Random thoughts from Pencefn

…. an engineer, singer and photographer living in Scotland

Mothering Sunday (Fourth Sunday in Lent) 2011

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Sins oft committed, now we lay before thee:
with true contrition, now no more we veil them:
grant us, Redeemer, loving absolution.

Attende Domine (Lent Prose)

Inside of the dome at Salzburg Cathedral

Inside of the dome at Salzburg Cathedral

The Cathedral in Salzburg is dedicated to Saints Rupert and Virgil. The first building was consecrated by the Abbot and Bishop Virgil, from Ireland, in 774. Archbishop Markus Sittikus began the building of the current building after a fire, which was consecrated in 1628.

On 16 October 1944 the dome took a direct hit from an aerial bomb. The image show the inside of the new dome, that was completed in 1959.

Author: Stewart

An instrumentation engineer who enjoys photography and singing. Working in the West of Scotland; a member of St Mary's Cathedral Glasgow and Southwark Cathedral; and a volunteer guard/signalman on the Ffestiniog Railway in North Wales.

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