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Chapel Duc in Altum
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View looking north northwest at the entrance to the chapel called "Duc in Altum."  This is Latin for the words of Jesus addressed to Peter as recorded in Luke 5:4 where, after preaching from his boat, He tells him to "Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch."

After a large catch, the boat began to sink, and Peter and his partners left all behind to follow Jesus—to become "fishers of men" (5:10).   The chapel is a call for present-day followers of Jesus to become "fishers of men."