Ever since the invention of the camera in the early 1800s, photographers have documented everything, from wars and protest marches to scientific discoveries, and even space landings, allowing everyone to, in a way, "attend" these special events.
Love doesn't change though the years do. Sometimes it can be difficult to remember that people in photos from bygone eras had the same concerns, hopes, dreams, and loves that we do. On a whim one morning, I was browsing vintage photos and came across these wonderful pieces of art. Some of them moved
When you think of old photos or historical pictures, you naturally think in terms of black and white, but as you can see from these stunning vintage photos from the turn of the 20th century, color pictures have been around for a lot longer than you think.
Catholicism certainly looks a lot different today than it did a few decades ago. Whether you are old enough to remember pre-Vatican II Catholicism or not, looking back through the Church’s old “family” pictures can still be a lot of fun! You can click on any image to view it full size. Enjoy! [See also: The Lost 1200-Year-Old Wonder: A Tour of the Old St. Peter’s Basilica] [See also: 1,782 Years Old: Inside the Oldest Church in the World]