Extraordinary Architectural Experiences

Speaking of the Sagrada Familia, I recently saw a reference to an article published several years ago in Faith & Form¬†magazine about Extraordinary Architectural Experiences.¬†From April 2007 to April 2008, two parallel and independent online surveys (one in English, the … Continue reading

Does your church feel more like a museum than a place of worship?

In these days of diminishing urban congregations still trying to hold onto beautiful historic buildings, sometimes it is not hard to feel more like you are visiting a museum than a church when you stop inside. Sometimes that feeling can … Continue reading

Angels come to Allendale

On Saturday, April 5, the Most Reverend John W. Flesey, D.D., Regional Bishop of Bergen County and Rev. Charles Pinyan dedicated the new liturgical furnishings at Church of the Guardian Angel. The church was closed for just over 2 months … Continue reading

Old baptismal pool finds new life

When you walk through the front doors of Emmanuel Baptist Church in downtown Albany, NY, it doesn’t take long to figure out that this is a Baptist church. When it was designed in 1869, the architect wanted to make sure … Continue reading