It is going to be marked as one of the major Catholic churches in America, which is designed around two hundred miles north of LA (Los Angeles), which is usually mentioned as the heart of California’s dairy industry.
With an approximation of 18.5 million dollars cost, the church (St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church) is going to set up thirty-two hundred people, will cover around thirty-three thousand sq ft, and is likely to be operational in 2022 spring. Moreover, the Catholic parish is going to build in a city named Visalia located in Tulare County, and Catholic heads there are greeting people at the biggest American Catholic church regarding its seating size.
The Catholic parish is funded by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno and several other aids from public sectors. Furthermore, the church will hold nine feet tall stained windows (made from glass) in its sanctuary. It even includes a baptismal front at the door entrance of the church, an octagon-type dome featuring antique gold holding paintings of the 4 Evangelists, and its Stations of the cross with fourteen religious posts.
The parish will reflect the architecture of ‘California-mission inspired,’ and it will even present forty-eight religious murals on canvas showing portraits of angels flying above as saints kneel that worshiping the Holy Trinity. Besides this, the murals are going to pay respect to the area with pictures of cattle, citrus trees, and green meadows.
The parish holds more capacity than the Christ Cathedral
The new Catholic parish will acquire the ability to place more worshippers than the Christ Cathedral, which has the ability to fit 2,248 people. But St. Mathew Catholic parish located in Charlotte may have above eleven thousand registered families and holds the capacity to fit in around twenty-one hundred people. Besides this, Washington DC’s National Shrine has the capacity to fit thirty-five hundred congregants, but it isn’t considered as a Catholic church.
Alex Chavez said that the new parish is an indication of divine providence, particularly during the pandemic when everything is depressing and dull, here is a small part of California; they are building this behemoth.