Silent Sunday: The Dome At The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

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Dinah Lee Griffey
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That is so beautiful. I love to see architecture that is meant to be meaningful-Dinah Lee

Jul 12, 2009 10:27 PM #2
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Sharon Alters
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Patricia, what a beautiful building. You do live in an amazing area for photoraphy!

Sharon

Jul 12, 2009 10:31 PM #3
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Terry & Bonnie Westbrook
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I see all the work and craftsmanship .  I guess it takes time to make something worth while.

Jul 12, 2009 10:36 PM #4
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Hannah Williams
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Pat..That is Gorgeous building..but for some reason I can hear church bells ringing..twitterThank you for a fantastic photo of beautiful architecture...

HELPFULHANNAH

Jul 12, 2009 10:37 PM #5
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Patricia,

In addition to the religious symbolism that is depicted there, I marvel at the craftsmanship it took to create it. :)

Steve

Jul 12, 2009 10:40 PM #6
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Too cool....makes me want to get back on my knees.  I love churches like these.

Jul 12, 2009 10:44 PM #7
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HI Pat!  That is absolutely gorgeous--what a great shot!  You live in an area that is just so rich in history and gorgeous buildings--lucky you!

Debe in Charlotte

Jul 12, 2009 11:08 PM #8
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Gary Woltal
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Pat that dome is exquisite to say the least. What terrific color and intricate detail on it.

Jul 12, 2009 11:11 PM #9
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Hi Pat... What a great shot.  Is it a painted or tiled dome?

Jul 13, 2009 01:13 AM #10
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Jim Hale
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I like the way th blue of the dome matches the blue of the steeple.  Great pix.  Beauty of a bldg.

Jul 13, 2009 04:46 AM #11
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Sasha Miletic - Windsor Real Estate
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Hi Patricia, Good post. Thanks for sharing.

Best - Sash

Jul 13, 2009 06:06 AM #12
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Mike Saunders
Lanier Partners - Athens, GA

Patricia - thanks for the picture, it made me realize, that with all of my trips to and around D.C., I have not seen that church.

Jul 13, 2009 07:03 AM #13
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Charles McDonald
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There is so much to see in the DC area, I need to brings the kids up for a couple of days this Fall...

I like cool weather :)

your friend in Charlottesville Virginia!

Jul 13, 2009 07:16 AM #14
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Leesa Finley
RED Properties - Wake Forest, NC
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Wow - that is beautiful!  I can't imagine the time and the effort it took to complete it.  i love all the pictures you share - like everyone has said, you live in a great area full of beautiful shots!

Jul 13, 2009 07:34 AM #15
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Don Rogers
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Pat,

You have done a great job on getting this photo.  Thank you ma'am for sharing it with the group.

Jul 13, 2009 09:06 AM #16
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Patricia, your pictures are so clear and crisp.  I especially love the colors and the shape of the dome.  You are so lucky to live in DC taking in all of the history and beauty.

 

Jul 13, 2009 10:23 AM #17
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Liz Loadholt
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Pat --- as everyone has said --- what a beautiful shot --- the building is gorgeous.  Thanks for sharing.

BTW, if you have not visited my post today ; "Who is the Oldest Active Rainer? -- I was hoping that you would and perhaps re-blog it in an effort to locate the oldest Active Rainer.  Thanks.

mama Liz with Maddie

Jul 13, 2009 01:04 PM #18
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Laura Warden
Choices Real Estate - Albuquerque, NM

Nice picture of the Dome

Jul 13, 2009 03:02 PM #19
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Debbie Cook
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Pat,

That place is so impressive inside and out.  I was there in May for my niece's graduation from Palloti High School and the full 2 hour mass that went with it.  I have to say it took my breath away. 

Jul 16, 2009 02:43 AM #20
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Pat - DC is so beautiful - thanks for sharing your photos!!!

Jul 16, 2009 01:59 PM #21
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