Parish Church Würnitz
The Roman Catholic parish church Würnitz is located in the center of Würnitz in the Harmannsdorf community in the Korneuburg district in Lower Austria . It is consecrated to St. Vitus and belongs to the dean's office in Korneuburg in the vicariate Unter dem Manhartsberg of the Archdiocese of Vienna .
The parish was probably founded in 1207. According to a document, a new church was built in 1784. The church was built in 1971 according to plans by the architect Erwin Plevan , including the church tower from the previous building, and was inaugurated in the same year.
- Church exterior
The church is a cube-shaped structure under a high, dominating tent roof . There are four light towers made of exposed concrete at the corners . Above are pent roofs made of glass blocks. The church tower from the 19th century to the east has arched sound windows and is covered by a tent roof. This is connected to the new building by a low wing.
- Church interior
The interior of the church is open towards the high roof structure.
In the south-east corner of the nave there is a Marian altar from the old church. on the cafeteria there is a baroque column structure with a canopy. A Mariazell Madonna stands on it . The Way of the Cross is an enamel work by Gertrude Stöhr . The mosaic in the baptistery and the stained glass are by Hermann Bauch .
- Dehio manual . The art monuments of Austria: Lower Austria. North of the Danube. Würnitz. Parish church hl. Vitus. Bundesdenkmalamt (Ed.), Verlag Anton Schroll & Co, Vienna 1990, ISBN 3-7031-0585-2 , pp. 1313f.