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Our Lady of Mercy Chapel, Salve Regina University, Newport RI

Mercy Chapel

Mercy Chapel

Designed by the architect Robert A.M. Stern and built in 2010, the chapel’s stone and shingle exterior complements the historic architecture of Salve Regina’s Ochre Point neighborhood.

Interior, Mercy Chapel

Interior, Mercy Chapel

The structure features a set of 13 leaded opalescent glass windows created by renowned artist John La Farge and a bell tower housing three 1910 bells cast by the Meneely Bell Company.  (See http://www.salve.edu/about/catholicTradition/chapel/)

A La Farge WIndow

A La Farge WIndow

More La Farge windows

More La Farge windows

Click here to see my photos of the Mercy Chapel and details of its glorious windows.

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