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Archive for April, 2011

Easter in Florida

Posted by Alex Colao on April 25, 2011

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Happy Easter 2011

Posted by Alex Colao on April 23, 2011

Easter is a spring festival that celebrates the central event of the Christian faith: the resurrection of Christ three days after his death by crucifixion. Easter is the oldest Christian holiday and the most important day of the church year. All the Christian movable feasts and the entire liturgical year of worship are arranged around Easter.
Easter Sunday is preceded by the season of Lent, a 40-day period of fasting and repentence culminating in Holy Week, and followed by a 50-day Easter Season that stretches from Easter to Pentecost.  READ MORE

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Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America

Posted by Alex Colao on April 23, 2011

Welcome to the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America, located in Washington, D.C. The Monastery of Mount St. Sepulchre, designated a National Historic Site in 1991, has been a place of worship and pilgrimage for thousands of visitors since the church’s dedication in 1899. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Posted by Alex Colao on April 22, 2011

The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America, and is one of the ten largest churches in the world.  VIRTUAL TOUR

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Stations of the Cross – Virginia Maksymowicz

Posted by Alex Colao on April 20, 2011

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pennsylvania artist Virginia Maksymowicz said she created her sculpted reliefs of the Stations of the Cross using real people as models because she wanted each Station to seem “more immediate” to viewers than be some abstract imagery they could easily dismiss.

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