Going down I-70, I saw two large church spires in the distance and goaded on by the brown information sign, I decided to go visit. I was surprised to find the cathedral was open (so many are not) and was very impressive. Large, lots of stained glass, well maintained. A nice informational brochure was available also. Right up there with... 更多
We happened across the "Cathedral of the Plains", officially known as the Basilica of St. Fidelis, as we were on a cross-country trip on I-70 passing through central Kansas. This is quick and easy to get to, just a couple of minutes south of I-70's Exit 168 at Victoria, Kansas. You can see the church's spires from I-70. Having been... 更多
Saw the brown sign on the Interstate and decided to check it out. What a great surprise it was. This beautiful church is much like the smaller cathedrals of Europe, which is not surprising since it was the European immigrants who pooled their resources to build it. The stained glass windows are vivid and bright, and are very traditional, which... 更多
If you love architecture and history you will not want to miss St. Fidelis Church. I've been there several times and still love going to mass there. Even if you are not a religious person it is worth stopping for the history and beauty of this place.
As the other reviewers have mentioned, this is a beautiful Church in the middle of Kansas!! Its located just a couple minutes off the highway. It was very easy to get to and was worth the little detour!! Made out of limestone that was hand carved by the dedicated Catholics at the time, this masterpiece is one of the eight... 更多
Recently stumbled across this beautiful basilica on a recent trip through western Kansas. What a refreshing stop at this great church. Go in and light a candle at one of the many shrine and offer a prayer. The architecture and stained glass along with stunning statues and art are well worth the stop. Be sure to read a little of... 更多
This is exactly the sort of local destination you hope to come across on a road-trip. Traveling between Wilson/Lucas to... 更多
As others have said, the church is open. You must go inside. It is simply beautiful and such a surprise... 更多