St Mary's Cathedral, Colorado Springs

St Mary's Cathedral, Colorado Springs (must see)

St. Mary’s Cathedral, is a Catholic cathedral located in Colorado Springs. It is the seat of the Diocese of Colorado Springs and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Pease and Barber designed the present church in the Gothic Revival style. The lower level of the church was completed in 1891 and the upper church was completed seven years later. The church was dedicated on December 19, 1998. The bell towers on the front of the church were added in 1902 and the spires were completed in 1907. A major redecorating project took place from 1902-1904 when the Gothic arched ceilings, six side-aisle windows and electric lights were added. A new pipe organ was placed in the church in 1916. The clerestory and apse windows were added during a renovation project from 1923-1924. The rose window on the main façade was given its current configuration in 1930.

Blessed John Paul II established the Diocese of Colorado Springs on November 10, 1983. St. Mary’s was chosen to be the cathedral of the new diocese. Bishop Richard Hanifen was installed as the diocese’s first bishop on January 30, 1984.
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Sight Name: St Mary's Cathedral
Sight Location: Colorado Springs, USA (See walking tours in Colorado Springs)
Sight Type: Religious
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