Unlocking the Secrets to the Places Catholics Call Home

Authors explain the physical significances of Catholic churches

The ChurchFrom the bestselling authors of The Mass, Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina bring an insightful and practical guide that explores the architectural and spiritual components of the Catholic Church in The Church.

In this thought-provoking book, Wuerl and Aquilina illuminate the importance of the Church in its many guises and examine the theological ideas behind the physical structure of churches, cathedrals, and basilicas.

 

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church 1How is a church designed? What is the function of the altar? What does the nave represent? What is the significance of the choir loft? Sure to intrigue travelers who enjoy architecture, history and faith, this new book includes amazing photography.

Cardinal Wuerl commissioned the official photographer of the Diocese of Washington, DC to provide more than two dozen beautiful black-and-white photographs.

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//About the authors::

Cardinal_Donald_Wuerl_EWTN_US_Catholic_News_12_13_11DONALD CARDINAL WUERL is the Archbishop of Washington, DC and the bestselling author of The Catholic Way. He is known nationally for his catechetical and teaching ministry and for his efforts on behalf of Catholic education.

mike-aquilina

MIKE AQUILINA is the author of over 20 books including The Mass of the Early Christians and Fire of God’s Love: 120 Reflections on the Eucharist. He appears regularly on EWTN with Scott Hahn.

*For more information visit Mike’s blog

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