Cathedral of Saint Paul (Worcester, Massachusetts)
|Cathedral of Saint Paul|
Cathedral of Saint Paul
|Affiliation||Roman Catholic Church|
|Province||Archdiocese of Boston|
|Leadership||Roman Catholic Diocese of Worcester
Bishop: Robert Joseph McManus
Rector: Msgr. Robert K. Johnson
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival|
|Length||168 feet (51 m)|
|Width||91 feet (28 m)|
|Height (max)||96 feet (29 m)|
|Location:||38 Chatham St.
|Added to NRHP:||March 5, 1980|
The Gothic structure was designed by architect Elbridge Boyden. Construction began in the spring of 1868; the superstructure was completed by 1874, at which time the church was dedicated. The building is 168 feet (51 m) in length, 91 feet (28 m) in width, and 96 feet (29 m) in height. Initially built as a parish church, it was consecrated as the cathedral of the Diocese of Worcester by Bishop John J. Wright on March 7, 1950.
- Frost, Jack (Originally published in 1956 in The Church in Worcester New England: A Modern Diocese with an Ancient Name; reproduced on the cathedral's website). "Cathedral History". Cathedral of Saint Paul. Retrieved June 1, 2010.
- Catholic Diocese of Worcester[dead link]
- Cathedral of Saint Paul
- Places of the Past, St. Paul's Cathedral
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