We will begin with the decent and work our way up to the best.
2. St. Peter's Church on Barclay St. (New York State's Oldest Parish, Founded 1785)- This church was closed for renovations, but due to our apostolic authority we were admitted to the upper church on a private tour after visiting Our Lord in adoration in the lower church. The main altar was a beautiful white marble and was flanked by reliquaries. The statues were also done in marble and were of a great quality. The stained glass windows were the originals and were very beautiful. We were happy to note that this was St. Elizabeth Ann Seton's parish. We noticed that the paint on the walls was chipping, but were pleased to see that this and not the removal of the marble was the reason for the renovation.
We will begin with mildly bad and more towards horrendous.
5. St. Ignatius Church on
4. St. Ignatius Church on
3. Shower of Stoles- As were walking on the street, we spotted this ad. The participants should count their lucky stars that our visit was a day late...we would have anathematized them all.
1. The Park Avenue Methodist Church claims a slot in this section as well. The picture of the tympanum says all.
2. We found this chalice in
1. Trinity Public House - no no don't confuse it with the "church," we know it's hard. When Papa Sanctus Pius X first saw this establishment, he started joyfully sobbing. Unfortunately, we were unable to stop and enjoy this fine establishment. We are keeping this in mind for our next papal visit.
2. Sotto Cinco - this is the fine Italian establishment where the papal entourage enjoyed dinner on the side walk in the tradition of the restaurants of