What does your church altar look like?

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  1. heyshepard

    heyshepard Archangels

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    No matter where God resides, there will be your beauty. I just thought it would be interesting to see if others have photographs of their church altar and if they would show them. This is St. Anne's Church in Escanaba Michigan.
     
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  2. Shae

    Shae Archangels

    Lovely heyshepard! Simple and beautiful.:)
     
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  3. Don_D

    Don_D ¡Viva Cristo Rey!

    Our Lady Star of the Sea Bremerton, Washington

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  5. Rosalia66

    Rosalia66 Principalities

    St. James Church, Setauket NY
     
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  6. heyshepard

    heyshepard Archangels

    So beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
     
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  8. HeavenlyHosts

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    This is altar at my parish
    Jesus the Good Shepherd, Owings, Maryland
    Not exactly the greatest photo or perspective
    But it was the day after the Crowning of the Blessed Mother and I was touched,
    Especially by all these motley bouquets that must have pleased Our Lady
     
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  10. AED

    AED Powers

    Don--I have been there!! Three years ago I was staying with my cousin who lives in Bremerton!! Amazing. I looked at the picture before I looked at where it was. And I thought wait a minute. I have seen this.
    I have a devotion to Our Lady as Star of the Sea. I love the hymn Ave Maris Stella.
     
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  11. BrianK

    BrianK Proud2bRC Staff Member

    The first is my parish, Queen of Peace, Patton PA, and the second is a local parish where I attend Tuesday evening daily masses, Mount Carmel, Altoona PA. IMG_0825.JPG IMG_0577.JPG
     
  12. BrianK

    BrianK Proud2bRC Staff Member

    IMG_1491.JPG And the chapel at our local Catholic nursing home where I attend daily mass.
     
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  13. heyshepard

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    Heavenlyhost, it's very beautiful and I can feel from the picture the love that was put into preparing your church of celebration. :)
     
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  14. heyshepard

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    Every church, chapel, and cathedral that I have seen so far is amazing! The care put into all the preparation and arrangements show their love for the Holy Trinity, &Mother of God. There is a quiet group in all these places that take care of the sacred altar cloths, altars, floral arrangements.... these wonderful people deserve our prayers and thanks for their devotion. :)
     
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  15. Mario

    Mario Powers


    Deanna,

    I love vaulted and domed ceilings!:)

    Safe in the Hearts of Jesus and Mary!
     
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  16. HeavenlyHosts

    HeavenlyHosts Powers

    All of these sacred places have helped us to develop our love for God
    This such a great thread
    To know where our MOG friends worship
    And yes
    There is a quiet group of workers and maintenance in the background
    Cool:cool:
     
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  17. Don_D

    Don_D ¡Viva Cristo Rey!

    It's a small world AED :) We really love this Parish and especially the Priest there, but really everyone has been very welcoming and helpful. It is a bit of a drive for us but worth every mile.

    I would love to see all of these Churches in person. They are all beautiful!
     
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  18. Mac

    Mac "To Jesus, through Mary"

    Here ya go, even catch Sundays sermon if you like:).
    Have to watch it on youtube it seems.


     
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  19. Patty

    Patty Archangels

    Saint Michael's Church Brattleboro, Vermont
     

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  20. heyshepard

    heyshepard Archangels

    Everybody! These are so beautiful! I can't thank you enough. I would love to visit everyone of these places of worship.
     
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