Helping Worshipers See God

Last fall, I got the chance to explore downtown Chicago with author Ian Cron (Chasing Francis, Jesus, My Father, the CIA & Me). Ian writes stories that share first encounters with the Catholic Mass. Little did I know, I was about to experience my first one, as well.

I’ve toured many cathedrals, but it’s way different when you are guided through the rich, visual theology of an ancient sacred space. The space was overwhelming. I was immersed in the visual story of God. High-rising naves, stories in stained glass, Stations of the Cross, symbols of the Trinity and four Gospels patterned in the floor…the very architecture spoke theology.

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