Some Views of Downside Abbey

Downside Abbey, located in England, is the home of many fine medieval vestments and gothic revival work generally. Recently Fr. Terence Mary Naughtin, OFM Conv., visited the abbey and was able to offer Mass in the following vestments -- a conical chasuble -- and at one of the many splendid altars of that abbey -- the altar of St. Placid in this instance. I will not offer any additional commentary as I believe the photos are more than sufficient where the liturgical arts are concerned.

Photo credits: Luke Makaritis

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