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The Symbols of a Basilica | Michał J. Piotrowicz
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The Symbols of a Basilica
Alexandria, Virginia
9 September 2018 & 14 January 2019

Canon EOS 6D Mk II
+ Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
& Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
& Rokinon AE14M-C 14mm F2.8

There are physical signs to indicate that a church is a Minor Basilica. The Basilica of Saint Mary in Alexandria formally celebrated the designation of the parish as a basilica and received the objects particular to a basilica, the Ombrellino (umbrella) and Tintinnabulum (bell) on 8th of September 2018.

Ombrellino (papal umbrella)
Ombrellino (papal umbrella)
2 visits
Nativity Scene
Nativity Scene
2 visits
Ombrellino (papal umbrella)
Ombrellino (papal umbrella)
2 visits
Tintinnabulum (bell)
Tintinnabulum (bell)
2 visits
Tintinnabulum (bell)
Tintinnabulum (bell)
2 visits
Cross at the altar
Cross at the altar
2 visits
The altar
The altar
2 visits
The altar
The altar
2 visits
The Basilica of Saint Mary
The Basilica of Saint Mary
3 visits
The Basilica of Saint Mary
The Basilica of Saint Mary
2 visits