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All Done - Houston's s new Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
WITL ^ | March 29, 2008 | Rocco Palmo

Posted on 03/29/2008 3:11:10 PM PDT by NYer

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To: maryz

There’s an echo in here! < g >


51 posted on 03/30/2008 1:57:25 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: AnAmericanMother

LOL! Bears repeating anyway! ;-)


52 posted on 03/30/2008 2:27:55 PM PDT by maryz
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To: NYer
Why is it a co-Cathedral?

It has been all over the local news for days.

Can we not afford own own cathedral, we have to go in with someone?

Or is it a Coca-Thedral, with MS13 tags and all?

53 posted on 03/30/2008 2:30:11 PM PDT by humblegunner ()
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To: dsc
Dorothy Sayers is the author. It's very good, IMO!
54 posted on 03/30/2008 2:31:47 PM PDT by maryz
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To: Xenalyte
I don’t know what a co-cathedral is.

Mis-reported.

It's a Coca-Thedral.

Everyone gets all blasted up and grooves to Steve Vai.

55 posted on 03/30/2008 2:33:09 PM PDT by humblegunner ()
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To: dsc
It's a mystery novel by Dorothy Sayers. Lord Peter Wimsey is the hero. It's set in and around an ancient church in the flat and marshy fen country of England (that's the area in the northeast, more or less in Lincolnshire and Norfolk, surrounding the Wash, an inlet of the North Sea).

The murderer is rather surprising.

Many people think it's Sayers's best book, and I tend to agree. It bears re-reading, which isn't true for many mystery novels.

56 posted on 03/30/2008 2:36:47 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: maryz
Gosh, that echo is almost as bad as the hang time in our nave!!!!!

(the good news is that a long hang time in a church makes it VERY easy to play handbells. Any boo-boos are mercifully covered up!)

57 posted on 03/30/2008 2:39:38 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: AnAmericanMother
Very sorry to disagree with you but Sayers best book(s) are her translation of Dante's Divine Comedy.

I reread Purgatory at least once a year.
58 posted on 03/30/2008 11:41:23 PM PDT by Talking_Mouse (O Lord, destroy Islam by converting the Muslims to Christianity.)
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To: NYer

I’m assuming it’s “invite only”, so I won’t be there. :( But I’ve been watching the building of it over the last couple years. It’s beautiful. The sad thing is that it won’t have the incredible windows that are in the old Sacred Heart co-Cathedral that’s still located right next to it. I wish I knew how to post pictures—I took pictures of all the windows and the Stations of the Cross in Sacred Heart on Good Friday. Breath-taking! I’d taken them for granted until recently.


59 posted on 03/31/2008 1:05:02 AM PDT by GOP_Thug_Mom (libera nos a malo)
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To: Talking_Mouse
I wasn't thinking of translations, or of her plays, just of her mystery stories.

Sorry for the lack of clarity.

60 posted on 03/31/2008 7:00:36 AM PDT by AnAmericanMother ((Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment)))
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To: AnAmericanMother

Thank you. Lovely pictures!


61 posted on 03/31/2008 10:02:09 AM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: NYer

That looks beautiful!


62 posted on 03/31/2008 4:29:29 PM PDT by ladyinred
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To: NYer

I went to Mass this Sunday. Pictures do not do it justice.


63 posted on 04/07/2008 10:17:52 AM PDT by todd1
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To: NYer; AnAmericanMother; B-Chan; livius; sandyeggo

My sister, in Houston, had mentioned this to me a few days ago, but I was reluctant to check it out after having seen the Taj Mahoney. What a relief! The “Resurrection Window” is spectacular. The corpus magnificent. Very wonderful.


64 posted on 04/10/2008 9:50:49 PM PDT by LordBridey
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