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  • Needle in Dublin Town Center
  • Guinness is the #1 visitors attraction in Dublin
  • Treaty agreement was signed on this stone back in 1690. See castle in back ground.
  • Landscape in Ireland
  • Flying over the Alps
  • Tuscany from the plane
  • Rome Airport
  • Vatican Square
  • Spot where Pope John Paul II was shot in Vatican Square.
  • Came from Egypt which is the same age as the pyramids. Moses likely saw this during his Exodus. St. Peter would have looked at this during his crucifixions.
  • St. Peters
  • One of the 4 front doors to St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters (Unknown Pope)
  • Pope Leo XI
  • Christ with Peter and Paul and unknown pope.
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • Pope Elevator into St. Peter’s
  • Burial Tomb of Pope John Paul II in St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • Each of the letter are eight feet, top to bottom. A six foot tall person could stand inside the letter “O”.
  • Tile near upper dome in St. Peters
  • Tile close-up near upper dome in St. Peters
  • Looking down from inside of St. Peters on the main alter
  • Vatican Square from the top of St. Peters Dome
  • Garden from the top of St. Peters Dome
  • Status of the Disciples and Jesus on St. Peters
  • The Gossen’s smiling on top of St. Peter’s with the Dome in the back ground.
  • St. Peters
  • St. Peters
  • Columns of St. Peter’s
  • The Gossen’s in St. Peters
  • Baptism Fount in St. Peters
  • Swiss Guard near St. Peters
  • Andy keeping us on schedule.
  • St. Paul
  • Doors to St. Paul’s
  • Inside St. Paul’s
  • Alter of St. Paul’s
  • Inside dome of St. Paul’s
  • Tomb of St. Paul (see explanation in next slide)
  • Chains of St. Paul held in prison
  • Mural of every Pope in St. Paul’s
  • Got stiffed by 2 Romans to pay 5 euro for pictures.
  • Heads from status at the coliseum.
  • Roman Ruler
  • The Gossen’s in the Coliseums
  • Palace of emporia of Rome
  • One of the remains of building in the Forum
  • Forum in Rome where former gov’t building stood.
  • The Empire Palaces over looking Circus Maximus. This is where the chariot races occurred.
  • Key hole door
  • Key Hole picture.
  • Wedding Cake
  • St. Peter in chains church
  • Inside St. Peter in Chains church.
  • Chains of St. Peters as in Acts in the Bible.
  • Chains of St. Peters as in Acts in the Bible.
  • Gold on the ceiling was given to Papal as gift. The gold used was some of the first gold from the America’s.
  • Dome of St. Mary Major.
  • Inside St. Prassede
  • Christmas Eve in line to go to mass.
  • Main Altar at St. Peter’s
  • The altar shows the papal throne in St. Peter’s.
  • This is not glass. It is light going through stone.
  • St. Gasper 1786 – 1837 (Started the Precious Blood Order)
  • Arm of St. Francis Xavier
  • Trivia Fountain
  • Coliseum at Pompeii
  • Street in Pompeii
  • House in Pompeii
  • Bath House in Pompeii
  • ST. John Lateran same as St. John the Baptist
  • St. John the Lantern
  • St. John Lateran (rear)
  • Santa Croce in Gerusalemme other wise known as the church the Holy Cross in Jerusalem (it is in Rome). Church were relics recovered by St. Helen the mother of Constantine.
  • #1 is the Incorruptible Finger of St. Thomas that he placed in the wounds of the Risen Christ . #2 is Scourging Pillar (to which Christ was tied as he was beaten. #3 are two thrones from the crown of Christ.
  • Contains the wood of the cross
  • Sign posted above Christ crucified “King of the Jews”
  • Nail of the cross.
  • Vatican Museum beside St. Peters
  • Sarcophagus in Vatican Museum
  • Painting in the Sistine Chapel
  • Church of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Tomb of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Apartment in Tuscany
  • Cathedral in Florence
  • Bridge over river in Florence.
  • Gold and jewelry shops on bridge over the river in Florence.
  • Statue of male
  • Cathedral in Florence side view
  • Cathedral in Florence front view
  • Tuscany hills
  • Church in San Gimingnano in Tuscany
  • Cathedral in Pisa
  • Cathedral looking down from Tower of Pisa
  • The Cathedral (Duomo) church of Milan, Italy started in the year 1386. Dedicated to Santa Maria Nascente (Saint Mary Nascent) This Cathedral in Milan is the third largest church in the world.
  • Inside Saint Mary Nascenti in Milan
  • St. Anthony in Padua
  • Grand Canal in Venice
  • Many mask shops in Venice
  • San Marco in Venice
  • Rialto Bridge in Venice. Most known.
  • Narrow streets of Venice. Venice is the only sustainable city in the world with out vehicles. All services provided with out vehicles.
  • Church of the first Eucharistic Miracle
  • Church of the Holy Face in Manepello, Italy
  • Ireland & Italy slideshow

    1. 1. TRIP TO IRELAND AND ITALY WINTER 2012 1
    2. 2. Opening new suitcases for trip 2
    3. 3. Arrive in a wet and rainy Ireland 3
    4. 4. IRELAND 4
    5. 5. Saint Patrick’s CathedralDublin, Ireland 5
    6. 6. 6Stained glass in St. Patrick’s in Dublin
    7. 7. Inside St. Patricks in Dublin 7
    8. 8. Needle in Dublin Town Center 8
    9. 9. Guinness is the #1 visitor’s attraction in Dublin 9
    10. 10. Dublin atNight 10
    11. 11. Stone where the Treaty of Limerick was signed on the 3rd ofOctober 1691 after the war between William III of Hanover of 11England and his father-in-law King James II.
    12. 12. Castle in Limerick, Ireland 12
    13. 13. Rural field in western Ireland 13
    14. 14. The Cliffs of Moher 14
    15. 15. Cliffs of Moher 15
    16. 16. The Cliffs of Moher 16
    17. 17. Arch at TheCliffs 17
    18. 18. Rural countryside withstone fences of Ireland 18
    19. 19. The Small Cliffs 19
    20. 20. The Small Cliffs 20
    21. 21. The Small Cliffs 21
    22. 22. Ancient Abbey 22
    23. 23. Ancient Abbey 23
    24. 24. Sunrise on the plane 24
    25. 25. Plane view of Alps 25
    26. 26. Flying over the Alps 26
    27. 27. Tuscany from the plane 27
    28. 28. ROME, ITALY 28
    29. 29. Rome Airport 29
    30. 30. Vatican Square 30
    31. 31. Spot where Pope John Paul II was shot in Vatican Square 31
    32. 32. This obelisk came fromEgypt during the time ofthe pyramids. Moses mostlikely saw this obeliskduring his Exodus. St.Peter would have lookedat it during his crucifixionin Vatican Square. 32
    33. 33. St. Peter’s 33
    34. 34. One ofthe fourfrontdoors toSt. Peter’s 34
    35. 35. Inside St. Peter’s 35
    36. 36. St. Peter’s Dome (mosaic tiles make up the pictures) 36
    37. 37. Main altar in St. Peter’s 37
    38. 38. Mural of the Blessed Mother in St. Peter’s 38
    39. 39. Unknown Pope 39
    40. 40. Pope Leo XIin St. Peter’s 40
    41. 41. Christ with Peter & Pauland unknown Pope in St.Peter’s 41
    42. 42. The Pieta(1498–1499) is amasterpiece ofRenaissancesculpture byMichelangelo,housed in St.Peter’s. 42
    43. 43. The Pieta 43 Mural in St. Peter’s
    44. 44. 44Mural in St. Peter’s
    45. 45. Mural in St. Peter’s 45
    46. 46. Pope’s Elevator into St. Peter’s 46
    47. 47. Burial Tomb of Pope John Paul II in St. Peter’s 47
    48. 48. Dome in St. Peter’s 48
    49. 49. Dome in St. Peter’s (tiles) 49
    50. 50. Each of the letters are 6 ½ feet, top tobottom. A six foot tall person could stand 50inside the letter “O”.
    51. 51. Tile near upper dome in St. Peter’s 51
    52. 52. Tiles close-up nearupper dome in St.Peter’s 52
    53. 53. Looking down to themain altar from thedome in St. Peter’s 53
    54. 54. Vatican City 54
    55. 55. Vatican Square from the out side of St. Peter’s Dome 55
    56. 56. Garden from the top of St.Peter’s Dome 56
    57. 57. Rear view of statues ofthe 12 Disciples andJesus on St. Peter’sroof 57
    58. 58. The Gossen family smiling on top of St.Peter’s with the Dome in the back 58ground.
    59. 59. St. Peter’s 59
    60. 60. St. Peter’s 60
    61. 61. Columns of St. Peter’s 61
    62. 62. The Gossens in St. Peter’s 62
    63. 63. Baptismal Font in St. Peter’s 63
    64. 64. Swiss Guard near St. Peter’s 64
    65. 65. Andy keeping us on schedule. 65
    66. 66. Basilica of Saint Paul 66
    67. 67. St. Paul 67
    68. 68. St. Paul 68
    69. 69. Doors to St. Paul’s 69
    70. 70. Inside St. Paul’s 70
    71. 71. Inside St. Paul’s 71
    72. 72. Tile mural on domein St. Paul’s 72
    73. 73. Tomb of St. Paul (see explanation in next slide) 73
    74. 74. Chains of St. Paul held in prison 74
    75. 75. Mural of every Pope in St. Paul’s 75
    76. 76. Pope Benedict XVI 76
    77. 77. THE COLOSSEUM AT CHRISTMAS 77
    78. 78. Roman Colosseum 78
    79. 79. Getting stiffed by 2 Romans to pay 5euro for picture 79
    80. 80. Heads from statues at the Colosseum. 80
    81. 81. RomanEmperor 81
    82. 82. Colosseum had a retractable roof 82
    83. 83. Inside look of the Colosseum 83
    84. 84. 84
    85. 85. 85
    86. 86. Gateway Arch near Colosseum 86
    87. 87. Palace of the Emperor of Rome 87
    88. 88. One of the remains of building in the Rome Forum 88
    89. 89. Roman Forum where former government building stood 89
    90. 90. The Emperor’s Palaces overlooking Circus Maximus. Thisis where the chariot races occurred. 90
    91. 91. Key hole door 91
    92. 92. Key hole pictureof St. Peter’s 92
    93. 93. OLDEST MUSEUM IN THE WORLDBuilding known as the Wedding Cake in Rome 93
    94. 94. St. Peter in Chains Church 94
    95. 95. Inside St. Peter in Chains church 95
    96. 96. Chains of St. Peter as in Acts of theApostles 96
    97. 97. Close up of chains of St. Peter 97
    98. 98. Basilica of Saint Mary Major 98
    99. 99. Inside St. Mary Major 99
    100. 100. Gold on the ceiling was given to the Pope as a gift. The gold used 100was some of the first gold from the Americas.
    101. 101. Dome of St. Mary Major 101
    102. 102. Santa Prassede 102
    103. 103. Inside St. Prassede 103
    104. 104. THE PILLAR OF THE FLAGELLATION OF JESUS CHRIST 104
    105. 105. Christmas Eve in St.Peter’s Squarewaiting in line to goto Mass. 105
    106. 106. OUR VIEW OF ST. PETER’S FOR CHRISTMAS EVE MASS 106
    107. 107. Main Altar in St. Peter’s 107
    108. 108. THE GOSPEL 108
    109. 109. PREPARING THE HOLY ALTAR 109
    110. 110. BEFORE THEEUCHARISTIC PRAYER 110
    111. 111. The EucharisticPrayer proclaimedby the Holy Father 111
    112. 112. INCENSE 112
    113. 113. THE WASHING OF THE HANDS 113
    114. 114. The altar shows the papal throne inSt. Peter’s 114
    115. 115. This is not glass. It is light going through stone in St. Peter’s 115
    116. 116. THE CROWD IN ST. PETER’SSQUARE ON CHRISTMAS DAY 116
    117. 117. Our Holy Father’s Christmas Message 117
    118. 118. The Pope’sBlessing 118
    119. 119. 119
    120. 120. Swiss Guard 120
    121. 121. The Pantheon 121
    122. 122. St. Gasper’s Tomb 1786 – 1837(Started the Precious Blood Order) 122
    123. 123. The arm of St.Francis Xavier 123
    124. 124. Trevi Fountain 124
    125. 125. Andrea at the Trevi Fountain 125
    126. 126. Alyssa at theTrevi Fountain 126
    127. 127. DAY TRIP DOWN TO POMPEII 127
    128. 128. Mount Vesuvius 128
    129. 129. Coliseum at Pompeii 129
    130. 130. Street in Pompeii 130
    131. 131. House in Pompeii 131
    132. 132. Bath House in Pompeii 132
    133. 133. One lost soul in Pompeii 133
    134. 134. A second lost soul from Pompeii 134
    135. 135. BACK IN ROME 135
    136. 136. Basilica of Saint John Lateran – Cathedral of Rome andof the World (front) 136
    137. 137. Tomb of St. John the Baptist in St. JohnLateran Basilica 137
    138. 138. Second view to make sure yousaw the Tomb of St. John theBaptist 138
    139. 139. Altar in St. John Lateran 139
    140. 140. St. John Lateran 140
    141. 141. St. John Lateran (rear) 141
    142. 142. The Basilica of the Holy Crossin Jerusalem (in Rome) This church holds relics ofChrist, recovered by St.Helen, the mother of RomanEmperor Constantine. 142
    143. 143. #1 is the Incorruptible Finger of St. Thomas that he placed in the wounds ofChrist . #2 is a piece of the Scourging Pillar (to which Christ was tied as hewas beaten). #3 are two thorns from the crown of Christ. 143
    144. 144. Contains the wood of the Cross 144
    145. 145. Sign posted above Christcrucified: “King of the Jews” 145
    146. 146. Nail of the crucified Christ. 146
    147. 147. Vatican Museumbeside St. Peters 147
    148. 148. Sarcophagus in VaticanMuseum 148
    149. 149. Painting in the Sistine Chapel 149
    150. 150. ASSISI 150
    151. 151. Assisi rural area 151
    152. 152. Church of St. Francisof Assisi 152
    153. 153. Tomb of St. Francis of Assisi 153
    154. 154. FLORENCE, TUSCANY AND PISA 154
    155. 155. Apartment in Tuscany 155
    156. 156. Cathedral in Florence 156
    157. 157. Bridge over river in Florence 157
    158. 158. Gold and jewelry shops onbridge over the river inFlorence 158
    159. 159. Michelangelos David 159
    160. 160. Cathedral in Florence side view 160
    161. 161. The gothic Basilica ofFlorence 161
    162. 162. Tuscany Hills 162
    163. 163. Church in SanGimingnano inTuscany 163
    164. 164. Cathedral in Pisa 164
    165. 165. Cathedral looking down from 165Tower of Pisa
    166. 166. Leaning Tower of Pisa 166
    167. 167. LeaningTower ofPisa 167
    168. 168. Cathedral and Tower of Pisa 168
    169. 169. Lake Como on Swiss boarder 169
    170. 170. Mountain rail near Como 170
    171. 171. MILAN, ITALY 171
    172. 172. The Cathedral(Duomo) church ofMilan, Italy started inthe year 1386.Dedicated to SantaMaria Nascente (SaintMary Nascent) ThisCathedral in Milan isthe third largest churchin the world. 172
    173. 173. Inside Saint MaryNascenti in Milan 173
    174. 174. St. Anthony’s Church inPadua 174
    175. 175. 175
    176. 176. VENICE, ITALY 176
    177. 177. Venice and the Grand Canal 177
    178. 178. Venice 178
    179. 179. Venice 179
    180. 180. Many mask shops in Venice 180
    181. 181. 181
    182. 182. Venice 182
    183. 183. San Marco in Venice 183
    184. 184. Plaza San Marco in Venice 184
    185. 185. Rialto Bridge in Venice 185
    186. 186. The Gossens on the Rialto Bridge 186
    187. 187. Narrow streets of Venice.Venice is the onlysustainable city in the worldwithout vehicles. 187
    188. 188. RAVENNA : MOSAIC CAPITAL OF THE WORLD 188
    189. 189. Church in Ravenna withmany mosaics 189
    190. 190. Mosaic Tiles 190
    191. 191. Mosaic Tiles 191
    192. 192. Mosaic Tiles ofJesus’s Baptism 192
    193. 193. Beach on Adriatic Seanear Ravenna 193
    194. 194. Beach on AdriaticSea near Ravenna 194
    195. 195. Shells on beach 195
    196. 196. Near San Marino 196
    197. 197. • The Country of San Marino is surrounded by Italy.• It is the second smallest country in the world (behind the Vatican). 197
    198. 198. View from San Marino 198
    199. 199. One of three lookouts at San MarinoANDY! 199
    200. 200. Another Tower atSan Marino LEN! 200
    201. 201. View fromSan Marino4200 feetabove sealevel 201
    202. 202. Last tower at San Marino 202
    203. 203. Mountain inCentral Italy 203
    204. 204. • Church of the first Eucharistic Miracle in Luciano, Italy 204
    205. 205. Church of the first Eucharistic Miracle 205
    206. 206. Monstrance with the flesh and blood of Christknown as the first Eucharistic Miracle, 500 A.D. 206
    207. 207. Mountain inCentral Italy 207
    208. 208. 208
    209. 209. 209
    210. 210. Hotel in themountains 210
    211. 211. Rural country 211
    212. 212. Church of the Holy Face in Manepello, Italy 212
    213. 213. Inside Church of the Holy Face 213
    214. 214. The face of Christ 214
    215. 215. Mountains incentral Italy 215
    216. 216. City on hill side 216
    217. 217. Sisters at the TivoliGardens Fountains 217
    218. 218. The Tivoli Gardens 218
    219. 219. The Tivoli Gardens 219
    220. 220. The Tivoli Gardens 220
    221. 221. The Tivoli Gardens 221
    222. 222. The Tivoli Gardens 222
    223. 223. The Tivoli Gardens 223
    224. 224. The Tivoli Gardens 224
    225. 225. BACK IN ROME AT THE NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGE 225
    226. 226. North American College in Rome 226
    227. 227. North American College in Rome 227
    228. 228. The Field at NAC 228
    229. 229. Our favoriterestaurant. ( Wewent there twice) 229
    230. 230. And of course there wasthe Pasta. Momma Mia ! 230

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