It has been pointed out to me that this series is (inadvertently) providing a 'hit list' for the wreckovators. Sadly, as I said in my first post, the (misplaced) zeal of architectural modernists has by no means been abated either by the pastoral failure of their plans, the increasing poverty of the country or by Pope Benedict's hermenutic of continuity. If I were to make a guess, nothing this side of the grave is going to abate their zeal to destroy beauty.
Another example of the beauty of traditional ecclesiastical architecture is the Church of St. Paul at Emo, Co. Laois, which has been featured several times on this blog and which has occasionally welcomed the celebration of Mass in the Usus Antiquior since the promulgation of Summorum Ponfiticum.
The details of the Church will be found on previous posts here and here but I include a few of the earlier pictures by way of illustration:
It's our Catholic heritage and we want it preserved!
The Message of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI to the Summorum Pontificum pilgrims in Rome #SumPont2014 (full text) - Pilgrims arriving at the Vatican Basilica, Oct. 25, 2014 Benedict XVI was invited by the general supervisor of the Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage in Rome, ...
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