I had the great good fortune recently to join the board of the Friends St. Alphonsus Arts & Cultural Center, housed in the
We had a committee meeting today and I brought along my camera, and my son and trusty tripod-bearer, Lucien, to shoot a few pictures. Here's one of the pulpit and side altar:
The small museum off the main altar has many curiosities. I admired this fine Celtic cross, fashioned by an Irish political prisoner from matchsticks and bits of phonograph records during "The Troubles." Also this porcelain presentation cup from 1900 featuring the well-fed and contented looking Archbishop Blenk.
The Center is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10 AM to 2 PM. It's free and well worth a visit.