Ah, history. We’d like to know the whole story, but the mists of time the shroud of mystery we don’t.
If this blog had a sound track, right now you’d be hearing Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. (I particularly like the bit starting at 2:50.)
Fun fact to know: Fr. Robert J. Gaestel, who has been at Church of the Angels for over 25 years, was given this year’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Award by the Pasadena Police Department. Yeah, he packs responsible heat.
A beautiful building is, at the end of the day, just another place. It’s the human element that makes a difference.
Previously in this series: