Monday, February 04, 2008

An Interesting Architectural Feature from Heiligenkreuz

I came across this interesting photograph from Heiligenkreuz Abbey in Austria that comes from their chapel for the dead. One of their Father's recently died just a few days ago (requiescat in pace), from which this photo is taken.

Please say a prayer for his soul and after you have done that, do take a look at the image. I've left it in thumbnail size so that you might click on it for a larger image.

Do take note of the rather unique candlesticks that surround the fixed catafalque. Quite a "memento mori".

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