Slice of Life: Glass Chapel

At first glance, this looks like just another Gold Coast apartment building.  But that red dot in the middle is a clue.  It’s a candle suspended from the ceiling by a chain.  It marks a tabernacle, meaning that this little corner of this big building is used as a chapel, unbeknownst to most of the people walking by below.

Author: Editor

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