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Amazing Chapel of St. Basil on University of St. Thomas

Posted: March 27, 2017 at 6:33 pm   /   Chapels and Churches

The amazing Chapel of St. Basil is an architectural marvel on the University of St. Thomas campus in Houston, Texas.  Designed by the famous architect Philip Johnson in 1997, it capped off his amazing career in stupendous fashion. The engineering firm of CJG based in Houston as well as Austin carried out the plans of […]

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Antioch Missionary Baptist Church ~ Jesus Saves Signage

Posted: January 31, 2017 at 4:39 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Historic Buildings

It is difficult to miss seeing the JESUS SAVES signage at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church.  It is situated at the top of a tall tower on the large beautiful brick church in downtown Houston.  At night the neon JESUS SAVES sign is even more prominent against darkened skies. The location of this historic church could […]

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Linocut Art of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Houston

Posted: August 14, 2016 at 2:23 am   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Linocuts

Linocut Art One day a congregant from St. Matthew Lutheran Church wandered into the Museum of Printing History in Houston, Texas.  She noticed a framed linocut print that I had created of her church.  It was hanging on the wall in the gift shop. She contacted me and long story short…they now have the rights […]

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Welcoming Love Mural @ St. Mark’s United Methodist Church

Posted: July 9, 2016 at 11:32 pm   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Murals

Love Mural My husband and I have been having some fun exploring our city.  In so doing it is hard to miss seeing the many murals around town. Our fair city truly celebrates public art in all forms! I had seen a mural with the word LOVE on some website.  We decided to find out […]

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Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum becomes a New Venue

Posted: July 4, 2016 at 3:38 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Did You Know?, Museums

Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum in Houston, Texas This is a look back at a very special museum exhibit which once graced our city for a time. Those of us who got to see it were fortunate to have had that experience! If you were not among its visitors, take a look at what you missed […]

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Rothko Chapel on Menil Campus in Houston, Texas

Posted: June 3, 2016 at 4:09 pm   /   Art & Culture, Chapels and Churches, Fine Art, Sculptures

Sacred Places There are two chapels on the campus of The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas.  They are worlds apart in most respects and yet one might also see some similarities. The similarities start from the fact that both are chapels dedicated to quiet reflection. No interior photographs are allowed to be taken. They are […]

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Bravura Concert Series at All Saints Catholic Church

Posted: April 30, 2016 at 6:00 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Events

Our discovering this ongoing concert series in the Houston Heights was a delight!  We may or may not have found out about it on our own. There are so many events on a daily basis in this gigantic metropolitan city of Houston.  Even though we subscribe to the daily Houston Chronicle newspaper, we had never […]

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Annual Greek Festival in West Houston is Lots of Fun!

Posted: April 10, 2016 at 1:04 am   /   Chapels and Churches, Events

The location of this annual Greek Festival is at St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church in west Houston.  The Houston Press considers it to be one of “Top 10” most beautiful churches in our city. Years ago my husband and I attended a couple of Greek Festivals closer to town at the Annunciation Greek […]

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St. Patrick Catholic Church in Galveston & Saint Patrick

Posted: March 26, 2016 at 2:24 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Galveston Attraction How is St. Patrick, St. Patrick’s Church and a Galveston attraction in Texas all tied together? Stay tuned… St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Galveston is certainly an attraction if only to see the beautiful architecture. It is another one of noted architect Nicolas J. Clayton’s designs of which which he had more than […]

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Eaton Memorial Chapel & Galveston’s Storm of the Century

Posted: March 26, 2016 at 12:43 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

Galveston Attraction The focus of this article is Eaton Memorial Chapel and my original linocut print. It will also concern itself with hurricanes on Galveston Island including the “storm of the century” in 1900. Eaton Memorial Chapel is one of the two oldest historical churches on Galveston Island.  It is another beautiful and elegant structure […]

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Galveston History & Historic Sacred Heart Church

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 11:51 pm   /   Chapels and Churches, Galveston, Houston Metro Area, Linocuts

History of Galveston Many people going on a Galveston, TX. vacation might be interested in learning a bit of the history of Galveston. They also might like knowing a bit more about the dazzling white Moorish designed Sacred Heart Church which can hardly escape notice if they are driving into town on the main street […]

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