St. John the Evangelist RC Church - Table of Contents

Apse - St. John the Evangelist RC Church
2319 Seneca Street, Buffalo, NY

Built:

1930

Architect:

Carl Schmill & Sons

Style:

Italian Romanesque Revival

Interior designer:

Rambusch Decorating Co. of NY City - Official Website
Mural artist: Valdemar Kjeldgaard

Status:

Closed by the RC Diocese in 2009

"Valdemar Kjeldgaard, a Danish artist employed by the Rambusch Company, he had worked on the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington D.C. prior to his work here." - James Napora, Houses of Worship: A Guide to the Religious Architecture of Buffalo, New York

Note: The church was closed in 2009. The tabernacle, illustrated below, is on display at the Buffalo Religious Arts Museum.


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Sanctuary /apse

Revelation 12

Scene from the Book of Revelation

Scene from the Book of Revelation

Revelation 4

Revelation 4

Revelation 4

Revelation 4

Revelation 4

Revelation 4

Revelation 12

Baldachino

Baldachino

Baldachino

Baldachino


Tabernacle

St. Matthew

St. Mark

St.John

St. Luke

Main altar

Mosaic inlay

Mosaic inlay




Altar rail





Special thanks to the St. John the Evangelist RC Church Administrator, Rev. Msgr. Fred Voorhes, for his cooperation
Photos and their arrangement 2009 Chuck LaChiusa
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