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Heaven on Earth: Churches in Early Modern Hispanic America

ByAndrew Redden

On arriving at the last archway, which was in front of her church, an angel alighted from a cloud to welcome her and, flying towards the temple, in harmonious voices called at her doors, which until then were closed; and from within replied another choir of angels, and between alternate harmonies opening the doors, everyone saw Heaven open.1