Posts Tagged ‘stained glass’

A painstaking job creating a new stained glass window

Thursday, August 10th, 2023

For 60 years a stained glass window in Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Methven has been the view the priest saw during Mass. It would be seen by the congregation as they entered and departed the church. Up until recently the design has been painted on, but over time the colours faded Read more

Temuka Catholic church granted $25,000 to restore 137-year-old stained-glass windows

Thursday, August 13th, 2020

A 141-year-old Temuka church has been granted $25,000 to restore 31 stained-glass windows donated by its original parishioners. The restoration of the 137-year-old windows is part of a more than $2 million project to upgrade and earthquake-strengthen St Joseph’s Catholic Church that was built with limestone taken from Opihi River in 1879 and damaged in Read more

Further hearing on Teschemakers chapel dispute

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

The saga over the ornate Italian marble altar in the chapel at the former Teschemakers Catholic girls’ boarding school south of Oamaru is to be considered by the High Court. The chapel, built in 1916, is on land donated by Ms Scott’s grandfather, Peter McCarthy, in 1911 and 1918 for the boarding school. He also Read more