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New Confessionals at St. Dominic’s

McCrery Architects completed another project at Saint Dominic’s Parish Church in early 2017. We designed new confessionals to replace older ones from the 1970’s that incorporate both screen and face to face forms of confession as well as making them wheelchair accessible. The woodwork, fabricated and installed by Mountain View Millworks, is quarter sawn white […]

McCrery Architects’ Design Approach

Tradition has its origins in the words for “handing down” and the words for “time,” and so Tradition is a handing down over time from generation to generation. It is a continuing effort. Properly understood, Tradition is always new and always ancient…

Article in the Catholic Herald about The New Saint Mary of Sorrows Church

Zoey DiMauro from the Arlington Catholic Herald has written an article on the new Saint Mary of Sorrows Church project in Fairfax, Virginia.

Included are several photographs of the presentation by the diocesan land-use attorney, Lynne Strobel.

Knoxville Construction Update

It has been a few weeks since we last provided an update on the McCrery Architects’ designed Sacred Hearth Cathedral in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Knoxville maintains a website with monthly construction updates which can be viewed here: http://shcathedral.org/cathedral-construction/

Wrought Iron Bridal Room Gate

A McCrery Architects designed wrought iron gate was recently installed at Saint Dominic’s Parish Church in Washington, DC. Inspired by the work of famed blacksmith Samuel Yellin and fabricated by Anvilworks, LLC, this gate serves to create a special place for quiet contemplation and prayer for brides as they prepare for wedding celebrations in the church.

Article on New Liturgical Movement

Check out this article on the New Liturgical Movement blog with beautiful photographs from Saint Dominic’s Parish Church in Washington, DC, prominently featuring the Sanctuary furnishings designed by McCrery Architects and built by Mountain View Millworks.

Adventures in New Zealand

A few weeks ago, our principal, James McCrery, was honored to be invited by the Diocese of Christchurch, New Zealand to survey the damage done in the recent earthquakes to their historic church buildings and offer his counsel to both local church officials and architects. Subjects included the future of the once-magnificent Cathedral of the […]

New Liturgical Movement

A diary of projects currently under construction

Diary of a Parish Priest

A diary of projects currently under construction