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Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Redemptorist Catholic Church

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Redemptorist Catholic Church 3333 Broadway Kansas City, Missouri 64111 www. redemptoristkc.org Parish office (816) 561-3771    This beautiful and impressive church has twenty-nine very large stained-glass windows around the altar and along both sides of … Continue reading

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A Blogger Recognition Award for Bruce

So many wonderful “Blogs” in the world. (Billions according to WordPress.) And so many talented Bloggers. What a surprise then this week to realize that I had been honored with  a Blogger Recognition Award by Jill Printzenhoff,  whose Anecdotes Along … Continue reading

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St. James Catholic Church

St. James Catholic Church           3909 Harrison Street Kansas City, Missouri 6410 816-561-8512 http://www.stjkc.org Remember, this blog looks better if you click on the blue headline. The Parish was founded in 1906. Mission We, the people … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows Church

    Our Lady of Sorrows Parish 2552 Gilham Road Kansas City, Missouri (816) 421-2112 oloskc@oloskc.org Parish Founded: November 1880 Current Church Dedicated: September 16, 1923   Our Lady of Sorrows Parish was founded in 1890 when Bishop John J. Hogan signed an agreement with the Franciscan Provincial for the Franciscans to minister to the […]

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Holy Rosary Catholic Church

(Remember, for best viewing, click on the Blue Headline) Holy Rosary Catholic Church 911 E. Missouri Ave Kansas City, MO 64106 Parish Established: October 1890 Current Church: Dedicated December 20, 1903 I have included “slide shows” like the following one throughout … Continue reading

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Welcome Back to Postings From Inspired Glass

Hello everyone. It has been a while since I have posted anything in Inspired  Glass: Stained Glass Windows in Kansas City Religious Institutions. I am happy to say that I have returned to the quest. I will soon post images from … Continue reading

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Hanukkah Window Festival of Light

    I recently shared a beautiful Nativity window with you from a church in Saint Louis, Missouri.  While Christmas celebrations begin on December 24 all around the world,  Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights/Dedication, also starts on December 24th this … Continue reading

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Nativity – St. Alphonsus Ligouri “Rock” Catholic Church (St. Louis, Missouri)

    On a recent trip to Saint Louis Missouri, I was able to photograph all of the beautiful stained glass windows on the first level of this magnificent Redemptorist church. As the Christmas holiday approaches, I thought you might … Continue reading

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Early Stained Glass in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

In October of 2014, I spent a day in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Although the Met’s primary collection of Medieval art is at the  Met Cloisters overlooking the Hudson River in northern Manhattan’s Fort Tryon Park, … Continue reading

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Westport Presbyterian Church

201 Westport Road      Kansas City, MO      64111 http://www.westportpresbyterian.org (816) 931-1032 “We are an historic congregation celebrating over 180 years of service: 1835-now.” “Our faith is over two thousand years old-Our thinking and our vision are not.” Westport Presbyterian is a … Continue reading

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