Ganjuran

Ganjuran is pilgrimage holy place and this place was built by Dutch people who worked manages of Madukismo sugar factory. There is a temple called The Sacred Heart of Jesus which is located on the right side of Ganjuran Church.

Nuance Javanese culture used by Schmutzer founded the church complex in Ganjuran and its process of inculturation. Known as someone, who believed in the Catholic religion, family Schmutzer wanted to revive the sense of faith in the context of Javanese culture. Schmutzer builds a hospital, to help poor people, educate them and dignity to residents by supporting residents to continue with an implement of the culture and local traditions, though ultimately rated understanding of Christianity.

Besides being the place of worship, the church is also famous with Ganjuran temple. The church was also used as a place of the pilgrimage Catholic religion. The temple of Ganjuran been known since antiquity, many Catholic people come for pilgrimage and prayer. On the left side of the temple, there are Ganjuran sacred springs flowed into the water tap.

Ganjuran temple always crowded by Catholic visitors, especially on religion holiday time. This pilgrimage place opens 24 hours for prayer. Ganjuran is one of religious pilgrimage place and many people came from various parts of Indonesia and abroad. The janitor at the church of Ganjuran said that from year to year is always increasing its visitors and the pilgrims can also attend mass in Ganjuran.