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2007 Visual Art Awards
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Bene Award
Altar

Altar
9'10" x 5'10" x 1'3"   Bethel White granite, marble, bronze and gold leaf 

Location: Church of Saint Monica, New York, NY
Designer: Lawrence R. Hoy/Renovata Studios, Inc.
Fabricator: Renovata Studios, Inc.
5 North Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY 10573
Contact: Lawrence R. Hoy
E-mail: LRH@renovatastudios.com
Website: www.renovatastudios.com

The new stone altar was built from the recomposed marble and bronze gates of the original communion rail. The mensa is a new solid block of granite with the St. Augustine's quotation "Verissimum Sacrificium" carved into the front. Relics of St. Monica, St. Augustine, St. Frances Cabrini, Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, St. John Neumann and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton are ensconced in the corners. The "Lamb of God" was cast directly from the original marble altar and is gilded with 24k yellow and white gold.

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