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Sunday, April 19, 2009

Abbot Primate of the Benedictines in Concert- I love rock n'roll

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My best friend!


And with Deep Purple

Our Lady of Victory Basilica & National Shrine

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another beautiful altar sent to Cathcon!

Former Queen of Peace church to become mosque, youth center

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from The Buffalo News

A Muslim group has purchased the former Queen of Peace Catholic Church, rectory, convent and school on Genesee Street and plans to use the complex as a community center and mosque.

The church, by the architects who designed the landmark Buffalo City Hall, will be called Masjid Jami, which means a space to gather together, said Dr. Hatim Hamad, who is leading a group of Muslim parents backing the purchase.

The deal is further evidence of a growing Muslim presence throughout Western New York, which already has nine mosques and a 10th being built on Transit Road in Amherst."

The Gloriified Body of the Resurrection

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As imagined by an art exhibition in the pro-Cathedral in Brussels. As CS Lewis once said, modern humanity is too easily satisfied. Clearly, they have a reduced expectation of the great glory that will be revealed.
 
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The Many Sides of Father Theobald

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Cartoons illustrating an invitation to a Mass celebrating forty years of priesthood in Austria.

Clearly a man from the Class of '68! Acting any human role that one could wish apart from the most important one, In Persona Christi.
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Most undignified altar

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Not as if they cannot see the grandeur of the original behind. Church of the Recollects, Estinnes, Belgium.
 

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Choir stalls supporting the statues for the Procession of St Ursmer on the morrow



Real alter used as flower table- particularly egregious example.

Liturgical excellence in the Phillippines

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