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  • Stained Glass
    Another perfect day in Dublin
    Another Perfect Day in DublinThis is a follow-up to my previous article, “The Perfect Day in Dublin.” As I was actually in Dublin for five days, the following are recommendations which you might consider for your next couple of days in...
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
    Visiting cathedrals and castles in Limerick
    During a recent visit to Ireland I stayed in Limerick or a few days. You can't do a trip to Ireland without visiting a few cathedrals and castles. I visited one of each in the city of Limerick.I began the day visiting St. Mary's Cathedral....
  • Altar at our Cathedral in Reno Nevada
    Jesus Before Christianity is an excellent text
    The text, “Jesus Before Christianity,” is a very interesting text, making excellent points. On the one hand, the writer, Albert Nolan, does not seem to have a very good grasp of the Sprachsgefiel of being a first Century Jew. He is not...
  • Transitional Cathedral
    Cardboard Cathedral Unveiled in Christchurch, New Zealand
    A new architectural wonder was unveiled in Christchurch, New Zealand this week. Though grand, its delight lies more in its underlying simplicity.In a world of news flooded with oppressive tragedy and disorder, from the violent decline ofEgyptto...
  • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
    Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
    I've lived in Albany since August 2009 and in the time that I've lived in this city I have taken great note of the architecture that surrounds us. When you live somewhere for a long time you don't often pay attention to what's...
  • The mural at our Cathedral in Reno Nevada points our way to who we are
    Our Reno Cathedral mural helps us understand our Eucharistic Heritage pt 1
    According to Isabel Piczek, one of the artists who completed the mural at our Cathedral in Reno Nevada, “Great art is more important than merely a decoration. It must carry a message. The message of sacred art is the manifestation of divine...
  • Greek Orthodox Cathedral
    Richmond's Big Fat Greek Festival
    In the Greek Orthodox Church the Feast of Holy Pentecost is celebrated on the fiftieth day following the Great and Holy Fest of Pascha (Easter), and ten days following the Fest of the Asension of Christ.Always on a Sunday, the Fest commemorates...
  • St. Louis Cathedral at sunset
    New Orleans summer fun
    New Orleans took a shot in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina devastated the city and its residents. The rebuild was painful and slow, but life returned as the resilient people of the Big Easy knocked the mud off and put the pieces of their lives back in...
  • Coming to the garden to be spiritual or coming to the altar to be spiritual
    Coming to the garden to be spiritual or coming to the altar to be spiritual
    At our Diocese of Reno, Nevada Cathedral, we can look up from the altar to see a statue of Jesus Christ as he ascends into the clouds. If we look higher we can see the image of the dove, symbol of the Divine Wind, the Holy Spirit as it rushes to...
  • Assisi
    Remembering Saint Francis: impressive basilicia in Assisi, Italy
    If you want to see one of the world's great contrasts, read a bit about the life and aesthetic of Saint Francis, and then visit the cathedral where his ashes are stored in his hometown of Assisi, Italy. Francis's father was a successful...
  • Crusaders try to keep the pace with the fast moving Magic
    Cathedral suffers tough loss to Monticello in Girl's Basketball
    Cathedral High School St. Cloud, MN – The Crusaders of St. Cloud got a taste of the magic of Monticello Tuesday night. The hard charging ladies of Monticello started right from the tip off to drive the ball up and down the court. &ldquo...
  • Cathedral in Milan, Italy
    Unforgettable: walk the rooftops of Milan’s magnificent cathedral
    Milan’sIl Duomo has a fairy tale look. Its sparkling white marble accented with amazing spires makes the Duomo di Milano a building that fires up the imagination, whether pure morning sunlight glistens on its forest of spires or red sunset...
  • Florence
    Florence, Italy is a wonderful destination for the summer
    Italy is a country rich in art and history, and is the birthplace of the best food ever (in my expert opinion). Florence is one of its most visited cities and has every bit of that great art, history, and food that makes Italy so appealing...
  • Bishop of Orlando depicted in stained glass Crucifixion scene
    Bishop of Orlando depicted in stained glass Crucifixion scene
    On November 20th, St. James Cathedral in downtown Orlando was dedicated and re-opened after a $10 million renovation. However, one particular renovation stood out among all others: the new stained glass windows.The old stained glass windows...
  • paella
    Making the most out of Murcia
    Murcia is a small European city that has something to offer everyone. It is located in the Spanish region with the same name, in the Southeastern section of the country. With a mild climate, hot summers, cool winters and very little rain, there is...