St. Joseph Cathedral - Manchester, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 42° 59.608 W 071° 27.058
19T E 300199 N 4763004
Quick Description: Dating from 1869, St. Joseph's Cathedral serves the Diocese of Manchester which includes all churches in the state of New Hampshire.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2007 6:52:23 PM
Waymark Code: WM1MVQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS
Views: 210

Long Description:
The Diocese of Manchester was established April 15, 1884 by Pope Leo XIII. In 1853, New Hampshire Catholics became part of the Diocese of Portland, Maine, having previously been Catholics in the (Arch)diocese of Boston. Until 1808, the state of New Hampshire was under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Baltimore, established by Pope Pius VI, and where John Carroll served as Bishop beginning in 1790.
Type of Church: Cathedral

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of organization: 01/01/1869

Date of building construction: 01/01/1869

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Statue in honor of the Most Reverend Matthew F. Brady 1893-1959, the fifth bishop of the diocese

Diocese: Manchester, NH

145 Lowell St.
Manchester, NH United States

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Archdiocese: Not listed

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