Saturday, July 10, 2021

The Stones

 They were going to build this church from bricks. But one member offered to pay the difference if they used stone. They said that the stones are like people, each one is different! This speaks to inclusiveness.



And here we are in the sanctuary.





And yet some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Him, “Teacher, rebuke Your disciples!” Jesus replied, “I tell you, if these stop speaking, the stones will cry out!”

Luke 19


22 comments:

MadSnapper said...

it is beautiful both inside and outside and what a wonderful thing for that person to do, i love the stone.. once a man donated money to build a steeple on top of our church. before they could find someone to build it, they found we needed a new roof, the man kindly said used the steeple money for the roof, we did and never did get a steeple. instead Bob built a stunning cross for the outside. the church did not look like a church. that was in 1997, the wood for the cross was 300.00 but it was beautiful..

Hootin' Anni said...

This is such a work of love and devotion. Beautiful.

Martha said...

It is so beautiful, I really love the stonework, but I wish it had stained glass windows.

Chatty Crone said...

Well it is beautiful - I must admit. I like Sandra's story about Bob's cross too.

George said...

I'm glad they used stone -- it looks great. The interior of the church is gorgeous.

The Feminine Energy said...

Beautiful-beautiful-beautiful!

And replacing the bricks with stones. Mega **cha-ching**!!

I'm guessing there were major benefactors for this entire project cos you just don't hear of new Catholic churches, of this magnitude, being built in this country today. I'm glad there were and I'm glad it was.

~Andrea xoxoxo

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Carla from The River said...

I like it Ginny! The bright colors inside are unique.

Ruth Hiebert said...

Touring an old church like that is fascinating.

Ann said...

The stones were an excellent choice. This church is beautiful inside and out.

Mari said...

Very pretty church! And I love the story behind the stones.

L. D. said...

The stone is wonderful for the church. Inside it is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing all the different shots.

Linda said...

I love that!!

Nancy Chan said...

Beautiful and unique church. The reason behind the using of stones instead of bricks is very meaningful.

LV said...

Thanks for sharing this lovely church with us. Your post are very interesting.

Red Rose Alley said...

"the stones are like people, each one is different"........I like that very much. The inside of the church is beautiful, and I love the statue of Mary.

Have a wonderful week.

~Sheri

photowannabe said...

What a lovely church. I really like the blue ceiling. that donor was very generous. the stone is perfect.
Sue

Tanya Breese said...

Beautiful church and I love the story of the stones!

DeniseinVA said...

That's a wonderful analogy about the stones. A beautiful church also!

R's Rue said...

Beautiful. Blessings to you.

Veronica Lee said...

What a magnificent church! The stones are beautiful.

Heaps of blessings upon you, my friend!

Great-Granny Grandma said...

I love the thought behind the stones.
The church looks beautiful--both inside and out.

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