Places Of Worship


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Places Of Worship

  1. 1. PLACES OF WORSHIP Sistine Chapel, Papal Palace St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, Melbourne Hong Kong Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Hong Kong SAR Catholic Places of Worship
  3. 3. Introduction to the Sistine Chapel <ul><li>The Sistine Chapel is located in the Papal Palace, in Vatican </li></ul><ul><li>The Sistine Chapel is famous because the Papal Conclaves or the election of the new Pope is located there </li></ul><ul><li>This is the Papal Chapel where the Pope conducts masses </li></ul>
  4. 4. History of the Sistine Chapel <ul><li>Built between 1475-1483 </li></ul><ul><li>Takes name from Pope Sixtus IV della Rovere (Pope during 1471-1484)who had it built </li></ul><ul><li>First mass celebrated on August 15, 1483 dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary </li></ul><ul><li>First Election of Conclave took place in the 1492 in the Sistine Chapel </li></ul><ul><li>Exact dimension given as the Temple of Solomon in the Old Testament </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Michelangelo was ordered by Pope Julius II to paint the ceiling of the chapel in 1508, which took him 4 years to complete </li></ul><ul><li>The Painting of the Last Judgement was by Michelangelo from 1535-1541 </li></ul><ul><li>This painting is a representation of the second coming of Christ </li></ul>
  6. 6. During the Election of a Conclave <ul><li>On Election day, a chimney is put on the roof of the Chapel </li></ul><ul><li>This is for the smoke signal that arises once the election has found a conclave or is not able to find the a conclave </li></ul><ul><li>White smoke : the new Pope has been found </li></ul><ul><li>Black smoke : no successful election has been held </li></ul>To Title Page
  8. 8. Introduction to St. Patrick’s Cathedral <ul><li>It is Cathedral Church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Melbourne in Victoria, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>It is famous because it is a leading example of the Gothic Revival style of architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Seat of Archbishop Denis J. Hart </li></ul>
  9. 9. History of St. Patrick’s Cathedral <ul><li>Built between 1858 – 1937 </li></ul><ul><li>Fr Geoghegan established St Patrick's Parish </li></ul><ul><li>Bishop Goold laid the first foundation of St. Patrick’s Cathedral </li></ul><ul><li>Designed by William Wardell </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>A richly ornate triple spired French Gothic composition with Notre Dame-like qualities </li></ul><ul><li>Built from local bluestone </li></ul>
  11. 11. Important Dates of the Cathedral <ul><li>1847 July The Colonial Secretary granted two acres of land for a church on Eastern Hill, where St Patrick's Cathedral now stands </li></ul><ul><li>1850 April Additional two acres of land is approved for a bishop's residence </li></ul><ul><li>1986 November 28 Pope John Paul II addresses clergy in the Cathedral on occasion of his Papal Visit </li></ul><ul><li>1997 St. Patrick's Cathedral restoration works completed </li></ul>To Title Page
  12. 12. Hong Kong Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
  13. 13. Introduction to the Hong Kong Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception <ul><li>Located in Hong Kong SAR </li></ul><ul><li>Is Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Seat of Cardinal of Hong Kong, Bishop Joseph Zen </li></ul>
  14. 14. History of the Hong Kong Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception <ul><li>First built in 1843 and was burned down by fire in 1859: Wellington Street </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilt at a different site: Caine Road </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>First mass celebrated on December 7, 1888 </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized as a Honorable Mention in the 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Designed by Crawlwey and Company of London </li></ul><ul><li>Services first began in July 1886 </li></ul><ul><li>Was a Cathedral from the time it was built </li></ul>
  16. 16. Fun Facts <ul><li>Measures 272 feet long and 132 feet wide with 38 columns </li></ul><ul><li>Cost US$1,119,100 </li></ul>To Title Page End Show
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