Good vibes about the Christian Science Center in City of Boston press release

The office of Boston’s Mayor has posted a positive item on his   website called Mayor Menino Announces Christian Science Church Complex Awarded Landmark Designation by Boston Landmarks Commission.

The article includes the following “good vibes” about the site known to Christian Scientists worldwide as the home of The Mother Church.

“The Christian Science Church has been a committed steward of this heavily visited Boston site…” – Mayor Menino

“It is notable that this is the first designation by the BLC that includes prominent work by living contemporary designers…” Susan Pranger, Chair of the Boston Landmarks Commission (BLC).

“The outpouring of support for this designation shows how positively the public feels about the Christian Science Center,” Sarah D. Kelly, Executive Director of the Boston Preservation Alliance.

“The Christian Science Center is one of the most prominent and successful modern urban complexes in the world,” said David Fixler, President of the New England Chapter of Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movement.

The Press Release also included a comment by Michael Pabst, from The Christian Science Board of Directors:

“For over a century, the church has been a part of the history of Boston and contributed to this city’s beauty, inspiration and progress. We look forward to continuing to improve the Christian Science Plaza and to providing places for quiet contemplation and active enjoyment for the public (at the site).”

Here is a photo I took of the Christian Science Center (“Centre” to us Brits!) during one of those more “quiet contemplation” moments, on a trip there last year.

The Christian Science Center at twilight


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Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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One Comment on “Good vibes about the Christian Science Center in City of Boston press release”

  1. Courtenay Rule
    March 26, 2011 at 11:29 am #

    It’s “Centre” to us Aussies, too, Tony… and whichever way we spell it, that’s great news and an excellent photo! 🙂

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