Saturday, July 19, 2008

Byzantine Sights at World Youth Day

While the liturgically interested tend to focus on World Youth Day from the perspective of the papal liturgies and Juventutem (and this year, a couple of other venues as well), it is good to recall that the splendours of the Byzantine liturgy are also there present:

As an architectural aside, I was struck by the noble dignity of the gothic church in which this was being celebrated, with its wonderful stone, woodwork, windows, chancel and altar.

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