Photographs from inside the christian Saint Alphonsa's Home, now turned into a museum for the Pilgrims. The events in her life along with the holy belongings are preserved here in her home. The museum is named as Alphonseum. In a previous post i have given you the photos of surroundings of this home and a small chappel nearby. The small old home has undergone some reworks and is preserved now like a Nalukettu- the traditional architecture style of kerala..
St Alphonsa. The first woman saint of India.
A portrait picture of the saint placed inside her old home.Their is only a few rooms small rooms inside. Nothing much but some furnitures, photos and utensils are preserved inside. The beds used by St Alphonsa and her father are displayed. Round the newly built veranda of the Nalukettu you can see her childhood events picturized. Will be posting them soon in the coming posts.
Home Sweet Home..
Front door of St alphonsa's home. Its so small and narrow to enter, Like the Holy BIBLE says, "door to heaven is always narrow and difficult to enter".. But am glad that it was easy for me to go in..
The writing in Malayalam is 'Janma Griham', means 'native home'..What you may feel visiting this place is, how simple was her life from birth itself. The small little girl from this little home in a little village is now world renown and people prays her as an intermediary to God. An intermediate to God whrn praying cure for diseases and sufferings..
Saint Alphonsa's Home is situated at Kudamaloor village in Kottayam district of Kerala state. if you intend to give a visit here don't miss the nearby holy places.Also you can visit her home church- St Mary's Ferona church where she had her baptism and the baptism basket is preserved there. Its an ancient church. About 40 Kms from the place the famous Pilgrimage centre of Christians, Bharananganam where you can see Saint Alphonsamma's Tomb and a church.. Peoples keep coming to this tomb and church for their are miracles of curing reported by praying her from here.The photos from the saints tomb will be posted soon.Photos taken with Nokia Cellphone camera of 2Mp.