Today’s featured photo of the day! The feature is: Architecture – Churches

Here is the final post of Architecture, Part 1 – Churches. I will feature a photo montage quickly. In these winter months, I was featuring fine photos of great architecture. So I wrap up with the beauty of churches, to symbolize faith and hope and to brighten up the times, so we can honor the brighter side of life.

Also, to make things real bright, I am featuring a giveaway based on today’s photos. Here is what you need to do to win. . .The first person to post in the comments section the correct answer to the below question wins.

UPDATE: I have a winner!! The answer is: St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church (Our Lady Of Czestochowa And Charity Parish), Cicero, Illinois, The $5 Giveaway Winner Announcement congratulates Sandy C. who won this giveaway on December 22, 2022 at 1:13 pm. Look for more ongoing photography giveaways in 2023!

Here are the photos:Photos #1 #2 & #3 taken with a Nikon EM-through a Nikon 26 mm lens, filter=NONE, Aperture=8 f/stop, shutter-speed 1/60th second, loaded with Ilford FP-4 Black & White 135 Negative Film ISO (ASA) 125 (fine grain) processed with D-76 Processing Chemicals, and a fiber paper print using the Kodak Professional “warm-tone” enlargement paper developed with Kodak Dektol chemicals onto a 3½x5″ matte-gloss print. Date – April 1981.

Now the Giveaway: This is a giveaway/contest, because the first person to identify the above church as pictured in the photos in this post’s comment section, wins $5 PayPal cash or an Amazon eGift card, your choice! Since it is eventually going to net a winner, it is an official giveaway—No widget posted because it is NOT a random giveaway. The giveaways end date is when the photo is identified. Winner will be contacted and the comment will be responded to will be congratulated and the post will be updated to identify the church’s name, with the first name and last initial of the winner. The winner will be added to my winner’s page. Information is in accordance with my privacy page and as always all information is secured with the greatest confidence and never used in order to solicit in any way. Open Worldwide, age 18+ only OR as by the local laws definition of citizenship per location. Giveaway void in Quebec or where prohibited. Winners in Canada will have to submit a questionnaire with a logical question on the winner’s claim form as per law. ARV is approximately $5.00 USD. Winner is responsible for any taxes. Prize will be transferred via the winner’s email, and cannot be substituted for any other email, for any reason. Each entrant may as many times per these rules—ONLY ONCE per person, household, and IP Address – until responded to-every comment will be responded to usually within a day or two-either “correct” or “sorry”. Once I respond to your comment and indicate “sorry”, you are able to take another guess. Submitting entries under multiple names, email addresses or IP Addresses is cause for permanent disqualification. This is a subscriber only giveaway. You must be subscribed to my mailing list in order to be named a winner. If you get the answer right, and are not subscribed, I will not publish the answer until after the contest is over. If you choose to unsubscribe you are automatically disqualified from winning a prize.


Feature Architecture – Part 2: Will follow following a hiatus. . .A montage of Part 1 to follow-Next. I have a major photo event to start on the 18th, to coincide with the Mars landing. Please join me with the announcement on the 18th.


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17 thoughts on “Featured Photo: Architecture, Part 1 – Churches – Final Photos: St. Mary of Czestochowa Catholic Church (Our Lady Of Czestochowa And Charity Parish), Cicero, Illinois + $5 Giveaway Winner Announcement

    • Nice try! This really did look like the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. I am going to narrow this down today. This ongoing giveaway contest has been going on to long. This church is in Illinois. If anyone has the answer. . .

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