Steven J. Schloeder
Steven J. Schloeder, PhD AIA is the founder of Liturgical Environs PC, an architectural firm specializing in Catholic church projects across the United States. He is the author of Architecture in Communion (San Francisco: Ignatius Press 1998), among many other articles in scholarly and popular journals. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Steven J. Schloeder
In the last century we have seen a steady devolution of Catholic sacred architecture from grand and formal edifices to decidedly more residential scale and casual buildings. This was not accidental, but rather a deliberate effort to return to what mid-century liturgical scholars considered was the true character of Christian worship as understood in the early Church.