St. Boniface opening page 1

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St. Boniface opening page 1
Till: . CO UFdEK-JOURNAL; UFdEK-JOURNAL; UFdEK-JOURNAL; LOUISVILLE. MONDAY ilOKNlNG. NO GLAD IIOSIC PEALS THROUGH THE YAST BDILDI1IG. THZ of van- van- Bap- Bap- yes tb Sunday- a. m. each ta n God Thou of Ex God T. two . Is tb of to mr re get by man a is nen Is him the Alembers of the Hierarchy, Arrayed la Imposing ' . and Consecrate the Handsome New , Boniface To the Service of With) ceremonies which for Imrreaatve. nea would, have don credit to the Roman Roman of old, St. Bonlfaclu Klrcbe, the new German church at Jackson and Green streets, waa dedicated and blessed yesterday ty th Rt. Rer. Bishop Mc Closkey and other high offlclals of th Roman Church. - Th service attending tb blessing were perhaps the most beautiful and Impressive Impressive ever witnessed In Louisville, and they made a scene which will remain remain a fixture In the mind of those who participated tn It and to the thousands who witnessed It. . Tb dedication ot a Catholic church la made a season ot feast and prayer. Worldly cares are laid by for the mo. Father Beresheim, of St. Msrtln's, and Father Jenim. of St, Peter's church. Father Schuhmana was master of ceremonies, ceremonies, assistd by Father Prosper, with Monalgnor Zabter and Father Wester-man Wester-man Wester-man aa d 'a cons of honor. The cleric of Bt. Boniface attended aa altar boy and acolyte. . - - Following - tb nun Rer. Father TJbald. O. . M.. preached the sermon, which was in German. HIa text waa taken 'from Apocalypse of StJohnr "I will dwell among them," Father Ubald gave a short description of the churcb and the congregation from its organization, organization, saying that the new church, waa an offering of both rich and poor. Father L'bald was formerly th paator of 8U Bonlface'a, and be spoke feelingly ot the work ef the congregation In building the new edifice. The musical' programme wa furnished furnished by, a choir ot aeventy-two aeventy-two aeventy-two voices, under the direction of Prof. Oscar Klel-nvyer, Klel-nvyer, Klel-nvyer, otganiat and director cf the choir. Gounod's mass. "St. Cecilia." which had been especially arranged for the occasion, occasion, waa aung. and Mlaa Antoinette Werner, or Cincinnati, sung the solo, "Alma Vh-go." Vh-go." Vh-go." Tb verpvr services la the afternoon were even more Impressive than those of th morn toe:. There waa a parade of the Roman Knight In tb community, community, beaded by a brass band. There were eight companies In line In full uniform. Including SC George, St. Boniface, St, Mary. St. Martin. St. Edward. St. Michael. Michael. St. Joseph and St. Edward, of New Albany, and St. George, of Jeflersonvllte, nd branch No. a of th Catholic Knlghta of America, Including St. Boniface Boniface Maenner Vereln. St. Ludwlg Vn-terstuetsung Vn-terstuetsung Vn-terstuetsung Verern, St. Aloyslus Juen-gllng's Juen-gllng's Juen-gllng's Vereln and Marianisch Sodall-taet. Sodall-taet. Sodall-taet. When the march through the community community ' concluded, the churcb waa - ''.i --' --' --' , - v - , .... j Vestments, Celebrate Mass Church of St God. trimming of the urn material. There are two t ewers of the Gothic style of architecture The taller tower. wbieB Is 182 feet tn height, la located on the west side, snd Is surmounted by a glided eroaa twenty-two twenty-two twenty-two feet In height. In this tower are located the clock and belfry. The four bells used la tb old church are used in the new. The interior of the church ts strikingly rxettv. There are ten massive columns down tb main aisle which are finished In Italian marble, and beautifully orna mented at the top. Th - celling and walls are finished in llaht tints of blue and buff, and the pews and all wood work are of highly polished oak. I no column ar used to light tb building. and a very pretty effect la had in. tb arrangement of the light. On each col umn ar four or Bve-llgbt Bve-llgbt Bve-llgbt combination ga and eiectrie light chandelier, fin ished In gold. ; -" -" -Tb -Tb altars ar nerbaD the prettiest of any church) In tb city.- city.- They ar five in number and ar finished In whit and gold. Th mala altar cost S4.0UO, The atep leading to the altar ar of white marble with onyx - trimming. They are lighted by eighty Incandescent lamps, which ar arranged in a circle tn th ceiling Just In front of tb main altar. There are 1400 lighta la the building.. The choir loft la located. Juat above the main entrance. Ther ar fourteen large art glass me morial window of handsome deangn. which represent events la the lives of the different saints. They were donated aa memorials by various members of th church) and societies of the parish. The large window on the left aid of th transept prevents "Jesus and Mary in th chapel ot portiuncuia. Tn nam of th donor la withheld. Ther ar two small windows on each side which represent SC John the Baptist and St George, donated, respectively, by tha Knight ot St. John and tb Knterbt of St. Georce. -. -. Th large window on the opposite aide of the transept represents Jesus, the friend of children. It ts the gift ot a lady whose nam la withheld. Tb two small windows, on of which repre sents St. Clara. I th gift of a family who nam la withheld; tb otber. St. Rose, la tb gift of tb Blndewald family. family. Th eight windows, of which ther ar four on a nd. represent tn touow tea stihlects: St. Margareta of Corton and Cole-ta. Cole-ta. Cole-ta. gift ot the Third Order of St. Fran cis!. . - EL Francis tabUahInc th Third Or- Or- of th to ot or old he t4

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 19 Nov 1900, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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