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.

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  • Ombrellino (papal umbrella) 14 visits Ombrellino (papal umbrella)
  • Nativity Scene 10 visits Nativity Scene
  • Ombrellino (papal umbrella) 10 visits Ombrellino (papal umbrella)
  • Tintinnabulum (bell) 12 visits Tintinnabulum (bell)
  • Tintinnabulum (bell) 9 visits Tintinnabulum (bell)
  • Cross at the altar 9 visits Cross at the altar
  • The altar 7 visits The altar
  • The altar 5 visits The altar
  • The Basilica of Saint Mary 12 visits The Basilica of Saint Mary
  • The Basilica of Saint Mary 9 visits The Basilica of Saint Mary