‘For the Greater Glory of God’
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‘For the Greater Glory of God’

A vestment worn by Pope John Paul II in May 1985 is part of the exhibit “For the Greater Glory of God” at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Most of the liturgical wear on display is the work of the Stadelmaier Co. of the Netherlands. (Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
Students from Emmaus Lutheran School in Alhambra -- from left, Michelle Lam,10; Wendy Lin, 11; and Kellie Benson,10 -- closely study the workmanship on a vestment at the show, which runs through May 31. (Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
A close-up shows the image of Our Lady of the Angels adorning one vestment. (Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
The exhibit, curated by Father Michael Tang, features 22 chasubles (priestly robes) produced from 1934 to 2004. (Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
Most of the vestments were made by Arthur and Magdalena Stadelmaier-Glassner. (Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
This detailed work was done by Magdalena Stadelmaier-Glassner. (CARLOS CHAVEZ / Los Angeles Times)
Jose Antonio Sanchez, 63, kissed the “Christ the King” chasuble as he visited the Cathedral. (Carlos Chavez / Los Angeles Times)