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Villa De Matel Convent, Houston

Villa De Matel Convent - Houston, Texas
Villa De Matel Convent
6510 Lawndale Street, Houston, TX 77023Map
+1 713 928 6053
Neighborhood: East Houston/San Jacinto
Overview

If you are looking for old Northern Italian architecture and a charmingly designed church, come visit this beautiful chapel known as Villa De Matel Convent. Built in the Lombard Romanesque style by Maurice J. Sullivan in 1928, it was the proudest of his creations. The sisters who decided to build the chapel in the 1920s asked him to create a building that would "be as good in 500 years as on the day of completion". He accomplished exactly that. Located on a sprawling 70 plus acres near South Wayside in southeast Houston, the grounds are home to the Sisters of Charity and Sisters of Incarnate Word private novitiate and mother house.

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