The Gratuity of Beauty
2019 November 09 by Fr. David Friel

Thoughts on the Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica


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This Is a Cathedral, Not Disneyland
2019 September 15 by Fr. David Friel

Several English cathedrals hosted peculiar amusements this summer.


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Sacred Architecture and Brexit
2019 February 17 by Fr. David Friel

A connecting link in the form of Gothic cathedrals


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On the Spirit of Conservation
2016 August 28 by Fr. David Friel

A Reflection on the National Parks, Sacred Architecture, and “Laudato Si”


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Lighting Up Façades
2015 December 13 by Fr. David Friel

Catholic churches ought not to be treated as houses of entertainment, but as houses of prayer.


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The Church of Our Savior
2015 July 27 by Fr. David Friel

And the Case of the Vanishing Icons


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When we come to church, there should be no question whether we are in a church or in a coffeehouse or in a multipurpose gym.


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Secular Architecture
2014 March 23 by Fr. David Friel

Reneging on the Promise of Public Art


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