église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

Saint-Vincent-de-Paul church

Historic site and monument, Religious heritage, Church in La Foa
  • A great opportunity to discover the local religious architectural heritage.

  • “It will be the most beautiful church in New Caledonia,” said the people of La Foa. “May it be the best attended!” wrote Father Jan in 1930.
    The number of worshippers lived up to his expectations and when the building was opened on 4 September 1932, it attracted quite a crowd. Today, the church still brightens the village with its soft colours and central rose window. Pleasant and peaceful, it welcomes worshippers every Sunday for a morning of sharing and communion punctuated by hymns and...
    “It will be the most beautiful church in New Caledonia,” said the people of La Foa. “May it be the best attended!” wrote Father Jan in 1930.
    The number of worshippers lived up to his expectations and when the building was opened on 4 September 1932, it attracted quite a crowd. Today, the church still brightens the village with its soft colours and central rose window. Pleasant and peaceful, it welcomes worshippers every Sunday for a morning of sharing and communion punctuated by hymns and prayers.
  • Environment
    • Village centre
  • Spoken languages
    • French
Services
  • Accessibility
    • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
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