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Ade Bethune

(1914-2002) ~ Inducted 1990

Ade Bethune, 1914-2002, of Newport, whose world-renowned expertise in liturgical architecture and iconography led her to a distinguished career as a much sought-after consultant for church planning.&nbsp;She held special concern for less fortunate parishes, as well as community efforts to include low-income housing, solar heating, and energy efficiency.&nbsp;A recipient of six Honorary Degrees and several prestigious awards and honors, she served as Art Director of the Terra Santa Guild and Editor of Sacred Signs and The Catholic Art Quarterly.


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