Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Photos of the Consecration of the New Sacred Heart Shrine

On June 17th, 2007, Archbishop Burke unveiled the new Sacred Heart shrine at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - Sacred Heart shrine, mosaic of Jesus

Professor Duncan Stroik of the University of Notre Dame designed the shrine, and was present at the consecration. The image of Jesus is from the Vatican mosaic studio.

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - consecration of Sacred Heart shrine

During the consecration rite.

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - Sacred Heart shrine

This beautiful shrine is a small step towards the restoration of Catholic art.


A video of some excerpts of the consecration.

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