The Catholic Truth Society has just released the booklet “Catholic Architecture” written by Steven Schloeder as part of their “Deeper Christianity Series”. Catholic Architecture is intended to help both the lay Catholic and the interested inquirer understand how the church building “works” to support both the sacramental symbolism of the Church as well as the way that we are called to a true “active participation” in the liturgy. Chapter Outline: Introduction What is Sacred Space? Why Build a Church? Sign, Symbol and Sacrament Symbolism in the Old Testament Symbolism in the New Testament Church Architecture as a Sacramental Sign The.