Sunday, September 19, 2010

Jansenism, redeux

Abbey Basilica of Mary Help of Christians (interior, ca. 1894), Belmont Abbey College

Interior of Belmont Abbey Basilica, North Carolina, prior to Vatican II


Abbey Basilica of Mary Help of Christians (interior, view toward chancel, 1993), Belmont Abbey College

Interior of Belmont Abbey, after Vatican II (to wit, how some in the Church embraced past heresies after Vatican II; to include iconoclastic austerity).

1 comment:

craig said...

The photo on top is reversed. When flipped horizontally, the inscription over the altar reads, "Ave Maria Gratia Plena" (which is not an odd thing in a Catholic chapel, but an odd thing to put directly over the altar).