Creepy Cryptic Cemetery – Video/Photo Of The Day

Video and photo shoot from a local cemetery.

As a child, my brother and I were fascinated by this graveyard. It was built in the 1800s and is a Catholic Jesuit Cemetery. A few of the graves carry the remains of Civil War soldiers. The crypt is located on a hill and houses a famous Jesuit priest buried beneath the floor.

I was fascinated when I flew over the crypt and saw the unusual letters “AMDG”.

One of my smart historical colleagues let me know that the markings represented a famous Latin Jesuit Saying:

Ad Majored Dei Gloria: “For the Greater Glory of God”

May everyone rest in piece 🐼

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