Annunciation Greek (Orthodox) Church: Life in Two Worlds (2/3)

For more pictures, CLICK HERE. It’s a beautiful church, no question about it. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1956 and dedicated in 1961, the building is a departure from traditional orthodox architecture, yet retains the historic elements. The basic design is that of a greek cross inscribed by a circle. I am a big […]

St. Josaphat: Life in the West (1/3)

St. Josaphat is the Roman Basilica in Milwaukee, and is run by the Fransicans. It was built about a hundred years ago by Polish immigrants, so you will find lots of Polish in the building, and (not surprisingly), a great deal of affinity for the previous Pope, His Holiness John Paul II. Here is the […]

Roman, Greek, Coptic, a Tour

On May 20 our Academy took our annual steeplechase tour. Since we live so close to Milwaukee and Chicago, there are hundreds of churches (probably thousands) within an hour of us. Since our upper grade students are pretty interested in such things, we’ve gone to a lot of places over the years. Jewish, Muslim, B’Hai, […]