Sweetest Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church (Color Version)--Detroit MI
Sweetest Heart of Mary is a red brick, Late Gothic Revival structure built in 1893. The dual spires rise 217 feet, and house three bells named after saints Mary, Joseph and Barbara. The firm of Spier and Rohns designed the structure.
Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, 4800 Woodward Avenue--Detroit
The Cathedral Church of Saint Paul serves the Diocese of Detroit. It is another in Woodward Avenue's procession of architecturally significant churches. The building's architect was Ralph Adams Cram, who wanted the cathedral to have a tower, which remanins unbuilt.
Most Holy Redeemer Church, New York, New York
Let’s face it: Death by crucifixion is pretty nasty. First, you endure the pain of having nails driven into the feet and, depending on your executioner’s methods, the hands, wrists, or lower forearms. Second, you’re left to hang there, exposed to the elements, including animals. Third, you’re denied any nutrition. Fourth, your shoulders begin to…
This abandoned building was old St. Paul's Church. It was a German Evangelical church, founded in 1850 by northern Germans who spoke the Low German dialect. These northern Germans broke away from St. John's German Protestant Church because they felt that the southern Germans were trying to exert too much influence over the services. This building's design is a mixture of Greek Revival and Gothic. It never had a steeple, though at one point a clock sat on the top where the present-day…
Tomorrow is the Ordinariate’s First Birthday
Tomorrow, on Sunday 15th January, 2012, we celebrate the first anniversary of the erection of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and of the priestly ordination of our Ordinary and his two Assistants, Monsignori Keith Newton, Andrew Burnham and John Broadhurst. To celebrate this event a special service of Solemn Evensong with Benediction…