From the “what were they thinking?” file. Surely we can do better than those day-glo panels in the sanctuary. They make the altar, the image of Christ, look downright dull. Oh, wait. The altar is lit up too!
I received some photos today of a new church being designed for the parish of St. John in Leesburg, Virginia. With thanks to my friend Michael Franck from Franck and Lohsen architects in Washington, DC. More to come!
I had the good fortune to stop by Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in the Chicago suburb of Glenview recently and saw a pretty remarkable thing: a Catholic church which used a colonial mode to “prove” that Catholic were… Continue Reading →
Some months ago, CMR presented a series of articles on the new Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Leawood, Kansas. The building is almost completed, with a dedication date scheduled for June 13. As it comes close to being… Continue Reading →
CMR readers may remember the post here some time ago on the proposed design for a west coast shrine of the Divine Mercy, a building obviously well-intentioned but with less-than-adequate architectural skill (left). The uber-talented and ever-energetic architect Matthew Alderman… Continue Reading →