architectural theology

Jun 28, 2013

In a month’s time the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch will welcome Denis McNamara from the Liturgical Institute of St. Mary of the Lake University, Mundelein, Chicago. I have been fortunate to have been taught by Denis, and to spend time with him here on the campus at Mundelein.

I would describe Denis as an “architectural theologian.” You will see this in the depth of his reflections on the videos. His visit to the Christchurch diocese is timely given our need to rebuild churches following the earthquakes.

In preparation for Denis’ visit I will upload a series of brief video clips to this blog – two or three each week.  In each brief clip Denis introduces us to the meaning, the beauty and the potential of Catholic Church architecture.
Here is the first six-minute clip.

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