The Capital Gift (Dennis Aubrey)


We have seen several instances of a signature from a medieval mason, most recently Robertus’ signature at Notre Dame du Port in Clermont-Ferrand. Gofridus’ famous signature at the Collégiale Saint Pierre in Chauvigny is as prominent as a neon sign over the image of the Adoration of the Magi. At Abbatiale Notre Dame de Bernay […]

American Friends of Chartres Video


As regular readers of Via Lucis know, PJ and I are closely affiliated with American Friends of Chartres (AFC), the American non-profit organization that raises money to help with the restoration of the monumental cathedral Notre Dame de Chartres. In the recent past, AFC has raised funds to restore the five Evanglist lancet windows in […]

Back to the USA (Dennis Aubrey)


PJ and I have been remiss in not posting for the last three weeks, but we have been very busy. After shooting in the Chartente-Maritime for a week, we headed for Angers and then Paris. We had little authoritative information on Angers and had scheduled only two churches in three days – the Abbaye Saint-Aubin […]