LAST FRIDAY, I made a brief visit to Saint Mary's (Immaculate Conception) Church, in Alton, Illinois. This church was renovated since my last visit four years ago, and on this day, workmen were busy refinishing the wooden doors.
Rose window in the choir loft. The window depicts a psaltry, Saint Cecilia, King David the psalmist, angels, and symbols of the Evangelists.
A winged-lion, symbol of Saint Mark the Evangelist.
Saints Joachim and Anne.
Saint John Chrysostom.