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Fordham University Church Interior Sights


by Dan Venturi


The Altar 
Jesuit Saints' Reliquary

A reliquary on the right side of the transept contains the bones of the Jesuit saints 
de Brebeuf, Garnier, and Lalemant, all martyred in America


Stations of the Cross 

Here Jesus is nailed to the Cross


Fr. Robert J. Gannon S.J., one of Fordham's most famous university presidents, commissioned Italian sculpture and artist Pietro Montana to design  Stations of the Cross to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Old St. John's, (which had passed unnoticed two years earlier). 
Medieval New York | University Church Main | Lantern | Interior | Windows 


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