• Ancillary building 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      At a short distance from the chapel are the bunker-like facilities for pilgrims and housing for clerics, alleviated only by the grass roof and colored abstractions.
    • Close up of liturgical center 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The altar continues the brutalist theme as do the chairs for the clergy. Whatever ones attitude towards brutalism, the elements none the less convey the permanence of sacrament and sacerdotium.
    • Entrance to the Campo Santo Teutonico, or cemetery of the Dutch and Germans 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The cemetery dates back to the 8th century and is reserved for Dutch and German clerics.
    • Liturgical detail 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The stand for the Gospel now reveals itself as a lectern, flanked by the pulpit with seating for the clergy. The architect has given consideration to the people who need not focus on the priest during the sermon silhouetted ...
    • Liturgical focus 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The liturgical center is illuminated by a clearstory bathing the altar with light, with pulpit to the left, and chapel for the reserved host to the right, with bench and chairs for clergy and acolytes spanning the chancel.
    • Wallfahrskirche, 1963-1968, Neviges, Germany 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Gottfried Bohm, architect. Bohm's conviction was that a pilgrimage church should represent a very different experience from ones parish church. The pilgrimage church should be the columniation of a journey, here marked by ...