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Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Bonavatura Church (1892)
Dedicated to St Bonaventura (Giovanni die Fidanza 1221-1274, Fransiscan Church Teacher) this Church was the first Catholic church build in Woerden after the 'liberation' of the Catholics/ Catholic faith in The Netherlands. The church is a big three-aisled cruciform basilica in neo-Gothic style. The church is a dominent feature of Woerden's skyline.
City in the west of the Dutch province Utrecht, founded by the Romans in 40 AD as a castellum at the Northern Fronteer of the Roman Empire. Received city rights in 1372, forensic city for North and South Holland's bigger cities, 33.650 inhabitants.
Woerden Community contains the towns and villages: Harmelen, Kamerik and Zegveld.