|Reihe:||Große Kunstführer / Kirchen und Klöster|
|Ausstattung:||54 farb. Illustrationen|
|Einbandart:||Hardcover (fadengeh. Pappband)|
|Format:||17 x 24 cm|
|Verlag:||Schnell & Steiner|
Augustinian Collegiate Foundation St. Florian
You are most welcome here. Even in a rich historical region like Upper Austria, St. Florians is unique. There is no centre of Christian culture quite
like it. Not many places can boast a history that reaches back continuously more than 1700 years. I hope you enjoy your visit - that you will have time to walk the long corridors of our buildings. Doing so should bring you inner peace. In the basilica you will have a moment to pause and think, to steep yourself in silence or listen to the sounds of the Bruckner organ. The magnificent architecture will do its part to lift your spirits, so that your heart and mind can find joy in all the beauty that has been created and assembled here over the centuries. The Collegiate Foundation of St. Florian
is first and foremost a place for seeking contact with God, a place of prayer and pilgrimage. We as Augustinian canons are called to pursue that aim. It is our wish that everyone who comes here should feel strengthened and renewed when they leave. Take in the breadth of our house and our
landscapes. Breathe the deeper joy and tranquillity that comes from faith in him to whose glory all this has been created.
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Illustrator/Fotograf: Constantin Beyer
Übersetzer: Joseph Swann