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Before and after: how to renovate a Catholic church...

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Nov 6, 2011.

  1. Michie

    Michie Perch Perkins. Catholic reporter. ;) Supporter

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    Before and after: how to renovate a Catholic church...

    I stumbled upon this today: pictures of a beautifully executed renovation at Holy Rosary Parish in Indianapolis, a church that offers frequent celebration of the Latin Mass. The first picture is the church from 2004. The second, from 2009. You can read more about it here.
     
  2. Michie

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    Proportion, Integrity and Honesty: 3 Foundations for Church Architecture...
    I met one of our local architects, a good Catholic, at the soccer game where our sons were playing. We got to talking about the problems of architecture for modern churches. In the old days, the materials and methods of architecture lent themselves naturally to the forms we feel in our bones to be beautiful. Buildings were made of brick and stone...
     
  3. epiclesis

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    That is a gorgeous church. even more so now.
     
  4. IndieVisible

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    Beautiful :crossrc:
     
  5. Michie

    Michie Perch Perkins. Catholic reporter. ;) Supporter

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    Both pics are pretty but that altar rail really looks nice.
     
  6. Virgil the Roman

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    Nicely done.