Bishop's Blog

Thursday, December 15, 2011

The Symbolism in the Main Altar Stained Glass

Thursday, December 15, 2011
The Meaning of the Stained Glass Window behind the Altar at the Chapel of Saints Peter and PaulAs promised I wanted to share some of the background regarding the various symbols that you see in the stained glass depicting the risen Christ and the twelve apostles.The Risen Christ- of course... Read More

No Flash Photography at Dedication Mass

Tuesday, December 06, 2011
We are requesting that there be no flash photography at the Dedication Mass on December 8, at 7:00 PM. The professional photographer who will be taking the official pictures will be using digital eqipment and the flash interferes with the quality of these images. Thanks for your understanding

A Few Pictures

Monday, December 05, 2011

Live Streaming of Chapel Dedication

Saturday, December 03, 2011
As you know Bishop Alvaro Corrada will be presiding over the mass of dedication for the Chapel of Saints Peter and Paul on December 8, at 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend but we certainly understand that for many it will not be possible. Thanks to generous support from... Read More

Drawing Near

Monday, November 28, 2011
December 8, is just around the corner. If you've ever moved into a new home and decided to have a house warming party on move in day then you have some idea of how we feel. Lots of details still to be addressed but things are moving along well. It... Read More

Days Away

Monday, November 28, 2011
December 8, drawing near. If you've ever moved into a new house and planned housewarming

A Stroll Down Memory Lane

Friday, November 18, 2011
I can imagine that you are laughing because it had been so long between posts and now I'm posting more than once a day!! I suppose it simply is an illustration of the rapid pace of the final elements of the Chapel coming together as we approach December 8.I invite... Read More

Feast of the Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul- the first Stained Glass Window t

Friday, November 18, 2011
The first stained glass window is complete. Lynchburg Stained Glass did a wonderful job.Next week the Baptismal Font is to be installed and the week after the statues and crosses for the exterior and interior of the Chapel.It is all coming together thanks to wonderful donors and the support of... Read More

Relics for the Altar

Thursday, November 17, 2011
These relics will be sealed in the altar at Saints Peter and Paul as the altar is consecrated at the Liturgy on December 8. Since the earliest days of the Church the Liturgy of the Eucharist (the Mass) was celebrated in the presence of the remains of faithful disciples. Because... Read More