|Abbe George and his descriptions of the renovation are so involved...|
An important trait about the Institute: They seem quite intent on restoring the oftentimes historic church structures that they occupy. The major theme for the discussion about the church at Doors Open was the planned restoration project aimed at bringing the church near it's original look from the late 1800s. I say this here as one of the priest's particular speaking notes was directed to the Polish White Eagle at the top of this photo. The White Eagle has been a significant Polish icon for generations and the crest shown here is original to the church (Milwaukee's Polish "mother" church). Just out of view of the picture is a big speaker that keeps the White Eagle practically hidden from most of the church. Among many other changes, the speaker system is supposed to be altered to reveal this Polish iconography once again.
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