Showing posts from February, 2018

Holy Trinity Monastery

In the small community of St. David, AZ and along the highway is the serene place known as the Holy Trinity Monastery.  A massive cross stands near the parking lot and a short distance up the hill is the Meditation Garden.  You get a calming feeling walking around grounds where you will find gardens and a pond with fish swimming about.  The adobe Monastery greets you with a large arbor in front and a beautiful garden and fountain.  Inside the building it is peaceful and simply gorgeous.  To the right of the building is a small cemetery and the Trinity Bird Sanctuary. On September 3, 1974, after Bishop Francis J. Green put in a request for a Christian renewal center somewhere in Cochise County, the group chose a 92 acres parcel of land in St. David to build the Monastery.  They broke ground on December 12, 1974 and Bishop Green was there for the occasion.  He was there again at the dedication on June 14, 1981.  The Monastery is the center of the grounds, with more gardens and othe

Photography: The Sunkist Building

I do believe that currently some or all of the building is in use. So technically it is not abandoned. I still wanted to take photos of the place because I loved the old worn sign and factory looking building.

Mesa Grande Cultural Park

Check out this website for information on these Native American ruins in the heart of Mesa, AZ. We also found out that many ghost stories have be told about the park, the nearby hospital and some of the homes that are around the site. People have reported an apparition of a Native American man, shadow figures, noises by unseen forces and objects moving on their own. I would love it if our research team can do an investigation in that area.