Transcending serenity

June 25, 2013

St. Joseph Catholic Church unveils new prayer garden

The St. Joseph Catholic Church and School sits in a majestic location, perched on a hill above the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, with an unobstructed view of Tiger Mountain.

The church grounds are no less impressive, complete with a peaceful waterfall decorated with copper salmon art pieces that pay homage to the fish at the heart of the city.

By Ernest Linnemann Issaquah’s St. Joseph Catholic Church unveils its prayer garden for the unborn with a dedication ceremony June 8.

By Ernest Linnemann
Issaquah’s St. Joseph Catholic Church unveils its prayer garden for the unborn with a dedication ceremony June 8.

“I’m of firm belief that beauty in all the ways that it comes through in architecture, art and creation, has a transcendent capacity,” Father Todd Strange said. “We experience God through beauty.”

A new element was added to the expansive campus when the church dedicated its prayer garden for the unborn June 8.

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