A Story of a Church

The book “The National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica Story of a Church” brings the story of this historical structure into the 21st century.  The marvelous photographs of this unique church is reason enough to own this book, but this work is more than just a picture book, it is a treasure of intimate details concerning the history behind the planning, the design, the construction and the architecture of this exquisite site.  A special part of Story of a Church is the catechetical dimension, which makes this book a great teaching tool on the Catholic faith, the faith that is the reason for the existence of this famous church.  This book is a must for anyone who has any interest or connection with the National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Whether you are an enthusiast of art, history, design, architecture, or the Catholic faith, there is something in this book for everyone.

Monsignor Ronald T. Browne
Judicial Vicar for the Metropolitan Tribunal
and former Shrine Associate Pastor

Story of a Church is a new photo history of the famous National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica. The book brings alive in both photos and text the background and symbolism of the historic structure. With over 165 vintage and contemporary photos in vivid color and black and white, it conveys all the rich detail designed into the church once referred to as “a sermon in stone.” The book is a “treasure of intimate details concerning the history behind the planning, the design, the construction, and the architecture of this exquisite site” wrote Msgr. Ronald Browne, former Associate Pastor.

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Select framed photos from Story of a Church are available through
the National Shrine Gift Shop. Click here for more information.

Questions or Comments? Email storyofachurch@gmail.com