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Building a Cathedral for the Ages

A Theology of the Cathedral

Many factors came together to build a Cathedral for the ages:

  • The vision of Bishop John Cummins in creating the structure and processes that developed the consensus to move forward
  • The dedication and hard work of past volunteer committees, including those that chose the name, managed the competition and selection of the architect, selected the site and formulated the building plans.
  • The same dedication and work of ongoing committees, who manage the finances, organize the fund-raising and monitored the construction to completion.

These vital activities help great cathedral centers to be built. But what are the spiritual, theological drivers?

The images and quotations in this slideshow are from Church Documents and writings of Bishop Allen Vigneron. Perhaps they shed light on the theology of the cathedral.