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Liverpool Anglican Cathedral


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

"Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott - A solid fortress is our God" to quote Martin Luther. After 20 years of spiritual journeying I came to see the 'being stone' of this wording. Having seen lots of sacred buildings in my life, the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral really gives me shivers...

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2008-09-03 by Diana Mathioudakis from Liverpool


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Being born in Liverpool and having lived there for 28 years of my life, Liverpool Cathedral has had a very special place in my heart. As a building it has always (and always will) captivate and inspire me, but it is not just an ordinary building, it has huge presence in a spiritual sense too. When I was a child, every time I would go into town to do shopping with my mother, we would always go to the cathedral for a snack in the cosy refectory before going home. It was just routine for us, we both loved (and still love!) the place so much. Go inside the cathedral, and see for yourself its immense spaces, and feel too its sense of warmth and peace in the midst of the vastness. To me, it is the most beautiful and charismatic building I have ever seen.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2007-12-11 by James from London


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

The second largest cathedral in the world with the highest and heaviest bells in the world. Living in Liverpool as I do, you never leave the shadow of this magnificant building. The last great construction project of the 20th century. Sir Giles Gilbert Scott built a monument that will last an age, and the men who built it are forever remembered, especially as most signed blocks of stone inside the cathdral - look carefully! This building in my opinion is epic in all manifestations. To stand inside and look up is awe inspiring.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2007-11-29 by Edward Taylor-Robinson from Liverpool


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

This is truly one of the last great wonders of our Western civilisation, built by skilled craftsmen, from our local city bedrock, men who belonged to another age, now lost forever, who have left this building as their heritage. In truth, all such ventures have been follies, but to discount this great achievement as a morally financial waste totally misses the point. In truth the non-existence of the Cathedral would not effect the distribution of wealth in the city one iota, to believe otherwise is just foolish, the moral argument is therefore negated.We, as human beings however, would be so much poorer by its absence, and would be missing a large part of our cultural heritage. Look to pop stars, beloved football 'heroes', favoured movie stars, from whom we accept greed and gain with nothing lasting from them in return. As a child, the Cathedral was my playground, and from my perspective I was inspired as a child by its presence, and still think of it as the heart of Liverpool.Go look at this awe-inspiring building when it is illuminated on a late summer's night, with a red sky as the backdrop, and then say it hurts your social conscience.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2007-10-10 by Stanley Brekke from Saint Helens


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

This is a great building and almost like something out of a movie. Never in my life have I seen anything like it - so much beautiful detail. It's also so big, my eyes could not comprehend the scale.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2007-09-27 by emma jones from bootle


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

It is massive, and it is a good thing that it was built.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2007-07-03 by Richard from Toronto, Canada


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

Everytime I see this huge, fabulous, grandious building the hairs on the back of my neck stand up. It doesn't just speak to me, it shouts, screams, demands "look at me" - and I do. Ever since I was a child, I been compelled to look, stare and stand in awe. If ever there was a building that was "sexy" then here it is - provocative, evocative and damned proud of it!. GOD bless all those who built her.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2007-06-27 by Louise Brogan-Shaw from Manchester


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

My second cousin made gargoyles for it, my uncle quarried stone for it, and I used to walk my dogs in the gardens there. Everytime I go back home, I look for it on the skyline. To me, it is the most beautiful church in the world.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2006-09-26 by Sara McGrail from London, UK


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

You don?t have to be leaving (or coming to), Liverpool on the Mersey, to see and be stirred by this magnificent building. As a true iconic structure, as you move miles away, it seems to grow in stature. Its age is not great, but as an Anglican cathedral, designed by a Roman Catholic architect, it symbolises the heart of the Scouser paradox.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2006-01-30 by phil lonsdale from the West Country (for now!)


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

I was Ordained there, and think it is a wonderful building; probably the last building of its sort ever to be built.

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2006-01-30 by K.G.W.Prior from Worthing


Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral

The cathedral succeeds magnificently in its aim to inspire awe and is worth the trip to Liverpool alone. However rather than being an icon I think it serves as a reminder of the folly of all the great cathedrals. While the people lived in poverty vast sums were expended on a building to glorify a religion that stresses humility and charity. The fact that it was complete in living memory allows to fully understand better the financial waste of such buildings and should allow reflection on the great buildings of antiquity. The problem is that it is a joy to visit such wonderful places and the poverty and misery that could have been alleviated with the money slips from the mind

Comment on Liverpool Anglican Cathedral posted 2006-01-27 by Phil from Birmingham