Photo: <a href="http://www.olacathedral.org/" target="new" class="link">Property of John Nava and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles</a>. All rights reserved, permission pending

Photo: Property of John Nava and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. All rights reserved, permission pending

Tapestry

The Communion of Saints

John Nava

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

2002

Cotton with viscose

21 x 7 feet

"The Communion of Saints" depicts 135 saints and blesseds in the nave of the cathedral—showing that worshippers are truly surrounded by the Communion of Saints, a host of witnesses.

The tapestries were designed and created by artist John Nava. The weaving was done from digital files by the Flanders Tapestries mill near Bruges, Belgium.

This panel, North Wall, Tapestry 1, shows, left to right: Nicholas, Dominic, Mary Magdalen, Ann, and Joseph