The Pinnacled Glory of the West; Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. a Brief History of the Parish, a Detailed Description of the New Cathedral. Its Dedication Ceremonies and the Silver Jubilee of the Right Reverend N.C. Matz, D.D.,

The Pinnacled Glory of the West; Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. a Brief History of the Parish, a Detailed Description of the New Cathedral. Its Dedication Ceremonies and the Silver Jubilee of the Right Reverend N.C. Matz, D.D.,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...Csesar you shall give what to Caesar belongs and to God what belongs to God."--Matt. 12:21 Bell No. II--DAVID REX David is my name. Small in stature, but great in fame, I slew Goliath. The Psalms are my creation, and the victory God in me hath wrought shall endure forever. Bell No. 12--SANCTUS MICHAEL Michael is my name. is ut Deus" my war cry. It resounded in the halls of Heaven and was inscribed upon my banner: "Who is like God?" Under this flag I led Heaven's mighty hosts against the rebel angel and plunged him into hell. Bell No. 13--JOANNE DE ARC Joan of Arc is my name. I led the armies of France against the English invaders. Today I am called to lead the children of God. True Frenchmen all, against French infidels and renegades. My war cry will be: "Vive la France Catholique.r' "Long live Catholic France!" Bell No. 14--SANCTA PHILOMENA Philomena is my name: Its meaning is Daughter of Light. I am espoused to Him who is light eternal. For Him I gave my life and shed my blood. The burden of my song will be: "May the Light of Faith and the Fire of Love be kindled in every heart." Bell No. 15--SANCTA CAECILIA Cecilia is my name. You will see my portrait in the rose presiding over the organ, with angels in harmonious pose, singing night and day: "Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaoth. Heaven and Earth are full of Thy Glory. Hosanna in the Highest." Someone has spoken of Gothic cathedrals as "forests in stone;" and, with that idea in mind, it is no difficult task to liken the sound of these massive bells to thunder rolling amidst and above the granite trees and branches; for the effect produced upon the mind by the peal of the four largest bells is that of awe and wonder, while the...show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236583647
  • 9781236583642