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Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Dean, Gordon
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated June 13, 1964 reads, "Candidates for the Roman Catholic priesthood prostrate themselves before the altar of Blessed Sacrament Church in ordination ceremonies Wednesday. The act of prostration symbolizes their unworthiness for the office and their need for divine guidance."; See images #00117948 through #00117949 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
McIntyre, J. Francis A.--(James Francis Aloysius),--1886-1979
Catholic--Rites and ceremonies
Blessed Sacrament Church (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Blessed Sacrament Church (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)--Clergy
Catholic Church--Clergy
Posture in worship--California--Los Angeles
Cardinals--California--Los Angeles
Priests--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Altars--California--Los Angeles
Church decoration and ornament--California--Los Angeles
Flower arrangements
Interiors--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Catholic churches--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Church buildings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles)
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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