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Blessed Sacrament Church, Stowe

#19 of 34 in Historic Sites in Vermont
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
On the urging of Maria von Trapp, ground for the present church building was broken in 1948.

The first Mass in this building was held on March 6,1949. In 1954,it became an independent parish. For the prior 50 years, Blessed Sacrament was a mission to Morrisville. Mass was celebrated in the local town hall basement.

Two young Burlington architects, Whittier and Goodrich, designed the church building. The windows, walls and ceilings were painted and decorated by internationally renowned French artist Andre Girard. The paintings depict the life of Brother Dutton, a native of Stowe.

In 2005 the church was renovated and expanded while conserving its architectural heritage.

Blessed Sacrament Church was built on the property that formally belonged to the farm on which Brother Dutton was born. The church is dedicated to him.
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  • This church is as gorgeous on the outside as it is on the inside. The artwork is so unique and beautiful. It is dedicated to Fr. Damien and his work with the lepers in Hawaii. We were lucky that it...  more »
  • Blessed Sacrament is a one of a kind church! It's convenient location is perfect and Sunday morning's 10:30 mass gives you time to check out of your hotel at a decent hour. We had been here before.....  more »
  • I really love the understated appearance of this church. The artwork is beautiful and intimate, really takes you into the lesson being portrayed. Also I like the energy the parishioners share.
  • Nice little church nestled in the valley. Faith, family and fun are here in Stowe Vermont.

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