Get out your silk vestments and Sunday best…it’s the Ferial Four! The competition enters its final week!
Church Madness 2016
Introduction • Midwest Bracket (March 17) • East Bracket (March 18) • South Bracket (March 19) • West Bracket (March 20) · Sacred 64 Results (March 28) · Theological 32 (March 29) · Stunning 16 (April 4) • Ecclesiastical 8 (April 8) • Ferial 4 (April 11) · National Churchpionship (April 14) • “One Shining Moment” (April 17)
#ChurchMadness continues to sweep the nation as the last round saw over 7,500 votes entered. We had upsets! We had blowouts! What more could you want? Here are the results:
The competition between St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the National Shrine was decided by 20 votes out of 1,799 submitted. Every vote counts, people.
All four remaining competitors have secured an auto-bid to next year’s tourney. Who will advance to this year’s National Churchpionship? Make your voice heard: voting is now live, and will remain open through Wednesday evening, April 13.
Optional: Get in the spirit and play the March Madness song while you vote.
St. John Cantius (Chicago, Ill.) — 360° panorama ⚠︎ NOTE: Sound autoplays! But it’s Allegri’s Miserere mei, which is nice ⚠︎
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, upper church (D.C.) — virtual tour on Shrine website
Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament at Our Lady of the Angels Monastery (Hanceville, Ala.) — photo gallery
Cathedral of the Madeleine (Salt Lake City, Ut.) — 360° panorama