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The Churches of the MRC of Brome-Missiquoi: The secret codes hidden in their ornaments
Art and Culture

When you take some time to observe the interior of churches you are, in fact, decoding some of the ideologies that support their decorating designs in their architecture, their adornments and their furnishings. In truth, the different denominations have developed,...

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Diane Joly 03 July 2017

Brome-Missisquoi’s church steeples will certainly pique your curiosity!
Art and Culture

Home to several religious denominations, the churches and temples of the Brome-Missisquoi MRC, suggest you take on this stimulating observation activity if you’re interested in the following feature of their architecture: The church steeple. The steeple is an integral part...

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Diane Joly 30 May 2017

The Catholic Churches of the MRC of Brome-Missisquoi: A Colourful Heritage
Art and Culture

The Catholic Church was introduced to North America during the French colonization. The faith’s premise brings Christians together in communion with the Pope and his bishops, perceived as the successors of Jesus Christ’s Apostles. Being liturgical, the Catholic denomination is...

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Diane Joly 25 April 2017

The Anglican Churches of the Brome-Missisquoi MRC: a heritage adapted to its environment
Art and Culture

We can find an Anglican church in almost every town of the Brome-Missisquoi MRC. This denomination first came into existence with the reign of Henry VIII who proclaimed himself Supreme Head of the Church of England in 1563. Later, different views...

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Diane Joly 09 March 2017

The Meeting House-Style Church: A Colonial Heritage
Art and Culture

 The development of the Eastern Townships began with the American Revolution and the arrival of the Loyalists. Among them many military families established themselves in the region as of 1775. Two years later, the British government promised these expatriated soldiers, 200...

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Diane Joly 06 February 2017

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