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  • De captivants à banals, les articles et photographies de “The Baguette” sont une tentative de publier un journal de ma vie dans la Manche et de proposer un forum de discussion pour tout ce qui touche à la Normandie.
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http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8531/8644990334_72e0f8f77a_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8387/8643893821_33e3b29097_b.jpgAnother church I visited during the Clochers en fête last year was the Église Saint-Thomas in Lithaire, built in 1894.  Many of these beautiful little churches are closed permanently due to the declining numbers of parishioners and the inability of local communities to keep them open throughout the year for tourists.  Fortunately, the doors are opened every now and again during the Clochers en fête and we can get a glimpse inside some of these culturally important structures.  http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8385/8644989356_7dbc5b8f12_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8405/8644990304_2820045c72_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8543/8643894153_175d744fe2_b.jpgI was most impressed with the blue glass of the windows which bathed the interior in a cool glow.  http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8117/8643894809_36fd4762a5_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8384/8644990022_f1bae8b884_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8524/8644989758_d68c3b56a9_b.jpghttp://farm9.staticflickr.com/8534/8643894403_f5bec192ba_b.jpgAlthough I have very little information about the interior of the church, I can tell you that it is tastefully decorated with statues from the former church to Saint-Thomas in Mont Castre.

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