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Photos From The Archives

All Souls Day Procession

It all started in 1861 as the Civil War was beginning, Bishop Elder realized that Plot 1, was filling up… Read more

The Basilica’s Statuary

In his diary, Bishop Janssens under date of February 25, 1882 we read “Placed in their niches… View slideshow

D’Evereux Hall

When, finally, the horrors of war ceased, and peace returned to our country, Bishop Elder… View slideshow


The Maria Alexandrina

Bishop Chanche was able to obtain from a benefactor in Rome, Italy the beautiful bell… View slideshow

St. Mary Chapel

I do not know who designed the building, but the builder of the Chapel was a competent, and… View slideshow

Restoration of the Crucifix

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Restoration of the Crucifix, by Will Kolstad artist and restoration expert with Conrad Schmitt Studios View slideshow


Lithograph on stone - St. Mary Cathedral