His Signature Sword Found on the Grounds of St. Anne’s Shrine in Sturbridge, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 10,  2017)