Category Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Kenrick-Glennon Consecration

This past Sunday, our principal, James McCrery, attended the consecration of the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary Chapel of St. Joseph. We at McCrery Architects are grateful to the many people who helped to make this project a success, including His Excellency Archbishop Carlson of St. Louis; Fr. John Horn S.J., the rector of the seminary; Fr. Jason […]

Altar and Baldachino Construction at Kenrick-Glennon

Resplendent in fresh decorative paint on the ceiling and apse wall, the Chapel of St. Joseph at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in St. Louis is now in the process of being fitted with its new altar of sacrifice and baldachino. Check out some of our recent photos below.

Ceiling Painting at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Bazan Painting Company has been working in Kenrick-Glennon Seminary doing decorative painting on the ceiling of the chapel and we have been very pleased with the recent photos they and Father Schumer have shared with us.

In the tradition of the great Catholic Cathedrals, our scheme for the decorative painting reflects the perfected heavenly realm. The stars are arranged geometrically rather than as a random pattern of nature, with painted rays emerging from the painted cornice below.

Kenrick-Glennon Seminary Renovation

Demolition begins this month at the Saint Joseph chapel for the Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in Saint Louis, Missouri. McCrery Architects has had the pleasure of designing new furnishings for the sanctuary and will be providing support for decorative painting of the chapel. More construction photos will follow as the marble altar is built by Rugo Stone, and the oak baldachino and choir stalls are built by Mountain View Millworks, but for now, check out these drawings showing what the finished project will look like.

New Liturgical Movement

A diary of projects currently under construction

Diary of a Parish Priest

A diary of projects currently under construction