• Altar and chapel for the reserved host 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
    • Church of Notre Dame du Chêne, 1960-1966 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Louis, Luc, and Thierry Sainsaliu, architects.
    • 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.
    • Notre-Dame du Chêne Interior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The Sainsaulieus were experts in reinforced concrete and laminate wood construction. This church, seating 800 parishioners, is without interior pillars.
    • Seating in church room and nave 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Seating was on a both moderately sloped floor with side and balcony seating. Note the side wall with stations of the cross. Light for the nave comes from the great window at the rear and a modest clearstory spanning the ...