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Las Vegas Catholic Church Stained Glass Window

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This can be found in the Guardian Angel Cathedral off the Las Vegas Strip, where I served as an altar boy in elementary school. I found it in the photobucket page of someone named Mansfield Fox. I had been looking for a photo of this unique stained glass since having completed the manuscript for my forthcoming book, Return to Rome: Confessions of An Evangelical Catholic (Brazos Press, 2009), which will be released in November of this year. I've created a website for the book, ReturntoRome.com, which you can find here.

Comments (7)

It's evocative of cataclysm, like a German Experssionist painting from the interwar period. It reminds me of the set lines in The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, or a painting by Otto Dix. There is, in fact, not a single identifiably Christian thing about it.

That can be said about the entire Cathedral. I went there once, while en route to Ft. Irwin for a TDY, I flew into Vegas, and stopped in for Mass before driving to Ft. Irwin. That place was unsettling, in fact it gave me the creeps. There is a mosaic of a sorts of some ... being... on the back wall behind the altar that I think was supposed to be an angel but seemed to me to be like a demonic harlequin. The whole place seems like it should be a worship house for a cult like Scientology, not the Catholic Church.

The Church building looks like That 70's show, but, I must say, the homily was rock solid, and though they do the Haugen-Haas music selection, the Cantor did it about as well as can be done.

Overall, I was quite impressed with the priests who serve there.

Yeah, but to me, this one better reflects the whole truth and purpose behind the Catholic Church...
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I like it. It looks fairly different from most stained glass mosaics I come across. http://stained-glass-review.blogspot.com/2009/10/crafts-stained-glass.html

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I really like this window. Church stained glass windows are often just a variation on an old worn out theme. I like the classic look and all, but having a different look doesn't mean the classic nature of the church's doctrine has changed. I like that it communicates religiosity while still moving into the 20th century style.

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