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St. Catherine's Chapel at St. Malo

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1934, Jacques Benedict. Colorado 7, 4.4 miles north of Allenspark
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)
  • (Photograph by Matthew Aungst)

In a free Romanesque Revival style, this picturesque roadside chapel on a modified cruciform plan is built of massive boulders under steep-pitched roofs. On its rocky crag (“Upon this rock I will build my church”), which is incorporated into the structure, the chapel marks the entry road for St. Malo, a Catholic summer camp, mountain retreat, and conference center on 160 acres adjoining Rocky Mountain National Park.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


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Thomas J. Noel, "St. Catherine's Chapel at St. Malo", [Allenspark, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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