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Ok so there is not much to do here and the chapel is in the middle of nowhere but what a great testament to faith and culture. This is a great little peaceful haven for travelers to stop for a moment of reflection.
We got married here. It was beautiful and perfect. The person that takes care of the calera foundation that I reserved the chapel thru was great! She was very helpful. She got me the number to the justice of the peace for balmorhea, he was...More
Although we had been to Balmorhea State Park many times to swim in the pool at San Solomon Springs, we had never even heard of this chapel until our niece got married there this past weekend. It held about 40 people including the wedding party...More
Calera Chapel is a beautiful little chapel in the middle of nowhere-- literally. Only a few miles from Balmorhea State Park, on a clear day, you can see it on the horizon from at least a mile away. It has been fully restored, and you...More
This small chapel reminds us of the "Circuit Riders" of clergy who would say mass several time a day on Sunday traveling the circuit of these small chapels.
The beauty is in its simple design and small size.
If you're heading west on Hwy 3078, Calera Chapel is only a few miles west of Balmorhea State Park. The chapel was built in 1925 and is beautifully constructed. The door is open and you can go inside. Looks like Sunday Mass is still celebrated...More