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“Baroque appearance, a true gem”
Review of Katharinenkirche

Reviewed November 5, 2011

Every day at 8 in the morning mass is going on, so best to vist the church after 9 o' clock. The Church with its Baroque appearance is a true gem, located in the Katharinenspital (former Hospital, located West next to the “spitalbogen”, present social center Caritas). Paintings and stucco of this 15th century Church were created by local artists. The Katharinenspital was already in 1338 mentioned as “ancient”. Arose under the influence of proosdij Niedermünster (Regensburg). In 1743, during the War of the Austrian Succession, hospital and Church got fire-stricken, the new construction took 20 years till completion. The main character on the high altar, depicting the “beheading of St. Katharina” (1656, painted by Franz Reischl), ceiling painting “sentence and martyrdom of the hl Katharina” (Franz Anton Rauscher, Niederalteich), stucco (Lorenz and Benjamin Schreiter, Hengersberg). altar and pulpit (Josef Zeller). The church was renovated in 1871, 1908, 1930, 1964 and 1992.

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