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Pilgrimage Church - Maria Schutz near Bründl

Bad Leonfelden, Oberösterreich, Österreich

Bründlkirche Maria Schutz

1686: A sick carpenter was recovered by the water from the spring on the back of the high altar. In gratitude he put up the cross column. A wooden chapel was built. Leonfeld citizens brought a picture of Mary from Maria Zell to the chapel.

1755-1761: New chapel, consecrated on September 7, 1761 by Abbot Alan Aichinger von Wilhering, patronal feast "Maria Schutz beim Bründl". The high altar received the new protective mantle. Statues: Joachim and Anna, Benedikt and Bernhard.

1778-92: Extension of the pilgrimage church. Ceiling fresco (Nativity) by Andreas Kitzberger, student of Martin Johann Schmidt / Kremser Schmidt. Side altars are in neo-baroque style. Altarpieces by Johann Grandauer, portrait painter by Adalbert Stifter.


1904: organ by Breinbauer from Ottensheim.

1986-87 total renovation of the quarries with well drilling under Pastor Father Michael Wolfmair O.Cist.

daily 09.00-18.00

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Pilgrimage Church - Maria Schutz near Bründl
Kurhausstraße 40
4190 Bad Leonfelden

+43 7213 6230
+43 664 4431966
+43 7213 6397

Contact person
Mr Pfarrer Michael Wolfmair
Kirchenplatz 1
4190 Bad Leonfelden

+43 7213 6230
+43 664 4431966

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