Pelishche is an agro-town of Kamenetsky district, Brest region. Today, a little more than a thousand people live here, there is also the main attraction - Church of the Heart of Jesus. This temple is approaching its 100th anniversary. Its history began in 1927 yearwhen the biscuit Sigmund Lozinsky gave permission to build a church in Pelische.

Church of the Heart of Jesus in the village of Pelische

The Catholic church was built on the enthusiasm and funds of local residents. The work took several years, and by 1934 the church was completely ready. The chief architect was the Brest architect - Bronislav Nelyubovich.

Church of the Heart of Jesus in the village of Pelische

The shape of this church can hardly be called typical for Belarus, it is made in the architectural style modern (at least the original version).

Church of the Heart of Jesus in the village of Pelische
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The temple is single-towered and single-nave, ending with a figured turret. In the 90s, the building was slightly rebuilt, simplifying the architecture, and also plastered. In addition, a metal bell tower and a small sculpture of the Virgin Mary were placed on the territory.

Church of the Heart of Jesus in the village of Pelische

In Soviet times, the Church of the Heart of Jesus was not closed, even services were held. Finding this attraction is not difficult, the temple stands in the very center of the agricultural town of Pelishche, next to the highway connecting Zhabinka and Kamenets.

If you're in the area, be sure to visit Kamenets tower.

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