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Renovation Notes - PART 2cathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Renovation Notes - PART 3cathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
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Schola Cantorum Music Ensemblecathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Cathedral Summer Orchestracathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
The Ruffatti Pipe Organcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
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FRENCH ORGAN MUSIC FESTIVALcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Residency Programcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Visiting Choirs [Missa Choralis Program]cathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
St. Cecilia Music Festivalcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
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Requiem of Peace - Dr. Mario Pearson, composercathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
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Morning Glory Outreach Ministriescathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
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Celebrating Your Wedding at the Cathedralcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
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Adult Confirmationcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Baptismcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
RCIAcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Returning Catholicscathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
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Finance Councilcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Pastoral Councilcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception
Stewardship Councilcathedral of the immaculate conception, kansas city cathedral, kansas city catholic churches, catholic cathedrals, kansas city catholic parishes, kansas city catholic bishop finn, kansas city roman catholic churches, kansas city roman catholic cathedral, kansas city immaculate conception

Cathedral Icon

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Through the generosity of an anonymous benefactor, our Cathedral has been presented with a beautiful ICON depicting The Descent into Hell /The Harrowing of Hell. It hangs in the Reconciliation Room located immediately behind the Blessed Virgin’s shrine. It is our hope that this icon will become a favorite of yours when you come to pray for your beloved dead, the souls in Purgatory or seek the intercession of the saints in times of need. For this reason, the book holding your special intentions is located next to this icon.

The icon carries us into that “crack in time” between Christ’s death and resurrection. Christ is standing on the shattered doors of hell, a kingdom that has been ruled by Satan, the Prince of Darkness. Christ’s first action is to raise our first ancestors, Adam and Eve, from their tombs. He holds them by the arm and is pulling them from their tombs. It was their sin (Original Sin) that unleashed a tidal wave of suffering and death upon mankind. Beyond Adam (on your left) is Moses, Solomon, David and Joseph. On the right is Eve and beyond her are Daniel, John the Baptist and Zechariah. Beneath the gates of hell is a blizzard of broken locks, hinges and useless keys, all remnants of the gates of hell that only the Risen Christ could conquer and destroy.

[Photograph courtesy of Jeremy Ruzich- Used by Permission]

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