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Taken 30-Jan-12
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St. Ignatius Catholic Church Interior Landscape (2)

Interior of the St. Ignatius Catholic Mission Church

The fabulous murals in this church were painted by Brother Joseph Carigano, an Italian Jesuit who was the Mission cook for many years. Brother Carigano had no formal training in art.

At the behest of Salish American Indians, Father DeSmet, a Catholic Missionary, established the St. Ignatius Mission in 1854.

The construction of the current building was started in 1891.

This is a 7 exposure HDR. Natural light through stained glass. The fluorescent lights were off.

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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Churches
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Keywords:Brother Joseph Carigano, Catholic, Mission, Montana, St. Ignatius, church, interior, murals, paintings

St. Ignatius Catholic Church Interior Landscape (2)