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Christian Civilization: Daily Pictures
« on: November 18, 2017, 05:37:59 PM »
Marble Tombstones in St. John's Co-Cathedral, Malta.



The cathedral floor is composed of nearly 400 tombs of Knights and officers of the Knights of Malta. Each tombstone is inlaid by a marble slab bearing the crest, coat-of-arms and epitaph of the knight.
ΠΙΣΤΟΣ Ο ΛΟΓΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΣΗΣ ΑΠΟΔΟΧΗΣ ΑΞΙΟΣ, ΟΤΙ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΙΗΣΟΥΣ ΗΛΘΕΝ ΕΙΣ ΤΟΝ ΚΟΣΜΟΝ ΑΜΑΡΤΩΛΟΥΣ ΣΩΣΑΙ: ΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΟΣ ΕΙΜΙ ΕΓΩ
 

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Re: Christian Civilization: Daily Pictures
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2017, 05:49:14 PM »
A Chapel in Einsiedeln.

Canton of Schwyz in Switzerland.

ΠΙΣΤΟΣ Ο ΛΟΓΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΣΗΣ ΑΠΟΔΟΧΗΣ ΑΞΙΟΣ, ΟΤΙ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΙΗΣΟΥΣ ΗΛΘΕΝ ΕΙΣ ΤΟΝ ΚΟΣΜΟΝ ΑΜΑΡΤΩΛΟΥΣ ΣΩΣΑΙ: ΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΟΣ ΕΙΜΙ ΕΓΩ
 

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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2017, 08:43:38 PM »
Sainte-Chapelle, Paris.

Saint Louis IX, pray for us.

ΠΙΣΤΟΣ Ο ΛΟΓΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΣΗΣ ΑΠΟΔΟΧΗΣ ΑΞΙΟΣ, ΟΤΙ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΙΗΣΟΥΣ ΗΛΘΕΝ ΕΙΣ ΤΟΝ ΚΟΣΜΟΝ ΑΜΑΡΤΩΛΟΥΣ ΣΩΣΑΙ: ΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΟΣ ΕΙΜΙ ΕΓΩ
 
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2017, 09:04:32 PM »
Sainte-Chapelle, Paris.

Any idea when this was taken?
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2017, 09:20:36 PM »
May I also share some pictures? :)

Seville Cathedral's altar:

 
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2017, 09:31:21 PM »
Sainte-Chapelle, Paris.

Any idea when this was taken?

No.

But certainly 20th century. Post WWII, probably.
ΠΙΣΤΟΣ Ο ΛΟΓΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΠΑΣΗΣ ΑΠΟΔΟΧΗΣ ΑΞΙΟΣ, ΟΤΙ ΧΡΙΣΤΟΣ ΙΗΣΟΥΣ ΗΛΘΕΝ ΕΙΣ ΤΟΝ ΚΟΣΜΟΝ ΑΜΑΡΤΩΛΟΥΣ ΣΩΣΑΙ: ΩΝ ΠΡΩΤΟΣ ΕΙΜΙ ΕΓΩ
 

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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2017, 09:56:18 PM »
Santa Croce
Florence, Italy

 
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2017, 10:11:07 PM »
Reims Cathedral
Marne, France

 
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« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2017, 10:15:01 PM »
Stunning! Too bad they all have tables blocking the view of the altar.
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« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2017, 10:19:02 PM »
Stunning! Too bad they all have tables blocking the view of the altar.
Tables which were never mandated by Vatican II, I'd like to add. I'm not aware of anything in any Council document which mandates the use of a free-standing altar.
 

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« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2017, 10:21:54 PM »
Side altar, Milan Cathedral

 
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Re: Christian Civilization: Daily Pictures
« Reply #11 on: November 18, 2017, 10:26:16 PM »
I remember visiting the Sainte-Chapelle and Santa Croce.
 

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« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2017, 10:27:35 PM »
Parroquia San Miguel Arcangel, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

 
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« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2017, 10:40:13 PM »
Notre Dame Basilica
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 
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« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2017, 10:44:57 PM »
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