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Orange – Our Lady of the Valley

By | August 9, 2011

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Orange – Our Lady of Mount Carmel

By | August 7, 2011

The present church, which seats about 950, was dedicated on December 8, 1933. The church is a fine example of Italian Renaissance architecture and is of a style that has been called Lombard Romanesque. Standing 160 feet above the street below is the church’s bell tower that is a stylistic interpretation of the Venetian campaniles […]

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Orange – St. John’s

By | January 3, 2011

Designed by Jeremiah O’Rourke — architect of the Seton Hall University Chapel and Presidents Hall — this Gothic Revival church was constructed with local brownstone. It’s elaborate spire, added in 1881, with protruding gargoyles and statues of the four evangelists, is unique as is the sanctuary floor with its magnificent floral-patterned parquetry.

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