2015 International Awards Program for Religious Art & Architecture
This first photo is a church renovation and there is not a before picture. You can bet your bottom dollar that the before picture presented worship and the Catholic Mass as a vertical endeavor, where as this is built upon the Kumbaya ideology of holding hands during worship to make it horizontal and all about me and us:
You can view the above church's Easter Vigil photos HERE with a woman "sub-deacon" or priestess of some type! I suspect she is a pastoral minister or RCIA catechist. Interesting no? (Albany, New York has a reputation of being loony progressive and since the 1970's. But there is a new bishop in town, maybe things will progress in the right direction soon, but who knows?
A couple of other Catholic buildings: